Finally it's official which 62 players that will take part in the prestige filled tournament National Heads-up Championship, which will be played 3-6 March this year. Some of the biggest names that will take part are Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Patrik Antonius, Daniel "Jungleman12" Cates, Sorel Mizzi and Gus Hansen.
Not less than 12 WSOP Main Event champs will take part this time along with Annie Duke, who won the tournament last year, and another 7 women. Personally, I can only come up with one name that I will miss in this tournament - Viktor "Isildur1" Blom. Well, take a deep breath before you check out the list of participants below.
Jason Alexander, Patrik Antonius, Eric Baldwin, David Benyamine, Andy Bloch, Liv Boeree, James Bord, Doyle Brunson, Joe Cada, Daniel Cates, Johnny Chan, Don Cheadle, Nicolas Chouity, Allen Cunningham, Jonathan Duhamel, Annie Duke, Tom Dwan, Peter Eastgate, Eli Elezra, Antonio Esfandiari, Chris Ferguson, Ted Forrest, Phil Galfond, Phil Gordon, Barry Greenstein, Bertrand Grospellier, Joe Hachem, Gus Hansen, Jennifer Harman, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Faraz Jaka, John Juanda, Gabe Kaplan, Frank Kassela, Eugene Katchalov, Phil Laak, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren, Ayaz Mahmood, Tom Marchese, Mike Matusow, Jason Mercier, Michael Mizrachi, Sorel Mizzi, Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Negreanu, Scotty Nguyen, Annette Obrestad, Dennis Phillips, Dwyte Pilgrim, John Racener, Greg Raymer, Vanessa Rousso, Kara Scott, Huck Seed, Erik Seidel, Vanessa Selbst, Emmitt Smith, Gavin Smith, Jennifer Tilly, Melburn Whitmire, David Williams and Justin Young.