Full Tilt $25K Heads-Up Challenge Down to Eight

by , May 24, 2008 | 6:40 pm

After three rounds and nearly six-and-a-half hours of play, they’ve made it to the money, having played from 64 down to 8 in the Full Tilt Poker $25,000 Heads-Up Challenge. Three Full Tilt pros are still alive. Here are the quarterfinal match-ups:

Andy Bloch vs. FinddaGrind (Patrik Antonius)
David Singer vs. mastrblastr
Brian Hastings vs. mischiefofmagic
Ansky451 (Dani Stern) vs. whitelime

Each of the eight is guaranteed $96,000 for lasting thus far. Those who make it to the semis and lose will earn $168,000, second takes $320,000, and first a cool $560,000.

Today’s event attracted a number of other Full Tilt pros. Gus Hansen, Phil Ivey, David Benyamine, Erik Seidel, Nick Schulman, Erick Lindgren, Chris Ferguson, Huckleberry Seed, Nenad Medic, Peter W Jepsen, and David Oppenheim were each knocked out in the first round. Max Pescatori, Taylor Caby, Eli Elezra, Steve Zolotow, Gavin Smith, and Brandon Adams each won one match before losing in Round 2. And Peter “Nordberg” Feldman and Howard Lederer made it to Round 3 before falling.

Follow along with the other railbirds on Full Tilt Poker and/or over at Two Plus Two.

4 Comments to “Full Tilt $25K Heads-Up Challenge Down to Eight”

  1. California Jen

    Thanks for posting this, Shamus! I’ve been busy with my WSOP-relocation to Vegas today and haven’t kept up.

    Go David Singer!

  2. Short-Stacked Shamus

    No problemo, Jen. Am flying tomorrow myself, so I don’t know how long I’ll be able to follow this sucker tonight. See you in LV.

  3. Short-Stacked Shamus

    Singer is into the semis — the quickest of the quarterfinal matches.

  4. Kevin Mathers

    Final 4 is Brian Hastings v David Singer and whitelime v Andy Bloch.