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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 2:49 PM Local Time

Zach Rieselman raises to 100,000 in the hijack and Ravi Raghavan shoves all in on the button.  Rusty Chizhevsky asks for a count and before the dealer finishes counting down the stack, he announces that he is all in, having both players covered.  Rieselman folds and the players table their cards. 


The flop comes     giving Raghavan top two pair to take the lead. The   turn and   river are safe for Raghavan and he doubles up. 

Ravi Raghavan - 1,125,000 (22 bb)
Rusty Chizhevsky - 1,125,000 (22 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 2:42 PM Local Time

Rusty Chizhevsky raises to 110,000 in late position and Michael Campbell calls in the big blind. 

The flop comes    . Campbell checks, Chizhevsky bets 120,000, and Campbell calls. 

On the   turn, both players check.

The river is the  . Campbell checks, Chizhevsky bets 150,000, and Campbell check-raises to 525,000. Chizhevsky looks at Campbell and thinks for around two minutes. He calls.

Campbell shows   , good for a flush, and Chizhevsky mucks.

Michael Campbell - 2,200,000 (44 bb)
Rusty Chizhevsky - 1,550,000 (31 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 2:33 PM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, October 24, 2016 2:11 PM Local Time
Players are on a 15-minute break. They will resume play at 2:26 p.m. local time.
Monday, October 24, 2016 2:09 PM Local Time

Zach Rieselman limps under the gun, Ronald Sewell raises to 80,000 in the cutoff, and Michael Campbell goes all in for 710,000 in the big blind. Rieselman pushes a stack of 100,000-denomination chips forward to re-raise and Sewell gets out of the way. Campbell is all in and at risk.

Campbell shows    and Rieselman says, "Nice hand," before showing his   .

The board runs out      . Rieselman can't find another seven and Campbell doubles up with his eights.

Michael Campbell - 1,600,000 (40 bb)
Zach Rieselman - 1,650,000 (41 bb)

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Monday, October 24, 2016 2:05 PM Local Time

Ronald Sewell raises on the button to 85,000 and Jason Flock pushes forward 640,000. Sewell quickly moves all in for 650,000 total and Flock calls.


"Wow, a snap call with king-jack?" Flock repeats in disbelief.

The board runs out       and Sewell doubles through with a pair of kings.

Ronald Sewell - 1,290,000 (32 bb)
Jason Flock - 1,580,000 (39 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 1:50 PM Local Time

Jacob Bofferding

Zach Rieselman opens to 80,000 in early position, Jacob Bofferding goes all in for 225,000 in late position, and Alexander Ziskin goes all in over the top from the small blind. Rieselman gets out of the way and Bofferding is at risk.


The board runs out      . Bofferding turns extra outs but the river can't save him and he makes his exit in 17th place for $18,619.

Alexander Ziskin - 1,375,000 (34 bb)
Jacob Bofferding - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 1:41 PM Local Time

Table 1:
Seat 1 - Ben Keeline - 1,680,000 (42 bb)
Seat 2 - Kou Vang - 560,000 (14 bb)
Seat 3 - Brad Albrinck - 2,280,000 (57 bb)
Seat 4 - David Hengen - 1,400,000 (35 bb)
Seat 5 - Arif Rahim - 2,755,000 (68 bb)
Seat 6 - Dylan Linde - 2,560,000 (64 bb)
Seat 7 - Nicola Ditripani - 1,700,000 (42 bb)
Seat 8 - Jonathan Hilton - 1,620,000 (40 bb)
Seat 9 - Ravi Raghavan - 750,000 (18 bb)

Table 2:
Seat 1 - Jason Flock - 2,160,000 (54 bb)
Seat 2 - Michael Campbell - 580,000 (14 bb)
Seat 3 - Zach Rieselman - 2,450,000 (61 bb)
Seat 4 - Jeffrey Model - 995,000 (24 bb)
Seat 5 - Jacob Bofferding - 330,000 (8 bb)
Seat 6 - Rusty Chizhevsky - 940,000 (23 bb)
Seat 7 - Ronald Sewell - 560,000 (14 bb)
Seat 8 - Empty
Seat 9 - Alex Ziskin - 1,010,000 (25 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 1:32 PM Local Time

Won Lee

Arif Rahim raises to 95,000 in the hijack and Won Lee three bets to 220,000 in the big blind. Rahim shoves all in, and Lee calls for less. 


The flop comes     giving Rahim the lead with a pair of kings. 

The   turn and   river does not improve Lee's hand and he is eliminated in 18th place. 

The remaining 17 players will now redraw for their new seats at the final two tables. 

Arif Rahim - 2,800,000 (70 bb)
Won Lee - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 1:27 PM Local Time

Richard Arndt

Richard Arndt shoves all in from the hijack and Ben Keeline calls in the big blind.


The flop comes     leaving Keeline in the lead with his pair of fours. That lead is increased when the   hits the turn, giving Keepine a set of fours.

"Ten," Arndt calls for, but it's the   on the river giving Keeline a full house, and eliminating Arndt in 19th place. 

Ben Keeline - 1,700,000 (42 bb)
Richard Arndt - Eliminated

Velo 690x150
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:20 PM Local Time

Won Lee raises to 90,000 in early position, Porfirio Mendez goes all in for 390,000, and Nicola Ditrapani moves all in over the top in the small blind. Lee folds and Kitrapani has Mendez at risk.


The board runs out      . Ditrapani's ace-king high is best and Mendez is out in 20th place, taking home $15,519.

Nicola Ditrapani - 1,890,000 (47 bb)
Porfirio Mendez - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 1:16 PM Local Time

Peter Kelly

Action folds to Peter Kelly in the small blind and he moves all in for 1,165,000. Dylan Linde calls in the big blind to put Kelly at risk.


The board runs out      . Linde's ace-king high is best and Kelly hits the rail in 21st place. He earns $15,519 for his efforts.

Dylan Linde - 2,670,000 (66 bb)
Peter Kelly - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 1:15 PM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:08 PM Local Time

There's around 400,000 in the middle and a board reading       when Ravi Raghavan shoves all in for 310,000. Michael Campbell pauses for a few seconds before tossing in a chip to call. 

Raghavan turns over   

"King nine?" Campbell confirms aloud, and then slowly moves his cards into the muck.

As the pot is being pushed to Raghavan table mate Ben Keeline asks, "In all in and call situations are both hands supposed to be tabled?"  The dealer confirms that they are.

"Sorry about that, I had king queen, I should have showed," Campbell says, "I had king queen."  

Ravi Raghavan - 1,200,000 (40 bb)
Michael Campbell - 445,000 (14 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 12:55 PM Local Time

Jonathan Hilton opens to 70,000 in late position and John Trzesniak calls in the big blind. 

The flop comes    . Trzesniak checks, Hilton bets 75,000, and Trzesniak check-raises to 160,000. Hilton stares at Trzesniak for several seconds and commits the calling chips. 

The turn is the   and Trzesniak quickly goes all in. Hilton instantly calls and they show down. 


Trzesniak announces "Two pair," but Hilton's two pair is higher. 

The   river seals Trzesniak's fate and he is out in 22nd place, for a payday of $13,067.

Jonathan Hilton - 1,700,000
John Trzesniak - Eliminated

Velo 690x150
Monday, October 24, 2016 12:50 PM Local Time

Nicola Ditrapani raises to 70,000 from under the gun and Porfirio Mendez shoves all in on the button.  Dirtripani quickly calls and tables   . Mendez is ahead holding   .

The flop comes     leaving Mendez's tens in the lead.  He maintains that lead when the turn comes the  , but Ditripani picks up a flush draw.

The   brings the flush card for Dirtipani to double. After a close count of chips, it's determined that Ditripani has 640,000 in chips, and they are passed across the table from Mendez, leaving Mendez with less than five big blinds.

Nicola Ditripani - 1,360,000 (45 bb)
Porfirio Mendez - 125,000 (4 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 12:41 PM Local Time

Sandeep Sikand

Sandeep Sikand moves all in for 265,000 in the cutoff, and Michael Campbell calls from the big blind to put Sikand at risk.


The board runs out      , and Campbell's kicker plays to earn him the knockout pot. Sikand is eliminated in 23rd place.

Michael Campbell - 1,010,000 (34 bb)
Sandeep Sikand - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 12:39 PM Local Time

Paul Fehlig raises to 70,000 in the hijack and Rusty Chizhevsky calls on the button.

The flop comes    . Fehlig bets 75,000 and Chizhevsky calls.

The turn is the  . Fehlig checks, Chizhevsky bets 180,000, and Fehlig shoves all in for around 500,000. Chizhevsky quickly calls and turns over   , having flopped a set. Fehlig shows    for top pair.

The   river does not change the hand and Fehlig is eliminated in 24th place.  

"Nothing you can do about that sir, good game," table mate Richard Arndt says to Fehlig as he stands up and gathers his belongings. 

Rusty Chizhevsky - 2,400,000 (80 bb)
Paul Fehlig - Eliminated

Monday, October 24, 2016 12:35 PM Local Time

Jonathan Hilton raises to 65,000 in the cutoff and Kou Vang calls in the big blind. 

The flop comes     and both players check. 

The turn is  . Vang checks, Hilton bets 70,000, and Vang calls.

On the   river, Vang checks and Hilton bets 215,000. Vang looks at Hilton, confirms the amount, and tosses in a single chip to call.

Hilton shows    for a turned straight and Vang sends his cards to the muck.

Jonathan Hilton - 1,450,000 (48 bb)
Kou Vang - 620,000 (20 bb)

Monday, October 24, 2016 12:31 PM Local Time

Johanssy Joseph

Johanssy Joseph goes all in for 100,000 in late position. Arif Rahim calls, the remaining players fold, and Joseph's tournament life is at risk.


The board runs out      . Rahim's king-ten high is best and Joseph hits the rail in 25th place, earning him $11,125.

Arif Rahim - 1,750,000 (58 bb)
Johanssy Joseph - Eliminated