WSOP 3-Bet: Thrill of Chiptory, Agony of Debeat, Hope Floats

Day 1A of the 2014 WSOP Main Event
May the chips be with you.

The PokerListings WSOP 3-Bet is a tiny slip of paper, a modest patch of felt to call your own and no other place in the world you'd rather be right now.

Want the latest news and gossip emanating from the World Series of Poker at the Rio in Las Vegas? Here's where you'll find it.

Today in the 3-Bet we find the pure elation that comes from bagging up chips at the end of a Main Event day, the pure dejection of watching your dream crumble before your eyes and the stage set for the biggest day in WSOP Main Event history.

1) Nothing Like Bagging Chips in the Main Event

Big stack. Less than starting stack. Barely enough for one more orbit.

No matter what kind of chip stack you bag after a day of play at the World Series of Poker Main Event, it's been a good day.

Especially, if you're like Vanessa Selbst or Faraz Jaka, if things were looking bleak:

2) Drive Safely, Bustees

On the other end of the spectrum? Everyone who has to wait another 364 days to try again.

3) Hope is a Good Thing. Maybe the Best of Things

Who's left to talk about? Oh, just the 3,500 or so poker players about to take their seats for Day 1c today.

It's gonna be huge, it's gonna be packed with surprises and it's all right here on PokerListings. We're even taking requests so if you want your best friend's chip counts or a pic, let us know on Facebook, Twitter or right here under this article!

Gl to all putting $10k on the line today. We're right there with you.

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