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2010 WSOP Main Event Reflection Part 15 – Playing to the November 9

October 17th, 2010 No comments
Matt Affleck

Matt Affleck would become one of the main stories of the day

When Michiel Sijpkens was eliminated in 19th place by John Racener, there was about an hour and a half of play left on the clock till the dinner break.  But tournament officials paused the clock as the last 18 players were redrawn to 2 tables.  We were now just 9 players away from crowning 9 poker superstars, and the November 9 looked as if it would be right around the corner.  Every hand from here on out would be heavily scrutinized and reviewed on ESPN for the world to see.  And we’d make these 18 players household names for years to come.  Read more…