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

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018

Event #74: Big Blind Antes $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
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Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:23 AM Local Time
Hands #92-97: Good Start Heads-Up for Deeb

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Hand #92: Paul Volpe raised from the button to 250,000 and Shaun Deeb moved all in. Volpe folded and Deeb won the pot.

Hand #93: Deeb raised to 300,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #94: Volpe raised to 250,000 and Deeb three-bet to 720,000. Volpe folded again and Deeb took three in a row.

Hand #95: Deeb folded his button and Volpe won the pot.

Hand #96: Volpe raised to 250,000 and Deeb three-bet to 720,000.

Hand #97: Deeb raised to 300,000 and Volpe called. The flop came down     and Volpe checked to Deeb.

Deeb put in a continuation bet of 275,000 and Volpe called. The turn was the   and Volpe checked again. Deeb checked behind and the river was the  .

Volpe lead out on the river with a bet of 685,000. Deeb called. Volpe showed    and Deeb had him beat with   .

Paul Volpe12,100,000-1,800,000
Shaun Deeb5,700,0001,800,000
Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:21 AM Local Time
Romain Lewis Eliminated in 3rd Place ($325,842)

Romain Lewis

Hand #91: Romain Lewis moved all in from the small blind for 600,000, and Paul Volpe called in the big blind.

Romain Lewis:   
Paul Volpe:   

Board:      

Volpe was ahead preflop and held as the board was completed. Lewis received $325,842 for this third-place finish, which is his third podium place at the WSOP this summer.

Paul Volpe13,900,000500,000
Shaun Deeb3,900,000500,000
Romain Lewis0-600,000
Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:15 AM Local Time
Hands #89-90: Lewis Tries to Find a Hand

Hand #89: Shaun Deeb received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #90: Paul Volpe raised to 250,000 on the button and Romain Lewis called in the big blind. The flop came down    , and Lewis checked. Volpe bet 120,000 and Lewis folded.

Romain Lewis600,000-365,000
Saturday, July 14, 2018 12:10 AM Local Time
Hands #84-88: Huge Double for Volpe

Paul Volpe

Paul Volpe
Paul Volpe

Hand #84: Paul Volpe raised from the button to 255,000 and both Shaun Deeb and Romain Lewis folded. Volpe showed   .

Hand #85: Deeb folded and Lewis raised to 400,000. Big blind Volpe asked how much he started the hand with and the answer was 3,200,000. Volpe called the raise.

The flop was     and Lewis slowed down as he checked to Volpe. Volpe bet 275,000 and Lewis folded.

Hand #86: Lewis folded on the button and Volpe raised to 300,000. Deeb defended his big blind and threw three 100,000 chips in the middle.

The flop was     and Volpe continued with a bet of 275,000. Deeb called after a couple of seconds.

The turn was the   and Deeb was staring at Volpe to see him check. Deeb then stared at the board and Volpe started to stare at Deeb. Deeb fired 475,000 and Volpe called.

The river was the   and both players checked. Volpe showed    and Deeb opened up    for the winning hand.

Hand #87: Volpe opened from the button with a raise to 260,000. Shaun Deeb opted for the three-bet from the small blind as he threw 825,000 in the middle. Lewis got out of the way to watch another battle between Deeb and Volpe take place.

Volpe took a good look at his stack before four-betting to 1,950,000. Now Deeb asked Volpe how much he started the hand with and Volpe replied.

Deeb proceeded to move all in for 6,700,000 effectively and Volpe called.

Paul Volpe:   
Shaun Deeb:   

The board ran out       and Volpe took down the huge 113 big blind pot.

Hand #88: Deeb moved all in from the button for 1,580,000 and Romain Lewis called the all in after asking how much he had. Volpe got out of the way and they opened up.

Shaun Deeb:   
Romain Lewis:   

The board ran out       and Deeb doubled up.

Paul Volpe13,400,0006,000,000
Shaun Deeb3,400,000-3,800,000
Romain Lewis965,000-2,235,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 11:55 PM Local Time
Hands #79-83: Deeb Check-Raises to 1.5m

Hand #79: Shaun Deeb raised to 275,000 on the button and Paul Volpe three-bet to 700,000 which got an immediate fold from Deeb.

Hand #80: Romain Lewis raised to 250,000 and Deeb called in the big blind. On the     flop, Deeb checked, Lewis bet 325,000 and the former called. On the   turn, Lewis bet 460,000 after Deeb had checked. Deeb raised to 1.5m and Lewis folded.

Hand #81: Volpe raised to 250,000 on the button and Lewis called in the big blind. The flop came down    , and Lewis check-folded to a 175,000 bet.

Hand #82: Deeb raised to 275,000 on the button and Volpe called. They saw a     flop and Volpe check-called a 225,000 bet. The turn was the  , and both players checked, with the river card the  . Volpe bet 420,000 and Deeb folded.

Hand #83: Lewis raised to 250,000 on the button and Volpe called in the small blind. The flop came     and Volpe check-called a 250,000 bet from Lewis.

The turn was the  , and both checked.

On the river   Volpe bet 350,000 and Lewis folded.

Paul Volpe7,400,0002,400,000
Shaun Deeb7,200,000-100,000
Romain Lewis3,200,000-2,200,000
COPAG USA
Friday, July 13, 2018 11:43 PM Local Time
Hands #74-78: Deeb Showing Aggression

Hand #74: Shaun Deeb received a walk.

Hand #75: Deeb raised to 400,000 from the small blind and Romain Lewis called from the big blind.

The flop was     and Deeb continued with a bet of 275,000. Lewis called the bet and they went to the turn.

The turn was the   and Deeb checked. Lewis took it down with a bet of 325,000 and he's slowly chipping up.

Hand #76: Deeb raised to 275,000 and Lewis folded the small blind. Paul Volpe made the call from the big blind and they saw the     flop appear on the board.

Volpe check-called a 225,000 bet from Deeb and the dealer burned and turned the  .

Volpe checked again to Deeb and this time he checked behind. Both saw the   river card appear on the turn and Volpe had the option. Volpe put in a big bet of 1,000,000 and that won him the pot after Deeb folded.

Hand #77: Deeb received a walk.

Hand #78: Lewis received a walk.

Shaun Deeb7,300,000-1,100,000
Romain Lewis5,400,000600,000
Paul Volpe5,000,000500,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 11:36 PM Local Time
Hands #69-73: Volpe Now the Short Stack

Hand #69: Paul Volpe raised to 260,000 on the button and Shaun Deeb three-bet to 825,000, which was enough to get both players to fold.

Hand #70: Romain Lewis called in the small blind, and Volpe checked. On the     flop, Lewis bet, and Volpe folded.

Hand #71: Lewis raised to 240,000 on the button and won the pot.

Hand #72: Volpe raised to 255,000 on the button and won the pot.

Hand #73: Deeb raised to 275,000 on the button and got two calls. On the     flop all three players checked and saw a   turn. Deeb was checked to, and he bet 410,000. Lewis called, and Volpe folded.

On the   river Lewis checked, and Deeb checked behind. Lewis tabled    and won the pot.

Shaun Deeb8,400,000-500,000
Romain Lewis4,800,0001,200,000
Paul Volpe4,500,000-800,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 11:32 PM Local Time
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 60000/120000
Ante: 120000
Friday, July 13, 2018 11:20 PM Local Time
Break

The remaining three players are on a short 10-minute break.

Friday, July 13, 2018 11:16 PM Local Time
Hands #64-68: Volpe Folds Out Lewis

Hand #64: Shaun Deeb raised to 225,000 from the button and Romain Lewis three-bet to 750,000. Paul Volpe and Deeb folded and Lewis took down the pot without seeing a flop.

Hand #65: Lewis raised to 220,000 and Volpe called from the small blind.

The flop was     and Volpe check-called a 400,000 bet from Lewis.

The turn was the   and Volpe checked to Lewis and he checked behind this time.

The   completed the board and Volpe decided to bet this time, firing for 650,000 and now Lewis had a decision to make. Both players were about even in stacks at the start of the hand but after Lewis folded it was Volpe with the bigger stack between the two.

Hand #66: Volpe raised to 215,000 and Deeb three-bet to 725,000. Lewis and Volpe folded and Deeb took down the pot.

Hand #67: Volpe got a walk.

Hand #68: Volpe completed the small blind and Deeb checked his option.

The flop came down     and Volpe bet 135,000 to take down the pot.

Shaun Deeb8,900,000-200,000
Paul Volpe5,300,000700,000
Romain Lewis3,600,000-500,000
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Friday, July 13, 2018 11:05 PM Local Time
Hands #59-63: Lewis Climbs

Hand #59: Shaun Deeb got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #60: Paul Volpe raised to 200,000 on the button, and Romain Lewis called in the big blind. On the     flop both players checked, and on the   turn Lewis bet 400,000. Volpe called, and they saw the   river. Lewis bet 1.2m and Volpe called after some thought.

Lewis tabled    for trips and won the pot.

Hand #61: Deeb raised to 225,000 on the button and Lewis three-bet to 750,000 in the small blind. Volpe folded as did Deeb.

Hand #62: Deeb received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #63: Deeb raised to 325,000 in the small blind and Lewis three-bet to 900,000 in the big. Deeb three-bet to 5m and Lewis folded.

Shaun Deeb9,100,000900,000
Paul Volpe4,600,000-2,100,000
Romain Lewis4,100,0001,300,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:55 PM Local Time
Hands #54-58: Volpe Climbs Up

Hand #54: Shaun Deeb called from the small blind and Romain Lewis checked his option in the big blind.

The flop came down     and Deeb led out with a bet of 100,000. Lewis called to see the turn and the dealer put down the  . On the turn, Deeb bet 265,000 and Lewis called again. The river was the   and Deeb checked this time around. Lewis had the option to check or bet now and he chose the latter by putting 600,000 in the middle and Deeb folded.

Hand #55: Deeb raised to 225,000 and both blinds folded their hand.

Hand #56: Lewis raised to 200,000 from the button. Both Paul Volpe and Deeb called to see the     flop appear on the board.

All three checked on the flop to see the   turn get added to the board. Volpe bet 320,000 on the turn to take down the pot.

Hand #57: Volpe raised from the button to 215,000 and Deeb folded. Big blind Lewis grabbed chips for the call and in the meantime, Volpe was eyeing the stack of Lewis.

The flop was     and Volpe continued with a bet of 185,000 after a check from Lewis. Lewis called the bet to see the turn.

The turn was the   and Lewis checked to Volpe again. Volpe put in a bigger bet on the turn when he dropped 485,000 in the middle. Lewis folded and Volpe took down the pot.

Hand #58: Lewis completed his small blind and Volpe checked.

The flop was     and Lewis bet out 200,000. Volpe folded.

Shaun Deeb8,200,000-600,000
Paul Volpe6,700,000600,000
Romain Lewis2,800,000-100,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:45 PM Local Time
Hands #49-53: Deeb Regains The Lead

Hand #49: Shaun Deeb raised to 225,000 on the button, and Paul Volpe called in the big blind. The flop came    , and Volpe check-called a 175,000 bet. On the   turn, Volpe checked, Deeb bet 440,000 and the former folded.

Hand #50: Romain Lewis called on the button, and both blinds came into the pot. The flop came    , both Volpe and Deeb checked before they folded to a bet from Lewis.

Hand #51: Deeb called in the small blind, and Lewis checked his option. On the     flop Lewis called a 100,000 bet from Deeb. Both players checked on the   turn and on the   river they checked to showdown, and Romain won the pot with    for queen high.

Hand #52: Deeb raised to 225,000 on the button and won the pot.

Hand #53: Lewis raised to 225,000 on the button, and Volpe won the pot after both his opponents folded to his 665,000 three-bet.

Shaun Deeb8,800,000200,000
Paul Volpe6,100,000-400,000
Romain Lewis2,900,000200,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:34 PM Local Time
Hands #44-48: Deeb Takes From Volpe and Lewis

Hand #44: Paul Volpe called from the small blind and Shaun Deeb raised to 330,000 from the big blind and took the pot down.

Hand #45: Volpe raised to 225,000 from the button and Romain Lewis called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Lewis checked to Volpe.

Volpe bet 160,000 and Lewis called.

The turn came down   and both players checked. They also checked on the   river and Lewis took down the small pot.

Hand #46: Deeb raised to 225,000 from the button and Volpe defended his big blind. Volpe checked on the     flop and Deeb put in a bet of 200,000. Volpe called.

The turn was the   and Volpe checked a second time. Deeb bet 460,000 this time around and Volpe called again.

The   completed the board and Volpe checked again. Deeb thought about it for a minute before shoving 2,280,000 forward. It was Volpe's turn to act again and he peeked at his cards again. After about a minute Volpe let go of his hand.

Hand #47: Volpe limped the small blind and Deeb raised to 330,000 from the big blind. Volpe folded.

Hand #48: Deeb raised to 325,000 from the small blind and Lewis defended his big blind.

The flop was     and Deeb continued showing aggression with a bet of 275,000. Lewis called to see the turn.

The fourth card on the board was the   and Deeb grabbed another pile of chips. This time the bet was 820,000 and it was decision time for Lewis. He made the call and the river card was dealt.

The   completed the board and the pot was already close to 3,000,000. Lewis had only 2,700,000 behind and Deeb moved all in. Lewis folded and Deeb won a big pot.

Shaun Deeb8,600,0002,700,000
Paul Volpe6,500,000-1,500,000
Romain Lewis2,700,000-1,100,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:28 PM Local Time
Hands #39-43: Volpe Overbets on the River

Hand #39: Paul Volpe raised to 210,000 on the button and Romain Lewis called the big blind. Once the flop came down, Lewis check-folded to a 240,000 bet.

Hand #40: Shaun Deeb raised to 200,000 in the small blind, and Volpe called. Both players checked on the     flop, and on the   turn, Deeb check-folded to a 175,000 bet.

Hand #41: Roman Lewis raised to 200,000 and Deeb raised to 680,000 in the big blind. Lewis made the call, and when the flop came down    , he folded to a 385,000 bet from Deeb.

Hand #42: Volpe raised to 200,000 on the button and won the pot.

Hand #43: Deeb made it 200,000 on the button and Volpe called in the big blind. The flop came down    , and Volpe check-called a 175,000 bet. On the   turn, Volpe led for 400,000 and Deeb called.

After the river card was revealed to be the  , Volpe overbet the pot for 1.8m. Deeb took some time to think and was talking out loud to Volpe but got no response. After several minutes Deeb made his decision and let his hand go.

Paul Volpe8,000,0001,000,000
Shaun Deeb5,900,000200,000
Romain Lewis3,800,000-1,300,000
COPAG USA
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:18 PM Local Time
Level 28 started
Level: 28
Blinds: 50000/100000
Ante: 100000
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:06 PM Local Time
Hands #34-38: Volpe Still in the Lead

Hand #34: Paul Volpe got a walk after Shaun Deeb and Romain Lewis folded.

Hand #35: Volpe raised from the small blind to 215,000 and Deeb called from the big blind.

The flop was     and Volpe continued with a bet of 200,000. Deeb called again to see the   turn appear on the board.

Both players checked on the turn and the river was the  . They checked again and Volpe tabled   , but that was no match against the    of Deeb.

Hand #36: Volpe raised from the button to 215,000 and Romain Lewis called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Lewis check-called a bet of 220,000 from Volpe.

the turn was the   and Lewis checked again to Volpe. This time Volpe counted out a bigger bet and pushed 685,000 forward. Lewis sent his hand to the muck.

Hand #37: Lewis called from the small blind and Volpe checked.

The flop was     and both players checked again. The turn was the  . They checked again to see the   river. Lewis took the hand down by showing   .

Hand #38: Lewis raised to 210,000 from the button and Volpe called from the small blind. Deeb folded his big blind and they went heads-up to the flop.

The flop came down     and Volpe checked to Lewis who put in a bet of 150,000. Volpe called within a couple of seconds.

The turn was the   and Volpe checked to Lewis for the second time in the hand. The Frenchman checked behind this time.

The river was the   and, again, Volpe checked to Lewis. He put in a bet of 250,000 and Volpe went in the tank. After about a minute and a half, he called and Lewis opened up    and Volpe showed   .

Paul Volpe7,000,0001,000,000
Shaun Deeb5,700,000200,000
Romain Lewis5,100,000-900,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 9:51 PM Local Time
Bin Duan Eliminated in 4th Place ($216,370)

Bin Duan

Hand #33: Bin Duan raised all in for 885,000 from the under-the-gun position. Lewis called from the big blind.

Romain Lewis:   
Bin Duan:   

The board ran out       and, after the jack on the turn, there was a loud cheer from the French rail.

Duan can collect $216,370 at the cashier and the remaining three players will play on for the bracelet and the first-place prize of well over $800,000.

Romain Lewis6,000,000700,000
Bin Duan0-925,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 9:49 PM Local Time
Hands #31-32: Two Pots for Volpe

Hand #31: Paul Volpe raised to 200,000 from the under-the-gun position and the other players folded.

Hand #32: Romain Lewis raised to 200,000 from the button and Volpe three-bet to 725,000. Lewis folded and Volpe took down another pot.

Friday, July 13, 2018 9:42 PM Local Time
Hands #26-30: Deeb Gets Duan to Fold the Turn

Hand #26: Shaun Deeb called in the small blind, and Romain Lewis raised to 250,000 which was enough to get Deeb to fold.

Hand #27: Deeb raised to 180,000 from the cutoff and won the pot.

Hand #28: Lewis raised to 180,000 on the button, and Paul Volpe defended his big blind. The flop came down    , and Volpe check-called a 350,000 bet from Lewis. On the   turn, Volpe checked again, and Lewis bet big for 1m, which was enough to get his opponent to fold.

Hand #29: Bin Duan called on the button, Volpe called in the small blind, and Deeb raised to 380,000. Duan called and Volpe folded.

Heads-up to the     flop, Deeb checked and as did Duan. The turn was the  , and Deeb bet 210,000 which got Duan to fold.

Hand #30: Volpe raised to 210,000 from the button and Lewis called in the big blind. The flop came down     and Volpe won the pot after Lewis check-folded to a 180,000 bet.

Paul Volpe6,000,000-100,000
Shaun Deeb5,500,000500,000
Romain Lewis5,300,000300,000
Bin Duan925,000-775,000
COPAG USA