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2017/18 WSOP Circuit - RIO LAS VEGAS

Saturday, February 24, 2018 to Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Event #11: $1,675 MAIN EVENT - $1M Guarantee

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $1,330,500
  • Entries: 887
  • Remaining: 0
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02/27/18 11:55:44 PM PDT
Level:34  Blinds:100,000/200,000  Ante:30,000
02/27/18 11:41:26 PM PDT
Players are now on a 15-minute break. The tournament will resume at roughly 11:55 p.m.
02/27/18 11:40:15 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 380,000 on the button and Kevin Iacofano calls. The flop comes     and both players check. 

The turn brings the  , Iacofano bets 550,000 and Gera calls. The   hits the river, Gera bets 800,000 and Iacofano goes into the tank for a few minutes before eventually deciding to fold. 

Nikhil Gera - 9,840,000
Kevin Iacofano - 7,900,000

02/27/18 11:26:45 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 380,000 on the button and Kevin Iacofano calls. 

The flop comes    , Iacofano checks, and Gera bets 350,000. Iacofano calls. Both players check the   on the turn, as well as the   on the river. 

Iacofano turns over    and his ace high scoops the pot. 

Kevin Iacofano - 8,500,000 (53 bb)
Nikhil Gera - 8,800,000 (55 bb)

02/27/18 11:19:59 PM PDT


Boris Kasabov

Nikhil Gera raises to 375,000 from the button. Kevin Iacofano folds his small blind, and Boris Kasabov moves all in from the big blind. Gera quickly calls

Kasabov:   
Gera:   

The flop is    , and Gera pulls ahead with a pair of queens. The   falls on the turn, and the river is the  . Gera wins the pot, and Kasabov is eliminated. He finishes in third place for $118,095.

Nikhil Gera and Kevin Iacofano are now heads up for the ring and the $259,463 first-place prize.

Nikhil Gera - 8,500,000 (53 bb)
Kevin Iacofano - 9,300,000 (58 bb)

02/27/18 11:13:21 PM PDT

Boris Kasabov opens to 360,000 from the small blind and Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind. 

The flop comes    , Kasabov checks, and Gera bets 400,000. Kasabov calls.The turn brings the  , Kasabov bets 1,000,000 and Gera calls. 

The   hits the river, Kasabov checks, and Gera moves all in for 1,700,000 effectively. 

Nikhil Gera - 7,200,000 (60 bb)
Boris Kasabov - 1,700,000 (11 bb)

02/27/18 11:08:21 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera raises to 375,000 from the button and Kevin Iacofano calls from the small blind.

The flop comes     and Iacofano checks. Gera continues for 300,000 and Iacofano calls.

Both playes check the   on the turn and the river is the  . Iacofano leads out for 600,000, and Gera folds.

Kevin Iacofano - 7,700,000 (48 bb)
Nikhil Gera - 5,855,000 (36 bb)

02/27/18 11:04:01 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 350,000 from the button and Boris Kasabov calls from the big blind. 

Both players check the     flop as well as the   on the turn. The river brings the  , Gera bets 250,000 and Kasabov calls. 

Gera turns over    for the winning pair of sevens, and Kasabov mucks. 

Nikhil Gera - 7,200,000 (45 bb)
Boris Kasabov -  3,650,000 (23 bb)

02/27/18 10:53:31 PM PDT

Kevin Iacofano raises to 360,000 from the button and Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind.

The players both check on the     flop and again on the   turn. The river is the   and Gera leads out for 300,000. Iacofano calls.

Gera tables    for a flush, and Iacofano mucks his cards.

Nikhil Gera - 6,350,000 (39 bb)
Kevin Iacofano - 6,600,000 (41 bb)

02/27/18 10:41:12 PM PDT
Level:33  Blinds:80,000/160,000  Ante:20,000
02/27/18 10:40:26 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 275,000 from the button and Kevin Iacofano raises to 900,000 from the small blind. Gera calls.

The flop comes    , Iacofano bets 1,000,000 and Gera calls. The turn brings the   and Iacofano shoves for around four million. Gera concedes the hand, and the chip lead.

Kevin Iacofano - 7,600,000 (63 bb)
Nikhil Gera - 5,500,000 (46 bb)

02/27/18 10:33:45 PM PDT

 
Jesse Cohen

Kevin Iacofano opens to 250,000, Jesse Cohen moves all in from the big blind for around 2,300,000 and Iacofano calls. 

Kevin Iacofano:   
Jesse Cohen:   

The flop comes     and Cohen takes a commanding lead. The   spikes the turn, and Cohen is drawing dead when Iacofano hits his two-outer. The meaningless   comes on the river, and Jesse Cohen is eliminated in fourth place for $88,132.

Kevin Iacofano - 5,200,000 (43 bb)
Jesse Cohen - Eliminated 

02/27/18 10:28:28 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 275,000 from under the gun and Jesse Cohen calls from the big blind. Both players check the     flop. 

The turn brings the  , Cohen checks, and Gera bets 210,000. Cohen calls. The river is the  , they both check and Gera turns over    for the winning pair of aces.

Nikhil Gera - 7,600,000 (63 bb)
Jessie Cohen - 2,500,000 (21 bb)

02/27/18 10:19:42 PM PDT


Yashveen Mudireddy

Boris Kasabov raises to 390,000 from under the gun. Action folds around to Yashveen Mudireddy in the big blind. He moves all in and Kasabov just about beats him into the pot.

Kasabov:   
Mudireddy:   

Kasabov is in a dominating position with his aces. The board runs out      , and Kasabov's rockets hold up to win the pot.

The dealer counts down the stacks, and it turns out they both have exactly 2,635,000. Kasabov doubles up and Mudireddy is eliminated in fifth place ($66,631).

Boris Kasabov - 5,530,000 (46 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - Eliminated

02/27/18 10:12:07 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 275,000 from under the gun and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the button. Boris Kasabov moves all in from the small blind for 1,925,000, and both of his opponents fold. 

Kasabov shows that he had   .

Boris Kasabov - 2,750,000 (23 bb)

02/27/18 09:58:04 PM PDT

Yashveen Mudireddy opens to 240,000 from the small blind and Boris Kasabov calls from the big blind. 

The flop comes    , Mudireddy bets 250,000 and Kasabov calls. The turn brings the  , Mudireddy checks, and Kasabov bets 330,000. Mudireddy moves all in for 800,000 effectively and Kasabov thinks a short while before electing to fold.

Yashveen Mudireddy - 3,350,000 (28 bb)
Boris Kasabov - 800,000 (7 bb)

02/27/18 09:52:23 PM PDT

Boris Kasabov raises to 390,000 from the button. Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind and the go to the flop heads-up.

The flop is     and Gera leads out for 325,000. Kasabov calls.

The   comes on the turn and Gera continues for 725,000. Kasabov thinks for about 30 seconds, then sends his cards to the muck.

Nikhil Gera - 7,000,000 (58 bb)
Boris Kasabov - 1,750,000 (14 b)

02/27/18 09:48:09 PM PDT

Kevin Iacofano opens to 250,000 from the button and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the small blind. Both players check the     flop.

The turn brings the  , Mudireddy checks, and Iacofano bets 250,000. Mudireddy calls. The   hits the river, Mudireddy bets 400,000 and Iacofano calls. 

Iacofano turns over    for trip tens and Mudireddy shows he had    for ace high.

Kevin Iacofano - 3,100,000 (26 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 2,400,000 (20 bb)

02/27/18 09:43:27 PM PDT
Level:32  Blinds:60,000/120,000  Ante:20,000
02/27/18 08:41:46 PM PDT
Players are now on a 60-minute dinner break. The tournament will resume at 9:40 p.m.

Nikhil Gera - 6,400,000 (64 bb)
Jesse Cohen - 3,525,000  (35 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 3,440,000 (34 bb)
Boris Kasabov - 2,150,000 (22 bb)
Kevin Iacofano - 1,975,000 (20 bb)