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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


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:47 PM Local Time
Nick Schulman Eliminated in 11th Place ($20,253)

Nick Schulman

A short-stacked Nick Schulman got the last of his chips all in on the     flop. Schulman showed    for top pair but he ran into the    of Philip Cordano.

The turn and river were no help to Schulman and he is the 11th-place Event #52: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship finisher, taking home $20,253 for his efforts.

Philip Cordano212,000-148,000
Nick Schulman0-115,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:40 PM Local Time
Maria Ho Eliminated in 12th Place ($20,253)

Maria Ho

Matt Szymaszek and Maria Ho were heads up on the      board. Szymaszek checked to Ho who bet and Szymaszek check-raised. Ho called, leaving herself just 6,000 behind and the   hit the river.

Szymaszek bet and Ho threw the last of her chips in the pot. Szymaszek turned over    for queens and nines and Ho fired her hand face down into the muck. Ho is the 12th-place Event #52: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship finisher and will take home $20,253 for her efforts.

Matt Szymaszek570,00065,000
Maria Ho0-135,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:37 PM Local Time
Seiver's Kings Take Heaps from Glaser

Scott Seiver raised in middle position and Benny Glaser defended big blind. On the     flop, Glaser check-raised and Seiver called. The turn brought a   and Glaser bet. Seiver raised and Glaser called. On the   river, Glaser checked and Seiver bet. Glaser muttered something and then tossed in a call after about 15 seconds but he couldn't beat    for kings up.

Scott Seiver910,000160,000
Benny Glaser97,000-135,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:34 PM Local Time
Chung Continues to Climb

Christopher Chung

Nick Schulman raised from late position and Christopher Chung three-bet from the small blind. Schulman called and they went heads up to the     flop. Chung continued with a bet and Schulman called.

The turn was the  , Chung bet, and Schulman called. The river was the   and Chung fired again, sending Schulman deep into the tank.

"I had the nut flush draw," Schulman saids as he thought about his decision. After nearly two minutes in the tank, Schulman folded and Chung took the pot.

Christopher Chung945,000155,000
Nick Schulman115,000-70,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:03 PM Local Time

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

Anthony Zinno890,00010,000
Christopher Chung790,000340,000
Scott Seiver750,000-80,000
Michael Moore625,000-70,000
Dan Zack565,00010,000
Matt Szymaszek505,000-35,000
Matt Glantz415,00010,000
Philip Cordano360,000-175,000
Benny Glaser232,00032,000
Ken Deng220,00020,000
Nick Schulman185,000-160,000
Maria Ho135,00049,000
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:57 PM Local Time
Deng Doubles Through Zinno

Ken Deng got the rest of his chips in on      and was up against the    of Anthony Zinno. Deng was miles ahead with    and the   river was safe for him to double up.

Anthony Zinno880,000-120,000
Ken Deng200,000100,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:54 PM Local Time
Glaser Doubles Through Seiver

Benny Glaser raised and Scott Seiver three-bet in the small blind. Glaser called and then raised the     flop. Seiver reraised for the last 15,000 and Glaser called with   . He wasn't fading much as Seiver had    and the board ran out clean for Glaser.

"I'm just a bad all-in player," Seiver said. "I'm a very bad all-in player."

Scott Seiver830,000-70,000
Benny Glaser200,000102,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:48 PM Local Time
Ho Staying Alive

Maria Ho

The action folded to Matt Szymaszek in the small blind and he raised. Maria Ho moved all in from the big blind for 43,000 and Szymaszek called.

Maria Ho:   
Matt Szymaszek:   

The board ran out       and Ho improved to a straight on the river to double her stack and stay alive.

Matt Szymaszek540,000-10,000
Maria Ho86,0001,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:46 PM Local Time
Seiver Gets There on Deng

Scott Seiver defended big blind against Ken Deng, who raised under the gun. Seiver check-called the     flop and check-called the   turn. Both checked the   and Seiver showed   . Deng mucked    in disgust.

Scott Seiver900,000125,000
Ken Deng100,000-100,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:42 PM Local Time
Zinno is "Unbearable"

Anthony Zinno three-bet from the cutoff with a dead button behind him after Benny Glaser raised, and the British pro called. Glaser check-called the first two streets as       hit felt. On the river, he checked and faced another bet.

Glaser smiled and said something about Zinno being unbearable, which got the table laughing. After a couple of minutes in the tank, he let it go.

"You have to show!" Scott Seiver exclaimed. "If it is, you have to show."

Ostensibly, he wanted to see a bluff but Glaser smiled and told him not to show either way so they went into the muck.

Anthony Zinno1,000,00040,000
Benny Glaser98,000-135,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:34 PM Local Time
Bryce Landier Eliminated in 13th Place ($17,000)

Bryce Landier

Matt Glantz raised in the cutoff and Bryce Landier called in the big blind after counting down his stack. The flop came     and Landier bet. Glantz called. The turn was the   and Landier put his last 9,000 in. Glantz called with    and was leading against   . The river was a  , busting Landier in 13th.

Matt Glantz405,00050,000
Bryce Landier0-65,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:33 PM Local Time
Ho Left Short

Michael Moore raised from late position and Maria Ho called from the small blind. They went heads up to the     flop and Ho checked. Moore bet and Ho check-raised.

Moore called and the dealer burned and turned the  . Ho check-called a bet from Moore and both players checked the   river card. Ho showed    for a pair of jacks but Moore tabled    to take the pot, leaving Ho with less than three big bets.

Michael Moore695,000135,000
Maria Ho85,000-135,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:24 PM Local Time
Landier With Two Bets Left

Bryce Landier defended big blind from a Scott Seiver under-the-gun open and check-called down on      . Seiver showed    and Landier mucked   .

Scott Seiver775,000110,000
Bryce Landier65,000-30,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:19 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Anthony Zinno960,00060,000
Scott Seiver665,00025,000
Dan Zack555,000-212,000
Matt Glantz355,00010,000
Benny Glaser233,000-7,000
Ken Deng200,000-2,000
Bryce Landier95,00020,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:17 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Michael Moore560,000120,000
Matt Szymaszek550,000-85,000
Philip Cordano535,00025,000
Christopher Chung450,00080,000
Nick Schulman345,000-15,000
Maria Ho220,000-5,000
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:04 PM Local Time
Schulman Adds to His Stack

Nick Schulman raised from the button and Philip Cordano three-bet from the small blind. Schulman called and the dealer fanned the     flop. Cordano continued with a bet and Schulman called. The turn was the   and Cordano check-called a bet from Schulman.

The river was the  , Cordano checked and Schulman bet. Cordano quickly folded and Schulman added the pot to his stack.

Philip Cordano510,00030,000
Nick Schulman360,000-15,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:01 PM Local Time
Zinno Moves into the Lead

Ken Deng raised, Dan Zack three-bet in the cutoff, and Anthony Zinno called in the big blind, so they all saw the     flop. Action checked to Zack, who bet. Zinno raised and Deng folded. Zinno then bet the   turn and Zack raised. Zinno reraised and Zack called. The river was a   and Zack quickly called the final bet only to lose to   .

In the next hand, Benny Glaser raised on the button and Zinno three-bet. Glaser called and then called again on the    . Both checked the   and Zinno bet the   river. Glaser thought about 30 seconds and folded.

Anthony Zinno900,000407,000
Dan Zack767,000-157,000
Benny Glaser240,00010,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:56 PM Local Time
Ho Doubles Through Szymaszek

Maria Ho

Christopher Chung raised from under the gun and Matt Szymaszek three-bet. Maria Ho put in a fourth bet and it folded back to Szymaszek who called. They saw a flop of     and Szymaszek led out with a bet.

Ho put her last 27,000 in the pot and Szymaszek quickly called turning over his   . Ho showed    for top set of aces and Szymaszek was left drawing dead when the   hit the turn.

The meaningless   completed the board and Ho earned the pot and the double-up.

Matt Szymaszek635,000-130,000
Maria Ho225,00085,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:49 PM Local Time
Flush Over Straight

Scott Seiver was in the big blind against Ken Deng under the gun and he check-raised a      board. Deng called and then called a bet on the   river.

"I have a straight," Deng said.

It was no good as Seiver turned a flush with   . Deng mucked his   .

Scott Seiver640,000122,000
Ken Deng202,000-204,000
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:45 PM Local Time
Zack Sinking Some More

Dan Zack defended big blind from a Scott Seiver button raise and called turn and river bets after unknown flop action on      . Seiver announced sixes and tabled    to win showdown.

The next hand, Zack raised small blind and called a three-bet from Matt Glantz. The board ran out       and Glantz turned over    after seeing a worst-case runout. It was still good, though, as Zack mucked.

Dan Zack924,000-106,000
Scott Seiver518,00028,000