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T-meister Out; Cautious Start

Travell Thomas shoved in his short stack and called in two spots, including one other shorty who had him barely covered. She then got it in on a flop with .

The T-meister Fires Again!

Top local rounder Travell Thomas bagged up a short stack somewhere near 30,000 chips after 15 levels of play Friday.

T-Squared Doubles

Travell Thomas has spent the better part of the last decade collecting $477,559 in career tournament earnings and developing a reputation as one of the top tournament players in the Western New York area.

Thomas Almost Out...Then Out

Travell Thomas was down to a few chips and a chair after getting it in with in a battle of the blinds with Matt McKenzie on . The board ran out to leave Thomas short.

DiPalma Doubles; Angry Thomas

Nick DiPalma gets it all in with on an flop versus Travell Thomas on . However, the turn makes trips for DiPalma and he doubles through an angry Thomas after the river.

DiPalma Moves In Front

Nick DiPalma turned a full house with Travell Thomas and a third player both holding trips. With a massive pot being shipped his way as a result, DiPalma is now the chip leader. "Easy game when that happens," he told PokerNews.

Better Late Than Never

Top local rounder Travell Thomas turned up just before the break, but didn't get to his seat in time to play a hand.

Thomas Tames The Table

With $477,559 in career live tournament earnings, Travell Thomas is easily one of the most accomplished players in the Western New York area.

T- Minus

Local legend Travell Thomas just became Kyle Jeffery's latest victim. He turned up just before the registration period ended, then got it all in with versus Jeffery's . They both turned a jack, but the kicker played.

Moeller Still Accumulating

It's been a steady trent upward for Pat Moeller all day, and he added another level to his chip tower moments ago against Dietrich Kuhlmann. With the board showing , Travell Thomas led out for 3,800.

Doubting Thomas

Adam Suraf had built himself a contending stack over the first few levels of play but just messed with the ever-dangerous Travell Thomas to give a little back.

Thomas Doubles Through Kaemmerlen

We walked up to Table 6 to find Travell Thomas making a three-bet to 3,200. Action folded back to Pete Kaemmerlen, who moved all in for around 17,000. Thomas called for 14,450 total and was in bad shape.

Travell Thomas Eliminated in 10th Place ($434)

Travell Thomas was all in before the flop with the against Scott Hosbach's , and Hosbach played executioner again when the board ran out . Thomas now has three top 20 finishes in the Summer Slam but has failed to crack the top nine.

Repeat Performance for Ciffa?

Joe Ciffa contonues his climb up the leaderboard. We walked up to his table to see Ciffa check on a flop. Travell Thomas bet 7,500, Peter Raimondi called, and Ciffa quickly tossed out six T5,000 chips for a raise.

Ciffa Still Running Hot

Event #2 champ Joe Ciffa limped from early position and Travell Thomas raised to 7,500 directly behind. Only Ciffa called, and Ciffa then shoved for 27,700 on the flop. Thomas called instantly.

Ansel Outflips Thomas

Travell Thomas raised to 4,500 from under the gun and got two callers. Brett Ansel then moved all in for 25,000 from the cutoff. Thomas reshoved all in, and the other two players got out of the way.

Thomas' Kings Cracked

After Greg Illig opened from early position, Travell Thomas moved all in for 69,000 more from the big blind. Illig got an official count before announcing a call, and the cards were tabled.

Thomas Busts One

Four players — including Travell Thomas and chip leader Scott Hosbach — limped, and the player in the small blind moved all in for 22,500.

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.