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

Friday, June 29, 2018 to Sunday, July 01, 2018

Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $2,227,800
  • Entries: 237
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Sunday, July 1, 2018 6:46 PM Local Time
Break

Players are going on a 15-minute break. When they return the blinds will be 25,000/50,000.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 6:45 PM Local Time
Baker Doubles Through McKenna

Michael McKenna opened to 90,000 and David "ODB" Baker announced pot and raised to 290,000. McKenna called.

Baker open-shoved for 550,000 on the     flop and McKenna flung in the chips to call.

David "ODB" Baker:     
Michael McKenna:     

The turn   changed nothing and the   river improved Baker to a full house and he doubled up.

Michael McKenna1,765,000-835,000
David "ODB" Baker1,725,000875,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 6:26 PM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table Draw and Chip Counts
SeatPlayerStack
1David "ODB" Baker1,345,000
2Phil Galfond1,365,000
3Ali Abduljabbar1,435,000
4Marco Johnson850,000
5Chase Steely1,605,000
6Yong Wang340,000
7Michael McKenna2,110,000
8Chris Lee1,200,000
9Chad Power1,680,000
Michael McKenna2,110,000-230,000
Chad Power1,680,000180,000
Chase Steely1,605,000205,000
Ali Abduljabbar1,435,00055,000
Phil Galfond1,365,000625,000
David "ODB" Baker1,345,000145,000
Chris Lee1,200,0000
Marco Johnson850,000300,000
Yong Wang340,000-110,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 6:04 PM Local Time
Assani Fisher Eliminated in 10th Place ($39,149)

Assani Fisher

Assani Fisher defended big blind and then got stacks in against Phil Galfond on    . Galfond had      for the nut flush draw and aces, while Fisher had flopped three pairs with     . The   turn gave Galfond a wrap as well and he got there with the   river.

Assani Fisher0-700,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 6:00 PM Local Time
Michel Abecassis Eliminated in 11th Place ($31,334)

Michel Abecassis

Michel Abecassis and David "ODB" Baker had a raising war preflop, and the two proceeded to get their stacks in.

David "ODB" Baker:     
Michel Abecassis:     

The board was       with Baker making trip threes, with Abecassis failing to make a low.

David "ODB" Baker1,200,000520,000
Michel Abecassis0-840,000
Velo 690x150
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:59 PM Local Time
Brandon Shack-Harris Eliminated in 12th Place ($31,334)

Brandon Shack-Harris

Michael McKenna raised under the gun and Brandon Shack-Harris stuck in his 130,000 on the button. Chris Lee called in the big blind.

"I guess I don't have much choice," McKenna said, putting in a call.

The flop came     and Lee check-folded to 175,000.

Michael McKenna:     
Brandon Shack-Harris:     

McKenna had two pair and blockers, and the   turn and   river kept him best for a scoop.

Michael McKenna2,340,000365,000
Brandon Shack-Harris0-210,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:57 PM Local Time
Johnson Chips Up Through Fisher

Assani Fisher raised to 90,000 and Phil Galfond called on the button. Marco Johnson three-bet all in for 550,000 from the button. Fisher called and Galfond folded.

Assani Fisher:     
Marco Johnson:     

The board came       and Johnson took three-quarters from Fisher.

Assani Fisher700,000-245,000
Marco Johnson550,000195,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:55 PM Local Time
Chris Ferguson Eliminated in 13th Place ($25,695)

Chris Ferguson

It was all in preflop between Chase Steely and Chris Ferguson.

Chase Steely:     
Chris Ferguson:     

The board ran out       with Steely making a full house and there was no low and Ferguson was eliminated.

Chase Steely1,400,000200,000
Chris Ferguson0-370,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:49 PM Local Time
Fisher Quarters Baker

Assani Fisher made it 140,000 on the button and called a repot for most of his chips by big blind David Baker. The last 200,000 or so went in on the     flop.

Assani Fisher:     
David Baker:     

The turn was the   and the river the  . Both played a live ace for low but Fisher had the superior pair to take the high.

Assani Fisher945,000125,000
David "ODB" Baker680,000-320,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:41 PM Local Time
Shack-Harris Gets Quartered

Brandon Shack-Harris and Chad Power got it in on a     flop with Shack-Harris at risk.

Brandon Shack-Harris:     
Chad Power:     

The turn was the   and Power called for a club before realising that Shack-Harris had nut clubs.

The river was the   and Power took three-quarters, with both players holding the nut low.

Chad Power1,500,000100,000
Brandon Shack-Harris210,000-120,000
Gorillla Gaming
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:33 PM Local Time
Baker Crams on Galfond

Phil Galfond bet 75,000 from the small blind on      and David Baker made it 200,000 from the big. Galfond tanked a couple of minutes and called. The river brought a   and Galfond checked. Baker shoved all in for 490,000. Galfond again tanked several minutes but this time opted for a fold.

David "ODB" Baker1,000,000600,000
Phil Galfond740,000-250,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:33 PM Local Time
Shack-Harris Doubles Through Ferguson

Brandon Shack-Harris

Chad Power raised to 90,000 and Brandon Shack-Harris three-bet all in for 165,000. Chris Ferguson was in the big blind and four-bet all in. Power folded.

Brandon Shack-Harris:     
Chris Ferguson:     

The board came       with no low, but Shack-Harris's aces held to scoop the full double-up.

Chris Ferguson370,000-180,000
Brandon Shack-Harris330,000130,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:20 PM Local Time
Chip Counts from Table 439
Michael McKenna1,975,000-100,000
Chad Power1,400,000100,000
Chris Lee1,200,000-200,000
Chase Steely1,200,00080,000
Chris Ferguson550,000275,000
Brandon Shack-Harris200,000-100,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:19 PM Local Time
Fisher Quarters Wang

Yong Wang and Assani Fisher got stacks in on an     flop with Wang holding      for all the nut draws. Fisher had      for an identical nut low draw. Both hit it on the   river after the   turn, but Fisher had ace-king high for the better unpaired hand to take three-quarters.

As Fisher had 530,000, Wang sent over 265,000.

Assani Fisher820,000310,000
Yong Wang450,000-270,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 5:16 PM Local Time
Galfond Doubles Through Fisher

Phil Galfond three-bet from the small blind to about 240,000 and Assani Fisher called from the button. Galfond stuffed on the     flop and Fisher quickly called. Galfond did not look happy to show down      and he was behind against     . However, a   turn gave Galfond a straight and he dodged the boat on the   river.

Fisher sent over 480,000 total.

Phil Galfond990,000410,000
Assani Fisher510,000-540,000
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Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:57 PM Local Time
Jason Gooch Eliminated in 14th Place ($25,695)

Jason Gooch

Jason Gooch raised in the cutoff and Chase Steely isolated him with a reraise on the button. Gooch got it in there with      and Steely had     . The     flop didn't give Gooch much reason for optimism and he headed for payouts after the   turn left him drawing dead.

Chase Steely1,120,00020,000
Jason Gooch0-255,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:56 PM Local Time
Kelly Minkin Goes Deep in TWO WSOP Events

After cashing in the WSOP Big Blind Ante $1,000 Turbo, Kelly Minkin played the WSOP Tag Team Event with bracelet-winner Loni Harwood and Haixa Zhang and finished ninth. Kelly Minkin has $400k in WSOP earnings and was the "Last Woman Standing" in the 2015 WSOP Main Event. She talks to us about her WSOP cashes, poker dealers and the prospect of making more deep WSOP runs.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:54 PM Local Time
Baker Doubles Through Galfond For the Pay Jump

Phil Galfond raised to 90,00 blind on blind and David "ODB" Baker called in the big blind.

The flop came    . Galfond moved all in for 180,000 and Baker tanked. Michel Abecassis eventually called time and, after the hand at the neighbouring table concluded, he called.

Phil Galfond:     
David "ODB" Baker:     

The turn   paired Baker and the river   ensured there was no low and Baker doubled up.

Phil Galfond580,000-390,000
David "ODB" Baker400,000150,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:51 PM Local Time
Andreas Klatt Eliminated in 15th Place ($21,602)

Andreas Klatt

Andreas Klatt potted on the button with 5,000 back and Chris Lee looked at his holding a few times before reluctantly putting Klatt all in out of the big blind.

Andreas Klatt:     
Chris Lee:     

Klatt's holding had Lee crushed but the     changed that in a hurry.

"Wow," Klatt whispered.

Klatt still had a wheel draw but the   and   gave Lee a boat to scoop.

Chris Lee1,400,000350,000
Andreas Klatt0-190,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:38 PM Local Time
Abecassis Quarters Johnson

Michel Abecassis potted for 220,000 in the big blind on      flop and Marco Johnson called in the cutoff. The river was the   and Abecassis checked. Johnson announced all in for about 400,000 effective and Abecassis shrugged and called, showing      for the nut low. Johnson had the same low with      but Abecassis had him high-carded with ace-ten to take three quarters.

Michel Abecassis840,000290,000
Marco Johnson355,000-260,000
Gorillla Gaming