Tag Archives: Poker Hall of Fame

Nominations Open for 2013 Poker Hall of Fame

Another year, another call to the public for nominations to the Poker Hall of Fame!  WSOP parent Caesars Entertainment also owns the rights to the Poker Hall of Fame, which was acquired from Binion’s along with the WSOP itself.  In recent years, WSOP and Caesars officials have opened up the nominating process to …

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2012 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

WSOP officials released this week the list of ten finalists up for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame, following an online nomination and vetting process. A maximum of two of the ten will be inducted, with these ten receiving the nod as finalists for 2012: 2012 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists* List …

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Georgia Poker HOF-er Roger Moore Passes at 73

One of the less-famous members of the Poker Hall of Fame passed away recently, that being Vegas and WSOP veteran Roger Moore, who died in late October at the age of 73. Moore — not the actor Roger Moore of “James Bond” fame, was a high-stakes regular in the first poker-boom days of …

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Greenstein, Johnson Elected to Poker Hall

Here’s another one for the “called it” category — World Series of Poker officials announced today that the 2011 electees to the Poker Hall of Fame will be Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson. Both are deserving honorees, and the two will have their moment in the spotlight in a couple of weeks, when …

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Greenstein (to be) Elected to Poker Hall of Fame

This week our friends at Caesars Entertainment announced the ten finalists for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame. As in previous years, the ten finalists were selected from a list of players and poker folks nominated by the general public. No more than two of the ten finalists can be elected in …

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Poker Hall of Fame Nominations Now Open

Lost amid the hubbub of several other major events in recent days is news that nominations have now officially opened for the Poker Hall of Fame’s class of 2011. The Hall of Fame, created and housed at Binion’s Horseshoe back in 1979, was sold along with the WSOP to Harrah’s (now Caesars Entertainment) …

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