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History in the Making

by Phil Hellmuth |  Published: Jun 10, '07


Day one

With my family in town, I had some extra energy, and I was also lucky today. One hand I had 10c-9c vs. K-K before the flop for $1,100 apiece, and I made top two pair. I also won a coin flip with my 10-10 vs. A-K. I hung in there really well, playing my best game from 4:00 pm until 2:00 am. I seemed to stay out of trouble, and smoothly build my stack. I ended the day with $72,000. At 3:00 am I went for my usual workout. If I make the final table then it will be broadcast live (two hour delay) on

Day two

I'll talk more about this great day later, but suffice to say that I have almost $1.5 million in chips, and at 4:00 pm pst the broadcast will begin. It is 3:37 am, and I'm going to have some room service, call my parents at 4:30 am, and then get some sleep. I'm super excited about having a chance at bracelet number 11!!!! By the way, I was impressed with Allan Cunningham's win today, he can do it!!! A few last thoughts:

1.) I try for my eleventh bracelet on June 11th.
2.) I will give my eleventh bracelet to my youngest sister Molly, who was born 11/11/19XX.

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