There's already been some interesting table talk in the first few minutes of the tournament. A minute or so before the cards were in the air, Allen Kessler announced that the tournament should start at 300-600 rather 400-800.
"He's already complaining!" David Baker shouted to another Allen - Allen Bari.
A few minutes later, David "Bakes" Baker sat down directly across from David Baker, prompting Kessler to ask, "We have the good David Baker, and the bad David Baker, but which is which?"
"I'm the worst," Bakes responded. "I haven't reached a World Series of Poker final table this year.
The older Baker finished third in Event 22: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball, earning him $59,925.
To no one's surprise, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow is awfully chatty. "I'm surrounded by second-place finishers," he said moments ago.
Matusow is referring to his tablemate Brett Richey, who finished second in Event 26: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha, and David Chiu, who's sitting behind him, and finished second in Event 27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. earlier today.
Ylon Schwartz, the winner of Event 27, hasn't arrived yet, is also in attendance.