Update: Mystery solved. Obviously, I don’t get around Blackpool much. You’re looking at Wigan, UK’s Lee ” Pnut” Briscoe, a man with a lot of friends who were kind enough to put me in my place.
Wanted: The identity of this man.
You know who he is? E-mail me at blog at pokerstars.com.
As for Wendt, he was recently accused of bluffing in a hand.
“Bluff?” he said incredulously. “That was not a bluff. That was value betting my king-high.”
He smiled afterward, but I’m not entirely sure he wasn’t serious.
Elsewhere, Roland DeWolfe is showing his table how he came to win a WPT title in Paris. Selective aggression and constant table talk is building his stack like a construction crew on deadline.
I updated the chip counts a bit ago. While some of them may be getting stale, it will give you an idea of where we are. Frankly, chip counts will take on a real importance in a couple of days, but we’ll still keep you up to date as often as it seems necessary.
In the meantime, here are a few pictures.
Jen Mason may look like a diminutive little thing next to a giant, but her playing ability has more than doubled her up today
Marcel Luske, trying to get things going