Day 1d Sells Out, Big Names Shut Out

by , Jul 6, 2009 | 12:14 pm

Official number will be available soon … but we’re looking at close to 3,000 for today (including @TheBigRandy and @RobertGoldfarb).

Final numbers for the 2009 main event coming soon …

Via @taopauly:

Several big names shut out: Brandon Adams, TJ CLoutier, Patrik Antonius & Sully Erna

Chagrined non-players, via Otis:

7 Comments to “Day 1d Sells Out, Big Names Shut Out”

  1. Tropical Steve

    That looks like Captain Tom in the green.

  2. Poker Shrink

    This may not be over (1:25PM) suits are huddling.

    But I think the players are just too clueless. I mean pay attention, it’s not like no one is covering the tournament and warning you that Day 1D could sell out.

  3. Tropical Steve

    Why do players wait until the last minute anyway? You can buy in anytime you want and choose your day. (OK, TJ I can understand – he hadn’t found a backer yet.)

  4. Poker Shrink

    Why do poker players wait?

    They are poker players.

  5. David Alexander

    The other thing….

    Is to me…. why is it always…
    on the 4th….

    Seems the best starting day
    would be after the

    Some poker players do have families..

  6. Poker Shrink

    You could play on the 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th and you could have registered up to twelve months in advance and it is the World Series of Poker not the U.S. Series of Poker. The Brits, Canadians and all others don’t give a rat’s ass about the 4th.

  7. David Alexander


    Apparently it mattered…
    and played a significant role in
    this one…