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2022/23 WSOP Circuit - Horseshoe/Tunica (MS)

Thursday, January 26, 2023 to Saturday, January 28, 2023

WSOPC Event #9: $1,700 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $972,630
  • Entries: 642
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, January 30, 2023 12:25 AM Local Time (about 51 days and 12 hours ago)
Day 2 Ends
Monday, January 30, 2023 12:14 AM Local Time (about 51 days and 13 hours ago)

Day 2 of the Horseshoe Tunica $1,700 Main Event saw 63 players come into the day with their hopes of making it to the final table of and after 12 hours of play, just five players were able to do so.

Leading the way is none other than three-time ring winner Carl Masters who ended the night with 7,185,000. 

Masters was able to take the chip lead in the last hand of the evening after he rivered quad aces to eliminate Satar Sadoun Levi Carden.

Michael Monaghan held the chip lead for majority of the later levels and was able to bag 5,775,000, good for the second largest stack as he was the only other player to bag north of 5 milly.

Final Table Seat and Counts

1) Buck Bucceri - 3,405,000
2) Preston McEwen - 2,210,000
3) John Gallaher - 685,000
4) Mike Monaghan - 5,775,000
5) Carl Masters - 7,185,000

Masters rivered quads to score a double elimination to end the night meaning, five players will be returning tomorrow for the final day and each of them has secured $45,355 but all eyes will be on the $183,653 first-place prize that the eventual champion will be taking home, along with a shiny new ring.

Day 3 will resume Monday, January 30th, with a local start time of 12:00 p.m.

Action will resume at level 26 with 46:24 remining where blinds will be 30,000/60,000/60,000.

Each level will be 60-minutes long and players will receive a 15-minute break after every two levels. 

Make sure to tune in tomorrow and follow along with the live reporting team to find out who will be crowned the new Tunica Main Event Champion!

Monday, January 30, 2023 12:10 AM Local Time (about 51 days and 13 hours ago)


Carl Masters raised to 125,000 from middle position and was called by Satar Sadoun from the cutoff, along with Levi Carden from the big blind. 

The     flop was checked to Masters who continued for 175,000. Both Sadoun and Carden called, bringing the   turn. 

This time, Carden led out for 300,000 and Masters quickly called before Sadoun raised all in for 1,290,000. Carden quickly called off his 1,2540,000 and action was on Masters who took a moment before deciding to call. 

Levi Carden:   
Satar Sadoun:   
Carl Masters:   

The turn was the money card, as each player hit with Sadoun and Carden holding the best of it with Broadway while Masters held a top set of aces. 

Masters needed a miracle on the river and the dealer gave him just that as they dropped the case  , giving him quads to score the double knockout to end the night. 

Carl Masters - 7,185,000
Satar Sadoun - Eliminated
Levi Carden - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 11:42 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 13 hours ago)
Level: 26
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante: 60,000
Sunday, January 29, 2023 11:28 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 13 hours ago)
The remaining seven players are on their final15-minute break and will play one level before bagging up for the night.
Sunday, January 29, 2023 11:27 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 13 hours ago)


Satar Sadoun limped-in from the cutoff only to have Preston McEwen raise to 200,000 from the button and Trey Bartlett three-bet jam for 410,000 from the small blind. 

Sadoun quickly mucked his hand while McEwen called, and the two players tabled their hands. 

Trey Bartlett:   
Preston McEwen:   

Bartlett was ahead with his made hand of tens but had a sweat after the     flop gave McEwen the diamond flush draw. 

Unfortunately for Bartlett, his sweat didn't last long, as the dealer peeled the   on the turn, giving McEwen the nuts. 

The board completed with the meaningless   on the river and Bartlett made his exit in eighth place for $20,635. 

Preston McEwen - 2,400,000
Satar Sadoun - 850,000
Trey Bartlett - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 11:13 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 14 hours ago)

Action quickly folded to the small blind where John Gallaher limped-in and Levi Carden checked his option bringing the     flop. 

Gallaher led out for 50,000 and Carden called to see the   turn. 

Gallaher led out once again, this time for 150,00o. Carden called, and the   river was checked to showdown. 

Carden rolled over    for top pair and it was good as Gallher mucked his hand. 

Levi Carden - 1,825,000
John Gallaher - 1,120,000

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:55 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 14 hours ago)


Kevin Jenkins raised all in for 550,000 from middle position and Levi Carden called from the button before Michael Monaghan three-bet to 1,650,000 from the small blind. 

Action folded back to Carden who looked back down at his cards and then tossed    into the muck. 

Kevin Jenkins:   
Michael Monaghan:   

Jenkins was dominated holding an inferior ace and with       runout eliminated him in ninth place for $16,351. 

Michael Monaghan - 6,000,000
Kevin Jenkins - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:39 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 14 hours ago)

Buck Bucceri raised to 140,000 from middle position and action folded to Michael Monaghan who defended his big blind to see a     flop. 

Monaghan check-raised to 315,000 after Bucceri continued for 150,000, and Bucceri fired back with a 1,150,000 three-bet to win the pot. 

Michael Monaghan -  4,200,000
Buck Bucceri - 2,200,000

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:27 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 14 hours ago)
Level: 25
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante: 50,000
Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:26 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 14 hours ago)


Walker Miskelly was all in preflop for 600,000 from middle position and was called by Carl Masters from under the gun. 

Walker Miskelly:   
Carl Masters:   

Miskelly didn't like seeing Masters holding a better made hand, nor the king that appeared in the window on the     flop. 

The   turn left Miskelly needing a queen on the river to stay alive, but the   completed the board and ended his Main Event in 10th place. 

Carl Masters - 3,800,000
Walker Miskelly - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:17 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 14 hours ago)

Table 75 

1) Buck Bucceri - 2,200,000
2) Walker Miskelly - 660,000
3) Satar Sadoun - 1,000,000
4) Kevin Jenkins - 1,000,000
5) Preston McEwen - 2,000,000
6) Trey Bartlett - 610,000
7) John Gallaher - 2,100,000
8) Levi Carden - 2,700,000
9) Mike Monaghan - 3,900,000
10) Carl Masters - 3,100,000

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:09 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 15 hours ago)


Action folded to Russell Sullivan who raised all in for 570,000 from the cutoff and Levi Carden called from the small blind. 

Russell Sullivan:   
Levi Carden:   

Sullivan was behind holding live cards but the     flop proved to be more beneficial to Carden as it gave him the wheel draw. 

The   turn did pair Sullivan, but his victory was short lived, as the dealer dropped the   on the river completing Carden's wheel to eliminate Sullivan in 11th place. 

Levi Carden - 2,700,000
Russell Sullivan - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:00 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 15 hours ago)


Cody Wells raised all in for 660,000 from the hijack and Michael Monaghan looked him up from the small blind. 

Cody Wells:   
Michael Monaghan:   

Wells was racing for his tournament life and took the lead after the     flop paired his queen. 

The turn, however, came the  , giving Monaghan a club flush draw, which he completed with the   river, elimination Wells from the Main Event. 

Michael Monaghan - 3,800,000
Cody Wells - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:50 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 15 hours ago)


Action folded to Vinodkumar Paddolkar who raised all in for 590,000 from the button and Michael Monaghan looked him up from the small blind after getting a confirmed amount.

Vinodkumar Paddolkar:   
Michael Monaghan:   

Paddolkar was at risk needing help after seeing Monaghan holding a superior ace but none came on the       runout, ending his Main Event in 13th place. 

 Michael Monaghan - 3,900,000
Vinodkumar Paddolkar - Eliminated

Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:40 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 15 hours ago)

Action folded to John Gallaher who raised to 100,000 from the small blind and Jason Hickey defended his big blind to see a     flop. 

Gallaher continued for 100,000 and then called the 500,000 all in raise from Hickey. 

Jason Hickey:   
John Gallaher:   

Both players flopped top pair with Gallaher holding the better kicker, but Hickey held a flush draw and the   turn gave him more outs with a gutter ball. 

Unfortunately for Hickey, the river came red, but it was the   which ended his Main Event run in 14th place. 

John Gallaher - 2,285,000
Jason Hickey Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:24 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 15 hours ago)
Level: 24
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 40,000
Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:08 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 16 hours ago)
The remaining players are on a 15-minute break. 
Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:07 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 16 hours ago)


Action on the table folded around to Walker Miskelly who raised all in from the small blind and Caly Henry called off his 95,000 stack from the big blind. 

Clay Henry:   
Walker Miskelly:   

Henry was behind holding live cards but couldn't find either on the       runout and his Main Event ended in 15th place.

Walker Miskelly - 805,000
Clay Henry - Eliminated 

Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:06 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 16 hours ago)


Robert Muriel raised all in for 80,000 and was called by Kevin Jenkins before Cody Wells isolated from the hijack. 

Robert Muriel:   
Cody Wells:   

Muriel found himself in another race with Wells and just like the one before this, he lost as the       runout paired Wells ace and eliminated him in 16th place. 

Cody Wells - 700,000
Robert Muriel - Eliminated