The number are in for today's event, with 175 players entering, generating a prize pool of $4,156,000. Of those entrants, 18 will make the money, with the 18th place finisher pocketing $53,781, with the potential winner walking away with $1,205,324.
We arrived at the table, just as John Juanda committed his remaining 33,000 in to the pot, with the board showing . His opponent asked for a count, then made the call, only to let out a big moan, as Juanda tabled his for a rivered set. He showed his , before jumping up from his chair, and walking to a nearby table, to tell a friend of his beat.
Action began on Sorel Mizzi who raised to 1,500 from under the gun. Action folded around to Shannon Shorr who was in the small blind and he reraised to 5,100. The big blind folded putting the action back on Mizzi and he just flat called.
The flop came down and Shorr lead out for 4,000. Mizzi called. On the turn, both players checked.
The river came down the and Shorr checked to Mizzi again. This time, Mizzi put out a bet of 9,200. With action back on Shorr, he reraised to 25,500. Mizzi thought about it for a bit, but eventually folded.
A few new tables were added just after the dinner break. Here are some familiar faces that were added to the tournament. In the meantime, Bill Klein and Kathy Lehne were also eliminated from this event.