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2018/19 WSOP Circuit - FOXWOODS (Connecticut)

Friday, August 24, 2018 to Monday, August 27, 2018

Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $786,285
  • Entries: 519
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:02 PM Local Time

Nick Pupillo raises to 45,000 from the cutoff and Justin Carey moves all in for 612,000 on the button. The blinds fold and Pupillo calls.

Pupillo shows    and is dominated by Carey's   .

The board runs out       and Carey's big slick holds up to double through Pupillo. Pupillo is left with less than two big blinds after the hand.

Justin Carey - 1,275,000 (64 bb)
Nick Pupillo - 35,000 (<2 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:44 PM Local Time

Manny Okrah raises to 50,000 from under the gun and Dan Chalifour defends his big blind. The flop is     and Chalifour checks. Okrah bets 55,000 and Chalifour check-raises to 150,000.

Okrah calls and the turn is the  . Chalifour bets 200,000 and Okrah calls. The river is the   and Chalifour bets another 200,000. Okrah shakes his head in disgust before calling.

Chalifour tables    and Okrah mucks his hand. Chalifour wins the pot and moves into the chip lead.

Dan Chalifour - 2,200,000 (110 bb)
Manny Okrah - 700,000 (35 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:42 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Nick Pupillo in the small blind, who moves all in for 289,000 and Justin Carey calls in the big blind. Carey shows    and is in the lead against Pupillo's   .

Pupillo uses his 'one time' and it comes through on a flop of    , giving Pupillo trips and leaving Carey drawing to runners. The turn is the   and the river is the  . Pupillo doubles up with a full house.

Nick Pupillo - 599,000 (30 bb)
Justin Carey - 615,000 (31 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:37 PM Local Time

Sean Kelly moves all in for 293,000 from the hijack and Max Hoffman calls from the small blind. 

Kelly turns over    and is in great shape against Hoffman's   .

The board comes       and Kelly's king high kicker holds to avoid elimination. 

Sean Kelly - 600,000 (38 bb)
Max Hoffman - 750,000 (47 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:29 PM Local Time

James Magner

James Magner completes the small blind, leaving himself with just 60,000 behind and Justin Carey checks his option in the big blind.

"Good luck all in," jokes Carey before the flop comes.

The flop is     and Magner moves all in. Carey calls. Carey is in the lead with his    against Magner's   . Magner needs a king or an eight to stay alive, but the turn and river brick off for him and Carey drags the pot with a pair of 10s, eliminating Magner in 15th place. 

Justin Carey - 800,000 (40 bb)
James Magner - Eliminated in 15th Place ($10,378)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:23 PM Local Time
Level: 23
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante: 3,000
Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:23 PM Local Time

Todd Rebello

Dylan Wilkerson raises to 32,000 from under the gun and is called by Todd Rebello in the hijack and Manny Okrah from the big blind.

The flop is     and action checks through. The turn is the   and Okrah leads out for 55,000. Wilkerson folds and Rebello moves all in for about 250,000. Okrah calls.

Okrah shows   , good for a flush, and he has Rebello's    drawing dead. The river is the irrelevant   and Rebello is eliminated in 16th place for $8,570.

Manny Okrah - 1,400,000 (87 bb)
Todd Rebello - Eliminated in 16th Place ($8,570)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:18 PM Local Time

Josias Santos

On a board reading     , Josias Santos is all in for around 400,000 with    against Gordon Wilcox's   

The river  , changes nothing and Santos is eliminated in 17th place. 

Gordon Wilcox - 2,000,000 (125 bb)
Josias Santos - Eliminated in 17th place ($8,570)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:15 PM Local Time

Shane Howeth is all in on the button for 285,000 and called by Todd Rebello in the big blind. 

Howeth tables    and is racing against Rebello's   

The board comes       and Howeth flops a jack to avoid elimination. 

Shane Howeth - 600,000 (38 bb)
Todd Rebello - 200,000 (13 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:12 PM Local Time

Gordon Wilcox opens to 35,000 from late position, Carlo Sciannameo makes it 175,000 from the small blind and Nick Pupillo shoves from the big blind.

Sciannameo asks "You woke up with a hand?" as he calls all in for 462,000. Pupillo turns over    and appears to be in great shape against Sciannameo's   

The board runs out       and Sciannameo flops two-pair to crack Pupillo's aces.

Carlo Sciannameo - 1,070,000 (67 bb)
Nick Pupillo - 600,000 (38 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:56 PM Local Time

Michael Deloge opens to 41,000 from middle position, Manny Okrah calls from the cutoff, as does Dylan Wilkerson on the button. 

The flop comes    , it checks to Wilkerson who bets 55,000. Okrah calls. 

Both players check the   on the turn. The river is the  , Okrah bets 105,000 and Wilkerson quickly calls. Okrah tables    but is no good agaisnt Wilkerson's   

Dylan Wilkerson - 1,600,000 (100 bb)
Manny Okrah - 1,200,000 (75 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:43 PM Local Time

Matthew Zola

Justin Carey opens to 33,000 from under the gun and gets three callers. 

The flop comes    , Todd Rebello checks from the small blind and Matthew Zola moves all in from the big blind for 89,000. Carey raises to 225,000 and Manny Okrah makes it 600,000. 

Rebello folds and action is on Carey who goes "I knew this was going to be a sick hand". Carey thought about it a while before letting it go. 

Its heads up with Zola's    against Okrah's   

The turn   is a brick, but the   on the river gives Okrah a flush to eliminate Zola in 18th place. 

Manny Okrah - 1,450,000 (91 bb)
Justin Carey - 485,000 (30 bb)
Matthew Zola - Eliminated in 18th Place ($8,570)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:32 PM Local Time

With the elimination of Jesse Lam in 19th place, there is a short break in the action while the final 18 players redraw for seats at the final two tables. Here is a look at the seating arrangement and chip counts of the final two tables:

Table 1

Seat 1: Giuliano Lentini - 1,100,000
Seat 2: Gordon Wilcox - 925,000
Seat 3: Max Hoffman - 910,000
Seat 4: Marcos Exterkotter - 1,775,000
Seat 5: Carlo Sciannameo - 545,000
Seat 6: Nick Pupillo - 1,435,000
Seat 7: Josias Santos - 260,000
Seat 8: Jason Bolton - 590,000
Seat 9: Sean Kelly - 312,000

Table 2

Seat 1: Matthew Zola - 125,000
Seat 2: Justin Carey - 740,000
Seat 3: Michael Deloge - 1,710,000
Seat 4: Dan Chalifour - 1,750,000
Seat 5: Manny Okrah - 885,000
Seat 6: Dylan Wilkerson - 1,390,000
Seat 7: Shane Howeth - 310,000
Seat 8: James Magner - 175,000
Seat 9: Todd Rebello - 470,000

Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:24 PM Local Time

Jesse Lam opens from the button and Michael Deloge defends his big blind. 

The flop comes     and Lam shoves for around 200,000. Deloge calls with    for an open ended straight draw agaisnt Lam's   

The board comes  ,   and Deloge hits his straight on the turn to eliminate Lam. 

Michael Deloge - 1,650,000 (103 bb)
Jesse Lam - Eliminated in 19th place ($7,233)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:15 PM Local Time

Joe Ricupero moves all in for 243,000 from early position and Dylan Wilkerson calls. Ricupero tables    and needs to improve against Wilkerson's   

The board comes       and Wilkerson's pocket jacks hold to eliminate Ricupero in 20th place. 

Dylan Wilkerson - 1,300,000 (81 bb)
Joe Ricupero - Eliminated in 20th Place ($7,233)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:09 PM Local Time
Level: 22
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 2,000
Sunday, August 26, 2018 7:07 PM Local Time
Players are currently on a one hour dinner break, action will resume at approximately 8:05
Sunday, August 26, 2018 7:00 PM Local Time

Jason Bolton raises to 30,000 from under the gun and Carlo Sciannameo moves all in from middle position for 220,000. Action folds back to Bolton, who calls.

It's a flip with Bolton's    against Sciannameo's   .

The board runs out       and Sciannameo wins the pot with a pair of sixes.

Carlos Sciannameo - 470,000 (39 bb)
Jason Bolton - 660,000 (55 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:56 PM Local Time

On a flop of    , Nick Pupillo checks from the big blind and Michael Deloge bets 35,000 from the cutoff. Pupillo check-raises to 105,000 and Deloge calls.

The rest of the hand is checked down as the board is completed with the   and the  . Pupillo shows    and Deloge wins the pot with   .

"That was a bad turn for you," says Deloge after the hand.

Michael Deloge - 1,300,000 (108 bb)
Nick Pupillo - 780,000 (65 bb)

Sunday, August 26, 2018 6:48 PM Local Time

Josiah Santos opens to 25,000 from under the gun and Dan Chalifour calls from next to act. 

The flop comes    , Santos checks, and Chalifour bets 35,000. Santos calls. 

The turn brings the   Santos checks, and Chalifour bets 75,000. Santos calls again. 

Both players check the   on the turn, Santos tables    but is no good against Chalifour's   

Dan Chalifour - 2,050,000 (171 bb)
Josiah Santos - 405,000 (34 bb)