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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 1:55 AM Local Time
Johanin Doubles Through Wong

Danny Wong opened to 175,000 on the button and Charles Johanin three-bet all in for 615,000 from the big blind. Wong asked for a count before calling.

Danny Wong:   
Charles Johanin:   

The board came       giving Johanin a flush and doubling him up.

Danny Wong2,500,000-400,000
Charles Johanin1,250,000320,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:51 AM Local Time
David Eldridge Eliminated in 7th Place ($46,993)

David Eldridge

David Eldridge limped in on the button, Charles Johanin completed the small blind and Paul Volpe checked his option. The     flop got checked to Eldridge, who bet 90,000. Johanin called, Volpe check-raised to 255,000, Eldrigde shoved around 870,000, Johanin folded and Volpe called.

David Eldridge:   
Paul Volpe:   

Eldridge was miles behind and couldn't catch up on the   turn and   river. His run ended in 7th place, worth $46,993.

Paul Volpe3,000,000980,000
David Eldridge0-1,000,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:46 AM Local Time
Taylor Black Eliminated in 8th Place ($35,671)

Taylor Black

Taylor Black shoved all in for around 800,000 from the hijack and was called by Adam Adler on the button with the bigger stack.

Taylor Black:   
Adam Adler:   

The board ran out       - the curtains fell on Black's tournament run for today as he was sent to the payout desk in 8th place.

Adam Adler2,060,000860,000
Taylor Black0-800,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:40 AM Local Time
Black Doubles Through Volpe

Paul Volpe raised to 185,000, Taylor Black shoved 300,000 and Volpe committed the extra chips.

Taylor Black:   
Paul Volpe:   

Black smiled upon seeing the deuce, and the optional hand from Volpe also wouldn't be his downfall:       gave him the double-up.

Paul Volpe2,020,000-450,000
Taylor Black800,000200,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:23 AM Local Time
Joe Cada Eliminated in 9th Place ($27,582)

Joe Cada

Joe Cada shoved from the small blind for about 175,000 and David Eldridge snap-called in the big blind.

Joe Cada:   
David Eldridge:   

The board ran out       - no help for Cada and he was sent to the payout desk to collect his cash of $27,582 for finishing in 9th place.

David Eldridge1,000,000200,000
Joe Cada0-380,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:20 AM Local Time
Black Chops With Adler

Taylor Black shoved 545,000 on the button and Adam Adler called in the big blind.

Taylor Black:   
Adam Adler:   

No surprises on a       board and the two chopped it up.

Adam Adler1,200,00045,000
Taylor Black600,000100,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:16 AM Local Time
Bryn Kenney Eliminated in 10th Place ($21,734)

Bryn Kenney

Paul Volpe opened to 130,000 from the cutoff. Bryn Kenney three-bet all in for 520,000 from the button. The blinds folded and Volpe snap-called.

Paul Volpe:   
Bryn Kenney:   

The board ran out       giving Volpe a straight on the turn and sending Kenney to the rail in 10th place.

The remaining nine players are all guaranteed $27,582.

Paul Volpe2,470,000560,000
Bryn Kenney0-665,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:15 AM Local Time
Foxen Doubles Johanin Up

Alex Foxen raised to 125,000 from mid-position. Charles Johanin shoved from the button for 370,000. Foxen called.

Charles Johanin:   
Alex Foxen:   

The board ran out       - the ten on the river gave Johanin a straight for the double-up.

Alex Foxen1,450,000-450,000
Charles Johanin930,000110,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:09 AM Local Time
Wong Extends Chip Lead

Danny Wong raised to 115,000 and David Eldridge defended his big blind. Eldridge check-called a bet of 90,000 on the     flop and then again for 190,000 on the   turn.

The river was the   and Eldridge checked for a third time, but eventually folded to a bet of 305,000 from Wong.

Danny Wong2,900,000950,000
David Eldridge800,000-440,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:05 AM Local Time
Adler Doubles Through Volpe

Paul Volpe raised to 115,000 from mid-position. Adam Adler shoved from the cutoff. Volpe asked for a count and the dealer confirmed Adler had 515,000 in front of him.

"I think you're ahead" Volpe said while making the call.

Adam Adler:   
Paul Volpe:   

The board ran out       - Adler's high cards held and he doubled up.

Paul Volpe1,910,000-520,000
Adam Adler1,155,000645,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:03 AM Local Time
Foxen Cracks Aces, Doubles Through Kenney

Alex Foxen

In the first hand of the final table, Bryn Kenney raised to 125,000 from middle position and Danny Wong called from the small blind. Alex Foxen three-bet shoved 865,000 from the big blind, Kenney reshoved and Wong quickly folded.

Alex Foxen:   
Bryn Kenney:   

Kenney was in prime position to deliver the knock out to the dangerous Foxen and grab the chip lead in the process, but it wasn't meant to be. The       rundown gave Foxen the ten he needed for a crucial double-up and he soared to 1.9 million.

Danny Wong1,950,000-130,000
Alex Foxen1,900,0001,040,000
Bryn Kenney665,000-905,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:59 AM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table Draw
TableNameCountryChip CountsBig Blinds
519/1Elio FoxUnited States2,070,00041
519/2Adam AdlerUnited States510,00010
519/3Danny WongUnited States2,080,00042
519/4Alex FoxenUnited States860,00017
519/5Joe CadaUnited States380,0008
519/6David EldridgeUnited States1,240,00025
519/7Charles JohaninUnited States820,00016
519/8Paul VolpeUnited States2,430,00049
519/9Bryn KenneyUnited States1,570,00031
519/10Taylor BlackUnited States500,00010
Paul Volpe2,430,00030,000
Danny Wong2,080,000-520,000
Elio Fox2,070,000420,000
Bryn Kenney1,570,000-30,000
David Eldridge1,240,000140,000
Alex Foxen860,000350,000
Charles Johanin820,00050,000
Adam Adler510,000-130,000
Taylor Black500,000-100,000
Joe Cada380,000-150,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:53 AM Local Time
Eric Blair Eliminated in 11th Place ($21,734)

Eric Blair

Eric Blair moved all in from the button for 475,000. Paul Volpe asked for a count in the small blind before just calling. Bryn Kenney, perhaps smelling a rat, folded his big blind.

Eric Blair:   
Paul Volpe:   

For the second all-in in a row, Blair held queen-five suited, but there was to be no shocks on this board, with Volpe flopping him dead on an       runout to bring play to an unofficial final table of ten.

Paul Volpe2,400,000800,000
Eric Blair0-550,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:52 AM Local Time
Eldridge Doubles Through Black

David Eldridge shoved for 405,000 in early position, Taylor Black came over the top all in and all other players folded.

David Eldridge:   
Taylor Black:   

Black spiked the queen on the     flop and Eldridge was now the one in trouble. He whiffed the   turn but found the   he needed on the river to save his tournament life.

The hand afterwards, Elio Fox raised to 110,000, Eldridge three-bet to 290,000 and Fox folded.

David Eldridge1,100,000690,000
Taylor Black600,000-250,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:49 AM Local Time
Antonio Lievano Eliminated in 12th Place ($21,734)

Antonio Lievano

Antonio Lievano shoved from the button for about 700,000 and was called by Danny Wong in the big blind.

Antonio Lievano:   
Danny Wong:   

The board ran out       - no help for Lievano as he was eliminated in 12th place.

Danny Wong2,600,000740,000
Antonio Lievano0-790,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:48 AM Local Time
Blair Doubles Through Kenney

Eric Blair

Eric Blair moved all in for 265,000 (5bb) from under-the-gun. Bryn Kenney called in late position.

Eric Blair:   
Bryn Kenney:   

There was a five on the flop of     which also gave Blair a flush draw. The turn   and river   didn't help Kenney and Blair doubled up.

Bryn Kenney1,600,0000
Eric Blair550,00070,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:44 AM Local Time
Justin Young Eliminated in 13th Place ($17,458)

Justin Young

Justin Young moved all in from the hijack for 185,000 with    and was called by Danny Wong on the button with   .

The flop gave Young a set of sixes to survive, coming       and he doubled up.

A short while later, Young moved all in again for around 300,000 with    and again came up against an overpair, with Bryn Kenney holding   .

This time there were no surprises, as the board ran out       and he was eliminated in 13th place.

Danny Wong1,860,000-215,000
Bryn Kenney1,600,00075,000
Justin Young0-510,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:44 AM Local Time
Johanin Doubles Through Eldridge

David Eldridge raised to 90,000 from the cutoff. Taylor Black, sitting in the small blind, checked how much Eldridge had behind. After confirming how much it was, Black folded. Charles Johanin shoved all in for 360,000 in total and Eldridge snap-called.

Charles Johanin:   
David Eldridge:   

The board ran out       - no danger for Johanin as he doubled up.

Charles Johanin770,000320,000
David Eldridge410,000-170,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:35 AM Local Time
Davis Aalvik Eliminated in 15th Place ($17,458); KyungMin Lee Eliminated in 14th Place ($17,458)

Davis Aalvik

Down to just 50,000 in chips, Davis Aalvik called the big blind in early position, leaving himself with 10,000 behind. Elio Fox ripped it in for 1,300,000 two seats over, KyungMin Lee called all in for 180,000 behind Fox, and Aalvik flicked his last two T-5,000 chips in as well.

Davis Aalvik:   
KyungMin Lee:   
Elio Fox:   

The fours of Fox remained ahead at the end of the       runout, and he ended up with both Aalvik's and Lee's bounty.

KyungMin Lee
KyungMin Lee
Elio Fox1,650,000350,000
KyungMin Lee0-285,000
Davis Aalvik0-220,000
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:27 AM Local Time
Adler Takes From Kenney

Bryn Kenney raised to 85,000 from the button and was called by Adam Adler in the big blind.

The flop came    , Adler check-called the 35,000 bet of Kenney.

The turn brought them the  , Adler checked once more. Kenney now bet 70,000. Adler had a think and then decided to shove. Kenney glanced at Adler's stack and then quickly folded.

Bryn Kenney1,525,000425,000
Adam Adler640,000295,000