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High Roller: Jerry Wong Goes Wire-to-Wire for the High Roller Ring

September WSOP Circuit
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Event 9
$2,200 High Roller
No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

$50,000 Guaranteed
Entries: 69
Prize Pool: $138,000
September 20-21, 2018

Jerry Wong, WSOP Circuit High Roller champ

Jerry Wong went on a heater this summer in Las Vegas during the World Series of Poker and the momentum seems to have carried over to the WSOP Circuit series this weekend. He entered the High Roller event yesterday, made the final table this afternoon, and dominated to win his first career WSOP Circuit ring.

The High Roller event drew 69 entries to easily clear the $50,000 Guarantee and put $138,000 up for grabs in the biggest buy-in tournament of the series.

Registration closed at the start of Day 2 with a handful of late entries and they were down to the final table after a couple hours of play. Wong held the final table chip lead and was joined fellow November Niner Josh Beckley, WSOP Circuit winner Chad Eveslage, and Event 1 champ John DePersio.

Wong continued to build chips as player after player went to the payout desk until he was heads-up with 1,900,000 of the 2,070,000 chips in play. Mack Ham had the rest of the chips after a great comeback from 34,000 with seven remaining.

Ham managed three doubles but Wong waited him out before finishing off the High Roller with a win. Ham collected nearly $30,000 for the effort while Wong took home $48,300 along with his first career WSOP Circuit ring.

This continues a nice run for Wong. He cashed five times during the WSOP in five different poker variants for $441,000 along with three final tables. Now the November Niner can call himself a WSOP Circuit champion.

High Roller results:

1st: Jerry Wong – $48,300 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: Mack Ham – $29,848
3rd: Chad Eveslage – $19,791
4th: Josh Beckley – $14,010
5th: Jeff Morzella – $10,547
6th: Peter Vitantonio – $8,414
7th: Hassan Tahsildar – $7,090

High Roller: Jerry Wong Dominates to Win the High Roller Ring

$2,200 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed |
 Payouts
Level 21: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante

Jerry Wong, WSOP Circuit High Roller champ

Former November Niner Jerry Wong cruised through the WSOP Circuit High Roller final table, held the chip from start to finish, and earned his first ring after sending Mack Ham out in second place.

Ham made a valiant comeback, sitting with only 34,000 with seven players remaining, and doubled a few times to make a game of it. But Wong completed his wire-to-wire run to earn $48,300 along with the WSOP Circuit High Roller ring.

Tournament recap to come later this evening.

1st: Jerry Wong – $48,300 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: Mack Ham – $29,848
3rd: Chad Eveslage – $19,791
4th: Josh Beckley – $14,010
5th: Jeff Morzella – $10,547
6th: Peter Vitantonio – $8,414
7th: Hassan Tahsildar – $7,090

High Roller: Heads Up for the Ring

$2,200 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed |
 Payouts
Level 20: 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 69

Jerry Wong (left) versus Mack Ham (right)

Jerry Wong is running over the High Roller final table and entered heads-up play with Mack Ham. Wong held 1,900,000 of the 2,070,000 in play and Ham would need to work hard to get back in it.

3rd: Chad Eveslage – $19,791
4th: Josh Beckley – $14,010
5th: Jeff Morzella – $10,547

Chad Eveslage
Josh Beckley
Jeff Morzella

High Roller: In the Money

$2,200 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed |
 Payouts
Level 19: 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 69

Peter Vitantonio

The High Roller final table quickly made it into the money with seven players remaining. Paul Domb went out on the bubble and he was followed by Hassan Tahsildar and Peter Vitantonio, thought the last two were able to hit the payout desk.

Jerry Wong has the runaway chip lead but Josh Beckley is working to track him down.

6th: Peter Vitantonio – $8,414
7th: Hassan Tahsildar – $7,090

High Roller: Final Table

$2,200 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed |
 Payouts
Level 18: 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante
Players Remaining: 9 of 69

The WSOP Circuit High Roller reached its final table and they joined as one to play down to the winner. November Niner Jerry Wong took his seat as the leader along with fellow November Niner Josh Beckley.

Also in the mix, we have Event 1 winner John DePersio, WSOP Circuit winners Chad Eveslage and Peter Vitantonio, Day 2 returning chip leader Jeff Morzella, and former SHRP champsPaul Domb.

They still have a little work to do with only seven of the nine making the High Roller payouts.

Seat 1: John DePersio – 78,000
Seat 2: Jerry Wong – 560,000
Seat 3: Hassan Tahsildar – 230,000
Seat 4: Jeffrey Morzella – 251,000
Seat 5: Paul Domb – 60,000
Seat 6: Mack Ham – 70,000
Seat 7: Josh Beckley – 360,000
Seat 8: Chad Eveslage – 240,000
Seat 9: Peter Vitantonio – 195,000

High Roller Payouts:

1st – $48,300 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd – $29,848
3rd – $19,791
4th – $14,010
5th – $10,547
6th – $8,414
7th – $7,090