Matt Stout is done with the World Series of Poker but was playing in the $10k WPT Bellagio Cup event last Sunday, which put a damper on his online MTT schedule.
He managed to squeeze in a few tourneys but the real story is his upcoming trip to Wales to play in a $20k televised sit and go.
Read on for the full story straight from Stout himself.
Las week there was no Sunday Report since I decided to play the WPT Bellagio Cup $10k event.
I uneventfully busted from the event and managed to squeeze in a session involving the three super turbo tournaments at the end of the night, but I hardly call that a Sunday session and wasn't going to sully the good name of my Sunday Reports by posting that I played for about 20 minutes and lost $320 in fifteen hands or so.
That is, if my reports even have a good name to sully.
Ironically the two tournaments I did manage to cash in today were two of the toughest tournaments of the day, the highest stakes rebuy tournaments of the day on each site.
I was looking to make back-to-back final tables in a tournament that used to be my nemesis, the $163+rebuys on Tilt.
After getting dirtied on the river for just about every chip in play last week heads-up in this tournament I was really looking forward to the opportunity to get some revenge, but it just wasn't to be today. I got short and ran A♠ 9♣ into A♣ K♠ to bust in 24th place.
Once I was down to one table and down ~$8,400 it looked like I might be able to save the day with the Stars $215+rebuys. I got short in this one as well, but was able to get all of my money in with a much better hand than A♠ 9♣ this time.
I ran A♠ K♣ into Yevgeniy Timoshenko's A♥ A♣ with just 15 players left, and that pretty much put the nail in the coffin on this session.
Time to hop a couple flights on no sleep to London and then take a train to Wales to play Poker Lounge, England's version of Poker After Dark. It's a six-handed, winner-take-all SNG with a $20k USD buy in.
Yes, USD in Wales ... apparently they're trying to market it to American TV stations. They even give 10k in tournament chips and a $10k brick of US cash to each player, just like Poker After Dark.
Hopefully I'll be able to get over this mess I'm making of my sleep schedule and perform well!
Total tournaments played: 33
Total amount of buy-ins: $9,761
Total number of cashes: TWO (if I write the word out and put it in caps it seems less pathetic somehow)
- 24/578 in Tilt $163+rebuys, $1,312.87
- 15/262 in Stars $215+rebuys, $2,443.50
Total amount of cashes/bounties: $3,866.37
Length of session: 11:25
Net win/loss for the day: -$5,894.63
Net win/loss in online tournaments on Sundays since the start of the Sunday Report (February 7, 2010): +$138.757.66