2008 PCA: Dustin "neverwin" Woolf sinks everyone's battleship
"I'm not being cocky," Dustin Woolf said as he strode across the psychedelic carpet of the Atlantis Grand Ballroom. "I'm just in the zone."
One of online poker's best-known players, Woolf arrived today as one of 32 players in the second flight of the PokerStars World Championship of Battleship Poker. He won his first four matches to advance to tonight's finals. He and Terrance Eischens met Vanessa "suckoutqueen" Selbst and Sorel Mizzi, the winners from Flight 1.
Woolf battled Eischens in the first round and emerged with the victory. The match between 2007 Battleship Champion Mizzi and Selbst took a bit longer. Selbst made sure Mizzi would not repeat his title and went on to face Woolf in the final. With a rowdy rail on hand, Woolf made quick work of the suckoutqueen from Brooklyn.
For winning six straight heads up matches, Woolf won $48,800 and the gold Battleship bracelet.
Here's a full rundown of the winners from the third annual Battleship Poker Championship.
1. Dustin Woolf $48,000
2. Vanessa Selbst $25,600
3-4. Sorel Mizzi and Terrance Eischens $12,800
5-8. Steve Silverman, Elia Ahmadia, Matt Kay, Mike Glasser $8,000