2005 World Series of Poker - Final Tournament ReportWritten by Tom Howze
Now that 2005 World Series of Poker has finished, we can tell you what took place in Events #23 through #45. But most importantly we can announce what happened in Main Event and who won $7,500,000 top prize and became 2005 champion.
Event #23 "Seven Card Stud" had a happy Jan Sorensen from Denmark ready to take home $293,275 and a bracelet for winning this tournament. Event #24 "No Limit Hold'Em" was won by very serious, solid playing Farzad Bonyadi who earned $594,960 for effort. In Event #25 "Pot-Limit Hold'Em", Johnny Chan won his 10th WSOP bracelet breaking a 3-way tie with him, Doyle Brunson and Phil Hellmuth Jr., setting a record in process. Johnny picked up a hefty $303,025 as well. Actress Jennifer Tilly turned heads again by winning Event #26 "Ladies No-Limit Hold'Em". She actually dominated final table play against top women poker players in world to win $158,335 and a bracelet you can't buy in a store anywhere. Expect no less from girlfriend of Phil "Unabomber" Laak. Phil Ivey overcame a determined Robert Williamson III to win Event #27 "Pot Limit Omaha with Rebuys" earning his 5th gold WSOP bracelet and $630,685. Dan Schmiech won $404,585 by winning against actor Gabe Kaplan in Event #28 "Limit Hold'em" tournament. Event #29 "No Limit Hold'Em" has Lawrence Gosney as this years champion pocketing $483,195 for win. Now Event #30 "Seven Card Razz" is actually a little tough to understand and play, but O'Neil Longson proved he could do it and took home $125,690 as proof.
The 3-way tie Johnny Chan broke earlier became a tie again as Doyle Brunson won Event #31 "No-limit Hold'Em (Short Handed 6/table)" tournament earning his 10th WSOP bracelet and $367,800 once again showing how his legendary reputation was earned. Event #32 "Omaha High-Low Split" was won by David Chiu taking home his 4th bracelet and $347,410. Andre Boyer, a poker analyst for TV station Le Réseau des Sports in Quebec won Event #33 "No Limit Hold'Em" who's skill was rewarded with a $682,810 payday. Event #34 "Seniors No Limit Hold'Em" has a new champion who's name is Paul McKinney. Paul, who is 80 years old, can relax in sun after depositing $202,725 in his bank account. Rafi Amit won Event #35 "Pot Limit Omaha" and $511,835 after becoming victorious in a heads up battle with Vinny Vinh.
Testing the Terrain with ATVsWritten by Mitch Johnson
Testing Terrain with ATVs
Throughout years all terrain vehicles, ATVs, have become increasingly popular among a diverse audience of supporters. The growing popularity can most likely be attributed to discovery of wide range of tasks ATVs can perform. ATVs were made for purpose of riding through rough terrain and their compact design, compared to trucks and sport utility vehicles, allows drivers to take them nearly anywhere off road.
Even you may find how helpful an ATV can be for your uses. (see http://www.atv-parts-n-accessories.com/atv_shoppers_guide.htm) Initially people thought ATVs were only for recreational off roading; however, ATVs have become widely used as utility vehicles as well. If you are a farmer or a rancher, you have a lot of ground to cover each day to keep your property running smoothly.
Modern farmers and ranchers have discovered efficiency of using ATVs as utility vehicles for driving around their property. Instead of using a truck, farmers can now go off road and more thoroughly check their land with ATVs. The sporting and recreational use of ATVs has not diminished; in fact, it has grown along with new uses of these off road vehicles.
Off road trails solely for riding ATVs have been established all over world. If you are interested in investing in an ATV, you have a great opportunity to test them out first by visiting one or many of these off roading trails. Since ATV use has risen through years, many locations have established rules for who can operate one and how to safely drive an ATV. You will need to check local sources for rules or laws about ATV around your area.