Harrah's Las Vegas 2006 Tournament Circuit Event

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Harrah's Las Vegas
2006 Tournament Circuit Event Schedule
September 5th - 16th, 2005

Harrah's Las Vegas 2006 Tournament Circuit Event is the second of 12 and is part of the 2006 World Series of Poker season.

Mon September 5th
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Mon September 5th
Event #1 LIPS Ladies No Limit Hold'em (One Day Event)

No Limit Hold'em LIPS Ladies was won by Dorothy Canada taking home $8,260 for the win. 123 ladies paid $200 + $30 which contributed to a $22,945. Here are the final table results:
  1. Dorothy Canada -- $8,260
  2. Kim Austin -- $4,589
  3. Tricia Tequida -- $2,524
  4. Marie Hoang -- $1,836
  5. Sandy Williams -- $1,606
  6. Kelly Alberger -- $1,377
  7. Sherry Godfrey -- $1,147
  8. Rossini Tolentino -- $918
  9. Mary Jones -- $688
Tues September 6th
Event #2 No Limit Hold'em

No Limit Hold'em tournament was won by Men Nguyen who took home $41,591 for his efforts. Men was one of a field of 268 who entered paying $500 + $50 each to contribute to a $129,980 prize pool. Here is how the final table results turned out:
  1. Men Nguyen -- $41,591
  2. Chad Layne -- $22,876
  3. Jeff Robson -- $11,698
  4. An Tran -- $9,099
  5. James Eastham -- $7,799
  6. Marlon Milne -- $6,499
  7. Faye Sonntag -- $5,199
  8. Michael Rankins -- $3,899
  9. Phillipe Lauren -- $2,600
Wed September 7th
Event #3 No Limit Hold'em

This No Limit Hold'em tournament had Doshi Suresh as the winner pocketing $48,888 for the effort. Doshi came out on top of a field of 140 players each paying $1,000 + $60 to enter. The prize pool was $135,800. And the final table results for the event were:
  1. Doshi Suresh -- $48,888
  2. John Harris -- $27,160
  3. Stan Jablonski -- $14,938
  4. John Casteel -- $10,864
  5. Max Pescatori -- $9,506
  6. Than daf Tran -- $8,148
  7. George Tallas -- $6,790
  8. Scott Montes -- $5,432
  9. Brett Friedman -- $4,074
Thurs September 8th
Event #4 No Limit Hold'em

The Event #4 No Limit Hold'em tournament winner was Derek Harrington who took home $41,555 for his victory. Derek was part of a 119 player field. Each player paid $1000 + 60 to enter, contributing to the prize pool was $115,430. Here are the final table results for the event:
  1. Derek Harrington -- $41,555
  2. Thomas Wilson -- $23,086
  3. Men Nguyen -- $12,697
  4. John Napoli -- $9,234
  5. Nikki Cabellero -- $8,080
  6. Patrick Smith -- $6,926
  7. David Daneshgar -- $5,772
  8. Jason Eakes -- $4,617
  9. Paul Korneg -- $3,463
Fri September 9th
Event #5 No Limit Hold'em

James Bradley won Event #5 at Harrah's Las Vegas, winning $56,047 for his efforts. 107 players entered this tournament and the prize pool was $155,685. The final table results are:
  1. James Bradley -- $56,047
  2. Howard Andrew -- $31,137
  3. Bob Quick -- $17,125
  4. Doshi Suresh -- $12,455
  5. Bill Heupel -- $10,898
  6. Sam Rifaey -- $9,341
  7. Jason Lane -- $7,784
  8. Jude Conepcion -- $6,227
  9. Salim Kassab -- $4,671
Sat September 10th
Event #6 No Limit Hold'em

Michael Mizrachi also known as "The Grinder" was the winner of Event #6 the No Limit Hold'Em tournament. Michael earned $47,491 for becoming champion, beating out Max Pescatori. 68 players paid $2000 + $80 to enter the tournament which went to the creation of a $131,920 prize pool. Here are the final table results for the event:
  1. Michael Mizrachi -- $47,491
  2. Max Pescatori -- $26,384
  3. Dallas Wottlin -- $14,511
  4. Mike Clark -- $10,554
  5. Yarom Limor -- $9,234
  6. Diego Garcia -- $7,915
  7. Stan Jablonski -- $6,596
  8. Damon Ramirez -- $5,277
  9. John Harris -- $3,958
Sun September 11th
Event #7 No Limit Hold'em

The 7th tournament at Harrah's which was No Limit Hold'Em had Bobby Bright as the winner. Bobby earned $37,248 for becoming the winner. There were 48 entrants who each paid $2000 + 80, contributing to the creation of a $93,120 prize pool. Here are the final table results:
  1. Bobby Bright -- $37,248
  2. Greg Merkow -- $23,280
  3. Marc Aubin -- $13,968
  4. Jeff Rine -- $10,243
  5. Ward Crane -- $8,381
Mon September 12th
Event #8 No Limit Hold'em

The No Limit Hold'Em tournament winner is Men Nguyen who has been doing well in this Circuit Tournament. Men received $41,380 and a WSOP Circuit Tournament gold ring for being the victor. 70 players entered the event each paying $1,500 + $70, which created a $114,945 prize pool. Here is how the final table ended up:
  1. Men Nguyen -- $41,380
  2. Douglas Carli -- $22,989
  3. Robert Dreyfuss -- $12,644
  4. Ron Stanley -- $9,196
  5. Casper Hansen -- $8,046
  6. Allen Kessler -- $6,879
  7. Robert Hume -- $5,747
  8. Franco Brunetti -- $4,598
  9. Giacomo Mistretto -- $3,448
Wed September 14th
Day 1 ESPN Main Event Championship No Limit Hold'em

In a surprise, the number of players reached just 107 for this WSOP Main Event Tournament. Each will pay the $10,000 entry fee for participation. Play will continue until 27 entrants are left. There were still numbers of top players in attendance like Jennifer Harman, Erick Lindgren, Barry Greenstein, Lee Watkinson, Tuan Le, Mark Seif, Martin de Knijff, Allen Cunningham, Alan Goehring, Daniel Negreanu, Chris Ferguson and Mimi Tran to name a few.

Eliminations began with top player Minh Ly who was sent packing quickly when the 3 of a kind could not hold up to an opponents straight flush. Others who followed include Mark Seif, Joe Sebok, Daniel Negreanu, John Murphy, Men "The Master" Nguyen, Lee Watkinson, Jennifer Harman and Ted Forrest. The prize pool is $1,005,800 and first place will pay $362,088 to the winner. We will bring updates as they come in.

Thur September 15th
Day 2 ESPN Main Event Championship No Limit Hold'em

The field has been narrowed to 27 players. Some who did not survive to this round include Martin de Knijff, Andy Bloch, Ron Rose, Max Pescatori, Russ Hamilton and Jim Meehan. Today's action will continue the elimination until the final table of 9 is reached.

Fri September 16th
Day 3 ESPN Main Event Championship No Limit Hold'em

Here we have the final table participants. First place will earn $362,088 and a gold ring. Play will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday. We will post the results as they come in.
  1. Chad Layne -- 197,500 chips
  2. Kevin Song -- 154,500 chips
  3. An Tran -- 140,000 chips
  4. Tom Pniak -- 130,000 chips
  5. Chris Ferguson -- 129,500 chips
  6. Tom Foley -- 95,000 chips
  7. Greg Fund -- 80,500 chips
  8. Jim McCrink -- 78,500 chips
  9. Michael Fetter -- 58,000 chips
Fri September 16th
Final Results ESPN Main Event Championship No Limit Hold'em

Chris Ferguson is the winner of the Main Event at the Harrah's Las Vegas casino. Chris received $362,088 and a coveted gold ring for the win. The hand of victory came when both Chad Layne and Chris Ferguson went all in after both reraising each other. Chris had Ad Jc, Layne had As Kh and the dealer laid on the felt 8h Js 6d, turn card was 5c and the river was a 7c making Chris the winner with a pair of Jacks. There were 107 entrants who each paid $10,000 to enter this tournament finale, which contributed to a $1,005,800 prize pool.
  1. Chris Ferguson -- $362,088
  2. Chad Layne -- $201,160
  3. Tom Pniak -- $110,638
  4. An Tran -- $80,464
  5. Kevin Song -- $70,406
  6. Greg Fund -- $60,348
  7. Michael Fetter -- $50,290
  8. Tom Foley -- $40,232
  9. Jim McCrink -- $30,174
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