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Eric Buchanan Wins Event#18 2,000 Dollars Limit Holdem Event Title at the 2010 WSOP

The 2010 world series of poker (WSOP) action on June 11th, 2010, Friday, had a lot to do with players seeking redemption who have performed well in the WSOP in the past but had never taken home a World Series of Poker bracelet. Eric Buchanan started the day having cashed-in thirteen times at the tournament but never won a bracelet.

But that situation changed in Event#18, a $2,000 dollars buy-in Limit Hold'em event. Eric Buchanan, who finished in 4th place in the 2009 WSOP Main Event, won the Limit Hold'em event and the 1st place cash prize of $203,607 dollars. Brent Courson finished in 2nd place, taking home $125,737 dollars.

In other WSOP events, a tough battle is developing in Event#19, the 2/7 Draw Lowball World Championship No-Limit event. David Baker is the current chip leaser but he has to face stiff competition from some of the top poker players in the international circuit.

Poker pro John Juanda has made a good run in several poker events in this year's World Series of Poker and he once again has an opportunity to take home the Event#19 bracelet. Juanda is currently in 3rd place, with 400,000 chips.

George Danzer is in 4th place with 280,000 chips and Eric Cloutier is in 2nd place with 595,000 chips. David Baker is the overall chip leader with more than 1.7 million chips. Aside from Juanda, andy bloch, erik seidel and Daniel

 

By Jeremy Evans
published July 14, 2010

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