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Johnny Chan Looking To Tie Phil Hellmuth WSOP Bracelets

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jul/12/2010
Johnny Chan

The excitement was heating up at the 2010 World Series of Poker with noted pro Johnny Chan looking to tie Phil Hellmuth's record number of WSOP bracelets:  11

In 2005, Chan became the first player to win ten World Series of Poker titles, defeating Phil Laak in a Texas hold 'em event. He is currently tied with Doyle Brunson for second place with 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, behind Phil Hellmuth. He was inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2002.

At press time Monday evening, Chan was the 6th biggest chip leader in the 2010 WSOP main event. 

Chan built up 560,000 chips during the first half of his third session and was only down slightly by Monday evening.

Here were your top 10 chip leaders heading into Monday evening.  We still have a few days to go before we narrow things down to the final table so be sure to keep following Gambling911.com's extensive 2010 WSOP coverage as only we can bring it to you.

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1 Kevin Gates 530,000  Murray, UT United States

2 Nicholas Rainey 503,000  

3 Randy Dorfman 470,000 Miami FL United States

4 Jim Collopy 452,000 Washington DC United States

5 Alexander Kostritsyn 444,000 Moscow Russia

6 Johnny Chan 440,000 Cerritos CA United States

7 Jesper Hougaard 420,000 Hassengrade Denmark

8. David Assouline 415,000 Hampstead QC Canada

9. Mikhail Shalamov 415,000 Pervouralsle Russia

10 Robert Mizrachi 414,000 Homeless USA

 

Ace King, Gambling911.com 

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