2010 WSOP Update: Carter Phillips Wins First Bracelet

Joe Sebok (foreground) was among the many who did not cash in the $5k NLH event...

Some good stories are picking up again at the 2010 WSOP. We’re expecting a good weekend. Here’s the latest.

:: Event #13 ($1,000 NLH) – Steven Gee wins this one, banks $427,479. Meh. Here.

:: Event #16 ($1,500 NLH) – Already owning an EPT title, Carter Phillips now adds a WSOP bracelet to his mantle(?). Phillips defeated a field of 1,663 for the title, banking $482,774. Get full final table payouts here.

:: Event #17 ($5,000 NLH) – The field played down to 18. Jason DeWitt ended the day as big stack with 1,873,000. He’s followed by former EPT winner Jeff Williams with 1,323,000. Other notables remaining include Amit Makhija (1,317,000), Antonio Esfandiari (883,000), Perry Friedman (361,000), David Benefield (326,000), and Veronica Dunn, a woman (252,000). Phil Hellmuth was knocked out in 50th. Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #18 ($2,000 LH) – The limit hold’em field started with 476 and played down to 144. Lots of women remain in this one, including Maria Ho, Jennifer Tilly, Liz Lieu, Melissa Hayden, Lisa Wagoner, Svetlana “Glum Girl” Gromenkova, Nancy Blaustein, Nicole Harris, and Malissia Zapata…that’s like math math math 16% of the field, or roughly the same ratio percentage of females vs. men if The Maven threw a party. Kidding, kidding. Full chip counts here.

:: Event #19 ($10,000 2-7 Draw Lowball) – A total of 101 entered the final event of the day, with 74 making it through. Homan Houshiar ended the day as chip leader, stacked at 116,100. Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan continues his hunt to decimate the poker economy, ending the day in sixth overall with 64,100. Of the holy triumvirate, Daniel Negreanu has 46,800, Phil Ivey was eliminated, and Phil Hellmuth didn’t play. Get full chip counts here.

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