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2019/20 WSOP Circuit - CHOCTAW DURANT (Oklahoma/Dallas)

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 to Monday, May 13, 2019

Ring Event #10: $400 No-Limit Hold'em (1 Day)

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  • Buy-in: $400
  • Prizepool: $71,280
  • Entries: 216
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:57 AM Local Time

 Clarence Prevost

Clarence Prevost is the champion of Event #10 at Choctaw Durant, defeating a field of 216 players to win his first WSOP gold ring. His performance also earned him the top prize of $17,132 and 50 points toward the race for the Global Casino Championship. 

“I’m happy, I feel so blessed. I really really wanted to win one. I really thought I wouldn’t make it this far,” Prevost said moments following his victory. The 36-year-old came into the Final Table 8th in chips with a measly 100,000 and was able to battle through short-stack adversity. “I never gave-up, I felt like it was my time. I picked the right spots and didn’t bluff-off my stack like I liked to do. I just waited my turn. I believed in the cards when they came to me.” 

After a few double-ups to put him back in contention, path to victory was not easy. Heading into three-handed play, competition was elite. Prevost faced-off with two-time ring earners Robert Irby and Paul Sokoloff, who was coming off a runner-up finish the night before. By the time it was all said and done, it was Prevost who was the last survivor, deeming him the newest ring winner. 

Throughout the night Prevost had immense support from surrounding friends. “I have to give a shoutout to my rail and give a specific shoutout to my boy Kurt Haiss, he is the guy I run with and he’s always backed for me. The entire rail was cool.” 

The father of two plans on spending time with his family who are joining him at the Oklahoma property Thursday afternoon. Poolside margaritas will taste a lot sweeter after the biggest score of his career.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:25 PM Local Time
Event #10 has reached an official nine player Final Table. Below are the seat assignments and chip counts as well as the payouts for the remaining players.

Seat 1 - Mykel Comroe - 270,000
Seat 2 - Clarence Prevost - 100,000
Seat 3 - Robert Irby - 850,000
Seat 4 - Michael Lo - 237,000
Seat 5 - Davis Dennis - 71,000 
Seat 6 - Quin Mallette - 570,000
Seat 7 - Henry Horn - 183,000
Seat 8 - Jim Carroll - 410,000
Seat 9 - Paul Sokoloff - 567,000

1st - $17,132
2nd - $10,588
3rd - $7,483
4th - $5,392
5th - $3,964
6th - $2,974
7th - $2,278
8th - $1,783
9th - $1,165
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:14 PM Local Time

Registration has closed and the prizes have been announced:

Total Entries: 216
Total Prizepool: $71,280
Placed Paid: 33

First Place: $17,132
Min-Cash: $553

A full breakdown of the prize structure will be posted shortly under the PRIZEPOOL tab, above.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:36 AM Local Time
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:35 AM Local Time

Event #10 $400 No-Limit Hold'em gets underway Wednesday at 12 p.m. and here are the details:

  • Players start with 15,000 in tournament chips
  • Blinds start at 100/100 with Big Blind Ante beginning in Level 2
  • There are 20-minute levels for the duration of the tournament
  • One-day event and is playing down to a winner
  • There are breaks after every six levels of play with dinner break after Level 18
  • Late registration and unlimited re-entry is open until the start of level 9 (~2:45 p.m.)
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