2023/24 WSOP Circuit - Grand Victoria Casino (Chicago, IL)

Thursday, April 11, 2024 to Saturday, April 13, 2024

WSOPC Event #11: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $918,090
  • Entries: 606
  • Remaining: 0


Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:04 PM Local Time
Hand #184: Joe McKeehen is Your 2015 WSOP Main Event Champion!
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Josh Beckley open shoves for his last 19,400,000 and McKeehen takes less than ten seconds to call.

It is a classic coin flip with Beckley holding    to McKeehen's   . As the crowd waits for a flop, the crowd takes turns yelling out "ace" or "four", calling for the card that will help their contender.

The     flop causes McKeehen to raise his hands in the air triumphantly, but there are still two cards that can stave off elimination for Beckley.

The turn brings the   and Beckley has one more street and only two outs to stay alive.

McKeehen stays by the table,hands on his hips, and cautions his rail to stay off the stage until after he congratulates Beckley should the river bring the final table to a conclusion.

The river brings the   and McKeehen raises his arms in the air once again, this time as the 2015 WSOP Main Event champion!

McKeehen crosses the stage to give Beckley a conciliatory hug, then heads to his rail as confetti falls from the rafters in celebration of poker's newest millionaire and World Champion!

Meanwhile, Beckley's fans chant his name in celebration of his hard fought performance as the ESPN crew prepares the stage for the bracelet presentation.

Joe McKeehen - The 2015 WSOP Main Event Champion, earning $7,683,346 and the stunning Josten's bracelet
Josh Beckley - Eliminated in second place for $4,470,896

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