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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, July 12, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Closer - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em (Event #84)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $3,780,000
  • Entries: 2,800
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, July 15, 2019 6:20 PM Local Time
Jerry Robinson Eliminated in 16th Place ($23,214)

There was yet another three way all in and short stack Jerry Robinson had shoved with   . He got two callers, one from Timothy Miles with    and one from Adam Johnson with   .

The board ran out       and Robinson made his way to the exit and Johnson collected the pot.

Adam Johnson5,500,0003,800,000
Jerry Robinson0-2,200,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 6:20 PM Local Time
Level 32 started
Level: 32
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 200,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 6:15 PM Local Time
Martin Carnero Eliminated in 17th Place ($23,214)

Following the hand noted below, Martin Carnero was unable to spin back up after getting his last few chips in with    and running into Shaun Deeb's   .

The       board favored the preflop favorite and Carnero is out the door.

Shaun Deeb9,900,000500,000
Martin Carnero0-320,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 6:10 PM Local Time
Ryan Leng Eliminated in 18th Place ($23,214)

Ryan Leng

The bustouts are coming at a furious pace so. Action replayed by players at the table.

Ryan Leng:   
Carlos Chang:   

After the board ranout       Leng was eliminated in an impressive 18th place.

Carlos Chang8,300,0000
Ryan Leng00
Monday, July 15, 2019 6:05 PM Local Time
Deeb Gets Lucky in Three-Way All in to Take the Chip Lead

Shaun Deeb

Christopher Fisher opened the button and Martin Carnero three-bet all in from the small blind. Shaun Deeb was in the big blind and he went all in too. Back on Fisher and he overcalled, making it a three-way all in.

Shaun Deeb:   
Christopher Fisher:   
Martin Carnero:   

Fisher was looking good to eliminate two. Nothing untoward happened on the     flop. The turn was the  , giving Deeb a flush draw and a deuce for a wheel straight but instead it was an  , giving Deeb a full triple up and leaving Carnero extremely short and Fisher in trouble too.

Shaun Deeb9,400,0006,950,000
Christopher Fisher1,450,000-2,910,000
Martin Carnero320,000-3,780,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:50 PM Local Time
Devin Looney Eliminated in 19th Place

Devin Looney has hit the rail, one place of a money ladder and that signals another table redraw.

Looney moved all in blind versus blind and Sergio Aguilar tanked before finding a call.

Devin Looney:   
Sergio Aguilar:   

The     flop hit for both players but Looney still had the advantage. The   was safe too, but he couldn't dodge the   on the river, to give Aguilar two-pair.

Sergio Aguilar9,100,0002,600,000
Devin Looney0-2,950,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:45 PM Local Time
Jonathan Tamayo Eliminated in 20th Place ($18,586)

Jonathan Tamayo

Sergio Martiaguilar moved all in from the cutoff and Jonathan Tamayo, next to act, moved all in for less and the blinds folded.

Jonathan Tamayo:   
Sergio Martiaguilar:   

The board ran out      , which was no help to Tamayo and he was eliminated.

Sergio Aguilar6,500,0002,100,000
Jonathan Tamayo0-2,700,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:37 PM Local Time
Steve Kelly Eliminated in 21st Place ($18,586)

Steven Kelly

Steve Kelly moved all in and was called by Carlos Chang on his left. No one else wanted to get involved and they spun their cards on their backs.

Carlos Chang:   
Steven Kelly:   

Chang was surprised to find out that he was in such bad shape and it was looking like he was going to take a hit when the flop came    , although he'd picked up a gutshot, giving him six outs in total. The   turn was no help but a   on the river was and Chang looked dumbfounded. Kelly seemed quite calm as he got up to collect his winnings.

Carlos Chang6,850,0000
Steven Kelly00
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:33 PM Local Time
Robert Angeleri Eliminated in 22nd Place ($18,586)

After Robert Angeleri raised it to 260,000 from early position, Abhinav Iyer moved all in from his big blind. Angeleri made the call and was all in.

Robert Angeleri:   
Abhinav Iyer:   

The board ran out      and Angeleri was eliminated in 22nd place.

Abhinav Iyer15,000,0008,100,000
Robert Angeleri0-2,200,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:29 PM Local Time
Daniel Johnson Eliminated in 23rd Place ($18,586)

It was back to back losses that sent Daniel Johnson to the rail. First he raise-called Usman Siddique's all in and found himself behind with    against Siddique's   . The board ran out      , giving Siddique the double up.

The next hand Johnson lost a flip with pocket    against Christopher Fisher's   . The first card out on the     flop put him on the back foot and he couldn't recover on the   turn or   river.

Christopher Fisher4,360,000860,000
Usman Siddique3,900,0001,900,000
Daniel Johnson0-2,000,000
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Monday, July 15, 2019 5:25 PM Local Time
Daniel Neilson Elminated in 24th Place ($18,586)

Daniel Neilson

It was a classic cooler with two premium hands dealt on the table, it was no surprise that all the chips went into the middle preflop.

Sammy Lafleur:   
Daniel Neilson:   

Neilson was on the wrong side of it and couldn't find help with a completed board reading       and he headed towards the door. Lafleur has a huge stack after that hand, putting him in the chip lead.

Sammy Lafleur7,300,0002,800,000
Daniel Neilson0-2,900,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:13 PM Local Time
Shi Chen Eliminated in 25th Place ($18,586)

Shaun Deeb opened to 200,000 for the second time in two hands and Patrick Eskandar moved all in for the second time too.

It folded round to Shi Chen in the big blind who called all in. Deeb let it go and the two players turned over their cards.

Patrick Eskandar:   
Shi Chen:   

There was an ace in the window on the     board, giving Eskandar a set. A   turn gave Chen a set and he was looking for either a spade that did not pair the board, or the case queen to stay alive. The river was the   instead though and Chen headed towards the payouts desk, while Eskandar started to stack his newly acquired chips.

Patrick Eskandar3,050,0001,550,000
Shaun Deeb2,450,000-1,150,000
Shi Chen0-600,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:10 PM Local Time
Maxwell Young Eliminated in 26th Place ($18,586)

Carlos Chang raised it up to 250,000 from under-the-gun and when action folded around to Maxwell Young in the small blind he moved all in. The big-blind player folded and Chang made the call.

Maxwell Young:   
Carlos Chang:   

The board ran out       and Young was eliminated in 27th place.

Carlos Chang5,660,000460,000
Maxwell Young0-460,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:05 PM Local Time
Three-Table Redraw
4101Jacob Seale1,700,000
4102Adam Johnson1,700,000
4103Sammy Lafleur4,500,000
4104Ryan Leng2,200,000
4105Sergio Aguilar4,400,000
4106Devin Looney2,400,000
4107Jonathan Tamayo2,700,000
4108Steve Yea2,100,000
4109Daniel Neilson2,900,000
4091Christopher Fisher3,500,000
4092Daniel Johnson2,000,000
4093Jason Reels1,500,000
4094Jerry Robinson2,200,000
4095Usman Siddique2,000,000
4096Maxwell Young460,000
4097Steven Kelly900,000
4099Carlos Chang5,200,000
4051Shi Chen600,000
4052Shaun Deeb3,600,000
4053Abhinav Iyer6,900,000
4054Patrick Eskandar1,500,000
4055JC Tran4,300,000
4056Rex Clinkscales2,900,000
4057Martin Carnero4,100,000
4058Robert Angeleri2,200,000
4059Denis Gnidash650,000
Abhinav Iyer6,900,000600,000
Carlos Chang5,200,0004,135,000
Sammy Lafleur4,500,0004,242,000
Sergio Aguilar4,400,0001,900,000
JC Tran4,300,000150,000
Martin Carnero4,100,0003,325,000
Shaun Deeb3,600,0002,100,000
Christopher Fisher3,500,000-50,000
Rex Clinkscales2,900,0002,065,000
Daniel Neilson2,900,000-600,000
Jonathan Tamayo2,700,0001,520,000
Devin Looney2,400,000-200,000
Robert Angeleri2,200,000-950,000
Jerry Robinson2,200,0000
Ryan Leng2,200,000-120,000
Steve Yea2,100,000100,000
Daniel Johnson2,000,0001,625,000
Usman Siddique2,000,0001,609,000
Jacob Seale1,700,000400,000
Adam Johnson1,700,000730,000
Patrick Eskandar1,500,00025,000
Jason Reels1,500,000-430,000
Steven Kelly900,000710,000
Denis Gnidash650,000-625,000
Shi Chen600,000-2,125,000
Maxwell Young460,000-1,650,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:00 PM Local Time
Iyer with a Monster Stack After Eliminating Gross

Jeff Gross

Jeff Gross's run has come to an end after moving all in preflop for around 1,500,000 with    and running into Abhinav Iyer's pocket   .

Gross couldn't find an ace on the       board and he hits the rail just shy of the table redraw. Meanwhile Iyer is in a commanding position with a huge stack now.

Abhinav Iyer6,300,0001,525,000
Jeff Gross00
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Monday, July 15, 2019 4:58 PM Local Time
Nguyen Eliminated by Iyer

The action picked up on the river on a board of       in a four-way pot with a small side pot and Tam Nguyen, the start-of-day chip leader, all in.

The big blind player checked, Abhinav Iyer bet 350,000, Jacob Seale made the call and the big-blind player check-folded.

Tam Nguyen:   
Abhinav Iyer:   
Jacob Seale:   

Iyer took both the main and side pots with the flush and Nguyen was eliminated from the tournament.

Abhinav Iyer4,775,0003,993,000
Jacob Seale1,300,000705,000
Tam Nguyen0-1,284,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 4:55 PM Local Time
Back to Back Jacks for Johnson

Adam Johnson just had jacks two hands in a row and he won with the first and lost with the second.

In the first hand, he called an all in after an open and a three-bet shove from Vincas Tamasauskas. His    won on the       board against Tamasauskas's   .

The second hand was versus Ryan Leng. Once again all the chips went in preflop, with Leng shipping all in with    but running into Johnson's   . Leng made a set on the     flop and there was no jack on the   turn or   river, leaving Johnson only slightly better off from where he was two hands ago.

Ryan Leng2,320,000920,000
Adam Johnson970,000790,000
Vincas Tamasauskas465,000-2,635,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 4:49 PM Local Time
Fisher Eliminates Shaffer

Brett Shaffer moved all in for his last 500,000 in chips from the small blind and was called by Christopher Fisher from the big blind after he confirmed that it was exactly 400,000 more to call.

Brett Shaffer:   
Christopher Fisher:   

Fisher moved ahead on the     flop and the    runout kept him in the lead and eliminated Shaffer from the tournament.

Christopher Fisher3,550,00050,000
Brett Shaffer0-456,000
Monday, July 15, 2019 4:48 PM Local Time
Say Goodbye to...
Natalie Teh0-650,000
Kyle Anderson0-225,000
Aaron Johnson (MN)0-306,000
Ian Simpson0-698,000
Benjamin Reinhart0-386,000
Ivan Stankov0-216,000
Mastoshi Kato0-200,000
Fiodor Martino0-337,000
Philippe Rousseaux0-610,000
Dylan Linde0-1,100,000
Alex Freiberg0-368,000
Ari Engel0-1,525,000
Mukul Pahuja0-530,000
Pat Lyons0-750,000
Conrad Coetzer00
Monday, July 15, 2019 4:43 PM Local Time
Tran Barrels

J.C. Tran

JC Tran opened the action from the button, making it 200,000 to play. Sergio Aguilar called in the big blind and they saw an     flop. Aguilar check-called Tran's 150,000 continuation bet and they went to the turn.

It was the   and after another check, Tran barreled for 425,000 and Aguilar let it go.

JC Tran4,150,0002,480,000
Sergio Aguilar2,500,0001,258,000
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