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Main Event: Thomas Elder Doubles Through Herbert Woodbery

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 323

Thomas Elder came back from break under the gun and ripped his 450,000 in the middle. Herbert Woodbery shoved in over the top from the small blind and Likang Berninger folded his big.

Elder: Ts9s
Woodbery: AsQh

Elder was drawing live to double and paired his nine on the Kc9c7c flop. The board finished with the 7h turn and 3s river to send Elder up and Woodbery short.

Thomas Elder – 1,100,000 (11 bb)
Herbert Woodbery – 1,075,000 (11 bb)

Main Event: Counts on Break

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 323

The five remaining players were sent on break as the 5K chips were taken out of play. Likang Berninger continues to lead and Thomas Elder needs another comeback.

Seat 2: Thomas Elder – 450,000 (5 bb)
Seat 4: Maurice Hawkins – 2,975,000 (30 bb)
Seat 5: Nick Palma – 4,350,000 (44 bb)
Seat 6: Herbert Woodbery – 1,525,000 (15 bb)
Seat 8: Likang Berninger – 6,950,000 (70 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $101,865 + Trophy
2nd: $67,900
3rd: $49,815
4th: $37,010
5th: $27,850

Main Event: Likang Berninger Pulling Away

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 323

Likang Berninger

With the rare pot getting to showdown, Likang Berninger continued to build on his stack and sits with 6,875,000 of the 16,150,000 chips in play. Thomas Elder and Herbert Woodbery are sitting with the short stacks while Nick Palma and Maurice Hawkins pick their spots.

Main Event: Anthony Astarita – 6th Place ($21,235)

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 323

Anthony Astarita

Herbert Woodbery opened to 300,000 from the button, Anthony Astarita moved all in for about 680,000 from the big blind, and Woodbery called.

Woodbery: JsJh
Astarita: KdTd

Astarita needed to catch something to stay in the Main Event but found no love on the Ac9s3c6h2c board to exit in sixth place.

Herbert Woodbery – 3,060,000 (38 bb)
Anthony Astarita – Eliminated in 6th Place ($21,235)

Main Event: Thomas Elder Doubles Through Anthony Astarita

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 323

Thomas Elder

With about 1,200,000 already in the pot and the board reading As4d2h3h2c, Thomas Elder checked and Anthony Astarita bet 800,000. Elder thought for a minute and called at risk for 570,000.

Astarita showed QcJc and Elder made the correct call with 9c9d to double again.

Thomas Elder – 2,360,000 (30 bb)
Anthony Astarita – 1,300,000 (16 bb)

Main Event: Counts on Break

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 28:  40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 323

Thomas Elder doubled on the last hand before the break to keep himself in contention. Cards are back in the air with blinds at 40,000/80,000/80,000 and the average stack about 2,690,000 (34 bb).

Seat 1: Anthony Astarita – 2,400,000 (30 bb)
Seat 2: Thomas Elder – 1,100,000 (14 bb)
Seat 4: Maurice Hawkins – 2,900,000 (36 bb)
Seat 5: Nick Palma – 2,915,000 (36 bb)
Seat 6: Herbert Woodbery – 2,225,000 (28 bb)
Seat 8: Likang Berninger – 4,610,000 (58 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $101,865 + Trophy
2nd: $67,900
3rd: $49,815
4th: $37,010
5th: $27,850
6th: $21,235

Main Event: “Put it in the blog”

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 323

Maurice Hawkins opened to 140,000 from under the gun, Nick Palma called from the hijack, and Herbert Woodbery called from the cutoff.

“Get ready to put this in the blog,” Palma told us. “I have a good feeling.”

The flop came AdQh5c and all three players checked. The turn was 7s, Hawkins bet 165,000 to get a fold from Palma and Woodbery.

Maurice Hawkins – 2,750,000 (46 bb)
Nick Palma – 1,860,000 (31 bb)
Herbert Woodbery – 2,600,000 (43 bb)

Main Event: Thomas Elder Doubles Through Anthony Astarita

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 323

Thomas Elder

In a battle of the blinds, Thomas Elder was at risk for 335,000 from the big blind against Anthony Astarita in the small.

Elder: Tc6c
Astarita: KsQd

Elder had two live, suited cards with a chance to double up and paired both of them on the Ts6h4s flop. The 9c turn and 9h river kept him in the lead for the double up.

“Sorry guys,” Elder joked with the rest of the table.

Thomas Elder – 730,000 (12 bb)
Anthony Astarita – 2,900,000 (48 bb)

Main Event: Karl Manouchakian – 7th Place ($16,400)

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 323

Karl Manouchakian

Karl Manouchakian opened to 600,000 from the button and Likang Berninger called in the small blind. The flop came AsJd2s, Berninger bet 300,000 and Manouchakian folded to leave himself with 245,000.

Those chips went in the middle on the next hand with Manouchakian in the cutoff. Berninger called on the button and the blinds folded.

Manouchakian: Ts8s
Berninger: As8h

Berninger had the lead for the knockout and Manouchakian could not find a sweat as the board came Kd6s2d6hAd to send the SHR Tampa regular out in seventh place.

Likang Berninger – 5,400,000 (90 bb)
Karl Manouchakian – Eliminated in 7th Place ($16,400)

Main Event: Herbert Woodbery Doubles Through Maurice Hawkins

$1,700 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$150,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining:  7 of 323

Herbert Woodbery opened to 150,000 from under the gun and Maurice Hawkins called in the small blind to the Ks4h3h flop. Both players checked, the turn was 9d and Hawkins bet 200,000.

Woodbery called, the river was 2c and Hawkins dropped in a stack worth 630,000. Woodbery put his 735,000 in the middle and Hawkins called.

Hawkins: AcKh
Woodbery: 3d3c

Hawkins flopped top top but Woodbery was best with his set of threes.

Herbert Woodbery – 2,290,000 (38 bb)
Maurice Hawkins – 1,515,000 (25 bb)