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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 12:15 PM Local Time
A Few Amazon Tan Eliminations
Jason Summers0-17,200
Daniel Chan0-31,500
Rick Marting0-61,800
Paul Sexton00
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:13 PM Local Time
Malis Gets Unlucky, then Lucky to Double

A player raised to 2,100 from under the gun, and Kevin Malis three-bet shoved for 20,600 on the button. His opponent called.

Kevin Malis:   

Malis got a scare after the     flop gave his opponent two pair, but Malis held the nut flush draw, which came in on the   turn. Malis faded the three-outer on the   river and doubled up.

Kevin Malis43,000-6,100
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:13 PM Local Time
Gresik Triples Up

Doris Gresik moved all in for her last 1,700 under the gun and Adrien Allain three-bet to 3,800 from the cutoff. Candelaria Vaca called on the button.

The flop was     and was checked through to the   turn. Allain bet 5,000 and Vaca folded.

Doris Gresik:   
Adrien Allain:   

The   filled up the board and Gresik tripled up with her pair of queens.

Adrien Allain93,00092,999
Doris Gresik6,500-39,900
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:12 PM Local Time
Sieber Folds for his Last

Stephan Sieber checked in early position with around 30,000 in the pot. The board read       and Chao Duan set him in for his last 11,200. Sieber thought about a minute and folded, leaving himself under 15 big blinds.

Chao Duan115,00018,100
Stephan Sieber11,200-12,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:10 PM Local Time
More Amazon Tan Chip Counts
Allen Kessler282,000-19,800
Craig Chait238,000-11,600
Brian Yoon216,00064,500
Olivier Busquet192,00011,700
Sean Getzwiller164,00024,000
Jon Turner149,00041,100
Ari Engel145,00017,000
Kalidou Sow135,00025,000
Mo Arani135,000-11,000
Ryan Eriquezzo112,00033,700
Chris Tryba94,00034,700
James Van Alstyne54,0002,100
Daniel Negreanu33,0005,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:07 PM Local Time
Departures in Amazon Purple
Terry Lunder0-9,300
Dean Marco0-3,500
Artur Coelho0-65,700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:04 PM Local Time
A Few Chip Counts from Amazon Tan
Brett Bader163,00054,300
Todd Witteles125,0003,800
Casey Diener114,00015,600
Lee Markholt113,000800
Peter Rho97,0008,800
Tim Marsters89,00017,200
Andrey Zaichenko74,000-5,500
Tom Koral62,000-7,600
David Bach62,0003,200
Andrew Brinkley61,0004,000
Jonathan Borenstein59,000-24,200
Naoya Kihara29,0003,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:03 PM Local Time
Waters Wins the Battle of the Blinds

The action folded to Cambis Gesseljay in the small blind who made it 2,600 to go. Tom Waters called from the big blind and the two players saw a flop of    .

Gesseljay continued for 3,100 and Waters stuck around for the   on the turn. Gesseljay checked this time and Waters tossed in a bet of 7,000. Gesseljay thought for a minute but decided to lay his hand down.

Tom Waters155,000155,000
Cambis Gesseljay62,00029,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:01 PM Local Time
Queens for Hill

Rafael Yaraliyev raised to 2,000 from mid-position and Alistair Hill called on the button.

A flop reading     was dealt and Yaraliyev bet 2,600. Hill called. The turn came the   and Yaraliyev continued with a bet of 4,500 that Hill called once more. The   filled up the board and this time, Yaraliyev checked. Hill fired 10,500 and Yaraliyev took a few seconds of reflection, then called. Hill tabled    and Yaraliyev sent his hand to the muck.

Alistair Hill100,00031,900
Rafael Yaraliyev84,000-700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:01 PM Local Time
Mueller Picks it up on the Flop

Daniel Beers raised the cutoff to 3,000, Frosty Grilliam called on the button, Clyde Shrimp called in the small blind and Brett Mueller called in the big blind.

The flop came    , Shrimp checked, Mueller fired out 5,500 and all three players quickly folded.

Daniel Beers124,40025,400
Clyde Shimp96,200-47,300
Brett Mueller47,800-8,100
Frosty Gilliam21,500-2,700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:00 PM Local Time
Chirumamilla Bests Bosch

In a battle of the blinds, Raja Chirumamilla checked and called a bet worth 4,400 by Oliver Bosch with the turn showing      and the   river completed the board. Chirumamilla checked again and snap-called a bet worth 7,000 by Bosch.

"You win," the Austrian immediately conceded and mucked his cards while Chirumamilla turned over    for trips sevens.

Raja Chirumamilla150,00027,300
Oliver Bosch118,000-19,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:00 PM Local Time
Jaka Eliminates Lin

Kunal Patni opened for 1,800 under the gun and got three callers. Faraz Jaka was one of them in the big blind and came out betting with 3,500 on the     flop. Patni folded but Thida Lin shoved all in from the hijack for 25,000. A fourth player mucked and Jaka quickly called with   .

Lin was drawing with    and got there on the   river. Unfortunately for her, that came after a   turn, so the flush was no good. She pushed her cards forward thinking she had doubled, not initially seeing the full house, before taking her leave.

Faraz Jaka205,00030,900
Thida Lin0-37,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:59 AM Local Time
Three-Way Broadway Chop

An interesting hand took place over on Table 122 in the Pavillion White section which resulted in three players chopping the pot with broadway, and Allen Nielson retold the action.

The flop was     with Nielson, Mike Monicatti and Chen-An Lin all involved. More chips went into the middle after the   hit the turn, and when the   hit the river, Lin moved all in. Monicatti tank-called and Nielson also opted to call.

Lin tabled   , Monicatti revealed   , and for Nielson, it was to be   .

The players chopped the pot, but with Monicatti holding the jack of hearts and Nielson the queen of hearts the players continued to discuss the hand and how the action could have even more explosive had a heart hit the river.

Allen Nielson119,000-10,000
Michael Monicatti105,000-25,500
Chen-An Lin70,000-9,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:58 AM Local Time
Shine Doubles Through Villaman

On the river of a board      , Ray Villaman bet 5,000 and Cathal Shine moved all in for his last 20,200, which Villaman quickly called.

Shine rolled over    for top set and Villaman took a hit to his stack with    for the inferior set.

Ray Villaman95,000-31,900
Cathal Shine63,00032,900
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:54 AM Local Time
Mignot Turns a Straight on Stout

Matt Stout raised it up from the cutoff and Edouard Mignot defended from the big blind. The flop came     and Mignot check-called a bet of 1,800 from Stout.

The turn brought the   and Mignot led out for 3,000 this time. Stout called and the   paired the board on the river. Mignot tossed in another bet of 4,000 and Stout quickly called. Mignot flipped over    for a straight and Stout conceded the pot.

Edouard Mignot95,00013,000
Matt Stout57,200800
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:53 AM Local Time
Kabrhel Chirping and Stacking

Martin Kabrhel raised to 1,600 from early position, and Georgios Karakousis called in middle position. Michael Solomon three-bet to 5,400 from the hijack, Kabrhel called and Karahousis folded.

"Hands up!" Kabrhel said before the flop, and both he and Solomon raised their hands in the air.

"Don't shoot!" Solomon said with a smile.

After the     flop fell, Kabrhel said, "Don't do anything stupid, I would hate to bust you!" before check-calling a bet of 5,000 from Solomon.

Kabrhel bet enough to put Solomon in for his last 30,000 on the   turn, and Solomon folded.

"Good hand sir, nuts...just the nuts." Kabrhel told Solomon without showing his hand.

Martin Kabrhel235,00018,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:52 AM Local Time
Recent Pavilion Yellow Chip Counts
Alex Livingston200,00041,000
Christoph Vogelsang185,00012,900
Renato Kaneoya165,00055,300
Alexandru Papazian162,50082,500
Johannes Becker146,000-200
Julian Stuer127,000-34,800
Kees van Brugge74,0008,800
Johan Guilbert52,000-41,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:52 AM Local Time
Emmett Four-Bet Jams on Nazari

Randall Emmett raised from under the gun, the player in the cutoff called and Poorya Nazari three-bet to 10,000 from the big blind. Emmett four-bet shoved for about 77,000 (having Nazari easily covered) and Nazari folded after some thought.

Randall Emmett90,00027,700
Poorya Nazari39,000-13,400
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:49 AM Local Time
Vivaldi Folds the Turn

Picking up the action after a flop of    , the player in the small blind bet 6,000 and Luca Vivaldi called from the cutoff.

The turn was the  , the player in the small blind shoved for about 33,500 and Vivaldi folded.

Luca Vivaldi127,000-8,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:49 AM Local Time
Some Early Counts in Amazon

Eric Eng has joined the bigger stacks in Amazon while Jacob Witherspoon is no longer featured at his table. Further assorted stacks can be found below.

Eric Eng240,00097,900
Martin Kabrhel217,00052,500
Kelly Minkin128,000-9,100
Andre Akkari82,000-21,600
Alex Lynskey80,000-6,600
Sebastian Pauli75,000-12,000
Monika Zukowicz28,000-25,200
Jacob Witherspoon0-81,900