2008 WSOP Circuit Event - Rincon

$5,000 Circuit Championship Event
Days: 3

Pickett Eliminates Peters; Wins Rincon Circuit Championship!

David Peters - Runner-Up
David Peters - Runner-Up
23-year-old Michael "Mickey" Pickett has just eliminated David Peters from the tournament, earning $229,002 in prize money, a gold circuit championship ring and a $10,000 buy-in to this summer's WSOP main event. Here's how the hand went down:

Peters called the extra 10,000 it cost to complete the big blind and Pickett knuckled the table opting to see a free flop, which came: {3-Spades}{9-Clubs}{A-Diamonds}. Pickett opened with a 20,000 feeler bet and Peters made the call. The turn brought the {7-Diamonds} and Pickett fired again - this time for 60,000; once again, Peters made the call.

The last card off the deck was the {J-Clubs} and it turned out to be the biggest action card possible, as it gave Peters, who held {J-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} two pair, and Pickett, sitting with {10-Diamonds}{8-Spades}, the title-winning straight. On the river, Mickey fired a 200,000 bet and Peters moved all in over the top for a total of 410,000. Pickett made the call and that was all she wrote.

Congratulations to David Peters, our tournament runner-up. Peters will take home $120,156 in prize money for his second-place finish.

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