World Series of Poker coming to Harveys |

World Series of Poker coming to Harveys

Five-time world champion Chris “Jesus” Ferguson will be one of several professional players expected to visit South Shore as part of the 2007-08 World Series of Poker Circuit Event Nov. 8-18 at Harveys Resort and Casino in Stateline.

The first action begins today at 3 p.m. with a $330 buy-in mega-satellite tournament. A $550 buy-in mega satellite is scheduled for tonight at 8.

The first official event of the WSOP is on Friday with a $340 buy-in No-Limit Hold’Em tournament. There will be daily tournaments of various buy-ins over the next nine days. Each event begin at noon unless otherwise stated.

All the action leads up to the first day of the $5,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’Em three-day main event begins on Friday, Nov. 16. Ferguson, a five-time WSOP bracelet winner and the 2000 WSOP Main Event champion, is the only confirmed participant this time around.

In past years, top pros such as Phil Ivey and Doyle Brunson have attended the Lake Tahoe circuit event.

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