$150 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Level 12: 800/1,600 with a 200 ante Flight 1F Entries: 458 Players Remaining: 72
Carlos Loving raises to 3,500 from middle position and the cutoff moves all in for 14,200. Loving quickly calls and the cards are tabled.
Loving shows and is dominated by his opponent’s . The board runs out and Loving can’t improve to send his opponent home.
Loving loses the small pot, but is still healthy on chips and is looking to play two consecutive days of tournament poker without being eliminated. Loving won the $350 No Limit Hold’em Black Chip Bounty last night for $8,120 and is trying to ride the heater to a deep run in this event.
$150 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Level 14: 1,200/2,400 with a 400 ante Flight 1E Entries: 383 Players Remaining: 33
The fifth flight of the $150 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry event was, until the sixth flight kicked off, the biggest of any starting flight. It only makes sense that the biggest stack of the tournament thus far would come from it.
Ty Akbasli couldn’t seem to lose a single pot of any significance in the late stages of Day 1E and bagged the chip lead of both his flight and of the overall tournament with 405,000.
After 14 levels of play, the 383 players that entered this flight were trimmed down to just 33 players, with the aforementioned Akbasli leading the way.
Joining Akbasli at the top of the 1E chip counts are Olvenso Savoie, Sebastian Toro and John Palace with 290,500, 206,500 and 204,000, respectively.
The 33 survivors bring the total number of Day 2 entrants thus far to 135. They will all come back on Wednesday at 1 p.m. to play down to a winner.
$150 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Level 9: 400/800 with a 100 ante Flight 1F Entries: 458 Players Remaining: 128
There is about 30,000 already in the middle on the river with a completed board of .
Zoltan Czinkota is in the small blind and inquires about what Michael Nasserazad has left in his stack. After getting a rough count of what is left, he moves all in for effectively Nasserazad’s last 9,500.
Nasserazad snap-calls and shows . Czinkota tries to muck his hand, but it must be exposed since it is an all in situation. The dealer exposes Czinkota’s and Nasserazad doubles up.
Michael Nasserazad – 44,000 Zoltan Czinkota – 17,000
$150 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Level 12: 800/1,600 with a 200 ante Flight 1E Entries: 381 Players Remaining: 53
On a flop of , the big blind checks and Ory Hen bets 7,500 from middle position. Ty Akbasli calls from the cutoff and the big blind calls as well.
The turn is the and action checks to Akbasli, who bets 12,500. The big blind calls and Hen folds. The river is the and the big blind bets 25,000. Akbasli bets enough to put the big blind all in and the big blind quickly calls, he is all in for about 40,000 total.
Akbasli tables , good for the nut flush and he drags the pot against the big blind’s , giving him a straight.
Akbasli eliminates a player just as they head on their last break of the night. He is the chip leader of the flight with about an hour left of play.