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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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Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:54 PM Local Time
Collopy Sent to the Rail by Radzivonau

Jim Collopy

According to Kiryl Radzivonau all the money got in preflop between him and Jim Collopy. The two were sitting with exactly the same sized stack of 354,000.

Jim Collopy:   
Kiryl Radzivonau:   

The board ran out       and that gave Radzivonau aces and fives with a king kicker, which was just enough to eliminate Collopy from the tournament.

Kiryl Radzivonau725,00055,000
Jim Collopy0-174,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:49 PM Local Time
McEvoy Triples with Aces

Tom McEvoy

Mark Zullo opened in late position to 25,000 and Joey Fabre called next to act in the hijack. With the action on 1983 WSOP Main Event Champion Tom McEvoy in the cutoff, he moved all in for 70,000.

Zullo called, as did Fabre, and when the flop landed    , Zullo bet 50,000 and Fabre folded.


McEvoy was at risk, but in the lead, and when the turn and river landed the   and  , he tripled to over 230,000 in chips.

Joey Fabre1,345,000-35,000
Mark Zullo540,000-85,000
Tom McEvoy234,00077,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:49 PM Local Time
Bryan Ngo Eliminated

The action folded to Bryan Ngo in the small blind and he moved all in for 54,000. The big blind snapped called turning over    and Ngo would need to improve holding   .

The board ran out       improving the big blind to kings and tens and Ngo was eliminated.

Bryan Ngo0-174,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:46 PM Local Time
766th - 790th Place Finishers

These players collected $18,340 for their respective showings.

Zackary Estes0-181,000
Scotter Clark00
Jeff Banghart0-1,106,000
Artim Zhuta0-89,000
Derek Csanadi0-322,000
Brian Powell0-96,000
Nelson Wong0-116,000
Scott Vetter0-29,000
Mitchell Greenblatt00
Khiem Nguyen0-120,000
Anthony Diotte0-107,000
Melanie Weisner0-60,000
Collen Yamagishi0-273,000
Garett Dansereau0-635,000
Farhad Karimi0-167,000
Harry Thomas Jr.0-150,000
Philip Yeh0-306,000
Jordan Polk0-188,000
Michael Rocco0-105,000
Davis Aalvik0-344,000
Daniel Roitman0-158,000
Chris Dombrowski0-237,000
Nicandro Filart0-113,000
Eric Hershler0-509,000
Theo Tran0-220,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:42 PM Local Time
Level 18 started
Level: 18
Blinds: 5000/10000
Ante: 1000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:23 PM Local Time
Second Break of the Day With Fewer Than 700 Remaining

The second 20-minute break of the day has just started and the screens show only 697 players remaining. Within the first two levels of two hours each, the field has been whittled down by almost 600 hopefuls.

Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:23 PM Local Time
Lynskey Calls Down Quang

David Quang opened from middle position and Alexander Lynskey defended his big blind. The flop came     and Lynskey check-called a bet of 16,000 from Quang.

The turn was the   and Lynskey checked again. Quang threw in another bet of 44,000 and Lynskey still called. The river was the   and Lynskey checked for the third time. Quang pushed in a bet of 77,000 and Lynskey tanked for two minutes before calling. Quang tabled    for two pair and Lynskey was unable to beat it.

David Quang1,038,000-12,000
Alexander Lynskey515,00015,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:22 PM Local Time
Gerrits Doubles Through Pasquale

With already more than 100,000 in the middle, Martijn Gerrits (button) was active in a hand against Frank Pasquale, who was in the big blind. Pasquale checked the      turn to Gerrits, who bet 100,000.

Pasquale rose from his chair, took a good look, then announced all in. Gerrits instantly called it off for 304,000 total.

Martijn Gerrits:   
Frank Pasquale:   

Gerrits was ahead with his set but needed to dodge flush and straight draws from Pasquale. The   on the river paired the board and Gerrits doubled up with a full house.

Martijn Gerrits750,000395,000
Frank Pasquale90,000-210,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:22 PM Local Time
Barry Hutter Surges into the Chip Lead

Barry Hutter

Following a hijack raise to 18,000, and a call in the cutoff, Barry Hutter three-bet to 65,000 from the button. The initial raiser folded, but the cutoff called as the flop landed    .

Hutter continued for 50,000, and his opponent check-called as the   rolled off on the turn. Hutter's opponent checked again, and Hutter bet out 125,000 with his opponent again making the call.

The river landed the  , and after a third check from Hutter's opponent, Hutter announced he was all in for over 2.2 million.

Hutter's opponent snap-called for his 350,000 and tossed in a handful of chips and revealed his    for trips.

Hutter revealed his    for a rivered full house to eliminate his opponent and soar to over 3.1 million in chips.

Barry Hutter3,130,000580,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:22 PM Local Time
791st - 815th Place Finishers

These players collected $18,340 for the efforts.

Bert Smith0-204,000
Naseem Salem0-203,000
Patrik Antonius0-208,000
Christopher Thompson0-225,000
Christopher Macfarland0-376,000
Federico Souza0-258,000
Gary Floyd0-158,000
Jordan Lewis00
Jared Ingles0-242,000
Fabrizio D'Agostino0-536,000
Novak Cvetinovic0-131,000
Jeffrey Turton0-320,000
Aaron Steury0-87,000
Mark Oldenburg0-368,000
Antal Mezei0-405,000
Farhad Sinaei0-191,000
Brian Zeid0-167,000
Ben Cade0-75,000
Chris Klodnicki00
Robert Hendricks0-394,000
Dien Le0-81,000
Seth Kugler0-140,000
Knute Lentz00
Aaron Kweskin0-184,000
Ernest Bush0-299,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:20 PM Local Time
Duhamel Dusts One

We found Jonathan Duhamel with    in front of him facing another player who held    and was at risk for 250,000. The board ran out       and the kings held for the former Main Event champ.

Jonathan Duhamel860,000320,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:19 PM Local Time
Chen Makes the Steel Wheel to Double Through Alaei

Daniel Alaei raised from the button and Rotem Chen moved all in for 121,000 from the small blind. Paul Volpe folded his big blind and Alaei quickly called.

Rotem Chen:   
Daniel Alaei:   

The dealer fanned the     flop and it was a monster flop for Chen who picked up a straight flush draw. Alaei picked up an open ended straight draw on the   turn and the   completed the board.

Chen improved to a straight flush on the river to double through Alaei.

Daniel Alaei385,000-165,000
Rotem Chen259,000-50,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:17 PM Local Time
Minkin Busts Glazier

Kelly Minkin - Jackie Glazier

Kelly Minkin's hot run in the Main Event seems to continue, as the ESPN floor and Alexander Lynskey confirmed she had sent Jackie Glazier to the rail. Earlier today, Minkin had tweeted about getting up to a million in chips and she now has even more than that.

According to Lynskey, a three-way flop of     flop was check-raised by Minkin in the big blind and she called the under-the-gun shove of Glazier with   . The Aussie was ahead until that point with    for top pair and inferior flush draw, and the   turn instantly left Glazier drawing dead.

Scott Davies, who has made the trip to Australia a few times already, remains on the table, while Elizabeth Montizanti was moved next to Minkin.

Kelly Minkin1,300,000350,000
Alexander Lynskey500,000123,000
Elizabeth Montizanti470,000-130,000
Scott Davies305,000-315,000
Jackie Glazier0-550,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:14 PM Local Time
More Amazon Purple Chip Counts
Barry Hutter2,550,000570,000
Frankie Flowers2,100,00050,000
Shannon Shorr1,330,000-50,000
Peter Campo1,200,000498,000
Chris Moorman1,100,000120,000
Bart Lybaert940,000314,000
Moe Farah920,000236,000
Sylvain Loosli900,000545,000
Danny Qutami820,000320,000
Daniel Fuhs570,000209,000
Thomas Lutz540,000-31,000
Brad Albrinck495,000-255,000
Roland Israelashvili450,000229,000
Jack Duong430,000-445,000
Alan Cutler400,000-295,000
Anthony Maio375,000170,000
Martijn Gerrits355,0005,000
Joe Cada325,000-15,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:11 PM Local Time
Fabre Gets Lucky on the River

Following a raise to 18,000 from early position, Eric Hicks called in late position, as did Mark Zullo in the hijack. The action was on Joey Fabre in the cutoff, and he three-bet to 46,000.

The original raiser, and both Hicks and Zullo all called to see a     flop. Action checked to Fabre and he bet 60,000 as only the initial raiser called.

The turn fell the   and after his opponent checked, Fabre bet 110,000. Fabre's opponent called, and then both players checked the   on the river.

Fabre tabled his    for a rivered aces-up, and his opponent angrily mucked his    to relinquish the pot to Fabre.

Joey Fabre1,380,000507,000
Eric Hicks1,010,000-210,000
Mark Zullo625,000-475,000
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Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:11 PM Local Time
Kubaliak Leaves Chattaway With Crumbs

Billy Chattaway and Tomas Kubaliak went to war from the hijack and cutoff, respectively, on    . Kubaliak had about 50,000 in front of him and Chattaway had raised to 180,000. Kubaliak shoved all in and Chattaway pushed all his chips in the middle.

Billy Chattaway:   
Tomas Kubaliak:   

Chattaway had plenty of outs, but the   and   didn't do it for him. He sent 433,000 to his neighbor and was left with 15 big blinds.

Tomas Kubaliak1,000,000422,000
Billy Chattaway120,000-470,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:04 PM Local Time
Geilich Sends Agarwal to the Rail

Ludovic Geilich opened from under the gun and Aditya Agarwal called from the big blind. The flop came     and Agarwal checked to Geilich who continued for 24,000. Agarwal check-raised all in for 157,000 and Geilich snap-called.

Ludovic Geilich:   
Aditya Agarwal:   

Both players had a flush draw but Geilich had the better holding, although Agarwal also had a straight draw. The turn was the   and the river was the  . Agarwal was unable to hit any of his outs and the ace-high for Geilich proved to be good enough to send Agarwal to the rail.

Ludovic Geilich653,000178,000
Aditya Agarwal0-653,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:04 PM Local Time
Massey Doubles Through Albertson

Ralph Massey

Ralph Massey raised to 18,000 from middle position and Cory Albertson reraised to 36,000 from the hijack. Martin Zamani called from the big blind and with the action back on Massey he moved all in for 283,000. Albertson re-shoved all in for over a million and Zamani folded.

"I didn't come here to fold" said Albertson turning over    and Massey showed   . The board ran out clean for Massey       and his ace queen high was enough to earn him the double up.

Cory Albertson820,000-255,000
Martin Zamani740,000325,000
Ralph Massey615,000325,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:03 PM Local Time
816th - 840th Place Finishers

Each of the players collected $18,340 for their respective showings.

Joe Patrick0-273,000
Gionni Demers0-105,000
Steven Parkin0-93,000
Kenneth Kenwood0-137,000
Paul Saso0-285,000
James Tinney0-84,000
Jack Oneill0-334,000
Alexander Balcerzak0-198,000
Sean Shah0-200,000
Joe Ebanks0-100,000
Jeffrey Smith0-211,000
Scott Wright0-90,000
John Gulino0-311,000
Ladislav Cerveny0-61,000
Alex Massman0-82,000
Sakari Setala0-170,000
Matthew Kolibas00
Ahmed Taleb0-382,000
Barry Greenstein0-272,000
Klajdi Lika0-353,000
Ravid Garbi0-70,000
Diosdado Bisco0-314,000
Matthew Land0-357,000
Martin Malone0-329,000
Brettwilliam Blackwood0-193,000
Sunday, July 8, 2018 3:03 PM Local Time
Kniep Takes From Kitai

At the feature table, Andreas Kniep raised to 21,000 and Davidi Kitai called in position. The flop was     and Kitai called another 21,000 bet from Kniep. Both players checked the   on the turn.

The river was the   and Kniep check-called 18,000 from Kitai. Kitai showed    but Kniep held the winner with   

Andreas Kniep680,000265,000
Davidi Kitai257,000-200,000
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