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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Next Group of Bustouts

We are at the point in the tournament where there is a pay jump after every three bustouts. We are down to the final 21 right now, meaning we have hit two jumps already. Once we get down to the final 18, we will post a seating chart with full counts for everyone still in.

These players each took home $4,125

22. Marc Contreras
23. Qing Lu
24.  Mark Bryan

These players each won $3,690.

25. Luke Nguyen
26. Ray Etniel
27. Jesse Yaginuma

Latest Bustouts From the Main

The final 27 players just completed a full three table redraw. Here are are the players who just missed out on making it to that marker. Each of these players took home $3,255 tonight.

28. Michael Knight
29. Mohsin Charania
30. John Misirian
31. Al Connelly
32. Anthony Spinella
33. Josh Siegel
34. Joseph Baghdadian
35. Fred Schwartz
36. Jim Mangiemele

Some Fresh Chips From the Top 27

Blinds: 8,000-16,000 Average: 766,0000

Said El Harrak - 1,500,000
Massoud Eskandari - 1,200,000
Jarod Einsohn - 1,200,000
Jim Collopy - 1,100,000
Duey Duong - 1,080,000
Harvey Alegado - 960,000
Jordan Cristos - 860,000
Brandon Zuidema - 735,000
Adam Geyer - 455,000

Next Round of Eliminations in the Main Event

The following players all took home $2,850 for their efforts tonight.

37. Martino Bakri
38. Paul Vacchio
39. Jiehao Zhu
40. William Wolf
41. Timothy Xu
42. Anne Liu
43. Ali Darroudi
44. Triet Nguyen
45. Goswin Siemsen

More Updated Counts From the Final Four Tables

Blinds: 6,000-12,000 Average: 585,000

Said El Harrak - 1,420,000
Jim Collopy - 1,150,000
Harvey Alegado - 940,000
Jordan Cristos - 800,000
Massoud Eskandari - 790,000
Jarod Einsohn - 660,000
Adam Geyer - 630,000
Duey Duong - 580,000
Brandon Zuidema - 570,000
Jesse Yaginuma - 360,000
Anthony Spinella - 195,000
Mohsin Charania - 160,000

First Round of Player Bustouts

As we usually do, we will start listing off eliminations now that we are down to the final five tables here in this Cardplayer Main Event. The following players all took home $2,500 tonight.

46. John Rock
47. Straton Wilhelm
48. Bruce Buffer
49. Shawn Walker
50. Tawab Hessam
51. Phong "Turbo" Nguyen
52. Christopher Bolek
53. Travis Takahashi
54. Jason Warner

Updated Counts In the Main Event

Blinds: 4,000-8,000 Average: 370,000 Players Left: 54

Said El Harrak - 1,200,000
Massoud Eskandari - 1,100,000
Jim Collopy - 1,000,000
Jordan Cristos - 680,000
Jarod Einsohn - 450,000
Duey Duong - 390,000
Phong "Turbo" Nguyen - 380,000
Brandon Zuidema - 280,000
Mohsin Charania - 210,000
Anthony Spinella - 132,000
Jesse Yaginuma - 105,000

Fresh Counts From the Final 63

Blinds: 3,000-6,000 Average: 316,000

Said El Harrak - 1,300,000
Jordan Cristos - 1,050,000
Massoud Eskandari - 980,000
Jim Collopy - 700,000
Duey Duong - 580,000
Brandon Zuidema - 350,000
Jesse Yaginuma - 222,000
Jarod Einsohn - 195,000
Tony Ma - 195,000
Phong "Turbo" Nguyen - 180,000
Anthony Spinella - 165,000
Benjamin Moon - 150,000
Joe Serock - 130,000

We are Now in the Money!

It has taken less than five hours for us to get down to the final nine players, which means we are officially in the money now! All of the remaining players have locked up at least $1,905, but they all have their eyes set on the first place prize of $156,350 to be handed out tomorrow!

At the moment, it looks like local Bicycle Casino regular Massoud Eskandari has the chip lead with over one million in chips. Stay tuned to find out if Eskandari can make yet another major final table here at the Bike!

Some Updated Counts During Break

Blinds: 2,500-5,000 Average: 234,000 Players Left: 85

Said El Harrak - 650,000
Brandon Zuidema - 475,000
Duey Duong - 450,000
Jordan Cristos - 425,000
Massoud Eskandari - 350,000
Tony Ma - 300,000
Phong "Turbo" Nguyen - 300,000
Kevin French - 260,000
Anthony Spinella - 255,000
Benjamin Moon - 180,000
Jesse Yaginuma - 155,000
Joe Serock - 130,000
Jarod Einsohn - 85,000
Danny Wong - 48,000

Final Payouts For the Cardplayer Main Event

After the 46 Day 2 entries today, the prizepool swelled up to $642,140. The final 72 players today will finish in the money, each locking up $1,905. Scroll down for the rest of the payouts, and good luck to the remaining 105 players!

1. $156,350
2. $90,385
3. $52,080
4. $39,235
5. $29,640
6. $22,475
7. $17,530
8. $13,680
9. $10,465
10-12. $7,615
13-15. $6,355
16-18. $5,395
19-21. $4,760
22-24. $4,185
25-27. $3,690
28-36. $3,255
37-45. $2,850
46-54. $2,500
55-63. $2,190
64-72. $1,905

Some Chippies From the Day 2 Restart

Blinds: 1,500-3,000 Average: 170,000 Players Left: 117

Said El Harrak - 700,000
Brandon Zuidema - 550,000
Kevin French - 450,000
Duey Duong - 320,000
Tony Ma - 320,000
Massoud Eskandari - 310,000
Joe Serock - 250,000
Benjamin Moon - 190,000
Jesse Yaginuma - 135,000
Danny Wong - 125,000
Anthony Spinella - 120,000
Jarod Einsohn - 120,000
Ron West - 110,000

Registration Closes With 46 Day 2 Entries

As the title indicates, we got just under 50 Day 2 buy-ins today, creating a final field of 166 players today. We will post the full payouts as soon as we get them from the floor staff, but we can confirm that the prizepool ended up at just under $650,000.

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Cardplayer Main Event. Stay tuned for more updates from this exciting Day 2!

Cards in the Air: $570 Survivor Event

The Main Event might have just closed it's registration doors at the top of the hour, but that doesn't mean the poker action is stopping here at the Bike Poker Oktober! We still have three post Main Event tournaments coming up: one today, and two tomorrow. Today's event has just kicked off, and it's a $570 Survivor Event. That means that the top 10% of players will all cash out for an even $5,000, a great way to boost the bankroll at the end of the series.

If you can't make it for the Survivor Event, we have a $100,000 Guaranteed Deepstack Event tomorrow at 11:30 AM, and one more Survivor Even, this time for $365, tomorrow at 5 PM.

Good luck everyone!

Nearly 40 Day 2 Buy-ins So Far

We have just passed the halfway point of the Day 2 buy-in period, and so far, we have 36 Day 2 entries. That means that the prizepool is now approaching $400,000!

Be sure to stay tuned for a round of notable chip counts once registration closes at 3 PM today!

Cards in the Air: Main Event Day 2 Finals

It is time to get going once again here in the Cardplayer Main Event! It's Day 2, and that means that players will be coming in today to buy-in directly for Day 2 to join the 120 players who have already advanced. Registration today will be open until the end of the first break, or until about 3 PM local time. The buy-in is $4,300, and we will be passing the posted guarantee shortly into play today.

Click here for a full list of chip counts, and good luck to everyone!

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Full List of Day 2 Chip Counts

After three days of play, 120 players will be coming back today for the day 2 finals of the Cardplayer Main Event! Of course, the list of Day 2 players will be growing as players come in to buy-in directly for $4,300. Registration for that will be open until just before 3 PM today.

Avedis Chuldjian leads the way with 342,900, but he has a number of tough players breathing down his neck, including John Misirian (328,500), William Wolf (322,100), Said El Harrak (307,000), Kevin French (235,600), and Tony Ma (209,900). 

We will be playing 12 hours today, or until we reach the final table, whichever comes first. The remaining survivors will come back tomorrow at 2 PM, where the final table will be streaming on Live at the Bike! 

Good luck all!


RankPlayerChip Count
1Avedis Chuldjian342,900
2John Misirian328,500
3William Wolf322,100
4Said El Harrak307,000
5Beau Winn284,500
6David Thomas264,100
7Luke Nguyen255,300
8Al Connelly244,600
9Derek Kwan240,000
10Kevin French235,600
11Sam Weiss229,300
12Tony Ma209,900
13Amnon Filippi197,200
14Derek Gregory197,000
15Michael Wasserman196,000
16Rick Schwartz195,700
17Sean Yu195,000
18Jarod Einsohn191,000
19Robert Mather188,700
20Ishmael Torres186,700
21Julian Chung177,500
22Eric Jeffries166,500
23Troy Galbadon166,200
24Ali Darroudi166,000
25Duey Duong165,400
26Vadim Baranovsky162,000
27Lawrence Ma160,500
28Adam Miller154,600
29Wong Lee153,200
30Ramiro Moran151,300
31Larry Quang149,600
32Benjamin Gilbert147,600
33Xiao Yu146,900
34Andrei Moldovan145,000
35Rachel Dardon144,600
36David Brookshire144,600
37Haydar Ali Ettekhari144,200
38Emad Bastawros142,000
39Triet Nguyen141,500
40Brandon Zuidema138,900
41Jason Warner137,600
42Darrell Lane135,100
43Narek Pananyan134,500
44Cesar Torres132,000
45Adam Volen130,900
46Nguyet Dao130,700
47Ilya Shpiner130,000
48Qing Lu128,300
49Adrian Moreno124,800
50Michael Nia124,000
51Nissav Quarashi123,500
52Joseph Baghdadlian122,300
53Straton Wilhelm121,000
54Michael Knight118,600
55Ben Chung118,400
56Hamid Karimi118,000
57Timothy Acker117,500
58Martino Bakri114,700
59David Lilien114,400
60Marc Contreras113,300
61John Hulett109,600
62Steve Jun107,700
63Shawn Walker105,700
64Jared Griener105,200
65Harvey Alegado100,000
66Doug Lada99,000
67Jim Mangianele98,500
68Mike Shariati98,300
69Jiehao Zhu98,300
70Josh Siegel97,600
71Tony Ghaffari95,600
72Joldis Cosmin94,900
73Suang Saetum94,800
74Ernst Aschacher91,700
75Danny Geyser89,600
76Felipe Davila87,100
77Al Dargah87,000
78Rudy Cervantes86,000
79Francisco Lopez85,000
80Mel Weiner83,000
81Paul Lui82,400
82Goswin Siemsen78,900
83Ron Miller78,700
84John Rock77,600
85Alex Hua74,700
86Berkeley Yuan74,400
87Joe Hindry71,500
88Mirkohyar Gaskari70,400
89A Junh67,400
90Richard Abarca66,800
91Mikael Narveson63,200
92Kevin Chan60,200
93Paul Vacchio59,500
94Ruslan Evloev59,300
95Benjamin Moon59,200
96Alan Myerson59,000
97Anne Liu58,700
98Jose Prieto56,900
99John Pina53,800
100Alexandre Novaes53,000
101Peter Hengsakul52,200
102Enrique Rodriguez50,800
103Alex Massman46,500
104Bruce Buffer45,700
105Bruce Kramer44,800
106Jason Kim43,800
107Nancy Nguyen42,900
108Adam Regiaba42,200
109Travis Takashi42,100
110Sameer Aljanedi40,800
111Ray Etniel38,500
112Hector Ziperovich37,000
113Stan Hackett35,200
114Larisa Evloev34,400
115Fred Louie33,100
116Michael Merzian32,700
117Jonathan Ziegler31,000
118Sam Muradyan28,600
119Mark Bryan24,400
120Pogos Simityan16,400