PCA 2011 $5,000 Bounty Shootout: Final table, level 9 updates (blinds 2,500-5,000, ante 500)
1.20am: Chen double knock out wins the Bounty Shootout and $213k
Andrew Chen has just won $213,000 and the Bounty Shootout. Michael Binger opened the button for 10,000, Andrew Chen three-bet to 25,000 and Shaun Deeb threw in his remaining chips, just covering the raise. Binger made the call.
Chen led 20,000 into the 6♥3♥J♦ and Binger jammed all-in for over 100,000. Instant call from Chen with A♥J♥. Binger and Deeb were left drawing thin with 9♣3♠ and 9♥6♦ respectively. The 5♥ on the turn settled it with the nuts before the A♣ hit the river.
Although Deeb will be disappointed not to win he does claim the $25,000 bumper Bahama's bounty bonus for swiping eight bounties. Full wrap to come. -- RD
1.10am: Deeb crippled in cooler
Shaun Deen has been crippled down to just 26,000 after a cold hand versus Andrew Chen. Deeb raised to 10,000 from the button before Chen three-bet to 25,000 from the big blind. Deeb then raised again to 55,500 and called quickly when Chen shoved.
The board ran 2♣4♠5♦5♦6♦. Chen is overwhelming chip leader on 427,600 now. -- MC
12.57am: Chen call good
Shaun Deeb raised from the button and Andrew Chen defended to see the 4♠K♠6♦ flop where both players checked. Deeb fired on the 3♥ turn and 26,700 on the 8♣ river. Chen called quickly on the turn but tank called on the river. His K♥2♥ was good as Deeb mucked. -- MC
12.53am: Deeb has bounty money locked
Shaun Deeb has at least $12,500 of the bumper bounty bonus locked up now. If Binger eliminates the two remaining players then he will split the $25,000. If Deeb takes out either oBinger or Chen he will take it all. -- RD
Bounties currently stand at:
Deeb - 8
Baumstein - 7
Binger - 6
Neumann - 5
Pilossoph - 4
Chen - 4
12.50am: Baumstein bombs out in 4th
Scott Baumstein is out after Shaun Deeb hit a three-outer on the river. All the chips went pre-flop with Deeb holding A♥9♣ to Baumstein's A♣Q♥. The board ran 2♥7♦7♥6♠9♦. Deeb consoled his opponent and now has 290,000 of the 600,000 chips in play. -- MC
12.45am: Players are back for (we hope) the final push
We have four players left competing for the $213,000 first place prize. Michael Binger holds the chip leader but with the blinds moving up to 2,500-5,000 big chip swings could take place in the next level. All four are still in with a good shout.
1. Andrew Chen - 121,400
2. Shaun Deeb - 155,800
3. Michael Binger - 200,200
4. Scott Baumstein - 122,600
PokerStars Blog reporting team in the Bahamas (in no order, too tired for that):Rick Dacey and Marc Convey .