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

Thursday, June 21, 2018 to Saturday, June 23, 2018

Event #44: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,024,600
  • Entries: 109
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:55 PM Local Time
Andrulis on Seiken's Heels

Nicholas Seiken raised on the button and Kristijonas Andrulis called in the big blind. The first draw went two and two and Seiken earned a check-call from Andrulis.

Andrulis took two again and Seiken changed one. He fired again in position but Andrulis check-raised this time. Seiken called and both stood pat.

Andrulis tossed in a bet and Seiken called, prompting a showdown. Andrulis rolled over       and Seiken ended up second. His lead was thinned as Andrulis climbed to 1.7 million.

Nicholas Seiken1,900,000-350,000
Kristijonas Andrulis1,700,000430,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:48 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 40000/80000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:52 PM Local Time
Seiken Hits Wheel on the Last Hand Before Dinner

On the button, Kristijonas Andrulis raised, big blind Nicholas Seiken defended, and they both drew two. Seiken led out, earning a call, and they took one apiece on the second draw. Seiken continued barrelling but Andrulis raised. Seiken, however, kept his foot firmly on the gas pedal and countered with a three-bet. Andrulis called and they both stood pat.

Seiken fired one more shell and Andrulis called. Seiken quickly turned up       for the nuts, claiming the last pot before a one-hour dinner break.

Action will resume at approximately 9:47 p.m. local time.

Nicholas Seiken2,250,000450,000
Kristijonas Andrulis1,270,000-30,000
Randy Ohel1,135,000-365,000
Farzad Bonyadi895,000186,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:43 PM Local Time
Ohel Wins With a Number Four

Farzad Bonyadi raised first to act and was called by Randy Ohel in the small blind and Nicholas Seiken in the big blind. Ohel and Seiken discarded two and Bonyadi discarded three. Ohel bet. Seiken and Bonyadi called.

Ohel and Seiken discarded one and Bonyadi discarded three. Ohel bet once more and both of his opponents called.

Ohel stood pat. Seiken and Bonyadi discarded one. Ohel bet, which forced out Seiken, while Bonyadi opted to raise. After very brief consideration, Ohel said, "I gotta call, I have a number four."

Bonyadi verified it and mucked. Ohel showed the      .

Nicholas Seiken1,800,000-100,000
Randy Ohel1,500,000300,000
Farzad Bonyadi709,000-270,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:38 PM Local Time
The Best One Against The Worst One

First to act, Randy Ohel raised, Farzad Bonyadi called in the big, and they drew two and one. Ohel fired in position and Bonyadi called before they took one on the second draw. Bonyadi woke up with a check-raise and Ohel called.

Bonyadi patted and Ohel patted as well. Bonyadi bet again.

"I almost snap-called," Ohel said and then thought for a while before tossing in the calling chips.

Bonyadi said he had eight-six and Ohel reacted: "I have the worst one."

"I have the best one," Bonyadi replied and proved it by showing      . Ohel mucked.

Randy Ohel1,200,000-300,000
Farzad Bonyadi979,000195,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:34 PM Local Time
Matt Glantz Eliminated in 5th Place ($64,131)

Matt Glantz

First to act, Randy Ohel raised and Matt Glantz in the small blind made it three bets, Ohel called.

"I have 58,000 behind," Glantz announced and Ohel nodded. Both discarded two cards and Glantz bet, Ohel raised, and Glantz called all in.

"I am still drawing, but I improved, " Glantz announced and discarded one.

"I improved also," Ohel replied and discarded one, too.

Glantz then stood pat and Ohel discarded one. Glantz rolled over his      , which Ohel had beat with the      . Glantz was eliminated in fifth place and takes home $64,131 for his efforts.

Randy Ohel1,500,000200,000
Matt Glantz0-147,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:29 PM Local Time
S.O.S. for Glantz

In a single-raised pot, Matt Glantz and Randy Ohel drew one and two on the first two draws with no extra money added to the pot. Glantz then led out and Ohel called. Glantz remained drawing one but Ohel patted on the final draw and fired in position. Glantz gave up and continued with fewer than three big bets.

Randy Ohel1,300,000200,000
Matt Glantz147,000-120,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:22 PM Local Time
"My Name is Matt and I am Pat"

Matt Glantz raised from the cutoff and Kristijonas Andrulis called in the small blind. Both discarded one card and Andrulis check-called a bet. Once again both discarded one and Glantz joked, "No worries, I will never get there.

Andrulis checked, Glantz bet, and Andrulis called.

"My name is Matt and I am pat," Glantz announced while Andrulis discarded one. Both checked and Andrulis announced a nine.

"You are good," Glantz replied and was shown the       by Andrulis as winning hand.

Kristijonas Andrulis1,300,0000
Matt Glantz267,000-300,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:17 PM Local Time
Seiken Gets There on the River

In a three-bet pot, Nicholas Seiken changed one and Farzad Bonyadi two on the first draw. Seiken bet and called when Bonyadi raised. He drew one and Bonyadi was pat. They repeated the same on the last draw with Seiken calling a bet in between. Bonyadi fired on the river as well and Seiken called.

Bonyadi announced a nine but Seiken quickly turned up the       winner.

Nicholas Seiken1,900,000500,000
Farzad Bonyadi784,000-195,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:03 PM Local Time
Glantz Left Short; Gets Some Back

Matt Glantz raised and Kristijonas Andrulis made it three bets in the small blind. Glantz called. Both discarded one card and Andrulis bet, Glantz raised, and Andrulis called. Andrulis stood pat and Glantz discarded one. Andrulis bet and Glantz called. Andrulis stood pat and Glantz drew one once more. Both players then checked.

Andrulis showed the       and Glantz mucked a ten with the words, "I broke up an eight."

Glantz raised and Andrulis called on the button. Andrulis discarded two and Glantz drew one. Glantz bet and Andrulis called. Both then discarded one each and checked. They discarded one each on the final draw. Glantz bet and Andrulis called. Glantz rolled over the [7x6x4x3x2x[ and earned back most of the chips he had previously lost.

Kristijonas Andrulis1,300,000100,000
Farzad Bonyadi979,000-121,000
Matt Glantz567,00010,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:52 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 30000/60000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:50 PM Local Time
Andrulis Wins with Rough Eight

Farzad Bonyadi raised and Kristijonas Andrulis three-bet. Bonyadi called and drew three while Andrulis changed one. Andrulis bet blind seeing that his rival was taking three cards, but Bonyadi called and both took one on the second draw.

Andrulis bet again and Bonyadi called. Andrulis stood pat and his opponent peeled one card. They both checked and Andrulis turned up a rough eight with      .

Kristijonas Andrulis1,200,000200,000
Farzad Bonyadi1,100,000-200,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:46 PM Local Time
Ohel Takes From Glantz, Gives It to Bonyadi

Fresh off scooping a pot against Matt Glantz with an      , Randy Ohel raised from the cutoff and Farzad Bonyadi three-bet out of the big blind. Ohel called. Bonyadi stood pat and Ohel drew two. Bonyadi bet and Ohel called. Bonyadi stood pat, Ohel discarded two cards again and called a bet by Bonyadi.

On the final draw, Bonyadi stood pat and Ohel drew one. Both players checked and Boyadi tabled a       to scoop the pot.

Farzad Bonyadi1,300,000357,000
Randy Ohel1,100,0000
Matt Glantz557,000-239,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:42 PM Local Time
Andrulis Makes Eight-Six

Kristijonas Andrulis raised and Randy Ohel, to his left, three-bet. Andrulis called out of position and drew two while Ohel discarded one. Ohel fired again and Andrulis check-called. They took one each and Andrulis decided to lead out. Ohel called and both patted on the last draw. Andrulis tossed in one more bet and Ohel quickly called.

Andrulis rolled over       and raked in the pot, getting almost even in chips with Ohel.

Randy Ohel1,100,000-200,000
Kristijonas Andrulis1,000,000344,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:42 PM Local Time
Jason Gray Eliminated in 6th Place ($64,131)

Jason Gray

Jason Gray open-jammed for 38,000 under the gun and was put at risk by Randy Ohel in the small blind and Nicholas Seiken in the big blind.

Ohel drew three and Gray and Seiken swapped two. Ohel and Seiken both checked and all three players drew two.

Ohel bet and Seiken folded. Gray wouldn't even get a sweat as Ohel stood pat and he exchanged two. Ohel announced a wheel and Gray was drawing dead to his     draw.

Gray banked $64,131 for sixth place.

Nicholas Seiken1,400,000-100,000
Randy Ohel1,300,000100,000
Jason Gray0-51,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:22 PM Local Time
Gray on a Nub

With action folded to the small blind, Nicholas Seiken raised and Jason Gray defended. Seiked took two and Gray three and Gray called a bet. The second draw saw both players take two new cards and Seiken barreled.

Gray called and Seiken tapped the felt, patting. Gray still needed to improve one of his cards. But he was unable to do so and folded to one final bet.

Gray is now down to one big bet.

Nicholas Seiken1,500,000-161,000
Jason Gray51,000-88,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:12 PM Local Time
Hanh Tran Eliminated in 7th Place ($34,450)

Hanh Tran

Hanh Tran moved all in with his last 3,000 under the gun and Randy Ohel raised on the button. Jason Gray tagged along from the big blind and drew two while Tran swapped one and Ohel exchanged two.

Gray check-raised a bet from Ohel and Ohel called. Gray stood pat, Tran opted for two, and Ohel took one. Gray bet and Ohel called then everybody stood pat.

Gray check-called once more and Ohel tabled an       to win the pot. Tran could only muster a nine and Gray was out-pipped by an eight of his own.

Tran's run for 2-7 Triple Draw supremacy came to an end in seventh place.

Randy Ohel1,200,000341,000
Jason Gray139,000-318,000
Hanh Tran0-3,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 6:58 PM Local Time
"Tightest Fold Ever!"

Randy Ohel raised and Hanh Tran called in the big blind. They both took two and Tran called Ohel's bet, leaving himself with 1,000. Then he drew two again and Ohel changed one. Tran checked and Ohel bet before looking at his new card.

Tran folded, showing two aces.

"This is the tightest fold ever," Matt Glantz said.

Tran managed to triple up on the following hand but he'll need much more than that to get back in contention.

Hanh Tran3,000-73,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 6:43 PM Local Time
Final Table Chip Counts
Nicholas Seiken1,661,000194,000
Farzad Bonyadi943,000243,000
Randy Ohel859,000-141,000
Matt Glantz796,000-4,000
Kristijonas Andrulis656,000126,000
Jason Gray457,000-193,000
Hanh Tran76,000-9,000
Saturday, June 23, 2018 6:35 PM Local Time
Unoffical Final Table
SeatPlayerChip Count
1Kristijonas Andrulis656,000
2Randy Ohel859,000
3Nicholas Seiken1,661,000
4Jason Gray457,000
5Hanh Tran76,000
6Matt Glantz796,000
7Farzad Bonyadi943,000

Players went on a break with two minutes left to play in the level. They will add it to the next two-hour stretch as they move to the stage in the Brazilia room. Further action will be streamed online on Twitch with hole cards up and a security delay. PokerNews will continue providing live updates until the champion is crowned.