The WSOP Key Function drew seven,221 entrants this 12 months, a massive boost from a 12 months back and truly the third-premier industry ever at the rear of the pre-UIGEA 2006 Key (eight,773) and the past pre-Black Friday one particular in 2010 (seven,319).
They’re down to a final desk now, with the two-working day respite before that receives going incredibly welcome to individuals of us who’ve been at this for ten days managing. You are no doubt pursuing the action in the standard spots, as properly as on equally ESPN and PokerGO (a incredibly welcome addition to the protection, imo).
Just to report rapidly listed here on a couple off-the-beaten route items, the WSOP Media Function occurred back on Tuesday. Shut to 100 performed, I feel, and your humble scribbler manufactured it to the past 20 or so before lastly busting a brief stack.
“Thanks to all my backers,” I tweeted, forgetting to insert the obligatory “AQ
Was a enjoyable forty five minutes or so knocking golf balls close to the training course replete with awesome black lights and glow-in-the-dark decor total of all kinds of KISS imagery, with the tunes blasting the whole way (natch). Simply click that pic above for a bigger image. Consider “Calling Dr. Love” pounding via your device’s speakers as you do.
I’m going to publish a total report in a couple days about on the PokerStars weblog which I’ll link to listed here. (Here’s that report: “Rock in the Rio at KISS Mini Golfing.”)
Ultimately, the working day after that (Sunday the 16th) I was parked as standard on media row when Antonio Esfandiari came close to to settle up his “shirt bet” with Lance Bradley (listed here with Pocket Fives). Was humorous seeing them tie up that loose close, then looking at Esfandiari appear up at all people with a grin to say “Who’s following?”
Most all people cowered at the rear of their laptops in reaction, not obtaining Lance’s braveness. (If you aren’t common with the guess, Lance spells it out listed here.)
More to arrive.