Maybe allegedly blowing his entire Full Tilt Poker bankroll was exactly the motivation Phil Ivey needed to start dominating tournament play again.
Or maybe not. But Ivey has pwned the early stages of many-a-tournament over the past year and hasn’t captured a victory, much to the dismay of his many fans.
After two days, Ivey has put himself in position again to make a run at that elusive first WPT title, ending play stacked at 279,000 (fourth overall). Having made
six seven WPT final tables ( BJ Nemeth, please confirm), Ivey is certainly deserving of a WPT crown. Kind of like how Tilda Swinton was deserving of that Best Supporting Actress win last night for her role in Michael Clayton. Seriously, a Ginger playing a non-Ginger? Someone without a soul playing someone who has a soul? That, our friends, is some serious acting.
Moving on, all LAPC’ers are chasing Daniel Fuhs, who brings the big stack of 397,100 to Day 3 play.
Among the chip leaders include recently named