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

Friday, August 10, 2018 to Monday, August 13, 2018

Event #11: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $1,599,840
  • Entries: 1,056
  • Remaining: 0
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08/13/18 11:00:14 PM PDT (about 3 days and 14 hours ago)
 
The Winner of the Harrah's Cherokee Main Event is Adam Ross
 

 
Adam Ross is the Cherokee Main Event Champion for $295,970

"Yes! Yes! Life-changing money! Finally!"

This is what the newly-crowned champion of the Harrah's Cherokee Main Event was shouting at the top of his lungs once the last card hit the felt. In the final hand of the tournament, Adam Ross raised it up on the button and faced a shove worth about seven big blinds from Ryan 'The Janitor' Phan. He called and turned a set to lock up the pot. He turned to his wife...READ MORE

08/13/18 10:27:55 PM PDT (about 3 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross Wins the Harrah's Cherokee Main Event for $295,970! Ryan Phan Eliminated in Second ($182,990)
 


Adam Ross - Winner of the Harrah's Cherokee Main Event 

Adam Ross opens with a raise to 1,250,000. Ryan Phan moves all in from the big blind for 3,500,000. Ross calls and it's off to the races. 

Ryan Phan:   
Adam Ross:    

The board comes down       and that gives Ross a set on the turn, leaving Phan drawing dead.

"Yes!!!" Ross shouts. "No more mortgage!"  

With that, Phan is eliminated and Ross is the winner of the Harrah's Cherokee Circuit Main Event. For his win Ross will collect $295,970, massively eclipsing his previous cashes at the WSOP.


Ryan Phan - The Runner Up

Phan will take home $182,990 for second place, moving his total WSOP cashes over $1,000,000. 

 

08/13/18 10:22:06 PM PDT (about 3 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross Cutting Ryan Phan Down
 

Adam Ross raises to 1,000,000 on the button and Ryan Phan calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and both players check. On the   turn, Ross bets enough to put Phan all in and Phan folds. 

Adam Ross - 27,500,000 (55 bb)
Ryan Phan - 3,500,000 (7 bb)

08/13/18 10:16:17 PM PDT (about 3 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Level 37 Started
 
Level:37  Blinds:250,000/500,000  Ante:50,000
08/13/18 10:10:49 PM PDT (about 3 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Ryan Phan Caught Bluffing
 

Ryan Phan limps in and Adam Ross checks his option. 

The flop comes     and both players check to the   on the turn. Ross checks, Phan bets 500,000 and Ross quickly calls.

The river is the  . Ross checks and Phan fires out a bet of 1,500,000. Ross thinks about it and eventually tosses in some chips, indicating a call. Phan mucks his hand and Ross rakes in another pot. 

Adam Ross - 26,500,000 (66 bb)
Ryan Phan - 5,000,000 (13 bb)

08/13/18 10:08:14 PM PDT (about 3 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross in the Driver's Seat
 

Adam Ross raises to 825,000 from the button and Ryan Phan three-bets, making it 2,400,000 from the big blind. Ross calls. 

The flop is     and Phan leads out, betting 1,500,000. Ross calls. 

On the   turn, Phan slows down and checks. Ross then puts out a bet of 2,400,000. Phan thinks about it for a bit, counts his stack, but ultimately decides to fold, putting Ross in a big lead. 

Adam Ross - 22,300,000 (56 bb)
Ryan Phan - 7,775,000 (19 bb)

08/13/18 10:03:46 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross Shoves His Way Into the Lead
 

Adam Ross raises to 800,000 and Ryan Phan calls. 

The flop comes     and Ross checks. Phan bets and Ross quickly check-raises to 1,100,000. Phan thinks for a minute and eventually folds. 

Ross takes over the chip lead now.

Adam Ross - 19,000,000 (48 bb)
Ryan Phan - 12,500,000 (31 bb)

08/13/18 10:00:36 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross Doubles Back into Contention
 

Adam Ross limps in on the button and Ryan Phan checks his option from the big blind. 

The flop is     and Phan checks. Ross puts out a bet of 600,000. Phan then check-raises, making it 2,000,000. Ross then moves all in and Phan quickly calls. 

Ryan Phan:   
Adam Ross:   

Phan flopped two pair on the monotone board but Ross is in the lead with a straight. Phan needs and eight or four to seal the tournament but the   on the turn and   on the river are not what he's looking for. Ross double up, putting the two players back to relatively even stacks. 

Adam Ross - 15,000,000 (38 bb)
Ryan Phan - 16,000,000 (40 bb)

08/13/18 09:43:00 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Ryan Phan Keeps Sweepin' in the Chips
 

Adam Ross raises to 800,000 and Ryan Phan defends.

The flop comes     and Phan checks. Ross quickly bets 1,100,000 and Phan thinks for a moment before check-raising to 2,700,000. Ross quickly lets it go.

Phan now has more than a four-to-one chip lead.

Ryan Phan - 23,000,000 (58 bb)
Adam Ross - 8,700,000 (22 bb)

08/13/18 09:37:35 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Ryan Phan Whittling Away at Adam Ross
 

Ryan Phan raises on the button to 800,000. Adam Ross calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and both players check to see the   on the turn. There, Ross leads out with a bet of 1,000,000. Phan then check-raises, making it 3,050,000. Ross quickly folds. 

"When are you going to stop flopping me to death," Ross says after the hand. 

Ryan Phan - 22,300,000 (56 bb)
Adam Ross - 8,700,000 (22 bb)

08/13/18 09:34:09 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
"Good Value! Good Value!"
 

Adam Ross raises to 800,000 and Ryan Phan calls. 

The flop comes     and both players check to the   on the turn. Both players check again, and the dealer puts the   on the river. Phan puts out a bet of 500,000 and Ross calls. "Big ace" says Ross. It's no good though, as Phan tables    for two pair.

"Good value! Good value! What'd I get? Two checks outta you?" asks Ross.

Ryan Phan - 21,500,000 (54 bb)
Adam Ross - 10,200,000 (26 bb)

08/13/18 09:26:38 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Heads-Up Chip Counts
 
Ryan Phan - 16,000,000 (40 bb)
Adam Ross - 15,000,000 (38 bb)
08/13/18 09:25:47 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Raveesh Asnani Eliminated in 3rd Place ($135,986)
 


Raveesh Asnani 

Ryan Phan opens on the button with a raise to 900,000. Next to act, Raveesh Asnani moves all in from the small blind, shoving for 5,100,000. Action folds back to Phan and he tanks for a bit, then calls. 

Ryan Phan:   
Raveesh Asnani:    

The board runs out       and Phan's king kicker plays to earn him the pot. Asnani is sent out in 3rd place and will collect $135,986 for third place. 

Ryan Phan - 16,000,000 (40 bb)
Raveesh Asnani - Eliminated

08/13/18 09:20:32 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Ryan Phan is Chipping Away
 

Adam Ross raises to 800,000 on the button and Ryan Phan calls from the small blind.

The flop comes     and both players check to the   on the turn. Phan leads out for 1,000,000 and Ross quickly calls. 

The river is the   and both players opt to check. "Two pair" announces Ross, tabling   . Unfortunately for him, Phan tables    for a straight to the king and rakes in the pot. 

Ryan Phan - 11,500,000 (29 bb)
Adam Ross - 13,000,000 (33 bb)

08/13/18 09:16:02 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Level 36 Started
 
Level:36  Blinds:200,000/400,000  Ante:50,000
08/13/18 09:04:47 PM PDT (about 3 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Another Break
 

The final 3 players are on a 15-minute break, coming back to Level 36: 200,000/400,000 with a 50,000 ante. 

Adam Ross - 15,000,000 (38 bb)
Ryan Phan - 10,000,000 (25 bb)
Raveesh Asnani - 6,500,000 (16 bb)

 

08/13/18 08:56:52 PM PDT (about 3 days and 16 hours ago)
 
Ryan Phan's Turn Raise Gets Through
 

Ryan Phan raises to 650,000 on the button and Adam Ross calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and Ross checks over to Phan. Phan bets 600,000. Ross calls. 

On the   turn, Ross switches gears and leads out for 1,300,000. Phan then thinks for a long while before raising, making it 3,000,000. Ross thinks for a while himself, then decides to fold. So Phan takes down the pot. 

Ryan Phan - 8,300,000 (28 bb)
Adam Ross - 12,000,000 (40 bb)

08/13/18 08:39:58 PM PDT (about 3 days and 16 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross Takes it On the Turn
 

Raveesh Asnani raises to 850,000 from the small blind and Adam Ross quickly defends his big blind. 

The flop comes     and Asnani bets 1,100,000. Ross practically beats him into the pot, tossing some chips in to quickly call.

The turn is the  . Asnani has a look back at his cards and opts to check. Ross reaches into his stack and bets 1,500,000. Asnani lets it go, sending the pot to Ross. 

Adam Ross - 15,500,000 (51 bb)
Raveesh Asnani - 8,300,000 (28 bb)

08/13/18 08:32:13 PM PDT (about 3 days and 16 hours ago)
 
Adam Ross Distancing Himself From the Pack
 

Raveesh Asnani limps in from the small blind and Adam Ross raises in the big blind to 900,000. Asnani calls. 

The flop was     and both player check to see the   on the turn. There, Ross leads with a bet of 1,200,000. Asnani calls. 

On the   river, Ross leads again, this time betting 1,700,000. Asnani tanks for a long while, then decides to call. Ross shows down his    and it's good to earn him the big pot, pushing him into the chip lead. 

Adam Ross - 19,250,000 (64 bb)
Raveesh Asnani - 7,450,000 (25 bb)

08/13/18 08:23:18 PM PDT (about 3 days and 16 hours ago)
 
No Heroes Here
 

Adam Ross raises to 600,000 on the button and Raveesh Asnani defends his big blind. 

The flop comes     and Asnani check-calls a bet of 625,000 from Ross. The turn is the   and both players check to the   on the river. Asnani fires out a bet of 1,200,000 and Ross calls. 

Asnani tables    for a pair of jacks and Ross flashes    for ace high and a hero call gone wrong.

Raveesh Asnani - 13,000,000 (43 bb)
Adam Ross - 10,000,000 (33 bb)

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