WPT NATIONAL PHILIPPINES

October 23-27 | Solaire Resort & Casino | Paranaque City 1701, Manila
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Ji Woon Kim Doubles Up

Level 5: 150-300, 50 ante

A player in middle position raises to 1,000 preflop and Ji Woon Kim reraises all in for 4,325 from late position. The big blind tanks but folds and middle position calls. The two players then table their hands.

Kim: AheartKclub
Opponent: AdiamondQclub

Board: 6heart5club2spadeKspade6spade

Kim doubles up on the hand to survive with 10,000.

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
05:14 PM, 10/23/14

David Steicke Eliminated

Level 5: 150-300, 50 ante

David Steicke has busted out of the tournament on Day 1A at the WPT National Philippines Main Event at Solaire Resort and Casino.

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, David Steicke, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
04:41 PM, 10/23/14

Level 5 Begins (129 Entrants)

Level 5: 150-300, 50 ante

The players return from break to begin Level 5, with increased blinds of 150-300 and a 50 ante.

The tournament clock shows 129 entrants here on Day 1A, and this is a re-entry event with a maximum of four entries per player (maximum two per starting day). Players who haven't used up all four entries can re-enter at the start of Day 2.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
04:30 PM, 10/23/14

Break Time

Level 4: 100-200, 25 ante

The players are now on their second 15-minute break of the day on Day 1A at the WPT National Philippines Main Event.

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
04:14 PM, 10/23/14

WPT Players' Party Kicks Off WPTN Philippines

Level 4: 100-200, 25 ante

Last night the WPT held a players' party hosted by Solaire Resort & Casino in their nightclub Eclipse with complimentary drinks from Tanduay.


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This group photo includes Matt and Maryann Savage, Royal Flush Girls Ivy Teves and Jeannie Duffy, WPT Raw Deal Analyst Tony Dunst, "Jungleman" Daniel Cates, and Anna Sun, the Tournament Department Marketing Manager of OurGame.


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The M.C. for the WPT Players' Party was Karen Bordador, a local celebrity and reality TV star.


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Royal Flush Girl Jeannie Duffy interviews Lacey Jones at the party.


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There was plenty of dancing, and entertainment, and entertaining dancers such as the ones shown here.


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Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton poses for a photo with J.J. Liu, who was the first woman to play heads-up for a WPT title -- all the way back in Season V. Liu was even pregnant at the time.

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
04:08 PM, 10/23/14

Notable Chip Counts

Level 4: 100-200, 25 ante

Here is a look at some of the notable chip counts in the field.

Mike Sexton - 37,500
Dennis Lopez - 35,000
Martin Corpuz - 34,000
Curtis Powell - 33,100
Konstantin Smakov - 30,500
Lacey Jones - 25,000
Xuan Liu - 18,300
David Steicke - 11,600

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
04:06 PM, 10/23/14

Martin Corpuz Joins the Field

Level 4: 100-200, 25 ante

Local legend Martin Corpuz has joined the field on Day 1A at the WPT National Philippines Main Event at Solaire Resort and Casino.

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, Martin Corpuz, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
03:41 PM, 10/23/14

The Twitternet: Mike Sexton Takes a Juggling Break

Level 4: 100-200, 25 ante

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, Mike Sexton, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
03:37 PM, 10/23/14

David Steicke Wins One

Level 4: 100-200, 25 ante

The cutoff raises to 700 preflop and David Steicke calls on the big blind. The flop is dealt 7heart4club4spade and the cutoff raises to 800. Steicke calls and the turn is dealt 3diamond. Both players check, and they also check the 2spade on the river. Steicke flips over 5spade3club and his opponent folds. Steicke stacks up 11,000 after the hand.

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, David Steicke, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
03:34 PM, 10/23/14

Dennis Lopez Busts Opponent

Level 2: 50-100, ante

Three players limp into a pot preflop and Lacey Jones checks her option on the big blind. The flop is dealt Aspade7diamond6spade and Dennis Lopez bets 600 from middle position. The button raises to 1,500 and the small blind folds. Jones folds as well, and action is back on Lopez.

He raises to 3,000 and the button reraises to 8,000. Lopez moves all in and the button calls all in. The button shows Kspade5spade and he is behind the Aclub7spade of Lopez. The turn and river are dealt JspadeKclub and the button is out of the tournament. Lopez stacks up 34,500 after the hand.

Sorted In: WPT National Philippines, Lacey Jones, Season XIII, Solaire Resort and Casino
03:16 PM, 10/23/14

 

CHIPCOUNT

NameChips
1
Mike Sexton 37,500 
2
Dennis Lopez 35,000 
3
Martin Corpuz 34,000 
4
Curtis Powell 33,100 
5
Konstantin Smakov 30,500 
6
John Hoang 29,000 

Average Chip Count: 20,000
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Summary

Current Level:

5

Blinds:

150-300

Ante:

50

Players Remaining:

134 of 134

Time Remaining:

Blind Structure

Level Blinds Ante
1 25-50 0
2 50-100 0
3 75-150 25
4 100-200 25
5 150-300 50
6 200-400 50
7 250-500 75
8 300-600 75
9 400-800 100
10 500-1,000 100
11 600-1,200 200
12 800-1,600 200
13 1,000-2,000 300
14 1,200-2,400 400
15 1,500-3,000 500
16 2,000-4,000 500
17 2,500-5,000 500
18 3,000-6,000 1,000
19 4,000-8,000 1,000
20 5,000-10,000 1,000
21 6,000-12,000 2,000
22 8,000-16,000 2,000
23 10,000-20,000 3,000
24 12,000-24,000 4,000
25 15,000-30,000 5,000
26 20,000-40,000 5,000
27 25,000-50,000 5,000
28 30,000-60,000 10,000
29 40,000-80,000 10,000
30 50,000-100,000 15,000
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