Event 10: Steve Rash Doubles Through Straton Wilhelm

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 21: 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 145

Steve Rash

Straton Wilhelm limped the button and Steve Rash moved all in from the small blind for 185,000.

Wilhelm called and Rash turned over QsJd and was in good shape against Wilhelm’s Js10s.

The flop came Ah10h5s and Wilhelm took the lead. The board ran out 9d, Kh and Rash hit broadway on the river to stay alive.

Steve Rash – 370,000 (25 bb)
Straton Wilhelm – 170,000 (11 bb)

Event 10: John Richards Eliminated in 4th Place ($9,067)

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 145

John Richards

Straton Wilhelm raised to 32,000 from under the gun and everybody called.

The flop came KdQdJd, it checked to John Richards on the button who bet 55,000. Only Bob Bounahra called.

The turn was the 2h, Bounahra checked, and Richards bet 145,000. Bounahra raised to 345,000 and Richards shoved for 244,000 more.

Bounahra went into the tank, stood out of his chair the put in the calling chips with his 5d2d flopped flush. Richards needed to improve as he tabled KhKc.

The river was the 6h, no help to Richards as he was eliminated in fourth place.

Bob Bounahra – 1,350,000
John Richards – Eliminated

Event 10: Straton Wilhelm Doubles Through Steve Rash

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 145

Straton Wilhelm

Steve Rash limped the button and Straton Wilhelm checked his option in the big blind.

The flop came Qc8c5c, Wilhelm checked and Rash bet 33,000. Wilhelm shoved for 171,000 and Rash called.

Rash tabled QdJc and appeared to be in great shape against Wilhelm’s Qh2h, until the 2h hit the turn. The river 6d changed nothing and Wilhelm’s two-pair held to save him from elimination.

Straton Wilhelm – 400,000 (33 bb)
Steve Rash – 260,000 (22 bb)

Event 10: John Richards vs Bob Bounahra

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 145

John Richards

John Richards opened to 25,000 from the button and Bob Bounahra defended his big blind.

The flop came 5c4c2s, Bounahra checked and Richards bet 20,000. Bounahra raised to 55,000 and Richards called.

The turn brought the Kh, Bounahra bet 65,000 and Richards shoved for 327,000 total. Bounahra tanked for a while before eventually deciding to lay it down.

John Richards – 570,000 (48 bb)
Bob Bounahra – 880,000 (73 bb)

Event 10: Four for the Trophy

$1,650 Purple Chip Bounty (Single Re-Entry)
$100,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 145

Bob Bounahra

The $1,650 Purple Chip Bounty drew enough players to double up on the $100,000 guaranteed prize pool and there are four players returning for Day 2 trying to take home the biggest piece.

Bob Bounahra returns with a big chip lead, more than twice that of Steve Rash in second, with John Richard in third and Straton Wilhelm riding the shortest stack.

They will get back underway at 1 pm and continue until we have the Purple Chip Bounty champion.

Seat 1: Steve Rash – 492,000 (41 bb)
Seat 2: Bob Bounahra – 1,099,000 (92 bb)
Seat 3: Straton Wilhelm – 180,000 (15 bb)
Seat 4: John Richards – 404,000 (34 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $40,026
2nd: $25,375
3rd: $14,935
4th: $9,067