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Oh Leads Day 1B

Day 1b is done and we have our final 10 players. Young Oh is leading the pack with 604,000, which puts him atop both starting flights. The player known as DD had the chip lead ...


What Did I Miss?

by Matt Matros |  Published: Jan 22, 2014

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When I got knocked out of the 2013 WSOP main event after making a questionable call with pocket tens, I thought it would be the last thing I’d do at a competitive poker table for at least a year. This scenario wasn’t ideal — in my final hand I’d gone with a gut instinct that more or less turned out to be wrong — but I would eventually come to terms with the bustout. Poker players always do. Knowing I’d find a way to make peace with this year’s main event, I began to look forward to the rest of my life. I’d been planning for a while to take a significant break from tournaments. Indeed, I had already taken a long break at another point of my career. Loyal readers with good memories will recall that I spent most of 2009 working on my writing, making a short film, ...


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