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2010 World Series of Poker Main Event – Reflection Part IV

July 28th, 2010 No comments
Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu spent Day 2a at the ESPN Featured Table

I covered day’s 1a through 1d in the first three segments, and I’ll continue with the day 2′s from my vantage point. 

Some will say that the main theme of Day 1, any of the 4 day 1′s, is survival.  I’d argue that this term should be placed upon day 2 and 3.  For some, it was about chip accumulation.  But for a sea of others, it was how quickly can I gift someone the rest of my chips.  There were two Day 2′s again this year at the WSOP Main Event, but in a switch from prior years the combination of players comprising day 2a was differing.  This year day 1a combined with day 1c in day 2a, while the survivors of day 1b and day 1d met on day 2b.  It sounds all confusing and junk but the reality is there just aren’t enough poker tables to have everyone come back and sit under 1 roof for day 2.  So they have to break it up some and whittle through the field to simply create the space necessary to toss cards and chips around.  And create room they did. Read more…