Joseph Rice Wins WSOP Circuit Turning Stone Main Event For 2nd Ring Of Series

The International Sequence of Poker (WSOP) Circuit prevent at Turning Stone Lodge On line casino in New York wrapped up on Monday with New York’s Joseph Rice taking down the $1,700 Primary Match for $238,870 and his 2d ring of the collection. Rice, who additionally gained Match #1: $400 NLH for $27,372, defeated Ontario’s Giuseppe Galluzzo throughout heads-up play, who in flip took house $147,644.

WSOP Circuit Turning Stone consisted of 15 ring occasions with buy-ins starting from $300 to $1,700. Each and every of the occasions attracted masses of gamers to generate an enormous $4.1 million in prize cash.

The marquee Primary Match had 891 entrants for a prize pool of $1.3 million. Timothy Odonoghue was once first to head out on the ultimate desk in 9th position for $23,605, adopted via James Namlot, who took house $29,747 for his eighth-place end.

Later within the day, John Amola bowed out in fourth position for $83,144, whilst Robert Hover was once eradicated in 3rd position for $110,250 to start out the heads-up warfare between Rice and Galluzzo. Galluzzo entered heads-up with a commanding chip lead however could not do away with Rice, who ultimately received a large lead.

The final hand came about when Galluzzo jammed his brief stack with jack-seven and could not get there in opposition to the ace-queen of Rice.

Rice, who previous to the Turning Stone Circuit prevent had just a handful of cashes to his title, now boasts $306,400 in live tournament earnings and two profession rings.

It was once an excessively spectacular collection for Rice, who had two victories, 4 ultimate tables and 6 cashes all through the Circuit prevent.

WSOP Circuit Turning Stone Primary Match Ultimate Effects

  RANK PLAYER HOMETOWN PRIZE (IN USD)
  1 Joseph Rice Waterford, NY $238,870
  2 Giuseppe Galluzzo Toronto, ON $147,644
  3 Robert Hover Whitman, MA $110,250
  4 John Amola Buffalo, NY $83,144
  5 Patrick Bowe Westwood, MA $63,332
  6 Jared Woodell Glens Falls, NY $48,729
  7 Matthew Eng Evanston, IL $37,877
  8 James Namlot Amsterdam, NY $29,747
  9 Timothy Odonoghue Florence, MA $23,605

Deeb Falls to Newcomer in Match #10

New York local and five-time WSOP bracelet winner Shaun Deeb was once within the combine on the Turning Stone Circuit prevent and made the overall desk in Match #10: $400 NLH.

Shaun Deeb
Shaun Deeb

Deeb, who was once after his first Circuit ring, made a deep run however in the end fell in 3rd position to earn $11,455. Logan Prucnal took down the development for $25,604 after defeating Thomas Harter throughout heads-up play, who in flip earned $15,822.

Prucnal, a radiation coverage technician who considers himself a leisure participant, was once star-struck having the well-accomplished professional at his desk, even though he didn’t let it affect his play and gained the development for his first are living money.

Logan Prucnal
Logan Prucnal

“It’s insane! Shaun Deeb was once on the ultimate desk, and he’s a professional and I’m only a leisure, so I truly concept I had no probability at successful. I even advised my Dad, he mentioned give it your very best shot,” Prucnal said after the victory.

Prucnal went on to complete 97th within the Turning Stone Primary Match to earn $2,646 and upload a 2d are living money to his portfolio.

Different Highlights

Early within the collection, Ohio’s Chad Roedersheimer gained his first golden ring via taking down Match #2: $400 NLH Multi-Flight for a career-best $100,825. Roedersheimer were given via an enormous box of 2,129 gamers, the most important box of the collection, in a match that generated $702,570 in prize cash.

Roedersheimer in the end defeated Massachussettes’ Antonio Cristallini, who in flip earned a career-best $61,889. Different gamers who made deep runs within the four-flight tournament come with Samuel Warren (third – $45,924), Gregory Miller (sixth – $20,069) and Joel Lindsey (seventh – $15,581).

Breakout participant Jesse Lonis, who not too long ago participated in his first-ever live interview at the PokerNews podcast, had a powerful collection that incorporated a seventh-place end in Match #3: $400 NLH for $4,806, 14th-place end in Match #5: $600 NLH Bounty for $1,983 and Twenty seventh-place end in Match #9: $400 NLH Monster Stack for $1,724.

Jesse Lonis
Jesse Lonis

Lonis, who final fall completed twenty fifth within the 2021 WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas for $241,800, additionally completed 68th within the Turning Stone Primary Match to earn $3,174.

Every other spotlight from the Circuit prevent in New York comprises Conneticuit’s David Valone taking down Match #13: $400 No-Prohibit Dangle’em to win $23,024 and his 3rd golden ring. Valone defeated Mark Welch of Massachussettes throughout heads-up play, who in flip earned $14,229.

Valone, who now has slightly below $100,000 in lifetime profits, gained his first ring in 2018 at WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi via taking down Match #11: $400 No-Prohibit Dangle’em to earn $12,287. The following yr, Valone earned his 2d ring at IP BIloxi in Seniors Match #1: $250 No-Prohibit Dangle’em, which earned him $9,095.

The WSOP Circuit can be wrapping up a prevent at Bally’s in Las Vegas this week. A complete checklist of winners at WSOP Circuit Turning Stone is to be had within the desk underneath.

WSOP Circuit Turning Stone Ring Winners

  Match Entries Prize Pool Winner Native land 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-Prohibit 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-Prohibit Dangle’em Primary Match 891 $1,349,865 Joseph Rice Waterford, NY $238,870
  Match #13: $400 No-Prohibit Dangle’em 322 $106,260 David Valone New Haven, CT $23,024
  Match #14: $300 No-Prohibit Dangle’em Seniors 496 $119,040 Leonard Laneuville Massena, NY $23,011
  Match #15: $600 No-Prohibit Dangle’em 279 $143,685 Steven Christopher Woodside, NY $31,572

The International Sequence of Poker Circuit is wrapping any other prevent at Bally’s Las Vegas sooner than webhosting a global prevent at King’s On line casino within the Czech Republic from March 30-April 17. The following home prevent might be at Harrah’s Cherokee from April 7-18. Click here for a look at the full WSOPC schedule.

Pictures courtesy of WSOP.

Author: Bradley Watson