RAHME BOWS OUT

The talent of Raymond Rahme cannot be questioned, but he couldn’t prevent elimination on Day 4. Day 4 kicked off Tuesday afternoon with veteran player Dwyte Pilgrim giving the ‘shuffle up and deal’ call as the field got down to business at level 13.James Carroll was the frontrunner with 803,000 chips, but a slew of excellent players like Scotty Nguyen, Robert Varkonyi, Filippo Candio and 1987 and 1988 champ Johnny Chan remained in contention.

Other well known faces around the tables included Eric Baldwin, Steve Billirakis, Johnny Lodden, Patrik Antonius, Vanessa Selbst, Scott Clements, Annie Duke, Humberto Brenes, Isaac Baron, Barry Greenstein and Alexander Kostritsyn.

The eliminations were soon coming thick and fast, with many respected players falling before the money bubble burst, including Barny Boatman, Matt Savage, JJ Liu, Blair Rodman, Dave Colclough, Rob Perlman, Barry Shulman, Dewey Tomko, Kathy Liebert, Raymond Rahme, Barry Greenstein, Erica Schoenberg, Robert Varkonyi, Annie Duke, Nicolas Chouity, Valdemar Kwaysser, Dan Harrington, Kido Pham, Corwin Cole and Humberto Brenes.