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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

WPT Main Event

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WPT Main Event

32 players remain in the Main Event, at level 21 Blinds 6,000/12,000 Ante 2,000.

A couple notable players that are still in the event are,

- Jeremy Kottler has now reach the +2millions mark with 2,045,000
- William Givens 2nd in chips with 1,800,000
- Barry Shulman 825,000
- William Vo 725,000
- Nipun Java 610,000
- Mike Eskandari 550,000
- Olivier Busquet 550,000

WPT Main Event

36 players left in WPT Main Event and a new pay jump - remaining players have earned at least $12,425.

WPT Main Event

Mike Shariati defending WPT Legends of Poker Main Event champion has been eliminated in 40th place for $10,880.

Event 29 $100,000 Guaranteed

Event 29 No Limit Hold'Em $100,000 Guaranteed is underway with first flight ending with a total of 180 entries, top 22 players will advance to Day2.

Currently 90 players remaining.

Second flight of the day starts at 5:30pm
- $240 Buy-In
- Registration close 8:30pm
- Top 12% advance to Day2.
- 15,000 starting stack
- 25 minute levels first 6 levels then 30 minute levels

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WPT Main Event Day3

WPT Main Event Day3 has been running for about 4 hours with now 40 players remaining.
Jeremy Kottler remains the chip leader with 1,690,000

- Barry Hutter
- Pat Lyons
- Barry Shulman
- Olivier Busquet
- Mike Shariati
- Nipun Java

Are just a few of the players still in.
We are scheduled to play 7 levels or down to final 18 players, which ever comes last.

Remaining players has locked up $10,880 with $600,346 for 1st place.

WPT Main Event

Jeremy Kottler ends Day2 of WPT Main Event as chip leader with 1,048,000 in chips.

He leads the field with a total of 67 survivors.

Jeremy Kottler 

Remaining players return for Day3 tomorrow at 12:00pm

Some more notable players that made it through Day2.

- Pat Lyons 414,000
- David Pham 599,000
- Barry Shulman 277,000
- Adam Geyer 426,000
- David Levi 38,000
- Andy Frankenberger 385,000
- Mike Shariati 240,000

Complete chip count and seat assignment will be posted tomorrow.

Monday, August 29, 2016

WPT Main Event

And we're in the money, JC Tran were eliminated in the bubble, remaining players has locked up a min cash of $7,275. 

45 more minutes of play until we wrap it up for today. 

WPT Main Event

It's bubble time in WPT Main Event hand for hand is in play until we have one more  elimination. 

WPT Main Event

Level Blinds 2,000/4,000 Ante 500 

We are down to 83 players and 11eliminations from the money in WPT Main Event. 

WPT Main Event

WPT Main Event is on dinner break with 132 players remaining in the field.

Toby Lewis leads the field with 475,000 in chips

Barry and Allyn Shulman are both still in the main event and will return after the break at level 15 Blinds 1,500/3,000 Ante 500

Barry Shulman 

Allyn Shulman 

WPT Main Event

The players are on a 10 minutes break heading into Level 14 with blinds 1,200/2,400 Ante 400.
161 players remain in the field.

Here's a couple notable chip counts

- Andy Frankenberger has taken over the chip lead with 395,000
- Olivier Busquet 351,000
- Samantha Abernathy 260,000
- Mike Eskandari 220,000
- Chino Rheem 210,000
- Nipun Java 200,000
- Barry Shulman 158,000
- David Levy 130,000
- Mike Shariati 128,000

WPT Main Event Prize Pool


WPT Main Event

Level 13 Blinds 1,000/2,000 Ante 300

188 players still in the Main Event with Barry Hutter having the current chip lead with 360,000, average chip stack is 109,627.

A couple of the players we saw in the field today.

Mike Sexton 

Bill Klein 

David Levy 

Eddy Sabat 

Garrett Greer 

JC Tran 

Olivier Busquet 

Event 28

Event 28 No Limit Hold'Em Turbo is about to kick off here at the Bicycle Casino.

- Buy-In $1,100
- Starts 4:00pm
- Registration close 6:15pm
- Re-Entry first 6 levels
- 20,000 starting stack

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WPT Main Event

The numbers are in for the Main Event.

This years WPT Legends Of Poker Main Event drew a total of 687 entries, creating a total prize pool of $2,465,643 min cash is $7,275 for top 72 players with $600,645.

We are currently at level 12 with 234 players remaining.

WPT Main Event Day2

WPT Main Event Day2 starts at 12:00pm with 272 players returning from Day2, registration is still open until 12:00pm.

Here's the complete return list with chip counts and seat assignments


Main Event Day1B

Main Event Day1B has concluded with 175 players surviving the day out of a total of 383 Day1B entries.

Reuben Hoang ends the flight as chip leader and will lead the field heading into Day2 with 232,200

A total of 272 players will return for Day2, Registration is still open until start of Day2 tomorrow at 12:00pm.

Reuben Hoang

Other notable players that made it through Day1B

- Shanta Ruwanpura 180,800
- Mike Shariati 145,000
- David Dragon Pham 95,000
- Jake Schindler 85,000
- Mike Sexton 67,100
- Lexy Gavin 76,300
- Aaron Massey 76,000
- Rex Clinkscales 57,200
- Nipun Java 56,900
- Craig Chait 35,000

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Main Event Day1B

We are on Level 8 Blinds 300/600 Ante 75 in Main Event Day1B, we are currently on 370 entries with 245 still in.

We are playing 2 more levels before we wrap it up for today.

Here's some more player picture

Arash Ghaneian 

Bruce Kramer 

Jimmy Tran 

Lily Kiletto 

Men The Master Nguyen 

WPT Main Event Day1B

We are on a 60 minutes dinner break here at WPT Main Event Day1B

The tournament clock shows 343 entries so far in this flight with currently  266 remaining.

Once we're back from the break we will play 4 more levels starting at level 7 with blinds 75/250/500 with average chip stack of ...

Some of the players here at Day1B

Allen Kessler - 32,000 

Bill Klein - 51,000 

Candace Collins - 33,000 

David Sands - 12,500 

Jennifer Tilly - 41,000 

Jordan Warkol 

Kelly Minkin 

Mike Shariati - 40,000 

Nipun Java - 26,000 

Rex Clinkscales - 30,000 

Will Failla - 38,000 

William Vo

Some more notable chip stacks

- Andy Frankenberger is the current chip leader in Day1B with 92,000
- Anthony Spinella 60,000
- Mike Eskandari 52,000
- David Tuchman 37,000
- Craig Chait 35,000
- Bill Fagerbakke 31,000
- Lily Kiletto 30,000

Main Event Day1B

Main Event Day1B is in full swing here at The Bicycle Casino.
We are at the end of Level 3 with so far 280 entries and with that we have already topped yesterdays flight which had a total of 249 entries.

WPT Main Event Day1A

We have played 10 levels and that concludes Day1A of WPT Main Event.

Day1A had a total of 249 entries and 97 made it through all the way to bag and tag and Jeremy Ausmus ends the day as the chip leader with 198,300

A couple of the players to make it all the way are,

2013 WSOP Main Event winner Ryan Reiss 24,000 

2009 WPT Main Event winner Prahlad Friedman 95,000  

2014 WPT Main Event winner Harry Arutyunyan 98,900 

David Levi - 73,500 

Samantha Abernathy - 135,900 

Tom Marchese - 62,300 

Other notable players that made it through Day1A

- Olivier Busquet 147,700
- JC Tran 130,000
- Barry Shulman 119,600
- Chino Rheem 116,400
- Sam Stein 97,600
- Matt Salsberg 70,000
- Allyn Shulman 58,000
- Phil Laak 55,700
- Jordan Christos 43,400
- Kathy Liebert 41,600

Complete return list will be posted tomorrow.

Day1B starts at 12:00pm tomorrow, check out the structure here

Saturday, August 27, 2016

WPT Main Event Day1A

Players are on their last break of the day, when they're coming back they will play two more levels before it's time to wrap it up for the day.

We have now a total of 244 entries, with 132 players remaining.

WPT Main Event Day1A

So far a total of 238 players has entered Day1A of WPT Main Event. 

We are at level 7, blinds 75/250/500 with average chip stack of 40,508 

A couple chip counts 

- Phil Laak has chipped up to 110,000 
- Samantha Abernathy 89,000 
- Jason Les 69,000 
- Allyn Shulman 58,000 
- Barry Shulman 57,000 

WPT Main Event Day1A

The players has returned to their tables and play has resumed at Level 7 with blinds 75/250/500

WPT Main Event Day1A

We are 6 levels into WPT Main Event Day1A and the players just went on a 60 minute dinner break.

So far the event have 232 entries, with 170 players remaining

When the players return from dinner break we have 4 more levels of play today.

Some of the players still in are,

Olivier Busquet 

JC Tran 

Matt Salsberg 

William Givens 

Tim Cramer 

Sam Stein 

Event 25

Congrats to Hiren Patel, winner of Event 25 $50,000 Guaranteed No Limit Hold'Em Bounty for 1st place of $15,370.

Hiren Patel

Alex Outhred is the runner up for 2nd place of $9,125
- 3rd place Quan Tran $5,635
- 4th place Michael Arons $4,295
- 5th place Chester Burnett $3,265
- 6th place Eugene Castro $2,625
- 7th place Marminder Kumar $2,085
- 8th place Christopher Banez $1,635
- 9th place Brian Comestro $1,250
- 10th place Emmanuel Marianakis $910
- 11th place Milagros Peterson $910
- 12th place Michael Frank $910

WPT Main Event Day1A

Players are on a 10 minute break as we're heading into Level 5 with blinds of 50/150/300.
So far 208 entries with 183 players remaining.

A couple current chip counts

- Qui Nguyen 80,000
- Will Failla 41,000
- Phil Laak 38,000
- Jennifer Tilly 35,000
- Jason Les 33,000
- Adam Geyer 27,000
- Matt Salsberg 23,000

Event 26 Result

Congrats to Angie Tran, winner of Event 26 No Limit Hold'Em Survivor


Event 24 Results

Congrats to Tommy Le, winner of Event 24 $30,000 Guaranteed Pot Limit Omaha for 1st place of $15,000


Event 23 Results

Congrats to David Levi, winner of Event 23 No Limit Hold'Em $100,000 Guaranteed for 1st place of $44,195.


WPT Main Event Day1A

We are on level 3 in WPT Main event Day1A with currently 167 entries.

Here are some of the players that showed up on Day1A

Garrett Greer 

Adam Geyer 

Allen Kessler 

Kathy Liebert 

Ryan Laplante

Will Failla 

Alex Masek

November 9'er Qui Nguyen is among the early birds here at the WPT Main Event Day1A at Bicycle Casino.

Qui Nguyen 

Cards are in the air in WPT Main Event Day1A and the seats are being filled up with players, the tournament clock currently shows 73 entries, registration is open until start of Day2.

WPT Main Event Day1A

WPT Main Event is about to kick off with Day1A.

- Start 12:00pm
- 30,000 starting chips
- Single Re-Entry per day
- 60 minute levels first 10 levels, all Day1
- Day1 is scheduled to play 14 levels

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Event 26

The NLHE Survivor event ends with a total of 170 entries, currently 130 remaining, once we're down to final 17 we will wrap it up and remaining players gets $5,000 each. 

Event 26

Event 26 NLHE Survivor where top 10% gets $5,000 each is underway with currently 75 entries, registration is open until 8:30pm so you have plenty of time to get down to the Bicycle Casino and get into the action. 

Mega Satellite

First Mega Satellite of the day is about to kick of with 3 WPT Main Event seats guaranteed.

Check out the structure here 


Event 25 No Limit Hold'Em Bounty is underway at The Bicycle Casino with registration open for another hour the event has so far 84 entries.

You still have time to come down and take down a couple bounties worth $500 each.

On the schedule tomorrow.

WPT Main Event is just a day away and we have 2 Mega Satellites guaranteeing a total of 8 WPT Main Event seats.

First satellite starts at 2:00pm with 3 seats guaranteed.
Second satellite starts at 8:00pm with 5 seats guaranteed.
- Buy-In $430
- 8,000 starting stack
- 20 minute levels
- Re-Entry first 4 levels

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We will also have Event 25 & 26 running tomorrow.

Event 25 No Limit Hold'Em Bounty $50,000 guaranteed 

- Start 12:00pm
- Registration close 3:00pm
- Buy-In $1,100
- Each bounty $500
- 20,000 starting stack
- 40 minute levels
- Re-Entry first 4 levels

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Event 26 No Limit Hold'Em Survivor 

- Start 5:30pm
- Registration close 8:30pm
- Buy-In $565
- Top 10% of the field paid $5,000 each
- 15,000 starting stack
- Re-Entry first 6 levels
- 25 minute levels

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In addition WPT Festival starts at 6:00pm - each winner of side events 1-25 qualify for this freeroll with first place of a WPT Main Event seat + 3 Nights hotel accommodations.

Event24 PLO

Congrats to Tommy Le, winner of Event24 $30,000 Guaranteed PLO for 1st place of $15,000

Tommy Le

Jesse Yaginuma is the runner up in the event for $9,000
- 3rd place Thida Lin $6,000