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

Monday, June 17, 2019 to Wednesday, June 19, 2019

$1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha (Event #40)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,641,600
  • Entries: 1,216
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:12 PM Local Time
Ayaz Mahmood Eliminated in 11th Place ($17,278)

Ayaz Mahmood

Ayaz Mahmood raised and benjamin Zamini called from the big blind.

The flop showed     and after a check, Mahmood pushed his remaining stack in the middle for less than 300,000 chips left. Zamani snap-called with      while Mahmood held     .

The turn fell a  , giving a straight to Zamani and the river a  , eliminating Mahmood from the event at the 11th.

Benjamin Zamani6,300,000500,000
Ayaz Mahmood0-600,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:04 PM Local Time
William Mitchell Eliminated in 12th Place ($17,278)

William Mitchell

Benjamin Zamani raised to 160,000 from the cutoff and small blind William Mitchell put his last 75,000 in the middle. Big blind Ayaz Mahmood bet pot which was 555,000.

Zamani asked how much Mahmood had behind which was about 600,000 and Zamani called.

The flop fell     and Mahmood checked in the big blind. Zamani bet pot and that was enough to make him fold.

William Mitchell:     
Benjamin Zamani:     

The board ran out with the   turn and   river and Mitchell was eliminated from the tournament despite hitting a straight. Zamani flopped a flush to sent Mitchell home in 12th place for $17,278.

Benjamin Zamani5,800,000700,000
Ayaz Mahmood600,000-385,000
William Mitchell0-80,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 3:00 PM Local Time
Nikolai Sears Eliminiated in 13th Place ($13,617)

Nikolai Sears

Denis Bagdasarov (small blind), William Mitchell (big blind), Nikolai Sears (under the gun), and Benjamin Zamani (button) saw a flop four-ways and that's where Sears' last 1,100,00 got in the middle. Zamani took him up on the challenge while the board read    .

Nikolai Sears:     
Benjamin Zamani:     

The board ran out with the   turn and   river and Zamani eliminated Sears in 13th place for $13,617.

Benjamin Zamani5,100,0001,600,000
Denis Bagdasarov2,160,000160,000
William Mitchell80,000-280,000
Nikolai Sears0-1,100,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:59 PM Local Time
Christopher Zametz Eliminated in 14th Place ($13,617)

Chrisopher Zametz

Glen Cressman raised under the gun and Christopher Zametz pushed all in for a stack worth 365,000. It folded to James Little who announced pot and Cressman let it go.

Christopher Zametz:     
James Little:     

The board appeared      , giving the winning hand to Little with the aces.

James Little4,200,000-500,000
Glen Cressman3,100,000-700,000
Christopher Zametz0-730,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:54 PM Local Time
Adam Monaghan Eliminated in 15th Place ($13,617)

Adam Monaghan

Adam Monaghan raised to 225,000 from the cutoff and Johannes Toebbe potted from the blinds, putting Monaghan's tournament at risk. The latter called and they tabled their cards:

Adam Monaghan:     
Johannes Toebbe:     

The board brought      , giving a set of kings to Toebbe who eliminated another player from the tournament.

Johannes Toebbe2,400,00080,000
Adam Monaghan0-950,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:50 PM Local Time
Steve Sung Eliminated in 16th Place ($10,877)

Steve Sung

Steve Sung opened from the cutoff and it was called by Johannes Toebbe in the big blind.

Everything went in the middle on the flop    . Toebbe was holding      for a flush and a straight draw while Sung held     . The turn bricked and the river brought a  , giving the straight to Toebbe who eliminated Sung from the event.

Johannes Toebbe2,320,0001,070,000
Steve Sung0-560,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:45 PM Local Time
Niste More Than Doubles

Mihai Niste

Benjamin Zamani raised to 160,000 from middle position and Ayaz Mahmood called from the small blind. Big blind Mihai Niste bet pot worth 640,000 and Zamani called. Mahmood went all in for his last 2,035,000 and Niste called for his tournament life and had his entire 1,050,000 stack in the middle. Zamani got out of the way.

Mihai Niste:     
Ayaz Mahmood:     

The board ran out       and Niste managed to more than double up.

Benjamin Zamani3,500,000-670,000
Mihai Niste2,700,0001,500,000
Ayaz Mahmood985,000-1,365,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:42 PM Local Time
Double Up for Sears

Nikolai Sears

Benjamin Zamani limped from the cutoff and small blind William Mitchell limped as well from the small blind. Big blind Nikolai Sears bet pot worth 320,000 and Zamani put him all in for effectively 505,000. Mitchell folded with 360,000 behind and Sears called.

Nikolai Sears:     
Benjamin Zamani:     

The board ran out       and Sears doubled up.

Benjamin Zamani4,170,000370,000
Nikolai Sears1,100,000300,000
William Mitchell360,000-740,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:34 PM Local Time
Split Pot Between Szecsi and Bojang

Ismael Bojang opened with a raise and Norbert Szecsi three-bet from the blinds. Bojang announced all in and Szecsi made the call.

Ismael Bojang:     
Norbert Szecsi:     

The board fell      , giving the straight to Bojang and Szecsi who split the pot.

Ismael Bojang5,300,000650,000
Norbert Szecsi1,200,0000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:06 PM Local Time

There have been five eliminations in the first two levels of the day and the remaining 16 players were just sent on their first 15-minute break of the day. They are expected back in their seats at 2:21 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2:02 PM Local Time
Cressman Gets Paid by Bojang

Ismael Bojang raised to 130,000 and both James Little and Glen Cressman, situated on the button, made the call.

Both players checked through the flop     and turn  . The river fell a   and Cressman bet 360,000 after his opponents checked. Only Bojang decided to call but mucked his cards when Cressman showed      for the full house.

Ismael Bojang4,650,0001,050,000
Glen Cressman3,800,000400,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:57 PM Local Time
Bagdasarov Defends His Big Blind

Ayaz Mahmood raised from middle position to 150,000 and big blind Denis Bagdasarov defended when he called the raise. The flop fell down     and Bagdasarov checked.

Mahmood continued with a bet of 150,000 and Bagdasarov called. They both checked on the   turn and on the   river.

Bagdasarov showed      and that was enough to win the pot.

Ayaz Mahmood2,350,000430,000
Denis Bagdasarov2,000,000-50,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:55 PM Local Time
Little Puts Pressure

Steve Sung raised to 160,000 and Johannes Toebbe called. James Little thought about his move for a minute and potted. Sung looked at his cards once more and mucked his cards. Toebbe tanked for a few minutes and let it go as well.

James Little4,700,000450,000
Johannes Toebbe1,250,000-1,050,000
Steve Sung560,000-60,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:42 PM Local Time
Zamani Gives Up One Pot

Benjamin Zamani

Benjamin Zamani raised to 125,000 from the cutoff and big blind Nikolai Sears raised to 405,000. The action was back on Zamani and he gave up after he checked how much Sears had left behind.

Zamani is chipping up despite giving up on this pot.

Benjamin Zamani3,800,000750,000
Nikolai Sears800,00010,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:34 PM Local Time
Sung Grabs Some Chips Back

Steven Sung, who lost a big pot against Ismael Bojang earlier took a few chips back on his last hand. Matthew Mueller limped, Norbert Szecsi completed his small blind and Steve Chung checked his option.

The flop appeared     and the three players checked. On the turn  , Chung announced pot for 180,000 after Szecsi checked and it was enough to make his opponents fold.

Norbert Szecsi1,200,000-450,000
Matthew Mueller1,000,000-100,000
Steve Sung620,000-580,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:24 PM Local Time
Sears Doubles Through Bagdasarov

Nikolai Sears

Nikolai Sears managed to get his last 380,000 in the middle from early position against big blind Denis Bagdasarov. Sears had      and Bagdasarov had     .

The window card was the   giving Bagdasarov a set but the rest of the flop was    giving Sears a straight.

The turn was the   and the river the  . Sears held on to the best hand on the river and he doubled up through the start-of-day chip leader.

Denis Bagdasarov2,050,000-50,000
Nikolai Sears790,000385,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:20 PM Local Time
Anton Wigg Eliminated in 17th Place ($10,877)

Anton Wigg

Johannes Toebbe opened to 150,000 and Anton Wigg called in the cutoff before James Little decided to raise it to 680,000. It folded back to Wigg who considered it for a minute before calling.

Things accelarated on the flop    . Wigg pushed all in and it was snap-called by Little to create the following showdown:

Anton Wigg:     
James Little:     

Wigg found no help with the rest of the board   and  , giving the winning hand to Little with a set of aces.

James Little4,250,0002,100,000
Anton Wigg0-2,150,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:07 PM Local Time
Tuhrim Triples Up

Richard Tuhrim

Benjamin Zamani limped from the under-the-gun position and Ayaz Mahmood limped from the hijack. Richard Tuhrim put his last 250,000 from the small blind in the middle. The player in the big blind folded and Zamani and Mahmood called.

The flop was     and both Zamani and Mahmood checked. The turn was the   and Zamani check-folded when Mahmood bet 250,000.

Mahmood had      and Tuhrim played     . The river was a brick and Tuhrim tripled up.

Benjamin Zamani3,050,000250,000
Ayaz Mahmood1,920,000-480,000
Richard Tuhrim800,000500,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:01 PM Local Time
Carson Wieland Eliminated in 18th Place ($10,877)

Carson Wieland

Carson Wieland opened to 175,000 and it was called by Ismal Bojang on the button.

The flop came     and after a check from Wieland, Bojang bet 130,000. Wieland announced al in and Bojang snap-called, holding      for the straight, while Wieland revealed     .

The rest of the board fell a   and a  , bringing no help to Wieland who made his way to the cashier.

Ismael Bojang3,600,0001,400,000
Carson Wieland0-900,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:53 PM Local Time
Two Table Redraw
Table #403PlayerCountryTable #407PlayerCountry
1Adam MonaghanAustralia1Steve SungUnited States
2Benjamin ZamaniUnited States2Carson WielandUnited States
3Denis BagdasarovUnited States3Matthew MuellerUnited States
4William MitchellAustralia4Johannes ToebbeGermany
5Nikolai SearsUnited States5Ismael BojangAustria
6Ayaz MahmoodUnited States6Anton WiggSweden
7Mihai NisteRomania7James LittleUnited States
8Chrisopher ZametzUnited States8Glen CressmanUnited States
9Richard TuhrimUnited States9Norbert SzecsiHungary