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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, July 03, 2016 to Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Event #56: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $2,511,000
  • Entries: 1,860
  • Remaining: 0

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:51 PM Local Time
Level: 23
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante: 3,000
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:39 PM Local Time

Adrien Allain raises to 35,000 from early position. Brendan Sheehan calls from the small blind, as does Faraz Jaka from the big blind.

The flop comes    . Sheehan checks, as does Jaka. Allain bets 40,000. Sheehan calls, and Jaka folds.

The turn is the  . Sheehan checks again. Allain bets 100,000, and Sheehan calls.

The river is the  . Sheehan checks for a third time, and this time Allain opts to check back. Sheehan tables    for the nut flush. Allain mucks his cards.

Brendan Sheehan - 640,000 (40 bb)
Adrien Allain - 315,000 (19 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:25 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Adrien Allain in the cutoff and he moves all in for 277,000. Matt Affleck is in the small blind and moves all in, getting the big blind to fold.

Allain tables   , while Affleck shows   .

The flop comes    , putting Allain ahead with a pair of kings.

The turn is the  , and the river is the [6], giving Allain the double-up.

Adrien Allain - 580,000 (36 bb)
Matt Affleck - 1,330,000 (83 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:16 PM Local Time

David Patterson shoves all in on the button, and Ivan Luca calls all in from the small blind, for around 200,000.

Patterson has    against Luca's   , and Luca hits on the     flop.

The turn is the   leaving Patterson two outs, and the river   is neither of them, meaning Luca survives.

Ivan Luca - 430,000 (26 bb)
David Patterson - 445,000 (27 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:07 PM Local Time


Pablo Gordillo 

On a flop of    , Pablo Gordillo moves all in and is snap-called by Benjamin Zamani.

Gordillo holds    for bottom pair and is at risk against Zamani's top pair   .

The turn is the   giving Zamani top two pair. Gordillo can still win with an ace or a deuce. But the river is the   and Gordillo exits here.

Benjamin Zamani - 1,440,000 (90 bb)
Pablo Gordillo - Eliminated in 24th Place ($12,917)

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:02 PM Local Time
Level: 22
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 2,000
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:02 PM Local Time

 
Michael Palo

Michael Palo moves all in under the gun for 189,000. From the cutoff, David Peters moves all in for more. The other players fold. Palo shows    and Peters has   .

The flop comes    , no help for Palo's overcards. The turn is the  , and the river is the  . Palo is out and Peters stacks the chips.

David Peters - 810,000 (67 bb)
Michael Palo - Eliminated in 25th Place ($12,917)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 12:57 PM Local Time


Rodrigo Semeghini

Rodrigo Semeghini makes it 26,000 under the gun. Matt Affleck, next to act, raises to 65,000. Semeghini moves all in for 260,000. Affleck calls.

Semeghini has    and is behind against Affleck's jacks   .

The flop comes    . The turn brings the   and the river is the  .

Semeghini is eliminated and Affleck adds to his chip lead.

Matt Affleck - 1,740,000 (145 bb)
Rodrigo Semeghini - Eliminated in 26th Place ($12,917)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 12:39 PM Local Time
Table 1

Seat 1: Eldad Bentov - 405,000
Seat 2: Muhammad Abdel Rahim - 540,000
Seat 3: Jason Seitz - 630,000
Seat 4: Chahnhoon Jung - 870,000
Seat 5: Cathal Shine - 390,000
Seat 6: Mark Epstein - 480,000
Seat 7: David Patterson - 375,000
Seat 8: Ivan Luca - 355,000
Seat 9: Zachary Okin - 180,000

Table 2

Seat 1: Dara O'Kearney - 485,000
Seat 2: Michael Palo - 142,000
Seat 3: Seth Fischer - 500,000
Seat 4: Matthew Diehl - 400,000
Seat 5: Kilian Kramer - 910,000
Seat 6: David Peters - 550,000
Seat 7: -
Seat 8: Michael Aron - 468,000
Seat 9: Takuya Suzuki - 430,000

Table 3

Seat 1: Matt Affleck - 1,400,000
Seat 2: Pablo Gordillo - 450,000
Seat 3: Brendan Sheehan - 390,000
Seat 4: Faraz Jaka - 430,000
Seat 5: Assani Fisher - 265,000
Seat 6: Adrien Allain - 350,000
Seat 7: Chun Law - 360,000
Seat 8: Benjamin Zamani - 920,000
Seat 9: Rodrigo Semeghini - 320,000
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 12:22 PM Local Time

Ben Zamani raises to 27,000 from under the gun. Thomas Awong is in middle position and three-bets to 77,000. Muhammad Rahim is in the small blind and four-bets to 127,000.

Action returns to Zamani, who makes it 197,000 to go. Now it's Awong's turn, and he moves all in for 286,000. Action is back on Rahim. He goes into the tank for a couple of minutes, then folds. Zamani quickly calls.

Zamani tables   , while Awong shows   .

The board runs out       and Awong is eliminated.

Ben Zamani - 920,000 (76 bb)
Thomas Awong - Eliminated in 27th place for $12,917

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 12:09 PM Local Time

Jun Saito moves all in from late position for 200,000 and is called by Seth Fischer. Saito holds    but faces Fischer's   , and the     flop puts Fischer ahead.

The turn is the  , the river is the  , and Saito is out.

Seth Fischer - 740,000 (61 bb)
Jun Saito - Eliminated in 28th Place ($10,514)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 11:59 AM Local Time
Level: 21
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 200
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 8:00 AM Local Time

 

Day 3 begins at 12 p.m. with 28 players returning to fight for gold!

Matt Affleck (pictured) leads the pack with 1,420,000, and Kilian Kramer is close behind with 1,250,000. The two are the only players over a million in chips to start Day 3, with the next biggest stack belonging to Jason Seitz with 757,000.

Familiar faces who are still in contention today include Faraz Jaka (423,000), Benjamin Zamani (530,000), David Peters (579,000), Ivan Luca (397,000), and Adrien Allain (361,000).

This is the final day of this three-day event, and first place is a whopping $412,557 and a WSOP gold bracelet. All players coming back to play today are guaranteed a payout of $10,514.

There will continue to be a 15-minute break every two levels, with a 60-minute dinner break after six and a half levels of play, at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Results can be found under the Results Tab. Follow along on WSOP.com for Live Updates throughout the day.