2019 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean’s 11 San Diego Classic: 880 Entries Made Through First Six Starting Flights

A total of 880 entries have been made in the six starting flights of the 2019 Card Player Poker Tour Ocean’s 11 San Diego Classic, with day 2 entry still available for those looking to get in on the action. Flight 1E drew a massive 210 entries while flight 1F added another 138. As a result of the strong turnout, the prize pool currently sits at $134,000, a number that will only get larger as day 2 entries are made.

Players who would like to take advantage of the Quantum Tournament structure of this event can buy directly into day 2 for $1,500 on Sunday, July 21 and receive 170,000 in tournament chips. Players can also pay a $30 optional staff add-on and receive another 30,000 in chips. Players can re-enter once before the end of the second level on day 2. Play kicks off at 1:00 p.m. local time on Sunday.

From the 348 entries made in Saturday’s two starting flights, only 42 players made it through to day 2, joining the 61 survivors from flights 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D. After the completion of all six starting flights, Reyes Purpero ended up being the overall chip leader with 963,000.

Other big stacks include Mohammad Sotoudeh (614,500), Glenn Takeuchi (549,000), Tyler Moore (544,500), and Aaron Magers (536,000). Barry Seidman won this event in July of 2017. He bagged up a healthy 410,500 at the end of the first flight held this week.

There are 102 players that have moved on to Sunday, not including those that will join the field via day 2 direct entry. A total of four players have qualified twice: Mohammad Sotoudeh, Josh Vlahos, Adam Martel and Tyler Moore. They will all be taking their largest of stack forward into day 2.

Here is a look at the chip counts of the remaining players:

Player Chip Count
Reyes Purpero 963,000
Mohammad Sotoudeh 614,500
Glenn Takeuchi 549,000
Tyler Moore 544,500
Aaron Magers 536,000
Rafi Azam 482,000
Kevin Dooley 470,000
Tom Schafer 457,500
Benjamin Jensen 452,500
Robert Pagcaliwagan 443,500
Kevin Weason 416,500
Ali Salehi 414,400
Barry Seidman 410,500
Logan Bennett 402,000
Scott Lewis 369,000
Jerry Snell 368,000
Jeremy Hebner 360,000
Michael Knight 359,500
Robert Lau 359,000
Robert Vasquez 355,500
David Weeks 352,500
Brigitte Spiteri 346,000
Saji Abdelkarin 336,500
Raymond Gonzales 329,500
William Wolf 319,000
Alexander Ramos 305,500
Gary Crite 288,500
Andre Veradi 282,000
Chris Bremmer 282,000
Steve Firestone 278,500
Tim Bresien 256,500
Aaric West 245,500
Josh Vlahos 234,500
Bob Doerfler 221,000
Leon Huynh 219,500
Robert Lefkowitz 216,500
Alex Motigue 215,500
Jeff Gross 208,000
Matthew Paston 208,000
Chritopher Smith 200,000
Brian Barraca 197,000
David Schraer 196,000
Bob Campbell 194,000
MD Shifat Uddin 188,500
Jon Wiesman 186,000
Narege Kamakian 186,000
Kyle Stockton 185,000
Michael Lambesis 182,500
Christopher Marble 180,000
Mike Kornblum 176,000
Stanley Edward Lipka 176,000
Michael Piellucci 172,500
Jess Steinberg 169,000
Ken Pollack 168,000
Christina Gollins 165,000
Daniel VanStogteren 164,000
Mateus Lessa 160,000
Afzal Atta 146,500
Alain Connelly 146,000
James Zargaran 143,000
Deangela Nava 125,000
Michael Megison 123,000
David Hillman 117,500
Wayne Lutzen 116,000
Srinivas Kanaparthy 112,500
Brad Sholl 111,000
Mike Tremblay 110,000
Massoumel Kharazmi 109,000
Nabor Delgado 105,000
David Icke 104,000
Lucy Hargett 103,000
Sravesh Chinnappa 100,500
Sharon Thorson 99,500
Nicholas Schmit 96,500
Ed Alikhani 95,000
Pedro Prado 93,500
Joshua Bautista 93,000
Thomas Kuhnel 91,000
Nicholas Pasto 86,500
Adam Martel 85,500
Jimmy Ong 84,000
Dwayne Buth 83,000
Brian Bridgeman 82,000
Dino Maresca 80,000
Tammy Murray 74,500
Daniel Ponczoch 74,000
Ivan D’cunha 71,000
Savo Mandrapa 66,500
Richard Lanes 66,000
Erik Thompkins 62,000
Jon Gunter 61,000
Michael Patton 60,500
Brendan Dornan 57,500
Ron Novini 55,500
Sam Michmali 53,000
Jeffrey Knopov 48,500
Glenn Poole 41,000
Glenn Castens 35,000
Joseph Anthony 13,000
Josh Vlahos 13,000
Tom Czyszczon 10,500
John Barrientez 2,500

Ocean’s 11 is the only casino in Southern California located along the Pacific Ocean on the Interstate 5 freeway, less than a mile from some of the area’s most picturesque beaches.

The property also boasts 50 tables of the best poker and table games found anywhere in California with all the favorite poker games, including no-limit and limit hold’em, Omaha, Omaha eight-or-better, pot-limit Omaha, and crazy pineapple.

Previous winners of this event include Shawn Busse, Robert DeAgazio, Barry Knowlton, Barry Seidman, Scott “Brian” Blount, David McCaw, Seth Brown, Matthew Welch, and Adam Weinraub, who earned $32,212 as the most recent champion in April. For more information on this event, please visit the CPPT homepage.


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