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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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Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:38 PM Local Time
Tilly Talks Herself into a Double-up

Jennifer Tilly

The player in the under-the-gun position raised to 2,500 and only Jennifer Tilly called on the button.

The dealer gave them the     on the flop and the initial raised continued with a bet of 4,000. Tilly raised to 11,000 and her opponent called.

The turn brought them the  , Tilly's opponent continued with a bet of 5,000. Tilly counted out her stack and considered her options. After looking at the board and her opponent again, she called, leaving herself behind with 6,900.

The river completed the board with the  . Tilly's opponent now put her all-in by putting 10,000 over the line. Tilly tanked.

"I am so confused. I think you might have aces or kings. Why would you bet 25 pre-flop when you could have made it more? And this after raising you on the flop?" Tilly said

After going through some more options, Tilly opted to call and got up from her seat.

Jennifer Tilly:   
Under-the-gun player:   

Tilly had flopped top pair with top-kicker with the queens and her opponent held pocket jacks to double Tilly up.

Jennifer Tilly52,80028,800
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:32 PM Local Time
Macdonnell Doubles Up

Marc MacDonnell

On a       board, one player checked to Marc Macdonnell who moved all in for 25,000, throwing in his $3,000 bounty chip for good measure.

His opponent thought before calling, and Macdonnell's flush with    was good enough to take down the pot, beating the    of his opponent.

Marc Macdonnell90,00040,000
Ben Heath81,00031,000
Scott Margereson66,00016,000
Stephen Chidwick63,00013,000
Darren Elias62,00012,000
Antoine Saout45,000-5,000
Bernard Lee31,000-19,000
Dominik Nitsche30,000-19,000
Daniel Strelitz23,000-27,000
Adrian Mateos22,000-28,000
Brian Yoon14,000-36,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:20 PM Local Time
More New Names

Roland Israelashvili

Paul Volpe50,00050,000
John Andress50,00050,000
Roland Israelashvili50,00050,000
Tim West50,00050,000
Dietrich Fast50,00050,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 5:01 PM Local Time

Players are going on their first 20-minute break of the day. When they return there will be six more levels until late registration closes.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:58 PM Local Time
Chip Counts
Jonathan Duhamel100,000-6,000
Adam Owen87,0001,000
Anthony Spinella80,00030,000
Mohsin Charania63,00013,000
Mike Leah60,0008,000
Alex Papazian45,00045,000
David Peters44,0007,000
Christian Christner39,0004,000
Matt Glantz38,000
Jason Somerville35,000-10,000
Jostens Fan Collection
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:56 PM Local Time
Linde Nabs Bounty, Eliminates Wilkerson

Dylan Linde

Dylan Linde raised to 1,500 from early position and Dylan Wilkerson shoved behind him for 8,375. In late position, Dean Baranowski gave it some thought before flicking in two T-5,000 chips to call.

Back on Linde, he quickly announced all-in and Baranowski swiftly let it go.

Dylan Wilkerson:   
Dylan Linde:   

The battle of the Dylan's was won by Linde after the board ran out       and he collected the $3,000 bounty from Wilkerson.

Dylan Linde85,00035,000
Dean Baranowski65,000-1,125
Dylan Wilkerson0
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:46 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Cary Katz73,00023,000
Thomas Muehloecker55,0005,000
Mike Sexton51,0001,000
Chris Ferguson51,0001,000
Chris Moorman46,000-4,000
Ryan Riess45,000-5,000
David Peters37,000-13,000
Christian Christner35,000-15,000
Jan-Eric Schwippert31,000-19,000
Ben Yu30,000-20,000
Phil Hellmuth27,000-8,000
Jennifer Tilly24,000-31,000
Jeff Gross21,000-29,000
Rainer Kempe19,000-31,000
Igor Kurganov0-50,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:37 PM Local Time
Owen Hits a Straight

Adam Owen

Alan Mastic raised to 1,000 from early position and Adam Owen in the small blind was the only caller.

The flop came    , Owen check-called the 1,000 bet of Mastic.

The turn brought them the  , Owen check-raised to 7,500 when Mastic bet 1,500.

Mastic looked at the bet and said with a smile while looking at the dealer: "Those look like more chips. I can't see."

The dealer confirmed that Owen had raised to 7,500 and Mastic quickly called.

The river completed the board with the  , Owen continued with a bet of 18,500 and Mastic snap-called. Owen flipped over    for the turned straight and that was enough for Mastic to muck his own hand. After paying Owen, Mastic is still sitting comfortably on a stack of around 150,000.

Alan Mastic150,000150,000
Adam Owen86,00044,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:36 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Sergi Reixach60,00010,000
Jesse Sylvia55,0005,000
Jennifer Tilly55,000
Shaun Deeb50,000
Fedor Holz37,000-13,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:36 PM Local Time
Hall Shoves on Weissman

Cate Hall

On a     board, both Cate Hall and John Racener checked to Joey Weissman on the button, who bet 6,000. Hall check-raised all in for 21,500, Racener folded and Weissman gave up as well after glossing it over.

John Racener47,000-3,000
Joey Weissman43,00043,000
Cate Hall37,000-6,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:35 PM Local Time
McKeehen Flushes Out Obst

James Obst

James Obst raised to 1,350 from under the gun and former Main Event champion Joe McKeehen called in middle position. The big blind also called and the three players saw a flop of    .

Obst decided against putting out a continuation bet, so it checked to McKeehen who bet 2,100. The big blind folded and Obst made the call.

The turn was the   and both players checked. The river was the  . Obst checked to McKeehen who bet 7,000. Obst check-raised to 20,000 and McKeehen snap-called, muttering that he "definitely wasn't folding a flush." His opponent didn't hear this, and showed    but mucked when McKeehen, true to his word, turned over    for a rivered flush.

Joe McKeehen70,00020,000
James Obst39,000-11,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:22 PM Local Time
Boeree Chips Up; Bertani Still Leads

Rafael Bertani

Here are some updated chip counts from the field, with Liv Boeree chipping up having only just registered. In one hand, with the board reading      a player bet 15,000 into a pot of around 30,000 and Boeree raised to 38,000, eliciting a fold from her opponent.

Chip leader Rafael Bertani still leads after securing an early elimination, nabbing himself a $3,000 bounty in the process.

Rafael Bertani125,00025,000
Liv Boeree88,00038,000
Qui Nguyen72,00027,000
Ari Engel67,00017,000
Manig Loeser62,00012,000
Erik Seidel57,0007,000
Kristen Bicknell53,00013,000
Mike Leah52,0002,000
Bryn Kenney50,0000
Niall Farrell47,000-3,000
Darryll Fish47,000-3,000
Jason Somerville45,000-5,000
Kenny Hallaert39,000-4,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:22 PM Local Time
Duhamel Doubles Through Zinno

Jonathan Duhamel

The board read       and the pot already contained over 40,000 in it. Anthony Zinno had checked from the under-the-gun position and Jonathan Duhamel shoved for around 30,000 from mid-position. Zinno considered his options, glimpsed at the board once more and then put some yellow 1,000-value chips in to call.

The dealer instructed both players to show their cards.

Jonathan Duhamel:   
Anthony Zinno:   

Duhamel had flopped a set of sevens which beat the flopped top two pair of Zinno. The dealer counted out Duhamel's stack and it was confirmed that Zinno had to pay 31,275. Right after having paid the double-up, Zinno was moved to a new table.

Jonathan Duhamel106,00056,000
Joe Cada50,00050,000
Albert Daher50,00050,000
Anthony Zinno27,000-23,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:15 PM Local Time
Late Registrations

Liv Boeree

Erik Seidel50,00050,000
Cary Katz50,00050,000
Liv Boeree50,00050,000
Igor Kurganov50,00050,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:14 PM Local Time
Hallaert Sees Through It

Kenny Hallaert

On a     flop, Hallaert bet 1,500 from under the gun and received a call from Francisco Fragoso on the button. On the   turn, Hallaert bet 2,700 and another call was cut out.

The river brought the   and Hallaert sized down to 2,000. After glossing it over for 30 seconds, Fragoso stuck in a raise to 6,000 and Hallaert called it off after some thought.

Fragoso tabled    and Hallaert showed the winner with   

Francisco Fragoso45,00045,000
Kenny Hallaert43,000-7,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 4:05 PM Local Time
Hall Folds to Mandavia

Ankush Mandavia raised to 700 from the under-the-gun position and was called by Cate Hall on the button and Kristen Bicknell in the big blind.

They all checked through the     on the flop to the   on the turn. Both Bicknell and Mandavia checked. Hall bet 2,500, Bicknell folded but Mandavia raised to 13,000. Hall glanced at Mandavia for a bit but then folded.

Ankush Mandavia69,000
Cate Hall43,000-7,000
Kristen Bicknell40,000-10,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:53 PM Local Time
More Names
Bryn Kenney50,00050,000
Chris Moorman50,00050,000
Chris Klodnicki50,00050,000
Fedor Holz50,00050,000
Jan-Eric Schwippert50,00050,000
Jason Somerville50,00050,000
Arne Ruge50,000
Ben Yu50,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:49 PM Local Time
Field up to 189 Players
Christian Christner50,00050,000
John Racener50,00050,000
Ari Engel50,00050,000
Ryan Riess50,00050,000
Darryll Fish50,00050,000
Joe McKeehen50,00050,000
Jeff Gross50,00050,000
Mike Sexton50,00050,000
James Obst50,00050,000
David Peters50,00050,000
Bryce Yockey50,00050,000
Thomas Muehloecker50,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:43 PM Local Time
Owen Makes Paul Fold

Adam Owen

Dominik Nitsche raised to 600 from early position and was called by Adam Owen (cutoff), Griffin Paul (button), and Dan Shak in the big blind.

The flop came    , both Shak and Nitsche check-folded to the 1,600 bet of Owen and Paul called.

The turn brought them the   and Owen continued with a bet of 4,400. Paul considered it for a few seconds but then folded.

Dan Shak58,0008,000
Dominik Nitsche49,000-1,000
Adam Owen42,000-8,000
Griffin Paul34,00034,000
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:40 PM Local Time
Another Batch
Justin Young50,00050,000
David Benyamine50,00050,000
Rainer Kempe50,00050,000
Stefan Schillhabel50,00050,000
Jostens Fan Collection