RunGood Cup at Horseshoe Council Bluffs Day 1 Recap


The RunGood Poker Series has returned to the Horseshoe in Council Bluffs, Iowa yesterday with another $125K in guaranteed prize pools. Day 1 kicked off with two starting flights in the $180 NLHE Deepstack event, sporting a $25k Guaranteed prize pool. A total of 259 players entered the event, creating a prize pool of $36,260, plus a $2,000 RunGood Championship Blaycation prize package added on to first place. When play ended, just 48 players remained.Elizabeth Hunter is the overnight chip leader, having bagged up an impressive 229,000 chips at the close of play. Jose Aviles and RunGood Pro Ross Bybee are virtually tied for second with 205,500 and 205,000, respectively.

Complete Day 2 chip counts are as follows:

Elizabeth Hunter 229,000   Jose Aviles 205,500   Ross Bybee 205,000

Matthew Norcik 159,500   Brent Henman 145,500   Jim Davaney 145,000

Dai Ong 138,000   Adam Thompson 126,000   David Hengen 122,000

Mo Nuwwarah 121,000   Steve Baker 109,000   Nathan Rohda 107,000

Dale Schuman 105,000   Joel Merwick 102,000   Larry Nichols 97,000

Mark Fink 97,000   Chris Lawson 94,500   Peter Nguyen 94,500

Nick Marsh 86,500   Matt Snook 80,500   Stephen Frossard 78,500

Michael Basch 73,000   Jose Mendoza 62,000   Duane Gerleman 62,000

Mark Cornelius 61,000   Jamie Kerstetter 60,500   Andrew Hajohn 59,000

Austin Fritz 58,000  Ryan Tepen 56,000   Brandon Fish 54,500

Jamel Lebranch 52,000   Bruce Hahn 51,500   Heath Guest 51,000

John Comito 50,500   John Ross 50,500   Bryan Campanello 46,500

Ronald Grandgeorge 45,500   John Moran 42,500   JJ Feregrino 40,000

Raymond Rife 40,000   Pam Koenemann 37,500  Randy Belmont 35,500

Rodney Vashon 34,000   Huy Nguyen 30,000   Douglas Bloes 27,500

Tim Sciscoe 26,000   Alex Christian 16,500   Jame Rutan 16,000

When play resumes at 12 p.m. local time on Thursday, it’s still anyone’s tournament to win. 27 places will be paid, with $8,704 plus the $2,000 New Orleans Blaycation prize package going to first. The complete payout structure is shown below:

1st – $8,704 + $2,000 New Orleans Blaycation Prize Package

2nd – $5,366

3rd – $3,626

4th – $2,574

5th – $1,994

6th – $1,632

7th – $1,360

8th – $1,142

9th – $943

10th-12th – $743

13th - 15th – $580

16th – 18th – $580

19th - 27th – $399

Other events kicking off on Thursday are the $160 RG Turbo Main Event Satellite at 4 p.m., which has a 5-seat guarantee. At 7 p.m. the RG Bounty Hunt event begins, which includes a $2,000 RunGood Championship Blaycation Prize Package added to first place. Bounties are worth $50 each.The rest of the week will be just as action-packed! Join us in Council Bluffs and get on the road to the RunGood Cup!


RunGoodGear Staff
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