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Monday, June 16, 2008

Got some news to announce - Beware gambling talk ahead

I never got to catch up with myself!!! So this blog is not anything about the trip i went to last month. It will just have to wait for now as i have this BITCH ASS HUGE thing to announce.

So Friday we have a friend of ours in the hotel. Friday 13 is usually one of the luckiest days for me historically with little standard deviation from it :))) The day started out this way... I look into my sporting bet account... and after i withdrew all my money from there i realized that the money has arrived to my Click2Pay Wallet account and i still have the same amount there... What a blast... since it is not sure if i can play with that money or if i can ever withdraw it from there i just said lets do some sports so i go and find out that Boston Celtics at Los Angeles Lakers Game 4 Boston's multiplier is 3.8... i made some calculations and decided it was good enough to make a good bet on Boston even if Lakers is such a huge favorite in that game. Well i didn't think so ... but anyways i made a 20 EUR bet and after 10 minutes of searching for my ticket and unsuccessful searches i realized i must have not made the bet, so i made another bet of 50 EUR this time... immediately the next thing i realized was there was this small link to Account history. Where of course now there was a 70 EUR bet for the Boston game... of course irreversible...that sucks as i never bet sports and never for that much money... anyways for some reason i decided it was positive EV (expected value for noobs) and since the money is free on this site i didn't care. So Friday 13... In this country at least ...3 AM in the morning game starts... Of course Lakers go and freaking dominate first half and fucking trail by 18 points so at 4.30 i decided to call it a night and blamed Friday 13 for the bad luck... waking up a few hrs later i checked the stats and to my biggest surprise the Lakers where so dumbshit dumbasses that they were capable of loosing it by 6 points... :)))) So 190 EUR that is net winnings for me... WEEEHAAA....

So later this night as i said we are going out with Paul , a friend of ours from Ireland and decided to take him out for a good poker game... And it was in the Evening and looked like i can make it easily in the money... but that wasn't the case... I actually had to rebuy once and lost 2 buyins worth... Friday 13? On Friday 13 I was the chipleader, on Saturday 14 at 12.30 AM yes i busted out. Now you must know that Saturday 14 to me is historically the worst freaking day. Don't know why that is but that's how it is and i accept it now knowing i won't do much gambling or paradox things that can have multiple outcomes in the future or for the day....So this pokerpal of mine during the game says:
Romi: - man come to Vegas we are going to the WSOP ... it will be fun
Me: - man i would, Vegas is effin awesome....
Romi: - There is a Stars sattelite for 370 where 200 seats are guaranteed....
Me: - I am aware of that i might play there (thinking bullshit im not going to spend 370 on a satelite when i have like 1% chance to make it maybe even less - now with even knowledge and even skills and even luck there is 2.7% chance to make it... but there are better and worse players out there so this deviates from even chances and is probabily less than 2.7% for me)
Romi: - so sunday i'll see you on Stars *pokerstars is the organizer of this huge satellite*
Me: - We'll see....

Ok now at this point the tournament had around 1400 players and i realized it could actually be a good idea and sent some money onto Pokerstars!!! Just in case you know ;) My thinking went into Daydreaming mode and Vegas effin charmed me so bad that i was really going to willing to gamble for 370 and maybe once in my life i can get really lucky and get a $12500 package for the World Series of Poker (WSOP). That package consists of $10000 buy-in for the main event and $2500 dollar travel expenses of which 370 is my money... :( Still a pretty sweet deal if you ask me... but the chances are to make it is really really low... If you think 2% is low.... :)))

Sunday - Day of the event
I buy in for the satellite....
Later that day... I go talk to a poker coach from England and he gave me a free session and analysed my game for a bit and talked to him about coaching me so i can become from mediocre to really good cash game player... So he says my game is mediocre to him at best, and i really believe him as i think i am not playing my A game these days, although i am confident this is still enough to beat the games by a small margin, but i have to improve my game so i can crush them... anyways, i'm convinced that i need to improve and decided not to take part afterall in the tournament which i feel is a totally different game from cash games... ( and in fact i don't like to play them ) ... so i go and try to unregister but there is NO WAY... Once you put the money in you are no way eligible to unregister... what a fucking ripp off, i am a bit mad and angry... but than Jason (the coach) calms me down, gives me a bit of advice, and wishes me good luck as we say goodbye to each other...

I run marginally good, have a few good hands , dodge bullets really only ONCE, that is a freaking miracle and play the tourney.... there are 8076 players enrolled and only 226 will make it to the WSOP... a real deal if you ask me LOL.... This is like the hardest field of players to get through and because of huge hype in my bloodpressure and enormous Nirvana feeling in my brain i don't remember how i did it but by now you may guess... I F#$%in MADE IT!!!! I am so happy i can't find words... Experiencing the WSOP at age of 29 to me seems like the biggest thing on earth and i am really really stoked about GOING TO VEGAS BABY!!! 2nd time in 2 months...


Dont know why it is so fuzzy, but here is the text you supposed to be able to read on the picture:
"Dear wfox007,

Dear PokerStars player:

Congratulation on winning a WSOP* Main Event satellite! You’re now on your way to follow in the footsteps of great players such as Chris Moneymaker, Greg Raymer and Joe Hachem, and become a World Champion!"

So July 3 to July 9th expect me to be in Vegas... Anyone want to meet us up?!!! :)

And one small thank you note to GOD!!! Thank you for giving me all the strength, stamina and luck to get through this field, thank you for giving me the ability to play poker and live the life i want to live. I think you have to do a lot with this achievement!!! Just want to scream out loud I LOVE U and i am so thankful to you!!!

Had to do a bit of braggin (I start to be like Stefan , dude but seriously :P) and promise i post my trip as soon as possible as it is still in Draft mode but a bit of progress is made to it continuously ... Hasta Luego...




1 comment:

Stefan said...

Serious GRATS BRO. Thanks for the ass comment at the end by the way. I love you too.

Grats man
Stefan