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Buy-In: $10,000 + $300
Prize Pool: $14,831,300
Entrants: 1529

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event

  • Jan 04, '10 - Jan 11, '10


Updates on Final Day (Jan 11, 10)


Barry Shulman Doubles Up

Barry ShulmanBarry Shulman moved all in preflop from the small blind for 2,565,000 and Tyler Reiman made the call in the big blind. Their cards:

Shulman: AHeart Suit4Spade Suit
Reiman: KSpade SuitJSpade Suit

Board: 10Spade Suit10Diamond Suit5Spade Suit4Heart SuitQHeart Suit

Shulman doubled up on the hand to survive and he now holds 5 million.

Player Tags: Barry Shulman,   Tyler Reiman

Benjamin Zamani Eliminated in Fourth Place ($1,000,000)

Benjamin ZamaniBenjamin Zamani raised to 400,000 preflop from the cutoff and Harrison Gimbel reraised all in from the small blind. Zamani made the all-in call for 5.9 million and they flipped over their cards:

Zamani: AHeart Suit10Diamond Suit
Gimbel: 8Heart Suit8Club Suit

Board: 8Spade Suit6Heart Suit5Spade Suit7Club SuitJClub Suit

Zamani was eliminated on the hand in fourth place and he will take home $1 million in prize money. Gimbel now holds 16,805,000.

Player Tags: Benjamin Zamani

They're Back

The players are back from break and blinds are now 100,000-200,000 with a 20,000 ante.


Break Time

The players are now on a 15-minute break.


Ryan D'Angelo Eliminated in Fifth Place ($700,000)

Ryan D'AngeloBarry Shulman raised to 340,000 under the gun preflop and Tyler Reiamn reraised to 995,000 from the big blind. Ryan D’Angelo moved all in for 6,730,000 from the button and Shulman mucked. Reiman made the call and the final two players flipped over their cards:

Reiman: ASpade SuitKHeart Suit
D’Angelo: JHeart SuitJSpade Suit

Board: 9Heart Suit4Club Suit3Club Suit5Heart SuitKDiamond Suit

Reiman hit a king on the river to win the hand and D’Angelo was eliminated in fifth place. He will take home $700,000. Reiman was the massive chip leader after the hand with 23,835,000.

Player Tags: Ryan D'Angelo,   Tyler Reiman

Barry Shulman Doubles Up

Barry ShulmanRyan D’Angelo raised to 375,000 under the gun and Harrison Gimbel reraised to 1,120,000 in middle position. Barry Shulman three-bet all in for 2,170,000 from the cutoff and D’Angelo mucked. Gimbel made the call and they turned over their cards:

Shulman: AClub SuitQSpade Suit
Gimbel: 7Club Suit5Heart Suit

Board: 10Diamond Suit4Diamond Suit2Heart Suit10Spade Suit3Heart Suit

The ace-high held for Shulman and he doubled up to 5 million after the hand.

Player Tags: Barry Shulman,   Ryan D'Angelo

Benjamin Zamani Doubles up Through Barry Shulman

Benjamin ZamaniBenjamin Zamani moved all in preflop under the gun for 2,660,000 and Barry Shulman made the call in the big blind. Their cards:

Zamani: ADiamond SuitJDiamond Suit
Shulman: ASpade SuitKHeart Suit

Board: 8Spade Suit7Diamond Suit5Spade Suit2Diamond Suit3Diamond Suit

Zamani hit a runner-runner diamond flush to win the hand and double up to 5.5 million. Shulman was left with 2.3 million after the hand.

Player Tags: Barry Shulman,   Benjamin Zamani

Quads for Gimbel

Harrison GimbelHarrison Gimbel raised to 360,000 preflop in the hi-jack and Benjamin Zamani made the call on the button. The flop was dealt QSpade Suit3Spade Suit3Heart Suit and both players checked. They also checked the 10Diamond Suit on the turn and the river brought the 10Spade Suit. Gimbel bet 225,000 and Zamani called. Zamani turned over pocket eights and Gimbel flipped over pocket tens for quad tens. Gimbel won the hand and grew his stack to 13.9 million.

Player Tags: Benjamin Zamani

Level 31

The players are back from break and the blinds are now 80,000-160,000 with a 20,000 ante for the start of level 31.


Break Time

The players are now on a 15-minute break.

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