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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 to Tuesday, July 16, 2019

$10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship (Event #73)

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 40 | Blinds: 1,000,000/2,000,000 | Ante: 2,000,000
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $80,548,600
  • Entries: 8,569
  • Remaining: 3


Tuesday, July 12, 2016 12:09 AM Local Time
William Wachter Eliminated by Adam Benowitz

Last Year William Wachter Announced the Day 4 'Shuffle Up and Deal'

World War II veteran and oldest player in the WSOP Main Event field for the past three years, William Wachter, has been eliminated from the Main Event.

Tablemate Adam Benowitz explained how Wachter was crippled when his set of fours came up against a straight, then he moved all in for his remaining 2,700 chips with   . Benowitz had    and called. The flop came    , but the   on the turn gave Benowitz the lead, and there was no help on the   river. 

Last year Wachter cashed in 524th place for $19,500, but he won't be repeating that feat this year.

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