$180 Deepstack Event draws 331 players, 56 return at noon Thursday for Day 2

The action at the RGPS Hard Rock Tulsa continued at a frenzied pace on Wednesday with the $180 Deepstack event. Two Day 1 flights were scheduled (12 p.m. and 7 p.m.), with a noon restart for Day 2 on Thursday. In all, 331 players entered, generating a prize pool of $46,340. Players who survived 12 levels (6 hours) of play bagged up at the conclusion of their Day 1 flight, 23 from the first flight and 33 from the second.  Those 56 players will return Thursday at noon to play down to a winner.

Rodney Spriggs emerged as the overall Day 1 chip leader with 209,100 chips, with Jerod Jameson (205,600), prior RGPS ME champion Will Berry (198,200), and RG Pro Dan "Wretchy" Martin (194,300) trailing by two big blinds or less.  Other notable players to survive include Samantha Abernathy (168,600), Lynn Samples (162,100), Ray Henson (125,900), Cherie Baber (123,900), Daniel Hughes (99,200), Chris Conrad (88,100), Mesgana Tesfalidet (76,000), Mina Greco (74,900), Papa Karn (57,600), Chuck Chadwick (53,100), Jared Ward (51,200), Jody Briscoe (36,600), and Lauren Bunch (33,500).

The full payout structure is as follows:

1st $10,658                                          
2nd $6,747      
3rd $4,518      
4th $3,151      
5th $2,363      
6th $1,854      
7th $1,566      
8th $1,298      
9th     $1,117      
10th - 12th $880      
13th - 15th $662      
16th - 18th $519      
19th - 27th $417      
28th - 36th $348      

 

Day 2 seat assignments, by table and seat:

Player Name Chip Count Table Seat
William McGee 54,800 23 1
Ken Wright 29,000 23 2
John Hopper 117,000 23 3
Will Berry  198,200 23 4
Daniel Martin 194,300 23 5
Cherie Baber 123,900 23 6
John Millsap 182,800 23 7
Freddie Rodriguez 96,500 23 8
Terry Karn 57,600 23 9
Ray Henson 144,500 24 1
Jared Ward 51,200 24 2
Tina Wooten 44,800 24 3
Jason Castor 170,200 24 4
Jerod Jameson 205,600 24 5
Mina Greco 74,900 24 6
Robert Russell 31,900 24 7
Michael Newport 33,000 24 8
Robert Farrell 44,100 24 9
Jim Price 105,800 25 1
Douglas Dykes 88,700 25 2
Samantha Abernathy 168,600 25 3
Curt Roggow 44,200 25 4
Lauren Bunch 33,500 25 5
Jay Hunter 104,400 25 6
Chris Conrad 88,100 25 7
Matt Whitson 21,900 25 8
Lynn Samples 162,100 25 9
Joe Briscoe 36,600 25 10
Chuck Chadwick 53,100 26 1
Craig Carley 51,200 26 2
Angelo Gonzales 70,800 26 3
Daniel Hughes 99,200 26 4
Bob Holmes 168,700 26 5
Kirk Smith  76,800 26 6
Mesgana Tesfalidet 76,000 26 7
Cory Holden 104,100 26 8
Robert Gay 96,800 26 9
Jordan Hollis 47,700 27 1
Bill Cranford 58,000 27 2
William Scarsdale 52,000 27 3
Darrin Stull 50,500 27 4
Matthew McKim 79,100 27 5
Alan Demeter 103,500 27 6
Garry Carnes 41,300 27 7
Bryan Phahurat 71,400 27 8
Travis Wycoff 117,200 27 9
Colten Anderson 24,300 27 10
Mark Kitchens 36,000 28 1
Alexander Coleman  79,200 28 2
Randy Isler 106,800 28 3
Dan Overholt 95,500 28 4
Nick Allen 48,100 28 5
Roy Jones 34,000 28 6
Rodney Spriggs 209,100 28 7
Randy Clements 125,900 28 8
Joe Muscarella 29,000 28 9

 

The first of three $160 ME Satellite tournaments took place at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The satellite sported a 10-seat guarantee and attracted 40 players. RG pro Dan "Wretchy" Martin bubbled the event. Players winning seats are: Joseph Brown, Eric Bunch, James Price, Gunner Peterson, Smokey Struss, Justin Barclay, Dianna Phillips, Jeremiah Marsh, Ross Bybee, and Don Cummings.

There's more action in store for Thursday after the Deepstack event with another $160 ME Satellite tournament scheduled for 4 p.m. (10-seat guarantee), and the first of 3 Day 1 flights of the $675 RGPS Main Event at 7 p.m.  Don't miss it!


Mark Slatcher
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