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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:06 PM Local Time
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 2:03 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.
The river filled up the board and Greenstein took down the pot.
|Juha Helppi||360,000||-60,000 |
|Barry Greenstein||300,000||29,000 |
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 1:48 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)||510,000||90,000 |
|Juha Helppi||420,000||-80,000 |
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 1:39 PM Local Time
Al-Keliddar Moves Ahead
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-Keliddar||1,070,000||143,000 |
|Juha Helppi||500,000||-427,000 |
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 1:19 PM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table Seat Draw
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Counts|| |
|Brazilia||60||1||Andrew Yip||Canada||305,000|| |
|Brazilia||60||2||Won Lee||United States||225,000|| |
|Brazilia||60||3||Barry Greenstein||United States||220,000|| |
|Brazilia||60||4||Mike Schneider (MN)||United States||315,000|| |
|Brazilia||60||5||Yaser Al-Keliddar||United States||950,000|| |
|Brazilia||60||6||Juha Helppi||Finland||830,000|| |
|Brazilia||60||7||Justin Thurlow||United States||310,000|| |
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 1:13 PM Local Time
Joao Vieira Eliminated in 8th place ($14,871)
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:
The river completed the board and that was it for Vieira eliminated in 8th place for $14,871.
|Mike Schneider (MN)||420,000||104,000 |
|Joao Vieira||0||-149,000 |
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:54 AM Local Time
A Winner Will Be Crowned Today in Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
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:
|Brasilia||45||2||Barry Greenstein||United States||9|
|Brasilia||45||3||Justin Thurlow||United States||10|
|Brasilia||45||4||Open|| || |
|Brasilia||45||6||Open|| || |
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|Brasilia||60||1||Open|| || |
|Brasilia||60||2||Yaser Al-Keliddar||United States||31|
|Brasilia||60||4||Mike Schneider (MN)||United States||11|
|Brasilia||60||5||Won Lee||United States||6|
|Brasilia||60||6||Open|| || |
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