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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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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 10:10 PM Local Time
Geilich Wins a Four-Bet Pot

Ludovic Geilich opened on the button and the small blind three-bet to 3,500. Geilich made it 10,800 and got action but everything slowed from there as they checked down      . On the river, Geilich finally dropped in a T5,000 chip and verbalized a bet but but no sooner had the chip hit the felt than a fold was announced.

Ludovic Geilich113,80013,800
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 10:10 PM Local Time
Spinella Bets the River

Anthony Spinella

There was already about 20,000 in the main pot on the river on the       board.

The action was checked to Anthony Spinella and he tossed out a bet of 12,000. His opponent quickly folded and Spinella added another pot to his stack.

Anthony Spinella68,00023,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 10:07 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Pavilion White
Matous Houzvicek150,000
Tim Finne110,0005,000
Xuan Liu105,000-3,600
Dominik Panka60,0004,200
Nam Le55,0004,800
Griffin Benger47,000-4,400
Dominik Nitsche46,0004,000
Martin Jacobson38,000-3,500
Konstantin Puchkov26,200-53,800
Jack Salter21,500-4,500
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 10:01 PM Local Time
Updated Counts Miranda
Jarod Ludemann220,000220,000
Josh Beckley115,000-15,400
Jonathan Abdellatif95,00095,000
Pascal Hartmann57,00057,000
Peter Eichhardt48,000-27,000
Vivian Saliba15,000-3,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:59 PM Local Time
Dimov Takes Down Chris Savage

After opening from the cutoff, Ognyan Dimov called a 12,000 all-in bet from Chris Savage out of the blinds.

Chris Savage:   
Ognyan Dimov:   

The best hand remained ahead on a       board and Savage bowed out halfway through level 5.

Ognyan Dimov60,00060,000
Christopher Savage00
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:58 PM Local Time
Blind Versus Blind Battle for Peters

The action folded to David Peters who completed his small blind and his opponent checked.

The flop brought     and Peters bet 500. His opponent called and bet 1,000 after Peters checked on the   turn. Peters made the call.

The river was the   and the same action happened for another 1,000. Peters mucked his cards when his opponent showed    for the flush.

David Peters28,0001,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:56 PM Local Time
Mathews Gets it in Three-Way, Takes it Down with Four

There were three people with all their chips in the middle, A short stack opponent with 15,950, Toby Mathews with 30,625, and a bigger stacked opponent that had them both covered.

Toby Mathews:   
Short Stack:   
Bigger Stack:   

The board ran out beautifully for Mathews as the dealer fanned out      , giving him quads and more than enough to take down the pot.

Toby Mathews83,500
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:52 PM Local Time
Amongst the Eliminations
Sorel Mizzi0-14,000
Ivan Deyra0-26,000
Weiyi Mo0-27,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:52 PM Local Time
Simko Can't Hold Against One-Outer

Milan Simko was in the small blind, three-betting to 5,500 over a 1,500-raise from early position. The original raiser four-bet jammed for 29,000 and Simko snapped him off with   . Simko was in great shape against   , especially when one of the other players at the table confirmed to have folded a ten.

But the last ten in the deck arrived on the flop and Simko's kings couldn't recover, leaving the 120-blind pot to his opponent. Simko now sits on 23,000.

Milan Simko23,000-35,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:50 PM Local Time
Umdenstock Sends Another One to the Rail

Joseph Umdenstock is very active on Day 1c of the Main Event. He got up to a big stack early in the day but has been hovering around the 130,000 mark for a couple hours now.

He saw a three-way flop appear on the board and it was    . The player in the small blind and Umdenstock in early position checked to the player in the hijack. He bet out 5,200. Both the players called and the dealer put down a turn.

The turn was the   and again they checked to the player in the hijack. He pushed all in and the bet was 15,525. The player in the small blind folded, but after some contemplation, Umdenstock decided to call.

Joseph Umdenstock:   

The river was the   and with that, Umdenstock sent another player home.

Joseph Umdenstock133,0004,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:49 PM Local Time
Balsiger and Clinkscales Need Heat
Steve Gross130,00013,200
Stephen Song122,000
Cory Albertson75,500-72,000
Billy Chattaway69,500-16,400
David Miscikowski68,50024,000
Timofey Kuznetsov66,500-40,500
Andy Philachack60,0008,000
David Yan53,000-50,000
Javier Llorente35,000-19,000
Mike McDonald34,000-19,000
Ismael Bojang31,200-5,800
Mike Cordell29,600-37,400
Rex Clinkscales7,200-36,800
Jake Balsiger6,500-4,600
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:48 PM Local Time
Touil Vaults to the Top

Samuel Touil

Samuel Touil is now sitting behind a mountain of chips and he was kind enough to tell us how he acquired them. "I was in a three-bet pot with six eight suited and I flopped two pair against a players aces."

The 145,000 chip pot was shipped Touil's way and he has vaulted to the top of the Day 1c chip counts with a staggering 330,000.

Samuel Touil330,000269,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:47 PM Local Time
Negreanu Eliminated by Isaia

Daniel Negreanu

Davidi Kitai raised to 1,125 from middle position, and Alessio Isaia called in the cutoff. The action folded around to Daniel Negreanu in the big blind, and he moved all in for 18,000.

Kitai folded, but Isaia made the call.

Alessio Isaia:   
Daniel Negreanu:   


Negreanu was in good shape for a double-up with pocket jacks, and every spectator in the ESPN Main Stage stood to see the dealer put down the board. When the flop revealed the 10-of-clubs, there was an array of gasps as Isaia took the lead.

Negreanu needed to hit a jack on the turn or river, but it didn't come, which resulted in the six-time WSOP bracelet winner and all-time money list leader being eliminated in the final level of the day.

Alessio Isaia118,00018,000
Daniel Negreanu0-18,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:40 PM Local Time
Heimiller Loses Two in a Row

On a flop of     in a raised pot, Dan Heimiller check-raised to 5,000 after a bet of 2,000 from his opponent. The latter called and they went heads-up to see the   on the turn. Heimiller checked and mucked his hand after his opponent bet 6.000.

The hand after, the action folded to Heimiller who completed his small blind and Mike Leah checked his big blind. The flop brought     and Heimiller bet 800. After some thought, Leah called and the dealer showed a   on the turn. Both players checked.

The river was the   and Heimiller check-folded a bet of 1,500 from Leah.

Dan Heimiller60,000-50,000
Mike Leah51,000-5,550
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:39 PM Local Time
Cannuli Camouflages His Hand, Gets Paid

Tom Cannuli

The board read    , Tom Cannuli bet 7,200 from the big blind position into a pot around 16,500 and his opponent in the cutoff made the call.

The   came on the turn, both players checked and the river fell the  . Cannuli reached for chips and threw in a bet of 15,000. His opponent thought briefly, but made the call in the end and Cannuli then turned over    for a pair of aces.

His opponent mucked his hand, the 2015 main event 6th place finisher scooped in the pot and will be looking for another deep run this year.

Tom Cannuli105,40028,900
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:36 PM Local Time
Dan Colman Eliminated

Daniel Colman

In one of the last hands of the previous blind level Dan Colman raised to 1,000 from under the gun. Two players called and they went three handed to the     flop. Colman continued with a bet of 2,000 and both players called.

The turn was the   and the action check around. The river was the   and it checked to the player in late position who bet 5,000. With the action back on Colman he check-raised all in for about 39,000 and his opponent called.

Colman showed    but his opponent turned over    for jacks full of tens to earn the pot and the elimination.

Dan Colman0-48,300
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:35 PM Local Time
Eldridge Lucky to Chop

David Eldridge opened under the gun and got two callers. The flop came     and Eldridge bet 1,500. Both opponents called and the turn was the  . Everyone checked. The river was the   and everyone checked again.

The first player opened    and Eldridge flicked in    for identical aces up with a queen kicker. They chopped the pot.

David Eldridge65,000
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:33 PM Local Time
Updated Counts Miranda
Tyler Patterson145,00030,000
George Cain135,000135,000
Erick Lindgren110,00041,200
Dario Sammartino80,00080,000
Mikita Badziakouski75,00075,000
Jeff Gross40,000-17,000
Alex Papazian32,00032,000
Jonathan Gray27,000-20,300
Leif Force26,000-25,500
Jake Cody26,000
Parker Talbot20,000-15,400
Joe Cada20,000-23,500
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:30 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Pavilion White
Tim Finne105,00049,900
Alex Fitzgerald102,50035,000
Mukul Pahuja92,80014,200
Jake Bazeley85,00035,000
Dominik Panka55,800-14,200
Stefan Schillhabel55,00011,800
Griffin Benger51,400-34,600
Nam Le50,2005,200
Sal DiCarlo42,600-7,400
Martin Jacobson41,500-42,500
Georgios Vrakas16,600-4,900
Orlando Romero12,000
Mike Vanier9,000
Phil Hui8,200-32,100
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:30 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Pavilion Green
Loni Harwood200,00010,000
Eric Sfez155,000
Michael Noori100,00047,000
James Obst98,00023,000
Sylvain Loosli85,0005,000
Christian Christner85,0005,000
Matas Cimbolas75,00024,000
Maria Lampropulos67,00016,500
Michael Ruane65,000
Rainer Kempe57,0002,000
Benny Glaser22,500-20,500
Alexander Lakhov20,100-29,900
Christoph Vogelsang20,000-10,000