Event 18: Bagged & Tagged

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)

End of Level 21:  Blinds 5k/10k/1k ante

There were still 8 players at the end of the level and they have bagged their chips for the night.  They will return at 3pm Tuesday for the finale.

Play will resume with Level 22, Blinds 6k/12/2k ante.  Here’s the lineup with chip counts:

Seat 1 – Ray Leone 470k
Seat 2 – Michael Laake 547k
Seat 3 – Elliot Zaydman 176k
Seat 4 – Brandon Setzer 411k
Seat 5 – Shane Delaney 447k
Seat 6 – Corey Zedo 187k
Seat 7 – Farid Jattin 349k
Seat 8 – Xavier El-Fassy 154k

Remaining Payouts:

1. $61,250
2. $39,388
3. $25,190
4. $18,206
5. $14,084
6. $11,450
7. $9,160
8. $6,756

Event 18: Jattin Doubles

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)

Level 21:  Blinds 5k/10k/1k ante

When 3am rolled around, the final 8 players voted to play out the last ~18 minutes of this level before bagging up for the night.

Farid Jattin put a big stack of gray 5k chips in and then Xavier El-Fassy shoved on his left.  Farid called all-in for 185k straight and showed K9 offsuit.  Xavier held AQ offsuit.

The board rolled out T 5 2 9 8 and Farid made a pair to double up to about 385k.  Xavier dropped to ~160k.

Event 21: Bagged on the Bubble

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Level 11:  Blinds 500/1,000/100 ante (47:18 remaining)

With 19 players remaining and during hand-for-hand play on the bubble, they hit 3am and bagged up for the night.

The final 19 players will return at 3pm Tuesday for the finale.

Dermot Blain is the chip leader with 170k.  Victor Figueroa is second with 150,600.  A full list will be posted when available.

Event 18: Delancey Doubles

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)

Level 21:  Blinds 5k/10k/1k ante

Shane Delancey opened for 20k and Farid Jattin called from the hijack.  The flop fell ks8d7h and Shane bet 45k.  Farid called.

Turn was the 4h and Shane shoved for 161k.  Farid called.

Shane: 9c6c (open-ended straight draw)
Farid: 7s4s (two pair)

River: 5s

The river completed Shane’s straight and he doubled up to 475k.  Farid was left with about 180k.

Event 18: Break Time Chip Counts

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)

Level 21:  Blinds 5k/10k/1k ante

Players have just returned from a break and we’re stuck at eight.  Here are the chip counts:

Seat 1 – Ray Leone 228k
Seat 2 – Michael Laake 601k
Seat 3 – Elliot Zaydman 131k
Seat 4 – Brandon Setzer 340k
Seat 5 –
Seat 6 – Shane Delaney 283k
Seat 7 – Corey Zedo 236k
Seat 8 – Farid Jattin 510k
Seat 9 – Xavier El-Fassy 410k

Event 18: Jattin Doubles

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)

Level 20:  Blinds 4k/8k/1k ante

Farid Jattin raised from the hijack and Ray Leone called from the button, then Elliott Zaydman called from the big blind.

The flop fell jd8h6d and Elliott led for 50k.  Farid raised to 177k, leaving only 53k behind.  Ray folded and Elliott tanked for a couple of minutes.  Then he said “OK, let’s do this, I call,” putting out a couple of stacks of gray.  Since they weren’t all-in, he bet enough to cover Jattin in the dark before the turn came.

Turn was the 7d and Elliott said “that looks like your card”.  Jattin put the last of his chips in and tabled ad8d for the flush.  Elliott held ahjh and was drawing dead.

Farid doubled up to ~550k.  Elliott dropped to ~140k.

Event 18: Zedo Doubles

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)

Level 20:  Blinds 4k/8k/1k ante

Xavier El-Fassy opened for 21k utg, Elliott Zaydman called from the hijack, then Corey Zedo shoved for 119k straight from the small blind.

Xavier called, Elliott folded, and the hands were tabled:

Xavier: 4s4d
Corey: AhJs

Board: {ad ts 3s 9h 2s]

Corey doubled up to about 280k while Xavier dropped to about 470k.  Elliott and Shane Delaney said they both folded AQ, so the case ace hit the flop.

Event 18: Still at 10

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)
Start of Level 20: 4K/8K/ 1K

We’re still at 10 handed for well over an hour at our final table as chips have gotten moved around among players, but nobody is willing to give up their shot at that $61,250 top prize.

The only significant hand was when Shane Delaney went all in with AsJd against the 8d8c of Farid Jattin and made a boat when the board came AdJs10cJcQh, doubling up Delaney.

Levels have just increased to 4K/8K/ 1K ante.

Event 21: Ryan Van Sanford Leads

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Level 9:  Blinds 300/600/75

Ryan Van Sanford
Ryan Van Sanford

Players have returned from a break and there are only 28 remaining.  Ryan Van Sanford is the chip leader with ~150k.  “I’m gonna win this tournament” Ryan said.

He busted out of the Championship earlier today and joined this event.  He won this event ($1500 Bounty NLH) at the Ilse Florida State Poker Championship last month and intends to do it again here.  He’s only collected two bounties so far.

Meanwhile Mike Dentale only has about 90k, but has already collected 9 bounties worth $4,500!

Mike Dentale
Mike Dentale

Event 22: Early Stop

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Level 14:  Blinds 1,200/2,400/300 (15:54 remaining)

There were 232 entries in this flight and play was halted early when they got down to only 31 players remaining.  Deborah Mitchell is the chip leader with 242,300.

Flight B begins Tuesday at 5pm and they will play the same amount of time before bagging up for the night.

Both flights will combine on Wednesday for the finale at 5pm.

A complete list of chip counts will be posted when available.

Event 18: Top 10

$1,100 Buy-In No Limit Hold’em $100K Guaranteed (Re-Entry)
End of Level 18: 2500/5K/ 500 ante

As Level 18 comes to an end, the final 10 players are now on a 20 minute break. Here are their seat assignments and chip counts at the start of the final table:

Seat 1 – Ray Leone 115K
Seat 2 – Michael Laake 278K
Seat 3 – Elliot Zaydman 290K
Seat 4 – Brandon Setzer 295K
Seat 5 – Faraz Jaka 190K
Seat 6 – Shane Delaney 145K
Seat 7 – Corey Zedo 320K
Seat 8 – Farid Jattin 350K
Seat 9 – Xavier El-Fassy 575K
Seat 10 – Darryll Fish 145K

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