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

Tuesday, July 02, 2019 to Thursday, July 04, 2019

$10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship (Event #72)

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,109,200
  • Entries: 118
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:45 PM Local Time
Lancaster Building Lead Up

Juha Helppi raised from the button and Mike Lancaster called.

The flop came    , Lancaster check-called Helppi's bet.

They both checked through the   on the turn to the   on the river. Lancaster check-called again to end up picking up the pot with    as he flopped a pair of deuces.

Mike Lancaster4,680,000480,000
Juha Helppi2,400,000-480,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:41 PM Local Time
Helppi Takes It on the Turn

Mike Lancaster raised and Juha Helppi called. The flop fell     and went-check-check.

On the   turn, Helppi check-raised this time and it was enough to make Lancaster muck his hand.

Mike Lancaster4,200,000-235,000
Juha Helppi2,880,000235,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:35 PM Local Time
Lancaster Makes Two Pair

Mike Lancaster

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and Juha Helppi called.

The flop came    , Helppi bet and Lancaster raised which Helppi called.

The turn was the   to pair the board up. Helppi check-called the bet of Lancaster.

The   completed the board on the river for Helppi to check for the last time. Lancaster led out with another bet and Helppi took a few seconds before making the call. Lancaster tabled    for the two pair and that was enough for Helppi to push his cards into the muck.

Mike Lancaster4,435,000205,000
Juha Helppi2,645,000-205,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:29 PM Local Time
Lancaster Takes One to Helppi

Mike Lancaster raised and Juha Helppi called. The flop appeared     and Helppi check-called Lancaster's bet.

The turn brought the   and Helppi check-called again. On the   river, Helppi check-folded this time and Lancaster added the chips to his stack.

Mike Lancaster4,230,000120,000
Juha Helppi2,850,000-120,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:22 PM Local Time
Lancaster Adds More Chips

Heads Up

Juha Helppi raised from the button and Mike Lancaster called.

The flop came    , Lancaster check-called the bet of Helppi.

The turn was the  , Lancaster check-called Helppi's bet again.

The river completed the board with the  , Lancaster checked for the last time, Helppi fired another bet which was called for Lancaster to claim the pot with    as he had two pair.

Mike Lancaster4,110,000420,000
Juha Helppi2,970,000-420,000
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:15 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 60,000/120,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:11 PM Local Time
Break Time

The two players are now on a short break.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:11 PM Local Time
Trips for Helppi

Mike Lancaster raised and Juha Helpi called to see a flop    . Helppi check-raised Lancaster's bet and he called.

The turn fell a   and Lancaster called Helppi's bet. The same action happened on the river   and Helppi showed    to earn the pot with trips.

Mike Lancaster3,690,000275,000
Juha Helppi3,390,000-275,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:08 PM Local Time
Stacks Evening Out

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and Juha Helppi called.

The flop came    , Helppi check-raised the bet of Lancaster who made the call.

The turn was the  , Helppi bet and Lancaster called.

The river completed the board with the  , Helppi now check-folded to the continuation-bet of Lancaster.

Juha Helppi3,665,000-300,000
Mike Lancaster3,415,000300,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:05 PM Local Time
Lancaster Claims First Heads-Up Pot

Juha Helppi raised from the button and Mike Lancaster called.

The flop came    , Lancaster check-raised the bet of Helppi who called.

They then both checked through the   on the turn and the   on the river for Lancaster to claim the pot with   .

Juha Helppi3,965,000-200,000
Mike Lancaster3,115,000200,000
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:02 PM Local Time
Tommy Hang Eliminated in 3rd Place ($133,718)

Tommy Hang

Juha Helppi raised from the small blind, Tommy Hang three-bet in the big blind. Helppi four-bet and Hang five-bet, Helppi called and Hang's last 10,000 was already added to the preflop bet and called.

Tommy Hang;   
Juha Helppi:   

The board ran out       for them both to make the flush but Helppi had the nut-flush to eliminate Hang in third place for $133,718.

Juha Helppi4,165,000765,000
Mike Lancaster2,915,000-535,000
Tommy Hang0-270,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:57 PM Local Time
Hang Doubles Through Lancaster

Mike Lancaster raised on the button and Tommy Hang pushed his last 130,000 chips in the middle. Lancaster called to create the following showdown:

Tommy Hang:   
Mike Lancaster:   

Hang was in bad shape for a double up but the board brought      , giving him trips to win the hand. "You have three of a kind? You can do it!" celebrated JC Tran in the rail.

Mike Lancaster3,450,000-110,000
Tommy Hang270,000130,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:53 PM Local Time
Hang Chipping Down

On a first hand, Mike Lancaster raised on the button and Tommy Hang called in the big blind.

The flop came     and Hang check-called. Both checked the   turn and the river fell a  . Hang check-called another bet from Lancaster but mucked when the latter revealed   .

On another hand, Hang raised on the button and called a three-bet from Lancaster in the small blind.

The flop was     and Hang called a bet from Lancaster. On the   turn, Hang folded after Lancaster fired a second barrel.

Mike Lancaster3,560,000360,000
Tommy Hang140,000-465,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:48 PM Local Time
Helppi Takes Over the Chip Lead

Juha Helppi

Juha Helppi raised from the button and Mike Lancaster three-bet in the big blind for Helppi to make the call.

The flop came    , Lancaster check-called the bet of Helppi.

The turn was the  , Lancaster check-called Helppi's bet again.

The river completed the board with the  , Lancaster checked for the last time and Helppi barreled another bet over the line. Lancaster folded.

Juha Helppi3,400,000480,000
Mike Lancaster3,070,000-130,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:45 PM Local Time
Hang Gets Some Back

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and Tommy Hang called in the big blind.

The flop came    , Hang check-called the bet of Lancaster.

The turn was the  , Hang checked again. Lancaster bet and now Hang took some extra time before raising, having only 5,000 behind after the raise. Lancaster took a few seconds and then folded.

Mike Lancaster3,200,000-400,000
Tommy Hang605,000250,000
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:42 PM Local Time
Hang Reluctantly Folds

Tommy Hang raised from the button and Mike Lancaster three-bet from the small blind. Juha Helppi gave up on his big blind and Hang called.

The flop came    , Lancaster bet, Hang raised and Lancaster glanced at Hang's stack. Hang confirmed he had 455,000 behind before Lancaster made the call.

The turn was the  , Lancaster bet again and Hang called.

The river completed the board with the  , Lancaster fired another bet into the pot and Hang opted to fold after taking some time to consider his options.

Mike Lancaster3,600,000-50,000
Tommy Hang355,000-525,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:37 PM Local Time
"You Are Lucky"

Juha Helppi raised on the button and called Tommy Hang's three-bet from the small blind.

The flop was     and Helppi called Hang's continuation bet. The same action happened when a   paired the board on the turn.

Another   fell on the river and this time both players checked. Hang turned over    while Helppi showed    for a full house with the nines, saying "it's my turn now" to Hang. "You are lucky!" said JC Tran from the rail.

Juha Helppi2,920,000880,000
Tommy Hang880,000-270,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:33 PM Local Time
Lancaster Has the Best Kicker

Mike Lancaster raised on the button and Tommy Hang called in the blinds.

The flop went     and Hang check-called Lancaster's bet. The   turn went check-check.

When a   fell on the river, Hang led out with a bet and Lancaster called. Hang showed    for a pair of threes and Lancaster tabled    for a pair as well kicker king and took down the pot.

Mike Lancaster3,650,000150,000
Tommy Hang1,150,000-180,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:24 PM Local Time
Hang Tank-Folds to Lancaster

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and Tommy Hang three-bet from the big blind which Lancaster called.

The flop came    , Hang bet and Lancaster called.

The turn was the  , Hang bet again and Lancaster made another call.

The river completed the board with the  , Hang checked and Lancaster now led out. Hang tanked for a while but opted to fold in the end.

Mike Lancaster3,500,000200,000
Tommy Hang1,330,000-270,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:20 PM Local Time
Hang Takes Some Back

Tommy Hang raised from the button and Juha Helppi three-bet from the big blind which Hang called.

The flop came    , Helppi bet and Hang called.

They both checked through the   on the turn and the   on the river. Helppi tabled    but was beaten by the    of Hang.

Juha Helppi2,040,000-590,000
Tommy Hang1,600,000200,000
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