Event 24: Richard Whitebrook Versus Sean Shah

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7 of 645

It was three-ways to a AsAd5h flop and Sean Shah bet 100,000. Richard Whitebrook called on the button and Neal Corcoran folded from the big blind. Both players checked the Ah turn and Shah checked the 9h river.

Whitebrook announced 300,000, Shah called, then quickly mucked when Whitebrook showed the case ace AcQc for quads.

Richard Whitebrook – 2,985,000 (60 bb)
Sean Shah – 500,000 (10 bb)

Event 24: Eric Kolodny – 8th Place ($1,703)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7 of 645

Eric Kolodny

Eric Kolodny opened to 145,000 from early position and Neal Corcoran called. It made it around to Richard Whitebrook and he moved all in for ~1,300,000. Kolodny shipped for a similar stack and Corcoran flashed TcTs as he folded.

Whitebrook: KdKh
Kolodny: QhQd

A cooler for Kolodny and the better starting pair held this time as the board came AhJd4hKsJh.

Richard Whitebrook – 2,450,000 (61 bb)
Eric Kolodny – Eliminated in 8th Place ($1,703)

Event 24: Eric Kolodny Doubles Through Jose Ruiz

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 645

Eric Kolodny

Eric Kolodny moved all in from early position for 550,000 and it folded around to Jose Ruiz in the small blind. He called, Richard Whitebrook folded his big, and Kolodny was at risk.

Kolodny: 7s7h
Ruiz: QcQh

Kolodny was in a lot of trouble and the 8h6d2d flop did him no favors. The Ad turn left Kolodny looking for two outs to double and he got it on the 7d river.

“I was walking out the door,” Kolodny laughed.

Eric Kolodny – 1,180,000 (30 bb)
Jose Ruiz – 1,450,000 (36 bb)

Event 24: Richard Leger Doubles Twice

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 645

Richard Leger

Richard Leger was sitting with less than ten big blinds and he found a quick, small double through Neal Corcoran. One hand later, Corcoran opened to 85,000 from the button, Sean Shah called in the small blind, and Leger ripped for 620,000 from the big.

Corcoran folded and Shah went in the tank. After two minutes, he called and Leger quickly tabled his hand.

Leger: KdKs
Shah: 2d2c

Leger was in great shape and back in the game after the Kc5c3sAdJh board.

Richard Leger – 1,325,000 (33 bb)
Sean Shah – 750,000 (19 bb)

Event 24: Dave Phillips Doubles Through Richard Leger

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 645

Dave Phillips

Richard Leger opened from the cutoff and David Phillips moved all in for 450,000 from the button. The blinds released and Leger called.

Phillips: AcKh
Leger: AdQd

Phillips had the dominant and improved on the Ks5s5d flop. The 9s turn and Ah river completed the board to send Phillips a double.

Richard Leger – 295,000 (10 bb)
Dave Phillips – 975,000 (33 bb)

Event 24: Greg Rosen – 9th Place ($1,238)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 645

Greg Rosen

Greg Rosen open-shoved from early position for 280,000 and it folded to Sean Shah in the big blind. He called and Rosen was at risk.

Shah: KsJc
Rosen: As4c

Rosen was ahead but stood up anyway. Shah was live and paired the KdTc8h flop. The board finished 9h turn and 5c river to send Rosen out in ninth place.

Sean Shah – 1,450,000 (48 bb)
Greg Rosen – Eliminated in 9th Place ($1,238)

Event 24: Renny Morales – 10th Place ($929)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 645

Renny Morales

Renny Morales opened the action from early position and Daniel Perez three-bet shoved for 555,000 from the small blind. Eric Kolodny folded his big blind and Morales quickly called.

Perez: AcAs
Morales: AhKc

Morales needed a lot of help if he was going to send Perez out but the board ran clean Js5c5d4s8h for Perez. He doubled, Morales lost his new found chips, and he was gone three hands later.

Daniel Perez – 1,160,000 (46 bb)
Renny Morales – Eliminated in 10th Place ($929)

Event 24: Renny Morales Doubles Through Sean Shah

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 645

Renny Morales

Action folded to Renny Morales on the button and he shoved for 320,000. Sean Shah called in the small blind to put him at risk.

Morales: AhAd
Shah: KhTh

Morales found a monster with his short stack but Shah caught a bit of the Td9d7h flop. Shah took the lead with kings up on the Kd turn to leave Morales looking for an ace or a diamond. It was the Ac on the river that kept him the game with a double.

Renny Morales – 690,000 (28 bb)
Sean Shah – 1,660,000 (66 bb)

Event 24: Final Table Lineup

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 645

The ten remaining players are in their last seats of the tournament with Sean Shah leading closely followed by Dean Corcoran.

Seat 1: Sean Shah – 1,980,000 (79 bb)
Seat 2: Richard Leger – 520,000 (21 bb)
Seat 3: Dave Phillips – 700,000 (28 bb)
Seat 4: Greg Rosen – 460,000 (18 bb)
Seat 5: Jose Ruiz – 1,375,000 (55 bb)
Seat 6: Richard Whitebrook – 1,325,000 (53 bb)
Seat 7: Daniel Perez – 605,000 (24 bb)
Seat 8: Eric Kolodny – 525,000 (21 bb)
Seat 9: Neal Corcoran – 1,805,000 (72 bb)
Seat 10: Renny Morales – 385,000 (15 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $20,436
2nd: $11,997
3rd: $7,779
4th: $5,418
5th: $3,909
6th: $3,135
7th: $2,399
8th: $1,703
9th: $1,238
10th: $929

Event 24: Mitchell Smith Eliminated by Dean Corcoran

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 645

Mitchell Smith

On the first hand back from break, Mitchell Smith open-shoved from the cutoff for 295,000 and he was called by Dean Corcoran in the small blind.

Corcoran: AhKd
Smith: AdQh

Smith was dominated and the 8s6s4dAc7s board could not save him. He was sent out in 11th place while the players redrew seats at the ten-handed final table.

Neal Corcoran – 1,805,000 (72 bb)
Mitchell Smith – Eliminated in 11th Place ($929)