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

Saturday, June 02, 2018 to Thursday, June 07, 2018

Event #7: COLOSSUS - $565 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $565
  • Prizepool: $6,535,000
  • Entries: 13,070
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:47 PM Local Time
Hand #88-92: Wurtzel Doubles Through Margereson

Scott Margereson_Joel Wurtzel

Hand #88: Scott Margereson completed his small blind and Joel Wurtzel raised to 1,500,000. Margereson shoved with the bigger stack and Wurtzel called.

Joel Wurtzel:   
Scott Margereson:   

The flop came    , no danger yet for Margereson. The turn, however, brought them the   to give Wurtzel a straight draw. The   on the river was just the card Wurtzel needed and Margereson tried to avoid. After counting the stacks, Wurtzel would be paid the double-up for 8,075,000 in total.

Hand #89: Margereson raised to 1,000,000 from the button and the blinds folded.

Hand #90: Timothy Miles raised to 1,000,000 from the under-the-gun position and was called by Roberly Felicio in the small blind. They both checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Felicio check-called the 1,500,000 bet of Miles. The river completed the board with the   on which both players checked. Felicio tabled    for king-high but was beaten by the    of Miles who had turned a pair of tens.

Hand #91: Felicio raised to 1,100,000 from the button. Miles shoved all in from the big blind with the bigger stack. Felicio considered his options for a while but then opted to fold.

Hand #92: Margereson got a walk.

Joel Wurtzel16,000,0008,700,000
Sang Liu14,400,0001,400,000
Timothy Miles13,900,0001,200,000
Scott Margereson13,200,000-5,500,000
Roberly Felicio8,000,000-5,700,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:30 PM Local Time
Hand 83-87: Liu Check Raises All In

Hand #83: Sang Liu raised to 1,000,000 and got four quick folds from the table.

Hand #84: Timothy Miles raised to 1,000,000 and the rest of the table folded.

Hand #85: Joel Wurtzel raised to 1,300,000 from the button and the blinds folded.

Hand #86: Sang Liu raised to 1,050,000 from the small blind and Timothy Miles called from the big. They went heads up to the     flop and Liu checked. Miles checked behind and the turn was the  . Liu checked to Miles who bet 1,700,000 and with the action back on Liu he check raised all in covering Miles who had 9,800,000 behind. Miles instantly folded and Liu took the pot.

Hand #87: Roberly Felicio raised to 1,000,000 from under the gun and Scott Margereson called from the big blind. They saw a flop of     and both players checked. The turn was the   and Margereson's bet of 1,400,000 was enough to take it down.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:21 PM Local Time
Hand #78-82: Margereson Wins Some After the Break

Hand #78: Scott Margereson completed his small blind and Joel Wurtzel checked his big blind. The flop came    , Margereson check-folded to the 600,000 bet of Wurtzel.

Hand #79: Margereson raised to 1,000,000 from the button and Roberly Felicio called in the big blind. The flop came    , Felicio check-folded to the 1,600,000 bet of Margereson.

Hand #80: Margereson raised to 1,000,000 from the cutoff and Sang Liu called in the big blind. The flop came    , Liu checked, Margereson bet 1,000,000 again. Liu raised to 2,200,000. Margereson responded with a three-bet to 4,000,000. Liu looked at his cards once more and then folded.

Hand #81: Margereson raised to 1,000,000 from the under-the-gun position and everyone else folded.

Hand #82: Felicio raised to 1,000,000 from the cutoff and Timothy Miles shoved all in from the small blind for 10,000,000 exactly. Felicio folded.

Scott Margereson18,700,0004,650,000
Roberly Felicio13,700,000-3,125,000
Sang Liu13,000,000-2,800,000
Timothy Miles12,700,0001,950,000
Joel Wurtzel7,300,000-575,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:00 PM Local Time
Chip Counts After the Break
Roberly Felicio16,825,0008,525,000
Sang Liu15,800,000-5,900,000
Scott Margereson14,050,0004,050,000
Timothy Miles10,750,000-5,550,000
Joel Wurtzel7,875,000-1,225,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:56 PM Local Time
Hand #74-77: Miles Doubles Through Liu

Timothy Miles

Hand #74: Timothy Miles raised to 900,00 and Roberly Felico called from the big blind. Both players checked the     flop and the turn was the  . Felicio led out for 1,075,000 and Miles called. The river was the   and Felico bet 1,500,000 sending Miles deep into the tank.

After nearly three minutes Miles called and Felicio turned over    for ace jack high. Miles doubled checked his hole cards one last time and threw his hand into the muck and Felico's ace high was enough to earn him the pot.

Hand #75: Timothy Miles raised to 900,000 from under the gun and Sang Liu called from the small blind. They went heads up to the     flop. Liu check called a bet of 700,000 from Miles and the turn was the  .

Liu checked and Miles moved all in for his last 3,900,000. Liu snap called turning over    but would need to improve against the    of Miles. The   river was no help to Liu and Miles doubled up.

Hand #76: Scott Margereson raised to 800,000 from under the gun and Roberly Felicio called. They went heads up to the     flop and Margereson continued with a bet of 850,000. Felicio called and the both players checked the   turn and the   river. Margerson showed    and Felicio showed    for top pair to take it down.

Hand 77: Roberly Felicio raised to 1,000,000 from under the gun and the table quickly folded.

The players are now headed out on a 15 minute color up break and we will be posting a full list of updated chip counts in just a few moments.

Velo 690x150
Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:35 PM Local Time
Hand #69-73: More for Miles

Hand #69: Sang Liu raised to 1,150,000 from the under-the-gun position and the rest folded.

Hand #70: Scott Margereson raised to 800,000 from the cutoff. Joel Wurtzel called on the button. Roberly Felicio three-bet to 2,000,000 in the small blind. Margereson and Wurtzel both quickly folded.

Hand #71: Margereson raised to 800,000 from the under-the-gun position and was called by Felicio on the button and Timothy Miles in the big blind. The flop came    , Miles checked, Margereson bet 1,200,000 and both Felicio and Miles folded.

Hand #72: Liu bet 950,000 from the button and Margereson called in the big blind. The flop came    , Margereson check-folded to the 1,000,000 bet of Liu.

Hand #73: Margereson shoved all in from the small blind and Wurtzel immediately folded.

Sang Liu21,700,000700,000
Timothy Miles16,300,0003,900,000
Scott Margereson10,000,000-3,700,000
Joel Wurtzel9,100,000-2,300,000
Roberly Felicio8,300,0001,400,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:28 PM Local Time
Hand #64-68: Liu Folds an Ace

Hand #64: Scott Margereson raised to 800,000 from the button and Roberly Felicio called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. Felicio led out with a bet of 1,150,000 when the   hit the turn and Margereson folded.

Hand #65: Scott Margereson raised to 800,000 and Sang Liu called from the big blind. They saw a flop of     and Liu checked to Margereson who bet 800,000. Liu called and the   hit the turn. Liu checked again to Margereson who slide out a bet of 2,500,000. Liu thought it over for a bit and eventually folded showing the  .

"I think you bluffed me that time" to which Margereson replied "I wasn't bluffing I had two pair."

Hand #66: Sang Liu limped in from the small blind and Timothy Miles checked from the big blind. The dealer spread the     flop and Liu checked. Liu slid his sunglasses over his eyes and glanced at Miles who tossed out a bet of 500,000. With the action back on Liu he check raised to 1,500,000 and Miles quickly folded.

Hand #67: Timothy Miles limped in from the small blind and Scott Margereson check his big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Miles led out with a bet of 500,000. Margereson called and the   hit the turn. Miles checked, Margereson bet 1,700,000 and Miles folded.

Hand #68: Roberly Felicio limped in from under the gun and it folded to Joel Wurtzel in the big blind. Wurtzel checked and they saw a flop of    . Wurtzel checked, Felicio bet 1,300,000 and Wurtzel folded.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:08 PM Local Time
Hand #60-63: More for Liu

Hand #60: Roberly Felicio raised to 1,000,000 from the small blind and Sang Liu folded.

Hand #61: Liu completed his small blind and Timothy Miles opted to check. The flop came    , Liu check-called the 400,000 bet of Miles. They both checked through the   on the turn and the   on the river. Liu showed    to play the king-kicker to win the hand.

Hand #62: Felicio raised to 950,000 from the cutoff. Liu three-bet to 2,950,000. Felicio thought about it for a while, counted out his chips and then called. The flop came    , Felicio checked. Liu bet 2,300,000 without any hesitation. Felicio looked at his own stack, checked his hole cards again, and then decided to fold.

Hand #63: Liu called in the cutoff, so did Margereson in the small blind. Joel Wurtzel opted to check the big blind. They all checked through the     on the flop and the   on the turn to the   on the river. Margereson bet 750,000 and both Wurtzel and Liu folded.

Sang Liu21,000,0004,200,000
Scott Margereson13,700,000-200,000
Timothy Miles12,400,000-2,100,000
Joel Wurtzel11,400,000-1,200,000
Roberly Felicio6,900,000-700,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:56 PM Local Time
Hand #56-59: Miles and Felicio Chop the Pot

Hand #56: Roberly Felicio raised to 750,000 from the button and Timothy Miles called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Miles checked. Felicio bet1,100,000 and Miles quickly folded.

Hand #57: Sang Liu raised to 950,000 from the button and the blinds folded.

Hand #58: Felicio raised to 800,000 from under the gun and the rest of the table folded.

Hand 59: Miles raised to 750,000 and Felicio called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Felicio check-called a bet of 700,000 from Miles. The turn was the   and Felicio led out with a bet of 1,200,000.

Miles called and both players knuckled the felt when the   hit the river. Felicio showed    and Miles tabled the same hand holding    to chop the pot.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:45 PM Local Time
Hand #53-55: Margereson Makes A Monster Laydown

Hand #53: Sang Liu raised to 750,000 from the cutoff. Timothy Miles three-bet to 1,300,000 and Liu called. Both players checked through the     flop and the   on the turn to the   on the river. Liu bet 1,300,000 again and Miles called. Liu tabled    and Miles mucked.

Hand #54: Miles raised to 750,000 from the cutoff and was called by Scott Margereson, on the button, and Roberly Felicio in the big blind. The flop came    , Felicio checked. Miles bet 900,000 and Margereson called. Felicio got out of their way. The turn brought them the  . Miles checked, Margereson bet 1,800,000 and Miles considered his options. After a while, Miles decided to shove for 8,275,000 in total. Margereson put his head in his hands and kept shaking his head. He looked at Miles and the board several times. After going through his options in his head, he decided to fold. He immediately got up from his chair to talk to his rail for some support.

The stream later revealed Margereson held    and Miles   .

Hand #55: Joel Wurtzel raised to 750,000 from the button and was called by Liu. The flop came    , Liu bet 950,000 and Wurtzel called. The turn brought them the  , Liu continued with a bet of 2,000,000 and Wurtzel called again. The river completed the board with the   on which they both checked. Wurtzel showed    for the flopped top pair which was enough to make Liu muck.

Sang Liu16,800,000-500,000
Timothy Miles14,500,0001,800,000
Scott Margereson13,900,000-4,700,000
Joel Wurtzel12,600,0004,100,000
Roberly Felicio7,600,000-600,000
Velo 690x150
Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:31 PM Local Time
Hand #48-52: Miles Takes from Liu

Hand #48: Sang Liu raised to 650,000 and Timoty Miles reraised to 2,000,000 from the button. The blinds folded and with the action back on Liu he released his hand and Miles took the pot without showdown.

Hand #49: Scott Margereson raised to 600,000 from the button and Joel Wurtzel called from the small blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Margereson checked. Wurtzel bet 575,000 and Margereson folded.

Hand #50: Margereson raised to 600,000 and it folded to Liu in the big blind. "Double down this isn't blackjack" joked Liu flashing his    before folding.

Hand #51: Liu limped from the small blind and Miles checked his big blind. The dealer fanned the     flop and Liu check called a bet of 300,000 from Miles. Both players checked the   turn card and the river was the  . Liu checked to Miles who bet 750,000 and Liu layed it down.

Hand #52: Roberly Felicio raised to 700,000 and Margereson called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Margereson checked to Felicio who bet 850,000 and Margereson quickly folded.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:15 PM Local Time
Hand #43-47: Lots of Raises and Folds

Hand #42: Roberly Felicio raised to 750,000 from the cutoff and the rest folded.

Hand #43: Sang Liu raised to 750,000 from the cutoff and everyone else folded.

Hand #44: Joel Wurtzel raised to 1,000,000 in the small blind and Felicio folded.

Hand #45: Scott Margereson raised to 600,000 from the cutoff, Felicio called in the small blind. Liu three-bet to 2,100,000 and both Margereson and Felicio folded.

Hand #46: Lui raised to 750,000 from the small blind and Timothy Miles folded.

Hand #47: Miles completed his small blind and Margereson opted to check. They both checked through the whole       board. Miles tabled    to win the pot with ace-high.

Scott Margereson18,600,000-1,800,000
Sang Liu17,300,000750,000
Timothy Miles12,700,00011,410,000
Joel Wurtzel8,500,000-225,000
Roberly Felicio8,200,0003,500,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:09 PM Local Time
Song Choe Eliminated in 6th Place ($126,158)

Song Choe

Hand #41: The action folded to Song Choe on the button and he raised to 675,000. Timothy Miles moved all in from the big blind covering Choe who had 4,900,000 behind. After giving it some thought he made the call and the hands were shown.

Timothy Miles:   
Song Choe:   

The dealer fanned the     flop and Miles maintained the lead with his pocket eights. The turn was the   and Choe's railed shouted for an ace on the river. The   completed the board and Choe was eliminated in sixth earning $126,158 for his efforts.

Timothy Miles1,290,000-5,885,000
Song Choe0-7,750,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 5:05 PM Local Time
Hand #39-40: Felicio Takes Two

Hand #39: Sang Liu raised to 650,000 from under the gun and Roberly Felicio moved all in for 4,700,000 from the small blind. Liu folded and Felicio took the pot.

Hand #40: Roberly Felicio raised to 675,000 from the button and Song Choe called from the small blind. Sang Liu called from the big and they went three handed to the     flop. Choe led out with a bet of 1,100,000, Liu folded and Felicio moved all in for 5,225,000. Choe folded and Felicio took it down

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:48 PM Local Time
Chip Counts After the Break
Scott Margereson20,400,000-3,800,000
Sang Liu16,550,0001,750,000
Joel Wurtzel8,725,000350,000
Song Choe7,750,000750,000
Timothy Miles7,175,000-1,425,000
Roberly Felicio4,700,000-50,000
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Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:35 PM Local Time
Hands #37-38: Heading Into the Break

Hand #37: It folded to Scott Margereson in the small blind and he raised to 750,000. Joel Wurtzel called from the big blind and they went heads up to the     flop. Margerson checked, Wurtzel bet 850,000 and Margereson quickly folded.

Hand #38: Sang Liu limped in and it folded to Roberly Felicio in the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Felicio check called a bet of 550,000. They both checked the   turn and   river. Liu turned over    and his pair of threes was enough to take it down.

The players are now on a 15 minute break and we will pick back up on the action when play resumes.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:27 PM Local Time
Hand #32-36: Liu Letting Himself Be Heard

Hand #32: Song Choe raised to 550,000 from the under-the-gun position and everyone else folded.

Hand #33: Joel Wurtzel raised to 600,000 from the button. Roberly Felicio three-bet to 1,700,000 and Wurtzel quickly folded.

Hand #34: Choe completed his small blind and Sang Liu opted to check his big blind. They both checked through the     on the flop to the   on the turn. Choe bet 280,000 and Liu called. The   on the river completed the board. Choe bet 705,000 and Liu called again. Choe tabled    for the flopped trip jacks and the pot.

Hand #35: Liu completed his small blind, Timothy Miles opted to check. The flop came    , Liu check-called the 300,000 bet of Miles. They both checked on the   on the turn and the   on the river. Liu showed    for the flopped pair of sevens which was enough for Miles to muck his hand.

Hand #36: Liu raised to 550,000 from the button. Miles shoved and Liu gave up.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:20 PM Local Time
Hands #25-31: Felicio Shoves the Flop

Hand #25: It folded around to Scott Margereson in the small blind and he raised to 725,000. Joel Wurtzel folded his big blind and Margereson took it down.

Hand #26: Song Choe raised to 550,000 from under the gun and the rest of table quickly folded.

Hand #27: Margereson raised to 500,000 from the cutoff and Roberly Felicio called from the small blind. Choe called from the big blind and they went three handed to     flop. Felicio moved all in for 2,165,000 and got two quick folds.

Hand #28: Felicio raised to 550,000 from the button and the blinds folded.

Hand #29: Margereson raised to 500,000 from under the gun and Sang Liu called from the small blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Liu checked. Margereson bet 650,000 and Liu chec- raised to 1,650,000. Margereson folded and Liu scooped the pot.

Hand #30: Felicio raised to 550,000 from early position and the rest of the table folded.

Hand #31: It folded to Margereson in the small blind and he limped in. Wurtzel checked his big blind and they went heads up to the     flop. Both players checked and the turn was the  .

Margerson check-called a bet of 375,000 from Wurtzel and both players checked the   river. Wurtzel turned over    for a pair of queens and that was enough to take the pot.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:06 PM Local Time
Hand #23-24: Margereson Doubles Through Choe; Takes Chip Lead

Scott Margereson

Hand #23: Sang Liu raised to 550,000 from the small blind and Timothy Miles called in the big blind. They both checked through the     on the flop to the   on the turn. Liu now bet 650,000 and Miles folded.

Hand #24: Song Choe raised to 550,000 from the cutoff and was called by Scott Margereson in the big blind.

The flop came     and both players checked. The turn brought them the  , Margereson bet 1,100,000 and Choe called.

The river completed the board with the  , Margereson bet 2,900,000. Cheo shoved all-in having Margereson covered. Margereson snap-called. Choe tabled    for the flopped set of jacks. Margereson showed    for the rivered straight and the double-up.

Margereson quickly got up from the table to run to the bathroom while the floor and dealer counted out his stack. In the end, they determined that Margereson had 10,150 in front of him which needed to be paid by Choe.

Scott Margereson24,200,00010,900,000
Song Choe7,000,000-11,500,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:53 PM Local Time
Hand #22: Choe Takes the Lead

Song Choe

Song Choe raised to 540,000 from the small blind and Sang Liu called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the  , Choe bet 450,000 and Liu called.

The   hit the river and Choe checked to Liu who bet 1,250,000. Choe checked raised to 3,500,000 and Liu quickly released his hand into the muck. Choe dragged in the pot and moved into the chip lead with just six players remaining.

Song Choe18,500,0002,500,000
Sang Liu14,800,000-3,405,000
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