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2017 48th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 to Friday, June 09, 2017

Event #15: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,203,200
  • Entries: 129
  • Remaining: 0

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Friday, June 9, 2017 7:00 PM Local Time
Hands #6-10: Smith and Mateos Chop it Up

Heads Up Underway

Hand #6: Mateos (with   ) raised to 50,000 and Smith (with   ) called. The flop was     and Smith check-raised Mateos' bet of 35,000 to 125,000. Mateos called. The turn was the   and Smith check-folded to a bet of 100,000 from Mateos.

Hand #7: Smith called (with   ) and Mateos (with   ) checked. The two players checked a     flop and the turn was the  . Mateos bet 30,000 and Smith called. The river was the   and Mateos bombed it for 300,000. Smith folded.

Hand #8: Mateos (with   ) raised to 50,000. Smith (with   ) called. The flop was     and Smith check-folded to a bet of 35,000 from Mateos.

Hand #9: Mateos folded to a raise of 70,000 from Smith (with   ).

Hand #10: Mateos raised to 50,000 and Smith called. The flop was    . Smith bet 100,000 and Mateos called. The turn was the   and Smith check-called a bet of 150,000 from Mateos. The river was the   and both players checked.

Smith showed    while Mateos showed   . Mateos had been counterfeit on the turn, but chopped the pot, as both players held nines and jacks, with an eight kicker.

Adrian Mateos3,950,000150,000
John Smith2,450,000-150,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 6:52 PM Local Time
Hands #1-5: Early Fireworks

Adrian Mateos

Hand #1: John Smith (with   ) limped in and Adrian Mateos raised to 70,000, which Smith called. On the     flop, Mateos bet 70,000 and Smith called before doing so again for 210,000 on the   turn. Mateos also fired the   river for 415,000 and Smith called. Mateos turned over    for trip tens and claimed the first pot.

Hand #2: Mateos (with   ) raised to 50,000 and Smith (with (6h4c]) called. The flop came     and Smith bet 80,000, which Mateos raised to 225,000 in order to force a fold.

Hand #3: Smith (with   ) limped in, Mateos (with   ) made it 70,000 and Smith called. The flop showed     and Mateos continued for 75,000, which Smith called. On the   turn, Mateos bet 260,000 and Smith called before the third barrel worth 520,000 after the   river saw Smith let go.

Hand #4: Mateos (with   ) opened to 50,000 and Smith (with   ) called. On the     flop, Smith check-called a bet of 35,000 and the   turn was checked. On the   river, Smith checked and Mateos bet 175,000. Smith called and Mateos showed    for a bluff, while Smith claimed the first pot in this duel with   .

Hand #5: Smith (with   ) limped in and Mateos (with   ) once again raised to 70,000, Smith called. On the     flop, Mateos bet 50,000 and Smith called. After the   turn, Mateos checked and called a bet worth 100,000 by Smith. The two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner also check-called the   river for 225,000 and mucked when Smith showed his    for trip eights.

Adrian Mateos3,800,000600,000
John Smith2,600,000-600,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 6:37 PM Local Time
Cards in the Air

The championship match between John Smith and Adrian Mateos has started. We will be updating the hands with holecard information a half hour after the hands take place.

Friday, June 9, 2017 6:37 PM Local Time
Road to the Finals
RoundJohn SmithAdrian Mateos
Round of 128Osman IhlamurDaniel Negreanu
Round of 64Dietrich FastIan O'Hara
Round of 32Chance KornuthEric Wasserson
Round of 16Russell ThomasTaylor Paur
Round of 8Jack DuongRyan Hughes
SeminfinalRyan RiessCharlie Carrel
Friday, June 9, 2017 6:33 PM Local Time
Play Pushed Back

It will be another few minutes before play begins.

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Friday, June 9, 2017 6:23 PM Local Time
Championship Match Set to Begin at 7:30 p.m.

John Smith and Adrian Mateos will begin their heads-up championship match at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 9, 2017 6:22 PM Local Time
Charlie Carrel Eliminated in the Semifinals ($125,454); Adrian Mateos Advances

Charlie Carrel

Hand #37: Charlie Carrel raised to 45,000 from the button and Adrian Mateos three-bet to 160,000 from the big blind. Carrel four-bet all in for about 600,000 and Mateos quickly called.

Carrel:   
Mateos:   

The board ran out      , meaning no help for Carrel. Nevertheless, he still left with $125,454 for his finish in the semifinals, good enough for his second best result ever on American soil following his 15th place in the High Roller for One Drop just one week ago.

Meanwhile, two-time bracelet winner Adrian Mateos advances to the Final where he will take on American John Smith for the $10,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em Championship bracelet and $324,470 in prize money.

Adrian Mateos3,200,000854,000
Charlie Carrel0-854,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 6:21 PM Local Time
Hands #35-36

Hand #35: Charlie Carrel raised to 45,000 from the button and received no action.

Hand #36: Adrian Mateos limped the button and Carrel checked his option.

The flop came down     and Carrel check-folded to a bet from Mateos.

Friday, June 9, 2017 6:17 PM Local Time
Hand #34: Mateos Calls With Third Pair and Doubles Up

Adrian Mateos Advances

Adrian Mateos raised to 50,000 from the button, Charlie Carrel three-bet to 175,000 from the big blind, and Mateos called.

The flop came down     and Carrel continued for 150,000. Mateos called, the   turn fell, and Carrel bet 300,000. Mateos called to see the   river and Carrel shoved for effectively 648,000. Mateos leaned back in his chair and tanked for about four minutes before he called all in.

Carrel turned over   , while Mateos tabled    for a pair of eights to double up and take the chip lead.

Adrian Mateos2,346,0001,173,000
Charlie Carrel854,000-1,173,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 6:13 PM Local Time
Hands #29-33: Mateos Calls Carrel With King High

Adrian Mateos

Hand #29: Charlie Carrel raised to 50,000 from the button and Adrian Mateos defended his big blind.

The flop fell     and Mateos checked to Carrel who continued for 75,000. Mateos folded.

Hand #30: Adrian Mateos raised to 50,000 from the button and received no action.

Hand #31: Charlie Carrel raised to 50,000 from the button and Adrian Mateos called from the big blind.

They checked to the turn of an      board where Carrel bet 100,000. Mateos check-called to see the   river and he checked again. Carrel bet 200,000 and after about one minute, Mateos called.

Carrel showed   , while Mateos tabled    to win the pot.

Hand #32: Adrian Mateos raised to 50,000 from the button and received no action.

Hand #33: Charlie Carrel raised to 50,000 from the button and received no action.

Charlie Carrel2,027,000-133,000
Adrian Mateos1,173,000133,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:58 PM Local Time
Hands #24-28: Carrel Pulls Away Further

Charlie Carrel

Hand #24: Adrian Mateos raised to 40,000 and Charlie Carrel called. On the     flop, both players checked. Carrel bet the   turn for 75,000 and Mateos called before the   river triggered a bet worth 150,000 by Carrel. Mateos folded and Carrel increased his lead.

Hand #25: Carrel opened to 40,000 and Mateos called. The flop of     and the   turn were checked. On the   river, Mateos checked and Carrel bet 60,000. Mateos called and mucked once Carrel showed    for a rivered pair of kings.

Hand #26: Mateos raised to 40,000 and Carrel called. On the     flop, Carrel check-called a bet worth 30,000. The   on the turn went check, check, before the   river saw Carrel bet 125,000. Mateos folded and forfeited yet another pot early on.

Hand #27: Carrel raised to 40,000 and Mateos three-bet to 150,000 in order to shut down all further action.

Hand #28: Mateos raised to 40,000 and Carrel folded.

Charlie Carrel2,160,000230,000
Adrian Mateos1,040,000-230,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:50 PM Local Time
Hands #17-23: Carrel Three-bet Folds; Mateos Folds River

Charlie Carrel

Hand #17: Carrel raised to 40,000 and Mateos called. The flop was     and Mateos check-called a bet of 55,000 from Carrel. The two players checked the turn   and the river   and Carrel won with    for a pair of sixes.

Hand #18: Mateos raised to 40,000 and Carrel three-bet to 150,000. Mateos four-bet to 365,000 and Carrel quickly folded.

Hand #19: Carrel raised to 40,000 and Mateos folded.

Hand #20: Mateos raised to 40,000 and Carrel folded.

Hand #21: Carrel raised to 40,000 and Mateos called. The flop came     and Mateos check-called a bet of 30,000 from Carrel. Mateos check-called another bet for 110,000 on the   turn and the river was the  . Mateos checked for a third time and Carrel bet 275,000, which elicited a fold from Mateos.

Hand #22: Carrel received a walk.

Hand #23: Mateos received a walk.

Charlie Carrel1,930,00050,000
Adrian Mateos1,270,000-50,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:45 PM Local Time
Hands #9-16: Holding Steady

Hand #9: Adrian Mateos received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #10: Mateos raised to 30,000 from the button and Charlie Carrel called from the big blind.

The flop fell     and Carrel check-called 20,000 from Mateos to see the   turn, which both players checked. The river was the   and Carrel bet 30,000. Mateos called.

Carrel showed   , but Mateos took it with    for aces and eights.

Hand #11: Carrel raised to 30,000 from the button and received no action.

Hand #12: Mateos raised to 30,000 from the button and Carrel called from the big blind.

The flop came down     and Carrel checked to Mateos who bet 20,000. Carrel folded.

Hand #13: Carrel raised to 30,000 from the button, Mateos three-bet to 110,000 from the big blind, and Carrel folded.

Hand #14: Mateos raised to 30,000 from the button, Carrel three-bet to 122,000 from the big blind, and Mateos folded.

Hand #15: Carrel raised to 30,000 from the button and Mateos called from the big blind.

The flop came down     and Mateos check-called 25,000 from Carrel to see the   turn. Both players checked, the   river completed the board, and Mateos checked. Carrel bet 125,000 and Mateos released his hand.

Hand #16: Mateos raised to 30,000 from the button and Carrel called from the big blind.

The flop came down     and Carrel check-called 20,000 to see the   turn, which both players checked. The river was the   and Carrel bet 60,000.

Mateos called, but mucked when Carrel tabled    for a pair of queens.

Charlie Carrel1,880,00024,000
Adrian Mateos1,320,000-24,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:25 PM Local Time
Hands #1-8: Carrel Takes From Mateos

Hand #1: Charlie Carrel raised to 30,000 and Adrian Mateos folded

Hand #2: Mateos raised to 30,000 and Carrel called. On the     flop, Carrel checked and folded to a bet worth 20,000 by Mateos

Hand #3: Carrel claimed the big blind of Mateos with a raise to 30,000.

Hand #4: Mateos made it 30,000 to go and Carrel called. The flop fell     and Carrel checked before folding to Mateos' bet of 20,000.

Hand #5: Carrel raised to 30,000 and Mateos called. On the     flop, Mateos checked and Carrel bet 25,000 to force a fold.

Hand #6: Mateos raised to 30,000 and Carrel gave up his big blind.

Hand #7: Carrel raised to 30,000 and Mateos called. On the     flop, both players checked. The   turn was checked through as well before Mateos bet the   river for 20,000. That was enough to win the pot, as Carrel folded.

Hand #8: Mateos raised to 30,000 and Carrel called. On a flop of    , Carrel checked and subsequently check-raised from 20,000 to 75,000. Mateos called and faced a bet of 175,000 on the   turn. Mateos called and Carrel fired a large bet of 510,000 on the   river to force a fold from Mateos, winning the first bigger pot of this heads up duel.

Charlie Carrel1,856,000256,000
Adrian Mateos1,344,000-256,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:12 PM Local Time
Who Will John Smith Face in the Championship Match?

Adrian Mateos and Charlie Carrel have started their semifinal match.

Friday, June 9, 2017 5:05 PM Local Time
Ryan Riess Eliminated in the Semifinals ($125,454); John Smith Advances

Ryan Riess all in

Hand #105: John Smith raised to 160,000. Ryan Riess moved all in for just over 1.2m and Smith called.

Smith:   
Riess:   

There was bad news for the 2013 WSOP Main Event champion with the flop coming    . Riess needed a nine to save him, and the turn was the  .

"Close," said Riess. The river was the   meaning that Riess was defeated in the semifinals. He takes home $125,454.

Meanwhile, John Smith advances to the $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship final for the second year in a row. He will face the winner of the other semi-final, and will be looking to better his second place finish last year.

Winner John Smith
Friday, June 9, 2017 5:05 PM Local Time
Hand #99-104: Riess Fights Back

Hand #99: John Smith raised to 160,000 from the button, Ryan Riess reraised all in for 1,020,000 from the big blind, and Smith folded.

Hand #100: Riess raised all in for 1,180,000 and Smith folded.

Hand #101: Ryan Riess received a walk.

Hand #102: Ryan Riess limped the button and John Smith checked his option.

The flop came down     and Smith checked to Riess who bet 80,000. Smith folded.

Hand #103: Smith limped the button, Riess raised all in for 1,380,000, and Smith folded.

Hand #104: Riess limped the button, Smith checked his option, and the flop fell    . Both checked to see the   turn where Smith bet 125,000. Riess called, the   river completed the board, and Smith bet 200,000. Riess tanked for about four minutes before he folded.

John Smith1,945,000-235,000
Ryan Riess1,255,000235,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 4:51 PM Local Time
Hands #95-98: Riess Takes Four in a Row

Hand #95: John Smith raised to 125,000 and Ryan Riess moved all in. "How much does he have?" Smith asked the dealer and the all in was counted to be for 540,000. Smith folded and Riess claimed the pot.

Hand #96: Riess limped in and Smith checked his option. On the     flop, Smith checked and Riess took down the pot with a bet of 60,000.

Hand #97: Smith limped in and Riess raised to 135,000, which Smith called. The flop came     and both players checked. On the   turn, Riess bet 225,000 and Smith folded.

Hand #98: Riess limped and Smith checked. On a flop of    , both players checked. There was no betting action on the   turn either and the   river completed the board. Smith bet 100,000 and Riess called to see Smith turn over    for tens and eights. Riess had that beat with    for jacks and tens and won the fourth hand in a row to climb back above a million.

John Smith2,180,000-480,000
Ryan Riess1,020,000480,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 4:42 PM Local Time
Hand #94: John Smith Doubles through Ryan Riess

John Smith Doubles Up

Hand #94: Ryan Riess raised to 150,000. John Smith three-bet to 450,000. Riess four-bet all in and Smith called.

Smith:   
Riess:   

Smith was the at risk player but he was ahead with a pocket pair. The flop was     with no help to Riess. The turn was the   giving Riess some extra chop outs, but the river was the   meaning Riess was left with nine big blinds.

John Smith Doubles Up
John Smith2,660,0001,330,000
Ryan Riess540,000-1,330,000
Friday, June 9, 2017 4:41 PM Local Time
Hands #88-93: Riess Shoves

Hand #88: Ryan Riess raised to 180,000 from the button and John Smith folded his big blind.

Hand #89: Smith raised to 150,000 from the button and Riess folded his big blind.

Hand #90: Smith received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #91: Smith raised to 150,000 from the button and Riess defended his big blind.

They checked to the turn of a      board where Riess bet 150,000. Smith called, the   river fell, Riess bet 175,000, and Smith called.

Riess tabled    for nines and sixes, but Smith turned up    for queens and sixes to win the pot.

Hand #92: Riess raised to 125,000 from the button and Smith defended his blind.

They checked to the turn of a      board where Smith check-called 125,000 from Riess. The   river completed the board and Smith check-folded to a bet of 140,000 from Riess.

Hand #93: Smith raised to 125,000 from the button, Riess reraised all in with the bigger stack, and Smith folded.

Ryan Riess1,870,000-20,000
John Smith1,330,00020,000
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