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Friday, December 31, 2010

Pictures from MPT 2010 Main Event

Pictures from MPT 2010 Main Event (Event #7), held in Atlantic City, New Jersey in Bally's Atlantic City on Monday, December 28, 2010.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Statistical Notes Following MPT 2010 Event #7

Observations following the seventh event of the 2010 season, the Mattress Poker Tour Main Event, held at Bally's Atlantic City on December 28, 2010.

  • Bally's Atlantic City became the most frequent home to the Mattress Poker Tour, hosting it's first Main Event and sixth tournament overall
  • TSS777 became the first player in MPT history to win Player of the Year (2007) and the Main Event (2010)
  • TSS777 became the first player to win three MPT events in a single season
  • TSS777 tied Stan for the third highest single event point total, and set the record for an event held outside of Las Vegas
  • Bigfus extended her streak of cashes to four events, tying the second longest streak of all-time
  • Both Bigfus and TSS777 broke the previous record for Sealy Cup points in a single season
  • Bigfus' nineteen point lead in the final Sealy Cup standings is the largest margin of victory over second place in MPT history
  • Bigfus became the first MPT player to top $1,000 in career earnings, while TSS777 moved into second place on the all-time money list
  • Bigfus and TSS777 also finished first and second on the season money list
  • 2010 marked the second time in three years that Bigfus topped the season money list
  • Amazon failed to cash for the sixth straight event, one short of the longest out of the money streak
  • Betdponies moved into first place on the list of last place finishes, becoming the first player eliminated for the sixth time in 24 career events