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Main Event Efficiency Part 1

by Gavin Griffin |  Published: Aug 22, 2012

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This year was terrifically efficient for me at the WSOP. Of all the noon tournaments that I played I made one dinner break. I finished second in that tournament. The only other day two I made I cashed, finishing 29th in the $2,500 eight-game mixed tournament. Efficiency is pretty great in poker, tournaments especially. The less time you can spend in the tournaments you don’t cash in, the better. Your hourly improves, you can spend that time doing other things like playing cash games or just going out and enjoying life (Contrary to what Harrah’s and other poker players tell you, you don’t have to fill every waking moment with poker during the WSOP). All of this was going through my head as I registered for the main event. All other tournaments are basically practice for the main event. There would really be no tournaments in the world if it ...


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