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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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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:37 PM Local Time
Hands #180-183: Three-Way Chop

Hand #180: Dario Sammartino limped the small blind and Alex Livingston checked in the big blind. They headed to the     flop and Sammartino's bet of 2,400,000 was called. On the   turn, Sammartino fired a bet of 9,000,000 and Livingston folded.

Hand #181: Livingston limped the small blind and a check of Hossein Ensan resulted in the     flop. Livingston bet 3,000,000 and Ensan quickly folded.

Hand #182: A walk for Sammartino.

Hand #183: Ensan raised the button to 5,500,000 and Sammartino came along from the small blind, as did Livingston in the big blind. On a flop of    , all three players checked to see the   turn. No betting action checked again and the   river also went checked. Only the    of Livingston were shown on the screens, but a three-way chop emerged as they all played the board.

Hossein Ensan213,000,000-5,200,000
Dario Sammartino191,800,0009,200,000
Alex Livingston110,000,000-4,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:29 PM Local Time
Hands #178-179: Sammartino Holds, Doubles Through Livingston

Dario Sammartino

Hand #178: Dario Sammartino raised to 6 million and Alex Livingston three-bet to 21.5 million in the small blind. He earned the pot.

Hand #179: Livingston raised to 5.5 million on the button and Sammartino called in the big blind. Sammartino check-called 5 million on the     flop, and a   hit the felt. Sammartino checked and Livingston barreled big with 23 million. Sammartino thought briefly and moved all in for 79 million and Livingston called fairly quickly.

Alex Livingston:   
Dario Sammartino:   

The river was a  , no help to the kings. Livingston sent over a double that put Sammartino a close enough behind Hossein Ensan.

Dario Sammartino
Dario Sammartino
Dario Sammartino
Dario Sammartino
Hossein Ensan218,200,000-6,000,000
Dario Sammartino182,600,00084,700,000
Alex Livingston114,000,000-78,700,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:19 PM Local Time
Hands #175-177: Sammartino Fighting Back

Hand #175: Dario Sammartino raised to 6,000,000 from the button, Alex Livingston three-bet to 17,500,000 from the small blind, Hossein Ensan folded his big blind and Sammartino called.

They checked to the turn of an      board where Sammartino bet 18,000,000. Livingston folded.

Hand #176: Hossein Ensan limped from the small blind and Dario Sammartino checked his option.

The flop was    , Ensan checked, Sammartino bet 3,000,000 and Ensan folded.

Hand #177: Dario Sammartino limped from the small blind and Alex Livingston checked his option.

The flop was    , Sammartino bet 2,400,000 and Livingston folded.

Hossein Ensan224,200,000-7,200,000
Alex Livingston192,700,000-22,300,000
Dario Sammartino97,900,00029,500,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:12 PM Local Time
Hands #171-174: Sammartino Beats Livingston at Showdown

Dario Sammartino & Alex Livingston

Hand #171: Hossein Ensan raised the button to 5,000,000 and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #172: Dario Sammartino raised to 6,000,000 on the button and scooped the pot without resistance.

Hand #173: A walk for Sammartino.

Hand #174: Sammartino limped the small blind and Alex Livingston checked. The flop brought     and Sammartino bet 2,400,000, which Livingston called. On the   turn, Sammartino checked and called a bet of 5,000,000 before the   rolled off on the river.

Sammartino checked once more and Livingston checked back, the pot was sent to Sammartino who had the    for jacks and fours.

Hossein Ensan231,400,0000
Alex Livingston215,000,000-18,200,000
Dario Sammartino68,400,00018,200,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:07 PM Local Time
Hands #167-170: A New Leader

Alex Livingston

Hand #167: Hossein Ensan completed the blind and Dario Sammartino checked. Ensan bet 3 million on the     flop and won the pot.

Hand #168: Ensan raised to 4.8 million on the button and Sammartino shoved for 70 million. Alex Livingston folded and Ensan got a count before deciding to fold about 30 seconds later.

Hand #169: Sammartino raised to 6 million on the button and won.

Hand #170: Livingston opened for 5.5 million on the button and got action from both blinds. Livingston continued for 6 million on the     flop and only Sammartino stuck around. Both players checked the  , bringing a  . Sammartino check-called 21.5 million and Livingston showed    for a straight.

Sammartino's cards went into the muck and Livingston surged into the chip lead.

Alex Livingston233,200,00034,900,000
Hossein Ensan231,400,000-10,300,000
Dario Sammartino50,200,000-24,600,000
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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:00 PM Local Time
Hands #163-166: Ensan Creates a Little Separation

Hossein Ensan

Hand #163: Alex Livingston limped from the small blind and Hossein Ensan checked his option.

The flop was     and Livingston check-called 2,500,000 from Ensan.

The turn was the  , both checked, the river was the   and Livington's check-folded to Ensan's bet of 9,000,000.

Hand #164: Dario Sammartino received a walk.

Hand #165: Hossein Ensan raised to 5,000,000 from the button and Alex Livingston called from the big blind.

The flop was     and Livingston check-folded to Ensan's bet of 5,000,000.

Hand #166: Hossein Ensan received a walk.

Hossein Ensan241,700,00013,500,000
Alex Livingston198,300,000-13,500,000
Dario Sammartino74,800,0000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:55 PM Local Time
Hands #159-162: Livingston the Most Active

Alex Livingston

Hand #159: Dario Sammartino limped in from the small blind and Alex Livingston raised to 10,000,000 in the big blind. Sammartino gave it some consideration and called to see the     flop. Sammartino checked and Livingston tossed in a continuation bet of 7,500,000, which won the pot without resistance.

Hand #160: Sammartino raised the button to 6,000,000 and won the blinds and big blind ante.

Hand #161: Livingston opened the button to 5,500,000 and Sammartino called from the big blind. On the     flop, both players opted to check and the   followed on the turn. Sammartino checked once more and Livingston bet 3,000,000 to win the next pot.

Hand #162: Hossein Ensan raised to 4,800,000 on the button and Livingston defended out of the big blind. The flop brought     and the action went check, check. Livingston bet the   turn for 5,50,000 and Ensan folded.

Hossein Ensan228,200,000-10,800,000
Alex Livingston211,800,00023,900,000
Dario Sammartino74,800,000-13,100,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:47 PM Local Time
Level 41 started
Level: 41
Blinds: 1,200,000/2,400,000
Ante: 2,400,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:29 PM Local Time
Hands #157-158: Last Hands of Level

Hand #157: Dario Sammartino made it 4.5 million on the button and won the pot.

Hand #158: Hossein Ensan raised to 4 million in the small blind and Dario Sammartino called. The     prompted a bet of 4 million more from Ensan and another call. Ensan slowed down with a check when the   hit and Sammartino took the opportunity to bet 7.5 million. That won him the pot.

The players went on a 20-minute break afterward.

Hossein Ensan239,000,000-12,000,000
Alex Livingston187,900,000-1,000,000
Dario Sammartino87,900,00013,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:24 PM Local Time
Hands #154-156: Sammartino Slipping

Dario Sammartino

Hand #154: Dario Sammartino raised to 4,500,000 from the button and Hossein Ensan called from the big blind.

The flop was     and Ensan check-called 6,500,000 from Sammartino.

The turn was the  , both checked, the river was the   and Ensan bet 13,800,000. Sammartino folded.

Hand #155: Alex Livingston raised to 4,500,000 from the button, Hossein Ensan called from the small blind and Dario Sammartino called from the big blind.

They checked to the river of a       board where Ensan bet 6,800,000. Only Sammartino called.

Ensan tabled    for a pair of kings, Sammartino mucked and Ensan won the pot.

Hand #156: Dario Sammartino limped from the small blind and Alex Livingston checked his option.

The flop was     and Sammartino check-folded to Livingston's bet of 3,000,000.

Hossein Ensan251,000,00029,800,000
Alex Livingston188,900,000-3,500,000
Dario Sammartino74,900,000-26,300,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:17 PM Local Time
Hands #151-153: Livingston Pulls Closer to Ensan

Alex Livingston

Hand #151: Dario Sammartino raised the button to 4,500,000 and Hossein Ensan came along from the big blind. The flop brought     and Ensan checked, which prompted a bet of 3,500,000 by Sammartino. Ensan folded and the Italian rail started cheering.

Hand #152: Alex Livingston opened to 4,500,000 on the button and Ensan called from the small blind, as did Sammartino in the big blind. On a     flop, the action checked to Livingston and his bet of 4,500,000 was called by Ensan only. The   appeared on the turn and both players quickly checked.

The   came on the river and Ensan checked once more, while Livingston bet 4,500,000. Ensan called and the    of Livingston was good enough to win the pot.

Hand #153: Sammartino made it 8,000,000 to go out of the small blind and scooped the big blind and big blind ante.

Hossein Ensan221,200,000-20,000,000
Alex Livingston192,400,00015,000,000
Dario Sammartino101,200,0005,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:11 PM Local Time
Hands #147-150: Big Bet from Livingston

Hand #147: Dario Sammartino raised to 8 million in the small blind and Alex Livingston called. They checked to the turn on      and Livingston bet 24 million. Sammartino thought about 30 seconds and folded.

Hand #148: Hossein Ensan got a walk. He showed pocket eights.

Hand #149: Ensan completed the blind and Sammartino made it 8 million. Ensan folded and it looked like he showed the  .

Hand #150: Ensan raised to 4 million on the button. Livingston defended the big blind and check-folded the     flop.

Hossein Ensan241,200,0006,000,000
Alex Livingston177,400,0001,000,000
Dario Sammartino96,200,000-7,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:05 PM Local Time
Hands #144-146: Sammartino Back Above 100 Million

Dario Sammartino

Hand #144: Dario Sammartino limped his small blind and Alex Livingston checked his option.

The flop was    , Sammartino bet 3,000,000 and Livingston called.

The turn was the  , both checked, the river was the   and Sammartino check-folded to Livingston's bet of 5,000,000.

Hand #145: Hossein Ensan received a walk.

Hand #146: Hossein Ensan limped from the small blind and Dario Sammartino checked his option.

They checked to the turn of a      board where Ensan bet 2,000,000. Sammartino called.

The river was the  , Ensan checked, Sammartino bet 10,000,000 and Ensan called after a few moments.

Sammartino tabled    for trip nines, Ensan mucked and Sammartino won the pot.

Hossein Ensan and Dario Sammartino
Hossein Ensan and Dario Sammartino
Hossein Ensan235,200,000-13,000,000
Alex Livingston176,400,0004,000,000
Dario Sammartino103,200,0009,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:58 PM Local Time
Hands #141-143: Two For Livingston; One For Ensan

Hand #141: Hossein Ensan raised to 4,000,000 on the button and picked up a caller in Alex Livingston out of the big blind. On the     flop, Livingston check-called a bet of 2,000,000 and the   followed on the turn. Both checked to see the   river for free and Livingston tabled    as the winning hand.

Hand #142: Livingston filled up from the small blind and Ensan checked in the big blind. Livingston checked the     flop and called a bet of 3,000,000 by Ensan to see the   turn go check, check. On the   river, Livingston bet 6,500,000 and Ensan called to get shown    for a full house by Livingston, as he mucked the  .

Hand #143: Livingston opened the button to 4,500,000 and Ensan three-bet to 16,000,000 in the small blind. Dario Sammartino in the big blind reluctantly folded and Livingston quickly tossed in the additional chips. The flop brought     and a bet of 15,000,000 by Ensan won the pot.

Hossein Ensan248,200,000500,000
Alex Livingston172,400,0004,500,000
Dario Sammartino94,200,000-5,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:52 PM Local Time
Hands #138-140: Ensan Turns a Straight

Hossein Ensan

Hand #138: Hossein Ensan raised to 4 million on the button and won the pot.

Hand #139: Dario Sammartino opened for 4.5 million on the button and Ensan called in the big blind. They checked to the river on       and Ensan bet 3 million. Sammartino folded fairly quickly.

Hand #140: Alex Livingston raised to 4.5 million and Ensan called on his left. Sammartino made it three to the     flop, which checked through to the  . Ensan bet 5 million and only Livingston called, bringing a   river. Ensan bet 6 million and Livingston called but couldn't beat    for a straight.

Hossein Ensan247,700,00032,500,000
Alex Livingston167,900,000-20,500,000
Dario Sammartino99,200,000-12,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:43 PM Local Time
Hands #135-137: Livingston Closing the Gap on Ensan

Alex Livingston

Hand #135: Hossein Ensan raised to 4,000,000 from the button, Alex Livingston three-bet to 16,000,000 from the big blind and Ensan called.

The flop came down    , Livingston checked, Ensan bet 18,000,000 and Livingston called.

The turn was the  , both checked, the river was the   and both checked again.

Livingston tabled   , Ensan mucked and Livingston won the pot.

Hand #136: Dario Sammartino raised to 4,500,000 from the button, Alex Livingston called from the small blind and Hossein Ensan called from the big blind.

They checked to the turn of an      board where Livingston bet 9,000,000. Only Ensan called.

The river was the   and both checked.

Livingston tabled    for a queen-high flush, Ensan mucked and Livingston won the pot.

Hand #137: Hossein Ensan limped from the small blind, Dario Sammartino raised to 8,000,000 from the big blind and Ensan folded.

Hossein Ensan215,200,000-51,500,000
Alex Livingston188,400,00055,000,000
Dario Sammartino111,200,000-3,500,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:31 PM Local Time
Hands #133-134: Livingston Jams Into Ensan

Alex Livingston

Hand #133: Alex Livingston limped the small blind and Hossein Ensan checked in the big blind to the     flop. Livingston checked and Ensan bet 2,000,000, which prompted a raise to 7,500,000 by Livingston. Ensan made the call and the   followed on the turn.

Livingston now bet 13,500,000 right away and Ensan min-raised to 27,000,000. Livingston moved all in for 100,000,000 in total and Ensan snap-folded.

Hand #134: Livingston raised to 5,000,000 on the button, which Ensan in the small blind and Dario Sammartino in the big blind called. The flop brought     and Ensan checked, as did Sammartino. Livingston continued for 6,000,000 and Ensan called, while Sammartino got out of the way.

The   turn paired the board and both players checked to see the   on the river. A bet of 4,000,000 by Ensan was called and he turned over    for queens and eights to win the pot.

Hossein Ensan266,700,000-16,500,000
Alex Livingston133,400,00023,500,000
Dario Sammartino114,700,000-7,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:29 PM Local Time
The Final 3...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:24 PM Local Time
Hands #130-132: Momentum Continues for Sammartino

Hand #130: Dario Sammartino opened for 4.5 million on the button. Hossein Ensan defended his big blind. Ensan checked and called 5 million on the     flop. The turn was a   and checked through, bringing the  . Again, they checked.

Ensan showed    but was high-carded by   .

Hand #131: Alex Livingston made it 4.5 million on the button and Ensan called in the small blind. They checked to the turn on      and Ensan bet 3.5 million to win it.

Hand #132: Sammartino completed the blind and Livingston made it 7 million. Sammartino came back with 29 million and Livingston folded right away.

Hossein Ensan283,200,000-3,000,000
Dario Sammartino121,700,00017,500,000
Alex Livingston109,900,000-14,500,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:14 PM Local Time
Sammartino Rivers a Double Through Ensan

Dario Sammartino

Hand #129: Hossein Ensan raised to 4,000,000 from the button, Dario Sammartino reraised all in for 50,100,000 from the small blind, Alex Livingston tanked for about one minute before he folded his big blind and Ensan called.

Ensan showed   , racing with Sammartino's   .

The flop came down    , keeping Ensan in the lead with his sixes.

The turn was the  , giving Sammartino a straight draw to go along with several counterfeit cards as well.

The river was the  , giving Sammartino a queen-high straight to double through Ensan.

Dario Sammartino
Dario Sammartino
Hossein Ensan286,200,000-50,100,000
Alex Livingston124,400,000-4,000,000
Dario Sammartino104,200,00054,100,000
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