2022 888poker XL Winter Series MSPT Sycuan Casino
$1,650 Main Event
Days:

Event Info

Buy-in $1,650
Players 392

Level Info

Level 31
Blinds 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 160,000

Players Info - Day 3

Players Left 1
Entries 9

Hoppe Shows One

BrandonTemple • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Laura Hoppe raised to 160,000 from the small blind, and Kevin Garosshen called in the big blind.

The {8-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}{k-Clubs} flop was checked through to the {10-Spades} turn, and Hoppe bet 275,000. Garosshen called.

The {2-Spades} river saw Hoppe bet 300,000, and Garosshen quickly folded. Hoppe flashed what looked to be a king before raking in the pot.

Kevin Garosshen us
Kevin Garosshen
us 3,900,000 300,000
Laura Hoppe us
Laura Hoppe
us 3,600,000 100,000

Tags: Kevin GarosshenLaura Hoppe

Cunningham Finds Out That Curiosity Killed the Cat

BrandonTemple • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Brent Cunningham raised to 225,000 from the button, and Laura Hoppe called in the big blind.

The {2-Clubs}{q-Clubs}{6-Hearts} flop was checked by Hoppe, and Cunningham bet 275,000. Hoppe called.

The {6-Clubs} peeled off on the turn, and Hoppe checked again. Cunningham checked behind.

Hoppe bet 325,000 on the {4-Spades} river, and Cunningham counted out a call, placing it to the side.

"I think I gotta call just out of curiosity," Cunningham said, then called. Hoppe tabled {q-Diamonds}{j-Hearts} for queens-up, and Cunningham mucked.

Laura Hoppe us
Laura Hoppe
us 3,500,000 600,000
Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 1,600,000 -400,000

Tags: Brent CunninghamLaura Hoppe

Three-Bet Success For Garosshen

BrandonTemple • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Brett Apter raised to 160,000 from the button, and Laura Hoppe called in the small blind. Kevin Garosshen three-bet to 580,000 in the big blind, which quickly chased out Apter. Hoppe tanked for a minute before releasing her hand, as well.

Kevin Garosshen us
Kevin Garosshen
us 3,600,000 200,000
Brett Apter us
Brett Apter
us 3,300,000
Laura Hoppe us
Laura Hoppe
us 2,900,000 100,000
Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 2,000,000 -200,000

Tags: Brett ApterKevin GarosshenLaura Hoppe

Cunningham Goes One For Two

BrandonTemple • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Hand #1:

Brent Cunningham raised to 160,000 from the button, and Brett Apter three-bet to 520,000 in the small blind. Cunningham folded.

Apter allowed Cunningham to see one of his cards, and Cunningham selected the {a-Hearts}.

Hand #2:

Cunningham raised to 200,000 from the cutoff, and Kevin Garosshen called in the big blind.

The {k-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{a-Spades} flop was checked through to the {2-Hearts} turn. Garosshen checked and Cunningham tossed in a bet. Garosshen immediately folded.

Kevin Garosshen us
Kevin Garosshen
us 3,400,000 -130,000
Brett Apter us
Brett Apter
us 3,300,000 160,000
Laura Hoppe us
Laura Hoppe
us 2,800,000 -225,000
Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 2,200,000 300,000

Tags: Brent CunninghamBrett ApterKevin Garosshen

Kyle Cartwright Eliminated in 5th Place ($28,233)

BrandonTemple • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Kyle Cartwright
Kyle Cartwright

Kyle Cartwright jammed for 940,000 from the small blind, and Brent Cunningham called off his last 885,000 in the big blind.

Kyle Cartwright: {10-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}
Brent Cunningham: {a-Spades}{8-Hearts}

Cunningham's ace-high held on the {k-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{6-Hearts} flop, but the {j-Hearts} fell on the turn, giving Cartwright a gutshot to go with his live cards. The {5-Diamonds} hit the river, and Cartwright was left with under a single big blind, which he lost in the next hand to Cunningham.

Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 1,900,000 935,000
Kyle Cartwright us
Kyle Cartwright
us Busted

Tags: Brent CunninghamKyle Cartwright

Back in Action

BrandonTemple • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante

Players are back in their seats, and cards are back in the air for the HPT St. Louis Main Event. Remember, you can follow the action on the HPT's Twitch stream here, with commentary by Jerod Smith, Melissa Bryne and Jeffrey Copeland.

Level:
28
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
80,000

Apter Hits a Flush; Time For the Dinner Break

BrandonTemple • Level 27: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante

Brent Cunningham raised to 125,000 from the cutoff, and Brett Apter called on the button, as did Kevin Garosshen in the big blind.

The {9-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{k-Spades} flop was checked through to the {9-Clubs} turn, where Garosshen bet 225,000. Cunningham folded and Apter called.

The {5-Spades} river saw Garosshen bet 485,000, and Apter called. Garosshen tabled {9-Hearts}{8-Clubs} for trips, but Apter tabled {a-Spades}{j-Spades} for the nut flush and the winner.

The remaining five players are off on a 45-minute dinner break.

Kevin Garosshen us
Kevin Garosshen
us 3,530,000 -870,000
Brett Apter us
Brett Apter
us 3,140,000 1,240,000
Laura Hoppe us
Laura Hoppe
us 3,025,000 -175,000
Kyle Cartwright us
Kyle Cartwright
us 1,100,000 50,000
Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 965,000 -335,000

Tags: Brent CunninghamBrett ApterKevin Garosshen

Garosshen Wins a Big One to Retake the Chip Lead

BrandonTemple • Level 27: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante

Kevin Garosshen raised to 120,000 from the cutoff, and Brent Cunningham three-bet to 360,000 from the small blind. Garosshen called.

A {3-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{q-Spades} flop saw Cunningham cut out a bet of 275,000. Garosshen called.

The {5-Spades} fell on the turn, and Cunningham bet 280,000. Garosshen called again.

Cunningham checked the {10-Diamonds} river to Garosshen, who checked behind. Garosshen showed {k-Spades}{q-Clubs} for queens and tens, and Cunningham mucked.

Kevin Garosshen us
Kevin Garosshen
us 4,400,000 1,300,000
Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 1,300,000 -1,200,000

Tags: Brent CunninghamKevin Garosshen

Hoppe Back in the Lead, Cunningham Rising

BrandonTemple • Level 27: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante

Brent Cunningham raised to 130,000 from the cutoff, and Kevin Garosshen made the call in the big blind.

Garosshen check-called a bet of 155,000 on the {9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{2-Clubs} flop, and Garosshen checked the {3-Diamonds} turn as well. Cunningham made a bet and before the amount could show on screen, Garosshen folded.

Laura Hoppe us
Laura Hoppe
us 3,200,000 -300,000
Kevin Garosshen us
Kevin Garosshen
us 3,100,000 -600,000
Brent Cunningham us
Brent Cunningham
us 2,500,000 400,000
Brett Apter us
Brett Apter
us 1,900,000 100,000
Kyle Cartwright us
Kyle Cartwright
us 1,050,000 50,000

Tags: Brent CunninghamKevin Garosshen