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2015/2016 WSOP Circuit - HORSESHOE BALTIMORE (Maryland)

Friday, August 28, 2015 to Monday, August 31, 2015

Event #10: $1,675 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $687,000
  • Entries: 458
  • Remaining: 109
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8/30/2015 10:49:16 AM PST (about 7 minutes ago)
Sara Hall Back on the Right Track
8/30/2015 10:47:56 AM PST (about 9 minutes ago)
Harold Mahaffey Doubles through Chip Leader Dan Gilmer

Harold Mahaffey shoves for his last 9,700 from late position. Chip leader Dan Gilmer, who's seated right next to Mahaffey, flats. The remaining players fold and Mahaffey is at risk against the hottest player in the tournament.


The flop comes clean for Gilmer when it falls [jg,7h,3s].

A turn pairs Mahaffey giving him an unlikely lead in the hand.

The river officially earns Mahaffey the pot and he doubles through the chip leader. For Gilmer, the small loss marks his first speed bump on Day 2.

Harold Mahaffey - 25,000 (10 bb)
Dan Gilmer - 290,000 (120 bb)

8/30/2015 10:39:55 AM PST (about 17 minutes ago)
Dan Gilmer Takes the Lead
Dan Gilmer

First in from the button, Dan Gilmer opens to 5,000. The small blind calls, as does Karim Baruque in the big, and it's three-handed to the flop.

It comes , and it checks to the raiser. Gilmer continues for 7,000, and both opponents call. The turn is the , and Gilmer bets 11,500. Both opponents call again. The river is the , and it checks around.

Gilmer tables , winning the pot with two pair. He's now crossed the 300,000-chip mark, sitting with the overall chip lead with about 100 players remaining.

Dan Gilmer - 305,000 (127 bb)

8/30/2015 10:28:31 AM PST (about 28 minutes ago)
Defending Champion Chris Csik Running Hot Early

After starting the day with 39,200, Chris Csik, the defending champion of the Baltimore Main Event, is sitting with nearly 250,000 following an early double up and a couple of knockouts.

According to Cisk, he doubled up early with pocket jacks against ace-queen. Later, Csik opened from under-the-gun with and one player called. On a board, Csik led out and was called. Csik hit a straight on the turn and his opponent moved all in with . Cisk snap-called and his straight held up to send one player to the rail.

A few hands later, Csik gets it all in preflop against Trevor Deeter. Csik holds pocket jacks again versus Deeter's ace-queen. Csik hits a set of jacks on the flop and that holds up for him to scoop Deeter's stack of about 85,000.

Chris Csik - 246,000 (103 bb)

8/30/2015 10:26:33 AM PST (about 30 minutes ago)
Level 15 Started
Level:15  Blinds:1,200/2,400  Ante:400
8/30/2015 10:25:21 AM PST (about 31 minutes ago)
Stepan Gusak Flops Top-Top

Stepan Gusak is in late position. He raises to 4,500 and it folds around to the button. He three bets, making it 11,500 to go. The blinds fold and action is back on Gusak. He calls and it's off to the flop.

The board comes and Gusak checks. The button bets 10,000. Gusak calls. They head to fourth street.

Both players check the .

The river completes the board with the . Gusak leads for 18,000. Following a couple minutes in the tank, the button calls. Gusak flips over for top pair, top kicker. The button folds and Gusak takes the pot.

Stepan Gusak - 117,000 (58 bb)

8/30/2015 10:21:35 AM PST (about 35 minutes ago)
James Kraetz Flops an Ace

James Kraetz is in early position and raises to 4,300. The player on his immediate left calls. All other players fold and they're heads up to the flop.

Kraetz leads for 6,000 when the flop falls . His opponent calls and they head to the turn.

Both players check the .

The board completes with the on the river and bother players check again. Kraetz flips over and his opponent mucks. Kraetz wins the pot.

James Kraetz - 80,500 (40 bb)
8/30/2015 10:08:37 AM PST (about 48 minutes ago)
Jon Borenstein Flops a Straight, Doubles Up

According to players at the table, James Kraetz opens from early position with a raise to 4,500. One player calls from middle position and Jon Borenstein calls from the big blind, sending three players to the flop.

Borenstein checks the flop and Kraetz continues with a bet of 11,000. The player in middle position folds and it's back to Borenstein, who check-raises to 25,000. Kraetz moves all in, having Borenstein's stack of 81,000 covered. Borenstein calls and tables for a straight. Kraetz shows and is looking for help.

The turn and river are no help to Kraetz and Borenstein will scoop the monster pot for the double up.

Jon Borenstein - 174,500 (87 bb)
James Kraetz - 65,000 (32 bb)

8/30/2015 10:07:13 AM PST (about 49 minutes ago)
Arash Alizadeh Eliminated by Dan Gilmer

Arash Alizadeh, who began the day just outside the top 10 in chips, limps from middle position. Action is on three-time ring winner Dan Gilmer in the cutoff and he raises to 5,500. The button and blinds fold sending the action back to Alizadeh. He calls and they're heads up.

The flop comes . Alizadeh leads for 7,000. Gilmer sits still, staring down his opponent. After about 30 seconds, he reaches into his stack and raises to 21,500.

"All-in," Alizadeh calmly says.

Gilmer confirms the all-in bet. He calls and Alizadeh is at risk.

Gilmer: for an overpair
Alizadeh: for top pair, top kicker

The board runs out and Alizadeh is eliminated. Gilmer now contends for the chip lead.

Daniel Gilmer - 265,500 (132 bb)
Arash Alizadeh - Eliminated

8/30/2015 9:58:56 AM PST (about 58 minutes ago)
Steve Karp Doubles Through Sara Hall
Steve Karp

Sara Hall is first into the pot from the button, and she moves all in for just less than 45,000. Steve Karp is in the big blind with 34,500 chips, and he calls all in with . Hall is flipping for the knockout with .

The board runs out , and Karp doubles up with two pair.

Steve Karp - 72,400 (36 bb)
Sara Hall - 9,000 (5 bb)

8/30/2015 9:52:54 AM PST (about 1 hours and 4 minutes ago)
Chris McCoy Continues Winnings Ways on Day 2

Chris McCoy is in the big bling facing a raise to 5,000 from a middle-position player. McCoy calls and the pair is heads up to the flop.

McCoy checks a [jc,5,d,3s] flop. The middle-position player bets 6,400 and McCoy casually calls.

The turn is the and both players check.

The river completes the board with the and McCoy leads for 12,000. The middle-position player folds and McCoy rakes the pot. He now claims over 200,000 chips.

Chris McCoy - 210,000 (105 bb)
8/30/2015 9:46:47 AM PST (about 1 hours and 10 minutes ago)
Level 14 Started
Level:14  Blinds:1,000/2,000  Ante:300
8/30/2015 9:40:31 AM PST (about 1 hours and 16 minutes ago)
Loni Harwood Eliminated
Loni Harwood

Action folds around to the blinds, and Loni Harwood moves all in for about 19,000 from the small. Kevin Wong squeezes in the big, and he calls to put Harwood at risk. Her is dominated.

The board runs out , and Wong wins the pot with a pair of aces. Harwood is eliminated.

Kevin Wong - 125,000 (78 bb)
Loni Harwood - Eliminated

8/30/2015 9:39:01 AM PST (about 1 hours and 17 minutes ago)
Darryll Fish Eliminated
8/30/2015 9:35:33 AM PST (about 1 hours and 21 minutes ago)
James Sloat Doubles through Trevor Deeter

Trevor Deeter is in middle position and raises to 3,500. It folds to James Sloat on the button and he shoves for 17,200. It's back on Deeter.

"I wish you had more," Deeter says of Sloat's stack.

"You're giving me far too much credit," Sloat says.

Deeter calls and tables . He's behind the of Sloat as the dealer begins to burn and turn.

The board runs out and Sloat lives to fight another day.

James Sloat 38,000 (24 bb)
Trevor Deeter - 94,000 (59 bb)

8/30/2015 9:34:49 AM PST (about 1 hours and 22 minutes ago)
Chris McCoy Stacking Up Early

Chris McCoy opens with a raise to 4,200 from middle position and Nguyen Bui, in the hijack, three-bets to 11,000. The action folds back around to McCoy, and he moves all in, having Bui's stack of 42,000 covered.

Bui takes a moment, but calls and shows . Bui is ahead of McCoy's heading to the flop. Bui is still good after the flop, but McCoy picks up a flush draw with the turn. McCoy completes his flush on the river to scoop the pot and eliminate Bui early in Day 2.

Chris McCoy - 197,500 (123 bb)

8/30/2015 9:31:31 AM PST (about 1 hours and 25 minutes ago)
Stepan Gusak Flirts with 100K

A middle-position player opens the action for 3,200. Stepan Gusak calls from his direct left and it folds to Vincent Moscati in the big blind. He defends and they're three handed to the flop.

The board comes . Moscati checks. The middle-position player C-bets 5,700. Gusak calls and Moscati folds. The middle-position player and Gusak are heads up.

Both players check the turn and river. Gusak tables for a pair of jacks and he bests the of the player in middle position. Gusak rakes a pot that puts him near 100,000 chips.

Stephan Gusak - 97,500 (61 bb)

8/30/2015 9:12:46 AM PST (about 2 hours and 44 minutes ago)
Prizepool and Payouts

Eleven players bought in just before the start of Day 2, bringing the total field size to 458 total entries. That generates a prizepool worth $687,000, and that money will be shared by the final 54 players. The min-cash is worth $2,638, and each of the final nine players will be guaranteed at least $13,706.

The champion's share is $147,699 and the gold ring.

8/30/2015 9:09:54 AM PST (about 2 hours and 47 minutes ago)
Shuffle Up and Deal

The cards are in the air, and Day 2 is underway at Horseshoe Baltimore.

Registration is now closed, and the prizepool will be announced shortly.

8/30/2015 9:09:18 AM PST (about 2 hours and 47 minutes ago)
Level 13 Started
Level:13  Blinds:800/1,600  Ante:200
8/30/2015 6:47:18 AM PST (about 4 hours and 9 minutes ago)
Chase Bianci Leads Heading into Day 2

Day 2 of the $1,675 World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore will begin at noon ET. Of the 447 entries thus far, 140 players will return for Day 2 with Chase Bianchi (above) leading the way.

Bianchi will begin the day with 223,500 after surging to the top of the leaderboard late in Day 1B. Ting Xiao, who the topped the Day 1A field, will start in second place with 184,000. Players do have up until the beginning of Level 13 to register, so the prize pool and total of 447 entries is not yet finalized in the event featuring a $500,000 guarantee.

Among those returning for Day 2 are WSOP Circuit Ring winners Dan Gilmer (142,300), Marshall White (103,200), William Kopp (74,200), DJ MacKinnon (49,100), Sara Hall (46,100), and WSOP Bracelet Winner Chris Tryba (77,500)

Players are set for 13 levels of play today, including three 40-minute levels and ten one hour levels. There will be a dinner break after Level 20, meaning play should end around 2:30 a.m.

You can follow all of the Day 2 action right here at WSOP.com.

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