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One Week

23 May 2010, By: Frank Willburn
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Well it is one week until I leave for Vegas.  I am excited and nervous at the same time.  This will be the biggest tournament of my life.  I'm still trying to figure out what I'm going to do.  Ipod, no Ipod; sunglasses, sunglasses.  Dress like a tourist, wear street clotes, sweats and a hoodie.  There are a lot of desicions to make.

I do believe I will be rocking the Ipod.  I will have one headphone in so I can still listen to the table, but I think I need the noise to help me stay patient and not get antsy.  I also think I will be wearing my sunglasses, even though I have been working on my Phil Ivey poker face.  I recently picked up some Blue Shark Optics and they seem to be pretty good.  They help block your eyes while not blocking out the light in the room.  The color of the lens take a bit to get used to and if you wear them just right you see the reflection of your own eyes.

My wardrobe is still up in the air.  I have thought about wearing nice clothes, button down shirt, tie, possibly a vest.  Or just going casual, T-shirt and jeans.  I have put serious consideration in to picking up some cowboy boots, but I refuse to wear a cowboy hat.  I just don't like them on me, and its a little too cliche.  Or should I create a "persona"  if you've seen The Grand you will understand.

Well that is where my head is at right now.  That and still trying to get in as many hands as I can.  If you have any thoughts on what I should do drop me a line and stay tuned.  I will be posting from Vegas to let everyone know how I am doing.  And if your th

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  • Frank 23/05/2010 12:41pm (8 years ago)

    here drop by and say hello. Don't know why it got cut off