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Aug 26 9:01 pm

BPPS $100K: 1st Place – Abraham Korotki ($27,202)

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 1Chip Average: 8,100,000When play was three-handed, Abraham Korotki might have been the shortest stack in front of him, but he was easily the most confident player remaining despite his numerical disadvantage to the rest of the field. Why wouldn’t he be? He was the most experienced player coming…

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Aug 26 8:35 pm

BPPS $100K: 2nd Place – Joe ‘Worm’ Palma ($16,029)

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 1Chip Average: 8,100,000While both players were extremely deep going into heads up play, the battle between Joe ‘Worm’ Palma and Abraham Korotki only lasted a few hands. In the end, it was a cooler situation for Palma, who got it in on the flop with the best of…

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Aug 26 8:22 pm

BPPS $100K: 3rd Place – John Germano ($9,229)

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 2Chip Average: 4,050,000After doubling up Abraham Korotki, John Germano was left short stacked and while he was able to chip up slightly, the next time he was all-in was his last. This time, it was Joe ‘Worm’ Palma’s turn to hit a timely river, sending Germano to the…

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Aug 26 8:05 pm

BPPS $100K: Korotki Is Suddenly Chip Leader

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000After working a short stack for the better part of the last level and a half, Abraham Korotki is now the chip leader at this BPPS final table. Two consecutive hands vaulted him up the leaderboard, the first was a double up through John Germano and…

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Aug 26 7:41 pm

BPPS $100K: Palma Calls Correct With Ace High

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000While it might not have been for a massive pot, Joe ‘Worm’ Palma just made perhaps the call of the tournament to take in a pot from John Germano with just ace high.The hand was picked up pre flop, with Palma opening the small blind to…

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Aug 26 7:15 pm

BPPS $100K: It’s Proving Hard To Kill Korotki

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000Joe ‘Worm’ Palma jokes that it’s “Hard to kill a worm.” and while that might be true, it’s proving hard to kill Abraham Korotki at this BPPS final table. He just doubled again, for a second time in as many levels against John Germano. It was…

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Aug 26 6:59 pm

BPPS $100K: Blinds Up, Korotki In The ‘Danger Zone’

Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000We mentioned earlier when fourth place finisher Justin Kadet was in fit or fold mode that any additions to his stack were quickly being negated by the blinds and antes. Korotki isn’t experiencing that effect on his stack but is also seeing some flops and working his short…

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Aug 26 6:46 pm

BPPS $100K: Korotki Catches Again To Double

Level 28 (30,000/60,000/5,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000The river has been Abraham Korotki’s best friend today, as it’s kept him alive a few times and also scored him a few eliminations. This time, it was the former, as Korotki was all-in and at risk for his tournament life and caught another timely river…

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Aug 26 6:30 pm

BPPS $100K: Palma Quickly Recovers Thanks Flopped Full House

Level 28 (30,000/60,000/5,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000Just a few hands after making a big river fold to John Germano, Joe ‘Worm’ Palma was getting those chips back and more after flopping a full house and stringing both opponent’s along until the river.The hand was picked up with Palma opening to 120,000 from…

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Aug 26 6:18 pm

BPPS $100K: “I Can’t Afford To Be Wrong”

Level 28 (30,000/60,000/5,000)Total BPPS Entrants: 272Players Remaining: 3Chip Average: 2,800,000While Abraham Korotki returned from break as the short stack, he was not involved in the first major hand of Level 28. Big stacks Joe ‘Worm’ Palma and John Germano did though, tangling in a massive pot that has moved Germano near the 4,000,000 chip mark.The hand…

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