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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, June 28, 2019 to Wednesday, July 03, 2019

$888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em (Event #64)

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:50 PM Local Time
Hands #89-95: Saliba Making Moves Before Break

Hand #89: Mark Radoja raised to 5.3 million in the cutoff and Rick Alvarado called in the big blind. Radoja bet in position on the     flop but Alvarado wasn't willing to pay the 3.5 million price.

Hand #90: Thomas Drivas made it 5.3 million in the first position, Mark Radoja called from the big blind and the     flop saw Radoja check-fold to Drivas' bet of 5.3 million.

Hand #91: Vivian Saliba shoved under the gun. Mark Radoja asked for a count but he found the 30.3 million too much.

Hand #92: Drivas jammed on Saliba from the small blind and Saliba conceded her big blind.

Hand #93: Saliba shoved from the small blind and Alvarado folded.

Hand #94: Saliba moved all in again and it went through again.

Hand #95: Rick Alvarado raised on the button and took it down.

Vivian Saliba42,300,0000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:42 PM Local Time
Hands #86-88: Aces for Radoja

Mark Radoja

Hand #86: Rick Alvarado limped from the small blind and Mark Radoja raised to 8,400,000 from the big blind. Alvarado stuck around with a call. The flop came     and Alvarado checked. Radoja bet 7,000,000 and Alvarado check-called.

The dealer burned and turned the   that was checked through to the   river. Alvarado bet 18,000,000 and Radoja snap-called. Alvarado tabled    for king-high and Radoja showed    to take down the pot with aces and jacks.

Hand #87: Alvarado raised to 5,200,000 on the button and Thomas Drivas called from the big blind. The flop was     and Drivas check-called a bet of 5,500,000 from Alvarado. The turn was the   and was checked around to the   river. Drivas bet 8,500,000 and Alvarado folded.

Hand #88: Alvarado raised to 5,000,000 on the cutoff and got no action.

Mark Radoja160,000,00050,000,000
Rick Alvarado115,000,000-36,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:35 PM Local Time
Hands #80-85: Saliba Slipping

Vivian Saliba

Hand #80: Mark Radoja raised on his button and took the blinds.

Hand #81: Thomas Drivas raised from the button and scooped the blinds.

Hand #82: Vivian Saliba raised to 5 million from the button and Mark Radoja moved all in from the big blind, putting Saliba at risk. Saliba folded.

Hand #83: Mark Radoja limped from the small blind, Thomas Drivas checked and Radoja bet 2.5 million on the     flop. Drivas folded.

Hand #84: Rick Alvarado raised to 5 million in the first position, Vivian Saliba called in the big blind and they went to a flop of     where Saliba check-folded to a bet of 3 million from Alvarado.

Hand #85: Saliba limped from the small blind, Alvarado checked in the big. The     flop saw Saliba check and Alvarado bet 3 million. Saliba folded.

Vivian Saliba36,000,000-21,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:27 PM Local Time
Hands #76-79: Alvarado Takes From Radoja

Hand #76: Mark Radoja raised to 5,300,000 from the button and Thomas Drivas three-bet to 15,200,000 from the small blind. Radoja folded.

Hand #77: Vivian Saliba moved all in from the small blind for about 44,000,000 and Rick Alvarado gave up his big blind.

Hand #78: Alvarado limped from the small blind and Radoja raised to 7,000,000 from the big blind. Alvarado called. The flop was     and was checked through to the   turn and to the   river. Alvarado fired 8,400,000 and Radoja folded.

Hand #79: Saliba raised to 5,000,000 on the cutoff and Radoja called from the big blind. The dealer spread a flop of     and Radoja checked. Saliba fired 5,000,000 and Radoja let it go.

Rick Alvarado151,000,00026,000,000
Mark Radoja110,000,000-35,000,000
Vivian Saliba57,000,0003,500,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:19 PM Local Time
Hands #70-75: Alvarado Wins Three-Bet Pot

Rick Alvarado

Hand #70: Rick Alvarado raised to 8 million from the small blind, Mark Radoja called in the big blind and Alvarado c-bet 7 million on the     flop. Radoja folded.

Hand #71: Rick Alvarado raised to 5.2 million on the button, Thomas Drivas called in the big and they checked all streets of the       board. Drivas showed    and Alvarado took it down as he caught a three with   .

Hand #72: Radoja raised on the button and took it down.

Hand #73: Drivas raised to 5.4 million on his button, Rick Alvarado called in the big blind but he check-folded to a bet of 6.2 million on the     flop.

Hand #74: Drivas raised to 5.4 million in the first position and Rick Alvarado three-bet to 17 million in the small blind. Drivas called and the flop fell    . Alvarado continued for 13 million and Drivas quickly folded.

Hand #75: Radoja limped from the small blind and he folded when Drivas raised to 8.6 million in the big.

Rick Alvarado125,000,00018,000,000
Thomas Drivas85,000,000-35,000,000
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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:06 PM Local Time
Hands #65-69: A Couple of Walks

Hand #65: Rick Alvarado got a walk.

Hand #66: Mark Radoja got a walk.

Hand #67: Vivian Saliba raised to 5,000,000 on the cutoff and got no action.

Hand #68: Mark Radoja raised to 5,300,000 on the button and Vivian Saliba called from the big blind. The dealer spread a flop of     that was checked through to the   turn. Saliba checked and Radoja fired 3,000,000. Saliba folded.

Hand #69: Alvarado got a walk.

Mark Radoja145,000,0005,000,000
Vivian Saliba53,500,000-10,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:01 PM Local Time
Hands #61-64: Radoja Increases

Mark Radoja

Hand #61: Vivian Saliba limped from the small blind, Rick Alvarado checked, and Saliba took it down with a bet on a     flop.

Hand #62: Alvarado raised to 8 million in the small blind, Mark Radoja defended his big blind with a call and the     flop saw Alvarado bet 7 million. Radoja let it go.

Hand #63: Alvarado raised his button to 5.2 million, Radoja flatted in the small blind, and Thomas Drivas squeezed to 17.2 million from the big. Alvarado folded but Radoja peeled the flop.

The     was checked by both players and Radoja led out 12.5 million on the   turn. Drivas folded.

Hand #64: Radoja raised his button to 5.2 million, Drivas and Saliba called from the blinds and they went to the     flop. Radoja bet 6 million in position and both of his opponents gave up.

Mark Radoja140,000,00030,000,000
Thomas Drivas120,000,000-8,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:55 PM Local Time
Level 43 started
Level: 43
Blinds: 1,200,000/2,400,000
Ante: 2,400,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:51 PM Local Time
Hands #57-60: Saliba Makes the Right Call

Hand #57: Vivian Saliba limped from the small blind and Rick Alvarado checked from the big blind. The flop fell     and Saliba checked. Alvarado bet 2,500,000 and Saliba check-called. The turn brought the   and was checked through to the   river. Saliba bet 3,000,000 and Alvarado raised to 12,000,000. Saliba took a minute of reflection then made the call. Alvarado tabled    for a pair of deuces and Saliba showed    to win the pot with a pair of aces.

Hand #58: Mark Radoja got a walk.

Hand #59: Saliba raised to 4,800,000 on the cutoff and and Thomas Drivas called from the big blind. The flop came     and Drivas checked. Saliba bet 4,000,000 and Drivas check-called. The turn came the   and was checked around to the   river. Drivas fired 10,300,000 and Saliba let it go.

Hand #60: Radoja opened to 5,300,000 on the button and got no action.

Rick Alvarado107,000,000-21,000,000
Vivian Saliba63,500,0003,500,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:43 PM Local Time
Hand #56: Saliba Hits Better Flush

Hand #56: Thomas Drivas limped from the small blind, Vivian Saliba checked and Drivas bet 2.5 million on the     flop. Saliba called and she called another 5 million on the   turn. The river came  , both players checked and Drivas'    lost to Saliba's   .

Vivian Saliba60,000,00011,000,000
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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:41 PM Local Time
Aleksandras Rusinovas Eliminated in 5th Place ($233,888)

Aleksandras Rusinovas

Hand #55: Aleksandras Rusinovas moved all in for around 24 million from the button and Thomas Drivas called in the big blind.

Rusinovas:   
Drivas:   

The board ran out       and Rusinovas was eliminated in fifth place.

Thomas Drivas128,000,00034,000,000
Aleksandras Rusinovas0-49,700,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:40 PM Local Time
Hands #52-54: Shoves Get Through

Hand #52: Aleksandras Rusinovas shoved under the gun and it got through.

Hand #53: Rick Alvarado shoved from the small blind and Rusinovas folded.

Hand #54: Alvarado raised to 4.5 million on the button and won the pot.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:35 PM Local Time
Hands #48-51: Queens for Radoja

Hand #48: Thomas Drivas raised to 4,200,000 on the cutoff and Aleksandras Rusinovas called from the big blind. The dealer spread a flop of     and Rusinovas checked. Drivas threw in a bet of 4,200,000 that was enough to win the pot.

Hand #49: Drivas raised to 4,200,000 from the hijack and Mark Radoja called from the big blind. The flop came     and Radoja checked. Drivas bet 4,200,000 and Radoja check-called. The turn came the   and was checked through to the   river. Both players checked again. Radoja showed    and Drivas tossed his cards in the muck.

Hand #50: Rick Alvarado raised to 4,300,000 on the cutoff and Drivas called from the big blind. The flop came     and was checked through to the   turn and to the   river. Both players checked again. Drivas showed    and Alvarado revealed    for them to chop the pot.

Hand #51: Drivas raised to 4,200,000 from the small blind and Vivian Saliba gave up her big blind.

Mark Radoja110,000,0000
Thomas Drivas94,000,000-3,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:30 PM Local Time
Patrick Clarke Eliminated in 6th Place ($177,888)

Patrick Clarke

Hand #47: Clarke shoved on the button, Saliba called and Alvarado called as well. Saliba bet into a dead side pot on the turn reading      and Alvarado folded. Clarke showed    for an open-ender while Saliba tabled    for two pair. The   put an end to Clarke's run through the last 20 minutes, leaving him with a sixth-place payout slip.

Vivian Saliba49,000,00024,000,000
Patrick Clarke0-13,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:28 PM Local Time
Hands #44-46: Saliba Doubles Through Clarke

Hand #44: Patrick Clarke moved all in under the fun and Mark Radoja looked him up from the small blind. Clarke held    and his hand prevailed against    as the board ran out      . Radoja shipped 11.7 million Clarke's way.

Hand #45: Rick Alvarado raised in the hijack and took it down preflop.

Hand #46: Clarke shoved from the small blind and Vivian Saliba snap-called with an inferior ace. However, Clarke was once again on the unlucky side as his    lost to    on the board of      . Saliba doubled for 17.9 million and Clarke was left with 5.5 million.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:22 PM Local Time
Hands #39-43: Chop Pot for Radoja and Clarke

Hand #39: Patrick Clarke got a walk.

Hand #40: Mark Radoja raised to 4,300,000 on the cutoff and Thomas Drivas three-bet to 13,500,000 on the button. Radoja folded.

Hand #41: Rick Alvarado got a walk.

Hand #42: Aleksandras Rusinovas got a walk.

Hand #43: Clarke was all in from the cutoff for 10,200,000 against Mark Radoja.

Patrick Clarke:   
Mark Radoja:   

The board came       and Clarke and Radoja chopped the pot.

"I owe u at least that right," muttered Radoja to Clarke.

Mark Radoja110,000,0001,600,000
Patrick Clarke13,000,0003,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:15 PM Local Time
Hand #38: Radoja Spikes Two-Outer to Double Up

Mark Radoja

Hand #38: Patrick Clarke raised to 4 million under the gun and Mark Radoja jammed his 51.7 million from the small blind. Unfortunately for him, he ran with    into   .

The flop, however, included a jack and Radoja jumped from his chair upon seeing    .

"Come on, man! Hold it!" he shouted.

The   turn and   river changed nothing and Radoja scored a massive double.

"F*** yes, let's go!" Radoja celebrated.

Mark Radoja108,400,00049,400,000
Patrick Clarke10,000,000-52,000,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:11 PM Local Time
Hands #33-37: Drivas Limps with Sevens

Hand #33: Mark Radoja raised on the button and took the blinds.

Hand #34: Patrick Clarke shoved from the small blind and Vivian Saliba folded, leaving herself with 10 bigs.

Hand #35: Saliba shoved from the small blind and earned a fold.

Hand #36: Thomas Drivas raised in the hijack and took the pot preflop.

Hand #37: Drivas limped under the gun, Rick Alvarado made it 6.5 million on the button and Drivas called. The       board was checked through and Drivas showed    for a flush. Alvarado mucked.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:05 PM Local Time
Hands #29-32: Check-Raise Takes it for Drivas

Hand #29: Patrick Clarke opened to 4,000,000 on the cutoff and Rick Alvarado called from the big blind. The flop came     and Alvarado checked. Clarke bet 4,000,000 and Alvarado folded.

Hand #30: Vivian Saliba moved all in on the button for about 20,000,000 and got no action.

Hand #31: Alvarado raised to 4,500,000 on the button and everyone folded.

Hand #32: Alvarado raised to 4,400,000 on the cutoff and Thomas Drivas called from the big blind. The dealer fanned a flop of     and Drivas checked. Alvarado bet 4,200,000 and Drivas check-raised to 10,200,000. Alvarado snap-folded.

Rick Alvarado128,000,000-19,000,000
Thomas Drivas97,000,00014,500,000
Patrick Clarke62,000,0006,000,000
Vivian Saliba25,000,000100,000
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:59 PM Local Time
Vlad Darie Eliminated in 7th Place ($136,888)

Vlad Darie

Hand #28: Rick Alvarado opened to 4.2 million under the gun, Patrick Clarke flatted on the button, and Vlad Darie called in the big blind.

The flop came     and Darie checked to Alvarado who bet 6.4 million. Clarke called and so did Darie.

The   hit the turn and Darie moved all in for 20.4 million. Alvarado checked Clarke's stack and then called. Clarke gave up.

Darie:   
Alvarado:   

Darie turned two pair at the same time when Alvarado spiked a flush, and the   river sent Darie into the rail.

Rick Alvarado147,000,00041,700,000
Vlad Darie0-34,000,000
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