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2014/2015 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

Friday, December 05, 2014 to Monday, December 08, 2014

Event #10A/B: $1,675 Main Event No-Limit Hold'em (Re-Entry)

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $1,195,500
  • Entries: 797
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, December 8, 2014 3:40 PM Local Time

The average stack sits at 63 big blinds and it's slow going without much movement midway through Level 28.

Monday, December 8, 2014 3:06 PM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, December 8, 2014 2:57 PM Local Time

Seating assignments with chip counts:

Seat 1: Raymond “Trey” Walton - 840,000 (16 BBs)
Seat 2: — empty —
Seat 3: Jacob Bazeley - 5,700,000 (114 BBs)
Seat 4: Daniel Gilmer - 2,000,000 (40 BBs)
Seat 5: — empty —
Seat 6: — empty —
Seat 7: Chad DeBerry - 4,250,000 (85 BBs)
Seat 8: — empty —
Seat 9: Caleb Brown - 2,400,000 (48 BBs)

Remaining final table payouts and updated results:

1st - $239,096 + gold ring and National Championship berth
2nd - $147,405
3rd - $108,671
4th - $80,995
5th - $61,174
6th: Ray Kazerouni - $46,804
7th: Hai Le - $36,260
8th: Corey Bierria - $28,441
9th: Mark Dumonski - $22,583

Monday, December 8, 2014 2:55 PM Local Time

The remaining five players are on a 15-minute break.

Monday, December 8, 2014 2:55 PM Local Time

Jake Bazeley opens for 80,000 from the cutoff. Dan Gilmer calls from the button. Chad DeBerry folds his small blind and it's on Caleb Brown in the big blind. He moves all in for 1,215,000. Bazeley asks for a count but eventually decides on a fold. Gilmer calls from the button and Brown is at risk and behind.

Gilmer:   
Brown:   

"Ace in the window one time," Brown's rail says.

While not in the window, the flop brings the     pairing Brown's ace and giving him the lead in the hand.

The turn and river complete the board with the   and   and Brown doubles through Gilmer.

Caleb Brown - 2,400,000 (60 BBs)
Dan Gilmer - 2,000,000 (50 BBs)

Monday, December 8, 2014 2:36 PM Local Time
Monday, December 8, 2014 2:20 PM Local Time

Abdoul "Ray" Kazerouni

Trey Walton makes it 90,000 from late position. Dan Gilmer calls from the button. Chad DeBerry folds his small blind. It's on Ray Kazerouni (pictured) in the big blind and he shoves for 510,000. Walton folds and Gilmer plops a stack of blue 100,000 chips in the pot as a call.

Kazerouni:   
Gilmer:   

The flop pairs both players, but Gilmer gets the best of it when it comes    .

The turn is the   and Kazerouni heads to the river needing an ace or a jack.

It's not to be as the board completes with the   sending Kazerouni to the rail sixth. He earns $46,804.

Dan Gilmer - 2,800,000 (70 BBs)
Ray Kazerouni - Eliminated

Monday, December 8, 2014 2:06 PM Local Time

Hai Le

Jake Bazeley opens from the cutoff for 80,000. Dan Gilmer makes it 225,000 from the button. It's on Hai Le (pictured) in the small blind and he shoves for 480,000. It folds back to Bazeley. He mucks and Gilmer gets a rough count of Le's stack before he calls. Le is at risk and behind holding    against the    of Gilmer.

The flop comes    , pairing Le's five and giving him a strong lead in the hand, but not for long.

The turn is the   pairing Gilmer's nine and flipping the odds back in his favor.

Fifth street is the   and Le is eliminated in seventh place for $36,260.

Dan Gilmer - 2,450,000 (61 BBs)
Hai Le - Eliminated

Monday, December 8, 2014 1:58 PM Local Time

Corey Bierria

Chad Deberry raises to 80,000 from the hijack position and play folds to Corey Bierria in the big blind. Bierria announces he is all-in and action is back on Deberry. Deberry slides out a small stack of blue 100K chips to call. The cards are turned over.

Deberry:   
Bierria:   

The flop comes     leaving Bierria in bleak shape. The turns is a   giving him a straight draw. The river is a   and Bierria is eliminated from the tournament.

Chad Deberry - 3,750,000 (93 BBs)
Corey Bierria - Eliminated

Monday, December 8, 2014 1:41 PM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 5,000
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Monday, December 8, 2014 1:38 PM Local Time

Jake Bazeley

Chip leader Hai Le opens from under the gun for 100,000 and it folds to Jake Bazeley (pictured) who sits second in the counts in the small blind. Bazeley three bets to 275,000 and Dan Gilmer folds his big blind. It's back on Le and he four bets to 700,000. Bazeley eyes his opponent for some time before he announces "1,150,000". Le promptly six-bet shoves and Bazeley calls instantly.

Bazeley:   
Le:   

"Ugh," Le says disgusted.

The flop brings the    , no help to Le.

The turn seals the hand for Bazeley as it comes the   giving him a set. He claps and stands from the table to celebrate with his rail.

The board completes with a meaningless  .

"Nice call, Baze," Aaron Massey jokes from the rail.

The hand leaves Le with just 675,000 while Bazeley takes a commanding chip lead as he holds nearly 7,000,000 of the 15,940,000 chips in play eight handed.

Jake Bazeley - 6,900,000 (230 BBs)
Hai Le - 675,000 (22 BBs)

Monday, December 8, 2014 1:22 PM Local Time

Mark Dumonski

Jake Bazeley opens for 65,000 and Mark Dumonski (pictured) shoves for 240,000. It folds back to Bazeley and he calls. Dumonski is at risk, but holds the advantage with    against Bazeley's   .

Dumonski's lead is short lived as the flop comes     pairing Bazeley's jack and giving him the lead in the hand.

The turn brings the  , no help to Dumonski. He heads to the river needing a queen to stay alive.

The board completes with the   and Dumonski is eliminated in ninth place earning $22,583 while Bazeley contends for the chip lead.

Jake Bazeley - 3,350,000 (111 BBs)
Mark Dumonski - Eliminated

Monday, December 8, 2014 1:13 PM Local Time

Table shortstack Mark Dumonski opens for his last 130,000 from early position. It folds around to Jake Bazeley in the big blind and he calls 100,000 more.

Dumonski:   
Bazeley:   

The board runs out      , no help to Bazeley. Dumonski doubles.

"Nice hand," Bazeley says.

Mark Dumonski - 350,000 (11 BBs)
Jake Bazeley - 3,270,000 (109 BBs)

Monday, December 8, 2014 1:00 PM Local Time

Cards are back in the air following a short break.

Monday, December 8, 2014 1:00 PM Local Time

Seat 1: Raymond “Trey” Walton - 420,000 (14 BBs)
Seat 2: Corey Bierria - 1,135,000 (37 BBs)
Seat 3: Jacob Bazeley - 3,400,000 (113 BBs)
Seat 4: Daniel Gilmer - 1,850,000 (61 BBs)
Seat 5: Mark Dumonski - 375,000 (12 BBs)
Seat 6: Hai Le - 3,715,000 (123 BBs)*
Seat 7: Chad DeBerry - 2,850,000 (95 BBs)
Seat 8: Ray Kazerouni - 650,000 (21 BBs)
Seat 9: Caleb Brown - 1,110,000 (37 BBs)

*Chip leader

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Monday, December 8, 2014 1:00 PM Local Time

Figret Kovac

Fikret Kovac (pictured) raises all-in from the hijack on the second hand of the ten-handed unofficial final table. Play folds around to Dan Gilmer in the big blind and he instantly calls. The cards are turned over.

Gilmer:   
Kovac   

Kovac sees how bad of shape he is in and shakes his head in frustration. The board does not bring an eight for Kovac and he is eliminated on the final table bubble while Gilmer adds to his stack.

Dan Gilmer - 1,850,000 (61 BBs)
Fikret Kovac - Eliminated

Monday, December 8, 2014 12:48 PM Local Time

Darryll Fish

Hai Le opens from late position and Darryll Fish (pictured) calls from his direct left. The button and blinds folds and they're heads up to the flop.

Le checks the     board. Fish bets 150,000. It's back on Le and he raises to 450,000. Fish calls and they're off to the turn.

Third street is the  . Le eyes Fish's stack which appears to be about 1,200,000. Le announces a bet of 500,000 and Fish sits still as he contemplates his next action.

"All in," Fish says.

Le snap calls and Fish tables first. He exposes    for top two pair but is up against Le's cooler of    for a set.

The board completes with the   and the dealer begins to count down the stacks. Le's stack is just under 1,300,000 and he has Fish covered by barely 100,000. With that that, Fish is eliminated in 11th place and Le takes a sizable chip lead.

The remaining 10 players are now re-drawing to the unofficial final table.

Hai Le - 3,830,000 (127 BBs)
Darryll Fish - Eliminated in 11th place ($18,148)

Monday, December 8, 2014 12:19 PM Local Time

Darryll Fish opens the button for 70,000 and it's on Kong Yang in the small blind. Yang shoves for 355,000 and Caleb Brown folds his big blind. Fish asks for a count and the dealer breaks down Yang's stack. Fish throws in his 70,000-chip raise and the dealer pulls it in from Yang's stack as well. It's 285,000 more to Fish. He closes his eyes for a minute, then calls.

Yang:   
Fish:   

Yang stands tableside as the dealer burns and turns the     flop. It pairs Fish's jack, giving him the lead.

A turn   improves Fish to two pair, but gives Yang straight outs.

The board completes a blank -- the   -- and Yang is eliminated in 12th place for $18,148.

Darryll Fish - 1,730,000 (57 BBs)
Kong Yang - Eliminated

Monday, December 8, 2014 12:02 PM Local Time

Cards are in the air for the third and final day of play in the Harrah's Cherokee Main Event.

Monday, December 8, 2014 12:02 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
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