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WSOP Stream of Consciousness

by Gavin Griffin |  Published: Jul 25, 2012


Well, I’m now finished with all of my WSOP events this year except for the big one, the main event. I played in nine tournaments and cashed twice. The first eight were $1,500 buy-ins and came in rapid succession. I was incredibly efficient. I cashed once and didn’t make any other dinner breaks. I finished in second place in the $1,500 Omaha-eight-or-better event, coming up just short of my second bracelet and another $100,000 or so. Congratulations to Herbert Tapscott, the young man who beat me heads up after a 2 hour heads-up battle that saw the chips swing back and forth several times. Finishing second in this tournament was pretty tough for me to handle at the time. I’ve always said that the bracelet doesn’t really mean that much to me, that I play for money and that’s pretty much it. I was proven wrong when they placed that ...

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