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Saturday, March 8, 2014

WSOPC Event #2 Play Wraps Up: Cory Waaland Leads the Way

That's a wrap for Day 1B of WSOPC Event #2 $365 No-Limit Hold'em.  483 players started today, and after 14 full levels, and a bit of Level 15, only 59 remain. Leading the way is Cory Waaland, who bagged up 188,600, good enough for 2nd in chips overall. These 59 players will combine with the 33 who advanced yesterday to make the field for tomorrow. Of the 92 total players remaining, only 81 will make the money. Here's a look at the top stacks from today's play.

Cory Waaland- 188,600
Sean Riley- 186,600

Victor Shalom- 173,500
Patrick Cullip- 172,300

Taylor Black- 166,000
Event #1 Winner Hay Quach- 155,800




By the Numbers: Winnin' o' the Green Event #15 $345 Bounty

The payouts have just been handed to us for Event #15 here at The Bike. 208 players entered into this tournament, creating a prize pool of $61,152, in addition to the $20,800 worth of bounties in the field. The top 21 players will be in the money, with the minimum payout being $505. The winner will walk away with $12,107, in addition to the plentiful bounties they will inevitably collect along the way. Here's a look at the full payout scale.

1st: $12,107
2nd: $6,055
3rd: $3,125
4th: $2,220
5th: $2,020
6th: $1,815
7th: $1,615
8th: $1,410
9th: $1,210
10th-12th: $1,010
13th-15th: $805
16th-18th: $605
19th-21st: $505

Good luck to all the players in the field!

Announcing WSOPC Main Event $120 Mega Satellites with TWO $1675 Seats-GTD Nightly at 8:30-PM

$120 No Limit Hold’em MEGA SATELLITE Re-Entry, Every Night at 8:30-PM starting, Thursday, 3/6/14 – Saturday, 3/15/14.
TWO ($1,675) Seats Guaranteed
  • $120 Buy-in ($100 Prize Pool/ $20 Entry Fee) and ONE OPTIONAL $100 add-on! 
  • Each player starts with 3,000 in tournament chips.  
  • Optional Add-on gets an additional 5,000 in tournament chips!
  • $1,675 SEATS/VOUCHERS ARE TRANSFERABLE!
Mega Satellite Structure:
http://www.thebike.com/images/com_tournaments/pdf/point/1393465875_wsopc_sat_1.pdf

Photos From Winnin' o' the Green Event #15 $345 Bounty

The first bounty tournament of the series is two hours in, and we saw a few local pros and other familiar faces in the field. A reminder, each player that you knock out earns you $100 automatically!

Mario Esquerra
Chris Bratene

Dave Banerjee
John Zentner

Joseph Deluca
Julie Le

More Photos from WSOPC Event 2B

Here is the second round of notable names who are in the field looking to win a WSOP Circuit Ring!

Heath Mendelsohn
Jesse Capps

Sean Riley
Tom Broadband

Thu Nguyen

Cards in the Air Winnin' o' the Green Event #15 $345 Bounty

Play has gotten underway in Winnin' o' the Green Event #15, the $345 Bounty non-ring event. For every person you knock out, you will immediately pocket $100! So far 116 players have entered, and registration is open until 6:15. We will post the payouts as soon as we get them from the printer!

Event #15 No Limit Hold’em Bounty Re-Entry *Non Ring Event 

  • $100 Bounty included in Buy-in, this afternoon, Saturday, March 8th, 2014, starting at 4:00-PM with Re-entry First 4 Levels.  Last call to register will be 6:15-PM!
  • $345 Buy-in ($300 Prize Pool + $45 Entry Fees)
  • Each player starts with 10,000 in tournament chips.
Event #15 Structure:
http://www.thebike.com/images/com_tournaments/pdf/1391129799_wog_event_15_nlh_bounty_345.pdf

WSOPC Event #2 By The Numbers

The prize pool has just been announced for the second ring event here at The Bicycle Casino, and the $100,000 guarantee has been blown out of the water! A whopping 773 players ponied up the $365 entry fee for this event, creating a massive prize pool of $231,900.  The top 81 players will walk away with money in their pockets, and those 81 will be guaranteed a payday of $575. However, the number everyone wants to know is $46,410, the prize for the winner of the second ring event here at the Winnin' o' the Green. The rest of the prize pool is listed below.

1st: $46,410 and a WSOP Circuit Ring
2nd: $28,595
3rd: $21,080
4th: $15,710
5th: $11,865
6th: $9,080
7th: $7,035
8th: $5,515
9th: $4,380
10th-12th: $3,520
13th-15th: $2,865
16th-18th: $2,360
19th-21st: $1,965
22nd-24th: $1,655
25th-27th: $1,410
28th-30th: $1,215
31st-33rd: $1,060
34th-36th: $935
37th-45th: $835
46th-54th: $750
55th-63rd: $685
64th-72nd: $630
73rd-81st: $575

Photos From WSOPC-2B Ring Event

The tournament floor is flooded with tables and players who are taking their shot at the second ring available here at The Bicycle Casino. So far, over 400 players have entered into Day 2B, with registration still open for another 20 minutes. We took a stroll through the field, and saw these familiar faces shuffling chips.

Alex Masek
Cody Shedd

John Hulett
Julie Le

Leroy Le
Nipun Java

Rex Clinkscales and Alan Ly

Announcing The Mega Millions Series IX $25,000 Plaza Freeroll Tournament,* Thursday 3/27/14 6:00-PM

$25,000 Plaza Freeroll details

Cards in the Air WSOPC-2B $365 No-Limit Hold'em Ring Event

Play is underway here at The Bicycle Casino on Day 3 of the Winnin' O' Green. The first tournament has kicked off today, the second leg of Event #2. Yesterday, 33 players moved on, and they will be joined on Sunday by the survivors from today's play. Details for today's event are listed below.

Event #2 No Limit Hold’em (2 Day Tournament) Official Ring Event*

$365-Buy-in ($300-Prize Pool + $65 Entry Fees)
Re-Enter Same Session or Subsequent Session / 2 Total Entries Per Player

  • Each player starts with 10,000 in tournament chips.
  • Day 1b will end after level 15.
  • Day 2 will resume on Sunday, March 9th, 2014 1:00-PM
  • There will be 10-minute breaks every 3 levels on Day 2, with a 45-minute dinner break
    after level 23.
  • 10 minute breaks after every 2 levels following the dinner break.
  • *All “Ring” Events qualify to earn points for the WSOP National Championship.
  • Players entering 3 or more times will be disqualified without refund
Event #2 Structure:
http://www.thebike.com/images/com_tournaments/pdf/1394077131_wsopc_event_2_nlh_100k2.pdf

Event #14 Winnin' o' the Green Deepstack Final Results

The second deepstack of the Winnin' o' the Green wrapped up last night, and the final seven players agreed to a chop. Cassim Simjee walked away with the lion's share of the prize pool, taking home $5,792.  Below you will find a list of the winners.




What's On Tap: Saturday March 8th

Here is what The Bike has in store for it's players on the first weekend day of the series!

Event #2 No Limit Hold’em (2 Day Tournament) Official Ring Event*

Saturday March 8th 2014 at 12:00-PM (Registration Open until 2:15-PM)
$365-Buy-in ($300-Prize Pool + $65 Entry Fees)
Re-Enter Same Session or Subsequent Session / 2 Total Entries Per Player

  • Each player starts with 10,000 in tournament chips.
  • Day 1b will end after level 15.
  • Day 2 will resume on Sunday, March 9th, 2014 1:00-PM
  • There will be 10-minute breaks every 3 levels on Day 2, with a 45-minute dinner break
    after level 23.
  • 10 minute breaks after every 2 levels following the dinner break.
  • *All “Ring” Events qualify to earn points for the WSOP National Championship.
  • Players entering 3 or more times will be disqualified without refund
Event #2 Structure:
http://www.thebike.com/images/com_tournaments/pdf/1394077131_wsopc_event_2_nlh_100k2.pdf

Event #15 No Limit Hold’em Bounty Re-Entry *Non Ring Event 

  • $100 Bounty included in Buy-in, this afternoon, Saturday, March 8th, 2014, starting at 4:00-PM with Re-entry First 4 Levels.  Last call to register will be 6:15-PM!
  • $345 Buy-in ($300 Prize Pool + $45 Entry Fees)
  • Each player starts with 10,000 in tournament chips.
Event #15 Structure:
http://www.thebike.com/images/com_tournaments/pdf/1391129799_wog_event_15_nlh_bounty_345.pdf

$120 Nightly Mega Satellite (Two $1,675 Seats Guaranteed)

  • Play starts at 8:30 and players start with 3,000 in chips. Optional $100 Add-On for 5,000 additional chips
  • All levels will be 15 minutes

Announcing The WSOP Academy LIVE during The WSOP Circuit Events with BrianRast & Jeff Madsen!


Brian Rast & Jeff Madsen at The Bicycle Casino

SUMMARY AND TOPICS COVERED
Do you have what it takes to become a champion? Our Advanced Tournament Academy with Brian Rast is designed to transform you from a well-rounded tournament player to the most feared opponent at the table.

Get ready for two intensive days of instruction that will rapidly improve your poker play, taking you from good to elite in just 48 hours. First, Brian will take you through his custom designed seminar, breaking down his strategies on how to become a highly skilled tournament player. Then you hit the tables, where our pros act as dealers and analyze your game, giving you tips and critiques to turn your weaknesses into strengths. Finally, you put what you’ve learned into practice, competing in a no limit hold’em tournament with some serious prizes up for grabs that are truly worthy of a poker champion!

With a ratio of one pro to every ten students, you are guaranteed to get the kind of personal attention needed to take your game to another level. This is where the average players become champions. Are you ready to take that step?

TOURNAMENT PRIZES:
The WSOP Academy awards the biggest prize pool to our Tournament and Cash Game Competition winners. At each event, the third-place winner will receive 50% off an upcoming WSOP Academy Live Event of their choosing. The second-place winner receives a complementary seat to a one day live event of their choosing.

The winner of our Academy competition, in addition to a complementary seat to a two day Academy, and will be given the chance to play in our WSOP Academy Main Event Tournament prior to the World Series!


SATURDAY:
  • Event   
  • Registration    9:00-10:00
  • Continental   
  • Breakfast    9:00-10:00
  • Seminars    10:00-1:00
  • Lunch    1:00-2:00
  • Hand Analysis    2:00-5:30
  • Dinner Break    5:30-7:00
  • Tournament    7:00-?

SUNDAY:
  • Seminars    10:00-12:00
  • Hand Analysis    12:00- 1:00
  • Lunch    1:00-2:00
  • Hand Analysis & Seminar Flex time    2:00-4:00
  • Seminars    4:00-5:30
  • Q&A/Photos/Autographs    5:30-6:00

Value Price: $1,597.00





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The winners of tonight's $1,675 WSOP Circuit Main Event seats via the 8:30-PM $120 Mega Satellite

Friday, 03/07/14, 8:00-PM $120 WSOP Circuit Main Event Mega Satellite had 32-entries combined with 24-Re-buys/Add-ons created a prize-pool of $5,600.  As a result, there were three $1,675 Main Event seats awarded and $575 cash going to the fourth place finisher!

Seat winners:
  • Toung Quach
  • Brian Lee
  • John Wilkolawsky
Fourth place finisher:
Christopher Homes ($575)

In The Money of Event #14 $345 No Limit Hold'em Deepstack

The bubble of the final table is looming!  We catch up with the action with the top 12 players remaining of the 132 entries.  The tournament paid the final 15 players a minimum of $920.  The current chip average is 165,000 playing at level 18, ante/blinds: 1,000/4,000/8,000.

The remaining players are only 11 places away the first prize of over $12,000!