The $100 + $10 Single Rebuy kicked off tonight at 8:00pm with a $5,000 prize pool guarantee. By the time late registration was closed, the 81 entries, including 21 re-entries, were able to up the guarantee to $9,894 to put the top 11 in the money.
The chips flew throughout the night as there were no consistent leaders. The field shrunk relatively quickly until the players reached the money bubble and the stakes got higher. Once Marcel Basset was eliminated in fifth place for $820, the final four paused the action and agreed to an ICM deal that would award an additional $320 to the winner.
The ICM Payouts were as follows:
- Tina Howie – $1,445
- Serge Roy – $1,575
- Ariel Sherker – $1,695
- Vladislav Gulii – $1,719
Serge Roy was the first to be eliminated in fourth place, followed shortly by Vladislav Gulii in third. This left Tina Howie to battle out against Ariel Sherker. Howie initiated the final hand by shoving preflop with , Sherker called with . The flop definitely worked in Sherker’s advantage, as the gave her a full house. The turn and the river were not enough to help Howie and she finished second for $1,445. Sherker was crowned champion and awarded $2,015.
Single Rebuy Champion: Ariel Sherker, $2,015
The Final Hand:
2nd place: Tina Howie ($1,445)