As the 2007 World Series of Poker kicked off action at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, people were prepared for many historic moments.
The Greg Mueller to win the title.
Youngest bracelet winner in Las Vegas!
At 21 years, 11 days old, Billirakis' mark will probably not ever be broken in the United States but…well, we will get to that further in the Year in Review!
Also in the early going of the WSOP, the historic ride of "The Poker Brat" into WSOP annals continued. Mark Vos to win the tournament.
It was the first victory by a woman in an open event since Cyndy Violette, Annie Duke and Kathy Liebert all captured bracelets in 2004.
As June turned to July and the Main Event approached, there were several controversies that arose. We'll look at those, as well as the historic play of the Main Event, as we look at July in the next installment of the Year in Review.