Day 1b Completed
Day 1b Completed
Tim Reilly Bags Day 1B Chip Lead of Event #22: $600 Championship No-Limit Hold'em $500,000 Guaranteed
Tim Reilly from Las Vegas bagged the chip lead in Day 1B of Event #22: $600 Championship No-Limit Hold-em $500,000 Guarantee, the Main Event of The Grand Poker Series at the Golden Nugget.
Reilly is an accomplished grinder in the poker world; he has more than $2,300,000 in career tournament earnings. He already has one win this year in the $400 No-Limit Hold'em - Monster Stack at The Venetian in April. Reilly picked up $42,823 for that victory. Reilly also took home another $43,125 in January of 2020, at The Wynn $600 No-Limit $150,000 Guarantee.
End of Day 1B Top 10 Chip Counts
A total of 359 players showed up for Day 1B, with 45 players moving on to Day 2 in the four-day tournament. Day 2 shuffles up and deals on October 10th at 12 p.m. Pacific Time.
After 12 hours of play, some of the other players to find a bag include Keith Brennan, James Anderson and Alexander Ziskin.
Players who did not find a bag still have an opportunity to play on and Day 1C. Players who survived may opt to play additional flights, taking their biggest stack into Day 2. If they manage to accomplish that feat, the smallest stack will be removed from play and receive a minimum Day 2 cash.
Be sure to follow PokerNews tomorrow, October 9, for Day 1C, starting at 11 a.m. local time.
End of Day 1B Chip Counts (full)
A player was all-in from the blinds for their last 2,000 in chips.
Tim Reilly raised to 12,000, and one other player called.
The flop was , Reilly bet 10,000, and the other player got out of the way.
The turn was the and the river was the , no help to the player at risk, and Day 1B has ended.
Players are now on a 10-minute break.
McCarthy Survives, Play Continues
Kyle McCarthy was all-in and at risk against Keith Brennan.
The flop was , on the turn players gathered around the table, but the river was the and play goes on.
Brennan Takes Chip Lead
On the river, Keith Brennan bet 50,000 and Chris Meyers called.
Brennan turned over and it was good as Meyers mucked.
With that, Brennan is now the Day 1B chip leader with nearly 700,000 in chips.
The clock has been paused as we have reached the bubble.
There are 46 players remaining and 45 will advance to Day 2 and make the money.