Chris Moneymaker (left) and David Oppenheim (right) have been inducted into the prestigious Poker Hall of Fame.
The owner of the Hall of Fame, The World Series of Poker, announced on Monday during the Main Event final table celebration that two people shall become the 57th and 58th members for their exclusive club. The 10 finalists were announced earlier last month right after an online nomination procedure.
It ended up being the American poker pro David Oppenheim, who entered the final table as chip leader, who took home the first prize of 250,00 AUD in the $25,000 Shootout Invitational tournament after an easy heads-up win against James Bord. Here are the final table results.
1: David Oppenheim - $250,000 2: James Bord - $150,000 3: Howard Lederer - $80,000 4: Barny Boatman - $50,000 5: Patrik Antonius - $40,000 6: Eli Elezra - $30,000
The second heat of the Full Tilt Poker $25,000 Shootout Invitational is over. The 2 players who made it through the day were Patrik Antonius and James Bord and they will join David Oppenheim and Barny Boatman on the final table in a few days.
The third heat will start in a couple of hours and it will include the following players; Erick Lindgren, Howard Lederer, Tom Dwan, John Juanda, Andy Bloch, Eli Elezra, Van Marcus and Erik Cajelas. It will be very interesting to see which 2 players will make it to the final table. All 6 finalist are guaranteed at least 30k AUD each, the winner will get 250k AUD and the runner up 150k AUD.
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