More 8g88 in the Weeds!

My brother has completed his Vegas Trip report with a post about Day 5 to his blog: 8g88 in the Weeds. It includes an excellent write up of his attempt at a WSoP satellite at Binion’s, in addition to meeting Scotty Nguyen. Here’s what Derek had to say:

I played real tight. My first goal was to watch everyone play hands. I did not want to get knocked out first. I noticed quickly which players were the loose new comers and which players were the seasoned tourney players. The tourney newcomers were limping in in EP. You need to raise or fold in EP during no limit tourneys. These guys were seat 2, 6, and of course 9 (the Meatloaf looking guy in shorts). These fools had all their limps either raised out by LP bettors or they called and lost with crappy hands like J-2 offsuit. They all got bounced very quickly. I think I got the right table! The seasoned tourney players were not as good as they would lead you to believe. All they know is position raising. Position is critical but I picked up quick on their tells. I knew when they had something and I …