6/17, 12:00am: It went right up to nearly midnight here at Delaware Park, but it was JOHN SANTA MARIA from the great state of New Jersey who defeated Joshua Oh in a heads up battle to claim the Vegas package, earning the right to face Stephanie Mangum for the $10,000 WSOP Main Event seat!
Huge congrats to all who competed!
2nd place: JOSHUA OH, Virginia
3rd place: JIM "Spiderman" FRANCOVITCH, Maryland
4th place: JOHN GRAUSAM, New Jersey
6/16, 11:03pm: We are now down to our Final 4 Players!!! This means all remaining player are guaranteed to receive a WSOP package!
5th place: LARRY ROBEY, Maryland
6th place: ANNA SAMUELS, Michigan
7th place: BOB FINK, Connecticut
8th place: LEE PERRY, North Carolina
6/16, 10:35pm: We have a FINAL TABLE! 8 players now remain in the National TOC Finals! The Top 4 earn the WSOP Packages, with the winner earning a paid trip to Vegas to play heads up against Stephanie Mangum for the $10,000 WSOP Main Event seat!
9th place: LINDA CARRIER, New Jersey
10th place: PATRICK McDOLE, North Carolina
6/16, 10:10pm: We have just 10 players left!!! 2 more eliminations and we will have a true Top 8 Final Table!
11th place: MICHAEL "JOEY" McCORMICK, Virginia
12th place: DORIS McCARRICK, New Jersey
13th place: SEAN HAMMOND, Maryland
14th place: LaCOUNT YOUNG, Virginia
6/16, 9:45pm: We are down to 14 players! Blinds are 15k/30k, with the average chip stack sitting at just over 175,000 chips.
15th place: BRIAN MERCHANT, Virginia
16th place: CHRISTOPHER MERRICK, New Jersey
17th place: DOUG BYRD, North Carolina
18th place: BOB HOWARD, New Jersey
19th place: BRIAN HOBBS, Virginia
20th place: STEVE VOGEL, New Jersey
21st place: BARRY HENRY, New Jersey
22nd place: DEBBIE PAULEY, North Carolina
23rd place: DAVE SINGH, New Jersey
24th place: JOHN RHODES, SR., Maryland
6/16, 8:25pm: The final 24 players are....
Doug Byrd (NC), Linda Carrier (NJ), Bob Fink (CT), Jim "Spiderman" Francovitch (MD), John Grausam (NJ), Sean Hammond (MD), Barry Henry (NJ), Brian Hobbs (VA), Bob Howard (NJ), Doris McCarrick (NJ), Michael "Joey" McCormick (VA), Patrick McDole (NC), Brian Merchant (VA), Christopher Merrick (NJ), Joshua Oh (VA), Debbie Pauley (NC), Lee Perry (NC), John Rhodes, Sr. (MD), Larry Robey, Sr. (MD), Anna Samuels (MI), John Santa Maria (NJ), Dave Singh (NJ), Steve Vogel (NJ), LaCount Young (VA)
6/16, 8:00pm: And just like that, we have our Top 24 players! It's time for THE PIT!!!
A full list of the remaining players will be posted shortly.
6/16, 7:35pm: 123 players made up the field in the National TOC Finals and we are down to our last 33!
Just like the National Champ Finals, we'lll be updating throughout the event - so stay tuned!
6/16, 11:30am: The National TOC Semifinals Flight #2 is under way at Delaware Park! Dozens are competing in a shootout format to advance to the Finals at 3pm.
Stay tuned for full coverage!
One player will emerge from the field to take on Stephanie Mangum in Las Vegas in a heads up battle for the $10,000 WSOP Main Event seat!
Check back often in this article for coverage of the Semi-Finals, Finals, and THE PIT, where the final 24 players will compete for the $1,000 prize package to Vegas.
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