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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 7:14 PM Local Time (about 12 days and 5 hours ago)
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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