Event 10: Gabriel Ramos – 6th Place ($1,720)

$400 Pot Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 21:  6,000/12,000
Players Remaining:  5 of 102

Gabriel Ramos
Gabriel Ramos

After a flop of 10h5s2d, Gabriel Ramos got it all in from the cutoff against Rene Herrera in the hijack. Herrera had Ramos covered by about 40K in chips.

Rene Herrera:  AhQc5c3h  (pair of fives, gutshot wheel draw, 5-3 low draw)
Gabriel Ramos:  AsJs4d2s  (pair of deuces, gutshot wheel draw, 5-4 low draw)

The turn card was the Kd, the river card was the Kc, and there were no qualifying lows. Herrera won the pot with a higher two pair, kings and fives, to eliminate Ramos in sixth place.

Rene Herrera  –  505,000  (42 bb)
Gabriel Ramos  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($1,720)

With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 245,000 (20 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $2,260.

Event 10: John Creed – 7th Place ($1,360)

$400 Pot Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  5,000/10,000
Players Remaining:  6 of 102

John Creed
John Creed

John Creed was all in from the hijack for 70,000 against Rene Herrera on the button.

Rene Herrera:  AdJc7d4h
John Creed:  AhKd5c2d

The board came Js9c7s5d7c, and with no qualifying lows, Herrera won the pot with a full house, sevens full of jacks, to eliminate Creed in seventh place.

Rene Herrera  –  260,000  (26 bb)
John Creed  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($1,360)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 204,000 (20 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $1,720.

Event 10: Brenda Nelson – 8th Place ($1,125)

$400 Pot Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  3,000/6,000
Players Remaining:  7 of 102

Brenda Nelson
Brenda Nelson

Craig Chait raised from the hijack to 6,000, Brenda Nelson reraised from the big blind to 27,000, and Chait called.

The flop came As3s2d, Nelson checked, Chait moved all in for 23,000, and Nelson called all in for 22,500.

Craig Chait:  AdJd5s4c  (wheel)
Brenda Nelson:  AcKh4h3c  (two pair, gutshot wheel draw)

Nelson was behind and needed to improve to stay alive.

The turn card was the 8c, the river card was the 10s, and the wheel held up for Chait to scoop the high and the low, eliminating Nelson in eighth place.

Craig Chait  –  102,500  (17 bb)
Brenda Nelson  –  Eliminated in 8th Place  ($1,125)

With seven players remaining, the average chip stack is about 175,000 (29 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $1,360.

Event 10: Carlos Guerrero – 9th Place ($970)

$400 Pot Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  3,000/6,000
Players Remaining:  8 of 102

Carlos Guerrero
Carlos Guerrero

After a flop of Kd10d4d, Rene Herrera checked, Carlos Guerrero bet, Herrera raised, and Guerrero moved all in. Herrera called, and they turned over their cards.

Rene Herrera:  Jd7d7h6c  (diamond flush)
Carlos Guerrero:  KhKc4h3s  (set of kings)

Even with a set of kings, Guerrero needed to improve to stay alive against Herrera’s flush.

The turn card was the 3c, the river was the Ac, and the flush held up for Herrera to win the high. Herrera also caught a runner-runner 7-6 low for good measure to scoop the pot, eliminating Guerrero in ninth place.

Rene Herrera  –  150,000  (25 bb)
Carlos Guerrero  –  Eliminated in 9th Place  ($970)

With eight players remaining, the average chip stack is about 153,000 (26 big blinds), and the next player to bust will receive $1,125.

Event 10: Gabriel Ramos Leads as the Final Table Begins

$400 Pot Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 18:  3,000/6,000
Players Remaining:  9 of 102

Event 10 - Final Table
Event 10 Final Table

After the elimination of Michael Lee in 10th place, the final nine players drew for random seats at the final table.

Here are their approximate chip counts, followed by the prizepool:

Seat 1.  Robert Wachtel  –  146,000  (24 bb)
Seat 2.  Craig Chait  –  114,000  (19 bb)
Seat 3.  Michael P. Daud  –  210,000  (35 bb)
Seat 4.  John Creed  –  124,000  (21 bb)
Seat 5.  Rene Herrera  –  95,000  (16 bb)
Seat 6.  Brenda Nelson  –  50,000  (8 bb)
Seat 7.  Gabriel Ramos  –  240,000  (40 bb)
Seat 8.  Carlos Guerrero  –  50,000  (8 bb)
Seat 9.  Erik Nomberg  –  186,500  (31 bb)

1st:  $9,715 + RRPO Trophy
2nd:  $6,475
3rd:  $4,395
4th:  $3,095
5th:  $2,260
6th:  $1,720
7th:  $1,360
8th:  $1,125
9th:  $970

10th:  Michael Lee  –  $970
11th:  Zachary Milchman  –  $880
12th:  Claudangelo Beaudouin  –  $880
13th:  Natan Wager Vainer  –  $835