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

Friday, June 15, 2018 to Sunday, June 17, 2018

Event #32: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $5,326,200
  • Entries: 5,918
  • Remaining: 0
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EVENT UPDATES

06/18/18 01:44:27 PM PDT (about 59 days and 23 hours ago)
 
Hands #78-83: Another Shove From Bennett
 

Hand #78: Bill Bennett raised to 440,000 from under the gun. Gary Friedlander defended his big blind but check-folded to a bet of 600,000 on a     flop.

Hand #79: Scott Hamilton-Hill raised to 450,000 from under the gun and took down the pot.

Hand #80: Bennett raised to 580,000 in the small blind, and Hamilton-Hill mucked   

Hand #81: Bill Stabler raised to 400,000 from under the gun and took down the pot.

Hand #82: Friedlander raiesd to 420,000 from under the gun and Stabler showed    in the big blind before mucking.

Hand #83: Bennett raised to 320,000 from under the gun and Matthew Davis called on the button. Bennett bet 500,000 on the     flop and Davis called. Bennett then shoved on the   turn and Davis quickly folded.

06/18/18 01:38:45 PM PDT (about 59 days and 23 hours ago)
 
Hands #72-77: Bennett Clicks It Back
 

Hands #72: Bill Bennett called from the cutoff, Matthew Davis completed his small blind, and Bill Stabler checked his option. The flop came     and action checked to Bennett. He bet 500,000, both of his opponents folded, and he took the chips.

Hands #73: Action folded to the blinds, Stabler raised to 450,000, and he took the pot without a fight.

Hands #74: Gary Friedlander called from the small blind, Bennett raised to 320,000 from the big blind, and Friedlander called. The flop came     and Friedlander checked. Bennett bet 320,000 and Friedlander folded.

Hands #75: Gary Friedlander raised to 400,000 from the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hands #76: Stabler raised to 420,000 from under the gun and took the pot without a fight.

Hands #77: Bennett called from the cutoff and Stabler checked his option. The flop fell     and Stabler bet 160,000. Bennett raised to 320,000, Stabler folded, and Bennett took the pot.

06/18/18 01:20:25 PM PDT (about 59 days and 23 hours ago)
 
Level 33 started
 
Level: 33 Blinds: 80000/160000 Ante: 20000
06/18/18 01:15:18 PM PDT (about 59 days and 23 hours ago)
 
Break
 

Here are the chip counts for the remaining five players:

Matthew Davis8,900,000100,000
Bill Stabler6,900,000870,000
Gary Friedlander6,500,000940,000
Bill Bennett6,000,000500,000
Scott Hamilton-Hill2,600,000-100,000
06/18/18 01:10:26 PM PDT (about 59 days and 23 hours ago)
 
Hands #66-71: Hamilton-Hill Doubles Up
 

Hand #66: Scott Hamilton-Hill limped in the small blind and Matthew Davis checked his big blind. The flop came    . Hamilton-Hill bet 160,000 and Davis called. The pair checked the   turn. The river was the   and Hamilton-Hill check-folded to a bet of 300,000.

Hand #67: Davis raised to 360,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #68: Hamilton-Hill open-raised all in for 1,075,000. It folded to Gary Friedlander in the big blind who called.

Scott Hamilton-Hill:   
Gary Friedlander:   

The board ran out       giving Hamilton-Hill the double-up.

Hand #69: Friedlander raised to 260,000 in the small blind and Bill Bennett called in the big blind. Friedlander bet 250,000 on the     flop and Bennett folded.

Hand #70: Bennett limped in the small blind and Hamilton-Hill checked his big blind. The flop came     and Bennett bet 375,000 and Hamilton-Hill folded.

Hand #71: Bill Stabler raised to 220,000 and Hamilton-Hill three-bet all in from the small blind. Stabler folded and was shown   

Gary Friedlander5,560,000-1,740,000
Scott Hamilton-Hill2,700,0001,900,000
06/18/18 12:59:18 PM PDT (about 59 days and 24 hours ago)
 
Hands #61-65: Hamilton-Hill Shoves on Friedlander
 

Hand #61: Gary Friedlander raised to 280,000 from the hijack and Matthew Davis called from the big blind. The flop came     and both players checked. The   fell on the turn, Davis bet 425,000, and Friedlander folded.

Hand #62: Friedlander raised to 280,000 and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #63: Bill Bennett limped from under the gun and Friedlander checked his option. The flop came    , Friedlander checked, Bennett bet 450,000, and Friedlander folded.

Hand #64: Bill Bennett got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #65: Frieldander raised to 285,000 from the button and Scott Hamilton-Hill three-bet shoved from the big blind. After some consideration, Friedlander folded and Hamilton-Hill took the pot.

06/18/18 12:50:58 PM PDT (about 59 days and 24 hours ago)
 
Rachel Delatorre Eliminated in 6th Place ($129,648)
 

Rachel Delatorre

Hand #60:

Matthew Davis raised to 260,000 from under the gun. It folded to Rachel Delatorre in the big blind who called.

The flop came     and Delatorre wasted no time in moving all in for 870,000. Davis snap-called.

Rachel Delatorre:   
Matthew Davis:   

Both players remarkably had the same hand! The   turn, however, gave Davis a flush draw, then the river   completed that flush and sent Delatorre to the rail in sixth place.

Matthew Davis8,800,0001,900,000
Rachel Delatorre0-1,400,000
06/18/18 12:44:43 PM PDT (about 59 days and 24 hours ago)
 
Hands #53-59: Three Open-Shoves
 

Hand #53: Action folded to the blinds, Bill Bennett called from the small, and Scott Hamilton-Hill checked his option. The flop came     and Bennett check-called a bet of 275,000 from Hamilton-Hill. The   hit the turn and both players checked. The   fell on the river, Bennett bet 300,000, and Hamilton-Hill folded.

Hand #54: Scott Hamilton-Hill shoved from the small blind and won the pot without a fight.

Hand #55: Matthew Davis got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #56: Action folded to the blinds and Davis called from the small. Stabler raised to 360,000 from the big and Davis folded.

Hand #57: Scott Hamilton-Hill shoved from early position for 1.025 million and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #58: Rachel Delatorre jammed for 870,000 from the hijack and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #59: Davis raised from under the gun to 280,000. Gary Friedlander called and Hamilton-Hill called from the big blind. The flop came     and Hamilton-Hill checked. Davis bet 560,000 and got two folds.

06/18/18 12:34:04 PM PDT (about 59 days and 24 hours ago)
 
Hands #47-52: Bennett With the Audacious Bluff
 

Bill Bennett

Hand #47: Bill Bennett limped in the small blind and folded to a shove from Scott Hamilton-Hill in the big blind.

Hand #48: Gary Friedlander raised to 285,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #49: Hamilton-Hill raised all in from the button and won.

Hand #50: Bennett raised to 250,000 from the hijack and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #51: Matthew Davis raised to 300,000 on the button and everyone folded.

Hand #52: Friedlander limped in the small blind and Bennett checked his big blind. The flop came    . Friedlander check-called a bet of 375,000 and the turn was the  . Friedlander check-called another bet, this time for 500,000. The river was the  . Friedlander checked and Bennett moved all in.

Friedlander eventually folded, and Bennett showed him    for a missed flush draw and four-high as he won the pot.

Gary Friedlander7,300,000-800,000
Bill Bennett5,500,000800,000
06/18/18 12:26:06 PM PDT (about 59 days and 0 hour ago)
 
Hands #42-46: Friedlander Applies Pressure
 

Hand #42: Gary Friedlander raised to 285,000 from the cutoff and took the pot uncontested.

Hand #43: Scott Hamilton-Hill shoved from the button for 710,000, and although Matthew Davis spent about a minute in the tank before he folded his big blind, Hamilton-Hill won the pot without a fight.

Hand #44: Friedlander raised from under the gun and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #45: Rachel Delatorre raised to 310,000 from the cutoff and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #46: Bill Stabler raised to 310,000 from the button, Friedlander three-bet to 1.01 million from the small blind, and Stabler folded.

Gary Friedlander8,100,0000
Matthew Davis6,900,000-500,000
Bill Stabler6,030,000-220,000
Bill Bennett4,700,000800,000
Rachel Delatorre1,400,000-300,000
Scott Hamilton-Hill800,000-850,000
06/18/18 12:13:10 PM PDT (about 59 days and 0 hour ago)
 
Hands #37-41: Small Pots
 

Hand #37: Matthew Davis received a walk.

Hand #38: Scott Hamilton-Hill moved all in and took down the pot, revealing   

Hand #39: Davis raised to 275,000 on the button and Bill Stabler three-bet to 775,000 in the small blind. Davis folded.

Hand #40: Stabler raised to 240,000 on the button and Bill Bennett defended his big blind. Bennett quickly check-folded to a bet of 250,000 on the     flop.

Hand #41: Davis raised to 300,000 and took down the pot.

06/18/18 12:09:30 PM PDT (about 59 days and 0 hour ago)
 
Frank Berry Eliminated in 7th Place ($99,032)
 

Frank Berry

Hand #36: Frank Berry shoved from the hijack for 580,000, Bill Bennett called from the button, and Scott Hamilton-Hill called from the small blind.

The flop came     and Hamilton-Hill checked. Bennett bet 1 million, Hamilton-Hill folded, and the two remaining players tabled their hands.

Frank Berry:   
Bill Bennett:   

Bennett had taken the lead when he paired up on the flop and Berry needed to improve in order to survive. The   turn and   river were no help to Berry and Bennett took the pot to end his deep run in this event.

Frank Berry0-600,000
06/18/18 12:03:19 PM PDT (about 59 days and 0 hour ago)
 
Hands #31-35: Davis Takes From Bennett
 

Hand #31: Rachel Delatorre moved all in from the button and took down the pot.

Hand #32: Bill Bennett raised to 300,000 and Matthew Davis called on the button. Bennett bet 500,000 on the     flop and Davis called. The pair checked the   turn.

The river was the  . Bennett bet 500,000 and Davis quickly called. Bennett showed    and Davis won the pot with   

Hand #33: Bennett limped from under the gun and Gary Friedlander checked his big blind. Friedlander check-folded to a bet of 200,000 on a     flop.

Hand #34: Friedlander limped in the small blind and Bennett raised to 350,000 in the big blind. Friedlander folded.

Hand #35: Bill Stabler raised to 240,000 and took down the pot.

Gary Friedlander8,100,000-300,000
Matthew Davis7,400,0001,300,000
Bill Bennett3,900,000-1,200,000
06/18/18 11:56:01 AM PDT (about 59 days and 1 hour ago)
 
Hands #26-30: Berry Folds to Hamilton-Hill
 

Hand #26: Matthew Davis raised to 275,000 from the cutoff and Bill Stabler called from the button. The flop came    , Davis bet 425,000, and Stabler folded.

Hand #27: Bill Stabler raised to 240,000 from the cutoff and Bill Bennett called from the big blind. The flop came    , Bennett checked, Stabler bet 250,000, Bennett folded, and Stabler took the pot.

Hand #28: Matthew Davis raised to 275,000 from middle position and took down the pot uncontested. He showed    with a smile and said "I found one of the ways to play them right. Raise and have everyone fold."

Hand #29: Frank Berry raised to 250,000 from the hijack and Scott Hamilton-Hill called from the big blind. The flop came     and Hamilton-Hill shoved for 1.24 million. Berry went into the tank for about 20 seconds before he folded    face up.

Hand #30: Scott Hamilton-Hill raised to 280,000 from the button, Matthew Davis shoved from the big blind to put Hamilton-Hill to a decision for his stack, and he folded. He flashed the   as he tossed his cards into the muck and Davis took the pot.

Matthew Davis6,100,000800,000
Scott Hamilton-Hill1,650,0000
Frank Berry600,000-1,000,000
06/18/18 11:42:30 AM PDT (about 59 days and 1 hour ago)
 
Hands #21-25: Stabler Chips Up Against Davis
 

Hand #21: Frank Berry raised to 250,000. Bill Bennett three-bet to 500,000 on the button and took down the pot.

Hand #22: Scott Hamilton-Hill moved all in from the small blind and took down the pot. Rachel Delatorre flashed a   in the big blind.

Hand #23: Bill Stabler raised to 240,000 from under the gun and Matthew Davis defended his big blind. Davis check-called a bet of 250,000 on the     flop, but check-folded to a bet of 550,000 on the   turn.

Hand #24: Davis raised to 280,000 in the small blind, and Stabler three-bet to 775,000 from the big blind. Davis folded.

Hand #25: Hamilton-Hill raised to 280,000 and took down the pot.

Bill Stabler6,250,000700,000
Matthew Davis5,300,000-710,000
Bill Bennett5,100,00050,000
Scott Hamilton-Hill1,650,000350,000
Frank Berry1,600,000-400,000
06/18/18 11:35:34 AM PDT (about 59 days and 1 hour ago)
 
Joseph Schulman Eliminated in 8th Place ($76,204)
 

Joseph Schulman

Hand #20:

Scott Hamilton-Hill raised to 285,000 from under the gun, Bill Bennett called from the small blind, and Joseph Schulman called from the big blind.

The flop came     and Bennett bet 700,000, Schulman shoved for about 1.5 million, Hamilton-Hill folded, and Bennett called to put Schulman at risk.

Bill Bennett:   
Joseph Schulman:   

Bennett had a commanding lead with the larger of the two sets and Schulman, who found himself on the unfortunate end of the cooler, needed a lot of help to survive. The   turn and   river changed nothing, so Bennett took the pot to end Schulman's deep run in this event.

Bill Bennett5,050,0002,315,000
Joseph Schulman0-1,510,000
06/18/18 11:31:03 AM PDT (about 59 days and 1 hour ago)
 
Hands #18-19: Delatorre Gets Active
 

Hand #18: Rachel Delatorre raised to 400,000 from the hijack and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #19: Rachel Delatorre raised to 250,000 from middle position, Frank Berry called from the button, and Bill Bennett called from the big blind. The flop came     and all three players checked. The turn brought the  , Bennett bet 300,000, and both his opponents folded.

06/18/18 11:21:27 AM PDT (about 59 days and 1 hour ago)
 
Hands #13-17: Two Shoves, No Calls
 

The first twelve hands of the FT were played yesterday

Hand #13: Frank Berry raised to 300,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #14: Berry raised to 300,000 and Rachel Delatorre three-bet all in for 1,615,000. Berry folded   

Hand #15: Gary Friedlander raised to 240,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #16: Friedlander raised to 240,000 and Bill Stabler defended his big blind. Stabler check-called a bet of 240,000 on the     flop, but check-folded to a bet of 480,000 on the   turn.

Hand #17: It folded to Scott Hamilton-Hill who moved all in. He took down the pot and showed   

Gary Friedlander8,400,000320,000
Bill Stabler5,550,000-535,000
Frank Berry2,000,000-90,000
Rachel Delatorre1,700,00055,000
Scott Hamilton-Hill1,300,000-155,000
06/18/18 11:06:49 AM PDT (about 59 days and 1 hour ago)
 
Shuffle Up and Deal!
 

Day 4 action is officially underway.

Final Table
Final Table
06/18/18 08:56:50 AM PDT (about 59 days and 4 hours ago)
 
Eight Remain in Event #32: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em; Friedlander Leads
 

Gary Friedlander

Event #32: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em generated a record-breaking 5,919 players, but just eight will return for Day 4 action at 11:00 a.m. local time to play down to a winner. The remaining players are all guaranteed a payday of at least $76,204, but all eyes are fixed on the top prize of $662,983 and WSOP gold bracelet.

Leading the way is Gary Friedlander, who will take a stack of 8,080,000 chips out of the bag when play resumes. He's followed by Bill Stabler (6,085,000) and Matthew Davis (6,010,000), the only other players currently over the 5-million chip mark.

Here's a look at the seating chart for the final table:

Final Table Seat Draw

RoomTable/SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
AmazonFT/2Joseph SchulmanUnited States1,510,00015
AmazonFT/3Scott Hamilton-HillNew Zealand1,455,00015
AmazonFT/4Rachel DelatorreUnited States1,645,00016
AmazonFT/5Matthew DavisUnited States6,010,00060
AmazonFT/6Bill StablerUnited States6,085,00061
AmazonFT/7Frank BerryUnited States2,090,00021
AmazonFT/8Gary FriedlanderUnited States8,080,00081
AmazonFT/9Bill BennettUnited States2,735,00027

Play will kick off at Level 31 with blinds of 50,000/100,000 with a 15,000-chip ante. Keep it here for updates on the conclusion of the Seniors No-Limit Hold'em and throughout the 2018 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews Live Reporting team.

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