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WSOP Circuit Tunica Prelims Nearly Halfway Done

First Event Attracted 781 Players

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 The World Series of Poker Circuit preliminaries in Tunica, Mississippi, are nearly halfway through and are attracting a large number of players.

The first event was a $300 buy-in no-limit hold’em event, which attracted an impressive 781 players. The prize pool came out to $233,366, and Howard Reid took home the first-place prize of more than $58,000. Most of the other events have attracted from 200-300 players.

The following are the winners of the first few events:

  1. Howard Reid $58,500
  2. Carlos Cuentas $55,302
  3. Kerry Rowden $57,974
  4. Jennifer Golin $17,291
  5. Chris Reslock $30,860
  6. Jonathan Westra $26,742
  7. Howard Andrews $13,799
  8. Richard Pilchman $21,314

The championship event is scheduled for Jan. 19 and has a buy-in of $7,500. For more complete results and a schedule of events, click here.