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This Week in Poker -- July 24-30

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Thomas MarcheseCheck out CardPlayer.com every Friday for a weekly wrap-up of the news from the live poker tournament trail.

Card Player Player of the Year Update

The Card Player Player of the Year Race is brought to you by Bodog

1: Thomas Marchese — 4,442 (pictured right)
2: Sorel Mizzi — 3,862
3: Jeffrey Papola — 3,420
4: Dwyte Pilgrim — 3,376
5: Mike Beasley — 3,320
6: Frank Kassela — 3,264
7: Valdemar Kwaysser — 3,190
7: Miguel Proulx — 3,190
9: Tomer Berda — 3,072
10: Allan Baekke — 3,000
10: Harrison Gimbel — 3,000

This Week in Poker

There was no major POY movement near the top of the leader board this past week.

Headlines:

ANZPT — Julian Cohen Wins Queenstown Main Event
ESPN Begins Airing 2010 World Series of Poker

Featured Tournament Results:

Commerce Casino Summer Guaranteed Million Dollar Tournament

Buy-in: $335
Number of Entries: 3,300
Total Prize Pool: $1,000,000 ($59,500 added)
First-Place Prize: $173,500
Places Paid: 315

Final-Table Results:

1: Rick Bakovic, San Pedro, CA — $173,500
2: Nathan Che, Elk Grove — $97,100
3: Derek Gomez, Orange, CA — $61,570
4: Ramzi Srour, Burbank, CA — $47,700
5: Phong (Turbo) Nguyen, Los Angeles, CA — $39,030
6: Aaron Kwesrin, Los Angeles, CA — $30,350
7: Thinh Do, Fullerton, CA — $21,680
8: Charles Dolan, Fountain Valley, CA — $15,610
9: Trong Nguyen, Garden Grove, CA — $10,000

Looking Ahead

Legends of Poker

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PokerStars LAPT Florianopolis

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PokerStars IPT Venice

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Summer Pot of Gold

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World Poker Open

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