How much has Phil Hellmuths late entry performances for each years WSOP ME cost him? Phil Hellmuth traditional turns up late on his starting days for the WSOP ME. The problem for Phil Hellmuth is that the late registration for the WSOP ME lasts hours as each blind level is 120 minutes.
Phil Hellmuth this year had to turn up 5 hours late to make a dramatic entrance and not just be one of the late registration herd. By Phil Hellmuth registering late for each years WSOP ME does he really effect his chances of winning the WSOP ME?
The early levels of the WSOP ME are when you can get to see a lot of flops very cheaply. By not playing these levels he is missing out on the chance to increase his stack at a low cost. Phil Hellmuth had a very low chip stack for his day 2 and then did not turn up again. Was it a great PR stunt?
The previous day his entrance was a real anti climax as it was really just Phil Hellmuth turning up very late in shirt. So Phil Hellmuth turned off his phone, locked the door and did not appear. This was a real story and everyone wanted to know where was Phil Hellmuth because he would not turn up late this time with such a short stack …
Phil Hellmuths on twitter updated the waiting poker world, strange how on previous posts he had decided to update the world on how much he had slept the previous days. But if your aim is to win the WSOP ME you would not reduce your chances just for PR stunts? Phil Hellmuths aim is to win a 12th WSOP bracelet but perhaps he realises that the odds of ever winning the WSOP Main Event are so low he might as well make as much use of the WSOP Main Event as he can.