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World Poker Tour -- Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Day 4

Blair Hinkle Rises to the Top on Day 4 in Florida

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Blair Hinkle Leads in FloridaDay 4 at the World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Showdown no-limit hold’em main event saw the size of the field slice its way down to the final 18 players. The players are now down to the serious prize money and everyone remaining is guaranteed $35,333. Here is a look at the remaining prize pool:

1: $1,122,340
2: $586,109
3: $415,680
4: $286,819
5: $211,997
6: $166,272
7: $124,704
8: $91,450
9: $66,509
10-12: $43,646
13-15: $39,490
16-18: $35,333

The overnight chip leader is Blair Hinkle with 1,783,000. Taylor Von Kriegenbergh is also above the million-mark with 1,341,000. Notables joining them in the top 10 are James Mackey (958,000), Tommy Vedes (907,000) and Allen Bari (866,000). A few other big names still in the field include Curt Kohlberg (403,000) and Noah Schwartz (152,000).

You can see the chip counts for all of the survivors below. The field will play down to the television final table of six on Sunday. Check back in tomorrow evening for another summary of the day here on Card Player. Here is a look at the tournament statistics from day 4:

Day 4 Notable Cashes and Eliminations:

Shawn Cunix — 19 ($31,176)
Brent Roberts — 21 ($31,176)
Todd Terry — 25 ($31,176)
Tyler Kenney — 26 ($31,176)
Mike Sexton — 27 ($31,176)
Zach Clark — 33 ($27,019)
Sam Stein — 38 ($22,862)
Chris Dombrowski — 39 ($22,862)
Mike Beasley — 45 ($22,862)
Vinny Pahuja — 46
Jonathan Aguiar — 51

Hand of the Day:

Shanw Cunix Eliminated in 19th Place ($31,176)

Shanw Cunix moved all in for 100,000 from the button and Nick Avena made the call from the big blind. Their cards:

Cunix: JHeart Suit 6Diamond Suit
Avena: QClub Suit QDiamond Suit

Board: 10Diamond Suit 5Heart Suit 2Club Suit 7Diamond Suit 10Club Suit

Cunix was eliminated on the hand in 19th place and he took home $31,176. Avena grew his stack to 430,000 and play came to an end for the night with the conclusion of the hand.

Official Day 4 Chip Counts with Seating Chart for Sunday:

Seat 1: Abbey Daniels – 1,038,000
Seat 2: Nick Avena – 428,000
Seat 3: Noah Schwartz – 152,000
Seat 4: Allen Bari – 866,000
Seat 5: Bruce Snell – 1,235,000
Seat 6: James Mackey – 958,000
Seat 7: Ronny Beda – 274,000
Seat 8: Justin Zaki – 678,000
Seat 9: Zuhdi Mansour – 365,000

Seat 1: Derek Buonano – 233,000
Seat 2: John Dobson -156,000
Seat 3: Kazu Oshima – 480,000
Seat 4: Blair Hinkle – 1,783,000
Seat 5: Taylor Von Kriegenbergh – 1,341,000
Seat 6: Mike Shklover – 869,000
Seat 7: Tommy Vedes – 907,000
Seat 8: Charles Wiper – 828,000
Seat 9: Curt Kohlberg – 403,000