WSOP Europe Bracelets "Not Real Bracelets" According to Savage
The debate on whether a WSOP Europe bracelet is indeed a
valid bracelet or not has reached a new level. Â Matt
Savage was recently quoted on This Week in Poker as saying
the following about bracelets won outside of Vegas:
"I don't like it. Â I don't think it's like a real
And "The World Series was founded in Vegas, and that's kind
of what it's about.
World Poker Tour,
World Series of Poker,
Phil Laak Wins First Bracelet - WTF!?!?
Congratulations to Phil Laak for winning his first bracelet. WHAT THE FUCK!?!?!? Phil Laak won a bracelet?!?!? O_O
Yup, Phil Laak just took down Event #1 at the World Series
of Poker Europe for his first bracelet and Â£ 170,802. He
survived a stacked field of 244 players and a final table
that included Chris Bjorin. Also, don't forget that he did this all while playing with a
broken arm and recovering from a serious accident he had
World Series of Poker Europe,
WSOP Day 23 Update - POY Standings, Doyle Brunson Gives Phil Laak Props
Day 23 of the WSOP is underway with another huge day
underway. Day 1a of Event #36, another $1,000 NL Event, is
in the Pavilion. Day 2 of the Seniors Event and the $10,000
Heads-Up Championship kick off a little later. Both the
$5,000 Six-handed NL Event and the $2,500 PL HA Event will
play down to the bracelet later as well.
Phil Laak Shatters Record
Phil Laak is known for being outrageous but
IÂ don'tÂ thinkÂ that wordÂ can reallyÂ describe
what he just did. Â Laak played poker for over 115 hours
straight at the Bellagio poker room this week. He set out to
break the Guinness world record of 72 hours and 2 minutes by
Larry Olmsted and the unofficial record by Dave Cain of 74
hours and 12 minutes. Not only did he do that but he set a
completely new standard of crazy andÂ playedÂ for
overÂ 115 hours.
Guinness World Record,
WSOP Day 9 Update and More Nips Than Any Other Post to Date!
Well its day 9 (I think) but its my day 2 in Vegas. I ran
around today meetingÂ with everyoneÂ and trying to catch
up with everything thats going on. I checked out my first
bracelet ceremony today and here is who won. Ringleader of the V-neck crew,Â Pascal LeFrancois, 23 of
Montreal, was the winner ofÂ Event #8 theÂ $1,500 buy-in
No-Limit Holdâem championship.