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World Series of Poker Circuit -- $10,000 Southern Regional Championship Final Table Set

Allie Prescott, Matthew Waxman, and Allen Kessler Headline the Final Table

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Allie Prescott Eliminated Shannon Shorr on the Last Hand of Day 3The final table is set at the $10,000 World Series of Poker Circuit Southern Regional Championship at the Harrah’s in New Orleans. A short day 3 saw the final 18 players shrink down to the final nine. Those finalists will return tomorrow to fight for the final eight spots in the money and the overall top prize worth $237,456.

The player who is in the best position heading into tomorrow is chip leader AJ Jejelowo with 489,000. The only other player with more than 400,000 is Gary Friedlander (469,000). The headliners at tomorrow’s final table include short-stacked Allen Kessler, Matthew Waxman, who also made the final table of the $1,500 main event in New Orleans, and Allie Prescott.

Check back in at the end of play tomorrow night for a recap of the final table from Card Player. The final nine will play down to a champion tomorrow. Here is a look at the tournament statistics from day 3 in New Orleans:

Final-Table Chip Counts with Seating Chart:

Seat 1: Allie Prescott — 353,000
Seat 2: Harry Cullen — 164,500
Seat 3: Allen Kessler — 85,000
Seat 4: Jeremy Gaubert — 121,500
Seat 5: Gary Friedlander — 469,000
Seat 6: Kunal Patel — 160,000
Seat 7: Matt Waxman — 171,000
Seat 8: AJ Jejelowo — 489,000
Seat 9: Scott Lipshutz — 237,500

Final-Table Payouts:

1: $237,456
2: $146,922
3: $96,714
4: $67,702
5: $50,173
6: $39,236
7: $32,294
8: $27,901

Day 3 Eliminations: Adam Levy, Kyle Bowker, Prince Gaspard, Steve Brecher, and Shannon Shorr

Hand of the Day:

A Cooler Busts Shannon Shorr on the Final-Table Bubble

Shannon Shorr raised to 10,000 from early position preflop and Allie Prescott reraised to 27,500. Shorr then reraised all in for 160,000 Prescott made the call to cover Shorr and they flipped over their cards:

Shorr: KClub Suit KHeart Suit
Prescott: ADiamond Suit AHeart Suit

Board: 6Club Suit 4Spade Suit 2Heart Suit 7Spade Suit 4Diamond Suit

Shorr was eliminated in 10th place, just one spot shy of the final table and two spots shy of the money bubble. Prescott grew his chip stack to 353,000 for tomorrow’s final table and play came to a close for the night at end of the hand.