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Monday, October 9, 2017 2:16 PM Local Time
Chris Carey got one shove through uncalled, but he had to face the music on his second attempt.
Justin Boggs opens to 65,000 in early position to start the action. Next to act, Carey three-bets to 245,000, leaving just 10,000 chips behind. When it folds back around to Boggs, he shrugs and re-raises. Carey drops his last two chips into the pot, putting himself at risk on a coin flip.
The flop is a miss for the at-risk player, though the on the turn adds some more outs to a better two pair. The river is the blank , though, giving another pot to the chip leader.
Carey is eliminated in ninth place as the first casualty of this final table.
Justin Boggs - 2,525,000 (84 bb)
Chris Carey - Eliminated
Monday, October 9, 2017 2:13 PM Local Time
Wendy Freedman opens to 65,000 in the cutoff. Sitting to directly to her left is Justin Boggs, the chip leader and a common adversary for Freedman on Day 2. Boggs calls on the button. Christopher Carey folds his small blind and Al Hencheck defends his big blind with a call.
The flop comes . Hencheck checks. Freedman bets puts out a C-bet of 85,000. Boggs comes over the top with a raise to 175,000. Hencheck folds. Freedman calls.
The turn is the . Freedman checks. Boggs is measuring out chips. He lays out a big bet of 330,000, which is enough to get Freedman to fold.
Boggs draws first blood and moves to over two million in chips.
Justin Boggs - 2,200,000 (73 bb)
Wendy Freedman - 945,000 (31 bb)
Monday, October 9, 2017 2:12 PM Local Time
Monday, October 9, 2017 1:34 PM Local Time
Today is closing day at the WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Southern Indiana. The starting field of 424 entries is now just nine players strong, and they'll return to action shortly to play to a winner.
Here's the lineup:
Seat 1: Michael Foley - 300,000 (10 bb)
Seat 2: George Lusby - 1,255,000 (42 bb)
Seat 3: Hamid Izadi - 725,000 (24 bb)
Seat 4: Jerry Robinson - 505,000 (13 bb)
Seat 5: Wendy Freedman - 1,225,000 (41 bb)
Seat 6: Justin Boggs - 1,780,000 (59 bb)
Seat 7: Chris Carey - 210,000 (7 bb)
Seat 8: Al Hencheck - 770,000 (26 bb)
Seat 9: Scott Montgomery - 1,730,000 (58 bb)
Read more about the remaining players in yesterday's recap.
Blinds will be 15,000/30,000 with a 5,000 ante to begin the day, so the average stack is just north of 30 big blinds. Everyone left is guaranteed to earn at least $13,228, with a ring and a top prize of $13,920 reserved for the winner.
Day 3 begins at 2 p.m.