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

641 Entries Made During The Six Starting Flights With Day 2 Direct Entry Available Until 1 P.M. On Sunday

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All six of the starting flights in the 2018 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean’s 11 San Diego Classic $250 buy-in no-limit hold’em event are now in the books, with 641 entries made so far and day 2 entry still available in this exciting event. Flight 1E drew 132 entries while flight 1F added another 121. With that the prize pool has already grown to $128,200.

Players who still want to take part in this exciting tournament can 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.

From the 253 entries made in Saturday’s two starting flights, only 37 players made it through to day 2. After the completion of all six starting flights, Jose Magallanes ended up being the overall chip leader with 250,500. Other big stacks include George Ferentinos (235,100), Gary Goff (224,400) and Brian Chung (223,500).

There are 92 players that will return to day 2, not including those who will buy in directly. Four different players qualified more than once, and will take their largest stack forward and be paid $1,200 in lieu of any additional entry into day 2. Those players, and their largest qualifying stacks, are: Mark Walker (104,200), Jake Scoratow (84,500), Israel Veliz (62,000) and Sarvesh Chinnappa (34,200).

Here is a look at the chip counts of the remaining players:

Rank Player Chip Count
1 Jose Magallanes 250,500
2 George Ferentinos 235,100
3 Gary Goff 224,400
4 Brian Chung 223,500
5 Jeff Gross 215,500
6 Lonnie Mason 212,800
7 Micheal Anderson 205,300
8 James Moseley 202,300
9 Manasseh Remy Jr. 185,800
10 Jody Cooper 173,500
11 Justin Downing 172,900
12 Gary Holder 159,300
13 Aaron Mergers 158,000
14 James Palladino 157,300
15 David Scheunemann 155,000
16 Kent McLaren 147,500
17 Paulino Garza 143,300
18 Eric Harnish 141,000
19 Robert Hoag 141,000
20 Robert Fortuno 135,600
21 Andrew Ross 129,000
22 Demetris Hye 126,900
23 Scott Blount 125,700
24 David Icke  123,000
25 Nick Guggino 122,600
26 Rafi Azam 119,600
27 Patrick Mitchell 118,400
28 Patric Hurley 118,100
29 Aram Varahram 116,000
30 Adam Demersseman 115,600
31 Graham Beynon 115,500
32 Behzad Javadzadeh 113,400
33 Kevin Mccolgan 109,200
34 Mike Brady 109,000
35 Gabriel Pene 108,700
36 Scott Murrie 106,100
37 Howard Mazer 106,000
38 Kao Saevang 104,300
39 Mark Walker 104,200
40 Grant Fisher 101,700
41 Rich Vassse 101,700
42 Dan Parsons 101,500
43 Timothy Hamilton  98,500
44 Robbin Hamilton 98,000
45 Richard Spirra 97,500
46 Jim Waldruff 95,800
47 Brian Kent 94,000
48 Logan Bennett 93,500
49 Steve Potashnick 91,800
50 Joey Castanieto 91,100
51 Patty Brown 91,000
52 Zewdie Wondimagegnehu 89,500
53 Chuck Teplitz 89,300
54 Andrei Moskalenko 87,000
55 Alan Ho 85,500
56 Eugene Goom 84,500
57 Jake Scoratow 84,500
58 Ryan Wallen 84,500
59 William Butler 83,500
60 Robert Campbell 80,000
61 Roberto Sanchez 80,000
62 Adam Martel 78,500
63 DeAngela Nava 78,000
64 Hong Tran 77,400
65 Josh Vlahos 69,800
66 Tim Bresien 69,200
67 Keith Morgan 67,800
68 Kevin Dooley 66,000
69 Kevin Haeri 65,700
70 Jeff Chapman 65,500
71 Judah Merrriman  65,500
72 Rex Parsons 64,600
73 Marc Pennebaker 63,300
74 Israel Veliz 62,000
75 Christian Waidelich 61,000
76 Stephen Kats 56,400
77 John Coon  55,000
78 Mike Piellucci 54,800
79 Alain Connelly 53,900
80 Terry Favish  53,100
81 Terry Donath 49,500
82 Thomas Meyer 49,500
83 Richard Scott 39,900
84 Andy Hartwig 38,700
85 Vance Hughes 36,000
86 Sarvesh Chinnappa 34,200
87 Tim Daly 26,700
88 Bob Doerfler 24,900
89 Chester Burneh 23,500
90 David Vered 19,900
91 Jon Canlas 19,300
92 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 on the Card Player Poker Tour, click here.