Event 10: Zo Karim Eliminated on the Bubble; Remaining 18 Lock Up a Payday

$2,500 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 16: 2,000/4,000 with a 500 ante
Players Remaining: 18 of 150

Zo Kariming 18

Following just over two hours of play Zo Karim was eliminated on the bubble in Event 10, a $2,500 no limit hold’em tournament, leaving the remaining 18 players in the money.

It took about 40 minutes of bubble play and more than 15 hands before Karim got 49,000 in preflop. Andros Ioakimides called and Karim was at risk.

Ioakimides: 8h8d
Karim: 6s6c

The runout came Ah5s5cQd2d and Karim was eliminated shy of the money. The remaining 18 players secured $5,119 with the winner pocketing $98,960. Those still in contention for the event’s top prize include Seminole Hard Rock Poker team members Mukul Pahuja and Faraz Jaka, Lily Kiletto, Michael Newman, Jake Bazeley, Alex Foxen and Peter Vitantonio.

Andros Ioakimides – 415,000 (103 bb)
Zo Karim – Eliminated

Remaining payouts:

1st: $98,960
2nd: $58,013
3rd: $34,125
4th: $27,300
5th: $20,475
6th: $17,063
7th: $13,650
8th: $10,238
9th: $7,678
10th-12th: $6,825
13th-15th: $5,972
16th-18th: $5,119

Main Event: Final Table Lineup

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 1,509
Average Stack: 3,775,000 (31 bb)

Ten players remain and they are now at one, final table with only nine making the WPTDeepStacks live-streamed final table.

Seat 1: Charlemagne Benjamin – 3,700,000 (31 bb)
Seat 2: Marc Levy – 2,275,000 (19 bb)
Seat 3: TK Miles – 3,100,000 (26 bb)
Seat 4: Andre Rakusa – 2,275,000 (19 bb)
Seat 5: Aaron Massey – 1,300,000 (11 bb)
Seat 6: Dantonio Brown – 7,200,000 (60 bb)
Seat 7: Michael Graffeo – 6,500,000 (54 bb)
Seat 8: Luis Torres – 4,500,000 (38 bb)
Seat 9: Loni Harwood – 4,600,000 (38 bb)
Seat 10: Timothy Banks – 3,200,000 (27 bb)

Main Event: Amelio Amato – 11th Place ($17,529)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 1,509
Average Stack: 3,775,000 (31 bb)

Amelio Amato

Amelio Amato open-shoved from UTG+1 and it folded to Timothy Banks in the big blind. He asked for a count and called when he heard 1,270,000.

Banks: 9h9s
Amato: KdQh

They were racing again and the board ran all low 8s5h4h4d5c to send Amato out in 11th place. Tournament staff paused the clock to redraw the final table ten.

Timothy Banks – 3,450,000 (29 bb)
Amelio Amato – Eliminated in 11th place ($17,529)

Main Event: Break Time Counts

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 1,509
Average Stack: 3,430,000 (29 bb)

Table 7
Seat 1: Amelio Amato – 1,330,000 (11 bb)
Seat 2: — Empty —
Seat 3: — Empty —
Seat 4: — Empty —
Seat 5: Dantonio Brown – 6,200,000 (52 bb)
Seat 6: Aaron Massey – 1,560,000 (13 bb)
Seat 7: Marc Levy – 2,655,000 (22 bb)
Seat 8: Timothy Banks – 2,265,000 (19 bb)
Seat 9: Andre Rakusa – 3,135,000 (26 bb)

Table 8
Seat 1: — Empty —
Seat 2: — Empty —
Seat 3: Michael Graffeo – 5,500,000 (46 bb)
Seat 4: Luis Torres – 2,800,000 (23 bb)
Seat 5: Loni Harwood – 4,200,000 (35 bb)
Seat 6: TK Miles – 3,800,000 (32 bb)
Seat 7: Charlemagne Benjamin – 3,200,000 (27 bb)
Seat 8: — Empty —
Seat 9: — Empty —

Main Event: Aaron Shepard – 12th Place ($17,529)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 1,509
Average Stack: 3,430,000 (34 bb)

Aaron Shepard

Aaron Shepard moved all-in for ~1,600,000 and Loni Harwood called before the count was complete.

Harwood: TsTh
Shepard: Kc7s

“Good call,” Shepard said.

Shepard needed to match his over card or miracle something with his seven but the 6s6c2c5sAd board did not cooperate to send him out in 12th place and set up the final table bubble.

Loni Harwood – 4,100,000 (41 bb)
Aaron Shepard – Eliminated in 12th place ($17,529)
Dimity Agrachov – Eliminated in 13th place ($13,293)