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

Monday, July 08, 2019 to Saturday, June 08, 2019

$50,000 Final Fifty No-Limit Hold'em (Event 90)

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  • Buy-in: $50,000
  • Prizepool: $5,904,000
  • Entries: 123
  • Remaining: 0

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:23 PM Local Time
Ali Imsirovic Eliminated in 7th Place ($212,292)

Ali Imsirovic

Hand #33: Brandon Adams raised to 500,000 from under the gun and won the blinds and ante.

Hand #34: Ali Imsirovic moved all in from the cutoff for 830,000 and Brandon Adams called from the big blind.

Imsirovic:   
Adams:   

Imsirovic is at-risk but holding the slight advantage as the flop landed     to see both players catch a pair.

Adams held a flush draw to go along with bottom pair, and when the turn fell the  , Imsirovic would need to fade a heart, queen, or five to stay alive.

The river landed the   to give Adams two pair, and Imsirovic was eliminated in seventh-place for a $212,292 payday.

Danny Tang9,900,0000
Brandon Adams9,900,0001,600,000
Michael Addamo9,300,0000
Adrian Mateos4,500,000-600,000
Sam Soverel2,200,0000
Keith Tilston1,200,0000
Ali Imsirovic0-830,000
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:20 PM Local Time
Final Table Line-Up
SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Brandon AdamsUnited States8,300,00033
2Michael AddamoAustralia9,300,00037
3Danny TangHong Kong9,900,00040
4Keith TilstonUnited States1,200,0005
5Ali ImsirovicUnited States830,0003
6Sam SoverelUnited States2,300,0009
7Adrian MateosSpain5,100,00020
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:20 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 125,000/250,000
Ante: 250,000
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:19 PM Local Time
Hands #31-32: Set of Eights Push Tang Into the Lead

Hand #31: Keith Tilston moved all in for 775,000 from the small blind and Ali Imsirovic gave up his big blind.

Hand #32: Michael Addamo raised to 400,000 from the hijack and Danny Tang called from the cutoff. The dealer spread a flop of     that was checked around to the   turn. Addamo checked once more and Tang bet 650,000. Addamo check-called. The   river completed the board and both players opted to checked. Tang showed    for a set of eights and Addamo mucked.

Danny Tang9,900,0001,500,000
Michael Addamo9,300,000-1,100,000
Brandon Adams8,300,0000
Adrian Mateos5,100,0000
Sam Soverel2,200,000-500,000
Keith Tilston1,200,000425,000
Ali Imsirovic830,000-470,000
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:10 PM Local Time
Addamo Doubles Through Tilston into the Chip Lead

Michael Addamo

Hand #29: Brandon Adams raised to 400,000 from the button and won the blinds and ante.

Hand #30: Brandon Adams raised to 400,000 in the cutoff and Michael Addamo called from the button. Danny Tang came along from the small blind, and with the action on Keith Tilston in the big blind, he three-bet to 1,800,000.

Adams asked for a count of Tilston's chip stack and used a time extension chip as he continued to deliberate before eventually folding. Addamo now used a time extension chip of his own before announcing he was all in for 4,690,000. Tang folded, and Tilston called to put Addamo at risk.

Tilston:   
Addamo:   

The Australian was at-risk, but in the lead with the best hand in poker, and when the dealer spread the     flop, he remained in the lead.

Tilston needed to find either a ten, or running straight cards, and when the   landed on the turn, Addamo was down to fading two outs to stay alive.

The river landed the  , and Addamo secured the double, and climbed into the chip lead.

Michael Addamo10,400,0005,600,000
Danny Tang8,400,000-800,000
Brandon Adams8,300,000100,000
Adrian Mateos5,100,0000
Sam Soverel2,700,0000
Ali Imsirovic1,300,0000
Keith Tilston775,000-4,925,000
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 1:02 PM Local Time
Hands #25-28: Tilston Takes From Mateos

Hand #25: Danny Tang raised to 400,000 on the cutoff and got no action.

Hand #26: Keith Tilston raised to 400,000 on the cutoff and Adrian Mateos called from the big blind. The dealer fanned a flop of     and Mateos checked. Tilston bet 350,000 and Mateos check-called. The turn was the   and was checked through to the   river and both players checked again Tilston tabled    and won the pot with his pair of jacks.

Hand #27: Michael Addamo raised to 400,000 under the gun and Mateos three-bet shoved for 4,340,000 from the small blind. Addamo folded.

Hand #28: Tang raised to 400,000 under the gun and Addamo called from the big blind. The flop fell     and Addamo checked. Tang bet 350,000 and Addamo folded.

Danny Tang9,200,0001,200,000
Brandon Adams8,200,000-500,000
Keith Tilston5,700,0001,100,000
Adrian Mateos5,100,000-200,000
Michael Addamo4,800,000-1,000,000
Sam Soverel2,700,000-500,000
Ali Imsirovic1,300,000-100,000
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:51 PM Local Time
Hands #22-24: Trips for Tang, Tilston Takes from Mateos

Danny Tang

Hand #22: Brandon Adams raised his button to 400,000 and Danny Tang called in the big blind.

The flop landed     and Tang checked to Adams who continued for 550,000. Tang check-raised to 1,100,000 and Adams called.

The turn fell the   and Tang checked. Adams bet out 900,000 and Tang used a time extension chip before he called as the river landed the  .

Both players checked, and Tang tabled his    for trips. Adams mucked.

Hand #23: Adrian Mateos raised to 400,000 from the hijack and Keith Tilston called from the big blind.

The flop landed     and both players checked to reveal the   on the turn. Tilston checked, and Mateos bet 650,000.

Tilston called, and when the river fell the  , he led out for 1,300,000. Mateos used two time extension chips before folding.

Hand #24: Danny Tang raised to 400,000 from the button and Ali Imsirovic called from the big blind.

The       board checked through to the river where Tang tabled his    and Imsirovic mucked.

Brandon Adams8,700,000-2,400,000
Danny Tang8,000,0003,100,000
Michael Addamo5,800,000-100,000
Adrian Mateos5,300,000-1,000,000
Keith Tilston4,600,0001,000,000
Sam Soverel3,200,0000
Ali Imsirovic1,400,000-600,000
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:38 PM Local Time
Final Table Line-Up
SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Brandon AdamsUnited States11,100,00056
2Michael AddamoAustralia5,900,00030
3Danny TangHong Kong4,900,00025
4Keith TilstonUnited States3,600,00018
5Ali ImsirovicUnited States2,000,00010
6Sam SoverelUnited States3,200,00016
7Adrian MateosSpain6,300,00032
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:32 PM Local Time
Hand #17-21: Tilston and Imsirovic Shove

Hand #17: From the cutoff, Michael Addamo raised to 320,000 and Ali Imsirovic defended his big blind to see the     flop.

Imsirovic checked, and Addamo continued for 220,000. Imsirovic folded, and Addamo collected the pot.

Hand #18: Michael Addamo raised to 320,000 in the hijack and Keith Tilston moved all in from the button for 2,840,000. Addamo folded.

Hand #19: Michael Addamo raised to 320,000 from middle position and won the blinds and ante.

Hand #20: From the cutoff, Ali Imsirovic moved all in for 1,630,000 and won the blinds and ante.

Hand #21: Adrian Mateos raised to 320,000 on the button and Michael Addamo three-bet to 1,280,000 from the big blind. Mateos folded.

Brandon Adams11,100,000-400,000
Adrian Mateos6,300,000-800,000
Michael Addamo5,900,0001,100,000
Danny Tang4,900,0000
Keith Tilston3,600,000700,000
Sam Soverel3,200,000-400,000
Ali Imsirovic2,000,000-200,000
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:23 PM Local Time
Hands #13-16: Tilston Doubles Through Addamo

Hand #13: Michael Addamo raised to 320,000 under the gun and and got no action.

Hand #14: Brandon Adams limped from the small blind and Addamo raised to 560,000 from the big blind. Adams folded.

Hand #15: Adrian Mateos raised to 320,000 from the cutoff and Danny Tang three-bet shoved for 4,390,000 from the big blind. Mateos gave up his hand.

Hand #16: Addamo raised to 320,000 on the button and Keith Tilston called from the big blind. A flop reading     was dealt and Tilston checked. Addamo bet 160,000 and Tilston check-raised to 360,000. Addamo three-bet to 1,020,000 and Tilston called for less, putting at risk his last 660,000.

Michael Addamo:   
Keith Tilston:   

The   turn and   river completed the board and and Tilston took down the pot with his pair of threes.

Brandon Adams11,500,000-470,000
Adrian Mateos7,100,000-275,000
Danny Tang4,900,000350,000
Michael Addamo4,800,000-965,000
Sam Soverel3,600,0000
Keith Tilston2,900,0001,400,000
Ali Imsirovic2,200,00010,000
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:10 PM Local Time
Final Table: Shuffle Up and Deal

The cards are now in the air for the Final Fifty final table.

There is 24 minutes and 5 seconds remaining in the level, and the button is on Adrian Mateos with a dead small blind.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:13 AM Local Time
Brandon Adams Leads the Final 7 in the $50,000 Final Fifty; $1.6 Million for the Winner

Brandon Adams

Welcome back to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) for the final day, Day 3 of Event #90: $50,000 Final Fifty No-Limit Hold'em.

Two days ago, the second $50,000 buy-in high roller tournament of the WSOP began. Once registration closed at the beginning of Day 2, there would be 71 unique entrants producing a total field of 123 entries that created a prize pool of $5,904,000. That meant the top 19 players would finish in the money.

Steffen Sontheimer (19th), Sean Winter (15th), Dan Smith (14th), Talal Shakerchi (13th), Cary Katz (12th), Ben Heath (10th), and Elior Sion (9th) were just some of the players who achieved that landmark, but fell short of the official final table.

Unfortunately for Seth Davies, his elimination in eighth place would see play halted for the night as the final seven players bagged up in preparation for the live-streamed final table set to resume today.

Final Fifty Final Table Line-Up

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Brandon AdamsUnited States11,970,00075
2Michael AddamoAustralia5,765,00036
3Danny TangHong Kong4,550,00028
4Keith TilstonUnited States1,500,0009
5Ali ImsirovicUnited States2,190,00014
6Sam SoverelUnited States3,600,00023
7Adrian MateosSpain7,375,00046

Note: The button will be on Adrian Mateos, and there will be a dead small blind. There are 24 minutes and 5 seconds remaining of Level 22 which features blinds of 80,000-160,000 and a 160,000 big blind ante.

Leading the final seven players is Brandon Adams, who finished with 11,970,000 in chips after going on a huge heater late in the day. Adams is looking to build on the momentum of collecting his first WSOP bracelet in Event #74: $3,200 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em High Roller for $411,561 less then a week ago. If Adams can capture the Final Fifty bracelet, he will move into the top ten in the WSOP Player of the Year race, while simultaneously joining an elusive list of players to capture multiple WSOP bracelets in one World Series, just like Australian Robert Campbell did just over a week ago, the only player to do so currently in 2019.

Sitting second chips is high roller regular and three-time WSOP bracelet winner Adrian Mateos who finished with 7,375,000 in chips on the back of eliminating Davies in eight-place. Australian Michael Addamo sits in third-place overall with 5,765,000 after being one of the short stacks in the money before rocketing up the leaderboard once play began approaching the final table. Addamo, however, doubled up Danny Tang on the ninth hand of the final table to drop back into the middle of the pack as Tang surged up and finished with 4,550,000 in chips. Tang is having the best year of his poker career by far, having banked $2 million in the first 6 months of 2019 - but he is yet to win that elusive WSOP bracelet. This will represent his best chance yet.

High Roller regular Sam Soverel is in fifth-place overall with 3,600,000 after being one of Adams' victims as he ascended up into the overwhelming chip lead. Poker Masters purple jacket winner Ali Imsirovic finished with 2,190,000 in chips, while 2018 U.S. Poker Open Main Event Champion Keith Tilston rounds out the final table with 1,500,000 in chips.

The final seven players are currently guaranteed $212,292, while all eyes will be locked on the first-place prize of $1,608,406 along with the coveted WSOP bracelet, and title of Final Fifty champion.

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on hand to provide continuous hand-for-hand live updates of all the Final Fifty final table action once play is underway at noon PDT, while CBS All Access and PokerGO will be airing the final table from 1 p.m. (PDT). So stay tuned right here to PokerNews.com for all your live reporting needs from the Final Fifty, and every event of the 2019 World Series of Poker.