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2022/23 WSOP Circuit - Caesars Southern Indiana, (Elizabeth, IN)

Friday, May 19, 2023 to Monday, May 22, 2023

WSOPC Event #10: $1,700 MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: $1,700
  • Prizepool: $615,090
  • Entries: 406
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, May 22, 2023 6:25 PM Local Time

 Michael Scarborough - Winner of the $1,700 Main Event

The WSOP circuit Southern Indiana Main Event has reached its end after three days of play which saw 406 entries create a $615,090 prizepool and end with one champion.

That one champion was Michael Scarborough of Cincinnati who won his first ring along with the $123,587 top prize earnings. This win is the second largest in his poker career and largest since 2011 with this amount of money officially moving him above the $1 million mark in career earnings...READ MORE.

Monday, May 22, 2023 5:41 PM Local Time


 Luke Graham

Luke Graham moved all in preflop with his short stack and Michael Scarborough called.


The board ran out       for the flush to eliminate Graham and give Scarborough the title after just a few hands of heads up.

Luke Graham - Eliminated
Michael Scarborough - 12,100,000


Monday, May 22, 2023 5:28 PM Local Time

The board was completed to read       with a pot of about 2,600,000 in the middle. Michael Scarborough jammed all in to immediately put Luke Graham to a test for his tournament life on the first hand of heads up play.

Graham took several minutes as he had a nearly $50,000 decision on his hands. Eventually he would decide to fold.

Michael Scarborough - 8,600,000
Luke Graham - 3,600,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 5:25 PM Local Time


Jeffrey Copeland

 Jeffrey Copeland jammed all in for 2,300,000 after his stack had been depleted again after some lost pots in a row. Michael Scarborough called and Luke Graham folded after a moment.


The flop came    , the turn was the   and the river came the   to end Copeland's great run.

Jeffrey Copeland - Eliminated
Michael Scarborough - 7,300,000
Luke Graham - 4,900,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 5:07 PM Local Time

Luke Graham was all in and at risk with the    against the    of Jeffrey Copeland.

The flop gave Copeland a set as it came    . The turn was the   and the river came the   to put a chop on the board as both player sat back down and Michael Scarborough voiced his displeasure than neither player can be eliminated.

Luke Graham - 4,350,000
Jeffrey Copeland - 4,650,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 5:00 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Copeland raised to 425,000 from the button. Michael Scarborough called in the small blind and Luke Graham called in the big blind.

The flop came    . It checked around to the turn which was the  . Copeland bet 500,000. Scarborough called and Graham folded. The river came the  . It was checked by both players.

Copeland tabled the    as Scarborough mucked in frustration.

Jeffrey Copeland - 4,600,000
Michael Scarborough - 3,200,000
Luke Graham - 4,300,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 4:51 PM Local Time
Level: 31
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 200,000
Monday, May 22, 2023 4:46 PM Local Time

Action was on the turn as the board read     . Michael Scarborough bet 350,000 and Luke Graham called.

"Luke did you do a spade check?" asked Scarborough as the   came on the river. Scarborough bet 500,000 and Graham quickly called.

Scarborough showed the    for a missed flush while Graham had the    to win the pot and take back the chip lead.

Luke Graham - 5,200,000
Michael Scarborough - 2,800,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 4:36 PM Local Time

After having been nearly out the door not long ago Jeffrey Copeland would take the lead after a pot where he called a 300,000 bet from Luke Graham on a board of     

The river came the  . Graham bet 600,000 and Copeland called. Graham had the    while Copeland had the straight with the    to gather the pot and move into the chip lead.

Jeffrey Copeland - 4,600,000
Luke Graham - 4,200,000
Michael Scarborough - 3,250,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 4:30 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Copeland jammed for 1,100,000 and was called by Michael Scarborough.


The flop came down     much to the dismay of Scarborough. The turn was the   and the river the   to give Copeland another double as he once again refused to go away.

Jeffrey Copeland - 2,250,000
Michael Scarborough - 3,800,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 4:23 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Copeland has quickly fallen to short stack following three straight lost pots to Scarborough as the momentum has taken a shift.

Michael Scarborough - 4,550,000
Jeffrey Copeland - 1,300,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 4:18 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Copeland bet 175,000 from the small blind on a flop of    . Michael Scarborough called.

The turn was the  . Copeland fired 350,000 and Scarborough called again. The river was the   to but four diamonds on board.

Copeland bet 400,000. Scarborough quickly called.

Copeland showed the small flush with the    which Scarborough had one pip worse as he tossed open the   in frustration. 

"You bet that?" asked Scarborough in exasperation as he talked out how he disagreed with how Copeland played the hand while he saw his chips go across the table.

Michael Scarborough - 1,700,000
Jeffrey Copeland - 3,700,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 3:59 PM Local Time

Action was on the turn with the board reading     . Michael Scarborough bet 450,000 from the big blind, Luke Graham called on the button.

The river was the  . Scarborough fired out 650,000 which was called by Graham.

Scarborough tabled the    which Graham had beat with the   .

Luke Graham - 5,750,000
Michael Scarborough - 2,170,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 3:48 PM Local Time
Level: 30
Blinds: 100,000/150,000
Ante: 150,000
Monday, May 22, 2023 3:36 PM Local Time
Luke Graham - 5,330,000
Michael Scarborough - 3,800,000
Jeffrey Copeland - 3,050,000
Monday, May 22, 2023 3:33 PM Local Time

Action was joined on the river as the board was displayed to show      . Luke Graham bet 360,000 which was swiftly called by Michael Scarborough, 

Graham tabled the    for trips. Scarborough frustratedly showed his beaten   .

Luke Graham - 7,000,000
Michael Scarborough - 3,200,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 3:24 PM Local Time


Keven Stammen

 Luke Graham moved all in from under the gun for 1,890,000. Keven Stammen was in the small blind and called.


The flop came down     to give Stammen more outs. The turn was the   and the river was a blank   to eliminate Stammen as the dealer confirmed that Stammen was convered by just a little bit.

Keven Stammen - Eliminated
Luke Graham - 3,540,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 3:12 PM Local Time

Luke Graham was all in preflop for 970,000 against Michael Scarborough.


The flop came     to send Graham ahead. The turn was the   to give Graham the unbeatable boat and make the   river inconsequential as Graham stayed alive.

Luke Graham - 1,880,000
Michael Scarborough - 4,200,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 3:07 PM Local Time

From the cutoff, Jeffrey Copeland bet 325,000 on a flop of    . Luke Graham raised to 775,000 from the big blind. Copeland three-bet all in. Graham got a count of 1,350,000 of the jam amount before he called.

Copeland had the lead with the    while Graham had the   

The turn was the   to bring a flush draw for Graham and the river came the   blank to secure Copeland a double and leave Graham short.

Luke Graham - 970,000
Jeffret Copeland - 3,120,000

Monday, May 22, 2023 2:42 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Copeland moved all in for his remaining amount of 745,000 and was called by Michael Scarborough.


The flop sent Scarborough into the lead as it came    . The turn was the   and the river came the   to save Copeland with the flush as he started to celebrate away from the table as his dream of winning was still alive,

Jeffrey Copeland - 1,510,000
Michael Scarborough - 5,400,000