Barry Greenstein @ 2010 LAPC
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Barry Greenstein has a long night at the 2010 LAPC, shares a
hotel room with a man for the first time, gets little sleep,
and shops for a new pair of manties.
Reality TV Star Gets 15 More Minutes
The WPT Celebrity Invitational is a charity re-buy
tournament held during the LAPC at the Commerce Casino. The
charity that benefits from the event is Chrysalis, a Los
Angeles based non-profit organization dedicated to helping
the homeless population become self-sufficient through job
training and employment opportunities. This year the WPT event went heads up with the NAPT
inaugural event happening at the Venetian. I can't
imagine why any respectable poker player would want to pass
up a $5k buy-in with a field 872 players and a $4 million
prize pool to play in a $200k crap-shoot freeroll.
What Did You Give Up for Lent???
Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. The start
of which is celebrated by Mardi GrasÂ or Fat Tuesday,
giving everyone the opportunity to over indulge in whatever
it is they may be giving up for the next 40 days and 40
nights. Poker players tend to overindulge in a lot of
things, given the fact that they live on a different
schedule than most people and are used to having anything
they want at any given time. I asked a few poker players
what it was they would give up for 40 days if they had to
A Big Warm Welcome For...Me!!!
Hey all just want to introduce myself- My names Melissa
Castello and I have been invited by Poker Junkie to keep you
all informed on whatâs happening in theÂ poker world. I spent the last two yearsÂ traveling toÂ cover some of
the biggest poker tournaments from around the world. I'veÂ devoted hours toÂ watching some of the best
players in the game work their magic, while at the same time
watching some ofÂ the worst players botch the game of
poker completely. My brain hurts from the countless bad beat
stories I've sat through, all while auto-nodding my
headÂ followed byÂ one of my standard replies - 'man I
hate when that happens, yeah that sucks, that's the worst',
or a simple 'brutal.