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2024 55th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 to Friday, June 21, 2024

Event #50: $10,000 Razz Championship

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 17 | Blinds: 0/0 | Ante: 0
  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,106,700
  • Entries: 119
  • Remaining: 12

EVENT UPDATES

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Friday, June 21, 2024 1:36 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 10 minutes ago)
Shack-Harris Leading the Pack in Event #50: $10,000 Razz Championship

Brandon Shack-Harris

It was truly a special day at the 2024 World Series of Poker, where Event #50: $10,000 Razz Championship has concluded play for the day at the Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas. Just 12 players remain from 54 at the start of the day. Leading at the conclusion of Day 2 is Brandon Shack-Harris with 1,554,000 in chips.

Shack-Harris already has two WSOP bracelets to his name, having won the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event in 2014 before taking down the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship in 2016. The Chicago native is fresh off a second-place finish in the $1,500 Razz event earlier this week and looks a solid bet to claim his third piece of WSOP hardware in this event.

End of Day 2 Top 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChipsBig Bets
1Brandon Shack-HarrisUnited States1,554,00039
2George AlexanderUnited States1,178,00029
3Ren LinUnited States945,00024
4Dzmitry UrbanovichPoland815,00020
5Hal RotholzUnited States705,00018
6Robert Campbell (AU)Australia457,00011
7John RacenerUnited States381,00010
8Denis StrebkovRussia337,0008
9Phil IveyUnited States215,0005
10Brian YoonUnited States181,0005

As you would expect from a high-stakes specialist event, the surviving players read like a who's who of the poker world. Including Shack-Harris, seven of the remaining 12 are WSOP champions, and each has won multiple bracelets. Among them is the legendary Phil Ivey (215,000), who won his 11th bracelet earlier this week to close the gap on Phil Hellmuth.

Ivey's fellow Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu, a six-time bracelet winner, also progressed, albeit with the second-shortest stack of the surviving players.

Others through to the business end of this Championship event include $25K Fantasy Draft picks Ren Lin, Dzmitry Urbanovich, Hal Rotholz, Robert Campbell, John Racener, and Brian Yoon.

The likes of George Alexander, and mixed-game online phenom Denis Strebkov are present and correct, and not there to only make up the numbers.

Players played a full eight levels today, so the remaining runners will return on June 21 at 1:00 p.m. local time to the Horseshoe Events Center on Level 18 with betting limits at 20,000/40,000. The prize pool for this event is $1,097,400, with the returning place fighting it out for the juicy first-place payout of $282,433 and a gold bracelet.

Remaining Payouts

PlacePayout
1$282,443
2$188,296
3$130,447
4$92,774
5$67,783
6$50,915
7$39,350
8$31,317
9$25,687
10$21,737
11$21,737
12$20,702

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Friday, June 21, 2024 1:35 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 11 minutes ago)
Seat Draw for Day 2
CasinoTableSeatPlayerCountryChipsBig Bets
Horseshoe11Ren LinUnited States945,00024
Horseshoe12Denis StrebkovRussia337,0008
Horseshoe13Brian YoonUnited States181,0005
Horseshoe14Robert Campbell (AU)Australia457,00011
Horseshoe15John RacenerUnited States381,00010
Horseshoe16Dzmitry UrbanovichPoland815,00020
       
Horseshoe21Brandon Shack-HarrisUnited States1,554,00039
Horseshoe22Daniel NegreanuCanada161,0004
Horseshoe23Jared BleznickUnited States147,0004
Horseshoe24Hal RotholzUnited States705,00018
Horseshoe27Phil IveyUnited States215,0005
Horseshoe28George AlexanderUnited States1,178,00029
Friday, June 21, 2024 1:26 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 19 minutes ago)
Official End of 2 Chip Counts
Brandon Shack-Harris1,554,000204,000
George Alexander1,178,000-22,000
Ren Lin945,000185,000
Dzmitry Urbanovich815,000215,000
Hal Rotholz705,00065,000
Robert Campbell457,00037,000
John Racener381,000-46,000
Denis Strebkov337,000-203,000
Phil Ivey215,0005,000
Brian Yoon181,000-109,000
Daniel Negreanu161,000-89,000
Jared Bleznick147,000-183,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 1:25 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 20 minutes ago)
Play Concludes

Day 2 has ended with 12 players remaining. They'll return tomorrow at 1 p.m. local time.

Stay tuned for chip counts and a recap of the day's action.

Friday, June 21, 2024 1:25 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 21 minutes ago)
Alexander Takes From Rotholz

George Alexander:   /    / 
Hal Rotholz:   /    / 
Phil Ivey:   /    - folded on fifth street

Hal Rotholz completed and was called by Phil Ivey and George Alexander.

Rotholz bet on fourth street, Ivey called, while Alexander raised. Both opponents called and Alexander bet again on fifth.

Only Rotholz called this time and both players checked sixth. Alexander bet on seventh and Rotholz called.

Alexander turned over     for 7-6-5-4-3 and Rotholz mucked.

George Alexander1,200,000160,000
Hal Rotholz640,000-10,000
Phil Ivey210,000-140,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, June 21, 2024 1:09 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 36 minutes ago)
"Easy Game" For Lin

Ren Lin

Ren Lin:   /    / 
Robert Campbell:   /    / 

"I protect you," Ren Lin told Robert Campbell as he limped in. Campbell checked back and Lin then bet on fourth street.

Campbell called before he opened the betting on fifth. Lin called that bet and another on sixth.

Campbell then checked on seventh. "He's behind now," Lin said as he bet. Campbell called.

"Touchdown, baby," Lin yelled out as he showed     for a 9-7-6-5-4. Campbell mucked.

"See? Easy game. I'm the best. Know how to play, now?" Lin said to table neighbor Denis Strebkov as he took the pot.

Ren Lin760,000210,000
Robert Campbell420,00060,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 1:01 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 45 minutes ago)
Alexander Picks Off Bleznick

George Alexander

George Alexander:   /    / 
Jared Bleznick:   /    / 

Jared Bleznick completed, George Alexander raised, and Bleznick called.

Alexander bet on fourth street and Bleznick called. Bleznick then took the lead on fifth and Alexander called.

Bleznick bet again on sixth and Alexander called down to seventh, where Bleznick fired out another bet.

Alexander called once more with     for 9-8-4-3-A and Bleznick quickly mucked.

George Alexander1,040,000290,000
Jared Bleznick330,000-90,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:57 AM Local Time (about 1 hour and 49 minutes ago)
Arthur Morris Eliminated in 13th Place ($20,702)

Arthur Morris

Arthur Morris:    /      /  
Ren Lin:    /      /  

Action was picked up on fourth street where Morris bet and Lin called. On fifth street, Morris bet again, leaving himself just 1,000 behind. Lin contemplated for a while, but decided on a call. Sixth street saw Morris all-in and Lin made the call. The final cards were dealt and Lin showed a queen-jack to beat Morris who held a king-eight for an elimination in 13th place.

Ren Lin550,0000
Arthur Morris0-80,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:46 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 0 minute ago)
Lin Frustrates Morris

Ren Lin:   /    / 
Arthur Morris:   /    / 

Arthur Morris completed, Ren Lin raised, and Morris reraised. Lin called as Morris bet again on fourth street.

Lin called and Morris continued betting down to seventh. Lin called him down and both players checked on seventh.

Lin then showed     for 7-6-4-3-A and Morris sighed and flashed    before mucking, covering his head in his hands as Lin took the pot

Ren Lin550,000135,000
Arthur Morris80,000-145,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:41 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 5 minutes ago)
Alex Livingston Eliminated in 14th Place ($20,702)

Alex Livingston

Alex Livingston:    /      /  
Dzmitry Urbanovich:    /      /  
John Racener:    /    ~folded on fourth street

John Racener completed, Dzmitry Urbanovich raised, and Alex Livingston three-bet. Racener and Urbanovich called. On fourth street, Livingston bet, Racener called, Urbanovich raised, Livingston three-bet all-in, and Racener folded before Urbanovich called. The remaining streets were dealt and Urbanovich held a seven-six to beat Livingston's eight-seven and eliminate him in 14th place.

Dzmitry Urbanovich600,000200,000
John Racener427,00077,000
Alex Livingston0-360,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:33 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 12 minutes ago)
Ismael Bojang Eliminated in 15th Place ($20,702)

Ismael Bojang

Ismael Bojang:   /    / 
Hal Rotholz:   /    / 

Hal Rotholz completed, Ismael Bojang raised, and Rotholz called.

Bojang then bet on fourth street and Rotholz called. Rotholz bet on fifth and Bojang called.

Rotholz bet again on sixth, Bojang raised, and Rotholz reraised. Bojang called all in and showed   , while Rotholz had   . Rotholz caught the   on seventh to make 6-5-3-2-A and Bojang tossed the   into the muck before heading for the exit in 15th place.

"It would've been a hell of a story with that one big bet you saved. It was a good save," Daniel Negreanu told Bojang, referencing their earlier encounter.

Hal Rotholz650,000290,000
Ismael Bojang0-80,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:19 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 26 minutes ago)
Negreanu Runs Into Bleznick's Wheel

Jared Bleznick

Jared Bleznick:   /    / 
Daniel Negreanu:   /    / 

Daniel Negreanu bet on fifth street and Jared Bleznick called.

Negreanu bet again on sixth and Bleznick called once more. Negreanu checked on seventh, Bleznick bet, and Negreanu called.

Bleznick showed     for a wheel and Negreanu mucked.

A few hands earlier, Ismael Bojang had doubled up off Brandon Shack-Harris when he made an 9-6-4-3-A against Shack-Harris' J-8.

Brandon Shack-Harris1,350,000100,000
Jared Bleznick420,000-30,000
Daniel Negreanu250,000-350,000
Ismael Bojang80,00045,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:08 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 38 minutes ago)
Shack-Harris Makes a Six on Negreanu

Brandon Shack-Harris

Brandon Shack-Harris:   /    / 
Daniel Negreanu:   /    / 

Brandon Shack-Harris completed and Daniel Negreanu called.

Negreanu bet on fourth and fifth streets as Shack-Harris called. Negreanu bet again on sixth, Shack-Harris raised, and Negreanu called.

Shack-Harris bet on seventh and Negreanu called once more. Shack-Harris then showed     for 6-4-3-2-A and Negreanu mucked.

Brandon Shack-Harris1,250,000190,000
Daniel Negreanu600,000-160,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:06 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 40 minutes ago)
Bojang Saves His Last Chips

Daniel Negreanu:   /   
Ismael Bojang:   /    - folded on fifth street
George Alexander:   /   - folded on fourth street

Ismael Bojang completed and was called by Daniel Negreanu and George Alexander.

Negreanu bet on fourth street, Bojang raised, and Alexander got out of the way. Negreanu then reraised and Bojang called.

Negreanu bet again on fifth and Bojang, with just one big bet remaining, tanked for several minutes before folding.

Daniel Negreanu760,00080,000
George Alexander750,000150,000
Ismael Bojang35,000-165,000
Friday, June 21, 2024 12:03 AM Local Time (about 2 hours and 43 minutes ago)
Gamble Pays Off for Lin

Arthur Morris:    /      /  
Ren Lin:    /      /  
Denis Strebkov:    /     ~folded on fifth street

Morris completed, Lin raised, Strebkov called, and Morris called. On fourth street, Morris bet, Lin called, and Strebkov called. Fifth street saw Morris bet, Lin call, and Strebkov fold. On sixth, Morris continued with pressure and Lin called, hoping to improve on seventh. Lin did improve and he bet when checked to. Morris called, and Lin showed his six-five for the winner and celebrated.

Ren Lin415,000195,000
Arthur Morris225,000-155,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, June 20, 2024 11:48 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 58 minutes ago)
Level 17 started
Level: 17
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Thursday, June 20, 2024 11:34 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 12 minutes ago)
Final Break

The remaining 15 players are on the last 15-minute break of the day.

There is one more 90-minute level left to play before they bag up for the night.

Thursday, June 20, 2024 11:31 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 15 minutes ago)
Negreanu Plays It Safe, Ivey Has the Goods

Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey:   /    / 
Daniel Negreanu:   /    / 
Brandon Shack-Harris:   /     - folded on sixth street

Brandon Shack-Harris bet on fourth street and was called by Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu.

All three players checked on fifth before Ivey bet on sixth. Only Negreanu called.

Ivey bet again on seventh. "This is a pussy call," Negreanu said as he put in the chips. Ivey then showed     for 6-4-3-2-A. "See what a happy pussy I am," Negreanu added, claiming he had a seven as he mucked.

Brandon Shack-Harris1,060,00010,000
Daniel Negreanu680,000-120,000
Phil Ivey350,00070,000
Thursday, June 20, 2024 11:29 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 17 minutes ago)
Bleznick Catches Good Against Alexander

Jared Bleznick:   /    / 
George Alexander:   /    / 

Jared Bleznick bet on fourth street and George Alexander called.

Bleznick continued betting down to seventh as Alexander came along and called. Bleznick then bet again on seventh.

Alexander called and Bleznick showed     for 8-7-4-3-2. "Good catch," Alexander told him as he mucked.

George Alexander600,000-150,000
Jared Bleznick450,000200,000
Thursday, June 20, 2024 11:19 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 27 minutes ago)
Todd Brunson Eliminated in 16th Place ($20,702)

Todd Brunson

Todd Brunson completed with a  , Phil Ivey raised an  , and Brunson moved all in. Ivey called to put him at risk.

Ivey finished with        for 8-7-6-5-4, while Brunson tossed        into the muck as he couldn't make better than a 9-8 as he headed to the rail in 16th place.

Phil Ivey280,00050,000
Todd Brunson0-40,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander