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

Monday, July 02, 2018 to Saturday, July 14, 2018

Event #65: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $74,015,600
  • Entries: 7,874
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:52 PM Local Time
Hartree Folds to Altman on the River

The board read      and there were three players still in. On the   river, there was one check and Brian Altman bet pot. This pushed off Kyle Hartree and the other player and Altman scooped a pot that takes him back to almost average stack.

Kyle Hartree78,00028,000
Brian Altman48,300-18,700
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:50 PM Local Time
Pavilion Green Chip Count Update
Dylan Linde73,00023,000
Matt Grapenthien72,0000
Sergio Castelluccio66,00016,000
Gina Bacon62,000-2,500
Gaurav Raina53,0005,000
Robert Mizrachi51,0001,000
Greg Mueller38,000-12,000
Allyn Shulman25,000-17,000
Noah Bronstein17,000-33,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:50 PM Local Time
Max Silver Has Work to Do

Max Silver is another player in the Amazon Orange section that already lost a bunch of his initial 50,000 stack. Silver did win a little bit back though after winning a pot from his left neighbor.

Silver raised to 900 from the button and he was called by the player in the big blind. The     flop was dealt and both players checked. The turn was the   and Silver called a 1,000 bet from the player in the big blind. The river was the   and the big blind put in another 1,000. Silver called again.

The player in the big blind showed    and Silver showed    for the winning hand.

Max Silver30,000-23,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:49 PM Local Time
Ellis Left Short Stacked By Temm

The board read      , William Ellis bet 4,000 into a pot around 8,000 and Clifton Temm quickly called.

Ellis mucked his hand and Temm showed    for jacks up, taking down the pot.

Clifton Temm62,000
William Ellis12,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:46 PM Local Time
Jachtmann Mucks River

Floyd Arnold opened from under the gun and it folded to Jan-Peter Jachtmann in the big blind who made the call.

The flop came     and Jachtmann check-called the continuation bet from Arnold for 1,175. The turn fell a   and the same action happened, this time for 3,000.

Both players checked on the   river and Jachtmann tossed his hand into the muck when Arnold revealed   .

Jan-Peter Jachtmann92,000-3,000
Floyd Arnold34,00034,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:46 PM Local Time
Boatman Takes a Small Hit

After a raise to 600 and two callers, Barny Boatman called out of the small blind and Orlando Moretti made it 2,100 to go from the big blind. Only Boatman called and checked the     flop before calling a bet worth 1,300. On the   turn, Boatman checked once more and called after Moretti fired a second barrel worth 2,100. Both checked the   on the river and Moretti tabled the    as the winning hand.

"Good turn," Boatman admitted and sent his cards into the muck.

Barny Boatman55,00010,500
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:46 PM Local Time
Rieg Calls Chauve on a Straight Board

The board had a completed straight and showed      , Vincent Chauve bet 3,600 into a pot that was around 7,000. Michelle Rieg made the call and asked,"Do you have king-queen?" as she showed    for a queen-high straight.

Chauve threw his cards in the muck and Rieg took down a pot late into level two.

Michelle Rieg54,400
Vincent Chauve41,200
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:44 PM Local Time
Top Pair is Good for Bowker

Kyle Bowker

Kyle Bowker and Ryan D'Angelo were heads-up on the       board. Bowker checked and D'Angelo bet 15,000 into a main pot of 17,050. After about 30-seconds in the tank Bowker called and D'Angelo showed    for middle pair.

Bowker turned over his    for top pair and scooped the pot.

Kyle Bowker68,00016,000
Ryan D'Angelo48,000-20,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:43 PM Local Time
Updated Counts Amazon Purple
Joe Elpayaa70,00028,000
Martin Staszko68,00018,000
Loren Klein64,00064,000
David "ODB" Baker62,0002,200
Artem Metalidi59,00059,000
Jeremy Wien58,0003,400
Brandon Meyers52,000-2,300
Valentin Vornicu46,000-4,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:34 PM Local Time
Baker Makes The Fold Against Hesp

John Hesp

The flop read     and John Hesp bet 2,300 from the hijack into a pot around 6,300. The cutoff opponent folded and David "ODB" Baker made the call from the button.

The   fell on the turn, Hesp bet 3,500 and Baker thought for several moments before making the call. The river fell the   and Hesp starting laughing hysterically before firing a bet of 6,000.

Baker said,"I think you have king-jack or queen-jack" as he smiled back at Hesp. "It must be queen-jack or king-jack, I want to see this one" announced Baker. Hesp obliged, turning over    for a river straight and pretty close to what Baker had in mind for a read.

David "ODB" Baker59,8005,300
John Hesp54,4001,400
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:31 PM Local Time
Hastings Moves Over the Century Chip Mark

Brian Hastings

Brian Hastings raised to 700 from middle position and Kenny Hallaert called. Both of the blinds called and they went four handed to the     flop. It checked to Hastings who bet 1,100 and the small blind called.

They went heads-up to the   turn and the small blind checked. Hastings bet 3,500, his opponent folded and Hastings took the pot to move over the century chip mark.

Brian Hastings105,00027,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:30 PM Local Time
Meijer van Putten Takes One Down

Michael Vogelsong raised to 800 from late position and Charlotte Godwin called from the small blind, as did Jasper Meijer van Putten on the big blind.

The flop was     and all three players checked their option. The   turn was added to the board and Godwin checked to Meijer van Putten. Meijer van Putten put in a bet of 1,400 and both his opponents folded.

Jasper Meijer van Putten63,00013,000
Charlotte Godwin42,00042,000
Michael Vogelsong30,00030,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:29 PM Local Time
Chip Counts for Brasilia
Mike Dentale57,3007,300
Melanie Weisner54,5003,500
Samuel Bernabeu53,1003,100
John Eames47,500-2,500
Andreas Klatt44,100-10,900
Jeremy Perrin39,100-13,900
Michael Marder35,300-14,700
Doug Polk25,500-27,500
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:20 PM Local Time
More Pavilion White Chip Counts
Chris Bjorin75,00025,000
Marijn van Puffelen61,0001,000
Shander de Vries61,00011,000
Blake Whittington56,0006,000
Sparrow Cheung53,00053,000
Terrence Chan51,00051,000
Javier Zarco50,000
Jeff Lisandro49,000-1,000
Ryan Bambrick49,00049,000
Wendy Freedman45,00045,000
Pieter Aerts38,000-12,000
Sam Greenwood36,00036,000
Joe Ebanks29,00029,000
Mark Vanderloo16,000-34,000
Jack Maskill13,000-37,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:19 PM Local Time
Sexton Takes From Farber

On a flop showing     and with a pot already containing over 4,000, Mike Sexton bet 2,500 from the big blind before calling the raise for 7,000 from Jay Farber on the button.

The turn   brought no betting action and the dealer showed a   on the river. Sexton first checked, and called a last bet for 5,000 from Farber. The latter turned over    for the straight and the flush, but it wasn't enough to win the pot, facing    in Sexton's hand for a better flush.

Mike Sexton59,0009,000
Jay Farber39,000-11,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:18 PM Local Time
Hall Extracting Chips From His Opponents

Tom Hall opened to 750 from the button and an opponent in the big blind called his raise. The flop came down     and both players checked to the turn that came the  .

The big blind player bet 800, Hall made the call and the   hit the felt on the river. The action was checked to Hall who bet 2,400, his opponent quickly called and Hall turned over    for rivered trips.

His opponent mucked and Hall continues to add chips to his stack early on Day 1b.

Tom Hall92,5005,100
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:18 PM Local Time
Lascell Wins Big Three-Way Pot

A loud scream by Roger Mack alerted the live reporting team to head over to table 475 and indeed a large pot had built already with the board showing      . More than 48,000 were in the middle and Mack had checked out of the big blind. Timothy Gundrum bet 5,000 from early position and Daniel Lascell called with few chips behind in the cutoff.

"They gotta have me beat, eh?" Mack said in table chat and put his opponents on ace-king and ace-ten of spades. He mucked and his cards flashed over, showing    for a missed straight draw. Gundrum rolled over the    and Lascell scooped the pot with the   .

Mack continued to talk about how he knew what the opponents had and that he had to call with his straight draw to get a possible big payday. Once the dealer push took place at the end of the hand, Mack turned to the dealer and said "I know you meant to" and shook his hand with a lot of enthusiasm.

Daniel Lascell80,00080,000
Roger Mack60,00060,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:17 PM Local Time
Elezra Giving Lessons

Eli Elezra in a previous event.

"See this guys, I'm going to teach you a lesson" Eli Elezra said as he limped in from under the gun. It folded around to Radwan Khuri in the small blind and he limped in. Roman Kagan checked his big blind and they saw a flop of    .

It checked to Elezra who bet 1,000 and both players quickly folded. "I'll show you the winner" Elezra said turning over the   and he dragged in the pot.

Eli Elezra47,000-1,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:12 PM Local Time
More Chipcounts From Brasilia
Calvin Anderson63,00013,000
Todd Witteles61,00015,825
Katie Swift60,00010,000
Kevin MacPhee54,0004,000
Mustapha Kanit53,0003,000
Natalia Breviglieri50,00050,000
Jake Schwartz46,000-4,000
Nicolas Cardin45,000-5,000
Rayan Chamas44,00044,000
Russell Rosenblum43,000-7,000
Aaron Massey42,000-8,000
Thomas Muhlocker36,000-14,000
Neil Blumenfield36,000-14,000
Samantha Cohen36,00036,000
Jack Gong25,000-25,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:12 PM Local Time
Krasienko Builds Stack

Adam McCoskey and Mike Krasienko were involved in a battle of the blinds and the flop showed    . McCoskey checked over to Krasienko, who bet 2,100 and picked up a call. On the   turn, McCoskey checked once more and Krasienko bet 3,200. Without saying a word, McCoskey grabbed a T-5,000 chip and several smaller chip denominations and put in 5,200.

Krasienko verified with the dealer that this was a forced min-raise to 6,400 and put in as many chips, McCoskey also filled up. On the   river, McCoskey's bet of 4,200 was quickly called by Krasienko and he claimed the pot with   .

Mike Krasienko75,00018,000