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Phil Hellmuth Vol. 19, No. 5 Card Player Magazine

2005 Champ Ready for a Repeat? Phil Hellmuth and NBC National Heads-Up Return to Prime Time

by Lisa Wheeler

The 2006 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship is under way at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The 2005 event, which crowned Phil Hellmuth the champion and made him $500,000 richer, brought poker to network television. Sixty-four elite players faced off one-on-one in the innovative ...