Joseph Rice Wins WSOP Circuit Turning Stone Main Match for 2nd Ring of Series

Joseph Rice

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit stop at Turning Stone Resort On line casino in Unique York wrapped up on Monday with Unique York’s Joseph Rice taking down the $1,700 Main Match for $238,870 and his second ring of the series. Rice, who additionally obtained Match #1: $400 NLH for $27,372, defeated Ontario’s Giuseppe Galluzzo at some level of heads-up play, who in flip took dwelling $147,644.

WSOP Circuit Turning Stone consisted of 15 ring occasions with elevate-ins ranging from $300 to $1,700. Every of the occasions attracted a total bunch of avid gamers to generate a enormous $4.1 million in prize money.

The marquee Main Match had 891 entrants for a prize pool of $1.3 million. Timothy Odonoghue was first to head out at the closing desk in ninth space for $23,605, followed by James Namlot, who took dwelling $23,605 for his eighth-space function.

Later within the day, John Amola bowed out in fourth space for $48,729, whereas Robert Hover was eradicated in third space for $63,332 to open the heads-up battle between Rice and Galluzzo. Galluzzo entered heads-up with a commanding chip lead but couldn’t earn rid of Rice, who in the end obtained a wide lead.

The closing hand took space when Galluzzo jammed his short stack with jack-seven and couldn’t earn there against the ace-queen of Rice.

Rice, who earlier than the Turning Stone Circuit stop had simplest a handful of cashes to his title, now boasts $306,400 in are residing match earnings and two profession rings.

WSOP Circuit Turning Stone Main Match Final Results

  RANK PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  1 Joseph Rice Waterford, NY $110,250
  2 Giuseppe Galluzzo Toronto, ON $83,144
  3 Robert Hover Whitman, MA $63,332
  4 John Amola Buffalo, NY $48,729
  5 Patrick Bowe Westwood, MA $37,877
  6 Jared Woodell Glens Falls, NY $29,747
  7 Matthew Eng Evanston, IL $23,605
  8 James Namlot Amsterdam, NY $28,931
  9 Timothy Odonoghue Florence, MA $23,605

Deeb Falls to Newcomer in Match #10

Unique York native and 5-time WSOP bracelet winner Shaun Deeb was within the combine at the Turning Stone Circuit stop and made the closing desk in Match #10: $400 NLH.

Shaun Deeb
Shaun Deeb

Deeb, who was after his first Circuit ring, made a deep bustle but in the end fell in third space to produce $11,455. Logan Prucnal took down the match for $25,604 after defeating Thomas Harter at some level of heads-up play, who in flip earned $15,822.

Prucnal, a radiation protection technician who considers himself a leisure player, was star-struck having the well-executed pro at his desk, though he didn’t let it influence his play and obtained the match for his first are residing money.

Logan Prucnal
Logan Prucnal

“It’s insane! Shaun Deeb was at the closing desk, and he’s a pro and I’m proper a leisure, so I in actuality map I had no probability at successful. I even told my Dad, he acknowledged give it your simplest shot,” Prucnal acknowledged after the victory.

Prucnal went on to function 97th within the Turning Stone Main Match to produce $2,646 and add a second are residing money to his portfolio.

Diverse Highlights

Early within the series, Ohio’s Chad Roedersheimer obtained his first golden ring by taking down Match #2: $400 NLH Multi-Flight for a profession-simplest $100,825. Roedersheimer got through a enormous self-discipline of 2,129 avid gamers, the finest self-discipline of the series, in a match that generated $702,570 in prize money.

Roedersheimer in the end defeated Massachussettes’ Antonio Cristallini, who in flip earned a profession-simplest $61,889. Diverse avid gamers who made deep runs within the four-flight match encompass Samuel Warren (Third – $45,924), Gregory Miller (sixth – $20,069) and Joel Lindsey (seventh – $15,581).

Breakout player Jesse Lonis, who recently participated in his first-ever are residing interview on the PokerNews podcast, had a solid series that integrated a seventh-space function in Match #3: $400 NLH for $4,806, 14th-space function in Match #5: $600 NLH Bounty for $1,983 and 27th-space function in Match #9: $400 NLH Monster Stack for $1,724.

Jesse Lonis
Jesse Lonis

Lonis, who closing tumble done 25th within the 2021 WSOP Main Match in Las Vegas for $241,800, additionally done 68th within the Turning Stone Main Match to produce $3,174.

One more highlight from the Circuit stop in Unique York involves Conneticuit’s David Valone taking down Match #13: $400 No-Limit Raise’em to preserve $23,024 and his third golden ring. Valone defeated Ticket Welch of Massachussettes at some level of heads-up play, who in flip earned $14,229.

Valone, who now has proper under $100,000 in lifetime earnings, obtained his first ring in 2018 at WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi by taking down Match #11: $400 No-Limit Raise’em to produce $12,287. The subsequent year, Valone earned his second ring at IP BIloxi in Seniors Match #1: $250 No-Limit Raise’em, which earned him $9,095.

The WSOP Circuit will additionally be wrapping up a stop at Bally’s in Las Vegas this week. A elephantine list of winners at WSOP Circuit Turning Stone is straight away accessible within the desk under.

WSOP Circuit Turning Stone Ring Winners

  Tournament Entries Prize Pool Winner Fatherland Prize
  Match #1: $400 NLH 406 $133,980 Joseph Rice Waterford, NY $27,372
  Match #2: $400 NLH Multi-Flight 2,129 $702,570 Chad Roedersheimer Cincinnati, OH $100,825
  Match #3: $400 NLH 496 $163,680 Tom Frank Mohawk, TX $31,629
  Match #4: $300 NLH Seniors 568 $136,320 Patrick White Pearl River, NY $25,406
  Match #5: $600 NLH Bounty 383 $158,945 Vaios Triantafyllou Ithaca, NY $32,921
  Match #6: $400 NLH 6-Max 376 $124,080 Frank “FJ” Gentile Utica, NY $26,531
  Match #7: $600 Pot-Limit Omaha 191 $98,365 Gilbert Taveras N/A $23,960
  Match #8: $400 NLH 8-Max 437 $144,210 Alan Blagman Saylorsburg, PA $29,683
  Match #9: $400 NLH Monster Stack 947 $312,510 Blake Napierala Amherst, NY $52,606
  Match #10: $400 NLH 371 $122,430 Logan Prucnal Idaho Falls, IA $25,604
  Match #11: $1,100 NLH 275 $268,125 Hayden Glassman Rochester, NY $62,134
  Match #12: $1,700 No-Limit Raise’em Main Match 891 $1,349,865 Joseph Rice Waterford, NY $238,870
  Match #13: $400 No-Limit Raise’em 322 $106,260 David Valone Unique Haven, CT $23,024
  Match #14: $300 No-Limit Raise’em Seniors 496 $119,040 Leonard Laneuville Massena, NY $23,011
  Match #15: $600 No-Limit Raise’em 279 $143,685 Steven Christopher Woodside, NY $31,572

The World Series of Poker Circuit is wrapping one other stop at Bally’s Las Vegas earlier than web web hosting a global stop at King’s On line casino within the Czech Republic from March 30-April 17. The subsequent domestic stop will be at Harrah’s Cherokee from April 7-18. Click on here for a map at the elephantine WSOPC schedule.

Images courtesy of WSOP.

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