Friday, January 27, 2023 5:16 PM Local Time
Marshall White open-jammed for 18,300 from middle position, Russell Sullivan came over the top for 23,000 from the small blind and the big blind snap-called having both players covered.
Both Sullivan and White were behind, and the flop didn't change a thing.
The turn came the putting White out in front with a pair of aces but it was short lived, as the dealer completed the board with the on the river, giving Sullivan a set to win the pot.
Russell Sullivan - 60,000
Marshall White - 0
Friday, January 27, 2023 5:06 PM Local Time
Ian Steinman raised to 3,000 from the hijack only to be faced with a 9,000 three-bet from Hamid Izadi in the small blind.
Action folded back to Steinman who four-bet to 22,000 and Izadi called bringing the flop.
Izadi check-jammed after Steinman continued for 14,000 and Steinman called off his 40,800 stack.
Izadi flopped top pair but was trailing Steinman's pocket aces, and neither the turn nor the river changed a thing as Steinman collected his double.
Ian Steinman - 85,000
Hamid Izadi - 25,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:52 PM Local Time
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:52 PM Local Time
Russell Carpenter raised to 2,500 from late position only to have Hunter Cichy three-bet to 10,000 from the button.
Action folded back to Carpenter who four-bet all in for 35,000 and Cichy snap-called.
It was a classic race with Carpenter looking to take the lead and found some hope after the flop gave him the nut flush draw.
Unfortunately for Carpenter, the board came running on the turn and river ending his tournament.
Hunter Cichy - 180,000
Russell Carpenter - 0
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:43 PM Local Time
There was three-way action after a flop between Ian Steinman from the hijack, Laura Green from the button and Hamid Izadi from the big blind.
Izadi check-folded after Steinman fired out a 4,000 bet while Green called ringing the turn.
Steinman check-called a 7,000 bet from Green and the completed the board on the river.
Both players checked, and Green showed to win the pot after Steinman tossed into the muck.
Hamid Izadi - 80,000
Ian Steinman - 78,000
Laur Green - 45,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:32 PM Local Time
A series pf preflop raises saw Jeffrey Copeland get his 50,000 stack in the middle from late position and was called by seven-time ring winner Maxwell Young from middle position.
Copeland had Young crushed holding the superior pocket pair and enjoyed seeing the flop that gave him the nuts.
The dealer completed the board with the meaningless on the turn and the on the river to secure Copeland's double-up.
Jeffrey Copeland - 110,000
Maxwell Young - 30,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:12 PM Local Time
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:10 PM Local Time
There was all in action after a flop between newly crowned ring winner Dylan Lemer from middle position and three-time ring winner Matt Higgins from the big blind with Lemery at risk.
Lemery flopped a set of sevens but was behind after seeing Higgins holding the flush.
The turn left Lemery needing either a seven or the board to pair on the river, but the completed the board and he made his exit from the tournament field.
Matt Higgins - 70,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 4:05 PM Local Time
Matthew "The Bear" Lawrence opened for 2,200 from middle position only to have the small blind three-bet to 7,000.
Action folded back to Lawrence who four-bet his opponent all in and they called off their 15,000 stack.
Matthew "The Bear" Lawrence: [ac.kh]
Lawrence had his opponent dominated and the runout ended the tournament.
Matthew "The Bear" Lawrence - 155,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 3:55 PM Local Time
After the player under the gun limped in, Daniel Johnson raised to 3,000 and recent Choctaw Main Event Champ Chase Davis three-bet to 6,000 from the cutoff.
Action folded back to Johnson who called to see a flop.
Johnson check-called a 4,000 continuation bet from Davis, and the turn was checked by both players to the river.
With three spades on the board, Johnson checked his option one last time but quickly folded after Davis fired out 13,000.
Chase Davis - 150,000
Daniel Johnson - 20,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 3:45 PM Local Time
A player from late position raised to 3,000 and recent Choctaw Main Event Champ Chase Davis called from the button before Christopher Bucceri three-bet to 10,000 from the small blind.
Action folded back to the initial raiser who four-bet jammed for 21,100 and Davis quickly got out of the way while Bucceri called.
Bucceri's opponent had him dominated until the dealer dropped a flop.
The turn didn't change a thing and the river improved Bucceri to eliminate his opponent.
Christopher Bucceri - 140,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 3:32 PM Local Time
Friday, January 27, 2023 3:17 PM Local Time
Day 1b players are off on their second 15-minute break of the day with 172 entries tallied through the first six levels.
Friday, January 27, 2023 3:14 PM Local Time
The player under the gun opened for 1,600 and then called a 4,200 three-bet Cody Stanford made from middle position.
The flop saw a series of raises that led to Stanford getting his 26,800 stack in the middle and was called.
Stanford woke-up with aces at the perfect time as the turn followed by the river secured his double-up.
Cody Stanford - 60,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 3:02 PM Local Time
There were four players who took to a flop and action was checked to David Ruddle who moved all-in for 9,300.
Both the button and small blind folded, leaving action on WSOP bracelet winner Kyle Cartwright from the big blind.
After talking it over and getting a confirmed amount from the dealer, Cartwright released his hand giving Ruddle the pot.
Kyle Cartwright - 80,000
David Ruddle - 24,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 2:48 PM Local Time
A player from middle position raised to 1,400 and found three callers which included four-time ring winner Russell Sullivan from the cutoff.
The flop was checked to the initial raiser who continued for 3,000 and only Sullivan called to see the turn.
Sullivan called a 6,000 bet from his opponent, and then called the same amount after the paired the board on the river.
Sullivan rolled over for two-pair and it was good as his opponent tossed into the muck.
Russell Sullivan - 67,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 2:37 PM Local Time
Friday, January 27, 2023 2:28 PM Local Time
Action folded to the hijack who raised to 1,600 before calling WSOP bracelet winner Ian Steinman's 10,100 three-bet jam from the cutoff.
Steinman had his opponent dominated and the flop didn't change a thing.
The turn however, made things interesting as it gave both players a Broadway draw while Steinman's opponent got extra outs with the open ender.
Unfortunately for Steinman, it was his opponent who would complete Broadway, as the fell on the river and he made his exit from the tournament field.
Friday, January 27, 2023 2:19 PM Local Time
There were six players that took at a flop and action was checked to Youssef Aly who fired out 2,000 from under the gun.
Only Harry Salbotny called, and the two went heads-up to the turn.
Aly continued with a 4,000 bet and Salbotny called once again to see the complete the board on the river.
Both players checked, and Salbotny rolled over to win the pot with top two-pair while Aly tossed into the muck.
Harry Salbotny - 47,000
Youseff Aly - 20,000
Friday, January 27, 2023 2:07 PM Local Time
Joseph Porto raised to 1,100 from early position and then called a 3,600 three-bet from Stephan Nussrallah in the big blind.
The flop saw Nussrallah continue for 3,000 and Porto called bringing the turn.
Nussrallah continued with his aggression and fired out 6,600. Porto called, and the completed the board on the river.
With three diamonds on the board, Nussrallah slowed down and checked his option only to be faced with a 35,000 bet from Porto.
The bet put Nussrallah's chip at risk and he chose to pick a better spot as he mucked his hand.
Joseph Porto - 86,000
Stephan Nussrallah - 22,000