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Matt Giannetti Leads World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open Final Table
Matt Salsberg Makes Back-to-Back WPT Final Tables, Darryll Fish Makes Third WPT Final
After a marathon day of play, the final table of the 2013 World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open $3,500 no-limit hold’em main event was set at 4 a.m. EST. A total of 369 entrants turned out. but now only six remain to battle it out for the title and $323,804 first-place prize. You can watch all of the action on the WPT’s final table live stream starting at 3 p.m. EST right here on CardPlayer.
The chip leader heading into the final day is 2011 WSOP main event fourth-place finisher and 2011 WPT Malta main event champion Matt Giannetti. Second in chips is Florida native Darryll Fish, who will enter his third WPT final table with a healthy 66-blind stack.
Matt Salsberg is also at his third career WPT final table, and has now made back-to-back finals, the most recent of which was less than two weeks ago at the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open. The TV producer and poker player is looking to improve on his sixth-place showing in that event.
Here is a look at the chip counts at this final table:
|Rank||Player||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Judge Denies Ivey's Request To Dismiss Borgata Case|
|2||A Poker Life: Bryn Kenney|
|3||Resorts World Las Vegas Construction To Begin In May|
|4||Online Poker Hearing Dismays Poker Community|
|5||Online Poker: Ben Tollerene Wins $232K|
|6||Gunmen Rob Chicago Poker Game, Police Say|
|7||Witness List Released For Anti-Online Poker Hearing|
|8||Poker Hand of the Week: What's Your Play?|
|9||'Tortured' Revel Situation Could Be Resolved Soon|
|10||Win WSOP Seats With Americas Cardroom|
|1||Mike Sexton 'Calls Out' The World Series Of Poker|
|2||Salomon Won $40M Last Year Playing Poker: Report|
|3||WSOP Prepares For 24K Entries In Colossus|
|4||Judge Denies Ivey's Request To Dismiss Borgata Case|
|5||Web Poker: Phil Ivey Loses Another $600K|
|6||Poker Player Gets 2-3 Years In Prison For Fatal Punch|
|7||Illinois Man Steals $420K In Poker Chips: Police|
|8||Poker Player Robbed Bank After Losing Everything|
|9||Billionaire Accused Of Not Paying Casino Marker|
|10||Cancer Surgery Successful, Doyle Brunson Says|