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.
Murder at the LAPT
Joran van der Sloot, the main suspect in the Natalee
Holloway murder, is now wanted in connection with the murder
of a young Peruvian girl which happened over the weekend,
exactly 5 years to the day. The news is breaking worldwide today and it is being said
that van der Sloot was in Peru for a poker tournament. The
girl was found in his hotel room in Lima, Peru and there is
video footage of the victim and suspect at the Atlantic City
Casino where Poker Stars Latin America Poker Tour is being
held. Many of the reporting sites are calling him a poker player
saying he's been traveling the poker circuit and was
planning to attend the LAPT stops.
Playing the Newts In Texas Holdem
Definition of Newt:
A. A small, slender, often brightly colored salamanders of
the European genus Triturus or the North American genera
B. Short for Newton, as in Newt Gingrich, former United
States Speaker of the House. C.
Jean-Robert Bellande Busto and a Tale of Two Broke Blokes
In 2008, I covered the $1,500 Limit Holdem shootout and was
the blogger for the final table where Jean Robert Bellande
finished runner-up to Matt Graham. At the time of the event,
there were a few people actually wondering how Bellande made
the final table as they didnât feel that he was that
great of a player. It now appears that they may actually
have been right as it looks as if Bellande is broke. Ok, if you follow his twitter at @ BrokeLivingJRB, you will
see that he has a bankroll of $3,300.
Stick to what you know
In the last month I have had the opportunity to play a lot
of poker. Â I have played in cash games and
tournaments. Â But I have seen a trend, at least in my
outcomes. Â I have been killing it in the single table
tourneys and doing not so well in the MTT.