Showdown

Event 9: Bob Woodward Eliminated in 13th Place ($9,865)

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 32: 75,000/150,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 12 of 2,923

                                                       Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward raised to 575,000 from the small blind, Kazu Oshima reraised all in from the big blind, and Woodward called all in for about 1,900,000.

Woodward: JhJd
Oshima: Ah4h

The flop fell Qc8s2s, keeping Woodward ahead with pair of jacks. The 2h turn kept him ahead, but the river was the Ad, giving Oshima aces and deuces to eliminate Woodward.

“I guess I was one jack off,” joked Woodward after the hand, drawing laughs from a few tablemates.

Kazu Oshima – 4,700,000 (31 bb)
Bob Woodward – Eliminated in 13th Place ($9,865)

Event 9: Hiep Doan Eliminated in 14th Place ($9,865)

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 32: 75,000/150,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 13 of 2,923

                                                                                     Hiep Doan

Alex Rocha raised to 325,000 from the cutoff, Hiep Doan reraised all in from the button for about 3,500,000, and Rocha called.

Rocha: QhQd
Doan: 8s8c

The board came down Js9s9d7s5d, safe for Rocha eliminate Doan in 14th place.

Alex Rocha – 10,000,000 (66 bb)
Hiep Doan – Eliminated in 14th Place ($9,865)

Event 12: Day 1 Ends With Jordan Meltzer Leading Final 12 Players

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Single Re-Entry)
End of Level 16: 1,200/2,400 with a 400 ante
Players Remaining: 12 of 139

From a starting field of 139 entries, just 12 players remain in Event 12. Level 16 has come to a close, signaling the end of play for Day 1.

Here’s the remaining lineup:

Table 1
Seat 1: Thomas Foley – 101,500 (34 bb)
Seat 2: Victor Merkel – 58,500 (20 bb)
Seat 3: Hyon Kim – 90,500 (30 bb)
Seat 4: Jordan Meltzer – 314,000 (105 bb)
Seat 5: –empty–
Seat 6: –empty–
Seat 7: Tanya Kirk – 42,500 (14 bb)
Seat 8: Jack Duong – 157,000 (52 bb)
Seat 9: –empty–
Seat 10: –empty–

Table 2
Seat 1: Marc Schiller – 184,000 (61 bb)
Seat 2: –empty–
Seat 3: Josias Santos – 142,500 (48 bb)
Seat 4: –empty–
Seat 5: Phong Than Nguyen – 246,000 (82 bb)
Seat 6: Christian Harder – 99,000 (33 bb)
Seat 7: Elilton Gouveia – 79,000 (26 bb)
Seat 8: TK Miles – 153,000 (51 bb)
Seat 9: –empty–
Seat 10: –empty–

Everyone left is guaranteed to earn at least $3,406 on Monday, with a trophy and a top prize of $38,847 reserved for the winner. Blinds will be 1,500/3,000 with a 500 ante when play resumes, putting the average stack just north of 45 big blinds.

Day 2 begins at 2 p.m. and will continue until a winner is determined.

Event 9: Christine Difiore Eliminated in 15th Place ($9,865)

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 14 of 2,923

                                                               Christine Difiore

Christine Difiore raised all in from under the gun for 2,060,000 and Vittorio Maraone called from the button with AhJs, racing with Difiore’s 6d6s.

The board came down Jc7d3h3s4d, giving Maraone jacks and threes to eliminate Difiore.

Vittorio Maraone – 5,300,000 (44 bb)
Christine Difiore – Eliminated in 15th Place ($9,865)

Event 9: Mark Dube Doubles Through Kazu Oshima

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 15 of 2,923

Mark Dube raised all in for 700,000 from the button and Kazu Oshima called from the big blind.

Dube: As7c
Oshima: 10d8d

The board came down 5c5s5hKd7d, giving Dube fives full sevens to double through Oshima.

Mark Dube – 1,600,000 (13 bb)
Kazu Oshima – 2,610,000 (21 bb)

Event 9: Satish Surapaneni Eliminated in 16th Place ($7,527)

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 15 of 2,923

                                                                     Satish Surapaneni

Kazu Oshima was all in for about 1,400,000 with 10s10d, racing with Satish Surapaneni’s AcQd.

The board ran out Kc3d3s2h3c, no help to Surapaneni, locking up the double for Oshima.

Down to about 3 big blinds, Surapaneni was eliminated shortly thereafter.

Kazu Oshima – 3,200,000 (26 bb)
Satish Surapaneni – Eliminated in 16th Place ($7,527)

Event 11: Abdel Bouanani Wins in Five-Way Deal

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 24: 12,000/24,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 300

Abdel Bouanani

The final five players took a break to look at the numbers, and they quickly agreed to a straight ICM chop. Abdel Bouanani had a huge chip lead when the deal was made, so he collects the most money, the trophy, the freeroll seat, and the victory, officially.

Here are the results for the final five after the agreement:

1st: Abdel Bouanani – $15,862
2nd: Carlos Hostos Musso – $11,661
3rd: Steve Yagudaev – $8,902
4th: Howard Mash – $8,854
5th: Charlie Riley – $7,198

A more in-depth account of Bouanani’s win will be published shortly.

Event 9: Theodore Prystal Eliminated in 17th Place ($7,527)

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 16 of 2,923

                                                                             Theodore Prystal

Nick Shkolnik raised to 280,000 from the hijack, Theodore Prystal reraised all in from the button for about 600,000, and Shkolnik called.

Shkolnik: KhKc
Prystal: Jh9h

The board rolled out 10h6s2s6hQs, safe for Shkolnik to score the elimination.

Nick Shkolnik – 4,000,000 (33 bb)
Theodore Prystal – Eliminated in 17th Place ($7,527)

Event 9 : Seat Map

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 17 of 2,923

Table 7
Seat 1: Satish Surapaneni – 2,100,000 (17 bb)
Seat 2: Bob Woodward – 4,100,000 (34 bb)
Seat 3: Kazu Oshima – 1,740,000 (14 bb)
Seat 4: William Kopp – 9,100,000 (75 bb)
Seat 5: John Dubois – 3,900,000 (32 bb)
Seat 6: Teddy Conner – 970,000 (8 bb)
Seat 7: Sanjib Acharya – 3,250,000 (27 bb)
Seat 8: Mark Dube – 1,280,000 (10 bb)
Seat 9: Alex Rocha – 6,700,000 (55 bb)

Table 8
Seat 1: Will Underdown – 3,730,000 (31 bb)
Seat 2: Christine Difiore – 3,080,000 (25 bb)
Seat 3: Nick Shkolnik – 3,140,000 (26 bb)
Seat 4: Thomas Gari – 895,000 (7 bb)
Seat 5: Theodore Prystal – 625,000 (5 bb)
Seat 6:
Seat 7: Hiep Doan – 3,500,000 (29 bb)
Seat 8: Vittorio Maraone – 6,050,000 (50 bb)
Seat 9: Jessica Dawley – 3,600,000 (30 bb)

Event 11: Brandon Shields Eliminated in 6th Place ($3,578)

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 24: 12,000/24,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 300

Brandon Shields17 S

Brandon Shields moved all in for 137,000 on the button, and Steve Yagudaev called in the big blind to put Shields at risk.

Shields: KsQc
Yagudaev: Ah3h

The board ran out Ac4c4sQsKh, and Yagudaev won the pot with aces up to send Shields to the cashier in sixth place.

Steve Yagudaev – 395,000 (16 bb)
Brandon Shields – Eliminated in 6th place ($3,578)

Event 11: Henry Meacham Eliminated in 7th Place ($3,006)

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 23: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7 of 300

Henry Meacham

Abdel Bouanani opened the button with a raise, and Henry Meacham got his last 128,000 chips into the middle from the big blind to put himself at risk.

Bouanani: Kd9d
Meacham: 5h8h

The board ran out Ac7s3sTs7d, and Bouanani earned his third-consecutive knockout, this one with just high cards. Meacham was eliminated in seventh place.

Abdel Bouanani – 1,700,000 (85 bb)
Henry Meacham – Eliminated in 7th place ($3,006)

Event 9: Richard Newton Eliminated in 18th Place ($7,527)

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 17 of 2,923

RIchard Newton

Richard Newton (pictured) raised all in from the cutoff for about 750,000 and SHRP team member Jessica Dawley called from the big blind with AcJd, leading Newton’s As10d.

The board came down 3c3s2hQcJc, giving Dawley jacks and threes to score the elimination.

Jessica Dawley – 2,700,000 (27 bb)
Richard Newton – Eliminated in 18th Place ($7,527)

Event 11: Max Le Eliminated in 8th Place ($2,471)

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 23: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 300

Max Le

Max Le got his last 250,000 chips into the middle preflop against Abdel Bouanani.

Le: 5c5h
Bouanani: 6c6d

The board ran out AdJd3d6s7h, and Bouanani won the pot with a set of sixes, sending Le to the payout desk in eighth place.

Abdel Bouanani – 1,405,000 (70 bb)
Max Le – Eliminated in 8th place ($2,471)

Event 11: Richard Chouinard Eliminated in 9th Place ($1,977)

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 23: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 300

Richard Chouinard

Abdel Bouanani opened to 45,000 in middle position, and Henry Meacham called in the cutoff. From the blinds, Richard Chouinard three-bet shoved for 168,000 total, and Bouanani re-shoved for 452,000. Meacham shrugged and called both shoves, putting two players at risk in the process.

Bouanani: 4s4d
Meacham: JcJh
Chouinard: AcQc

The TsTh3c flop changed nothing, but the 4h on the turn gave Bouanani a huge come-from-behind lead with one card to come. The river was the blank 9c, and Bouanani won the big pot with fours full of tens. Chouinard was eliminated in ninth place, while Meacham was parted with most of his own stack, too.

Abdel Bouanani – 1,105,000 (55 bb)
Henry Meacham – 145,000 (7 bb)
Richard Chouinard – Eliminated in 9th place ($1,977)

Event 9: Marcus White Eliminated by William Kopp

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 18 of 2,923

                                              Marcus White

Marcus White (pictured) was all in from the small blind for about 545,000 with Ah5d against William Kopp’s Ac10h.

The board came down Jh10c5hKs9s, giving Kopp a pair of tens to eliminate White in 21st place.

William Kopp – 6,600,000 (66 bb)
Marcus White – Eliminated in 21st Place ($6,138)

Also eliminated recently were Jimmy Lucifero in 20th place and Corey Thompson in 19th place. Both earned $6,138, respectively.

Event 9: Olivier Busquet Eliminated by Mark Dube

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 21 of 2,923

                                                               Olivier Busquet

Mark Dube raised to 225,000 from under the gun, Olivier Busquet (pictured) three-bet shoved from middle position for about 820,000, and Dube called.

Dube: 8d8c
Busquet: Ac9h

The board ran out Qd5c3c6d2h, no help to Busquet, securing the pot for Dube.

Mark Dube – 4,100,000 (41 bb)
Olivier Busquet – Eliminated in 23rd Place ($6,138)

Also recently eliminated was Hong Lin in 22nd place for $6,138.

Event 11: Henry Meacham Doubles Through Charlie Riley

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 22: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 300

Henry Meacham open-shoved for 193,000 in early position, and Charlie Riley called to put him at risk a couple seats over.

Meacham: TcTh
Riley: KsQs

The board ran out 7c5d3h8dJd, and Meacham won the flip to double up with his pair of tens.

Henry Meacham – 428,000 (27 bb)
Charlie Riley – 310,000 (19 bb)

Event 9: Rodney Tullock Eliminated by Jimmy Lucifero

$570 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 2,923

Rodney Tullock was all in from the small blind for about 600,000 with 6c5c, racing with Jimmy Lucifero’s 4s4c in middle position.

The board came down Qd7c2sKh9d, safe for Lucifero to score the elimination.

Jimmy Lucifero – 1,800,000 (22 bb)
Rodney Tullock – Eliminated in 25th Place ($6,138)

Also recently eliminated was David Bradshaw in 24th for $6,138.

Event 11: Julio Abreu Eliminated in 10th Place ($1,665)

$360 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
Level 22: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 300

Julio Abreu

Julio Abreu moved all in for about 55,000, and Steve Yagudaev re-shoved for about 100,000 total, isolating himself against the at-risk player.

Abreu: Jc6c
Yagudaev: AcJh

The board ran out AdTs9s4sAs, and Yagudaev locked up the pot one card early. He finished with trip aces, eliminating Abreu as the first casualty of the final table.

Steve Yagudaev – 220,000 (14 bb)
Julio Abreu – Eliminated in 10th place ($1,665)