Payouts for Event #11 $125 6-Max Stud/Omaha 8 or Better

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$125 6-Max Stud/Omaha 8 or Better
Level 13 - 2,000/4,000/1,500
Entries: 99
Players Remaining: 23

The numbers are in for Event #11! A total of 16 players will make the money, with first place paying $2,660 and a trophy!

Here is a breakdown of the payouts:

1st place: $2,660
2nd place: $1,720
3rd place: $1,140
4th place: $785
5th place: $565
6th place: $425
7th-8th place: $335
9th-10th place: $290
11th-12th place: $260
13th-15th place: $235
16th place: $130

Jason Somerville Eliminated by Valerie Cross

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RIU Main Event
Level 12 - 1000/2000/300
Entries: 176
Players Remaining: 52

Jason Somerville raised to 24,000 in early position. Valerie Cross, called, from one seat over. 

The flop came [4d][Ks][8s] and Somerville shoved his last 2,000. Cross snap-called.

Somerville showed [Jc][Tc] and Cross tabled [Kh][Kd]. The [Js] turn and [Kc] river completed the board and JCarver was eliminated.

Jason Somerville - Eliminated
Valerie Cross - 143,000

Three-way All In

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RIU Main Event
Level 12 - 1000/2000/300
Entries: 176
Players Remaining: 52

The player in middle position opened to 4,400. The player in the cutoff, called. Nathan Manuel reraised all-in on the button for 31,800. Vince Mancino, in the small blind, called, putting at risk his last 13,300. The original raiser folded. The player in the cutoff, having both covered, made the call after a few seconds of reflection.

Vince Mancino: [Ks][Kd]
Nathan Manuel: [As][Jc]
Player in the cutoff: [7c][7h]

Manuel hit a pretty favorable of [Ad][9c][5h] but the [Kh] turn gave Mancino the lead back and the [9h] completed the board. Mancino won the main pot getting his much needed triple up and Manuel raked in the side pot.

Vince Mancino - 43,000
Nathan Manuel - 22,000

 

Wes Cutshall Sits Atop the Leader Board in the Main!

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RIU Main Event
Level 10 - 600/1,200/200
Entries: 174
Players Remaining:  68

Level 11 has begun and West Cutshall currently sits at the top of the leader board with 170000 chips. Close behind him is Dustin Fox and Loren Klein with 160,000 a piece.

Here is a look at some notable stacks:

Wes Cutshall - 170,000
Loren Klein - 160,000
Dustin Fox - 160,000
Vincent Newland - 155,000
Chris Lindner - 145,000
Ashley Sleeth - 140,000
Jordan Spurlin - 125,000
Valerie Cross - 95,000
Mo Baterdene - 85,000
Jed Hoffman - 80,000
Jesse Sylvia - 80,000
Alex Lavinthal - 70,000
Jimmy Cappucci - 70,000
Kim Stone - 65,000
Forrest Kollar - 65,000
Paul Sampson - 45,000
Steve Nevius - 40,000
Patrick Tardif - 30,000
Samantha Abernathy - 30,000
Nathan Manuel - 28,000

Ship It To Spurlin

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RIU Main Event
Level 10 - 600/1,200/200
Entries: 172
Players Remaining: 71

The player in middle position opened to 2,700. Samantha Abernathy raised to 9,000 on the button. Jordan Spurlin, in the small blind, four-bet to 22,000. The original raiser folded. Abernathy moved all-in for around 40,000. Spurlin snap-called.

Samantha Abernathy: [Ac][Kd]
Jordan Spurlin: [Qc][Qs]

The board ran [7d][3s][Th][6s][4c] and Abernathy couldn't hit, heading to the exit.

Jordan Spurlin - 120,000
Samantha Abernathy - Eliminated

Vincent Newland Won't Be Bluffed!

Vincent Newland and Jed Hoffman

Vincent Newland and Jed Hoffman

RIU Main Event
Level 10 - 600/1,200/200
Entries: 172
Players Remaining: 72

With about 12,000 in the pot, on a board reading [ts5d3s], the player in the big blind checked. Vincent Newland was in the hijack and bet 6,500. Jed Hoffman called from the cutoff and the big blind decided to get out of the way.

The turn was the [qd] and Newland paused for a moment before deciding to check. Hoffman wasted no time and bet out 13,700. Newland didn't think for long before reaching into his stack to call.

The river was the [9h] and Newland checked for a second time. Hoffman checked back and Newland tabled [ah5h] for a pair of fives. Hoffman mucked his cards and the dealer shipped the pot to Newland who has amassed a healthy stack worth 100 big blinds.

Vincent Newland - 120,000
Jed Hoffman - 75,000

Sending All of the Run Good to Jim Petzing

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We all have our battles in life, but at the end of the day, much is out of our hands and we are forced to play the hand we are dealt.

Jim Petzing was supposed to be here with us at Run It Up Reno this week, but an unfortunate set of circumstances stopped that from happening. He was informed that he has another battle with cancer ahead of him and has begun a series of tests while we are here.

Jim, from all of us Run It Up warriors here in Reno, we send you all of our positive thoughts, prayers and run good during this difficult time. We wish you could be here on the felt with us, and hope that you can join us next time.

Stay strong!

Sincerely,
Team Run It Up

Jim Petzing is an author and avid poker player. He recently wrote a book titled 'From Feeding Tube to Final Table: A Cancer Survivor's Story', detailing his first battle with cancer. Jim boasts an impressive poker resume, and has been known to frequent the poker circuit with great success.

Some Updated Counts Before Dinner Break

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Here are some updated chip stacks before dinner break and it looks like Chris Linder, last night's trophy winner is at the top of the counts!

Chris Linder - 185,000
Jesse Sylvia - 55,000
Valerie Cross - 50,000
Kevin Gerhart - 39,000
Simkha Blank - 13,000
Vincent Newland - 40,000
Kim Stone - 70,000
Jimmy Cappucci - 72,000
Loren Klein - 42,000
Samantha Abernathy - 38,000
Patrick Tardif - 32,000
Rory Brown - 63,000
Tyson Apostol - 102,000

Tyson Apostol Has Heaps!

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Event #10: $600 Main Event Day 1A
Level 7: 300/600/100


The player in middle position opened to 1,700. Tyson Apostol called, from one seat over, along with the player in the big blind.
The dealer spread a flop of [Ac][5c][3d]. The big blind checked. The player in middle position bet 3,500. Tyler three-bet to 7,000. The big blind folded. The player in middle position stuck around with a call.

The turn was the [Jh]. This time, the player in middle position checked. Tyson bet 9,000. His opponent moved all-in for 20,000. Tyson called. Tyson tabled [Ad][2d] and his opponent showed [Ah][Js], for two pair.
The hand was not over yet and the dealer slammed the [4h] on the river, giving Tyson a straight, to win the pot.

Tyson Apostol - 110,000

Rory Brown Doubles Up

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Event #10: $600 Main Event Day 1A
Level 6: 250/500/100

Patrick Tardif opened to 1,150 under the gun. The player to his left called, along with Rory Brown on the button, and the player in the small blind.
The flop was [Ac][6h][8c]. The small blind checked. Patrick bet 1,800. The player to his left folded and Rory Brown called, along with the small blind.
The turn was the [7s] and was checked through to the [5h] river. The player on the small blind threw in a bet of 3,000. Patrick folded. Rory Brown, responded by moving all-in in for 22,275. His opponent went into the tank for a few minutes before making the call.

Rory Brown tabled [9c][7c] for a straight to the nine and his opponent showed [4d][6s] for a lower straight before sending his hand to the muck.

Rory Brown - 58,000