Pros headline Mixed Hold'em final table

Barry Greenstein
Big names are the story at the Mixed Hold'em final table.

Following the pro-heavy final table trend we've seen so far this summer the $2,500 Mixed Hold'em final table is stacked with big names.

Outlasting the more than 500-strong field, Barry Greenstein, Ylon Schwartz and Hasan Habib all made it to the final nine.

Barry Greenstein is no stranger to WSOP final tables, with three bracelets and a slew of deep runs under his belt.

Playing a central role in the now-infamous bracelet bets running parallel with the 2009 World Series, Greenstein has fared well so far.

Having teamed up with Jeff Lisandro, who's won three titles so far this summer, Greenstein's side action is already locked up.

"I pretty much have all my side bets won already so winning [this event] doesn't mean that much," said the Team PokerStars Pro after play was suspended today.

With the $50k H.O.R.S.E. event beginning tomorrow Greenstein has more on his mind than the $278,000 first-place prize in this event.

"I'll be trying to win but I'll probably be playing pretty fast tomorrow," predicted Greenstein. "I'll either build a big stack and give myself a chance to win or I'll be out."

Joining Greenstein at the final table is fellow member of Team PokerStars Pro Ylon Schwartz. Having made the final nine of last year's Main Event Schwartz is excited for another chance at a bracelet.

"I'd really love to win this bracelet," Schwartz told PokerListings in the hallway outside of the Amazon room.

"One silly bracelet is all I want," he said.

PokerListings will be providing full coverage of the final table beginning at 2 p.m.

John Kabbaj
Bracelet number one for Kabbaj.

Event 45 - $10k Pot Limit Hold'em World Championship

The U.K. has been running hot so far this summer and they notched up another win with John Kabbaj's victory in the $10k Pot-Limit Hold'em world championship this evening.

275 players entered this event but it came down to a heads-up match between Kabbaj and Kirill Gerasimov.

Kabbaj ended the event in a dramatic aces-over-kings set-up, netting $633,335 and his first WSOP bracelet.

Click through here to hear what Kabbaj had to say about the win.

Event 46 - $2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo Eight or Better

A marathon event from start to finish it was Derek Raymond who won this war of attrition, defeating Mark Tenner in a hard-fought heads-up match.

Taking just shy of $230,000 for the win Raymond is now the proud owner of a WSOP gold bracelet.

Check out the PokerListings video section this afternoon for an interview with Raymond.

Event 48 - $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Eight or Better

762 Omaha enthusiasts bought into this low-stakes tournament and by the end of the night that number had been pared down to just 90.

Full Tilt pro Perry Friedman is in the lead, followed by such notable names as Brandon Cantu, Aaron Kanter, Noah Boeken, Phil Hellmuth and Lee Watkinson.

The bracelet will be awarded in this event tomorrow, along with the $228,867 first-place prize.

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