I’m feeling a current of anxiety, interwoven with a premonitory dread. I try to tell myself this is just another of the few dozen live tournaments I’ve played this year. But the Main Event is always special. I work through the emotions. A hard run. Meditation. I review some of t…
I’m at the Wynn early for a $1100 single day tournament. I get solid hands and play strong poker, doubling my stack by the fourth level without ever go…
The WSOP is a big deal, but still dwarfed by the crowds in town for the Canelo/Plant fight, The Rolling Stones concert, and a smattering of conventions…
With a few days off before day 2 of the Main Event, I head to the Wynn to play a $1100 tournament. This is the second starting flight of the event. The…
Today is the first of six starting flights of the WSOP Main Event, the largest, most prestigious event in the poker world. For a $10k buy-in, anyone ca…
I sleep seven hours straight through the night — I can’t remember the last time that happened. I don’t need to be anywhere at a set time today, the rar…
I'm exhausted, but wide awake. When I fall asleep, it’s not for long. I don't dare to look at the clock. At some point, I notice that the sun is shinin…
I already miss the company of my wife, the laughter of my children, the comfort of home. I watch myself step back into my old routine, but my mind is t…
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