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Dan Shak Finishes Second In Tiger Woods' Charity Poker Tournament In Las Vegas

Phil Ivey And Woods Play Together At Same Table


Poker pro and New York hedge fund manager Dan Shak finished second in the 2013 Tiger Woods charity poker tournament held at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Other players at the one-day poker tournament included Tiger Woods himsself, Mark Cuban, Chris Paul, Kid Rock, Mehki Phifer, Phil Hellmiuth, Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu and Mike Sexton. Hellmuth emceed the event.

The event was a $10,000 buy-in.

The “Tiger’s Poker Night” was presented by the World Poker Tour and benefited The Tiger Woods Foundation. Altogether, 50 players showed up for the high-stakes action on Friday.

Despite the event in his name, Woods was first to get knocked out when amateur Melinda Fey rivered a boat to beat Woods’ jack-high flush. At Woods’ table was Phil Ivey (pictured above), who has been called the “Tiger Woods of Poker.”

At the final table was Shak and L.A. Clippers star Chris Paul. Amateur player Scott Dillon won the tournament. Prizes included a golf outing with Woods and other memorabilia.

The World Poker Tour filmed the event, and it will air later this year during its “WPT Foundation On Tour” charitable segment in an episode of World Poker Tour Season XI on Fox Sports Net.

PHOTO CREDIT: Joe Giron for World Poker Tour.



over 8 years ago

This is how insignificant you are Scott Dillon: The headline is "Dan Shak finishes second..."
Totally classless, Card Player.


over 8 years ago

Agreed. Pretty classless.


over 8 years ago

I also agree, incredibly classless!!!!


over 8 years ago