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2016/17 WSOP Circuit - POTAWATOMI (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Friday, February 10, 2017 to Monday, February 13, 2017

Event #9: $1,675 MAIN EVENT ($750K Guarantee)

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $1,015,500
  • Entries: 677
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, February 13, 2017 3:19 PM Local Time

Denise Pratt raisees to 100,000 in the cutoff, and Ala Aqel shoves all in from the big blind for 985,000. Pratt calls.

Aqel:   
Pratt:   

The flop comes    , giving Aqel the lead with two pair, aces and eights. He maintains that lead when the turn comes the  .

The   river is also safe for Aqel, and he doubles up.

Ala Aqel - 2,020,000 (40 bb)
Denise Pratt - 2,600,000 (52 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:16 PM Local Time

Denise Pratt limps in on the button. Garrett Riley calls in the small blind, and Chad Wiedenhoeft raises to 250,000 in the big blind. Only Pratt calls.

The flop comes    , and both players check.

The turn is the  . Wiedenhoeft bets 300,000, and Pratt calls.

The river is the  . Wiedenhoeft bets 650,000, and Pratt asks him, "How much ya got behind buddy?"  

Wiedenhoeft counts out his remaining 835,000, and Pratt pauses before announcing that she is all in, and Wiedenhoeft snap-calls.

Pratt turns over   , but Wiedenhoeft shows    for a full house to double up.  

Chad Wiedenhoeft - 4,700,000 (94 bb)
Denise Pratt - 3,575,000 (71 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:10 PM Local Time

Chad Wiedenhoeft raises to 125,000 from under the gun and Denise Pratt three-bets to 250,000 out of the small blind. Wiedenhoeft calls and the flop is    .

Pratt checks and Wiedenhoeft bets 225,000. Pratt check-raises to 500,000 and Wiedenhoeft quickly folds.

Denise Pratt - 5,875,000 (117 bb)
Chad Wiedenhoeft - 2,000,000 (40 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:09 PM Local Time

Denise Pratt limps in on the button and Garrett Riley raises to 150,000 out of the small blind. Chad Wiedenhoeft calls out of the big blind and Pratt comes along as well. They are three-handed to a flop of     and action checks to Pratt, who bets 300,000.

Riley calls and Wiedenhoeft folds. They are heads-up to the   turn card and both players check. Both players check again on the   river. Riley shows   , good for a missed combo draw, and Pratt wins the pot with   .

Denise Pratt - 5,500,000 (110 bb)
Garrett Riley - 1,625,000 (32 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:04 PM Local Time

Denise Pratt completes the small blind and Garrett Riley checks his option in the big blind. The flop is     and Pratt checks. Riley bets 50,000 and Pratt calls.

The turn is the   and Pratt checks again. Riley bets 125,000 and Pratt check-raises to 250,000. Riley calls and the river is the  .

Pratt bets 500,000 and the two players engage in some banter for about two minutes before Riley tosses his hand into the muck. Pratt mucks her hand as well and she takes the pot.

Denise Pratt - 5,150,000 (103 bb)
Garrett Riley - 1,885,000 (37 bb)

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Monday, February 13, 2017 3:02 PM Local Time

Ala Aqel raises to 125,000 on the button and James Gregg calls out of the small blind. The flop is     and Gregg checks. Aqel bets 125,000 and Gregg calls.

The turn is the   and both players check. The river is the   and both players check again. Gregg tables    and Aqel mucks his hand.

James Gregg - 3,150,000 (63 bb)
Ala Aqel - 1,350,000 (27 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 2:55 PM Local Time

Garrett Riley raises to 125,000 on the button, and Ala Aqel shoves all in from the big blind for 785,000.. Riley calls.

Aqel:   
Riley:   

The board runs out      . Aqel's kicker plays, and he doubles up.

As the pot is passed over to Aqel he looks over at his rail and says, "If I get 35 bigs I just feel bad for everybody else."

Ala Aqel - 1,620,000 (32 bb)
Garrett Riley - 2,550,000 (51 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 2:51 PM Local Time

James Gregg raises to 140,000 in the cutoff. Denise Pratt calls on the button, as does Garrett Riley in the small blind, and Chad Wiedenhoeft in the big blind.

The flop comes    . RIley bets 325,000, Widenhoeft folds, Gregg folds, and Riley calls.

Both players check the   turn.

The river is the  . Riley checks, and Pratt checks checks back.

Riley shows   , and Pratt mucks without showing.

Garrett Riley - 3,015,000 (60 bb)
Denise Pratt - 4,600,000 (92 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 2:42 PM Local Time


Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo is on the button and all in for his ante before the cards are dealt. Garrett Riley raises from under the gun and Denise Pratt defends her big blind, creating a side pot between Riley and Pratt.

It's checked all the way down as the board runs out       and all three hands are tabled. Riley shows   , Pratt shows   , and Pupillo tables   .

Pratt's kicker is good enough for the whole thing and Pupillo is eliminated in sixth place. Pupillo nets $40,447 for his final table appearance and Pratt extends her chip lead.

Denise Pratt - 5,000,000 (100 bb)
Garrett Riley - 2,700,000 (54 bb)
Nick Pupillo - Eliminated

Monday, February 13, 2017 2:38 PM Local Time

Garrett Riley raises to 115,000 from under the gun and Nick Pupillo three-bets to 360,000 out of the small blind. James Gregg folds his big blind and Riley thinks for a minute before four-betting to about 850,000. Pupillo takes about 30 seconds and then moves all in for roughly 1,400,000 and Riley snap-calls.

Pupillo shows   , but is in terrible shape against Riley's   . Pupillo is on the wrong end of a cold deck and never has much to sweat as the board runs out      . Pupillo makes two pair, but Riley takes the pot with a set of aces.

The dealer breaks down both stacks and verifies that it is actually Riley that is all in for 1,370,000. Pupillo is left with just one 5,000 denomination chip left and will be all in for an ante on the next hand.

Garrett Riley - 2,750,000 (55 bb)
Nick Pupillo - 5,000 (<1 bb)

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Monday, February 13, 2017 2:35 PM Local Time

James Gregg raises to 135,000 from under the gun and Chad Wiedenhoeft calls on the button. Nick Pupillo defends his big blind and they are three-handed to a flop of    .

Pupillo checks, Gregg bets 210,000 and both Wiedenhoeft and Pupillo fold. Gregg mucks his hand and takes the pot.

James Gregg - 3,100,000 (62 bb)
Chad Wiedenhoeft - 2,050,000 (41 bb)
NIck Pupillo - 1,400,000 (28 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 2:27 PM Local Time

Nick Pupillo raises to 110,000 in the cutoff, and Denise Pratt calls in the small blind.

The flop comes    . Pratt bets 150,000, and Pupillo calls.

Both players check the   turn.

The river is the  . Pratt bets 300,000, Pupillo pauses for over a minute, and then moves the chips forward to call.

Pratt shows    for fives and fours with an ace kicker, and Pupillo muck without showing.

Denise Pratt - 4,850,000 (97 bb)
Nick Pupillo - 1,475,000 (29 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 2:18 PM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, February 13, 2017 2:05 PM Local Time
Players are taking their first 15-minute break of the day.
Monday, February 13, 2017 2:05 PM Local Time

Garrett Riley completes the small blind and Chad Wiedenhoeft checks his option in the big blind. The flop is     and Riley lead out for 45,000. Wiedenhoeft calls and both players check the   turn.

The river is the   and Riley checks again. Wiedenhoeft bets 150,000 and Riley takes a moment before folding.

Chad Wiedenhoeft - 2,300,000 (58 bb)
Garrett Riley - 1,200,000 (30 bb)

COPAG USA
Monday, February 13, 2017 2:04 PM Local Time

Ala Aqel raises to 85,000 in the hijack. Denise Pratt calls in the small blind, as does Garrett Riley in the big blind.

The flop comes    . Pratt bets 140,000, Riley calls, and Aqel folds.

The turn is the  . Pratt checks, Riley bets 180,000, Pratt raises to 325,000, and Riley calls.

The river is the  . Pratt checks, Riley bets 300,000, and Pratt calls.

Riley turns over    for a flush, but Pratt shows    for the nut flush to win the hand.

Denise Pratt - 3,850,000 (96 bb)
Garrett Riley - 1,300,000 (32 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 1:56 PM Local Time

Chad Wiedenhoeft raises to 125,000 on the button and Nick Pupillo three-bets to 355,000 out of the big blind. Wiedenhoeft calls and action is checked to the river as the board runs out      .

On the river, Pupillo pushes a stack of chips forward that totals about 600,000. Wiedenhoeft thinks for a minute before folding. Pupillo mucks his hand and takes the pot.

Nick Pupillo - 1,850,000 (46 bb)
Chad Wiedenhoeft - 2,240,000 (56 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 1:54 PM Local Time

Chad Wiedenhoeft completes from the small blind and Ala Aqel checks his option from the big blind. The flop is     and Wiedenhoeft checks.

Aqel bets 80,000 and Aqel calls. They both check the   turn card and the   comes on the river. Widenhoeft bets 250,000 and Aqel spends a couple minutes contemplating his decision before eventually letting his hand go.

Chad Wiedenhoeft - 2,375,000 (59 bb)
Ala Aqel - 1,460,000 (36 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 1:48 PM Local Time

Ala Aqel raises to 85,000 in the cutoff, and Denise Pratt reraises to 190,000 in the big blind. Aqel calls.

The flop comes    , and both players check.

The turn is the  . Pratt bets 300,000, and Aqel calls.

The river is the  . Pratt bets 300,000, Aqel folds, and Pratt shows    for a set of kings.

Denise Pratt - 3,400,000 (85 bb)
Ala Aqel - 1,600,000 (40 bb)

Monday, February 13, 2017 1:35 PM Local Time

James Gregg raises to 110,000 from middle position and Garrett Riley three-bets to 255,000. Gregg calls and they are heads-up to a flop of    .

Both players check and the   comes on the turn. Gregg checks again and Riley bets 280,000. Gregg calls and the river is the  .

Gregg leads out for 455,000 and Riley spends a couple minutes in the tank before releasing his hand. Gregg takes the pot and flashes the  .

James Gregg - 2,400,000 (60 bb)
Garrett Riley - 2,250,000 (56 bb)

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