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$235 Knockout -- Green Chip Bounty

Players Info

Prize Pool $8,925
$235 Knockout -- Green Chip Bounty
Day 1 Completed

Congratulations to Matt Biljanic, Winner of the $235 Knockout Green Chip Bounty ($3,200)


The first event of the final day of the 2016 Run It Up Reno festival has come to a conclusion with Matt Biljanic being crowned the champion and recipient of the $3,200 first prize and multiple bounties along the way.

The tournament started with 51 players taking a seat in one of the last tournaments of the festival and action would be fast as the tournament played adjacent to the Main Event final table that would eventually be won by Blake Vincent.

Once play was down to a final table, Rob Hamilton proposed a deal to ensure all the players that had made the final nine received some cash for their efforts as originally just the top seven finishers would be in the money. Hamilton (8th), Deb Swift (5th) and David Spurr (4th) would fall short of the win as it would be Aaron Schoch leading into heads up play against Matt Biljanic.

However on one of the first hands, Biljanic would be all in holding {J-Spades}{6-Clubs} against Schoch's King-Queen suited, and when Biljanic spike a six, he would have Schoch crippled down to one big blind. The next hand Biljanic would come from behind to river a pair to eliminate Schoch and be crowned the $235 Knockout Green Chip Bounty Champion.

Unfortunately Biljanic would decline a winner's photo, and instead state, "I don't want my ugly mug on camera!"

Congratulations to Biljanic and all the in-the-money finishers here in the $235 Knockout Green Chip Bounty!

Final Table Deal


The 51-player field has now reached a final table, and with it Rob Hamilton has proposed a deal to see everyone get some money. Here are the payouts:


Miscellaneous Updates


The tournament closed registration with 51 players firing, and 20 are left. The prize pool features $3,200 up top, and Tyler Rauh appears to be at or near the lead with about 60,000. Blinds are 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante.

Tyler Rauh 60,000

Play Underway


The cards are in the air for the $235 Knockout with blinds at 50/100!

Players will begin with 16,000 in tournament chips and endure 20-minute levels with the registration and re-entry period ending after level 6 (approximately 2:10 p.m. PDT).

With Day 3 of the Main Event soon to kick off, the majority of our focus will be on that event, so feel free to take full advantage of the MyStack App.

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Last Day, Last Knockout Event


Welcome back to the Peppermill Resort Hotel and the 2016 Run It Up Reno festival hosted by Jason Somerville for Event 14: $235 Knockout - Green Chip Bounty!

The final day of the Run It Up Reno festival is here, and even though the Main Event is down to the final table of eight, there are still three events today for those looking for some last minute action and to get their hands on one of the Run It Up Reno trophy's.

The first event of the day will be a $235 Knockout that features a $25 bounty on each player's head.

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on the floor providing updates from 12:00 p.m. PDT of all the Knockout - Green Chip Bounty action here from Run It Up Reno.