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2018/19 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S CHEROKEE (North Carolina)

Friday, April 19, 2019 to Monday, April 22, 2019

Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $1,646,805
  • Entries: 1,087
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:42 AM Local Time

Calvin Anderson 

The Day 1 flights of the Harrah’s Cherokee Main Event are now in the books and leading the way after the first 17 levels of play is two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Calvin Anderson. Anderson already has over $1,000,000 in WSOP earnings but has yet to find a WSOPC ring yet. He could add that to his collection with a win here in this event. Anderson started picking up steam early in the day and he never let off the gas pedal, eliminating several players near the end of the night to finish with just under a million chips with 959,000... READ MORE

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:51 AM Local Time
Four more hands will be played at each table before the remaining players bag and tag for the night.
Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:47 AM Local Time

The player on the button raises and Josh Horton in the big blind calls.

The flop is    . Horton checks. His opponent bets 12,000. Horton check-raises to 35,000. His opponent sticks around with a call.

The turn brinsg the  . Horton throws in a bet of 70,000. His opponent takes a minute of reflection, but decided to give up his hand.

Josh Horton - 470,000

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:45 AM Local Time

Action is heads up on a flop of     and Tim Burden checks over to Brett Apter on the button who puts out a bet of 10,000. Burden thinks for a bit then calls. 

The turn is the   and Burden decides to now lead out from the small blind, betting 15,000. Apter thinks about it for a bit, then decides to fold. 

"I'm feeling a lot better now," Burden says after the hand, showing his    for two pair. "Did you see how I played that?"

Tim Burden - 175,000
Brett Apter - 245,000

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:34 AM Local Time

The player on the cutoff limps along with Elilton Gouveia in the small blind. Brett Bader, in the big blind, checks.

A flop reading     is dealt. Gouveia checks. Bader bets 10,000. The cutoff calls. Gouveia check-raises all in for about 110,000. Bader calls. The cutoff folds.

Brett Bader:   
Elilton Gouveia:   

The   turn and   river fill up the board and Bader rakes in the pot, sending his opponent to the exit.

Brett Bader - 360,000

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:27 AM Local Time

A player is all in before the flop for roughly 60,000 and is called by Jared Hemingway who has the covering stack. 

Jared Hemingway:   

The board comes down       and Hemingway goes runner-runner to make a straight and send the other player to the rail. After taking down the pot Hemingway now sits with roughly 195,000.

Jared Hemingway - 195,000

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:24 AM Local Time

On a flop of    , Calvin Anderson checks from the big blind, along with the player in middle position.

The turn brings the  . Anderson bets 17,000. His opponent calls.

The   river fills up the board. Anderson fires 43,000. His opponent goes deep into the tank, but proceeds to let it go.

Calvin Anderson - 980,000

Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:01 AM Local Time
Level: 17
Blinds: 2,500/5,000
Ante: 500
Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:59 PM Local Time

Calvin Anderson opens with a raise to 8,500 and next to act, Carlos Loving reraises, making it 25,000. Action folds back to Anderson and he moves all in with a covering stack. Loving thinks for a bit before calling and putting himself at risk. 

Calvin Anderson:   
Carlos Loving:    

The board runs out       and Anderson holds up with his pair of sevens to send Loving to the rail. Anderson takes down the pot and moves into the clear chip lead with over 700,000 chips. 

Calvin Anderson - 730,000
Carlos Loving - Eliminated

Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:37 PM Local Time

Action is three-ways on a flop of     between Ben Diebold, Hamid Izadi, and Calvin Anderson. Izadi checks from the big blind and Anderson checks as well from middle position. Diebold puts out a bet of 10,000 on the button and Izadi calls. Anderson quickly gets out of the way. 

The turn is the   and Izadi bets 22,000. Diebold thinks for a bit then moves all in for 92,000, just a bit more than Izadi has. Izadi calls quickly. 

Ben Diebold:   
Hamid Izadi:    

Izadi is in the lead with a straight but Diebold has all the outs with a flush draw and outs to a full house. The river is the   and that gives Diebold the flush and the lead. Stacks are counted and with that, Izadi is eliminated and sent to the rail while Diebold moves to around 200,000 chips. 

Ben Diebold - 210,000
Hamid Izadi - Eliminated

Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:20 PM Local Time

Jamie Linebaugh  moves all in from middle position for 35,000. Kevin Rice, on the cutoff, reshoves for 39,000.

Kevin Rice:   
Jamie Linebaugh:   

The board runs       and Rice wins the pot, sending his opponent to the exit.

Kevin Rice - 75,000
Jamie Linebaugh - Eliminated

Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:04 PM Local Time
Level: 16
Blinds: 2,000/4,000
Ante: 500
Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:40 PM Local Time
Players are now gone on their last 15-minute break of the day.
Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:37 PM Local Time

Calvin Anderson raised to 6,500 under the gun. The player in middle position calls. The hijack three-bet shoves for 43,000. Anderson is the only caller.

Calvin Anderson:   

The board runs       and Anderson rakes in the pot with his flush, sending his opponent out.

Cavin Anderson - 350,000

Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:35 PM Local Time

A player moves all in from the hijack for 11,000 and action folds to the button where Dapo Ajayi raises to 22,000. Everyone else folds so it's on to a showdown. 

Dapo Ajayi:   
Hijack Player:   

The board rolls out       and Ajayi hangs on with tens to send the player to the rail. After taking down the pot, Ajayi now sits with right around 175,000.

Dapo Ajayi - 175,000

Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:16 PM Local Time

The player under the gun opens to 6,000. Jeff Sanders, on the button, calls, along with the player in the small blind and the player in the big blind.

A flop of     is dealt and checked to Sanders who fires 11,000. The small blind folds. The big blind calls. The player under the gun moves all in for 37,000. Sanders reshoves for about 105,000. The big blind tank-folds

Jeff Sanders:   

The   turn and   river complete the board and Sanders win the pot, sending his opponent to the exit.

Jeff Sanders - 155,000

Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:06 PM Local Time
Level: 15
Blinds: 1,500/3,000
Ante: 500
Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:56 PM Local Time

A player opens with a raise to 6,000 and Lakisha Slaughter calls next to act. Jared Jaffee calls in early position and actions folds to the big blind who calls as well. 

The flop is     and action checks to Jaffee who puts out a bet of 11,200. Only the original raiser calls. 

On the   turn the raiser checks again and Jaffee puts out a bet of 24,400. The player thinks for a bit before putting out a raise, but he doesn't put out enough chips and is forced to make a min-raise to 48,800. Jaffee then moves all in with a covering stack and the player folds quickly allowing Jaffee to take down the pot. 

Jared Jaffee - 190,000

Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:47 PM Local Time

The late-registration period for the Main Event has closed, and with that, the payouts have been calculated. Both flights combined attracted 1,087 entries, generating a total prizepool of $1,646,805. The top 117 finishers will cash, with each assured at least $2,701. The champion will be crowned on Monday and  will receive $300,536 as well as a WSOP Circuit ring.

Complete payout information is available under the Prizepool tab above.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:37 PM Local Time

Alex Jacob 

A player in middle position opens to 9,000 and action folds to the cutoff where Alex Jacob calls. Everyone else folds.

The flop is     and the middle position player bets 15,000. Jacob thinks for a bit before calling. 

The turn is the   and this time the middle position player moves all in putting Jacob at risk for 21,200. Jacob quickly calls. 

Alex Jacob:   

The river is the   and Jacob's aces hold allowing him to double up through his opponent. 

Alex Jacob - 96,000