Day 1a Completed
Day 1a Completed
Jean Sebastien Dubois Leads (439,000) After Day 1a of Event #24: $1,650 WCC Card Player Poker Tour No-Limit Hold Em
Jean Sebastien Dubois led for most of Day 1a of the $1,650 CPPT. The field drew 154 players today and at least that many are expected tomorrow for the second and final starting flight.
Dubois leads 31 other players with 439,000. Samuel Barre finished in second, after a wild end to the flight which saw Marc Andre Ladouceur eliminated just before bagging in 33rd place. Ladouceur joined Kevin Macphee, Tim Reilly and 2009 PCA Champ Poorya Nazari as some of the higher tournament live earners to join the field. All of them failed to make Day 2 and are expected to join the Day 1b field tomorrow.
Carter Swidler did make it through, he bagged 161,500. Swidler has over $500,000 in live tournament earnings and much more in online earnings.
This is just the start of one of the bigger buy-in events at the Wolrd Cup of Cards. Day 1b starts tomorrow at 11 a.m.
This is Event #24 of the World Cup of Cards at Playground Poker Club. The WCC, which started in August will end in four days, but not before the conclusion of the CPPT $1,650.
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End of Day Counts (full)
Bagging For the Night
The CPPT Day 1a is done and players are bagging for the night. Day 1b is tomorrow at 11 a.m. A recap of Day 1a will be posted shortly.
Peter Chien Can "Beat Some Stuff"
Peter Chien just came from behind to double up after getting all in preflop. He held against the of his opponent.
"You think I'm making a move?" his opponent asked when he saw the hands.
He had raised from the button and Chien likely reraised from the blinds. His opponent shoved and Chien called off his remaining stack with ace-queen.
"I beat some stuff," Chien replied.
The flop made short work of the drama when it rolled out a straight for Chien. The flop was completed by the on the turn and the on the river. Chien doubled up.
Jasdeep Rai Eliminated by Marc Andre Ladouceur
Jasdeep Rai shoved all in on the flop for about 60,000. Marc Andre Ladouceur was next to act and asked for a count. While the dealer was counting out the chips, Ladouceur had a chunk of chips in his hand and was slowly lowering them onto the felt to call.
He called and showed for a gut-shot and a flush draw. He was behind the of Rai, who had one pair. The turn was the though and completed the flush draw, sending Rai home in 43rd place.
The players in CPPT Day 1a are on the final break of the day. There are 54 players remaining.
It's Another Busy Night at Playground Poker Club
There are 51 players remaining in the CPPT Day 1a. Meanwhile, the only $550 starting flight for the $200,000 Guarantee Quantum No-Limit Hold em tournament started not too long ago, with 20% of that field set to make it through to Day 2 on September 13.
At the same time as the tournament tables fill up with cash game players, in the corner of the room, five players are playing for over $70,000. The final table of the $5,400 No-Limit Hold em tournament is tournament has burst the bubble and the five remaining are guaranteed at least $21,000. Check out coverage of the final table.
Marc-Etienne McLaughlin is currently the chip leader.