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Tag: Travell Thomas

Thomas is Out

A player from middle position opened to 12,000 and Dan Smith raised to 25,000 right behind. Travell Thomas pushed his last 52,500 forward and the original raiser got out of the way and Smith called.

Table Talk

We caught the action with the board reading and Matt Lapossie facing a bet of 10,500 from his heads-up opponent, Travell Thomas.

Talking Thomas

Travell Thomas is the one of the big talkers left in the tournament and he is talking up a storm and gathering chips at the same time. He is delighted to have Phil Hellmuth at his table and no doubt have position on him.

Travell Thomas Eliminated in 6th Place ($8,653)

After Bob De Wolfe limped from the hijack, a short-stacked Travell Thomas moved all in for 194,000 from the cutoff. Louis Aquilina called from the button, the blinds folded, and De Wolfe got out of the way.

Greg Miller Eliminated in 13th Place ($2,649)

Travell Thomas has been on a tear since returning from dinner. In a recent hand, he opened for 27,000 from the button and was met by an all-in three-bet to 166,000 from Greg Miller in the small blind.

Thomas Does It Again

Travell Thomas has a knack for calling cards. Earlier today he caught runner-runner to stay alive, which involved requesting and being given the on the river. Amazingly he's done it again.

"That Was a Slow Roll"

John Aga limped under the gun and a short-stacked Travell Thomas shoved all in from the cutoff for 26,000. The rest of the players folded and Aga thought for about 30 seconds before making the call.

Thomas Keeps His Main Event Hopes Alive

Action folded around to a short-stacked Travell Thomas on the button and he moved all in for 9,100. The small blind folded, but since it wasn't too much more to Johannes Mueller, he decided to call from the big.

Travell Thomas Eliminated in 8th Place ($1,019)

In the first hand back from the break, Travell Thomas got his short stack all in and was up against the red-hot Thomas Keeper. Keeper: Thomas: Thomas was looking for a king, but the flop failed to produce.

Aces and Kings

A short-stacked Chris Myers moved all in under the gun for 78,000 and Travell Thomas moved all in over the top. The rest of the players folded and Thomas couldn't believe the bad news.

Rivers Big Stacking

After Anish Bedhia limped, Travell Thomas did the same. When action reached Ryan Rivers on the button, he raised to 40,000, which both limpers called after the blinds folded.

Thomas vs. Grana: One Will Be the Bubble Boy

It didn't take long for the bubble to burst, and it wasn't even one of the short stacks. It happened when action folded to Travell Thomas on the button and he raised to 20,000, which Dave Grana called from the big blind.

Bartolotta Coolered by Thomas

We noticed Cam Bartolotta exiting the tournament area and asked how he was eliminated. According to him, he and Travell Thomas saw a jack-high flop with two hearts, and Bartolotta got his remaining chips in with with against Thomas' .

"I Need to Hit It"

Action folded around to Travell Thomas on the button and he put in a raise to 3,000. Eric Nuss responded by moving all in for 8,600 from the small blind, the big folded, and Thomas simply smiled.

"Back In It, Baby!"

"All in and a call," we heard a dealer yell. We made our way over just in time to see the entertaining Travell Thomas get his last 8,600 all in on a flop of .

"Everybody, I'm Here!"

Travell Thomas managed to sneak into Event #10 just before registration closed. Thomas missed all of the previous WNY Poker Challenge events while in St.

Well Travell(ed)

Sitting to the left of Dennis Phillips - who is best known for a 3rd-place finish at the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event - Travell Thomas may have been intimidated, but he's no slouch on the felt either.

Travell Thomas Eliminated in 7th Place ($7,861)

Travell Thomas moved his short stack of about 110,000 all in on a flop of and Alex Barker quickly called. Thomas rolled up and was leading against Barker's for top pair of jacks.

Spears Keeps The Pressure On

Andy Spears raised to 20,000 from the cutoff and found a call from Travell Thomas in the big blind. Thomas announced a check in the dark and the flop came . Spears continued for 20,000 and saw Thomas come over the top for 55,000 total.

Thomas On a Roll; Pfeifer Eliminated

Travell Thomas opened with a raise to 8,500 and Randy Pfeifer three-bet shoved for around 58,000. Thomas called and tabled . He was flipping against Pfeifer's , and the board brought Pfeifer's tournament to an end in 24th place.