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June 15, 2008

WSOP 2008 Day 17 Updates

Event #23, a $2000 No Limit Texas Holdem event was won by Blair Hinkle, who took home $507,563 and the bracelet. Mark Brockington took second worth $326,552. Hinkles older brother ALSO won a bracelet at this years WSOP, making them the only brothers to do so in the same WSOP!

Event #24, a $2500 Pot Limit Texas Holdem/Omaha event was won by Max Pescatori, who took home $246,471 and his second bracelet. Second place went to Kyle Kloeckner.

Event #25, a $10,000 World Championship Heads Up No Limit Texas Holdem event is still undecided. There is still a heads up match ongoing as of this writing to determine the final four. Today's matches will be:
Kenny Tran vs. Jonathan Jaffe
Vanessa Selbst vs. *Winner of Lyle Berman vs. Alec Torrelli

Event #26, a $1500 Seven Card Razz event is down to the final table! The players and chip counts going into todays final are:
Christopher Viox: 350,000
Barry Greenstein: 220,000
Brandon Leeds: 195,000
Joseph Michael: 140,000
Archie Karas: 130,000
Mark Tenner: 120,000
Chris Klondnicki: 115,000
Michael Wattel: 75,000

Event #27, a $1500 No Limit Texas Holdem Event drew 2706 entrants, and at the end of day one, only 224 remained. Play will resume today to determine the final table.

Event #28, a $5000 Pot Limit Omaha with Rebuys started with 152, and played down to 56 heading into todays play. The leaders are stacked with to pros:
Emmanuel Sebag: 450,000
David Benyamine: 357,000
Adam Houran: 240,000
John Juanda: 225,000
Phil Hellmuth: 205,000
Josh Arieh: 190,000
Alexander Kostritsyn: 180,000
Rafi Amit: 180,000
Erick Lindgren: 172,200
Gavin Smith: 150,000

Events starting today are:

Event #29, a $3000 No Limit Texas Holdem Event, which begins at Noon.

Event #30, the $10,000 World Championship of Limit Texas Holdem begins at 5PM

Posted by fatbill at June 15, 2008 07:34 AM


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