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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


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Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:37 PM Local Time
Shack-Harris Scoops Chip Leader McKenna

Brandon Shack-Harris moved all in for 130,000 and was called by Michael McKenna in the big blind.

Brandon Shack-Harris:     
Michael McKenna:     

Shack-Harris locked up half of the pot on the     making his low.

"Uh-oh," said McKenna as the   rolled off on the turn. The river was the   and Shack-Harris doubled up.

Michael McKenna2,075,000-125,000
Brandon Shack-Harris300,000135,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:32 PM Local Time
Johnson Quarters Wang

Marco Johnson potted on the button and Yong Wang repotted in the small blind. Johnson jammed for 390,000 and Wang quickly called.

Marco Johnson:     
Yong Wang:     

The     flop had Johnson shaking his head as Wang flopped a nut low to secure half of the pot for the moment. The   turn had Johnson calling for a deuce on the river to grab three-quarters and that's exactly what happened as the   fell.

"Sometimes, you just gotta call for it," he said.

Yong Wang720,000-145,000
Marco Johnson615,000161,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:26 PM Local Time
Gooch Doubles Through Power

Jason Gooch got it in from the button with      against Chad Power in the big blind, who had     . The board ran out      , so Gooch scooped with queens and a five-three for low. Power sent him 120,000.

Chad Power1,300,000-200,000
Jason Gooch255,000115,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:09 PM Local Time
Randy Ohel Eliminated in 16th Place ($21,602)

Randy Ohel

Randy Ohel raised to 84,000 and Phil Galfond called out of the big blind. The flop came     and Galfond checked and snap-called when Ohel jammed about 140,000 in. Ohel had aces:     . However, he'd been outflopped by     .

"Top two and spades?" Ohel asked. "That's not good."

The dealer brought forth a   on the turn to give Ohel a shot at a low, which Ohel said was, in fact, good. However, the   river was not, and Galfond sent him packing with a boat.

Players are on break for 15 minutes.

Phil Galfond970,000294,000
Randy Ohel0-235,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:02 PM Local Time
Chip Counts from Table 447
Ali Abduljabbar1,380,00080,000
Assani Fisher1,050,000230,000
Yong Wang865,000115,000
Phil Galfond676,000368,000
Michel Abecassis550,000-270,000
Marco Johnson454,000-66,000
David "ODB" Baker250,00045,000
Randy Ohel235,000-263,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:02 PM Local Time
Chip Counts from Table 439
Michael McKenna2,050,000-200,000
Chad Power1,500,0000
Chase Steely1,100,00050,000
Chris Lee1,050,000300,000
Chris Ferguson275,000-211,000
Andreas Klatt190,00040,000
Brandon Shack-Harris165,000-25,000
Jason Gooch140,000-108,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 4:01 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
1447Marco Johnson439Andreas Klatt
2447Randy Ohel439Chris Ferguson
3447Yong Wang439Chris Lee
4447Ali Abduljabbar439Michael McKenna
5447Michel Abecassis439Jason Gooch
6447Assani Fisher439Chase Steely
7447Phil Galfond439Chad Power
8447David "ODB" Baker439Brandon Shack-Harris
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:57 PM Local Time
Eilers Eliminated by Steely

Benjamin Eilers got his remaining chips in with      against the      of Chase Steely.

The board ran out       with Steely taking down the pot with two pair, nines and fives, sending Steely to the rail.

Chase Steely1,050,000150,000
Benjamin Eilers0-160,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:55 PM Local Time
Massive Three-Way All in but No Bustouts

Chase Steely raised to 55,000 under the gun and Benjamin Eilers potted for most of his chips. David Baker shoved for 263,000. Steely thought awhile and put everyone in, and Eilers called.

Chase Steely:     
David Baker:     
Benjamin Eilers:     

The board ran out      , so ace-king played for the high while Baker and Eilers had to chop the low.

Chase Steely900,000267,000
David "ODB" Baker205,000-114,000
Benjamin Eilers160,000-526,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:28 PM Local Time
Klatt Flops Wang Dead to Double

Andreas Klatt moved all in from under the gun for just 65,000. It folded to Yong Wang in the big blind who made the call.

Andreas Klatt:     
Yong Wang:     

The flop came     giving Klatt a house and the double, with Wang already throwing his hand into the muck on a    runout.

Yong Wang750,000-50,000
Andreas Klatt150,00040,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:19 PM Local Time
Shack-Harris Gets Quartered

On a      board, Brandon Shack-Harris checked to Michel Abecassis who bet pot for 136,000. Shack-Harris check-raised all in and Abecassis called.

Brandon Shack-Harris:     
Michel Abecassis:     

Both players held the nut low, a pair of threes and flush draws, but Shack-Harris's was bigger. However, the river   bricked out and Shack-Harris ended up getting a quarter of the pot.

Michel Abecassis820,00010,000
Brandon Shack-Harris190,000-227,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:13 PM Local Time
McKenna Busts Gamble and Josephy in Monster Pot

Michael McKenna

Five players built a pot of nearly 300,000 preflop and it came    . Nathan Gamble potted in the big blind, Cliff Josephy piled in the next seat for about 260,000 and Michael McKenna repotted in the next spot. It folded back to Gamble and he called off his last 40,000 or so.

Nathan Gamble:     
Cliff Josephy:     
Michael McKenna:     

McKenna had flopped the nuts and covered everyone. The   turn and   river only made his straight bigger and he sent Gamble and Josephy to the rail as they failed to improve top two and a combo draw, respectively.

Michael McKenna2,250,0001,395,000
Nathan Gamble0-640,000
Cliff Josephy0-545,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:06 PM Local Time
Wang Doubles Through Klatt

Yang Wang opened to 50,000 on the button and got calls from Andreas Klatt in the small blind and Phil Galfond in the big blind.

The flop came     and it checked to Wang who bet 100,000. Klatt potted to 450,000, Galfond folded and Wang was all in for 397,000.

Yang Wang:     
Andreas Klatt:     

The turn and river were both tens coming    as Wang's top pair held and he scooped to double through Klatt.

Yong Wang800,000479,000
Andreas Klatt110,000-518,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 3:02 PM Local Time
Ohel Eliminates Hamid

Randy Ohel and Abdel Hamid got stacks in preflop with the latter at risk for about 200,000. He had      against     .

The     flop gave Ohel top two and had Hamid calling for clubs. The   turn and   river didn't do it.

Randy Ohel498,00022,000
Abdel Hamid0-158,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:55 PM Local Time
Straight Flush for the Chop

Chad Power

The flop came     and it was three-way action at Table 431. The first two players checked to Chad Power on the button, and he bet 66,000. Marco Johnson potted in the small blind for 262,000, the third player mucked and Power said he was all in. Johnson quickly called off his 200,000 or so.

Marco Johnson:     
Chad Power:     

"Oh man, all the club blockers," Power said. "I'm in rough shape against that hand."

He implored the dealer for a low card and got one: the  , giving him the nut flush. Johnson slid his chair back to exit but an   river stopped him in his tracks as he made a straight flush, with Power getting a runner-runner low to chop.

The two agreed it was a fair result.

"Both of them did their pro move," someone else said. "He said he was in rough shape and he got up."

Chad Power1,025,00065,000
Marco Johnson520,00030,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:50 PM Local Time
Berilgen Eliminated by Johnson

Jason Berilgen

Marco Johnson raised to 40,000 from under the gun. Jason Berilgen moved all in for 102,000 from the button. Abdel Hamid thought about it in the big blind before folding.

Marco Johnson:     
Jason Berilgen:     

The flop came     and Berilgen called for another nine. The turn, however, was the   giving Johnson top pair and the nut low. The river was the   and Berilgen was eliminated.

Marco Johnson490,00091,000
Jason Berilgen0-112,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:45 PM Local Time
Ferguson Quarters Berilgen

Jason Berilgen opened under the gun for pot and Chris Ferguson repotted in the small blind.

"All right," Berilgen said with a sigh, putting in his last 145,000. "Not happy about it."

Jason Berilgen:     
Chris Ferguson:     

The board ran out      , so both played ace-king on the high half but Ferguson took the low with ace-three.

Chris Ferguson486,000142,000
Jason Berilgen112,000-233,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:41 PM Local Time
Elezra Eliminated by Lee

Eli Elezra

Eli Elezra was being escorted to the payouts cage after falling at the hands of Chris Lee.

Lee held      on a       flop. Lee told us after the hand that Elezra held      with two hearts but it wasn't good enough as he was eliminated.

Chris Lee750,000190,000
Eli Elezra0-146,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:36 PM Local Time
Abecassis Quarters Wang

On a flop of    , Yong Wang in the small blind and Michel Abecassis in middle position got in a huge raising war until stacks were in with Abecassis' 532,000 at risk. Abecassis had      for a pair of three, nut low draw and the nut flush draw. Wang had      for the same low draw with aces.

The   turn was a brick but the   river gave Abecassis three-quarters with a flush and the low.

Michel Abecassis810,000111,000
Yong Wang321,000-67,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:34 PM Local Time
Fisher Picks Off Lee With "Championship Call"

The final board read       after both Chris Lee in middle position and Assani Fisher in the cutoff checked the turn. Lee bet 120,000, which looked like pot, on the river. Fisher tanked a little bit and then slid in a call.

"Ace-nine," Lee said with a shake of his head.

Fisher tabled     .

"Wow," Eli Elezra said. "That's a championship call."

Assani Fisher820,000287,000
Chris Lee560,000-113,000