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June 10, 2008

WSOP 2008 Day 12 Updates

Event #13, a $2500 No Limit Texas Holdem event was won by Duncan Bell, who took home $666,697 and the bracelet. Steve Merrifield took second place worth $428,969.

Event #14, the $10,000 World Championship Seven Card Stud event was won by Eric Brooks, who took down $415,856 and the bracelet. Taking second place was Fu Wong, worth $259,910.
As a side note, Brooks is donating 100% of his winnings to Decision Education Foundation!!

Event #15, the $1000 Ladies No Limit Texas Holdem World Championship was down to 61 players after the first day of play. Kathy Leibert, and Evelyn Ng are still in the hunt.

Event #16, a $2000 Omaha High-Low Split, 8 or Better event ended with 18 players still in the hunt. Play will resume today at 3PM

Event #17, a $1500 No Limit Texas Holdem Shootout has three tables remaining to be decided, EACH with heads-up matches ongoing.

Event #18, a $5000 No LImit 2-7 Draw Loball w/rebuys event drew only 85 players but had 272 rebuys and add-ons!! This makes first place worth $537,862, which is pretty good for only 85 players! Only 14 will make the money though! Play ended with 39 players still in the hunt, with the chip leaders looking like this:
Tom Dwan: 230,000
Mike Matusow: 179,000
Michael Binger: 162,000
Tom Schneider: 149,000
Stephen Wolff: 145,000
Erick Lindgren: 135,000
Phil Ivey: 130,000
Michael Mizrachi: 125,000
Chad Brown: 120,000
Nick Schulman: 117,000

Event #19, a $1500 Pot Limit Omaha event begins play today at Noon.

Event #20, a $2000 Limit Texas Holdem event begins today at 5PM.

Posted by fatbill at June 10, 2008 09:51 AM


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