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2018 49th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Event #2: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $2,284,200
  • Entries: 243
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:24 AM Local Time
Eldridge Doubles Through Black

David Eldridge moved all in for 275,000 from the cutoff and Taylor Black moved all in over the top from the small blind. The big blind folded and the cards were turned over.

David Eldridge:   
Taylor Black:   

There was no help for Black on the       runout and Eldridge doubled up.

Taylor Black850,000-430,000
David Eldridge580,000140,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:22 AM Local Time
John Racener Eliminated in 16th Place ($14,300)

John Racener

John Racener moved all in for his last 145,000 (5bb) from the hijack. It folded to Alex Foxen in the small blind who moved all in. The big blind folded and the cards were turned over.

John Racener:   
Alex Foxen:   

There was a pair for both players on the     flop, with Racener also picking up some straight outs. The turn was the   and the river the   meaning Racener was sent to the rail.

The remaining 15 players are all guaranteed a payout of at least $17,458.

Alex Foxen510,000180,000
John Racener0-235,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:18 AM Local Time
Talal Shakerchi Eliminated in 17th Place ($14,300)

Talal Shakerchi

After doubling up Antonio Lievano two hands ago, Talal Shakerchi was left with 265,000 which he swiftly swung forward. Paul Volpe went over the top all in for a little over 600,000.

It got folded to Bryn Kenney, who called to try and score the double knock-out.

Talal Shakerchi:   
Paul Volpe:   
Bryn Kenney:   

Shakerchi flopped best on     and even improved to a boat on the   turn. The   river, however, gave Volpe a better full house and Sharkerchi was gone in 17th place.

Paul Volpe1,600,0001,150,000
Bryn Kenney1,100,000-840,000
Talal Shakerchi0-275,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:12 AM Local Time
Shakerchi Doubles Lievano Up

Talal Shakerchi raised to 70,000 from the cutoff and Antonio Lievano shoved all in from the small blind. Justin Young quickly folded his big blind. Shakerchi called.

Antonio Lievano:   
Talal Shakerchi:   

The board ran out       - Lievano turned a straight in the end to double up for the 360,000 he had in front of him.

Antonio Lievano790,000460,000
Talal Shakerchi275,000-325,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:07 AM Local Time
Volpe Doubles Through Kenney

Paul Volpe

Bryn Kenney raised to 75,000 and Paul Volpe defended his big blind. The flop came     and Volpe check-called a bet of 45,000. The turn was the  . Volpe checked again, and this time Kenney put his opponent all in. Volpe called.

Paul Volpe:   
Bryn Kenney:   

Volpe needed to fade an ace or a heart, and the river   improved him to trips and he doubled up.

Bryn Kenney1,940,000-360,000
Paul Volpe450,000130,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:05 AM Local Time
Griffin Paul Eliminated in 18th Place ($14,300)

Griffin Paul

Bryn Kenney opened to 70,000 and called off a 285,000 shove from Griffin Paul.

Griffin Paul:   
Bryn Kenney:   

There was no help for Paul on a       board, making him the first player out after the break.

Bryn Kenney2,300,000400,000
Griffin Paul0-320,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:45 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
TableNameCountryChip CountsBig Blinds
512/1David EldridgeUnited States440,00015
512/2Joe CadaUnited States530,00018
512/3Taylor BlackUnited States1,280,00043
512/4Davis AalvikUnited States220,0007
512/5Charles JohaninUnited States450,00015
512/6John RacenerUnited States235,0008
512/7Elio FoxUnited States1,300,00043
512/8KyungMin LeeUnited States285,00010
512/9Alex FoxenUnited States330,00011
519/1Eric BlairUnited States480,00016
519/2Griffin PaulUnited States320,00011
519/3Talal ShakerchiUnited Kingdom600,00020
519/4Paul VolpeUnited States320,00011
519/5Antonio LievanoUnited States330,00011
519/6Justin YoungUnited States510,00017
519/7Bryn KenneyUnited States1,900,00063
519/8Danny WongUnited States2,075,00069
519/9Adam AdlerUnited States345,00012
Danny Wong2,075,000-25,000
Bryn Kenney1,900,000100,000
Elio Fox1,300,000150,000
Taylor Black1,280,00030,000
Talal Shakerchi600,000200,000
Joe Cada530,000-130,000
Justin Young510,00010,000
Eric Blair480,00055,000
Charles Johanin450,000250,000
David Eldridge440,000-80,000
Adam Adler345,00025,000
Alex Foxen330,000-95,000
Antonio Lievano330,000-10,000
Griffin Paul320,000-85,000
Paul Volpe320,000-15,000
KyungMin Lee285,00020,000
John Racener235,000135,000
Davis Aalvik220,000220,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:44 PM Local Time

The 18 remaining players are on a 20-minute break.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:37 PM Local Time
Triple Knockout for Wong

There was a procession of players heading to the payout desk, all sent there at the hands of Danny Wong. Joe Cada explained that first, Marc Macdonnell moved all in for 80,000. Then Harsukhpaul Sangha moved all in for 110,000. Danny Wong moved all in as the table big stack with over a million, and Daniel Strelitz then moved all in for 400,000.

Marc Macdonnell:   
Harsukhpaul Sangha:   
Danny Wong:   
Daniel Strelitz:   

According to Cada, the board ran out with four clubs, and with Wong holding a club he sent three players to the rail in one fell swoop to bring the field to 19.

Danny Wong2,100,000760,000
Daniel Strelitz0-470,000
Harsukhpaul Sangha0-145,000
Marc Macdonnell0-70,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:34 PM Local Time
Killer Turn Ends it for Saout

Antoine Saout

In a massive clash between Bryn Kenney and Antoine Saout, the former grabbed a massive chip lead while the latter was left with nothing. With the board reading     , Saout (big blind) checked to Kenney, who bet 82,000.

Saout check-raised all in for around 500,000 and Kenney snap-called it off.

Antoine Saout:   
Bryn Kenney:   

It was a brutal turn for Saout, who needed one of the remaining sixes to survive. The   river left him dead and the two-time November Niner went off to the payout desk.

Bryn Kenney1,800,000730,000
Antoine Saout0-605,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:30 PM Local Time
Black Moving Up the Counts
Taylor Black1,250,000170,000
Elio Fox1,150,000-50,000
Alex Foxen425,000-125,000
Talal Shakerchi400,00075,000
Antonio Lievano340,000
Paul Volpe335,000175,000
Kenny Hallaert220,00020,000
John Racener100,000-147,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:27 PM Local Time
Wong Still Leads
Danny Wong1,340,000840,000
Bryn Kenney1,070,0000
Joe Cada660,000-200,000
Antoine Saout605,000490,000
Daniel Strelitz470,000395,000
KyungMin Lee265,00025,000
Harsukhpaul Sangha145,000-125,000
Marc Macdonnell70,000-160,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:24 PM Local Time
Eldridge Sends Le Out

David Eldridge raised in middle position and called off a 120,000 shove from Alan Le from the blinds.

Alan Le:   
David Eldridge:   

The board came down       and Eldridge turned a wheel to eliminate Le in 25th place ($11,950).

David Eldridge520,00020,000
Alan Le00
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:24 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
David Eldridge500,000180,000
Justin Young500,000-110,000
Eric Blair425,000-25,000
Griffin Paul405,000405,000
Adam Adler320,000320,000
KyungMin Lee240,00045,000
Charles Johanin200,000-130,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:18 PM Local Time
Final Three Tables
SeatTable 512Table 518Table 519
1Joe CadaPaul VolpeAdam Adlar
2Danny WongElio FoxCharles Johanin
3EmptyAntonio LievanoJustin Young
4Antoine SaoutTaylor BlackAlan Le
5Daniel StrelitzDavis AalvikKyungMin Lee
6Nam LeTalal ShakerchiJohn Racener
7Bryn KenneyKenny HallaertGriffin Paul
8Marc MacdonnellAlex FoxenEric Blair
9Harsukhpaul SanghaRafael BertaniDavid Eldridge
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:06 PM Local Time
26 Left

A flurry of bustouts happened after the bubble burst, leaving just 26 players standing after two players busted out before the redraw. A redraw of all remaining players will follow.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:05 PM Local Time
Recent Eliminations

The following players have busted just before the final three table redraw took place.

Noah Bronstein00
Chad Thyzel00
Hayden Glassman00
Ben Palmer00
Brian James00
Thomas Peebles00
Jeff Hill00
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:04 PM Local Time
Daher Eliminated

Albert Daher

Albert Daher moved all in for 148,000 and Joe Cada re-raised all in over the top. The other players all folded.

Albert Daher:   
Joe Cada:   

The board ran out       and Daher was eliminated in 29th place.

Joe Cada860,000350,000
Albert Daher0-190,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:00 PM Local Time
Heath Busts

A short-stacked Ben Heath was one of the players that collected the $10,192 min cash shortly after the bubble burst. Heath's left-hand neighbor Davis Aalvik was already stacking Heath's last chips as the Brit bowed out in 33rd place.

Ben Heath0-280,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:00 PM Local Time
Black on a Roll

Taylor Black just eliminated Zach Clark and Tracy Nguyen in one hand.

Zach Clark:   
Tracy Nguyen:   
Taylor Black:   

The board ran out       - Black hit two queens on the flop and ended up with a full house on the turn to earn two more bounties and now has more than 1,000,000 in chips.

Taylor Black1,080,000130,000
Bryn Kenney1,070,000193,000
Justin Young610,00040,000
Rafael Bertani315,000-170,000
John Racener247,000-55,000
Kenny Hallaert200,000-105,000
Daniel Strelitz75,000-75,000
Zach Clark00
Tracy Nguyen00