$5,300 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 5: 300/600 with a 600 ante
Day 1B Entries: 413
Matt Glantz gave us details of a hand from before the break he played against Aaron Mermelstein.
Glantz raised from the cutoff, the player on the button reraised to 3,000, and Mermelstein reraised to 8,000. Glantz five-bet it to 23,000, the button folded, and Mermelstein called.
The flop came with two spades and a club, Mermelstein checked, Glantz bet 12,000, and Mermelstein called.
The turn card was the , putting three spades on the board. Mermelstein checked, Glantz moved all in, and Mermelstein called all in for about 24,000 with for a queen-high flush draw with a gutshot straight draw.
Glantz turned over for a pair of kings with an ace-high flush draw, and Mermelstein needed a queen or a ten on the river to stay alive.
The river card was the , and Glantz won the pot with his pair of kings to eliminate Mermelstein.
Matt Glantz – 165,900 (277 bb)
Aaron Mermelstein – Eliminated
The Day 1B field is up to 413 entries, which means the total field is up to 956, and the prizepool is worth more than $4.63 million, crushing the $3 million guarantee. Registration remains open until the beginning of Level 9, around 9:15 pm, and players are allowed one entry and one re-entry per starting flight.
There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 6, around 5:30 pm, and action will continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.