Event 3: 9th Place – Chad Hana

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Blinds 50k/100k/10 ante
8 Players Remaining, 1.56 avg (16 bb)

Chad Hana (Oveido, FL)  $2,310
Chad Hana (Oveido, FL)

On a flop of Qh3s2s Mohamed Maghraoui moves all in and Chad Hana makes the call for 450k. Manny Minaya reshoves for 640k more and Hana says, “go big or go home, I call.”

Maghraoui: AcQd (top pair, top kicker)
Minaya: QsTh (top pair, worse kicker)
Hana: 9s9h (worse pair)

Turn: 3h

River: 6d

Minaya wins the side pot and knocks out Hana, while Maghraoui gets a triple up to more than 1.5 million.

Hana finishes in 9th place and earns $2,310.

Event 3: Break Time Chip Counts

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Blinds 50k/100k/10k ante
9 Players Remaining, 1.472 million avg (15 bb)

Seat-Name-Chip Counts

1 Manny Minaya (Tampa, FL) 4.485 million
2 Garth Fudens (Clearwater Beach, FL) 625k
3 Anthony Lee (Tallahasse, FL)  660k
4 -open-
5 Mohamed Maghraoui (Tampa, FL) 695k
6 Cris Tuchman (Lakeland, FL) 1 million
7 Woodrow Pass (Tampa, FL)  1.565 million
8 Chad Hana (Oveido, FL) 1.9 million
9 Jacob Naumann (St. Petersburg) 1.92 million
10 Jacqueline Patman (Covington, GA) 445k

Event 3: 10th Place – Oliver Arcand

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Blinds 40k/80k/10k ante
9 Players Remaining, 1.472 million avg (18 bb)

Oliver Arcand (Orlando, FL) $1,504
Oliver Arcand (Orlando, FL)

Start of day chip leader Oliver Arcand moves all in from the cutoff for 570k and after tanking for a minute, Cris Tuchman makes the call.

Arcand: AcQc
Tuchman: Ad7d

Flop: Ts7h4c (Tuchman leads)

Turn: 4s (no change)

River: 3s

Tuchman wins the hand with a pair of 7s and takes his stack to 1.3 million

Arcand finishes in 10th place for $1,504.


Event 3: Final Table

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Blinds 30/60k/5k ante
10 Players Remaining, 1.3 million avg (22 bb)

Final Table
Final Table


1 Manny Minaya (Tampa, FL)
2 Garth Fudens (Clearwater Beach, FL)
3 Anthony Lee (Tallahasse, FL)
4 Oliver Arcand (Orlando, FL)
5 Mohamed Maghraoui (Tampa, FL)
6 Cris Tuchman (Lakeland, FL)
7 Woodrow Pass (Tampa, FL)
8 Chad Hana (Oveido, FL)
9 Jacob Naumann (St. Petersburg)
10 Jacqueline Patman (Covington, GA)

Event 3: 11th Place – Blake Vita

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Blinds 30k/60k/5k ante
10 Players Remaining, 1.3 million avg (22 bb)

Blake Vita  $1,504
Blake Vita

A pivotal hand for Blake Vita came when he flopped a set of 8s vs pocket 9s, but Chad Hanna spiked a nine on the river for a double-up.

Vita is then all in with JsTh vs Jacob Naumann’s 8c8h.

Vita doesn’t improve on the 7hAd4dQh7s board and is out in 11th place for $1,504.

Event 3: 12th Place – Francis Ennis

$150 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Blinds 20k/40k/4k ante

Francis Ennis $1,504
Francis Ennis

There’s a three-way all in with Francis Ennis at risk for 120k, while Cris Tuchman puts 100k in the side pot; Jacqueline Patman covers both players.

Ennis: 8c8d
Patman: KdQs
Tuchman: AdJc

Flop: AsKcTh

Tuchman takes the lead with a pair of Aces and holds after blanks on the turn and river as he doubles through Patman.

Ennis finishes in 12th place and earns $1,504.

Event 7: Flight A In The Bag

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

End of Level 12: Blinds 800/1,600/200

At the end of the level, 30 players were still in action and they have bagged up their chips for the night.

Vincent Fiorenza
Vincent Fioranza – Flight A Chip Leader

Vincent Fiorenza is the chip leader, bagging 201,300.  He earns a $3,500 seat in the $1 Million Guaranteed Championship event.

Joe Gibbons was second in chips with 180,500.  He earns a hearty “well done, sir!”

These players have a couple of days off, then will return Sunday at 1pm for Day 2.