Friday, June 26, 2009

WSOP 2009 Events 45 & 46 winners, 47-49 updates

Event 45 - $10,000 World Championship Pot Limit Hold'em has a winner, John Kabbaj, who outlasted 275 players and takes home his first WSOP bracelet and a tidy $633,335 top prize. Congratulations.

Event 46 - $2,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8-or-better is now in the books too, and we find Derek Raymond atop the mound of chips. He takes home WSOP gold and $229,192. Congratulations.

The final table (9) of Event 47 - $2,500 Mixed Hold'em will regroup today at 2:00pm. A few recognizable names remaining of the 527 who started, include Barry Greenstein, Hasan Habib, and Ylon Schwartz.

The first day of Event 48 - $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo 8-or-better came to a close not long ago and the remaining 87 players of 762 who started will return today at 2:00pm PST.

Two events will see their Day 1 kick off today. First, the big Event 49 - $50,000 World Championship H.O.R.S.E., which will bring out the stars at high noon. Then, later at 5:00pm Event 50 - $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout.

Again, I hope you are all enjoying the coverage of the 2009 edition of the World Series of Poker. Please check back often for myi updates, or if you just can't wait that long point your browser on over to



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