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Event 3: Dinner Break

$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
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Level 23:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  17 of 1,000

Level 23 came to an end and the 17 remaining players were sent on a 30-minute dinner break. They are one elimination away from dropping to two tables and another pay jump.

18th: Charles Kahrs – $2,480
19th: Ahmad Hamoush – $2,480
20th: Austin Berzett – $2,480
21st: Lawrence Cowsar – $2,090
22nd: James Collins – $2,090

Event 3: Mark Rupnik Still Leads

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Level 23:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  22 of 1,000

Mark Rupnik

Mark Rupnik continues to lead Event 3 as the field drops and sits on 2,315,000. The latest boost to his stack came when he caught a river, two-out, gutshot draw to send Pearce Arnold out in 23rd place.

Blinds are up to 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante and the average stack is about 910,000 (30 bb).

23rd: Pearce Arnold – $2,090
24th: Marco Grasso – $2,090

Event 3: Three-Table Redraw

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Level 22:  15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante
Players Remaining:  24 of 1,000

WPO Event 3 reached 24 players to trigger the complete three-table redraw. The clock was paused, all 24 players were assigned a new seat, and cards were put back in the air.

Blinds are 15,000/25,000 with a 25,000 ante and the average stack is about 835,000 (33 bb).

25th: Charles Montalvo – $1,800
26th: Daniel Silva – $1,800
27th: Troy Bercot – $1,800
28th: Tarun Gulati – $1,800
29th: Khanh Truong – $1,560
30th: Antoinette Fiorenza – $1,560
31st: Rodney Turvin – $1,560
32nd: Angela Praitano – $1,560

Event 3: Down to Four Tables

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Level 21:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  32 of 1,000

Rasheed Dunlap finished in 35th place

Another handful of players were eliminated after the break and Event 3 is down to four tables. With eight more KOs, tournament staff will pause the clock for a three-table redraw with 24 remaining.

33rd: Lamarcus Lewis – $1,380
34th: Yumehito Takimoto – $1,380
35th: Rasheep Dunlap – $1,380
36th: Veton Kastrati – $1,380
37th: Sebastian De Narvaez – $1,380
38th: Daniel Barnes – $1,380
39th: Jerald Williamson – $1,380
40th: Francis Ryan – $1,380

Event 3: Mark Rubnik and Austin Berzett Lead

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Level 21:  10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining:  35 of 1,000

Austin Berzett

The color up break came to an end and we have two big stacks at one table. Mark Rupnik continued to lead the field with 1,450,000 but stablemate Austin Bersett is only one blue 25K chip behind with 1,425,000.

Blinds are up to 10,000/20,000 with a 20,000 ante and the average stack is about 570,000 (29 bb).

Event 3: More Payouts

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Level 20:  8,000/16,000 with a 16,000 ante
Players Remaining:  40 of 1,000

Zekri Qovanaj finished in 44th place

Halfway through Level 20 and another table’s worth of players hit the rail including returning Day 2 chip leader Zekri Qovanaj.

41st: Itzak Shulmaister – $1,240
42nd: Cody Brinn – $1,240
43rd: MT Tawfik – $1,240
44th: Zekri Qovanaj – $1,240
45th: Christopher Hyden – $1,240
46th: Kostas Kalathakis – $1,240
47th: Glen Hortin – $1,240
48th: Lawrence Kiang – $1,240

Event 3: Levels Up; Players Down

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Level 20:  8,000/16,000 with a 16,000 ante
Players Remaining:  48 of 1,000

Chris Mills finish in 53rd place

Level 20 came around and players still continue to retrieve payout tickets at a blazing pace. Keeping track of them is a full-time position. The tournament is down to six tables with 48 players now guaranteed at least $1,240.

Blinds are up to 8,000/16,000 with a 16,000 ante and the average stack is about 417,000 (26 bb). Things will continue to fly.

49th: Jaime Acquafredda – $1,130
50th: Brook Smith – $1,130
51st: Marcus Little – $1,130
52nd: Christopher Perry – $1,130
53rd: Chris Mills – $1,130
54th: Salvadore Maldonado – $1,130
55th: Wilmer Chavira – $1,130
56th: Robert Aleman – $1,130

Event 3: Fast Moving

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Level 19:  6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante
Players Remaining:  56 of 1,000

Mansoor Kader finished in 59th place

Event 3 is flying along and already down to seven tables and speeding right along. They hit another pay jump to $1,130 as the players remaining goes down and the money goes up.

Blinds are up to 6,000/12,000 with a 12,000 ante and the average stack is about 357,000 (30 bb).

57th: Kaler Turenne – $1,050
58th: Blair Miller – $1,050
59th: Mansoor Kader – $1,050
60th: Eric Tarikas – $1,050
61st: Elizabeth Provan – $1,050
62nd: Anthony Caldwell – $1,050
63rd: Anthony Angerami – $1,050
64th: Lonnie Allen Stevens – $1,050

Event 3: Results 65th Through 72nd

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Level 18:  5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining:  64 of 1,000

Karl Manouchakian with his 84th Tampa cash

They wasted no time after the break, dropping another table lower and eight steps closer to the title.

65th: Branden Rosario – $990
66th: Brett Myers – $990
67th: Karl Manouchakian – $990
68th: Marie Harrell – $990
69th: Ashraf Chehata – $990
70th: Michael Melamed – $990
71st: Farzad Raji – $990
72nd: Leeyuan Jang – $990

Marie Harrell