Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Liz Lieu Tuesdays: London Calling

By Pauly
Los Angeles, CA

Perfect timing for an installment of Liz Lieu Tuesdays. Liz is one of 92 players remaining in the WSOP-Europe £10,000 buy-in Main Event Championship at the Empire Casino in London. This year's Main Event has 334 runners with the top 36 places paid.

Liz at the featured TV table on Monday (via @LizLieu)

Liz began Day 2 with 65K in chips and when the day ended, she was among the leaders with 181K. She doubled up late in on Monday evening with pocket Aces. There are several notables remaining in the Main Event including two previous champions, Annette15 and John Juanda. Also still alive? November Niners James Ankenhead & Antoine Saout, WCOOP Main Event winner Yevgeniy 'Jovial Gent' Timoshenko, Doyle Brunson, Amnon Filippi, Arnaud Mattern, Hendon Mob's Joe Beevers, 2009 WSOP-E bracelet winner Jani Vilmunen, My Main Man Freddy Deeb, Daniel Negreanu, Devilfish, Antonio Esfandiari, Brandon Adams, Andrew "LuckyChewy" Lichtenberger, and Andre Akkari.

Liz on the APT

Best of luck today, Liz!

I'll be following along with her updates (and pics of her stack) on Twitter. You can follow Liz here. You can follow me here.

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Update at 9:00pm ET...

Good news. Liz made the money and is among the final 36 players. Action was suspended until Wednesday at noon local London Time. Princeton alum Matt Hawrilenko is the current chipleader. Liz sit around 24th or 25th in chips overall.

Also still alive? November Niners Antione Saout and James Ankenhead and Manchester United's Teddy Sheringham.

Notables still in the hunt for a bracelet? Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Arnaud Mattern, Devilfish, Steve Z, and Happy's Shulman's father, Barry.

Photo courtesy of WSOP

Best of luck on Wednesday!

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