Friday, June 1, 2007

The nuttyness of it all!!

Starting in just a few short hours, The Rio Hotel and Casino, one "long" block away from the famous Las Vegas Strip. will officially become a MADHOUSE!! Thousands of poker players, in the next 6 weeks will be all trying for one thing, a WSOP GOLD BRACELET!!

There are so many events, everyday, up to 3000 a day are registering and playing in some sort of tournament at The WSOP. On top of this, we have hundreds playing in the side cash games. The WSOP playing floor, itself must be at least 100,000 square feet, if not more. ( I have not measured it personally)

One cannot fully grasp the humongary just seeing it on TV. For a first timer at The WSOP, this can be very intimidating. a virtual sea of poker tables; NOW TRY TO FIND THE TABLE you are starting at!!

"Where the hell is my table"?
"over there sir"

"where"

"Ok walk about an 8th of a mile, see that guy in corner wearing the Green shirt"?

" Who the Lepracaun?"

"NO, that is Mini me, Verne Troyer; not him, The Big guy"

" oh ya, ah ok, I see it table number 27-a"

"BINGO" !!

And let me tell you out there who have never seen the poker hall at The Rio Covention Area, IT IS LIKE ONE GIANT BINGO HALL!!

Now imagine a space that large totally and fully populated with fellow human beings ( some might debate that many of these people are in fact, not human)

This is the place of dreamers, where legends are made, where future and current celebrities come to find that dream, TO BE A WSOP CHAMPION!!

Mike has done it twice, a very few more, and most never!!

Stay tuned in 5 weeks for the main event. That my friends, is a real plethra of discombulated donkeys :)

7 comments:

Blueyedsol said...

Good luck Mike! I have a friend from here in San Antonio playing in the same event today...y'all play nice now!!

Jerry In Gladstone Oregon said...

Good Luck Mike, and little brother, you know we'll be rotting for you guys! Now, let's shuffle up and deal!!!

Jerry in Gladstone Oregon

Anonymous said...

Tell Mike to keep his cool.
And stop thinking negatively.

GaConnie said...

lol.. jerry said 'rotting'
gonna be stinkin' after awhile!!

u rock mike!! hope u kick ass at the wsop and bring home the money and the bling!! i can't wait to see u on tv!! u r sooo funny!!
i luv it when u call people a donkey!!

luv 2 u & yours,
Connie

GaConnie said...

lol.. jerry said 'rotting' !!
gonna be stinkin' after awhile!!

u rock mike! hope u kick ass at the wsop and bring home the money and the bling!! can't wait to see u on tv!! luv it when u call people a donkey!!

luv 2 u & yours,
Connie

King Kinser 11 said...

Best of luck Mike. We'll be rooting you on in every event you play.

P.S. I saw the Rio "Poker Room" 2 years ago when we went to Vegas for the first time. I'm still in awe at the size of it.

Scott Matusow said...

Actaully Jerry, I am his big brother :) Please, Mike don't want you to "ROT" bro, kidding, I'm sure you meant "ROOT"

Mike mainly thinks positive actaully, He just likes to hear himself whine sometimes :)