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The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. was a New York-based global investment bank, securities trading and brokerage firm that failed in 2008 as part of the global financial crisis and recession, and was subsequently sold to JPMorgan Chase.
Belize, formerly British Honduras, is an independent Commonwealth realm on the eastern coast of Central America.
Bluff was an American magazine specializing in the game of poker.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, is an American gaming corporation based in Paradise, Nevada that owns and operates over 50 casinos and hotels, and seven golf courses under several brands.
Card Player magazine is an industry publication and web portal specializing in poker media, poker strategy and poker tournament coverage.
Cliff D. Josephy is an American professional poker player from Syosset, New York.
Craig Marquis (born March 14, 1985) is an American poker player from Arlington, Texas, and a final table participant in the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
Dan Harrington (born December 6, 1945) is a professional poker player, best known for winning the Main Event at the 1995 World Series of Poker.
Darus Suharto (born 1968) is a poker player born in Indonesia and currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he works as a Certified General Accountant at York University, and is a member of the Certified General Accountants of Ontario.
Dennis N. Phillips (born December 1954) is a professional poker player from St Louis, Missouri.
Donnacha "The Don" O'Dea (born 30 August 1948) is an Irish professional poker player.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Ivan Demidov (Ива́н Деми́дов,; born 1981) is a professional poker player from Moscow, Russia.
Jeff Shulman (born February 18, 1975) is the editor of Card Player Magazine, and an American poker player with a record of success in tournament play, based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Joseph "Joe" Cada (born November 18, 1987) is an American professional poker player from Shelby Charter Township, Michigan, best known as the winner of the Main Event at the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP).
Joseph "Joe" McKeehen (born June 28, 1991) is an American professional poker player and mind sports player from North Wales, Pennsylvania.
Kelly Kim (born November 1976) is a poker player from Whittier, California, primarily known for his 8th-place finish at the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event, earning $1,288,217.
Lumberjacks are North American workers in the logging industry who perform the initial harvesting and transport of trees for ultimate processing into forest products.
Max Steinberg (born July 9, 1988) is an American professional poker player from Fairfield, Iowa currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Peter Eastgate (born 13 December 1985) is a poker player from Denmark, best known as the winner of the Main Event at the 2008 World Series of Poker.
Phillip Jerome Hellmuth Jr. (born July 16, 1964) is an American professional poker player who has won a record fourteen World Series of Poker bracelets.
Phillip Dennis Ivey Jr. (born February 1, 1977), is an American professional poker player who has won ten World Series of Poker bracelets, one World Poker Tour title, and appeared at nine World Poker Tour final tables.
Pierre Neuville (born 2 January 1943) is a professional poker player from Belgium, known as the Serial PokerStars Qualifier, most notably for his record 23 consecutive EPT Main Event qualifications.
Qui Nguyen (born 1977) is a Vietnamese-American poker player from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Rags to riches refers to any situation in which a person rises from poverty to wealth, and in some cases from absolute obscurity to heights of fame—sometimes instantly.
A satellite tournament is either a minor tournament or event on a competitive sporting tour or one of a group of such tournaments that form a series played in the same country or region.
Scott Montgomery (born October 16, 1981) is a poker player from Perth, Ontario, Canada who won his first bracelet at the 2010 World Series of Poker in the $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event #36 and was one of the final table players in the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event.
Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.
Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia.
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2005, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010).
The World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) is the first expansion effort of World Series of Poker-branded poker tournaments outside the United States.
Ylon Schwartz (born 1970) is a chess master and professional poker player from Brooklyn, New York, and a fourth-place finisher in the $10,000 World Championship No Limit Hold'em Main Event of the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP), played on November 9, 2008.
The 1983 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held from May 9 to May 12, 1983, at Binion's Horseshoe.
The 1991 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was a series of poker tournaments held at Binion's Horseshoe.