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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 4:01 PM Local Time
Ahmadi Folds Kings to Garshofsky

Mitch Garshofsky raised to 3,000 from early position and Peyman Ahmadi three-bet to 10,000 from the cutoff. Action folded back to Garshosky who four-bet to 40,000. Ahmadi went deep into the tank for a few minutes and eventually a player at the table called the clok on him. Just a few seconds after the coutndown started, Ahmadi folded    face up.

Mitch Garshofsky181,00013,000
Peyman Ahmadi125,000-7,900
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:58 PM Local Time
Engel Takes Out Former Main Event Final Tablist Salas

Ari Engel

Ari Engel raised from the button, 2017 WSOP Main Event 7th-place finisher Damian Salas reraised all in from the big blind for about 18,000 and Engel called.


The board came down      , giving Engel Broadway on the river to eliminate Salas.

Ari Engel81,00011,000
Damian Salas0-50,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:58 PM Local Time
Linde Takes From Sanders

At the end of the previous level, Michael Sanders three-bet an open raise by Dylan Linde and bet the     flop for 6,500 out of the small blind. Linde called and did so again on the   turn when facing a second barrel worth 10,500. On the   river, Sanders checked and Linde fire a bet of 38,000 with around 65,000 behind.

Sanders gave it some thought and folded.

Michael Sanders180,00080,100
Dylan Linde154,00091,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:58 PM Local Time
Gisler Doubles Through Astedt

The board came      and Jon Gisler, playing from the hijack, got his whole stack into the middle and saw Niklas Astedt call from early position.

Astedt revealed    for top pair, but was behind to Gisler's    for trips.

The   hit the river, and Gisler improved to a full house and secured the full double at Astedt's expense.

Jon Gisler205,00073,200
Niklas ├ůstedt78,000-123,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:52 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Pavilion Black
Kane Lai295,10093,200
Barry Hutter218,00021,500
Johnnie Moreno191,000-3,000
Julian Stuer184,000-16,000
Mark Sandness170,00044,400
Jeremy Menard165,00080,000
Bobby Oboodi141,00015,900
Zachary Donovan93,0007,900
Stephen Chidwick44,100-11,800
Dong Guo43,500-43,000
Alex Keating9,600-8,900
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:52 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts in Amazon Orange
Asi Moshe455,00057,000
Michael Stephenson392,000286,900
Armin Rezaei318,000118,000
Jonathan Dwek248,600211,800
Allen Cunningham215,0003,400
Andrew Graham214,00097,900
Senthuran Vijayaratnam182,000147,000
Andy Black136,50011,500
Eric Baldwin134,80012,100
Aymon Hata59,20037,200
Chris Grigorian52,000-25,700
Allyn Shulman43,500-6,500
Sam Cohen00
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:52 PM Local Time
Spinella Doesn't Believe Chambers

The board read      with just under 12,000 in the middle already.

Daniel Chambers bet 4,700 from the late position and Anthony Spinella was the only other player involved in the hand. He contemplated his options for a bit and then called.

The river completed the board with the   and now Chambers fired a bet of 11,500 over the line. Spinella dived into the tank and made the call in the end but mucked when Chambers tabled    for the nut-flush.

Antoine Saout234,000-1,000
Jeffrey Van Den Hooven202,000131,700
Anthony Spinella195,000-18,000
Daniel Chambers173,00086,300
Tony Dunst153,00030,000
Richard Dubini94,000-9,500
Andrew Jernigan54,0009,000
Rafi Elharar29,000-16,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:47 PM Local Time
Stocz Takes One Out

With the board reading    , Jo Chun Liu was all in from under the gun for about 20,500 and Randall Emmett had called from middle position. Eric Stocz had reraised all in for about 114,000 and Emmett tanked for several minutes before he folded.


The   turn and   river completed the board, safe for Stocz to score the elimination with his set of sevens.

Eric Stocz160,00057,000
Randall Emmett49,000-26,000
Jo Chun Liu0-53,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:46 PM Local Time
Level 8 started
Level: 8
Blinds: 600/1,200
Ante: 1,200
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:45 PM Local Time
Papazian Takes it on the Turn

Alexandru Papazian

On a flop of     there was already about 29,500 in the heads up pot, Alexandru Papazian's opponent checked to him and he fired out 10,000, which the opponent called.

The turn was the  , after being checked to again Papazian fired out a bet of 32,500 and his opponent took about 30 seconds before mucking his hand.

Alexandru Papazian138,200-3,800
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:45 PM Local Time
Action Ends on the Turn

Jon Turner raised to 2,200 and received three callers including Ema Zajmovic in the big blind. On the     flop, only Zajmovic check-called a bet of 3,000 to see the   turn. Zajmovic checked and folded when facing another bet of 3,000, then said "five of diamonds would be nice" in table chat, indicating she had a big draw.

A few tables over in the Tan section, Andrew Hulme defended the big blind when facing a raise to 2,000 by Sergio Castelluccio in the cutoff and a call from the button. Hulme checked the     flop and called a bet of 2,700, but check-folded the   turn to a second barrel worth 7,200 by Castellucio.

Jon Turner140,00012,000
Sergio Castelluccio100,000-13,000
Ema Zajmovic78,00034,000
Andrew Hulme55,000-48,700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:45 PM Local Time
Siddiqui Wields the Big Stack

Michael VanderWoude raised to 2,500 from middle position, and the hijack called. Faisal Siddiqui three-bet to 8,100 on the button, the small blind called, and Vanderwoude and the hijack folded.

Action checked through the      flop, and the small blind bet 5,000 on the   turn. Siddiqui placed a column of high-denomination chips in the pot to set his opponent in for his last 45,000, and the small blind quickly folded.

Faisal Siddiqui280,000137,200
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:45 PM Local Time
Galfond Faces a Big Raise

Daniel Nygard raised it up from under the gun and was called by Phil Galfond in the cutoff and the big blind. The flop came     and the big blind checked to Nygard who continued for 3,500.

Galfond raised to 9,500 which got the big blind to fold. Nygard contemplated his decision for over a minute before tossing in a raise to 29,500. Galfond gave it some brief thought but decided to lay his hand down.

Daniel Nygard279,500110,100
Phil Galfond92,00012,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:44 PM Local Time
Yoon Wins a Nice One Against Mori

With about 110,000 in the pot and the board reading      , Brian Yoon bet 32,000 from the big blind. Kento Mori tanked from middle position for about five minutes before the clock was eventually called, and Mori eventually called as well.

Yoon tabled    for kings and threes, Mori mucked and Yoon won the pot.

Brian Yoon322,00090,000
Kento Mori32,000-32,700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:44 PM Local Time
Colpoys Picks Off Swan

Dan Colpoys was in the small blind and check-called down against Adam Swan in early position on a board of      . Swan fired 3,500 then 12,000 then 35,000 and Colpoys was in there with a quick call on the river.

Swan spun his    in for a missed draw on the turn and Colpoys showed    for nines up.

Daniel Colpoys266,00056,000
Adam Swan227,00072,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:43 PM Local Time
McBrayer Eliminated

BJ McBrayer got the last 13,100 in with    and was called by his neighbor holding   . The       brought nothing for McBrayer, so he hit the rail.

BJ McBrayer0-15,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:42 PM Local Time
A Few More Amazon Tan Eliminations
Ryan Goindoo0-53,000
Robbie Calhoun0-22,800
Henry Hutte0-20,600
Brian Bumpas0-59,900
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:38 PM Local Time
Nines Are Good for Himpele

The player under the gun opened to 2,500 and the player from one seat over called along with Don Himpele in the hijack and the player in the big blind.

The flop was     and the player in the big blind checked. The player under the gun fired 6,100 and Himpele was the only caller. The dealer burned and turned the   that was checked through to the   river. The player under the gun threw in a bet of 16,000 and Himpele tank-called.

"Good called, ace-high," commented the player under the gun. Himpele tabled    to rake in the pot.

Don Himpele80,00027,100
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:36 PM Local Time
Levin Dodges the World; Doubles

The flop was     with about 9,400 in the middle and a series of raises, Dmitry Levin was all-in and the one at risk for 30,800.

Dmitry Levin:   

Levin had flopped bottom set but was still worried as his opponent had an open-ended straight flush draw. The board completed with the   on the turn and the   on the river dodging all of his opponent's outs and doubling up.

Dmitry Levin71,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:32 PM Local Time
Guay Wins a Monster Without Showdown

A player raised to 2,500 from under the gun, only to be met with a three-bet to 8,400 from David Guay in the hijack. Perry Friedman four-bet to 15,000 in the cutoff, and the under-the-gun player called. Guay five-bet to 44,000, and both Friedman and the under-the-gun player called.

Action checked to Friedman on a     flop, and he bet 45,000. The under-the-gun player folded, but Guay shoved to put Friedman at risk for his last 45,000. Friedman didn't waste much time in folding.

David Guay330,000254,000
Perry Friedman45,000-19,900