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2017/18 WSOP Circuit - PLANET HOLLYWOOD (Las Vegas)

Friday, March 30, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018

Event #11: $1,675 MAIN EVENT - $500K Guarantee

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  • Buy-in: $1,675
  • Prizepool: $915,000
  • Entries: 610
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, April 2, 2018 5:24 PM Local Time


Ben Zamani - WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood Main Event Champion

One hand after scoring a double elimination, Ben Zamani pushes all in from the button. It's an effective raise to 480,000, Palmer's remaining stack. Palmer thinks for about 15 seconds, then tosses his chips forward to call.

Zamani:   
Palmer:   

The flop is    , and Palmer pairs his jack. But the turn is the   giving Zamani a Broadway straight. The river is the  , and Zamani wins the pot and the Main Event. He earns $192,152 and a WSOP Circuit ring to join his two WSOP bracelets in his trophy case.

Ben Palmer is eliminated in second place, earning $118,849.

A full recap of the event will be posted later tonight.

Ben Zamani - 12,200,000
Ben Palmer - Eliminated


Ben Palmer - Runner Up

Monday, April 2, 2018 5:24 PM Local Time

 
Barry Hutter Eliminated in 3rd Place ($86,907)

Scott Powrie moves all in from the button for 490,000 and Barry Hutter reshoves for 680,000 from the small blind. Ben Zamani calls from the big blind.

Ben Zamani:   
Barry Hutter:   
Scott Powrie:   

The board comes       and Zamani hits a four to knock out both of his opponents.

Ben Zamani - 11,700,000 (146 bb)
Barry Hutter - Eliminated
Scott Powrie - Eliminated


Scott Powrie Eliminated in 4th Place ($64,489) 

 

Monday, April 2, 2018 5:04 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani is continuing to push the action and is meeting little resistance. He's raising most hands, and winning them without a showdown.

Here are current approximate chip counts:

Ben Zamani - 10,350,000 (129 bb)
Barry Hutter - 705,000 (8 bb)
Ben Palmer - 650,000 (8 bb)
Scott Powrie - 465,000 (5 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 4:57 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani raises to 170,000 from under the gun and Barry Hutter calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Hutter checks. Zamani continues for 175,000 and Hutter calls.

The turn is the   and Hutter checks again. Zamani gets again, this time for 375,000. Hutter calls.

Hutter checks a third time on the   river. Zamani pushes forward a stack of over 2,000,000, enough to put Hutter to an all-in decision. Hutter quickly folds.

Ben Zamani - 9,600,000 (120 bb)
Barry Hutter - 1,150,000 (14 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 4:49 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani opens to 190,000 from the small blind and Ben Palmer defends his big blind. The flop comes    , Zamani bets 155,000 and Palmer calls. 

The turn brings the  , Zamani checks, and Palmer bets 350,000. Zamani raises to 825,000 and Palmer calls. 

The river is the   and Zamani announces a bet of 900,000. Palmer goes into the tank for a while before eventually electing to call with   . Zamani turns over    for a rivered higher two-pair. 

Ben Zamani - 8,100,000 (101 bb)
Ben Palmer - 1,150,000 (14 bb)

Jostens Fan Collection
Monday, April 2, 2018 4:31 PM Local Time
Level: 30
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, April 2, 2018 4:22 PM Local Time

Players are now on a 15-minute break. Here are their approximate chip counts.

Ben Zamani - 5,520,000
Ben Palmer - 3,425,000
Barry Hutter - 2,100,000
Scott Powire - 1,060,000

Monday, April 2, 2018 4:16 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani raises to 180,000 from the small blind and Ben Palmer calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Zamani checks and Palmer bets 230,000. 

Zamani shoves for 1,600,000 effective and Palmer calls all in. Palmer turns over    for a set of fours against Zamani's    two-pair.

The board runs out  ,   and Palmers set holds to secure his double.

Ben Palmer - 3,680,000 (61 bb)
Ben Zamani - 5,800,000 (97 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 4:05 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani raises to 155,000 from the button. Ben Palmer and Scott Powrie call from the blinds.

The flop is    . Palmer checks and Powrie bets 150,000. Zamani calls. Palmer then check-raises all in for about 1,150,000. Powrie folds. Zamani tanks for about two minutes, then folds behind.

Ben Palmer - 1,950,000 (32 bb)
Ben Zamani - 7,550,000 (125 bb)
Scott Powrie - 1,500,000 (25 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 3:56 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani opens to 155,000 from under the gun and Barry Hutter calls from the big blind. The flop comes    , Hutter checks and Zamani bets 135,000. Hutter calls. 

Both players check the   on the turn. The river brings the   Hutter bets 285,000 and Zamani calls. Hutter shows    but is no good against Zamani's   

Ben Zamani - 7,700,000 (128 bb)
Barry Hutter - 1,650,000 (28 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 3:38 PM Local Time

Scott Powrie opens to 130,000 from the button and Ben Zamani defends his big blind. The flop comes    , Zamani checks, and Powrie bets 130,000. Zamani calls.

The turn brings the  , Zamani checks and Powrie bets 225,000. Zamani calls. Both players check the   on the river. Powrie shows    but has kicker problems against Zamani's   

Ben Zamani - 7,300,000 (123 bb)
Scott Powrie - 1,180,000 (20 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 3:25 PM Local Time
Level: 29
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, April 2, 2018 3:21 PM Local Time

Scott Powrie opens to 100,000 from the small blind and Barry Hutter calls from the big blind. 

The flop comes    , Powrie bets 125,000 and Hutter calls. Both players check the   on the turn. 

The river is the  , Powrie bets 225,000 and Hutter calls. Powrie shows    for ace high but is no good against Hutter's    two pair. 

Barry Hutter - 1,625,000 (33 bb)
Scott Powrie - 2,100,000 (42 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 3:15 PM Local Time

Barry Hutter moves all in from under the gun and Scott Powrie calls from the big blind.

Hutter:   
Powrie:   

Hutter's in good shape with his pair of nines, and the     flop is no help to Powrie. Then the   on the turn gives Hutter a set and a lock on the hand. The meaningless river card is the  .

The dealer counts down Hutter's stack, and he was all in for 615,000 before the double up.

Barry Hutter - 1,275,000 (25 bb)
Scott Powrie - 2,600,000 (52 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 3:08 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani limps from under the gun, Scott Powrie completes the small blind, and Barry Hutter checks his option in the big blind. 

All three players check the     flop. The turn brings the  , it checks to Zamani who bets 95,000. Only Powrie calls. 

The river is the   and both players check. Powrie shows    for a missed flush draw and Zamani's    takes it. Zamani now has over half the chips in play.

Ben Zamani - 6,650,000 (133 bb)
Scott Powrie - 3,400,000 (68 bb)

Jostens Fan Collection
Monday, April 2, 2018 2:57 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani limps from the small blind. Ben Palmer raises to 200,000 from the big blind and Zamani calls.

Both players check the     flop, and the turn is the  . Zamani checks again. Palmer bets 125,000 and Zamani calls.

The   comes on the river and Zamani checks a third time. Palmer moves all in for over 800,000, and Zamani folds.

Ben Palmer - 1,500,000 (30 bb)
Ben Zamani - 6,150,000 (123 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 2:54 PM Local Time


Aaron McEvoy

Ben Zamani raises to 130,000 from the small blind and Aaron McEvoy reraises to 400,000 from the big blind. Zamani then moves all in with a covering stack and McEvoy calls.

Zamani:   
McEvoy:   

Zamani is in the lead with his kings. The board then runs out      . Zamani wins with his full house, deuces full of kings, and McEvoy is eliminated. Aaron McEvoy finishes in fifth place, earning $48,522.

Ben Zamani - 6,400,000 (128 bb)
Aaron McEvoy - Eliminated

Monday, April 2, 2018 2:50 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani raises to 125,000 from the cutoff and Aaron McEvoy calls from the button.

The flop is     and Zamani continues for 135,000. McEvoy calls.

The   comes on the turn and Zamani now checks. McEvoy bets 300,000 and Zamani calls.

Both players check the   river. 

Zamani turns over    for a pair of kings, and McEvoy mucks his hand.

Ben Zamani - 5,250,000 (105 bb)
Aaron McEvoy - 910,000 (18 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 2:44 PM Local Time

Scott Powrie opens to 100,000 from early position and Aaron McEvoy calls from the small blind. The flop comes    , McEvoy bets 125,000, and Powried calls.

Both players check the   on the turn. The river brings the  , McEvoy leads out 400,000 and Powrie calls. 

McEvoy tables    for top pair but is no good against Powrie's    set of threes.

Scott Powrie - 4,000,000 (80 bb)
Aaron McEvoy - 1,500,000 (30 bb)

Monday, April 2, 2018 2:34 PM Local Time

 
Jesse Yaginuma

Jesse Yaginuma moves all in for his last 210,000 from the button and Aaron McEvoy calls from the big blind. Yaginuma tables    and needs to improve against McEvoy's   .

The board runs out       and McEvoy's ace high holds to eliminate Yaginuma in sixth place. 

Aaron McEvoy - 2,000,000 (40 bb)
Jesse Yaginuma - Eliminated

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