Thursday, June 28, 2007

NHLer to Play at WSOP's Main Event

I'm a hockey and a poker fan. So this story was doubley fun for me:

The NHL hasn't landed in Las Vegas yet, but Penguins forward Maxime Talbot is headed there hoping for riches.

Talbot has won his way into the main event of the World Series of Poker, a tournament that draws several thousand players, usually has a $10,000 entry fee and could make the winner $10 million or more.

It starts July 6.

"Everybody's asking me about that," Talbot said when he stopped by the Mellon Arena locker room while it was buzzing with the first day of conditioning camp for prospects.
Read more at the Post-Gazette. And thanks to Paul Kukla for pointing out this article.


Anonymous said...

Now when poker beats the NHL in TV ratings, can the league still claim victory?

MrCy said...

I really enjoy gambling online and watching the WSOP.