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2018 49th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Saturday, June 09, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 2018

Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $9,937,350
  • Entries: 7,361
  • Remaining: 0
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06/13/18 07:27:18 PM PDT (about 69 days and 17 hours ago)
 
Level 37 started
 
Level: 37 Blinds: 200000/400000 Ante: 50000
06/13/18 06:29:19 PM PDT (about 69 days and 18 hours ago)
 
Chip Counts at the Dinner Break
 

The three remaining players are on a one-hour dinner break. Play will resume at approximately 7:25 pm local time.

Sam Razavi35,000,00013,600,000
Joe McKeehen10,200,000200,000
Arne Kern10,100,000-300,000
06/13/18 06:27:57 PM PDT (about 69 days and 18 hours ago)
 
Hand #99
 

Hand #99

Sam Razavi raised to 700,000 from the small blind and won the pot uncontested.

06/13/18 06:26:47 PM PDT (about 69 days and 18 hours ago)
 
Michael Souza Eliminated in 4th Place ($402,614)
 

Michael Souza

Hand #98: The action folded to Michael Souza in the small blind and he limped in. Sam Razavi raised to 700,000 from the big blind and Souza moved all in for 14,100,000. Razavi snap called turning over    and it was a classic coin flip with Souza holding   .

The dealer fanned the     flop and it was no help to Souza who's rail began to shout for an ace or a king. The turn   was no help to Souza and he would need an ace or a king on the river to survive.

Razavi's rail erupted when the   hit the rail and the massive pot was shipped Razavi's way.

Souza is the 4th place Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER finisher taking home his largest career tournament score of $402,614.

Sam Razavi35,000,00013,600,000
Michael Souza0-14,600,000
06/13/18 06:25:07 PM PDT (about 69 days and 18 hours ago)
 
Hands #95-97: Kern Check Raises All-In
 

Hand #95: Sam Razavi limped in from the small blind and Joe McKeehen checked his big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Razavi check called a bet of 550,000 from McKeehen. The river was the   and Razavi checked to McKeehen who checked back.

Razavi smiled turning over his    for kings full of nines and McKeehen mucked.

Hand #96: Razavi raised to 600,000 from the button and Arne Kern called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Kern checked. Razavi bet 375,000 and Kern check raised all in for 1,100,000. Razavi instantly folded and Kern scooped the pot.

Hand #97: McKeehen raised to 650,000 and the table folded.

06/13/18 06:24:13 PM PDT (about 69 days and 18 hours ago)
 
Justin Liberto Eliminated in 5th Place ($303,294)
 

Justin Liberto

Hand #94: Michael Souza raised to 800,000 from the button, Justin Liberto jammed from the small blind, and Souza called to put Liberto at risk.

Michael Souza:   
Justin Liberto:   

Souza had the preflop advantage and Liberto needed to improve in order to stay alive. The     flop kept Souza in the lead, and although Liberto picked up a flush draw on the   turn, the   river changed nothing, so Souza took the pot to end Liberto's deep run in this tournament.

Sam Razavi21,400,0003,500,000
Michael Souza14,600,0008,800,000
Arne Kern10,400,000-1,700,000
Joe McKeehen10,000,000-3,200,000
Justin Liberto0-6,200,000
06/13/18 06:19:35 PM PDT (about 69 days and 18 hours ago)
 
Hands #92-93: Souza Shoves
 

Hand #92: Sam Razavi raised to 600,000 from the cutoff, Joe McKeehen three-bet from the button to 1.8 million, Michael Souza four-bet shoved for 7.27 million, Razavi and McKeehen both folded, and Souza took the pot.

Hand #93: Sam Razavi raised to 675,000 from under the gun and Joe McKeehen called from the cutoff. The flop came     and Razavi checked. McKeehen bet 550,000 and Razavi folded.

06/13/18 06:15:16 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #88-91: Razavi Adds Some More
 

Hand #88: Justin Liberto got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #89: Liberto limped in from the small blind and Sam Razavi checked from the big. They went heads up to the     flop and Liberto checked. Razavi bet 300,000 and Liberto folded.

Hand #90: Arne Kern raised to 700,000 and Michael Souza moved all in for 5,970,000. Kern folded and Souza took the pot.

Hand #91: Razavi raised to 775,000 from the button and Arne Kern defended his big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Kern checked called a bet of 850,000 from Razavi.

The river was the   and Kern checked to Razavi who bet 2,380,000. Kern folded his hand and Razavi continues to chip up with just 5 players remaining.

06/13/18 06:07:51 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #83-87: Souza Hits Broadway
 

Hand #83: Michael Souza completed the small blind and Justin Liberto checked his option. The flop came     and both players checked. The   fell on the turn and Souza check-called a bet of 425,000 from Liberto. The river was the   and Souza bet 300,000. Liberto called and Souza tabled    for Broadway to take the pot.

Hand #84: Arne Kern raised to 700,000 from the cutoff, Sam Razavi three-bet to 3.2 million from the big blind, and Kern folded.

Hand #85: Michael Souza limped from the cutoff, Sam Razavi completed his small blind, and Joe McKeehen checked his option. All three players checked the     flop. The turn brought the  , Razavi bet 375,000, both of his opponents folded, and he took the pot.

Hand #86: Action folded to the blinds and Joe McKeehen called from the small. Arne Kern checked his option and the two players saw a flop of    . They both checked and the turn brought the  . McKeehen bet 450,000 and Kern called. The   fell on the river, both players checked, and Kern tabled   , which was good enough to win the pot.

Hand #87: Joe McKeehen raised to 650,000 from the button and won the pot uncontested.

06/13/18 06:00:40 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #79-82: Razavi Extending His Lead
 

Sam Razavi

Hand #79: Justin Liberto limped the small blind and Sam Razavi checked his big. They went heads up to the     flop and Liberto bet 325,000 Razavi called and the turn was the  . Liberto fired out a bet of 525,000 and Razavi called.

Both players checked the   and Razavi showed    to take the pot.

Hand #80: Liberto limped the button and Razavi limped the small blind. Joe McKeehen checked his big blind and they went three handed to the     flop. It checked to Liberto who bet 450,000 and Razavi called.

They went heads up to the   turn and both players checked. The   completed the board and Razavi led out with a bet of 775,000. Liberto folded and Razavi dragged in the pot.

Hand #81: Michael Souza raised to 800,000 and the table folded.

Hand #82: McKeehen raised to 650,000 from the button and Michael Souza defended his big blind. They saw a flop of     and both players checked. The turn was the   and again both players checked. The river was the   and Souza checked to McKeehen who bet 375,000. Souza quickly folded and McKeehen scooped the pot.

Sam Razavi17,900,0007,100,000
Joe McKeehen13,200,000-2,000,000
Arne Kern12,100,000700,000
Justin Liberto6,200,000-2,600,000
Michael Souza5,800,000500,000
06/13/18 05:50:01 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #75-78: Kern's Fives Win
 

Hand #75: action folded around to the blinds, Sam Razavi called from the small, and Joe McKeehen checked his option. Both players checked all the way down on the       board and Razavi's hand was best.

Hand #76: Action folded to the blinds and Joe McKeehen called from the small. Arne Kern raised to 1 million and McKeehen called. The flop came     and they both checked. The turn brought the  , McKeehen bet 1.2 million, and Kern called. Both players checked the   river and Kern tabled   , which was good enough to win the pot against McKeehen's   .

Hand #77: Sam Razavi raised to 700,000 from the cutoff and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #78: Arne Kern raised to 700,000 from the button, Michael Souza three-bet shoved from the small blind for 4.75 million, and Kern folded.

06/13/18 05:44:06 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Manuel Ruivo Eliminated in 6th Place ($230,120)
 

Manuel Ruivo

Hand #74: The action folded to Manuel Ruivo on the button and he moved all in for 3,140,000. Justin Liberto folded his small blind and Sam Razavi snap called from the big blind. Ruivo turned over    and Razavi showed   . "I never lose with this hand" said Ruivo to which Razavi joking replied "There's a first time for everything."

The board ran out       and Razavi's pocket aces held up to earn him the pot and the elimination.

Ruivo is the 6th place Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER finisher and takes home $230,120 for his efforts.

Manuel Ruivo0-3,400,000
06/13/18 05:40:02 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hand #73: Liberto Raises McKeehen
 

Hand #73: Joe McKeehen raised to 650,00 and Justin Liberto called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and McKeehen continued with a bet of 450,000. Liberto raised to 1,650,000 and McKeehen quickly released his hand into the muck.

Joe McKeehen15,200,000-1,500,000
Justin Liberto8,800,0001,300,000
06/13/18 05:35:52 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Barny Boatman Eliminated in 7th Place ($175,865)
 

Barny Boatman

Hand #72: Barny Boatman shoved for 3.36 million from under the gun, Arne Kern came over the top, everyone else got out of the way, and the two players tabled their hands.

Barny Boatman:   
Arne Kern:   

Boatman had the preflop advantage with the better ace and Kern needed help from the deck in order to stack him. The board ran out       to give Kern aces and jacks, so he took the pot to end Boatman's deep run in this event.

Joe McKeehen16,700,000-500,000
Arne Kern11,400,0005,300,000
Sam Razavi10,800,0000
Justin Liberto7,500,0001,600,000
Michael Souza5,300,000-800,000
Manuel Ruivo3,400,000-600,000
Barny Boatman0-5,100,000
06/13/18 05:28:17 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Level 36 started
 
Level: 36 Blinds: 150000/300000 Ante: 50000
06/13/18 05:25:41 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #69-71: Kern Takes One from Boatman
 

Hand #69: Sam Razavi limped the small blind and Joe McKeehen checked his big blind. They saw a flop of     and both players checked. The   hit the turn and Razavi led out with a bet of 300,000. McKeehen folded and Razavi took the pot.

Hand #70: Barny Boatman raised to 540,000 from the cutoff and Arne Kern called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Kern checked called a bet of 600,000 from Boatman.

Both players checked the   river card and Kern tabled his    for aces and nines. Boatman mucked his hand and Kern added the pot to his stack.

Hand #71: Justin Liberto raised to 600,000 from early position and won the pot uncontested.

06/13/18 05:25:00 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #64-68: Raise-and-Takes
 

Hand #64: Joe McKeehen opened to 525,000 from the button, Michael Souza shoved from the big blind for 5.33 million, and McKeehen folded.

Hand #65: Arne Kern raised to 550,000 from the button and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #66: Barny Boatman raised to 525,000 from under the gun and won the blinds and antes without a fight.

Hand #67: Joe McKeehen raised to 525,000 from early position and Justin Liberto three-bet to 1.4 million from the small blind. McKeehen folded and Liberto took the pot.

Hand #68: Joe McKeehen raised to 525,000 from under the gun and won the pot uncontested.

06/13/18 05:20:20 PM PDT (about 69 days and 19 hours ago)
 
Hands #61-63: Razavi Shows Top Set
 

Hand #61: Joe McKeehen raised to 525,000 under the gun and Justin Liberto called from the button. They went heads up to the     flop. McKeehen continued with a bet of 475,000 and Liberto folded.

Hand #62: Joe McKeehen got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #63: Sam Razavi raised to 500,000 from the button and Joe McKeehen called from the small blind. Arne Kern called from the big blind and they went three handed to the     flop. It checked to Razavi who bet 675,000 and McKeehen called.

They went heads up to the   turn and McKeehen checked to Razavi who bet 1,875,000. McKeehen folded and Razavi turned his    over as he dragged in the pot.

Joe McKeehen17,200,000500,000
Sam Razavi10,800,0001,200,000
Arne Kern6,100,000600,000
Michael Souza6,100,000-700,000
Justin Liberto5,900,000300,000
Barny Boatman5,100,000300,000
Manuel Ruivo4,000,000-2,300,000
06/13/18 05:13:25 PM PDT (about 69 days and 20 hours ago)
 
Hands #57-60
 

Hand #57: Joe McKeehen raised to 525,000 from the button and Michael Souza called from the big blind. The flop came     and Souza check-called a bet of 500,000 from McKeehen. The turn brought the   and Souza checked. McKeehen bet 1.35 million and Souza folded.

Hand #58: Justin Liberto raised to 480,000 from under the gun and Manuel Ruivo called from the big blind. The flop came     and Ruivo check-called a bet of 325,000 from Liberto. The turn brought the   and Ruivo checked. Liberto bet 620,000 and Ruivo called. The   fell on the river, Ruvio checked, Liberto bet 1.57 million, and Ruivo folded.

Hand #59: Joe McKeehen raised to 525,000 from the hijack, Arne Kern jammed from the cutoff for 5.24 million, and McKeehen folded.

Hand #60: Joe McKeehen raised to 525,000 from early position and Barny Boatman called from the big blind. The flop came     and Boatman check-called a bet of 425,000 from McKeehen. The turn brought the   and they both checked. They checked the   river as well and McKeehen's hand was best.

06/13/18 05:00:21 PM PDT (about 69 days and 20 hours ago)
 
Hands #54-56: Razavi Chips Up
 

Sam Razavi

Hand #54: Arne Kern raised to 500,000 from early position and Michael Souza reraised to 1,500,000. Kern folded and Souza took the pot.

Hand #55: Sam Razavi limped the small blind and Joe McKeehen checked his option in the big. Both player checked the     flop and did the same when the   hit the turn.

They checked again on the river and Razavi tabled    for two pair to take the pot.

Hand #56: Barny Boatman raised to 525,000 from the cutoff and Sam Razavi called from the button. They went heads up to the     flop and Boatman bet 750,000. Razavi called and the both players checked the   turn card.

The river was the   and Boatman led out with a bet of 2,000,000. Razavi quickly called turning over    for a turned full house and Boatman fired his hand into the muck.

Joe McKeehen16,700,000-800,000
Sam Razavi9,600,0004,300,000
Michael Souza6,800,000500,000
Manuel Ruivo6,300,000-1,000,000
Justin Liberto5,600,000100,000
Arne Kern5,500,000700,000
Barny Boatman4,800,000-4,000,000
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