Friday, March 05, 2010

2010 NBC Heads Up Championship Brackets

By Pauly
Dallas, TX


I'm in transit, off to a weekend of debauchery in G-Vegas, and I was unable to attend the NBC Heads Up Championship bracket draw in Vegas. SOme interesting first-round match ups for sure.

Here's the opening round match-ups (thanks to Bluff's Jess Welman for her diligent work):

Clubs
Patrik Antonius vs. Chris Moneymaker
Leo Wolpert vs. Eric Baldwin
David Williams vs. Joe Cada
Erik Seidel vs. Huck Seed
Dan Ramirez vs. Erick Lindgren
Peter Eastgate vs. ElkY
Stephen Quinn vs. Ted Forrest
Dario Minieri vs. Jamie Gold

Spades
Gavin Smith vs. Phil Ivey
Richard Edwards vs. Scotty Nguyen
Shawn Rice (Caesars qualifier) vs. Joe Hachem
Gabe "Mr. Kotter" Kaplan vs. Johnny "Fucking" Chan
Daniel Negreanu vs. Jason Mercier
Pieter de Korver vs. Mike Sexton
Phil Gordon vs. Tom Dwan
Unabomber vs. John Juanda

Hearts
Jesper Hougaard vs. Allen Cunningham
Eli Elezra vs. Greg FBT Mueller
Annette Dworski vs. Jesus
Kara Scott vs. Dennis Phillips
Brock Parker vs. Doyle Brunson
JP Kelly vs. Don Cheadle
Howard Lederer vs. Phil Hellmuth
Annette Obrestad vs. Orel Hershiser

Diamonds
Barry Greenstein vs. Vanessa Rousso
Sam Farha vs. Antonio Esfandiari
Jennifer Harman vs. Jennifer Tilly
Jerry Yang vs. Mike Matusow
Darvin Moon vs. Bill Huntress
Andy Bloch vs. Annie Duke
Andrew Wilson vs. Paul Wasicka
Gus Hansen vs. Greg Raymer

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Pauly's Half-Baked Picks That I Did Off The Top Of My Head While Sitting In DFW Airport In A Xannax-Induced Haze:
Clubs: Huck Seed
Spades: John Juanda
Hearts: JP Kelly
Diamonds: Paul Wasicka

Flipchip will be on the scene snapping photos of the Heads Up Championship. Be sure to check out his work.

And if you have no idea what the fuck Mastodon Weekend is all about, then you should follow me on Twitter (@taopauly) and piece the event together via cryptic tweets and Twit pics.

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