Friday, June 14, 2019 1:46 PM Local Time
Players are on a 15-minute break.
|Dario Sammartino||3,630,000||130,000 |
|Greg Mueller||2,135,000||35,000 |
|Daniel Ospina||1,895,000||-105,000 |
|Scott Clements||1,445,000||45,000 |
|Craig Chait||775,000||-120,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||450,000||0 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:42 PM Local Time
Semin Does It Again
Dario Sammartino raised in the first position, Mikhail Semin reraised from the small blind, and Sammartino put him all in for 195,000. Semin called and the cards were turned up.
The flop came and Semin locked the high half when the landed. Sammartino could only hope for an ace to chop but the river sealed a full double for his opponent.
|Dario Sammartino||3,500,000||-200,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||450,000||255,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:40 PM Local Time
Ospina Takes From Mueller
Daniel Ospina raised from the cutoff and Greg Mueller three-bet out of the small blind, which Ospina called. Mueller bet the flop and the turn with Ospina making the call. After the river, Mueller checked and folded to a bet of Ospina.
|Dario Sammartino||3,700,000||0 |
|Greg Mueller||2,100,000||-400,000 |
|Daniel Ospina||2,000,000||400,000 |
|Scott Clements||1,400,000||0 |
|Craig Chait||895,000||90,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||195,000||-150,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:37 PM Local Time
Mueller Binks a Flush
Dario Sammartino raised in the hijack and Greg Mueller called in the big blind. The flop fell and Mueller let Sammartino fire.
"I only call," Mueller said and then he check-called again on the turn.
The river was the and Mueller checked one more time. Sammartino fired a third barrel and Mueller check-raised. Sammartino wasn't pleased to see that, but he called anyway. Mueller turned up for a top pair and a rivered backdoor flush and took down a decent pot.
|Dario Sammartino||3,700,000||-500,000 |
|Greg Mueller||2,500,000||500,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:28 PM Local Time
Clements Check-Raises Sammartino
Dario Sammartino raised from the cutoff and Greg Mueller defended the big blind. On a flop, Mueller opted to check-raise and Sammartino called. The followed on the turn and Mueller's bet won the pot right there.
|Dario Sammartino||4,200,000||-300,000 |
|Greg Mueller||2,000,000||700,000 |
|Daniel Ospina||1,600,000||-200,000 |
|Scott Clements||1,400,000||-100,000 |
|Craig Chait||805,000||-65,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||345,000||-30,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:24 PM Local Time
Semin Hanging in There
Craig Chait had the bring in and Scott Clements completed. Mikhail Semin moved all in for 95,000 and both Chait and Clements called. Chait called a bet on fourth and then they checked to the end. Neither Chait nor Clements made a low and Semin scooped the whole pot with three kings to triple up.
|Mikhail Semin||375,000||155,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:13 PM Local Time
Sammartino Pulls Further Ahead Again
Dario Sammartino: / /
Scott Clements: / /
Scott Clements completed with a four and Dario Sammartino made the call with a nine. Clements bet again on fourth with a suited check and Sammartino called, before the start-of-the-day chip leader bet all further streets. Clements check-called fifth and sixth, but folded on seventh.
|Dario Sammartino||4,500,000||400,000 |
|Scott Clements||1,500,000||-600,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:08 PM Local Time
Semin Back to Dust
Dario Sammartino completed and Mikhail Semin, who had the bring in, called. Sammartino piled on fourth and fifth and Semin was willing to continue to sixth street, calling both bets. They checked on sixth and seventh and Sammartino showed a pair of jacks to send Semin back to a nub.
|Dario Sammartino||4,100,000||0 |
|Mikhail Semin||220,000||-220,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:02 PM Local Time
Ospina Gets Value with Aces Up
Daniel Ospina completed, Craig Chait called, and Chait called three more bets on fifth, sixth, and seventh. Ospina turned up aces and fours, and Chait mucked.
|Daniel Ospina||1,800,000||700,000 |
|Craig Chait||870,000||-530,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:57 PM Local Time
Clements Forces Fold From Mueller
Scott Clements: / /
Greg Mueller: / /
Greg Mueller completed with a nine and Scott Clements called with a deuce. Clements took the lead with a king on fourth and check-callled, then check-raised fifth to pick up a call from Mueller. Clements bet sixth and seventh, which ended up winning him the pot as Mueller called just once and surrendered to the aggression eventually.
|Scott Clements||2,100,000||600,000 |
|Greg Mueller||1,300,000||-400,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:52 PM Local Time
Semin Peels Wheel to Double
Scott Clements completed, Mikhail Semin made it two bets and Clements put him all in for the rest. Semin raced for his 165,000. starting with three wheel cards.
Clements: / /
Semin: / /
Clements opened his river card first and he pulled ahead of Semin, but the short stack still had a ton of options to seize his double. Semin peeled the perfect card as a completed his wheel, confirming Semin's survival.
|Scott Clements||1,500,000||-400,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||440,000||120,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:47 PM Local Time
Semin Doubles Through Sammartino
Daniel Ospina: / fold
Mikhail Semin: / /
Dario Sammartino: / /
Daniel Ospina was the bring in with a king and Mikhail Semin completed with a six. Dario Sammartino raised and Ospina folded, Semin called all in.
Semin had fives in the hole and it was seemingly over when he hit another five on fourth, while Sammartino was on a 10-seven-six-four. However, Sammartino picked up a king and ten and Semin a low draw. Semin peeled the and Sammartino bricked off on his final card to see Semin with a miracle double.,
|Dario Sammartino||4,100,000||-200,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||320,000||200,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:44 PM Local Time
Semin Saves One Bet
Mikhail Semin completed with a three out and Daniel Ospina called, having a in front of him as well. Ospina's board rolled out wheel cards and Semin folded on fifth, seeing his opponent's scary board.
Semin: / - folded on fifth
|Daniel Ospina||1,100,000||115,000 |
|Mikhail Semin||120,000||-65,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:35 PM Local Time
Clements Scoops Sammartino
Scott Clements raised and was called by Dario Sammartino, who ended up check-calling all the way on a board of .
Clements rolled over for aces and sevens as well as the nut low to scoop the pot.
|Dario Sammartino||4,300,000||-400,000 |
|Scott Clements||1,900,000||545,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:33 PM Local Time
Matthew Gonzales Eliminated in 7th Place ($54,043)
Matthew Gonzales called all in for 60,000 and Scott Clements and Mikhail Semin checked down the board. Gonzales had but he couldn't claim any portion of the pot as Clements and Semin chopped his remaining chips.
Semin won the High with to add 30,000 to his stack, and Chait took the Low with , boosting his chips by the same amount. Gonzales left the table after shaking hands with his opponents from the table.
|Craig Chait||1,400,000||0 |
|Mikhail Semin||185,000||-30,000 |
|Matthew Gonzales||0||-40,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:23 PM Local Time
Mueller Scoops Sammartino
The Hold'em Hands brought no major action and Matthew Gonzales went through the blinds to lose 90,000, dropping down to just 40,000.
Greg Mueller raised and was called by Craig Chait and Dario Sammartino in the cutoff. The flop came and all three players checked. On the turn, action checked to Sammartino and he bet, only Mueller called. The river brought another check-call from Mueller and he scooped the pot with , Sammartino's cards were not shown.
|Dario Sammartino||4,700,000||-330,000 |
|Greg Mueller||1,700,000||715,000 |
|Craig Chait||1,400,000||-230,000 |
|Matthew Gonzales||40,000||-90,000 |
Friday, June 14, 2019 12:09 PM Local Time
Players are Getting Ready
The final seven players are already on the main feature stage, commonly referred to by most as the "Thunderdome" and are currently being mic'd up. Action is expected to kick off in a few minutes.
Friday, June 14, 2019 10:11 AM Local Time
Who Will be Crowned Champion in Event #29: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship?
All eyes will be set on Dario Sammartino when the final day of Event #29: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship gets back underway at noon local time on the main feature table of the Amazon room at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. Down to the final seven, Sammartino enters his seventh WSOP final table with a commanding lead and almost half of the chips in play to become the latest bracelet winner at the 50th World Series of Poker.
It won't be an easy ride by any means, as many scoops are required in the five different game types in order to claim the coveted gold bracelet. Sammartino enters the final showdown with a massive stack of 5,030,000, more than three times as many chips as second-placed Craig Chait (1,630,000).
Three of the remaining seven finalists already have at least one WSOP bracelet to their name: Scott Clements (1,355,000), Greg Mueller (985,000) and Daniel Ospina (985,000). As a matter of fact, Clements could become the first player to win his second bracelet of this series after claiming his third career bracelet in Event #10: $1,500 Dealers Choice.
Mikhail Semin (215,000) and Matthew Gonzales (130,000) round out the final table line-up and will require an early double or triple up with blinds of 30,000/60,000 in Hold'em and limits of 60,000/120,000 in the Omaha and Stud games.
Final Day Seat Draw
|Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Bets|
|3||Matthew Gonzales||United States||130,000||1|
|4||Scott Clements||United States||1,355,000||11.5|
|7||Craig Chait||United States||1,630,000||13.5|
All remaining seven players have $54,043 locked up for their efforts, but it's all about the top prize of $425,347 and gold bracelet in one of the most challenging events and highlight of the mixed game schedule. PokerNews will provide all the action until a winner has been crowned, and you can also follow the live stream on CBS All Access and PokerGO from 1 p.m. local time.