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

855 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 855 entries made so far and day 2 entry still available. Flight 1E drew 188 entries while flight 1F added another 167. With that the prize pool has already grown to $171,000.

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, April 29 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 355 entries made in Saturday’s two starting flights, only 47 players made it through to day 2. After the completion of all six starting flights, Malik Adawi ended up being the overall chip leader with 353,000. Other big stacks include Al Connelly (290,900), Nick Spiteri (257,500), Nadeem Adel Salem (257,000), Matt Bingel (256,500) and Richard Aronow (249,000).

There are 121 players that will return to day 2, not including those who will buy in directly.

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

Rank Player Name Chip Count
1 Malik Adawi 353,000
2 Al Connelly 290,900
3 Nick Spiteri 257,500
4 Nadeem Adel Salem 257,000
5 Matt Bingel 256,500
6 Richard Aronow 249,000
7 Robert Fortuno 239,100
8 Veronica Daly 221,800
9 William Butler 219,000
10 Robert Gittleman 212,700
11 Hunter Moss 187,100
12 Roberto A. G. Tijuana 186,200
13 Amando Butalid 185,300
14 Joseph Brown 184,700
15 Jose Araya 183,400
16 Ninos Odisho 181,500
17 Adam Demersseman 181,000
18 David Icke 160,500
19 Raitis Raisian 158,500
20 Leonid Vaisburg 155,300
21 Jeffrey Bati 152,600
22 Keith Morgan 152,400
23 Steven Wendroff 152,300
24 Carol Cianfarani 152,100
25 Jason Singleton 151,900
26 Emma Jones 148,000
27 Eric Bartolowits 147,000
28 Scott Murrie 144,500
29 Alan Marks 143,500
30 James Saracho 141,900
31 Jon Canlas 138,000
32 Steve Firestone 137,300
33 Eugene Goom 137,300
34 Britton Scheibe 127,500
35 Kevin Dooley 127,000
36 Craig Fouts 126,000
37 Aaron Kobisher 123,000
38 David Leese 122,000
39 Brian Householder 120,100
40 Mohammad Sotoudeh 119,800
41 Timothy Mahony 113,500
42 Lee Duncan 113,000
43 Micah Mooney 113,000
44 Jerry Hamilton 111,700
45 Richard Hausman 111,500
46 Don Tilly 111,000
47 Ken Sullivan 107,500
48 Rick Garvey 105,100
49 Tom Czyszczon 101,500
50 Scott Aulds 99,500
51 Benjamin Jensen 98,800
52 Michael Retz 95,800
53 Rich Hendricks 94,000
54 Agustin Echeverria 93,000
55 Ryan Niemi 91,700
56 Kevin Ron Haeri 91,700
57 Gary Holder 91,500
58 John Sandberg 91,400
59 William Leunis 88,000
60 Phovieng Keokham 84,000
61 Andrew Kim 83,500
62 David Larson 83,300
63 Afzal Atta 82,400
64 Douglas Coull 82,000
65 Alan Ho 81,900
66 Greg Baron 81,100
67 Bob Hoag 79,500
68 Joseph Barrus 79,200
69 Adam Raichel 77,000
70 Ramon Mantuano 75,000
71 Pammy DeLeon 74,500
72 Seth Brown 73,700
73 Cordell Miller 70,500
74 Mike Piellucci 69,600
75 John Coon 68,400
76 Mark Walker 67,700
77 Dan Polerecky 66,700
78 Kenneth Douglas 66,500
79 Jon Gunter 66,000
80 Michael Kern 65,500
81 Slava Fisher 65,400
82 John Chase 65,000
83 Shawn Englerth 64,500
84 George Picerne 64,400
85 Eugene Teibloom 63,800
86 Eddy Warshaw 62,000
87 Jeremey Ofseyer 60,900
88 Gail Czyszczon 60,500
89 James Chiran 60,000
90 Charles Lavin 58,900
91 Fred Mahjoob 58,500
92 Doug Takeuchi 58,400
93 Adam Martel 58,200
94 Bradford Lawn 56,500
95 Saad Pattah 56,300
96 Dan Lujano 55,000
97 Richard Spirra 53,600
98 Behzad Javadzadeh 53,400
99 Elizabeth Krok 51,000
100 William Berman 50,100
101 Mark Walker 50,100
102 Christine Blake 50,000
103 William Turner 48,000
104 William Gardner 45,300
105 Carlo Kalosian 45,100
106 Alan Lujan 43,300
107 Daniel Gonzales 42,300
108 Nicholas Baltz 42,300
109 Kent McLaren 40,000
110 Charles Newbern 39,300
111 David Glendenning 39,000
112 John Misakos 38,000
113 William Santos 35,000
114 Andreas Foulias 33,500
115 Amanda Canelakes 32,300
116 Mark Surdyka 29,500
117 Tom Gage 28,500
118 William Kelly 26,300
119 Georgana Trumball 12,700
120 Tim Daly 10,200
121 Jacob Woods 8,100

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, Barry Seidman and Scott ‘Brian’ Blount. For more information on the Card Player Poker Tour, click here.