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2017/18 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

Friday, August 11, 2017 to Monday, August 14, 2017

Event #10: $1,675 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $1,553,000
  • Entries: 1,022
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, August 14, 2017 6:04 PM Local Time
There is a dead button. Randy Lowery raises to 250,000 on the effective button. He wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 6:03 PM Local Time
There is a dead small blind and Randy Lowery raises to 200,000 on the button and Norman McKeldin defends his big blind. The flop is     and McKeldin checks. Lowery bets 200,000 and McKeldin folds.
Monday, August 14, 2017 6:01 PM Local Time

 
Kindah Sakkal

Harry Arutyunyan raises to 230,000 on the button and Kindah Sakkal moves all in out of the big blind for 800,000. Arutyunyan snap-calls. Arutyunyan shows    and has Sakkal's    in trouble.

The board runs out       and Arutyunyan flops a set of queens. He fades running cards to chop and eliminates Sakkal in fourth place. Sakkal takes home $97,959.

Arutyunyan starts three-handed play with more than half of the chips in play. 

Harry Arutyunyan - 12,640,000 (126 bb)
Kindah Sakkal - Eliminated

Monday, August 14, 2017 5:59 PM Local Time
Norman McKeldin limps in on the button and Harry Arutyunyan raises to 375,000 out of the small blind. Randy Lowery folds his big blind and McKeldin folds as well.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:57 PM Local Time

Norman McKeldin raises to 230,000 from the small blind and Harry Arutyunyan defends his big blind. The flop is     and McKeldin bets 300,000. Arutyunyan calls.

The turn is the   and McKeldin checks. Arutyunyan bets 475,000 and McKeldin folds.

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Monday, August 14, 2017 5:54 PM Local Time
Harry Arutyunyan raises to 220,000 from under the gun and wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:53 PM Local Time
Harry Arutyunyan raises to 215,000 on the button and wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:53 PM Local Time
Harry Arutyunyan completes his small blind and Randy Lowery checks his option in the big blind. The flop is     and Arutyunyan bets 100,000. Lowery folds.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:52 PM Local Time
Randy Lowery raises to 200,000 from under the gun and wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:51 PM Local Time
Norman McKeldin gets a walk.
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Monday, August 14, 2017 5:50 PM Local Time
Kinda Sakkal gets a walk.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:50 PM Local Time

 
Scott Ryder

Scott Ryder moves all in on the button for 1,105,000 and Harry Arutyunyan calls out of the small blind. Ryder shows    and is flipping with Arutyunyan's   .

The flop is    , keeping Ryder in the lead, but giving Arutyunyan plenty of equity with overs and a straight draw. The turn is the   and Arutyunyan makes Broadway to leave Ryder drawing dead to the   river card.

Ryder shakes hands with everybody at the table and heads to the cage to collect his $74,488 fifth-place money.

Harry Arutyunyan - 11,750,000 (117 bb)
Scott Ryder - Eliminated

Monday, August 14, 2017 5:47 PM Local Time
Kindah Sakkal moves all in from the cutoff for 860,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:46 PM Local Time
Norman McKeldin raises to 250,000 from the small blind and Scott Ryder folds his big blind.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:45 PM Local Time

Randy Lowery raises to 225,000 on the button and Norman McKeldin defends his big blind. The flop is     and both players check to the   turn card. McKeldin bets 100,000 and Lowery calls.

The river is the   and both players check. Lowery wins the pot with   , good for a straight. 

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Monday, August 14, 2017 5:43 PM Local Time
Norman McKeldin raises to 250,000 from under the gun. He wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:42 PM Local Time

Harry Arutyunyan raises to 225,000 from the small blind and Randy Lowery defends his big blind. The flop is     and both players check to the   turn card.

Arutyunyan bets 225,000 and Lowery folds.

Monday, August 14, 2017 5:40 PM Local Time
Harry Arutyunyan gets a walk in the big blind.
Monday, August 14, 2017 5:40 PM Local Time

Harry Arutyunyan raises to 230,000 from under the gun. Randy Lowery calls from the cutoff and they are heads-up to a flop of    .

Arutyunyan bets 300,000 and Lowery calls. The turn is the   and Arutyunyan bets 350,000. Lowery moves all in for 1,750,000. Arutyunyan takes off his hand and rubs his head in his hands. He tanks for several minutes before speaking up.

"Will you show if I fold?" asks Arutyunyan.

"I always answer that the same way," says Lowery. "If you show, I'll show."

Arutyunyan folds and shows   . Lowery tables    and drags the pot.

Monday, August 14, 2017 5:33 PM Local Time
Level: 31
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 10,000
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