Ivey and Hellmuth ready for WSOP final!

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posted Friday Jun 8th 2012 at 07:49 PM

by Oscar Vallet

Two of the best poker players ever will square up tonight when they meet in the final of WSOP Event #15 ($5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better)

For the second time at this year's WSOP Phil Ivey is in the money - and with the 6th biggest stack of the remaining 19 players there's a good chance that Ivey will expand his collection of WSOP bracelets. 


The discipline is called  Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better - and 212 players paid the required $5,000 to register. 


If Phil Ivey is to claim his 9th WSOP bracelet he'll have to defeat a tough field of opponents. With the 2nd biggest stack we find American John Monnette, who got his 2nd bracelet a couple of days ago when he won a Stud-event. 


And then there's also Phil Hellmuth, winner of 11 WSOP bracelets. He'll certainly do his best to claim his first WSOP since 2007 - especially coming off last year when he had to settle for three second-places. 


Still left we also have Eli Elezra, EPT Loutraki-winner Zimnan Ziyard, Todd Brunson and Bryn Kenney. 


 


Selected chipcounts:


1. Adam Friedman 323.500


2. John Monnette 314.500


3. Brian Twete


4. Sven Arntzen


5. Nikolai Yakovenko


6. Phil Ivey 234.000


7. Phil Hellmuth 233.000


8. Bryn Kenney 162.000


11. Zimnan Ziyard 143.500


12. Todd Brunson 139.000


18. Eli Elezra 50.500


 


Payouts:


1. $269.037


2. $166.269


3. $109.444


4. $79.831


5. $59.395


6. $44.967


7. $34.595


8. $27.012


9.-10. $21.392


11.-12. $17.187


13.-14. $14.009


15.-16. $11.637


17.-24. $9.675

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