Event #30 Short Handed No-Limit Hold’em, Buy-In: $5,000 End of Day One

2006 World Series of Poker        
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas
Official Report
 
Event #30
Short Handed No-Limit Hold’em
Buy-In: $5,000
Number of Entries: 507
Total Prize Money: $2,382,900
 
Official Results:
 
CHIP COUNTS:
 
Player Name
Hometown
Chip Count
Table #
Seat #
Captain Tom Franklin
Gulfpot, MS
$237,800
115
4
Michael Banducci
Traverse City
$194,900
118
2
Jeff Madsen
Los Angeles, CA
$160,300
119
6
Erick Lindgren
Las Vegas, NV
$157,300
118
4
Marty Wilson
England
$153,200
119
5
Fredrik Halling
Vasteras
$131,300
119
1
Joe Awada
Las Vegas, NV
$122,000
120
2
David Pham
Cerritos
$120,400
118
5
Paul Wasicka
Westminster, CO
$120,000
118
1
Jonathan Gaskell
Wigan
$102,900
114
2
Omar Khayat
Beverly Hills, CA
$92,900
116
2
Peter Fischer
Denmark
$88,000
116
1
Don Todd
 
$79,300
119
3
Kenna James
Las Vegas, NV
$60,900
120
4
Keith Tilston
 
$59,700
116
4
Cliff Cantor
Hollywood, CA
$57,600
115
2
Gregg Merkow
Plano, TX
$55,200
114
4
Robert "Jon" Ford
Johnstown, PA
$54,300
116
3
Philippe Boucher
Quebec City
$44,300
116
5
Vanessa Rousso
Las Vegas, NV
$41,700
116
6
Ted Lawson
 
$38,000
114
6
John Juanda
 
$37,400
119
2
Brian "Willis NYC"
New York City
$35,200
120
3
Robert Williamson III
Dallas, TX
$32,000
115
5
Mats Gavatin
Uppsals
$29,400
120
6
Jenny Kang
Los Angeles, CA
$29,300
120
1
Mark Petersen
Aarhus
$26,600
114
5
Marco Traniello
Las Vegas, NV
$24,400
120
5
Joe Beevers
Hendon, London
$23,900
114
3
Paul Foltyn
Doncaster, UK
$22,900
115
6
Tony Woods
Murrieta, CA
$19,600
118
6
Chris Loveland
Hollis
$18,600
119
4
Mike Woo
Desert Hot Springs
$16,800
118
3
Dustin "Neverwin" Woolf
Los Angeles, CA
$15,700
114
1
Michael Berra
St. Louis, MO
$14,100
115
1
Jim Rumptz
Cordova, TN
$7,700
115
3
 
IN THE MONEY FINISHERS:
 
1.
 
 
$643,381
2.
 
 
$357,435
3.
 
 
$214,461
4.
 
 
$150,123
5.
 
 
$119,145
6.
 
 
$83,402
7.
 
 
$69,104
8.
 
 
$61,955
9.
 
 
$54,807
10.
 
 
$47,658
11.
 
 
$42,892
12.
 
 
$38,126
13.
 
 
$33,361
14.
 
 
$29,786
15.
 
 
$26,212
16.
 
 
$22,638
17.
 
 
$19,063
18.
 
 
$15,489
19.
 
 
$11,319
20.
 
 
$11,319
21.
 
 
$11,319
22.
 
 
$11,319
23.
 
 
$11,319
24.
 
 
$11,319
25.
 
 
$11,319
26.
 
 
$11,319
27.
 
 
$11,319
28.
 
 
$11,319
29.
 
 
$11,319
30.
 
 
$11,319
31.
 
 
$11,319
32.
 
 
$11,319
33.
 
 
$11,319
34.
 
 
$11,319
35.
 
 
$11,319
36.
 
 
$11,319
37.
Vincenzo Beatrice
Hollywood, FL
$8,340
38.
Harry Cheng
Portola Vally, CA
$8,340
39.
Christopher Beil
Raleigh, NC
$8,340
40.
Bergren Robin
 
$8,340
41.
Jennifer Tilly
 
$8,340
42.
Sam Grizzle
 
$8,340
43.
Dan Pedersen
 
$8,340
44.
Phil Hellmuth
Palo Alto, CA
$8,340
45.
David Plastik
Las Vegas, NV
$8,340
46.
Mark Gregorich
Las Vegas, NV
$8,340
47.
Joseph Tehan
Las Vegas, NV
$8,340
48.
Craig Hartman
Fort Wayne, IN
$8,340
49.
John Duthie
London, England
$8,340
50.
Steven Seidman
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
$8,340
51.
Scott Mayfield
Grants Pass, OR
$8,340
52.
David Singer
Las Vegas, NV
$8,340
53.
William Gazes
Miami Beach, FL
$8,340
54.
Jim Bechtel
Gilbert, AZ
$8,340