PCA $25k High Roller – Deeb Leads Final Table

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The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is slowly winding down now with just a few days remaining, we saw the Main Event finished last night and also the final table reached in this $25k High Roller event. The player that will go into that final table later today with the most chips is Shaun Deeb who amassed 2,536,000.

That gives him a fairly commanding lead of close to a million over Selbst in second place, yet as we know all too well, anything can happen on a final table.

There were 79 players that started the day, meaning that 71 had to be shown to the exit signs, with a whole host of big names being included in that list of eliminations. We lost Bertrand Grospellier, David “Doc” Sands, the ever consistent Jason Mercier, Phillip Gruissem and Super High Roller winner Erik Seidel.

They were just the early eliminations too as they would soon be added to with the likes of Jonathan Duhamel, Phil Hellmuth, Isaac Haxton, Mike McDonald and the controversial Justin Bonomo all heading to their hotel rooms with nothing.

Once the bubble was busted and we had 24 players left, three players immediately tried to double up and failed with Brandon Myers, Max Silver and the extremely unlucky Jeff Gross all being paid out a decent $54,980.

A flurry of other eliminations continued with names like Nick Schulman, Shawn Buchannan and PokerStars Team pro Mickey Peterson all missing out on a seat at that final table.

One PokerStars Team Pro that is looking good for a challenge at the title is Vanessa Selbst who will go into the final day in second place. She will be hoping to be able to celebrate her recent engagement with a win here at the PCA’s, seeing as this is where she proposed to her girlfriend.

The bubble boy for the final table was Chris Klodnicki as he was sent packing in 9th place, leaving us all set for the final day’s action tomorrow. It is an extremely stacked final table too, so it is going to be difficult to pick out any particular player to watch.

The Final Table!

Shaun Deeb – 2,536,000

Vanessa Selbst – 1,650,000

Mike Watson – 1,620,000

Vladimir Troyanovski – 1,510,000

Ole Schemion – 1,227,000

Tobias Reinkemeier – 876,000

Bryn Kenney – 484,000

Micah Raskin – 389,000

The final table will be starting at 1pm local time, with PokerStars.tv even offering full video stream coverage, though it will be delayed and starting at 2pm. If you don’t get to watch the live stream, be sure to come back to us a little later as we bring you a full report on the proceedings.