Ever wish you had a soundtrack for your life? Maybe this playlist will help. These songs are guaranteed to set the tone for the 14-hour grinds on the felt. There's still six weeks left of the World Series of Poker. Make the most of it.
Poker tournaments have no shortage of players with headphones blaring their favorite tracks. During any given tournament you can find players like Jason Somerville, Loni Harwood, Phillip Hui, and Alex Pharurat scanning through Pandora, SoundCloud, and YouTube to find the perfect pick-me up song. We just made it easier. Here's a few of our favorites.
You're making your way to the front entrance of the Rio. Relax your mind. "You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, you can achieve." - Mary Kay Ash.
You just got two-outered on the river and lost half your stack. "The secret of our success is that we never, never give up." — Wilma Mankiller
On the flip side, your aces manage to hold against kings. You then take the chip lead. "I just love it when it runs out pure." — Rich Ryan
You're grinding them 14-hour days and need some songs and mixes to keep you focused. "Keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want." — Paulo Coehlo
You did it. You survived the field, had some run good on your side, and won! "It was all of you against just me and you still couldn't catch me. Color me Untouchable." — Pamela Maldonado
Flashback to 2013. "I had a dream so big and loud." — American Authors