Friday, 22 May 2009
The biggest names in the game head to Full Tilt for the World Heads Up Championship
In what promises to be the perfect primer for the forthcoming WSOP, Full Tilt is this weekend hosting their second annual $25k World Heads Up Championship. Many of the top high stakes players in the game, including Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen and Tom ‘durrrr; Dwan will competing for the crown. Joining them this year will be Britain’s own Luke ‘FullFlush’ Schwartz who hasn’t exactly been shy and retiring about the play of some of his fellow pros. Expect plenty of banter in the chatbox whenever he is playing.The action starts tomorrow at 8pm UK time where a potential field of 128 players will be whittled down to four. Play will recommence on Sunday at 9pm UK time to decide the winner. Last year’s event was won by David Singer who picked up $560,000 after beating Emile ‘whitelime’ Patel in the final.
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