2005 World Series of Poker -- Mid Tournament Report

Written by Tom Howze


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In his 58th major tournament win, T.J. Cloutier picked up his 6th WSOP bracelet by winningrepparttar Event #13 "No Limit Hold'Em" event and pocketing $657,100 inrepparttar 145149 process. Event #14 "Seven-Card Stud High-Low Split" lasted 36 hours, but inrepparttar 145150 end Steve Hohn picked up his bracelet and $156,985. Steve even endured a 4 1/2- hour heads up battle with Mike Wattel atrepparttar 145151 final table to capture this tournament victory! Mark Seif was able to place a desired crown on his poker resume by winning Event #15 "Limit Hold'Em Shootout" and $181,330 in his wallet. The champion forrepparttar 145152 Event #16 "No-Limit Hold'Em Shootout" tournament was Anthony Reategui, proving himselfrepparttar 145153 best of 780 players forrepparttar 145154 title of champion and $269,100. Quinn Do ended up with $265,975 for winning Event #17's "Limit Hold'Em" tournament. Denis Ethier came from behind asrepparttar 145155 final table's short stack to win Event #18 "Seven Card Stud High-Low Split". Denis was rewarded with $160,682 for his effort. And Barry Greenstein becamerepparttar 145156 champion ofrepparttar 145157 Event #19 "Pot Limit Omaha" tournament gaining another $423,405 and a bracelet. Barry in his true humanitarian form dedicated his win to a terminally ill cancer patient named Charlie Tuttle. For Event #20 which was "Pot Limit Hold'Em", Brian Wilson won $370,685 for his efforts atrepparttar 145158 WSOP.

Todd Brunson, son of Doyle Brunson wasrepparttar 145159 winner ofrepparttar 145160 Event #21 "Omaha High-Low Split" tournament. Todd won $255,945 and entered World Series of Poker history, as he and his father becamerepparttar 145161 only father and son to win championship bracelets. And Mark Seif captured his 2nd WSOP bracelet in a week plus $611,145 to boot by winningrepparttar 145162 Event #22 "No-Limit Hold'Em" tournament.

With an unprecedented number of players participating, it seems records are being broken and WSOP history is being rewritten almost daily. Recentlyrepparttar 145163 WSOP officials revised their total prize pool estimate from $60,000,000 to $100,000,000 becauserepparttar 145164 amount of people enteringrepparttar 145165 tournaments has surpassed even their highest expectations. When this tournament series becomes televised,repparttar 145166 world will have a lot to watch.

Tom Howze is a webmaster for 9 sites that relate to 2005 World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour events, updates and information.


Legend Vega to Release Next CD

Written by Scott Richards


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Legend has an energetic and alluring on-stage presence as a dancer. She has performed concerts in styles ranging from classical ballet to Brazilian samba. She has performed solo dance shows and sang with artists such as world renowned flute player Nestor Torrez.

“My real passion is singing. For me, dancing is justrepparttar way my voice radiates its influence through my body. Dancing is a natural extension ofrepparttar 145066 sound of my music.” -- Legend

In addition to her musical and dance talents, she also hasrepparttar 145067 physical look necessary for mainstream pop marketability. She is an experienced and successful model. She has appeared in print ads (perfume, hair, clothing, etc.), television commercials (beer, hair, etc.) and live fashion shows (Victoria Secrets, etc.). Although modeling is not her main focus, her style and appearance is a plus to her on-stage audience appeal.

Legend has a bachelor’s degree in TV and film production, and has also studied classical opera and composition atrepparttar 145068 Conservatory of Puerto Rico. She has hosted a television series about music topics (House of Rock) and produced a pilot for her own music show (Latino Connection). She has also had small cameo appearances in a variety of other television programs.

Her new album features a variety of pop songs. The music was recorded in San Juan underrepparttar 145069 leadership of Grammy award winner, Ramon Martinez. Legend co-arranged and co-produced most ofrepparttar 145070 songs with Joaquin Fernandez. The instrumentals feature such well known musicians as Januse Bakun (bass player for Ricky Martin and Mark Anthony), Reynaldo Torres (drummer for Luis Fonsi), Rey Reyes (singer for Menudo), Joseph Fonseca, Aldo Mata, and many others.

Visit Legend Vega's Official Website http://www.legendvega.com

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