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2012 43rd 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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Monday, July 9, 2018 9:09 PM Local Time
Harvell Pays off Khun's River Bet

Catching action on a flop of     both Justin Harvell and Chanracy Khun checked to see the   on the turn.

On the turn both players checked again and the   came on the river. There, Khun led out with a bet of 400,000.

"Alright," Harvell said quickly calling. "I guess you got it."

Khun showed down his    for a full house and Harvell nodded and paid off the bet.

Chanracy Khun6,400,000500,000
Justin Harvell840,000-410,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:07 PM Local Time
Davies Runs Into a Bigger Pair

Scott Davies

Scott Davies opened from early position and Paulo Goncalves three-bet from the big blind. The two players opted to get all of their chips in the middle preflop with Davies being the player at risk for 905,000.

Paulo Goncalves:   
Scott Davies:   

The flop came     and Goncalves was still ahead with his superior pocket pair. The   on the turn nor the   on the river were of any help to Davies as he was eliminated.

Paulo Goncalves7,310,000930,000
Scott Davies0-565,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:07 PM Local Time
A Few More Updated Chip Counts
Alexander Ziskin4,190,000-110,000
Chris Da-Silva3,900,000550,000
Ivan Luca3,700,000-140,000
Mason Barrell3,650,000-750,000
Randy Lowery3,500,0002,000,000
Philip Chun3,300,000-200,000
Aleksandr Shevelev2,900,000-90,000
Hyon Kim1,900,000-1,570,000
Jeremy Ansher1,550,000100,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:05 PM Local Time
Labet Clips Habib

Ubaid Habib opened the cutoff to 110,000 and Antoine Labat called in the big blind.

The flop landed     and Labat checked to Habib who bet 100,000. Labat responded with a click-back to 200,000, and after some consideration, Habib folded.

Steven Adams5,650,0001,650,000
Artem Metalidi4,500,0001,510,000
Ubaid Habib4,350,000-1,651,000
Konstantin Beylin3,650,000-240,000
Mark Zullo3,100,000200,000
Danny Qutami2,930,00080,000
Nicholas Cushman1,500,000-1,400,000
Antoine Labat1,120,000-460,000
Ming Xi800,000-210,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:05 PM Local Time
Mosbock All In But Chops

Shannon Shorr

Shannon Shorr raised to 115,000, and Mario Mosbock called in the big blind. The flop came down    , and Mosbock check-called a 100,000 bet. The turn brought the  , and Mosbock again check-called a 265,000 bet from Shorr.

When the river came down the  , there was plenty of action.

Mosbock checked Shorr bet 565k and Mosbock raised to 1.13m. Shorr bet enough to put Mosbock all in and the latter called.

Both players held a king in their hand for a straight and chopped the pot.

Shannon Shorr3,600,000-600,000
Mario Mosbock2,500,000-200,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:01 PM Local Time
Obst Loses a Chunk to Miller

With about 1 million in the pot, Cole Miller bet 430,000 from the big blind after James Obst checked a completed board of      . Obst slammed in some calling chips and Miller revealed    for trips. Obst shook his head and paid the bet off.

Cole Miller5,500,000650,000
James Obst1,600,000-2,015,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:00 PM Local Time
More Updated Chip Counts
Chanracy Khun5,900,000500,000
Barry Hutter5,730,000-190,000
Bas De Laat4,300,000-20,000
Cory Williams4,240,000-530,000
Jorden Fox4,000,000-2,300,000
Hector Dominguez-Depaz3,900,0002,000,000
Daniel Tang3,800,000-600,000
Jason Gooch3,400,000745,000
Jamie Flynn3,300,000800,000
Seth Foster2,450,000350,000
Laurynas Levinskas1,900,000-1,645,000
Stanley Lee1,500,000-1,600,000
Martijn Gerrits1,450,000-320,000
Jason Maeroff1,350,000250,000
Justin Harvell1,250,000-2,835,000
John Cynn1,150,000-1,035,000
Richard Robinson1,070,000-10,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 9:00 PM Local Time
128th - 139th Place Finishers

The following players collected $57,010 for their efforts.

Kartik Ved00
Noe Cantu0-650,000
Jeffery Hobrecker00
Eric Kepper00
Antonio Esfandiari00
Jacob Kipfer0-985,000
Rodeen Talebi0-1,300,000
Andrew Ostapchenko00
Ivan Demidov00
Fredrik Kaarem0-2,290,000
Ben Jackson0-1,055,000
Michael Reardon00
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:54 PM Local Time
Hutter Gets One Through With a Cold Four

There was a raise to 110,000 in early position from Seth Foster and action folded to Richard Robison in middle position. He three-bet making it 275,000. Action folded to the button and there Barry Hutter put together a cold four-bet of 600,000. Action folded back to Foster who let it go and Robinson dropped into the tank. He thought for a bit over a minute then released as well, and that allowed Hutter to take down the pot with no showdown.

Barry Hutter5,920,000920,000
Richard Robinson1,080,000-320,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:53 PM Local Time
Lowery Doubles Through Ziskin

Alexander Ziskin bet 115,000 on an     flop and Randy Lowery shoved all in for 680,000. Ziskin made what looked to be a reluctant call after some thought and indeed his    was smashed by   .

The turn and river were   and   and Lowery doubled.

Alexander Ziskin4,300,000-400,000
Randy Lowery1,500,000550,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:50 PM Local Time
Odd Play Leads to an Altman Win

Brian Altman opened to 110,000 from middle position and Paulo Goncalves called from the big blind. The flop came     and Goncalves checked to Altman who continued for 90,000. Goncalves called and the   landed on the turn.

Goncalves checked again and Altman checked behind. The river brought the   and Goncalves just open-folded his cards. The dealer was a bit hesitant but still brought them into the muck. Altman shrugged his shoulders and flipped over    for just nine high, but it earned him the pot.

"What a sick hand," Scott Davies said as the table had a bit of a laugh.

Paulo Goncalves6,380,000-20,000
Brian Altman2,625,000-75,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:48 PM Local Time
More Updated Chip Counts
Jeff Trudeau4,800,000850,000
Ryan Rivers4,600,0001,000,000
Benjamin Pollak4,500,0001,000,000
Mike Cordell3,400,0001,650,000
Ofir Mor3,060,000-470,000
Mike Jukich2,900,0001,420,000
Joey Fabre2,600,000-700,000
Nishant Sharma2,500,000300,000
Jonathon Prested2,450,000-575,000
Kerry Bell2,400,000-775,000
Tyler Witteman2,300,0001,200,000
Volodymyr Drokin1,750,000985,000
Vivek Rughani1,300,000-900,000
Daniel Merrilees1,200,000-590,000
Matas Cikinas870,000230,000
Timothy McDermott500,000-600,000
Taha Maruf500,000-1,250,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:44 PM Local Time
Set for Hecklen Secures His Double

Andres Jeckeln raised to 125,000, and only Henrik Hecklen called from the big blind. Both players checked on the     flop, and when the turn came the  , Hecklen bet 390,000. Jeckeln made the call, and the river brought the  . Hecklen moved all in for 1,150,000 and Jeckeln made the call.

Hecklen tabled    for a set and Jeckeln was made to show his losing hand:   .

Andres Jeckeln5,000,000-900,000
Henrik Hecklen3,200,0001,900,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:43 PM Local Time
Miles Cuts Out the Four-Bet

From the hijack, Tony Miles opened to 110,000 and Clayton Fletcher three-bet the small blind to 275,000.

Ognjen Sekularac cold-called in the big blind, and with the action back on Miles, he cut out a four-bet amounting to 1,260,000.

Fletcher hesitated for a little then mucked, as did Sekularac, and Miles dragged the pot to move to nearly 3.5 million in chips.

Tony Miles3,475,000395,000
Ognjen Sekularac3,360,000-440,000
Clayton Fletcher2,950,000-350,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:43 PM Local Time
"History" Between Reard and Dyer?

Michael Dyer opened to 100,000 and Alexandre Reard called in the small blind.

Reard checked the     flop and Dyer bet around 70,000. Reard raised to roughly 260,000. Dyer then three-bet to 500,000 and Reard quickly folded.

"There's got to be history behind that!" said tablemate Alexander Gross marvelling at the hand he'd just witnessed.

Michael Dyer3,900,000495,000
Alexandre Reard1,200,000-755,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:40 PM Local Time
Ved Eliminated by O'Donnell

Kartk Ved moved all in from the cutoff for around 10 big blinds. Shaun O'Donnell called in the big blind.

Kartik Ved:   
Shaun O'Donnell:   

O'Donnell had woken up with a monster and he sent Ved to the rail on the       runout.

Shaun O'Donnell3,800,000700,000
Kartik Ved0-450,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:39 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts
Aram Zobian5,200,000-185,000
Cole Miller4,850,000-50,000
Hari Bercovici4,100,000-1,550,000
Dan Wilson3,850,000165,000
Samuel Bernabeu3,250,0001,100,000
Joe Cada3,000,000480,000
Sean Marshall2,400,000-65,000
Michael Lavenburg2,220,000330,000
Victor Pedote Dos Santos1,850,000-450,000
Krasimir Yankov1,580,000280,000
Nikolaos Platis1,500,000425,000
Brayden Gazlay1,350,00015,000
Ricardo Souza1,300,000-400,000
Joseph Melancon1,000,000-375,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:39 PM Local Time
Barrell Doubles Through Chun

Philip Chun was in middle position and had made a big bet on the     flop against Mason Barrell on the button, with   having turned. The pot was now bloated to about 1.7 million and Chun announced he was all in for Barrell's last 1.3 million. Barrell double-checked his holding and quickly called with    and Chun showed a worthless   , sending a double as the   hit the river.

Mason Barrell4,400,0001,720,000
Philip Chun3,500,000-2,200,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:37 PM Local Time
Amin Doubles Through Kaplin

Henrik Hecklen raised to 110,000 and Kelly Minkin, Jaime Kaplan, and Mario Mosbock all called before the action was on Ahmed Amin in the small blind. Amin three-bet to 625,000 and only Kaplan called.

Heads-up to the     flop, Amin moved all in for 1,150,000 and Kaplan called.

Ahmed Amin:   
Jaime Kaplan:   

Amin was ahead with ace high and also had the nut flush draw. Kaplan had outs, but when the turn came the   and the river the  , Amin's double was confirmed.

Ahmed Amin4,000,0002,100,000
Jaime Kaplan3,700,000-2,400,000
Monday, July 9, 2018 8:33 PM Local Time
Hobrecker Eliminated by Obst

With around 400,000 in the middle and the flop reading    , James Obst checked over to Jeff Hobrecker who bet 310,000.

Obst responded with a check-raise all in for close to 2,000,000, and after a lengthy period in the think-tank, Hobrecker called all in for his 1,080,000 total.


Hobrecker was in the lead, but at risk against Obst's pair and flush draw.

The turn landed the   to improve Obst to two pair, and when the river landed the  , Hobrecker was eliminated from the Main Event.

James Obst3,615,000-85,000
Jeff Hobrecker0-1,650,000