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2007 WSOP: Freddy Deeb H.O.R.S.E. champion
It wasn't, however, an easy journey to victory in the $50,000 World Championship H.O.R.S.E. event for Freddy Deeb. He was in bad shape several times on the final day, especially when play was three-handed against John Hanson and Bruno Fitoussi.
Deeb stayed alive, turned things around, and had a commanding lead when the heads-up match for the title against Bruno Fitoussi began. The Frenchman put up a good fight, but never managed to close the gap.
In the final hand, the game was Seven-Card Stud Eight or Better. An 8-7-5-4-A for the low, and a pair of fives for the high, was enough for Freddy Deeb to scoop the pot and win the tournament.
You can find the final results, complete hand reports, photos and analysis of the final table action in the Live Tournaments Section here at PokerListings.com.
Otherwise on Day 28 of the 2007 World Series of Poker:
Saif Ahmad won Event 43, $2,000 Limit Hold'em and took home a golden bracelet $217,329 in prize money.
Phil Hellmuth and Men "The Master" Nguyen made the money in Event 45, $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed. Hellmuth's record number of WSOP cashes is now 62, with Nguyen in second place with 56. Two days of play remain in the tournament.
Event 46, $1,000 Seven-Card Stud got underway. Doyle Brunson is in fifth place and on the hunt for an eleventh golden WSOP bracelet.