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6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

March 6, 2010 by  

Jennifer Tilly and Phil Laak
The top poker players are in town this week for the 6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship taking place in the Caesars Palace Poker Room (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com).   The original field of 64 players (celebrities and pros) will play for the championship and $1.5 million in prizes to be awarded on Sunday.  The overall winner will take home $500,000.

All of the last five year’s winner will be playing in this event: Phil Hellmuth, Ted Forrest, Paul Wasicka, Chris Ferguson and  Huck Seed.

Here is the complete list of players (plus some online qualifiers):

Patrick Antonius, Eric Baldwin, Andy Bloch, Doyle Brunson, Joe Cada, Johnny Chan, Don Cheadle, Allen Cunningham, Pieter De-Korver, Annie Duke, Tom Dwan, Peter Eastgate, Eli Elezra, Antonio Esfandiari, Sam Farha, Chris Ferguson, Ted Forrest, Jamie Gold, Phil Gordon, Barry Greenstein, Bertrand Grospellier, Joe Hachem, Gus Hansen, Jennifer Harman, Phil Hellmuth, Orel Hershiser, Jesper Hougaard, Phil Ivey, John Juanda, Gabe Kaplan, John Paul Kelly, Phil Laak, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren, Mike Matusow, Jason Mercier, Dario Minieri, Chris Moneymaker, Darvin Moon, Greg Mueller, Daniel Negreanu, Scotty Nguyen, Annette Obrestad, Brock Parker, Dennis Phillips, Greg Raymer, Vanessa Rousso, Kara Scott, Huck Seed, Erik Seidel, Mike Sexton, Gavin Smith, Jennifer Tilly, Paul Wasicka, David Williams, Leo Wolpert, Jerry Yang.

Erik Kabik sent us some photos of some of the celebrity and pro players as they arrived on the red carpet:

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

6th Annual Heads-Up Poker Championship at Caesars Palace

Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com

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