Tag Archives: 2018 WSOPC

Event 1: Martin Ryan Doubles Through Bryce McVay

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27: 20,000/40,000 with a 5,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 318

Martin Ryan

Bryce McVay was pushing around his big stack, often open-shoving when he could, and he did it again after Edward Novak folded his button. Martin Ryan called in the big blind trying for a double.

McVay: JdTs
Ryan: Ah2d

Ryan was ahead and moved further out front on the AdKc3c flop. McVay couldn’t fill hit gutshot on the 5d turn or 7d river to double up Ryan.

Martin Ryan – 955,000 (24 bb)
Bryce McVay – 1,650,000 (41 bb)

Event 1: Danny Calway-Fagen – 4th Place ($7,436)

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 15,000/30,000 with a 5,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 318

Danny Calway-Fagen went on a big heater at the final table but he was unable to recover from sending a big double to Bryce McVay. He was down to approximately 425,000 and moved all in from under the gun. McVay reshipped from the small blind with his big stack and Martin Ryan released his big.

McVay: AsJd
Calway-Fagen: 6d5d

Calway-Fagen had two live cards to stay in the game and hit the 6c4s3c flop to take the lead. It was short-lived when McVay paired the Jh turn. Calway-Fagen could not find a save on the 9s river and he went from leader to out in fourth place.

Bryce McVay – 2,050,000 (68 bb)
Danny Calway-Fagen – Eliminated in 4th place ($7,436)

Event 1: Dennis Rodriguez – 5th Place ($5,583)

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26: 15,000/30,000 with a 5,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 318

Dennis Rodriguez

Action folded to Dennis Rodriguez in the cutoff and he moved all in for 425,000. Bryce McVay followed up with a shove of his own for 575,000 from the button and Martin Ryan asked to have the stacks broken down. He mucked his small blind followed by Danny Calway-Fagen releasing his big.

Rodriguez: Ah9c
McVay: AcKh

Rodriguez was dominated and then crushed after the KdQd7s flop. The board finished with the 4d turn and 6h river to send him out in fifth place while McVay moved over 1 million.

Bryce McVay – 1,100,000 (37 bb)
Dennis Rodriguez – Eliminated in 5th place ($5,583)

Event 1: Bryce McVay Doubles Through Danny Calway-Fagen

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 12,000/24,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 318

Danny Calway-Fagen opened to 48,000 from the cutoff and Bryce McVay moved all in from the big blind for 326,000. Calway-Fagen didn’t wait too long before he called trying to knock out his third straight player at the final table.

McVay: 8d8c
Calway-Fagen: AhJd

They were racing with McVay trying to hold to stay in the game. The dealer kept it low for McVay and he had his double after the 6h5s3s3d9d run out.

Bryce McVay – 680,000 (28 bb)
Danny Calway-Fagen – 595,000 (25 bb)

Event 1: Chris Halkitis – 6th Place ($4,258)

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25: 12,000/24,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 318

Chris Halkitis

Two hands after Jeff Charlton was eliminated, Danny Calway-Fagen was back in action. He opened to 60,000 from the button and Chris Halkitis moved all in for approximately 300,000 from the big blind. Calway-Fagen called with a chance for another knockout.

Halkitis: 2d2c
Calway-Fagen: KdKc

Calway-Fagen woke up with a big hand and he moved into the chip lead as the board ran Qd6s5hKhTc to send Halkitis out in sixth place.

Danny Calway-Fagen – 910,000 (38 bb)
Chris Halkitis – Eliminated in 6th place ($4,258)