$2,400 NLHE Main Event (Re-Entry)
Level 22: 8,000/16,000/2,000 Ante
Players Remaining: 10
Hand 22: Michael Lerner makes it 32,000 on the button, Joan Sandoval calls. John Ott three-bets from the big blind to 80,000. Lerner reraises to 175,000. Sandoval decides to fold, as does John, and Michael Lerner takes the pot.
Hand 23: Steve Karp in seat 2 makes it 35,000, and Justin Swilling makes the call in the big blind. is the runout, and Justin checks. Karp continues for 25,000, Swilling folds, and Steve Karp picks up the pot.
Hand 24: Jim Beadnell opens from middle position for 35,000. Jose Montes defends in the big blind. leads to check-check. on the turn leads to a check from Beadnell. Montes makes a small bet, Beadnell folds, and Montes wins the pot.
Hand 25: Steve Karp opens to 35,000, John Ott makes the call from the hijack, and Stephen Deutsch reraises from the big blind to 115,000. Karp asks for a count and Deutsch has 541,000, Karp makes the call and Ott folds. The flop checks through but the turn sees a bet of 80,000 from Deutsch and Karp folds after a long tank.
Hand 26: Justin Swilling makes an all in wager on the last hand before the break from the cutoff and will pick up the blinds and antes.
At the first ten minute break, Jim Beadnell is out overwhelming chip leader with almost a quarter of the 6,600,000 total chips in play. Stephen Deutsch has the best chance of our Main Event players of capturing Player of the Year honors, and is in second currently. Here’s how they stand after the first level of play:
Seat 1: Christian Harder – 470,000
Seat 2: Steve Karp – 716,000
Seat 3: Jim Beadnell – 1,610,000
Seat 4: Michael Lerner – 569,000
Seat 5: Joan Sandoval – 437,000
Seat 6: John Ott – 341,000
Seat 7: Justin Swilling – 321,000
Seat 8: Jose Montes – 735,000
Seat 9: Stephen Deutsch – 840,000
Seat 10: Dorian Rios – 694,000