Event 2, No-Limit Hold'em February 20, 2009

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Grant Hinkle wins $831,279

Event 2, No-Limit Hold'em

In the final hand of this marathon heads up match, after Grant Hinkle had built himself a slight lead, he shoved over the top of a James Akenhead re-raise and Akenhead called...

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Event Description

Players begin with $3,000 in Tournament Chips. All levels will last 60 minutes. Breaks will be every two levels and last 20 minutes. Dinner break will be at the end of level 6 and last 90 minutes. Play will continue on Day 1A and 1B until the completion of level 10. The field will be combined and play will resume at 2 PM on June 2, 2008. Play will continue on June 2 down to the final table. Day 4 - Final Table at 2 PM. 6.3% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 2.7% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

Payout Structure

PlacePrize Money
1$831,279
2$520,219
3$388,287
4$327,148
5$268,154
6$211,842
7$158,211
8$117,988
9$83,128
10-12$52,022
13-15$41,296
16-18$30,570
19-27$24,134
28-36$18,771
37-45$14,480
46-54$12,871
55-63$11,262
64-72$9,654
73-81$8,045
82-90$6,972
91-99$5,899
100-126$4,827
127-162$4,559
163-198$4,290
199-234$4,022
235-270$3,754
271-306$3,486
307-342$3,218
343-378$2,950

Tournament Rules

  • Players begin with $3,000 in Tournament Chips. All levels will last 60 minutes. Breaks will be every two levels and last 20 minutes.
  • Dinner break will be at the end of level 6 and last 90 minutes.
  • Play will continue on Day 1A and 1B until the completion of level 10. The field will be combined and play will resume at 2 PM on June 2, 2008.
  • Play will continue on June 2 down to the final table. Day 4 - Final Table at 2 PM.
  • 6.3% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 2.7% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

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Event 2, No-Limit Hold'em

  • Buy-In: $1,500
  • Entrants: 3,929
  • Total Prize Money: $5,363,085
  • Date: May 31, 2008
  • Final Day Jun 3, 2008

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Event Chip Leaders

Player Chip Stack
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Blind Structure9 months ago

Level Ante Blinds               
Level 1 25/50
Level 2 50/100
Level 3 100/200
Level 4 25 100/200
Level 5 25 150/300
Level 6 50 200/400
Level 7 75 300/600
Level 8 100 400/800
Level 9 100 500/1,000
Level 10 100 600/1,200
Level 11 200 800/1,600
Level 12 300 1,000/2,000
Level 13 400 1,500/3,000
Level 14 500 2,000/4,000
Level 15 500 3,000/6,000
Level 16 1,000 4,000/8,000
Level 17 1,000 5,000/10,000
Level 18 1,000 6,000/12,000
Level 19 2,000 8,000/16,000
Level 20 3,000 10,000/20,000
Level 21 3,000 12,000/24,000
Level 22 4,000 15,000/30,000
Level 23 5,000 20,000/40,000
Level 24 5,000 25,000/50,000
Level 25 5,000 30,000/60,000
Level 26 10,000 40,000/80,000
Level 27 10,000 50,000/100,000
Level 28 15,000 60,000/120,000

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