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2018/19 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 to Thursday, August 09, 2018

2018 WSOP GLOBAL CASINO CHAMPIONSHIP

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,050,000
  • Entries: 127
  • Remaining: 0
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08/09/18 06:11:39 PM PDT (about 127 days and 9 hours ago)

 

Warren Sheaves was the last player to register for the Global Casino Championship, coming into the tournament late on Day 1 and he would be the last man standing as well.

“That was my strategy,” Sheaves said. “People play poker all day and I’m on vacation every single day of my life.”

And it shows. From start to finish, Sheaves seemed to be having the most fun at the table... READ MORE

08/09/18 04:03:09 PM PDT (about 127 days and 11 hours ago)

 

Jeremy Meacham moves all-in for 550,000 from the button and Warren Sheaves calls. Both players table their hands.

Sheaves:   
Meacham:  

The flop comes    . The turn is the   and the river brings the  .

Sheaves takes home $282,113 and his first WSOP gold bracelet for the victory.

Meacham's runner-up finish earns him $174,360.

08/09/18 04:00:59 PM PDT (about 127 days and 11 hours ago)

Warren Sheaves Raises to 125,000 on the button and Jeremy Meacham Calls. 

The flop is     and Meacham checks. Sheaves puts out a bet of 115,000. Meacham thinks fora second, then check-raises, making it 300,000. Sheaves drops into the tank.

"Do you like fishing?" Sheaves asks.

"I don't know what you mean," Meacham responds. 

"I just mean actual fishing," Sheaves says. "I go fishing once a year with my dad."

Sheaves calls and the turn is the  . There, Meacham continues, putting out a bet of 375,000. Sheaves calls. 

On the   river, Meacham moves all in. Sheaves sighs as he takes a look at his stack. The shove is for 2,020,000 effective. He stays in the tank for several minutes but eventually he calls. Meacham sighs now, and shows his    for jack high. Sheaves shows    for just a pair of fours but it's good enough to earn him the massive pot and to put him in a commanding lead.

Warren Sheaves - 5,800,000 (116 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 550,000 (11 bb)

08/09/18 03:52:15 PM PDT (about 127 days and 12 hours ago)

Warren Sheaves raises to 135,000 from the button and Jeremy Meacham calls.

The flop comes     and both players check. The turn is the   and Meacham checks. Sheaves bets 100,000 and Meacham calls. The river brings the   and Meacham bets 400,000. Sheaves takes 30 seconds and then folds.

Despite losing the last pot, Sheaves has dug into Meacham's lead with a series of small pot victories, including a few three-bet pots.

Jeremy Meacham - 3,350,000 (67 bb)
Warren Sheaves - 3,000,000 (60 bb)

08/09/18 03:31:07 PM PDT (about 127 days and 12 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham opens with a raise to 120,000 and Warren Sheaves calls in the big blind.

Both players check on the     flop and the   comes on the turn. There, Meacham puts out a bet of 75,00 and Sheaves raises to 200,000. Meacham folds so Sheaves takes down the pot. 

Warren Sheaves - 2,350,000 (47 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 4,000,000 (80 bb)

08/09/18 03:25:44 PM PDT (about 127 days and 12 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham calls and Warren Sheaves checks from the big blind. 

The flop is     and Sheaves checks. Meacham puts out a bet of 55,000 and Sheaves calls. 

The turn is the   and Sheaves checks again. Meacham checks behind. 

On the   river, Sheaves puts out 75,000 and Meacham quickly folds. 

Warren Sheaves - 1,800,000 (36 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 4,550,000 (91 bb) 

08/09/18 03:22:12 PM PDT (about 128 days and 12 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham limps from the button and Warren Sheaves raises to 155,000. Meacham calls and the flop comes    . Both players check and the turn is the  . Sheaves leads for 100,000 and Meacham raises to 300,000. Sheaves calls and the river is the  .

Sheaves checks and Meacham moves all-in.

"That's a fairly large bet," says Sheaves and he folds his hand.

Meacham collects the pot.

Jeremy Meacham - 4,350,000 (87 bb)
Warren Sheaves - 2,000,000 (40 bb)

08/09/18 03:17:35 PM PDT (about 128 days and 12 hours ago)
Level:25  Blinds:25,000/50,000  Ante:5,000
08/09/18 03:02:01 PM PDT (about 128 days and 12 hours ago)
Players are now on a 15-minute break. 
08/09/18 03:01:44 PM PDT (about 128 days and 12 hours ago)

Warren Sheaves limps in on the button and Jeremy Meacham checks in the big blind. 

Both playyers check on the     flop and the   comes on the turn. There, Meacham checks and Sheaves puts out a bet of 40,000. Meacham then check-raises to 140,000.

"Well the book says fold, so I'll call," Sheaves says tossing in the chips. 

The river was the   and Meacham leads out with a bet of 375,000.

"375,000 betting disks?" Sheaves asks. "The river improved my hand sir. AKA I'm not going to raise." 

He folds and Meacham takes down the pot. 

Jeremy Meacham - 3,990,000 (100 bb)
Warren Sheaves - 2,360,000 (59 bb)

08/09/18 03:00:12 PM PDT (about 128 days and 12 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham limps from the button and Warren Sheaves checks.

The flop comes     and both players check. The turn is the   and Sheaves bets 50,000. Meacham calls and the river is the  . Sheaves leads for 150,000 and Meacham calls.

"I got it," says Sheaves and he tables    for a straight. Meacham mucks his cards and the pot is pushed to Sheaves.

Warren Sheaves - 2,750,000 (68 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 3,600,000 (90 bb)

08/09/18 02:52:47 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham opens on the button with a raise to 105,000. Warren Sheave thinks for a bit then three-bets to 315,000. Action is back on Meacham and he thinks for a bout 30 seconds before putting in a four bet to 865,000. 

"You got it," Sheaves says before folding. "Show the bluff."

Meacham does not show the bluff, but collects the pot anyways.

Warren Sheaves - 2,750,000 (69 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 3,600,000 (90 bb)

08/09/18 02:49:53 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Warren Sheaves raises to 105,000 from the button and Jeremy Meacham calls in the big blind.

The flop is     and Meacham checks. Sheaves puts out a bet of 100,000 and Meacham calls. 

On the   turn, Meacham checks again. Sheaves makes it 165,000 and Meacham folds. 

Warren Sheaves - 3,100,000 (78 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 3,250,000 (81 bb)

 

08/09/18 02:47:04 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Warren Sheaves raises to 95,000 from the button and Jeremy Meacham three-bets to 325,000. Sheaves calls and the two players see a flop of    .

Meacham leads for 230,000 and Sheaves raises to 575,000. Meacham sits completely still as he looks at Sheaves' raise. After a minute passes, Meacham folds and the pot is pushed to Sheaves.

Warren Sheaves - 2,650,000 (66 bb)
Jeremy Meacham - 3,700,000 (92 bb)

08/09/18 02:40:34 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham raises to 105,000 from the button and Warren Sheaves calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and both players check to see the   on the turn. There, Sheaves leads out with a bet of 40,000. Meacham then raises, making it 125,000 to go. Sheaves folds so Meacham takes another pot. 

Jeremy Meacham - 4,000,000 (100 bb) 
Warren Sheaves - 2,350,000 (59 bb)

08/09/18 02:30:31 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham limps from the button and Warren Sheaves checks his option.

The flop comes    . Both players check and the turn is the  . Sheaves bets 40,000 and Meacham calls. The river brings the  . Sheaves checks and Meacham bets 75,000. Sheaves calls and Meacham shows    for two pair queens and deuces. Sheaves mucks his hand.

Most of the pots are going in Meacham's direction in this level.

Jeremy Meacham 4,050,000 (101 bb)
Warren Sheaves - 2,300,000 (57 bb)

08/09/18 02:16:40 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham raises to 105,000 from the small blind and Warren Sheaves calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and Sheaves checks. Meacham puts out a bet of 90,000 which Sheaves calls. 

On the   turn both players check and the   hits the river. Meacham fires a bet of 260,000 and Sheaves drops into the tank. 

"You got it," Sheaves says, smiling and pointing to Meacham. He folds and Meacham takes down the pot. "He is owning me right now you guys."

Jeremy Meacham - 3,650,000 (91 bb)
Warren Sheaves - 2,700,000 (68 bb)

08/09/18 02:12:22 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham limps from the button and Warren Sheaves checks.

The flop comes     and both players check. The turn is the   and Sheaves checks. Meacham bets 65,000 and Sheaves calls.

The river brings the   and Sheaves checks again. Meacham bets 175,000. Sheaves confirms the bet amount with the dealer and then calls. Meacham shows    for a pair of queens and Sheaves sends his cards to the muck.

Jeremy Meacham - 3,400,000 (85 bb)
Warren Sheaves - 2,950,000 (73 bb)

08/09/18 01:59:11 PM PDT (about 128 days and 13 hours ago)
Level:24  Blinds:20,000/40,000  Ante:5,000
08/09/18 01:52:43 PM PDT (about 128 days and 14 hours ago)

Jeremy Meacham limps in from the small blind.

"Well the books says to raise, so..." Sheaves says before he makes it 105,000 from the big blind. Meacham calls. 

The flop is     and Sheaves checks. Meacham makes it 125,000 and Sheaves calls. 

On the   turn, Sheaves decides to lead out, firing 145,000. Meacham takes a look at his cards then raises, making it 350,000. Sheaves folds and turns his his   in the process, and that allows Meacham to take the pot. 

"You can't always get what you want," Sheaves sings after the hand. "This is why they call me the Radio from Hell."

"Because you sing?" Meacham asks laughing.

"Because I will sing anytime some words sound like anything," Sheaves says.

Warren Sheaves - 3,250,000 (108 bb) 
Jeremy Meacham - 3,205,000 (106 bb)