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Can Hinkle Make History and Capture the WSOP Circuit Council Bluffs for a Second Time?

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Blair Hinkle

Welcome back to the third and final day of the 2012-13 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Council Bluffs. What began with 367 entrants is now down to the final ten, each competing for the $121,177, the championship gold ring, and a coveted seat into the National Championship.

The man best position to capture that prize is Brendan Waite, who holds the chip lead with 1.432 million. Two other man are hot on his heels in Sean Small and WSOP bracelet winner Blair Hinkle, who won the 2010/2011 WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Council Bluffs $1,650 Main Event for $88,555.

We actually almost had a Hinkle final table, but Blair's brother, Grant, fell just shy in 11th place. While a family dynamic will be missing from the final table, there is another significant storyline to follow, that of Mark Bonsack, who won a ring in Event #6 $365 Limit Omaha Hi/Lo for $11,254 last week, is looking for his second win of the series and to lock up the Casino Championship title.

The third and final day is set to kick off at noon CST, which is about a half an hour from now, and PokerNews will be on hand to bring you all the live updates from that event.

Final Table Chip Counts

SeatPlayerCounts
1Brendan Waite1,432,000
2Sean Small1,352,000
3Blair Hinkle1,006,000
4Mark Bonsack686,000
5Ben Smith362,000
6Trevor Deeter678,000
7Cord Garcia376,000
8Tim Hughes595,000
9Phil Mader306,000
10Sterling Savill506,000

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