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Main Event: Alex Kimpel – 9th Place ($11,783)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 659

Alex Kimpel (Photo Credit: WPT/Eric Harkins)

Alex Kimpel jammed the cutoff for 475,000. Peter Walsworth asked for a county from the button and like what he heard. He called and Kimpel was at risk.

Kimpel: 5d5c
Walsworth: AhJh

Runout: Qh8s8cJs7d

Walsworth took the lead on the turn and never looked back. Kimpel was eliminated in ninth place.

Alex Kimpel (Photo Credit: WPT/Eric Harkins)

Peter Walsworth – 1,800,000
Alex Kimpel – Eliminated in 9th place ($11,783)

Main Event: Final Day of Tampa Championship Poker Goes at Noon

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 659

WPTDeepStacks Tampa Main Event trophies (Photo Credit: WPT/Eric Harkins)

The day has come to crown the WPTDeepStacks Main Event champion. From 659 starters, only nine remain and a familiar Tampa face contending for the top count — Jeff Trudeau.

Trudeau headlines with a stack of 4,650,000 and has sights on a $120,842 first prize inclusive of a $3,000 WPTDeepStacks Championship package. It will be a tough road to the victory, though, with a talented, deep-stacked table between him and a title including chip leader Dan Chalifour.

Seat 1. Peter Walsworth – 655,000
Seat 2. Jeff Trudeau – 4,650,000
Seat 3. Wendy Vo – 715,000
Seat 4. Fabian Foster – 1,950,000
Seat 5. Mark Scacewater – 1,000,000
Seat 6. Saj Illikal – 3,530,000
Seat 7. Ryan Anderkin – 1,520,000
Seat 8. Alex Kimpel – 975,000
Seat 9. Dan Chalifour – 4,755,000

1st – $120,842*
2nd – $82,627
3rd – $53,259
4th – $38,765
5th – $29,712
6th – $23,776
7th – $19,704
8th – $15,689
9th – $11,783

The final table starts at 12-noon and tournament updates will be available throughout the day. Good luck, players!

Event 9: Pamela Buzzetto Victorious in WPTDeepStacks $250

Below are the final results from Event 9 of the WPTDeepStacks Tampa series, a one-day $250 buy-in trophy event that finished during the early morning hours of Monday

2019 WPTDeepStacks Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
Event 9
$250 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$20,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 125
Prize Pool: $25,625
June 16, 2019

WPTDeepStacks Event 9 champion, Pamela Buzzetto
FINISHFIRST NAMELAST NAMECITYSTATEPRIZE
1PAMELABUZZETTOTAMPAFL$4,372
2SCOTTSWATSCHENOORLANDOFL$4,372
3GUILLERMOCABELLOANACO$4,372
4JOSHUAFULFORDLARGOFL$4,371
5CHRISTOPHERKENNEDYAUBURNAL$1,499
6IANCASEYTARPON SPRINGSFL$1,198
7VIOLAPINNEYCAPE CANAVERALFL$1,019
8MARKWISERLAND O LAKESFL$884
9RICHARDSCHILLENTAMPAFL$782
10AUSTINJEFFORDSCOLUMBIASC$705
11QUIONTUSGRIFFINLUTZFL$705
12HILLENBRANDHILLENBRANDMARSPA$705
13CHRISTINEHOLUBECKST PETERSBURGFL$641

 

Main Event: Jeff Trudeau Headlines Final Nine in WPTDeepStacks Main Event

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 659

Chip leader Jeff Trudea, Jr.

A starting field of 659 entries is narrowed to the final nine in the WPTDeepStacks Tampa Main Event.

Leading the last playing session is a Tampa regular and Florida standout, Jeff Trudeau. Trudeau holds 4,650,000 chips and is adding to a poker resume that already boasts more than $1,400,000 in earnings and 18 tournament wins.

Rounding out the final table big stacks are Dan Chalifour in second with 3,555,000 an Saj Illikal in third with 2,530,000.

When play resumes, 28:25 remains in Level 29

Seat 1. Peter Walsworth – 655,000
Seat 2. Jeff Trudeau – 4,650,000
Seat 3. Wendy Vo – 715,000
Seat 4. Fabian Foster – 1,950,000
Seat 5. Mark Scacewater – 1,000,000
Seat 6. Saj Illikal – 3,530,000
Seat 7. Ryan Anderkin – 1,520,000
Seat 8. Alex Kimpel – 975,000
Seat 9. Dan Chalifour – 4,755,000

Each of the nine players has locked up a payday worth $11,783, but it’s a top prize of $120,842 that they all eye.

1st – $120,842*
2nd – $82,627
3rd – $53,259
4th – $38,765
5th – $29,712
6th – $23,776
7th – $19,704
8th – $15,689
9th – $11,783

*First prize inclusive of $3,000 WPTDeepStacks Championship package

Play is slated to restart Monday at 12-noon in the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa poker room and tournament updates will resume at that time. In the meantime, up-to-date results are available in the posts below.

Main Event: Blaise Ingoglia – 10th Place ($9,792)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 659

Blaise Ingoglia

Blaise Ingoglia open-shoved for 600,000 from middle position. Ryan Anderkin shoved for more from late position and it folded all the way around. Ingoglia was at risk.

Anderkin: AsKc
Ingoglia: Ac3h

Runout: Ah6d2cJhJc

Anderkin’s ace-king was best and Ingoglia was eliminated in 10th place ending the day’s play.

A recap will be shortly along with updated chip counts.

Blaise Ingoglia – Eliminated in 10th place ($9,792)

Main Event: 10-Handed Final Table Lineup

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 659

Seat 1. Peter Walsworth – 635,000
Seat 2. Jeff Trudeau – 5,775,000
Seat 3. Wendy Vo – 800,000
Seat 4. Fabian Foster – 1,725,000
Seat 5. Blaise Ingoglia – 535,000
Seat 6. Mark Scacewater – 1,040,000
Seat 7. Saj Illikal – 5,340,000
Seat 8. Ryan Anderkin – 925,000
Seat 9. Alex Kimpel – 1,150,000
Seat 10. Dan Chalifour – 1,350,000

Main Event: Carleen Heath – 11th Place ($9,792)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 659

Carleen Heath

Carleen Heath was down to 125,000 after her pocket sevens sent a 450,000 double-up the way of Wendy Vo’s ace-king. A few hands later with about two big blinds, Jeff Trudeau opened under the gun and Heath got the last of her stack at risk.

Heath: 2c2h
Trudeau: Ks3d

Runout: Qd9c3sQhAs

Heath’s deuces were ran down and she was eliminated in 11th place. The remaining players combined to the 10-handed final table.

Carleen Heath – Eliminated in 11th place ($9,792)

Main Event: Jonathan Hilton – 12th Place ($9,792)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 11 of 659

Jonathan Hilton

Down to his last 55,000, Jonathan Hilton was forced all-in preflop as it was his big blind. It folded around to Fabian Foster in the small and he called putting Hilton at risk.

Foster: Ah7s
Hilton: Tc7c

Runout: As6c5c5s4s

With that, the 2013 WSOP National Champion was eliminated in 12th place.

Fabian Foster – 1,675,000
Jonathan Hilton – Eliminated in 12th place ($9,792)

Main Event: Fabian Foster Doubles through Alex Kimpel

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 13 of 659

Jeff Trudeau opened to 125,000 from the cutoff and Alex Kimpel called from the button. It folded to Fabian Foster in the big blind and he defended. They were three-handed to the flop.

Flop: KcQc9c – Foster open-shoved 525,000. Trudeau folded and Kimpel plopped in a calling chip. Foster was at risk.

Foster: KhTs for top pair
Kimpel: AcQd for second pair

Turn and river: Th8s

Foster’s pair held. After a rough go of the last few levels, he’s returned to his winning ways doubling through Kimpel.

Fabian Foster – 1,515,000
Alex Kimpel – 1,0250,000

Main Event: Updated Chip Counts Following Break

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 28: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 13 of 659

Seat 1.  Carleen Heath  –  990,000  (17 bb)
Seat 2.
Seat 3.  Fabian Foster  –  710,000  (12 bb)
Seat 4.  Jonathan Hilton  –  715,000  (12 bb)
Seat 5.  Wendy Vo  –  450,000  (8 bb)
Seat 6.  Blaise Ingoglia  –  1,565,000  (26 bb)
Seat 7.
Seat 8.  Jeff Trudeau  –  4,185,000  (70 bb)
Seat 9.  Alex Kimpel  –  1,660,000  (28 bb)

Seat 1.  Saj Illikal  –  3,275,000  (55 bb)
Seat 2.
Seat 3.  Mark Scacewater  –  1,505,000  (25 bb)
Seat 4.  Jordan Joeckel  –  790,000  (13 bb)
Seat 5.
Seat 6.
Seat 7.  Dan Chalifour  –  2,185,000  (36 bb)
Seat 8.  Peter Walsworth  –  725,000  (12 bb)
Seat 9.  Ryan Anderkin  –  985,000  (16 bb)

1st – $120,842*
2nd – $82,627
3rd – $53,259
4th – $38,765
5th – $29,712
6th – $23,776
7th – $19,704
8th – $15,689
9th – $11,783
10th-12th – $9,792
13th – $7,794

Main Event: Richard Carr — 15th Place ($7,794)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining: 14 of 659

Richard Carr

Richard Carr was the most recent elimination busting in 15th place. Here’s a look at his payout as well as those that preceded him from the final two tables.

15th: Richard Carr – $7,794
16th: Johann Castrillon – $6,490
17th: Kevin Greene – $6,490

Main Event: More Quick Action; Two Tables, 17 Remain

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining: 17 of 659

Table 1

Dinner got these players ready to play and chips moved across the table at a break-neck pace during the last level. Now in Level 26, just 17 players remain and they’re down into the final two tables.

Table 2

Here’s a look at the bustouts since dinner:

18th: Mark Picarazzi – $6,490
19th: Mitchell King – $5,319
20th: Woodrow Pass – $5,319
21st: David Hunt – $5,319
22nd: Eric Fetter – $4,492
23rd: Adam Fauser – $4,492

Main Event: David Hunt — 21st Place ($5,319); Blaise Ingoglia Triples

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 20 of 659

David Hunt

Jeff Trudeau opened the action with a raise to 65,000. Fabian Foster called from the button and Blaise Ingoglia and David Hunt followed suit from the big blind. They were four-handed.

Flop: Jc9h5c – Ingoglia checked and Hunt promptly shoved for 305,000 total. Trudeau folded and it was on Foster. Foster, who had both Hunt and Ingoglia covered, thought for a minute or two before he shoved. Ingoglia snapped off.

Ingoglia: 5s5d for bottom set
Hunt: QdJh for top pair, queen kicker
Foster: JsTd for top pair, 10 kicker

Foster smacked the table in frustration. Ingoglia had way the best of it heading to the final two streets.

Turn and river: 4c6d

Ingolgia’s set held and he scooped a monster while Hunt was eliminated in 21st place

Blaise Ingoglia – 2,385,000
Fabian Foster – 675,000
David Hunt – Eliminated in 21st place ($5,319)

Main Event: Jonathan Hilton Eliminates Adam Fauser in 23rd Place ($4,492)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 22 of 659

Jonathan Hilton

The board was dealt through the turn — 9h4s2c8c. Adam Fauser was heads up versus Jonathan Hilton and all-in and at risk for about 350,000.

Hilton: Ac9s for top pair, ace kicker
Fauser: Qc9d for top pair, queen kicker

The river Jd didn’t help either player and Hilton scored the first knockout following dinner.

Jonthan Hilton – 1,465,000
Adam Fauser – Eliminated in 23rd place ($4,492)

Main Event: Back in Action

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 659

2019 Season XVIII WPTDeepStacks Tampa

The 60-minute recess has expired and cards are back in the air in the WPTDeepStacks Main Event event. Here’s a look at how the players stack up courtesy of our friends at WPT.

Seat 1.  Johann Castrillon  –  585,000  (20 bb)
Seat 2.
Seat 3.  Fabian Foster  –  2,195,000  (73 bb)
Seat 4.  Blaise Ingoglia  –  1,035,000  (35 bb)
Seat 5.  David Hunt  –  425,000  (14 bb)
Seat 6.  Richard Carr  –  370,000  (12 bb)
Seat 7.  Mitchell King  –  520,000  (17 bb)
Seat 8.  Jeff Trudeau  –  1,130,000  (38 bb)
Seat 9.  Adam Templeman  –  890,000  (30 bb)

Seat 1.  Carleen Heath  –  620,000  (21 bb)
Seat 2.  Kevin Greene  –  680,000  (23 bb)
Seat 3.  Eric Fetter  –  295,000  (10 bb)
Seat 4.  Jonathan Hilton  –  1,245,000  (42 bb)
Seat 5.  Wendy Vo  –  445,000  (15 bb)
Seat 6.
Seat 7.  Woodrow Pass  –  650,000  (22 bb)
Seat 8.  Adam Fauser  –  610,000  (20 bb)
Seat 9.  Alex Kimpel  –  640,000  (21 bb)

Seat 1.  Saj Illikal  –  990,000  (33 bb)
Seat 2.  Mark Picarazzi  –  1,210,000  (40 bb)
Seat 3.  Mark Scacewater  –  570,000  (19 bb)
Seat 4.  Jordan Joeckel  –  1,195,000  (40 bb)
Seat 5.
Seat 6.
Seat 7.  Dan Chalifour  –  1,995,000  (67 bb)
Seat 8.  Peter Walsworth  –  935,000  (31 bb)
Seat 9.  Ryan Anderkin  –  515,000  (17 bb)

Main Event: Dinner Time; Fabian Foster Leads

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Heading to Level 25: 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 659

Fabian Foster’s chip-leading 2,200,000 stack

Level 24 expired and it’s dinner time in the WPTDeepStacks Main Event. Play resumes at roughly 7:40pm to blinds of 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante. It will be Fabian Foster that returns from break with the chip lead.

Here’s a look at the eliminations since the three-table redraw.

24th: Kyle Simpkins – $4,492
25th: Rodney Turvin – $3,798
26th: Robert Schmal – $3,798
27th: Plamen Stoyanov – $3,798

Main Event: Kyle Simpkins — 24th Place ($4,492)

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 23 of 659

Kyle Simpkins

Kyle Simpkins raised to 50,000 from early position and it folded all the way around to Mark Picarazzi in the small blind. He shoved having Mark Scacewater in the big blind and Simpkins both easily covered. Scacewater made an excruciating fold in the big blind while Simpkins called off just over 400,000.

Picarazzi: JhJd
Simpkins: 9s9h

The board ran out no help to Simpkins and he was eliminated in 24th place.

Mark Picarazzi – 1,100,000
Kyle Simpkins – Eliminated in 24th place ($4,492)

Main Event: Down to Three Tables

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 24: 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining: 27 of 659

Following the elimination of previous chip leader Ken O’Donnell in 28th place, the WPTDeepStacks Tampa Main Event is down to the final 27 and combined to the final three tables. Each still in is assured $3,798 with the tournament champion pocketing $120,842.

Sunday’s play will continue until the nine-handed final table is reached.

Table 1
Table 2
Table 3

1st – $120,842*
2nd – $82,627
3rd – $53,259
4th – $38,765
5th – $29,712
6th – $23,776
7th – $19,704
8th – $15,689
9th – $11,783
10th-12th – $9,792
13th-15th – $7,794
16th-18th – $6,490
19th-21st – $5,319
22nd-24th – $4,492
25th-27th – $3,798

*First prize inclusive of $3,000 WPTDeepStacks Championship package

28th: Ken O’Donnell- $3,118
29th: Derrick Cutler – $3,118
30th: Steve Trizis – $3,118
31st: Justin Busiere – $3,118
32nd: Thomas Bean – $3,118
33rd: Nathan Lee – $3,118
34th: Huan Ngo – $3,118
35th: Michael Turton – $3,118
36th: Jarod Thompson – $3,118
37th: Joel Wadsworth – $2,736
38th: Joe Censabella – $2,736
39th: Wally Maddah – $2,736
40th: Tony March – $2,736
41st: Kevin Maingot – $2,736
42nd: Jennifer Haselton – $2,736
43rd: Zoltan Anda – $2,736
44th: Jebhar Patterson – $2,736

Additional results are available in the posts below.

Main Event: Seven Figures for Johann Castrillon

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 23: 10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 29 of 659

Johann Castriollon

With the field trimming around him, Johann Castrillon has stayed steady and found his way to a huge stack. After starting the day with only 48,000 chips — 116th of the 119 Day 2 started — Castrillon sits on 1,315,000 chips and possesses one of the biggest stacks in the room.

Only 29 players are left in contention and they’re set to redraw to the final three tables after they lose two more.

Johann Castrillon – 1,315,000

Main Event: Wally Maddah, Tony March Eliminated

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 38 of 659

Wally Maddah (left) and Tony March (Photo Credit: WPTDeepStacks/Eric Harkins)

Side-by-side at Table 13, Wally Maddah and Tony March followed eachother to the rail. March went first, busting 40th, while Maddah followed going 39th.

(Photo Credit: WPTDeepStacks/Eric Harkins)

Wally Maddah – Eliminated in 39th place ($2,736)
Tony March – Eliminated in 40th place ($2,736)

Main Event: Blaise Ingoglia to the Top

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$500,000 Guarantee
| Structure | Payouts
Level 22: 10,000/15,000 with a 15,000 ante
Players Remaining: 40 of 659

Blaise Ingoglia

A stroll past Table 14 reveals Ken O’Donnell has dipped below the 1,000,000 mark while tablemate Blaise Ingoglia has skyrocketed past it. Ingoglia sits on a stack work 1,200,000 and is the new leader in the clubhouse.

Blaise Ingoglia – 1,200,000