Monday, September 10, 2007

WSOPE Day 4 - Dario Alioto Rips Tony G Apart at PLO Final Table

By Pauly

I left the casino at 5:30am, shortly after Dario Alioto became the third Italian to win a WSOP bracelet joining Max Pescatori (2006) and Walter Farina (1994).

Tony G took third place in the 5K PLO event. The G held the chiplead at one point but could not win his first bracelet. He was entertaining, as always, and a little bummed out he didn't win. He played great.

Here's a list of final table money winners:
1 Dario Alioto £234,390
2 Istvan Novak £137,280
3 Tony G £94,380
4 David Callaghan £65,520
5 Antoine Arnault £49,530
6 Sherkhan Farnood £38,220
7 Sampo Lopponen £30,420
8 Andy Bloch £22,020
9 MH Razaghi £16,380
I wish I could write more, but I'm pressed for time. The main event starts in less than thirty minutes and I have to spring into action. Hopefully, I'll have more time to write after Day 1a is over and I can delve deeper into the inner workings of the WSOPE and tell you about who I pissed next to.

By the way, here's one little blurb I wrote in my notepad...
3:01am... Isabelle touches my arm. Somewhere in Western Pennsylvania, Mean Gene weeps. Somewhere in G-Vegas, Otis goes on mega-tilt.
Oh and I forgot to mention, I finally met Pinky (and Mrs. Pinky). They stopped by The Empire to check out the action. He's the first British blogger that I ever read. Nice to finally meet him.

Anyway, I'm out of time. Come back later when I'll bitch and moan about more betting parlor losses at Ladbrokes.

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