Tag Archives: WSOP

Twenty Kay

Final Table $20K Guarantee NLHE (T10,000)I’ve had some success in Final Table’s $10K tournaments over the past year, but in fourteen outings, I’d never been able to crack one of their bigger events until last night. They run a $20K … Continue reading

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Folding for Fun and Profit

Long-time Mutant Poker reader BP and I had this IM exchange after Day 7 of 2013 WSOP Main Event:BP: How about Anton Morgenstern? He could have blinded off yesterday and had an average stack in November.Mutant Poker: Could he? There … Continue reading

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Ghosts In the Cash Machine

It’s been a busy few weeks since my last post. I’ve made two trips to Las Vegas, played in a number of events at the Venetian Deepstacks (where my big blind fell into a trap set by a player raising … Continue reading

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Back In the Frying Pan

I’ve been kind of busy lately and haven’t been playing quite as frequently over the past couple of months, but it’s the beginning of the WSOP again and while I don’t have a two-week trip of shame planned this year, … Continue reading

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Progression

A little follow-up to last month’s post about Oregon players at the WSOP…this is how the 41 Oregon players in the Main Event did at the end of each day. 6,598 players entered on three starting days. 666 places paid.Day … Continue reading

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Oregon @WSOP 2012

The final table of the 2012 Main Event is over and despite coming close, Jake Balsiger didn’t manage to get out of last place three-handed long enough to shrink that ever-narrowing gap between eligibility to play in Las Vegas casinos … Continue reading

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No Bracelet For You!

43rd World Series of Poker Event #44 (T3,000)I picked up my ticket for Event #44 the night before the three-day game, getting assigned to seat 9 on table 56, in the Brasilia Room. Here’s my starting table, according to wsopdb.com:John … Continue reading

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Last Hand

My last hand of the 2012 WSOP (maybe my last hand of any WSOP) went pretty much the way of the rest of my time here in Las Vegas the past couple weeks.I was in the third level of the 2pm … Continue reading

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No Progress Is Bad Progress

Nothing to report here from las Vegas yet, unless you’d like a stream of stories of loss, and if you’re reading the Poker Mutant, hopefully you’re not reading me for that!So far, my first WSOP Deepstack event was my best … Continue reading

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My Kingdom For a Nine of Clubs

Encore Club $5,000 Guarantee (T9,000)Had a very nice time talking poker with reader BP on Thursday, then he headed over to the Encore $1,800 game that night. I’m bearing down on the big games with 50+ players in preparation for … Continue reading

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