I had about a quarter of the chips in play, more than 50 times the big blind, and about twice as many as my nearest opponent.
I had my eye on two tough opponents who I would be doing battle with at the final table. The first was Louie Esposito, who won the WSOP-C main event in New Orleans last year, among other tournaments.
Louie is a great player, but I've played enough with him to know his tendencies and have a pretty good read on him.
The other player was the one who I expected to be a bigger problem on my way to the ring. With a stellar record at final tables including a bracelet and Matt Stout
"All In At 420"
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