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

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

$50,000 Poker Players Championship (Event #58)

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  • Buy-in: $50,000
  • Prizepool: $3,552,000
  • Entries: 74
  • Remaining: 0


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Friday, June 28, 2019 8:48 PM Local Time
Broadway For Hui

Pot-Limit Omaha

Josh Arieh raised to 275,000 on the button, and Phil Hui called.

Hui check-called a bet of 300,000 on the     flop, and both players checked the   turn. Hui check-called a bet on the   river and tabled      for a flopped Broadway straight. Arieh mucked.

Josh Arieh13,200,000-900,000
Phillip Hui9,000,000900,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:45 PM Local Time
Hui Bets Out Arieh

Pot-Limit Omaha

Phil Hui raised to 250,000 on his button and Josh Arieh called from the big blind.

Hui continued to fire on the     flop and the   turn. Arieh matched the 300,000-bet on the flop but he folded to Hui's 750,000-barrel on the turn.

Josh Arieh14,100,000-500,000
Phillip Hui8,100,000500,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:39 PM Local Time
Back in Action

Players went on a short, unscheduled break. The play is now underway again.

Josh Arieh14,600,000100,000
Phillip Hui7,600,000-100,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:28 PM Local Time
A Pair of O8 Hands

Omaha Hi-Lo

In the first of back-to-back hands, Phil Hui raised the button and Josh Arieh called to see a     flop. Arieh check-called a bet and then check-folded to one on the   turn.

In the next hand, Arieh raised the button and called when Hui three-bet. Arieh then called a bet on the     flop and the   appeared on the turn. Hui checked and folded when Arieh bet.

Josh Arieh14,500,000200,000
Phillip Hui7,700,000-200,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:24 PM Local Time
Hui Clawing Back

Omaha Hi-Lo

Josh Arieh raised the button, and Phil Hui called.

On the     flop, Hui check-called a bet. Both players checked the   turn, and the   river was bet by Hui, and Arieh folded.

Josh Arieh14,300,000-2,500,000
Phillip Hui7,900,0002,500,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:21 PM Local Time
Arieh Seizes 3-to-1 Lead

Omaha Hi-Lo

Phil Hui raised his button and Josh Arieh called.

They came to a flop of     and Arieh let Hui bet, then raised and called when Hui three-bet.

The   turn saw Arieh lead and Hui call and they both checked the   river.

Arieh turned up      for a top pair with the top kicker and it was enough to beat Hui's beholdings.

Josh Arieh16,800,0001,800,000
Phillip Hui5,400,000-1,800,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:18 PM Local Time
Arieh's Check-Raise Fails


Phil Hui:    /    
Josh Arieh:    /     - Folded

Josh Arieh brought it in and then called when Phil Hui completed. Arieh checked on fourth street and Hui bet 250,000. Arieh woke up with a check-raise to 500,000 and Hui called.

When Hui paired on fifth he fired out a bet and Arieh quickly folded.

Josh Arieh15,000,000-700,000
Phillip Hui7,200,000700,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:15 PM Local Time
Three Queens Return Arieh to a Healthy Lead


Phil Hui:    /      /  
Josh Arieh:    /      /  

Phil Hui completed, and Josh Arieh called. Arieh called a bet on every street until seventh street, where he raised. Hui called, only to muck upon being shown    .

Josh Arieh15,700,0002,500,000
Phillip Hui6,500,000-2,500,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:13 PM Local Time
Arieh Forces Fold from Queens


Phil Hui completed with the   and Josh Arieh called with the  .

Hui paired a queen on fourth and fired, and it seemed that the hand would be over as Arieh had an unimpressive nine-three on his board. Arieh, however, opted to raise and Hui was puzzled. He thought for a while and then decided to let his strong board go.

Arieh:    /   
Hui:    /    - folded on fourth

Josh Arieh13,200,000700,000
Phillip Hui9,000,000-700,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 8:07 PM Local Time
Hui Takes It on the River

No-Limit Hold'em

Phil Hui raised the button to 300,000 and Josh Arieh called. Both players checked the     flop and then Arieh led out for 425,000 on the   turn.

Hui called and then bet 550,000 after Arieh checked the   river. Arieh gave it some thought before ditching his hand.

Friday, June 28, 2019 7:59 PM Local Time
Two Draws in Five Hands

2-7 Triple Draw

Josh Arieh raised on the button, and Phil Hui called.

Hui drew two and Arieh drew three on the first draw. Hui bet and Arieh called.

Hui drew two again, and Arieh drew just one on the second draw. Hui check-folded to a bet from Arieh.

The other four hands of Triple Draw saw three walks and a raise and take it from Hui.

Josh Arieh12,500,000400,000
Phillip Hui9,700,000-400,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:55 PM Local Time
Pendulum Swings Again

Josh Arieh

2-7 Triple Draw

Phil Hui raised his button, Josh Arieh called and both players pitched three.

Arieh let Hui bet, then raised, Hui three-bet and Arieh four-bet. Hui called.

Arieh stood pat, Hui needed one and Arieh fired. Hui called to get to the final draw.

Hui still needed to improve one card and he contemplated for a while, facing a bet from Arieh. Then he called but Arieh showed       and Hui couldn't beat that. Arieh took down the pot and reclaimed the chip lead.

Josh Arieh12,100,0002,800,000
Phillip Hui10,100,000-2,800,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:50 PM Local Time
Hui Extends Lead with Big Stud Hi-Lo Hand

Stud Hi-Lo

Phil Hui:     /     
Josh Arieh:    /      /  

Josh Arieh brought it in with a three and raised after Phil Hui had completed with a four. Hui called and then bet after Arieh checked on fourth.

Arieh called and then raised on fifth after Hui bet. Hui called and then bet when sixth gave him trip fours showing. Arieh called and then called a bet on seventh.

Hui rolled over fours full of sevens and Arieh shot back in his chair and showed his trip tens on fourth street lost after failing to improve.

Phillip Hui12,900,0001,700,000
Josh Arieh9,300,000-1,700,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:43 PM Local Time
Hui Enters the Chip Lead

Phil Hui

Limit Hold'em

Josh Arieh raised on the button, then called when Phil Hui three-bet in the big blind.

Hui check-raised a bet from Arieh on the     flop, and Arieh called. Both players checked the   turn, and Arieh checked the   river. Hui bet and Arieh called, only to muck when Hui tabled   .

Phillip Hui11,200,0002,000,000
Josh Arieh11,000,000-2,000,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:42 PM Local Time
Hui Strikes Back

Limit Hold'em

Phil Hui raised and called when Josh Arieh three-bet from the big blind.

They went to the     flop where Arieh bet, Hui raised and Arieh called.

The turn was the   and Arieh bet, receiving a call.

The   completed the board and Arieh fired again. Hui responded with a raise and Arieh matched the price. Hui tabled    for a rivered flush and seized the sizeable pot.

On the next hand, Arieh raised and Hui called. The     flop brought some spicy action with Hui check-raising and then calling Arieh's three-bet.

They slowed down on the   turn and checked to the   river where Hui fired. Arieh let his hand go and Hui won the pot.

Josh Arieh13,000,000-3,900,000
Phillip Hui9,200,0003,900,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:40 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 250,000/500,000
Ante: 0
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:39 PM Local Time
Arieh Takes a Monster With the Nuts

Pot-Limit Omaha

Josh Arieh raised to 250,000 on the button, and Phil Hui called.

Hui check-called a bet of 225,000 on the     flop, then check-called a 625,000 bet on the   turn. The   river was checked once more by Hui, and he snapped off a bet of 1.78 million from Arieh. Arieh tabled      for the nut flush, and Hui could only muster      before mucking.

Josh Arieh16,900,0002,600,000
Phillip Hui5,300,000-2,600,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:33 PM Local Time
Arieh Back in Control

Pot-Limit Omaha

Josh Arieh raised to 250,000 and Phil Hui called.

Hui checked on a flop of    , then he called a bet of 300,000 from Arieh.

The   hit the turn and Arieh checked back to let the   appear for free.

Hui stabbed at the pot, betting 700,000, but Arieh looked him up with      for a baby straight. Hui tabled      for a missed flush draw and Arieh pulled back into a dominant lead.

Josh Arieh14,300,0000
Phillip Hui7,900,0000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:25 PM Local Time
Arieh Returns and Takes in Razz

Heads-Up Action


Phil Hui:    /      /  
Josh Arieh:    /      /  

Josh Arieh brought it in, and called after Phil Hui completed. Arieh bet fourth and fifth streets, with Hui calling, then Hui bet sixth street. Arieh called, and Hui check-called a bet from Arieh on seventh street, only to muck after Arieh showed     for a ten-seven.

Josh Arieh13,300,0001,900,000
Phillip Hui8,900,000-1,900,000
Friday, June 28, 2019 7:09 PM Local Time
Take 15

Phil Hui and Josh Arieh decided to take a short, 15-minute break with 11 minutes left to play in the level.