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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 03:25:41 PM PDT

Arkadiy Tsinis moves all in from late position for 400,000, Jesse Cohen reshoves from the button, and its heads up. 

Tsinis turns over    and needs to improve against Cohen's   . The board runs out       and neither player has a club so Cohen's trip aces eliminate Tsinis in 16th place for $13,318.

Jesse Cohen - 2,800,000
Arkadiy Tsinis - Eliminated

02/27/18 03:21:51 PM PDT

Ryan Yu moves all in from the small blind for around 400,000 and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the big blind. 

Yashveen Mudireddy:   
Ryan Yu:   

The board comes       and Mudireddy's ace high holds to eliminate Yu in 17th place for $13,318.

Yashveen Mudireddy - 1,800,000 (45 bb)
Ryan Yu - Eliminated 

02/27/18 03:19:21 PM PDT
Level:27  Blinds:20,000/40,000  Ante:5,000
02/27/18 03:18:49 PM PDT

Drazen Ilich opens to 75,000 from the button and Ryan Yu calls from the big blind. Both players check the     flop.

The turn brings the  , Yu bets 140,000 and Ilich calls. The   hits the river, Yu checks, and Ilich bets 310,000 winning himself the pot. 

Drazen Ilich - 1,950,000 (65 bb)
Ryan Yu - 500,000 (17 bb)

02/27/18 03:15:46 PM PDT

Iurii Dzetsyna moves all in from the small blind for 255,000 with    and Brett Bader calls from the big blind with   .

The board turn out       and Bader makes two-pair to eliminate Dzetsyna in 18th place for $13,318.

Brett Bader - 3,300,000  (110 bb)
Iurii Dzetsyna - Eliminated

02/27/18 03:10:24 PM PDT

Matt Affleck moves all in from the cutoff for 350,000 and Arkadiy Tsinis calls from the big blind.

Affleck:   
Tsinis:   

Affleck is in good shape with his king-queen, and he stays ahead as the board runs out      . He wins the pot with a pair of aces, king-queen kickers, and doubles up.

Matt Affleck - 760,000 (25 bb)
Arkadiy Tsinis - 460,000 (15 bb)

02/27/18 03:07:20 PM PDT
Nikhil Gera raises to 65,000 from the hijack and Yashveen Mudireddy calls from the button.

The flop is     and Gera continues for 55,000. Mudireddy raises to 175,000 and Gera calls.

The turn is the   and Gera now checks. Mudireddy moves all in and Gera elects to fold.

Yashveen Mudireddy - 1,500,000 (50 bb)
Nikhil Gera - 400,000 (13 bb)
02/27/18 03:03:24 PM PDT

Boris Kasabov raises to 65,000 from under the gun, and Matt Affleck calls from big blind.

Both players check the     flop, and the turn is the  . Affleck checks again and Kasabov bets 65,000. Affleck calls.

The river is the   and Affleck checks a third time. Kasabov checks behind and tables   . Affleck mucks his hand, and Kasabov takes the pot.

Boris Kasabov - 750,000 (25 bb)
Matt Affleck - 350,000 (11 bb)

02/27/18 02:57:45 PM PDT

Cody Schumacher moves all in for 130,000 from the small blind and Drazen Ilich calls from the big blind. 

Cody Schumacher:   
Drazen Ilich:   

The board comes       and Schumacher winds up with a flush to avoid elimination.

Cody Schumacher - 300,000 (10 bb)
Drazen Ilich - 1,600,000 (53 bb)

02/27/18 02:55:38 PM PDT

After two virtually concurrent eliminations, there are now 18 players remaining, and they've redrawn to the final two tables.

Table 1
1 - Iiuri Dzetsyna - 400,000
2 - Brett Bader - 2,950,000
3 - Jesse Cohen - 2,350,000
4 - Adam Hendrix - 460,000
5 - Matt Affleck - 920,000
6 - Boris Kasbov - 715,000
7 - David Mowery- 650,000
8 - Arkadiy Tsinis - 750,000
9 - Kevin Iacofano - 900,000

Table 2
1 - Joe Kuether - 350,000
2 - Mark Kaganovsky - 1,600,000
3 - Cody Schumacher - 180,000
4 - Drazen Ilich - 1,720,000
5 - Nikhil Gera - 700,000
6 - Ryan Yu - 460,000
7 - Yashveen Mudireddy - 1,200,000
8 - David Hubbard - 560,000
9 - Jim Agate - 400,000

02/27/18 02:43:18 PM PDT

After a series of raises, Kevin Gerhart gets the last of his chips in the middle against Jesse Cohen. Cohen holds   , and he's in good shape against Gerhart's   . The board keeps Cohen ahead, and Gerhart is eliminated in 19th place for $9,353.

Jesse Cohen - 2,050,000 (68 bb)
Kevin Gerhart - Eliminated

02/27/18 02:39:03 PM PDT

David Hubbard moves all in for 275,000 from the cutoff, and Iurii Dzetsyna calls from the small blind.

Hubbard:   
Dzetsyna:   

The flop is    , and Dzetsyna takes a big lead with his pair of aces. Hubbard gets up to leave as the   comes on the turn. But the river is the  , giving Hubbard a full house to win the pot and double up.

David Hubbard - 610,000
Iurii Dzetsyna - 400,000

02/27/18 02:35:43 PM PDT

Matt Affleck raises to 60,000, and Rex Clinkscales moves all in from the button for a little over 100,000. Affleck calls.

Affleck:   
Clinkscales:   

The board comes      . Affleck ends up with a pair of aces to win the pot, and Clinkscales is eliminated. He finishes in 20th place for $9,353.

Matt Affleck - 1,050,000 (35 bb)
Rex Clinkscales - Eliminated

02/27/18 02:29:50 PM PDT

Brett Bader opens to 60,000 from late position and TM Williams calls from the big blind. 

The flop comes    , Williams checks, and Bader bets 65,000. TM moves all in for 560,000 and Bader calls with   . Williams needs a lot of help as he turns up   

The turn,   and river,   are no help to Williams as he is eliminated in 21st place  for $11,090.

Brett Bader - 3,100,000 (103 bb)
TM Williams - Eliminated 

02/27/18 02:25:01 PM PDT

Gene Quinn moves all in for just over 200,000, and Jesse Cohen calls.

Quinn:   
Cohen:   

The board runs out      . Cohen's pocket sevens hold up, and Quinn is eliminated. He finishes in 22nd place for $9,353.

Jesse Cohen - 1,200,000
Gene Quinn - Eliminated

02/27/18 02:22:11 PM PDT

Matt Affleck moves all in from under the gun for 410,000. Action folds around to Rex Clinkscales in the cutoff, and he moves all in over the top. Everyone else folds.

Affleck:   
Clinkscales:   

Clinkscales is in good position with his pair of jacks. But the flop comes out     to give Affleck a flush draw. The turn is the  , completing his flush, and the river can't change anything.

Affleck doubles up with his flush, and Clinkscales is left short-stacked.

Matt Affleck - 900,000 (30 bb)
Rex Clinkscales - 135, 000 (4 bb)

02/27/18 02:17:10 PM PDT

Mark Kaganovsky opens to 75,000 from early position, it folds around to Jesse Cohen in the big blinds, who calls.

Both players checks the     flop. The turn brings the  , Cohen checks, and Kaganovsky bets 90,000 winning himself the pot. 

Mark Kaganovsky - 1,580,000 (53 bb)
Jesse Cohen - 840,000 (28 bb)

02/27/18 02:11:50 PM PDT

Adam Hendrix opens to 65,000 from middle position, it folds around to Nikhil Gera who moves all in for 330,000 from the big blind. Hendrix calls with    and is racing against Gera's   .

The board comes       and Gera winds up with a full house to avoid elimination and secure his double. 

Nikhil Gera - 725,000 (24 bb)
Adam Hendrix - 465,000 (16 bb)

02/27/18 02:01:58 PM PDT
Cards are in the air and Day 3 is officially underway.
02/27/18 02:01:34 PM PDT
Level:26  Blinds:15,000/30,000  Ante:5,000