2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Saturday, July 09, 2016 to Thursday, November 03, 2016

Event #68: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $63,340,268
  • Entries: 6,737
  • Remaining: 0


Monday, July 18, 2016 6:18 PM PST
Main Table: Michael Niwinski Doubles Through William Kassouf

Michael Niwinski

Hand 99:

William Kassouf raises to 650,000 from the cutoff and Michael Niwinski three-bets to 4,100,000 out of the small blind, leaving himself with just 25,000 behind. Kassouf calls and they get the last 25,000 into the middle on a flop of    .

Niwinski shows    and has a commanding lead against Kassouf's   . The turn is the  , leaving Kassouf drawing dead before the   river. Niwinski doubles up on the last hand before the dinner break. There is a break in the action while the players redraw to the final two tables after Thomas Miller's elimination on an outer table and then they will take a 60-minute dinner break.

Michael Niwinski - 8,850,000 (29 bb)
William Kassouf - 22,525,000 (75 bb)
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