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Final Eight of NBC National Heads-Up Tournament Revealed

Forrest, Farha, Negreanu Among Those Left

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Sunday was the day the world saw how the remaining 16 players at the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Tournament were reduced to eight. In case you missed it, the results were:

  • Jim McManus beat David Chesnoff
  • Huck Seed beat Scott Fischman
  • Barry Greenstein beat Amir Vahedi
  • Chris Ferguson beat Josh Arieh
  • Sean Sheikhan beat David Grey
  • Sam Farha beat Michael "the Grinder" Mizrachi
  • Ted Forrest beat Ernie Dureck
  • Daniel Negreanu beat T.J. Cloutier

Next week, the group of eight gets divided again in a two-hour quarterfinal episode that starts at noon EST on NBC. McManus faces Ferguson, Seed faces Greenstein, Negreanu faces Sheikhan, and Forrest faces Farha. A week later, at 1 p.m. EST, the final episode will show how the tournament concluded.

Complete coverage of the NBC National Head-Up Poker Tournament by CardPlayer.com can be found here, but be warned: It reveals how all the matches turned out, including the final winner of the tournament.