Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:43 PM Local Time (about 7 minutes ago)
Straver Flops Trips to Double Through Dvoress
Johannes Straver jammed for 2,050,000 in the cutoff and Daniel Dvoress called in the big blind.
The flop vaulted Straver way in front, and the turn and river confirmed his double.
|Johannes Straver||4,400,000||1,350,000 |
|Daniel Dvoress||1,950,000||-100,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:35 PM Local Time (about 15 minutes ago)
Erik Seidel Eliminated in 19th Place ($90,700)
Artur Martirosian raised to 400,000 under the gun, Erik Seidel shoved all in for about 3,000,000 in the cutoff, and Martirosian called.
The board ran out and Martirosian turned a flush to confirm Seidel's elimination in 19th place for $90,700.
|Artur Martirosian||8,500,000||500,000 |
|Erik Seidel||0||-2,600,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:34 PM Local Time (about 15 minutes ago)
Oktay Koeysu Eliminated in 20th Place ($90,700)
Action was heads up with a board that read and Oktay Koeysu got his stack of 2,325,000 into the middle against Samuel Mullur. Mullur put him at risk and turned over for the nut flush. Koeysu shook his head and showed before he was headed for the door with $90,700 for his 20th place finish.
|Samuel Mullur||4,800,000||950,000 |
|Oktay Koeysu||0||-6,350,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:27 PM Local Time (about 23 minutes ago)
Daniel Rezaei Eliminated in 21st Place ($90,700)
Daniel Rezaei was all in and at risk for around 800,000 against Renat Bohdanov in the hand after Bohdanov busted Jason Koon.
Rezaei couldn't stay ahead with sixes as the board ran out to give Bohdanov a flush as he scored back-to-back knockouts.
|Renat Bohdanov||14,000,000||2,500,000 |
|Daniel Rezaei||0||-900,000 |0
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:19 PM Local Time (about 31 minutes ago)
Ding Goes Runner-Runner to Double Through Seidel
Biao Ding open-jammed on the button and got action from Erik Seidel in the small blind.
The flop of paired Seidel's king to have Ding drawing practically dead to running threes or hearts and straight cards for a chop.
The turn kept him alive and the entire table was shocked as the landed on the river to give him trips to double up through the Poker Hall of Famer, who took the beat with a smile.
|Biao Ding||4,200,000||2,200,000 |
|Erik Seidel||2,600,000||-900,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:18 PM Local Time (about 32 minutes ago)
Jason Koon Eliminated in 22nd Place ($90,700)
Jason Koon opened to 600,000 on the button and Renat Bohdanov three-bet jammed in the big blind. Koon called off with a stack of around 6,000,000.
Koon was still ahead with king-high after the flop of , but the put Bohdanov in front and Koon couldn't hit a spade as the river rolled off and he shared some choice words with his opponent.
"30 bigs, ten-eight suited," Koon groaned. "World-class stuff."
|Renat Bohdanov||11,500,000||3,900,000 |
|Jason Koon||0||-7,875,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:08 PM Local Time (about 41 minutes ago)
Aleksejs Ponakovs Eliminated in 23rd Place ($90,700)
Aleksejs Ponakovs shoved his last 600,000 and Renat Bohdanov called from the cutoff before Daniel Rezaei came along from the big blind. Action was three ways and Ponakovs was at risk.
The flop was and Rezaei checked. Bohdanov bet 200,000 and Rezaei folded. With Rezaei out of the way, the cards were turned up.
The board finished up and Ponakovs was sent to paddle board with the dolphins with an extra $90,700 for his 23rd-place finish.
|Renat Bohdanov||7,600,000||-3,200,000 |
|Daniel Rezaei||900,000||-4,100,000 |
|Aleksejs Ponakovs||0||-2,175,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:00 PM Local Time (about 50 minutes ago)
A Round of Post-Dinner Counts
|Frank Brannan||14,300,000||7,725,000 |
|Renat Bohdanov||10,550,000||-250,000 |
|Arunas Sapitavicius||9,500,000||5,575,000 |
|Vladimir Minko||8,800,000||1,000,000 |
|Daniel Smiljkovic||7,800,000||0 |
|Ivan Luca||7,200,000||2,600,000 |
|Damian Salas||6,925,000||3,075,000 |
|Klemens Roiter||6,775,000||2,550,000 |
|Otkay Koeysu||6,350,000||6,350,000 |
|Jason Koon||6,025,000||-1,850,000 |
|Erik Seidel||6,000,000||2,500,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||5,300,000||2,550,000 |
|Adrian Mateos||5,150,000||2,000,000 |
|Lachezar Petkov||5,125,000||825,000 |
|Matthew Stumpf||4,400,000||2,200,000 |
|Samuel Mullur||3,850,000||0 |
|Jun Obara||3,500,000||3,125,000 |
|Seth Davies||3,300,000||3,300,000 |
|Johannes Straver||3,050,000||0 |
|Artur Martirosian||2,650,000||-5,350,000 |
|Daniel Dvoress||2,050,000||0 |
|Biao Ding||2,000,000||0 |
|Daniel Rezaei||1,700,000||-3,300,000 |
|Aleksejs Ponakovs||600,000||-1,575,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:57 PM Local Time (about 52 minutes ago)
Level 23 started
Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:49 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 0 minute ago)
Five Fun Non-Poker Activities in the Bahamas During WSOP Paradise
While the main focus of the WSOP Paradise series will be on chasing gold bracelets, there are plenty of activities and sights worth checking out in the Bahamas after busting out of a tournament.
All the poker action will take place at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort, with plenty of viable options to drink and dine. The hotel has plenty of fine dining and casual dining options, along with a buffet. Hotel guests can even purchase an all-inclusive package for what is mostly unlimited drinks and grub throughout their stay.
Atlantis has a little something for everyone when it comes to food. There's a sushi bar, sports bar, ice cream shop, buffet, cafe, steakhouse, deli, snack bar, Starbucks, seafood restaurant, burger joint, and multiple other fine dining establishments. The numerous food choices make it convenient on dinner breaks during tournaments or on non-poker days.
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Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:07 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 43 minutes ago)
The 24 remaining players are being sent on a 60-minute dinner break and will return at approximately 8:57 p.m.
Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:02 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 47 minutes ago)
Seth Davies Eliminated in 24th Place ($77,000)
Vladimir Minko raised to 300,000 only to see Seth Davies jam just behind him for roughly 3,500,000. Minko made the call to set up a runout with Davies the player at risk.
The board ran out , securing the pot for Minko and sending Davies to the rail in 24th place for $77,000.
|Vladimir Minko||7,800,000||0 |
|Seth Davies||0||0 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:00 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 49 minutes ago)
Final Three Tables
| ||Table||Seat||Player||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
| ||19||1||Artur Martirosian||8,000,000||40|
| ||19||2||Damian Salas||3,850,000||19|
| ||19||3||Klemens Roiter||4,225,000||21|
| ||19||4||Matthew Stumpf||2,200,000||11|
| ||19||5||Adrian Mateos||3,150,000||16|
| ||19||6||Ivan Luca||4,600,000||23|
| ||19||7||Thomas Muehloecker||2,750,000||14|
| ||19||8||Frank Brannan||6,575,000||33|
| || || || || || |
| ||20||1||Oktay Koeysu||6,350,000||32|
| ||20||2||Daniel Smiljkovic||7,800,000||39|
| ||20||3||Samuel Mullur||3,850,000||19|
| ||20||4||Johannes Straver||3,050,000||15|
| ||20||5||Biao Ding||2,000,000||10|
| ||20||6||Erik Seidel||3,500,000||18|
| ||20||7||Arunas Sapitavicius||3,925,000||20|
| ||20||8||Daniel Dvoress||2,050,000||10|
| || || || || || |
| ||21||1||Seth Davies||3,300,000||17|
| ||21||2||Renat Bohdanov||10,800,000||54|
| ||21||3||Jun Obara||375,000||2|
| ||21||4||Lachezar Petkov||4,300,000||22|
| ||21||5||Daniel Rezaei||5,000,000||25|
| ||21||6||Aleksejs Ponakovs||2,175,000||11|
| ||21||7||Jason Koon||7,875,000||39|
| ||21||8||Vladimir Minko||4,500,000||23|
|Renat Bohdanov||10,800,000||-200,000 |
|Artur Martirosian||8,000,000||4,600,000 |
|Jason Koon||7,875,000||50,000 |
|Daniel Smiljkovic||7,800,000||400,000 |
|Frank Brannan||6,575,000||-7,225,000 |
|Oktay Koeysu||6,350,000||5,225,000 |
|Daniel Rezaei||5,000,000||2,500,000 |
|Ivan Luca||4,600,000||0 |
|Vladimir Minko||4,500,000||0 |
|Lachezar Petkov||4,300,000||-350,000 |
|Klemens Roiter||4,225,000||-3,375,000 |
|Arunas Sapitavicius||3,925,000||-3,875,000 |
|Damian Salas||3,850,000||-2,750,000 |
|Samuel Mullur||3,850,000||2,350,000 |
|Erik Seidel||3,500,000||-2,700,000 |
|Seth Davies||3,300,000||-1,700,000 |
|Adrian Mateos||3,150,000||350,000 |
|Johannes Straver||3,050,000||1,050,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||2,750,000||-4,325,000 |
|Matthew Stumpf||2,200,000||0 |
|Aleksejs Ponakovs||2,175,000||725,000 |
|Daniel Dvoress||2,050,000||-550,000 |
|Biao Ding||2,000,000||1,525,000 |
|Jun Obara||375,000||0 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:57 PM Local Time (about 1 hour and 53 minutes ago)
Van Der Spuy Falls to Bohdanov
Jean-Pierre van der Spuy opened to 400,000 in the cutoff and Renat Bohdanov three-bet jammed in the big blind. Van der Spuy called off with a smaller stack.
Jean-Pierre van der Spuy:
Van der Spuy was dominated and couldn't pull ahead as the board ran out to mark his elimination ahead of the three-table redraw.
|Renat Bohdanov||11,000,000||200,000 |
|Jean-Pierre van der Spuy||0||-1,200,000 |0
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:45 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 5 minutes ago)
Ding's Tens Are No Good
Action was heads up with 1,050,000 in the middle and on the board when Biao Ding fired 250,000 and Damian Salas called.
Both players checked the and fell on the river.
Ding bet 300,000 on the river and Salas called while turning over for a pair of queens. Ding flashed and tossed it in the muck.
|Damian Salas||6,600,000||1,400,000 |
|Biao Ding||475,000||-2,025,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:36 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 14 minutes ago)
Ding Hits River to Double Through Salas
Biao Ding was all in from the big blind against Damian Salas in early position .
Ding was dominated and was still behind after the flop and turn. However, the rolled off on the river to give him two pair as he doubled through the 2020 Main Event champion.
|Damian Salas||5,200,000||300,000 |
|Biao Ding||2,500,000||1,100,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:33 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 17 minutes ago)
Sapitavicius Sends Negreanu to the Exit
Action folded to Arunas Sapitavicius in the small blind who jammed to put Daniel Negreanu to a decision for his short stack in the big blind. When the vlog camera came out, it was clear that we were about to see five cards as Negreanu called it off to set up a runout and put himself at risk.
The flop was safe for Negreanu, but when the jumped out on the turn, he was left needing a four or an ace going to the river. The dealer burned a card and completed the board with the , offering no help to Negreanu who stood to exit the tournament area just shy of the three table redraw.
|Arunas Sapitavicius||7,800,000||900,000 |
|Daniel Negreanu||0||-1,100,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:30 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 19 minutes ago)
Ponakovs Scores Short-Stacked Double Through Mateos
Aleksejs Ponakovs was all in for 650,000 in the big blind and at risk against Adrian Mateos in the small blind.
The flop kept Ponakovs in front, and although the turn left him needing help, the hit the felt on the river and he scored the short-stacked double.
|Adrian Mateos||2,800,000||-600,000 |
|Aleksejs Ponakovs||1,450,000||-50,000 |
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:16 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 34 minutes ago)
Daniel Vs. Daniel Results In Chop
Daniel Negreanu open-jammed a stack of 950,000 from early position and Daniel Rezaei re-shoved in the small blind to get things heads-up.
"Daniel vs. Daniel," Rezaei said as he did so.
"I don't know what I have. I have two picture cards," Negreanu said.
Negreanu flipped his cards one at a time to see he was pipped and in need of a jack or spades. The flop of created some chop possibilities before the turn gave both players a pair of kings. "That doesn't help me," Negreanu commented.
But Negreanu's attitude changed when the rolled off on the river to make it a chop. "That does!" he cheered as he chopped the pot to stay alive.
|Daniel Rezaei||2,500,000||-750,000 |
|Daniel Negreanu||1,100,000||-1,350,000 |0
Thursday, December 7, 2023 7:15 PM Local Time (about 2 hours and 35 minutes ago)
Roiter Bombs the River
Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy raised to 350,000 from late position and found one caller in Klemens Roiter from the big blind before seeing the flop come .
Roiter checked and Van Der Spuy continued with a bet worth 425,000. Roiter used up a timebank before eventually making the call to see the turn come the .
Action checked through to the . Roiter wasted little time in announcing all in to put Van Der Shuy to a decision for his tournament life.
Van Der Shuy spread all of his timebanks out in front of him making it clear that he had a decision. After burning through all but one of his timebanks, he made the fold to preserve his tournament life and send the pot in Roiter's direction.
|Klemens Roiter||7,600,000||3,375,000 |
|Jean-Pierre van der Spuy||1,200,000||-2,425,000 |