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2017/18 WSOP Circuit - IP BILOXI (Mississippi)

Friday, September 15, 2017 to Monday, September 18, 2017

Event #10: $1,675 MAIN EVENT - $500K Guarantee

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $514,500
  • Entries: 343
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, September 18, 2017 1:04 PM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, September 18, 2017 1:04 PM Local Time

Kyle Cartwright raises from middle position and TK Miles defends his big blind. The flop is     and Miles checks. Cartwright bets 75,000 and Miles moves all in for 440,000. Cartwright calls.

Cartwright shows    and needs to makes his flush draw against Miles'   .

The turn is the   and the river is the   and Miles' baby flush holds up to double up at the end of the level.

TK Miles - 1,045,000 (35 bb)
Kyle Cartwright - 3,400,000 (113 bb)

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:56 PM Local Time

Bob Chow

Kyle Cartwright opens to 65,000 from the cutoff. Bob Chow defends his big blind with a call.

The flop comes    . Chow checks it to Cartwright who then bets 45,000. Chow completes a check raise to120,000. Cartwright calls.

The turn is the  . Chow swiftly moves all in for around 350,000 and Cartwright does not hesitated to call. Chow flips over top pair with   , but Cartwright reveals two bullets,   .

One card remains and Chow needs a queen or a jack. The river is the  . Cartwright's pocket rockets take down the pot and Chow is eliminated in 7th place. Chow misses out on his third gold ring, but does take home $17,699 for his deep run in the IP Biloxi Main Event.

Kyle Cartwright - 3,760,000 (125 bb)
Bob Chow - Eliminated

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:46 PM Local Time

Chris McLean raises to 75,000 from the cutoff and Kyle Cartwright three-bets to 165,000 on the button. The blinds fold and McLean calls.

The flop is     and McLean leads out for 175,000. Cartwright raises to 410,000, which sends McLean into the tank for a couple minutes before reluctantly folding.

"Show that bluff," says TK Miles after the hand.

Cartwright shows the   and then shows the  , giving him king-high.

"I almost shoved too," says McLean.

"I would've called," says Cartwright without missing a beat.

The table lets out some collective banter at Cartwright's quip as he stacks his newly acquired chips and moves over the 3 million chip mark.

Kyle Cartwright - 3,050,000 (102 bb)
Chris McLean - 1,050,000 (35 bb)

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:36 PM Local Time

Bob chow opens to 65,000 under the gun. Directly to his left is Judge Leo Boothe in the hijack who moves all in for about 560,000. Action comes back around and Chow calls.

Both players flip up Big Slick. Boothe with    and Chow with   .

It seems that a split pot is likely. The flop comes    , giving Chow a freeroll to the river. One more spade and Boothe will be eliminated in 7th place.

The turn is the  , and the river the  . Two more black cards on the board, but no spade for Chow. The two players chop up the pot.

Bob Chow - 575,000 (19 bb)
Leo Boothe - 460,000 (15 bb)

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Monday, September 18, 2017 12:25 PM Local Time

TK Miles raises to 70,000 from the hijack and Chris McLean calls from the cutoff. They are heads-up to a flop of     and they check to the   turn.

Miles checks again and McLean bets 85,000. Miles calls and the river is the  . Miles checks for a third time and McLean bets 250,000, which is about half of Miles' remaining stack. Miles thinks for a couple minutes before folding. McLean mucks his hand and takes the pot.

"King-queen the best hand?" asks McLean to Miles.

Miles shakes his head 'no' in response.

"Can't try and bluff that guy twice," says Kyle Cartwright after the hand, referencing a hand they played together yesterday. 

"Or maybe I thought he wouldn't think I could bluff him twice," says McLean.

"Oh, the reverse," says Cartwright.

Chris McLean - 1,550,000 (52 bb)
TK Miles - 540,000 (18 bb)

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:13 PM Local Time

Through the first 10 minutes of the day, there has only been one showdown and most hands are getting taken down preflop. In the only hand that went to showdown, Kevin Benoit moved all in from under the gun for about 300,000 and Bob Beck moved all in next to act for about 400,000.

Everybody else got out of the way and they both showed ace-queen. They chopped the pot.

Kevin Benoit - 325,000 (11 bb)
Bob Beck - 430,000 (14 bb)

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:02 PM Local Time

Cards are in the air for the final day of the WSOP Circuit main event at IP Biloxi.

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:02 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, September 18, 2017 10:16 AM Local Time

Kyle Cartwright has the chip lead on Day 3 of the IP Biloxi main event

The final day of the WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi main event gets underway at noon with seven players remaining. They are all chasing Kyle Cartwright, who starts the day atop the chip counts with a massive lead over the rest of the table.

Cartwright starts the day with 2,750,000 and his closest competitor, Chris McLean, has 1,475,000. They are the only two players with a seven-figure chip count.

Levels will still be 60 minutes in length and the blinds start at 15,000/30,000 with a 5,000 ante. Everybody is guaranteed $17,699, but the winner will take home $118,332, a Circuit ring and an automatic entry into next year's Global Casino Championship. will have complete coverage of the day's action as we crown the third main event winner of the young Circuit season.

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