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2018 49th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Monday, July 09, 2018 to Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $596,700
  • Entries: 221
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:06 PM Local Time
Level 22 started
Level: 22
Blinds: 20000/40000
Ante: 0
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:03 PM Local Time
Greenstein Doubles Up

Barry Greenstein raised from the hijack. Juha Helppi, on the button, three-bet. Greenstein called.

The flop was    . Greenstein checked. Helppi bet. Greenstein raised. Helppi called.

The turn came the  . Greenstein bet. His opponent raised. Greenstein called putting at risk his last chips.

Barry Greenstein:   
Juha Helppi:   

The   river filled up the board and Greenstein took down the pot.

Juha Helppi360,000-60,000
Barry Greenstein300,00029,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:48 PM Local Time
Schneider Takes From Helppi

Mike Schneider raised under the gun. Juha Helppi, on the cutoff three-bet. Action folded back to Schneider who made the call.

The dealer spread a flop of    . Schneider checked. Helppi bet. Schneider check-called. The turn was the  . Schneider checked. Helppi threw in another bet. Schneider called. The   river filled up the board and was checked around. Schneider showed    to win the pot. His opponent mucked.

Mike Schneider (MN)510,00090,000
Juha Helppi420,000-80,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:39 PM Local Time
Al-Keliddar Moves Ahead

Yaser Al-Keliddar

Already going into the unofficial final table as chip leader, Yaser Al-Keliddar has put some serious distance between himself and everyone else at the table. He just won a significant hand against second chip leader Juha Helppi with   . The pot takes his stack into seven figures and he has approximately a third of the chips in play.

Yaser Al-Keliddar1,070,000143,000
Juha Helppi500,000-427,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:19 PM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table Seat Draw
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip Counts 
Brazilia601Andrew YipCanada305,000 
Brazilia602Won LeeUnited States225,000 
Brazilia603Barry GreensteinUnited States220,000 
Brazilia604Mike Schneider (MN)United States315,000 
Brazilia605Yaser Al-KeliddarUnited States950,000 
Brazilia606Juha HelppiFinland830,000 
Brazilia607Justin ThurlowUnited States310,000 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:13 PM Local Time
Joao Vieira Eliminated in 8th place ($14,871)

Joao Vieira

Joao Vieira raised from the small blind. Mike Schneider, in the big blind, called.

A flop reading     was dealt. Vieira bet. Schneifer called. The turn brought the  . Vieira threw in another bet. Schneider raised. Vieira called with his last 1,000, and the cards were tabled:

Mike Schneider:   
Joao Vieira:   

The   river completed the board and that was it for Vieira eliminated in 8th place for $14,871.

Mike Schneider (MN)420,000104,000
Joao Vieira0-149,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 11:54 AM Local Time
A Winner Will Be Crowned Today in Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

Barry Greenstein

Welcome to the final day of Even #70: #3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed. Eight players will return to the field today to play down to a winner and battle it out for the first place of $154,338 and the stunning WSOP gold bracelet.

Juha Helppi and Yaser Al-Keliddar are both leading the way with an exact same stack of 927,000. Helppi is no stranger at the WSOP as he has has $971,620 in total earnings but it is his first cash of the summer, and it might be a big one.

Three-time bracelet winner Barry Greenstein is still in contention as well. Greenstein is having great summer with 13 cashes in the bag already. He will be looking to add a fourth bracelet to his collection.

Play resumes at 2 p.m. in Brasilia and the official final table will start once two more players are eliminated.

Final Day Seat Draw:

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryBig Blinds
Brasilia451Andrew YipCanada8
Brasilia452Barry GreensteinUnited States9
Brasilia453Justin ThurlowUnited States10
Brasilia455Juha HelppiFinland31
Brasilia602Yaser Al-KeliddarUnited States31
Brasilia603Joao VieiraPortugal5
Brasilia604Mike Schneider (MN)United States11
Brasilia605Won LeeUnited States6

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be bringing you all the updates from start to finish.