NBC Heads Up Championship Line-Up Announced

Deanna Goodson - 24 Feb 2009

The 2009 NBC National Heads-Up Championship is ready to be played next weekend (March 6 – 8) at Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas. The names of the 64 invitees have been released. On the list are former NBC Heads-Up champions, World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champions and some online qualifiers, a few of whom are yet to be named.

Here is an alphabetical listing of the invited players:

David Benyamine
Andy Bloch
Chad Brown
Doyle Brunson
Johnny Chan
Don Cheadle
Glen Chorny
Allen Cunningham
Ivan Demidov
Annie Duke
Tom Dwan
Peter Eastgate
Eli Elezra
Antonio Esfandiari
Sam Farha
Chris Ferguson
Scott Fischman
Layne Flack
Ted Forrest
Brad Garrett
Jamie Gold
Clonie Gowen
Barry Greenstein
Gavin Griffin
Bertrand Grospellier
Joe Hachem
Gus Hansen
Jennifer Harman
Phil Hellmuth
Orel Hershiser
Jeffrey Ishbia (Caesars qualifier)
Phil Ivey
John Juanda
Gabe Kaplan
Phil Laak
Howard Lederer
Erick Lindgren
Jonathan Little
Mike Matusow
Dario Minieri
Chris Moneymaker
Daniel Negreanu
Scotty Nguyen
David Pham
John Phan
Greg Raymer
Vanessa Rousso
Ilari Sahamies
Huck Seed
Vanessa Selbst
Erik Seidel
Mike Sexton
Gavin Smith
Jennifer Tilly
J.C. Tran
Kenny Tran
Paul Wasicka
David Williams
Jerry Yang
Leon Yanovski (online qualifier)
TBD (Caesars qualifier)
TBD (online qualifier)
TBD (online qualifier)
TBD (online qualifier)

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