$300+$40 Seniors (50+) NLH
End of Level 16: Blinds 2000/4000/4000 BB Ante
Total Entries: 135
Players Remaining: 18
Average Stack: 150,000
After the curious rush to the bubble, play has now turned glacial, with most hands not seeing action unless they are coolers or very short stack getting it in.
For the moment, there is no clear chip leader. However, the redoubtable Howard Schuman has slipped to 250,000, leaving Scott Byron, Judith Bielan, and Lenny K. all about even for the lead at around 300,000.Scott Byron on table 1. John Andrews looks happy to have busted James Paros with the Birds.
Lenny K., right, decides to fold this flop after flatting from UTG1 against David Apostolico. Peter Sennon, one of the threats to go deep, bets into a dry sidepot for protection. If they let him have chips, he’ll be dangerous.
Table 2 then gets the cooler it’s been looking for, with Judith picking up aces and getting action from and . The flop bring a combo draw for Paul Dellauniversita, and he binks the turn. However, Judith is not really wounded – she takes a near equivalent side pot.
Robert Lowry, James Paros and Lewis Epstein all take a min-cash of $589 for their deep run.