Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:14 PM Local Time
Lopez Takes From Render
There was around 20,000 in the middle and the board was reading when Robert Render checked from the big blind. Norberto Lopez fired 11,000 and Render check-called.
The filled up the board and Render checked once more. Lopez went deep into the tank for a few minutes.
"This is such a typical call," Render whispered.
""There is too much in the pot," Render added a couple of minutes later throwing in chips in the middle.
His opponent tabled for a straight and Render shook his head and mucked.
|Norberto Lopez||210,000||75,800 |
|Robert Render||180,000||54,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:08 PM Local Time
Witteles Chipping Up
Todd "Dan Druff" Witteles raised to 5,000 from early position and was called by three players.
The flop was and the blinds checked to Witteles who continued for 10,000. Only a player in middle position called.
The turn was the and Witteles check-called 15,000 from his opponent.
The river was the and both players checked.
Witteles showed for a pair of jacks, his opponent mucked and Witteles won the pot.
|Todd Witteles||313,000||58,200 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:05 PM Local Time
Emmett Eliminated by Deslippe
Roland Deslippe raised from late position over on the third feature table and called the shove of Randall Emmett in the cutoff for the last 27,000.
The board ran out and Emmett missed out on his two overcards and gutshot to hit the rail.
|Roland Deslippe||83,000||22,200 |
|Randall Emmett||0||-20,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:03 PM Local Time
Daniels Gets Two Streets
Jake Daniels opened for 4,500 in middle position and got action out of the cutoff. On the flop, Daniels bet 5,300 and got called. He bet 13,700 on the turn and got called once again. On the river, both players checked and Daniels took showdown with .
|Jake Daniels||116,100||-10,400 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:02 PM Local Time
Foxen Continues on the Flop
The action folded around to the player in the hijack who limped, Alex Foxen was next to act in the cutoff and raised it up to 6,500, the button and blinds folded while the cutoff made the call.
The flop came and after Foxen's opponent checked he fired out 6,000, which is opponent quickly folded to.
|Alex Foxen||92,300||26,300 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:01 PM Local Time
Andre Akkari three-bet an open raise to 13,700 and quickly called the shove of the initial raiser to turn over . The player at risk held and the board came to see the better hand prevail.
|Andre Akkari||380,000||90,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 11:00 PM Local Time
The World's Poker Media Flocks to the WSOP
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:52 PM Local Time
Straight for Nguyen
The flop fell , and three players checked including 2016 WSOP Main Event champion Qui Nguyen.
The hit the turn, and again, the action checked through with the revealed on the river.
The big blind and hijack players checked before Nguyen bet 25,000. One player folded before Nguyen received a call and revealed for a straight, which was good enough to win the pot.
|Qui Nguyen||480,000||-10,000 |
|Adam Owen||430,000||0 |
|Kelly Minkin||295,000||-5,000 |
|Andre Akkari||290,000||130,000 |
|Kenny Hallaert||220,000||106,000 |
|Molly Mossey||150,000||45,000 |
|Ben Yu||20,000||-98,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:52 PM Local Time
Kessler Coolers One
Allen Kessler opened early to 5,100 and got called by the player on his left before action folded to the big blind. The player there ripped it in for 35,500. Kessler got the count and dropped in 80,100, folding out the other player. Kessler turned over and was fading .
The flop had Kessler calling for no spade. Paint fell on the turn and river but it was the then the .
|Allen Kessler||390,000||30,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:51 PM Local Time
Some Pavilion White Chip Counts
|Pavlo Veksler||569,000||49,000 |
|Marc Foggin||559,000||34,000 |
|Joey Weissman||321,000||102,000 |
|Matt Glantz||278,000||138,000 |
|Eric Lescot||264,000||69,000 |
|Georgios Kapalas||161,000||16,000 |
|Romain Lewis||152,000||12,000 |
|Kevin Roster||125,000||-95,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:49 PM Local Time
Koral Eliminated by Kihara
In a battle of the blinds, Tom Koral was all in for about 30,000 from the small blind with against Naoya Kihara in the big blind with .
The board ran out , no help to Koral, locking up the pot for Kihara.
|Naoya Kihara||145,000||11,000 |
|Tom Koral||0||-110,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:48 PM Local Time
Hall's Straight Gets Paid
On a board of there was already roughly 22,000 in the pot when Galen Hall's opponent checked to him and he bet out 15,000 which the opponent called.
The river was the and after the opponent checked once again he bet out, this time for 28,000 and his opponent went into the tank for a solid minute before making the call. Hall tabled for a straight to the ten and his opponent mucked his hand.
Another player on the table joked, "Ah straight-flush draw, I'm actually surprised you didn't get it."
Hall chuckled and replied, "Me too."
|Galen Hall||683,500||-41,500 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:47 PM Local Time
Holm Shows the Kings
A player in middle position opened and called a three-bet from Mike Holm in the cutoff to 12,000 The flop came and the first player checked. Holm fired big with 20,000 and that induced a fold from his opponent.
Holm showed .
|Michael Holm||199,000||-11,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:43 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
|Brian Yoon||608,000||10,000 |
|Mick Heder||410,000||60,000 |
|Daniel Weinman||315,000||1,000 |
|Chris Wallace||205,000||77,000 |
|Jon Turner||196,000||-1,000 |
|John Harms||195,000||86,000 |
|Andrey Zaichenko||152,000||71,000 |
|Ema Zajmovic||140,000||28,000 |
|Michael Moore||128,000||10,500 |
|Garrett Greer||44,300||4,300 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:43 PM Local Time
Chip and a Chair for Emmett
On a flop of , Randall Emmett had Kevin Stern at risk with versus .
"I can feel it coming for sure. Jackkkkk," Emmett announced. He then asked for the or the , but his wish wasn't granted with the turn and river run out. Stern doubled for more than 40,000 and Emmett was cut down to a mere 10 big blinds.
|Kevin Stern||125,000||94,700 |
|Randall Emmett||20,000||-30,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:41 PM Local Time
The ESPN crew caught an all in showdown that involved Kelly Minkin and she had an opponent drawing dead when they got it in after a king-high turn. Minkin's bottom set of fours had secured the chips, as her opponent only had for top pair.
Minkin has almost caught up on table neighbor James Calderaro, who has a few big blinds more.
|James Calderaro||340,000||40,000 |
|Kelly Minkin||300,000||55,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:37 PM Local Time
Radoja Eliminated by Claunch
As recapped to us by Olivier Busquet and other players at the table, Mark Radoja opened to 4,200 from under the gun and was called by a player in middle position. Gerry Claunch three-bet to 24,000 from the hijack and both Radoja and the player in middle position called.
The was with two spades and action checked to Claunch who bet 50,000. Radoja check-raised to 115,000, the middle-position player folded and Claunch called.
The turn was an , Radoja shoved for 60,000-ish and Claunch called with for a set of eights, having the hand locked up against Radoja's .
|Gerry Claunch||580,000||327,100 |
|Mark Radoja||0||-88,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:32 PM Local Time
Colpoys in the Chip Lead
Daniel Colpoys has been sitting near the top of the chip counts for the last few levels but has now turned it up a notch. His table was broken up and he has been moved to the table of the 2005 Main Event Champ, Joe Hachem.
|Daniel Colpoys||750,000||220,000 |
|Michael Lech||140,000||5,000 |
|Joe Hachem||33,000||0 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:30 PM Local Time
Becker Up and Out in Quick Fashion
Rachid Amamou limped first to act and Johannes Becker did so from the cutoff. The button min-raised to 4,000 and the big blind called, as did Amamou and Becker. On the flop all four players checked and Amamou bet the turn for 17,000, Becker called. The button shoved for 25,800 and the big blind let go, Amamou and Becker called.
After the river, Amamou check-called the shove of Becker for 23,900 with the words "I know I am behind, but I have to call."
Becker turned over for a full house, the button had for the nut straight and Amamou mucked the for trips queens.
However, only a few minutes later Becker was on his way out of the tournament area. Amamou confirmed he had felted the German with aces versus kings, Becker failed to catch a king or hearts flush draw.
|Rachid Amamou||710,000||210,000 |
|Johannes Becker||0||-133,000 |
Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:27 PM Local Time
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|Rory Brown||530,000||67,500 |
|Amaury Mamou-Mani||450,000||180,000 |
|John Riordan||316,000||61,000 |
|Daniel Weinman||314,000||183,000 |
|Hafiz Khan||260,000||221,800 |
|Jan Suchanek||210,000||120,000 |
|Kento Mori||118,000||5,000 |
|Mike Azzaro||90,000||77,000 |
|Dwayne Pelham||70,000||-20,000 |
|Meddi Ferrah||0||-95,000 |
|Erwann Pecheux||0||-42,900 |
|Brett Bader||0||-90,000 |
|Ari Engel||0||-86,100 |