Monday, July 14, 2008

Live from WSOP 08...

...Here I am in a ringside seat just feet from the action of the ESPN Table at the World Series of Poker. I just got scolded for using my flash, but not before I took these pix...


As I type, the chip leader, Dennis Phillips of a St. Louis, Mo. suburb, just split a pot with another player. Phillips is a never-married trucking account manager who won his entry in a satellite tournament at a local Harrah's casino and has now won at least $591K. Wow.

There are 11 players left and we'll be here till they get down to the November Nine. That is, after they get to nine finalists, they'll stop play until November. That's him below in the red St. Louis Cardinals cap.


No. 11 and No. 10 get $591K. If they make it to the last 9, they get at least $900K. The final eight will get more than $1 million. The champ gets $9.1 million.

This could go quite late. I'm not planning to blog much more here, but I thought it would be fun to post this one set. Also, I'm kind of bored. Which is so rude, given that I'm in a seat that most of the poker bloggers would kill for. I'm not so worthy...

1 comments:

DanM said...

Hey, we always wondered who could be so stupid to use a flash!

You have no idea how fascinating it really is that you got that seat. I mean like without even paying for it? Egad!