He'll have to check his schedule first.
If there is a backlog (pun not really intended) at his small mill in Oakland, Maryland, he may have to take a rain check on the final table. Priorities, people! Priorities!
If there was ever the perfect spokesperson for the WSOP ME final table it would be the opposite of Darvin Moon.
He holds a gigantic chip lead in the world's greatest poker tournament and seems as though he'd rather be hauling lumber ... or whatever it is he does that gets him excited.
Let's sum up some of the cheerful comments from his interview shall we?
- I'm not serious at all about poker....
- This got way more serious than I expected it to. I don't regret it. It's a learning experience.
- I'm not built for this. I'm not mentally prepared for it. I'll never put myself in this situation again, hopefully.
Wait. What? "I don't regret it"? "I'll never put myself in this situation again, hopefully". Did someone force him to fly down to Vegas and order him to play? From the sounds of it he had a very tiresome and grueling week scooping hundreds of pots and hitting every hand he played. What a grind. Poor guy, I can't even imagine the torture of having to win all of those hands.
But back to the matter at hand, the prognostication. That's what we're here for isn't it? Long story short, he will come in focused, as he mentioned in the clip. Due credit should be given here.
He'll spend September reading the first half of Harrington on Hold'em and October reading the second half of Greenstein's Ace on the River.
Slow reader? Can't say for sure.
Perhaps he'd just rather make the paper than read the words printed on it. In any case, the two halves of those books fit together like they were made for each other. Try it sometime.
In the end the extra time and knowledge (plus massive chip leverage) will carry Darvin Moon to infinity and beyond! Not really. He's going to finish 2nd. Book it.
Good job Darvin!
Darvin Moon - Your WSOP ME 2nd place finisher.
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