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Paddy’s Corner

by Padraig Parkinson |  Published: Sep 01, 2010


A Sense of Humour I played a $5,000 pot-limit Omaha event at this year’s World Series of Poker for nearly two days. Just not quite long enough. The first four hours seemed like about a week. I’ve never seen anything like it in all my life. It was 3 hours and 50 minutes before anybody said anything, and that only happened because a guy needed change for $100 dollar bill to pay for his massage. I don’t know what this is all about, but it has got nothing to do with the game I fell in love with. If it were up to me I’d take all the headphones, shades, and hoodies and put them in a giant incinerator and force these guys to play poker the way it is supposed to be played. We are supposed to be some of the most privileged players in the world, being in ...

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