PokerListings.com has already told you about the hellacious lines that plagued the opening events of the Series. With event pre-registration not an option, players waited hours upon hours to get seats into tournaments that were delayed because of the gong shows outside the Amazon Room. The dealer tournament started more than two hours behind schedule, with casino employees still in line waiting for seats, while outside in the hallway some hopefuls for the $5,000 Mixed World Championship spent the night asleep on the floor to be sure they'd get entries.
The lines, thankfully, are gone, as are those ridiculous cards that barely lasted two hours before withering under the wrath of Matusow. In their place come stories of dealer errors and incompetent color-ups, with multiple players losing chips after handing their stacks to floor people for color-up at the end of their tournament days.
The mistakes made by tournament staff could simply be caused by fatigue - everyone else is certainly tired enough. Interpreting the Andy Black in the Barn