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Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Las Vegas Event No. 5 Draws 478 Entrants

59 Players Remain Heading Into Final Day

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Event 5 – $440 No-Limit Hold’em $100,000 Guarantee

Brent Hanks is looking to make his 3rd CPPT Wynn final tableRegistration for event no. 5 of the inaugural Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Las Vegas closed on Thursday, with a final total of 478 entries made in the $440 buy-in no-limit hold’em event. As a result of the great turnout the prizepool swelled to over $185,000 in total, blowing away the $100,000 guarantee. Now only 59 players remain entering the final day, with 50 set to make the money and a top prize of $38,483.

The first starting day saw a number of notables make it through with including Phil Collins (276,100) and Jimmy Tran (92,200). The second starting day also saw plenty of recognizable faces survive, including Erika Moutinho (45,000), Sean Getwiller (60,000), Steve Billirakis (62,300,) Ben Palmer (80,200), Blake Kelso (292,200) and Brent Hanks (214,000). Hanks topped a field of 200 entrants to win event no. 3 at the CPPT Wynn, and also made the final table of the massive kickoff event, finishing seventh for $10,384.

Here is a look at the chip counts heading into the final day:

Rank Player Chip Count
1 Abdulaziz Almashal 295,000
2 Blake Kelso 292,200
3 Neil Tran 289,000
4 Gary La Duca 281,600
5 Phil Collins 276,100
6 Paul Nguyen 216,300
7 Brent Hanks 214,000
8 Philip Tom 211,800
9 John Land 200,000
10 Daniel Collinge 177,700
11 Larry Napolitano 174,800
12 Robert Redman 174,300
13 Joshua Waters 172,900
14 Jim Shipley 170,100
15 Andre Clark 165,600
16 Matthew Tyson 165,100
17 George Gazelian 162,800
18 Nicholas Augustino 161,500
19 Michael Schwartz 161,300
20 James Hoeppner 153,300
21 Louise Francouer 151,200
22 Soutchay Chanson 147,000
23 John Shaw 129,000
24 Stephen Gray 128,900
25 Angie Tran 127,400
26 Jasper Lu 119,900
27 Andrew Watson 115,600
28 Mike Carson 114,200
29 Paul Lui 111,300
30 Natacha Goureau 103,400
31 Desmond Portano 100,400
32 Robert Chio 97,000
33 Chance Walker 96,100
34 Eric Van Den Bran 95,600
35 Jimmy Tran 92,200
36 Seth Schueler 87,400
37 Ben Palmer 80,200
38 George Watson 73,300
39 Flavio Scalabrin 72,500
40 Rashad Daoudi 70,800
41 Uli Suratos 68,400
42 Micheal Li 66,800
43 Jarrod Klein 63,400
44 Steve Billirakis 62,300
45 Raymond Saide 60,600
46 Sean Getzwiller 60,000
47 Heath Herring 58,900
48 Pat Atchinson 57,400
49 Buzzard Alavi 53,200
50 Josh Atkinson 48,100
51 Erika Moutinho 45,000
52 John Torres 44,600
53 Allen Bumgardner 43,500
54 Rich Garrison 42,300
55 Jason Eakes 31,200
56 Kenneth Kohl 28,000
57 Yoann Li Pivert 26,800
58 Brian Vu 25,300
59 Robert Starr 11,000