$1,650 Main Event (Re-Entry) $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante Players Remaining: 6 of 609
Alex Ivan raised to 135,000 from late position. Zachary Gilbert shoved the small blind for what looked like just under 900,000. James Peterson folded the big sending it back to Ivan. He called and Gilbert was at risk but a huge favorite.
The jack fell in the window giving Ivan a winning hand. Gilbert was eliminated in 7th place earning $29,826.
Alex Ivan – 3,350,000 Zachary Gilbert – Eliminated in 7th place ($29,826)
$1,650 Main Event (Re-Entry) $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante Players Remaining: 8 of 609
After an uneventful 45 minutes, James Peterson opened from early position to 135,000. It was on Ryan Anderkin in late position and he shoved for 935,000. It folded all the way back to Peterson and he called.
Peterson’s aces held and Anderkin went down as the first elimination at the final table. Peterson took the chip lead.
James Peterson – 5,350,000 Ryan Anderkin – Eliminated in 9th place ($19,023)
$1,650 Main Event (Re-Entry) $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts Returning to Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante Players Remaining: 9 of 609
The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Winter Poker Open Main Event began Thursday, Friday and Saturday with Day 1A, 1B and 1C. In those three days, more than 600 entries ponied up $1,650 to compete for a prize pool that topped $900,000. Following yesterday’s Day 2, only nine remain and Richard Carr leads the way with $180,205 and a guitar trophy reserved for the champion.
Carr is trailed closed by James Peterson in second place and also has the likes of reigning Seminole Hard Rock Poker Player of the Year Brett Bader and Tampa regulars Michael Turton and Alex Ivan on his heels.
Play resumes today at 2pm in the poker room. Each of the nine remaining players has locked up $19,023.
Here are the details:
Seat 1: Ryan Anderkin – 835,000 Seat 2: Richard Carr – 4,250,000 Seat 3: Brett Bader – 2,125,000 Seat 4: Huicun Qiao – 805,000 Seat 5: Alex Ivan – 875,000 Seat 6: Michael Turton – 1,875,000 Seat 7: Michael McCarthy – 2,260,000 Seat 8: Zach Gilbert – 1,240,000 Seat 9: James Peterson – 4,115,000