Two teams have played their way into the final four of Full Tilt Poker’s Doubles Poker Championship on the Game Show Network.When the show debuted there were 32 players competing in 16 teams of two. The show’s doubles format requires teammates to alternate who is in control after every stage of a hand. Going into Saturday’s semifinals broadcast there were just 8 teams remaining, and two of those earned their spot in the final four and became one step closer to the $1 million first-place prize.Going into the first of two semifinal shows were:The first team to punch their ticket to the finals was that of Huck Seed and Allen Cunningham. Vivek Rajkumar, teammate of Greg Mueller, moved all in for their tournament life preflop holding K Q . Cunningham called and showed A Q . Rajkumar-Mueller took the lead with a K-10-9 flop and stayed ahead with another king the turn, but a jack on the river gave Cunningham-Seed a straight to take the pot and the chip lead, while narrowing the day’s field to three teams.Cunningham-Seed also were responsible for the second elimination, knocking Andrew Lichtenberger and Nick Shulman out of contention. Shulman moved all in preflop with A 2 and was called by Cunningham with his pocket queens. The board brought no help, and the two advancing teams from this semifinals matchup were Seed-Cunningham and Lederer-Gordon.With their spots in the finals reserved, these two teams then went heads up to decide who would earn the most chips to take into the finals matchup. In the end, Cunningham-Seed again gave the knockout blow, when they hit trip aces in back-to-back hands to beat Lederer-Gordon. The other two teams to make the finals will be decided on next Saturday’s broadcast at 9 p.m. ET on GSN . Those competing in that show will be the teams of: Johnny Chan and Erick Lindgren , Phil Galfond and Annette Obrestad , Tony G and David Benyamine , and Phil Ivey and Chris Ferguson .
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