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First time at the WSOP

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by crussader, Jun 14, 2016.

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  1. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    I was afraid work commitments might derail this trip, but the green light has been given and everything is a go! Flight leaves tomorrow evening. I have downloaded Tapatalk and am going to give this live update thing a shot. We will see how it goes.

    I am playing the WSOP Senior's event, and when I am done with that I will be camped out at the 1/2NL tables.

    Stay tuned..............
     
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  2. jfn111

    jfn111 Low-Roller

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    Good luck!
     
  3. SideTrackTap

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    Good luck!! Looking forward to the report!
     
  4. mescalita

    mescalita High-Roller

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    Hope we see a picture of your bracelet after the tourney!
     
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  5. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    Wouldn't that be nice, but I'm not holding my breath...
     
  6. Wobnobdog

    Wobnobdog Tourist

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    Best of luck to you
     
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    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Good luck!
     
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    Good luck!
     
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    Excellent! Really looking forward to read this.

    Best of luck to you.
     
  10. sybgal

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    Best of luck....hope to hear about your adventures at the final table on your way to the bracelet!!
     
  11. Hoofy7

    Hoofy7 Low-Roller

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    Hope you do well in your WSOP tournament. I remember watching it on tv so many years ago and just finding it fascinating. I always liked the guy in the cowboy hat. What was him name? Doyle? Something like that?
     
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    Alright! VMB will be rooting for you. Best of luck at WSOP!
     
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  13. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    Doyle Brunson. A true legend of the game. I actually ran into him (not literally) a couple of years ago at the Bellagio. Nice guy.
     
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    I am flying out Friday morning to join my mom and dad who are playing in it too! I will watch your trip report - and good luck!!
     
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    Ditto.
     
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    One of my husband's coworkers is going to be there too. Hope you have a wonderful time.
     
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    Good luck! Have a blast because it can be a real grind!
     
  18. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    uploadfromtaptalk1466024698168.jpg It has begun. Used park and ride for the first time since I knew the airport lots were full. Could not have been easier.

    A new twist from Southwest. No more lines. Just self serve kiosks where you get to do it all yourself, including tagging the bag.
     
  19. crussader

    crussader Low-Roller

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    Sprung for the early bird option for the outbound leg. I would say it paid off.
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    crussader Low-Roller

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    A little drama for the day. Came across a live news report. Apparently there was a little problem on Jet Blue flight 282.

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