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My WSOPE Experience courtesy of APAT
« on: September 16, 2010, 09:21:14 AM »
Good morning all.

As those who know me will know, I"m not the most prolific forum poster. I like to lurk around in the background, occasionally jumping on seat exchange"s. However, I thought that being as APAT have put me into WSOPE event #3 it was only right that I give some sort of a report so that you know how I have gotten on.

Pre Tournament:
I have to say I don"t feel nervous at all - a little excited but not nervous! I remember when I played the £1k Monte Carlo at Dusk Till Dawn last year, I felt nervous on the run up to the event because it was the highest valued tournament I"d played. Having said that, I played a $1500 NLHE WSOP event prior to this but that was different. I was on holiday spending my holiday money in a massive field where I wasn"t likely to bump into anyone too challenging till later on in the event. I knew at the Monte Carlo event at DTD, that I was likely to have a tough time of it. Although the same applies here in that there will probably be around 200 great players on my day 1c, I"m really not that nervous. I think the fact that I"ve been to the Empire casino during the WSOPE before (but not played) is probably helping a little as I will be acquainted with the place.

I was going to go on my own originally but my father has decided to come with me so we are staying in The Cavendish Hotel London which is a short walk from the casino. Whilst this is convenient, it is costing an arm and a leg! Let"s put it like this, my car can stay in the car park for the same price as a night in a Premier Inn somewhere else in the country!! At least we"ll be real close to Leicester Square and we"ll be halving the bill! A friend may also be meeting us so that will be good.

On a final note, I was following event #1 updates Tuesday and Wednesday. The starting stack was 7,500 as opposed to our 3,000. All WSOP event"s starting stacks are 3 x the buyin for those who don"t know. However, this isn"t what surprised me. What did surprise me was that Phill Laak and Pras Bansi managed to get 15,000 each all in pre flop (30k pot) at 100/200 blinds with both holding AK!!! 75bb!! I was right in thinking that early on I need to be my usual aggressive self!

Anyway, I hope you enjoy the read. Oh and if anyone else is coming down, let me know and we can meet for a drink!

Paul.

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Re: My WSOPE Experience courtesy of APAT
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2010, 09:58:43 AM »
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Let"s put it like this, my car can stay in the car park for the same price as a night in a Premier Inn somewhere else in the country!!


LMAOOO!!!  

I"d seriously consider inviting a few more of yer mates to share the cost!   :)

Best of luck in the event!

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« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2010, 10:00:11 AM »
Very best of luck Paul, i am sure you"ll do well and really enjoy it by the tone of your post.

GL matey :)
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« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2010, 11:19:22 AM »
Best of luck mate!!

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« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2010, 11:34:36 AM »
Hi Paul,

Was on your table in a couple of events at DTD, was great to meet you and chat poker. Wish you luck in this event and I am sure you will do Apat proud.

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« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2010, 11:44:11 AM »
Best of luck sir - truly hoping you crush.  
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« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2010, 12:03:11 PM »
Good luck Paul, we chatted briefly at DTD at the Worlds, wishing you all the best and look forward to your updates

GL  I"m sure you"ll do APAT proud :)
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« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2010, 21:18:45 PM »
Very best of luck mate.
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« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2010, 21:59:38 PM »
Good luck     :)

soooooo jealous it was sooo nearly me, you looked really nervous in the HORSE after I managed to double up and you got knocked out   ;)   go slay them  ;D
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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2010, 22:40:03 PM »
All the best Paul TID
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« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2010, 22:47:57 PM »
Good luck Paul :)

Wish I"d pipped you to POTS, but take it down in my absence ;)
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« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2010, 00:04:37 AM »
Good luck

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« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2010, 00:14:36 AM »
As I"ve said before you"ve got the game!

Let Lady Luck be smiling  :) when she"s needed

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« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2010, 07:51:45 AM »
Best of luck Paul
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« Reply #14 on: September 17, 2010, 13:12:27 PM »
Good luck mate I am sure you w?ll do well, just dont donk those ch?ps