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ANDY HAMILTON knocked highly-fancied Simon Whitlock out of the Bodog.com World Grand Prix on Thursday night, as James Wade, Raymond van Barneveld and Barrie Bates booked quarter-final places.
Hamilton, a semi-finalist 12 months ago at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, saw off in-form Australian Whitlock in a five-set thriller to maintain his challenge for the £100,000 title.
RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD edged out Andy Hamilton in an 11-leg thriller at the PartyPoker.net European Championship on Friday night, but seeds James Wade and Adrian Lewis crashed out of the event in Dinslaken, Germany.
Dutch star van Barneveld followed up last week’s run to the final of the World Matchplay in Blackpool with a gritty display in his opener in Dinslaken.