The World Series of Poker just started in Las Vegas and the first open event is a $1,500 no-limit hold ‘em tournament that began Monday, May 28, and attracted 2,101 players. It’s Event No. 2. Event No. 1 was an employees’ event, mostly dealers.
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Here are tweets from Philly-area players from that giddy Event No. 2.
Allen “Chainsaw” Kessler, formerly Huntingdon Valley, Temple Univ., now of Las Vegas.
“Hope this isn’t an omen Got allin preflop level 4 event #2 @wsop with aa v AK off. Flop king turn king. Onto next one.”
Jamie Kerstetter, Bensalem.
“4250 on dinner coming back to 150/300. If you’re just dying to know how I played 6 hours and still have starting stack, see.”
Amanda Musumeci, Northeast Philadelphia.
“Lost flip to bust. Gg.”
Matt Glantz, Lafayette Hill, Temple Univ.
“Celeb sighting. Survivor guy at my table now. He is probably chip leader.”
Glantz was talking about poker pro and Survivor alumnus Jean-Robert Bellande.
Best of the bunch
Chris Klodnicki, Center City, Voorhees, N.J.
“Anyone that updates chip counts on first break of any event gets the unfollow this wsop #nobodycares #notevenyourbacker.”
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