Flight 1: Rollercoaster For Mike Raimon

$1,650 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) WPT Championship

Level 12:  Blinds 800/1,600/200 ante

During the previous level, Justin Zaki shoved with AT off and ran into Mike Raimon’s pocket Queens.  The board ran out J J 7 Q 5 and Mike doubled up to about 34k while Justin dropped to ~32k.

Daniel TirrellOn the next hand, Daniel Tirrell (Tampa, FL) shoved for 19,900 and Mike moved in over the top from the button.  Everyone else got out of the pot.

Daniel (pictured above) held A4 offsuit and Mike was way ahead with pocket Kings.  Then the board fell A Q T 6 7 and Daniel doubled up to ~45k.  Mike dropped back to only 13k.

Only 23 players remain of the 85 that entered this flight.  Average stack is 74k.