NBC to Show Face-off Between Humberto Brenes and Unabomber
The fourth instalment of the National Headís Up Champs is to be broadcast soon
Friday 27th April 2007
NBC has announced that it will broadcast the fourth instalment of the National Heads-Up Poker Championship from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on 29 April 2007 at noon ET.
The show will feature a match up between two of pokers most decorated and entertaining players 'The Godfather of Costa Rican Players' Humberto Brenes and Phil 'The Unabomber' Laak.
The other feature tables will include Bluff Magazine's 2006 Player of the Year Chad Brown; 2006 Toyota World Series of Poker Player of the Year Jeff Madsen; World Poker Tour invitational winner Scott Fischman; along with Ocean's Eleven actor Don Cheadle and American Pie actress Shannon Elizabeth. The latter two are the first celebrities in National Heads-Up Poker history to advance past the first round.
The National Heads-Up Poker Championship is a unique, head-to-head, single-elimination tournament with 64 players competing for a whopping $1.5 million purse.