Simeon Naydenov knows how to play shootouts. He came 10th in the $3,000 Shootout No-Limit Hold'em event earlier this series. He just locked up his seat for tomorrow's final 12 by taking out one of the greats in Erik Seidel.
In a back and forth match Naydendov finally grabbed the chip lead when he got his in against Seidel's . Naydendov had to sweat an eight for the victory. The board ran pure to give Naydendov the win and send Seidel packing.
Naydendov will go into tomorrow with 444,000.