Archive for September, 2010

2010 WSOP Main Event Reflection Part 13 – The Roller Coaster Ride of Day 7

September 20th, 2010 1 comment
9 tables

Just 9 tables remained in the Amazon Room

Day 7 of the Main Event of the World Series of Poker was just different from the rest.  Housed in what once used to be a behemoth of a room that held 121 poker tables with countless hopefuls of amateur poker players, has now been morphed into a tight little 9 table area comprising “The Outer Section” (just 7 tables spread out in what used to be a huge red section) and the Main and Secondary ESPN Featured Tables.  78 players unbagged their chips to begin the day with the knowledge that play would stop when we hit 27 players.  51 more dreams of becoming the 2010 World Poker Champion would be dashed today, and it wouldn’t take long until we began to close in on that mark. Read more…

2010 WSOP Main Event Reflection Part 12 – A man named Grinder surges to the top

September 10th, 2010 No comments
Mike Mizrachi

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi surges to end the day 2nd in chips

At the beginning of the 6th day of play of the Main Event of the 2010 World Series of Poker, it was clear that this tournament was coming to a close soon.  23 tables remained in the Amazon Room, and the Pavilion Room was now torn completely down, waiting for an MMA fight that was about to take place.  The Rio staff broke tables down immediately after they weren’t in use, and then proceeded to remove them completely from the room, leaving behind the remains of only memories of players that were felted in the days before, and the hopefuls of the November 9. Read more…