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Main Event
Days:
123

Event Info

Prize Pool $450,000
Players 300

Level Info

Level 28
Blinds 15,000 / 30,000
Ante 5,000
Main Event
Day 3 Completed

Congratulations to Kyle Cartwright, Winner of WSOPC IP Biloxi & 5th Ring ($107,992)

Paul_Oresteen • Level 28: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Kyle Cartwright and his 5th ring.
Kyle Cartwright and his 5th ring.

Just six players returned for Day 3 of the World Series of Poker Circuit presented by Southern Comfort 100 Proof IP Biloxi Main Event. The tournament started three days ago with 300 hopefuls and Kyle Cartwright was the last man standing that brought home a seat to the National Championship, a record-tying fifth gold Championship ring and $107,992.

The first casualty of the final table came when Dennis Pasentine opened for 60,000, John Dolan called and Cartwright raised to 143,000 from the big blind. Pasentine four-bet to 335,000, Dolan folded and Cartwright moved all in. Pasentine called, tabled pocket jacks and then saw he was behind Cartwright’s pocket kings. Pasentine never improved and was eliminated.

Just 20 minutes later Jesus Cabrera open-shoved his short stack from the button and Brad Johnson called from the small blind. Cabrera held {K-Hearts} {Q-Hearts} and Johnson was ahead holding {A-Clubs} {10-Diamonds}. Johnson hit an ace on the flop and despite having four to a flush on the turn Cabrera bricked on the river.

The fourth place elimination came when Cory Wood shoved from the big blind after an open-raise from Cartwright. Cartwright called, tabled {A-Diamonds} {8-Diamonds} and Wood held {A-Spades} {2-Diamonds}. The board ran all blanks and Wood was eliminated.

Not more than ten minutes later Cartwright opened for 60,000 on the button, Dolan made it 150,000 from the small blind and Cartwright called. Dolan held two over cards with {A-Hearts} {J-Spades} to Cartwright’s pocket sixes. The board ran {2-Spades} {J-Clubs} {10-Clubs} {6-Diamonds} {K-Diamonds} and Dolan wouldn’t win his second ring of the series.

Heads up play began with Cartwright holding a seemingly insurmountable chip lead. Johnson had just 625,000 to Cartwright’s 5.375 million. They got it all in on just the third hand of heads up play.

Johnson shoved on the button and Cartwright called holding two red jacks. Johnson held {K-Hearts} {7-Hearts} and watched the board run {A-Clubs} {6-Clubs} {3-Hearts} {6-Hearts} {4-Diamonds}. Johnson was eliminated and Cartwright won the event in just under three and a half levels on Day 3.

It's worth noting that Cartwright has won his five rings in just under two and a half years of playing WSOP Circuit events.

Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerPrize
1Kyle Cartwright$107,992
2Brad Johnson$66,744
3John Dolan$48,429
4Cory Wood$35,730
5Jesus Cabrera$26,798
6Dennis Pasentine$20,421
7Peter Hatley$15,804
8Peter Shashy$12,420
9Patrick Eskandar$9,909

That’s it for the first stop of the WSOP Circuit presented by Southern Comfort 100 Proof. Next up on the schedule is the Horseshoe Bossier City which begins on Septermber 13th.

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John Dolan Eliminated in 3rd Place ($48,429)

Paul_Oresteen
John Dolan 3rd Place
John Dolan 3rd Place

Kyle Cartwright opened for 60,000 on the button and John Dolan raised to 150,000 from the small blind. Brad Johnson folded from the big blind and Cartwright announced all in. Dolan called and the hands were tabled

Cartwright: {6-Hearts} {6-Clubs}
Dolan: {A-Hearts} {J-Spades}

Dolan took the lead when the flop fell {2-Spades} {J-Clubs} {10-Clubs}. But Cartwright sealed up the hand when the turn came {6-Diamonds}. A meaningless {K-Diamonds} came on the river and Dolan was eliminated.

John Dolan us Busted

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Level:
28
Blinds:
15,000/30,000
Ante:
5,000

Break Time

Paul_Oresteen • Level 27: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Two levels are in the books and the field is on a short break. The T1,000 chips are being colored off during the break.