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Sunday, July 12, 2020 to Sunday, July 12, 2020 Event #12: The BIG 500 No Limit Hold'em

  • Buy-in: $500
  • Prizepool: $159,563
  • Entries: 1,624
  • Remaining: 1


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Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:13 PM Local Time
Wright and "pill_ivey" Bubble the Big 500

Robert "BobTheDonkey" Hoberman raised to 10,000 from middle position, and James "LVBrit" Wright three-bet shoved for 31,145 in the hijack. "Seeze" called in the small blind, as did Hoberman.

"Seeze" bet 42,000 on a     flop, enough to put Hoberman at risk, and Hoberman folded.

James "LVBrit" Wright:   

Wright had ran into a cooler at the worst possible time, and no king would come on the   turn or   river to end Wright's day in 373rd place.

At another table, "pill_ivey" was eliminated in 372nd place, and the remaining field is all in the money!

Robert "BobTheDonkey" Hoberman41,22141,221
James "LVBrit" Wright00
Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:06 PM Local Time
Hand-for-Hand Play Begins

With 373 players remaining, just two more need to leave empty-handed before the top 371 are guaranteed $764.50 in prize money. As such, hand-for-hand play has begun on the money bubble.

Sunday, July 12, 2020 9:04 PM Local Time
They Failed to Make the Money
Philip "tomte" Yeh0-44,614
Wendy "Cardthartic" Freedman0-41,916
Ross "BlueTang" Gottieb0
Matthew "martycohen" Weiss0
Matt "mbeasy" Beasley0
Darren "avocadotoast" Rabinowitz0-20,000
Joey "JOEYdaMUSH" Galazzo0-36,364
David "AvidSmores" Somers0
James "DanFriel" Gilbert0
Tim "uNORTH0doX" Reilly0-113,488
Ryan "protential" Laplante0-20,000
Angel "chromeking" Lopez0
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:52 PM Local Time
Altman Leaves "BabyBrunson3" With Crumbs

Brian "JackBogle" Altman raised to 8,000 from the cutoff, and was called by "BabyBrunson3" in the big blind.

"BabyBrunson3" check-called a bet of 5,000 from Altman on a     flop, and both players checked the   turn.

"BabyBrunson3" bet 16,000 on the   river, just under half their stack. Altman called, and after "BabyBrunson3" tabled    for a busted flush draw, Altman showed his    for tens and deuces and the winner.

Benjamin "End3rs" Moon295,901295,901
Brian "JackBogle" Altman260,488-6,001
Anthony "heheh" Zinno51,03051,030
Omar "om167" Mehmood43,02824,283
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:46 PM Local Time
Yeh Doubles Near the Bubble

Don "TournyDirect" Ciaglo moved all in for 56,987 under the gun and Philip "tomte" Yeh called off for 17,057 next to act. The rest of the players folded and the hands were turned up.

Don "TournyDirect" Ciaglo:   
Philip "tomte" Yeh:   

Yeh had the better ace and he was rewarded with a double after the board ran out      .

Philip "tomte" Yeh44,6145,658
Don "TournyDirect" Ciaglo39,930
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:39 PM Local Time
Romano Roasted by Marsden

Francis "Specialfx" Romano raised to 6,400 from the lojack and John "Warwind" Marsden just called from the small blind to see a flop of    .

Marsden checked, Romano bet 6,400, and Marsden check-raised big to 38,800. Romano responded by moving all in and Marsden called off the 29,258 he had behind.

Francis "Specialfx" Romano:   
John "Warwind" Marsden:   

Marsden's slowplay with Big Slick paid off in a 157K pot after the   turn improved him to a full house and the   river awarded him the pot.

Romano was left with 1,996 but went but in the next hand.

Francis "Specialfx" Romano00
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:38 PM Local Time
Kuhn Runs Into Quads

Robert Kuhn

"murph_daddy" limped in from under the gun, and Robert "BustinBalls" Kuhn, winner of Event #3: $400 No-Limit Hold'em, raised to 10,600 next to act. Action folded back to "murph_daddy", who called.

"murph_daddy" check-called a bet of 9,600 from Kuhn on a     flop, and the   fell on the turn. "murph_daddy" checked, and Kuhn bet 16,000. "murph_daddy" check-raised to 32,000 and Kuhn called.

"murph_daddy" jammed on the   river, putting Kuhn to the test for his last 78,911. Kuhn used up nearly all of his time bank before making the call with   , but "murph_daddy" held    for quad queens, and Kuhn was eliminated.

Erica "Huckcheevers" Lindgren233,272
Jeff "mavsusc" Platt186,619136,076
Robert "bustinballs" Kuhn0-31,529
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:31 PM Local Time
Kirchhoff Downs Brown

Brian "FOXXX" Kirchhoff raised to 6,400 from under the gun, then called the three-bet shove from Jeremt "Bigcakes1" Brown next to act for 32,389.

Jeremy "Bigcakes1" Brown:   
Brian "FOXXX" Kirchhoff:   

Brown's nines held on the     flop, but Kirchhoff hit one of his overs on the   turn. Brown needed a nine or eight to stay alive, but he was eliminated when the   fell on the river.

Ryan "WHOSYOURDODD" Dodd252,047232,047
Brian "FOXXX" Kirchhoff139,923
Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian43,87023,870
Jeremy "Bigcakes1" Brown0
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:24 PM Local Time
Yazdanpanah Doubles With Fives

Arash "anonymousOne" Yazdanpanah open-jammed under the gun for 17,680 and "Randylerch2" called on the button.

Arash "anonymousOne" Yazdanpanah:   

Yazdanpanah was ahead with his made hand and nothing changed after the     flop.

The   turn however, gave Yazdanpanah a sweat as his it gave his opponent the open-ended straight flush draw but the   appeared on the river to secure him the pot.

Arash "anonymousOne" Yazdanpanah42,710
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:13 PM Local Time
Konnikova, Kerstetter & Somerville Among Recent Eliminations
Jason "haderade" Somerville0
Jordan "HFneon" Spurlin0
Ryan "adopt_adogg0" Leng0
Jim "aggie69" Agate0
Jared "DarrensRabbi" Jaffee0
David "TheClubber" Larson0-31,897
Joe "melonhead" Bartholdi0-42,098
Jon "havuuuuuc" Turner0-18,519
Mike "mkspresident" Shin0
Kevin "GoneBananas" Garosshen0-20,000
Eric "bill_luga" Blair0
Tom ".BEAST." Cannuli0-71,535
Shankar "Burgersssss" Pillai0-17,920
Yueqi "anoob" Zhu0
Bobby "Katie1972" Poe0-21,168
Jamie :danbilzerian" Kerstetter0
Jesse "MrJesseJames" Sylvia0-15,547
Taylor "gambole_time" Howard0
JJ "artiliu" Liu0
Max "Mawkswell" Young0
Maria "bluerat" Konnikova0
Ryan "toosick" Tosoc0
Timothy "olmuggins" Phillips0-20,000
Justin "LappyPoker" Lapka0
Aaron "fishfold" Frei0
Vinny "brownmagic" Pahuja0
Orlando "fatmexican" Romero0
Theodore "klubot" Lui0
Jerod "WhiskeyDeck" Smith0-20,000
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:11 PM Local Time
Mackey Catches Lucky Seven on River to Eliminate Tan

James Mackey

Action on the tabled folded around to James "" Mackey who raised to 7,200 from the small blind and Longsheng "AllenTan" Tan defended his big blind to see a     flop.

Mackey check-raised all in for 124,267 after Tan fired out 8,550 and Tan called for less holding 73,990.

James "" Mackey:   
Longsheng "AllenTan" Tan:   

Mackey connected with the flop but Tan was still ahead with his pocket tens and the   turn didn't change a thing.

Unfortunately for Tan, Mackey found lady luck as the   appeared on the river giving him trip sevens sending Tan to the rail.

James "" Mackey215,35779,368
Longsheng "AllenTan" Tan0-82,390
Sunday, July 12, 2020 8:05 PM Local Time
Your Daily Dose of #POSITIVITY

No one has a hunger for WSOP bracelets more than 15-time champ Phil "Lumestackin" Hellmuth. Unfortunately for him, despite this meal fit for a king, he won't be getting No. 16 in today's tournament.

Phil "Lumestackin" Hellmuth0
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:59 PM Local Time
Rovner Eliminated by Tan

Longsheng "AllenTan" Tan opened for 5,200 before from middle position before calling Jason "JayInJersey" Rovner's 21,476 three-bet jam from the small blind.

Longsheng "AllenTan" Tan:   
Jason "JayInJersey" Rovner:   

Rovner held live cards but the Tan connected with his ace on the     flop.

The   turn left Rovner drawing dead and he took his exit after the   completed the board on the river.

Longsheng "AllenTan" Tan82,390
Jason "JayInJersey" Rovner0
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:56 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast: Ivey Update & Bracelet Winner Matt “Bodeyster” Bode

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway break down the first week of World Series of Poker online bracelet events. They even welcome guest Matt "Bodeyster" Bode, who won a bracelet in Event #4: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo for $97,091.

They also discuss the settlement in the long-running legal battle between Phil Ivey and Borgata, offer their thoughts on Mike "The Mouth" Matusow's controversial live stream comments after busting an online bracelet event, and breakdown deep runs by both Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu.

Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:49 PM Local Time
Affleck Fades the "Onetime"

Matt Affleck

Matt "Nitr0" Affleck raised to 4,000 from the hijack, and "Onetime410" called in the big blind.

"Onetime410" jammed for 8,339 on the     flop, and Affleck called.

Matt "Nitr0" Affleck:   

Affleck's kicker proved to be the difference-maker after the   turn and   river failed to bring "Onetime410" a four.

Matt "Nitr0" Affleck81,68979,220
Theodore "klubot" Liu49,588
Philip "tomte" Yeh38,9564,769
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:43 PM Local Time
Level 18 Chip Leaders
Brian "JackBogle" Altman266,489106,319
Daniel "WinSOPure44" Bertaccini246,5626,400
Brandon "Omni27" Ienn235,213
Robert "NVRSTSFIED" Natividad223,70356,783
Anthony "Amarquez32" Marquez213,493
Michael "EZSqueeZ" Howell209,601
Alexander "im_doo" Greenblatt209,371
Sean "posta" Valladon205,314
Dominic "rgdoc" Ricciardi203,886
Matthew "mendey"' Mendez202,269
David "1_BLUE_i" Peck200,14582,816
Chris "2fly2die" Hunichen193,317
Brian "bmack1335" McKinney185,576
Mike "THICC" Delvecchio166,390
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:41 PM Local Time
"BagelBud" Toasted

"Kolebear" raised to 4,000 from early position, and "BagelBud" three-bet shoved for 36,448 from the small blind. "Kolebear" called.


"BagelBud got no help on the     flop, but picked up a Broadway draw on the   turn. The   river was a brick, and "Kolebear" earned the knockout.

Gabriel "TrueProdigy" Wechter37,052
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:33 PM Local Time
Bertaccini Approaching a Quarter-Million

"picklechips1" raised to 3,200 from under the gun, and Daniel "WinSOPure44" Bertaccini three-bet to 11,000 from the hijack. "picklechips1" called.

The     flop was checked by "picklechips1", and Bertaccini jammed to put "picklechips1" at risk for their last 19,397. "picklechips1" tanked for a few moments, then folded.

Daniel "WinSOPure44" Bertaccini240,162
Jeff "mavsusc" Platt50,54330,868
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:31 PM Local Time
Negreanu Collecting Chips

Daniel Negreanu

"PHsGoldShoes" open-jammed for 8,550 from early position and Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu gave them isolation aftwer he came over the top for 74,933 on the button.

Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu:   

Negereanu was ahead with his snowmen and he improved after the     flop gave him a set.

"PHsGoldShoes" was already drawing dead and the board completed with the   on the turn followed by the   on the river to give Negreanu the pot.

Negreanu Finds a Third Snowmen
Negreanu Finds a Third Snowmen
Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu86,75461,058
Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:27 PM Local Time
Roberts Can't Crack Kings

Lauren Roberts

Lauren "sycamore22" Roberts jammed for 22,582 from middle position, and was at risk against "Misnak2" in the hijack.

Lauren "sycamore22" Roberts:   

Roberts found no ace on the     flop, but the   turn gave her four more outs with a wheel draw. The   river was no help to Roberts, and she was eliminated.

James "" Mackey135,989115,909
Tim "uNORTH0doX" Reilly113,48849,526
Lauren "sycamore22" Roberts0-20,000