Jan 12, 2013
Known first names of the NBC National Heads-Up Championship
At the end of the month, between 24 and 26 January, which at Caesars Las Vegas will play if another edition of the NBC National Heads-Up Championship. A $ 25,000 event in which almost all participants arrive by invitation, with few places for qualifiers. Today we get to know some of the names already confirmed.
The NBC National Heads-Up Championship will this year's 8th edition, after a break last year for Black Friday and the blame fall on sponsorship programs on television poker U.S..
The current champion is Erik Seidel, who in 2011 defeated the Team PokerStars Chris Moneymaker in the final.
The tournament is based heads-up for only one match in the early rounds. As the final tournament of the best 3. Altogether this tournament will have 64 players and will be broadcast on American television.
The first broadcasts of this edition will assign a top prize of $ 500,000 are scheduled for 14 and 21 March
The organization has not yet submitted the list of participants, but through the Twitter accounts of the players themselves can now display a list of some names.
* Viktor Blom
* Andy Frankenberger
* Will Failla
* Olivier Busquet
* Matt Glantz
* Faraz Jaka
* Greg Merson
* Chris Moneymaker
* Greg Raymer
* Matt Salsberg
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