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Limit Hold'em Champion Set to be Crowned

Posted 2012-06-11 GMT-6
Can Terrence Chan claim his first gold bracelet?
Can Terrence Chan claim his first gold bracelet?

Welcome back to the Rio as we get ready to play down to another World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner. Who will become the limit hold'em champion? Only time will tell, but as of right now it is Matthew Woodward who has the chip lead, followed closely by none other than Terrence Chan.

It all started two days ago when 166 of the best players in the world took to the tables with high hopes of getting here today. However only 17 of those managed that feat and are still in with a chance of taking down the $206,760 first-place prize.

There is no doubt that today is going to be a fiercely contested battle as talented poker players and limit hold'em specialist are all still in with a chance of becoming the victor. Here's how they lineup today:

Final Day Seating Draw

Table Seat Player Chips
446 1 Andrew Prock 105,500
446 2 Douglas Rutherford 32,000
446 3 Mike Schneider 44,000
446 4 Matt Szymaszek 134,500
446 5 Terrence Chan 238,000
446 6 Kenneth Shei 120,500
446 7 Ayman Qutami 224,500
446 8 Matt Glantz 166,500
446 9 Jeff Shulman 219,500
       
452 1 Matthew Woodward 265,000
452 2 Ron Burke 50,500
452 3 Chris Overgard 72,500
452 4 Nicholas Derke 75,500
452 5 Raymond Dehkharghani 210,000
452 6 Samuel Golbuff 231,500
452 7 Jesse Martin 200,500
452 8 --empty-- --
452 9 Benjamin Scholl 105,500

The title is anyone's for the taking and by the end of another long day of min-raising, we will have our limit hold'em king. It all begins at 2:00 PM and PokerNews will be here every step of the way, so don't miss it!

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Posted 2012-06-11 GMT-6

Event 20: $5,000 Limit Hold'em
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Winner

Winner Benjamin Scholl
Winning Hand ♥A♣10
Prize 206,760

Level Info

Level 27
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 0

Players Info

Prize Pool 780,200