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2010 WSOP Main Event – Reflection Part 7 (The Lee Childs Venetian Deepstacks story)

August 1st, 2010 No comments

After the WSOP Media event on the only down day of the WSOP, I headed back to the house I was staying at with Bob and Nicole and had some dinner.  They’d just returned from their 5 day trip to San Francisco, and it was the first time that I’d seen them despite having stayed at their house for the duration of my stay.

The WSOP makes you take very bizarre and long hours.  I was generally in the media center at the Rio by 10am, which meant waking at around 9am to shower, shave, and get ready.  Then I drove 20 minutes to the strip each day.  Play would begin at noon, and not end until near midnight.  From then, it was writing an article for anywhere between 20 minutes and an hour, and then home again.  Lather, rinse, and repeat. But on the down day, I was able to get in by 5pm, and finally spend some time with my friends and their new 10 month old.  It was good to see my buddies and I’m glad that I had the opportunity. Read more…