Phil Ivey Looking For His Ninth Bracelet in WSOPE High Roller EventPublished on September 22nd, 2010 6:20 am EST
The 10k No Limit Hold'em Heads-Up event at the WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) drew many of poker's biggest names, including Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel Negreanu.
Day 1 of the event is now in the books, with the original field of 103 players having been whittled down to 32.
Some of the players who are still alive in the event after Day 1 include Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Howard Lederer and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies.
Phil Hellmuth, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi were some of the big names who hit the rail on Day 1.
Here is a list of the Round of 32 match-ups that will take place on Wednesday afternoon (local time):
Howard Lederer vs Shawn Buchanan
Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies vs Huck Seed
Martin Kabrhel vs Matt Jarvis
Jim Collopy vs Scott Fischman
Sondre Svanevik vs Daniel Steinberg
Kevin Eyster vs Ludovic Lacay
Justin Adams vs Marius Torbergsen
Ram Vaswani vs Yevgeniy Timoshenko
Amit Makhija vs McLean Karr
Neil Channing vs Chris Moorman
Jani Sointula vs Phil Ivey
Mark Everett vs Gus Hansen
Mori Eskandani vs Andrew Feldman
Saar Wilf vs Talal Shakerchi
Andrew Robl vs Touko Takala
Chance Kornuth vs Daniel Negreanu
The eventual winner of this event will take home over 288k pounds, while the runner-up will receive approximately 178k pounds. All of the players who win their Round of 32 match-ups on Wednesday afternoon will be guaranteed a minimum of 22,847 pounds.
A few of the players who are still alive in this event are involved in some pretty big bracelet bets, which will make the next few days even more entertaining.
Play in this event will resume on Wednesday afternoon.
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