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

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018

Event #39: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,225,800
  • Entries: 908
  • Remaining: 0

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Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:23 PM Local Time
Short Break

We're on a short break because of the bracelet ceremony taking place in the Brasilia room.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:22 PM Local Time
Hands #26-30: Reategui Wins Big One Against Lakhov

Hand #26: Alexander Lakhov raised to 20,000 and Anthony Reategui was the only player to call. The flop was     and Lakhov continued with a bet of 25,000. Reategui called.

The turn was the   and Lakhov checked to Reategui, only to call his 25,000 bet a minute later. Reategui put in a massive 225,000 on the river and Lakhov called. Reategui opened up    for a full house.

Hand #27: Bas de Laat raised to 19,000 and saw Anthony Reategui three-bet to 50,000. De Laat called, only to give up on a continuation bet from Reategui on the     flop.

Hand #28: Young Pham raised to 23,000 and everyone else folded.

Hand #29: Alexander Lakhov raised to 20,000 and everyone else folded.

Hand #30: Anthony Reategui raised to 25,000 and Preston Lee was the only player to call. They both checked on the     board and Reategui took it down with a bet on the turn.

Anthony Reategui1,100,000427,500
Alexander Lakhov317,000-337,000
Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:14 PM Local Time
Hands #21-25: Geci Gets Involved

Hand #21: Corey Dodd raised to 16,000 from the hijack and Alexander Lakhov defended from the big blind. The flop came     and both players checked through to the   on the turn as well as the   on the river. Dodd tabled    at showdown and raked in the pot.

Hand #22: Endrit Geci opened to 18,000 in middle position and everyone folded.

Hand #23: Geci raised it again to 18,000 and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #24: Geci opened to 18,000 from early position and Anthony Reategui put up some resistance in the big blind. The flop came     and Reategui check-called a bet of 13,000 from Geci. The   on the turn paired the board and Reategui led out for 25,000. Geci pushed in a raise to 82,000 and Reategui quickly folded.

Hand #25: Geci limped in from under the gun and Jesse Kertland raised to 26,000 in middle position. The action folded back to Geci who made the call. The flop fell     and Geci checked to Kertland who continued for 25,000. Geci called to see the   on the turn.

Both players checked and the   landed on the river. Geci checked one more time and Kertland slid in a bet of 46,000. Geci went deep into the tank for over two minutes before making the call. Kertland turned over    for a set of nines and Geci mucked his hand.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:01 PM Local Time
Hands #17-20: Matheson Takes From Linde

Hand #17: Preston Lee raised to 13,000 and Corey Dodd called. Dodd check-folded on the     flop when Lee continued with a bet of 12,000.

Hand #18: Anthony Reategui raised to 15,000 and Endrit Geci three-bet to 53,000. Reategui folded.

Hand #19: Dylan Linde raised to 15,000 and Royce Matheson defended his big blind. Matheson check-called an 18,000 bet on the     flop.

Matheson checked again on the   turn and after Linde bet 43,000 he raised to 126,000. Linde called. The river was the   Matheson put in a chunky 142,000 bet. Linde paid it off and Matheson showed   . Linde flashed    and sent his cards to the muck.

Hand #20: Alexander Lakhov opened the action with a raise to 15,000. Endrit Geci and Corey Dodd both called. All players checked on the     flop.

Geci took over the lead on the   turn by betting 42,000. Dodd folded, but Lakhov check-called. Lakhov took over the lead himself again on the   river by betting 89,000. That was too much for Geci who folded his hand.

Royce Matheson1,000,000332,000
Dylan Linde320,000-348,000
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:46 PM Local Time
Hands #11-16: Reategui Gets Two Streets of Value

Hand #11: Anthony Reategui opened to 15,000 in middle position and was called by Royce Matheson on the button and Alexander Lahkov in the big blind. The flop came     and Lahkov checked to Reategui who continued for 30,000. Both Matheson and Lakhov tossed their cards to the muck.

Hand #12: Corey Dodd raised to 15,000 in middle position and everyone folded.

Hand #13: Preston Lee raised to 12,000 from early position and Dylan Linde defended his big blind. On a flop of    , Linde check-folded to a bet of 22,000 from Lee.

Hand #14: Lahkov opened to 13,000 in the cutoff and picked up the pot.

Hand #15: Matheson raised to 13,000 in middle position and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #16: Reategui raised it up to 15,000 on the button and Endrit Geci called from the big blind. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn. Geci checked again and Reategui fired out a bet of 22,000. Geci called and the   completed the board. Geci checked for the third time and Reategui threw in another bet of 65,000. Geci quickly called and Reategui tabled    for the best hand.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:41 PM Local Time
Hands #6-10: Top Pair for Dodd is Good

Hand #6: Preston Lee raised from the small blind and Corey Dodd folded his big blind.

Hand #7: Anthony Reategui raised to 16,000 from late position and Corey Dodd called from the big blind. The flop was     and Dodd check-called a 20,000 bet from Reategui, but he gave up on the 50,000 bet on the   turn. Reategui showed the  .

Hand #8: Anthony Reategui raised to 15,000 and Endrit Geci called from the button. Corey Dodd had different plans from the small blind and three-bet to 65,000. Reategui folded, but Geci made the call.

The flop was     and and Dodd continued with a bet of 40,000. Geci called to see the   turn. Dodd checked this time to see Geci put in a bet worth 85,000. Dodd called to see the   river complete the board.

Both players checked on the river and Dodd took down the pot with   .

Hand #9: Anthony Reategui raised to 15,000. Royce Matheson defended his big blind and both saw the     flop. Both players checked to unveil the   turn. Matheson check-called a bet of 20,000 to see the   river and both players checked.

Matheson showed    for the winning hand.

Hand #10: Young Pham raised from middle position to 16,000 and got called by Corey Dodd. Dodd gave up when Pham continued with a bet of 22,000 on the     flop.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:26 PM Local Time
Hands #1-5: Reategui Off to a Good Start

Hand #1: Anthony Reategui opened to 15,000 in middle position and was called by Royce Matheson on the button and Alexander Lakhov in the big blind. The flop came     and Reategui took down the pot with a bet of 35,000.

Hand #2: Corey Dodd raised to 15,000 in middle position and Jesse Kertland three-bet to 46,000 in the hijack. The action folded back to Dodd who also sent his cards to the muck.

Hand #3: Endrit Geci opened to 14,000 in middle position and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #4: Lakhov raised to 15,000 in the cutoff and Reategui called from the big blind. The flop came     and Reategui check-called a bet of 14,000 from Lakhov. The turn was the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Two more checks and Reategui tabled    for the best hand.

Hand #5: Reategui raised to 13,000 from the small blind and Preston Lee called in the big blind. The flop fell     and Reategui led out for 15,000. Lee thought for a moment and then made the call to see the   on the turn. Reategui fired another 30,000 and Lee folded.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 9:35 AM Local Time
The Final Table is Set in Event #39: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

Anthony Reategui

There are 10 players left in Event #39: No-Limit Hold'em Shootout to make up a final table. All 10 have won two tables to get this far, and face just one more table to conquer in order to win the title.

All players are guaranteed to win at least $15,180, but they're all eyeing the top prize of $236,498 and the WSOP gold bracelet.

Here is how the players will be seated around the tournament's last table:

Final Table Seat Draw

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
AmazonFT1Royce MathesonUnited States668,000111
AmazonFT2Bas de LaatNetherlands661,000110
AmazonFT3Alexander LakhovRussia654,000109
AmazonFT4Dylan LindeUnited States668,000111
AmazonFT5Young PhanUnited States670,000112
AmazonFT6Anthony ReateguiUnited States672,500112
AmazonFT7Preston LeeUnited States656,000109
AmazonFT8Endrit GeciUnited Kingdom663,500111
AmazonFT9Corey DoddUnited States664,500111
AmazonFT10Jesse KertlandUnited States662,500110

All players start the final table with close to the same stack. Anthony Reategui starts the final table as the official chip leader with 672,500 in chips, while Alexander Lakhov starts the final table with the smallest stack of 654,000. Reategui finished in seventh place in the $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout event that took place only a couple of weeks ago and is also the only player at the table with a bracelet to his name.

Dylan Linde was the final player to advance to the final table after a grueling 12-hour day, with 10 hours of play. Linde has over $1.8 million in live tournament earnings, but has yet to win his first bracelet. Other players making it to the final table include Bas de Laat and Young Phan, with Corey Dodd, Endrit Geci, Jesse Kertland, and Preston Lee all there as well.

Here's what they are playing for:

PlacePrize
1$236,498
2$146,146
3$105,307
4$76,829
5$56,763
6$42,476
7$32,198
8$24,728
9$19,245
10$15,180

Play will begin at 12 p.m. local time. Stay close as PokerNews will be here to report on all the action as we find out together who will be the Event #39 champion.