2019 WSOP Circuit – February

Main Event: Jason Young Doubles Through Zach Donovan

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 32: 80,000/160,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 805

Jason Young

Soon after dinner, Zach Donovan opened to 350,000 from under the gun and Jason Young three-bet shoved for 2,100,000 from the small blind. The chip leader called with a chance to get the tournament three-handed.

Young: kdqs
Donovan: ac7h

Young needed help but blanked the tc3s2c flop. Donovan improved on the ah turn to leave Young with four gutshot outs to stay in the Main Event. One of them appeared on the js river to give Young the double.

Jason Young – 4,300,000 (27 bb)
Zach Donovan – 9,300,000 (58 bb)

Main Event: Dinner Counts

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 32: 80,000/160,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 805

Here are your dinner time counts with Zach Donovan leading the way.

Seat 1: Sokchheka Pho – 5,280,000 (33 bb)
Seat 2: Jason Young – 2,035,000 (13 bb)
Seat 3: Hamid Izani – 5,285,000 (33 bb)
Seat 4: Zach Donovan – 11,375,000 (71 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $243,916 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $150,374
3rd: $110,859
4th: $82,626

Main Event: Four Still Remain on the Dinner Break

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 31: 60,000/120,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 805

No one is in any hurry to put their Main Event at risk and we still have four players remaining as they head on their 30-minute dinner break.

We will grab some more chip counts while they are gone and see where everyone will stand when they return.

Main Event: Updated Counts

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 32: 80,000/160,000 with a 20,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 805

After the quick spurt of activity at the start of Level 30, the rest of the action was low key. Zach Donovan continues to lead and Hamid Izadi chipped back up after doubling Jason Young.

Seat 1: Sokchheka Pho – 2,650,000 (22 bb)
Seat 2: Jason Young – 2,550,000 (21 bb)
Seat 3: Hamid Izadi – 8,200,000 (68 bb)
Seat 4: Zach Donovan – 10,750,000 (90 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $243,916 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $150,374
3rd: $110,859
4th: $82,626

Main Event: Jason Young Doubles Through Hamid Izadi

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 805

Jason Young awaits the decision by Hamid Izadi

Zach Donovan and Sokchheka Pho folded and Jason Young opened to 100,000 from the small blind. Hamid Izadi three-bet to 400,000 from the big and Young moved all in. After getting a count of 2,410,000 total, Izadi called.

Young: kdjs
Izadi: as5d

Young was trying to survive with two live cards and caught right on the jdts8d flop. The 4c turn was no trouble and Young caught a double after the 8h river.

Jason Young – 4,860,000 (49 bb)
Hamid Izadi – 5,290,000 (53 bb)

Main Event: Warren Sheaves – 5th Place ($62,406)

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 805

Warren Sheaves

Action folded around to Warren Sheaves and he opened to 1,000,000. Most of his stack. Zach Donovan put him all in from the big blind and Sheaves called.

Donovan: kskh
Sheaves: acqh

Sheaves ran into a big stack, big blind monster and he couldn’t pair his ace on the th7s6s2h5h runout.

Zach Donovan – 9,000,000 (90 bb)
Warren Sheaves – Eliminated in 5th place ($62,406)

Main Event: Chad Eveslage – 6th Place ($47,746)

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 805

Chad Eveslage (left) versus Hamid Izadi (right)

Hamid Izadi opened to 225,000 from under the gun and picked up a call from Sokchheka Pho on the button. Jason Young folded his small blind and Chad Eveslage shipped in for 2,275,000. After confirming the number, Izadi moved all in to get a fold from Pho.

Izadi: asks
Eveslage: qsqh

Eveslage needed to win the race but Izadi improved immediately on the ad8h6c flop. The jh turn was no help to Eveslage and he was sent out in sixth place after the ah river.

Hamid Izadi – 7,700,000 (77 bb)
Chad Eveslage – Eliminated

Main Event: Break Time Count Update

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30: 50,000/100,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 805

There was very little action during Level 29 with a couple shoves but nothing near called. Zach Donovan continues to lead through his advantage slipped a little in the past hour. Warren Sheaves is still the short stack and now sits under 15 bigs.

Seat 1: Sokchheka Pho – 4,275,000 (43 bb)
Seat 2: Jason Young – 3,655,000 (37 bb)
Seat 3: Chad Eveslage – 2,945,000 (29 bb)
Seat 4: Hamid Izadi – 4,335,000 (43 bb)
Seat 5: Warren Sheaves – 1,435,000 (14 bb)
Seat 6: Zach Donovan – 7,525,000 (75 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $243,916 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $150,374
3rd: $110,859
4th: $82,626
5th: $62,406
6th: $47,746

Main Event: Level Up Counts

$1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29: 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 805

Besides Jack Shea’s elimination after the break, there was little action in Level 28 with the deep stacks and big money on the line. The blinds are up as Zach Donovan continues to lead with Warren Sheaves the shortest.

Seat 1: Sokchheka Pho – 5,350,000 (67 bb)
Seat 2: Jason Young – 3,405,000 (43 bb)
Seat 3: Chad Eveslage – 2,940,000 (37 bb)
Seat 4: Hamid Izadi – 2,850,000 (36 bb)
Seat 5: Warren Sheaves – 1,350,000 (17 bb)
Seat 6: Zach Donovan – 8,255,000 (103 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $243,916 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $150,374
3rd: $110,859
4th: $82,626
5th: $62,406
6th: $47,746

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