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Event 1: Day 1C Complete

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Next Blinds: 1,500/3,000/300 ante
Day 2 – Sunday 1 p.m.

Day 1C Chip Leader David MacDonald
Chip Leader David MacDonald

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida resumed this morning with Day 1C of Event 1: $560 Buy-In Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em. A total of 272 entries took part in the action (upping the total number of entries so far to 836). After 14 levels, about 61 players earned a seat to Day 2, which will be on Sunday at 1p.m. On top of the chip counts is David MacDonald (Jupiter, FL) with 286,700, giving him the overall chip lead.

Day 1D is set to kickoff at 7 p.m., so keep it here for more updates on all of the action.

Event 1: Zarah Whimper Crosses 200K With Double Elimination

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 13: Blinds 1,000/2,000/200 ante

Gloria "Zarah" Whimper
Gloria “Zarah” Whimper

Over at Table 9, one short-stacked player is all in for about 13,000 with KhQs, another is all in for roughly 56,000 with KcQc, and both are in dire straits against the AsAd held by Gloria “Zarah” Whimper who has them both covered. The board runs out Kd5d4h2c7d, giving Whimper the pot with her aces.

She increases her stack to about 227,000 and is now among the chip leaders as play enters the final level of Day 1C.

Event 1: Day 1C Chip Leaders After Level 12

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 13: Blinds 1,000/2,000/200 ante

Enrique Roman III (Davenport, FL) – 205,800 (102 bb)
Robert Chow (Schaumburg, IL) – 180,900 (90 bb)
David MacDonald (Jupiter, FL) – 175,900 (87 bb)
Bradley Youn (New York, NY) – 174,400 (86 bb)
Johnny Layne II (Boynton Beach, FL) – 162,900 (81 bb)
Adam “Roothlus” Levy (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – 148,000 (74 bb)

Event 1: Other Chip Counts From Around The Room

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No-Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 10: Blinds 500/1,000/100 ante

David Jackson – 130,000 (130 bb)
Brian Hastings – 109,000 (109 bb)
Evan Teitelbaum – 74,000 (74 bb)
Dimas Martinez Jr. – 72,000 (72 bb)
Ian O’Hara – 68,000 (68 bb)
Zarah Whimper – 61,000 (61 bb)
Zach Kessler – 47,000 (47 bb)
Matthew Mendez – 43,000 (43 bb)
Adam Levy – 42,000 (42 bb)
David Diaz – 31,000 (31 bb)
Jesus Cabrera – 28,000 (28 bb)
Johnny Miller – 14,000 (14 bb)