$1,600 Mystery Bounty

Event Info

Buy-in $1,600
Prize Pool $3,175,500
Players 2,190

Level Info

Level 34
Blinds 200,000 / 400,000
Ante 400,000

Players Info - Day 2

Players Left 1
Entries 2,190

Pillai Raises Out Opponent

jeffmcmillan • Level 20: Blinds 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante

Action was picked up on the turn with the board reading {10-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{3-Spades}{6-Clubs}. Shankar Pillai was facing a bet of 55,000 from his opponent who had bet from the big blind into a pot of about 250,000.

Pillai thought for a while before he raised it to 170,000. His opponent thought for some time before he folded and Pillai added more to his burgeoning stack.

Shankar Pillai us
Shankar Pillai
us 1,300,000 940,000

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Bagosy Nearing One Million

Cottrellmkw • Level 20: Blinds 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante
John Bagosy
John Bagosy

A player opened to 30,000 from under the gun and was called by John Bagosy in the small blind as well as a player in the big blind.

Bagosy led out for 45,000 on a flop of {7-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{5-Hearts}, which was enough to elicit folds from both of his opponents, edging Bagosy's stack closer to the 1,000,000 mark.

Bagosy, a philanthropist known for donating his winnings to cancer research, was kind enough to inform PokerNews that he has already collected three bounties today totaling $12,500 and with his current big stack is well placed to score more big bounties as the day progresses.

John Bagosy us
John Bagosy
us 920,000 749,000

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Chip Counts

jeffmcmillan • Level 20: Blinds 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante
Phil Guenzel US
Phil Guenzel
US 1,120,000 241,000
Patryk Slusarek pl
Patryk Slusarek
pl 870,000 602,000
Nicolas Plantin fr
Nicolas Plantin
fr 835,000 517,000
Daniel Fuhs us
Daniel Fuhs
us 825,000 430,000
Shannon Shorr us
Shannon Shorr
us 625,000 136,000
Paul Tedeschi
Paul Tedeschi
600,000 337,000
Arkadi Onikoul us
Arkadi Onikoul
us 585,000 373,000
Michael Marder us
Michael Marder
us 575,000 374,000
Brett Apter us
Brett Apter
us 445,000 304,000
Brett Murray us
Brett Murray
us 405,000 69,000
Irene Carey us
Irene Carey
us 260,000 -134,000
Josh Prager us
Josh Prager
us 225,000 225,000
Krasimir Yankov bg
Krasimir Yankov
bg 180,000 70,000
Aylar Lie no
Aylar Lie
no 80,000 -389,000


Cottrellmkw • Level 19: Blinds 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

The remaining 125 players have been sent on their first 20-minute break of the day. They will return to blinds of 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 big blind ante. Though one $100,000 bounty is off the table two more remain up for grabs, meaning that there is still everything to play for.

Plantin Finds Two Big Bounties

Cottrellmkw • Level 19: Blinds 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Nicolas Plantin
Nicolas Plantin

Nicolas Plantin just drew two big bounties, first finding a $10,000 envelope before drawing $50,000 for a grand total of $60,000. He remains in the field and so will have the opportunity to find more big scores before the end of the tournament.

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Stoenescu Binks Top Bounty

Cottrellmkw • Level 19: Blinds 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Andrei Stoenescu
Andrei Stoenescu

The first of three $100,000 bounties is off the table as Andrei Stoenescu just pulled one of the coveted envelopes out of the drum. He jumped up and down in excitement as he was handed an enormous (in more than one sense of the word) cardboard check.

When asked what he was going to do with the money, Stoenescu said "there's still two bounties to go". In any event, he cannot be too disappointed if he ends up taking only one of the top bounties home to Romania.

Andrei Stoenescu ro
Andrei Stoenescu
ro 930,000 40,000

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Wong Gets Shove Through

Cottrellmkw • Level 19: Blinds 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

A player in middle position opened to 24,000 and Danny Wong in the big blind moved all in for 225,000. The middle position player went into the tank, seeming to count out calling chips before returning them to his stack. Eventually he oped to find a better spot, sending his cards into the muck and his chips towards Wong.

Danny Wong us
Danny Wong
us 260,000 13,000

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Finger Gone

Cottrellmkw • Level 19: Blinds 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Martin Finger
Martin Finger

Martin Finger in the small blind was all in and at risk against two opponents, one in the big blind and one on the button. With the board reading {k-Spades}{a-Spades}{9-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} Finger held {a-Clubs}{4-Hearts} but was beaten to the pot by the big blind player who had {a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} for the superior kicker, bringing the German pro's day to an early close.

Martin Finger de
Martin Finger
de Busted

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Kamel's Ascent Continues

Cottrellmkw • Level 19: Blinds 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

Tamer Kamel opened to 24,000 from early position and faced a three-bet to 70,000 from a player one seat over. Action folded back around to Kamel who made the call to send the two players heads-up to the flop.

Both players checked through the {3-Spades}{q-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} flop to see the {8-Clubs} turn where Kamel took over the betting lead, firing off 80,000. His opponent considered for some time but eventually decided on a fold to send even more chips Kamel's way.

Tamer Kamel gb
Tamer Kamel
gb 1,690,000 567,000

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