APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event Final 8

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APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event Final 8
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APT Poker Weekend Series

It was a difficult day of ups and downs with stacks swinging all over the place at Day 2 of the APT Poker Weekend Series Manila Main Event held at Casino Filipino, Waterside Manila Structure Hotel and Casino. From 53 players beginning the day, the field diminished down to the Final 8 with APT Player of the Year 2012-2014, Samad Razavi (UK), holding court at the top of the called with a controling 788,000 chips.

When he railed Giovanni Regidor in the very first hand of the day, Razavi got in Day 2 in the middle of the pack however that rapidly altered. Regidor had K K and Razavi had A A. This win catapulted Razavi into the leading 10 of the chip standings, and with a larger collection of chips to deal with, Razavi got in numerous pots, removing a couple of more brief stacks in his method.

At bubble phase, Razavi tried to rail Olivier Frederic Duran (France) with his 7-2 however when it showed not successful, he attempted once again, this time with a better hand, 10 10 versus Duran’s A K . When the board provided no assistance to Duran, Razavi won, and everybody commemorated, (particularly the brief stacks like Steve Arnold who had just one orange chip left worth 5K), as they were now guaranteed a prize money. Later on, Razavi dealt a double removal with his set of nines, ending both Angelo Felix and Gerald Casey’s run for a final table berth.

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Throughout the day, Gupta challenged players in rather a number of pots, and alike Razavi, he handled his stack really well, removing numerous players along the method. Not long after, he eliminated Erick Marzan with his pocket aces, John Beveridge (Canada) with hispocket queens, then Ferlyn Cabaling (Philippines) in 9th place with another pocket aces to seal the Final 8

At one point in the day, Gerard Bringley (Japan) held a huge stack of over 400K, however after his pocket aces were split (which we saw a great deal of today) by Calvin Tan’s pocket 6s landing a capacity, his stack took a big dive down sending him directly to the bottom of the sounded while Tan commemorated for preventing removal.

Final 8.
Sam Razavi 788,000
Piyush Gupta 559,000
Antonio Angeles Jr. 490,000
Julian Hasse 317,000
Calvin Tan 292,000
Benjie Lim 200,000
Jung An Yoon 166,000
Gerard Bringley 130,000

The Final 8 will return tomorrow at 1pm to fight it out one last time. They will be planning to record the championship trophy and the starting point handbag of PHP911,000.

Razavi went into Day 2 in the middle of the pack however that rapidly altered when he railed Giovanni Regidor in the very first hand of the day. This win catapulted Razavi into the leading 10 of the chip standings, and with a larger collection of chips to work with, Razavi went into numerous pots, removing a couple of more brief stacks in his method.

When the board provided no aid to Duran, Razavi won, and everybody commemorated, (particularly the brief stacks like Steve Arnold who had just one orange chip left worth 5K), as they were now guaranteed a cash prize. Throughout the day, Gupta challenged players in fairly a number of pots, and alike Razavi, he handled his stack really well, getting rid of numerous players along the method.

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