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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 7:31 PM Local Time
Hicks Hunting Again

Eric Hicks at the 2018 WSOP Main Event

Eric Hicks is in the hunt for a Main Event cash again. Hicks took 401st place in last year's event and has $259,611 in WSOP cashes.

Hicks has risen in the chip counts once again in the past level and is now sat with a 550,000 stack.

Eric Hicks550,000175,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:30 PM Local Time
Wheel Vaults Yoon Up the Counts

Brian Yoon

Tyler Gaston raised from the button, the player in the small blind called and Brian Yoon called from the big blind.

The flop was     and action checked to Gaston who continued. The small blind folded, Yoon check-raised and Gaston called.

The turn was the  , Yoon bet and Gaston called.

With roughly 150,000 in the pot at this point, the river was the  . Yoon bet 110,000 and Gaston called after a few moments.

Yoon tabled    for a wheel, Gaston mucked and Yoon won the hefty pot.

Brian Yoon580,000175,000
Tyler Gaston143,000-107,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:28 PM Local Time
Owen Back Up; Kaneoya Wins Small Pot

Adam Owen had lost some further chips but the Brit is back up to a healthy stack and was just involved in three-way action. The cutoff raised to 4,000 and Owen called in the small blind, as did Renato Kaneoya in the big blind. They checked the     flop and Owen bet the   turn for 6,500, only Kaneoya called.

The   river was checked and Kaneoya had    as the winning hand.

Adam Owen350,000160,000
Renato Kaneoya180,000-10,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:27 PM Local Time
Stout Boats the River to Double

Matt Stout

With roughly 13,000 in the middle already, the flop was     and Stout had gotten all of his 60,000 chips into the pot.

Matt Stout:   

Stout had flopped top set but was in trouble against his opponents' already made flush. The turn was no help when the   hit but the river was the   giving Stout queens full of nines to double up and stay in the tournament.

Matt Stout133,20087,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:26 PM Local Time
Chip Counts From Amazon Purple
Qui Nguyen490,00065,000
Vincent Newland330,00050,000
David Guay290,000-45,000
James Calderaro280,00080,000
Phillip Hui225,0005,000
Paul Volpe225,00040,000
Lars Bonding218,000-122,000
Michael VanderWoude210,00010,000
Wayne Whittinghill188,000-52,000
Kelly Minkin185,000145,000
Prahlad Friedman160,000-25,000
Andre Akkari160,00010,000
Molly Mossey138,000-2,000
Daniel Strelitz135,000-6,000
Hiyaw Gebreyohannes125,000-13,000
Ben Yu118,00028,000
Mark Bloomberg95,000-4,000
Dylan Thomassie90,00043,000
Shawn Quinn86,000-37,500
Christoph Vogelsang76,000-40,000
Brian Green65,000-35,000
Stan Jablonski65,0001,000
Jean Souprayenmestry43,0005,400
Aaron Johnson31,0003,800
Perry Friedman26,0006,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:26 PM Local Time
You Can Count on Them
Patrick Serda500,000-50,000
Bryan Campanello330,000-55,000
Alan Lau260,00075,000
Zizheng Huang200,000105,000
Thomas Cazayous190,00020,000
Enrico Rudelitz160,0004,000
Andre Akkari150,00055,000
Robert Heidorn130,000-50,000
Jay Farber120,00025,000
Dong Guo100,00056,500
Scott Seiver70,000-70,000
Joel Feldman55,000-30,000
Fabrice Soulier25,000-61,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:26 PM Local Time
Zaichenko Busts Chadha

Carlos Chadha got his last 26,000 or so in preflop from the small blind with    and ran headfirst into the    of Andrey Zaichenko in the big blind. Zaichenko hit a set to lock it up and bust Chadha.

Andrey Zaichenko70,00025,000
Carlos Chadha0-70,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:23 PM Local Time
McEwen Has Last Word in Raising War

Small blind Preston McEwen was all in for 96,300 in the small blind. There was already 70,000 in the middle and an opponent was thinking things over from middle position. He grabbed a chip and got ready to flick it in but thought better of it and folded after about 30 more seconds.

Preston McEwen166,00061,300
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:20 PM Local Time
Grigoletti Takes One Out

The player under the gun raised and Thiago Grigoletti three-bet to 11,500 on the cutoff. Action folded back to the player under the gun who four-bet jammed for about 31,000 and Grigoletti made the call.

Thiago Grigoletti:   

The board came       and Grigolleti claimed the pot, sending his opponent to the exit.

Thiago Grigoletti149,000106,600
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:20 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Amazon Tan
Mick Heder370,000155,000
Allen Kessler355,000-29,000
Michael Holm210,000109,500
Brian Kim145,00033,000
Daniel Weinman131,000-37,000
Chris Wallace128,00015,000
Tom Koral110,00012,000
Dejuante Alexander47,000-47,000
Mike Watson0-95,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:17 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts in Amazon Orange
Galen Hall501,000-5,000
Jonathan Dwek353,000104,400
Denise Pratt346,000-1,000
Aymon Hata283,10033,100
Armin Rezaei272,000-28,000
Jan Eric Schwippert226,20016,200
Dylan Linde205,00051,000
Jeff Lisandro197,50052,500
Andrew Graham189,500-24,500
Tom Waters165,6005,000
Andy Black161,50021,500
Harry Lodge154,500-500
Marc Macdonnell144,500-45,500
Chris Johnson127,200-80,300
Max Steinberg118,300-9,700
Matt Waxman107,0002,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:16 PM Local Time
Foley Gets Paid with Two Pair

A player raised from middle position to 3,800, the cutoff called and Thomas Foley called in the big blind.

On the flop of    , Foley checked, the preflop raiser bet out 4,300, the cutoff folded and Foley called.

The turn was the   and both players checked to see the   on the river and Foley led out for 9,000. His opponent thought about it for about 20-seconds and eventually called. Foley tabled    for two pairs, and his opponent sighed while mucking his hand.

Thomas Foley176,00069,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:15 PM Local Time
Straight for Yoon

Brian Yoon raised from middle position and the player in the big blind called.

The flop was     and Yoon's opponent check-called 4,000.

The turn was the   and both players checked.

The river was the  , the big blind checked, Yoon bet 15,000 and the big blind called.

Yoon tabled    for a queen-high straight, his opponent mucked and Yoon collected the pot.

Brian Yoon405,00015,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:10 PM Local Time
Stephenson Nearly Has a Whopper of a Tale to Tell

Michael Stephenson had a bet of 38,000 in front of him on a      board, and Tim Flanders had jammed for 138,000. Stephenson said, "I have to call," before putting in the chips.

Tim Flanders:   
Michael Stephenson:   

Both players had Broadway, but much to the chagrin of Stephenson, he was also being freerolled by the nut flush draw of Flanders. The   river bricked off, and they chopped the pot, much to the relief of Stephenson.

Michael Stephenson210,000-182,000
Timothy Flanders170,00088,700
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:09 PM Local Time
More Counts from Amazon
Yuri Dzivielevski400,00045,000
Armin Rezaei300,000-18,000
Vitalijs Zavorotnijs280,000127,600
Aymon Hata250,00067,000
Michael Kane240,00085,000
Antonio Buonanno220,00050,000
Allen Cunningham170,00037,600
Harry Lodge155,0002,600
Neculai Macovei140,00062,000
Gary Benson120,000-30,000
Benjamin Dobson85,000-82,000
Marius Kudzmanas80,000-20,000
Kevin Andriamahefa43,000-28,000
Mina Greco22,000-2,600
Michel Dattani0-29,500
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:07 PM Local Time
More Pavilion White Chip Counts
Pim Gieles450,000-20,000
Daniel Colpoys410,000144,000
Igor Kurganov311,00043,000
Brian Hastings260,000-15,000
Connor Drinan160,000-50,000
Christian Christner155,00035,000
Joep Raemaekers145,000-16,000
Henrik Hecklen140,000-50,000
Igor Yaroshevskyy131,00059,000
Chen-An Lin125,000-43,000
Alex Foxen122,000-4,000
Niklas ├ůstedt119,00019,000
Aleksandr Gofman100,000-12,000
Michael Gathy85,00023,000
Kunal Patni80,000-30,000
Arlie Shaban57,0004,000
Jimmy Guerrero39,000-13,000
Aram Zobian33,000-24,000
Andrew Jernigan00
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:06 PM Local Time
Moshe Wins with a Full House

With roughly 10,000 in the middle the flop read    , the player first to act checked, and the middle position player led out for 4,500, Asi Moshe called from the cutoff and the third player mucked his hand.

The turn was the   and the player first to act bet out again, this time for 14,000 and Moshe once again made the call. The   fell on the river and both players checked. Moshe's opponent tabled    for trip twos, ace kicker and Moshe showed    for twos full of sixes.

Asi Moshe440,200-92,800
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:06 PM Local Time
Zaichenko Rips

Andrey Zaichenko defended big blind and checked an     flop against Jeffrey Schwimmer in early position. Schwimmer bet 4,500 and Zaichenko shoved for 34,500. Schwimmer let it go.

Jeffrey Schwimmer163,30023,300
Andrey Zaichenko45,0000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:04 PM Local Time
Kurganov Takes it on the Turn

Igor Kurganov

The flop came    , and Matthew Moss bet 3,700. Igor Kurganov called in the next seat, and his neighbor also called to see a   turn.

Moss checked, and Kurganov bet 16,500. The bet was enough to see both his opponents fold and the Russian player took down the pot.

Kurganov moved up to 268,000 as his girlfriend Liv Boeree, who he eliminated from the Main Event on Day 1a, joined his rail.

Igor Kurganov268,00048,000
Matthew Moss60,00033,000
Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:04 PM Local Time
Pavilion White Chip Counts
Pavlo Veksler480,00074,000
Jack Sinclair291,000-19,000
Matt Glantz260,00026,000
Marc Foggin221,000172,800
Ryan Leng217,00037,000
Joey Weissman190,00030,000
Aliaksei Boika190,000-30,000
Kevin Roster188,00013,000
Matthew Gonzales138,00028,000
Romain Lewis125,000-25,000
Georgios Kapalas125,00020,000
Paul Hofer120,000-43,000
Dean Lyall93,000-36,000
Eyal Eshkar90,00010,000
Jared Bleznick60,000-69,000
Jeremy Ausmus60,000-14,000
Raul Paez59,000-34,000
Andries Swart21,000-24,000
Luigi Knoppers0-13,000
Bas De Laat0-64,500