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2018/19 WSOP Circuit - HARRAH'S NEW ORLEANS

Friday, May 17, 2019 to Sunday, February 17, 2019

Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $881,730
  • Entries: 582
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, May 20, 2019 6:12 PM Local Time

 
2019 Harrah's New Orleans Main Event Champion Chris Lane

May 20th, 2019 (Harrah's New Orleans) – Chris Lane, from Jackson Mississipi, has just become the last Main Event champion of the 2018/2019 World Series of Poker Circuit season. Lane outlasted a field of 582 players to walk away with the Harrah’s New Orleans Main Event title, $185,158 and a WSOP Circuit ring.

Lane is a graphic designer and only plays poker for fun. However, he’s been around poker long enough to understand the game perfectly. Indeed, his victory speaks for itself.

“I’m a graphic designer. But I’ve been playing poker for about six, seven years. I’m at a driving distance of three different Circuit stops, so I go to those."...READ MORE

Monday, May 20, 2019 4:46 PM Local Time

 

2019 Harrah's New Orleans Main Event Champion Chris Lane

Chris Lane limps on the button. Dustin Stewart raises to 6,000,000. Lane calls. The two players check down a board of      . Stewart tables    and Lane shows    to take down the pot, leaving Stewart with 100,000 behind.

The very next hand, Dustin put his last 100,000 in the middle.

Chris Lane:   
Dustin Stewart:   

The board runs       and Lane takes down the pot, and becomes the latest Main Event Champion in the WSOP Circuit.

Dustin Stewart is eliminated in second and collects $114,528.


Harrah's New Orleans Main Event Runner Up Dustin Stewart

Monday, May 20, 2019 4:26 PM Local Time
Level: 31
Blinds: 60,000/120,000
Ante: 20,000
Monday, May 20, 2019 4:20 PM Local Time
The final two players are on a 15-minute break.
Monday, May 20, 2019 4:16 PM Local Time

In a limped pot, Chris Lane leads out for 300,000 on a board of     and Dustin Stewart calls. The turn is the   and Lane leads for 300,000 again. Stewart calls for a second time and they see the   hit the felt on the river. Lane puts out a hefty bet of 600,000 and Stewart tank-calls. 

"I've got two pair, but I'm not proud of it," as he tables    for threes and deuces. Stewart reveals    for fives and deuces and rakes in the pot. 

Chris Lane - 11,325,000 (113 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 6,135,000 (61 bb)

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Monday, May 20, 2019 4:13 PM Local Time

Chris Lane opens to 250,000 on the button. Dustin Stewart calls.

The flop comes    . Stewart checks. Lane bets 300,000. Stewart check-calls.

The turn comes the   and is checked through to the   river. Stewart checks. Lane bets 600,000 and Stewart calls.

Lane shows    for a straight and Stewart mucks.

Chris Lane - 12,600,000 (126 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 4,860,000 (78 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 4:07 PM Local Time

Chris Lane calls 100,000 and Dustin Stewart checks his option. The dealer fans a flop of     and both players check to the   on the turn. Stewart bets 175,000 and Lane quickly calls. 

The river is the   and Stewart checks. Lane bets a hefty 400,000 and Stewart quickly calls. "I flopped two pair," says Lane, tabling   . Stewart mucks. 

Chris Lane - 12,460,000 (124 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 5,000,000 (50 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 4:03 PM Local Time

Chris Lane limps and Dustin Stewart checks. The dealer spreads a flop of    . Stewart checks. Lane bets 200,000. Stewart check-calls.

The turn brings the  , Stewart checks again. Lane continues with another bet of 400,000, that is enough to claim the pot.

Dustin Stewart - 7,200,000 (72 bb)
Chris Lane - 10,260,000 (102 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:52 PM Local Time

Chris Lane raises to 350,000 and Dustin Stewart calls. The flop comes     and Stewart checks. Lane bets 200,000, Stewart calls and they see the   on the turn. Both players check to the   on the river. Both players check again and Lane announces ace-high, tabling   . Stewart mucks. 

Dustin Stewart - 5,000,000 (50 bb)
Chris Lane - 12,460,000 (124 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:41 PM Local Time

Chris Lane and Dustin Stewart are on a quick break before heads-up play begins. 

Chris Lane - 9,300,000 (93 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 8,160,000 (81 bb)

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Monday, May 20, 2019 3:40 PM Local Time

 
Jon Guidry, Eliminated in 3rd Place

Chris Lane limps from the small blind. Jon Guidry in the big blind, moves all in for about 600,000. Lane snap-calls, and the cards are tabled.

Chris Lane:   
Jon Guidry:   

The runout is       and that is it for Guidry, eliminated from the Main Event in 3rd place for a nice $83,747 payday.

Chris Lane - 9,300,000 (93 bb)
Jon Guidry - Eliminated

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:34 PM Local Time

Dustin Stewart limps in from the small blind and Chris Lane min-raises to 200,000 from the big blind. Stewart calls.

The flop comes     and Stewart checks. Lane bets 200,000, Stewart calls and they see the   on the turn. Stewart checks for a second time and Lane bets 250,000 this time. Stewart checks again. 

The river completes the board with the   and both players check. Lane announces he has a six, and tables   . Stewart mucks. 

Lane now has the chip lead for the first time.

Chris Lane - 8,600,000 (86 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 7,300,000 (73 bb)
Jon Guidry - 500,000 (5 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:26 PM Local Time

Chris Lane opens to 300,000 on the button. Dustin Stewart, in the big blind, calls.

The flop comes    . Stewart checks. Lane bets 300,000. Stewart check-calls.

The turn is the   and Stewart check-calls another bet of 450,000 from Lane.

The   fills up the river. Stewart checks. Lane throws in a bet of 625,000. Stewart goes deep into the tank, but decides to let it go. Lane shows    for two pair before raking in the pot.

Chris Lane - 8,250,000 (82 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 8,400,000 (84 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:18 PM Local Time
Level: 30
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, May 20, 2019 3:14 PM Local Time

Jon Guidry folds his button and Dustin Stewart raises to 225,000 from the small blind. Chris Lane calls from the big blind and the dealer fans a flop of    . Stewart leads for 225,000 and Lane calls.

The turn is the   and Stewart pauses for a moment before checking. Lane quickly checks back and the   completes the board on the river. Stewart checks, Lane bets 300,000 and Stewart rolls his eyes before tossing in chips to call. 

"I've got a jack," says Lane, tabling   . Stewart flashes    before launching his cards into the muck. 

Chris Lane - 7,000,000 (87 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 9,500,000 (118 bb)
Jon Guidry - 900,000 (11 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:06 PM Local Time

 
John Cressend, Eliminated in 4th Place

Chris Lane moves all in from the small blind for about 5,300,000 and John Cressend, in the big blind, snap-calls, putting at risk his last 700,000.

Chris Lane:   
John Cressend:   

The board comes       and Lane wins the pot, eliminating Cressend in 4th place for $62,144.

Chris Lane - 6,100,000 (76 bb)
John Cressend - Eliminated

Monday, May 20, 2019 3:01 PM Local Time

Chris Lane raises to 200,000 from under the gun and Jon Guidry moves all in for 490,000 from the small blind. Dustin Stewart four-bets to 800,000 and Lane tank-folds, claiming to have folded jacks. 

Guidry:   
Stewart:   

Guidry is well ahead and stays there as the board runs out      , sending the double to Guidry. 

Jon Guidry - 1,100,000 (13 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 10,200,000 (127 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 2:57 PM Local Time

Chris Lane limps on the cutoff. Jon Guidry, in the small blind, limps. Dustin Stewart, in the big blind, checks.

The flop comes    . Guidry checks. Stewart bets 180,000. Lane calls. Guidry folds.

The turn comes the  . Stewart continues with another bet of 275,000 and Lane gives up his hand.

Dustin Stewart - 8,600,000 (80 bb)
Chris Lane - 6,200,000 (77 bb)

Monday, May 20, 2019 2:46 PM Local Time

Chris Lane raises to 175,000 from under the gun and Dustin Stewart defends his big blind. 

The dealer fans a flop of     and Stewart checks. Lane bets 150,000 and Stewart calls. The turn is the   and both players check to see the   complete the board. Stewart reaches into his stack and bets 225,000. Lane tosses out a single chip to call and Stewart says, "You're good," reluctant to show his cards. Lane tables    for a pair of sevens and rakes in the pot. 

Chris Lane - 6,400,000 (80 bb)
Dustin Stewart - 8,300,000 (103 bb)

 

Monday, May 20, 2019 2:30 PM Local Time

Chris Lane limps on the button. Jon Guidry, in the big blind, raises to 480,000. Lane sticks around with a call.

The dealer fans a flop of    . Guidry checks. Lane bets 500,000. Guidry goes deep into the tank, but proceeds to give up his hand.

Chris Lane - 5,800,000 (72 bb)
Jon Guidry - 855,000 (10 bb)

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