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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, June 21, 2019 to Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Monster Stack - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em (Event #50)

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 25 | Blinds: 20000/40000 | Ante: 40000
  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $8,147,250
  • Entries: 6,035
  • Remaining: 221


Monday, April 8, 2019 7:14 PM Local Time
Nick Burris Wins Second Gold Ring by Way of Main Event Title

Nick Burris - Horseshoe Council Bluffs Main Event Champion
*Photo courtesy of Hayley Hochstetler

Nick Burris reigned as the Horseshoe Council Bluffs Circuit Main Event on Monday, winning his second World Series of Poker gold ring. The 42-year-old from Missouri topped a field of 273 entries in Event #11: $1,7000 Main Event, which featured two separate starting flights and took four days to deem a champion.

Burris snuck into the Flight A chip lead, late in the night, bagging up 346,500.

“I was pretty card dead most of the day. Then, just kind of ran it up at the end; had some good bluffs that got through and some big pots that made it,” Burris recollected.

The start of Day 2 did not bode as well for Burris. He lost a large chunk of his stack early. Having a cushion to begin with worked out in Burris’ favor as he was able to run it back up.

Day 2 of the tournament was stacked with experienced players. Some players still in the mix when the two-table redraw hit were...READ MORE

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