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Old 06-04-2010, 08:00 AM   #401
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Re: Phil Laak to attempt World Record Session

where does phil laak get his money from? he wins no tournaments, he isn't winning on HSP and he is even losing in regular 10/20 cashgames
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:05 AM   #402
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where does phil laak get his money from? he wins no tournaments, he isn't winning on HSP and he is even losing in regular 10/20 cashgames
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:11 AM   #403
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:17 AM   #404
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he just doesnt wanna have to reload while completly out of it
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:20 AM   #405
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where does phil laak get his money from? he wins no tournaments, he isn't winning on HSP and he is even losing in regular 10/20 cashgames
https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/29...-money-460333/
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:31 AM   #406
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where does phil laak get his money from? he wins no tournaments, he isn't winning on HSP and he is even losing in regular 10/20 cashgames
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:39 AM   #407
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:05 AM   #408
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Wait, can someone confirm this? I thought they said there would be no sleep allowed?
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he's not allowed to sleep, one of the people assisting in the attempt confirmed it earlier in his chat
Dunno. I just based this on what is on his website.

To put it lightly, this attempt is an extreme test of endurance. Phil’s going for 80 hours of poker, and he’s allotted just five minutes of break time for every consecutive hour of poker that he plays. That adds up to just 6 hours and 40 minutes of break time over the course of three and a half days. He can build them up and use them all together (e.g. he could take a 30-minute break after playing for six straight hours), and he can use the break time for anything he wants - using the bathroom, grabbing a meal, or even sleeping.

However, there are some limitations - for instance, he can’t build up a bunch of break time and then tack it on at the end as part of the marathon record. Every accounted minute of the record attempt has to be spent at the poker table. The good news is that the use of those break minutes is at his discretion - which means there will be some strategic issues to consider. Is it better to take frequent, short breaks to stay fresh? Or is the best method to grind out a long string of hours and then catch a few Z’s?
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:37 AM   #409
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he is even losing in regular 10/20 cashgames
He might play is B or C game but can't stop playing for obvious reasons.
And also he only played around 1000-1100 hands.
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:37 AM   #410
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lots of chips in front of him now
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:44 AM   #411
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is he allowed to take drugs like adderall?
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:04 AM   #412
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where does phil laak get his money from? he wins no tournaments, he isn't winning on HSP and he is even losing in regular 10/20 cashgames
There is an entire thread dedicated to this:
https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/29...-money-460333/
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:06 AM   #413
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is he allowed to take drugs like adderall?
As far as i know he is not allowed to take drugs. Would be pretty dumb if he was allowed to do adderall.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:13 AM   #414
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he made money in the stock market during tech boom ldo
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:15 AM   #415
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On a recent podcast, he stated that he was allowed take drugs but wasn't going to. He also said that he expects someone will take drugs to break the record in the future.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:19 AM   #416
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As far as i know he is not allowed to take drugs. Would be pretty dumb if he was allowed to do adderall.
that's up to him. he's choosing not to. listen to the interview from a few pages back for more details.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:20 AM   #417
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he just put 100k on the table
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:39 AM   #418
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Phil looks like a zombie right now.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:41 AM   #419
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wait.. when did he start and when will he end?
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:10 PM   #420
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Re: Phil Laak to attempt World Record Session

Just in case anyone is interested, I spoke to Phil yesterday 27 hrs in....if this was him 27 hrs in, I'd like to talk to him again tomorrow morning...

http://sports.espn.go.com/espnradio/...ast&id=5248751
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:43 PM   #421
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can someone post the link to the live stream???

nm here it is

http://acejones.com/unabomber-poker.htm
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:00 PM   #422
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can someone post the link to the live stream???

nm here it is

http://acejones.com/unabomber-poker.htm
Sweet, even has audio.
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:15 PM   #423
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Re: Phil Laak to attempt World Record Session

watching the stream right now so funny the chit degenerate poker players do
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:16 PM   #424
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you couldnt pay me enough to do this, pretty impressive imo.
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Old 06-04-2010, 02:16 PM   #425
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He looks pretty good for 47 hours! They should adjust the camera angles...
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