Event #15: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship is set to begin today at 3 p.m. This event is sure to draw several top pros. Last year, 153 players entered, and Florida recreational player Alan Percal had to survive matches against tough opponents including Brian Rast, Jeff Gross and Olivier Busquet to win WSOP gold along with the $320,574 top prize.
This year's three-day event has a cap of 512 players and registration will close when the first draw begins. The first three rounds will take place on Day 1 at 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. with breaks between matches and levels lasting 20 minutes each. In the following table, you can see results from the Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship from the past decade.
|2007||$5,000||392||Dan Schreiber||$425,594||Mark Muchnik|
|2008||$10,000||256||Kenny Tran||$539,056||Alec Torelli|
|2009||$10,000||256||Leo Wolpert||$625,682||John Duthie|
|2010||$10,000||256||Ayaz Mahmood||$625,682||Ernst Schmejkal|
|2011||$25,000||128||Jake Cody||$851,192||Yevgeniy Timoshenko|
|2012||$10,000||152||Brian Hastings||$371,498||Jason Mo|
|2013||$10,000||162||Mark Radoja||$331,190||Don Nguyen|
|2014||$10,000||136||Davide Suriano||$335,553||Sam Stein|
|2015||$10,000||143||Keith Lehr||$334,440||Paul Volpe|
|2016||$10,000||153||Alan Percal||$320,574||John Smith|
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