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

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 to Tuesday, July 16, 2019

$10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship (Event #73)

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $80,548,600
  • Entries: 8,569
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:33 PM Local Time
Blackshere Doubles Up

There was a   exposed when the player in middle position raised and the player in the hijack three-bet to 8,500. Mark Blackshere four-bet shoved for 80,000 from the big blind. The player in mid-position folded and the hijack went deep into the tank.

"It's a big raise," muttered the hijack.

"Well you know what, I've been waiting for about three hours," answered Blackshere.

The hijack proceeded to make the call and the cards were tabled.

Mark Blackshere:   

The board came       and Backshere made tens full of nines to double up.

"I got a full house!" celebrated Blackshere.

Mark Blackshere166,00067,200
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:33 PM Local Time
Amazon Tan Counts
Andrey Pateychuk360,000170,000
Daniel Weinman235,0006,000
Shane Schleger216,000122,000
Brad Albrinck214,000128,200
Todd Witteles175,000-4,800
Brett Bader147,000-15,000
Mike Watson143,00033,500
Chris Tryba133,00028,000
John Riordan95,000-98,000
Zachary Donovan93,0000
Peter Rho93,00015,000
Tim Marsters74,000-28,000
Hiren Patel62,000-52,800
Michael Graffeo43,000-24,200
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:33 PM Local Time
Selection of Pavilion White Chip Counts
Jack Sinclair261,00082,000
Jennifer Shahade234,000-16,000
Aliaksei Boika220,00073,000
Ryan Leng180,00068,000
Kevin Roster175,000-15,000
Paul Hofer163,000-48,000
Joey Weissman160,00020,000
Pavel Plesuv150,000-17,000
Jared Bleznick129,000-60,100
Alex Foxen126,000-4,000
Niklas ├ůstedt123,00045,000
Matthew Gonzales110,00031,300
Raul Paez93,000-58,000
Eyal Eshkar80,000-5,000
Jeremy Ausmus74,00012,000
Andries Swart45,000-22,000
Ian O'Hara0-22,600
Christopher Vitch0-50,200
Lauren Roberts0-40,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:27 PM Local Time
A Pair of Jacks is Good for Veksler

The flop read     with around 9,000 in the middle.

Justin Young bet 3,000 from the hijack and Pavlo Veksler called on the button.

The turn brought them the  , Young took a second or two before betting 6,700 and Veksler looked at Young's stack. Young showed him and Veksler decided to make the call.

The river completed the board with the   and Young slowed down by checking. Veksler cut out some chips and then decided to bet 20,000. Young spread the bet to see how much it was, contemplated his options for a bit longer, and then made the call. Veksler tabled    for the flopped pair of jacks with the ace-kicker which was enough for Young to muck his hand.

Pavlo Veksler406,00041,000
Bas De Laat64,500-20,400
Jesper Hougaard53,000-39,500
Justin Young7,000-103,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:27 PM Local Time
Johnson Gets a Fold from Dobson

Facing a raise already, Benjamin Dobson three-bet to 11,000 on the button. Chris Johnson cold four-bet to 27,200 from the big blind which got the initial raiser to fold. Dobson called and the two players saw a flop of    .

Johnson led out for 20,000 and Dobson hung around for the   on the turn. Johnson thought for a minute before tossing in another bet of 30,000. Dobson wasted little time before sending his cards to the muck and Johnson collected the pot.

Chris Johnson207,50029,500
Benjamin Dobson167,000-3,800
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:21 PM Local Time
Trips for Brown

The player under the gun raised to 2,600, Rory Brown called from the hijack and the player on the button three-bet to 8,000. Both the UTG player and Brown called.

They all checked to the river of a       board where Brown bet 17,000. Only the player on the button called.

Brown tabled    for trip aces, his opponent mucked and Brown won the pot.

Rory Brown564,00032,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:21 PM Local Time
Jaka Jams the River

The action was opened with a raise to 2,600 from the player on the button and Faraz Jaka three-bet to 8,200 from the small blind. The initial raiser called after the big blind folded and the flop fell    .

Jaka's 6,500 continuation bet was called, and he slowed down by checking when the   hit the turn.

Jaka then called a 10,000 bet, and when the   hit the river, he moved all in for around 240,000. The player was sat with just 25,000 and went into the tank for a minute before Jaka saw his opponent's cards fly into the muck.

Faraz Jaka290,00040,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:20 PM Local Time
Waxman Takes it on the Turn

Matt Waxman opened to 2,500 from middle position and the player on the cutoff three-bet to 6,000. Action folded back to Waxman who added the remainder to call.

The dealer spread a flop of     that was checked through to the  . Waxman fired 7,000 and his opponent gave it some thought, but opted to let it go.

Matt Waxman70,000-50,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:20 PM Local Time
Feature Table Update

Jacqueline Burkhart leads the main feature table with a stack of 257,000 and Chris Moneymaker is in the middle of the pack there with 120,000.

The left feature table has Paul Volpe, and Brian Green while the right feature table includes Jonathan Little, Brian Rast, Kami Hudson, and Garrett Greer.

Jacqueline Burkhart257,00077,000
Jonathan Little210,00025,000
Paul Volpe176,00086,000
Brian Green157,00017,000
Chris Moneymaker120,000-18,000
Kami Hudson83,00034,000
Brian Rast44,000-65,100
Garrett Greer40,000-29,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:19 PM Local Time
Frerichs Takes from Radoja

Mark Radoja raised from the cutoff and Jeff Frerichs called from the small blind.

The flop was     and Frerichs check-called 2,300 from Radoja.

The turn was the   and Frerichs check-called 4,400 from Radoja.

The river was the  , Frerichs min-bet 1,200 and Radoja called.

Frerichs tabled    for a pair of tens, Radoja mucked and Frerichs won the pot.

Jeff Frerichs160,00018,900
Mark Radoja88,000-20,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:18 PM Local Time
Hutter Versus Hall in Three-Bet Pot

After a middle-position open to 3,000 and a call from Barry Hutter in the cutoff, Galen Hall made it 12,000 on the button. The opener mucked but Hutter came along for the     flop. Hutter check-called 8,000 and both players checked the  . Hutter bet 31,000 on the   river and won the pot without contest.

Galen Hall405,000-35,000
Barry Hutter155,000-63,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:16 PM Local Time
Richardson Gives Owen Fits

Adam Owen

Adam Owen bet 30,000 from the big blind on an      board, and Paul Richardson jammed for 135,800 in the hijack, sending Owen into the tank.

After a few minutes, he folded, then looked at Richardson and said, "King-jack? Ughhh!"

Adam Owen230,000-60,000
Paul Richardson206,00081,100
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:15 PM Local Time
Weissman Hits a Wheel

Joey Weissman

The board came down     , and there was one player all-in for a small amount, while Joey Weissman and Elias Papson battled with a side pot.

The   hit the river after both players checked and Papson folded to a final street bet from Weissman.

Weissman tabled    for a wheel, and the all-in player showed the   before mucking.

Elias Papson210,000113,500
Joey Weissman140,000-25,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:14 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Pavilion Black
Anselmo Villarreal160,00054,900
Jonathan Depa150,00028,400
Joe Hachem125,10024,100
Greg Jennings65,500-19,500
Hoyt Corkins61,300-37,500
Samuel Phillips40,500-42,000
Ravi Raghavan38,000-5,000
Martin Mathis34,500-3,600
Jan Suchanek27,80016,800
Justin Bonomo0-60,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:14 PM Local Time
Mayfield Doubles Through Dunst

Tony Dunst raised to 3,200 from the small blind and Scott Mayfield three-bet to 8,200 from the big blind. Dunst responded by moving all in and Mayfield called for less, putting at risk 36,500.

Scott Mayfield:   
Tony Dunst:   

The board came       and Mayfield doubled up.

Tony Dunst122,000-31,000
Scott Mayfield74,00029,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:13 PM Local Time
Assorted Chip Counts From Amazon Purple; Riess Out

Ryan Riess

Ryan Riess was seen heading to the hallway moments ago, meaning the 2013 WSOP Main Event champ will not be adding another Main Event bracelet to his coffers.

David Guay335,0005,000
Vincent Newland280,000183,500
Michael Stembera270,00010,000
Phillip Hui220,00010,000
Freddy Deeb195,000-25,000
Prahlad Friedman185,00032,600
Kenny Hallaert168,0002,500
Jean-Robert Bellande165,00045,000
Molly Mossey158,000-68,000
Michael VanderWoude151,00031,000
James Calderaro140,00056,000
Hiyaw Gebreyohannes138,000-12,000
Taylor Paur118,000-21,000
Ben Yu111,00046,000
Andre Akkari95,00010,000
Daniel Strelitz86,000-114,000
Christoph Vogelsang77,000-91,000
Stan Jablonski64,0006,100
Perry Friedman62,100-18,400
Kelly Minkin55,0001,800
Dylan Thomassie47,000-15,300
Aaron Johnson27,20027,200
Clifford Goldkind22,60022,600
Todd Melander0-17,600
Ryan Riess0-19,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:09 PM Local Time
Stover Folds the River

Elena Stover faced a button raise and defended her big blind to see a     flop, on which she check-called a bet of 3,500. Stover checked and called a second barrel for 8,000 on the   turn before check-folding the   river when her opponent made it 16,000 to go.

Gary Benson150,00023,000
Alexandru Papazian145,000-4,400
Andy Black140,0003,500
Neculai Macovei78,000-12,000
Elena Stover75,0006,100
Dan Fleyshman75,0001,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:09 PM Local Time
Some Current Chip Counts from Amazon Orange
Gordon Vayo219,8000
Allen Cunningham157,3000
Alexandru Papazian149,4000
Maria Ho80,5000
Barny Boatman80,1000
Dmitry Levin56,2000
Chris Grigorian44,2000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:08 PM Local Time
Smiley Getting Short

Zachary Smiley raised to 2,700 from under the gun and the player in the big blind called.

The flop was     and the big blind checked to Smiley who continued for 3,200. The big blind called.

Both players proceeded to check the   turn and   river.

Smiley's opponent tabled    and Smiley mucked.

Zachary Smiley14,000-19,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:02 PM Local Time
Moshe Puts Maximum Pressure on his Opponent

Asi Moshe

With over 100,000 in chips in the middle the board was complete reading      . There was a straight on the board and Asi Moshe put in eight 25,000 chips for a bet of 200,000. His opponent went in the tank for a while with about 50,000 remaining, but eventually laid his hand down.

Asi Moshe482,20027,200