Monday, July 9, 2018 4:07 PM Local Time
Foster Doubles Through Maeroff
Seth Foster got his 775,000 in the middle holding but was up against the of Jason Maeroff. The flop brought an ace though, and the turn another, so the hand was decided before the river even emerged from the deck.
|Jason Maeroff||2,800,000||-1,025,000 |
|Seth Foster||1,650,000||170,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 4:02 PM Local Time
Hilton Left on Crumbs as Fabre Doubles
On a flop of , Joey Fabre checked over to Jonathan Hilton who was in position and put out a bet of 100,000. Fabre called.
The turn was the and Fabre checked again. Hilton put out a bet of 350,000 and Fabre moved all in for 1,515,000. Hilton asked to make sure Fabre was all in, then called with a slightly covering stack.
Hilton's aces were in a big hole as Fabre flopped a set and Hilton couldn't catch up as the came on the river. He was forced to send over the chips to Fabre and Hilton was left with 125,000. After the double Fabre moved to around 3,500,000 chips.
|Joey Fabre||3,500,000||2,080,000 |
|Jonathan Hilton||125,000||-2,175,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 4:00 PM Local Time
Melancon Doubles Through Volpe
After a raise and three-bet to 225,000 from Paul Volpe, Joseph Melancon jammed all in for 590,000 in the small blind. The action was back on Volpe who asked for a count and gave it some thought. He eventually made the call but found himself in bad shape.
Melancon had the superior hand and would hold on throughout the board of to earn a full double-up.
|Joseph Melancon||1,330,000||730,000 |
|Paul Volpe||1,150,000||-230,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:58 PM Local Time
Sekularac Sends Levy to the Rail
Adam Levy got his last 1,050,000 in the middle with the board reading and was called by Ognjen Sekularac.
The river was the and Sekularac rivered his flush to send Levy to the rail and move the Serbian up to four million in chips.
|Ognjen Sekularac||4,000,000||1,200,000 |
|Adam Levy||0||-975,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:55 PM Local Time
Cada Chips Up
Joe Cada defended his big blind from a button open and both he and his opponent checked the flop. The turn was the and Cada bet 100,000. His opponent called and the river was the .
Cada bet 200,000 and his opponent called. The 2009 champion showed for top pair and took down the pot.
|Joe Cada||1,500,000||400,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:54 PM Local Time
Did Adam "Roothlus" Levy Predict his World Series of Poker Main Event Run?
Professional poker player Adam "Roothlus" Levy decided to skip all the 2018 World Series of Poker preliminary events. The first bracelet event he registered was the World Series of Poker Main Event. The day he registered the WSOP Main Event he posted on social media that he would make Day 5. Well, here we are Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event and Levy is still in. There are less than 200 people between Levy and the first place prize of $8.8 million. Where has his poker confidence come from? Why did he take a few weeks off of poker? How has he improved his poker game? Watch to find out!
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:49 PM Local Time
Ziskin Puts Mach to the Test
Alexander Ziskin bet 315,000 from under the gun on and Jan Mach called out of the small blind. On the river, Mach checked and Ziskin immediately moved all in for 720,000 effective. Mach's cards were in the muck about 15 seconds later.
|Alexander Ziskin||4,200,000||1,000,000 |
|Jan Mach||720,000||-730,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:46 PM Local Time
Bercovici Eliminates Do
We heard a call for payouts and saw Vi Do standing up as his chips were pushed to neighbor Hari Bercovici. The board had come and Bercovici had for a set, while Do held for top pair.
|Hari Bercovici||4,000,000||1,250,000 |
|Vi Do||0||-1,935,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:43 PM Local Time
Jeckeln Takes From Shorr
Shannon Shorr raised to 70,000 from under the gun, Andres Jeckeln three-bet to 250,000 from middle position, and Shorr called.
They checked to the river of an where Jeckeln bet 305,000. Shorr mulled it over for a bit before he folded.
|Andres Jeckeln||5,650,000||1,150,000 |
|Shannon Shorr||3,480,000||-220,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:37 PM Local Time
Akenhead Clipped by Harvell in Massive Pot
Justin Harvell opened to 60,000 from late position and action folded to the big blind where James Akenhead made it 240,000. Action was back on Harvell and he called.
The flop was and Akenhead led with a bet of 220,000. Harvell just called.
The turn was the and Akenhead thought for a few seconds before moving all in with a slightly covering stack. Harvell didn't waste any time calling off his stack for 920,000.
The river was the which did not complete Akenhead's straight draw and he was clipped to right around 220,000 chips while Harvell doubled to nearly three million.
|Justin Harvell||2,800,000||1,400,000 |
|James Akenhead||220,000||-2,165,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:35 PM Local Time
Fox Makes a Hero Call
Picking up the action on the turn with the board reading , Nick Newport tossed in a bet of 205,000 from the small blind. Jorden Fox called and the landed on the river.
Newport threw in another bet of 510,000 and Fox went into the tank. After a couple of minutes, he finally found the call. Newport turned over and Fox rolled over . His two pair, tens and sevens, were good enough to take down another pot of over a million.
|Jorden Fox||4,640,000||240,000 |
|Nick Newport||2,850,000||-1,050,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:34 PM Local Time
Patel Finds a Double
We found Kunal Patel all in for a little under 400,000 with against an opponent with . The board ran out and Patel doubled.
|Kunal Patel||800,000||50,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:33 PM Local Time
Davies Finishes Off Lawson
After Ted Lawson was very short in a recent hand, he has now seen his Main Event run come to an end.
Lawson was all in for around 100,000 and saw both Paulo Goncalves and Scott Davies call. Playing for the side pot as well, Goncalves and Davies both checked on the flop, before Goncalves check-folded to a bet from Davies on the turn.
Lawson was behind to two pair and needed to hit a spade on the river to survive. But it didn't come, and Lawson was eliminated.
|Scott Davies||950,000||-340,000 |
|Ted Lawson||0||-105,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:28 PM Local Time
Zobian Takes From Platis
Nikolaos Platis raised to 65,000 and got calls from Aram Zobian and Robert Brown in the blinds.
The flop came and it checked to Platis who continued for 80,000. Zobian called and Brown folded.
The pair checked the turn and the river and Zobian turned over and took down the pot.
Here are some updated counts from the other players at their table.
|Nikolaos Platis||4,000,000||-470,000 |
|Aram Zobian||2,200,000||750,000 |
|Jeff Hobrecker||1,700,000||625,000 |
|Brett Silverman||1,100,000||-440,000 |
|Joseph Melancon||600,000||-83,000 |
|Robert Brown||300,000||-318,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:26 PM Local Time
Cristos Doubles with Kings Against Lawson
From the button, Ted Lawson raised to 80,000 and Jordan Cristos called in the small blind, as did Mantas Bagocius in the big blind.
The flop landed and action checked round to see the land on the turn.
Cristos checked, Bagocius bet 95,000, and Lawson called. Cristos responded by moving all in for 535,000 and Bagocius immediately folded. Lawson deliberated for several minutes, and then made the call to put Cristos at risk.
The river landed the , and Cristos doubled to nearly 1.5 million in chips.
|Jordan Cristos||1,450,000||925,000 |
|Mantas Bagocius||1,030,000||185,000 |
|Ted Lawson||105,000||-631,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:24 PM Local Time
Ramon Doubles Through Stein
On a board of , big blind Vicent Bosca Ramon got his last 715,000 in to be at risk with against the of Matthew Stein. The river was safe for a Ramon double.
|Matthew Stein||1,750,000||735,000 |
|Vicent Bosca Ramon||1,600,000||889,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:20 PM Local Time
Obst Sends Novotny to the Rail
Thomas Novotny moved all in from early position with a shove for about 500,000. Next to act was James Obst and he moved all in over the top for about 2,350,000 total. Action folded around to the blinds where Phillip Mighall tanked for quite some time before releasing his hand. The big blind folded as well so Obst and Novotny headed to a showdown.
The board ran out and with his ace-king kickers to the board, Obst earned the pot to move to almost three million while Novotny hit the rail.
|James Obst||2,950,000||550,000 |
|Tomas Novotny||0||0 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:19 PM Local Time
Lynskey and Kaarem Pick on Yoshioka
Shigeho Yoshioka opened to 65,000 and Fredrik Kaarem three-bet to 185,000 on his left. The action folded back to Yoshioka who called to see a flop of . Yoshioka check-called a bet of 190,000 and the landed on the turn.
Both players checked to see the on the river. Yoshioka led out for 325,000 and Kaarem quickly made the call. Yoshioka tabled but Kaarem held for a better pair to take the pot.
Following that, Bart Lybaert raised to 75,000 from early position and was called by Yoshioka and Alexander Lynskey in the small blind. The flop fell and Lynskey checked to Lybaert who continued for 130,000. Yoshioka called and Lynskey check-raised to 390,000. Lybaert quickly folded but Yoshioka called.
The turn brought the and both players checked to the on the river. Lynskey shoved all in, putting Yoshioka to the test for his last 550,000. He thought for a minute and then gave up, conceding another pot to Lynskey.
|Alex Lynskey||2,830,000||30,000 |
|Fredrik Kaarem||2,720,000||991,000 |
|Shigeho Yoshioka||550,000||-740,000 |
Monday, July 9, 2018 3:16 PM Local Time
Demidov Eliminates Pardo
Ivan Demidov opened in the hijack to 60,000 and Juan Pardo shoved all in from the button for 205,000. Demidov called with and was flipping against . The had Pardo standing up and the and confirmed his exit.
|Ivan Demidov||1,290,000||-110,000 |
|Juan Pardo||0||-500,000 |