SugarRush (Day 2): Five-Way Deal Agreed To, Santoro Takes First Place

Level 28 (50,000/100,000,10,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 5 Chip Average: 3,095,000 Within moments of the double elimination, the final five players started the discussion of a potential deal. The chip stacks were counted down and players learned their ICM figure. They found common ground soon enough and chopped the remaining prize pool … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Five-Way Deal Agreed To, Santoro Takes First Place

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SugarRush (Day 2): Two Eliminations Put Move The Final Table Down to Five

Level 28 (50,000/100,000,10,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 5 Chip Average: 3,095,000 The field didn't have to wait on the short stacks for any longer than they had to as Viral Mehta (pictured) and Robert Sichelstiel went out on the same hand. Luigi Santoro took them both out and is the chip lead. … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Two Eliminations Put Move The Final Table Down to Five

SugarRush (Day 2): Tyreem Williams Exacts His Revenge

Level 27 (40,000/80,000,10,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 7 Chip Average: 2,210,000 Seven players still remain in the SugarRush Challenge. Tyreem Williams shouldn't be one of them but thanks to persevering after taking a bad beat against Vladimir Grechnikov, he is alive. Grechnikov opened to 250,000 under the gun and Williams put his 900,000 … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Tyreem Williams Exacts His Revenge

SugarRush (Day 2): Vladimir Grechnikov Hits the River To Double into the Chip Lead

Level 27 (40,000/80,000,10,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 7 Chip Average: 2,210,000 Vladimir Grechnikov (pictured) slowly trended up the final table leaderboard but took only one hand to take the chip lead. Tyreem Williams played his hand perfectly only to run into a bad river and be cut down under 1 million. Grechnikov … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Vladimir Grechnikov Hits the River To Double into the Chip Lead

SugarRush (Day 2): One-Outer Leads To Jamaul Smith’s Elimination ($3,154)

Level 26 (30,000/60,000,10,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 7 Chip Average: 2,210,000 Jamaul Smith (pictured) came as close he possibly could to closing in on the chip lead but a one-outer struck at a disastrous time to extend Luigi Santoro's tournament life and effectively end Smith's. Santoro limped the small blind and Smith … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): One-Outer Leads To Jamaul Smith’s Elimination ($3,154)

SugarRush (Day 2): Will Beramendi Eliminated 9th ($2,506)

Level 26 (30,000/60,000,10,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 8 Chip Average: 1,935,000 Will Beramendi (pictured) battled with a short stack for as long as he could but finally succumbed at the SugarRush Challenge final table. Beramendi pushed for 375,000 in the hijack holding J♣10♣ and Viral Mehta called with 10♦10♥ out of the … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Will Beramendi Eliminated 9th ($2,506)

SugarRush (Day 2): Two Lucky Rivers Save Two Tournament Lives

Level 25 (25,000/50,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 9 Chip Average: 1,720,000 The SugarRush Challenge came close to being down to seven players but two consecutive fortunate rivers saved the tournament lives of Luigi Santoro and Tyreem Williams (pictured). Michael Kemeter opened to 125,000 in early position and Santoro pushed for 740,000 in … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Two Lucky Rivers Save Two Tournament Lives