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2018/19 WSOP Circuit - HARD ROCK TULSA

Friday, March 22, 2019 to Monday, March 25, 2019

Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $1,000,000
  • Entries: 533
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, March 25, 2019 1:32 AM Local Time

Maurice Hawkins 

The field was cut down from 94 to just six on Day 2 of the $1,700 Main Event here at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa. At the end of hte day, two former World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event Champions were left standing, Viet Vo, who recently won the Main Event at The Rio in Las Vegas and Maurice Hawkins who is looking to take down his fifth Main Event. Hawkins leads the pack with 4,860,000 chips and could once again tie the record for most WSOPC Rings with 12. 

Among the unluckiest players on Day 2 -- those who returned but didn't cash, were ... READ MORE.

Monday, March 25, 2019 12:32 AM Local Time

Jason White

Jason White heads to the rail for seventh-place winnings after a big hand against Kou Vang. White opens to 125,000 from early position, Vang calls from the button, and Viet Vo calls from the big blind as well.

The flop is    . Vo checks, and White moves all in for 1,180,000. Vang thinks for a short while before calling, and Vo folds out of the pot. The hands are opened:

Jason White -   
Kou Vang -   

White stays ahead on the   turn, but the river is the  , filling Vang's flush, sending White to the rail, and ending action in Day 2 for the night.

Kou Vang - 3,240,000
Jason White - Eliminated

Monday, March 25, 2019 12:18 AM Local Time

Heatham Foty  

Phillip Pope opens to 105,0,00 and in the small blind Heatham Foty moves all in for 530,000. Action folds back to Pope who calls. 

Heatham Foty:   
William Pope:   

The board runs out       and Pope's ace-king holds up and allows him to take down the pot. Foty hits the rail in 8th place and takes home $25,070 for his run in the main event. 

William Pope - 3,100,000 (78 bb)
Heatham Foty - Eliminated

Monday, March 25, 2019 12:15 AM Local Time

Maurice Hawkins opens from the cutoff to 105,000 and Jason White calls in position.

The flop comes     and Hawkins bets 120,000. White calls.

Hawkins fires out 210,000 before the   is dealt on the turn. White thinks for a moment, then calls.

The river is the   and Hawkins takes a beat, then bets 120,000. White doesn't wait too long to call. 

Hawkins flips over    and White mucks.

Maurice Hawkins - 4,950,000 (121 bb)
Jason White - 600,000 (15 bb)

Monday, March 25, 2019 12:14 AM Local Time

Jason White moves all in from the cutoff for 630,000. Heatham Foty is in the big blind and he takes a look down at his cards and he calls. 

Jason White:   
Heatham Foty:    

The board comes out       and Foty makes two pair, but his two pair also gives White a straight and allows him to survive a bit longer. 

Jason White - 1,300,000 (33 bb)
Heatham Foty - 530,000 (13 bb)

Monday, March 25, 2019 12:00 AM Local Time

Action folds around to the hijack where Matt Newcombe moves all in for right around 500,000. Next to act Trey Brabham moves all in over the top with a covering stack. Action folds around so Newcombe and Brabham are on to a showdown. 

Trey Brabham:   
Matt Newcombe:   

The board runs out       and Newcombe is left drawing dead on the turn. With that, Brabham takes down the pot and moves to about 2,600,000 in chips while Newcombe is eliminated and will take down $19,950 for his run in the event. 

Trey Brabham - 2,620,000 (66 bb)
Matt Newcombe - Eliminated

Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:36 PM Local Time

Maurice Hawkins opens in middle position for 105,000. Heatham Foty calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and both players check to see the   turn. There, Foty leads for 150,000. Hawkins wastes no time at all calling. 

The river is the   and before Foty can get his chips in the pot, a bet of 325,000, Hawkins has already called and turned up his    for a straight. Foty flashes    and tosses it into the muck and Hawkins takes down another big pot. 

Maurice Hawkins - 4,040,000 (101 bb)
Heatham Foty - 920,000 (23 bb)


Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:26 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 5000
Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:23 PM Local Time

Tim Burden

 Phillip Pope opens from the hijack with a raise to 90,000. Heatham Foty calls in the small blind and Tim Burden calls in the big blind. 

The flop is     and action check through to the   on the turn. There, Foty leads out with a bet of 175,000. Burden calls and Pope calls as well. 

The river is the   and Foty now checks. Burden moves all in for 485,000. Pope quickly calls and Foty calls behind after a few seconds of thought. 

Tim Burden:   
Phillip Pope:   
Heatham Foty:    

Burden rivered a flush, but so did Pope, and Pope's was the better flush. Foty turned a set and couldn't let go, so Pop collects a massive pot while Burden hits the rail in 10th place. 

Phillip Pope - 2,600,000 (87 bb)
Heatham Foty - 1,200,000 (40 bb)
Tim Burden - Eliminated

Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:17 PM Local Time

The main event has reached its unofficial 10-player final table, led by . Here are the final 10 players, with seat assignments and chip counts:

Seat 1: Barbara Sargent - 1,325,000
Seat 2: Viet Vo - 1,000,000
Seat 3: Maurice Hawkins - 3,430,000
Seat 4: Jason White - 1,315,000
Seat 5: Phillip Pope - 875,000
Seat 6: Mark Newcombe - 700,000
Seat 7: Trey Brabham - 2,285,000
Seat 8: Haitham Foty - 2,285,000
Seat 9: Tim Burden - 575,000
Seat 10: Kou Vang - 2,050,000

Play will continue until the end of Level 27 or until six players remain.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:59 PM Local Time


Justin Gardenhire raises the button to 200,000 and Maurice Hawkins reraises a handful of lavender 100,000 chips. Haitham Foty folds the big blind before Gardenhire calls off his remaining 160,000.

Gardenhire has    and Hawkins tables   .

The board runs out       and Gardenhire is eliminated in 11th place.

Maurice Hawkins - 3,330,000
Justin Gardenhire - Eliminated

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:52 PM Local Time

Maurice Hawkins opens in the hijack with a raise to 75,000. Matt Newcombe calls on the button and Phillip Pope calls in the big blind as well. 

The flop is     and Pope checks to Hawkins who bets 110,000. Newcombe calls while Pope folds leaving the two heads up. 

On the   turn, Hawkins bets again, making it 155,000. Newcombe calls once more. 

The river is the   and Hawkins bets 390,000. Newcombe thinks it over for quite some time before eventually calling. 

"Straight," Hawkins says, showing his   . It's good and earns him the big pot, pushing him back over three million chips. 

Maurice Hawkins - 3,030,000 (101 bb)
Matt Newcombe - 660,000 (22 bb)

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:45 PM Local Time

Tim Burden opens to 60,000 and Tricia Wu calls behind before Viet Vo moves all in for 245,000. Wu calls with    against the    of Vo.

The board runs out       and Vo doubles through Wu.

Two hands later, Vo opens to 75,000 and Wu shoves all in for about 360,000. Vo calls with   . Wu has   .

The board runs out       and Wu is eliminated after losing two big all ins to Vo.

Viet Vo - 1,175,000
Tricia Wu - Eliminated

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:33 PM Local Time

Jon Paul Lancar

Action is heads up on the flop between Barbara Sargent and Jon Paul Lancar. Lancar checks over to Sargent who puts out a bet of 275,000 into a pot which is less than that. Lancar tanks for a bit before calling with just 100,000 behind. 

The turn is the   and Lancar moves all in for his last 100,000. Sargent calls. 

Jon Paul Lancar:   
Barbara Sargent:   

The river is the   and that give Sargent the better two pair sending Lancar to the rail in 13th place. For his run he'll take home $13,160.

Barbara Sargent - 1,400,000 (46 bb)
Jon Paul Lancar - Eliminated

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:23 PM Local Time

Timothy Burden moves all in for 425,000 and Kou Vang calls, with the other players folding. Burden and Vang show their hands:

Burden -   
Vang -   

It's down to three outs only for Burden as the board is       by the turn. And then he gets there, as the river is the  .

Timothy Burden - 1,000,000
Kou Vang - 1,400,000

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:16 PM Local Time


All the money is in before the flop and Kyle Kincaid is at risk against Phillip Pope. 

Kyle Kincaid:   
Phillip Pope:   

The board runs out       and Pope holds on with his aces to send Kincaidto the rail in 14th place. 

Phillip Pope - 1,800,000 (50 bb)
Kyle Kincaid - Eliminated

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:16 PM Local Time
Level: 25
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
Sunday, March 24, 2019 9:54 PM Local Time
Players are on a 15-minute break.
Sunday, March 24, 2019 9:53 PM Local Time

Tim Widowski is all in before the flop for about 320,000 and is at risk against Matt Newcombe who has the covering stack. 

Tim Widowski:   
Matt Newcombe:   

The board runs out       and Newcombe cracks Widowski's kings to send him to the rail in 15th place. 

Matt Newcombe - 1,450,000 (60 bb)
Tikm Widowski - Elimianted

Sunday, March 24, 2019 9:49 PM Local Time


Kou Vang opens in early position with a raise to 55,000 and Trey Brabham calls in the cutoff. On the button, Will Berry moves all in for 260,000. Vang moves all in over the top and Brabham quickly folds. 

Will Berry:   
Kou Vang:    

The flop is bad for Berry when it comes     leaving Berry looking for running outs but the   comes on the turn and the   comes on the river and that spells the end for the former champion. 

Kou Vang - 2,050,000 (85 bb)
Will Berry - Eliminated