2009 PCA: Day 2 Begins and Some Tough Tables

There are 380 players who survived the opening flights of the 2009 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. The top 199 players will be awarded prize money and the money bubble should break sometime this evening. Felipe Ramos from Brazil is the current chipleader with 360,100.

"It's all about your table draw," one pro once told me about the key to surviving Day 2 and advancing to Day 3 of a major tournament.

I took a quick glance around the tournament room inside the Imperial Ballroom and noticed several tough tables. Here's a run down...

Table 2: Eric Liu (168,500) and Jon "ApeStyles" Van Fleet (122,600)

Table 4: Team PokerStars ProTom McEvoy (65,900), David Benefield (93,400), and Cliff "JohnnyBax" Josephy (24,800)

Table 9 (with a couple of bracelet winners and the chipleader): Matt "all_in_at420" Stout (95,100), Jon Friedberg (50,200), Mark Seif (53,000), Louie Cohen (136,000), and Felipe Ramos (360,100)

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Table 9

Table 11: Team PokerStars Pro Lee Nelson (103,500), Tyler Reiman (118,100), Alberto Andres Font Rytzner (108,400), Mike Rowe (120,900), and Christopher Fernandez (210,700)

Table 12: Shannon Shorr (55,500) and Kathy Liebert (54,800)

Table 14: Team PokerStars Pros Alexandre Gomes (123,800) and Marcin Horecki (167,300)

Table 15: Team PokerStars Pro Alex Kravchenko (40,500) and PokerStars ShootingStar Jan Heitmann (45,800)

Table 21: Arnaud Mattern (120,500), Kevin "BeL0WaB0Ve" Saul (81,300), and Ricky "FiveFingerz" Puleo (111,800)

Table 24: Team PokerStars Pro Barry Greenstein (38,900) and Brandon Adams (58,700)

Table 25: Alan Smurfit (23,800), Peter Jetten (60,000), and Eric "Rizen" Lynch (27,300)

Table 27: Michael "SirWatts" Watson (25,200), Capt. Tom Franklin (55,300), Edward Sabat (209,000), and Team PokerStars Pro Humberto Brenes (26,600)

Table 28: Team PokerStars Pros Victoria Coren (50,900) and Vanessa Rousso (26,000)

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Table 32: Michael Martin (72,000) and Hafiz Khan (27,400)

Table 34: Shane "Shaniac" Schleger (146,900), Jeppe Nielsen (10,100), Erik Friberg (83,600), and Benny Chen (195,600)

Table 36: Team PokerStars Pro Greg Raymer (55,000), Justin Pechie (55,900), Daniel Heimiller (178,300), PokerStars ShootingStar George Danzer (96,300), and Team PokerStars Pro Katja Thater (33,700)

Table 37: John Myung (54,200) and Matthew Glantz (28,000)

Table 38: Paul "X-22" Magriel (44,400), David Baker (219,600), and Jonathan Little (201,900)

Table 42: Alexander Kostritsyn (99,000),Scott Bateson (177,600), and Thomas Kremser (26,600)