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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 3:46 PM Local Time
Level 3 started
Level: 3
Blinds: 150/300
Ante: 25
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:30 PM Local Time
Second Break on Day 1b

With the field size up to 2,247 entries, Day 1b has exceeded expectations and the number of entries last year. All players have been sent into their second 20-minute break of the day.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:26 PM Local Time
Glazier Gets Value From Zinno

A player opened for 1,000 under the gun and Jackie Glazier made the call. Anthony Zinno raised it to 3,000 from the button and the action folded to Glazier who chose to call.

The flop came     and brought no betting action. On the turn of  , Glazier bet 3,700, and after some consideration, Zinno called.

The river fell   and Glazier fired 9,000. Zinno thought about it for a minute and ended up calling, but mucked his hand when Glazier showed    for a set of sevens.

Jackie Glazier58,0009,000
Anthony Zinno40,000-7,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:25 PM Local Time
Chip Counts Amazon Orange
Adam Grossack70,000-7,000
Richard Gryko61,000-9,000
Jasper Meijer van Putten59,000-4,000
Josip Simunic57,000-3,000
Stefan Jedlicka52,0000
Phil Laak46,0001,000
Bruno Kawauti43,000
Gregor Prizmic Martini42,000-6,000
Roberly Felicio42,000-8,400
JC Tran40,700-3,300
Gavin Smith36,000-20,000
Thomas Parkes30,000-9,000
Craig Varnell25,000-12,000
Max Silver17,500-8,500
Greg Raymer12,000-18,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:24 PM Local Time
Craft Eliminated with Kings

Mickey Craft was seated at the same table as Jeremy Ausmus and Gianluca Speranza. Speranza finished as the runner-up in the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event behind 888poker ambassador Marti Roca de Torres.

Unfortunately for Craft, he ran    into the    on Christopher Leveroni on a       board to be sent to the rail before the end of the second level of the day.

Jeremy Ausmus95,00045,000
Christopher Leveroni78,00078,000
Gianluca Speranza65,00065,000
Adrien Delmas52,00052,000
Mickey Craft0-57,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:21 PM Local Time
Haugo Sets Up Seiver

Scott Seiver

Scott Seiver raised to 700 from late position and Christian Haugo called from the small blind. They went heads-up to the     flop and Haugo checked.

Seiver bet 900 and Haugo quickly called. The turn was the   and Haugo checked to Seiver who bet 3,000. Haugo check-raised to 8,500 and Seiver called. The river was the   and Haugo led out with a bet of 12,000, sending Seiver into the tank.

After nearly a minute, Seiver called and Haugo turned over    for a turned set of fives. Seiver double-checked his hole cards before firing his hand into the muck and Haugo took the pot.

Christian Haugo79,00079,000
Scott Seiver34,300-27,700
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:21 PM Local Time
Andersen Gets a Fold

On a board showing     , the pot was already containing around 8,000 when Danielle Andersen fired 7,000 from the small blind position, putting her opponent into a difficult decision.

After considering it for some time, he ended up folding his hand and Andersen added more to her stack.

Danielle Andersen84,00018,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:20 PM Local Time
Chavon's Aces Hold Up

The flop was showing    , Deon Chavon bet 2,000 from the cutoff into a pot around 4,500, and an opponent on the button raised to 10,000.

Chavon moved all in for enough to cover his opponent's 21,425 stack, and his opponent made the call. His opponent turned over    for a straight draw and Chavon tabled    for a pair of aces.

The turn was the   and Chavon was still ahead. He would stay ahead as the   fell on the river, eliminating his opponent and adding to his stack.

Deon Chavon84,50084,500
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:20 PM Local Time
Jones Loses No Big Nor Small One

Ryan Jones raised it up from the cutoff and Todd Comeens three-bet to 2,250, which Jones called and asked "do you want to play a big one or a small one?" Comeens shrugged and replied "We'll see after the flop."

On the     flop, Comeens continued for 2,000 and Jones called. On the   turn, Comeens checked and called a bet of 5,000 by Jones before the   river was checked. Comeens was shown the    and mucked, losing a middle-sized pot instead of a big or small one.

Below are further assorted counts from the same section in the Amazon room.

Greg Merson80,00028,100
Johnny Nedved80,00032,000
Ryan Jones80,00025,000
Dylan Hortin60,000-2,750
Craig Chait43,00043,000
Dermot Blain43,00043,000
Ryan D'Angelo43,000-5,000
Matt Giannetti42,0000
Mark Gregorich40,000-10,000
Rafael Moraes36,00036,000
Carol Fuchs24,500-25,500
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:16 PM Local Time
Chip Updates for Brasilia
Akash Seth67,00017,000
Rep Porter64,00011,500
Kevin MacPhee63,0009,000
Johan Schumacher55,0005,000
Alex Foxen45,50019,500
Kristen Bicknell45,2005,200
Justin Liberto41,000-9,000
Julien Sitbon40,000-1,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:11 PM Local Time
Deeb Wins a Small Pot

Shaun Deeb opened from under the gun to 800 and it was raised to 1,700 from the player one seat over. The action folded back to Deeb who made the call.

The flop fell     and both players checked. The turn   brought no more action and the   completed the board on the river. Deeb made a bet for 2,300 and his opponent quickly mucked her cards.

Shaun Deeb63,000-2,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:08 PM Local Time
DeWitt Takes From Silver

Picking up the action on the heads-up turn of     , Max Silver bet 1,600 and Jason DeWitt called. On the   river, Silver made it 2,800 to go and DeWitt gave it some thought before raising it up to 10,000. Silver let go in a battle of WSOP bracelet winners and dropped below DeWitt in the counts.

Jason DeWitt34,000
Max Silver26,000-4,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:08 PM Local Time
Gold Should Have Been Out

Jamie Gold

Ben Maya, last year's $1,500 Shootout Champion, has joined the same table as Jamie Gold and Pierre Calamusa.

Gold said he should have been out as he had played a hand against Calamusa.

"Calamusa had    and I had   . The flop came     and there were four of us in the hand with 12,000 in the pot. We all checked to Calamusa who bet 3,000, I raised to 6,000, and he called. The turn was  . I check-call the 12,000 bet. The river was a   or  , not sure, it was a brick. Rainbow board. I check. Calamusa put me all in for like 24,000. I fold after like two seconds. I said that it absolutely sucked but I'm not giving you the rest of my chips! Calamusa himself said that he bet too much and was a bit annoyed that I didn't call."

While Gold was telling the live reporting team about this hand. he was involved in a hand against Maya.

Gold raised to 800 from mid-position and was called by Maya on the button and the player in the big blind.

They all checked through the     on the flop to the   on the turn. The big blind check-folded to Gold's bet of 1,000 and Maya called.

The river completed the board with the  , Gold fired another 1,000 over the line, and Maya raised to 6,000 without hesitating. Gold considered it for a while but let his hand go in the end.

Pierre Calamusa80,000-5,000
Ben Maya52,00052,000
Jamie Gold29,000-11,200
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:07 PM Local Time
Cohen Moving On Up

After a difficult start to the day, Sam Cohen has doubled up from where she was earlier. She just took a small pot down on the river in a heads-up pot and it added to her upward momentum.

Sam Cohen72,00035,400
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:07 PM Local Time
Mack Takes a Big Dip, Then Doubles

The board read      , Roger Mack moved all in for 7,100 into a pot of around 3,100, and an opponent on his immediate left called.

Mack cracked a smile as he turned over    for a full house and his opponent mucked his cards.

Roger Mack17,800-42,200
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:05 PM Local Time
Brasila Chipcounts
Frederick Williams67,000
Danielle Andersen66,00014,000
Ludovic Riehl55,0005,000
Michael Dentale54,0000
Michel Abecassis47,00047,000
Lily Kiletto42,000-8,000
Julien Sitbon41,000-7,000
Paul Volpe40,000-10,000
Ryan Rogers32,000-1,500
Doug Polk28,0002,500
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:04 PM Local Time
Table #412 Gets a Bit Tougher

Maria Ho

Brian Hastings, Kenny Hallaert, and Chad Power are seated side by side at Table #412 in the Amazon Gold section. This was already shaping up to be one of the toughest tables in the room and a new player has just joined them.

Maria Ho has taken her seat at the table, and with this talented group of players sharing the felt, there's plenty of potential for a monster pot to develop in the near future.

Brian Hastings98,000-7,000
Maria Ho41,30041,300
Kenny Hallaert28,5002,500
Chad Power27,000-26,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 3:00 PM Local Time
Updated Counts Across Amazon Purple and Orange

Will Failla and Michael Addamo recently took their seats while Johnny Chan has been boosting his stack further.

Johnny Chan125,00030,000
William Kakon115,000115,000
Jeffrey Weiss95,00095,000
Jeff Madsen75,00075,000
Richard Gryko70,00018,000
Jerry Odeen65,00065,000
Erwann Pecheux63,00063,000
Josip Simunic60,00010,000
Aylar Lie55,00055,000
Adam Levy54,00054,000
Will Failla50,00050,000
Michael Addamo50,00050,000
Donnacha O'Dea40,00040,000
Michael Gagliano38,000-12,000
Craig Varnell37,000-6,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:58 PM Local Time
De Silva Takes From Schneider

The board read       and Upeshka De Silva had checked from the big blind. Stephen Schneider was sitting on the button and bet 15,000. De Silva went through the options in his head and then decided to make the call. Schneider showed    for the missed straight draw and De Silva had him beat with    for two pair, fours and treys, to win the pot.

Upeshka De Silva86,00024,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 2:54 PM Local Time
Stewart Gets a Fold

The board read       and Scott Stewart had checked in the big blind. David Erez bet 3,400 and Stewart responded with a raise to 11,400. Erez considered his options for a while but then decided to fold.

Scott Stewart76,00026,000