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PokerListings pwns WSOP donkaments
PokerListings is taking over the donkaments at the 2009 World Series of Poker.
Two PokerListings writers remain in contention for the bracelet at dinner time on Day 2 of the $1,500 NLHE tournament (Event 24).
PokerListings.se blogger Olle Sundin is sitting on a 240k stack after starting the day with 19,000, while PokerListings.com writer Martin Derbyshire is climbing with 100k.
Only 103 players remain out of a starting field of 2,506. Each player is now guaranteed $3,352.
"I think it's a really good tournament," Sundin told PokerListings. "The structure is really good for smaller events.
"The WSOP is a very good place to play tournament poker. Usually there are one to two people per table who don't know what they're doing."
Sundin, who makes his living playing short-handed cash games online, credited his big stack to his relentless aggression.
"I think if you want to make it deep in these tournaments you have to raise a lot," he said. "I'm trying to steal as much as I can and I plan to keep picking on the weaker players."
The Swede's big hand saw him outflop a laggy opponent's pocket tens when his A-Q hit second pair.
"It felt pretty bad to me, but if you want to go far you have to gamble in these spots," he said.
Derbyshire won his seat in a PokerListings blogger SNG after PL's Matt Showell took down Event 2 of the Run Good Challenge.
"I'm just happy to be here," he said. "Yesterday I busted Chris "Jesus" Ferguson and it was one of the greatest moments of my poker life."
Derbyshire took 215th in a $1,500 event at the 2008 WSOP, cashing out for $2,970.
Check out the 2009 WSOP section for more World Series coverage.