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2019/20 WSOP Circuit - SEMINOLE COCONUT CREEK (Florida) The Official WSOP Live Updates

Thursday, September 26, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019

Event #9: $2,200 High Roller

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  • Buy-in: $2,200
  • Prizepool: $146,000
  • Entries: 73
  • Remaining: tbd


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Friday, September 27, 2019 11:00 PM Local Time
Jeff Trudeau Wins WSOP Circuit Seminole Coconut Creek $2,200 High Roller for 7th Gold Ring

High Roller Champion Jeffrey Trudeau

The $2,200 High Roller at Seminole Coconut Creek (Florida) came to an end after two days of play and Jeff Trudeau became the latest World Series of Poker Circuit winner after besting a field of 73 to claim the title.

Trudeau took down the star-studded event for a $46,363 first-place prize, bringing his career earnings to over $1.7 million. Along with the cash, Trudeau also secured a shiny gold WSOPC ring which brings his total to seven in his career.

"I feel pretty good. I just played and ran really well during the final table. I had some very fortunate spots," Trudeau said after his victory.

Trudeau started the final table as the chip leader but he had to outlast tough players to end up at the finish line. Four of the nine finalists were WSOP Circuit champions in hopes of another circuit title

"There were a lot of tough players. I was just trying to play my best," replied Trudeau when asked about the competition. His best paid off as he took down the title, adding another cash to his already impressive resume, along with his seventh WSOPC ring.

Final Table Results

PlacePlayerHometownPrize (USD)
1Jeffrey TrudeauOrlando, Florida$46,363
2David ProciakOrlando, Florida$28,655
3Carlos GuerreroOrlando, Florida$18,984
4Sam PanzicaSaline, Michigan$13,108
5Brett BaderJericho, Ney York$9,451
6Chad EveslageRamsey, Indiana$7,128
7Nicholas ViscontiBoca Raton, Florida$5,636
8John CorsiNorthville, Michigan$4,683

Final Day Action

The late registration period brought eight new faces to the tournament by the restart time on Day 2, bringing the total to start the day to 28. After just three levels of play, only 16 remained as the final two tables redrew and the bubble loomed. The next hour saw four more take an exit en route to hand-for-hand play. During the beginning of this time, Ian O'Hara secured a double with his aces over the kings of Carlos Guerrero but failed to land another double shortly after when he ran into the aces of Guerrero, holding ace-queen. O'Hara was sent out as the inevitable bubble boy.

Two bracelet winners took to a pot shortly after that resulted in one taking an exit. Howard Mash moved all in from the button with the dead man's hand and David Prociak hit the call button from the big blind with his ace-ten. Prociak's ten kicker ended up playing and Mash took an exit just shy of the unofficial final table of nine. Jason Shinbaum came into the final nine near the bottom and quickly saw all of his chips go into the middle with a flopped duck against the flush draw of Prociak. The turn completed the flush for Prociak and Shinbaum took an exit in ninth.

John Corsi was the next short stack to make a move when he shoved all in holding ace-ten and Sam Panzica called from the big blind with his queen-five of hearts. The flop came down with two paint cards, one of which was a queen, and Corsi failed to catch up as Panzica took down the pot, sending Corsi out the door in the eighth spot. The shortest stack to start the final table was Nicholas Visconti who managed to climb two more spots on the ladder before falling victim to Chad Eveslage, who held a pair of sailboats when Visconti moved all in with his pair of treys. Eveslage held on for the pot, sending Visconti to the payout desk in seventh.

Shortly after, Eveslage found himself all in against Trudeau and the two were flipping. Eveslage held a pair of sixes to the ace-queen of Trudeau and the board brought a flush for the latter, who took down the pot and sent Eveslage out in sixth place. Brett Bader was stacking up nicely during the final table until the first few eliminations took place, then suddenly he went cold and ground off most of his stack. When he did get it all in it was at the wrong time, running his snowmen into the kings of Trudeau. Bader failed to improve and Trudeau pulled in another pot, eliminating yet another opponent.

Panzica was the next player to take a walk over to the payout desk after he was eliminated by Trudeau. Panzica lost most of his stack with ace-six of clubs against the sevens of Prociak and elected to move all in during the next hand. Panzica held ace-jack, falling to the king-seven of Trudeau after he hit a cowboy on the turn. Three-handed play went on for almost two levels before a tournament changing cooler took place. Prociak limped the button, Guerrero raised it up and Prociak shoved. Guerrero snap-called with a pair of queens only to see the pocket aces of Prociak and the rest is history as Gurrero took an exit.

Runner-up David Prociak
Runner-up David Prociak

When the heads-up portion of play started, Trudeau found himself battling against a bracelet winner in Prociak, who was at a two-to-one chip deficit. Trudeau applied maximum amounts of pressure, only to see Prociak take the lead and return the favor. Trudeau dropped down to under a quarter of the chips in play before he found traction and made a comeback. The final hand saw Trudeau limp-shove with ace-six and was snap-called by Prociak who had ace-king. The flop gave Trudeau two pair and Prociak could not find any help to stay alive as he was eliminated in second for a respectable $28,655. Trudeau took down the first-place money along with a new WSOPC ring to add to his collection.

That wraps it up for the PokerNews live coverage of the $2,200 High Roller but check out the $1,700 Main Event tomorrow at 11 a.m. local time for Day 1b.

Friday, September 27, 2019 10:49 PM Local Time
Jeffrey Trudeau Takes Down $2,200 High Roller for $46,363!

Jeffrey Trudeau

Jeffrey Trudeau is the latest World Series of Poker Circuit Ring winner after taking down the $2,200 High Roller in Seminole Coconut Creek for $46,363.

A full recap of the day will be posted shortly.

Friday, September 27, 2019 10:46 PM Local Time
David Prociak Eliminated in 2nd Place ($28,655)

David Prociak

Jeffrey Trudeau limped the button, David Prociak raised to 90,000 from the big blind and Trudeau moved all in. Prociak called for this remaining 490,000 stack and the two tabled their cards in what would be the last hand of the night.

David Prociak:   
Jeffrey Trudeau:   

The flop rolled out     and Trudeau took a commanding lead with his two pair.

A   peeled off on the turn, giving Prociak some split outs but the   river was not one of them and he was sent packing in second place for a respectable $28,655 payday.

Jeffrey Trudeau2,190,000560,000
David Prociak0-560,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 10:29 PM Local Time
Trudeau Takes Down Two Pots

The board showed       and both players had all their chips in the middle with their cards face up. David Prociak showed    for two pair with a missed flush draw and Jeffrey Trudeau had    face up, for a full house and the pot.

On the next hand, Prociak limped the button and Trudeau raised to 75,000. Prociak called and the dealer fanned out     on the flop.

Trudeau bet 75,000, Prociak called and the   landed as a turn card. Both players checked to the   river card and checked again to showdown.

Trudeau showed    for a pair of aces and Prociak mucked, sending another pot to Trudeau.

Jeffrey Trudeau1,630,000750,000
David Prociak560,000-750,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 10:19 PM Local Time
Trudeau Jumps Back into Contention

Jeffrey Trudeau moved all in for 430,000 and David Prociak called, putting Trudeau at risk of elimination.

Jeffrey Trudeau:   
David Prociak:   

The board ran out       and Trudeau scooped the pot with his full house, doubling through Prociak.

David Prociak1,310,000-445,000
Jeffrey Trudeau880,000445,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, September 27, 2019 10:14 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 10,000/25,000
Ante: 25,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 10:05 PM Local Time
Prociak Starting to Pull Away

The board showed       and there was around 250,000 in the pot. Jeffrey Trudeau bet 160,000 and David Prociak called.

Trudeau tabled    for ace-high and Prociak then showed    for a flush as he took down the pot, extending his lead.

David Prociak1,755,000265,000
Jeffrey Trudeau435,000-265,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:51 PM Local Time
Trudeau Takes Some Back

David Prociak opened to 60,000 from the button and Jeffrey Trudeau three-bet to 180,000. Prociak folded, sending the pot to Trudeau without having to see a card.

David Prociak1,490,000-120,000
Jeffrey Trudeau700,000120,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:44 PM Local Time
Prociak Draws First Blood

Jeffrey Trudeau opened to 50,000 from the button, David Prociak defended and the dealer fanned out     on the flop.

Action checked to Trudeau, he bet 50,000 and Prociak check-raised to 140,000. Trudeau folded quickly and Prociak showed    for a flush draw as he scooped in the pot.

David Prociak1,610,000150,000
Jeffrey Trudeau580,000-150,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:35 PM Local Time
Heads-Up Play Has Begun

Jeffrey Trudeau and David Prociak Heads-Up

The tournament is now down to just two as Jeffrey Trudeau and David Prociak battle it out for the $46,363 first-place prize, along with a shiny new WSOP Circuit ring.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:33 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante: 20,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:31 PM Local Time
Carlos Guerrero Eliminated in 3rd Place ($18,984)

Carlos Guerrero

David Prociak limped the button and Carlos Guerrero raised to 100,000 from the small blind. Prociak announced all in and Guerrero snap-called for around 500,000.

Carlos Guerrero:   
David Prociak:   

The flop came down     and Guerrero needed a lady to stay alive. A   landed on the turn, leaving Guerrero with one last chance for romance. The   missed Guerrero and he was eliminated by the rockets of Prociak.

David Prociak1,460,000730,000
Jeffrey Trudeau730,000-150,000
Carlos Guerrero0-510,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:19 PM Local Time
Trudeau Check-Raises to Victory

The turned board showed      and there was around 140,000 in the pot. Jeffrey Trudeau checked to David Prociak who bet 75,000 and Trudeau swiftly check-raised to 240,000.

"I should have checked that one back," said Prociak as he sent his cards into the muck.

Jeffrey Trudeau880,000-90,000
David Prociak730,00020,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 9:10 PM Local Time
Guerrero Starting to Drop
Jeffrey Trudeau970,000160,000
David Prociak710,00055,000
Carlos Guerrero510,000-153,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 8:53 PM Local Time
Level 22 started
Level: 22
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 16,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, September 27, 2019 8:44 PM Local Time
Break Time

The remaining three players are now taking a 10-minute break.

Jeffrey Trudeau810,000-235,000
Carlos Guerrero663,000218,000
David Prociak655,000-65,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 8:33 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Jeffrey Trudeau1,045,000-55,000
David Prociak720,000110,000
Carlos Guerrero445,00085,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 8:24 PM Local Time
Sam Panzica Eliminated in 4th Place ($13,108)

Sam Panzica

Sam Panzica limped the small blind, David Prociak raised and Panzica instantly shoved all in. Prociak called for just 16,000 less and the two turned over their hands.

David Prociak:   
Sam Panzica:   

The board came down       and Prociak's sevens held on for the pot, doubling through Panzica.

On the very next hand, Jeffrey Trudeau opened to 25,000 from the cutoff and Panzica called his remaining 16,000 into the middle. Carlo Guerrero called as well in the big blind and the dealer spread out     on the flop.

Action checked through to the   turn card where Trudeau put in a bet of 25,000 and Guerrero quickly folded. Trudeau tabled    for a pair of kings and was ahead of Panzica's   . The   did not improve Panzica's hand and he was eliminated in fourth by Trudeau.

Jeffrey Trudeau1,100,00030,000
David Prociak610,000276,000
Sam Panzica0-425,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 8:11 PM Local Time
Brett Bader Eliminated in 5th Place ($9,451)

Brett Bader

Jeffrey Trudeau raised to 25,000 from under the gun and Brett Bader moved all in from big blind for around 125,000 in chips. Trudeau snap-called and the two tabled their hands.

Brett Bader:   
Jeffrey Trudeau:   

The flop came down     and Trudeau's cowboys were still ahead. A   turn and   river had no impact on the hand as Trudeau took down the pot, eliminating Bader from the tournament in fifth place.

Jeffrey Trudeau1,070,000225,000
Brett Bader0-290,000
Friday, September 27, 2019 8:03 PM Local Time
Level 21 started
Level: 21
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 12,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander