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

Thursday, June 06, 2019 to Saturday, June 08, 2019

$1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (Event #17)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,237,950
  • Entries: 917
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:34 PM Local Time
Adrian Scarpa Eliminated in 4th Place ($77,591)

Adrian Scarpa

On the button, Adrian Scarpa moved all in for 2,850,000. Tommy Nguyen took his time in the small blind before reshoving all in and Brett Apter folded the big blind.

Adrian Scarpa:   
Tommy Nguyen:   

"Ace-eight versus ace-five!" Scarpa yelled to his rail in the Thunderdome, who anxiously jumped on their feet to watch the action unfold. The     flop paired up Nguyen's inferior kicked, and the rail let an "Oh God!" escape in anguish.

"Seven baby!" they quickly rooted, but neither the   turn nor   river would turn it around for their champion. The Foxwoods regular saw a fantastic run come to an end in fourth place, worth a payday of $77,591.

Tommy Nguyen8,000,0002,650,000
Adrian Scarpa0-4,200,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:21 PM Local Time
Another One for Nguyen

Tommy Nguyen

Tommy Nguyen has been trending nothing but up after the dinner break and just dragged another sizable pot to move himself up over the 5M mark. After raising on the button and Anatolii Zyrin defending his big blind, Nguyen saw a     flop appear and checked behind.

Zyrin bet 250,000 on the   turn and Nguyen swiftly called. On the   river, Zyrin casually splashed in 650,000 and Nguyen called after thirty seconds. Zyrin held nothing more than    and Nguyen took it down with   

Anatolii Zyrin8,100,000-725,000
Tommy Nguyen5,350,0001,650,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:16 PM Local Time
Apter Folds to Nguyen's Shove

Final Table

Brett Apter raised to 400,000 on the cutoff and Tommy Nguyen, in the big blind, called.

The dealer spread a flop of    , and Nguyen check-called a bet of 375,000 from Apter.

The turn came the  . Nguyen moved all in for 2,050,000. Apter went deep into the tank for a few minutes, but eventually decided to let it go.

Brett Apter6,720,000-780,000
Tommy Nguyen3,700,0001,300,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:06 PM Local Time
Level 43 started
Level: 43
Blinds: 100000/200000
Ante: 200000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:09 PM Local Time
Updated Counts During Dinner Break
Anatolii Zyrin8,825,000-2,275,000
Brett Apter7,500,000950,000
Adrian Scarpa4,200,0001,400,000
Tommy Nguyen2,400,000180,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:05 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

The remaining four players have gone on a 60-minute dinner break. Action resumes around 10:05 p.m. local time.

Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:53 PM Local Time
Apter Gets Value From Nguyen

Brett Apter

In a blind-on-blind confrontation, Tommy Nguyen bet 175,000 on a     flop and Brett Apter called. On the   turn, Nguyen checked, Apter bet 420,000, and Nguyen called.

The river was the   and Nguyen checked. Apter took his time, rhythmically shuffling his chips, before settling on a bet of 900,000. Nguyen took around five seconds to flick in a calling ship, but Apter showed him the winner with    for a flopped two pair.

Brett Apter6,550,0001,950,000
Tommy Nguyen2,220,000-1,970,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:47 PM Local Time
Manuel Ruivo Eliminated in 5th Place ($57,326)

Manuel Ruivo

Anatolii Zyrin limped in the cutoff, and Manuel Ruivo, in the small blind, raised to 675,000. Zyrin stuck around with a call.

A flop of     was dealt, and Ruivo threw in a bet of 755,000. Zyrin responded by moving all in for about 4,900,000. Ruivo took a few seconds of reflection but then made the call, putting the last of his chips at risk.

Manuel Ruivo:   
Anatolii Zyrin:   

The   turn and   river filled up the board and Zyrin raked in the pot with his set of fives, ending Ruivo's run in 5th place for $57,326.

Manuel Ruivo
Manuel Ruivo bows out in 5th place ($57,326)
Anatolii Zyrin11,100,0005,460,000
Manuel Ruivo0-4,300,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:41 PM Local Time
Zyrin Doubles Through Ruivo

Anatolii Zyrin

Anatolii Zyrin open-shoved 2,690,000 on the button and Adrian Scarpa folded the small blind. Manuel Ruivo, however, instantly flicked in a calling chip to put Zyrin at risk.

Anatolii Zyrin:   
Manuel Ruivo:   

Ruivo was ahead at the start and remained ahead after the flop fell    . The turn   put Zyrin one card away from elimination, but he spiked the   on the river to save his tournament life and double up. Visibly disgusted by the outcome, Ruivo paid off the requisite amount.

Anatolii Zyrin
Anatolii Zyrin counting out the double
Anatolii Zyrin5,640,0002,390,000
Manuel Ruivo4,300,000-2,500,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:36 PM Local Time
Ruivo Takes it on the Turn

Manuel Ruivo opened to 325,000 on the button and Brett Apter, in the big blind, called.

The dealer fanned a flop of    , and Apter check-called a bet of 325,000 from Ruivo.

The turn brought the   and Apter checked once more. Ruivo continued with another bet of 845,000. Apter gave it some thought, but opted to let it go.

Manuel Ruivo6,800,000600,000
Brett Apter4,600,000-500,000
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:27 PM Local Time
Updated Counts

Now that the $10,000 Heads-Up has concluded, the players have been moved to the main feature table in the Amazon room to finish off this tournament. The table will not be live streamed.

Manuel Ruivo6,200,000300,000
Brett Apter5,100,000-600,000
Tommy Nguyen4,190,00040,000
Anatolii Zyrin3,250,000600,000
Adrian Scarpa2,800,000-200,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:25 PM Local Time
Level 42 started
Level: 42
Blinds: 80000/160000
Ante: 160000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:16 PM Local Time
Cary Katz Eliminated in 6th Place ($42,897)

Cary Katz

Cary Katz moved all in from the hijack for about 600,000, and Brett Apter, in the small blind, called.

Cary Katz:   
Brett Apter:   

The board ran       and that was it for Katz, eliminated from the tournament in 6th place for $42,897.

Brett Apter5,700,000800,000
Cary Katz0-575,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:13 PM Local Time
Solid Flop for Apter

Brett Apter

Anatolii Zyrin raised to 240,000 from under the gun and Brett Apter defended the big blind. Both players checked the     flop. Apter bet 250,000 on the   turn and 575,000 on the   river, both followed by quick calls from the Russian.

Apter tabled    for the flopped trips, Zyrin couldn't beat that and mucked.

Brett Apter4,900,0001,000,000
Anatolii Zyrin3,150,000-1,550,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:08 PM Local Time
Nguyen Doubles Through Ruivo

Anatolii Zyrin opened to 240,000 from the hijack, and Cary Katz, on the button, called. Manuel Ruivo, in the small blind, three-bet to 1,000,000. Tommy Nguyen, in the big blind, four-bet shoved for 1,825,000. Zyrin and Katz gave up their hands. Ruivo took a few seconds of reflection, then made the call.

Tommy Nguyen:   
Manuel Ruivo;   

The board came       and Nguyen made two pair to double up.

Manuel Ruivo5,900,000-1,800,000
Tommy Nguyen4,150,0002,200,000
Cary Katz575,000-225,000
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:51 PM Local Time
Updated Counts; Little Action

After the break, it's been a relatively quiet phase with some smaller pots being contested and barely anything going to showdown. In the last one, Tommy Nguyen raised and Adrian Scarpa defended. Scarpa check-called the     flop before the   turn and   river got checked. Scarpa showed    to win the hand.

Manuel Ruivo7,700,0001,300,000
Anatolii Zyrin4,700,000-500,000
Brett Apter3,900,000320,000
Adrian Scarpa3,000,000-400,000
Tommy Nguyen1,950,000-550,000
Cary Katz1,500,000-350,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:39 PM Local Time
Shintaro Baba Eliminated in 7th Place ($32,517)

Shintaro Baba

Brett Apter moved all in under the gun for 1,315,000. Anatolii Zyrin, from one seat over, reshoved for about 6,600,000. Shintaro Baba, in the hijack, called for less, putting at risk his last 918,000.

Shintaro Baba:   
Brett Apter:   
Anatolii Zyrin:   

The runout was       and Apter scoopted the pot, eliminating Baba in 7th place for $32,517.

Anatolii Zyrin5,200,000-1,400,000
Brett Apter3,580,0002,060,000
Shintaro Baba0-1,000,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:32 PM Local Time
Scarpa Getting Involved

Adrian Scarpa

Adrian Scarpa raised and Anatolii Zyrin called from the big blind. On an     flop, Zyrin checked, Scarpa bet 175,000, Zyrin check-raised to 450,000, and Scarpa called. The   turn went check/check.

Zyrin flicked in one of the new blue T-500,000 chips on the   river and Scarpa quickly winged his cards into the muck. However, with some aggression he would win it back and more shortly after.

First, he three-bet a 210,000 open from Manuel Ruivo to 575,000 in the big blind. Ruivo called but folded the     flop. Next, it was Zyrin who raised to 200,000, Scarpa three-bet again, this time to 700,000 in the small blind, and Zyrin folded.

Anatolii Zyrin6,600,000950,000
Manuel Ruivo6,400,000-300,000
Adrian Scarpa3,400,000300,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:18 PM Local Time
Zyrin Takes From Nguyen

Anatolii Zyrin opened to 200,000 from early position, and Tommy Nguyen, in the big blind, called.

A flop reading     was dealt and checked through to the   turn. Nguyen checked once more, and Zyrin bet 225,000. Nguyen check-called.

The   filled up the river, and Nguyen checked for a third time. Zyrin fired a bet of 875,000 and Nguyen threw in a chip, signifying a call.

Nguyen showed   , and Zyrin tabled    for a flush to win the pot.

Anatolii Zyrin5,650,0001,200,000
Tommy Nguyen2,500,000-1,200,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:50 PM Local Time
Updated Counts on Break
Manuel Ruivo6,700,000400,000
Anatolii Zyrin4,450,000-550,000
Tommy Nguyen3,700,000900,000
Adrian Scarpa3,100,000-200,000
Cary Katz1,850,000-650,000
Brett Apter1,520,000-680,000
Shintaro Baba1,000,000-200,000