For anyone who might have missed the blitz of Tweets and Facebook shares I did on my new article for PokerNews, it takes a look at the chance that a player will make the Top 100 in the WSOP Main Event more than once.
Other than that, it’s been a quietish week of poker for moi. It’s Tax Week, which means that I’ve drawn down every bit of money I have to pay the Feds and the state after spending hours trying to figure out how to pay less. Yes, my timebank and poker bankroll are a bit depleted,so no trip out to Pendleton for the Wildhorse Spring Poker Round-Up. Good luck to everyone out there.
Encore Club $2K NLHE
Every now and again, I like to discipline myself by forcing myself to not do re-buys or add-ons. This was one of those experiments. It went very well at first; I shot up from 15K starting stack to 55K in the first three levels, then just before the break, I doubled the same player up twice after felting him in an early round with K
Three hours and twenty-five minutes. 13th of 31 entries.
Final Table $1K NLHE
I was on another heater during this tournament and made it to the final table with a decent-sized stack, but ended up in a hand of A
Three hours and fifty-five minutes. 6th of 21 entries.
The home game I started out with. I did re-buy in this game, then had a massive number of chips after playing 2
Two hours and thirty minutes. 5th of 7 entries.
Encore Club $1K NLHE
Got to this game at the first break after busting Puffmammy. Encore had dropped some of the guarantees during the week, but I jumped in (getting the add-on because I was late-regging). Sat at the table with Brad P for a while, then got moved, then he was back when we were down to two tables. I picked up A
One hour and thirty minutes. 17th of 27 entries.
Final Table $1K NLHE
I was about a half-hour late to this. Was doing fine, not great. On the last hand before break I raised A
Fifty minutes. 20th of 24 entries.
Encore Club $8K NLHE
Got to Encore about halfway through the first level and picked up A
Fifty minutes. 81st of 97 entries but out before break.