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Ravee Mathi Sundar Wins WPT Rolling Thunder

09:23 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #145: Ravee "Om" Mathi Sundar Wins WPT Rolling Thunder! ($266,857)

08:16 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 140 Hands

08:09 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #141: Taylor Paur Out in 3rd Place ($113,154)

08:05 PM, 03/18/15

The Twitternet: Former WPT Rolling Thunder Champ JC Tran at the Sacramento Kings Game

07:33 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 120 Hands

07:22 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 100 Hands

06:20 PM, 03/18/15

Hublot WPT Player of the Year Race Update

05:56 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #82: Jesse Rockowitz Doubles Thru Ravee Mathi Sundar

05:18 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 80 Hands

05:13 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 60 Hands

03:41 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #56: Taylor Paur Doubles Thru Ravee Mathi Sundar

03:21 PM, 03/18/15

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02:59 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #51: Jesse Rockowitz Doubles Thru Ravee Mathi Sundar

02:59 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 40 Hands

02:51 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #43: Harrison Gimbel Out in 4th Place ($83,818)

02:36 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #37: Jesse Rockowitz Doubles Thru Taylor Paur

02:09 PM, 03/18/15

Skrill Last Longer Promotion at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown

01:55 PM, 03/18/15

Final Table Stats Thru 20 Hands

01:15 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #13: Jeff Griffiths Out in 6th Place ($50,291)

12:47 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #11: Jeff Griffiths Doubles Thru Harrison Gimbel

12:42 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #10: Ravee Mathi Sundar Doubles Thru Jeff Griffiths

12:39 PM, 03/18/15

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12:32 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #8: Rex Clinkscales Doubles Thru Ravee Mathi Sundar

12:31 PM, 03/18/15

Hand #7: Jeff Griffiths Doubles Thru Rex Clinkscales

12:29 PM, 03/18/15

WPT Flashback: Rolling Thunder Season XII FT

12:20 PM, 03/18/15

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12:12 PM, 03/18/15

Meet the WPT Rolling Thunder Final Table

06:20 PM, 03/17/15

Taylor Paur & Ravee Mathi Make Back-to-Back FTs

05:42 PM, 03/17/15

Hand #4: Jordan Cristos Out in 7th Place ($41,909)

05:31 PM, 03/17/15

Updated Chip Counts: Final Seven Players

05:19 PM, 03/17/15

Sam Panzica Out in 8th Place ($33,527)

05:15 PM, 03/17/15

Joe Kuether Out in Ninth Place ($25,145)

05:07 PM, 03/17/15

J.J. Liu Out in 10th Place ($18,320)

04:39 PM, 03/17/15

Coming Soon: WPT World Championship

04:39 PM, 03/17/15

Official Chip Counts: Final 10 Players

04:16 PM, 03/17/15

Phillip Hui Out in 12th Place ($18,320)

03:31 PM, 03/17/15

WPT Live Stream Sponsored by DraftKings

03:00 PM, 03/17/15

Official Seating & Chip Counts: Final 12 Players

02:10 PM, 03/17/15

Ari Engel Out in 13th Place ($14,968)

01:54 PM, 03/17/15

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01:00 PM, 03/17/15

Darren Elias out in 15th Place ($14,968)

12:47 PM, 03/17/15

Taylor Paur Wins the WPT California Swing!

12:22 PM, 03/17/15

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12:09 PM, 03/17/15

Taylor Paur Leads Final 18 Players with 1.4 Million

11:32 PM, 03/16/15

Day 3: Official Seating & Chip Counts

11:32 PM, 03/16/15

Candace Collins Out in 20th Place ($11,256)

10:59 PM, 03/16/15

Mukul Pahuja Out in 22nd Place ($10,058)

10:45 PM, 03/16/15

Roberto Coral (25th) and Raymond Chan (24th) Eliminated by Jesse Rockowitz

10:44 PM, 03/16/15

Sang Yi (36th) and Chuck Nguyen (35th) Both Eliminated by Rex Clinkscales

09:44 PM, 03/16/15

George Wolfe Wins WPTDeepStacks Jacksonville

09:38 PM, 03/16/15

Daniel Strelitz Out in 39th Place ($6,705)

09:22 PM, 03/16/15

Julie Le (43rd) and Exequiel Fernando (42nd) Both Eliminated by Joe Kuether

09:09 PM, 03/16/15

Sundar Doubles Thru Engel on the Bubble

08:40 PM, 03/16/15

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08:05 PM, 03/16/15

Consolation Prize for Eliminated Players: NBA Game

07:52 PM, 03/16/15

Battle Between Chipleaders: Phillip Hui vs. Ari Engel

05:03 PM, 03/16/15

Skrill Last Longer Promotion at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown

04:43 PM, 03/16/15

WPT California Swing: Final Seven Contenders

04:41 PM, 03/16/15

Galen Hall Eliminated by Joe Kuether

04:17 PM, 03/16/15

Jeff Madsen Eliminated By Phillip Hui

04:16 PM, 03/16/15

#WPTRollingThunder FT Live Stream on TwitchPoker

03:42 PM, 03/16/15

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02:50 PM, 03/16/15

The 15 Contenders for the WPT California Swing Title

12:25 PM, 03/16/15

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12:09 PM, 03/16/15

Day 2: Official Seating & Chip Counts

02:00 AM, 03/16/15

Ryan D'Angelo Eliminated By Ari Engel

11:56 PM, 03/15/15

Official Prizepool Released: $1,212,800

09:28 PM, 03/15/15

WPT Champions Club Dinner at High Steaks

09:22 PM, 03/15/15

J.C. Tran Eliminated by Quad Kings

09:07 PM, 03/15/15

Coming Soon: WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown

04:53 PM, 03/15/15

Check Out the WPT Photo Gallery on Flickr

03:35 PM, 03/15/15

Final Stop for the WPT California Swing (Leaderboard)

03:17 PM, 03/15/15

Aaron Mermelstein Suffers a Setback

03:07 PM, 03/15/15

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02:29 PM, 03/15/15

Candace Collins Rocking Monster Headphones

01:05 PM, 03/15/15

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12:25 PM, 03/15/15

Daniel Strelitz Leads 69 Survivors after Day 1A

12:30 AM, 03/15/15

Skrill Last Longer Promotion at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown

09:35 PM, 03/14/15

The Top 50 Leaderboard for the WPT California Swing

09:07 PM, 03/14/15

Chane Kampanatsanyakorn Doubles Thru David Sands

06:17 PM, 03/14/15

Don't Miss WPT Cocktail Hour at Mingle Bar on Dinner

05:02 PM, 03/14/15

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04:25 PM, 03/14/15

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03:11 PM, 03/14/15

WPT Flashback: Rolling Thunder Season XII

01:41 PM, 03/14/15

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01:34 PM, 03/14/15

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01:04 PM, 03/14/15

WPT Rolling Thunder About to Begin

11:47 AM, 03/14/15

Live Tournament Updates

Hands #37-38: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #37 - Action folds to Gigi Gagne in the small blind and she raises to 60,000.  Uri Kadosh is in the big blind and folds, giving Gagne the pot.

Hand #38 - Action folds to Gigi Gagne on the button and she raises to 50,000.  Uri Kadosh is in the small blind.  Both players check the Jheart8heart6spade flop.  The turn is the Jdiamond and Kadosh checks again.  Gagne bets 100,000 and Kadosh folds.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:28 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #35-36: Aces vs. Aces

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #35 - Gigi Gagne limps in from under the gun, Sharon Levin calls from the cutoff, and Matt Juttelstad checks his option in the big blind.  The flop comes Kspade7diamond4spade and action checks to Levin, who bets 25,000.  Juttelstad folds and Gagne calls.

The turn is the 2spade and Gagne checks again.  Levin bets, Gagne folds, and Levin takes the pot.

Hand #36 - Uri Kadosh limps in from under the gun and Todd Jacobson raises to 42,000 on the button.  Kadosh backraises all-in, having Jacobson covered, and Jacobson calls.

Both players are in great shape, as Kadosh holds AspadeAheart and Jacobson has AclubAdiamond.

There is no sweat for either player as the board runs out Jheart10diamond4spade6diamond3diamond and they chop the pot.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:24 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #30-34: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #30 - Matt Juttelstad raises to 28,000 on the button and Uri Kadosh reraises to 180,000 out of the big blind.  Juttelstad calls.

The two players check it down as the board runs out 10heart7diamond6spade10diamond2heart and Kadosh takes the pot with Jheart-7 for two pair, tens and sevens.

Hand #31 - Action folds to Uri Kadosh in the small blind and he completes.  Keith Ferrera is in the big blind and calls.  The flop comes KdiamondQheart2diamond and Kadosh checks.  Ferrera bets 20,000 and Kadosh calls.

The turn brings the 3club and both players check.  The river is the 5spade and Kadosh checks again.  Ferrera bets 35,000, which is enough for Kadosh to fold and give Ferrera the pot.

Hand #32 - Sharon Levin gets a walk in the big blind.

Hand #33 - Matt Juttelstad raises to 26,000 from middle position and Omar Sider calls from the big blind.  The two players check the Aspade4heart2heart flop and check again when the turn brings the 8spade.

The river is the 3spade and Sider bets 70,000.  Juttelstad folds and Sider takes the pot.

Hand #34 - Uri Kadosh raises to 25,000 from middle position and Keith Ferrera calls behind him.  The flop comes 9diamond5spade2diamond and Kadosh bets 35,000.  Ferrera calls.

The two players check the Jspade on the turn and check again when the river brings the 8heart.  Ferrera shows 4spade4club for a pair of fours and takes the pot. 

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:15 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #24-29: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #24 - There is unknown action.

Hand #25 - Matt Juttelstad raises to 26,000 from middle position, Gigi Gagne calls in the cutoff, and Sharon Levin defends from the big blind. The flop comes Jclub10heart9heart and action checks to Gagne, who bets 40,000.  Levin folds and Juttelstad calls.  The turn card is unknown and both players check.  The river card is unknown and both players check again.

Gagne shows KclubJdiamond for top pair and takes the pot.

Hand #26 - Uri Kadosh raises to 28,000 from the cutoff and it folds to Omar Sider in the big blind.

"You always raise my big blind," Sider jokes with Kadosh.

"I'll show you," Kadosh tells him.  "If you say you wouldn't raise with that hand, I'll never raise you're blind again."

Sider folds and Kadosh shows 6spade6diamond.  

"I'm just playing my cards," Kadosh tells him.

Hand #27 - Gigi Gagne limps in from middle position, Omar Sider completes the small blind, and Todd Jacobson checks his option in the big blind.

The flop comes AspadeJspade8heart and action checks to Gagne, who bets 50,000.  Both Sider and Jacobson fold and Gagne takes the pot.

Hand #28 - Matt Juttelstad gets a walk in the big blind.

Hand #29 - Uri Kadosh limps in from under the gun, Matt Juttelstad completes the small blind, and Gigi Gagne raises to 112,000 out of the big blind.

Gagne pushes the tower of 5,000 chips into the pot and they topple over.

"How much is that?" Kadosh asks.  The dealer and Gagne clarify it is 112,000 and both Kadosh and Juttelstad fold.

Gagne turns over KdiamondKheart.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
08:08 PM, 02/13/12

Level 21 Begins

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

The final seven players are back from dinner break and play is underway for Level 21.  Blinds are up to 6,000-12,000 ante 2,000.  Play will continue until one more player is eliminated and the livestreaming final table is set. 

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
07:52 PM, 02/13/12

Dinner Break Until Approximately 7:50pm

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Level 20 draws to a close and the final seven players are now on a sixty-minute dinner break.  They will be back in action at approximately 7:50pm ET and will keep playing until they lose one more player and the livestreaming final table is set.

Here is a look at the chip counts headed into break.  When play resumes, blinds will be at 6,000-12,000 ante 2,000:

Seat 1: Matt Juttelstad - 1,542,000 (129 BBs)
Seat 2: -empty-
Seat 3: Gigi Gagne - 2,322,000 (194 BBs)
Seat 4: Uri Kadosh - 1,534,000 (128 BBs)
Seat 5: Keith Ferrera - 1,073,000 (89 BBs)
Seat 6: Sharon Levin - 1,281,000 (107 BBs)
Seat 7: Omar Sider - 274,000 (23 BBs)
Seat 8: Todd Jacobson - 820,000 (68 BBs)
Seat 9: -empty-
Seat 10: -empty-

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
07:02 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #22-23: Final Seven Players

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #22  -  Uri Kadosh raises under the gun to 25,000, Gigi Gagne reraises from the big blind to 70,000, and Kadosh calls. The flop comes Qspade6club5club, Gagne bets 100,000, and Kadosh calls.

Both players check the 10spade on the turn and the 3spade on the river. Gagne shows Aclub7heart, but Kadosh turns over 8diamond8spade to win the pot.

Hand #23  -  Sharon Levy raises from early position to 24,000, Uri Kadosh reraises from the big blind to 75,000, and Levy folds. Kadosh takes the pot.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
07:01 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #16-21: Final Seven Players

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Hand #16  -  Keith Ferrera raises under the gun to 25,000, and Todd Jacobson calls from middle position. Both players check to the turn on a board of Jclub10club2spade8spade, Ferrera bets 35,000, and Jacobson calls.

The river card is the 8club, and both players check. Ferrera shows 6heart5heart, but Jacobson turns over 9heart9spade to win the pot.

Hand #17  -  Uri Kadosh completes the small blind to 10,000, Keith Ferrera raises from the big blind to 35,000, and Kadosh calls. Both players check to the river on a board of KdiamondJheart7spade5heart5club. Ferrera shows Aclub10club, Kadosh shows Adiamond8spade, and it's a chopped pot.

Hand #18  -  Uri Kadosh raises from the button to 25,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #19  -  Uri Kadosh raises from the cutoff to 25,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #20  -  Matt Juttelstad raises under the gun to 23,000, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #21  -  Everyone folds to Matt Juttelstad, giving him a walk in the big blind.

Sorted In: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
06:57 PM, 02/13/12

Hands #14-15: Hal Klein Eliminated in 8th Place ($23,969)

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Hand #14  -  Uri Kadosh raises from middle position to 34,000, Keith Ferrera reraises from middle position to 65,000, and Matt Juttelstad cold four-bets from the big blind to 155,000. 

Kadosh folds, and Ferrera moves all in. Juttelstad quickly folds, and Ferrera shows 7club5club as he collects the pot.

Hand #15  -  Keith Ferrera raises from early position to 25,000, Hal Klein moves all in from the button for 89,000, and Ferrera calls with Adiamond8diamond. Klein turns over KspadeJheart, and he'll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Aspade6heart2heart9spade7club, and Ferrera wins the pot with a pair of aces to eliminate Hal Klein in eighth place.

Keith Ferrera  -  1,085,000
Hal Klein  -  Out in 8th Place ($23,969)

Sorted In: Hal Klein, Keith Ferrera, Featured Blog, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
06:52 PM, 02/13/12

Gimbel Kicked In The Teeth While He Is Down

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante


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Sorted In: Harrison Gimbel, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Season X, Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open
06:50 PM, 02/13/12

 

RANKING

Payout Structure

Place Prize
1 $266,857
2 $176,018
3 $113,154
4 $83,818
5 $62,864
6 $50,291
7 $41,909
8 $33,527
9 $25,145
10 - 12 $18,320
13 - 15 $14,968
16 - 18 $12,812
19 - 21 $11,256
22 - 24 $10,058
25 - 27 $8,861
28 - 36 $7,783
37 - 45 $6,705

Blind Structure

Level Blinds Ante
1 50-100 0
2 75-150 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
31 60,000-120,000 20,000
32 75,000-150,000 25,000
33 100,000-200,000 25,000
34 125,000-250,000 25,000
35 150,000-300,000 50,000
36 200,000-400,000 50,000
37 250,000-500,000 75,000
38 300,000-600,000 75,000
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