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Monday, November 15, 2010

Pictures from MPT 2010 #6

Pictures from MPT 2010 Event #6, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the Trump Taj Mahal Taj Tower.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Statistical Notes Following MPT 2010 Event #5

Observations following the fourth event of the 2010 season, held at Resorts Atlantic City on October 23, 2010.
  • Resorts Atlantic City became the eleventh different venue to host the Mattress Poker Tour
  • Stumerrian became the 40th different player to play in a MPT tournament
  • Noahcat is the 17th player to participate in three or more events
  • Bigfus jumped into the Sealy Cup lead, while Sass also leapfrogged over TSS777 to move into second place in the season standings
  • Bigfus also took the season money lead, after her fourth cash in five chances
  • Bigfus became the third player two win two tournaments in the same season, joining Amazon and TSS777
  • RowanB became only the eighth different player to cash this season, through five events (and 16 paying positions)
  • RowanB broke a streak of four straight events without a cash
  • Amazon and Betdponies each failed to cash in their fifth straight event, tying for the fourth longest streak of all-time
  • Bigfus extended her lead on the all-time, while Sass passes TSS777 to move into second place
  • RowanB jumps to from sixth to fourth in all-time earnings, also becoming the fifth player to break the $500 mark for prize winnings
  • Sass retains the all-time points lead, though Bigfus overtook Harv29 to move into second, only four points behind the career leader
  • Bigfus became the first player in MPT history to win a tournament by only eliminating only one player
  • Noahcat became the 13th different player to finish last place during a MPT event

Pictures from MPT 2010 #5

Pictures from MPT 2010 Event #5, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Resorts Atlantic City Rendezvous Tower.

An external computer monitor showed the blind levels while the television was occupied watching the National League Championship Series

The MPT Monkey guards the prize money during heads-up play

Sass and Bigfus heads-up, while Harv29 deals and the MPT Monkey watches

Sass watches as Harv29 reveals a river card

Bigfus looks concerned as Harv29 counts her chip stack near the end of the tournament

Bigfus with her winning cards, the MPT Monkey, and friends

The final hand