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2014 45th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Sunday, June 22, 2014 to Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Event #45: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,656,900
  • Entries: 1,841
  • Remaining: 68

EVENT UPDATES

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:20 PM Local Time
Hands #54-58: Not Much Action

Hand #54: Paul Sokoloff received a walk.

Hand #55: Angela Prada-Moed called from the button, Paul Sokoloff folded from the small blind and Patrick Curzio raised to 90,000 from the big blind. Prada-Moed folded and Curzio showed   .

Hand #56: David Hass raised to 65,000 from under the gun and everyone folded.

Hand #57: Will Givens opened to 70,000 from the small blind and David Hass folded from the big blind.

Hand #58: Will Givens called from the button, David Hass called from the small blind and Angela Prada-Moed checked her option from the big blind. The flop was     andHass checked. Prada-Moed bet 55,000 and both opponents folded.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:14 PM Local Time
Hands #51-53: Curzio Doubles Through Givens

Hand #51: Angela Moed-Prada raised to 60,000 and Will Givens called in the big blind. On the     flop, both players checked and Givens then bet 76,000 after the   on the turn.

Prada-Moed called and they checked the  . Givens announced a pair of queens and Prada-Moed won the pot with the   .

Hand #52: David Hass received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #53: Patrick Curzio raised to 55,000 and Givens called from the button, Prada-Moed tossed in the extra chips out of the big blind.

On the     flop, Prada-Moed checked and Curzio did so as well, Givens bet 75,000. Prada-Moed mucked her cards and Curzio moved all in for 311,000. Givens made the call after some consideration.

Curzio:   
Givens:   

Both the   turn and the   river failed to improve the hand of Givens and Curzio doubled up.

Will Givens1,100,000-550,000
Patrick Curzio785,000285,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:06 PM Local Time
Hands #46-50: Givens Picks Off a Bluff

Hand #46: Patrick Curzio called from the small blind and Will Givens checked his option from the big blind. The flop was     and both players checked. The turn was the  , Curzio checked and Givens bet 31,000. Curzio raised to 86,000 and Givens called. The river was the  , Curzio bet 133,000 and Givens called. Curzio showed    and Givens tabled    for a pair and the pot.

Hand #47: Will Givens opened to 70,000 from the small blind and David Hass folded from the big blind.

Hand #48: Will Givens called from the button and David Hass moved all in from the small blind. Angela Prada-Moed folded from the big blind and Will Givens folded as well.

Hand #49: Angela Prada-Moed opened to 60,000 from the small blind and Paul Sokoloff folded from the big blind.

Hand #50: David Hass raised to 60,000 and took the blinds and antes.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:54 PM Local Time
Hands #41-45: Three Flops

Hand #41: Paul Sokoloff raised to 85,000 from the button and Will Givens made the call out of the big blind. On the     flop, Givens bet 100,000 and Sokoloff folded.

Hand #42: Angela Prada-Moed raised to 60,000 and Sokoloff called to see the     flop. Prada-Moed made the continuation bet of 80,000 and won the pot.

Hand #43: Givens limped from the button, David Hass called as well and Prada-Moed checked her option in the big blind. On the     flop, Givens bet 39,000 and that won the pot.

Hand #44: Prada-Moed raised from the small blind and got the big blinds and antes.

Hand #45: Prada-Moed raised from the button and claimed the blinds and antes.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:47 PM Local Time
Thinking Poker Podcast Episode #83: Leo Wolpert

Leo Wolpert

Leo Wolpert joins Nate and Andrew from Las Vegas to discuss safety precautions for staying in hotels, the Rio flu, and the trio beak down three hands that Wolpert played at the World Series of Poker.

  • 0:00 — Intro and Rio Flu talk
  • 16:00 — Discussion of safety at the Rio and in Las Vegas in general
  • 30:45 — The trio discusses three hands that Leo has played at the WSOP

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:43 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 12000/24000
Ante: 4000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:39 PM Local Time
Chip Counts for the Five-Handed Feature Table
SeatPlayerChip Count
2Will Givens1,442,000
3David Hass557,000
6Angela Prada-Moed2,228,000
8Paul Sokoloff567,000
9Patrick Curzio733,000
Angela Prada-Moed2,228,000-72,000
Will Givens1,442,000482,000
Patrick Curzio733,000273,000
Paul Sokoloff567,00078,000
David Hass557,000-843,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:22 PM Local Time
First Break For Day 3

All players are now on a 20 minute break and everyone is moving over to the ESPN feature table.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:18 PM Local Time
Hands #34-40: Givens Doubles

Hand #34: Angela Prada-Moed called from the small blind and Paul Sokoloff checked his option. The flop was     and Prada-Moed bet 23,000. Sokoloff called and the turn was the  . Prada-Moed bet 55,000 and Sokoloff folded.

Hand #35: Paul Sokoloff called from the small blind and Patrick Curzio raised to 50,000 from the big blind; Sokoloff folded.

Hand #36: Will Givens received a walk.

Hand #37: David Hass received a walk.

Hand #38: Will Givens called from the tutton and David Hass raised to 80,000 from the small blind. Givens called and the flop was    . Hass moved all in and Givens thought for a moment and then called. Givens turned over    for a pair and Hass tabled    for two overs and a flush draw. The board completed    and Givens doubled.

Hand #39: Will Givens raised to 50,000 from the cutoff and Paul Sokoloff called from the big blind. The flop was     and both players checked. After the   turn, again both players checked. The river was the  , Sokoloff checked and Givens bet 100,000. Sokoloff called, but mucked after Givens tabled    for the set.

Hand #40: Paul Sokoloff called from the small blind and Patrick Curzio checked his option from the big blind. The flop was     and Sokoloff checked. Curzio bet 25,000 and Sokoloff raised to 100,000. Curzio called and the turn was the  . Sokoloff quickly moved all in for 312,000 and Curzio thought for a moment before folding.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:11 PM Local Time
Hands #29-33: Curzio Doubles Through Givens

Hand #29: David Hass raised to 55,000 from the button and Paul Sokoloff defended his big blind. On the     flop, Sokoloff checked and then check-raised all in for 478,000 after Hass was making the continuation bet of 75,000. Hass folded with the words "good hand."

Hand #30: Angela Prada-Moed raised to 45,000 from the button and claimed the blinds and antes.

Hand #31: Will Givens received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #32: Givens raised to 60,000 from the small blind. Hass defended his big blind and then folded the     flop to a continuation bet.

Hand #33: Patrick Curzio raised to 52,000 and Givens three-bet to 130,000 from the button. Curzio moved all in for another 272,000 on top. Givens pondered about his decision and then made the call.

Curzio:   
Givens:   

The board ran out       and Curzio doubled up.

COPAG USA
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:05 PM Local Time
Hands #24-28: Rush Hour for Hass

Hand #24: Will Givens raised and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #25: Givens made it 50,000 to go and all opponents folded.

Hand #26: David Hass raised to 50,000 and both players in the blinds called. On the     flop, all three of them checked. After the   turn, Patrick Curzio and Givens checked. Hass bet 80,000 and that won the pot.

Hand #27: Curzio raised to 55,000 from the button and Hass called in the big blind to see the     flop.

Curzio bet 65,000 after the check of his opponent and got called. After the   turn both players checked and Hass then bet 110,000 after the   river. Hass showed the    and won the pot.

Hand #28: Givens limped the button and Hass raised to 65,000 in the small blind. Only Givens called and they saw the     flop. Hass bet 90,000 and Givens called, the   turn was checked through.

The   river completed the board and Hass bet 200,000. Givens called and was shown    to muck his cards.

David Hass1,400,000965,000
Will Givens960,000-40,000
Patrick Curzio460,000-295,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:55 PM Local Time
Duy Ho Eliminated in 6th Place ($51,198)

Duy Ho

Hand #23: Duy Ho opened to 55,000 from the small blind and Angela Prada-Moed called from the big blind. The flop was     and Ho bet 60,000. Prada-Moed raised to 120,000 and Ho reraised to 240,000. Prada-Moed called and both players checked after the   turn.

The river was the   and Ho quickly moved all in. Prada-Moed thought for a couple minutes. Ho stood and said "good luck," before Prada-Moed made her decision. Almost immediately after that comment, Prada-Moed threw in chips for the call and Ho said "king high," tabling   . Prada-Moed turned over    and Ho was done.

Angela Prada-Moed2,300,000950,000
Duy Ho0-1,022,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:55 PM Local Time
Hands #19-22: Hass Doubles

Hand #19: Davis Hass moved all in from the cutoff and Duy Ho quickly called from the button. The blinds folded and they were heads up.

Hass:   
Ho:   

The board ran out       and Hass doubled up.

Hand #20: Will Givens received a walk.

Hand #21: Duy Ho raised to 50,000 from under the gun and everyone folded.

Hand #22: Will Givens called from the button and David Hass moved all in from the small blind. Duy Ho folded from the big blind and Givens folded as well.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:50 PM Local Time
Dmitrii Shchepkin Eliminated in 7th Place ($38,423)

Dmitrii Shchepkin

Hand#18: Will Givens raised to 50,000 from early position and Dmitrii Shchepkin moved all in from the button for 239,000. Angela Prada-Moed called from the small blind and Givens got out of the way.

Prada-Moed:   
Shchepkin:   

The     flop paired Shchepkin and he stayed safe on the   turn. The   fell on the river, though, giving Prada-Moed the better pair and Shchepkin hit the rail.

Dmitrii Shchepkin0-410,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:46 PM Local Time
Hands #14-17: No Flops

Hand #14: Will Givens opened to 55,000 from the button and the blinds folded.

Hand #15: Paul Sokoloff raised to 65,000 and took the blind and antes.

Hand #16: Patrick Curzio raised to 53,000 from early position and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #17: Will Givens raised to 50,000 from the hijack and took the blinds and antes.

COPAG USA
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:25 PM Local Time
Ivan Saul Eliminated in 8th Place ($29,211)

Ivan Saul

Hand #12: Patrick Curzio raised to 38,000 from the small blind and Will Givens called out of the big blind.

On the     flop, Curzio fired 48,000 and Givens made the call. They then checked down the   turn and the   river.

Curzio announced jack-high and Givens won the pot with the   .

Hand #13: David Hass limped from early position, Curzio called from the button, and Givens folded the small blind. Ivan Saul then moved all in from the big blind for 53,000, and both active opponents called before checking down the       board.

Saul:   
Hass:   
Curzio:   

The ace-high won the pot for Curzio and Saul headed to the rail in eighth place for a payday of $29,211.

Ivan Saul0-115,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:20 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 10000/20000
Ante: 3000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:19 PM Local Time
Loren Klein Eliminated in 9th Place ($22,484)

Loren Klein

Hand #9: Will Givens raised to 35,000 and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #10: Angela Prada-Moed raised to 34,000 and also took the blinds and antes.

Hand #11: Givens raised to 35,000 from early position and Loren Klein said "Seems to be that time," before raising to 135,000 and leaving only one T1,000 chip behind. All other opponents folded and Givens made the call.

On the     flop, Klein moved all in with    and Givens called with   . The   turn instantly completed the flush and both players shook hands before the   river completed the board.

Loren Klein0-182,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:15 PM Local Time
Hands #4-8: Prada-Moed's Shove Takes a Big One Preflop

Hand #4: The action folded around to Will Givens in the small blind and he moved all in, and Ivan Saul folded from the big blind.

Hand #5: Paul Sokoloff opened to 35,000 from the hijack and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #6: Angela Prada-Moed opened to 34,000 from middle position and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #7: Will Givens raised to 35,000 from the hijack and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #8: Angela Prada-Moed raised to 34,000 from under the gun and Will Givens reraised to 103,000 from middle position. Action folded back to Prada-Moed who put out a four-bet to 230,000. Givens five-bet to 391,000, then Prada-Moed moved all in for 391,000.

Givens couldn't believe it and said "first time, I've never folded kings in my life." After some thought, Givens did indeed fold his hand and Prada-Moed also claimed pocket kings at the conclusion of the hand.

Angela Prada-Moed1,350,000406,000
Will Givens1,000,000-210,000
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1:10 PM Local Time
Hands #1-3: Curzio Doubles Through Saul

Hand #1: Duy Ho raised to 36,000 and got a caller in Paul Sokoloff out of the big blind. On the     flop, Sokoloff checked, Ho bet 55,000, Sokoloff check-raised to 155,000, and Ho folded to give Sokoloff the pot.

Hand #2: Will Givens raised to 35,000 and Dutch Boyd, who was with him on the final table of the $1,000 No Limit Hold'em (Event #33), walked by and wished him good luck.

Dmitrii Shchepkin three-bet to 76,000 and only Givens made the call. After the     flop, Givens bet and took down the pot.

Hand #3: Ivan Saul raised to 35,000 from early position and got two callers in Patrick Curzio and Givens in the blinds. On the     flop, both players in the blinds checked and Saul made the continuation bet for 65,000.

Curzio then check-raised all in and Givens quickly folded. Saul asked for a count and eventually made the call.

Saul:   
Curzio:   

On the   turn, Curzio improved to a pair of eights and that would hold up after the   river as well to see him double up and leave the Argentinian very short.

Patrick Curzio755,000378,000
Ivan Saul115,000-343,000
COPAG USA