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The 2017 Card Player Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville final table is set. After weeding down initial field day 2 saw 81 players return to the tables for more action. Gameplay was fast as 10 players exited the tournament in the first 40 minutes alone. Event day 1 chip leader Jermaine “Lion” Gerlin, who has 111 big blinds, was eliminated before reaching the money spots.
It took fewer than 10 hands from there to eliminate the bubble boy, the last player before everyone in the tournament makes money. In this case it was Jacksonville local Shawn Wheeling who exited and left the remaining 48 players in the money with a minimum of $1,764.
The tournament continued at a fast pace with 10 more players falling to the wayside quickly.
Now, Alexis Courtois, from France, will begin the final table as chip leader next to back-to-back CPPT bestbet main event final table participant Jared Reinstein.
Final table action will be streamed live on CardPlayer.com Monday afternoon at 2pm ET. Blinds are set at 20,000-40,000 with a 5,000 ante, forcing players to be aggressive with their play.
The stakes are high and the table is set with the winner taking home $75,714 and the title.