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    Wednesday, July 5th, 2006 by Mike

Yesterday was Independance day all accross America, including Las Vegas where this year’s WSOP is well underway.
Event #8 ($2k Omaha Hi/Lo Split) was in it’s second day and it left with these results:

Seat 1: Florante “Rusty” Mandap – 156,000
Seat 2: Steve Lustig – 31,000
Seat 3: Cong Do – 99,000
Seat 4: Jeff Madsen – 225,000
Seat 5: Robert Collins – 156,000
Seat 6: Robert Mangino – 165,000
Seat 7: Russ Salzer – 142,000
Seat 8: Daniel Negreanu – 166,000
Seat 9: Jack Zwerner – 189,000

Yesterday was also Day 1 of Event #9 ($5k No-Limit Hold’em). Some people refer to this as the warm up to the main event, the 10k no-limit hold’em, the cadillac of poker. Event #9 left the following results:

1. Erik Cajelais – 137,900
2. Steven Prentky – 131,600
3. Phil Hellmuth, Jr. – 126,300
4. Dang Trinh – 124,700
5. Richard Freire – 109,200
7. Dustin “Neverwin” Woolf – 100,500
12. Vinnie Vinh – 83,400
13. Casey Kastle – 82,600
14. Chad Brown – 72,400
15. Rob Hollink – 71,900
21. Brian Wilson – 57,700
22. Marco Traniello – 56,000
23. Rene Angelil – 54,300
24. Jean Robert Bellande – 53,300
26. Marcel Luske – 51,900

One important thing to note is that Phil Helmuth finished in the money again, the 52nd time in his career.

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