Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
The World Series of Poker Circuit Bicycle Casino $1,700 Main Event is down to the final table! The original field of 487 entires has been trimmed down to the final nine, and at the end of Day 2 it's Said El Harrak in the chip lead going into the final stretch. El Harrak bagged 3,990,000 chips after winning a couple of big all ins in the last level of the day.
The field played through 10 one-hour levels Tuesday, and the structure will resume at Level 26 Wednesday, with the blinds at 20000/40000/40000. Day 3 will restart at 1 p.m. local time, and the final table will be streamed on delay on Live at the Bike beginning at 1:30 p.m.
On the line Wednesday will be the first place prize of $147,435, as well as the WSOP Circuit ring. The tournament will play down until a champion is crowned at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, California.
Day 2 began with 100 entries, with 74 players making into the money. Some of the notable players cashing in the Main Event included Joe Serock (61st - $2,655), Arkadiy Tsinis (57th - $2,655), Sam Cosby (55th - $2,655), Bill Klein (32nd - $3,565) and Marco Johnson (23rd - $5,250).
Day 2 ended when Andres Moran (10th - $10,870) was knocked out by Sal Rassibi. Others coming up just short of the final table included Lacy Burke (11th - $10,870) and Khanh Nguyen (12th - $10,870).
Jeremy Kottler (2,510,000), Rassibi (2,015,000), Ronnie Tate (1,775,000) andRobert Suer (1,460,000) all have plenty of chips to lay with going into Wedesday's final table.
Rounding out the final nine are Brock Wilson (1,270,000), Fadi Hamad (710,000), Abbas Moradi (630,000) and Ping Liu (310,000).
Follow along with the PokerNews live blog as the Main Event plays to a finish Wednesday!
|1||Jeremy Kottler||United States||2,510,000|
|2||Ping Liu||United States||310,000|
|3||Brock Wilson||United States||1,270,000|
|4||Said El Harrak||United States||3,990,000|
|5||Sal Rassibi||United States||2,015,000|
|6||Abbas Moradi||United States||630,000|
|7||Ronnie Tate||United States||1,775,000|
|8||Fadi Hamad||United States||710,000|
|9||Robert Suer||United States||1,460,000|
Day 2 play has ended, with nine players remaining. A recap and final table seat draw will follow shortly.
Andres Moran and Sal Rassibi got all of the chips in preflop, with Moran covered going to the showdown.
Moran was ahead preflop, but top pair came on on the flop for Rassibi, and held up through the runout.
Lacy Burke went all in preflop for 675,000 from the button, and Said El Harrak made the call from the big blind, having Burke covered.
Said El Harrak:
El Harrak's heater continues, and Burke exits in 11th place.
Said El Harrak opened to 80,000 from the button, Khanh Nguyen three-bet to 245,000 from the small blind, El Harrak four-bet to 545,000, and Nguyen five-bet shoved 1,400,000. El Harrak made the call, having Nguyen covered.
Said El Harrak:
El Harrak's pocket aces held, sending Nguyen to the exit.
Robert Suer opened to 65,000 from middle position, and got calls from Andres Moran on the button, Ronnie Tate in the small blind, and Brock Wilson in the big blind.
All players checked the flop and turn. Wilson bet 75,000 on the river, and got three folds.
Ronnie Tate raised to 140,000 from middle position, and Abbas Moradi three-bet shoved all in, for 500,000 total.
Tate tanked for awhile, then folded.