$600 Grand Poker Series Championship No-Limit Hold'em
$600 Grand Poker Series Championship No-Limit Hold'em
Day 1b Completed

Tim Reilly Bags Day 1B Chip Lead of Event #22: $600 Championship No-Limit Hold'em $500,000 Guaranteed

NicholasBaltz • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
Tim Reilly
Tim Reilly

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

1Tim Reilly748,000
2Keith Brennan573,000
3Philip Latimer414,000
4Benjamin Jacobs397,000
5Joseph Crowley377,000
6Danny Dagostino367,000
7Benjamin Keathley352,000
8Eric Leonard324,000
9Everton Taylor315,000
10Christopher Ochoa256,000

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.

Tags: Alexander ZiskinJames AndersonKeith BrennanTim Reilly

End of Day 1B Chip Counts (full)

NicholasBaltz • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
Tim Reilly us
Tim Reilly
us 748,000
Keith Brennan ie
Keith Brennan
ie 573,000 -72,000
Phillip Latimer US
Phillip Latimer
US 414,000 -81,000
Benjamin Jacobs us
Benjamin Jacobs
us 397,000 397,000
Joseph Crowley us
Joseph Crowley
us 377,000 377,000
Danny Dagostino us
Danny Dagostino
us 367,000 367,000
Benjamin Keathley
Benjamin Keathley
352,000 352,000
Eric Leonard
Eric Leonard
324,000 324,000
Everton Taylor us
Everton Taylor
us 315,000 315,000
Christopher Ochoa
Christopher Ochoa
256,000 256,000
Daniyal Gheba
Daniyal Gheba
251,000 251,000
Kristain Kaliea
Kristain Kaliea
244,000 244,000
Philip Brazeel
Philip Brazeel
228,000 228,000
David Coffelt us
David Coffelt
us 227,000 -53,000
Larry Spacek
Larry Spacek
217,000 217,000
Boris Vaynberg US
Boris Vaynberg
US 217,000 217,000
David Yokoyama us
David Yokoyama
us 214,000 214,000
Ken Huynh us
Ken Huynh
us 208,000 208,000
Kim Lam
Kim Lam
206,000 206,000
Jie Bai
Jie Bai
201,000 201,000
Eric Rivera us
Eric Rivera
us 201,000 -39,000
Bladimir Mercedes
Bladimir Mercedes
199,000 -66,000
Christopher Meyers us
Christopher Meyers
us 194,000 169,000
Manijd Shoali
Manijd Shoali
173,000 173,000
Andre Butler us
Andre Butler
us 172,000 172,000

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Bubble Bursts

NicholasBaltz • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

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 {q-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{4-Hearts}, Reilly bet 10,000, and the other player got out of the way.

All-in Player: {9-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}
Tim Reilly: {j-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}

The turn was the {3-Hearts} and the river was the {6-Spades}, no help to the player at risk, and Day 1B has ended.

Tim Reilly us
Tim Reilly
us 748,000 373,000

Tags: Tim Reilly


Break Time

NicholasBaltz • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante

Players are now on a 10-minute break.


NicholasBaltz • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante

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.