Heads Up Championship recap
Erik Seidel continued his amazing Heads Up run as he defeated Chris Moneymaker, 2-0, in the best-of-three match final to win NBC's National Heads Up Poker Championship. Heading into the 2010 event, Seidel was 0-5 in Heads Up Championship matches, but after last year's run to the final (losing to Annie Duke) and this year's title, Seidel has now won 11 of his last 12 Heads Up matches.
Seidel takes the title
Erik Seidel flopped a set of 5s and they held on as he beat Chris Moneymaker in their second match, and giving him the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship.
Seidel take first match
Erik Seidel is closing in on his first Heads Up Championship, beating Chris Moneymaker in their first game in the best of three matchup.
Seidel vs. Moneymaker final set for 5:30 p.m. PT
The best of three championship match between Erik Seidel and Chris Moneymaker is about to get underway.
Seidel stops Robl
Erik Seidel has reached the final for the second consecutive year, defeating Andrew Robl in the semifinals. Seidel has now won 11 of his last 12 Heads Up matches, with the only loss being to Annie Duke in last year's final. He'll face Chris Moneymaker in the championship.
Chris Moneymaker became the first finalist in the 2011 championship, taking out 2010 WSOP Main Event champ Jonathan Duhamel.
Robl rolls on
Andrew Robl continues his magical run as a late replacement, besting David Benyamine and advancing to the semifinals where he'll face Erik Seidel.
Seidel knocks out Selbst
Erik Seidel advanced to the semifinals by defeating Vanessa Selbst. He'll face the winner of Andrew Robl and David Benyamine later today.
Busquet bounced by Duhamel
Jonathan Duhamel outlasted Olivier Busquet and is heading to the semifinals. This is the farthest a defending WSOP Main Event champ has gone in the Heads Up Championship. Duhamel will face former WSOP Main Event champ Chris Moneymaker in the semis.
Moneymaker makes it through
Chris Moneymaker defeated David Oppenheim in the Quarterfinals on Sunday morning. Next up, he'll face the winner of Olivier Busquet and Jonathan Duhamel.