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

Saturday, July 05, 2014 to Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Event #65: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $62,825,752
  • Entries: 6,683
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:40 PM Local Time
Chip Movement in Brasilia
Rory Brown195,000195,000
Alec Torelli170,00061,400
Duncan McLellan140,000-37,000
Seamus Cahill115,000-12,800
Eric Ethans80,00011,700
Paul Pritchett30,0000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:40 PM Local Time
Hagstrom Rolls Out a Double

Tom Cannuli opened to 5,000 from the cutoff only to have Jonas Hagstrom three-bet all in for 18,600. After a few moments considering his options, Cannuli made the call.


The board ran out       to see Hagstom spike a wheel on the river to stay alive.

Tom Cannuli315,000-92,800
Jonas Hagstrom41,00025,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:36 PM Local Time
Scott Takes One from Denisov

On a flop of    , Aleksandr Denisov bet out 2,400 only to have Andrew Scott raise to 8,500. Denisov called before both players checked down the   and   turn and river.

Denisov tabled his   , but it would be Scott's    that would see him scoop the pot.

Andrew Scott95,00095,000
Aleksandr Denisov42,20042,200
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:36 PM Local Time
Martin Above 300K

A 4,500 four-way preflop pot brought a flop of     and all four players checked to the   on the turn. Martin fired 12,000 and was called by just one player. Martin bet 47,000 on the river and his opponent folded.

Dan Martin320,000320,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:36 PM Local Time
Champ On the Ropes

Ryan Riess opened for 4,000 and picked up a call from the player to his left and the player in the big blind. They saw a flop of    . The big blind checked as did Riess and a bet of 7,000 saw Riess muck his cards.

Ryan Riess30,400-54,500
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:36 PM Local Time
November Niner Stays Alive

Amir Lehavot, who finished third in this very event one year ago, just put his tournament life on the line.

We picked up the action with around 35,000 in the pot and a board reading     . Lehavot had checked and his lone opponent bet 11,000. Lehavot responded by check-raising all in for 24,800 more, and his opponent seemed none too pleased. Lehavot sat silently as his opponent debated what to do, ultimately settling on a fold.

Amir Lehavot90,00026,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:35 PM Local Time
Ivey Wins Some and Loses Some

Phil Ivey check-called a bet of 6,500 on a flop of     and then him and his opponent would check it down on the   turn and   river and Ivey would take down the small pot with   .

The very next hand there would be a raise to 4,200 and a call in front of Ivey who reraised to 15,000. The original raiser folded but the player who had called the raised moved all in. Ivey grabbed his opponents stack of chips and broke it down to see that it was for approximately 67,500 total. He thought for a moment and let his hand go. It's been a roller coaster first few levels of the day for Ivey who now sits with 471,100 in chips.

Phil Ivey471,100-58,900
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:31 PM Local Time
Set over Set

Chris DeMaci set an opponent all in on a completed board of      , and the player tanked for a minute or so before making the call. DeMaci turned over    for a set of sixes, and the eliminated player was forced to show    for an under set.

DeMaci chipped up to 240,000.

Chris DeMaci240,00026,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:30 PM Local Time
Johnson's Cold Four-Bet Fails

Chanracy Khun opened for a raise in middle position, and Jared Bleznick three-bet to 10,800 in the cutoff. On the button, Chris Johnson dropped in a four-bet to 24,000. After the blinds mucked, Khun asked for a count of the raise, and after about a minute of thought, he placed 52,500 in the middle. Bleznick quickly folded, and Johnson let it go after brief consideration.

Chanracy Khun495,20045,200
Chris Johnson217,50010,500
Jared Bleznick117,000-88,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:26 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Brasilia Red

Just two rows of tables remain in the Red section of Brasilia.

Steve Tripp646,00031,000
Larry Ormson220,000-10,000
Sean Winter165,000165,000
Olivier Busquet158,000-62,000
Ankush Mandavia112,300112,300
Todd Brunson87,800-12,200
Jonathan Little44,000-21,000
Kevin Pollak41,600-21,400
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:21 PM Local Time
Ace-High Good For Greenwood

The flop showed     when Lucas Greenwood was caught betting 20,000 from the small blind. The player on the button raised to 40,000 and the Canadian player tanked for a bit before making the call.

The turn was the   and both players checked. On the river the   hit and Greenwood checked right away.

The player on the button tanked for a bit before ultimately checking behind.

Greenwood confidently announced, "Ace high," and tabled   . Greenwood's hand was good and he chipped back up to 240,000 chips.

Lucas Greenwood240,000-40,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:21 PM Local Time
Vorha Wins Race; Approaching 500K

Raj Vohra

Raj Vohra came in for a standard raise in late position, a player called near the button, and a third player three-bet shoved for 58,000 from the big blind. Vohra called, and the other player folded.


Vohra's pair held up as the board rolled out      , and he is now up to 473,000 chips.

Raj Vohra473,000166,600
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:20 PM Local Time
Kerstetter's Four-Bet Shove Gets Through

Jamie Kerstetter opened on the button and the player in the big blind raised to 13,500. Kerstetter then four-bet all in and after a minute or so, her opponent folded.

Jamie Kerstetter72,000-23,400
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:17 PM Local Time
Olisar Busts Huspeka

David Huspeka four-bet shoved over a three-bet from Ryan Olisar, and Olisar made a snap-call.


The     flop gave Huspeka two backdoor draws, and the   kept the Broadway draw alive, but the   bricked off on the river.

Huspeka hit the rail, while Olisar chipped up to 125,000.

Ryan Olisar125,00074,400
David Huspeka00
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:15 PM Local Time
Middleton Droll In Defeat

Tom Middleton and his opponent both checked on the turn of a board showing     . The river card was the   and when his opponent bet 9,000. It took a few moments before Middleton threw out the call. His opponent turned over    for a full house and Middleton remarked witheringly, "Is that all?"

Not a great day so far for the English Pro and Barcelona EPT Main Event champion, he has lost close to 100,000 of the stack he started with.

Tom Middleton152,000-100,400
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:15 PM Local Time
Hougaard Grimaces

Jesper Hougaard

The board read      when we saw Jesper Hougaard bet 12,200 after his opponent had checked. After a while Hougaard's opponent called and the river was the  , putting two pair on the board.

The action was checked to the Danish two-time bracelet winner who paused for a while before checking behind.

When Hougaard's opponent announced he had ace-high the Dane grimaced and mucked. Eventually    was shown and Hougaard was knocked down to right around 100,000 chips.

Jesper Hougaard100,000-80,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:13 PM Local Time
Counts from Purple
Martin Jacobson453,00015,000
Michael Stembera330,000330,000
Norman Wolfe322,000-8,000
Thomas Lynde295,000295,000
John Holley250,00039,000
Brian Lemke215,000215,000
Joseph McKeehen195,00013,000
Faraz Jaka190,000-5,000
Kevin MacPhee118,000118,000
Warwick Mirzikinian115,000-40,000
Bryan Campanello112,000112,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:11 PM Local Time
Loeser Bluffs Ormson

With around 45,000 in the pot and a board reading      , Wisconsin's Larry Ormson bet 13,000 from middle position and Germany's Manig Loeser thought long and hard before pushing back with a raise to 30,900 from the button.

Ormson wiggled in his chair a bit, eyed up his opponent, and then arched his cards to the muck. Loeser couldn't resist and showed the    for a missed flush draw he turned into a bluff.

"I should have called," a good-natured Ormson admitted.

Manig Loeser360,00090,000
Larry Ormson230,000-45,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:10 PM Local Time
Orange Counts
Eric Hicks446,000-29,000
Marius Pospiech360,000104,000
Thomas Ward350,00089,700
Abe Mosseri255,000-15,000
Arnaud Mattern112,00018,800
Billy Baxter70,00070,000
Mike Wattel60,00017,000
Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:09 PM Local Time
Updated Amazon Tan Chip Counts
Munir Shahin585,000-55,000
Darlene Lee435,000435,000
Yosuke Sekiya400,000400,000
Jason Riesenberg300,00020,000
Alex Queen267,00014,900
Allen Cunningham218,500118,500
Marvin Rettenmaier165,000-30,000
John Juanda160,000-50,000
Tom Marchese150,000-58,000
Ole Schemion135,000-15,000
Anthony Zinno85,00033,500
Roland Israelashvili85,000-10,000
Bernard Lee55,000-25,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander