Auto Refresh Rate:
Competition:
Tournament:
Event:
GO

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

download official reportdownload official winner photo
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $63,340,268
  • Entries: 6,737
  • Remaining: 0
view updates for day:

EVENT UPDATES

11/01/16 07:25:21 PM PDT

Qui Nguyen raises to 3,900,000 on the button and Gordon Vayo calls from the big blind. The flop is     and Vayo checks.

Nguyen bets 5,900,000 and Vayo calls. The turn is the  . Vayo checks again and Nguyen checks behind. 

The river is the   and Vayo leads out for 9,400,000. Nguyen folds, Vayo mucks his hand, and takes the pot. 

Gordon Vayo - 182,300,000 (114 bb)
Qui Nguyen - 154,300,000 (96 bb)

11/01/16 07:19:58 PM PDT

Gordon Vayo raises to 4,000,000 on the button and Qui Nguyen folds.

11/01/16 07:18:51 PM PDT
Qui Nguyen raises to 4,000,000 on the button and Gordon Vayo folds
11/01/16 07:17:58 PM PDT
Qui Nguyen gets a walk in the big blind.
11/01/16 07:14:07 PM PDT

Qui Nguyen limps in on the button and Gordon Vayo checks his option from the big blind. The flop is     and Vayo checks.

Nguyen checks behind and the   comes on the turn. Nguyen bets 2,900,000 and Vayo folds.

11/01/16 07:12:15 PM PDT

Gordon Vayo raises to 4,000,000 on the button and Qui Nguyen calls from the big blind. The flop is     and Nguyen checks.

Vayo bets 3,100,000 and Nguyen calls. The turn is the  . Nguyen checks again and Vayo checks behind.

The river is the  . Nguyen bets 4,700,000 and Vayo calls. Nguyen shows   , good for a pair of tens, and Vayo mucks his hand.

Qui Nguyen - 161,500,000 (101 bb)
Gordon Vayo - 175,100,000 (109 bb)

11/01/16 07:06:47 PM PDT

Qui Nguyen raises to 4,300,000 on the button and Gordon Vayo calls out of the big blind. The flop is     and Vayo checks.

Nguyen bets 7,700,000 and Vayo calls. The turn is the   and Vayo checks. Nguyen bets 9,900,000 and Vayo folds. 

Qui Nguyen - 149,500,000 (93 bb)
Gordon Vayo - 187,100,000 (117 bb)

11/01/16 07:02:14 PM PDT
Qui Nguyen gets a walk.
11/01/16 06:59:17 PM PDT

Here is a look at the official chip counts at the start of heads-up play. There is a short break in the action while the table is prepared for heads-up play.

Gordon Vayo - 200,300,000 (125 bb)
Qui Nguyen - 136,300,000 (85 bb)

11/01/16 06:53:17 PM PDT

 

Cliff Josephy moves all in from the small blind for 18,700,000 and Gordon Vayo calls from the big blind. Josephy shows    and needs help against Vayo's   .

The flop is    , giving both players a pair, but Vayo is in the lead with a pair of kings. Josephy needs to hit a queen or a three to stay alive.

The turn is the  , which keeps Vayo in the lead and doesn't change Josephy's outs. Qui Nguyen's rail is cheering for a king to eliminate Josephy and leave Nguyen heads-up with Vayo.

The river is the   and Josephy is eliminated in third place, leaving Vayo heads-up with Nguyen. Josephy takes home $3,453,035 for his efforts and he leaves the tournament area with his supporters chanting "Johnny Bax."

Vayo drags the pot and takes the chip lead into heads-up play.

Gordon Vayo - 200,300,000 (125 bb)
Cliff Josephy - Eliminated in 3rd Place ($3,453,035)

11/01/16 06:47:49 PM PDT
Level:40  Blinds:800,000/1,600,000  Ante:200,000
11/01/16 06:47:46 PM PDT

Qui Nguyen completes the small blind and Cliff Josephy checks his option in the big blind. The flop is     and Nguyen bets 1,900,000.

Josephy calls and the turn is the  . Nguyen bets 3,900,000 and Josephy raises to 9,000,000. Nguyen calls the additional 5,100,000 and the   comes on the river.

Nguyen checks and Josephy bets 16,000,000. Nguyen calls.

Josephy shows   , good for a pair of threes, and Nguyen wins the pot with   , good for a pair of aces.

Qui Nguyen - 136,500,000 (114 bb)
Cliff Josephy - 18,900,000 (16 bb)

11/01/16 06:40:46 PM PDT
Cliff Josephy raises to 3,200,000 on the button and wins the blinds and antes.
11/01/16 06:37:03 PM PDT

Cliff Josephy raises to 3,200,000 out of the small blind and Gordon Vayo calls the additional 2,000,000 from the big blind. The flop is     and Josephy checks.

Vayo bets 2,800,000 and Josephy check-raises to 9,900,000. Vayo quickly folds and Josephy wins the pot.

Cliff Josephy - 45,000,000 (38 bb)
Gordon Vayo - 182,200,000 (152 bb)

11/01/16 06:33:09 PM PDT

Gordon Vayo raises to 2,600,000 on the button and Qui Nguyen calls from the small blind. Cliff Josephy folds from the big blind and they are heads-up to a flop of    .

Nguyen leads out for 2,900,000 and Vayo raises to 7,400,000. Nguyen announces "raise" and makes it 20,400,000. Vayo quickly folds and Nguyen takes the pot.

Qui Nguyen - 109,600,000 (91 bb)
Gordon Vayo - 188,400,000 (157 bb)

11/01/16 06:27:45 PM PDT

Cliff Josephy raises to 2,500,000 on the button and Qui Nguyen calls from the big blind. The flop is     and Nguyen checks.

Josephy bets 3,500,000 and Nguyen check-raises to 9,700,000. Josephy folds and Nguyen drags the pot.

Qui Nguyen - 98,000,000 (82 bb)
Cliff Josephy - 40,000,000 (33 bb)

11/01/16 06:21:43 PM PDT

Qui Nguyen raises to 2,900,000 on the button and Cliff Josephy moves all in for 22,200,000 out of the small blind. Gordon Vayo folds his big blind and Nguyen quickly calls.

Josephy shows    and is trailing Nguyen's   .

The flop is     and Nguyen's rail erupts after Nguyen flops top pair. Josephy flops a gutshot straight draw with a jack and can still hit a king to take the lead.

The turn is the  , which adds a lot of outs to Josephy's hand. Josephy can hit a jack, a nine, a king, or a spade to double up and stay alive.

The river is the   and Josephy hits running spades to make a flush and stay alive. Josephy's rail starts a "Johnny Comeback" chant and Nguyen drops below 100 million chips for the first time since hand #108 of the final table.

Cliff Josephy - 46,200,000 (39 bb)
Qui Nguyen - 91,000,000 (76 bb)

11/01/16 06:16:20 PM PDT

Gordon Vayo raises to 2,600,000 on the button and Cliff Josephy moves all in out of the big blind for 18,600,000. Vayo folds and Josephy wins the pot. 

11/01/16 06:13:45 PM PDT

Gordon Vayo completes the small blind and Qui Nguyen checks his option from the big blind. The flop is     and Vayo bets 1,500,000.

Nguyen folds and Vayo takes the pot.

11/01/16 06:08:37 PM PDT

Qui Nguyen raises to 2,900,000 on the button and wins the blinds and antes.