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

Saturday, June 30, 2018 to Saturday, June 30, 2018

Event #63: $3,200 ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em High Roller

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  • Buy-in: $3,200
  • Prizepool: $1,459,200
  • Entries: 480
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:51 PM Local Time
What is the Crazy 8's WSOP Tournament?

Someone who buys into the $888 888poker Crazy 8's Tournament will win a World Series of Poker bracelet and $888,888. Is this another 10 handed huge field event? What makes this event different than the Colossus, Millionaire Maker, $365 GIANT, and other big field World Series of Poker events? This is the third year the World Series of Poker has held this successful event.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:40 PM Local Time
'tsarrast' Doubles Agian

A player in late position opened to 2,120 and 'Lovemy3kids' flatted on the button. 'tsarrast' three-bet to 8,240 from the small blind and 'Lovemy3kids' called.

The flop came down     and 'tsarrast' bet 8,000 which 'Lovemy3kids' called. The   hit the turn and 'tsarrast' fired a bet worth 12,800. 'Lovemy3kids' called once more and the   fell on the river.

'tsarrast' moved all in for 24,000 and 'Lovemy3kids' made the call. 'tsarrast' opened the    to best the    of his opponent.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:35 PM Local Time
'tsarrast' Flops a Set to Double Up

A player in middle position opened to 1,765 and the player in the cutoff flatted. The player on the button three-bet to 7,940, only to see 'tsarrast' cold four-bet shove for 24,500 in the big blind. The first two players to act folded but the player on the button made the call.


The board ran out       and 'tsarrast' scored the double-up.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:08 PM Local Time
Updated Leaderboard
Chance 'BingShui' Kornuth95,300
Taylor 'ReadyGambo' Black78,1009,000
Noah 'ThePunter' Bronstein72,3001,000
Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:55 PM Local Time
'Lovemy3kids' Busts 'Diggity', Again

A couple hands after 'Lovemy3kids' busted 'Diggity', 'Diggity' re-entered, and the two players tangled in another all-in pot.

'Diggity' opened to 1,125 in the cutoff and called a three-bet from 'Lovemy3kids' in the small blind for 3,250.

The flop fanned out     and 'Lovemy3kids' continued for 3,000. 'Diggity' made the call and the   hit the turn.

'Lovemy3kids' led once more, this time for 7,500, and 'Diggity' made the call. The   landed on the river and 'Diggity' called a lead-jam, putting themself at risk.

'Lovemy3kids' tabled the    for a flush and 'Diggity' was forced to muck their   .

'Diggity' reentered once more.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:37 PM Local Time
'Lovemy3kids' Busts a Player

After an open to 800 and two callers in front of them, 'Lovemy3kids' three-bet to 3,600 out of the small blind and two of his opponents stuck around.

The flop came down     and 'Lovemy3kids' bet 6,400. The player in late position shoved over the top for 22,900 and 'Lovemy3kids' put them at risk.


The board ran out    and 'Lovemy3kids' collected the pot.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:33 PM Local Time
Two Hours in, 300 Total Entries

The action has been going on for two hours now and after starting with just 69 players, the field has grown to 300 in that time.

There have been 280 unique players with another 20 rebuys added. The field currently sits with 253 remaining.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:20 PM Local Time
How Has Poker Changed the Last Four Years?

Martin Jacobson is best known for playing what many believe was perfect poker when he won the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event for $10 million. PokerNews catches up with the 888 Poker Ambassador and gets his opinions on high rollers, the best places in the world to play poker, and, of course, Sweden in the World Cup.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:18 PM Local Time
'nokoscar' First to Cross 100k

'ThePunter' opened to 750 under the gun and called a three-bet on the button from 'nokoscar' to 2,800. A     flop fanned out and 'ThePunter' check-called a bet worth 2,100.

The   hit the turn and once again 'ThePunter' check-called, this time for 13,300, and the   completed the board.

'nokoscar' shoved on the river and 'ThePunter' check-folded.

Noah 'ThePunter' Bronstein71,300-26,600
Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:04 PM Local Time
Top Ten Stacks
Noah 'ThePunter' Bronstein97,90045,300
Taylor 'ReadyGambo' Black69,100
Saturday, June 30, 2018 4:51 PM Local Time
'renodoc' Doubles Through the Leader

Tournament chipleader 'Hopelep' opened to 700 under the gun and was called by a player in middle position. 'renodoc' three-bet to 1,900 in the cutoff and called a four-bet shove from 'Hopelep' to put themself at risk.


The board ran out       and 'renodoc' spiked a queen on the flop to double up.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 4:40 PM Local Time
Four More Players Eliminated

Just over an hour into play, the field has lost six players in total. There have been 213 entries thus far with nine of those being re-entries. 198 players remain.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 4:23 PM Local Time
Early Look at the Leaderboard
Noah 'ThePunter' Bronstein52,600
Saturday, June 30, 2018 4:17 PM Local Time
Another Player Hits the Rail

Just two levels in, the field has lost a second player. 'obiwin' is the latest player to not re-enter and has unofficially finished in 1656th place.

The field has climbed to 174 total entries with seven rebuys.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 4:05 PM Local Time
Field Loses the First Casualty

The field has lost the first casualty that chose not to re-enter. 'RalphieP3' will have to wait till next year for another shot at an online bracelet.

The field has climbed to 153 total entries with five players needing to fire another bullet.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 3:37 PM Local Time
Off and Running

The cards have hit the virtual felt as the action has commenced for the High Roller title. There were 69 players registered by the time the clock started.

Saturday, June 30, 2018 2:55 PM Local Time
The ONLINE High Roller Kicks Off at 3:30 p.m.

The fourth and final ONLINE gold bracelet is up for grabs today as Event #63: $3,200 ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em High Roller is on the agenda for a 3:30 p.m. start.

The single day event features unlimited re-entry for the first four hours of play with 25,000 chip starting stacks and 20-minute blind levels. For the first time at the 2018 World Series of Poker, players in New Jersey may join in the hunt for WSOP glory and thus far it has boosted the fields significantly.

The event may be played on both the desktop and mobile clients but be aware that tournament tickets may not be used for re-entires.

This is the second-ever online High Roller with 2015 November Niner Thomas "FLOATZ" Cannuli capturing the gold bracelet and a top prize of $322,815 in the inaugural running that drew 424 entries.

Stay tuned to the blog as PokerNews will be providing live coverage of the online High Roller event until the last card comes off the deck and a new WSOP champion is crowned.