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CPPT II - Paddy Power Irish Open

€2,250 No-Limit Hold'em


Day 1 Comes to a Close

After 9 levels of play, Day 1 of the 2014 Paddy Power Irish Open has come to a close. 411 players showed up to the Double Tree hotel in Dublin and put up their €2,250 ...

Running Hot

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Jan 22, 2014


I have had some high highs and low lows in my poker career, but currently, I feel as if I am at the absolute top of my game. Since the 2013 WSOP, which was the best of my life, I have cashed in 11 out of the 31 live tournaments I have played. This includes two wins, cashing for around $250,000. I have also taken third in the Sunday $500 tournament on PokerStars, which typically gets around 1,000 players, twice, bringing in around $30,000 each time. Despite this recent success, I am still a touch below the highest ever peak of my net worth. Poker tournaments are weird in that you are rarely at your highest ever net worth because you frequently lose for a long time then suddenly win a pile of money. So, am I running hot? Have I suddenly remembered how to play poker? Was I bad ...

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