2006 Caeesars Atlantic City WSOP Circuit Event

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2006 Caesars Atlantic City Circuit Tournament
March 21 - 31, 2006
Caesars Atlantic City Casino

This will be the page that has information regarding the WSOP Circuit Tournament at Caesars in Atlantic City, NJ. If you are planning to participate, you can call 1-800-CAESARS for WSOP room rates and reservations. We will also post results of tournaments here as well so you can keep up. For more event info, Caesars says just call 609-343-2789.

Tuesday, March 21:
No Limit Hold'em BuyIn: $300 + $40

Amir Marmar became the winner at the first tournament held at Caesar's. Amir was one of 795 entrants to the event, which helped to build a $238,500 prize pool. Here is how the final table turned out:

  1. Amir Marmar -- $64,391 and a gold WSOP Circuit Ring
  2. Pietro Maniscaleo -- $33,748
  3. Chris Duty -- $19,080
  4. Kendrick Jacobs -- $16,695
  5. Peter Konolige -- $14,310
  6. Jason Zausmer -- $11,925
  7. Don Scheib -- $9,540
  8. Michael Jones -- $7,115
  9. Mark Polis -- $4,770

Wednesday, March 22:
No Limit Hold'em BuyIn: $500 + $60

Warren Glover won the second tournament at Caesar's by fighting off Chris Reslock and others to take home the title and the gold WSOP Circuit ring. Warren was part of a field of 451 players, each contributing to a $225,500 prize pool. Below are the final table results:

  1. Warren Glover -- $67,639
  2. Chris Reslock -- $36,306
  3. David Schulman -- $18,040
  4. Eric Smidinger -- $15,785
  5. Hoa Nguyen -- $13,530
  6. Chris Biondino -- $11,275
  7. Ben Bianco -- $9,020
  8. Stephen Feraca -- $6,765
  9. Jianhua Zhou -- $4,510

Thursday, March 23:
No Limit Hold'em BuyIn: $500 + $60

Out of 406 entrants, Matthew Glantz comes out the winner of the third event at Caesar's. Matthew besides receving the gold WSOP circuit ring as champion took the majority of the $203,000 prize pool that was created.

  1. Matthew Glantz -- $62,930
  2. Matthew Stout -- $32,480
  3. Huy Pham -- $16,240
  4. Michael Candido -- $14,210
  5. Anthony Devitto -- $12,180
  6. Salvatore Berardi -- $10,150
  7. Peter Frangos -- $8,120
  8. Jon Owen -- $6,090
  9. Joe Pittillo -- $4,060

Friday, March 24:
No Limit Hold'em BuyIn: $1000 + $80

This tournament had 284 entrants, creating a prize pool of $284,000. Robert Florence was the winner of this one pocketing over 90 grand in the process.

  1. Robert Florance -- $90,880
  2. Arthur Gallinero -- $49,984
  3. William McMahon -- $25,560
  4. Junghyun Choi -- $19,880
  5. Harvey Krasner -- $17,040
  6. Stephen McLeod -- $14,200
  7. Joe Loguidice -- $11,360
  8. Robert Saltiel -- $8,520
  9. Lonnie Walker -- $5,680

Saturday, March 25:
No Limit Hold'em BuyIn: $1000 + $80

Event number 5 at Caesar's saw Anthony Licastro reign as champion, coming out on top of a 322 entrant player field. Size of the prize pool rose to $322,000. Below are the final table results:

  1. Anthony Licastro -- $103,040
  2. Neal Gersony -- $56,672
  3. Arthur Berd -- $28,980
  4. Chin Nguyen -- $22,540
  5. Kelly Smith -- $19,320
  6. Harry White -- $16,100
  7. Peter Lios -- $12,880
  8. Chris Tsiprailidis -- $9,660
  9. Tim Dalessandro -- $6,440

Sunday, March 26:
LIPS (Ladies No-Limit Hold’ Em) BuyIn: $200 + $30
Colleen Lindlar was the champion of the ladies No Limit Hold'Em event. Colleen was one of 226 entrants contributing to a $45,200 prize pool. Below are the final table results:

  1. Colleen Lindlar $14,010
  2. Roslyn Quarto $8,554
  3. Lynn Burke $4,400
  4. Lisa Colesanti $3,760
  5. Judith Gerhart $2,820
  6. Helen Strafford $2,350
  7. Nicole Gordon $1,880
  8. Tammy Calvo $1,410
  9. Elaine Ahern $940

Tuesday, March 28:
Day 1 Circuit Championship Main Event BuyIn: $9,700 + $300

99 players came to the tables for this Main Event tournament, competing for a share of the $960,300 prize pool. The final table payout schedule is as follows:

  1. $ 345,708
  2. $ 192,060
  3. $ 105,683
  4. $ 76,824
  5. $ 67,221
  6. $ 57,618
  7. $ 48,015
  8. $ 35,412
  9. $ 28,809
Some names that showed up include Steve Zolotow, Andy Bloch, Sam Grizzle, John D'Agostino, Nick Frangos, Matt Glantz, Chris Ferguson, Erik Seidel, Chris Reslock and Johnny Chan. Play went on until the field thinned to 34 players and we have the top 9 with chip counts posted below:
  1. Jaime Ligator -- 85575 chips
  2. Edward Jordan -- 67425 chips
  3. Herbert Cheng -- 57025 chips
  4. Erik Seidel -- 54100 chips
  5. Nick Schulman -- 50500 chips
  6. Chin Nguyen -- 49425 chips
  7. Cliff Josephy -- 47700 chips
  8. Chip Jett -- 41475 chips
  9. Sam Grizzle -- 41050 chips

Wednesday, March 29:
Day 2 Circuit Championship Main Event BuyIn: $9,700 + $300

From 38 that were left from Day 1, we have the 9 for the final table which will take place on March 31st. It wasn't without fireworks as we saw players like Cliff Josephy eliminated in a contest with Chin Nguyen who was on the top 9 chip list from Day 1. Others who went out were Chad Moore, Andre Boyer, Nick Frangos, Sam Grizzle, Chip Jett and Nick Schulman. Come back as we will post who the winner is from this tournament.

  1. Ralph Porter -- 304,900 chips
  2. Eric Panayiotou -- 149,900 chips
  3. Herbert Cheng -- 121,100 chips
  4. Jamie Ligator -- 105,600 chips
  5. Lou Esposito -- 85,200 chips
  6. Chris "Jesus" Ferguson -- 69,900 chips
  7. Jeffrey King -- 64,000 chips
  8. Mickey Appleman -- 48,200 chips
  9. Ben "Benz" Bianco -- 43,900 chips

Thursday, March 30:
Day 3 Circuit Championship Event
(Due to the low number of entrants, this day will be considered a "day off" for the players and the tournament.)

Friday, March 31:
Final Table Circuit Championship Main Event BuyIn: $9,700 + $300

Jeffrey King is the winner of the Main Event at Caesar's taking home over $300,000, a beautiful ring plus a freeroll entry into the Tournament of Champions. We will post more information as it comes in, but for now this is the final table results:

  1. Jeffrey King -- $345,708
  2. Ralph E Porter -- $192,060
  3. Jamie Ligator -- $105,633
  4. Ben Bianco -- $76,824
  5. Eric Panayiotou -- $67,221
  6. Chris "Jesus" Ferguson -- $57,618
  7. Herbert Cheng -- $48,015
  8. Mickey Appleman -- $38,412
  9. Lou Esposito -- $28,809

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