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

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Event #52: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,071,600
  • Entries: 114
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:57 AM Local Time
Christopher Chung Eliminated in 4th Place ($93,009)

Christopher Chung

Matt Szymaszek raised and Christopher Chung reraised on the button, putting his 215,000 in. Anthony Zinno called and Szymaszek raised again, with Zinno calling. The flop came     and Szymaszek's bet chased Zinno.

Matt Szymaszek:   
Christopher Chung:   

Chung had been outflopped and his rail called for a five or "at least a six or an eight." Instead, it was a   and then   and the most significant rail of anyone remaining was left disappointed. Chung shook hands with his opponents and took a payout ticket.

"Let's go drink," he said.

Matt Szymaszek3,400,000800,000
Christopher Chung0-255,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:54 AM Local Time
Szymaszek Takes the Lead

Matt Szymaszek

Matt Szymaszek raised from the button and Scott Seiver called from the big blind. They went heads-up to the     flop and both players checked.

The turn was the   and Seiver check-called a bet from Szymaszek. The   completed the board and Seiver checked. Szymaszek threw out a bet and Seiver began to talk himself through the hand. He eventually called and Szymaszek showed    for a rivered flush.

Seiver mucked his hand and Szymaszek who was down to just one big bet during four-handed play has moved into the chip lead.

Matt Szymaszek2,600,000500,000
Scott Seiver2,000,000-800,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:49 AM Local Time
Chung Now Short

Matt Szymaszek completed the blind and Christopher Chung checked. Szymaszek bet the     flop and Chung called. Both checked the   and Szymaszek bet the   river. Chung tanked awhile and called, with Szymaszek taking showdown with   .

Matt Szymaszek2,100,000600,000
Christopher Chung255,000-320,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:45 AM Local Time
Szymaszek Doubles Through Chung

Matt Szymaszek

Matt Szymaszek raised and Christopher Chung three-bet. Szymaszek called and they went heads-up to the     flop. Szymaszek checked, Chung bet and Szymaszek check-raised.

Chung called and the dealer burned and turned the  . Szymaszek bet, Chung raised and Szymaszek moved all-in. Chung called turning over his    but Szymaszek had flopped a straight with his   .

The river   sealed the deal for Szymaszek who dragged in the pot and doubled his stack.

Matt Szymaszek1,500,000930,000
Christopher Chung575,000-725,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:40 AM Local Time
Chung Catches Szymaszek

Christopher Chung

Matt Szymaszek completed the blind and Christopher Chung checked. The board ran out       with Szymaszek betting every street. Chung went into the tank on the river.

"I can only beat a bluff," he said. "Only a bluff..."

Finally, he did call and Szymaszek tabled    for a bluff. Chung showed    and his rail went wild.

Christopher Chung1,300,000635,000
Matt Szymaszek570,000-530,000
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Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:32 AM Local Time
Szymaszek Versus Chung

Matt Szymaszek limped in from the small blind and Christopher Chung checked from the big blind. They went heads-up to the     flop and Szymaszek led out with a bet. Chung raised and Szymaszek called.

The turn was the   and Szymaszek tossed out a bet. Chung thought it over for about 30-seconds before folding and Szymaszek took the pot.

Matt Szymaszek1,100,000330,000
Christopher Chung665,000-80,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:27 AM Local Time
Szymaszek Earns a Few Bets

Anthony Zinno raised in the small blind and Matt Szymaszek called in the big. Zinno bet the     and Szymaszek raised. Zinno tanked awhile and called. Zinno checked the   turn and Szymaszek jammed for 130,000. Zinno thought awhile again and this time released.

Anthony Zinno1,200,000-400,000
Matt Szymaszek770,000320,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:24 AM Local Time
Seiver Adds to His Stack

Anthony Zinno raised and Matt Szymaszek three-bet from the button. Scott Seiver called from the big blind and Zinno called. The went three-handed to the     flop and the action checked around.

The turn was the  , Seiver let out and both players quickly folded.

Scott Seiver2,800,000600,000
Anthony Zinno1,600,000-400,000
Matt Szymaszek450,000-360,000
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:16 AM Local Time
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 80000/160000
Ante: 0
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:02 AM Local Time
Break

The players are now on a 15-minute break. We will pick right back up on the action when play resumes.

Scott Seiver2,200,000-400,000
Anthony Zinno2,000,000500,000
Matt Szymaszek810,000-690,000
Christopher Chung745,000-255,000
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:48 PM Local Time
More for Szymaszek

Anthony Zinno raised on the button and Matt Szymaszek three-bet in the small blind. Christopher Chung tanked awhile and folded and it went heads up to    . Szymaszek bet, Zinno raised and Szymaszek came back with three bets. Zinno called. He called again on the   before both checked the  .

Szymaszek turned over    to win the pot.

Matt Szymaszek1,500,000510,000
Anthony Zinno1,500,000-400,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:44 PM Local Time
Szymaszek Chipping Back Up

Matt Szymaszek

Christopher Chung raised and Matt Szymaszek called from the big blind. They saw a flop of     and Szymaszek check-called a bet from Chung. The turn was the   and Szymaszek checked.

Chung bet and Szymaszek check-raised. Chung folded and Szymaszek dragged in the pot. Szymaszek who was left with less than one big bet just a few hands ago has chipped back up to nearly 1,000,000 as four-handed play continues.

Christopher Chung1,000,00015,000
Matt Szymaszek990,000300,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:36 PM Local Time
Szymaszek Survives on the River

Christopher Chung raised first to act and Matt Szymaszek called in the big blind. Szymaszek check-raised on     and put the rest in on the   turn.

Matt Szymaszek:   
Christopher Chung:   

Szymaszek was on the verge of busto and needed help on the river. He got it when the   hit to counterfeit the sevens.

Christopher Chung985,000-315,000
Matt Szymaszek690,000360,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:34 PM Local Time
Ace is Enough for Zinno

Anthony Zinno

Christopher Chung raised the button and Anthony Zinno three-bet from the big blind. Chung called, they saw a flop of     and Zinno checked. Chung bet and Zinno check-raised.

Chung called and the dealer burned and turned the  . Zinno led out with a bet and Chung called. The river was the   and Zinno led out once again. Chung thought it over for about 30 seconds and made the call.

Zinno turned over    for top pair and that was enough to take the pot.

Anthony Zinno1,900,000400,000
Christopher Chung1,300,000-600,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:28 PM Local Time
Szymaszek Triples Up

Anthony Zinno raised on the button, Matt Szymaszek called all in for slightly less and Christopher Chung called. They checked down       and Szymaszek turned over   . That was a winner as Zinno had    and Chung   .

Matt Szymaszek330,000220,000
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:26 PM Local Time
Zinno Gets the Best of Szymaszek

Anthony Zinno raised from the small blind and Matt Szymaszek defended his big blind. They saw a flop of    , Zinno bet and Szymaszek called. The turn was the   and Szymaszek called another bet from Zinno.

The river was the   and Szymaszek called a third bet from Zinno who turned over   . Szymaszek mucked his hand and he was left with less than one big bet.

Anthony Zinno1,500,000300,000
Matt Szymaszek110,000-420,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:23 PM Local Time
Szymaszek Doubles Through Chung

Matt Szymaszek

Matt Szymaszek raised and then four-bet all in after Christopher Chung three-bet from the button.

Matt Szymaszek:   
Christopher Chung:   

The board ran       and Szymaszek doubled.

Christopher Chung1,900,000-300,000
Matt Szymaszek530,000310,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:21 PM Local Time
Chung Takes from Szymaszek

Matt Szymaszek raised from the big blind and Christopher Chung three-bet from the small blind. Szymaszek called and they saw a flop of    . Chung led out with a bet and Szymaszek called. The turn was the   and Chung led out with another bet.

Szymaszek folded and he was left with less than two big bets.

Christopher Chung2,200,000800,000
Matt Szymaszek220,000-360,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:15 PM Local Time
Zinno Flops Top Two

Anthony Zinno defended big blind from a Christopher Chung button raise. Zinno check-called on     and both checked the  . Zinno bet the   river and Chung called after about 30 seconds, with Zinno showing    for kings up on the flop.

Christopher Chung1,400,000-300,000
Anthony Zinno1,200,000360,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 11:13 PM Local Time
Seiver Picks Off Chung

Christopher Chung limped in from the small blind and Scott Seiver raised from the big. They saw a flop of     and Chung check-called a bet from Seiver.

The turn was the   and both players knuckled the felt. The river was the  , Chung bet and Seiver called.

Chung threw his hand face down into the muck and Seiver showed    for a flush to take the pot and extend his chip lead.

Scott Seiver2,600,000300,000
Christopher Chung1,700,000-300,000