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This Week’s Big Winner: Nicholas Burris Wins WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Council Bluffs Main Event

by Card Player News Team |  Published: May 22, 2019


Blair Hinkle has won the _World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Council Bluffs_ main event three times. He first took home the title in 2010, and then emerged victorious with back-to-back wins in 2013 and 2014. In the 2019 _WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Council Bluffs_ $1,700 no-limit hold’em main event, Hinkle came as close as possible to winning the title for the fourth time, but Nicholas Burris ultimately sent him home in second place. Burris, a 42-year-old insurance broker, earned his second _WSOPC_ gold ring and the top prize of $99,267 as the champion. Ironically, the two men play in the same $40 weekly home game. The tournament attracted a total of 273 entries to create a $413,595 prize pool. By the start of the third and final day of play just six players remained, with Kevin Berthelsen sitting in the lead. Burris began the day in second chip position with 1,790,000, while Greg Jennings was in third place with 1,355,000. The ...

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