Championship: Four More Hands

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  50 of 1,110

The field was just informed that they will play four more hands before the end of Day 2 at the SHRPO Championship. Stay tuned for a summary of the day, and official chip counts that will be posted here when they are released later tonight.

Championship: Christian Harder Eliminated in 53rd Place by Sebastien Grax

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  52 of 1,110

Christian Harder
Christian Harder

With roughly 380,000 in the pot and the board reading Kd3s9h3h2d, Christian Harder was in the small blind and in the tank for his remaining ~180,000, facing a shove from Sebastien Grax in the big blind.

After a little while, Harder called all with Kc5h for kings and threes, but Grax tabled 7s3c for trip threes to eliminates Harder in 53rd place.

Sebastien Grax  –  1,400,000  (70 bb)
Christian Harder  –  Eliminated in 53rd Place  ($17,875)

Sebastien Grax
Sebastien Grax

Championship: Recent Eliminations, 55th-81st Places

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  54 of 1,110

Here is a list of the most recent eliminations, along with their payouts:

55th:  Raj Vohra  –  $16,205
56th:  Joey Weissman  –  $16,205
57th:  Yue Wang  –  $16,205
58th:  Deonarine Itwaru  –  $16,205
59th:  Aaron Massey  –  $16,205
60th:  Claudio Piedrabuena  –  $16,205
61st:  Dylan Smith  –  $16,205
62nd:  Howard Mash  –  $16,205
63rd:  Jonathan Jaffe  –  $16,205

64th:  Joseph Petrolino  –  $15,125
65th:  Carlos Rodriguez  –  $15,125
66th:  Ranganath Kanchi  –  $15,125
67th:  Ivan Saul  –  $15,125
68th:  Alain Bauer  –  $15,125
69th:  Scott Zakheim  –  $15,125
70th:  Kevin Blewitt  –  $15,125
71st:  Ryan Roussel  –  $15,125
72nd:  Asher Conniff  –  $15,125

73rd:  Elio Fox  –  $14,050
74th:  Carlos Guerrero  –  $14,050
75th:  Nathan Russler  –  $14,050
76th:  Tyler Rueger  –  $14,050
77th:  Brandon Dominick Caputo  –  $14,050
78th:  A.J. Gambino  –  $14,050
79th:  Ryan Van Sanford  –  $14,050
80th:  Maximino Ramirez Lopez  –  $14,050
81st:  Jonathan Brody  –  $14,050

Championship: Raj Vohra Eliminated in 55th Place by Oleksandr Gnatenko

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  54 of 1,110

Raj Vohra
Raj Vohra

Oleksandr Gnatenko opened to 40,000 from middle position, Raj Vohra three-bet all in for 300,000 from the button, and Gnatenko tanked for a bit before he called.

Gnatenko:  KcJc
Vohra:  As10h

The board came QcJh2h9d2d, giving Gnatenko jacks and deuces to eliminate Vohra in 55th place.

Oleksandr Gnatenko  –  1,800,000  (90 bb)
Raj Vohra  –  Eliminated in 55th Place  ($16,205)

Oleksandr Gnatenko
Oleksandr Gnatenko

Championship: Stanley Lee vs. James Mackey

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  58 of 1,110

Stanley Lee
Stanley Lee

James Mackey raised to 45,000 from middle position, Stanley Lee three-bet to 125,000 from the button, and Mackey called.

The flop was 8d4d2s and Mackey-check-called 80,000 from Lee.

The turn was the 5c and Mackey check-called 260,000 from Lee.

The river was the 5d and both checked.

Mackey showed 7h7d for sevens and fives, while Lee tabled JhJc for jacks and fives to win the pot.

Stanley Lee  –  1,670,000  (84 bb)
James Mackey  –  785,000  (39 bb)

Championship: Stewart Newman Doubles Up

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  58 of 1,110

Stewart Newman
Stewart Newman

A player raised UTG+1, Stewart Newman moved all in from the hijack for 95,000, and his opponent called with AhJs. But Newman turned over AsAc, needing it to hold to stay alive.

The board came Jh6d2s8h3s, and his opponent paired their jack on the flop, but improved no further. Newman won the pot with his pocket aces to double up in chips.

Stewart Newman  –  240,000  (12 bb)

With 58 players remaining from a field of 1,110, the average chip stack is around 765,000 (38 big blinds). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $0000000 each.

Action will continue tonight until the end of this level (around 12:15 am).

Championship: Sergio Giha Takes One Out

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 20:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  59 of 1,110

Sergio Giha
Sergio Giha

A player in late position was all in preflop with As4s in the hole, and Sergio Giha had him covered holding Ad10c from the button.

The board was dealt Kd9c2h10dQs, and the player in late position was eliminated from the tournament. Giha stacked up 335,000 after collecting the pot.

Sergio Giha – 335,000 (16 bb)

Championship: Jonathan Jaffe Eliminated in 63rd Place by Andrew Moreno

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  62 of 1,110

Jonathan Jaffe
Jonathan Jaffe

Jonathan Jaffe opened to 35,000 in middle position, Andrew Moreno three-bet to 90,000 from the cutoff, Jaffe four-bet to 460,000 (leaving 5,000 behind), Moreno five-bet, and Jaffe looked at the clock to confirm the recent pay jump had passed before calling all in for 5,000.

Jaffe:  10d10s
Moreno:  JhJs

The board ran out 4c6c3d7cKd, no help to Jaffe, locking up the pot for Moreno.

Andrew Moreno  –  1,995,000  (133 bb)
Jonathan Jaffe  –  Eliminated in 63rd Place  ($16,205)

Championship: Aaron Massey Doubles Thru Alex Foxen

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  66 of 1,110

Aaron Massey
Aaron Massey

Alex Foxen raised all in for about 205,000 from the cutoff and Aaron Massey called all in for 105,000 from the big blind.

Foxen:  4c4d
Massey:  9c9d

The board came Jd10d2d10h2h, safe for Massey to double up.

Aaron Massey  –  235,000  (16 bb)
Alex Foxen  –  100,000  (7 bb)

Championship: Deonarine Itwaru Doubles Up

$5,300 SHRPO Championship (Re-Entry)
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining:  66 of 1,110

Deonarine Itwaru
Deonarine Itwaru

Deonarine Itwaru was all in for 325,000 from late position with AdKc in the hole, and the hijack had him covered holding 9h9d.

The board ran out AhKs7s5h5s, and Itwaru doubled up to survive with a stack of 690,000 after collecting the pot.

Deonarine Itwaru – 690,000 (46 bb)