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Latest 2017/18 WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee Winners

World Series of Poker has already started its journey around the US. The 2017/18 season of the WSOP Circuit is currently underway at Harrah’s Cherokee in North California. The event commenced on 23rd November in style and it is to run all the way through 4th December. Players are flocking to North California’s poker arena in an attempt to capture a shiny WSOP Circuit gold piece.

As usual, a bountiful assortment of tournaments is included in the festival, so players are guaranteed quality poker action and excitement. The WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee is coming into its closing stages and there are a number of players, who are already popping up bottles of champagne to celebrate their achievement. Just ask Janet Fitzgerald, Jett Schencker and Jeff Trudeau, who are the latest gold ring winners.

Brief Look at the Last Three WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee Events

Ring Event #7: $365 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack of the 2017/17 WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee schedule kicked off on 29th November. Janet Fitzgerald finished atop of a field of 1,291. The prize pool was blown out of the water to reach the staggering amount of $387,300. Day 2 of the event welcomed just 85 poker hopefuls. Other gold ring winners, that were vying to add another piece of gold include Cory Waaland, Mark “Pegasus” Smith, Cody Pack and Kevin Eyster. Fitzgerald defeated Allen Kerlin in a heads-up duel to snare a 3rd gold ring and $68,742 in prize money – Fitzgerald’s best cash so far.

Jett Schencker was the other fortunate player, who captured gold ring in Event #8: $365 No-Limit Hold’em. The event generated a prize pool of $141,600 from the 492 entries, who paid the $365 buy-in fee. The tournament featured 30-minute levels. The previous gold ring winners Danny Lawson, Warren Sheaves and Corey Bierria were denied the chance to add yet another WSOP-branded gold trophy. Jett Schencker locked horns with Christopher Edwards to win the first-place price of $30,445. Here, it is interesting to mention that the player’s latest success comes as a consolation prize, after this summer he missed the opportunity to claim a gold bracelet in a $5,000 event.

Event #9: $2,200 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em kicked off with a splash on 30th November in the afternoon. The event has now its winner and that is Jeff Trudeau. The player topped a huge 106-player field to claim his 3rd career gold ring and a hefty cash prize of $63,599. He entered a heads-up battle against Chun Law, who needed to succumb in 2nd place for $39,309. There are also 3 more ring events, the first of which have already started earlier today.