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

  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: tbd
  • Entries: tbd
  • Remaining: tbd


Sunday, October 30, 2016 8:06 PM Local Time
Hand #16 - Fernando Pons Eliminated in 9th Place ($1,000,000)

Fernando Pons (pictured) moves all in on the button for 4,625,000. Qui Nguyen folds his small blind and Cliff Josephy asks for an exact count from the big blind.

After about a minute of thought, Josephy calls and the cards are tabled. Pons shows    and is in the lead against Josephy's   .

The flop is     and Josephy takes the lead with a pair of kings, leaving Pons drawing thin. The turn is the   and Pons is drawing to an ace on the river to double up. The river is the   and Josephy wins the pot with trip kings.

Pons (left) is eliminated in ninth place, while Josephy (right) regains the chip lead. Pons takes home $1,000,000 for his ninth place finish.

Cliff Josephy - 76,400,000 (127 bb)
Fernando Pons - Eliminated in 9th Place ($1,000,000)

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