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Buy-In: $10,000
Prize Pool: $2,101,800
Entrants: 226

$10,000 Regional Championship

  • Oct 25, '10 - Oct 28, '10


Updates on Final Table (Oct 28, 10)


Jim Anderson Wins 2010 World Series of Poker Circuit Midwest Regional Championship ($525,449)

Jim AndersonCongratulations to Jim Anderson, from Wooster, Ohio, who has become the first Regional Champion of the 2010 World Series of Poker Circuit season.

Anderson came out on top of a tough final table that included notable professionals such as Gabe Patgorski, Bernard Lee, David Sands, Curt Kohlberg, Shannon Shorr and Brandon Adams. Anderson only had about $50,000 in winnings prior to day, but for his four-day effort here in Hammond, Indiana, he will take home $525,449.


Gabe Patgorski Eliminated in Second Place ($324,770)

Gabe PatgorskiGabe Patgorski raised to 125,000 and Jim Anderson came over the top to 325,000. Patgorski then four-bet to 655,000 and Anderson moved all in.

Patgorski called and showed AClub SuitJClub Suit, but he was crushed by Anderson’s AHeart SuitASpade Suit. The board fell 8Spade Suit7Club Suit3Spade Suit7Spade SuitJHeart Suit and Patgorski was eliminated.

Player Tags: Gabe Patgorski

Gabe Patgorski Chips Up

Jim Anderson raised to 120,000 and Gabe Patgorski reraised to 360,000 from the big blind. Anderson called and the flop came down QClub Suit7Diamond Suit2Heart Suit.

Patgorski continued with a bet of 215,000 and Anderson called. The turn was the 10Club Suit and Patgorski checked.

Anderson checked behind and the river was the QDiamond Suit. Patgorski checked and Anderson checked behind. Patgorski showed A-K and that was good enough to win the pot and move him over the 2.5 million mark.

Player Tags: Gabe Patgorski

Level 29

Play continues without a break as the blinds increase to 25,000-50,000 with a 5,000 ante.


Patgorski Picks Up Some Ground

Gabe Patgorski raised to 100,000 and Jim Anderson called. Both players checked to the river on a board reading KHeart SuitKSpade Suit9Spade Suit6Club Suit5Diamond Suit and Anderson bet 130,000.

Patgorski called and showed ace high, which was enough to beat Anderson’s ten high. Patgorski is now just over 2 million in chips.

Player Tags: Gabe Patgorski

Heads Up Chip Counts

Seat 3 — Jim Anderson — 4,950,000
Seat 8 — Gabe Patgorski — 1,830,000


Bernard Lee Eliminated in Third Place ($236,368)

Bernard LeeBernard Lee moved all in for 710,000 and Gabe Patgorski made the call.

Lee showed 10Diamond Suit10Heart Suit and was racing against Patgorski ADiamond SuitKSpade Suit. The board rolled out 9Spade Suit5Spade Suit3Spade SuitKDiamond SuitJClub Suit and Lee was eliminated.

Player Tags: Bernard Lee,   Gabe Patgorski

Bernard Lee Doubles Through Jim Anderson

Bernard Lee moved all in from the small blind for his last 375,000 and Jim Anderson made the call.

Lee showed QDiamond SuitQSpade Suit and Anderson was well behind with KDiamond Suit7Diamond Suit. The board ran out AClub Suit7Spade Suit5Diamond Suit4Spade Suit5Club Suit and Lee doubled up, though he is still the short stack.

Player Tags: Bernard Lee

HUGE POT! Jim Anderson Doubles Through Gabe Patgorski

Jim Anderson raised to 90,000 on the button and Gabe Patgorski reraised to 300,000 from the small blind. Anderson reraised to 650,000 and after getting a count, Patgorski moved all in.

Anderson called off his 2.4 million and showed JSpade SuitJClub Suit. Patgorski was caught with his ASpade Suit6Heart Suit and failed to outdraw his opponent when the board fell JHeart Suit9Heart Suit3Club SuitQHeart SuitQDiamond Suit.

Anderson now has about 5 million of the nearly 7 million chips in play.

Player Tags: Gabe Patgorski

Approximate Chip Counts

Here’s a look at the approximate chip counts following Kohlberg’s elimination.

Seat 1 — Bernard Lee — 625,000
Seat 3 — Jim Anderson — 2,500,000
Seat 8 — Gabe Patgorski — 3,500,000

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