Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:58 AM Local Time
Only one day remains at the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at Planet Hollywood, and the starting field of 518 has been whittled down to 12. The chip leader heading into the final day is Daniel Strelitz.
The final 12 players will return tomorrow to determine a winner, who will take home $168,722 and earn a free seat into the 2019 WSOP Global Casino Championship.
Each of the remaining 12 players will earn at least $12,627...READ MORE
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:12 AM Local Time
Day 2 is complete and players are bagging up their chips.
A full recap will be posted shortly.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:02 AM Local Time
Ryan Tosoc opens to 60,000 from the button, Brendan Baksh moves all in for around 260,000 from the big blind and Tosoc calls, players turn over their hands.
The board runs out and Tosoc's jacks take down the pot. Baksh was eliminated in 13th place and will receive $10,328 for his efforts.
Ryan Tosoc - 2,605,000 (86 bb)
Brendan Baksh - Eliminated
Monday, November 26, 2018 11:47 PM Local Time
Brent Roberts raises to 75,000 from middle position. Scott Weiss calls from the small blind and Tim Reilly calls from the big blind.
The flop is and the blinds both check. Roberts continues for 90,000 and only Reilly calls.
Reilly checks the on the turn and Roberts bets again, this time for 300,000. Reilly calls again.
The river is the and Reilly checks a third time. Roberts bets 500,000. Reilly goes into the tank, and after about three minutes, he releases his hand.
Brent Roberts - 2,000,000 (66 bb)
Tim Reilly - 1,610,000 (53 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 11:41 PM Local Time
Daniel Strelitz opens to 60,000 from the button, Eric Blair moves all in for around 575,000 from the small blind and Strelitz calls, players turn over their hands.
The flop comes down and Strelitz now has a commanding lead. The comes on the turn and a falls on the river, changing nothing as Strelitz takes down the pot with his pair of kings. Blair was eliminated from the tournament in 14th place and will collect $10,328 for his efforts.
Daniel Strelitz - 2,195,000 (73 bb)
Eric Blair - Eliminated
Monday, November 26, 2018 11:34 PM Local Time
Barry Shulman moves all in for 357,000 from middle position. Tim Reilly calls from the cutoff, and Jody Fayant calls all in for less from the button.
The board runs out . Fayant's jacks hold up, and he triples up. He was all in 294,000. Shulman wins the small side pot, and is still alive with a short stack.
Jody Fayant - 947,000 (31 bb)
Barry Shulman - 126,000 (4 bb)
Tim Reilly - 2,060,000 (68 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 11:26 PM Local Time
Brent Roberts opens to 60,000 from the hijack, Amad Shalan moves all in for 186,000 from the cutoff and Roberts calls, players turn over their hands with Shalan at risk.
The flop comes down and Shalan is now in the lead. A comes on the turn, giving Roberts some added outs with a flush draw. The on the river completes that draw for Roberts as he takes down the pot. Shalan is eliminated in 15th place and will receive $10,328 for his efforts.
Brent Roberts - 1,484,000 (49 bb)
Amad Shalan - Eliminated
Monday, November 26, 2018 11:10 PM Local Time
Monday, November 26, 2018 11:06 PM Local Time
The board is showing and there is around 200,000 in the pot. Renald Bergeron bets 100,000 from early position, Ryan Tosoc raises to 275,000, Bergeron calls and the comes on the river.
Bergeron moves all in for around 380,000 and Tosoc snap-calls his all in. Bergeron tables for a pair of eights, Tosoc shows for the nut straight, taking down the pot. Bergeron is eliminated in 16th place and will receive $8,554 for his efforts.
Ryan Tosoc - 2,280,000 (95 bb)
Renald Bergeron - Eliminated
Monday, November 26, 2018 10:52 PM Local Time
After a series of preflop raises, Tim Reilly and Amad Shalan both put in 430,000 before the flop. The dealer spreads and Reilly bets 150,000 from early position. Shalan calls from the cutoff.
Both players check the on the turn and the river is the . Reilly bets again, this time for 500,000. Shalan thinks for a minute, then slides his cards to the muck.
Tim Reilly - 2,550,000 (106 bb)
Amad Shalan - 465,000 (19 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 10:44 PM Local Time
Daniel Strelitz opens for 50,000 from under the gun, Zinan Xu moves all in for 288,000 from the small blind and Strelitz makes the call, putting Xu at risk of elimination.
The board runs out and Xu's queens hang on for the pot, securing a double throught Strelitz.
Zinan Xu - 645,000 (26 bb)
Daniel Strelitz - 1,725,000 (71 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 10:41 PM Local Time
Tim Reilly opens to 55,000 from the cutoff, Jaspal Brar moves all in for 208,000 from the button and Reilly makes the call, players turn over their hands.
The flop comes down and Brar is still ahead with his hockey sticks. A falls on the turn, giving Reilly the lead and the on the river changes nothing. Reilly takes down the pot and Brar is eliminated in 17th for $8,554.
Tim Reilly - 1,950,000 (81 bb)
Jaspal Brar - Eliminated
Monday, November 26, 2018 10:11 PM Local Time
Monday, November 26, 2018 9:57 PM Local Time
The players will now be taking their last 15-minute break of the night.
Monday, November 26, 2018 9:55 PM Local Time
Tim Reilly opens to 45,000, Brent Roberts calls from the small blind and Amad Shalal jumps in from the small blind. Rafael Lebron raised to 270,000 from the big blind, Shalal makes the call and the dealer fans out on the flop.
Shalal checks to Lebron who quickly moves all in. Shalal folds his hand and Lebron scoops in the pot.
Rafael Lebron - 870,000 (43 bb)
Amad Shalal - 1,080,000 (54 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 9:26 PM Local Time
Jesse Yaginuma shoves all in from the hijack for 315,000, Ryan Tosoc calls from the small blind and the players turn over their hands with Yaginuma at risk of elimination.
The dealer fans out on the flop and Tosoc is still ahead. A comes on the turn, moving Yaginuma into the driver seat with his two pair. The comes on the river, unfortunately for Yaginuma as Tosoc completes a flush. Yaginuma is eliminated from the tournament in 18th place and will receive $8,554 for his efforts.
Ryan Tosoc - 1,285,000
Jesse Yaginum - Eliminated
Monday, November 26, 2018 9:14 PM Local Time
Brendan Baksh raises to 40,000 from middle position and Eric Blair calls from the button.
The flop comes . Baksh checks and Blair bets 70,000. Baksh calls.
The turn is the and Baksh checks again. Blair continues for 90,000. Baksh then check-raises all in and Blair quickly folds.
Brendan Baksh - 650,000 (32 bb)
Eric Blair - 745,000 (37 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 9:08 PM Local Time
Amad Shalan calls the button, Rafael Lebron limps the small blind and Barry Shulman moves all in for 136,000. Shalan is the only person to call the call in and the players turn over their hands.
The board comes down and Shulman's ace high takes down the pot, securing a double through Shalan.
Barry Shulman - 305,000 (15 bb)
Amad Shalan - 1,050,000 (52 bb)
Monday, November 26, 2018 8:56 PM Local Time
Monday, November 26, 2018 8:46 PM Local Time
With the elimination of Ben Palmer in 19th place, there are now 18 players remaining, and they've redrawn to the final two tables:
1 - Rafael Lebron - 450,000
2 - Barry Shulman - 145,000
3 - Scott Weiss - 880,000
4 - Tim Reilly - 1,480,000
5 - Jaspal Brar - 930,000
6 - Jody Fayant - 480,000
7 - Travis Dorsey - 690,000
8 - Brent Roberts - 1,440,000
9 - Adam Shalan - 1,230,000
1 - Jordan Meltzer - 1,125,000
2 - Ryan Tosoc - 330,000
3 - Zinan Xu - 253,000
4 - Brendan Baksh - 530,000
5 - Jared Griener - 845,000
6 - Daniel Strelitz - 2,150,000
7 - Eric Blair - 1,065,000
8 - Jesse Yaginuma - 350,000
9 - Renald Bergeron - 830,000