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One lucky winner will soon be added to the list of Card Player Poker Tour champions when the race for the money, the trophy and the glory of the $1,500 no-limit hold’em main event kicks ...


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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