Thanks to ESPN’s Poker Club for this one:
Jeffrey Pollack, has been announced as commisioner of the
Along with Pollack’s appointment, Chris ‚ÄúJesus‚Äù Ferguson, Scotty Nguyen, Jennifer Harman, Howard Lederer, Daniel Negreanu, and Robert Williamson III will form a player advisory council to work with Harrah‚Äôs executives and enhance the overall WSOP experience for players. This is clearly a move to silence some of the player criticism that the WSOP has turned into the World Series of Hold’em.
And on that note, a $50,000 buy-in H.O.R.S.E event has been added to the 2006 WSOP docket. This is the first time an event with a larger buy-in than the $10,000 Main Event will take place at the WSOP.