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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 05:51:41 PM PDT
 
Yashveen Mudireddy Takes from Brett Bader
 

Brett Bader raises to 130,000 from middle position, and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the hijack.

The flop is     and Bader continues for 175,000. Mudireddy calls.

The turn is the   and Bader bets again, this time for 440,000. Mudireddy moves all in for over 2,000,000, and Bader quickly folds.

Yashveen Mudireddy - 3,350,000 (55 bb)
Brett Bader - 3,800,000 (63 bb)

02/27/18 05:47:00 PM PDT
 
Boris Kasabov Takes One Preflop
 

Kevin Iacofano opens to 125,000 from the cutoff and Brett Bader calls from the button. Yashveen Mudireddy raises to 500,000 from the small blind and Boris Kasabov shoves for 885,000 more. 

It folds back around to Mudireddy who goes into the tank for a few minutes before eventually deciding to fold. Kasabov shows the table that he had pocket queens. 

Boris Kasabov - 2,300,000 (38 bb)
Yashveen Mudireddy - 2,020,000 (34 bb)

02/27/18 05:42:08 PM PDT
 
Mark Kaganovsky Eliminated in 8th Place ($31,067)
 


Mark Kaganovsky

Yashveen Mudireddy raises to 150,000 from under the gun. Action folds around to Mark Kaganovsky in the big blind, and he calls.

The flop is     and Kaganovsky moves all in for about 700,000. Mudireddy instantly calls.

Kaganovsky:   
Mudireddy:   

The turn and river are the   and  , and Mudireddy wins the pot with two pair, aces and nines.

Mark Kaganovsky is eliminated in 8th place for $31,067.

Yashveen Mudireddy - 3,200,000 (53 bb)
Mark Kaganovsky - Eliminated

02/27/18 05:38:17 PM PDT
 
Mark Kaganovsky Doubles Through Brett Bader
 

Mark Kaganovsky raises all in from under the gun for 375,000. Everyone folds around to Brett Bader in the big blind, and he calls.

Bader:   
Kaganovsky:   

The board comes out      , and Kaganovsky wins the pot with his ace to double up.

Mark Kaganovsky - 860,000 (14 bb)
Brett Bader - 4,400,000 (73 bb)

02/27/18 05:32:41 PM PDT
 
Yashveen Mudireddy vs Nikhil Gera
 

Nikhil Gera opens to 110,000 from under the gun and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the button.

The flop comes    , Gera checks, and Mudireddy bets 130,000. Gera calls. Both players check the   on the turn. The river brings the  , Gera bets 325,000 and Mudireddy calls. 

Mudireddy tables    for a straight and Gera shows    for king high. 

Yashveen Mudireddy - 2,200,000 (37 bb)
Nikhil Gera - 3,700,000 (62 bb)

02/27/18 05:25:34 PM PDT
 
Level 29 Started
 
Level:29  Blinds:30,000/60,000  Ante:10,000
02/27/18 05:15:30 PM PDT
 
Matt Affleck Eliminated in 9th Place ($24,694)
 


Matt Affleck

Nikhil Gera raises to 115,000 from under the gun, and Matt Affleck three-bets to 275,000 from his direct left. Gera thinks for about 30 seconds, then reraises all in. He has Affleck covered, and the bet is for about 1,200,000 effective. Affleck immediately calls.

Affleck:   
Gera:   

It's a classic flip - the board runs out      , and Gera wins with a pair of kings.

Affleck is eliminated in 9th place, earning $24,694.

Nikhil Gera - 3,650,000 (73 bb)
Matt Affleck - Eliminated

02/27/18 05:01:59 PM PDT
 
Drazen Ilich Eliminated in 10th Place ($19,864)
 

 
Drazen Ilich

 Nikhil Gera raises to 110,000 from under the gun. Action folds around to Drazen Ilich in the big blind, and he calls.

The flop is     and Ilich checks. Gera continues for 215,000. Ilich then check-raises all in for 1,075,000. Gera goes deep into the tank. After thinking for about two minutes, he calls with a covering stack.

Ilich:   
Gera:   

Gera is ahead with his pocket jacks, but Ilich has a pair of nines and an open-ended straight draw.

The turn is the  , and the river the  . Gera's jacks hold up, and he wins the pot.

Drazen Ilich is eliminated in 10th place, and he earns $19,864.

Nikhil Gera - 2,500,000
Drazen Ilich - Eliminated

02/27/18 04:55:17 PM PDT
 
Boris Kasabov Doubles Through Mark Kaganovsky
 

Matt Affleck opens to 100,000 from late position, Mark Kaganovsky three-bets to 210,000 and Boris Kasabov four-bet shoves 690,000. Affleck folds, and Kaganovsky goes into the tank. After contemplating for a few minutes he decides to call with   . Kasabov turns over   .

The board runs out [jh,9j,3s,4c,9s] and Kasabov's pocket aces hold to secure his double up. 

Boris Kasabov - 1,350,000 (27 bb)
Mark Kaganovsky - 700,000 (14 bb)

02/27/18 04:50:18 PM PDT
 
Brett Bader Takes from Mark Kaganovsky
 

Brett Bader raises to 115,000 from under the gun, and Mark Kaganovsky calls from this direct left.

The flop is     and Bader leads out for 110,000. Kaganovskey raises to 405,000 and Bader calls.

Both players check the   turn, and they check again on the   river.

Bader tables    for tens up, and Kaganovsky mucks his cards.

Brett Bader - 5,300,000 (106 bb)
Mark Kaganovsky - 1,050,000 (21 bb)

02/27/18 04:41:06 PM PDT
 
Unofficial Final Table
 

With the elimination of David Mowery in 11th place, the 10 remaining players have redrawn to the unofficial final table.

1 - Jim Agate - 1,010,000
2 - Kevin Iocafano - 1,050,000
3 - Brett Bader - 5,200,000
4 - Mark Kaganovsky - 1,500,000
5 - Yashveen Mudireddy - 1,750,000
6 - Boris Kasabov - 520,000
7 - Jesse Cohen - 2,185,000
8 - Drazen Ilich - 1,070,000
9 - Nikhil Gera - 1,500,000
10 - Matt Affleck - 1,570,000

02/27/18 04:38:38 PM PDT
 
David Mowery Eliminated in 11th Place ($19,864)
 

 
David Mowery

It's heads up the flop of    , Brett Bader checks from the big blind, and David Mowery bets 100,000 from the hijack. Bader calls. 

The turn brings the  , Bader checks, and Mowery bets 230,000. Bader calls. The river is the  , Bader checks a third time, and Mowery moves all in for around 550,000. Bader quickly calls with   , for a full house to beat Mowery's    straight and eliminate him in eleventh place for $19,864.

Bader takes a huge chip lead into the final table.  

Brett Bader - 5,200,000 (104 bb)
David Mowery - Eliminated

02/27/18 04:30:38 PM PDT
 
Jim Agate Doubles Up
 

Jim Agate moves all in from the small blind for 400,000, and Mark Kaganovsky folds his big blind.

On the very next hand, action folds around to Agate again. He shoves all in for 470,000 from the button. This time Kaganovsky calls. The big blind folds, and the players table their cards.

Agate:   
Kaganovsky:   

Agate's in good shape with his pocket aces. The board rolls out      . Kaganovsky pairs his seven, but it's not enough, and Agate wins the pot to double up.

Jim Agate - 1,015,000 (20 bb)
Mark Kaganovsky - 1,700,000 (34 bb)

02/27/18 04:21:49 PM PDT
 
Level 28 Started
 
Level:28  Blinds:25,000/50,000  Ante:5,000
02/27/18 04:08:23 PM PDT
 
First Break
 
Players are now on a 15-minute break. The tournament will resume at roughly 4:21 p.m.
02/27/18 03:52:25 PM PDT
 
David Hubbard Eliminated in 12th Place ($19,864)
 

David Hubbard moves all in from under the gun. Action folds around to Nikhil Gera in the small blind, who raises all in over the top. The big blind folds, and the players table their cards.

Hubbard:   
Gera:   

The board runs out      . Hubbard gets no help, and Gera wins with two pair, aces and jacks.

David Hubbard is eliminated in 12th place, earning $19,864.

Nikhil Gera - 1,100,000 (27 bb)
David Hubbard - Eliminated

02/27/18 03:48:23 PM PDT
 
Adam Hendrix Eliminated in 13th Place ($16,166)
 

Adam Hendrix moves all in for around 600,000 from the small blind and Matt Affleck calls from the big blind. Affleck is in the lead with his    against Hendrix's   

The flop comes     and Hendrix takes the lead. The turn is the  , clean for Hendrix. But the   hits the river and Affleck makes a higher two-pair to eliminate Hendrix in 13th place for $16,166.

Matt Affleck - 1,700,000 (43 bb)
Adam Hendrix - Eliminated

02/27/18 03:38:43 PM PDT
 
Cody Schumacher Eliminated in 14th Place ($16,166)
 

Mark Kaganovsky moves all in from the small blind for 220,000 effectively and Cody Schumacher calls all in. Schumacher is in the lead with his    against Kaganovsky's   .

The board comes       and Kaganovsky hits a ten on the turn to eliminate Schumacher in 14th place for $16,166.

Mark Kaganovsky - 2,250,000 (56 bb)
Cody Schumacher - Eliminated 

02/27/18 03:34:33 PM PDT
 
Joe Kuether Eliminated in 15th Place ($16,166)
 

Joe Kuether moves all in from the small blind for 235,000 and Mark Kaganovsky calls from the big blind. Kuether appears to be in good shape with his    against Kaganovsky's   

The board comes       and Kaganovsky spikes a seven on the river to eliminate Kuether in 15th place for $16,166.

Mark Kaganovsky - 2,000,000 (50 bb)
Joe Kuether - Eliminated

02/27/18 03:30:20 PM PDT
 
Adam Hendrix Doubles Through Brett Bader
 

Brett Bader raises to 100,000 from the button. The small blind folds and Adam Hendrix reraises all in from the big blind for 370,000. Bader calls.

Hendrix:   
Bader:   

The board comes out      , and Hendrix wins the pot with a king-high straight to double up.

Adam Hendrix - 800,000 (20 bb)
Brett Bader - 3,350,000 (83 bb)

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