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Carli Exits in 32nd Place with Record in Tow

Chad_Holloway • Level 20: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante
Doug "Rico" Carli

A disappointed Doug "Rico" Carli stopped by our desk to inform us that he had just been eliminated. According to him, it was the first time all tournament he picked up a big pocket pair and got it in.

It happened after Blair Hinkle opened and another player three-bet to 31,000. Carli opted to ship his last 94,000 with {K-}{K-}, Hinkle folded, and the other player called with {A-}{Q-}. We're not sure what came on the board, but Carli's kings did not hold.

While we're sure it wasn't much of a consolation, Carli's 32nd-place finish was his record 104th career WSOP-related cash, which is ahead of Phil Hellmuth who has 96 in-the-money cashes.

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Doug "Rico" Carli
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