2010 WSOP Update: Still Not Year of the Woman + Phil Ivey In Contention

Vannesa Rousso, a woman, who went to Duke, added another entry to what is becoming the Almost Year of the Woman(TM).

Not much of a weekend for either the Year of the WomanTM or the Year of the ComebackTM at the 2010 WSOP. Plenty of big names though are in contention for bracelets today, so here’s the latest.

:: Event #34 ($1,000 Seniors Championship) – Tom Schneider didn’t win. Results here.

:: Event #35 ($10,000 NLH Heads-Up) – Vanessa Rousso, a woman, who went to Duke, made a deep run but bowed out in the quarterfinals. Same goes for Faraz Jaka. In related no-fly-list news, heads-up is down to Ayaz Mahmood and Germany’s Ernst Schmejkal. Payouts so far here.

:: Event #36 ($1,000 NLH) – The latest weekend donkamentTM is down to around 450 remaining. Chip leaders include Scott Montgomery (75,200), Ryan D’Angelo (67,875) Soheil Shamseddin (66,975) and Neil Channing (64,500). Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #37 ($3,000 H.O.R.S.E.) – The 478 who entered are now down to 25, with first place winning $329,840. John Juanda heads into Day 3 as chip leader, stacked at 393,000. He’s followed by Dave Baker with 373,000. Some guy named Phil Ivey is seventh overall with 205,000. Other notables remaining include and are certainly limited to Jeffrey Lisandro (193,000), Dan Heimiller, a ginger (180,000), David Benyamine (137,000), Chad Brown (108,000), Scott Seiver (105,000), and David Singer (93,000). Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #38 ($10,000 PLH) – The final event of the weekend brought in 268 players, creating a first place prize of $617,214. Thomas Marchese leads the 135 remaining, stacked at 334,600. He’s followed by Nikolai Yakovenko with 236,300. Of the holy triumvirate, Daniel Negreanu has 63,800, Phil Hellmuth is stacked at 34,500, and Phil Ivey comes back with 20,200. Get full chip counts here.


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