Day 7 of Run It Up Reno VIII was certainly one for the books!
The biggest buy-in event of the series kicked off at 12PM with the $1,100 Thursday Thrilla. A total of 176 entries came through the cage for a prize pool of $82,720 outside of the $500 bounties on everyone’s heads. Just 9 players remain, fighting it out for the $20,400 first-place prize.
Leading the way is Katie Lindsay with a whopping 1,104,000 chips and 11 bounties so far! She holds a commanding lead, with Timothy Guilford sitting on the next-biggest stack with 497,000 chips. Frank Lagodich rounds out the top three with 413,000 chips, with Max Brown (140,000) and Team RIU Pro Fintan ‘Easywithaces’ Hand (127,000) still in the mix.
The final table kicks off at 2PM with live updates provided by PokerNews here.
The live stream with cards up will begin at 4:30PM via runitup.tv.
Here is a look at the Thrilla Final Table, courtesy of PokerNews:
Later in the evening, it was Team RIU’s one and only Jimmy Cappucci who made waves in the $125 6-Max N.O.R.S.E. event, taking it down for $2,219. The impressive part of this win, was that Cappucci won a record-breaking 6th RIU gold trophy. What’s even MORE impressive?! He beat his OWN record!
Cappucci defeated Paul Holder heads-up in this event, who took home $1,415 for his deep run. Familiar faces that made it deep in this event included the likes of Cat Valdes (7th – $320), Eric Goldstein (8th – $320), Sarah Sherman (10th – $200), and John Boriolo (11th – $200).
Official Results for the $125 6-Max N.O.R.S.E. event:
Day 8 kicks off at 12PM with the $250,000 guaranteed Main Event starting at Noon! Here is a look at the schedule for the day:
10AM – $110 6-Max SNGs (1 in 6 Win)
12PM – $600 Main Event Day 1A $250K GTD
2PM – Thursday Thrilla Final Table
2PM – $120 Main Event Turbo Satellite
5PM – $125 6-Max Triple Stud $5K GTD
8PM – Cash Game Hangout