Phil Hellmuth leading the way at WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars poker

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 11, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »

At the end of Day 2 the Bay 101 Shooting Stars tournament had just 27 players remaining, and leading the remaining pro-heavy field is none other than UB Poker pro Phil Hellmuth. Hellmuth is sitting on a 550k chip-stack, about 54k more than his nearest competitor, poker pro Hasan Habib.

The $10,000 buy-in tournament attracted a total of 333 participants, creating a first prize of $878,500.

Other big names remaining are Chau Giang, Brian Rast, Scotty Nguyen, Jonathan Little, “Miami” John Cernuto, and Nick Schulman. The old-time poker pro John Cernuto is having a comeback year in 2010; the three-time WSOP bracelet winner finished 7th in the NAPT High-Roller event, pocketing $100,000 in prize money.

Of course all eyes will be on Phil Hellmuth; the 11-time WSOP bracelet winner has yet to win a World Poker Tour tournament, despite appearing at 5 WPT final tables.

Day 3 action will kick off at 6PM EST, 3PM PST.

UB Poker

UB Poker, or until recently Ultimate Bet, has been about for a few years now. It has been growing every year steadily, but not dramatically to keep up with Full Tilt or PokerStars. UB Poker also have two of the biggest names of poker as their figure heads, Phil Hellmuth and Anne Duke.

You can also get an amazing deposit bonus at UB Poker just by using a UB Bonus code: PNB. This UB Bonus Code will get you 110% bonus up to $1100 plus reload bonuses. Making this one of the best poker bonuses available at the minute.

To find out more about UB Poker, visit www.UB.com

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