Showdown

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)

Event 24: Second Break on Final Table Bubble

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 645

Jose Ruiz

The second break is here and the tournament reached the final table bubble with 11 players remaining. Sean Shah moved into the top spot with 1,690,000 followed by Jose Ruiz with 1,600,000 and Dean Corcoran with 1,455,000.

Once they lose one more player, they will redraw seats for the ten-handed final table.

12th: Steve Yagudaev – $929
13th: Joule Kadadu – $735
14th: Oscar Trestini – $735
15th: Richard Gress – $735

Event 24: Slow Down

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 15 of 645

Justin Sharpe

There was a bit of a slowdown over the last level with only three players hitting the rail. Keith Morea, Justin Sharpe, and Melisa Singh were the latest to exit and every else hit a pay jump.

16th: Keith Morea – $619
17th: Justin Sharpe – $619
18th: Melisa Singh – $619

Event 24: Greg Rosen over One Million

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 16 of 645

Greg Rosen

Sean Shah took a bit of dip while Greg Rosen pushed his stack over one million. The 2015 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship final table member is up to 1,035,000 but it’s still not good enough for first place.

Dean Corcoran continues to outpace everyone and he is sitting on 1,500,000 on the nose.

Event 24: Breaking Fast

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 18 of 645

Another level down and another table broken. Event 24 is down to 18 players with nearly an hour before the second break of the day. Everyone is now guaranteed at least $619 but they still have some work to do before the $20K top prize is in play.

19th: Sebastian Gallego – $542
20th: Steven Lake – $542
21st: Carlos Torres Vazquez – $542
22nd: Gili Prizament – $542
23rd: Evgeniy Catane – $542
24th: Leonardo Clavel – $542
25th: Mohan Navani – $542
26th: Kevin Choe – $542
27th: Trung Van – $542