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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
  • Remaining: 0

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:48 PM Local Time
Gunther Dumsky Eliminated in 7th Place ($96,431)

Gunther Dumsky

Hand #21: Gunther Dumsky raised to 550,000 from early position and Song Choe called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Choe checked.

Dumsky bet 850,000 and Choe called. The turn was the   and Choe checked again to Dumsky who moved all in for 2,225,000. Choe snap called turning over    for top pair and Dumsky showed   .

The river was the   and Choe's rail erupted as he improved to trip kings to score the knockout. Choe is our 7th place Event #7 $565 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em finisher and will take home $96,431 for his efforts.

Song Choe16,000,0006,000,000
Gunther Dumsky0-6,535,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:43 PM Local Time
John Racener Eliminated in 8th Place ($74,178)

John Racener

Hand #20: Song Cheo raised to 500,000 from the under-the-gun position. John Racener was next to act and he decided to shove for 1,890,000 in total. Cheo called.

John Racener:   
Song Cheo:   

The board ran out       with no help for the soon to be father of a little boy, Racener, and he was eliminated in 8th place for $74,178.

Song Choe10,000,0003,000,000
John Racener0-3,540,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:31 PM Local Time
Hand #16-19: Miles Doubles Up

Hand #16: The action folded to Song Choe in the cutoff and he raised to 450,000. The rest of the table quickly folded and Song took the pot.

Hand #17: Scott Margereson raised to 400,000 from under the gun and Roberly Felicio called. With the action on Timothy Miles in the big blind he moved all in for 3,950,000.

Margereson reshoved for about 17,300,000 and Felicio folded.

Timothy Miles:   
Scott Margereson:   

The     flop was no help to Margereson and Miles maintained the lead. The turn   paired Margereson but the   sealed the deal for Miles who earned the pot and the double up.

Hand #18: Choe raised to 475,000 from mid-position and was called by Margereson in the big blind. They both checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Margereson bet 700,000 and Choe called. They both checked again on the   on the river. Choe won the hand when he tabled   .

Hand #19: John Racener raised to 450,000 from mid-position and Gunter Dumsky shoved for 3,150,000. Racener folded.

Scott Margereson13,300,000-555,000
Timothy Miles8,600,0005,790,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:24 PM Local Time
Hand #11-15: Margereson in Action

Hand #11: Song Choe raised to 475,000 from mid-position and action folded to Scott Margereson in the small blind who three-bet to 1,650,000. Choe folded.

Hand #12: Sang Liu raised to 450,000 from mid-position and was called by Roberly Felicio in the big blind. They both checked through the     on the flop to the   on the turn. Felicio check-folded to the 500,000 bet of Liu.

Hand #13: Margereson raised to 400,000 from the cutoff and Felicio called in the big blind. They both checked through the     on the flop to the   on the turn. Felicio check-folded to the 950,000 bet of Margereson.

Hand #14: Gunter Dumsky raised to 450,000 from early position. Song Cheo three-bet to 1,100,000 and Dumsky folded.

Hand #15: Joel Wurtzel raised to 500,000 and everyone else folded.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 3:06 PM Local Time
Hands #6-10: Dumsky Folds to Big Bet

Hand #6: Gunther Dumsky raised to 550,000 from under the gun. The rest of the table quickly folded and Dumsky took the pot.

Hand #7: Joel Wurtzel raised to 500,000 from the hi-jack and Sand Liu called from the small blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Liu led out for 450,000. Wurtzel called and both players checked the   river. Liu showed    and Wurtzel tabled    to take the pot.

Hand #8: Song Choe raised to 450,000 from the cutoff and Gunther Dumsky called from the big blind. They saw a flop of     and Dumsky checked. Choe bet 450,000 and Dumsky quickly folded

Hand #9: Scott Margereson raised to 400,000 from under the gun. Roberly Felicio re-raised to 1,050,000 and Margereson laid it down.

Hand #10: Dumsky raised to 450,000 from the button and Margereson called from the big blind. They went heads up to the     flop and both players checked. The turn was the   and Margereson led out with a bet of 850,000. Dumsky raised to 2,050,000 and with the action back on Margereson he moved all in.

Dumsky leaned back in his chair thinking it over with about 3,725,000 chips in front of him. After giving it some thought he folded and Margereson scooped the pot.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:48 PM Local Time
Steven Jones Eliminated in 9th Place ($57,425)

Steven Jones elimination

Hand #5:

Steven Jones shoved all in for 885,000 from the hijack. Roberly Felicio, in the small blind, asked for a count. The dealer confirmed the amount and Felicio folded. Song Choe then cut out calling chips and reluctantly called.

Steven Jones:   
Song Choe:   

The flop came     to give Choe two pair and Jones one. Jones needed another deuce or ace to stay alive. The   on the turn and the   on the river weren't what he needed, and Jones was sent away from the stage in 9th place for $57,425.

Song Choe7,000,0001,165,000
Steven Jones0-1,300,000
Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:43 PM Local Time
Hand #1-4: All About Miles and Liu

Hand #1: Sang Liu raised to 450,000 from the cutoff and action folded to Timothy Miles in the small blind. Miles shoved and Liu asked for a count. The dealer confirmed that Miles was all in for 2,790,000. Liu quickly folded.

Hand #2: Miles raised to 500,000 from the button and both the blinds folded.

Hand #3: Liu raised to 500,000 from late position and everyone else folded.

Hand #4: Miles raised to 500,000 from the hijack and again, everyone else folded.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:29 PM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal

Colossus Final Table _Event 7

The final nine have returned to the Brasilia Twitch stage to battle it out on Day 4. The cards are now in the air and we will be picking up all of the hand-for-hand coverage.

Stay tuned to PokerNews to follow all the action as we find out together who from the massive 13,070-entry field will be crowned this year's Colossus champion and earn a $1,000,000 payday along with the WSOP bracelet.

You can also tune in to the live stream at Twitch.TV/PokerCentral starting at 3 p.m. local time.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 10:35 AM Local Time
Welcome to Day 4 of Event #7: $565 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold’em

John Racener

Welcome to Day 4 of Event #7: $565 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em where cards will be in the air in just a few hours at 2 p.m. local time. After three long days of poker the massive 13,070 entry field is down to the final table.

USA's Sang Liu is leading the way with 18,205,000 after catching fire late on Day 3. The relatively unknown Liu has just five recorded tournament cashes on his Hendon Mob for $7,399. Liu has already locked up his largest career score and is now guaranteed at least $57,425.

Liu vaulted to the top of the chip counts holding    against the    of Michael Cohen on the     flop. All of the chips went in the middle and the turn   improved Liu to a full house leaving Cohen drawing to just one out. The river   sealed the deal for Liu eliminating Cohen in 11th and moving Liu into the chip lead.

TableSeatPlayerNationalityChip Count
FT1John RacenerUnited States3,540,000
FT2Sang LiuUnited States18,205,000
FT3Gunther DumskyGermany6,535,000
FT4Timothy MilesUnited States2,810,000
FT5Steven JonesUnited States1,300,000
FT6Scott MargeresonUnited Kingdom13,855,000
FT7Joel WurtzelUnited States8,375,000
FT8Roberly FelicioBrazil4,750,000
FT9Song ChoeUnited States5,835,000

There are no shortage of story lines here on Day 4 of the Colossus as the massive 13,070 is has been whittled down to the final nine. The ever consistent John Racener has his sights set on his second WSOP bracelet after winning the 2017 WSOP $10,000 Dealer's Choice - 6 Handed Championship for $273,962.

The 2010 WSOP Main Event runner-up will be joined by another Florida pro as Timothy Miles makes his second WSOP final table appearance. Miles fell just short of winning his first WSOP bracelet when he finished third in a $1,500 no-limit hold'em event last year for $176,455.

The United Kingdom's Scott Margereson sits second in the chip counts with 13,855,000. Margereson is fresh off his largest career tournament cash after winning the SHRPO $3,500 No Limit Hold'em-WPT Showdown Championship. Margereson bested the stacked 1,390 entry field, defeating Faraz Jaka heads-up to take home $697,740 and his first WPT title.

He is also no stranger to the virtual felt, earning over $4,000,000 playing under the online moniker "Aggro Santos" and currently ranks 150th worldwide in the online poker world according to the Pocket Fives database.

Today the final nine players will return to the Brasilia to battle it out for the massive $1,000,000 first prize and the coveted bracelet. Play will restart in Level 33 with the blinds at 80,000/160,000 with a 20,000 ante. There will be a 15-minute break after every two levels.

Stay tuned to PokerNews to follow all the action as we find out together who from the massive 13,070-entry field will be crowned this year's Colossus champion and earn a $1,000,000 payday along with the most coveted jewelry in the game.