Monday, March 25, 2019 1:32 AM Local Time
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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
Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:23 PM Local Time
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
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