Friday, June 7, 2019 1:42 PM Local Time
Hands #74-78 : Fashakin Gets a Fold from Chow
Hand #74: Walter Atwood raised to 25,000,000 in the cutoff and Nick Chow three-bet in the small blind for 68,000,000. It folded back to Atwood who mucked his hand.
Hand #75: Paul Cullen got a walk.
Hand #76: Chow raised to 23,000,000 and Femi Fashakin three-bet to 60,000,000 on the button. Chow tanked for a few minutes and called.
The flop came . Chow checked and Fashakin fired 80,000,000. Chow eventually folded.
Hand #77: Chow raised to 23,000,000 under the gun and Rafi Elharar called in the blinds. The flop went and Elharar check-folded Chow's continuation bet of 23,000,000.
Hand #78: Fashakin raised to 20,000,000 under the gun and Chow called in the big blind.
The flop brought and Chow checked. Fashakin continued for 20,000,000 and Chow called. The turn was the and went check-check.
On the river both checked and Fashakin tabled while Chow mucked.
|Femi Fashakin||521,000,000||115,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||339,000,000||-22,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||297,000,000||-50,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||174,000,000||-38,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||117,000,000||0 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 1:31 PM Local Time
Hands #69-73: Raise and Folds
Hand #69: Nick Chow completed his small blind and Femi Fashakin opted to check in the big blind. The flop came , Chow checked-folded to the 10,000,000 bet of Fashakin.
Hand #70: Walter Atwood raised to 25,000,000 from under the gun and Rafi Elharar shoved for 187,000,000 from the cutoff. Action folded back to Atwood who folded.
Hand #71: Fashakin raised to 20,000,000 from the button and Walter Atwood three-bet to 58,000,000 in the big blind. Fashakin let his hand go.
Hand #72: Fashakin raised to 20,000,000 from the cutoff and picked up the blinds and ante.
Hand #73: Chow got a walk.
|Femi Fashakin||406,000,000||20,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||361,000,000||10,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||347,000,000||-5,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||212,000,000||-25,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||117,000,000||0 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 1:29 PM Local Time
Daniel Ghobrial Eliminated in 6th Place ($236,508)
Hand #68: Ghobrial moved all in for 33,000,000 and got called by Elharar in small blind and Nick Chow in big blind.
The flop appeared and went checked. On the turn , Elharar checked and Chow bet 25,000,000. Elharar folded and the players tabled their cards:
The river bricked and Chow won the pot with trip fives, eliminating Ghobrial in 6th place.
|Femi Fashakin||386,000,000||10,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||352,000,000||-24,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||351,000,000||171,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||237,000,000||50,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||117,000,000||-25,000,000 |
|Daniel Ghobrial||0||-178,000,000 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 1:24 PM Local Time
Hands # 66-67 : Double Up for Atwood and Chow
Hand #66: Rafil Elharar raised to 22,000,000 under the gun. Walter Atwood, in the big blind, called. The flop brought and both checked. The turn fell a and Atwood bet 32,000,000. Elharar took one minute and called.
The river brought the . Atwood announced all in for 117,000,000 and Elharar snap-called.
Holding, for two pair, Atwood won the pot and the double up, facing in Elharar's hand.
Hand #67: Nick Chow raised to 23,000,000 under the gun and Danial Ghobrial called on the button. The flop fell and Chow continued for 42,000,000. Ghobrial three-bet to 112,000,000. Chow moved all in for 70,000,000 with while Ghobrial held .
The rest of the board fell , giving Chow a pair of queens and the double up.
|Walter Atwood||376,000,000||175,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||187,000,000||-246,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||180,000,000||45,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||142,000,000||0 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 1:12 PM Local Time
Hands #61-65: Shove or Fold
Hand #61: Nick Chow raised to 20,000,000 from under the gun and Paul Cullen called in the cutoff. Chow check-folded to the 40,000,000 continuation-bet of Chow on the flop.
Hand #62: Rafi Elharar raised from the small blind to set Chow all-in from the big blind, but he decided to not put his tournament life at risk.
Hand #63: Chow shoved from the small blind and Femi Fashakin folded in the big blind.
Hand #64: Chow shoved again, this time from the button for 115,000,000 and picked up the blinds and ante again.
Hand #65: Daniel Ghobrial got a walk.
|Rafi Elharar||433,000,000||38,000,000 |
|Femi Fashakin||376,000,000||-20,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||201,000,000||20,000,000 |
|Daniel Ghobrial||178,000,000||9,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||142,000,000||-20,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||135,000,000||20,000,000 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 1:07 PM Local Time
Adrian Curry Eliminated in 7th Place ($182,192)
Hand #60: Rafil Elharar raised under the gun to 17,000,000 and Fashakin three-bet to 46,000,000. Adrian Curry, on the button, reraised all in for 111,000,000 and it came back to Elharar who chose to five-bet all in for 234,000,000.
Fashakin tanked for some time and asked how much more he would have to call. He eventually folded and the players tabled their cards:
Curry was in desperate shape for a double up and busted in 7th place after the board revealed .
|Femi Fashakin||396,000,000||-46,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||395,000,000||161,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||181,000,000||9,000,000 |
|Daniel Ghobrial||169,000,000||-29,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||162,000,000||40,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||115,000,000||-20,000,000 |
|Adrian Curry||0||-115,000,000 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 12:55 PM Local Time
Hands #54-59: Ghobrial Doubles Up
Hand #54: Walter Atwood raised to 17,000,000 from the small blind and Rafi Elharar defended his big blind. The flop came , Atwood continued with a bet of 17,000,000 and Elharar called. The turn was the on which they both checked to see the complete the board. Elharar picked up the pot with .
Hand #55: Daniel Ghobrial shoved from the cutoff for 59,000,000 and picked up the blinds and ante.
Hand #56: Ghobrial shoved again, now from the hijack for 79,000,000 and Atwood called.
The flop came to keep Atwood ahead.
The turn was the to not change the situation but the on the river meant that Ghobrial hit a pair of kings to double up and stay alive while he ran to his rail to high-five them.
Hand #57: Ghobrial raised to 16,000,000 from middle position and got no action.
Hand #58: Adrian Curry got a walk.
Hand #59: Walter Atwood raised to 17,000,000 under the gun and Daniel Ghobrial called in the big blind. The flop came and Atwood continued for 23,000,000 after Ghobrial checked. The latter folded.
|Femi Fashakin||442,000,000||-20,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||234,000,000||-4,000,000 |
|Daniel Ghobrial||198,000,000||119,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||172,000,000||-79,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||135,000,000||-20,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||122,000,000||-20,000,000 |
|Adrian Curry||115,000,000||21,000,000 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 12:45 PM Local Time
Hands #49-53: Fashakin Over 460 Million
Hand 49#: Walter Atwood raised to 18,000,000 from the cutoff and no one called.
Hand 50#: Rafi Elharar bet 17,000,000 from the cutoff and Femi Fashakin made the call from the small blind, as well as Paul Cullen in the big blind. The flop came and was checked. The turn was the and Fashakin bet 15,000,000. Only Elharar made the call.
On the river of , Fashakin fired 70,000,000. Elharar tanked for some time and eventually folded his hand.
Hand 51#: Atwood opened to 17,000,000 and it was enough to win the pot.
Hand 52#: Paul Cullen raised on the button to 17,000,000 and Adrian Curry called in the small blind. The flop was and was checked by both players, with the turn bringing no betting action either. The river was the and after two more checks, Curry got the pot. Unfortunately, the hole cards weren't shown.
Hand 53#: Atwood got a walk.
|Femi Fashakin||462,000,000||41,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||251,000,000||-18,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||238,000,000||30,000,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||155,000,000||-4,000,000 |
|Paul Cullen||142,000,000||-46,000,000 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 12:33 PM Local Time
Hands #44-48: Ghobrial Tried Doubling Up
Hand #44: Daniel Ghobrial shoved from under the gun for 101,000,000 and was called by Femi Fashakin on the button.
The rail all sighed and giggled as they saw the hole cards. The board ran out for both players to split the pot.
Hand #45: Fashakin raised to 16,000,000 from the cutoff and was called by Adrian Curry in the small blind. The flop came , Curry bet 20,000,000 and Fashakin opted to fold.
Hand #46: Fashakin raised to 16,000,000, Curry called on the button, and so did Ghobrial and Walter Atwood in the blinds. The flop came , Ghobrial and Atwood quickly checked, Fashakin bet 35,000,000 and the rest all folded.
Hand #47: Curry raised to 17,000,000 from the cutoff and got no action.
Hand #48: Fashakin raised to 16,000,000 from under the gun and Curry decided to three-bet to 37,000,000. Action folded back to Fashakin who looked at Curry and his stack before four-betting to put Curry all-in who snap-folded.
|Femi Fashakin||421,000,000||107,000,000 |
|Walter Atwood||269,000,000||-28,000,000 |
|Rafi Elharar||208,000,000||-19,500,000 |
|Paul Cullen||188,000,000||-3,500,000 |
|Nicholas Chow||159,000,000||-11,000,000 |
|Adrian Curry||94,000,000||-32,000,000 |
|Daniel Ghobrial||79,000,000||-22,000,000 |
Friday, June 7, 2019 12:21 PM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal
The tournament's director just announced the shuffle up and deal and cards are now in the air for the first BIG 50 final table!
Friday, June 7, 2019 10:54 AM Local Time
Who Will Win the Record-Breaking Big 50 Title?
The final day of the historical Event #3: BIG 50 - $500 No-Limit Hold'em is finally here which means a new champion is about to be crowned. The gigantic event gathered a record of 28,371 entries after four Day 1 flights. The final day's action gets underway at 12:00 noon local time with the last seven players set to battle it out for the prestigious bracelet and $1.1 million top prize.
Femi Fashakin leads the field with 314,000,000 and is looking for his first career WSOP title. This event will go in the books as Fashakin's biggest live tournament cash and he would love to cap it all off today with a win. Walter Atwood is not far behind Fashakin to start today with 297,000,000, cashing today his first ever WSOP event.Rafi Elharar rounds out the top three with 227,500,000 and will try to capture the 13th bracelet for players from Israel.
Daniel Ghobrial, from Canada, is the second player from this final table not representing the United-States and will battle as the short stack position with 101,000,000.
The seven remaining players have secured a minimum cash of $182,192 but are all desperate to take down the precious title of first ever Big 50 Champion as well as the $1,147,449 top prize.
When the action begins, the blinds will be 4,000,000/8,000,000 with a 8,000,000 ante. The levels will increase every 50-minute with a 15-minute break every two levels. The final table will take place on the main stage to be live streamed.
Enjoy the action and stay up-to-date with all of the latest news by following along here at PokerNews.
|1||Femi Fashakin||United States||314,000,000||39|
|2||Paul Cullen||United States||191,500,000||24|
|3||Adrian Curry||United States||126,000,000||16|
|5||Walter Atwood||United States||297,000,000||37|
|7||Nicholas Chow||United States||170,000,000||21|
|Femi Fashakin||314,000,000||0 |
|Walter Atwood||297,000,000||0 |
|Rafi Elharar||227,500,000||0 |
|Paul Cullen||191,500,000||0 |
|Nicholas Chow||170,000,000||0 |
|Adrian Curry||126,000,000||0 |
|Daniel Ghobrial||101,000,000||0 |