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2016/17 WSOP Circuit - HORSESHOE HAMMOND (Chicago area)

Friday, October 21, 2016 to Monday, October 24, 2016

Event #9: $1,675 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $1,962,000
  • Entries: 1,308
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, October 24, 2016 5:51 PM Local Time
Level: 31
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, October 24, 2016 5:50 PM Local Time

Dylan Linde moves all in for 1,095,000 in late position and Brad Albrinck re-shoves from the cutoff. The remaining players fold and Albrinck has Linde at risk.


The board runs out      . After Albrinck flops a set of jacks, Linde makes aces full of jacks on the river to double through. 

Tablemate Zach Rieselman comments after the hand, "That ace just cost me at least $10,000." 

"You said it. We were thinking it," Arif Rahim chimes in.

"I know no one was rooting for me," Linde responds.

Everyone gets a chuckle and Linde is back over 2,000,000.

Dylan Linde - 2,400,000 (30 bb)
Brad Albrinck - 1,335,000 (16 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:46 PM Local Time

Ben Keeline raises to 200,000 in the cutoff and David Hengen calls on the button. The blinds fold and they are heads up.

The flop comes     and Keeline bets out 220,000. Hengen calls and they head to the turn.

The turn is the  . Keeline moves all in and has Hengen covered. Hengen considers it briefly and folds.

Ben Keeline - 2,760,000 (34 bb)
David Hengen - 960,000 (12 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:42 PM Local Time

David Hengen shoves all in from under the gun, and Zach Rieselman shoves all in having the whole table covered, in middle position. It folds to Ben Keeline in the small blind who tanks for two minutes before releasing his cards into the muck. The big blind folds as well.

Hengen turns over    and Rieselman shows   .

"Did you fold tens?" Rieselman asks Keeline. Keeline nods yes.

The flop comes    , giving Hengen a set of queens. The   turn and   river improve him to a full house, and he doubles up.

David Hengen - 1,590,000 (19 bb)
Zach Rieselman - 8,500,000 (106 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:24 PM Local Time

Brad Albrinck raises to 170,000 in late position and Zach Rieselman three-bets to 400,000 in the cutoff. Albrinck moves all in and Rieselman quickly folds. 

Brad Albrinck - 2,730,000 (34 bb)
Zach Rieselman - 8,550,000 (106 bb)

Velo 690x150
Monday, October 24, 2016 5:05 PM Local Time

Jonathan Hilton

Jonathan Hilton shoves all in for around 805,000 in the hijack and Brad Albrinck reshoves over the top on the button and all remaining players fold. 


The flop comes    , leaving Albrinck in the lead. That lead if further extended when the turn comes the   giving him a pair.

The    river does not improve Hilton's hand, and he is eliminated in 10th place, taking home $27,703.

Brad Albrinck - 2,260,000 (28 bb)
Jonathan Hilton - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 4:45 PM Local Time
Level: 30
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, October 24, 2016 4:30 PM Local Time
The remaining ten players are now on their second 15 minute break of the day. They will return to play 40,000/80,000 blinds with a 10,000 ante. 
Monday, October 24, 2016 4:25 PM Local Time

The final table seating and chip counts are as follows:

Seat 1: Jonathan Hilton - 1,120,000 (18 bb)
Seat 2: Dylan Linde - 1,405,000 (23 bb)
Seat 3: Brad Albrinck - 1,835,000 (30 bb)
Seat 4: Zach Rieselman - 7,600,000 (126 bb)
Seat 5: Nicola Ditrapani - 1,850,000 (30 bb)
Seat 6: Michael Campbell - 2,405,000 (40 bb)
Seat 7: Arif Rahim - 4,350,000 (72 bb)
Seat 8: Ben Keeline - 3,060,000 (51 bb)
Seat 9: Ronald Sewell - 1,380,000 (23 bb)
Seat 10: David Hengen - 1,150,000 (19 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 4:19 PM Local Time

Jason Flock

It folds around to Jason Flock in the small blind who pauses for over a minute before shoving all in for his remaining 1,050,000. Campbell looks at his cards and calls.


The flop comes     giving Flock a pair of tens, but also giving Campbell an open ended straight draw.

"The ultimate sweater," table mate Zach Rieselman says.

The sweat only lasts until the   turn, as it brings the straight for Campbell.

The   river is inconsequential and Flock is eliminated from play in 11th place, taking home $27,703.

Michael Campbell - 2,600,000 (43 bb)
Jason Flock - Eliminated

Gorillla Gaming
Monday, October 24, 2016 4:14 PM Local Time

Ben Keeline raises to 150,000 from under the gun and Brad Albrinck reraises to 375,000. It folds back to Keeline who pauses for a over a minute before announcing that he is all in. Albrinck calls. 


The board runs out       awarding Keeline the pot and a double up. 

Ben Keeline - 3,220,000 (53 bb)
Brad Albrinck - 1,900,000 (31 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 4:08 PM Local Time

Dylan Linde raises to 140,000 in the cutoff and Brad Albrinck calls in the big blind. 

The flop comes     and Albrinck checks. Linde bets 140,000 and Albrinck calls.

On the   turn, Albrinck checks, Linde bets 385,000, and Albrinck calls.

The river is the   and both players check.

Albrinck shows    for two pair and Linde lets out a sigh of surprise and relief. 

"I was going to raise the turn but I didn't know if you would go with it," Albrinck says as he drags the pot.

Brad Albrinck - 3,250,000 (54 bb)
Dylan Linde - 1,545,000 (25 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:53 PM Local Time

Alex Ziskin

Zach Rieselman raises to 130,000 in the cutoff and Alex Ziskin shoves all in from the big blind for around 500,000.  Rieselman quickly calls and turns over   . Ziskin shows   

The flop comes     pushing Rieselman even further into the lead when he flops a set. 

The   turn maintains Riselman's lead, but gives Ziskin outs to a chop. The   river is not one of those outs, and Ziskin is eliminated in 12th place, taking home $27,703.

Zach Rieselman - 6,700,000 (111 bb)
Alex Ziskin - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:44 PM Local Time

Rusty Chizhevsky

Zach Rieselman raises to 120,000 in middle position and Rusty Chizhevsky goes all in for 520,000 from the cutoff. Rieselman calls and Chizhevsky's tournament life is on the line. 


The board runs out       and Rieselman's jacks hold up. Chizhevsky is eliminated in 13th place. He takes home $22,583 for his finish.

Zach Rieselman - 4,700,000 (78 bb)
Rusty Chizhevsky - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:30 PM Local Time
Level: 29
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante: 10,000
Gorillla Gaming
Monday, October 24, 2016 3:29 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Model

Dusty Chishevsky raises to 110,000 from under the gun. Zach Rieselman calls in the small blind and Jeffrey Model calls in the big blind.

The flop comes    . Both blinds check and Chishevsky bets 135,000. Rieselman announces that he is all in, and Model shoves all in for less (around 800,000). Chishevsky folds.  

Model:    (two pair)
Rieselman:    (trip fives)

The   turn and   river do not help Model and he is eliminated in 14th place, taking home $22,583.

Zach Rieselman - 3,800,000 (94 bb)
Jeffrey Model - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:28 PM Local Time

Kou Vang

The board reads    . Kou Vang checks in the big blind, Brad Albrinck bets 195,000 from under the gun and Dylan Linde tanks for nearly two minutes before folding.  Vang announces that he is all in (for around 500,000) and Albrinck snap-calls.

Vang:    (flush)
Albrinck:    (set of nines)

The   turn is safe for Vang, but the   river pairs the board giving Albrinck a full house to eliminate Vang in 15th place, taking home $22,583.

Brad Albrinck - 2,050,000 (41 bb)
Kou Vang - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:21 PM Local Time

Jason Flock opens to 120,000 under the gun, Ronald Sewell calls in the small blind, and Alexander Ziskin comes along in the big blind. 

On the     flop, Sewell leads out for 200,000, Ziskin raises to 700,000, Flock folds, and Sewell moves all in for a little more. Ziskin calls and they show down. 


Sewell's nines are in the lead and Ziskin is looking for an ace, six, three, or five to catch up. The turn and river are of no help and Sewell gets the double-up.

Ronald Sewell - 1,985,000 (39 bb)
Alexander Ziskin - 550,000 (21 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:10 PM Local Time

Dylan Linde opens to 110,000 in middle position, Ben Keeline calls in the cutoff, and Brad Albrinck calls in the small blind. 

The flop comes     and it checks around.

The turn is the  . Albrinck bets out 145,000, and Linde raises to 425,000. Keeline quickly folds and Albrinck pauses for ten seconds before calling.

The river is the  . Albrinck checks, and Linde bets 750,000. Albrinck asks for a count and upon hearing the total, goes deep into the tank. 

Over four full minutes pass before Albrinck releases his cards, and Linde takes the pot. 

Dylan Linde - 2,900,000 (58 bb)
Brad Albrinck - 1,550,000 (31 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 3:02 PM Local Time

Ravi Raghavan

Zach Rieselman opens to 105,000 in the cutoff and Ravi Raghavan moves all in for 1,050,000 in the small blind. Rieselman thinks briefly and calls to put Raghavan at risk.


The board runs out      . Rieselman's pocket pair is best and Raghavan hits the rail in 16th place, earning him $18,619.

Zach Rieselman - 3,150,000 (63 bb)
Ravi Raghavan - Eliminated

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