Brant Jolly is the champion of the most recent World Series of Poker Circuit primary occasion. He outlasted a discipline of 668 entries within the 2023 WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond $1,700 buy-in no-limit maintain’em primary occasion, incomes $196,842 and his second profession WSOPC gold ring for the win.
Jolly’s first ring victory got here final December when he took down a $2,200 buy-in occasion on the WSOPC Harrah’s Cherokee cease for $70,393.
The Fayetteville, Arkansas resident now has practically $590,000 in recorded event earnings, with $458,000 of that coming from his 16 in-the-money finishes on the WSOP Circuit.
“It feels great,” Jolly informed Poker.org reporters masking the occasion. “This is like my seventh or eighth main event and it feels good to lock one up.”
This occasion featured a $1 million assure which was cleared by greater than $42,000 because of the 668 entries made throughout the three beginning flights held at Horseshoe Hammond on the Indiana-Illinois border close to Chicago.
The prime 104 finishers made the cash, with the bubble bursting early on day 2. By the beginning of the ultimate day, simply seven gamers remained with Jolly within the lead. There have been three eliminations within the first hour, with Jolly scoring his first knockout of the day with Okay-Q besting the A-10 of Sung Kim (fifth – $50,363).
Jolly started to tug away from the remainder of the sphere late in short-handed motion. Ben Grise knocked out Hussain Sajwani (third – $89,632) to arrange the heads-up showdown for the title, which ended up lasting just some arms. The chips all acquired in on a Q32 flop with Jolly holding OkayOkay for an overpair and Grise 32 for threes and deuces. The Q on the flip gave Jolly a better two pair, although, and the J on the river stored him forward to safe the pot and the title. Grise earned $121,651 because the runner-up.
Here is a take a look at the payouts and POY factors awarded on the closing desk:
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