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Event 5: Flight A Chip Counts

$560 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed 

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

Out of 60 entrants in this flight, only 12 survived to bag chips.  Average stack for this flight is 125k.

Here are the baggers and how much they bagged:

Stephen Diamantas 239,900
Roberto Barba 235,700
Brett Streicher 162,100
Shawn Cunix 159,000
Daniel Lobato 130,200
Tam Nguyen 97,800
Ricardo Rodriguez 92,000
Jeff Buffenbarger 88,900
Jebhar Patterson 77,500
Julio Novo 77,200
Ronald Tosi 76,000
John Pizano 53,700

Event 5: Fight B Underway

$560 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed 

Level 1: Blinds 25/50

Players began with 25,000 chips and 30-minute levels.  Once registration closes at the start of level 9, they will get 40-minute levels.

This event features six flights over three days.

Event 5 Schedule
December 11-14, 2014

Day 1A:  60 Entries, nearing completion
Day 1B:  Underway
Day 1C: 11 am Friday
Day 1D: 6 pm Friday
Day 1E: 10 am Saturday
Day 1F: 6 pm Saturday
Day 2: 12 pm Sunday

Event 5 Structure

Event 5: Familiar Faces

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

Level 3: Blinds 75/150
32 Entries (Reg/RE Until ~3:30 pm)

Dani Mae
Dani Mae

Friends of Seminole Hard Rock Tampa are in the field, including Winter Poker Open Ladies Champion Dani Mae (St. Petersburg, FL), who earned her seat into this event as part of her first place prize.

Well known tournament player Sean Cunix (Columbus, OH) is also in the field. Last month Cunix finished in third place at the Hollywood Championship event for ~$750,000 to push his career earnings past $2 million.

Other familiar faces included Robert Melo and Frank Gomez.

Sean Cunix
Sean Cunix

EVENT 5: Another Tournament, Guaranteed

$560 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$200,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
Level 1: Blinds 25/50

All in

After easily reaching the first two guarantees of the Tampa Winter Poker Open, players look to go three-for-three with the start of the $200,000 Guarantee.

This is the first deep stack of the series; players start with 25k in chips while playing 30 minute levels to start.

Once registration and re-entry closes (approximately 3:30 pm), levels increase to 40 minutes.

This event features six flights over three days.

Event 5 Schedule
December 11-14, 2014

Day 1A: Underway
Day 1B: 6 pm Thursday
Day 1C: 11 am Friday
Day 1D: 6 pm Friday
Day 1E: 10 am Saturday
Day 1F: 6 pm Saturday
Day 2: 12 pm Sunday

Event 5 Structure