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

Friday, April 28, 2023 to Sunday, April 30, 2023

WSOPC Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $633,270
  • Entries: 418
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, May 1, 2023 5:38 PM Local Time

 
WSOP Horseshoe Tunica Main Event Champion Trace Henderson

Trace Henderson of Gulfport, Mississippi is the WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Tunica Main Event Champion after defeating Steve McCluskey in an over two-hour heads-up battle.

Henderson was short for most of three-handed play, but after doubling through his eventual heads-up opponent and eliminating Marshall White in third place, he entered heads-up play nearly even in chips with McCluskey, before going on to defeat him to earn his first major WSOP title..

For all the details including an interview with the champ, click here.

Monday, May 1, 2023 5:24 PM Local Time


Steve McCluskey

After Trace Henderson raised to 250,000, Steve McCluskey moved all in for just under 1,500,000 and Henderson called to put him at risk.

Steve McCluskey:   
Trace Henderson:   

The     flop brought no help to Henderson, nor did the   on the turn. But the   came for Henderson on the river, giving him a winning pair of queens and the title.

 

Trace Henderson - 12,540,000
Steve McCluskey - eliminated

Monday, May 1, 2023 5:16 PM Local Time

Trace Henderson raised to 250,000 and Steve McCluskey called.

McCluskey then check-called a bet of 200,000 on the     flop to see the   on the turn.

He checked again and Henderson bet 375,000. McCluskey again called and the river brought the  

McCluskey now led out for 750,000, but was quickly met with a raise all in for his remaining 3,500,000. McCluskey didn't take long to fold as Henderson has now taken control of their heads-up match.

 

Trace Henderson - 9,000,000
Steve McCluskey - 3,500,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 4:57 PM Local Time

Picking action up on the turn with about a million in the middle and a board of     , Steve McCluskey checked, and Trace Henderson bet 775,000.

McCluskey called and the river brought the  , double pairing the board.

McCluskey led for 900,000 and was snap-called by Henderson who showed    for a full house and the winner.

Henderon won the following pot as well which gave him the chip lead for the first time in heads up play.

 

Trace Henderson - 7,300,000
Steve McCluskey - 5,200,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 4:45 PM Local Time

Steve McCluskey called Trace Henderson's raise to 250,000, then check-called a bet of 200,000 on the     flop.

On the   turn, McCluskey check-called a bet of 425,000.

The river was the   and McCluskey now led for 750,000. 

Henderson folded to send the pot to McCluskey.

 

Steve McCluskey - 8,900,000
Trace Henderson - 3,600,000

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Monday, May 1, 2023 4:38 PM Local Time

Steve McCluskey raised to 225,000 and Trace Henderson called to see a flop of    .

The players checked to the   turn and Henderson led for 200,000, which McCluskey called.

On the   river, Henderson bet 500,000 and after a moment of pause, McCluskey called.

Henderson showed    for trip kings and McCluskey mucked his hand.

 

Steve McCluskey - 7,800,000
Trace Henderson - 4,700,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 4:26 PM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 100,000
Monday, May 1, 2023 4:12 PM Local Time

The players have headed out on a 15-minute break with Steve McCluskey holding an over 2-1 lead in chips.

 

Steve McCluskey - 8,635,000
Trace Henderson - 3,910,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 4:07 PM Local Time

After Steve McCluskey raised to 165,000, Trace Henderson three-bet to 480,000. McCluskey called and the duo saw a flop of    .

Both players checked to see the   on the turn. Henderson led out for 250,000 and McCluskey folded.

Monday, May 1, 2023 3:53 PM Local Time

Trace Henderson raised to 190,000 and got called by Steve McCluskey.

The board ran out       with McCluskey betting 225,000 on each street and being called on the flop and turn by Henderson before he raised the final bet to 875,000 on the river.

McCluskey folded sending the latest in a series of pots to Henderson who is climbing back into the match.

 

Steve McCluskey - 7,800,000
Trace Henderson - 4,700,000

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Monday, May 1, 2023 3:45 PM Local Time

After a raise to 165,000 by Steve McCluskey, Trace Henderson moved all in for 1,950,000.

McCluskey leaned back in his chair, took a sip of water, and thought for over a minute before choosing to fold.

"Pair of threes," McCluskey told Henderson after the cards went into the muck.

 

Steve McCluskey - 10,350,000
Trace Henderson - 2,150,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 3:42 PM Local Time

Steve McCluskey raised to 215,000 and was called by Trace Henderson.

The players checked the flop and turn quickly on the       board, but on the river, Henderson bet 450,000 and McCluskey called.

Henderson frustratedly showed    for ace-high, while McCluskey showed    for a straight and another victory.

 

Steve McCluskey - 10,800,000
Trace Henderson - 1,700,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 3:31 PM Local Time

A series of pots have gone Steve McCluskey's way to start heads-up play as he now topped the ten million chip mark.

Steve McCluskey - 10,200,000
Trace Henderson - 2,350,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 3:28 PM Local Time

 

Marshall White

Marshall White got his last 1,100,000 chips in preflop against Trace Henderson.

Marshall White:   
Trace Henderson:   

The board came       bringing no help to White, who battled his way from the short stack to start the day to a podium finish for $58,220.

 

Steve McCluskey - 6,850,000
Trace Henderson - 5,700,000
Marshall White - eliminated

Monday, May 1, 2023 3:10 PM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 80,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Monday, May 1, 2023 3:06 PM Local Time

Trace Henderson raised to 125,000 on the button and was called by Steve McCluskey in the small blind.

The flop came     and McCluskey check-called a bet of 100,000 from Henderson.

On the   turn, after McCluskey checked again, Henderson bet 325,000. McCluskey now moved all in and Henderson snap-called.

McCluskey held    for a turned two pair, but Henderson had the nuts with   .

The   on the river changed nothing and Henderson was back in business.

 

Steve McCluskey - 6,850,000
Trace Henderson - 3,800,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 3:01 PM Local Time

Trace Henderson raised to 125,000 on the button and got a call from Steve McCluskey in the small blind.

On the     flop, McCluskey led out for 225,000 and Henderson called.

He bet 375,000 on the   turn and again Henderson called.

The river brought the   and McCluskey fired again, this time for 550,000.

Henderson folded, showing the [7d,5sc] for two pair that went into the muck.

Steve McCluskey - 9,320,000
Trace Henderson - 2,000,000

 

 

Monday, May 1, 2023 2:56 PM Local Time

Steve McCluskey raised to 175,000 in the small blind and was called by Marshall White in the big blind.

The flop came    , and after White checked and McCluskey bet 125,000, White check-raised to 350,000.

McCluskey called and the   fell on the turn. The players both checked to see the   come on the river.

McCluskey moved all in for White's 1,900,000 chips, and the six-time Circuit ring winner opted to fold.

 

Steve McCluskey - 9,300,000
Marshall White - 1,900,000

Monday, May 1, 2023 2:41 PM Local Time

Trace Henderson has gone from chip leader to short stack after losing a large pot to Marshall White who is now in second place.

White limped his small blind, then called a raise to 200,000 by Henderson in the big blind.

White check-called a bet of 150,000 on the     flop, then led out for 75,000 on the   turn, which Henderson called.

On the   river, White led big for 650,000 and got a call from Henderson.

White showed    for a flopped flush and a big win that has him now at his peak chip count for the day, while Henderson is now the short stack.

 

Marshall White - 2,800,000
Trace Henderson - 1,600,000

 

Monday, May 1, 2023 2:29 PM Local Time

After Marshall White raised to 400,000 from the button, leaving himself 325,000 behind, Steve McCluskey moved all in for the rest and White called.

Marshall White:   
Steve McCluskey:   

The board came       pairing McCluskey's nine, but it also gave White a straight to earn a much-needed double-up.

 

Steve McCluskey - 8,300,000
Marshall White - 1,540,000

Playtika - Jason Alexander
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