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The 2009 Main Event: Day 2

World Series of Poker

by Todd Brunson |  Published: Nov 27, 2009


Day one of the World Series of Poker main event went pretty well for me, and with a good table draw on day 2, it looked like my luck might continue rolling like a frat kid at a Vegas nightclub. (If you don’t get the reference, ask someone under 40.) I didn’t know anyone at my table again, and a few of these guys looked like they just escaped from Bellevue, or came from a homeless shelter or a really cool Hollywood party. I tried stealing the blinds a few times, but I think these guys thought they were in some kind of a lottery and had to be present with their cards to win. This was gonna be showdown poker, which was kind of disappointing. I’d much rather play real poker and dance a little, but if that’s how it was gonna be, I would quickly downshift and wait ...

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