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World Series of Poker Europe … and a Tribute to Amir Vahedi

R.I.P., my friend

by Todd Brunson |  Published: Mar 05, 2010


I arrived a day late for the World Series of Poker Europe in London, as I had made a deep run in the main event in Venice. It caused me to miss the opening £1,000 no-limit hold’em event, but it was well worth it, as I made the televised final table in Venice. The second event was the £2,500 half no-limit hold’em/half pot-limit Omaha. I was set to play in it when Doylesroom called a press conference/party to announce the newest member of the “Brunson 10” — Chris Moorman. I was asked by the director of promotions to attend, but I told him that I already had missed the first event and couldn’t possibly miss another. He then informed me that there would be an open bar at the event, and of course my sense of responsibility took over and I wound up missing another event. A few days later, ...

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