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

Monday, June 03, 2019 to Wednesday, June 05, 2019

$1,500 Dealers Choice (Event #10)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $634,500
  • Entries: 470
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:55 PM Local Time
Eights-Up for McDermott

Tim McDermott

Five-Card Draw

Scott Clements opened the button to 70,000 and Mike Ross called in the small blind, as did Tim McDermott from the big.

Ross drew one, McDermott drew three, and Clements drew two.

Ross and McDermott checked, and Clements bet 180,000. Ross folded, but McDermott called.

Clements tabled his       for ace-high, while McDermott revealed his       for two pair to take the pot.

Scott Clements1,250,000-280,000
Mike Ross1,230,00090,000
Tim McDermott900,000295,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:53 PM Local Time
Final Table Game Choices
ChoiceWes SelfBenny GlaserTim McDermottMike WatsonNaoya KiharaScott ClementsMike Ross
1st PickPLO8NL 2-7 SDPLO--PLO8Big OPLO
2nd Pick----NLH--PLO8Badeucey2-7 TD
3rd Pick----NLH--5-Card DrawBadeuceyBadacey
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:52 PM Local Time
Clements Wins One, Loses One in No-Limit

No-Limit Hold'em

Tim McDermott opened for 50,000 on the button and Scott Clements defended big blind. The flop came     and they checked it to the   turn. Clements checked, McDermott threw out a delayed continuation-bet, but no sooner had the 50,000 or so hit the felt than Clements slid in 500,000. McDermott snap-folded.

The next hand, Naoya Kihara raised to 50,000 on the button. Clements made it 170,000 but folded right away to a shove of around 1.1 million.

Scott Clements1,530,000-160,000
Naoya Kihara1,300,000110,000
Tim McDermott605,000-90,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:44 PM Local Time
Jack-Jack for Clements


Tim McDermott raised to 80,000 on the button and Scott Clements called from the big blind. Both players drew two, and Clements checked.

McDermott bet 40,000, and Clements called as both players drew one.

Both players checked, and after Clements stood pat, McDermott drew one as both players checked on the end.

Clements fanned his       for a jack-jack, and McDermott mucked.

Scott Clements1,690,000190,000
Tim McDermott695,00060,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:42 PM Local Time
More for Ross


Scott Clements raised on the button and Mike Ross called in the small blind. Ross pitched two and Clements four.

"Whaddya, playin' the wrong game?" "East Coast" asked with a laugh. "OK, I'll give you a dark bet."

Clements called and drew two after Ross took one. Ross bet and Clements called. Both players patted and Ross bet. Clements quickly called but Ross announced eight-eight and scooped with      .

Scott Clements1,500,000-300,000
Mike Ross1,140,000255,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:30 PM Local Time
Ross Picks Off Kihara

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

From the button, Naoya Kihara raised to 55,000 and Mike Ross called from the big blind.

The       board checked through to the river where Kihara bet 70,000 and Ross called.

Kihara tabled his     , but it would be Ross'      for aces-up that earned the pot.

Naoya Kihara1,190,000-185,000
Mike Ross885,00099,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:24 PM Local Time
Final Table Game Choices
ChoiceWes SelfBenny GlaserTim McDermottMike WatsonNaoya KiharaScott ClementsMike Ross
1st PickPLO8NL 2-7 SDPLO--PLO8Big OPLO
2nd Pick----NLH--PLO8Badeucey2-7 TD
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:22 PM Local Time
Turn Bet Win for Clements

No-Limit Hold'em

Scott Clements raised the button to 55,000 and Tim McDermott called from the big blind.

The flop landed     and both players checked.

The turn fell the   and McDermott check-folded to a bet of 100,000 from Clements.

Scott Clements1,800,000-130,000
Tim McDermott635,000-165,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:19 PM Local Time
Kihara Bets Out Clements

Naoya Kihara

2-7 Triple Draw

From the small blind, Naoya Kihara raised to 80,000 and Scott Clements called in the big blind.

Both players drew two, and Kihara bet out 40,000. Clements called, and both players drew one.

Kihara bet 80,000, and Clements folded.

Scott Clements1,930,000-20,000
Naoya Kihara1,375,000277,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:17 PM Local Time
McDermott Concedes to Clements in Three-Bet Pot


Tim McDermott raised first to act and Scott Clements three-bet. McDermott called and was behind in the draw, two to one. Clements bet and McDermott called. Draws stayed the same and Clements bet again. This time, McDermott gave it up.

Scott Clements1,950,000190,000
Tim McDermott800,000-230,000
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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:09 PM Local Time
Ross Doubles Through Clements

Mike Ross

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

On a flop of    , Mike Ross found himself all in for a total of 388,000 against Scott Clements from the big blind.


The turn and river landed the   and  , and Ross doubled to nearly 800,000 in chips.

Scott Clements1,760,000-406,000
Mike Ross786,000368,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:07 PM Local Time
Final Table Game Choices
ChoiceWes SelfBenny GlaserTim McDermottMike WatsonNaoya KiharaScott ClementsMike Ross
1st PickPLO8NL 2-7 SDPLO--PLO8Big OPLO
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 10:02 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 40000/80000
Ante: 0
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:08 PM Local Time
All the Highlights from Week 1 of the 2019 WSOP

All the bracelet winners from the first week of the 2019 WSOP including the controversial hand from the $50K Super High Roller.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:01 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

The remaining four players are heading on a 60-minute dinner break.

Play will resume at approximately 10 p.m. (PDT).

Scott Clements2,166,000216,000
Naoya Kihara1,098,0008,000
Tim McDermott1,030,000-180,000
Mike Ross418,000-44,000
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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:58 PM Local Time
Wes Self Eliminated in 5th Place ($27,027)

Wes Self

2-7 Single Draw

Wes Self moved all in first to act for about 230,000 and Scott Clements called in the small blind. Both pitched a card but Self was drawing more smoothly with      against     .

Clements made his draw with the  , so Self needed to improve. He turned over an  , busting in fifth.

Scott Clements1,950,000174,000
Wes Self0-393,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:54 PM Local Time
Benny Glaser Eliminated in 6th Place ($18,996)

Benny Glaser

2-7 Single Draw

Scott Clements opened to 50,000 from under the gun and Benny Glaser announced he was all in from the button for 432,000. Clements called, and stood pat, while Glaser drew one.


Glaser drew the  , and was eliminated in sixth-place for a $18,996 payday.

Scott Clements1,776,000496,000
Benny Glaser0-480,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:48 PM Local Time
Another for "East Coast"

Mike Ross

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Tim McDermott raised to 40,000 in the cutoff and Mike Ross called out of the big blind. The flop checked through and the board read      when "East Coast" Mike potted the turn. McDermott called, bringing a  . Ross announced pot again but it was all in for around 190,000. McDermott quickly folded.

Tim McDermott1,210,000-100,000
Mike Ross462,000124,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:42 PM Local Time
Ross Doubles Through Clements

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Scott Clements opened the hijack to 40,000, and Mike Ross announced pot next to act in the cutoff.

The bet was totaled to be 144,000, and as the action folded back to Clements, he put Ross all in. Ross called all in for 157,000 total, and the cards were tabled.


The dealer spread the       board, and Ross' pair of fives earned him the double.

Scott Clements1,280,000-200,000
Mike Ross338,000173,000
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:33 PM Local Time
Mike Watson Eliminated in 7th Place ($13,681)

Mike Watson

Pot-Limit Omaha

Naoya Kihara raised to 56,000 under the gun, Scott Clements called on his left and Mike Watson came along in the big blind. The flop checked around and the board read     . Watson checked, Kihara slid 110,000 in and Clements folded right away. Watson jammed for about 375,000 and Kihara called pretty quickly with      for second set.

Watson had      for top two and a gutter. The   river didn't help him and he was first out at the final table.

Naoya Kihara1,090,000469,000
Mike Watson0-450,000