After a somewhat disappointing turnout for the rebuy tournament the Bike has shown its flexability and changed next Saturday’s rebuy tournament into a no rebuy. The $200k guarantee stays but Friday 14th will be a DAy1. The $500 Eight or better tournament scheduled for Friday will go ahead, as planned, almost certainly played as a one day event.
Todays final table would have caused a cancellation for World Team Poker. Three Vietnamese, two with the same backer, an Arab,an Israeli, a cowboy , a Mexican and a couple of Yankees made for a volatile melting pot. Marcel Sabag, the Israeli, was guilty of causing the most conflict. The Vietnamese speaking in their mother tongue, although understandable, ( I cannot imagine me speaking to Devilfish in French if I was playing in Paris) is against the rules.
Eventually the bad tempered game was won by Sammy Teranie ($68k) was can be volatile but wasn’t too bad today with Marcel second and Bobby Suer third.
Todays NLHE event attracted 338 players including Men Nguyen, Young Phan and their wives, ever present Vanna Tea, Robert Turner, TNT and Para Gill.