Selbst In Contention at NAPT Mohegun Sun; Seidel Has Shot at WPT Title

Lots of tournament action to report on from the weekend as just about every major tour has an event. As indicated by the headline, the big stories we’re following are if Vanessa Selbst can capture back-to-back NAPT Mohegan Sun titles and if Erik Seidel can continue his insane 2011 with a WPT win. The Jess & BJ Show above talks more WPT. We talk more on all the tournament action in the below recap(s).

:: NAPT Mohegan Sun – Going into Day 3, a total of 74 remain. Aaron Overton holds the chip lead, stacked at 598,700. He’s followed by Aaron Mermelstein with 382,500. In fifth overall is last year’s champ Vanessa Selbst, a woman, with 339,200. Plenty of interesting names remain, get full chip counts here.

:: WPT Hollywood Poker Open – The total field size increased by five to 97, and 27 remain. Andy Whetstone is the chip leader going into Day 3, stacked at 334,400. Shannon Shorr is second overall with 250,900. The aforementioned Erik Seidel is a top 10 stack and looking to add yet another title to his 2011 with 133,000. Amanda Musumeci, a woman, the girl Bodog signed last year but we haven’t seen much of since, is still alive with 57,900. Get full chip counts here.

:: EPT Berlin – Ben “NeverScaredB” Wilinofsky won. Full recap here.

:: WSOP-C St. Louis – After a disappointing showing at Rincon, the WSOP-C rebounded in St. Louis, bringing in a field of 449 and first place prize of $142,290. A total of 93 survived Day 1. Harris Paroya is chip leader. Other notable big stacks include but are certainly not limited to two-time WSOP Main Event champ Dennis Phillips, one-time WSOP Main Event champ Greg Raymer, and Nadya Magnus, a woman, who was the loose cannon on PokerStars’ Big Game. Get full chip counts here.

:: HPT Colorado – A record field for this event, as 25 year-old Spencer Uniss took it down, banking $221,594. After the win, he said he was going to get a private jet and fly his friends to Vegas. Oh, to be 25 again. Fucker. Get full results here.


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