It's been almost two weeks since Harrah's announced that the final table of the WSOP Main Event would be postponed until November. I haven't had the opportunity to sit down and write up my thoughts. I will be doing that shortly. Stay tuned for my piece!
In the meantime, I wanna get you up to speed by reading several blogs, articles, and columns from friends, colleagues, and other poker insiders about the WSOP Final Table Delay.
Here's just some of the coverage...
Delayed Gratification Good for the Game by Steve Rosenbloom (ESPN.com)
The Way We Were: Computers and Final Tables by Amy Calistri (Aimlessly Chasing Amy)
The WSOP Main Event: Birth, Build Up, Boom . . . Bastardized? by Short-stacked Shamus (Hard Boiled Poker)
Television & Poker; or, the Search for a Happy Medium by Short-stacked Shamus (Hard Boiled Poker)
A Comprehensive Look at the WSOP Final Table Delay – Part One by BJ Nemeth (Poker News)
A Comprehensive Look at the WSOP Final Table Delay – Part Two by BJ Nemeth (Poker News)
The WSOP Final Table Delay is a Good Thing by Luckbox (Up for Poker)
The WSOP Final Table Delay is a Bad Thing by Otis (Up for Poker)
The WSOP and the Ratings Sweeps Final Table by Haley (Haley's Poker Blaugh)
Does This Mean I Can Leave Work Early? by Mean Gene (Gene Bromberg: More Than a Poker Blog)
Worst. Idea. Ever. by Scurvy Dog (Sound of a Suckout)
What Should Harrah's Do? by Scurvy Dog (Sound of a Suckout)
More Cheat Fallout From Harrah's Announcement to Delay 2008 WSOP Final Table! by Richard Marcus (American Roulette: Poker Cheating and Casino Cheating Blog)
Worth the Wait? Delaying the WSOP Final Table - Part I by Michael Craig (Full Tilt Poker Blog)
Worth the Wait? Delaying the WSOP Final Table - Part II by Michael Craig (Full Tilt Poker Blog)
WSOP Final Table - The Debate Rages by Oliver Chubb (BiggerDeal.com)
Hypothetically what if ESPN cut WSOP coverage back to pre-2003 levels? (2+2 thread)
That's just some of the buzz. Stay tuned for my half-baked thoughts and comments. But for now, I'd like to hear what do you think?
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