Friday, August 25, 2017 10:47 PM Local Time
Robert 'Bobby' Corcione - Winner Event #9 - $14,418
Robert ‘Bobby’ Corcione bested a field of 178 entries to win his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit ring, and $14,418. Corcione is well known in the Foxwoods poker scene, and is also known for his deep run in the 2012 $10,000 Main Event, for $294,600. Today Corcione can add Circuit ring winner to his already impressive resume.
Corcione said that he felt confident coming into today, and his confidence was boosted by his father, who stood on the rail all morning long as his younger name-sake took home the title, and crossed into the Foxwoods Casino Champion lead.
Friday, August 25, 2017 1:58 AM Local Time
Only four players have bagged up their chips at the end of 21 levels in Event #9, and one of them has now officially taken the lead in the Foxwoods Casino Champion race. Caleb Clarke has two cashes this series, and both of them have been final table appearances. He placed 8th in Event #6 ($580 No-Limit Hold'em), and 4th in Event #4 ($580 Six Max). Prior to the start of this event (#9), he had 45 points in the casino champion race. He is now guaranteed at least 27.5 more, having locked up 4th place or better. Jason Gooch had the lead with 60 points, but Clarke has officially passed him.
Here is a look at the final four players as they head into Day 2 play tomorrow at 1 p.m.
Bobby Corcione - 910,000
Vincent Zacco - 335,000
Caleb Clarke - 323,000
Richard Wible - 214,000
Play will resume at 1 p.m. at Level 22 (6,000/12,000 blinds, and a 2,000 ante.)
Thursday, August 24, 2017 5:46 PM Local Time
Event #7, the $365 no-limit hold'em event,has reached the
unofficial final table of Ten. The players have redrawn for their new
Richard Wible leads the final ten players, with 330,000. The
next closest players is Michael Hasbrouck, with 293,000. The remaining players are all guaranteed
at least $1,041, and the first place prize is $14,418.
Here is a look at the seating assignments and chip counts:
Seat 1: Richard Wible - 330,000
Seat 2: Todd Freeman - 92,000
Seat 3: Spencer Champlain - 221,000
Seat 4: James Wood - 28,000
Seat 5: Caleb Clarke - 190,000
Seat 6: Bobby Corcione - 64,000
Seat 7: Vincent Zacro - 192,000
Seat 8: Jeremy Papparo - 169,000
Seat 9: Michael Hasbrouck - 293,000
Seat 10: Shannon O'Grady - 223,000
Thursday, August 24, 2017 5:39 PM Local Time
Registration is closed for Event #9, $365 no-limit hold'em event. This
event drew a total of 178 entries, generating a prizepool of $53,400.
The top 18 spots will get paid with a min-cash worth $715. The top
spot will take home $14,418, the gold Circuit ring, and 50 Foxwoods Casino
For a look at the full prizepool and payout structure, please click the
link in the PDF below, or click the "Prizepool" tab above.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 4:49 PM Local Time
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 4:48 PM Local Time
The WSOP Circuit at Foxwoods Casino is getting closer to wrapping up, and the second $365 multi-day event is going to be underway at 11 a.m. Here are the details for this event:
- Players start with 10,000 in tournament chips
- Blinds start at 25/50
- Players are allowed unlimited re-entries while registration is open
- Registration is open until the start of level 9 (~3:30 p.m.)
- Day 1 is scheduled for 21 levels of play (Levels 1-18 are 30 minutes in length, and Levels 19-21 are 45 minutes in length.)
- There are 15 minute breaks after levels 4, 8, 12, and 18
- There is a 60 minute dinner break after level 15
- Day 2 will begin on Friday August 25th at 1:00 p.m.