Chip lead appears to be Rawlinson as we move through level 8

 

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Ken Rawlinson scoops another pot as we were at that very active table. Ryan Mostafa is very active and has been in several pots with Ken.

Ken is up over 150 k now
 
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Michael Thibeau is over 120 k and moving up early.

 
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Soukha Kachittavong who has multiple cashes here at Mohegan is here and is at 90 k

 
Blog and Photos by Poker Mike AKA (allinwithjesus)

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Ryan Mostafa quads it up against H. Dao's rockets.

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Ryan Mostafa holding 10 7 and H Dao holding AA and Dao goes all in on the flop and Mostafa snap calls with a board with 2 10s.. Mostafa gets the 4th 10 to quad up and double up. Mostafa is up to over 50 k now and H.Dao is reduced to 7 k

 
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Flop was 10 9 10 for Mostafa and the river 10 made quads for the win.

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Table 6 action leaves one short and one tall in Mohegan Showdown Main event.

Two Players in the hand Vinny Greco  seat 9 and Matthew Walsh seat 4
Action on Vinny on a flop of 10 7 4 rainbow and Vinny bet 600 when he flopped a set of 7s
Matthew Walsh in the 4 seat raises to 5000.
Turn was a Q of diamonds and Vinny Checked and Matthew bet 10 k and Vinny moved all in.
Vinny won with his set and Matthew showed A 7 for one pair and now is below starting stack.
Vinny Greco has over 75 K and is now the early chip leader

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Matthew Walsh below starting stack pictured below.

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Blogged and photos by Poker Mike AKA ( allinwithjesus)

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Main event at mohegan has unlimited re-entries until end of level 9

Players are still entering the $1100 Main Event at Mohegan Sun and will have till level 9 today to re-enter as many times as they like. The prize pool boasts a $100 K guarantee and the main event trophy to the winner.
Levels start at 40 minutes and we are just entering level 2 so tell your friends to come on down and play this great structure event today as all the blind levels are included and this is sure to be an exciting event as the day goes on.
Stay tuned to the blog and put it on your home screen on your phone for easy access.
Updates will be forthcoming throughout all the events of the showdown today and tomorrow.
Everyone have fun and run good.
Looking to see you in the blog.  Please share through your face book and twitter and comments always welcome as well as criticisms.  Please tell one of the staff if you like the blog and any comments.
It only helps them to serve you better.
I will be going around with both a video camera and a red eye flash and regular flash cameras and taking photos of players as the the action unfolds.
 
Blogger Poker Mike AKA  (allinwithjesus)

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Mohegan Main Event Under way

The clock shows 8 minutes into level 1 and there are already 42 players seated for this 100 k guarantee $1100.00 event. Players start with a 30,000 starting stack and levels start at 40 minutes and then go to 50 minutes after level 10.
Here are some early photos of staff and players.
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St. Amand knocks out Holtz KQ vs 99

We caught some of the action on table 1 with only 29 players left.
Holtz was all in and the action folded to Gerry St. Amand. Gerry called and the Flop ran out all all low cards and Gerry will double up to over 670 k

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Robert Holtz hoping his KQ will survive.

 
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99 for St. Amand.

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Double up for Gerry.

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