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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 01:34:29 PM PDT

Charles Johnson raises to 120,000 on the button and gets calls from James Moon in the small blind and John Whitlow in the big blind.

Theh flop comes     and all three players check to the   on the turn. Action checks to Johnson and he bets 215,000. Both of his opponents fold.

12/04/17 01:33:30 PM PDT
Krzysztof Stybaniewicz moves all-in for 960,000 from the cutoff and gets no action.
12/04/17 01:32:46 PM PDT


Hand #32

Nate Gentry (pictured) raises to 155,000 from the cutoff and Ed Yancey calls from the small blind, as does Charles Johnson from the big blind.

The flop comes     and action checks to Gentry who bets 225,000. Yancey check-raises to 500,000 and Johnson tank-folds. Gentry moves all-in for 750,000 and Yancey calls.


Gentry is well ahead, but the turn is the   and Yancey pulls ahead with trip jacks. The river is the   and Gentry is eliminated in 6th place for $54,147.

Ed Yancey - 7,300,000 (121 bb)
Nate Gentry - Eliminated in 6th place

12/04/17 01:28:57 PM PDT

Krzysztof Stybaniewicz calls from the small blind and Ed Yancey checks from the big blind.

The flop comes    , Stybaniewicz bets 70,000 and Yancey folds.

12/04/17 01:28:05 PM PDT
James Moon raises to 250,000 from the cutoff and everyone folds.
12/04/17 01:27:30 PM PDT

Charles Johnson raises to 245,000 from the cutoff and Nate Gentry calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Gentry checks, Johnson bets 250,000 and Gentry calls.

The turn is the   and Gentry checks. Johnson bets 460,000 and Gentry folds.

12/04/17 01:26:09 PM PDT
Charles Johnson raises to 330,000 from the button and takes down the pot. 
12/04/17 01:25:27 PM PDT
Action folds around and Charles Johnson gets a walk in the small blind as James Moon is absent for his big blind. 
12/04/17 01:24:53 PM PDT

James Whitlow opens to 205,000 from the button. Everyone folds to Charles Johnson in the big blind who reveals   .

"Am I even live?" Johnson asks. 

"Half," Whitlow responds showing   .

12/04/17 01:23:26 PM PDT

From the small blind Krzysztof Stybaniewicz shoves all in for 460,000 total. Edwin Yancey thinks for a bit, then calls from the big blind. 


The board rolls out       which gives Stybaniewicz an ace-high flush and allows him to double up and take down the pot. 

"Note to self," Yancey says. "Don't call this guy's all ins."

Krzysztof Stybaniewicz - 1,010,000 (17 bb)
Ed Yancey - 6,100,000 (102 bb)

12/04/17 01:19:23 PM PDT

Charles Johnson opens with a raise to 240,000. John Whitlow calls on the button. 

The flop is     and Johnson leads with a bet of 185,000 which Whitlow calls. The turn is the   and Johnson fires again, this time betting 550,000. Whitlow tanks for about a minute and a half before folding    face up. 

Charles Johnson - 3,500,000 (58 bb)
John Whitlow - 1,975,000 (33 bb)

12/04/17 01:17:02 PM PDT

From the hijack seat Ed Yancey raises to 215,000. Charles Johnson then three bets from the cutoff to 400,000 total. Yancey just calls. 

The flop comes down     and Yancey checks to Johnson who bets 350,000. Yancey calls. 

The turn is the   and both players check. On the   river, Yancey checks once more then calls a bet of 400,000 from Johnson. Johnson shows his   , but he's beat by Yancey's    releasing a series of oohs and aahs from the table. Yancey takes down the big pot and extends his chip lead. 

Ed Yancey - 6,500,000 (108 bb)
Charles Johnson - 2,875,000 (48 bb)

12/04/17 01:12:32 PM PDT
Charles Johnson raises to 210,000 on the button and everyone folds.
12/04/17 01:12:12 PM PDT
Nate Gentry raises to 130,000 from the hijack and gets no action.
12/04/17 01:11:16 PM PDT


Hand #20:

David Jackson raises to 130,000 from middle position and Ed Yancey three-bets to 435,000 from the small blind. Jackson thinks for a moment and moves all-in for 1,335,000. Yancey snap-calls.

Jackson is at risk with   , up against Yancey's   .

The flop comes     and it looks safe for Jackson to double. Unfortunately for him, the turn is the   and Yancey hits his queen to pull ahead. The river is the   and Jackson is eliminated in 7th place, taking home $42,046 for his deep run.

Ed Yancey - 5,420,000 (90 bb)
David Jackson - Eliminated in 7th place

12/04/17 01:07:10 PM PDT
Action folds to Krzysztof Stybaniewicz and he moves all-in from the small blind. Ed Yancey mucks his big blind.
12/04/17 01:05:49 PM PDT
Action folds to Nate Gentry in the small blind and he shoves on Krzysztof Stybaniewicz in the big blind. He thinks for a moment and then folds.
12/04/17 01:05:06 PM PDT
Nate Gentry gets a walk and rakes in the pot.
12/04/17 01:04:01 PM PDT
Charles Johnson raises to 200,000 from the cutoff and wins the pot when everyone folds. 
12/04/17 01:03:16 PM PDT

Nate Gentry shoves all in from early position. Krzysztof Stybaniewicz shoves all in over the top with a covering stack in the next seat over. Everyone else folds and their hands are tabled. 


Gentry holds up as the board comes       and that earns him the double up while Stybaniewicz falls back down the counts.

Nate Gentry - 1,540,000 (26 bb) 
Krzysztof Stybaniewicz - 500,000 (8 bb)