SugarRush (Day 2): Brian Santiago Eliminated 10th ($2,017)

Level 25 (25,000/50,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 9 Chip Average: 1,720,000 Former chip leader Brian Santiago (pictured) is the first player out of the final table. Santiago peaked midway through the day and then hit a nasty rough patch in the later stages of the tournament. Santiago lost an all-in for 350,000 … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Brian Santiago Eliminated 10th ($2,017)

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SugarRush (Day 2): Robin Sidote Leads the Final Table

Level 25 (25,000/50,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 10 Chip Average: 1,550,000 The final table is set for the SugarRush Challenge and Robin Sidote is out in front. Sidote has been on a run in the last couple of levels and is in control of over 25 percent of the chips in play. … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Robin Sidote Leads the Final Table

SugarRush (Day 2): Bang, Bang, Bang, The Final Table Hits

Level 24 (20,000/40,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 10 Chip Average: 1,550,000 The doldrums of later-stage play is over and the final table of the SugarRush Challenge is here thanks to three-eliminations within moments of each other. In a three-way pot, Robin Sidote checked from the big blind with the board reading 8♦5♣4♥6♠ … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Bang, Bang, Bang, The Final Table Hits

SugarRush (Day 2): Jamaul Smith Turns Perfect, Takes Chip Lead

Level 24 (20,000/40,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 13 Chip Average: 1,190,000 Jamaul Smith (pictured) won the flop he needed to in order to stay alive and is now the chip leader after doubling up against. Brian Santiago. Smith turned perfect and didn't need to sweat the river as he ascended to 3 … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Jamaul Smith Turns Perfect, Takes Chip Lead

SugarRush (Day 2): Louis Delbrocco Eliminated 14th ($1,644)

Level 24 (20,000/40,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 13 Chip Average: 1,190,000 The elimination stalemate in the SugarRush Challenge is finally over with Louis Delbrocco (pictured) losing his micro-stack at the start of the new level. Delbrocco shoved for 125,000 in the hijack and received calls from Brian Santiago and Jamaul Smith. The … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Louis Delbrocco Eliminated 14th ($1,644)

SugarRush (Day 2): Robin Sidote in the Lead

Level 23 (15,000/30,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 14 Chip Average: 1,105,000 Level 23 isn't offering up any eliminations just yet but Robin Sidote has made good use of her time. Sidote caught Brian Santiago bluffing and is near 3 million as a result. Picking up the action on a board of 9♠8♦5♥A♠, Sidote … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Robin Sidote in the Lead

SugarRush (Day 2): Jesse Cohen Doubles, Scott Fitz-Gerald Almost Left for Dead

Level 23 (15,000/30,000/5,000) Total SugarRush Challenge Entries: 577 Players Remaining: 14 Chip Average: 1,105,000 In the first hand after the dinner break, Jesse Cohen (pictured) managed to get a double up through Scott Fitz-Gerald to leave the latter in dire straits. Fitz-Gerald moved all-in for 305,000 under the gun with K♦Q♠ and Cohen woke up … Continue reading SugarRush (Day 2): Jesse Cohen Doubles, Scott Fitz-Gerald Almost Left for Dead