2019 Showdown Live Updates

Event 24: Neal Corcoran Wins After Five-Way Deal

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 645

Neal Corcoran

The five remaining players played most of Level 27 with only one major pot that saw Neal Corcoran take a pot from Richard Leger with a timely river. He moved into the lead, Leger dropped to second, and they decided to look at the ICM numbers.

The math was run and all agreed to the adjusted payout numbers with Corcoran taking the lion’s share of $12,155 as the leader. The remaining prize pool was divided this way:

Neal Corcoran – 2,955,000 (49 bb)
Richard Leger – 2,530,000 (42 bb)
Jose Ruiz – 1,975,000 (33 bb)
Richard Whitebrook – 1,290,000 (22 bb)
Daniel Perez – 935,000 (16 bb)

1st: Neal Corcoran – $12,155
2nd: Richard Leger – $11,377
3rd: Jose Ruiz – $10,199
4th: Richard Whitebrook – $8,455
5th: Daniel Perez – $7,353

Event 24: Break Time Counts

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 645

The five remaining players are taking another break and will return with blinds at 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 big blind ante.

Seat 2: Richard Leger – 2,335,000 (39 bb)
Seat 5: Jose Ruiz – 1,975,000 (33 bb)
Seat 6: Richard Whitebrook – 2,500,000 (42 bb)
Seat 7: Daniel Perez – 1,215,000 (20 bb)
Seat 9: Neal Corcoran – 1,650,000 (28 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $20,436
2nd: $11,997
3rd: $7,779
4th: $5,418
5th: $3,909

Event 24: Sean Shah – 6th Place ($3,135)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 645

Sean Shah

Action folded to Sean Shah on the button and he moved all in for 575,000. Richard Leger reshipped from the small blind to get a fold from Jose Ruiz in the big

Leger: AdJs
Shah: Ks6d

“You know you’re the favorite, right Sean?” Richard Whitebrook joked.

Shah had two live cards but blanked the Qc7c4h7s3c board to exit in sixth place.

Richard Leger – 2,535,000 (51 bb)
Sean Shah – Eliminated in 6th Place ($3,135)

Event 24: Dave Phillips – 7th Place ($2,399)

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 645

Dave Phillips

Daniel Perez open-shoved for 570,000 and it folded to Dave Phillips in the big blind. He called with a slightly bigger stack and they flipped up their cards.

Perez: 7h7s
Phillips: AsKh

Phillips needed to win the race to send Perez out but the sevens stayed ahead on the QcTs6h9c6c board. Phillips was left with dust and gone on the next hand

Daniel Perez – 1,165,000 (23 bb)
Dave Phillips – Eliminated in 7th Place ($2,399)

Event 24: Richard Whitebrook Versus Sean Shah

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7 of 645

It was three-ways to a AsAd5h flop and Sean Shah bet 100,000. Richard Whitebrook called on the button and Neal Corcoran folded from the big blind. Both players checked the Ah turn and Shah checked the 9h river.

Whitebrook announced 300,000, Shah called, then quickly mucked when Whitebrook showed the case ace AcQc for quads.

Richard Whitebrook – 2,985,000 (60 bb)
Sean Shah – 500,000 (10 bb)