Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Thursday at WPT Rolling Thunder


A $100,000 Guarantee, a 10-seat-guarantee to the Main Event and more, here's what's on tap tomorrow for the @WPT Rolling Thunder Series.

Buy-ins from $1000 up to $1,100, there's something for every Hold'em player tomorrow.


Th3/110A$250 TURBOAny $11005 Seats GTD
Th3/112P$1,100Event 1$100,000 GTD
Th3/14P$100 SattyAny $400 Satty10 seats GTD
Th3/17P$400 Sattyto Main Event10 ME seats GTD

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Monday, February 26, 2018

WeekDay Sattys


Win your way in to @WPT Rolling Thunder series events for as little as $60 this week in a series of satellites on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The full series gets started on Thursday with Event 1 - a $1100 buy-in with a $100,000 Guarantee.

Check out the 3-day satellite schedule below, and CLICK HERE for the entire remaining WPT Rolling Thunder series schedule and structure sheets

DayDateTimeBuy-inEvent/StructureNotes
Tue2/2711A$130 SattyAny $11003 Seats GTD
Tue2/274P$60 StepAny $250 Satty5 Seats GTD
Tue2/277P$250 SattyAny $11005 Seats GTD
Wed2/2811A$130 SattyAny $11003 Seats GTD
Wed2/284P$60 StepAny $250 Satty5 Seats GTD
Wed2/287P$250 SattyAny $11005 Seats GTD

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Travis Wraps Up Bounty


Elias Travis came out on top as the Black Chip Bounty wrapped up, collecting $3,931 and all the bounties he could take home.

Here are all the results from the final event in the WPT Kickoff weekend of events.


2/25/18
$350$100 Bounties
81Entries
$16,200Prize Pool
9Places Paid
PlacePayout
1EliasTravis$3,931
2RafaelGonzalez$3,824
3DominicRuiz$2,875
4SeanDrake$1,634
5GaryPisarek$1,202
6HarunBegic$898
7DavidDiSalvo$720
8JessePetrakis$600
9BrandonSteadman$516

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Bounty Redraw


27 remain - one-in-three cash - in tonight's $350 Black Chip Bounty tournament.

Among those who made the three-table redraw is Carrie Diggs, Arnold Adicoff, Rafael Gonzalez, Chris Hinchcliffe, Todd Graham, Al Sanchez, Eyyal Altar, Gary Pisarek, Joe Shufelberger, Adam Sanchez, Sean Drake and Cheri Svensen.

Level - 8
Antes - 150
Blinds - 500/1k
Entries - 27/81

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These 24 are Playing the Main Event


Today's @WPT Rolling Thunder Super Mega awarded a $3,500 Main Event seat to 24 players.

Here are the 24 coming back next weekend for their shot at a tournament anticipated to have a prize pool well in excess of a Milly


PatrickTestoni
AllanFernando
MarioLopez
BobMather
SteveKujubu
VuPham
DavidSilva
IgorGuberman
LoraStewart
ZacharyHorton
DarrelDier
RonaldCook
SathyamurthyDukairajan
WiltonAlejandro
EdMiller
JamesAsbe
NicholasWooderson
JeffWalsh
GeorgeSaca
DarrylOkamoto
PaulBrown
DavidValdez
KirkRexford
SharonSanchez

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$5,183 to Bounty Champ


Registration has closed on the WPT Kickoff $350 with $100 bounties and the board shows 81 total entries. This creates a $16,200 prize pool with an additional $8,100 being paid out in bounties.

Here's the full Pay Table, including $5,183 FTW


2/25/18
$350$100 Bounties
81Entries
$16,200Prize Pool
9Places Paid
PlacePayout
1$5,183
2$3,204
3$2,243
4$1,634
5$1,202
6$898
7$720
8$600
9$516

Level - 5
Antes - 75
Blinds - 250/500
Entries - 81

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More WPT Main Event Satellites


24 players are awarded seats from today's @WPT Rolling Thunder Super Mega satellite, but that's not the only chance to win a $3500 Main Event seat via satellite.

There's 38 more seats guaranteed via satellites next week leading up to the Main Event.

  • Thursday - 7pm - $400 buy-in - 10 seats guaranteed
  • Friday - 10am TURBO - $400 buy-in - 5 seats guaranteed
  • Friday 6pm - $400 buy-in - 15 seats guaranteed
  • Friday - 8:30pm TURBO - $400 buy-in - 3 seats guaranteed
  • Saturday - 10am TURBO - $400 buy-in - 5 seats guaranteed

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Bounty Hunters


Jaroslaw Markowiak, Sean Drake, Dee Timmons, Eyyal Altar, Charisse Case, Joseph Shufelberger, Matt Boddorf, Chris Hinchcliffe, Tess Robinson, Rafael Gonzalez, Arnold Adicoff, Adam Sanchez, Lynda Hernandez, Todd Graham, Carrie Diggs, Gary Pisarek and Craig Buchmiller are among those looking to collect multiple $100 bounties in today's $350 Black Chip Bounty tourney.

15k stacks
30-min levels
Registration and a single re-entry per player available until the start of Level 5 at about 7:45pm.

Level - 3
Antes - 50
Blinds - 100/200
Entries - 65

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58 in 2


Midway through Level 2 in tonight's Black Chip Bounty and the board shows 58 players getting their $350 in play to go on the search for the $100 Bounty on each entry.

15k stacks, 30-min levels, registration and a single re-entry per player available until the start of Level 5 at about 7:45pm.

Level - 2
Antes - 25
Blinds - 75/150
Entries - 58

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Bounty Time is Here


@JohnQTD just put cards in the air for tonight's Black Chip Bounty, a $350 buy-in with $100 bounties on each entry.

Start with 15,000 chips and play 30-minute levels the entire tournament

Registration and a single re-entry per player is available until the start of Level 5 at about 7:45pm.

Level - 1
Blinds - 50/100
Entries - 29

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Send 24 to Rolling Thunder


Registration has closed on the @WPT Rolling Thunder Super Mega and the board show 215 Entries.

This means 24 seats are being awarded to next weekend's $3,500 Main Event, and 25th place earns $2,000.

Play continues until 24 players remain, then all the Main Event seats are presented. There's about 100 players left, so roughly 1-in-4 players left are going to be in next weekend's Main Event.

Next up in the Hit Parade is the 5:30pm start for the Black Chip Bounty, a $350 buy-in with $100 bounties on every entry.

Level - 10
Antes - 200
Blinds - 600/1200
Entries - 215

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Tick, Tick, Tick


The number of seats to be awarded today for next weekend's @WPT Rolling Thunder $3,500 Main Event just keeps on growing.

With 210 entries in the Super Mega, there's now 24 seats up for grabs.

Registration and the unlimited re-entry period is available until about 4:25pm when Jordan Cutter puts cards in the air to start Level 10.

Level - 9
Antes - 150
Blinds - 500/1000
Entries - 210

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That's 22


Players in today's @WPT Super Mega are on their first 10-minute break of the day and the board shows 195 entries - that's already 22 seats guaranteed in to next weekend's $3,500 buy-in Main Event, with registration and the unlimited re-entry period open until about 4:25pm at the start of Level 10.

Level - 7
Antes - 100
Blinds - 300/600
Entries - 195

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3 Days of Sattys


Win your way in to @WPT Rolling Thunder series events for as little as $60 this week in a series of satellites on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The full series gets started on Thursday with Event 1 - a $1100 buy-in with a $100,000 Guarantee.

Check out the 3-day satellite schedule below, and CLICK HERE for the entire remaining WPT Rolling Thunder series schedule and structure sheets


DayDateTimeBuy-inEvent/StructureNotes
Mon2/2611A$130 SattyAny $11003 Seats GTD
Mon2/264P$60 StepAny $250 Satty5 Seats GTD
Mon2/267P$250 SattyAny $11005 Seats GTD
Tue2/2711A$130 SattyAny $11003 Seats GTD
Tue2/274P$60 StepAny $250 Satty5 Seats GTD
Tue2/277P$250 SattyAny $11005 Seats GTD
Wed2/2811A$130 SattyAny $11003 Seats GTD
Wed2/284P$60 StepAny $250 Satty5 Seats GTD
Wed2/287P$250 SattyAny $11005 Seats GTD

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21 Seats and Growing


With 185 entries here in Level 5, today's @WPT Rolling Thunder Super Mega is now awarding at least 21 seats in to next weekend's $3,500 Main Event.

$440 Buy-in
15,000 stacks
20-min levels
Registration and the unlimited re-entry period is available until about 4:25pm, the start of Level 10

Level - 5
Antes - 50
Blinds - 200/400
Entries - 185

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Who Wants a WPT Seat?


With 170 players already here - and registration open for 2.5 more hours - there's a lot of the Usual Suspects searching to win a @WPT Rolling Thunder $3500 Main Event seat in today's $440 20-seat-guarantee Super Mega.

Among those here is Bob Mather and Candace Collins, Al and Sharon Sanchez, Jose and Lynda Hernandez, Kelly Douglas, Kathy Stahl, Warren Kashiwagi, Allan Fernando, Matt Boddorf, Chris Hinchcliffe, Rudy Robledo, Josh Prager, Justo Avalos, Nabil Zumout, Mario Lopez, Babe Prescott, Craig Buchmiller, Ed Miller, Theresa Cummings, Eyyal Altar, Tony Bracy, Daniel Evans, Lorena Chiquillo, Darrel Dier, Randy Gil, Jake Lipton, Zach Horton, Doyle Johnson, Tracy Oto, Kirk Rexford, Adam Sanchez, James Smith and Cheng Xiong.

Level - 3
Antes - 25
Blinds - 100/200
Entries - 171

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159 Through 1


One level is down in today's @WPT Rolling Thunder 20-seat-guarantee Super Mega and the board already shows 159 entries.

Registration and the unlimited re-entry period is open until the start of Level 10 at about 4:25pm

Level - 2
Antes - 25
Blinds - 75/150
Entries - 159

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Get Your Super Mega On


At least TWENTY (20) players are leaving today with a seat in to the @WPT Rolling Thunder $3,500 Main Event next weekend.

How?

By winning a seat in the $440 buy-in 20-seat-guarantee Super Mega going on right now.

Ben Erwin, Jordan Cutter and JohnQTD (don't make me spell his last name, please) just put cards in the air, 15,000 stacks and 20-minute levels for the entire Super Mega.

Registration and the unlimited re-entry period closes at the start of Level 10 at about 4:25pm.

Level - 1
Blinds - 50/100
Entries - 131

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Smith Wraps Up OneDay TItle


James Smith was one of the tournament #BigStacks through most of the late levels in today's $460 buy-in OneDay$100k Guarantee. He rode that train of chips all the way to the best stack as the tournament concluded, taking home $23,315 and an entry in tomorrow's WPT Rolling Thunder Super Mega.

Each of the top five finishers received a Super Mega seat along with their payouts.

Here's the final results.


2/24/18WPT Kickoff
$460OneDay$100k
440Entries
$176,000Prize Pool
55Places Paid
* = Top 5 Receive WPT Mega$440 Entry
PlaceNameCityPayout
1JamesSmithVallejo, CA$23,315*
2JeffreyLennonFresno, CA$20,859*
3MarioSamaretaElk Grove, CA$17,650*
4SrinivasaGodavarthyTracy, CA$17,388*
5TerryKlinefelterRoseville, CA$15,075*
6AmandaKhamprasongSacramento, CA$6,813
7JaroslawMarkowiakUkiah CA$5,701
8ArnoldAdicoffGrass Valley, CA$4,606
9JohnSimunichAntelope, CA$3,511
10ThomasTranModesto, CA$2,972
11KermitLewisOakland, CA$2,972
12WalterRobertsonSan Jose, CA$2,972
13PatrickTestoniSanta Cruz, CA$2,468
14JuanValadezAntioch, CA$2,468
15ChengXiongSacramento, CA$2,468
16ChristopherPesqueraBurlingame, CA$2,033
17ImadAllahamRedwood City, CA$2,033
18CoryHuntingtonSacramento, CA$2,033
19KaoSaeturnSacramento, CA$1,686
20JamesFraserFirebaugh, CA$1,686
21MichaelBurgessSacramento, CA$1,686
22KiranDesaiSan Jose, CA$1,425
23TaliaKhioRoseville, CA$1,425
24ShawnWagnerNapa, CA$1,425
25RichardPhelpsOakland, CA$1,164
26JustoAvalosElk Grove, CA$1,164
27CliffordAndersonVacaville, CA$1,164
28CharisseCaseSacramento, CA$956
29JeffreyRemillardCoron Del Mar, CA$956
30AnthonyNguyenSacramento, CA$956
31HarlanKarnofskySacramento, CA$956
32RamiroMoranSacramento, CA$956
33ScottMcCallSan Jose, CA$956
34DavidCookSF, CA$956
35OscarTobarSF, CA$956
36KhoaTranSacramento, CA$956
37CraigBuchmillerLakeport, CA$852
38RafaelGonzalezModesto, CA$852
39KentJensenBrentwood, CA$852
40KulwantSinghFremont, CA$852
41MichaelStahlGranite Bay, CA$852
42EdwardScottMarysville, CA$852
43CarrieDiggsSacramento, CA$852
44AdamLabugaTurlock, CA$852
45ArturoPobletteStockton, CA$852
46DavidBoniniPinole, CA$747
47RyanBowenSacramento, CA$747
48JohnReed, JrOakley, CA$747
49YuanjingZhangSunnyvale, CA$747
50NipunAjmaniEl Cerrito, CA$747
51EricMatulisModesto, CA$747
52DanielHughesFair Oaks, CA$747
53SheldonMillerTiburon, CA$747
54RandyGilRoseville, CA$747
55ChristopherPiquetteFresno, CA$643


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