Dia 1b Terminado
Dia 1b Terminado
Day 1b of the $1,100 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure National is in the books.
The second flight attracted 296 entries with 45 players remaining at the end of play. Both flights combined have attracted 812 entries, and 122 players made it through to Day 2.
Chino Rheem was the one to burst the bubble by eliminating Niculina Grasu when he turned a straight with against Grasu's in an all in preflop situation.
Taking the honor of the chip lead for Day 1b is Chanracy Khun with 305,000 in chips. Khun has $904,134 in total live earnings and will be looking to add another title to his resume. Khun is followed closely by David Bokor with 293,000. Timo Kamphues rounds up the top three with a stack of 285,000.
Other notable players through to Day 2 include Team PokerStars Online Pro Randy Lew (202,000), Jack Salter (232,000), and Jack Sinclair (172,000), Marvin Rettenmaier (125,000), Joe McKeehen (103,000), and Ole Schemion (50,000)
As some notables bagged and cashed, many big names were not lucky enough to make it through, including Griffin Benger, Maria Lampropulos, Manig Loeser, Ben Yu, Kristen Bicknell, Christian Harder, and Mike Leah.
The 122 remaining players will return tomorrow, on Friday January 11, at 12 p.m. local time, to continue to battle it out until a winner is crowned.
Make sure to come back as the PokerNews live reporting team will be on the floor to provide you with all the action!
|Mauro Pacheco Ferreira||235,000||235,000|
|Marcos Silva Araujo||221,000||221,000|
The remaining 45 players have bagged and tagged. End of day chip counts and a recap will follow shortly.
Niculina Grasu moved all in under the gun for around 75,000. Chino Rheem, from one seat over called.
The runout was for Rheem to win the pot, sending Grasu to the exit. The remaining 45 players are all guaranteed a min-cash.
With the tournament clock showing 46 players left and 45 players being guaranteed a min-cash, play is now in hand-for-hand mode.
Christian Gravelle opened to 10,000 on the cutoff. Joe McKeehen, on the button, three-bet to 30,000. The player in the big blind four-bet shoved for around 100,000. Gravelle made the call, putting at risk his last 55,000. McKeehen gave up his hand.
The board came and Gravelle doubled up.
Helio Bandeira opened to 10,500 on the button. The player in the small blind three-bet shoved for 30,000. Bandeira called.
The runout was and Bandeira won the pot, sending his opponent to the exit.