Sunday, March 3, 2013

$2,000 No-Limit Event is in the Money!

With the elimination of our 37th place finisher, the remaining 36 players are now in the money.

All players are guaranteed a minimium of $4,250, with all eyes on the first place prize of $168,970 plus a $7,500 Main Event seat.

Play will continue until the final table of 9 players is reached.

Phil Hellmuth Eliminated from the $2,000 Shooting Star

Phil Hellmuth has been eliminated late on Day 1 of the $2,000 No-Limit Hold 'em Shooting Star event.

His [Qd][Ts] was unable to improve against his opponent's [Ah][Kd].

Photo: Even the Players Follow

At the live stream feature table, Viet Vo keeps up on all the action on

$2,000 No-Limit Shooting Star Photo Blog

Phil Hellmuth rests his eyes for a few minutes in between hands after the dinner break.
Phil Hellmuth stares down Greg Sessler before the flop.
Jonathan Duhamel sports a San Jose Sharks hat to show his support for Bay 101.
Barry Woods watches as his opponent throws out a bet on the river.
One of the biggest pots seen on the Bay 101 Live Stream during Day 1 of the $2,000 NL.
One of the Dolphin fountains on display at the entrance of the Bay 101 Casino.
Tournament Director Matt Savage snapped this pic of WhoJedi and veeRob working on the blog.

Videos: Shooting Star $2k - Day 1

Dylan Hortin Leads the $2,000 Shooting Star Field with 113 Remaining

Dylan Hortin

Players are now on Dinner Break

With the completion of 300/600 blinds, the 113 remaining players are now on their one hour dinner break. 

Players will return at approximately 6:30pm PST and will be playing 400/800 blinds with a 100 ante.

Shooting Star $2,000 No-Limit Final Numbers and Payouts

We had a total of 344 players in the $2,000 No-Limit Hold 'em event at the Bay 101 Shooting Star.

Final payouts are as follows:

1st - $168,970 + $7,500 Shooting Star Seat
2nd - $97,080 + $7,500 Shooting Star Seat
3rd - $61,130 + $7,500 Shooting Star Seat
4th - $47,390
5th - $34,970
6th - $27,780
7th - $21,240
8th - $15,360
9th - $11,110
10th-12th - $8,500
13th-15th - $6,860
16th-18th - $5,880
19th-27th - $4,900
28th-36th - $4,250

Photos: More Players from the $2,000 Shooting Star Event

Matt Affleck
Nam Le

Mike Noori
Phil Hellmuth

Ron Burke
Ryan Eriquezzo

Shannon Shorr
Tim West

J.C. Tran
Will Failla

Photos: The $2,000 No-Limit Shooting Star Field

Allen Cunningham
Barry Woods
Christian Harder
Andy Lichtenberger
Dan Shak
David Sands
Daniel Stern
Andy Frankenberger

Jonathan Duhamel Shows His Love for the Bay 101 Casino

Jonathan Duhamel
Despite being a die hard Montreal Canadians fan, Jonathan Duhamel is showing his love for the Bay 101 Casino today by sporting a San Jose Sharks hat during the $2,000 No-Limit event.

Duhamel and a large group of players attended the Sharks game last night before the Shooting Star festivities got underway.

The Bay 101 $2,000 Shooting Star Event is Underway!

The 2013 Bay 101 Shooting Star is now officially underway.

Cards are in the air for the $2,000 No-Limit event.

Players start with 10,000 in chips and the levels are 40 minutes in length.

You can watch the live stream of the feature table by clicking on

Shooting Star begins today!

Today is Sunday, March 3rd, and that means that the Bay 101 Shooting Star will begin.

Today at 11am we will be hosting the $2,000 No-Limit Tournament.  Players start with 10,000 in chips and will be playing 40 minute levels.  Please click here to see the full structure.

Tomorrow at 11am is Day 1a of the $7,500 Shooting Star Championship, with $2,500 bounties.  Please click here to see the full structure.  Please click here to see the list of bounties.