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Old Aug 05, 2009, 4:36pm   #1
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Check out my live from the WSOP blog if you're bored, i'm in Melbourne playing the Vic Champs and providing daily updates again.

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Old Aug 05, 2009, 5:23pm   #2
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Day 2 Entry is up
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Old Aug 05, 2009, 7:38pm   #3
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keep em coming ...although Melbourne doesn't seem like it has Vegas's nightlife, but then again what city does?
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Old Aug 06, 2009, 5:35am   #4
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I haven't really been out much in Melbourne even though i've been here 6 times in the last year and a half. I'll get to some non poker content when I actually have time to do something else. Meanwhile, I have a $550 250k GTD tournament to win.
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Meanwhile, I have a $550 250k GTD tournament to win.
Take 'em Down !

By the way, the detail in the blogs is extrodinary. Do you take notes during play? or do you just remember the hands?
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I have a pretty solid memory and I only document the most important/memorable hands, there are usually only 5-10 per tournament even if I run deep.

Unfortunately, my skills in the poker area don't seem to match my ability to memorise mundane details if you read my Day 3 blog i'm about to post.

SwoopAE's lesson of the day: Don't bluff calling stations even if you can perfectly represent the nuts with your line. Calling stations will say that you have the nuts out loud, sigh, then call anyway.
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SwoopAE's lesson of the day: Don't bluff calling stations even if you can perfectly represent the nuts with your line. Calling stations will say that you have the nuts out loud, sigh, then call anyway.
Been there, done that, on both sides.
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Days 6/7/8 are up. My content is very poker heavy at the moment since i'm not doing much else. Hopefully I can provide some colour this weekend since i'll either have a lot of spare time (if I bust the main on Day 1) or on a more positive (and more probable) note, i'll have a rest day on Saturday since i'm playing Day 1a on Friday and Day 2 starts on Sunday.
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Old Aug 13, 2009, 11:50am   #10
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Very enjoyable read your blog makes.
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