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2017/18 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

Friday, December 01, 2017 to Monday, December 04, 2017

Event #10A/B: $1,675 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $1,435,500
  • Entries: 957
  • Remaining: 0
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12/04/17 02:33:53 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #52: Ed Yancey
 

Ed Yancey limps in from the small blind and Charles Johnson checks his option from the big blind. 

The flop comes     and Yancey leads out for 150,000. Johnson folds and Yancey takes down the pot. 

12/04/17 02:32:31 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #51: Ed Yancey
 
Ed Yancey gets a walk in the big blind. 
12/04/17 02:31:15 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Krzysztof Stybaniewicz Eliminated in 5th Place ($70,584)
 

 

Hand #51:

James Moon limps in on the button. Action folds around to Krzysztof Stybaniewicz (above) who's in the big blind for right around 1 million. He moves all in. 

"Oh Krzysztof," Moon says. "Sorry I gotta do this to you brother." 

Moon calls quickly and their hands are turned up. 

Stybaniewicz:   
Moon:    

The board runs out       and that keeps Moon in the lead the whole way. Stybaniewicz hits the rail in 5th place and takes home $70,584 for his efforts here in the main. 

James Moon - 6,100,000 (76 bb)
Krzysztof Stybaniewicz - Eliminated

12/04/17 02:26:58 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #49: No Walks Allowed
 

Action folds to James Moon in the small blind. John Whitlow asks if he'll be getting a walk. 

"I'll never give you a walk," James Moon says before limping in. 

John Whitlow then shoves all in from the big blind. Moon thinks for a while then lets go of his hand. Whitlow shows    and take down the pot. 

12/04/17 02:25:13 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #48: John Whitlow
 
John Whitlow opens to 250,000 and takes down the blinds and antes when everyone folds. 
12/04/17 02:19:38 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #47: Ed Yancey
 
Ed Yancey raises to 230,000 and that earns him the pot when everyone folds. 
12/04/17 02:17:42 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #46: James Moon
 
James Moon Opens to 200,000 from the button and wins the pot. 
12/04/17 02:15:45 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #45: James Moon
 
James Moon raises to 195,000 on the button and gets no action.
12/04/17 02:15:23 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #44: John Whitlow
 

Charles Johnson raises to 170,000 on the button and John Whitlow calls from the big blind.

The flop comes     and both players check to the   on the turn. Whitlow checks, Johnson bets 230,000 and Whitlow shoves for 1,500,000. Johnson open-folds the  . Whitlow shows    for a pair of aces and the nut flush draw.

12/04/17 02:14:04 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #43: James Moon
 
James Moon gets a walk.
12/04/17 02:13:33 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #42: Krzysztof Stybaniewicz
 
James Moon raises to 200,000 from under the gun, Krzysztof Stybaniewicz moves all-in for 790,000 and Moon folds.
12/04/17 02:12:35 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #41: "I Was Like, We Friends, Please Fold"
 

Charles Johnson raises to 230,000 form under the gun and Ed Yancey defends his big blind.

The flop comes     and both players check to the   on the turn. Yancey leads out for 250,000 and Johnson raises to 700,000. Yancey calls.

The river is the  . Yancey checks and Johnson shoves for 2,900,000. Yancey goes deep into the tank but opts to fold. Johnson says "Thank God" and tables   . "I was like, we friends, please fold" as the entire table erupts in laughter.

"You looked terrified" says Yancey. "That's because I was!" exclaims Johnson, prompting more laughter from the table and rail.

12/04/17 01:59:21 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #40: Ed Yancey
 
Ed Yancey opens to 260,000 from under the gun and takes down the blinds and antes when everyone folds. 
12/04/17 01:58:49 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #39: James Moon
 

James Moon raises to 215,000 from the small blind. John Whitlow defends from the big blind. 

The flop comes down     and Moon leads out with a bet of 400,000. Whitlow calls. 

The turn is the   and both players check. They check again on the  

"Jack high," Whitlow says showing    

"Jack high?" Moon asks. "I got that beat! I got a five!"

He shows    and takes down the pot. 

12/04/17 01:57:04 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #38: James Moon
 
Charles Johnson limps in the from small blind before James Moon raises to 180,000 more from the big blind. Johnson folds and Moon takes down the pot. 
12/04/17 01:55:29 PM PST (about 8 days and 14 hours ago)
 
Hand #37: John Whitlow
 

John Whitlow opens with a raise to 305,000 on the button. 

"What did you drink on break?" Ed Yancey asks before folding. 

"Nothing, but I could use a beer," Whitlow responds. Charles Johnson folds his big blind and Whitlow takes down the pot. 

12/04/17 01:54:24 PM PST (about 8 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Hand #36: John Whitlow
 

From under the gun, Charles Johnson raises to 305,000. James Whitlow reraises on the button making it 725,000. Charles Johnson drops into the tank. 

"I've avoided disaster once before," Johnson says. "Might be another one here. And it's the first hand back from break."

Johnson stays in the tank for nearly three minutes. 

"This thoroughly sucks," Johnson continues. Eventually he settles on fold. "That's a lot of respect sir."

"I deserve respect," Whitlow responds, laughing, as he takes down the pot. 

12/04/17 01:40:54 PM PST (about 8 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Level 30 Started
 
Level:30  Blinds:40,000/80,000  Ante:10,000
12/04/17 01:35:16 PM PST (about 8 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Another Break
 

The remaining 5 players are on another 15-minute break. Here's how they'll stack up when they return for the new level:

Ed Yancey - 7,440,000 (93 bb)
James Moon - 4,540,000 (57 bb)
Charles Johnson - 4,375,000 (55 bb)
John Whitlow - 1,770,000 (22 bb)
Krzysztof Stybaniewicz - 1,020,000 (13 bb)

12/04/17 01:34:55 PM PST (about 8 days and 15 hours ago)
 
Hand #35: Charles Johnson
 
Charles Johnson raises to 225,000 from the cutoff and everyone folds.


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