WPT HEADS UP CHAMPIONSHIP

Eight Advance From Day 2

Day 2 comes to a close with eight players moving on in the WPT Heads Up Championship Presented by Poker King. Today’s winners all advance to Sunday’s Day 3, play starting on livestream at 1 p.m. on Twitch.tv/WorldPokerTour.

Doug Polk defeated Tom Dwan two games to one in the most-anticipated match of the invitational tournament’s opening rounds. Play was intense between the two players who seemed to take each pot a bit more serious than most others did.

Phil Ivey moves on, taking down Manig Loeser, while Stephen Chidwick closed out Andrew ‘Lucky Chewy’ Lichtenberger in the day’s opening match.

Limitless defeats Nick Petrangelo, setting up a match of online wizards tomorrow between Limitless and ButtonClickr.

Sam Greenwood prevailed two games to one over Kevin Rabichow, Darren Elias took both games from an online qualifier, while the day closed out with Patrik Antonius defeating Japanese pop star GACKT.