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2022/23 WSOP Circuit - Horseshoe Council Bluffs (Omaha/Iowa)

Friday, September 23, 2022 to Friday, September 23, 2022

WSOPC Event #11: Main Event

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $557,520
  • Entries: 368
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, September 26, 2022 12:00 PM Local Time

 
Poker pro Josh Reichard earned his 13th career WSOP Circuit ring in Iowa

The World Series of Poker Circuit at Horseshoe Council Bluffs has crowned its Main Event Champion after more than three years away from the Circuit. Poker pro Josh Reichard topped a field of 368 entries in Iowa, earning himself the biggest piece of the $557,520 prize pool. Wisconsin’s own won $120,445, a custom gold ring and a seat into the Tournament of Champions in July 2023. Not to mention, this is Reichard’s 13th WSOP Circuit ring and his first ever Circuit Main Event win.

“It feels great. This one feels the best because it’s the Circuit Main..."

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Monday, September 26, 2022 2:42 AM Local Time

 
Josh Reichard wins Council Bluffs Main Event and 13th WSOP Circuit Ring

John Fagg raised to 250,000 and Josh Reichard shoved all in. Fagg called for his remaining stack of 2,750,000.

Fagg was at risk with   , up against Reichard's   . It was looking good for Fagg to come out ahead until the flop came     to give Reichard two pair.

The turn was the   and the river was the   to send the pot to Reichard and Fagg to the payout desk to collect his second-place winnings.

Josh Reichard - 11,050,000
John Fagg - Eliminated in 2nd place ($74,439)



John Fagg - Runner Up

A full recap of the Main Event showcasing Josh Reichard's Main Event run will be posted on Monday.

Monday, September 26, 2022 2:31 AM Local Time
Level: 29
Blinds: 60,000/120,000
Ante: 120,000
Monday, September 26, 2022 2:24 AM Local Time

The final 2 players are taking a short break, returning in around 5 minutes.

Josh Reichard - 8,500,000
John Fagg - 2,550,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 2:20 AM Local Time

On a flop of     John Fagg checked. Josh Reichard bet 100,000, Fagg called and they saw the   on the turn.

Fagg checked again, Reichard bet 400,000 and Fagg called again. The river was the   and Fagg checked yet again. Reichard bet 2,000,000 this time and Fagg tank-folded.

Josh Reichard - 7,500,000
John Fagg - 3,550,000

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Monday, September 26, 2022 2:09 AM Local Time

John Fagg raised to 200,000 and Josh Reichard made it 775,000 to go.

Action was back on Fagg and he four-bet to 2,000,000. Reichard mucked.

John Fagg - 4,500,000
Josh Reichard - 6,550,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 1:57 AM Local Time

Josh Reichard raised to 225,000 and John Fagg three-bet to 750,000. Reichard moved all in for 3,710,000 and Fagg asked for a count before deciding to call.

Reichard:   
Fagg:   

The flop came     and Reichard picked up a flush draw to give him some outs to stay alive. The turn was the   and the river was the   to pair up Reichard's king and give him life again.

"I owed you one after the jack on the turn three-handed, and then the ace on the river earlier," smiled Reichard.

Josh Reichard - 7,500,000
John Fagg - 3,550,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 1:47 AM Local Time

On a flop of     John Fagg checked. Josh Reichard bet 225,000 and Fagg called.

The turn was the   and both players checked to see the   on the river. Fagg checked and Reichard bet 575,000. Fagg folded.

Josh Reichard - 3,150,000
John Fagg - 7,900,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 1:37 AM Local Time

After several pots back and forth, John Fagg called a bet of 475,000 on the river with two pair jacks and eights, good against Josh Reichard's ten-five high. 

Fagg now holds a commanding lead with 8,400,000 chips to Reichard's 2,650,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 1:25 AM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 100,000
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Monday, September 26, 2022 1:20 AM Local Time

John Fagg raised to 175,000 and Josh Reichard called.

The dealer fanned the     flop, Reichard checked, Fagg bet 100,000 and Reichard called.

The turn was the   and Reichard check-called a bet of 450,000 this time. The river completed the board with the   and Reichard checked for a third time.

Fagg cut out chips and slid forward a bet of 1,400,000. Reichard went into the tank and even cut out chips but opted to fold.

John Fagg - 7,500,000
Josh Reichard - 3,550,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 1:09 AM Local Time

In a limped pot the flop came     and John Fagg checked. Josh Reichard bet 100,000 and Fagg check-raised to 400,000. Reichard three-bet to 1,050,000 and Fagg thought for a moment before folding. 

Reichard has been chipping away the last little while and is closing the gap.

Josh Reichard - 5,950,000
John Fagg - 5,100,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 12:52 AM Local Time

Josh Reichard raised to 180,000 and John Fagg three-bet to 600,000. Reichard four-bet to 1,550,000 and after about a minute Fagg five-bet jammed. Reichard quickly folded.

John Fagg - 7,575,000
Josh Reichard - 3,475,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 12:48 AM Local Time

Josh Reichard raised to 180,000 and John Fagg called.

The flop came     and Fagg checked. Reichard bet 125,000 and Fagg called. The turn was the   and action checked to the   river. Fagg led out for 325,000 and Reichard folded.

John Fagg - 6,400,000
Josh Reichard - 4,650,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 12:43 AM Local Time

Josh Reichard checked the     flop and John Fagg bet 100,000. Reichard check-raised to 305,000 and Fagg called.

The turn was the   and both players checked to the   river. Both players checked again and Reichard revealed    but Fagg's    was best.

John Fagg - 6,000,000
Josh Reichard - 5,050,00

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Monday, September 26, 2022 12:32 AM Local Time

After a series of back-and-forth pots, Josh Reichard raised to 180,000 and John Fagg flicked in a chip to call.

The flop came     and Fagg checked. Reichard bet 100,000, Fagg called and the two players went to the   turn. Fagg check-called for 650,000 this time and the dealer completed the board with the   on the river. Fagg checked and Reichard jammed all in. Fagg folded.

Josh Reichard - 6,750,000
John Fagg - 4,300,000

Monday, September 26, 2022 12:23 AM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 80,000
Monday, September 26, 2022 12:10 AM Local Time

In a limped pot on the     flop, Josh Reichard checked, John Fagg bet 60,000 and Reichard check-raised to 275,000. Fagg called.

The turn was the   and Reichard bet 700,000. Fagg thought for a moment and then moved all in for 2,660,000. Reichard snap-called.

Fagg was at risk with    but needed help against Reichard's two pair with   . The river was the   and the entire rail gasped as Fagg made bigger two pair and found the double.

Players are now on another 15-minute break.

John Fagg - 6,050,000
Josh Reichard - 5,000,000

Sunday, September 25, 2022 11:58 PM Local Time

John Fagg completed his option on the button and Josh Reichard checked. 

The flop came     and both players checked to the   turn. Reichard led out for 120,000, Fagg called and the two players went to the   on the river. 

Reichard thought for a moment and slid forward a bet worth 750,000. Fagg went into the tank and eventually slid chips forward to call.

Reichard tabled    for nine high and Fagg revealed    for second pair, good to win the pot.

John Fagg - 3,100,000
Josh Reichard - 8,000,000

Sunday, September 25, 2022 11:51 PM Local Time

In a single-raised pot on     Josh Reichard bet 90,000 and John Fagg called.

The turn was the   and Reichard opted to check. Fagg bet 175,000, Reichard called and the river was the  

Reichard checked again and Fagg bet 375,000 this time. Reichard called and Fagg tabled    for two pair. Reichard mucked. 

John Fagg - 2,600,000
Josh Reichard - 8,500,000

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