Happenings for this evening as I found out from Jen I’ve become a member of the WPA all over again:
The $5,000 Stud 8 or Better World Championship is down to the final 3, with Team Full Tilt Pro Chris Ferguson the dominate chip leader. Marcel Luske finished in 4th, Annie Duke finished 5th, you can catch all the action at the WSOP site here.
The other final table for today already has its champion, to find out who it was, click on the jump:
Luis Valedor, a player so good he has three Hendon Mob database entries, just took down the $1,500 NL Holdem event #32 taking down over $570,000 and a coveted bracelet. Anthony Signore finished in 2nd, other results can be found here. Vermont resident Shane Stacey finished in 5th for $166,682 and for the moment passing Kentucky in the World Standings.
The $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha w/rebuys event is down to their final 25, with Kyle Kleockner in the lead. Other notable names include Layne Flack, Erik Seidel, Ted Forrest and Dario Allioto. Nikolay Evdakov cashed for the 7th time this Series, finishing in 30th. Clonie Gowen (wearing her FTP patches), finished in 34th. Their progress can be found here.
The $1,500 Seven Card Stud event is down to their final 23. PokerStars Team Pro Chad Brown is chip leader, Sabyl Landrum, Al Barbieri and Bryan Devonshire are the other notable names in the field. Watch how they do here.
The fourth edition of the $1,500 NL Holdem event drew a field of 2,447 that is already down to under 500 as they’ve returned from their dinner break. Among the early leaders, Freddy Deeb, Hevad Kahn, Tom McEvoy and Shannon Shorr. Other chip leaders and updates can be found here.
The $10,000 Omaha Eight or Better World Championship drew a field of 235, and only 3 are gone so far. Among the early leaders: Ram Vaswani, Bruno Fitoussi, Pokerati’s own Tom Schneider, and Mike Matusow. Follow the exciting split-pot action here.
More exciting news to come during the evening and tomorrow from me…