WSOP Event #49: On Chen's left

wsop2009_thn.gifAmong poker's most elite players, there is a new hot spot in Las Vegas. It's an exclusive club with only a few seats. It's called "Bill Chen's Left."

With twenty-six players left in the $50,000 HORSE event, there are no soft tables left, but the murderer's row four seats on Chen's left arm is a spectacle. Chau Giang, Gus Hansen, Huck Seed, and Erik Seidel occupy the seats that follow the Friend of PokerStars.

Chen is nowhere near out of his league, but he could be in a lot better spots right now. The post-dinner level has taken his stack down below his starting stack of 150,000.

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With 90 minutes left to play in the night, Chen is going to have to do some serious work and catch a good hand soon or his hopes for a HORSE World Championship final table are going to be over before we hit the money.

Brad Willis
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