Year in Review: 2005 World Series of Poker

Shannonclosestanding_1 Throughout the month and until the end of the year, Wicked Chops Poker is going to cop out from creating original content and recap some of our better stories of the year.  This weekend, we present the following:

Some might say Wicked Chops Poker first hit its stride/found its voice during the 2005 WSOP. 

To those, we say screw you.  We were always cutting.

But still, there were great storylines and stories from the 2005 WSOP.  From the celebs to the mass of coverage, poker cemented its rep as "the thing" at this year’s World Series.  Here’s some of our favorite bits:

Like a Broken Record, Another Record Broken
Speaking of April
Only One ‘Meehan’ Drunk at $1500 O8B Final Table
Man With Funny Name Wins WSOP Event 10
Bad Actor, Great Rounder
Insert Witty Beach Boys Reference Here
Big Stogies and Old Fogies
I’m Urinating Right Now
Raising Hellmuth Part I | Part II
Minneapolis Meehan and 5,000 Stoned Idiots
Shannon Elizabeth Goes Down in 4-Way Action
Smells Like Poker Player Spirit
Johnny Rockets from Daytona Has Been Eliminated
An Ex-Pat and a Monk Make it to Day 5
Sweden, Sweden, Sweden, Oi, Oi, Oi
No Joe Schmoe


One Response

  1. Mike ChicagoSlim

    December 11, 2005 9:30 pm, Reply

    Thanks Chops for your coverage of the WSOP and continued coverage of poker..this site keeps us alert to news and poker highlights…not to mention a way of communicating to other players..Since you coverage of me at the WSOP I was put in touch with more than a dozan high school and college friends I had not heard from in years…
    Mike ChicagoSlim Kleinstub
    ps..19th place at Party tonight..stupid stupid play cost me big bucks
    ..maybe one day I will learn

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