WSOPE update: Duhamel wins High Roller and Seidel bubbles Main Event final table. Daniel Tzvetkoff resurfaces in Australia. Philadelphia 76ers and partypoker end their relationship.

Final Table set for the  WSOP Europe Main Event

Event #9: With the elimination of Erik Seidel in 7th place, the final table of the 2015 WSOP Europe Main Event is now set, and here are the six players that will return to Spielbank Casino on Saturday to play for the title.

  • Seat 1: Kevin MacPhee – 5,015,000
  • Seat 2: Kilian Kramer – 435,000
  • Seat 3: JC Alvarado – 1,070,000
  • Seat 4: Felix Bleiker – 215,000
  • Seat 5: Andrew Lichtenberger – 2,135,000
  • Seat 6: David Lopez – 520,000

Event #10: 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel emerged victorious from a very tough final table in the High Roller event that closed out the 2015 World Series of poker Europe tournament series. The win was Duhamel’s third career WSOP bracelet, and he’s sneaky becoming one of the more accomplished tournament pros in poker.

  • 1st place: Jonathan Duhamel (Germany) – €554,395
  • 2nd place: Davidi Kitai (Belgium) – €342,620
  • 3rd place: Mustapha Kanit (Italy) – €227,145
  • 4th place: Sam Chartier (Canada) – €160,775
  • 5th place: Christoph Vogelsang (Germany) – €121,020
  • 6th place: Fedor Holz (Germany) – €96,625
  • 7th place: Timothy Adams (Canada) – €81,420

More updates available at live reporting.

Quick Hitters

– Part Time Poker’s Alex Weldon asks the question, are you analyzing or agonizing your play?

– In 2014 partypoker signed a historic deal with several U.S. professional sports teams, but less than two years later part of that deal has been nixed, as partypoker and the Philadelphia 76ers have parted ways for unknown reasons.

– Daniel Tzvetkoff, the man many consider to be the jumping off point for the United States investigation of online poker sites that culminated with Black Friday seems to be living quite well despite a bankruptcy filing.

– There was a bit of social media high comedy this morning as poker pro Allen Kessler took exception to the way the Press of Atlantic City used a $ sign in front of tournament chips in their write-up of Christian Lusardi’s conviction for using counterfeit chips at Borgata.  Here’s PTP’s breakdown of the sentencing and the ensuing bad puns.