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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

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Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:55 PM Local Time
Chips Battle Between Helppi and Marsico

Juha Helppi raised under the gun and Anthony Marsico three-bet on the button, called by Helppi.

The flop was     and Helppi check-raised a bet from Marsico. The latter reraised it and Helppi called. The turn   went check-check.

On the   river, Helppi bet and Marsico tanked for some time before ending up folding.

A few hands later, Helppi raised once more and called a three-bet from Marsico on the button. The flop fell     and Helppi chck-called. The turn brought a   and Helppi check-folded after a second bet from Marsico.

Mike Lancaster2,850,000-170,000
Juha Helppi1,690,00040,000
Anthony Marsico1,610,000-40,000
Tommy Hang780,000170,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:48 PM Local Time
Marsico and Lancaster Clash Again

Mike Lancaster raised from under the gun and Anthony Marsico called from the small blind.

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

The turn was the   and Marsico now led out with a bet which Lancaster called.

The river completed the board with the  , Marsico bet again for Lancaster to call and picked up the pot with    for the straight.

Mike Lancaster3,020,000-340,000
Anthony Marsico1,650,000350,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:45 PM Local Time
Marsico Makes the Right Call

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and Anthony Marsico defended his big blind.

The flop came    , Marsico check-raised the bet of Lancaster and Lancaster three-bet. Marsico glanced at Lancaster and then made the call.

The turn was the  , Marsico check-called the bet of Lancaster.

The river completed the board with the   and Marsico checked for the last time. Lancaster bet and Marsico tanked for a while and made the call in the end.

"Jack-high," Lancaster said.

Marsico showed    for the flopped pair of deuces which was enough to pick up the pot.

Mike Lancaster3,360,000240,000
Anthony Marsico1,300,000180,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:40 PM Local Time
Hang Doubles Through Lancaster and Takes One from Helppi

Juha Helppi raised under the gun and Tommy Hang three-bet in the small blind. Mike Lancaster four-bet in the big blind, Helppi folded, and Hang pushed all in for a total stack worth 235,000. Lancaster called to create the following showdown:

Tommy Hang:   
Mike Lancaster:   

Hang had the dominating hang, but the flop came    , giving a flush draw to Lancaster. The latter didn't hit on the   turn and   river and Hang doubled up.

A few minutes later, Hang raised under the gun and called a three-bet from Helppi in the small blind.

The flop came     and Hang called Helppi's continuation-bet. The   came on the turn and this time, Helppi check-folded to a bet from Hang.

Mike Lancaster3,120,000-780,000
Juha Helppi1,650,000-240,000
Anthony Marsico1,120,000-180,000
Tommy Hang610,000395,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:31 PM Local Time
Lancaster Has More Than Half of All Chips in Play

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and both Juha Helppi and Anthony Marsico called from the blinds.

The flop came    , Helppi bet, Marsico folded and Lancaster called.

The turn was the  , Helppi bet, Lancaster raised and that was enough to make Helppi give up on the hand.

Mike Lancaster3,900,000420,000
Juha Helppi1,890,000-210,000
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:29 PM Local Time
Hang Getting Shorter

Tommy Hang raised from the button and Juha Helppi called in the big blind.

They both checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Helppi bet and Hang called but then folded when Helppi bet again on the   on the river.

Juha Helppi2,100,000160,000
Tommy Hang215,000-160,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:27 PM Local Time
Helppi Over Hang

Juha Helppi raised from under the gun and Tommy Hang three-bet in the small blind. Mike Lancaster folded his big blind and Helppi four-bet which Hang called.

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

They both checked through the   on the turn tot he   on the river. They both checked again. Hang tabled    but was beat by the    of Helppi.

"At least I saved you some money," Helppi remarked and Hang nodded.

Juha Helppi1,940,000-290,000
Tommy Hang375,000-285,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:22 PM Local Time
Back and Forth Between Lancaster and Helppi

Juha Helppi raised under the gun and Mike Lancaster called in the big blind.

The flop went     and Lancaster check-raised Helppi's bet, who made the call. The   fell on the turn and Lancaster led out with a bet. Helppi let it go.

The hand after, Lancaster raised in the small blind and Helppi called.

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

On the   river, Lancaster checked and folded after Helppi bet.

Mike Lancaster3,480,000-110,000
Juha Helppi2,230,000220,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:12 PM Local Time
Marsico Wins First Hand After the Break

Mike Lancaster raised from the button and Anthony Marsico called in the big blind.

The flop came    , Marsico bet and Lancaster called.

They then both checked through the   on the turn to the   on the river. Marsico check-called the bet of Lancaster. Lancaster tabled    for the flopped two pair but Marsico held    for the turned higher two pair to scoop the pot.

Mike Lancaster3,590,00010,000
Anthony Marsico1,300,000470,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:06 PM Local Time
Level 21 started
Level: 21
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 0
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:59 PM Local Time
Break

The four remaining players have just gone for another 10-minute break.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:58 PM Local Time
Hang Grabs Chips from Helppi

On a raised pot, the flop read     when Juha Helppi first checked before raising a bet from Tommy Hang on the button. Hang made the call.

On the   turn, Hang tanked and called a bet from Helppi. The   completed the board and Helppi fired another bet but folded after Hang raised it.

Juha Helppi2,010,000140,000
Tommy Hang660,000-140,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:53 PM Local Time
Lancaster Turns Quads

Mike Lancaster

Juha Helppi raised from under the gun and Anthony Marsico called on the button. Tommy Hang folded his small blind but Mike Lancaster called in the big blind.

The flop came    , both Lancaster and Helppi checked, Marsico bet and both Lancaster and Helppi called.

The turn was the  , Lancaster and Helppi checked again. Marsico bet and Lancaster raised. Helppi folded and Marsico called.

The river completed the board with the  , Lancaster led out with a bet and Marsico called but mucked when Lancaster tabled    for quads to pick up the pot.

Mike Lancaster3,580,000320,000
Juha Helppi1,870,000-80,000
Anthony Marsico830,000-390,000
Tommy Hang800,000-25,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:47 PM Local Time
Kevin Song Eliminated in 5th Place ($70,750)

Kevin Song

Mike Lancaster raised from under the gun and Kevin Song called in the cutoff.

The flop came    , Lancaster glanced at Song's stack and asked how much he had.

Song covered his stack: "You know how much I had before you raised preflop, why do you need to know now?" And then smiled and quickly opened his hands up.

Lancaster checked and Song bet which Lancaster called.

The turn was the  , Lancaster checked again, Song bet his last 45,000 and Lancaster quickly called.

Kevin Song:   
Mike Lancaster:   

"What a slowroll..." Song commented.

The river completed the board with the   to signal the end of Song's tournament life as he finished in fifth place.

Mike Lancaster3,260,00060,000
Kevin Song0-135,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:39 PM Local Time
Helppi Chipping Up on Marsico

Juha Helppi raised in the small blind and Anthony Marsico three-bet in the big blind. Helppi quickly four-bet and Marsico called.

A flop     appeared and Marsico raised Helppi's continuation bet. The latter three-bet and Marsico called.

The river fell a   and Helppi bet, called by Marsico. On the   river, Helppi bet once more and Marsico tanked before making the call. Helppi turned over    for a pair of aces and earned the pot.

Juha Helppi1,950,000530,000
Anthony Marsico1,220,000-400,000
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:36 PM Local Time
Eights Are Good for Lancaster

Tommy Hang raised on the button and Mike Lancaster three-bet in the small blind. Kevin Song four-bet in the big blind and only Lancaster called.

The flop brought     and Lancaster check-called Song's bet. The same action happened on the   turn.

The river was the   and both players checked. Lancaster revealed    and Song mucked.

Mike Lancaster3,200,000400,000
Kevin Song135,000-215,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:27 PM Local Time
Lancaster Closing in on 3 Million

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

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

The turn was the  , Hang check-called the bet of Lancaster again.

The river completed the board with the  , Hang check-called for the last time but mucked when Lancaster tabled    for the turned two pair.

Mike Lancaster2,800,00090,000
Tommy Hang825,000-145,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:21 PM Local Time
Song Doubles Up Twice

On the first hand, Kevin Song raised under the gun and Anthony Marsico three-bet on the button. Song decided to move all in for a total stack worth 75,000 and Marsico completed.

Kevin Song:   
Anthony Marsico:   

The board brought       and Song doubled up with a pair of tens.

On the second hand, Mike Lancaster raised in the big blind and called a three-bet from Song in the big blind.

The flop came     and Lancaster check-raised Song's bet. Song called and the turn fell a  . Lancaster bet and Song ended up calling all in.

Lancaster showed    for a pair of fives and a flush draw and Song held    for ace-high. The river fell a   and Song doubled up once again with a pair of nines.

Mike Lancaster2,710,000-240,000
Anthony Marsico1,620,00020,000
Kevin Song350,000275,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:15 PM Local Time
Helppi Wins One

Juha Helppi raised from the button and both Anthony Marsico and Tommy Hang called in the blinds.

They all checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Marsico bet, Hang folded and Helppi raised which Marsico called.

The river completed the board with the   and they both checked again. Marsico tabled    for ace-high and was beat by the    of Helppi who had flopped top pair.

Anthony Marsico1,600,000-120,000
Juha Helppi1,420,00010,000
Tommy Hang970,000-170,000
Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:11 PM Local Time
Song on a Downwards Spiral

Kevin Song raised from under the gun and Mike Lancaster called in the big blind. The flop came    , Lancaster check-raised the bet of Song and Song folded after a while.

The hand after, Lancaster raised from the small blind and Song called in the big blind. The flop came    , Lancaster bet and Song folded.

The hand after Song paid the small blind but folded after a raise which leaves Song with 75,000.

Mike Lancaster2,950,000-90,000
Kevin Song75,000-185,000
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