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Event 5: A.J. Kelsall — 7th Place ($1,485)

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 120

A.J. Kelsall

In a blind-versus-blind battle, A.J. Kelsall shoved 78,000 from the small and Stephen Hawley called from the big. Kelsall was at risk and behind.

Hawley: 7c7d
Kelsall: Ad6d

Hawley flopped the 7h hitting a set and Kelsall stood from the table. He was eliminated in seventh place and promptly headed back to his seat in the 11am $580 six-max ring event. Hawley, meanwhile, contended for the chip lead.

Stephen Hawley – 290,000 (36 bb)
A.J. Kelsall – Eliminated in 7th place ($1,485)

Event 5: Mike Notarianni — 8th Place ($1,163)

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 7 of 120

Mike Notarianni

Short stack Mike Notarianni was all-in preflop and at risk versus Aram Zobian.

Notarianni: KsTc
Zobian: QdJs

Runout: Qs7h4d5d7c

Zobian paired his queen to come from behind and eliminated Notarianni in eighth place.

Aram Zobian – 225,000 (28 bb)
Mike Notarianni – Eliminated in 8th place ($1,163)

Event 5: Brett Apter — 9th Place ($927)

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 8 of 120

Brett Apter

A.J. Kelsall opened from early positions and Brett Apter shoved from the small blind for 69,000. Kelsall called and Apter was at risk and behind in a race.

Kelsall: 8d8h
Apter: AdJc

Runout: Ts6s3h5d7d

Kelsall’s pair was best and Apter was eliminated in ninth place.

A.J. Kelsall – 192,000 (32 bb)
Brett Apter – Eliminated in 9th place ($927)

Event 5: Restart Set for 3pm; Jorge Aristizabal Leads, A.J. Kelsall, Loni Harwood Still in

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Returning to Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 120

Jorge Aristizabal pictured at the Event 3 final table

We’re just minutes away from the Event 5 restart as only nine remain from 120 starting. The tournament is already into the money and there’s talented field left with Event 3 third-place finisher Jorge Aristizabal leading the way with 264,000 chips. Aristizabal has a tough road to victory with the likes of A.J. Kelsall and Loni Harwood still in. In addition to $10,801, Aristizabal stands to take a big lead in the Casino Champion were he to go on to win.

Seat assignments and chip counts followed by the remaining payouts:

Seat 1: Mike Notarianni – 24,000 (4 bb)
Seat 2: Jorge Aristizabal – 264,000 (44 bb)
Seat 3: A.J. Kelsall – 137,000 (23 bb)
Seat 4: Stephen Hawley – 61,000 (10 bb)
Seat 5: Aram Zobian – 229,000 (38 bb)
Seat 6: Loni Harwood – 77,000 (13 bb)
Seat 7: Eric Polirer – 153,000 (26 bb)
Seat 8: Ricardo Jose Valim – 149,000 (25 bb)
Seat 9: Brett Apter – 106,000 (18 bb)

1st: $10,801 + Gold ring
2nd: $6,675
3rd: $4,753
4th: $3,452
5th: $2,557
6th: $1,931
7th: $1,485
8th: $1,163
9th: $927

Updates will begin when play restarts at 3pm and we’ll be following the action all the way to a winner.

WSOP Circuit Day 6 Schedule

Primary Event Schedule

11AM: Event 6 Day 1 – $580 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • Players begin with 12,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • Day 1 will end after Level 21 or Tournament Director discretion
  • Event 6 Structure Sheet

3PM: Event 5 Day 2 – $365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Secondary and Satellite Schedule

9AM: $100 Turbo Mega Satellite into Event 6

  • Players begin with 3,000 in chips and 10-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Structure Sheet

2PM: $65 Turbo Mega Satellite into $250 Deep Stack

  • Players begin with 3,000 in chips and 10-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Structure Sheet

4PM: $250 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 30-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 7
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Structure Sheet

7PM: $94 Andy Slater “See You Later” Tournament

  • $20,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
  • Players begin with 10,000 in chips and 20-minute levels
  • Late registration/re-entry available until start of Level 9
  • This is a one-day tournament and plays until completion
  • Structure Sheet

Event 5: Day 1 Ends with Nine Players and Jorge Aristizabal Leading

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Returning to Level 19: 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 120

Jorge Aristizabal

Play has come to an for Day 1 of Event 5 with nine players remaining at the final table and Jorge Aristizabal leading, fresh off his third-place finish in Event 3 earlier in the day.

Two-time WSOP bracelet winner Loni Harwood cashed earlier in the day in the $365 Double Stack Turbo and come back with a chance to win her fourth WSOP Circuit ring.

They will return on Tuesday at 3 pm to play it out for the WSOP Circuit ring and the $10,801 first place prize.

Seat 1: Mike Notarianni – 24,000 (4 bb)
Seat 2: Jorge Aristizabal – 264,000 (44 bb)
Seat 3: A.J. Kelsall – 137,000 (23 bb)
Seat 4: Stephen Hawley – 61,000 (10 bb)
Seat 5: Aram Zobian – 229,000 (38 bb)
Seat 6: Loni Harwood – 77,000 (13 bb)
Seat 7: Eric Polirer – 153,000 (26 bb)
Seat 8: Ricardo Jose Valim – 149,000 (25 bb)
Seat 9: Brett Apter – 106,000 (18 bb)

By chip count:

  1. Jorge Aristizabal – 264,000 (44 bb)
  2. Aram Zobian – 229,000 (38 bb)
  3. Eric Polirer – 153,000 (26 bb)
  4. Ricardo Jose Valim – 149,000 (25 bb)
  5. A.J. Kelsall – 137,000 (23 bb)
  6. Brett Apter – 106,000 (18 bb)
  7. Loni Harwood – 77,000 (13 bb)
  8. Stephen Hawley – 61,000 (10 bb)
  9. Mike Notarianni – 24,000 (4 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $10,801
2nd: $6,675
3rd: $4,753
4th: $3,452
5th: $2,557
6th: $1,931
7th: $1,485
8th: $1,163
9th: $927

Results 10th through 12th:

10th: Warren Jurkowitz – $752
11th: Jonathon Hilton – $752
12th: Shane MacKinnon – $752

Event 5: Final Table Lineup

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 17: 2,000/4,000 with a 500 ante
Players Remaining: 10 of 120

With the elimination of WSOP bracelet winner/WSOP Circuit champ Jonathan Hilton in 11th place, Event 5 reached its final table ten with Jorge Aristizabal leading after finishing third in Event 3.

Seat 1: Warren Jurkowitz – 26,500 (7 bb)
Seat 2: Mike Notarianni – 70,000 (18 bb)
Seat 3: Jorge Aristizabal – 230,000 (58 bb)
Seat 4: A.J. Kelsall – 79,000 (20 bb)
Seat 5: Stephen Hawley – 114,500 (29 bb)
Seat 6: Aram Zobian – 192,000 (48 bb)
Seat 7: Loni Harwood – 144,000 (36 bb)
Seat 8: Eric Polirer – 131,500 (33 bb)
Seat 9: Ricardo Jose Valim – 108,500 (27 bb)
Seat 10: Brett Apter – 116,000 (29 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $10,801
2nd: $6,675
3rd: $4,753
4th: $3,452
5th: $2,557
6th: $1,931
7th: $1,485
8th: $1,163
9th: $927
10th: $752

Event 5: Prize Pool and Payouts with $10K Up Top

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 10: 400/800 with a 100 ante
Players Remaining: 40 of 120

Registration closed on the two-day Event 5 with 120 entries getting in the game to create a prize pool worth $36,000. The money will be split between the last 12 players with a min-cash taking home $752 and the next champ banking $10,801 plus the WSOP Circuit gold ring.

2018 World Series of Poker Circuit
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek, Florida
Event 5
$365 No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry
Entries: 120
Prize Pool: $36,000
February 12-13, 2018

1st: $10,801 + Gold Ring
2nd: $6,675
3rd: $4,753
4th: $3,452
5th: $2,557
6th: $1,931
7th: $1,485
8th: $1,163
9th: $927
10th: $752
11th: $752
12th: $752

Event 5: Dinner Break

$365 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
Level 8: 250/500 with a 75 ante | Structure
Total Entries: 117

Bryce McVay

Event 5 players are taking a 30-minute dinner break from the tables and registration will close on the two-day ring event when they return.

There are plenty of top players and familiar faces in the game including Event 1 runner-up Bryce McVay, Loni Harwood fresh off her Event 4 cash, AJ Kelsall, Carlos Loving, Phil Hui, and Evan Teitelbaum.

Cards will go back in the air around 8:45 pm and we’ll have an idea of how much money is up for grabs.