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2015/2016 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S ATLANTIC CITY (New Jersey)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 to Saturday, March 26, 2016

Event #9: $1,675 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $555,000
  • Entries: 370
  • Remaining: 0

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Saturday, March 26, 2016 3:13 PM Local Time

Hand #60  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from the button to 60,000, and Joseph Liberta calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Liberta checks, Kuhn bets 60,000, and Liberta calls. The turn card is the  , and both players check.

The river card is the  , and they check again. Liberta shows   , but Kuhn turns over    to win the pot with a pair of queens.

Robert Kuhn  -  2,260,000  (75 bb)
Joseph Liberta  -  735,000  (25 bb)

Hand #61  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from the cutoff to 60,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #62  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from the hijack to 60,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #63  -  Joseph Liberta raises from the cutoff to 70,000, and Rios calls from the big blind. Both players check to the turn on a board of     , Rios checks, Liberta bets 65,000, and Rios folds. Liberta takes the pot.
Saturday, March 26, 2016 3:08 PM Local Time

Hand #59  -  Dorian Rios min-raises from the button to 60,000, Robert Kuhn reraises from the small blind to 180,000, and Rios reraises to 360,000. Kuhn moves all in for about 1.68 million, and Rios tanks for about two minutes before he folds. Kuhn takes the pot.

Robert Kuhn  -  2,100,000  (70 bb)
Dorian Rios  -  1,390,000  (46 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 3:04 PM Local Time

Hand #58  -  Dorian Rios completes the small blind to 30,000, and Robert Kuhn checks his option in the big blind. The flop comes    , Rios checks, Kuhn bets 40,000, and Rios calls. The turn card is the  , and both players check.

The river card is the  , Rios bets 90,000, and Kuhn calls. Rios shows    to win the pot, and Kuhn mucks.

Dorian Rios  -  1,750,000  (58 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  1,685,000  (56 bb)

With this pot, Rios takes the chip lead.

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:43 PM Local Time

Hand #53  -  David Cossio raises from the hijack to 65,000, Dorian Rios calls from the button, and Robert Kuhn reraises from the small blind to 225,000. Cossio and Rios both fold, and Kuhn takes the pot.

Hand #54  -  Nenad Cvetkovic raises from the hijack to 65,000, Ari Engel calls from the small blind, and Joseph Liberta calls from the big blind. All three players check to the turn on a board of     , and Engel bets 90,000. The others fold, and Engel takes the pot.

Hand #55  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises cut to 60,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #56  -  Dorian Rios min-raises under the gun to 60,000, Robert Kuhn reraises from the hijack to 170,000, and Rioss four-bets it to 400,000. Kuhn folds, and Rios takes the pot.

Dorian Rios  -  1,580,000  (53 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  1,845,000  (62 bb)

Hand #57  -  Ari Engel raises from the hijack to 65,000, taking the blinds and antes.
Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:34 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:34 PM Local Time

Here are the official chip counts from the break:

Seat 1.  Ari Engel  -  1,590,000  (53 bb)
Seat 4.  Joseph Liberta  -  970,000  (32 bb)
Seat 5.  David Cossio  -  880,000  (29 bb)
Seat 6.  Nenad Cvetkovic  -  765,000  (26 bb)
Seat 7.  Dorian Rios  -  1,440,000  (48 bb)
Seat 9.  Robert Kuhn  -  1,765,000  (59 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:32 PM Local Time

Level 25 comes to an end, and the players take a 15-minute break. The 1,000 chips will be colored up during the break.

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 1.23 million (41 big blinds). Here is a look at the final table prizepool:

1st:  $122,098
2nd:  $75,452
3rd:  $55,134
4th:  $40,937
5th:  $30,869
6th:  $23,626

7th:  Joseph Cappello  -  $18,348
8th:  Jared Jaffee  -  $14,452
9th:  Oliver Entine  -  $11,544

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:28 PM Local Time
Hand #46  -  David Cossio raises from the cutoff to 60,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #47  -  Nenad Cvetkovic raises from the cutoff to 50,000, and Ari Engel calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Engel checks, Cvetkovic bets 55,000, and Engel check-raises to 140,000. Cvetkovic calls.

The turn card is the  , Engel checks, Cvetkovic moves all in for 440,000, and Engel folds. Cvetkovic takes the pot.

Nenad Cvetkovic  -  856,000  (36 bb)
Ari Engel  -  1,500,000  (63 bb)

Hand #48  -  Robert Kuhn raises from the button to 50,000, and Joseph Liberta calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Liberta checks, Kuhn bets 50,000, and Liberta check-raises to 145,000.

Kuhn reraises to 270,000, and Liberta moves all in for about 590,000. Kuhn folds, and Liberta takes the pot.

Joseph Liberta  -  995,000  (41 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  1,805,000  (75 bb)

Hand #49  -  Ari Engel raises from the button to 57,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #50  -  Ari Engel raises from the cutoff to 57,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #51  -  Robert Kuhn raises under the gun to 50,000, David Cossio calls from the button, Nenad Cvetkovic calls from the small blind, and Dorian Rios reraises from the big blind to 200,000. Everyone else folds, and Rios takes the pot.

Hand #52  -  Everyone folds to Robert Kuhn, giving him a walk in the big blind.

Level 25 comes to an end, and the players take a 15-minute break.

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:18 PM Local Time

Hand #45  -  Robert Kuhn raises under the gun to 50,000, David Cossio (pictured) moves all in from the button for 437,000, and Kuhn tanks for a while before he says, "I'll gamble. I call."

Cossio shows   , and Kuhn turns over   . Cossio needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes       -- Kuhn pairs his jack on the flop, but improves no further. Cossio wins the pot with his pocket queens to double up in chips.

David Cossio  -  934,000  (39 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  2,150,000  (90 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 2:08 PM Local Time

Hand #39  -  Ari Engel raises from the hijack to 57,000, and Dorian Rios calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Rios checks, Engel bets 60,000, and Rios calls. The turn card is the  , and both players check.

The river card is the  , Rios bets 90,000, and Engel folds. Rios shows    as he takes the pot.

Dorian Rios  -  1,130,000  (47 bb)
Ari Engel  -  1,690,000  (70 bb)

Hand #40  -  Nenad Cvetkovic raises to 45,000 (nobody seems to notice that it's below a min-raise), Robert Kuhn reraises to 110,000, and Cvetkovic folds. Kuhn takes the pot.

Hand #41  -  Dorian Rios raises from the button to 50,000, and Ari Engel calls from the big blind. Both players check to the river on a board of      , and Rios shows    to win the pot.

Hand #42  -  Dorian Rios raises from the cutoff to 50,000, Robert Kuhn reraises from the button to 140,000, and Rios folds. Kuhn shows    as he takes the pot.

Hand #43  -  Ari Engel raises from the button to 57,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #44  -  Dorian Rios raises under the gun to 50,000, Joseph Liberta calls from the button, and David Cossio calls from the small blind. The flop comes    , and it checks to Liberta, who bets 70,000. Cossio folds, and Rios calls.

The turn card is the  , and both players check. The river card is the  , Rios bets 300,000, and Liberta folds. Rios takes the pot.
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:59 PM Local Time


Hand #37  -  Dorian Rios raises from middle position to 50,000, Robert Kuhn reraises from the cutoff to 125,000, and Rios folds. Kuhn takes the pot.

Hand #38  -  Joseph Cappello (pictured) moves all in from middle position for about 281,000, and Joseph Liberta moves all in over the top from the button with   . Cappello turns over   , and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes       -- Cappello pairs his ten on the turn, but improves no further. Liberta wins the pot with his pocket aces to eliminate Cappello in seventh place.

Joseph Liberta  -  838,000  (35 bb)
Joseph Cappello  -  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($18,348)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:54 PM Local Time


Hand #35  -  Robert Kuhn raises from the small blind to 75,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #36  -  David Cossio raises under the gun to 55,000, Nenad Cvetkovic (pictured) moves all in from middle position for 366,000, and Cossio calls with   . Cvetkovic turns over   , and he needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes       -- Cossio turns a gutshot straight draw, but improves no further. Cvetkovic wins the pot with his aces to double up in chips.

Nenad Cvetkovic  -  796,000  (33 bb)
David Cossio  -  583,000  (24 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:47 PM Local Time

Hand #34  -  Joseph Liberta moves all in from middle position for 251,000, and Robert Kuhn calls from the big blind with   . Liberta turns over   , and he needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes      , and Liberta wins the pot with his ace to double up in chips.

Joseph Liberta  -  542,000  (23 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  2,330,000  (97 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:43 PM Local Time

Hand #28  -  Dorian Rios raises from the cutoff to 55,000, Ari Engel reraises from the big blind to 169,000, and Rios folds. Engel takes the pot.

Hand #29  -  Robert Kuhn raises from the button to 50,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #30  -  Ari Engel raises from the button to 55,000, and David Cossio calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Cossio checks, Engel bets 55,000, and Cossio folds. Engel takes the pot.

Hand #31  -  Robert Kuhn raises from the hijack to 50,000, and Ari Engel calls from the cutoff. The flop comes    , Kuhn bets 60,000, and Engel folds. Kuhn takes the pot.

Hand #32  -  Ari Engel raises from the hijack to 55,000, and David Cossio calls from the button. The flop comes    , Engel bets 50,000, and Cossio folds. Engel shows    (ace high) as he takes the pot.

Hand #33  -  Robert Kuhn raises under the gun to 50,000, and Dorian Rios calls from the small blind. The flop comes    , Rios checks, Kuhn bets 60,000, and Rios check-raises to 140,000. Kuhn calls.

The turn card is the  , Rios bets 250,000, and Kuhn folds. Rios takes the pot.

Dorian Rios  -  1,050,000  (44 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  2,580,000  (108 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:36 PM Local Time
Level: 25
Blinds: 12,000/24,000
Ante: 4,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:35 PM Local Time

Hand #26  -  David Cossio raises from the cutoff to 45,000, and Robert Kuhn calls from the big blind. Both players check to the turn on a board of     , Kuhn checks, Cossio bets 40,000, and Kuhn calls.

The river card is the  , Kuhn checks, Cossio bets 80,000, and Kuhn calls. Cossio shows    to win the pot with a set of nines, and Kuhn mucks.

Hand #27  -  Joseph Liberta raises from middle position to 50,000, and Robert Kuhn calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Kuhn checks, Liberta bets 35,000, and Kuhn calls. The turn card is the  , and both players check.

The river card is the  , Kuhn moves all in, and Liberta folds. Kuhn takes the pot.

Robert Kuhn  -  2,620,000  (131 bb)

Joseph Liberta  -  315,000  (16 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:14 PM Local Time

Hand #19  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises under the gun to 40,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #20  -  Joseph Liberta raises from middle position to 45,000, and Robert Kuhn calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Kuhn checks, Liberta bets 40,000, and Kuhn folds. Liberta takes the pot.

Hand #21  -  Everyone folds to Ari Engel, giving him a walk in the big blind.

Hand #22  -  Dorian Rios raises from the hijack to 45,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #23  -  Robert Kuhn raises from the cutoff to 60,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #24  -  Joseph Cappello raises from middle position to 43,000, and Nenad Cvetkovic calls from the big blind. Both players check to the turn on a board of     , Cvetkovic bets 55,000, and Cappello calls.

The river card is the  , Cvetkovic bets 110,000, and Cappello folds. Cvetkovic takes the pot.

Nenad Cvetkovic  -  460,000  (23 bb)
Joseph Cappello  -  405,000  (20 bb)

Hand #25  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from middle position to 40,000, Joseph Liberta calls from the cutoff, Nenad Cvetkovic calls from the small blind, and Dorian Rios calls from the big blind. All four players check to the turn on a board of     , Cvetkovic checks, and Rios bets 75,000. Kuhn folds, Liberta calls, and Cvetkovic folds.

The river card is the  , and both players check. Rios shows    to win the pot with a club flush, and Liberta mucks.

Dorian Rios  -  915,000  (46 bb)
Joseph Liberta  -  406,000  (20 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 1:06 PM Local Time

Hand #15  -  Dorian Rios raises from the hijack to 45,000, and Joseph Liberta calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Liberta checks, Rios bets 65,000, and Liberta folds. Rios takes the pot.

Hand #16  -  Ari Engel raises from the button to 45,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #17  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from the hijack to 40,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #18  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from middle position to 40,000, and David Cossio calls from the button. Both players check to the turn on a board of     , Kuhn bets 50,000, and Cossio calls. The river card is the  , and both players check.

Kuhn shows    to win the pot with two pair, eights and deuces, and Cossio mucks.

Robert Kuhn  -  2,650,000  (133 bb)
David Cossio  -  950,000  (48 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 12:47 PM Local Time

Hand #9  -  Joseph Cappello min-raises from middle position to 40,000, Robert Kuhn reraises from the hijack to 100,000, and Ari Engel reraises from the dead button to 270,000. Cappello and Kuhn both fold, and Engel takes the pot.

Hand #10  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from the hijack to 40,000, taking the blinds and antes.

Hand #11  -  Robert Kuhn min-raises from middle position to 40,000, and Dorian Rios calls from the big blind. Both players check to the turn on a board of     , Rios bets 56,000, and Kuhn folds. Rios takes the pot.

Hand #12  -  Ari Engel raises from middle position to 45,000, and Dorian Rios calls from the small blind. The flop comes    , Rios checks, Engel bets 50,000, and Rios folds. Engel takes the pot.

Hand #13  -  Ari Engel raises under the gun to 55,000, and Robert Kuhn calls from the big blind. Both players check to the turn on a board of     , Kuhn bets 55,000, and Engel calls.

The river card is the  , Kuhn bets 75,000, and Engel tanks for a while before he calls. Kuhn shows    for a pair of deuces, but Engel turns over    to win the pot with a pair of tens.

Ari Engel  -  1,890,000  (95 bb)
Robert Kuhn  -  2,220,000  (111 bb)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 12:39 PM Local Time

 

 

Hand #8  -  Ari Engel raises from the button to 45,000, Jared Jaffee (pictured) calls all in from the small blind for 11,000, and Joseph Liberta moves all in over the top from the big blind. Engel folds.

Jaffee turns over   , and he needs to improve to stay alive against Liberta's   .

The board comes      , and Liberta wins the pot with two pair, aces and kings, to eliminate Jaffee in eighth place.

Joseph Liberta  -  588,000  (29 bb)
Jared Jaffee  -  Eliminated in 8th Place  ($14,452)

Playtika - Jason Alexander
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