We're officially down to six players in the 5K buy-in Main Event at the PokerStars Championship Bahamas. Michael Gentili is the chip leader with 6.1M, but Christian Harder is right behind the Canadian with 6M. Also still alive... Aleksei Opalikhin, Michael Vela, Rasmus Glaesel, and short-stacked Cliff 'JohnnyBax' Josephy. Yes, Johnny Bax made the final table, albeit as the short stack. First place pays $480K. The final table will be live streamed via Twitch.
Down to six. This year's PCB numbers have been down, but the PCB Main Event attracted 732 entrants. The prize pool was only $3.3 million this year, but first place will get a nice chunk worth $480K. We're down to six players at the swanky Atlantis Casino and Resort in the Bahamas.
Canadian Michael Gentili is the big stack with 6.1M, but American Christian Harder is on his tail with nearly 6M. Johnny Bax went deep in the Main Event. He's still alive, but he's the shortest stack remaining. Also rounding out the final table… Aleksei Opalikhin, Michael Vela, and Rasmus Glaesel.
Day 5 began with just 16 players. Notable who cashed on Day 5 included Alan Schein, Jason Mercier, and Ryan Riess.
We've finally reached day 6. The final six will play down to a champion. $480K is up for grabs. Can Johnny Bax come-from-behind and pull off the upset? Or will it be an American-Canadian showdown between the big stacks Gentili vs. Harder? Or perhaps one of the Europeans will ship the PCB Main Event? Tune it at noon local time to find out.
PokerStars Championship Bahamas - Main Event
Prize Pool: $3,376,712
Final Table Payouts:
1. Michael Gentili (Canada) 6,175,000
2. Christian Harder (USA) 5,985,000
3. Aleksei Opalikhin (Russia) 4,590,000
4. Michael Vela(USA) - 1,755,000
5. Rasmus Glæsel (Denmark) - 1,560,000
6. Cliff Josephy (USA) - 1,240,000
Read final table profiles here. Follow along with excellent blog coverage here. Watch the live stream via Twitch below…