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Carlo Sciannameo doubles up…

02:36 pm

Seeing the action post-flop with a board of…

6 6 and 10♥..

Carlo bets 3.5k and his oppenent raises to 8.5k. Carlo 3-bets to 15k to which the oppenent goes all-in and Carlo quickly calls.

Carlo shows 6x Qx

Oppenent has Qx Qx

No queen on the turn over helps him and knocks him out.

Carlo is over 48k

60 Minutes left to re-enter….

02:11 pm

We are half-way through Level 5 (100/200/25)  and currently at 124 players..

Re-Entry ends AFTER level 6.

First chipleader over 100K…..

01:58 pm

Keith Woodward from Durham, CT is the current leader with 110k.

Fred Paradis is a close 2nd with 87k…

Still plenty of time…..

More to com.


Level 5…100/200/25 ante

01:52 pm

Re-Entry period is almost over….starting Level 5….118 players.

Re-Entry ends after Level 6

Step 2 Satellite tonight at 6pm !!

01:37 pm

Looking for a chance to play in next weekend’s Main Event? Come down tonight at 6pm for a $260 Step 2 satellite.

10k in chips and 20 minute blinds.

Notable names in the field so far….

01:08 pm

Matthew Kuba

Ralph Macri

Christopher Tryba

Gennady Kostrov

Paul Darden

Jonathan Nykvist

Fred Paradis

Joe Starratt

End of Level 3…..

12:57 pm

As we increase the blinds, still plenty of seats available. Re-entries end after Level 6.

96 players.

Fred Paradis knocks out 1st player of the tournament

11:42 am

Fred Paradis knocks out our 1st player of the tournament when his pocket 7s crack Keith Woodward pocket As when a 7 comes on the flop.

Still plenty of time of re-entries.

Welcome to the 2014 Mohegan Sun Spring Showdown Series…#springshowdown

11:15 am

 Today starts 8 days of Guarantee Tournaments here at Mohegan Sun. Over $500,000 in Guarantees awaits. Tournament Director Rebecca Carabino and her staff are here to serve you!

Here is today’s lineup:

Sunday, March 23rd

11:00am – $600 No Limit Hold ’Em – 100k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $530/$70
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/40 Minutes (Day 1) 50 Minutes (Day 2)
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels
  • Day 2 will be on Monday, March 24th at 11am

Follow all the action here as well as on Twitter. Follow us @mohegansunpoker and don’t forget to use #SpringShowdown for YOUR TWEET to be seen in our Twitter box in the upper right hand corner of our Blog site.

2014 Spring Showdown starts up this Sunday !! #SpringShowdown

02:16 am

Looking for some High Stakes Tournament action this weekend. Well look no further. Mohegan Sun is your place to play. Starting on Sunday March 23rd, the 2014 Spring Showdown starts with a $600 No-Limit tournament with a 100K guarantee.

On March 29-30th, the Main Event is an $1100 Buy-In with a $150K Guarantee.

Looking for a hotel room? click below on how you can get a room. Rooms are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Tournament Overview
Event Details
Satellite Voucher Giveaway
Hotel Rates