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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 08:34:46 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 210,000 from the button and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the big blind. Both players check the     flop. 

The turn brings the  , Mudireddy bets 200,000 and Gera calls. The   hits the river, Mudireddy checks and Gera bets 500,000. Mudireddy calls with    for the winning full house and Gera mucks. 

Nikhil Gera - 5,700,000 (57 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 2,850,000 (29 bb)

02/27/18 08:21:52 PM PDT

Jesse Cohen raises to 210,000 from middle position, and Nikhil Gera calls from the cutoff. Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the small blind and they see the flop three-handed.

The flop comes     and Mudireddy checks. Cohen bets 275,000 and Gera calls. Mudireddy folds.

Both players check the   on the turn, then check again on the river.

Gera tables    and Cohen mucks his cards.

Nikhil Gera - 6,950,000 (69 bb)
Jesse Cohen - 3,800,000 (38 bb)

02/27/18 08:17:55 PM PDT


Brett Bader

Brett Bader moves all in for 1,695,000 from under the gun, it folds around to Kevin Iacofano in the big blind who snap calls with   . Bader needs to get lucky with his   .

The board runs out        and Iacofano's pocket aces hold to eliminate Bared in 6th place for $51,025.

Kevin Iacofano - 3,700,000 (37 bb)
Brett Bader - Eliminated

02/27/18 08:08:34 PM PDT

Yashveen Mudireddy raises to 225,000 from the button and Jesse Cohen calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Cohen checks. Mudireddy bets 150,000 and Cohen calls.

The   comes on the turn and Cohen checks again. Mudireddy continues for 375,000 and Cohen calls.

Both players check the   on the river. Cohen tables   , and Mudireddy mucks his cards.

Jesse Cohen - 4,900,000 (49 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 1,800,000 (18 bb)

02/27/18 08:04:40 PM PDT

Jesse Cohen raises to 210,000 from middle position and Nikhil Gera calls from the cutoff. 

The flop is     and both players check.

When then   falls on the turn, Cohen leads out for 275,000 and Gera calls.

Then both players check the   on the river.

Gera shows   , but Cohen has    to win.

Jesse Cohen - 3,800,000 (38 bb)
Nikhil Gera - 5,725,000 (57 bb)

02/27/18 07:58:12 PM PDT

Kevin Iacofano opens to 210,000 from the hijack, Boris Kasabov calls from the small blind, as does Jesse Cohen in the big blind. 

The flop comes     Kasabov bets 290,000 and Cohen calls. Iacofano lays it down. Both players check the   on the turn. The river brings the  , Kasabov checks, and Cohen bets 825,000 winning himself the pot. 

Jesse Cohen - 2,900,000 (29 bb)
Kevin Iacofano - 1,600,000 (16 bb)

02/27/18 07:44:05 PM PDT
Level:31  Blinds:50,000/100,000  Ante:10,000
02/27/18 07:41:31 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera raises to 175,000 from the cutofff and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Mudireddy checks. Gera continues for 225,000 and Mudireddy calls.

Both players check the   on the turn, and the river is the  . Mudireddy leads out for 200,000. Gera thinks for about 30 seconds, then raises to 400,000, and Mudireddy folds.

Nikhil Gera - 6,400,000 (80 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 2,600,000 (32 bb)

02/27/18 07:34:49 PM PDT

Kevin Iacofano completes the small blind and Brett Bader checks his option in the big blind. The flop comes    , Iacofano bets 100,000 and Bader calls.

Both players check the   on the turn, as well as the   on the river. Iacofano turns over    and his two-pair takes it. Bader mucks.

Kevin Iacofano - 1,750,000 (22 bb)
Brett Bader - 1,900,000 (24 bb)

02/27/18 07:20:36 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera raises to 175,000 from middle position. Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the small blind and Boris Kasabov calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and all three players check.

The   comes on the turn and Mudireddy leads out for 225,000. Kasabov folds, Gera calls, and they go to the river heads-up.

The river is the   and both players check. Gera shows    for two pair, sevens and fours, and Mudireddy mucks his cards.

Nikhil Gera - 6,250,000
Yashveen Mudireddy - 3,050,000
Boris Kasabov - 2,150,000

02/27/18 07:13:48 PM PDT

Its head's up on the flop of    , Jesse Cohen bets 100,000 from the small blind and Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind.

The turn brings the  , Cohen checks and Gera bets 175,000. Cohen calls. The   hits the river, Cohen checks again, and Gera bets 335,000. Cohen calls. 

Gera turns over    for a pair of queens, and Cohen mucks. 

Nikhil Gera - 6,000,000 (75 bb)
Jesse Cohen - 2,900,000 (36 bb)

02/27/18 07:06:11 PM PDT

Brett Bader opens to 175,000 from the hijack and Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Gera checks and Bader bets 150,000. Gera calls. 

The turn brings the  , and Gera bets 400,000 winning himself the pot.

Nikhil Gera - 5,000,000  (63 bb)
Brett Bader - 2,040,000 (26 bb)

02/27/18 06:57:00 PM PDT

Brett Bader raises to 170,000 from middle position. Yashveen Mudireddy calls form the cutoff, Jesse Cohen calls from the small blind, and Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind.

All four players check the     flop, and the turn is the  . Cohen leads out for 325,000, and everyone else folds.

Jesse Cohen - 3,800,000 (47 bb)

02/27/18 06:50:32 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera moves all in from the small blind and Kevin Iacofano calls all in for 850,000 from the big blind. 

Nikhil Gera:   
Kevin Iacofano:   

The board comes       and both players wind up with a ten high straight to chop the pot. 

Nikhil Gera - 4,500,000 (56 bb)
Kevin Iacofano - 920,000 (12 bb)

02/27/18 06:40:44 PM PDT
Level:30  Blinds:40,000/80,000  Ante:10,000
02/27/18 06:25:35 PM PDT

Players are now on a 15-minute break. The tournament will resume at roughly 6:40 p.m.

Here are the current chip counts:

Nikhil Gera - 4,550,000
Yashveen Mudireddy - 4,200,000
Jesse Cohen - 3,345,000
Boris Kasabov - 2,450,000
Brett Bader - 2,400,000
Kevin Iacofano - 980,000

02/27/18 06:24:34 PM PDT

Brett Bader raises to 135,000 from middle position and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the cutoff.

The flop comes     and Bader checks. Mudireddy bets 110,000 and Bader calls.

The   comes on the turn and Bader checks again. Mudireddy continues for 340,000 and Bader calls.

The river is the   and Bader checks a third time. Mudireddy bets 375,000 and Bader goes into the tank. After about three minutes, he folds. "Hearts?" he asks Mudireddy. Mudireddy responds by turning over    for nothing but a busted straight draw.

"I knew you were bluffing," Bader says shaking his head. "I just had a nine."

Yashveen Mudireddy - 4,300,000 (71 bb)
Brett Bader - 2,500,000 (41 bb)

02/27/18 06:16:46 PM PDT

Nikhil Gera opens to 130,000 from the hijack, Brett Bader calls on the button, as does Yashveen Mudireddy from the small blind. Boris Kasabov raises to 500,000 and everyone quickly folds. 

Kasabov shows the table that he held pocket kings. 

Boris Kasabov - 2,600,000

02/27/18 06:04:17 PM PDT

Kevin Iacofano raises to 125,000 from the button and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and both players check. 

The   comes on the turn and Mudireddy checks again. Iacofano bets 160,000, and Mudireddy folds.

Kevin Iacofano - 1,200,000 (20 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 3,500,000 (58 bb)

02/27/18 05:59:50 PM PDT

 
Jim Agate

Nikhil Gera moves all in from the small blind and Jim Agate calls all in for 805,000 from the big blind.

Nikhil Gera:   
Jim Agate:   

The board comes clean for Agate       until the   hits the river and Gera makes a better pair. 

"No, gosh darn no!" Agate exclaims as he is eliminated in 7th place for $39,569.

Nikhil Gera - 4,700,000 (78 bb)
Jim Agate - Eliminated