High Roller: Dan Shak Doubles Through Darren Elias

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 15: 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 94

Dan Shak
Dan Shak

Dan Shak opened the button with a raise, and Darren Elias called from the small blind.

Both players checked through the turn of the Ts7d6s5h board, and the river brought the 6c. Elias led out for 35,000, Shak moved all in for 153,000, and Elias tank-called to put him at risk.

Shak showed Kc6d, winning the pot and doubling up with trip sixes.

Dan Shak – 360,000 (36 bb)
Darren Elias – 415,000 (42 bb)

High Roller: Tony Gregg Doubles Through Jason Mercier

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 15: 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 94

Tony Gregg
Tony Gregg

Jason Mercier opened to 20,000 in early position, and Tony Gregg three-bet shoved for 131,000 on the button. “That was a pretty quick shove,” Mercier noticed. He tanked for a few seconds, then called to put Gregg at risk.

Mercier: 5d5h
Gregg: 9c9h

The board ran out QsJs3dKs7d, and Gregg’s nines held to earn him the double-up.

Tony Gregg – 284,000 (28 bb)
Jason Mercier – 500,000 (50 bb)

High Roller: Harrison Gimbel Eliminated by Lazaro Hernandez

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 15: 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 94

Lazaro Hernandez limped in under the gun, and Harrison Gimbel moved all in for about 155,000 next to act. When it folded back around to Hernandez, he called, and Gimbel was at risk once again.

Hernandez: AhKd
Gimbel: 3d3c

The board ran out Ad6s5sQc4c, and Hernandez won the pot with a pair of aces. Gimbel was eliminated.

Lazaro Hernandez – 725,000 (73 bb)
Harrison Gimbel – Eliminated

High Roller: Harrison Gimbel Doubles Through Fedor Holz

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 15: 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 24 of 94

Fedor Holz opened to 22,000 in early position, and Harrison Gimbel three-bet shoved for 68,000 on the button. Holz called to put him at risk.

Holz: KdTh
Gimbel: AcJs

The board ran out As8d8cKsJc, and Gimbel doubled up with aces up.

Harrison Gimbel – 159,000 (16 bb)
Fedor Holz – 90,000 (9 bb)

High Roller: David Peters Eliminated by Sylvain Loosli

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 14: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 25 of 94

David Peters was all in preflop for just less than 100,000, and Sylvain Loosli put him at risk.

Peters: AcTs
Loosli: QsQd

The board ran out Td8c6sJh3s, and Peters could not catch up. He was eliminated, while Loosli claimed the chip lead with that knockout pot.

Sylvain Loosli – 780,000 (98 bb)
David Peters – Eliminated

High Roller: Prizepool and Payouts

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 13: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Total Entries: 94

A couple more registration tickets were punched right before the close of registration, and the field is locked at 94 entries. That generates a prizepool worth $2,350,000. That money will be shared by the final 13 players thusly:

1st: $658,000
2nd: $481,750
3rd: $298,450
4th: $206,800
5th: $133,950
6th: $101,050
7th: $82,250
8th: $70,500
9th: $68,150
10th: $65,800
11th: $63,450
12th: $61,100
13th: $58,750

High Roller: Sylvain Loosli Wins With the Worst of It

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 12: 2,500/5,000 with a 500 ante
Total Entries: 92

Sylvain Loosli
Sylvain Loosli

After a big preflop raising war, Marvin Rettenmaier (cutoff) ends up all in for 89,000, Sylvain Loosli (small blind) is all in for 164,000, and Ian O’Hara has them both covered, looking for the double knockout from middle position.

Rettenmaier: QsQh
Loosli: AdQc
O’Hara: AhKd

Loosli was less than thrilled with the news at showdown, but things improved for him in a big way. The board ran out JdTd6d4s2d, and the Frenchman ran down the nut flush to double up and then some. Rettenmaier was eliminated, and O’Hara was left with just a handful of big blinds.

Sylvain Loosli – 425,000 (85 bb)
Ian O’Hara – 59,500 (12 bb)
Marvin Rettenmaier – Eliminated

High Roller: Last Level For Registration and Re-Entry

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 12: 2,500/5,000 with a 500 ante
Total Entries: 89

Level 12 has just begun, and the field has grown to 89 entries. That number will likely tick upward slightly, but time to register is running short. There will be a break at the conclusion of this level, after which registration will close for this High Roller.

The prizepool and payouts will be published shortly thereafter.

High Roller: Joseph Cheong Eliminated by John Racener

$25,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 10: 1,500/3,000 with a 500 ante
Total Entries: 85

Joseph Cheong moved all in for 28,000 in middle position, and John Racener called in the big blind, putting him at risk.

Cheong: Jd9s
Racener: QhJh

The board ran out KcQc2d4h6d, and Racener won the pot with a pair of queens. Cheong was eliminated.

John Racener – 130,000 (26 bb)
Joseph Cheong – Eliminated