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2018 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean's 11 San Diego Classic: Recap of Flights 1C and 1D

388 Entries Have Been Made Through The First Four Starting Flights

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The second day of the 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean’s 11 San Diego Classic has come to a close. A total of 388 entries have now been made through the first four starting flights of this exciting tournament, meaning that the prize pool has already grown to $77,600 with two $250 buy-in starting flights and day 2 direct buy-in still available. Players who would like to take advantage of the Quantum Tournament structure of this event can buy directly into day 2 for $1,500 on Sunday, Jan. 28 and receive 100,000 in tournament chips. Players can also pay a $30 optional staff add-on and receive another 20,000 in chips. Players will only be able to directly buy-in for day 2 up to the start of play at 1:00 p.m. local time.

Friday, January 26 saw flights 1C and 1D take place, with the former drawing 112 entries and the later attracting 92. The two flights added $40,800 to the prize pool. Saturday’s 1E and 1F flights are expected to draw the largest turnouts of the weekend.

From the 204 entries made on Friday, only 31 players made it through to day 2, with Lonnie Mason being the largest stack to move on to Sunday from flights 1C and 1D, bagging up 212,800. George Ferentinos remains the overall leader so far with 235,100.

Here is a look at the complete chip counts of the 59 players that have qualified for day 2, combining the survivors from flights 1 A-D:

Rank Player Chip Count
1 George Ferentinos 235,100
2 Lonnie Mason 212,800
3 Micheal Anderson 205,300
4 Manasseh Remy Jr. 185,800
5 Jody Cooper 173,500
6 Justin Downing 172,900
7 Gary Holder 159,300
8 Aaron Mergers 158,000
9 James Palladino 157,300
10 Kent McLaren 147,500
11 Paulino Garza 143,300
12 Eric Harnish 141,000
13 Robert Fortuno 135,600
14 Andrew Ross 129,000
15 Demetris Hye 126,900
16 Nick Guggino 122,600
17 Rafi Azam 119,600
18 Patrick Mitchell 118,400
19 Adam Demersseman 115,600
20 Graham Beynon 115,500
21 Behzad Javadzadeh 113,400
22 Mike Brady 109,000
23 Howard Mazer 106,000
24 Kao Saevang 104,300
25 Rich Vassse 101,700
26 Richard Spirra 97,500
27 Jim Waldruff 95,800
28 Logan Bennett 93,500
29 Steve Potashnick 91,800
30 Joey Castanieto 91,100
31 Patty Brown 91,000
32 Zewdie Wondimagegnehu 89,500
33 Chuck Teplitz 89,300
34 Alan Ho 85,500
35 Jake Scoratow 84,500
36 Eugene Goom 84,500
37 William Butler 83,500
38 Robert Campbell 80,000
39 Roberto Sanchez 80,000
40 Adam Martel 78,500
41 Josh Vlahos 69,800
42 Keith Morgan 67,800
43 Jeff Chapman 65,500
44 Israel Veliz 62,000
45 Mark Walker 61,400
46 Christian Waidelich 61,000
47 Stephen Kats 56,400
48 Mike Piellucci 54,800
49 Jake Scoratow 54,600
50 Terry Favish  53,100
51 Thomas Meyer 49,500
52 Terry Donath 49,500
53 Richard Scott 39,900
54 Israel Veliz 36,000
55 Tim Daly 26,700
56 Sarvesh Chinnappa 20,100
57 David Vered 19,900
58 Jon Canlas 19,300
59 Raymundo Esteba 17,200

Ocean’s 11 is the only casino in Southern California located along the Pacific Ocean on the Interstate 5 freeway, less than a mile from some of the area’s most picturesque beaches.

The property also boasts 50 tables of the best poker and table games found anywhere in California with all the favorite poker games, including no-limit and limit hold’em, Omaha, Omaha eight-or-better, pot-limit Omaha, and crazy pineapple.

Previous winners of this event include Shawn Busse, Robert DeAgazio, Barry Knowlton and Barry Seidman. For more information, please visit the CPPT homepage.