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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, June 19, 2016 to Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Event #31: $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,328,400
  • Entries: 1,476
  • Remaining: 0
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:14 PM Local Time

David Forsberg

Eugene Spinner calls from late position, as does David Forsberg in the small blind. Fred Berger checks his big blind and the three players then see a   2c] flop.

Forsberg leads out for 30,000, Berger folds, and Spinner then raises to 100,000 and Forsberg calls. 

The turn brings the   and Forsberg checks. Spinner tosses out 75,000 before Forsberg moves all in for 126,000. Spinner calls. 


Forsberg is at risk with his pair of nines, behind Spinner's pair of tens. 

The river brings another  , improving Spinner's hand to trips. Forsberg exits in 11th place. 

The final ten players will now redraw to make an unofficial final table. 

Eugene Spinner - 1,250,000 (78 bb)
David Forsberg - Eliminated in 11th place

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:06 PM Local Time


Charles Barker opens to 40,000 and Frank Huschle shoves all in for 60,000 more. Barker calls and shows   . He is against the    of Huschle.

The board runs out      , pairing Barker's ten, and Huschle is eliminated.

Charles Barker - 1,200,000 (75 bb)
Frank Huschle - Eliminated in 12th place ($13,697)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:46 AM Local Time

George Bronstein

Charles Barker raises to 42,000 from late position. George Bronstein then moves all in for 200,000 from the next seat over before action folds back around to Barker. He snap-calls. 


The board runs out       giving Barker a higher flush with his  . Bronstein hits the rail in 13th place. 

Charles Barker - 1,100,000 (69 bb)
George Bronstein - Eliminated in 13th place

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:41 AM Local Time

Maureen Feduniak (center)

Charles Rinn opens to 60,000 and Maureen Feduniak goes all in for 80,000. Rinn calls.

Rinn is ahead with [ak,ks] and Feduniak needs some help with   .

The board runs out       and Feduniak is eliminated in 14th place.

Charles Rinn - 600,000 (37 bb)
Maureen Feduniak - Eliminated in 14th place ($10,791)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:31 AM Local Time
Level:22  Blinds:8,000/16,000  Ante:2,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:27 AM Local Time

David Forsberg raises to 30,000 from late position, before Vern Soeldner moves all in for 115,000 from the small blind. The action folds back to Forsberg, who asks for a rough count, then calls. 


Soeldner is at risk until the board runs out      , giving him an unlikely straight and the winning hand. 

Vern Soeldner - 256,000 (21 bb)
David Forsberg - 310,000 (26 bb)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:22 AM Local Time

David Forsberg and Vern Soeldner are heads up on a     flop.

Forsberg checks and Soeldner bets 45,000. Forsberg calls.

The turn is the   and both players check. The river is the   and Forsberg leads for 70,000. Soeldner quickly calls and Forsberg shows the winner with    for a flush.

"Shit, I had a ten-high [flush]," says Soeldner, as he mucks his hand.

Soeldner is now under 100,000.

David Forsberg - 440,000 (37 bb)
Vern Soeldner - 85,000 (7 bb)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:16 AM Local Time

The action starts with James Ciotti raising to 24,000 from early position, where he's called by James Moore in the small blind. 

The flop comes     and Moore checks. Ciotti reaches for his chips and bets 40,000. Moore calls. 

The turn brings the   and Moore checks again. Ciotti then bets 60,000. Moore pauses for a moment before announcing an all-in, for 410,000. Ciotti contemplates his next move before mucking his    face up.

"Wow! That's a big laydown," says Moore, before tabling his   , then raking in the pot. 

James Moore - 624,000 (52 bb)
James Ciotti - 410,000 (34 bb)

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:00 AM Local Time
Day 3 of the Super Seniors is underway. There are 14 players remaining.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:00 AM Local Time
Level:21  Blinds:6,000/12,000  Ante:2,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 10:33 AM Local Time

Fred Berger leads the final 14 players into Day 3 of Event 31, $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold'em. Play resumes at 11 a.m. and continues, until a new Super Seniors champ collects the WSOP gold bracelet.

Berger (shown above) already has one WSOP bracelet, from a 2002 pot-limit hold'em event. He's also the only remaining player in the field with a previous bracelet win. Berger enjoys a healthy lead and should be a factor all day, as the other 13 payers try to reel him in.

Stay logged in to throughout the day for the latest update, as the latest Super Seniors champion is determined.