Yesterday the sixth day of the WPT World Championship was played at the Bellagio in Vegas. There were only 9 players left and only 6 of them would make it to the final table. Marvin Rettenmaier had a big lead and could just have kicked back and relaxed, waiting for the small stacks to take out each other.
But Rettenmaier doesn't seem to be the type of player who ever stops to gamble as he conti[...] Read more » The WPT World Championship final table is set - Rettenmaier holds gigantic lead!
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 37 (M)
When we are in the game and we have that feeling, nothing can stop us. If Marvin Rettenmaier was having good cards in good position, why not play them? This is just showing he doesn’t play scared money, and being leading, he is the main opposition, the one who everyone should be scared of. I usually don’t do it, but this is the way poker should be played, eliminating opponents, no matter your rank.
Joined: May '08
Age: 32 (M)
the thing that someone holds a huge chip lead doesn't mean a lot in poker- when we are talking of let's say football, when one team has 5-0 lead we know that the game is in the bag...miracles happen, but very rarely- but with poker it's a different thing, huge lead can be easily caught, two double ups and everything is back to normal situation...