Main Event: Steven Sarmiento Retakes the Lead

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 120,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 617

Steven Sarmiento

With few huge pots, Steven Sarmiento retook the lead and expanded from where the counts were at the start of heads-up. Neal Corcoran will be looking to make a move to even things out.

Seat 7: Steven Sarmiento – 13,975,000 (116 bb)
Seat 8: Neal Corcoran – 4,535,000 (38 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $188,158 + GCC Seat
2nd: $116,291

Event 12: Hamid Izadi Wins Third WSOP Circuit Ring

2019 September WSOP Circuit
Seminole Casino Coconut  Creek
Event 12
$400 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 80
Prize Pool: $26,400
September 29-30, 2019

Hamid Izadi

Event 12 on the WSOP Circuit schedule was one of the last chances to earn a ring and it drew a nice 80 entries to close out the series. The two-day tournament has seven players return for Day 2 and Hamid Izadi made quick work of the final table to capture his third ring along with $8,170.

Besides this title, Izadi also went deep in our February WSOP Circuit Main Event and finished in fourth place for $82,626.

Other notables making it deep in Event 12 were Fred Dabus, Jose Reyes, Ricardo Eyzaguirre, Nicholas Visconti, David Moses, and High Roller champ Zachary Mullennix.

Event 12 results:

1st: Hamid Izadi – $8,170 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: Andrew Lauer – $5,050
3rd: Fred Dabus – $3,448
4th: Walter Treccarichi – $2,425
5th: Ricardo Eyzaguirre – $1,758
6th: Jose Reyes – $1,315
7th: Nicholas Visconti – $1,017
8th: Steven Sanzaro – $813
9th: Nadeem Hirani – $673
10th: Christopher Barton – $577
11th: David Moses – $577
12th: Zachary Mullennix – $577

Main Event: Blinds Up; Neal Corcoran Back in Front

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 120,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 617

Neal Corcoran

The blind levels were increased and Neal Corcoran took retook the lead over the first part of heads-up play. There are still plenty of chips in both stacks so they can use all their moves.

Seat 7: Steven Sarmiento – 7,350,000 (61 bb)
Seat 8: Neal Corcoran – 11,160,000 (93 bb)

Main Event: Neal Corcoran Closes the Gap

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 617

Steven Sarmiento opened to 250,000 from the button, Neal Corcoran called, and the flop was Jd7s2s. Corcoran checked, Sarmiento bet 350,000 and Corcoran check raised to 800,000.

Sarmiento called, the turn was 3h, Corcoran checked, and Sarmiento bet an even 1,000,000. Corcoran called and both checked the Ah river. Corcoran shows Js7h for two pair jacks and sevens to take the big pot.

Neal Corcoran – 8,860,000 (89 bb)
Steven Sarmiento – 9,650,000 (97 bb)

Main Event: Heads-Up Underway

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 617

The WSOP Circuit Main Event ring is on the table and heads-up play is underway. Steven Sarmiento holds nearly a two-to-one chip lead but Neal Corcoran has plenty of chips to use.

Seat 7: Steven Sarmiento – 12,310,000 (123 bb)
Seat 8: Neal Corcoran – 6,200,000 (62 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $188,158 + GCC Seat
2nd: $116,291

Main Event: Russell Sullivan – 3rd Place ($86,060)

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 617

Russell Sullivan

Steven Sarmiento opened to 225,000 from the button, Neal Corcoran called in the small blind, and Russell Sullivan ripped it in for 2,875,000 from the big. Sarmiento snap-called, Corcoran folded, and Sullivan let out a small curse.

Sarmiento: AsKd
Sullivan: AhQd

Sullivan was dominated and needed to catch something to double up. It wasn’t meant to be as the all-low 9h8c6c2d8s board sent him out in third place.

Steven Sarmiento – 12,310,000 (123 bb)
Russell Sullivan – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($86,060)

Main Event: Nick Yunis – 4th Place ($64,423)

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 617

Nick Yunis

Shortly after the break, Nick Yunis and Steven Sarmiento were heads-up with the board complete and reading 9c9h4dQh5c. Yunis shipped for 1,200,000 and Sarmiento called.

Yunis: 9s7c
Sarmiento: 9d8d

Yunis flopped trip nines but so did Sarmiento. Yunis had kicker issues and Sarmiento’s eight played to send Yunis out in fourth place.

Steven Sarmiento – 8,750,000 (88 bb)
Nick Yunis – Eliminated in 4th Place ($64,423)

Main Event: Updated Counts on Break

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 617

Steven Sarmiento )left) and Neal Corcoran (right) have the two biggest stacks at second break

There were four players remaining on the first break of the day and there are still four players around at the second. Steven Sarmiento leads with Neal Corcorcan not far behind. Russell Sullivan is in no danger but Nick Yunis dropped to 12 big blinds.

Seat 1: Nick Yunis – 1,240,000 (12 bb)
Seat 5: Russell Sullivan – 3,060,000 (31 bb)
Seat 7: Steven Sarmiento – 7,500,000 (75 bb)
Seat 8: Neal Corcoran – 6,490,000 (65 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $188,158 + GCC Seat
2nd: $116,291
3rd: $86,060
4th: $64,423

Event 13: Prize Pool and Payouts with $7,256 to the Winner

$250 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure Sheet
Level 11: 600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante
Players Remaining: 27 of 137

Registration closed on the last tournament on the WSOP Circuit schedule. Event 13 drew 137 entries to the $250 No Limit Hold’em tournament to create a prize pool worth $27,400.

The last 21 players will take home some money with a min-cash earning $337 and the champ walking away with $7,256 plus the WSOP Circuit ring.

2019 September WSOP Circuit
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Event 13
$250 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Entries: 137
Prize Pool: $27,400
September 30, 2019

1st: $7,256 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $4,486
3rd: $3,157
4th: $2,271
5th: $1,670
6th: $1,256
7th: $966
8th: $761
9th: $615
10th-12th: $509
13th-15th: $432
16th-18th: $376
19th-21st: $337

Main Event: Neal Corcoran Versus Nick Yunis

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Coco Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed
 | Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 80,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 617

Neal Corcoran

It was three-ways to a flop of As5h2d, Nick Yunis checked in the small blind, Russell Sullivan checked in the big, and Neal Corcoran bet 160,000 from the button. Only Yunis came along to the Jd turn and he checked. Corcoran bet 525,000 and Yunis called after thinking for two minutes.

Both players checked the 4c river, Yunis announced “five”, and Corcoran tabled 5d4d for two pair, fives and fours. Yunis double and triple checked his cards before mucking the big pot to Corcoran.

Neal Corcoran – 5,925,000 (74 bb)
Nick Yunis – 2,150,000 (27 bb)

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