Monday, July 2, 2018 12:45 PM Local Time
Yoon Picking His Spots Well
Brian Yoon has been off to a decent start after making a few good calls and betting at the right moments.
The board read and an opponent in the cutoff bet 1,050 into a pot around 2,500. Yoon quickly called, his opponent flipped over for a missed straight draw and Yoon tabled for nines up, taking down the pot.
|Brian Yoon||67,000||17,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:39 PM Local Time
Turn Bet Takes It
Robert Gianquitti opened to 500 from early position. Milos Skrbic, in middle position, called.
The two players saw a flop of . Gianquitti check-called a bet of 800.
The dealer burned and turned the . Gianquitti checked again. Skrbic threw in a bet of 3,000, that was enough to claim the pot.
|Milos Skrbic||53,000||53,000 |
|Robert Gianquitti||39,000||39,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:38 PM Local Time
Papazyan Takes Down a Small One
Art Papazyan raised from early position and Erik Seidel called from middle position. Patrick Bell in the big blind called as well and they saw a flop appear.
The flop came down and Bell checked to Papazyan, who continued with a bet of 400. Seidel folded and Bell called to see the turn. This time Bell check-folded when Papazyan bet 1,200.
|Art Papazyan||52,000||52,000 |
|Erik Seidel||49,500||49,500 |
|Patrick Bell||49,000||49,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:36 PM Local Time
Strelitz Hits a One-Outer
A tweet of Daniel Strelitz about a double up with a one-outer alerted us to have a look at his table that also features Nick Jivkov and Strelitz was involved right away in another big pot. Prior to his double up he had lost some chips and, according to Strelitz, doubled with a one-outer thanks to a five on the river:
Just now, Alexander Krisak raised to 500 and Strelitz from one seat over in the cutoff three-bet to 1,500, Krisak called. The flop came and Krisak check-called a bet of 1,000 before check-calling another 3,000 on the turn. The fell on the river and Krisak checked once more. Strelitz bet 11,500 and received a call to roll over the for a flopped full house.
|Daniel Strelitz||90,000||40,000 |
|Nick Jivkov||50,000||50,000 |
|Alexander Krisak||30,000||30,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:30 PM Local Time
Stuve Wins One
Robert Stuve opened to 300 under the gun. David Maudlin, in the small blind, and Danny Hannawa, in the big blind, called.
The flop came . Maudlin and Hannawa checked to Stuve bet 400. Maudlin folded and Hannawa called. The turn brought the and was checked through to the river. Again both players checked. Stuve tabled . His opponent shook his head and mucked.
|Robert Stuve||59,000||59,000 |
|David Maudlin||48,000||48,000 |
|Danny Hannawa||47,000||47,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:28 PM Local Time
Stone Takes a Pot
The under the gun player limped in and a player in late position raised to 500. Katie Stone called from the big blind and the under the gun player called.
They went three-handed to the flop and it checked to the late position player who bet 1,800. Stone called and they went heads-up to the turn.
Stone checked and her opponent threw out another bet of 1,800 which Stone called. The river was the and Stone check-called a third bet of 1,800 from her opponent. The player turned over for just ace high and Stone took the pot with .
|Katie Stone||53,000||2,600 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:15 PM Local Time
Margets Takes it on the Turn
On the four-handed flop of , Leo Margets raised it up to 2,000 and forced two folds including Brandon Ageloff while Colin Guthrie called. Guthrie then checked the turn and Margets on the button made it 5,100 to go. That ended up winning the pot without further resistance, as Guthrie quickly folded.
|Leo Margets||54,000||54,000 |
|Brandon Ageloff||49,000||49,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:14 PM Local Time
Helppi Sits Down and Starts to Stack Chips
The board read and Juha Helppi fired out a bet of 9,000 into a pot around 20,000. His opponent thought for several moments before hitting the fold button and Helppi scooped in a nice pot.
|Juha Helppi||62,000||62,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:10 PM Local Time
Vayo Pays it Off
The board was already as we saw Gordon Vayo call a 1,500 bet. The player in the nine-seat bet another 3,000 on the river and Vayo paid that off as well.
His opponent showed down and Vayo mucked his hand, sending the pot to his opponent.
|Gordon Vayo||44,000||-6,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:07 PM Local Time
Seymour With Early Profit
Former NFL star and poker aficionado Richard Seymour has played in various WSOP events already and racked up more than $530,000 in cashes on the international poker circuit. Seymour is back for the Main Event now and was just spotted in a heads-up pot against Antonio Payne.
The board on the turn showed and Payne bet 1,100 into a pot of 2,200 from the cutoff. Seymour raised it up to 3,000 from one seat over and Payne gave it some thought before sending his cards into the muck, awarding the pot to Seymour without showdown.
|Richard Seymour||53,000||53,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:05 PM Local Time
Luth Adds to His Stack
Jason Beck raised to 400 from late position and Matthew Donaldson called from the cutoff. Peyman Luth re-raised to 1,600 from the button and both players called.
They went three-handed to the flop and it checked to Luth who bet 2,500. Beck quickly folded and Donaldson called. The turn was the and Donaldson checked. Luth threw out a bet of 5,000 and Donaldson threw his hand away.
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:02 PM Local Time
New Familiar Faces Across the Amazon Room
Julian Stuer joined the table of Chance Kornuth, Qui Nguyen and Gaelle Baumann while Kevin Boudreau and Lacey Jones can be found a few tables over in the Purple section.
|Silviu Baltateanu||50,000||50,000 |
|Kevin Boudreau||50,000||50,000 |
|Ryan Yu||50,000||0 |
|Lacey Jones||50,000||50,000 |
|Igor Merda||50,000||50,000 |
|Julian Stuer||50,000||50,000 |
|Vincent Gabel||50,000||50,000 |
|John Beauprez||50,000||50,000 |
|Toby Lewis||50,000||50,000 |
|Dylan Honeyman||50,000||50,000 |
|Thomas Pettersson||50,000||50,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 12:01 PM Local Time
Cochrane Takes From Tiainen
Antti Tiainen opened to 400 on the button. Gavin Cochrane, in the big blind, called. A flop of was dealt. Cochrane checked to Tiainen who bet 450. Cochrane then check-raised to 1,600 and Tainen called. The turn came the . Cochrane bet 4,000 and Tiainen called. The river filled up the board and Cochrane threw in a bet of 20,000. His opponent went deep into the tank, but proceeded to give up his hand.
|Gavin Cochrane||56,500||56,500 |
|Antti Tiainen||43,000||43,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:55 AM Local Time
Two Pair for Procopio
There was 3,300 in the main pot on a board of and it checked to Lucio Procopio who bet 1,500. Two players called and the completed the board.
Both players checked and Procopio threw out a bet of 3,100. The player in early position quickly folded and the middle position player called. Procopio turned over for two pair and his opponent fired his hand face down into the muck.
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:51 AM Local Time
Kraper Makes the Call on the River
The board read and Sean Kraper checked from the small blind to an opponent in late position who bet 700 into a pot that had 1,050 in it.
Kraper made the call and the turn fell the . Kraper would then check-call a bet of 900 and the would hit the felt on the river. The action was on Kraper's opponent who bet 2,000 and he thought for several moments before making the call.
His opponent announced, "Good call" as they tapped the tabled and Kaper tabled for a pair of queens, taking down the early pot.
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:47 AM Local Time
Esfandiari Wins First Hand
Antonio Esfandiari just took his seat next to Frank Kassela in the Amazon Orange section. Esfandiari came in as the big blind and Kassela folded under the gun. Kalidou Sow was in the next seat and he raised to 325. Edward Shelmerdine V called and it folded all the way around to Esfandiari. Esfandiari three-bet to 1,525 and both players called.
The flop was and Esfandiari continued with a bet of 1,275 and both players called again. The turn was the and all checked to see the river complete the board. All checked again and Esfandiari said "ship it" as he tabled .
The pot was awarded to him after both Sow and Shelmerdine V mucked their hands.
|Antonio Esfandiari||56,000||56,000 |
|Kalidou Sow||47,000||47,000 |
|Edward Shelmerdine V||47,000||47,000 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:46 AM Local Time
Bottom Set Works for White
On the tail end of a board , Thomas Mcteer bet 2,000 and Spencer White raised it up to 5,000. Billy Brenton called and so did Mcteer to see White roll over for bottom set. That ended up winning the pot and Mcteer tapped the table in defeat with the words "nice hand."
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:43 AM Local Time
Notable's to Take a Seat
|Chris Bolek||50,000||50,000 |
|Jordan Young||50,000||50,000 |
|Chuck Thompson||50,000||50,000 |
|Paul W Lee||50,000||50,000 |
|Govert Metaal||50,000||0 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:41 AM Local Time
Kornuth's Kicker Plays
The player under the gun limped. Chance Kornuth, in the hijack, raised to 700. Gaelle Baumann, in the hijack called, along with the limper.
A flop reading was dealt and checked through to the turn. The original raiser and Baumann checked again. Kornuth fired 1,200. Both his opponents check-called. The river completed the board and was checked around. Baumann showed . The player under the gun tabled and Kornuth revealed to take down the pot.
|Chance Kornuth||54,000||3,500 |
|Gaelle Baumann||47,800||-2,050 |
Monday, July 2, 2018 11:38 AM Local Time
Griffin Folds a Set of Kings
Mark Griffin and his opponent were heads-up on a board and there was 6,500 in the pot. Griffin checked and his opponent moved all in. Griffin thought it over for a few moments and announced "fold" showing for middle set.
"Good fold, I just wanted to take the pot right there" his opponent said turning over for a flopped flush proving that Griffin did indeed make the correct laydown.