2018/19 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

Friday, April 19, 2019 to Monday, April 22, 2019

Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 17 | Blinds: 2,500/5,000 | Ante: 500
  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $1,646,805
  • Entries: 1,087
  • Remaining: 257


Monday, April 8, 2019 3:08 PM Local Time (about 12 days and 9 hours ago)
Kevin Berthelsen Eliminated in 3rd Place ($44,511)

Kevin Berthelsen - *Photo courtesy of Hayley Hochstetler

Kevin Berthelsen limps on the button and Blair Hinkle raises to 225,00 from the small blind. Nick Burris folds his big blind and then Berthelsen moves all in for around 1,100,000. Hinkle thinks for about 30 seconds.

"Okay, let's go," says Hinkle.

Hinkle calls and both players table their hands.


"Diamonds for days," says Blair's brother, Mason Hinkle from the rail.

The flop comes     and both players hit their king and Hinkle picks up a flush draw. The turn is the  , giving Hinkle two pair and the lead in the hand. The river is the  . Hinkle has the best hand and he eliminates Berthelsen from the tournament.

Blair Hinkle - 3,350,000 (67 bbs)
Kevin Berthelsen - Eliminated in 3rd Place ($44,511)

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