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

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 to Thursday, August 10, 2017

2017 Global Casino Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,090,000
  • Entries: 124
  • Remaining: 0

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:23 PM Local Time
Jesse Cohen gets a walk in the big blind.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:22 PM Local Time
Alexander Lakhov raises to 20,000 from middle position and Josh Reichard three-bets to 54,000 on the button. The blinds fold, Lakhov four-bets to 145,000 and Reichard folds.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:21 PM Local Time


Charlie Nguyen

Dylan Linde raises to 18,000 from the hijack and Charlie Nguyen moves all in for 49,000 on the button. Sean Yu calls out of the big blind and Linde calls as well.

Nguyen is all in for the main pot and any further action will create a side pot between Linde and Yu. The flop is     and both players check to the   turn card. Both players check again and the river is the  . Both players check again.

Yu wins the pot with    and Nguyen hits the rail in ninth place. He takes home $24,804 for his 9th place finish in the GCC. 

Sean Yu - 950,000 (118 bb)
Dylan Linde - 265,000 (33 bb)
Charlie Nguyen - Eliminated

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:16 PM Local Time
Josh Reichard gets a walk in the big blind.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:15 PM Local Time
Jesse Cohen raises to 17,000 from middle position and wins the blinds and antes.
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:14 PM Local Time
Jesse Cohen raises to 17,000 from the hijack and Alexander Lakhov three-bets to 50,000 on the button. Cohen folds and Lakhov takes the pot.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:13 PM Local Time
Sean Yu raises to 20,000 from middle position and wins the blinds and antes.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:11 PM Local Time

Jesse Cohen raises to 18,000 on the button and Alexander Lakhov defends his big blind. The flop is     and Lakhov checks. Cohen bets 16,000 and Lakhov calls.

The turn is the  . Lakhov checks. Cohen bets 46,000 and Lakhov folds.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:08 PM Local Time
Nikhil Gera raises to 19,000 from middle position and wins the blinds and antes.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:07 PM Local Time
Alexander Lakhov raises to 20,000 from early position. He wins the blinds and antes.
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:06 PM Local Time
Josh Reichard raises to 18,000 on the button and wins the blinds and antes.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:05 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier raises to 17,000 from under the gun and Sean Yu defends his big blind. The flop is     and Yu checks. Mercier checks behind and the   comes on the turn.

Yu bets 25,000 and wins Mercier folds.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:04 PM Local Time
Jason Mercier raises to 17,000 from early position and Will Berry moves all in from middle position for about 130,000. Action folds back around to Mercier, who folds and Berry drags the pot.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:02 PM Local Time
Dylan Linde raises to 17,000 on the button and wins the blinds and antes.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:01 PM Local Time

With Brett Bader's elimination in tenth place, the final nine have taken their seats at the unofficial final table. The remaining players are all guaranteed a minimum payout of $24,804.

Here is the seating and the chip counts at the start of final table play. 

Seat 1: Nikhil Gera - 395,000 (49 bb)
Seat 2: Charlie Nguyen - 80,000 (10 bb)
Seat 3: Joshua Reichard - 390,000 (49 bb)
Seat 4: Sean Yu - 794,000 (99 bb)
Seat 5: Jesse Cohen - 565,000 (70 bb)
Seat 6: Jason Mercier - 247,000 (31 bb)
Seat 7: Will Berry - 155,000 (19 bb)
Seat 8: Alexander Lakhov - 795,000 (99 bb)
Seat 9: Dylan Linde - 320,000 (40 bb)

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:00 PM Local Time

 
Brett Bader

Brett Bader goes all in for 67,000 in the small blind and Alexander Lakhov calls in the big blind to put him at risk. 

Bader:   
Lakhov:   

The board runs out      , and Lakhov's fives hold up. 

Bader is the tenth place finisher, receiving $20,124 for his efforts. With his elimination, the final nine are redrawing for new seats. 

Alexander Lakhov - 795,000 (99 bb)
Brett Bader - Eliminated

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:55 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier moves all in for 110,000 from middle position, and action folds around to Dylan Linde in the big blind. He checks his first card, then slowly squeezes the second. When he sees it, he quickly calls.

Mercier:   
Linde:   

The flop comes    , giving Mercier a set and a virtual stranglehold on the hand. The turn is the  , and the river the  . Mercier improves to a full house on the river, and he wins the pot to double up.

Jason Mercier - 229,000
Dylan Linde - 325,000
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:50 PM Local Time
Level: 18
Blinds: 4,000/8,000
Ante: 1,000
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:47 PM Local Time

Action folds to Sean Yu in the small blind and he raises to 18,000. Will Berry thinks for a little while in the big blind before moving his stack of 90,000 into the middle. Yu thinks for around a minute and then calls. 

Berry:   
Yu:   

Berry takes the lead on the     flop. The turn is the   and the   river gives Yu a pair of aces, but also makes Berry's runner-runner flush. Berry doubles up and Yu takes a small hit to his big stack. 

Will Berry - 185,000 (31 bb)
Sean Yu - 970,000 (161 bb)

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:41 PM Local Time

Sean Yu raises to 14,000 from the cutoff and Nikhil Gera calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Gera checks. Yu continues for 15,000 and Gera calls.

Both players check the   on the turn, and the river is the  . Gera now leads out for 40,000, and Yu quickly folds.

Nikhil Gera - 390,000 (65 bb)
Sean Yu - 980,000 (163 bb)

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