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Players who finish in the top 30 places in each weekly $5,000 freeroll will be awarded between five and 100 points as shown in the table in the Terms and Conditions tab.
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Jesse Sylvia started this hand with the button. Action moved to him, and he raised to 1.4 million. Jake Balsiger called from the big blind, and the flop came down . Balsiger checked over to Sylvia, and the start-of-the-day chip leader fired 1.6 million. Balsiger called.
The turn was the , and both players checked to see the land on the river. Balsiger fired 2.5 million, and Sylvia folded.
Jeremy Ausmus started this hand from the button, and Jake Balsiger raised to 1.2 million from the cutoff seat. Ausmus then reraised to 2.85 million before action folded back to Balsiger. He took his time, then reraised, and Ausmus quickly folded.
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