Event #6: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
Days:
123
Level:
9
Blinds:
400/800
Ante:
100

Break Time

• Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

The remaining 8 players are on a 20-minute break.

Four Tables Left

• Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Masaaki Izushima has advanced after his {A-Clubs}{9-Spades} bested his opponent's {A-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} on a {Q-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{8-Spades}{9-Diamonds} board. "I'm in the money?" an uncertain Izushima asked the dealer. He smiled from ear to ear when the dealer told him that he was. "That's important. Good." He's guaranteed $4,411 but if he has a good two days he can turn it into much more - up to $259,211 for first place.

Masaaki Izushima US 36,050

Matusow Wins Gruelling Match

[user169806] • Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante
Mike Matusow
Mike Matusow

Mike Matusow has sent Chad Eveslage to the rail after an epic heads-up battle.

The final hand saw all the chips going into the middle on a {10-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{5-Diamonds} flop, Matusow holding {9-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} and Eveslage {K-Clubs}{5-Spades}. The {J-Clubs} on the turn gave Matusow a ton more outs, one of which was the {Q-Hearts} that fell on the river.

Matusow congratulated his opponent for being such a formidable opponent and wished him luck for the rest of the series.

Mike Matusow us 36,000 8,000
Chad Eveslage us Busted

Tags: Chad EveslageMike Matusow

Lech Boltryk Moves On

• Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Lech Boltryk has reported career tournament earnings of $393. He'll be increasing that number and then some after winning his table today. He's guaranteed $4,411 and has a shot at taking home much more.

Lech Boltryk us 35,650

Corson Crashes Karr

[user169806] • Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Michael Corson has claimed a big scalp in Mclean Karr and has progressed to Day 2.

Corson reached the money in Event #3: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha, finishing 94th for $3,388 and has now locked up at least $4,411 for his efforts in Event #4. Should he beat his table tomorrow, he will guarantee himself a payout of no less than $14,615.

Michael Corson us 35,700
Mclean Karr us Busted

Tags: Mclean Karr

Reason to Celebrate

• Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Run Good Gear pro Benjamin Reason has advanced to the next round leaving us with eight tables. One table is three handed and the remainder are heads up.

Benjamin Reason us 36,000

Karr Drives On

[user169806] • Level 8: 300-600, 75 ante

Mclean Karr has almost $2.5 million in earning from live poker tournaments and is hoping to add to that impressive total by the time Day 1 of this $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout is completed. He currently trails in his heads-up match, holding 11,300 of the circa. 36,000 that are in play.

Mclean Karr us 11,300

Tags: Mclean Karr

Level:
8
Blinds:
300/600
Ante:
75