Tournaments are like lottery... Variance can kill you thousands of times when you are 80%+ favorite and you may never reach a final table in MTT or you could be unbelievably lucky like those idiots who won the WSOP
- Jamie Gold or Jerry Yang
Elky had a really good run last year and he was eliminated AA vs KK when the other guy hit a King. Elky is one of the best tournament players,but he really needs to be lucky to win a big tournament.
That's why most poker professionals play cash games. There's no luck involved in the cash games. It's 100% skill when you are playing thousands of hands.