2010 WSOP Update: Lindgren, Ivey Go For Bracelets

Erica Schoenberg's bf, Erick Lindgren (not pictured), will be going after his second WSOP bracelet today.

Could be an interesting day at the 2010 WSOP. Erick Lindgren is in contention for bracelet number two, and Phil Ivey goes for his eighth (with potential huge prop bet consequences). Here’s the latest.

:: Event #30 ($1,500 NLH) – Another Brit takes a bracelet, as London’s Mike Ellis wins, banking $581,851. Get full final table payouts here.

:: Event #31 ($1,500 H.O.R.S.E.) – Most of the “bigger” names that went into the final day got KO’d early-ish, taking some of the interest out of this one. Konstantin Puchkov of Russia ended up taking it down, banking $256,820. Get full final day payouts here.

:: Event #32 ($5,000 NLH Six-Handed) – The remaining 12 return today and play for a $667,433 first place prize. Mark Radoja brings the big stack to the final day with 1,493,000. He’s followed by the aforementioned Erick Lindgren with 1,165,000. Also remaining, albeit as short-stack, is Men “The Master” Nguyen with 261,000. Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #33 ($2,500 PLO/PLH) – A total of 15 remain, but all eyes will be focused on Phil Ivey. With a chance to do some prop bet damage, Ivey enters the final day as the ninth biggest stack with 207,000. The overall chip leader is Jose-Luis Velador with 455,000. He’s followed by David Chiu with 451,000. Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #35 ($10,000 NLH Heads-Up) – The 256-max tourney sold-out, bringing in some of poker’s biggest names. Some notables making it to the next round include but are certainly not limited to some guy named Phil Ivey, Josh Arieh, The Intense Stare of Scott Clements, Antonio Esfandiari, Faraz Jaka, Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier, Gavin Smith, and David Williams. Get a full winner’s list here.

We’ll be a little light on reporting this weekend, so get additional WSOP coverage at Tao of Poker, Pokerati, and Poker Road.


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