The World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) Circuit Horseshoe Tunica $1,700 Major Tournament in Mississippi wrapped up this week with Randy Paguio of San Diego a success his 2nd gold ring and cashing for $193,766. Paguio defeated Tennessee’s Kenneth Mason in the end of heads-up play, who in turn earned $119,755 for his runner-up invent.
The Major Tournament attracted 674 entrants to generate a gigantic prize pool of appropriate over $1 million. The seven-identify prize pool turned into by far basically the most fascinating of the 13 tournaments on the WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Tunica stop, which awarded over $2.5 million in prize money.
WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Tunica Major Tournament Closing Desk Outcomes
|1||Randy Paguio||San Diego, CA||$193,764|
|2||Kenneth Mason||La Vergne, TN||$119,755|
|3||Brandon Butler||St. Louis, MO||$88,163|
|4||Sean Maurer||Grayville, IL||$65,658|
|5||Adam Ross||Roswell, GA||$49,472|
|6||Donovan Dean||Rainsville, AL||$37,719|
|7||Michael Esquivel||Clarendon Hills, IL||$29,104|
|8||John Gallaher||Lebanon, TN||$22,730|
|9||BJ McBrayer||Tuscaloosa, AL||$17,970|
Paguio, who now has $230,617 in match earnings according to The Hendon Mob, entered the final day as chip leader and persevered to flee up his stack from there. The Californian eliminated 5 a form of avid gamers on the final table sooner than weeding out Mason.
Paguio earned his first ring in 2012 by taking down Tournament #1: $355 No-Limit Take’em at WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Rincon in San Diego for $21,844. He performed 2nd in the identical tournament no longer as much as a year later for $9,878.
“After my mother Rubenita ‘Ruby’ Paguio passed, I obtained my first ring and that turned into for her. I are searching to commit this one to my grandmother Nenita Cuevas who appropriate only currently passed,” Pagula acknowledged after his fresh victory.
Other well-known avid gamers who made deep runs in the Circuit Horseshoe Tunica Major Tournament consist of four-time ring winner John Gallaher (Eighth – $22,730), BJ McBrayer (Ninth – $17,970), Eric Salazar (12th – $14385), Carl Masters (17th – $9,572) and Stephen Song (21st – $7,960).
Maurice Hawkins Denied 15th Ring
Maurice Hawkins, who sits with ease on top of the all-time Circuit ring checklist with 14 rings to his name, turned into on the hunt for a 15th on the WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Tunica stop.
Hawkins, of Florida, came inner inches of that file-extending ring in Tournament #8: $600 No-Limit Take’em Black Chip Bounty but performed in 2nd discipline for $15,971.
It turned into a David-versus-Goliath of a match that saw Hawkins topple to John Marlow, a fellow Floridian who simplest had one WSOP money to his name heading into the heads-up match (compared to the 149 WSOP cashes of Hawkins).
For his first-discipline invent, Marlow earned his first ring and a profession-excessive money of $25,841. The very next day, Marlow performed in 24th discipline in Tournament #10: $400 NLH for $714, bringing his lifetime match earnings to $52,825.
Total, it turned into a extraordinarily get Circuit stop for Hawkins. He had a deep flee in the Major Tournament, in the break ending in 27th discipline for $5,725, and furthermore performed in 29th discipline in Tournament #7: No-Limit Take’em Knockout Bounty for $996.
While he could maybe no longer possess earned a 15th ring, Hawkins now has 151 WSOP cashes to his name to assemble up a hefty part of his $4.3 million in stay match earnings.
Preston McEwen Gets His First
Yet any other spotlight of the WSOP Circuit Tunica stop turned into Tennessee’s Preston McEwen a success his first ring. McEwen, who has viewed success in tournaments and Circuit stops right thru the south, took down Tournament #11: $400 NLH Turbo for $18,157 after defeating David ‘Ruetama’ Moses, one more well-known southern grinder. McEwen furthermore came right thru a 19th discipline invent in the Horseshoe Tunica for $7,960.
McEwen, who has $485,890 in match earnings according to The Hendon Mob, came conclude to a success a hoop abet at 2019 WSOP Circuit Cherokee, where he performed third in Tournament #1: $400 Double Stack No-Limit Take’em for $22,325. Just a few years earlier, he came right thru a sixth-discipline invent on the WSOP Circuit Tunica stop in Tournament #11: $365 No-Limit Take’em (Single Re-entry).
McEwen’s most fascinating stay rating came appropriate months ago when he made a deep flee in the 2021 WSOP Major Tournament that extended into Day 6. McEwen fell in 57th discipline for $113,800 when he obtained it in with ace-king in opposition to pocket jacks and couldn’t expend the flip.
Later in the series, John Holley of Destin, Florida obtained his seventh ring by taking down Tournament #12: $400 No-Limit Take’em for $14,588.
A plump checklist of avid gamers who obtained rings in the end of the 2021 World Sequence of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Tunica is probably going came right thru beneath.
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WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Tunica Ring Winners
|Tournament #1: $400 NLH Double Stack||342||$112,860||John Duke||Benton, AR||$24,062|
|Tournament #2: $400 NLH Multi-Flight||1,585||$523,050||Michael Zuro||Salem, OR||$77,895|
|Tournament #3: $400 NLH||181||$59,730||Dale James||Tracie City, TN||$14,676|
|Tournament #4: $400 NLH 6-Max||253||$83,490||Calvin Kincade||Paragould, AR||$19,328|
|Tournament #5: $400 Pot-Limit Omaha||154||$50,820||Sokchheka Pho||Memphis, TN||$13,044|
|Tournament #6: $400 NLH Turbo||288||$95,040||Lovell “Da Wiz” Wilkerson||Smyrna, GA||$20,620|
|Tournament #7: $400 NLH Monster Stack||555||$183,150||Donnie Phan||Nashville, TN||$34,331|
|Tournament #8: $600 NLH Black Chip Bounty||287||$119,105||John Marlow||Apopka, FL||$25,841|
|Tournament #9: $1,700 Major Tournament||674||$1,021,110||Randy Paguio||San Diego, CA||$193,764|
|Tournament #10: $400 NLH||229||$75,570||Jonah Labranche||Phoenix, AZ||$17,461|
|Tournament #11: $400 NLH Turbo||240||$79,200||Preston McEwen||Murfreesboro, TN||$18,157|
|Tournament #12: $400 No-Limit Take’em||178||$58,700||John Holley||Destin, FL||$14,588|
|Tournament #13: No-Limit Take’em Double Stack||163||$53,790||Donnie Phan||Nashville, TN||$13,641|
*Photography courtesy of WSOP.