Tournament #1 Qualifier Jovan Santiago Leads the Ultimate Desk of Tournament #2: $2,000 No-Restrict Dangle’em, 19 Advance to Tournament #3

Jovan Santiago got here into Tournament #2: $2,000 No-Restrict Dangle’em free-rolling due to his twenty third position end in Tournament #1, and the Leominster, Massachusetts local now unearths himself the chip chief with six to play. Becoming a member of Santiago within the ultimate six are Joelle Parenteau, Eric Stanley Baldwin, Brock Wilson, Jeremy Ausmus, and fellow Tournament #1 qualifier Likelihood Kornuth.

Santiago heads into the overall six with 4,025,000, and he’s going to have just below a 1.3 million chip lead over second-place Parenteau (2,750,000). Ausmus sits in 3rd position with 1,925,000, Kornuth sits in fourth position with 1,600,000, and Stanley Baldwin sits in 5th position with 1,425,000. Wilson heads into the day as the fast stack with 1,000,000 even in chips, just right for simply ten giant blinds.

Tournament #2 Ultimate Desk
Seat Title Nation Chip Depend
1 Likelihood Kornuth United States 1,600,000
2 Joelle Parenteau Canada 2,750,000
3 Eric Stanley Baldwin United States 1,425,000
4 Brock Wilson United States 1,200,000
5 Jovan Santiago United States 4,025,000
6 Jeremy Ausmus United States 1,925,000

When play resumes there may be 23:25 ultimate in degree 19 and the button is in seat 1

Ausmus held the chip lead for a lot of the day after getting rid of Brendan Shiller past due in degree 10. Ausmus held pocket aces whilst Shiller held ace-jack. The flop noticed Shiller hit two pair, however Aumus flopped most sensible set. The entire cash went in at the river when a jack fell giving Ausmus over two million in chips and leaving Shiller shell surprised on his means out the door.

Aumus maintained his chip stack for the remainder of the day as he hoovered round two million in chips for many of the afternoon and into the night. Santiago, in the meantime, discovered favorable spots right through the afternoon and slowly constructed his chips ahead of getting rid of Stephen Music in twelfth position and Lengthy Lui in eleventh position to go the 3 million chip mark. Santiago took the chip lead for just right when he flopped the nut flush on Stanley Baldwin and were given paid on river wager to transport north of three.4 million in chips.

The 129-entrant box created a prize pool of $258,000 and awarded the highest 19 finishers with a min-cash of $5,160, which incorporates a seat into Tournament #3: $4,000 No-Restrict Dangle’em. The highest six is are assured a minimum of $12,900 and the seat however have their eyes mounted at the first-place prize of $51,600.

Those who didn’t make the finals six however walked away with a seat into tournament #3 come with Gary Leibovitz (tenth), Stephen Music (twelfth), Michael Wang (thirteenth), Jewook Oh (14th), Michael Santos (fifteenth), Salim Admon (seventeenth), Qing Liu (18th), and Kristen Nyman (nineteenth). Tournament #1 ultimate tableists Mehdi Anooshahr (sixteenth) and Qing Liu (18th) additionally discovered a seat for the second one day in a row, nevertheless it took a couple of bullets for the duo to win their seats. In the meantime, 7th position finisher Jake Perry and eleventh position finisher Lengthy Lui will glance to proceed their adventure up the Stairway to Tens of millions as now not handiest did each avid gamers win their means into Tournament #2, they’ve now gained their means into Tournament #3.

The original structure of Stairway To Tens of millions sees all avid gamers to coins in an tournament win a seat to the following tournament. All 19 avid gamers to coins in Tournament #2: $2,000 NL Dangle’em gained a price tag to play in Tournament #3: $4,000 NL Dangle’em. The 3rd tournament kicks off on Friday, January 14, at 12 p.m. PT. The “stairway” component applies to all occasions at the agenda, resulting in the $100,000 buy-in finale.

Stairway To Tens of millions Ultimate Agenda

Date Tournament Purchase-In Rate (On-Time) Rate (Past due/Reentry) Beginning Stack Ensure
Jan. 14 Stairway To Tens of millions #3 $4,000 $100 $200 100,000 $100,000
Jan. 15 Stairway To Tens of millions #4 $8,000 $200 $400 100,000 $200,000
Jan. 16 Stairway To Tens of millions #5 $15,000 $400 $800 125,000 $300,000
Jan. 17 Stairway To Tens of millions #6 $25,000 $500 $1,000 125,000 $500,000
Jan. 18 Stairway To Tens of millions #7 $50,000 $1,000 $2,000 150,000 $500,000
Jan. 19 Stairway To Tens of millions #8 $100,000 $2,000 $2,000 200,000 $1,200,000

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Author: Bradley Watson