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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Some Big Stacks As the Night Nears It's End

We have just two levels left to play tonight, and some big stacks are starting to emerge from the crowd. Stephen Song, who is fresh off a final table in the $1,125 Event, is the current chip leader, but he has plenty of big names breathing down his neck. Check out some of the big stacks below, courtesy of the live updates from the WSOP team, and be sure to come back in the morning to find out who advanced from this first starting flight!

Stephen Song - 333,000
Scott Stewart - 312,000
Justin Harvell - 195,000
Sohale Khalili - 180,000
Jordan Meltzer - 175,000
Wendy Friedman - 162,000
Gladys Landegger - 154,000

By the Numbers: First Flight of the Main Event

We had a great turnout for the first of two starting flights here in the latest WSOPC Main Event, as 280 players came out today. There are less than 100 players remaining, and that number will continue to go down until the end of play tonight in a couple of hours.

Remember that the second flight of the Main Event starts tomorrow at 12 PM. The prizepool could reach $1 million, so be sure you don't miss out!

Congratulations to Massoud Eskandari, Winner of the $50,000 Guaranteed Event!

Both players traded double ups in a back and forth competition before Shan Jing was all in preflop with [Ah][7h]. He was ahead of Massoud Eskandari's [Kh][Jh], and was safe through the flop and the turn, but the river was the [Jc].

Jing will take home $17,825 for his efforts, but the title will be going home with Massoud Eskandari, who earns $28,835, and his first WSOP Circuit Ring!

Pause in the Heads Up Action for Dinner

The final two players in the $600 buy-in event have decided to take an impromptu break so that they can enjoy the dinner buffet being given to the players. Shan Jing has extended the lead he had to start heads up, as he currently leads three million  to 1.4 million. Stay tuned to find out who wins once they get underway again.

Dinner Time in the Main Event

Over at the Main Event, we have 260 players entered into the field, and they are in the middle of their 60 minute dinner break. Those players are enjoying the buffet provided by the Bike as this is being typed.

Registration for this flight is still open today until 9:30 PM, and if you can't come out and join us today, the second flight starts tomorrow at 12 PM!

Jared Griener Eliminated in 3rd Place ($12,975)

Following a raise from Shan Jing on the button, Jared Griener moved all in from the small blind. Jing snap called with [Ah][Ac], and Griener rolled over [Jc][9c].

"You have to be due for a bad beat soon right?" Griener jokingly asked. The flop of [Qh][6c][7h] meant some turn cards could be interesting, but the [3d] wasn't one of them, leaving Griener drawing dead.

This leaves us with just two players. Stay tuned to find out who wins!

Jeremy Beber Eliminated in 4th Place ($9,595)

Jeremy Beber hung around with the short stack for quite some time, and made some pay jumps along the way. Eventually, he got his short stack in with [Kc][4c], and was up against his opponent's Ace-Queen. An ace came right on the flop, and though a king on the turn gave Beber some outs, he wouldn't hit them on the river.

This leaves us three handed, with our anonymous player as the big stack with 2.2 million. Shan Jing has 1.75 million, while Jared Griener is in third with 535,000. The blinds are currently at 10,000-20,000.

Lisa Hilaire Eliminated in 5th Place ($7,205)

Lisa Hilaire shoved her short stack all in preflop, and our anonymous big stack put her at risk from the big blind with [Ac][4h]. Hilaire was dominating with [Ah][Js], and kept that lead on teh flop of [9c][5c][3d]. However, the [2h] on the turn would complete her opponent's straight, and leave her drawing the a chop that didn't come on the river.

This leaves us with just four players now vying for the $28,000 and change, and the ring!

Griener Doubles Through Hilaire

Jared Griener was down to one of the short stacks when he got his money in the middle holding [As][Qc]. He was dominating the [Ad][Jc] of Lisa Hilaire, and the queen kicker would hold up on the [5d][2d][4s][Kh][10s] runout.

Griener doubles up to about 700,000, while Hilaire is now the short stack with 250,000.

Stephen Kaufman Eliminated in 6th Place ($5,495)

Stephen Kaufman got his final chips in preflop holding pocket fours, but he was in rough shape against the [As][Ad] of Shan Jing. The flop of [5h][3c][10s] didn't provide much help, and the [Ah] on the turn gave Jing a set, but also increased Kaufman's outs by two. He wouldn't catch his straight though, and he was sent to the rail in sixth.

Meanwhile, Jing has propelled himself to over a million chips, and is solidly in second place right now.

Fresh Counts From the Final Six on Break

Blinds: 10,000-15,000

Jared Griener - 1,350,000
Shan Jing - 950,000
Lisa Hilaire - 765,000
Anonymous - 480,000
Stephen Kaufman - 450,000
Jeremy Beber - 325,000

Over 220 Players in Main Event on Second Break

Over in the Main Event, the field keeps on growing, as we are up to 222 players and counting right now. Registration is still open until about 9:30 PM tonight, so you still have plenty of time to come on down and join us.

Don't forget that the next break is the dinner break, and Mo's famous shrimp tower will be there for all of the players to enjoy!

Lewis Moore Eliminated in 7th Place ($4,255)

Lewis Moore would get his final 120,000 in the middle on the very next hand with [As][4s], and he was up against the anonymous player's [Kc][Js]. The hand was all but over after the flop of [Qc][10c][9d] gave the big stack the nut straight, and a deuce on the turn sealed the hand.

This leaves us with just six players now vying for the first place prize of over $28,000!

Beber Doubles Through Moore

Lewis Moore had just won a big pot thanks to a fortunate river, but this time, he was on the receiving end of the bad beat.  Moore had called the all in of Jeremy Beber with [Kh][Kc], and he was dominating the [Qc][Qd] of Beber. The flop of [Jd][10][2d] gave Beber new life though, as a diamond would now give him a flush. The turn was a blank, but the river was the [Kd], giving Moore a third king, but Beber a winning flush.

Beber is up to over 500,000 after that pot, while Moore is the short stack with 120,000.

Fresh Counts From the Final Seven

We just lost Shant Marashlian in eighth place, as he was knocked out by P.M's pocket tens. Below you will see how the final seven currently stack up, with the blinds at 5,000-10,000

Jared Griener - 1,000,000
Anoymous - 970,000
Shan Jing - 805,000
Steven Kaufman - 575,000
Lisa Hilaire - 475,000
Lewis Moore - 370,000
Jeremy Beber - 245,000

Kevin Gimble Eliminated in 9th Place ($2,670)

Kevin Gimble was in great shape to score a double up, getting his chips in preflop holding Ace-Queen to the [Ah][Jc] of Lewis Moore. The flop of [Kh][8c][7d] was safe for Gimble, but the [7c] on the turn brought some chop outs for Moore. He wouldn't need them though, as the [Jh] completed the board, giving Moore the river suckout, and a near double up, as he barely had Gimble covered.

Chuanhao Zhang Eliminated in 10th Place ($2,160)

Chuanhao Zhang and Jared Griener get all of Zhang's chips in the middle, with Zhang holding [5h][5s] to the [Ad][Kd] of Griener. The flop couldn't have been much better for the Patriots fan, coming down [Ks][10d][9d]. Zhang had one out now, but the [2d] on the turn ended the hand, getting us down to the final nine.

Beber Doubles Through Marashlian

Jeremy Beber got his final 145,000 in the middle preflop holding [Ad][Kd], and he was flipping against the [6h][6c] of Shant Marashlian. The flop of [Ks][8s][5s] gave Beber a big lead, and no miracle six came to give Marashlian the win.

Beber doubles up to over 300,000, while Marashlian falls down to 220,000.

Photos and Counts From the $50k Final Table

Seat 1: Jeremy Beber - 170,000
Seat 2: Lisa Hilaire - 635,000

Seat 3: Shant Marashlian - 350,000

Seat 4: Lewis Moore - 139,000

Seat 5: Chuanhao Zhang - 230,000

Seat 6: Shan Jing - 168,000 (not pictured) 

Seat 7: Stephen Kaufman - 923,000

Seat 8: Jared Griener - 820,000

Seat 9: Kevin Gimble - 230,000

Seat 10: Anonymous - 825,000

Soem Photos From the Main Event Flight

It's time to take a look at a few of the players who are here for the Main Event. We spotted a former champion of this event, Jared Jaffee, as well as Ari Engel and Duey Dong, two former Mega Millions winners. 

Scroll down to see those former champions, and a few other stars from the field! 

Jared Jaffee

Kevin Song 

Duey Duong

Ari Engel

Kayla Vgood

The Big Stacks Still Lead in $50k Restart

To start the Day 2 finals, Steven Kaufman, Jared Griener, and Massoud Eskandari were the top three stacks. Nothing has changed so far, as the still lead with 11 players left. Kaufman and Griener both have about 800,000 at the top

There is a break coming up shortly, but not long after that, we will be combining at a 10 player final table. Stay tuned for photos and stacks from there!

First Break of the Main Event

We are two hours into play in the opening flight of the latest WSOPC Main Event, and we have 161 players registered so far. You have most of the day to come down and enter, as registration doesn't close until 9:30 PM.

The buy-in today is $1,700, but if you can't afford that, we have two more satellites today at 4 and 8 PM. Don't miss it!

The WSOP Circuit Main Event Has Started!

It's time to start up the latest WSOP Circuit Main Event! This is the first of two starting flights, with Flight B starting tomorrow at 12 PM.  Registration will be open until the start of Level 12 today. Click here for a full structure of the event, and good luck to everyone!

Day 2 Return List for the $50,000 Guaranteed

We have a star studded final 17 coming back for the $50,000 Guaranteed Event today. Jared Griener and Massoud Eskandari are in the top five, while Sean Yu, who leads in WSOP points on the series, is also in the hunt with an average stack.

The action picks up again at 1 PM here at the Bike, so be sure to come back then for all the updates. And don't forget that the Main Event starts at 12 PM today!

Schedule for Today: Sunday, March 10th

12 AM - $1,700 buy-in WSOPC Main Event . Registration closes at 9:20 PM

4 PM - $230 buy-in Main Event Satellite. Three $1,700 Seats Guaranteed Registration closes at 5:35 PM

8 PM - $230 buy-in Main Event Satellite. Three $1,700 Seats Guaranteed. Registration open until 9:35 PM.