Photos and Updated Counts for the Final Nine

After losing Thuy Nguyen in 11th place, and Edwin Pairavi in 10th place, the final nine combined to one table. Below you will see where everyone is seated, along with their updated chip counts. Stay tuned for final table eliminations and more big updates as they come!

  SEAT 1: ANTONIO MALLOL HEREDIA - 1,300,000

SEAT 1: ANTONIO MALLOL HEREDIA - 1,300,000

  SEAT 2: ALEX MASSMAN - 1,050,000

SEAT 2: ALEX MASSMAN - 1,050,000

  SEAT 3: CODY BELL - 4,150,000

SEAT 3: CODY BELL - 4,150,000

  SEAT 4: ELVIS TOOMAS - 1,750,000

SEAT 4: ELVIS TOOMAS - 1,750,000

  SEAT 5: ABBAS DEHAGHI - 775,000

SEAT 5: ABBAS DEHAGHI - 775,000

  SEAT 6: ROBERT SCHMIDT - 1,600,000

SEAT 6: ROBERT SCHMIDT - 1,600,000

  SEAT 7: ADAM DEMERSSEMAN - 1,700,000

SEAT 7: ADAM DEMERSSEMAN - 1,700,000

  SEAT 8: THOMAS ZANOT - 2,800,000

SEAT 8: THOMAS ZANOT - 2,800,000

  SEAT 9 NIKHIL GERA - 1,700,000

SEAT 9 NIKHIL GERA - 1,700,000

Fresh Counts From the Final 11

We lost Anthony Pitesa in 14th place, and Henry Noyes in 13th place. As we were collecting chip counts for the final 12, Thomas Zanot knocked out Kane Lai when’s Zanot’s eights held against the Ace-King of Lai. Here is how the final 11 currently stack up. They will combine to one table at nine players.

Table 1

Seat 1: Alex Massman - 920,000
Seat 2: Cody Bell - 3,300,000
Seat 3: Antonio Mallol Heredia - 1,700,000
Seat 4: Thomas Zanot - 3,100,000
Seat 5: Nikhil Gera - 1,900,000

Table 2

Seat 1: Adam Demersseman - 4,800,000
Seat 2: Edwin Pairavi - 920,000
Seat 3: Abbas Dehaghi- 780,000
Seat 4: Elvis Toomas - 1,800,000
Seat 5: Robert Schmidt - 1,950,000
Seat 6: Thuy Nguyen - 650,000

Seating Chart and Counts for the Final 14

Table 1

Seat 1: Alex Massman - 1,500,000
Seat 2: Henry Noyes - 980,000
Seat 3: Cody Bell - 2,800,000
Seat 4: Antonio Mallol Heredia - 970,000
Seat 5: Thomas Zanot - 1,400,000
Seat 6: Armen Poghosyan - OUT IN 15th
Seat 7: Kane Lai - 1,950,000
Seat 8: Nikhil Gera - 1,700,000

Table 2

Seat 1: Adam Demerssseman - 4,900,000
Seat 2: Semjon Dzoldosev - OUT IN 16th
Seat 3: Edwin Pairavi - 700,000
Seat 4: Abbas Dehaghi - 1,100,000
Seat 5: Elvis Toomas - 2,000,000
Seat 6: Robert Schmidt - 820,000
Seat 7: Anthony Pitesa - 890,000
Seat 8: Thuy Nguyen - 860,000

Latest Round of Bustouts: 17-24th Places

These are the players who just missed out on the two table redraw. We will post that seating draw and full chip count updates when those players return from break.

These four players each took home $5,960.

17. Stephen Plache
18. Andrew Miramontes
19. Alan Myerson
20. Robert Kokoska

And these three all won an even $5,000 tonight.

21. Michael Zelman
22. Erika Weinstein
23. Loc Nguyen
24. Sohale Khalili

Updated Counts With Three Tables Left

The final 24 players have just finished a full three table redraw. Once we get down to the final 16 players, we will post updated counts and a seating chart for those still remaining. Until then, here is how the notables still in are faring.

Blinds: 15,000-25,000 Average: 1,010,000

Cody Bell - 1,900,000
Alex Massman - 1,830,000
Nikhil Gera - 1,250,000
Anthony Pitesa - 1,150,000
Alan Myerson - 820,000
Thomas Zanot - 600,000
Andrew Miramontes - 580,000
Erika Weinstein - 530,000

Cards in the Air: Sendoff Freeroll

We are thanking all of the players who supported us this series by offering you guys a special sendoff freeroll! Anyone who played any of the LAPO events is eligible to play, and the top 10 players will all be winning $1,100 seats that can be used at any future event here at Commerce. In addition, players will be allowed to re-buy and add-on for $20, money that will be added to the prizepool, and given out to the top 10 as well.

Good luck everyone, and thanks again for coming out to the 2018 LA Poker Open!

The Day 2 Finals Are Now Underway

We are ready to start up the final day of the 2018 LAPO with the Day 2 finals of our Main Event. Last night ,Beau Winn bagged the overall chip lead with 1,110,000, but he has all kinds of big name players to contend with today. John De La Garza, Jared Griener, Erika Weinsten, Andrew Wisdom, Alex Massman, and Anthony Pitesa, are all in the top 20 to start the day. Click here for a full list of Day 2 survivors.

We will be here until the end of the day to bring you all of your updates, so don’t go anywhere!