Event #2: $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Welcome to Day 2 $25,000 Heads Up World Championship

The $25,000 Heads Up World Championship will start with 32 players each hoping to cash in the event. The steep buy in has left a field of poker household names. Players will play two rounds today; starting 3 p.m and 8 p.m. Players that win their first match will be in the money for a guaranteed min cash of $67,436.

The stacked field features some incredible matchups like Tom Dwan vs. Ashton Griffin, Daniel Alaei vs. Gus Hansen and John Duthie vs. Carlos Mortensen. All the matchups are as follows:

David Benyamine vs. Anthony Guetti
Chris Moorman vs. Richard Lyndaker
Dani Stern vs. Jake Cody
Isaac Haxton vs. Jonathan Jaffe

Ashton Griffin vs. Tom Dwan
Daniel Alaei vs. Gus Hansen
Steve Billirakis vs. Trevor Pope
Matt Marafioti vs. Maxim Lykov

Eric Froehlich vs. Steve Zolotow
John Duthie vs. Carlos Mortensen
Jason Smirnov vs. Darren Elias
Erik Cajelais vs. Nikolay Endakov

Yevgeniy Timoshenko vs. Amritraj Singh
Olivier Busquet vs. Andrew Robl
Kunimaro Kojo vs. Nick Schulman
David Paredes vs. John Juanda

Players will start with 100,000 stack with two rebuy chips worth 100,000 each. Players are free to use the rebuy chip at anytime between hands. Players have started to trickle in slowly, so achieving an on-time start is questionable.

Tags: Ashton GriffinCarlos MortensenDaniel AleaiGus HansenJohn JuandaTom Dwan