WSOP Event No. 2, the $40,000 buy-in Event, is Up and Running

by Lou on May 28, 2009

Well, just in case you’ve been trapped on a desert island, the World Series of Poker is underway and Event No. 2, the one-off $40,000 buy-in tournament offered this year to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the WSOP is up and running. The event attracted 201 entrants, and many of the game’s heavy hitters are here.

The net prize pool is $7,718,400, and first place takes home $1,891,012. Twenty-seven spots will be paid.

Just in case you want to look for your favorite player, here’s an alaphebetical list of all 201 runners.

Last Name, First Name
ADAMS, GEORGE
ALAEI, DANIEL
ARIEH, JOSHUA
BAILEY, TERRY
BAKER, DAVID
BARON, ISAAC
BARTA, BALINT
BATISTA, CHAD
BECHTEL, JAMES
BEEN, AARON
BENEFIELD, DAVID
BENYAMINE, DAVID
BILLIRAKIS, STEVE
BINGER, MICHAEL
BLACK, ANDREW
BLOCH, ANDREW
BONOMO, JUSTIN
BOUCHER, PHILIPPE
BRENES, JOSE
BRUNSON, DOYLE
BUCHANAN, SHAWN
CAHAIL, BLAKE
CALDERARO, JAMES
CASILLAS, ERIK
CHAN, TERRENCE
CHAN, JON
CHANG, WEIKAI
CHANNING, NEIL
CHEN, WILLIAM
CHIU, DAVID
CHRISS, NEIL
COLE, CORWIN
COLIN, BRYAN
CORKINS, HOYLT
DEEB, SHAUN
DEEB, KASSEM “FREDDY”
DEMICHELE, MICHAEL
DEMIDOV, IVAN
DEMJAN, SANDOR
DICKSTEIN, MARK
DORFMAN, RANDY
DOSHI, SURESH
DUKE, ANNIE
DUTHIE, JOHN
DWAN, THOMAS
EASTGATE, PETER
EDLER, WILLIAM
EINHORN, DAVID
ELEZRA, ELIAHU
ESFANDIARI, ANTONIO
ESLAMI, SHAHRYAR
EVDAKOV, NIKOLAY
FALTINSKY, RAYMOND
FERGUSON, CHRISTOPHER
FITOUSSI, BRUNO
FORREST, WILLIAM
GALFOND, PHILIP
GARZA, JEFFREY
GASPARD, JEAN
GERASIMOV, KIRILL
GEYER, RICHARD
GIANG, CHAU
GIANNETTI, MATTHEW
GLANTZ, MATTHEW
GOULD, PETER
GREENSTEIN, BARRY
GRIFFIN, GAVIN
GROSPELLIER, BERTRAND
GROSS, STEVEN
GUOGA, ANTANAS “TONY G”
HABIB, HASAN
HACHEM, JOSEPH
HAMAGAMI, CLARK
HARDER, CHRISTIAN’
HARMAN, JENNIFER
HARMETZ, DANIEL
HAXTON, ISAAC BLUM
HELLMUTH, PHILLIP
HOOD, DANIEL
HOUSHIAR, HOMAN
IVEY, PHILLIP
JACOB, ALEX
JETTEN, PETER C
JOHNSON, MARCO
JUANDA, JOHNSON
JUNGLEN, ADAM
KAGAWA, MASAAKI
KASSELA, FRANK
KEATING, ALEXANDER
KELOPURO, SAMI
KESSELMAN, ERIC
KINKADE, JAY
KOSTRITSYN, ALEXANDER
KUCINSKI, MICHAEL
LAAK, PHILIP
LACAY, LUDOVIC
LANGMANN, FLORIAN
LAWSON, TED
LE, NAMTHIEN
LEDERER, HOWARD
LEE, DOUGLAS
LEHMANN, MARKUS
LEHR, CHARLES
LEVI, NICOLAS
LICHTENBERGER, A
LIEBERT, KATHLEEN
LINDGREN, ERICK
LISANDRO, JEFFREY
LITTLE, JONATHAN
LIU, ERIC
LUNKIN, VITALY
MACKEY, JAMES
MACKINNON, DOUGLAS
MAKHIJA, AMIT
MAO, JAMES
MARAFIOTI, MATTHEW
MARCHESE, THOMAS
MARKHOLT, LEE
MATUSOW, MICHAEL
MCNIFF, EVAN
MEDIC, NENAD
MERCER, HEATHER
MERCIER, JASON
MERRIFIELD, STEVEN
MINIERI, DARIO
MIZZI, SOREL
MOLSON, WILLIAM
MONEYMAKER, CHRISTOPHER
MONRO, JOSEF
MONTGOMERY, SCOTT
MOORE, CHRISTOPHER
MOORMAN, CHRISTOPHER
MUELLER, GREG
NEGREANU, DANIEL
NGUYEN, SCOTTY
PATEL, EMIL
PERRY, RAFAEL
PHAM, DAVID
PHAM, THANG
PHAN, THIEN
PHILLIPS, DENNIS
PILGRIM, DWYTE
PINCHOT, DALE
POWELL, BRIAN
RAFALOWICZ, JEREMY
RAJKUMAR, VIVEK
RAST, BRIAN
RAYMER, GREGORY
REINKEMEIER, TOBIAS
RICHEY, BRETT
ROBERTS, BRIAN
ROBL, ANDREW
ROSEN, STEPHEN
ROSENBLUM, RUSSELL
ROSENKRANTZ, JASON
ROUAS, PHILIPPE
ROUSSO, VANESSA
RYBACHENKO, SERGEY
SASS, ALAN
SCHNELLER, ARIEL
SCHWARTZ, NOAH
SCHWARTZ, BARRY
SCOTT, ANDREW
SEED, HUCKLEBERRY
SEIF, MARK
SEIVER, SCOTT
SHAK, DANIEL
SHAKERCHI, TALAL
SHORR, SHANNON
SINGER, DAVID
SIPPL, ROGER
SMITH, GAVIN
SMITH, JUSTIN
STAUDENMAIER, LUKE
STEICKE, DAVID
STERN, DANIEL
STRASSMANN, JOHANNES
SUER, ROBERT
SUNG, SUK
THURITZ, MIKAEL
TIMOSHENKO, YEVGENIY
TOM, PHILIP
TORELLI, ALEC
TOWNSEND, BRIAN
TRAN, JUSTIN
TRAN, KENNY
TRANIELLO, MARCO
ULLIOTT, DAVID
UMMER, PER MAGNUS
VELDHUIS, ALEXANDER
WAHLBECK, VILLE
WALKER, REID
WATSON, MICHAEL
WEINSTEIN, STEVEN
WILLIAMS, DAVID
WILSON, KYLE
WOODWAARD, MATTHEW
YAWITZ, JESS
ZAICHENKO, ANDREY
ZEIDMAN, CORY
ZOLOTOW, STEPHEN

{ 2 comments }

which June 10, 2009 at 7:47 pm

kind of interesting to see who ISN'T on the list.

Vanessa Rousso makes it, but Chad Brown does NOT? Only one Brunson. Amir Vahedi? Is he even still alive? Sheiky Shakan (sic)?

PokerBoy July 12, 2009 at 4:36 pm

Ya, i was pretty surprised myself when i was reading the list, espicially Sheiky. Hey Lou, why isn't your name up there.LOL.

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