Monthly Archives: May 2014

WSOP Vegas Part 1 – Playing against ‘World’ himself

There’s nothing quite like playing in the World Series of Poker for the ultimate poker buzz and excitement.

This is far from my first trip to Vegas for the showpiece event of the poker year, but it still brings with it a shower of anticipation and nerves as you enter the Rio hotel, home of the WSOP for the past 10 years.

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Winning the Mix Max at PKR Live

My Mix Max take-home ticket:

Making too many assumptions about players can be a mistake. If they look unsure what to do, inexperienced, stack their chips awkwardly, it could be that they’re not very good, but it could also mean they’re excellent players, but are used to playing online and know exactly what they’re doing.

I’ve never played on PKR, and never at Aspers in Stratford, but the lure of a Mix Max Tournament, together with loads of online qualifiers, meant I couldn’t resist giving the $500 Mix Max a whirl.

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Winning the Mix Max at PKR Live

I’ve never played on PKR, and never at Aspers in Stratford, but the lure of a Mix Max Tournament, together with loads of online qualifiers, meant I couldn’t resist giving the $500 Mix Max a whirl.

Mix Max is a fairly new concept, invented at the WSOP, which sees full ring played on day one, six max on day two, and heads-up on day three.

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