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

Monday, July 15, 2019 to Tuesday, July 16, 2019

$5,000 No-Limit Hold'em (Event #89)

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
  • Prizepool: $2,827,200
  • Entries: 608
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:53 PM Local Time
Graham Doubles Through Dunst

With the minutes ticking by in Level 28, Tony Dunst got    in against    of Luke Graham, neeeding to spike an ace or better to send Graham to the rail and bring the tournament to a final table of ten.

The board came       and Graham doubled up.

Tony Dunst1,300,000-400,000
Luke Graham1,000,000400,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:49 PM Local Time
Kamphues Shoves Twice

Lars Kamphues shoved twice, once from the button and once from the cutoff, and got no callers to essentially double his stack up to 800,000.

Lars Kamphues800,000400,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:48 PM Local Time
Eyster Doubles Through Kamphues

Kevin Eyster shoved from the cutoff for 715,000 and so did Lars Kamphues in the small blind for 1,115,000. David "ODB" Baker folded his big blind to let them battle it out.

Kevin Eyster:   
Lars Kamphues:   

The board ran out       for Eyster to hit a runner-runner straight to stay alive and double up.

Kevin Eyster1,590,000315,000
Lars Kamphues400,000-1,300,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:40 PM Local Time
Mornel Doubles Through Filatov

Anatoly Filatov limped and called a shove from Rami Mornel for 775,000.

Anatoly Filatov:   
Rami Mornel:   

Filatov was in front but a jack in the window of a     flop left Mornel poised to double up. The turn   and river   could not help Filatov and Mornel doubled up.

Rami Mornel1,600,000500,000
Anatoly Filatov1,500,0000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:24 PM Local Time
Samuel Ganzfried Eliminated in 12th Place ($31,448)

Samuel Ganzfried

Samuel Ganzfried limped in the small blind off a stack of around 400,000 and Phil Hellmuth shoved in the big blind. Ganzfried snap-called with    and was way ahead of the    of Hellmuth.

The flop came     giving very little help to Hellmuth. The turn   gave him outs to a gutshot, and he hit the   on the river to send Ganzfried to the rail.

"Good trap," said Hellmuth. "Sorry about that."

Phil Hellmuth1,700,000820,000
Samuel Ganzfried0-690,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:05 PM Local Time
Ganzfried Triples Up

David "ODB" Baker raised to 125,000 from the hijack and Samuel Ganzfried shoved in the small blind. Phil Hellmuth called in the big blind and Baker asked for a count. The dealer confirmed Ganzfried had 210,000 in total and Baker went along.

Both Hellmuth and Baker checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Hellmuth bet 90,000 and Baker folded reluctantly after taking a few seconds. Hellmuth tabled    for the two pair on the board with the ace -kicker while Ganzfried held    for the full house.

The river completed the board with the   for Ganzfried to secure the triple-up and stay alive.

David "ODB" Baker1,670,000-30,000
Phil Hellmuth880,000230,000
Samuel Ganzfried690,000190,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:58 PM Local Time
Jonathan Little Eliminated in 13th Place ($24,941)

Jonathan Little

After doubling up Jordan Cristos, Jonathan Little was left short. He held    and was all in for 250,000 against Anatoly Filatov who held   .

There was no help for Little on the       board and he was eliminated.

The remaining 12 players have all secured a pay jump to $31,448.

Anatoly Filatov1,500,000-200,000
Jonathan Little0-200,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:51 PM Local Time
Cristos Doubles Through Little

Rami Mornel opened to 125,000 and Jonathan Little three-bet all in for 650,000. Jordan Cristos moved all in for 395,000 and Mornel tank-folded.

Jonathan Little:   
Jordan Cristos:   

There was no help for Little on the       board and Cristos doubled up.

Rami Mornel1,100,000670,000
Jordan Cristos800,00080,000
Jonathan Little200,000-715,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:45 PM Local Time
Shankar Pillai Eliminated in 14th Place ($24,941)

Shankar Pillai

Shankar Pillai shoved from the cutoff for just over 300,000 and so did Kevin Eyster on the button with the bigger stack. The rest of the table folded so the cards could go on their backs.

Shankar Pillai:   
Kevin Eyster:   

The board ran out       for Eyster to hit top pair and improve to trips on the turn to eliminate Pillai in 14th place.

Kevin Eyster1,275,0004,000
Shankar Pillai0-200,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:38 PM Local Time
Talley Through Pillai; Pillai Through Hellmuth

Caufman Talley was all in with    against the    of Shankar Pillai. Talleyflopped a pair of kings on the       runout and he doubled for 850,000.

Pillai was down to 105,000 and that went in with    against the    of Phil Hellmuth.

The flop was     giving a pair as well as a flush draw to Pillai who took the lead. The turn   gave Hellmuth a better flush draw but the river was the   and Pillai doubled up.

Caufman Talley1,900,000800,000
Phil Hellmuth650,000230,000
Shankar Pillai200,000-550,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:08 PM Local Time

Players, dealers and floor staff are catching their breath after 30 eliminations over the opening two hours.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:59 PM Local Time
Camille Brown Eliminated in 16th Place; Robert Brobyn Eliminated in 15th Place ($20,148)

Camille Brown

Camille Brown moved all in for 222,000 from under the gun. Luke Graham three-bet all in for around 800,000 from middle position.

Robert Brobyn was in the big blind. "This hand's too big to fold," he said and called for 299,000.

Camille Brown:   
Luke Graham:   
Robert Brobyn:   

The flop     gave Brown straight outs to stay alive. The turn was the   and the river   improve Graham to a full house and he eliminated both his opponents.

Robert Brobyn
Robert Brobyn
Luke Graham1,400,000400,000
Camille Brown0-245,000
Robert Brobyn0-810,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:57 PM Local Time
Jeremy Ausmus Eliminated in 17th Place ($20,148)

Jeremy Ausmus

Jeremy Ausmus was all in with    against an opponent who held   

There was an eight on the     flop and although Ausmus picked up hope with a   on the turn the   on the river sealed his elimination.

Jeremy Ausmus0-410,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:54 PM Local Time
Shaw Scoops Huge Pot to Claim Chip Lead

The board read       with around 700,000 in the middle already.

Carl Shaw moved two big stacks forward for a bet of 680,000 from under the gun which sent David "ODB" Baker into the tank in the middle position. Baker cut out calling chips, contemplated for a bit longer, and then called but mucked when Shaw tabled    for the turned top two pair.

Carl Shaw3,400,000950,000
David "ODB" Baker1,700,000-1,000,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:51 PM Local Time
Will Berry Eliminated in 18th Place ($20,148)

Will Berry

Will Berry raised from mid-position and Kevin Eyster shoved with the bigger stack from the button. Action folded back to Berry who made the call.

Will Berry:   
Kevin Eyster:   

The board ran out       for Eyster to crack Berry's aces on the flop.

Kevin Eyster1,271,000536,000
Will Berry0-450,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:44 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
SeatTable 450Chip CountBig BlindsTable 443Chip CountBig Blinds
1David "ODB" Baker2,700,00068Will Berry450,00011
2Jonathan Little915,00023Caufman Talley1,100,00028
3Tony Dunst1,100,00028Jeremy Ausmus410,00010
4Robert Brobyn810,00020Shankar Pillai750,00019
5Camille Brown245,0006Kevin Eyster735,00018
6Anatoly Filatov1,700,00043Samuel Ganzfried500,00013
7Luke Graham1,000,00025Phil Hellmuth420,00011
8Rami Mornel430,00011Jordan Cristos720,00018
9Carl Shaw2,450,00061Lars Kamphues1,700,00043
David "ODB" Baker2,700,000300,000
Carl Shaw2,450,000400,000
Anatoly Filatov1,700,000-200,000
Lars Kamphues1,700,00010,000
Caufman Talley1,100,0000
Tony Dunst1,100,000353,000
Luke Graham1,000,000-20,000
Jonathan Little915,000-75,000
Robert Brobyn810,000-89,000
Shankar Pillai750,000-105,000
Kevin Eyster735,000427,000
Jordan Cristos720,000-230,000
Samuel Ganzfried500,000250,000
Will Berry450,000100,000
Rami Mornel430,000-320,000
Phil Hellmuth420,000119,000
Jeremy Ausmus410,00056,000
Camille Brown245,00088,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:39 PM Local Time
Karen Sarkisyan Eliminated in 19th Place ($16,582)

Karen Sarkisyan (earlier this summer)

Karen Sarkisyan was all-in for his last 333,000 and called by Lars Kamphues.

Karen Sarkisyan:   
Lars Kamphues:   

The board ran out       for Kamphues to hold with the pocket nines to eliminate Sarkisyan from the tournament in 19th place for $16,582.

The 18 remaining players will be redrawn for the final two tables.

Lars Kamphues1,690,000859,000
Karen Sarkisyan0-681,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:35 PM Local Time
Liran Twito Eliminated in 20th Place ($16,582)

Liran Twito

David "ODB" Baker opened to 65,000 and Liran Twito three-bet to 180,000. Baker four-bet to 390,000 and Twito five-bet shoved for 1,140,000

Baker snap-called with    and was ahead of the    of Twito.

The board ran out       and the start-of-day chip leader was eliminated.

David "ODB" Baker2,400,0001,250,000
Liran Twito0-1,100,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:23 PM Local Time
Vlad Darie Eliminated in 21st Place ($16,582)

Vlad Darie

Carl Shaw opened to 60,000 and called a three-bet to 188,000 from Vlad Darie.

Shaw checked the     flop to his opponent who bet 115,000. Shaw called.

The turn was the  . Shaw checked again and Darie moved all in. Shaw shrugged and snap-called with    for the nut flush. Darie showed    for a turned pair.

The river was another ace   and Darie was eliminated, Shaw boosting his stack up over the two million mark.

Carl Shaw2,050,0001,110,000
Vlad Darie0-1,250,000
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:22 PM Local Time
Kristen Bicknell Eliminated in 22nd Place ($16,582)

Kristen Bicknell

Both Kristen Bicknell and Jonathan Little flopped flush draws on a     flop with Bicknell's best with    against the    of Little.

However, the   turn gave Little a pair and the river was the   sending Bicknell to the rail.

Jonathan Little990,000512,000
Kristen Bicknell0-882,000