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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 to Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Event #48: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30-minute levels)

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
  • Prizepool: $2,462,800
  • Entries: 524
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:19 PM Local Time

Daniel Strelitz opens from the cutoff and action folds to Thiago Macedo in the big blind. Macedo moves all in for 635,000 and Strelitz calls.


The flop falls    , giving Macedo top pair. Strelitz fails to catch up with the   on fourth street and the   on fifth, giving Macedo the double-up.

Thiago Macedo - 1,325,000
Daniel Strelitz - 370,000

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:12 PM Local Time

Jeremy Ausmus - 15th Place

Eduards Kudrjavcevs moves all in for his last 125,000 from under the gun. Action folds to Jeremy Ausmus, who three-bets all in for 320,000 from the hijack. Christian Nilles is in the cutoff and he four-bet shoves over the top. The rest of the table folds.


Nilles's pocker kings hold up through a runout of      . Kudrjavcevs began the hand with less chips than Ausmus, and is therefore eliminated in 16th place. Ausmus falls in 15th place while Nilles vaults toward the top of the chip counts.

Chrisian Nilles - 1,420,000
Eduards Kudrjavcevs - Eliminated in 16th Place ($17.948)
Jeremy Ausmus - Eliminated in 15th Place ($22,119)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:06 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante: 5,000
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:06 PM Local Time

Eduards Kudrjavcevs raises to 65,000 from middle position and action folds around to Christian Nilles in the small blind. Nilles three-bets all in for 385,000 and the big blind folds. Kudrjavcevs calls and the hands are revealed.


The community cards fall      , keeping Nilles' ace-queen in front.

Christian Nilles - 840,000
Eduards Kudrjavcevs - 110,000

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:55 PM Local Time

Pedro Oliveira opens to 70,000 from middle position. Sergey Lebedev calls from the hijack, and Hannes Speiser then three-bets all in for 340,000 from the button. Action folds to Phil Hellmuth in the big blind, who moves all in over the top for 490,000. Oliveira and Lebedev both fold.


Hellmuth is ahead and stays there through a       runout. With this hand, the 14-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner has topped one million in chips.

Phil Hellmuth - 1,030,000
Hannes Speiser - Eliminated in 17th Place ($17,948)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:51 PM Local Time

Antonio Buonanno moves all in for 325,000 from the button and Sean Getzwiller calls from the big blind.

Buonanno shows    and is racing against Getzwiller's   . The flop comes    , keeping Buonanno's treys out in front.

The turn  , however, pairs Getzwiller. The   finishes the board and Buonanno is eliminated.

Sean Getzwiller - 960,000
Antonio Buonanno - Eliminated in 18th Place ($17,948)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:40 PM Local Time

Hans Winzeler - 19th Place

Hans Winzeler moves all in for 40,000 from middle position. Eduards Kudjavrevs calls from the small blind and Hannes Speiser calls from the big blind.

The flop falls     and Kudjavrevs is heads up with Speiser for a side pot. Both players check and the   turn pairs the board. Kudjavrevs checks a second time, and Speiser bets. Kudjavrevs immediately folds and the remaining hands are turned on their backs.


The   completes the board and Speiser's two pair, aces and tens sends Winzeler to the rail.

With Winzeler's elimination in 19th place, the field will now redraw to the final two tables.

Hannes Speiser - 430,000
Hans Winzeler - Eliminated in 19th Place ($14,862)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:36 PM Local Time

Dietrich Fast

There is a dead button to start the hand. Action folds to Dietrich Fast in the cutoff and he jams for his last 50,000. Christian Nilles moves all in over the top from the small blind and the big blind folds.


Nilles clinches the victory after the board runs      , helping neither player.

Christian Nilles - 460,000
Dietrich Fast - Eliminated in 20th Place ($14,862)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:32 PM Local Time

Dong Zhao

Patrick Leonard opens to 60,000 from under the gun and action folds to Dong Zhao in the small blind. He three-bet shoves for approximately 220,000 and action comes back to Leonard. He calls and the hands are tabled.


The flop falls    , keeping Zhao's ace-queen high in the lead. The   rolls off on fourth street, giving Leonard additional outs to make a heart flush. In the end, Leonard drills the   on the river to pair up and eliminate Zhao from play.

Patrick Leonard - 1,310,000
Dong Zhao - Eliminated in 21st Place ($14,862)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:22 PM Local Time
Level: 25
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:18 PM Local Time
The players are in the midst of a 15-minute break.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:17 PM Local Time

Davidi Kitai

Davidi Kitai moves all in for about 140,000 from under the gun. Action folds to Assani Fisher in the hijack and he moves all in over the top for about 150,000. Yudhister Jaswal has both players covered and calls from the big blind.


The board comes      , keeping Jaswal's pocket jacks in the lead to score the double elimination.

Yudhister Jaswal - 790,000
Davidi Kitai - Eliminated in 23rd Place ($14,862)
Assani Fisher - Eliminated in 22nd Place ($14,862)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:17 PM Local Time

Mike McDonald

Keith Johnson raises all in from the hijack for 140,000 and action folds around to Mike McDonald in the small blind. McDonald calls, and Ankush Mandavia moves all in over the top from the big blind. McDonald then calls all in for approximately 690,000 and the three hands are shown.


The board runs out      , giving Mandavia two pair, aces and fives. He scores the double elimination, sending McDonald and Johnson to the rail.

Ankush Mandavia - 1,800,000
Keith Johnson - Eliminated in 25th Place ($14,862)
Mike McDonald - Eliminated in 24th Place ($14,862)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:06 PM Local Time

John Racener - 26th Place

Sergey Lebedev raises to 50,000 from the hijack and John Racener three-bet shoves for 440,000 from the cutoff. Action folds back to Lebedev and he tanks. After about a minute, he calls.


Lebedev jumps into the lead by pairing his ace on the     flop and stays there through the   turn and   river.

Sergey Lebedev - 1,280,000
John Racener - Eliminated in 26th Place ($14,862)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:01 PM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi - 27th Place

Pedro Oliveira moves all in from the cutoff and Michael Mizrachi calls all in, for approximately 130,000, from the small blind.


The board runs out      , keeping Oliveira's ace-high in front to eliminate Mizrachi from play.

Pedro Oliveira - 540,000
Michael Mizrachi - Eliminated in 27th Place ($14,862)


Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:48 PM Local Time

Sean Getzwiller moves all in from the small blind for 352,000 and Jeremy Ausmus calls from the big blind.


The board runs out      , giving Getzwiller a winning straight to the king.

Sean Getzwiller - 740,000
Jeremy Ausmus - 415,000

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:45 PM Local Time

Table 352

Seat 1: Keith Johnson
Seat 2: Antonio Buonanno
Seat 3: Eduards Kudjavcevs
Seat 4: Mike McDonald
Seat 5: Ankush Mandavia
Seat 6: Hannes Speiser
Seat 7: Kyle Julius
Seat 8: Hans Winzeler
Seat 9: Daniel Strelitz

Table 358

Seat 1: Sergey Lebedev
Seat 2: John Racener
Seat 3: Max Silver
Seat 4: Assani FIsher
Seat 5: Thiago Macedo
Seat 6: Joe Cada
Seat 7: Phil Hellmuth
Seat 8: Yudhishter Jaswal
Seat 9: Davidi Kitai

Table 364

Seat 1: Sean Getzwiller
Seat 2: Jeremy Ausmus
Seat 3: Pedro Oliveira
Seat 4: Quan Zhou
Seat 5: Michael Mizrachi
Seat 6: Deitrich Fast
Seat 7: Dong Zhou
Seat 8: Christian Nilles
Seat 9: Patrick Leonard

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:36 PM Local Time
Level: 24
Blinds: 12,000/24,000
Ante: 4,000
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:35 PM Local Time

Kyle Julius makes it 42,000 to go from under the gun, and Chou Chou three-bets all in for 140,000 from the next seat over. Action folds back to Julius and he calls.


The board runs out      , pairing Julius' jack to score the elimination. The clock has now been paused to redraw to the final three tables.

Kyle Julius - 930,000
Chou Chou - Eliminated

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:27 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier

Jason Mercier raises all in for 56,000 from under the gun and it folds to Patrick Leonard in the hijack. Leonard calls and Chance Kornuth moves all in over the top for 240,000 from the small blind. The big blind folds and Leonard calls again.


The board comes      , keeping Leonard's two jacks in the lead. Mercier and Kornuth are eliminated from play and the field is now one elimination from the three-table redraw.

Patrick Leonard - 800,000
Chance Kornuth - Eliminated
Jason Mercier - Eliminated