In case you didn't read our news on Event #24 (Omaha Hi-LowSplit 8-or-better) this morning, we can inform you that Phil Ivey (8 WSOP bracelets), Scotty Nguyen (5 WSOP bracelets) and Joe Cassidy were the last 3 players fighting for a first prize of $294,777 and a gold coveted bracelet.
About 2 hours ago, Day 3 came to an end and unfortunately Phil Ivey, who finished 2nd in Event 17: $10,000[...] Read more » 2012 WSOP: Day 3 Ends with Cassidy & Nguyen Heads-Up
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So Ivey was the one left behind by Cassidy and Nguyen… Well, someone had to go and being all so close when they got to that step, anyone could reasonably fall. There goes the 9 bracelet objective, passing to the next event he will (?) be playing this year. After this, Cassidy got a 3-1 chip lead so everything is on his side, except expertise, which Nguyen, with 5 bracelets, gathers more.