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Friday, January 25, 2013
Heads-Up Championship: 32 remain


Erik Seidel & Tom Dwan
Tom Dwan defeated defending champion Erik Seidel to advance to Round 2.

The first of three days of the National Heads-Up Championship wrapped up early Friday morning in Las Vegas and some of the game's most familiar faces have advanced to the second round.

Here's a look at the results in each bracket:

Diamonds:

• Tom Dwan def. defending champion Erik Seidel
• Doyle Brunson def. Tom Marchese
• Brian Hastings def. Matt Matros
• Eli Elezra def. Nick Schulman
• Joe Serock def. Greg Merson
• Huck Seed def. Mohsin Charania
• Gaelle Baumann def. Liv Boeree
• Dan Smith def. Jason Mercier

Round 2: Dwan versus Brunson, Hastings versus Elezra, Serock versus Seed, Baumann versus Smith.

Hearts:

• Justin Smith def. Bertrand Grospellier
• Joseph Cheong def. Olivier Busquet
• Phil Hellmuth def. Mike Sexton
• Eugene Katchalov def. Faraz Jaka
• WSOP.com Qualifer BJ Miller def. Jean-Robert Bellande
• David Sands def. Robert Salaburu
• Chris Moneymaker def. Jason Somerville
• Phil Galfond def. Maria Ho

Round 2: Cheong versus Miller, Galfond versus Katchalov, Smith versus Hellmuth, Moneymaker versus Sands.

Spades:

• John Hennigan def. David Williams
• Barry Greenstein def. Ben Lamb
• Phil Ivey def. Phil Laak
• Justin Bonomo def. Isaac Haxton
• Sam Simon def. David Oppenheim
• Viktor Blom def. Andrew Lichtenberger
• John Monnette def. Greg Raymer
• Mike Matusow def. Michael Mizrachi

Round 2: Greenstein versus Monnette, Blom versus Matusow, Hennigan versus Simon, Ivey versus Bonomo.

Clubs:

• Antonio Esfandiari def. Jennifer Tilly
• Scott Seiver def. Will Failla
• Jonathan Duhamel def. Matt Glantz
• Shaun Deeb def. Andy Frankenberger
• Kyle Julius def. Andy Bloch
• Chris Moorman def. Carlos Mortensen
• Dan Cates def. Matt Salsberg
• Vanessa Rousso over Yevgeniy Timoshenko

Round 2: Esfandiari versus Duhamel, Moorman versus Cates, Rousso versus Deeb, Julius versus Seiver.

Players need to win one more match in order to make the money. The complete bracket can be found here.