Mohegan Sun

NAPT Mohegan Sun: All hail Vanessa Selbst, back-to-back NAPT champion

Vanessa Selbst has won NAPT Mohegan Sun. Vanessa Selbst has won NAPT Mohegan Sun. You read it twice because it has happened twice. Really, she has done it again.This time last year, the Team PokerStars Pro from Brooklyn, New York, bested a field of 716 to win $750,000 and her first NAPT Mohegan Sun ...more

by Howard Swains on April 13, 2011 7:41 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun Final Table: Levels 27-30 updates (60,000-120,000-10,000)

10:31pm: Selbst secures second NAPT title, Dan Shak eliminated in second placePop the champagne corks, poker fans--Vanessa Selbst has done it. Back-to-back NAPT Mohegan Sun titles. On the second hand after we returned from the break, Dan Shak limped in on the button and Vanessa Selbst checked her op...more

by Howard Swains on April 13, 2011 1:26 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun Final Table: Levels 24-26 updates (25,000-50,000-5,000)

4:15pm: Joe Tehan eliminatedOn the last hand before break, Joe Tehan got it all in with K♦6♠ and ran directly into Thomas Hoglund's 8♣8♦. The board was no help for Tehan and he went out in sixth place for $70,000. Hoglund ended that hand with 1,590,000. Joe Tehan eliminated from NAPT Mohegan...more

by Kristin Bihr on April 13, 2011 8:14 AM

NAPT Mohegan Sun final table player profiles

The final table of NAPT Mohegan Sun is scheduled to begin at noon Wednesday April 13. Tyler Kenney, the 21-year-old from Long Beach NY leads the field. Two of the final eight, Vanessa Selbst and Joe Tehan, already have NAPT titles to their name. Check out the final table player profiles below for mo...more

by Brad Willis on April 13, 2011 8:12 AM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Kenney looks to deny Selbst, Tehan second titles

Tyler Kenney couldn't play NAPT Mohegan Sun last year. At just 20 years old, he would've been kicked out the moment anyone looked at his drivers license. Now 21, he's woken up every morning, drank a Vitamin Water, and sat down to play poker with the singular focus of making the final table. It's ser...more

by Brad Willis on April 12, 2011 4:58 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Day 4, levels 19-24 updates (15,000-30,000-3,000)

7:45pm: Corey Hochman busts in 9th, final table setDown to around 300,000, Corey Hochman open-shoved from middle position and after asking for a count, Vincent Rubianes re-shoved from the small blind. Steve O'Dwyer folded his big blind and the cards went on their backs. Hochman Q♥T♥Rubianes [A...more

by Kristin Bihr on April 12, 2011 8:18 AM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Day 4 seating assignment

After a lightning quick day three, the field of the NAPT Mohegan Sun main event was trimmed to 24.Those players will reconvene on Tuesday to play down to a final table of eight. How they will line up is below.Check out the prizewinners page for the names of those who have already taken their money a...more

by Howard Swains on April 11, 2011 4:05 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Seeking second title, Selbst vaults to the chip lead

If you have a sense of deja vu, you're not alone. One year and two days ago, Vanessa Selbst ended Day 3 of the NAPT Mohegan Sun with the chip lead. 48 hours later, she went on to win the tournament. This year, it looks like we're doing it all over again as Selbst is once again atop the Day 3 leaderb...more

by Kristin Bihr on April 11, 2011 3:37 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Day 3, levels 17-19 (5,000-10,000-1,000)

6:36pm: Selbst ends day with chip leadLast year's NAPT Mohegan Sun champion has ended Day 3 with the chip lead after a massive hand against Vincent Rubianes. It began when Olivier Busquet came in for a raise to 21,000. Rubianes made it 51,000 to play. With the button, Selbst bumped it up to 109,000....more

by Howard Swains on April 11, 2011 12:03 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Day 3, level 15-16 updates (2,000-4,000-400)

2.24pm: It's not for everyoneIt might seem as though the secret to tournament success is shoving hard pre-flop with filth, running into big pairs and cracking them. Just ask Vanessa Selbst. But like a government road safety video, I'm here to advise against such a reckless approach, and cite David W...more

by Howard Swains on April 11, 2011 8:23 AM
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