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WSOP National Championship

Event Info

Buy-in $10,000
Prize Pool $1,570,000
Players 157

Level Info

Level 28
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 5,000



Musumeci Moves All In Back to Back


A short-stacked Amanda Musumeci moved all in from early position for 109,000, which managed to swipe the blinds and antes, which adds up to a healthy 37,000. On the very next hand, Musumeci did the same thing and the results was also the same. With that, she nearly doubled her stack without so much as a flop.

Amanda Musumeci us
Amanda Musumeci
us 179,000 70,000

Tags: Amanda Musumeci

Hwang Staying Active

[user196975] • Level 23: 7,000-14,000, 2,000 ante

Andy Hwang opened for 28,000 and Matt Keikoan called. The flop came {7-Spades} {10-Spades} {6-Diamonds}, Hwang bet 20,000 and Keikoan called. The turn came {5-Hearts} and Hwang to some time to bet 53,000. Keikoan folded and Hwang took the pot.

Stein Folds to Eriquezzo's River Bet


Andy Hwang opened with a raise from early position and was called by Ryan Eriquezzo in the cutoff and Sam Stein in the big blind. The {10-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds}{10-Clubs} flop saw action check to Eriquezzo, who bet 49,000. Only Stein made the call and it was heads-up action to the {A-Diamonds} turn, which both players checked.

Stein then checked the {J-Clubs} river, and eventually folded to a bet of 61,000 from Eriquezzo.

Ryan Eriquezzo us
Ryan Eriquezzo
us 584,000 80,000
Sam Stein us
Sam Stein
us 495,000 -80,000

Tags: Ryan EriquezzoAndy HwangSam Stein

Keikoan Squares Off Against Stein

[user196975] • Level 23: 7,000-14,000, 2,000 ante

Sam Stein opened for 30,000 and Matt Keikoan called from the small blind. The flop came {4-Diamonds} {5-Spades} {9-Spades}, Keikoan checked, Stein bet 37,000 and Keikoan check-raised to 97,000.

Stein took his time and then called to see the {K-Clubs} turn. Keikoan led out with 165,000 and Stein tank-folded.

Tags: Matt KiekoanSam Stein

Stein vs. Hwang


Action folded to Sam Stein in the hijack and he raised to 30,000, which Andy Hwang called from the button. The {K-Spades}{9-Clubs}{J-Diamonds} flop saw Stein led out for 36,000, Hwang make the call, and the {4-Diamonds} appear on the turn.

Both players checked, bringing about the {4-Diamonds} river. Stein checked once again, but this time Hwang bet 60,000. Stein didn't take long before sending his cards to the muck.

Andy Hwang us
Andy Hwang
us 1,281,000 87,000
Sam Stein us
Sam Stein
us 575,000 -68,000

Tags: Andy HwangSam Stein

Keikoan Acknowledges His Rail

[user196975] • Level 23: 7,000-14,000, 2,000 ante

Matt Keikoan opened from under the gun to 29,000 and the entire table folded. His rail cheered for him and gave them a wave.

Tags: Matt Keikoan

Another for Eriquezzo


Ryan Eriquezzo raised to 28,000 from middle position and cleared the field all the way to Andy Hwang in the big blind. The chip leader made the call and then checked the {A-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{2-Clubs} flop. Eriquezzo took the opportunity to bet 21,000, which proved enough to take down the pot as Hwang angled his cards to the muck.

Andy Hwang us
Andy Hwang
us 1,194,000 -30,000
Ryan Eriquezzo us
Ryan Eriquezzo
us 504,000 30,000

Tags: Ryan EriquezzoAndy Hwang

"The Allen Kessler Level"

[user196975] • Level 23: 7,000-14,000, 2,000 ante

The blinds have gone up to 7,000/14,000 and Floorman Robbie Thompson announced the level change and said, "You don't see that very much."

"The Allen Kessler level," someone in audience chimed in.


Eriquezzo Takes Small Pot

[user196975] • Level 22: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Yung Hwang opened for 25,000, Matt Keikoan called and Ryan Eriquezzo called from the button. The flop came {4-Spades} {4-Hearts} {3-Hearts}, Hwang checked, Keikoan checked and Eriquezzo bet 46,000.

Hwang and Keikoan folded and Eriquezzo took the small pot.

Tags: Ryan EriquezzoMatt KeikoanYung Hwang