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NBC National Heads-Up Championship Down to 32 Players

Doyle Brunson, T.J. Cloutier Among Those Who Advanced


The second episode of the NBC National Heads-Up Championship took place yesterday and the country watched as the second group of 16 players faced each other to try to make it to the second round of 32.

In case you missed it, the results are as follows:

  • Erick Lindgren beat Steven Glassner
  • Huck Seed beat David Oppenheim
  • Scott Fischman beat James Woods
  • Dee Luong beat Men Nguyen
  • Mike Caro beat Tony Guoga
  • Amir Vahedi beat Jerry Buss
  • Barry Greenstein beat Cyndy Violette
  • Tuan Le beat Chris Moneymaker
  • Phil Laak beat Gavin Smith
  • T.J. Cloutier beat Jeff Shulman
  • Greg Raymer beat Layne Flack
  • Daniel Negreanu beat Evelyn Ng
  • David Grey beat Lyle Berman
  • Carlos Mortensen beat Johnny Chan
  • Doyle Brunson beat John Juanda
  • Sean Sheikan beat Gus Hansen

This Sunday is a two-hour episode of the tournament and shows how the round of 32 got to the round of 16. The tournament took place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas March 3 through 5.

Some of the more interesting match-ups that will be shown next Sunday are Howard Lederer against Michael Mizrachi, Tuan Le against Barry Greenstein, Huck Seed against Erick Lindgren, Chris Ferguson against Chip Reese, and many others.

The National Heads-Up Championship airs Sundays at noon EST. Check your local listings.

For complete coverage of the event, visit's championship page here, but be warned: The bracket on the page reveals the winners of each match, including the champion.