EVENT 5: Chip Leader Unmasked

$560 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Level 9: Blinds 400/800/75 ante
79 Entries (Reg/RE Until ~3:30 pm)

Shawn Cunix at the Start of Flight C
Shawn Cunix at the Start of Flight C

Shawn Cunix (Columbus, OH) was trying to keep a low profile, but now that he’s the chip leader the cat is out of the bag.

Cunix already bagged 159k (80 bb) in Flight B, but came back today looking for more as players bagging in multiple flights can carry their best stack forward into Day 2.

“I had 300(k) last night, but bluffed a bunch off,” says Cunix, who is a poker die hard with more than $2 million in career tournament earnings.

“I’m going to get them back, 250(k) at least,” he says while sitting with 144k after today’s second break.

Al Krux (Fayetteville, NY) is the only other player with more than 100k, while Greg McNealy (Tampa, FL) is at 80k.

The overall chip leader after two flights is Jose Galvez (Hialeah, FL) with 248k (124 bb).

Flight C ends up with 79 entries; registration is closed and levels have increased to 40 minutes in length.