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2010 WSOP Main Event Reflection Part 10 – The Money Bubble

August 8th, 2010 1 comment
Annie Duke

Annie Duke battled well, but finished the day just short of the money, running 7-7 into J-J

I didn’t expect my reflection to take 10 posts to get to the money bubble.  I didn’t expect to make a total of 10 posts on this series either.  But as I began writing, the posts grew longer and I knew that it was something that needed to be handled this way to best recapture the experience.  I’d also hoped to recapture the entire WSOP prior to ESPN’s airing of the Main Event, but that just didn’t happen.  Life has a way of just getting in the way of blogging sometimes.  But in this post, I want to talk about the day with the greatest number of smiles.  The day where the players made the money.

Day 4 began with just 1,203 players, and 747 of them would end the day on a high note. World Series of Poker Circuit Champion Dywte Pilgrim got things going by talking about the recent changes to the Circuit events, and then by announcing the words “shuffle up and deal.”  Read more…