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Event 4: Ryan Yu Wins First WSOP Circuit Ring

2020 WSOP Circuit – February
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
Event 4

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 227
Prize Pool: $227,000
February 9-10, 2020

Ryan Yu, Event 4 champion

The fourth tournament on the WSOP Circuit schedule was another huge success when $1,125 buy-in Event 4 blasted its $50,000 prize pool all the way up to $227,000. Toronto’s Ryan Yu was in town for vacation and will go home with $53,725 along with a shiny new WSOP Circuit ring.

Event 4 results:

1st: Ryan Yu – $53,725 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: Stephen Richardson – $33,204
3rd: Steve Brite – $23,535
4th: Ronnie Day – $17,001
5th: Justin Zaki – $12,521
6th: Duff Charette – $9,405
7th: David DiBernadi – $7,208
8th: Rakph Massey – $5,638
9th: Mark Scacewater – $4,504
10th: Loni Harwood – $3,676
11th: Brett Apter – $3,676
12th: Daniel Sepiol – $3,676
13th: Phil Hui – $3,066
14th: Srdjan Urosev – $3,066
15th: Lily Kovnik – $3,066
16th: Charles Davis – $2,616
17th: Ross Lebo – $2,616
18th: Michael Rossitto – $2,616
19th: Davin Jones – $2,283
20th: Trenton Pippin – $2,283
21st: Filipp Khavin – $2,283
22nd: Jeffrey Cunningham – $2,039
23rd: Christopher Boyle – $2,039
24th: Aleksandr Gofman – $2,039
25th: Kevin Javier – $1,866
26th: Stephen Nussrallah – $1,866
27th: Erik Christensen – $1,866
28th: Cole Sudeck – $1,750
29th: Alex Rocha – $1,750
30th: Arkadiy Tsinis – $1,750
31st: Mark Picarazzi – $1,683
32nd: John Bailey – $1,683
33rd: Weston Wells – $1,683
34th: Zachary Gruneberg – $1,661
35th: Carlos Guerrero – $1,661

Event 4: Ryan Yu Defeats Stephen Richardson for the Title

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante

Ryan Yu

Ryan Yu opened his button and Stephen Richardson shipped all in for 965,000 to get a quick call.

Yu: KdKh
Richardson: QsJs

Yu picked up a monster in the heads-up match and it held on the 6c3s2c4sQh board to send him the title. He earned $53,725 for the win and Richardson took home $33,204 for his runner-up finish.

1st: Ryan Yu – $53,725 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: Stephen Richardson – $33,204

Stephen Richardson

Event 4: Heads-Up Underway

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 27:  25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 227

Ryan Yu (left) versus Stephen Richardson (right)

The heads-up match is underway to determine the $1,125 Event 4 champion.

Seat 5: Steven Richardson – 1,675,000 (42 bb)
Seat 6: – ( bb)
Seat 7: – ( bb)
Seat 8: Ryan Yu – 3,950,000 (99 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $53,725 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $33,204

Event 4: Steve Brite – 3rd Place ($23,535)

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  2 of 227

Steve Brite

Stephen Richardson folded his button, Steve Brite shipped for 1,215,000 from the small blind and Ryan Yu called in the big.

Yu: AsJh
Brite: Ts9c

Brite once again had two live cards to double up but this time around he blanked the 6s4c4dKs7c board to go out in third place.

Ryan Yu – 3,950,000 (99 bb)
Steve Brite – Eliminated in 3rd Place ($23,535)

Event 4: Ronnie Day – 4th Place ($17,001)

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 227

Ronnie Day

It folded to Ronnie Day in the small blind, he moved all in for about 500,000, and Ryan Yu called in the big.

Yu: 9d9h
Day: Qh5c

Day was in a lot of trouble and found no help on the Ks4h3sKhJd to go out in fourth place.

Ryan Yu – 1,810,000 (45 bb)
Ronnie Day – Eliminated in 4th Place ($17,001)

Event 4: Steven Richardson Doubles Through Ronnie Day

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 227

Ronnie Day opened to 100,000 from under the gun and Steven Richardson three-bet to 245,000 from the small blind. Day called, the flop came QcJh4c and Richardson checked. Day announced all-in and Richardson called for his last 620,000.

Richardson: AdQh
Day: KdQd

Both players flopped a queen but Richardson was far ahead. The 9d turn and 3c river finished the double up for Richardson.

Steven Richardson – 1,970,000 (49 bb)
Ronnie Day – 950,000 (24 bb)

Event 4: Break Time Counts

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 26:  20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 227

The four remaining players were sent on another break The return to blinds at 20,000/40,000 with a 40,000 big blind ante with the average stack 1,420,000 (35 bb).

Seat 5: Steven Richardson – 945,000 (24 bb)
Seat 6: Steve Brite – 1,440,000 (36 bb)
Seat 7: Ronnie Day – 1,895,000 (47 bb)
Seat 8: Ryan Yu – 1,395,000 (35 bb)

Remaining payouts:

1st: $53,725 + WSOP Circuit ring
2nd: $33,204
3rd: $23,535
4th: $17,001

Event 4: Steve Brite Doubles Through Ryan Yu

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 227

Ryan Yu opened from under the gun and Steve Brite moved all in from the small blind for 705,000. Ronnie Day folded his big blind and Yu called.

Brite: KsJd
Yu: AsKd

Brite was dominated again but found the flop when the dealer spread JhTd5c. The Ts turn and 8c river finished the board and Brite found another double.

Steve Brite – 1,470,000 (49 bb)
Ryan Yu – 1,335,000 (45 bb)

Event 4: Justin Zaki – 5th Place ($12,521)

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 227

Justin Zaki

Ronnie Day opened to 75,000 from under the gun and Justin Zaki moved all in from the button for about 800,000. The blinds folded and Day quickly called.

Day: KdKs
Zaki: AsJs

Zaki was in a lot of trouble but it looked good after he flopped Broadway on the KcQhTh board. Day flopped a set of kings that turned into a full house on the Td turn. The river 6s finished the runout and Zaki was eliminated in fifth after two tough hands.

Ronnie Day – 1,740,000 (58 bb)
Justin Zaki – Eliminated in 5th Place ($12,521)

Event 4: Steve Brite Doubles Through Justin Zaki

$1,125 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 25:  15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 227

Justin Zaki opened on the button and Steve Brite ripped his 715,000 stack in the middle from the big blind. Zaki called with a big hand on the button.

Brite: Ks2c
Zaki: AcQc

Brite needed help to double but the Jd8h6h flop was no help. He paired the Kd turn and avoided Zaki’s outs on the 7s river to get the big double.

Steve Brite – 1,490,000 (50 bb)
Justin Zaki – 975,000 (33 bb)