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Find More Posts by raptor Originally Posted by gordo How has that affected you as a person? Do you prefer playing heads-up or ring games? Send a private message to TheBob. Send a private message to WorldBoFree.

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So my basic base assumptions about humanity come out in a negative way, when I can't get to know or experience my opponents in a real life setting. This got me to thinking that it might be almost a real necessity to be a well adjusted, all around solid person on this level to be a consistent winning poker player. When I look around at all the solid winning players, they all seem to have had relatively happy lives and solid upbringings. Being a high stakes guy, and knowing a lot of these people, do you agree?

Originally Posted by gordo Originally Posted by TheBob. Does Koda like New York? Do you see yourself at some point soon being completely removed from poker? Or will it always be a part of your life in some capacity? Will you play the main event in 30 years? Originally Posted by Shane Stewart. Hopefully not stepping out of line here but just let me know and I'll delete otherwise. I recall you mentioning in one of your blogs that you were adopted.

How has that affected you as a person? Originally Posted by theskillzdatklls. Originally Posted by WorldBoFree. Originally Posted by Ansky. Biggest "aha" moment in your development as a poker player?

Originally Posted by friedfish. Mostly I just want to tell you you're pretty great, and I want to hear a story Originally Posted by Effneasy. Originally Posted by oscillator. Well, I'm not a HS pro yet but I'm jumping in.

On a scale of How complex a game would you define: RaptorCaptor, Can you really read peoples souls? Also have you ever got so tilted where you berated someone? BB code is On. All times are GMT The time now is Page 1 of Raptor "A stranger is being shown around a village that he has just become part of. Send a private message to raptor Find More Posts by raptor Find Threads Started by raptor Send a private message to gordo Find More Posts by gordo Find Threads Started by gordo Raptor How do I get myself to do the things that I know are best for me yet can't motivate myself to do due to lazyness?

Send a private message to TheBob. Find More Posts by TheBob. Find Threads Started by TheBob. Raptor Favorite moment in poker?

Send a private message to Shane Stewart. Find More Posts by Shane Stewart. Find Threads Started by Shane Stewart. Raptor What's the most degen thing you think you've ever done in your life? Send a private message to theskillzdatklls. Find More Posts by theskillzdatklls.

This was Pappas' first time playing the main event. He was crippled in a coin-flip with Martin Jacobson when he called Jacobson's all-in. Jacobson held pocket fives 5s5c and Pappas held AdJh. A five hit on the flop ending the suspense pretty quickly. The board was Qs6c5d7c2d. The hand did not knock Pappas out but it crippled him and van Hoof finished him off on the next hand when Pappas' pocket sevens could not out run van Hoof's pocket jacks.

Although David Benefield first made it big as a high stakes online cash game grinder, he soon found the life to be somewhat empty and has since moved on to pursue advanced degrees in business and language. He is now only a part time poker player. In fact he missed the ME because he was studying Chinese in Beijing at the time.

Benefield entered Day 7 of the ME in 27th place out of 27 players but was able to skillfully play his short stack throughout the day and entered the final table in 8th place. Although he did double up early on, he was knocked out in eighth place on Hand 38 when his Ks2s ran into Jay Farber's AcKd. David said yes and sure enough the dealer put the Js out on the turn. This gave Jay Broadway but also gave David 9 outs to the flush. You are playing Day 1B. When the day comes you head to the Pavilion Room and find your table.

When you get to the table, how many seats for players are there? In many casinos around the country you will find tournaments featuring ten handed play but this seldom happens at the WSOP. The most notable exception is when the tournament gets down to ten players left. At that point they are all moved to one table and play resumes until the final nine are determined.

Tournaments where less than nine players are seated at a table include the Stud games, Razz, Deuce to Seven, the mixed games, Omaha, and the short handed Hold'em games. Who is this part time player who works as an actuary in for the insurance industry in Hartford Connecticut? Russell Thomas began the final table fourth in chips with 24,, Thomas hired Jason Summerville to help him prepare for the final table. Thomas started the final table in fourth and finished in fourth.

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