On Thursday, to the delight of poker fans everywhere, the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship returned after a one-year hiatus. The popular event saw 64 invitation-only participants square off at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, each putting up $25,000 for a shot at the top prize of $750,000. Among the players who advanced to Friday's Day 2 action were Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson, Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Galfond, Viktor Blom, Jonathan Duhamel, Barry Greenstein, and Phil Hellmuth, who is looking to become the only two-time winner in the event's history. Another former champ, Huck Seed, is...
NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship -- Round of 32 & 16