$10,000,000 Guarantee Main Event
$10,000,000 Guarantee Main Event
Day 2 Completed

Official End-of-Day Counts (full)

[user101598] • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante
Pascal Lefrancois ca
Pascal Lefrancois
ca 412,000
Sam Greenwood ca
Sam Greenwood
ca 402,500
Matthew Berkey (Matt Berkey)
Matthew Berkey (Matt Berkey)
Roger Teska us
Roger Teska
us 369,700 700
Brian Altman us
Brian Altman
us 362,100
Max Silver gb
Max Silver
gb 345,200 25,200
Keven Stammen us
Keven Stammen
us 342,500 92,500
Christopher Ulsrud
Christopher Ulsrud
Ty Reiman us
Ty Reiman
us 331,800 26,800
Jason Helder us
Jason Helder
us 328,000
Vladimir Schemelev
Vladimir Schemelev
Jorgen Sandvoll Lindebo NO
Jorgen Sandvoll Lindebo
NO 313,200 28,200
Jorge Ribeiro br
Jorge Ribeiro
br 312,800 182,800
Jorge Breda br
Jorge Breda
br 308,300 -6,700
Maria Ho us
Maria Ho
us 300,800 -200
Grzegorz Derkowski pl
Grzegorz Derkowski
pl 300,000
Yngve Steen no
Yngve Steen
no 298,800 219,500
Rajesh Vohra (Raj Vohra)
Rajesh Vohra (Raj Vohra)
295,500 232,500
Alex Fitzgerald us
Alex Fitzgerald
us 295,400 50,400
John Dibella us
John Dibella
us 293,600
Shayam Srinivasan (Shyam Srinivasan)
Shayam Srinivasan (Shyam Srinivasan)
276,000 276,000
Daniel Weinman us
Daniel Weinman
us 265,500 1,500
Antoine Saout fr
Antoine Saout
fr 265,500 5,500
Jude Ainsworth ie
Jude Ainsworth
ie 264,900 118,900
Adrian Bussman SE
Adrian Bussman
SE 263,100 187,100

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Lefrancois Leads After Day 2

[user101598] • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante
Pascal Lefrancois
Pascal Lefrancois

The 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event continued on Thursday with Day 2 action, and leading the way is Pascal Lefrancois. The French Canadian, who won a World Series of Poker bracelet in 2010 and finished 11th in the Main Event that same summer, bagged 412,000 chips after consistently chipping up the entire day.

Joining Lefrancois at the top of the counts is Sam Greenwood (402,500), Matt Berkey (372,100), Roger Teska (369,000), and Brian Altman (362,100).

Also among the chip leaders is 2012 PCA Main Event champion John Dibella. Dibella made trip queens against Lily Kiletto in Level 11, and then the very next level he made a diamond flush to cross 300,000 chips. The New Yorker, who earned $1,775,000 after a heads-up chop with Kyle Julius two years ago, enters Day 3 with 293,600 chips.

No one had a more violent day than Kiletto, who reached two WPT final tables in 2013. Kiletto won a 200,000-chip pot during the first level of the day with {j-Spades}{j-Diamonds} against {a-Hearts}{k-Hearts} on a queen-high flop, but Kiletto’s day took a turn for the worse as the day progressed though, and she fell to 66,000 chips in the penultimate level after running a bluff with nine-high. On the final hand of the evening, Kiletto was busted by Teska.

The prize pool was announced during play on Day 2. The 1,031-player field generated a total purse of $10,070,000, just clearing the $10 million guarantee. The top 151 players will earn a minimum of $17,600, each member of the final table is guaranteed $173,220, and the winner will walk away with over $1.8 million and the title.

Leading the Red Spade into Day 3 is Team PokerStars Online member Marc-Andre Ladouceur. The French-Canadian bagged 208,700 chips, and he will be joined on Friday by Team Pros George Danzer (121,100), Dario Minieri (168,500), Humberto Brenes (39,000), Vanessa Selbst (251,100), Jason Mercier (43,800), Marcel Luske (134,600), Liv Boeree (135,700), Alex Kravchenko (75,700), Angel Guillen (185,600), and others.

Boeree received a double up during the final level of the evening, moving all in with two aces against Eugene Todd’s {a-Spades}{q-Spades}. Todd flopped a pair of queens and a flush draw, but the turn and river were both blanks.

Unlike Boeree, Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari was unable to win an all in with aces during the final level. His opponent was dominated with two queens, but was fortunate enough to make a straight.

Also falling on Day 2 were John Juanda, Joseph Cheong, Dan O’Brien, Daniel Negreanu, Robert Mizrachi, Dominik Nitsche, Philipp Gruissem, Ryan Riess, and Jake Cody.

Germans Nitsche and Gruissem were eliminated on the same hand when they ran middling pocket pairs into Katchalov’s pocket aces, Juanda ran pocket kings in Fabian Quoss’ pocket aces, and Cheong’s {a-}{q-} was cracked by Crosta’s {q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}.

Day 3 is set to begin on Friday at 12:00 p.m. EST. Be sure to check back to PokerNews for all of your up-to-the-minute updates straight from the tournament floor.

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Bagging and Tagging

donpeters • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante

The players have finished up for the day and are bagging and tagging their chips. A recap of the day's play will be posted shortly.

Ho Ends the Night with a Flush Against Musumeci

donpeters • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante
Maria Ho and Amanda Musumeci
Maria Ho and Amanda Musumeci

From under the gun, Amanda Musumeci raised to 4,600. The only caller was Maria Ho from the big blind, and the flop came down {10-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}. Ho checked, Musumeci bet 5,200, and Ho called.

The turn paired the board with the {10-Diamonds}, and Ho led out with a bet of 10,600. Musumeci made the call, and the river added another deuce to the board in the form of the {2-Spades}. Ho bet 16,500, and Musumeci made the call.

Ho tabled a flush with the {7-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}, and Musumeci mucked her hand.

Maria Ho us
Maria Ho
us 301,000
Amanda Musumeci us
Amanda Musumeci
us 77,000 -66,000

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Six More Hands

donpeters • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante

The tournament staff has just announced that each table will play six more hands before bagging and tagging for the night.

Freitez Busts to Saout

Happy_Freaked • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante

Antoine Saout raised under the gun to 4,000 and the action was folded to former EPT Grand Final winner Ivan Freitez. Freitez moved all in for 95,000 chips and both blinds quickly folded.

Saout took his time analyzing this big shove, but after about 25 seconds he made the call.

Saout: {Q-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}
Freitez: {A-Hearts}{Q-Spades}

The board ran out {J-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} and Freitez was knocked out.

Antoine Saout fr
Antoine Saout
fr 260,000 164,000
Ivan Freitez ve
Ivan Freitez
ve Busted

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Shamus • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante

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Ceder Doubles Through Baker

Josh_Cahlik • Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 300 ante

Alexander Gustaf Ceder had the button and raised to 9,000 after it folded around to him. David "ODB" Baker was in the small blind and popped it up to 21,000. Ceder replied by four-bet shoving all in for 58,400 and Baker moved forward a call.

Ceder: {K-Diamonds}{K-Spades}
Baker: {Q-Spades}{Q-Hearts}

Ceder's pocket kings were out in front and stayed that way through a {9-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{3-Spades}{8-Diamonds} run out. He was able to score a double to around 130,000. After this hit, Baker is down to about 138,000 in chips.

David "ODB" Baker us
David "ODB" Baker
us 138,000 -67,000
Alexander Gustaf Ceder
Alexander Gustaf Ceder
130,000 98,700

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