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Monday, March 9, 2015

From the Last two tables of the re-entry event

There are 17 players left in Event #1: $365 No-Limit Hold'em Re-entry. Here are a few faces from the field:

Chris Grigorian

Timothy Reily

Chris DeMaci

Unofficial Final Table in $580 NLHE

Event #2: $580 NLHE has become the first event at this Circuit stop to reach an unofficial 10-handed final table, and will likely become the first to award a WSOP Circuit ring as well.

Here are the players still in the hunt for the ring:

Seat Player
1 Danny Illingworth
2 Rick Munro
3 Moheb Bassily
4 David Tuchman
5 Scott Stewart
6 Danny Sea
7 Sean Riley
8 Thomas Beckstead
9 Edward Liu
10 Scott Willoughby

HORSE Event Starts Tomorrow

For anyone who loves HORSE, the Bike has a uniquely-structured tournament starting Tuesday.

There are three starting days, each with a different buy-in:

Day Buy In Starting Chips
Day 1A (Tuesday 2PM) $235 10,000 10% of the field advances to Day 2
Day 1B (Wednesday 2PM) $345 15,000 15% of the field advances to Day 2
Day 1C (Thursday 2PM) $450 20,000 20% of the field advances to Day 2
Day 2 - Direct Buy-in (Friday 2PM) $2,400 100,000

Each day has unlimited re-entry for the first 4 levels.

If you bag chips one day, you're permitted to enter again the next day. If you advance to Day 2 more than once, you'll receive a free entry into the WSOP Circuit $1,675 Main Event which starts here on March 14th.
The prize pool and payout information has been announced for today's $365 Omaha hi-lo 8 or better event.

There were 131 players and a $39,300 prize pool.

Place Payout
1 $11,005.00
2 $6,800.00
3 $4,910.00
4 $3,605.00
5 $2,695.00
6 $2,050.00
7 $1,585.00
8 $1,245.00
9 $995.00
10-12 $805.00
13-15 $665.00

The tournament is scheduled to play through Level 16 today (about 11:30 p.m.) before stopping for the night.

Event 2: $580 NLHE Payouts

The prize pool and payout info has been announced for the Event #2: $580 No-Limit Hold'em.

Entries: 92
Prize Pool: $46,000
Places Paid: 12

Place Payout
1 $13,800.00
2 $8,530.00
3 $6,075.00
4 $4,410.00
5 $3,270.00
6 $2,465.00
7 $1,900.00
8 $1,485.00
9 $1,185.00
10 $960.00
11 $960.00
12 $960.00

Re-entry Event Prize Pool

The re-entry ring event has a total of 1,177 entries. The top 135 make the money, with 1st place worth $62,685.

Here are the final table payouts. A full payout schedule is available on WSOP.com.

Place PRIZE
1 $62,685.00
2 $38,840.00
3 $28,505.00
4 $21,540.00
5 $16,435.00
6 $12,650.00
7 $9,850.00
8 $7,760.00
9 $6,185.00

Re-entry Restart

Day 2 of the re-entry ring event got underway about 15 minutes ago.

Before the start of play, it was announced that all remaining players are now in the money. We'll have a full listing of the payouts posted later today.

The chip leader to start the day is Paul Mattioda, who finished his Day 1 flight with over 320,000 in chips.

Ring Event 2 Begins at Noon. Event 1 Restart at 2 PM


Today's first ring event begins in about 30 minutes.

Event #2:$580 No-Limit Hold'em starts at noon. Players begin with 12,000 in tournament chips, and play is expected to go for 21 levels today. There will be a dinner break after Level 12.

In a few hours, the restart of the re-entry event begins. Out of 1,177 entries in Event #1, 134 return at 2 p.m. to determine a winner. Paul Mattioda leads the way. Full chip counts and seat assignments are available on WSOP.com.

And later today, Event #3: $365 Omaha 8 or better begins as well. It's scheduled to kick off at 3 p.m.

Final Flight of Re-entry Complete

The fourth and final starting flight of the re-entry event is complete. In total, the event attracted 1,177 entries and generated a prize pool of $353,100, well above the $200K guarantee.

On Monday at 2 p.m., 134 players return to battle for the first ring of this WSOP Circuit stop.

Paul Mattioda leads heading into Day 2 with over 320,000 in chips.

Here are the chip counts. Seating assignments are available on WSOP.com.