Over the Pond
Well, this is a poker post…surprise…surprise.
You need 100K just to sit. At the eighth episode the money on the table is approaching three-million.
I've been downloading the Million Dollar Cash Game that ran in London recently. I got it from a torrent site specializing in poker. It currently has eight of the episodes available. The first couple are a bit of a dog but the play does pick up.
The starting players are:
The replacements include:
The first couple of shows are a bit plebian but it does heat up and get interesting.
I won't include much in spoilers other than to mention that Dwan's propensity for implied odds hands isn't well rewarded to date.
Gary Jones and David Tuchman are the excellent commentators.