32 Confirmed for NBC Heads-Up

32 Confirmed for NBC Heads-Up

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

A press release from the producers of NBC’s Heads-Up Championship has outlined an extensive list of pros for the televised event.

The roster is the first official announcement from the organisers, adding some credence to the tentative lists compiled from tweets and forum posts over the last few weeks.

Each player will ante-up $20,000 to compete in the 64-player tournament which takes place between January 24th and 26th.

To determine the breakdown of players a draw party will take place on January 23rd. This will divide the players into brackets and determine their projected routes to the final.

The 32 players confirmed in the recent press release, are:

Doyle Brunson Antonio Esfandiari John Hennigan
Faraz Jaka Ben Lamb Will Failla
Matt Glantz David Williams Barry Greenstein
Maria Ho Vanessa Rousso Phil Ivey
Mike Matusow Jonathan Duhamel Tom Dwan
Greg Merson John Monnette Mike Sexton
Mohsin Charania Olivier Busquet Jennifer Tilly
Yevgeniy Timoshenko Scott Seiver Eugene Katchalov
Greg Raymer Erik Seidel Andy Bloch
Daniel Negreanu Brian Hastings Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier Andrew Frankenberger Phil Galfond

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