Sunday, January 22, 2017

Monolith FT in Photos

The $250,000 Guaranteed Monolith is down to the final table - 10 players remain - and here they are by seat, with Rafael Gonzalez, who scored his biggest cash to date in the July 2016 Monolith with a 2nd place finish for $45,000.

Steve Saklad - 14th last November in the WSOP Circuit Main Event in Lake Tahoe - in the 2 seat with 188,000

Ryan Pedigo just made back-to-back Monolith Final Tables. He was 4th here last October for $19k, his biggest cash to date. He is in the 3 seat with 570,000

Former World Motocross Cycling Champ Jerry Jones is at his first major final table here at Thunder Valley, and has a milly in chips for the first time ever in a poker tourney, so he says. He's in the 4 seat .. with a milly.

Ed Miller has a 6-figure-cash at Thunder Valley, a 2014 HPT Runner-up for $109k. He is in the 5 seat with 1.1 million. Hendon Mob STILL has the wrong Ed Miller in its photo.

Many Sacramento-area poker players know Melinda Burgess as a dealer and a player. She is in the 6 seat with 115,000.

Toan Nguyen - looking to surpass $700,000 in career tournament earnings today - is the big-time chipleader with 2.4 million in the 7 seat. Nguyen has 20 percent of all the chips in play.

Former HPT Thunder Valley Champ Allan Fernando is in the 8 seat with 300,000. Fernando won just shy of $200,000 here in January 2014, winning the HPT Main Event heads-up against Ed Miller

Roland Brizuela matched his tournament career-best cash when he sat down today for Day 2 of the monolith. He is in the 9 seat with 1.2 million.

JohnTheTD says Adam Burba final tables just about every Thunder Valley daily tourney when he cashes. John called Adam to make the FT when Day 2 started .. and here's Adam in the 10 seat with 1,000,000 chips.

Level - 25
Blinds - 15k/30k
Antes - 5k
Players Left - 10

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