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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Final Payouts For the $250,000 Guaranteed Event

1. $62,455

2. $43,870
3. $28,350
4. $20,960
5. $15,940
6. $12,680
7. $10,490
8. $8,350
9. $6,260
10-12. $5,140
13-15. $4,070
16-18. $3,360
19-21. $2,770
22-24. $2,340
25-27. $1,930
28-36. $1,620
37-45. $1,410
46-54. $1,250
55-63. $1,130
64-72. $1,020
73-81. 940
82-90. $860
91-100. $780
101-106. $700

What's Coming Up: Sunday, January 22nd

It's bounty day once again tomorrow at the LAPC, as we will have not one, but two bounty events! First we have a $240 buy-in big bounty event starting up at 12 PM. There will be $100 bounties in that tournament, with a guarantee of $50,000. Registration for that event will be open until 4:30 PM.

Shortly after that event closes, we have an event that should be one of the most action packed of the series. It's a $175 All in or Fold Bounty event, and it's just like it sounds. All players will have two options: move all in, or fold. This event will have $50 bounties, with registration and re-entry open until 9:50 PM.

Of course, we will also have the Day 2 finals of the $250,000 Guaranteed event, and the Conference Championship games on the big projector, so you won't want to miss this action packed day of poker!

By the Numbers: Final Flight of the $250,000 Guaranteed Event

The last flight of the $250,000 Guaranteed event was the biggest with 405 players. This means that the prizepool is up to $425,000. The overall payouts are being tabulated now, but in the meantime, check out the payouts for this flight below.

1-20. Day 2
21-35. $500
36-51. $375

Schahrokh Kasai Bags the Chip Lead of Flight 1F1


The first flight of the day just wrapped up, and Schahrokh Kasai bagged the biggest stack amongst the final 19 players, with 637,000 in chips. Thu Nguyen also made it into the finals with over 300,000 in chips. Stay tuned for a full list of chip counts from this flight, as we continue qualifying in this huge event!

A Few Snapshots From the Final Event #5 Flight

Below you will find the last few player photos from the Day 1 flights of this massive event. The next photos you see from this tournament will be tomorrow on Day 2. Listed below is accomplished pro Adam Levy, as well as Jay Hong, who was one of the top finishers in the last LAPC Player of the Series standings. Check below for a few more photos, and stay tuned to find out if these players are able to punch a last minute Day 2 ticket!

Adam Levy

Vontray Gardner
Kirt Suihkonen

Jay Hong

Leroy Le


Cards in the Air: $1,100 Main Event Satellite

Tonight we are running our second $1,100 Main Event Satellite. Just like last Saturday's, this satellite will be guaranteeing at least two $10,000 Main Event seats. Registration for this satellite will be open until 9:15 PM, and re-entries are allowed throughout the registration period.

Good luck players!

Event #5 Prizepool Now Over $400,000

Registration for this final flight is open for another half an hour, and we have 362 players registered so far, meaning the prizepool is up to $410,000 and counting!

We will be posting up the final payouts as soon as we get them, so be sure to stay on the look out for those.

Some Chip Stacks From the Money of Flight 1F1

The bubble has just burst in the opening flight of the day, meaning the final 49 players are now in the money. We will be playing down to the final 19 players in that flight before the bags will come out. Here are a few players who are still alive with a shot at making Day 2 there.

Hai Le - 123,000
Don Zewin - 120,000
Victor Kruglov - 87,000
Thu Nguyen - 85,000
Brian Gorman - 73,000
Danny Illingworth - 35,000

Cards in the Air: Final Flight of the $250,000 Guaranteed Event

The eight and final flight of the massive fifth event of the 2017 LAPC has just started up. We have just under $350,000 in the prizepool before the start of this flight, and we are expecting another huge crowd for this flight, as the first one today got 388 players.

Registration for this flight will be open until 7:15 PM tonight, and we will have the final numbers for you guys shortly after that. Good luck everyone!

LAPC $1,100 Main Event Satellite

  • Main Event Satellite
  • Two $10,000 Seats Guaranteed
  • 1/21/17 - 7pm 
  • $1,100 Buy-in
  • 10,000 Starting Stack 
  • All Levels 30 Minutes
  • Late Register until 9:15pm 
  • Re-Entries Allowed 
  • One Day Event 

Final Event #5 Flight Starts in One Hour

We had a great turnout in the opening flight of the day, as nearly 400 players came out! We are expecting a similar number in the final flight today, which starts up in just one hour. Registration will be open until 7:15 PM, and we fully expect the prizepool to get up to around $400,000 when the dust settles. It will be an action packed session, so make sure you come join us!

Some of the Players in the Opening Flight

We took a walk around the floor to see who was here as part of the biggest flight of the tournament so far. We spotted the reigning WPT Player of the Year Mike Shariati making his debut here at the 2017 LAPC. Shariati used a second place finish in this Main Event last year to fuel that run. We also spotted actor James Woods, who has become one of the regulars here at the LAPC. Check out their photos, and a few more, below.

James Woods

Mike Shariati 

Ylon Schwartz

Jared Kawalsky 

Danny Illingworth



By the Numbers: Flight 1F1 of the $250,000 Guaranteed Event

Today's opening flight drew a tournament high 388 players, swelling the prize pool up to over $325,000! This means that 19 more players will be moving on to the finals tomorrow, with the top 49 making some money in this flight.

The final flight of this massive event starts up at 5 PM. Don't miss it!

1-19. Day 2
20-34. $500
35-49. $375

Over 300 Players In Today's First Flight

We predicted yesterday that today's flights would be the biggest of the tournament, and you guys haven't disappointed! We just crossed the 300 player mark in this flight, and we still have an hour left in registration!

If this flight is too early for you, we have our final flight starting up at 5 PM today. Good luck everyone!

LAPC Event #5: $250,000 Guaranteed Flight 1F2

  • LAPC Event #5 Flight 1F2
  • $250,000 Guaranteed
  • 1/21/17 - 5pm 
  • $240 Buy-in
  • 15,000 Starting Stack 
  • All Levels 15 Minutes
  • Late Register until 7:15pm 
  • One Re-Entry Allowed Per Flight
  • Two Day Event
  • Day 2 Sunday Jan 22nd at 1 PM 

Cards in the Air: Flight 1F1 of the $250,000 Guaranteed Event

The second to last flight for this massive $250,000 Guaranteed Turbo Deepstack event has just kicked off here at the Commerce Casino. Yesterday we surpassed that posted guarantee, and today should be the two biggest flights of the tournament so far. Registration for this flight will be open until 3:15 PM, and if you can't make it out for this flight, the final session will be starting up at 5 PM later today.

Good luck players!

LAPC Event #5: $250,000 Guaranteed Flight 1F1

  • LAPC Event #5 Flight 1F1
  • $250,000 Guaranteed
  • 1/21/17 - 1pm 
  • $240 Buy-in
  • 15,000 Starting Stack 
  • All Levels 15 Minutes
  • Late Register until 3:15pm 
  • One Re-Entry Allowed Per Flight
  • Two Day Event
  • Day 2 Sunday Jan 22nd at 1 PM 

Event 5 Chip Counts Through 6 of 8 Flights


LAPC EVENT #5 CHIP COUNTS AS OF 1/20/17
$240 NO LIMIT HOLD'EM DOUBLE STACK TURBO
$250,000 GUARANTEE
11/16/17-11/21/17
Entries: 1,336 Prizepool: $267,200
Place Last Name First Name City State Chips
1 Lee Daniel Chino Hills CA 886,000
2 Jung Chahn Los Angeles CA 800,000
3 Zhu Ming Portland OR 683,000
4 Yap Jeremy Van Nuys CA 639,000
5 Eskandari Mike Mission Viejo CA 582,000
6 Shearer Anthony Toledo OR 554,000
7 Hua Alex Alhambra CA 543,000
8 Vinh Vinny Houston TX 541,000
9 Le Quoc Los Angeles CA 533,000
10 Fagerbakke Bill Topanga CA 527,000
11 Dassopoulos Andreas Rancho Cucamonga CA 512,000
12 Mogulla Prabhu Irvine CA 509,000
13 Pham David Westminster CA 478,000
14 Barbarian Abraham Tarzana CA 466,000
15 Tyler Matt Irvine CA 451,000
16 Nguyen Tony El Monte  CA 433,000
17 Pietsch Christine Huntington Beach CA 396,000
18 Smiley Walter Gardena CA 393,000
19 Nalbandyan Joe Studio City CA 378,000
20 Zavala Oscar Long Beach CA 375,000
21 Glass Bob Northridge CA 360,000
22 Arutyunyan Harut Glendale CA 358,000
23 Mayekar Sanjay Los Angeles CA 347,000
24 Boatman Brandon Fresno CA 339,000
25 Fisher Walter New York NY 329,000
26 Men Charkly Lancaster CA 318,000
27 Kellstrom Dana Stevenson Ranch CA 310,000
28 Pham Joey Portland OR 309,000
29 Hamilton Mark Northridge CA 305,000
30 Ferrari Alex Los Angeles CA 297,000
31 Robles Ingar Diamond Bar CA 284,000
32 Antanakos George Marina Del Rey CA 276,000
33 Karschamroon Patrick Los Angeles CA 275,000
34 Lin Qing West Covina  CA 275,000
35 Nguyen Anh Orance County CA 259,000
36 Gonzalez Ricardo Bakersfield  CA 257,000
37 Taylor John Ventura CA 246,000
38 Lin Chang-Le Taiwan 242,000
39 Hovik Glendale CA 226,000
40 Rich David Encino CA 224,000
41 Sarkisyan Hrach Glendale CA 221,000
42 Henzig Brian Fullerton CA 221,000
43 Vargas Hermilo Bell Gardens CA 214,000
44 Bronfenajer Oliver Pasadena CA 213,000
45 Hengsakul Peter Los Angeles CA 206,000
46 Aalvik Hayden Las Vegas NV 189,000
47 Belsky Brandon Irvine CA 174,000
48 Book-Larsson Bjorn Redondo Beach CA 166,000
49 Boggey Steve Northridge CA 164,000
50 Arava Gil Los Angeles CA 160,000
51 Vogel Eric New Orleans LA 160,000
52 Dardon Osmin Los Angeles CA 152,000
53 De Jonge Sebastiaan Veendam Germany 148,000
54 Holland Randy Los Angeles CA 136,000
55 Oh Jong Palm Springs CA 128,000
56 Tito Eugene Los Angeles CA 120,000
57 Swekla Kory Walnut Creek CA 112,000
58 Andrews Damian Topanga Canyon CA 105,000
59 William Darrell Los Angeles CA 99,000
60 Reyes Brian Irvine CA 95,000
61 Wong Sunny Arcadia CA 80,000
62 Reitzas David Los Angeles CA 67,000
63 Kavschamroon Pornthep Los Angeles CA 62,000
64 Vaca Candie  Downey CA 58,000
65 Roberts Daaniel Long Beach CA 50,000
66 Brainos Gregory Los Angeles CA 42,000

Results and Chip Counts From Event 5E2


LAPC EVENT #5e2
$240 NO LIMIT HOLD'EM DOUBLE STACK TURBO
$250,000 GUARANTEE
11/20/17 5:00pm
Entries: 272
Place Last Name First Name City State Chips
1 Hua Alex Alhambra CA 543,000
2 Fagerbakke Bill Topanga CA 527,000
3 Mogulla Prabhu Irvine CA 509,000
4 Pham David Westminster CA 478,000
5 Nalbandyan Joe Studio City CA 378,000
6 Kellstrom Dana Stevenson Ranch CA 310,000
7 Antanakos George Marina Del Rey CA 276,000
8 Henzig Brian Fullerton CA 221,000
9 Aalvik Hayden Las Vegas NV 189,000
10 Belsky Brandon Irvine CA 174,000
11 Book-Larsson Bjorn Redondo Beach CA 166,000
12 Boggey Steve Northridge CA 164,000
13 Wong Sunny Arcadia CA 80,000
14 Reitzas David Los Angeles CA 67,000
Finish Last First City State Prize
15 Anonymous Anonymous Los Angeles CA $500
16 Shirayji Abbas Los Angeles CA $500
17 Ideal Paul Fullerton CA $500
18 Khatib Mazen Fontana CA $500
19 Rpurvis Britton West Hills CA $500
20 Ditter James Van Nuys CA $500
21 Pancho Myles Pomona CA $500
22 Zhou Zhou Chino Hills CA $500
23 Gale Lee West Covina CA $500
24 Lawrence Daniel Los Angeles CA $500
25 Woodard Thomas Indio CA $375
26 Mitchel Peter West Hollywood CA $375
27 Rosenbloom David Los Angeles CA $375
28 Szegedy Joseph Winnetka CA $375
29 Mumulidisz Sandor Sudio City CA $375
30 Gorman Brian Venice CA $375
31 Buckholtz Ryan Studio City CA $375
32 Kelly Gina Santa Monica CA $375
33 Wong Wing Rowland Heights CA $375
34 Yohannes Tesfu Glendale CA $375
Day 2 returns Sunday at 1pm

Results and Chip Counts From Event 5E1


LAPC EVENT #5e1
$240 NO LIMIT HOLD'EM DOUBLE STACK TURBO
$250,000 GUARANTEE
11/20/17 1:00pm
Entries: 221
Place Last Name First Name City State Chips
1 Yap Jeremy Van Nuys CA 639,000
2 Shearer Anthony Toledo OR 554,000
3 Barbarian Abraham Tarzana CA 466,000
4 Hamilton Mark Northridge CA 305,000
5 Robles Ingar Diamond Bar CA 284,000
6 Lin Qing West Covina  CA 275,000
7 Gonzalez Ricardo Bakersfield  CA 257,000
8 Vargas Hermilo Bell Gardens CA 214,000
9 Vogel Eric New Orleans LA 160,000
10 Reyes Brian Irvine CA 95,000
11 Brainos Gregory Los Angeles CA 42,000
Finish Last First City State Prize
12 Williams Courtenay Los Angeles CA $500
13 Warco Patrick Hilton head Island SC $500
14 Griender Jared Huntington Beach CA $500
15 Friedman Sherri Westlake Village CA $500
16 Friedman Arnold Westlake Village CA $500
17 Ruan Xiao Monrovia CA $500
18 Kim Colin Glendale CA $500
19 Khalili Sohale Los Angeles CA $500
20 Sin Felix Irvine CA $375
21 Vartanian Artin Glendale CA $375
22 Chi Meng Tam Moreno Valley CA $375
23 Graham Ruth Denver CA $375
24 Dreyfuss Lee Beverly Hills CA $375
25 Schwartz Ylon Austin TX $375
26 Zanot Thomas Phoenix AZ $375
27 Savil Sterling Dover FL $375
28 Bartolome Bernardo Anchorage AK $375
Day 2 returns Sunday at 1pm