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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Updated Notable Stacks From the Final 45

Blinds: 15,000-30,000 Average: 1,080,000

Harry Arutyunyan - 2,300,000
Dathan Kuppin - 2,050,000
Danny Wong - 1,950,000
Thu Nguyen - 1,900,000
Kevin French - 1,800,000
Sean Yu - 1,750,000
Ophir Atar - 1,100,000
Adrian Moreno - 1,100,000
Jon Peck - 780,000
Adam Swan - 675,000
Thomas Zanot - 320,000
Daniel Strelitz - 310,000

Final Break of the Night

The remaining 49 players are taking their final break of the evening. When they return, they will play two more levels before bagging up for the night. We will post a fresh round of chip counts shortly when we get down to the final five tables.

Some Fresh Counts With 63 Left

Blinds: 12,000-24,000 Average: 800,000

Danny Wong - 1,900,000
Dathan Kuppin - 1,500,000
Sean Yu - 1,350,000
Ophir Atar - 1,150,000
Harry Arutyunyan - 1,100,000
Thu Nguyen - 870,000
Thomas Zanot - 780,000
Adrian Moreno - 700,000
Daniel Strelitz - 590,000
Matt Salsberg - 505,000
Jon Peck - 490,000
Mike Shariati - 420,000
Alan Myerson - 250,000

Chippies From the Final Ten Tables

Blinds: 8,000-16,000 Average: 550,000 Players Left: 90

Jon Peck - 1,400,000
Dathan Kuppin - 1,200,000
Danny Wong - 1,150,000
Sean Yu - 1,100,000
Kevin French - 980,000
Ophir Atar - 900,000
Alan Myerson - 820,000
Thomas Zanot - 630,000
Phong "Turbo" Nguyen - 620,000
Jared Griener - 580,000
Adrian Moreno - 490,000
Harry Arutyunyan - 400,000
Phuoc Nguyen - 310,000
Nika Futterman - 280,000
Daniel Strelitz - 205,000

Some Updated Stacks in the Money

The bubble has burst here in the Day 2 finals, meaning that the 108 remaining players are now all in the money with at least $515 locked up! Below you will see just a few of the many notables who are still vying for the latest six figure first place prize here at the Bicycle Casino.

Blinds: 5,000-10,000 Average: 450,000

Ophir Atar - 1,100,000
Jon Peck - 1,100,000
Danny Wong - 920,000
Dathan Kuppin - 880,000
Alan Myerson - 720,000
Sean Yu - 580,000
Thomas Zanot - 520,000
Adrian Moreno - 420,000
Nika Futterman - 390,000
Phong "Turbo" Nguyen - 280,000
Kayla Vgood - 240,000
Daniel Strelitz - 210,000
Kevin French - 190,000
Frank Lin - 125,000

The Money Bubble Approaching

The clock says 125 players remaining, meaning that we are inching closer to everyone locking up over $500. The top 108 will be earning that cash, so we expect play to tighten up a bit here. Once the bubble has burst, we will get a fresh round of notable chip counts for you guys.

What's on Tap: Day 1A Of the Cardplayer Main Event

The beginning of the end kicks off tomorrow with the first flight of our $1,100 Main Event! This tournament has a guarantee of $500,000, and we will have four starting flights, as well as the Day 2 buy-in option on Saturday for $4,300.

The Day 1 flights all start up at 11:30 AM on the weekdays, with the final flight on Saturday starting at 1 PM. Registration for all flights will be open until the end of the dinner break each day, so you will have plenty of time to come join us each day.

Click here for a full Main Event schedule, and good luck all!

Updated Chippies From the $500k Finals

Blinds: 3,000-6,000 Players Left: 169 Average: 283,000

Alan Myerson - 880,000
Phong "Turbo" Nguyen - 650,000
Ben Chung - 640,000
Harry Arutyunyan - 540,000
Ophir Atar-  540,000
Joe Serock - 440,000
Adrian Moreno - 440,000
Sean Yu - 410,000
Peter Hengsakul - 400,000
Jared Griener - 350,000
Mohsin Charania- 325,000
Thomas Zanot - 300,000
Nika Futterman - 300,000
Daniel Strelitz - 265,000
Kayla Vgood - 215,000
Frank Lin - 260,000
Valentin Vornicu - 185,000
Vontray Gardner - 150,000

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Some Notable Chip Stack Updates

Blinds: 2,000-4,000 Average: 165,000 Players Left: 289

Ophir Atar - 600,000
Sean Yu - 550,000
Kevin French - 470,000
Nika Futterman - 460,000
Ben Chung - 450,000
Vontray Gardner - 405,000
Thomas Zanot - 355,000
Valentin Vornicu - 310,000
Adrian Moreno - 300,000
Frank Lin - 270,000
Daniel Strelitz - 260,000
Joe Serock - 195,000
Peter Hengsakul - 195,000

Registration Closed for the Finals

We had 141 players come out today to buy in directly to the Day 2 finals, pushing the final prizepool to over $600,000 total. Stay tuned for a full breakdown of the payouts once we get them from the floor staff.

We will also post a fresh round of notable counts by the top of the hour!

Cards in the Air: $350 HORSE Event

The Day 2 finals are in full swing in the $500,000 Guaranteed Event, but the room also has some of the city's best Mixed Game players, as we have another $350 HORSE Event running now. Registration will be open until 5 PM today. Good luck players!

Exactly 100 Day 2 Entires So Far Today

We have just started the second level of play today, and the clock says that 100 players on the dot have registered so far today. This has pushed the prizepool up to nearly $560,000, and that number will continue to grow over the next hour.

Remember, all you need to get in on the action is $1,800, and first place for this event should be around $100,000, so don't miss it!

Some of the Big Stacks to Start the Day

Several of the top stacks to start the day have yet to take their seats, but we do have a few photos of some of the other top ten stacks in the room right now. Remember that registration for these Day 2 finals are still open until just before 3 PM, so you have plenty of time to come on down and buy yourself an average stack! 

Kevin French (not pictured) - 461,900

Steven Nicholson - 419,100
Bicholas Ronyecz (not pictured) - 386,000

Vontray Gardner (not pictured) - 361,400 

Victor Kruglov (not pictured) - 351,600

Dong Xu (not pictured) - 345,000 

Thomas Zanot - 337,200


Cards in the Air: Day 2 Finals

We are kicking off the latest Day 2 finals here at the Bicycle Casino! We will be crossing the posted $500,000 Guarantee early on in play today. Of course, the prizepool will only be going up from here, as Day 2 registration for $1,800 is open until about 3 PM today.

Good luck all!

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