Pokercast Episode 47 - WSOP Final Table Special
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on Pokercast Mike and Adam recap the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event final table which concluded earlier this week at the Rio in Las Vegas. Terrence Chan joins the guys in studio to share some of his insights about the final table. Dennis Phillips is also featured on the program discussing his surreal final table experience, third place finish and 4.5 million dollar prize. Mike and Adam also talk some tournament news, forum static and of course give away the password for the November 16th Poker Stars VIP Club freeroll. Discuss this Pokercast on the 2+2 Forums
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Terrence Chan is professional poker player from Vancouver, Canada. Terrence is a former Pokerstars employee. Chan left Pokerstars to pursue the game full-time.
Terrence is perhaps best know for his impressive performance in the 2009 Pokerstars SCOOOP series where he won two limit hold’em events simultaneously – the $500 medium buy in and the $5000 high buy in.
Other career highlights include 15 WSOP cashes (primarily in limit), including two 2010 limit final tables. Chan’s poker resume is rounded out by cashes on the WPT an APPT title as well as an assortment of deep runs in other international and local tournaments.
Terrence’s live cashes exceed $800,000 in addition to his impressive online resume.
Currently Chan can be found playing online at Pokerstars under the screenname “unassigned,” and posts on 2+2 under the handle “tchan.” Learn more about Terrence Chan
Dennis Phillips, born 1953 is an amateur poker player from St. Louis, MO. Phillips came to the forefront of the poker world in 2008 when he headed into the final table of the WSOP Main Event as the chip leader, where he eventually finished third.
Phillips works as an account manager for Broadway Trucks, a commercial trucking company in St. Louis, and is known for his signature St. Louis Cardinals hat. His run in the 2008 WSOP was well documented by both poker and mainstream media alike, as Phillips won his entry into the main event on a $200 satellite at a local casino.
Despite frequent pigeon-holing as “the everyman”, since his 2008 finish Phillips has gone on to achieve extraordinary performance in other live tournaments, with over $5 million it total tournament earnings including a 45th place finish at the 2009 WSOP main event.
Dennis is a member of Team Pokerstars and hosts The Final Table, a poker radio show. Learn more about Dennis Phillips