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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 3:31 PM Local Time
Del Vecchio Gets There

Mike Del Vecchio was in the cutoff and bet 10,000 into about 16,000 on     . Laurent Manderlier called from early position and checked the   river. Del Vecchio bet 16,000 and Manderlier called after thinking briefly. He couldn't beat    for a straight.

Laurent Manderlier144,0004,400
Michael Delvecchio135,00036,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:25 PM Local Time
Kooij Bests Campanello

In a battle of the blinds, the flop showed     and Bryan Campanello bet 1,400, which Teunis Kooij called. The   turn was checked by Campanello and he called a bet of 3,500 by Kooij before both checked down the   river.

Campanello announced ace-high an Kooij had the winning hand with   .

Gary Blackwood450,00085,000
Bryan Campanello324,000-31,000
Owais Ahmed175,00035,000
Fabio Freitas125,00060,000
Robert Heidorn110,00035,000
Alexandre Reard100,00030,000
Zizheng Huang95,00035,000
Alexandre Mantovani80,000-30,000
Teunis Kooij55,00025,000
Mark Bixler0-74,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:25 PM Local Time
Some More Pavilion White Chip Counts
Daichi Tominga300,000156,500
Anton Morgenstern290,000115,600
Ugo Faggioli275,00068,900
Faraz Jaka250,00045,000
Antoine Saout235,000117,700
Reed Hensel228,00013,000
Pim Gieles215,000-5,000
Dmitry Yurasov207,00069,000
Sara Hall201,00029,600
Henrik Hecklen171,000-14,000
Joep Raemaekers161,000-34,000
Tony Dunst123,000-25,000
Aleksandr Gofman104,000-1,000
Richard Dubini103,500-22,500
Kunal Patni94,00016,000
Patrick Leonard94,00029,000
Igor Yaroshevskyy86,00014,000
Jared Griener82,0000
Michael Gathy76,000-14,000
Greg Raymer70,000-1,000
Michael Lech53,000-12,000
Todd Brunson52,000-17,000
Rafi Elharar45,000-5,800
David "Bakes" Baker34,000-36,000
Katharina Sohren32,000-34,000
Joshua Thibodaux19,500-12,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:23 PM Local Time
Pringle Takes One Out

Jeffrey Pringle raised to 2,500 on the cutoff and the player in the big blind three-bet shoved for 13,300. Pringle thought for a long while, then made the call.

Jeffrey Pringle:   

The flop came     giving Pring's opponent a flush draw and the turn was the   giving him an open-ended straight draw as well. But the   filled up the board and Pringle raked in the pot, eliminating his opponent.

Jeffrey Pringle127,00025,800
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:22 PM Local Time
More Pavillion White Counts
Jennifer Shahade250,000177,600
Niklas ├ůstedt201,00056,000
Henrik Hecklen185,000-5,000
Shaotong Chang160,000105,000
Alex Foxen130,00017,000
Brian Hastings80,000-26,000
Robert Bickley75,00043,000
Lauren Roberts40,000-12,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:21 PM Local Time
Qui Nguyen Still Crushing in Pavilion Black
Qui Nguyen460,00090,000
Seth Davies180,00041,600
Anna Antimony150,00045,000
Fabrice Soulier144,000-2,400
Neil Blumenfield137,000-29,000
Igor Kurganov129,000-100
Jason Gooch120,00011,700
Tom Bedell108,50030,800
Kevin Andriamahefa71,00016,400
BJ McBrayer15,600-6,400
Thayer Rasmussen11,000-36,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:20 PM Local Time
Stout Eliminates Grace

Matt Stout

Matt Stout raised in middle position to 2,300 and the action folded around to Erin Grace in the big blind who shoved all-in for 8,100.

Stout said, "Looks like I am going to have to double you up." as he called.

Matt Stout:   
Erin Grace:   

Stout was dominated before the flop but the dealer fanned a flop of     giving him top pair and Grace was going to need to catch a king to stay alive, unfortunately for her the turn was the   and the river improved Stout's hand when the   landed on the river, giving him trip sevens.

Matt Stout58,3001,300
Erin Grace0-72,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:19 PM Local Time
Arani Takes from Brown

Following the turn of a      board with about 16,000 in the pot, Mo Arani bet 9,000 from the hijack and Rory Brown called from the cutoff.

The river was the  , Arani bet 16,000 and Brown folded.

Rory Brown532,000-16,000
Mo Arani110,00020,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:17 PM Local Time
Gebreyohannes Cooks Melander

Hiyaw Gebreyohannes, a cook and founder of Taste Of Ethiopia who entered the Main Event today, raised to 3,000 from middle position, and was called by Todd Melander on the button, as well as the big blind.

The big blind checked a     flop to Gebreyohannes, who bet 4,500. Only Melander called.

Gebreyohannes bet 11,000 on the   turn, and Melander called again.

On the   river, Gebreyohannes bet 20,000, and Melander, who had just 24,000 behind, folded.

Hiyaw Gebreyohannes150,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:16 PM Local Time
Drinan Rivers a Straight

Connor Drinan

The flop read     with almost 6,000 in the middle already.

Connor Drinan checked his big blind and Michael Tureniec led out for 2,500 from the hijack which Drinan called.

The turn brought them the  , Drinan now check-called the 5,300 bet of Tureniec.

The river completed the board with the   and Drinan took over the initiative by betting 12,500. Tureniev took some time to contemplate his options and then decided to make the call but mucked when he saw Drinan tabled    for the straight.

Connor Drinan190,00077,000
Michael Tureniec58,00010,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:11 PM Local Time
Render Sends One Out

The player in the big blind was all in for about 45,000 against Robert Render in the hijack.

Robert Render:   

The runout was       and Render won the pot sending his opponent to the exit.

Robert Render126,00055,900
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:11 PM Local Time
Johnson Holds for a Huge Double Up

Chris Johnson

Aditya Systla raised it up from middle position and was called by Clayton Kalisek in the hijack and Chris Johnson in the big blind. The dealer spread the flop of     which started a flurry of action.

Johnson checked to Systla who continued for 4,500. Kalisek called and Johnson check-raised to 20,000. Systla thought for a minute before sticking in a re-raise to 50,000. Kalisek frustratingly folded    which he showed to half of the table before Johnson moved all in for 83,100. Systla quickly called and the cards were tabled.

Chris Johnson:   
Aditya Systla:   

Systla was unaware that two of his outs were already mucked. The   landed on the turn and the   paired the board on the river. Johnson improved to a full house to score a big double up through Systla.

Chris Johnson178,00080,700
Clayton Kalisek125,800-10,700
Aditya Systla101,500-87,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:08 PM Local Time
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Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:07 PM Local Time
Assorted Counts Across Amazon

Leo Margets is no longer in her seat and players at the table confirmed that she four-bet all in with her short stack and ran ace-queen into pocket aces with predictable results.

Yuri Dzivielevski has been spotted with a big stack in the Orange section and Scott Baumstein also boosted his stack as of lately. Baumstein just three-bet a raise by Matt Waxman from 3,000 to 10,000 and Waxman reluctantly folded.

Georgios Karakousis370,00016,300
Yuri Dzivielevski355,000133,100
Scott Baumstein270,00092,500
Phillip Hui210,00086,400
Huidong Gu185,00087,800
Michael Kane155,000125,700
Alexandru Papazian142,000-21,000
Matt Waxman120,00052,400
Jean-Robert Bellande120,00058,000
Neculai Macovei90,000-35,300
Anson Tsang80,00080,000
Raffaele Sorrentino57,000-37,100
Frederic Delval50,000-42,100
Andy Bloch45,00019,700
Donnacha O'Dea32,000-28,000
Pierre Calamusa0-85,000
Leo Margets0-11,200
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:05 PM Local Time
Serda Stacking to the Moon

Patrick Serda and Alan Schein were tangling with around 40,000 in the pot and       on the felt. Schein checked from under the gun and Serda checked it back.

"Nothin'," Schein said with a sigh.

Serda opened    and took the pot, increasing his stack to around 500,000. Schein said he had a pair in the hole and got counterfeited.

Patrick Serda500,00065,000
Alan Schein100,000-25,400
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:04 PM Local Time
More Amazon Tan Chip Counts
Tyler Gaston430,000100,800
Brian Yoon232,0004,000
Olivier Busquet212,00020,000
Kalidou Sow199,00064,000
Sean Getzwiller193,00029,000
David Ritter125,00039,000
Sergio Castelluccio113,000-26,500
Jim Carroll113,000-4,100
Mark Radoja108,000-31,000
Chris Tryba105,00011,000
Shane Schleger94,00046,700
Mo Arani90,000-45,000
Randall Emmett75,00041,000
Ari Engel70,000-26,000
Ryan Goindoo53,000-61,200
Dwayne Pelham39,000-13,100
Toby Joyce36,000-18,700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:03 PM Local Time
Guo Wins Three-Bet Pot

Philippe Dauteuil opened for a raise and called a three-bet to about 7,300 from Dong Guo, in the hijack on his left. Dauteuil checked the     flop and Guo bet pretty big with 11,000. Dauteuil thought briefly but gave it up.

Philippe Dauteuil305,000140,900
Dong Guo86,500-80,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 3:02 PM Local Time
Brodsky Gets Two Streets

With 7,500 in the middle the player in the big blind checked to Alan Brodsky on a flop of     and he fired out 7,000 which the big blind called.

The   fell on the turn and Brodsky's opponent check-called once again, this time for 10,000. The dealer put out the   on the river and both players checked. The big blind tabled    eights and fives while Brodsky tabled the winning    for tens and fives and the pot was shipped to him.

Alan Brodsky66,5006,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 2:59 PM Local Time
Seiver Jams on Ivens

Scott Seiver

Scott Seiver raised to 2,200 from under the gun and received four callers, including Todd Ivens in the small blind.

Action checked to Seiver on a     flop, and he bet 4,500. Only Ivens called.

Ivens checked the   turn, and Seiver jammed for around 45,000. Ivens quickly folded.

Todd Ivens170,000-23,400
Scott Seiver70,00020,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 2:57 PM Local Time
Zverkhovskyy Survives After Runner-Runner Straight

Aaron Wilson raised to 2,500 from early position and saw Artem Zverkhovskyy three-bet all in for 23,000 from the next seat.

The action folded back around to Wilson, and he went into thinking mode after Zverkhovskyy's chip count was confirmed.

Wilson had 85,000 behind and after close to a minute had passed, he called.

Aaron Wilson:   
Artem Zverkhovskyy:   

Wilson found himself ahead, and when the flop came down    , he held his advantage. The   on the turn gave Zverkhovskyy additional outs, and when the   appeared on the river, Zverkhovskyy retook his seat having secured the runner-runner straight to double in unlikely circumstances.

Jeffrey Smith108,00067,000
Aaron Wilson61,00061,000
Artem Zverkhovskyy49,00025,100