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June 03, 2007

2007 WSOP Begins!

Well, we are off and running in the 2007 World Series of Poker!!

There is already some controversy, as the event has introduced new cards, that most of the top players ABSOLUTELY HATE!

The first event played is the $5000 Mixed Holdem Event. There were 451 Entries for the evnet, and after two days of play, they are down to just 9. Here are the players, and seat positions.... play will resume today:
Seat 1: John Younger
Seat 2: Jon Turner
Seat 3: Fred Berger
Seat 4: Rodger McDow
Seat 5: Greg Muller
Seat 6: Kirk Morrison
Seat 7: Steve Billirakis
Seat 8: Steve Paul Ambrose
Seat 9: Tony George

The second event, $1500 No Limit Texas Holdem kicked off yesterday, bringing a record 2998 entries! After day one, it is down to 270 which makes all remaining in the money for at least $3478. First place will pay the winner $727,012. Several top pros are near the top, including two past Main Event champions! Here are the top players still in the hunt:
1 Alex Jacob1
2 Roland De Wolfe
3 David Pham
4 Pat Blye
5 Eric Baldwin
6 Jeffrey Yoak
7 Benny Cho111
7 Michael Banducci
9 Shawn Reed
10 Sanjeer "Bobby" Bais
11 Dapo Fadey
11 Arnold Spee
13 Brian Ichikawa
14 Don Holland83
15 Jeff Cabanilla
16 Ryan Fair
16 Matthew Stern
18 Steve Wise
19 Kiran Pate
20 Chris Moneymaker
20 Erick Lindgren
22 Steve Kolb
23 Neil O'Brien
24 Collin Halstead
25 Greg Raymer
26 Sergi Veyster
27 Colin Dentan
28 Scott Clements
29 Eugene Todd
29 Griffin Avel

Today, the thrid Event will start at noon ( vegas time ). It is a $1500 Pot Limit Texas Holdem Event.

Posted by fatbill at June 3, 2007 10:15 AM


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