Event #27: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Four-Time Bracelet Winner John "World" Hennigan and Two-Time Bracelet Winner David "Bakes" Baker to Come Back on Day 4

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David "Bakes" Baker vs. John "World" Hennigan

Two of the most respected mixed-game players in the world are the last two remaining in Event #27: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship. John "World" Hennigan (6,675,000) will bring a 4:1 chip lead into Day 4 over David "Bakes" Baker (1,630,000). Up top is a first-place prize of $414,692 and a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet. For Hennigan, it would be his fifth. Baker, meanwhile, is chasing his third bracelet and in fact, he won this very event in 2012.

Day 3 began with 16 players remaining from the field of 166 entries. A flurry of bustouts happened in the first two and a half levels as Katherine Fleck (16th -$17,677), Jean Gaspard (15th - $17,677), Illya Trincher (14th - $20,993), Anthony Zinno (13th - $20,993), and Robert Mizrachi (12th - $24,498) busted fairly early in the day. They were followed not long after by Carol Fuchs (11th - $25,498), Jake Schwartz (10th - $25,498) and Robert Campbell (9th - $31,656).

The official final table was set from there and only Hennigan and Baker survived the day. Here are the final table results thus far:

PlaceWinnerCountryPrize (USD)
3Lee SalemUnited States$179,216
4Iraj ParviziUnited Kingdom$127,724
5Randy OhelUnited States$92,808
6Albert DaherLebanon$68,783
7Daniel ZackUnited States$52,016
8Michael NooriUnited States$40,155

Play resumes at 2 p.m. on Friday, so be sure to keep it here at PokerNews to see whether Hennigan or Baker adds the coveted bracelet to their mantle.

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