Tag: Blair Hinkle

Two Pair on the Board

Blair Hinkle limped from middle position, and that inspired Mike Shin, who finished 12th in the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event, to do the same from the button.

Hinkle Back In After Busting

Blair Hinkle opened to 3,000 and called off his last couple thousand when David Caron put him all in from the big blind. Caron: Hinkle: The flop was , and Hinkle picked up hefty outs when the hit on the turn.

New and Old Faces

James "mig.com" Mackey, a bracelet winner and well-known online grinder from the pre-Black Friday days, is among the recent entrants, as is Keith Murrell.

Familiar Faces

Among the players we recognize in the field: bracelet-winning brothers Grant Hinkle and Blair Hinkle, as well as RunGood Team Pros Ryan Tepen, Ross Bybee, and Bryan Campanello.

Meyers, Hinkle Out

Two of the brighter tournament stars in the room have exhausted their last allotted bullets for the tournaments: Blair Hinkle and Brandon Meyers.

Hinkle Down to Final Bullet

Blair Hinkle bet 1,000 on a flop from early position and was called by the small blind. In the big blind, Scott Moses put in a raise, and Hinkle got it all in with him, forcing out the small blind.

Hinkle Making Bullet Two Count

Blair Hinkle's second shot in the tournament is going much better than the first. He checked a board of from the cutoff and saw his opponent on the button bet 1,650.

Hinkle Reloads; Boone Takes an Early One

Blair Hinkle was all in with a very short stack when we arrived at his table, and he was quickly eliminated as his failed to catch the of an opponent despite a flop with a giving him some more outs. He headed for the registration desk.

Piqué Called Off Side, Hinkle Climbing

On a board of and roughly 12,000 in the pot, Blair Hinkle checked and Gerard Piqué bet out 5,500. Hinkle check-called as the landed on the river and both players checked.

Shak Shakes Hinkle

Dan Shak just busted Blair Hinkle when Shak's made a pair of kings on a board of to best Hinkle's . The two had been in a few reraising confrontations that led to the two getting it all in there, Shak said.

Petersen Gets a Double

Blair Hinkle opened for 6,000 under the gun, and Mickey Petersen potted for nearly all of his stack. When action folded back to Hinkle, he went ahead and put Petersen at risk.

Ausmus Survives

Jeremy Ausmus and Blair Hinkle got it all in preflop from the blinds with Ausmus at risk for 9,900. Ausmus' turned a pair of queens to ensure his survival against Hinkle's .

Hinkle Crippled by Stern; Eliminated by Grappo

We saw Blair Hinkle putting on his backpack and exiting the tournament area, which is a sure sign of elimination. Sure enough a quick check with his former table revealed that he had been crippled when his lost to Dani Stern's .

Welcome to Day 1b of Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Casino

After a record field filled the room on Day 1a of Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Casino, we're set to fire up Day 1b with an eye towards possibly hitting 400 entrants, which would top the guaranteed prize pool by a cool $100,000.

Hinkle Clawing Back

Blair Hinkle pushed all in for 12,200 from middle position, and action folded to Dustin Dirksen, who called in the big blind. Dirksen: Hinkle: Hinkle found help immediately on the flop, and he got two pair on the turn.

Carpenter Cripples Hinkle

Blair Hinkle and Cash Carpenter got all in before the flop, with Hinkle covering Carpenter's 43,100. Carpenter: Hinkle: Hinkle was dead on the turn when the community came , and he was left with just 2,500.

Unlucky 13

Three very tough players have drawn three very unfortunate seats: Kou Vang ($589,493 in live cashes), Blair Hinkle ($3,515,803), and Mark Sandness ($363,322) are all seated next to each other at Table 13.

Hinkle Rivers Flush

The player in the small blind bet 3,125 on a board of , and Blair Hinkle raised to 6,500 from the button. The small blind expressed doubt that Hinkle would call the turn with ace-jack, and he announced a call. Hinkle tabled for a flush.

Blair Hinkle Wins the $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event came to a close on Wednesday, and the winner was professional Blair Hinkle. With the win, Hinkle now has over $3.5 million in career tournament earnings.

Bonomo and Hinkle Battling for Over Four Hours

Roughly three and a half hours into the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event, on the 58th hand, Mukul Pahuja was eliminated in third place, earnings $872,625.