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High Roller: Official Chip Counts From the Break

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Level 23:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 105

Level 22 came to an end, and the players took a 15-minute break. When they return, the blinds will be 50,000-100,000 with a 100,000 ante.

Here are the official chip counts from the break, followed by the prizepool:

Sean Winter  –  6,050,000  (61 bb)
Nolan King  –  4,450,000  (45 bb)

1st:  $713,190 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd:  $505,700

High Roller: Sean Winter Increases His Lead Over Nolan King

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Level 22:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 105

Sean Winter
Sean Winter

Sean Winter raised to 200,000, and Nolan King called.

The flop came Ad3d3c, King checked, Winter bet 100,000, and King called.

The turn card was the Ks, and both players checked.

The river card was the 2c, King bet 300,000, and Winter called with Kd2h for two pair, kings and threes. King mucked, and Winter took the pot.

Sean Winter  –  7,500,000  (100 bb)
Nolan King  –  3,000,000  (40 bb)

1st:  $713,190 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd:  $505,700

High Roller: Sean Winter Doubles Thru Nolan King to Take the Lead

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Level 22:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 105

Sean Winter
Sean Winter

Over the past 45 minutes since Arian Stolt was eliminated in third place, Nolan King slowly opened up a lead of more than 2-to-1 over Sean Winter.

Nolan King  –  7,100,000  (95 bb)
Sean Winter  –  3,400,000  (45 bb)

Both players put in 200,000 each to see a flop of Kd8h4d. Winter checked, King bet 250,000, and Winter check-raised to 700,000.

King tanked for a while before he moved all in, and Winter quickly called all in for 3,125,000 with Kh8s for two pair, kings and eights.

King turned over KsQh, for a single pair of kings, and Winter needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The turn card was the Ac, the river card was the 10c, and Winter won the pot with his two pair to double up in chips.

Sean Winter  –  6,725,000  (90 bb)
Nolan King  –  3,775,000  (50 bb)

1st:  $713,190 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd:  $505,700

High Roller: Arian Stolt – 3rd Place ($319,000)

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Level 22:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 105

Arian Stolt
Arian Stolt

In the first hand after the break, Nolan King min-raised from the button to 150,000, Arian Stolt reraised from the small blind to 500,000, and king moved all in for 3,475,000.

Stolt quickly called all in for 2,200,000 with KdKc, and King turned over 5s5h. Stolt needed his kings to hold to stay alive.

The board came 9d5c2c6h3h, and King flopped s set of fives to win the pot and eliminate Stolt in third place.

Arian Stolt  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($319,000)

And here are the official chip counts for the start of heads-up play, followed by the remaining payouts at stake:

Nolan King  –  5,825,000  (78 bb)
Sean Winter  –  4,675,000  (62 bb)

1st:  $713,190 + SHRPO Trophy
2nd:  $505,700

High Roller: Sean Winter Leads the Final Three Players with 4.8 Million

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Level 22:  50,000/75,000 with a 75,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 105

Sean Winter
Sean Winter

Level 21 came to an end, and the players took a 15-minute break. When they return, blinds will increase to 50,000-75,000 with a 75,000 ante. Here are the official chip counts from the table, followed by the prizepool:

Seat 1.  Sean Winter  –  4,825,000  (64 bb)
Seat 2.  Nolan King  –  3,475,000  (46 bb)
Seat 3.  Arian Stolt  –  2,200,000  (29 bb)

1st:  $713,190 + SHRPO trophy
2nd:  $505,700
3rd:  $319,000

4th:  James Carroll  –  $217,900
5th:  Taylor Wilson  –  $140,050
6th:  David Peters  –  $103,740
7th:  Chad Eveslage  –  $85,585
8th:  Dylan Linde  –  $72,615
9th:  Michael Duek  –  $70,025
10th:  Darren Elias  –  $67,430
11th:  Taylor Von Kriegenbergh  –  $64,840
12th:  Joseph Cheong  –  $62,255
13th:  Asher Conniff  –  $59,650
14th:  Ignacio Moron  –  $57,055
15th:  Joey Weissman  –  $54,645

High Roller: James Carroll – 4th Place ($217,900)

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Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 105

James Carroll
James Carroll

Sean Winter raised from the button to 135,000, James Carroll moved all in from the small blind for about 790,000, and Winter called with AsKd.

Carroll turned over 9d9c, and needed it to hold to stay alive.

The board came 7h4c2dAd8h, and Winter paired his ace on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Carroll in fourth place.

Sean Winter  –  4,400,000  (73 bb)
James Carroll  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($217,900)

With three players remaining from a field of 105, the average chip stack is around 3,500,000 (58 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $319,000 each.

High Roller: Taylor Wilson – 5th Place ($140,050)

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Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 105

Taylor Wilson
Taylor Wilson

Sean Winter raised from the button to 120,000, Taylor Wilson moved all in from the small blind for about 1,200,000, and Winter quickly called with AcQd.

Wilson turned over AhJd, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 9h5h5dQcKc, and Winter won the pot with two pair, queens and fives, to eliminate Wilson in fifth place.

Sean Winter  –  3,350,000  (56 bb)
Taylor Wilson  –  Eliminated in 5th Place  ($140,050)

With four players remaining from a field of 105, the average chip stack is around 2,625,000 (45 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $217,900 each.

High Roller: David Peters – 6th Place ($103,740)

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Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 105

David Peters
David Peters won the $50K High Roller four days ago (click here for details), but couldn’t go 2-for-2 this series.

David Peters raised from the cutoff to 160,000 (leaving himself 45K behind), James Carroll moved all in from the big blind, and Peters called all in for 205,000 with Kd4h.

Carroll turned over AsKs, and Peters needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Qd8d3cQc10d, and Carroll won the pot with his ace to eliminate Peters in sixth place.

James Carroll  –  1,125,000  (19 bb)
David Peters  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($103,740)

With five players remaining from a field of 105, the average chip stack is around 2,100,000 (35 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $140,050 each.

High Roller: Sean Winter Doubles Thru David Peters; Peters Down to Three Big Blinds

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Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 105

Sean Winter
Sean Winter

Sean Winter got it all in from the big blind for 1,040,000 with AdQd, and he needed his hand to hold to stay alive against the 9s8h of David Peters in the small blind.

The board came Qc6c4dAc9c, and Winter paired his queen on the flop and his ace on the turn to win the pot with two pair and double up in chips.

Sean Winter  –  2,110,000  (35 bb)
David Peters  –  205,000  (3 bb)

With six players remaining from a field of 105, the average chip stack is around 1,750,000 (29 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $103,740 each.

High Roller: David Peters vs. Arian Stolt

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Level 21:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 105

David Peters
David Peters

After a flop of 10s8s2h, Arian Stolt checked the big blind, David Peters bet 80,000 from under the gun, and Stolt called.

The turn card was the 5s, Stolt checked, Peters bet 160,000, and Stolt called.

The river card paired the board with the 5d, Stolt checked, and Peters bet 550,000, leaving himself just 5K behind. Stolt tanked for a while before he folded, and Peters took the pot.

David Peters  –  1,375,000  (23 bb)
Arian Stolt  –  2,900,000  (48 bb)

With six players remaining from a field of 105, the average chip stack is around 1,750,000 (29 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $103,740 each.