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

Friday, June 14, 2019 to Monday, June 17, 2019

$10,000 Dealers Choice 6-Handed (Event #35)

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,146,800
  • Entries: 122
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, June 17, 2019 12:22 PM Local Time
McKenna Calls the Clock on Deeb After 20 Seconds

Michael McKenna

Big O

Adam Friedman raised to 50,000 from under the gun, David Moskowitz called from the cutoff, Shaun Deeb called from the button and Michael McKenna called from the big blind.

The flop was     and action checked over to Deeb. After about 20 seconds, Michael McKenna spoke up.

"Clock," requested McKenna.

"Come on, really?" asked Moskowitz.

"It's been 20 seconds. I would never take 20 seconds in this spot," said McKenna.

Deeb, unfazed, bet 110,000 a few seconds later and everybody folded.

Shaun Deeb2,735,000134,000
Monday, June 17, 2019 12:15 PM Local Time
Flop Bet Win for Friedman

Big O

Adam Friedman raised to 50,000 in the cutoff and both Shaun Deeb and Matt Glantz called in the blinds.

The flop landed     and Friedman took the pot down with a bet of 80,000.

Adam Friedman1,968,00070,000
Monday, June 17, 2019 12:13 PM Local Time
McKenna Takes from Glantz

Big O

Matt Glantz raised to 50,000 from the button and Michael McKenna called from the small blind.

The flop was     and McKenna check-called 75,000 from Glantz.

The turn was the  , McKenna led for 250,000 and Glantz called.

The river was the   and both players checked.

McKenna tabled       for an eight-high straight with a six-five low, Glantz mucked and McKenna won the pot.

Michael McKenna1,335,000297,000
Matt Glantz990,000-411,000
Monday, June 17, 2019 12:02 PM Local Time
Final Table Game Choices

Final Table Players

Here are the game choices of the final table players from the final table so far:

 David MoskowitzShaun DeebMatt GlantzMichael McKennaAdam Friedman
Pick 1PLO5-Card Draw HighRazzStud Hi-Lo RegularBadeucey
Pick 2PLONLHHold'emStud Hi-Lo Regular2-7 TD
Pick 3  Omaha  

There will be two more hands of Omaha before Michael McKenna's game choice.

Monday, June 17, 2019 12:02 PM Local Time
Day 4: Shuffle Up and Deal

The cards are now in the air for Day 4 of the Dealer's Choice Championship.

Final Table Players
Final Table Players
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Monday, June 17, 2019 12:01 PM Local Time
Level 21 started
Level: 21
Blinds: 40000/80000
Ante: 0
Monday, June 17, 2019 10:14 AM Local Time
Shaun Deeb Leads Final Day of Dealer's Choice Championship as 5 Remain

Shaun Deeb

Welcome back to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) for Day 4 of the Event #35: $10,000 Dealer's Choice Championship.

A total of 122 players created a prize pool of $1,146,800 to be the biggest Dealer's Choice Championship in its short five-year history. Last year saw Adam Friedman top the 111-player field to capture his second WSOP bracelet along with the $293,275 first-place prize. With just five players remaining, Friedman is still in contention to join a list that includes Johnny Moss, Doyle Brunson, Stu Ungar, Johnny Chan, Thang Luu, and Phil Hellmuth of winning back-to-back WSOP bracelets.

Friedman currently sits in second place overall with 1,898,000 in chips, and the man he is chasing is the reigning WSOP Player of the Year and four-time WSOP bracelet winner Shaun Deeb who finished with 2,601,000 in chips. Deeb continued to amass chips throughout Day 3, and if a decision wasn't made to end the day early, he was the favorite to collect his fifth WSOP bracelet if everything continued accordingly.

The decision to end Day 3 early was met with backlash from some, and joy from others. The WSOP staff ruled that because players were told earlier that play would end at six, instead of continuing to play the scheduled seven levels, play would end for the day unless there was a unanimous vote. Friedman and Michael McKenna voted to end for the day, while Deeb, Matt Glantz, and David Moskowitz opposed.

With the day concluded, Glantz sits in third overall with 1,401,000 in chips and is hoping that his 12th final table brings about his first WSOP bracelet. McKenna sits in fourth with 1,038,000, while Moskowitz will be hoping to spin up his 382,000 in chips as the final five players are each guaranteed $72,653 but have eyes locked firmly on the $312,417 first-place prize and the coveted WSOP bracelet.

SeatPlayerCountryChipsBig BlindsBig Bets
1David MoskowitzUnited States382,000195
2Shaun DeebUnited States2,601,00013032.5
3Matt GlantzUnited States1,401,0007017.5
4Michael McKennaUnited States1,038,0005213
5Adam FriedmanUnited States1,898,0009524

Note: The limits when play resumes on Day 4 will be 40,000-80,000, and no-limit and pot-limit blinds will be 10,000-20,000.

Play resumes at 12 p.m. (PDT) with the PokerNews Live Reporting Team providing continuous live updates as the Event #35 play down to the eventual winner. Stay tuned to for continued Event #35 coverage, along with all the 2019 World Series of Poker updates.