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2023 World Series of Poker Paradise The Official WSOP Live Updates

Tuesday, December 05, 2023 to Thursday, December 07, 2023

Event #3: GGMillion$ High Roller Championship

EVENT IN PROGRESS:Level: 12 | Blinds: 10,000/15,000 | Ante: 15,000
  • Buy-in: $25,000
  • Prizepool: tbd
  • Entries: tbd
  • Remaining: 93


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Tuesday, December 5, 2023 11:09 PM Local Time (about 14 minutes ago)
Level 12 started
Level: 12
Blinds: 10,000/15,000
Ante: 15,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 11:09 PM Local Time (about 14 minutes ago)
Ausmus Runs Out of Room; Koon and Negreanu Chipping Up

Daniel Negreanu

Jason Koon raised to 24,000 and Jeremy Ausmus shoved for under 200,000 from the next seat over. The rest of the table got out of the way before Koon glanced at his cards and called.

Jeremy Ausmus:   
Jason Koon:   

The board ran out       and Koon held on with pocket fives to make a straight and send Ausmus to hang out with the dolphins.

Meanwhile, Sergio Aido got his last chip on a few hands later and couldn't make it happen.

Elsewhere, Daniel Negreanu is at a nearby table and he continues to add to his chip stack.

Jason Koon1,875,0001,620,000
Daniel Negreanu1,400,000445,000
Jeremy Ausmus00
Sergio Aido0-180,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:57 PM Local Time (about 26 minutes ago)
Goya Horrified By Saliba's Overbet

Justin Saliba was in a heads-up pot against Dante Goya on a board of      .

Saliba bet 200,000 with less than that in the pot and hid beneath his hoodie as Goya used several time banks before landing on a call.

Saliba showed    for a pair of queens and Goya mucked in defeat.

Justin Saliba520,000196,000
Dante Goya170,000-320,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:47 PM Local Time (about 36 minutes ago)
Goya Devours His Tablemate

Andreas Johnsen open-jammed a stack of 60,000 from early position and Oktay Koeysu called in the cutoff before Dante Goya three-bet jammed a stack of 240,000. Koeysu got out of the way.

Andreas Johnsen:   
Dante Goya:   

Johnsen had run into aces and got no help from the runout of       to be eliminated.

Oktay Koeysu650,000-125,000
Dante Goya490,000490,000
Andreas Johnsen00
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:33 PM Local Time (about 50 minutes ago)
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Frederic Normand
Frederic Normand

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Finally, while down at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open, Matt chatted with guest Frederic Normand, who was fresh off winning the WPT bestbet Scramble for $350k. Hear what the Canadian player had to say about his victory and plans for the future.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:28 PM Local Time (about 56 minutes ago)
Level 11 started
Level: 11
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 12,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:26 PM Local Time (about 58 minutes ago)
Marques Takes Out Minko, Surrenders Double to Iribarren

Vladimir Minko was all in for the last of his dwindling stack and Andre Marques was the one to put him at risk. The cards were already turned up and the dealer was ready to go.

Vladimir Minko:   
Andre Marques:   

The board ran out       and Marques flopped a pair of jacks to send Minko to the local beach night club.

On the very next hand, Marques shoved from the small blind and Yerai Iribarren called for his last 90,000 from the big blind.

Yerai Iribarren:   
Andre Marques:   

The board ran out       and Iribarren held on with the ace to secure the double.

Yerai Iribarren425,000425,000
Andre Marques195,000
Vladimir Minko0
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:04 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 19 minutes ago)
Muehloecker Puts Davoud In the Hurt Locker

Thomas Mühlöcker

Jeffrey Davoud open-jammed a stack of 77,000 from the hijack and Marcio Zacconi called in the cutoff as Thomas Muehloecker came along from the big blind.

Muehloecker checked on the flop of     and Zacconi bet 55,000. Muehloecker called. Muehloecker checked again on the   turn and Zacconi checked back.

The   river completed the board and Muehloecker bet 65,000. Zacconi called. Muehloecker showed    for the nut flush, Zacconi showed a worse flush with    and Davoud showed an even worse flush with    before heading to the lagoon.

Thomas Muehloecker550,000-155,000
Marcio Zacconi145,000-455,000
Jeffrey Davoud0-350,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 9:59 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 24 minutes ago)
Arieh, Holz, and Negreanu Among the Pacesetters in a Round of Post-Dinner Break Chip Counts
Hermilo Garza Villareal1,250,000280,000
Josh Arieh1,141,000291,000
Lewis Spencer1,064,00030,000
Fedor Holz1,048,000836,000
Daniel Negreanu955,000205,000
Jonathan Jaffe955,000200,000
Kazuhiko Yotsushika913,000913,000
Orpen Kisacikoglu870,000400,000
Luis Faria840,000140,000
Ryan Riess800,000480,000
Darren Elias780,000500,000
Artur Martirosian775,000385,000
Oktay Koeysu775,000581,000
Sorel Mizzi770,000443,000
Daniel Ghionoiu752,000302,000
Alex Livingston716,000515,000
Thomas Muehloecker705,000465,000
Renat Bohdanov649,000256,000
Chad Eveslage640,000490,000
Ivan Deyra608,000108,000
Marcio Zacconi600,000300,000
Yerai Cabezas560,000560,000
Michael Moncek550,000550,000
Gergely Kulcsar523,000273,500
Armin Rezaei500,00050,000
Biao Ding490,000490,000
Kelvin Kerber483,00083,000
Ioannis Kapnopoulos470,000470,000
Erik Seidel466,000236,000
Dumitru Pora438,00038,000
Andjelko Andrejevic423,000423,000
Klemens Roiter414,000194,000
Jonathan Little400,000149,500
Istvan Briski400,000400,000
Martin Kabrhel375,000210,000
Isaac Haxton359,000270,000
Toni Jordana352,000352,000
Oleg Ustinovich341,000341,000
Leon Sturm329,000329,000
Nick Petrangelo325,000204,000
Justin Saliba324,00054,000
Christian Rudolph300,000300,000
Weiran Pu293,000293,000
Stephen Chidwick270,000115,000
Ben Heath266,000-163,000
Ryan Jensen260,000260,000
Jason Koon255,00085,000
Aram Oganyan255,000255,000
Mazen Abdallah254,0004,000
James Collopy250,000250,000
Nick Schulman250,00090,000
Dylan Linde250,000250,000
Daan Mulders250,000250,000
Ben Yu250,000250,000
Sam Soverel250,000250,000
Vincent Cafone250,00016,000
Niko Koop250,000250,000
Dan Shak250,000250,000
Chino Rheem250,000250,000
Mike Watson250,000250,000
Jason Mercier227,000-208,000
Leonard Maue218,000-17,500
Espen Jorstad218,000-97,000
Brian Kim216,000-79,500
Barry Hutter215,00092,000
Seth Davies205,000-92,000
Masashi Oya202,000
John Krpan193,000193,000
Dante Fernandes192,000192,000
Sean Troha190,000190,000
Sergio Aido180,000-58,000
Pieter Aerts168,000-79,500
Brandon Wilson160,000160,000
Tom Orpaz154,000-337,000
Danilo Velasevic137,000-380,000
Norbert Szecsi124,000-115,500
Sirzat Hissou121,000-259,000
Timothy Adams121,000-317,000
Laurynas Levinskas112,000112,000
Ricardo Ferreira106,000106,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 9:50 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 33 minutes ago)
Level 10 started
Level: 10
Blinds: 5,000/10,000
Ante: 10,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 9:43 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 40 minutes ago)
Pitch Perfect
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 9:23 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 1 minute ago)
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Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:49 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 34 minutes ago)
WSOP Paradise Parlay Gives Players Shot at $100K in Bahamas; Player Reactions
WSOP Paradise
WSOP Paradise

WSOP officials announced the "WSOP Paradise Parlay" by GGPoker, which is a chance for players that cashed in the 2023 WSOP to parlay their summer success into additional cash during 2023 WSOP Paradise.

It's very simple – if a player earns 10 cashes between the two series, they will receive $5,000; if they make three final tables, they'll get $25,000; and if they capture two bracelets, well then a hefty $100,000 additional prize awaits!
Support for the WSOP's new promotion was overwhelmingly positive.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:42 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 41 minutes ago)
Time for Dinner

Players have stepped out for a 60-minute dinner break. There are currently 144 entries for Day 1a and around 90 players remain.

Action will resume at approximately 9:43 p.m. local time.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:40 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 43 minutes ago)
Seidel Scores a Knockout

Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel opened in the cutoff and Pedro Padilha defended out of the big blind.

The flop landed     and Padilha led all in for 22,000. Seidel quickly called with a bigger stack.

Pedro Padilha:   
Erik Seidel:   

Seidel had flopped the better pair and nothing changed on the runout of    to send Padilha to Margaritaville ahead of the dinner break.

Erik Seidel230,000-70,000
Pedro Padilha0-510,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:38 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 45 minutes ago)
Jeremy Dan Pulls $500,000 in Mystery Bounty Event

Jeremy Dan

Across the room, a boisterous reaction was heard as the top prize in the Mystery Bounty was claimed.

Jeremy Dan
Jeremy Dan

It was Jeremy Dan of New York who pulled the $500,000 prize from the drum before he launched himself around the room in excitement.

Jeremy Dan
Jeremy Dan starts his victory lap.
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:32 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 51 minutes ago)
Faria Busts Watson

In a blind versus blind confrontation, Mike Watson was put to the test as Luis Faria bet to put him all in on the board of      .

Watson had about 160,000 left and gave it some thought before calling off. Faria showed    for trips to eliminate the high-stakes titan.

Luis Faria700,000145,000
Mike Watson0-250,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:23 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 0 minute ago)
Petrangelo Takes From Kabrhel

Nick Petrangelo raised to 16,000 and Martin Kabrhel called from the big blind.

The flop was     and both players checked to see   on the turn.

Kabrhel fired 37,000 on the turn and Petrangelo called to see   on the river.

Kabrhel checked the river and Petrangelo checked back, showing   . Kabrhel flashed the losing hand and tossed it in the muck.

Martin Kabrhel165,000
Nick Petrangelo121,000-214,000
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:17 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 6 minutes ago)
Negreanu Cam
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 8:09 PM Local Time (about 3 hours and 14 minutes ago)
Two Game Of Gold Contestants Lead Latest Counts; Another Does Not
Josh Arieh850,000-73,000
Daniel Negreanu750,000430,000
Nick Petrangelo335,000-35,000
Ryan Riess320,000-520,000
Erik Seidel300,000-218,000
Justin Saliba270,000-75,000
Jean-Noel Thorel260,0001,000
Jason Koon170,00061,000
Nick Schulman160,000-93,000
Chad Eveslage150,000-26,500