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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 to Friday, July 01, 2016

Event #50: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,417,500
  • Entries: 1,050
  • Remaining: 0


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Friday, July 1, 2016 12:40 PM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 4,000/8,000
Ante: 1,000
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:35 PM Local Time

Safiya Umerova

Sam Greenwood raises to 15,000 from the cutoff, and Safiya Umerova decides to defend her big blind.

The flop comes    . Umerova checks and Greenwood bets 20,000. Umerova calls.

The turn is the  . Umerova checks again, as does Greenwood.

The river is the  . Umerova leads out for 30,000 this time. Greenwood thinks for a minute, and then he releases his hand.

Umerova now leads her table and is approaching a million in chips.

Safiya Umerova - 930,000
Sam Greenwood - 640,000

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:24 PM Local Time

Safiya Umerova raises to 16,000 from the hijack, and Damian Salas three-bets to 46,000 from the cutoff. Umerova calls.

The flop comes    . Umerova checks, and Salas bets 41,000. Umerova wastes no time and calls.

The turn is the  . Umerova stares at Salas, and then leads out for 75,000.

Salas thinks for about two full minutes before releasing his hand.

Safiya Umerova - 660,000
Damian Salas - 435,000

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:22 PM Local Time


Erkut Yilmaz opens to 15,000 and three players call, including Niall Farrell from the button and Alexander Lakhov and Daniel Tang from the blinds.

The flop is     and Yilmaz is the first to bet, for 22,000, and Farrell calls. Lakhov check-raises from the small blind to 60,000 and Farrell is the lone caller.

The turn is the   and Lakhov shuffles chips, passes them from one hand to another and then checks with his empty hand. Farrell is very deliberate and waits for a moment before betting 87,000. Lakhov quickly folds.

Niall Farrell - 760,000
Alexander Lakhov - 480,000

Friday, July 1, 2016 12:05 PM Local Time


Raymond Ho and Alexander Lakhov are heads up to the flop in the first hand of the day. The flop comes     and Ho checks. Lakhov bets 30,000 and Ho calls.

The turn is the   and both players check. The river is the   and Ho leads for 40,000. Lakhov quickly calls and Ho turns over   . Lakhov folds.

Raymond Ho - 730,500
Alexander Lakhov - 546,000

Gorilla Gaming
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:01 PM Local Time
Round 3 of the $1,500 Shootout is underway. Players will start at two six-handed tables and break to a single table at ten players.
Friday, July 1, 2016 12:00 PM Local Time
Level: 27
Blinds: 3,000/6,000
Ante: 1,000
Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:37 PM Local Time

Sam Greenwood

Round 3 of the $1,500 Shootout begins today at noon. Niall Farrell is attempting to make his second final table of the summer. He finished sixth in the $2,500 No Limit  Hold'em event earlier and is seeking his first WSOP gold bracelet.

Vanessa Selbst (three WSOP bracelets) and Sam Greenwood (one) are the only players who previously have won WSOP gold. The remaining players are seeking their first. Greenwood, a Canadian, will be trying to book his second bracelet on Canada Day and make it two in a row for his country following Kristen Bicknell's bracelet win on Thursday.

Play will start with two six-handed tables and once the field reaches ten, the players will break to a single table. If either Safiya Umerova or Vanessa Selbst wins the event, they will be the second female to win an open bracelet event this year. Bicknell was the first, with a win in the $1,500 Bounty. will have all the updates as the newest WSOP gold bracelet winner is crowned. Below is the seating chart for the final two tables.

Table 1

Seat 1: Niall Farrell - 651,000
Seat 2: Raymond Ho - 630,500
Seat 3: Alexander Lakhov - 646,000
Seat 4: Daniel Tang - 640,000
Seat 5: Erkut Yilmaz - 651,000
Seat 6: Daniel McAulay - 641,500

Table 2

Seat 1: Safiya Umerova - 654,000
Seat 2: Damian Salas - 654,000
Seat 3: Yuliyan Kolev - 631,000
Seat 4: Sam Greenwood - 653,000
Seat 5: Vanessa Selbst - 639,000
Seat 6: Michael Mixer - 635,000