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Championship: Adam Levy Eliminated 9th ($3,140)

$1,100 Championship
Level 21: 10,000/20,000/2,000 Ante
Players: 8/161

Adam Levy eliminated ($3,140)
Adam Levy eliminated 9th ($3,140)

Adam Levy and Stu Paterson got the last of Levy’s chips in preflop. Levy held Ad4d and was behind the KsKc of Paterson. The board ran out 8d5c3h3c6d and Levy was eliminated 9th for $3,140.

Levy is a professional poker player from Los Angeles. His resume boasts more than $2,300,000 in earnings. In 2010, he finished 12th in the WSOP Main Event pocketing $635,011 in the process.

Championship: Final Nine at a Glance

$1,100 Championship
Level 21: 10,000/20,000/2,000 Ante
Players: 9/161

The 781,000 chips of leader Andrew Badecker
The 781,000 chips of leader Andrew Badecker

Seating assignments and chip counts:

Seat 1: Adam Levy – 168,000
Seat 2: Stuart Peterson – 394,000
Seat 3: Frederico Dabus – 268,000
Seat 4: Dave Whalen – 255,000
Seat 5: Peter Vitantonio – 635,000
Seat 6: Andrew Badecker – 781,000
Seat 7: Israel De La Cerda – 305,000
Seat 8: Herbert Woodbery – 142,000
Seat 9: James Newcomb – 268,000

Remaining payouts:

1st – $49,905
2nd – $28,980
3rd – $18,515
4th – $13,041
5th – $10,063
6th – $7,648
7th – $5,957
8th – $4,428
9th – $3,140

Updated results:

10th: Ido Ashkenazi – $2,496
11th: Santan Noronha – $2,496
12th: Robert Midgette – $2,496
13th: Ronald Sullivan – $2,093
14th: Marc Medrano – $2,093
15th: Robert Miller – $2,093
16th: Bruce Snell – $1,852
17th: Stephen Diamantas – $1,852
18th: Dolphus Powers – $1,852

Championship: Shortstacks Getting Through

$1,100 Championship
Level 20: 8,000/16,000/2,000 Ante
Players: 9/161


Adam Levy and James Newcomb are among the tournament’s shortstacks. Over the course of the last few hands, Levy has opened shoved twice and Newcomb once. On all three occasions no one called the all-in bet.

The average stack currently sits at 22 big blinds.

Championship: Fullhouse vs. Fullhouse

$1,100 Championship
Level 19: 6,000/12,000/1,000 Ante
Players: 9/161

Dave Whalen opened to 25,000 from early position and Peter Vitantonio three-bet to 58,000 from this direct left. Whalen called and they were heads up.

Both players checked the AcTc4c flop and Ad turn. The river fell the Jh. Whalen lead for 85,000 and Vitantonio raised to 255,000. After some thought, Whalen called.

Vitantonio: AhJd for aces full
Whalen: TsTd for 10s full

The cooler earned Vitantonio a pot that surged his stack up over 800,000 while Whalen was left with a little under 300,000.

Championship: Unofficial Final Table

$1,100 Championship
Level 19: 6,000/12,000/1,000 Ante
Players: 10/161

Championship Final Table
Championship 10-handed final table

Seating assignments and chip counts:

Seat 1: Adam Levy – 173,000
Seat 2: Stuart Peterson – 140,000
Seat 3: Frederico Dabus – 258,000
Seat 4: Dave Whalen – 426,000
Seat 5: Peter Vitantonio – 455,000
Seat 6: Ido Ashkenazi – 90,000
Seat 7: Andrew Badecker – 1,086,000
Seat 8: Israel De La Cerda – 190,000
Seat 9: Herbert Woodbery – 170,000
Seat 10: James Newcomb – 263,000

Remaining payouts:

1st – $49,905
2nd – $28,980
3rd – $18,515
4th – $13,041
5th – $10,063
6th – $7,648
7th – $5,957
8th – $4,428
9th – $3,140
10th – $2,496

Updated results:

11th: Santan Noronha – $2,496
12th: Robert Midgette – $2,496
13th: Ronald Sullivan – $2,093
14th: Marc Medrano – $2,093
15th: Robert Miller – $2,093
16th: Bruce Snell – $1,852
17th: Stephen Diamantas – $1,852
18th: Dolphus Powers – $1,852

Championship: Santana Noronha Eliminated 11th ($2,496); 10 Remain

$1,100 Championship
Level 19: 6,000/12,000/1,000 Ante
Players: 10/161

Santan Noronha eliminated 11th ($2,496)
Santana Noronha eliminated 11th ($2,496)

Santana Noronha fell victim to the 8c4c of Andrew Badecker following an 8d8h3h flop. Noronha had the worst of it with the ace-high Ah6h flush draw. He moved all in, Badecker called and the rest was history. Noronha busted 11th earning $2,496.

The remaining 10 players are now re-drawing to the unofficial final table. Seating assignments and chip counts will be posted shortly.