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2020 51st Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Sunday, December 13, 2020 to Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $6,768,000
  • Entries: 705
  • Remaining: 1


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Monday, December 14, 2020 8:53 PM Local Time
Cheong Shoves Turn

Joseph Cheong

Anthony "nowb3athat' Spinella raised to 32,000 from middle position. It folded to Joseph "biueberry" Cheong in the big blind who called.

The flop came down    . Spinella bet 24,000 after a check from Cheong who then called the bet.

The turn was the  . Cheong checked, Spinella bet 67,200 into a pot of 134,400. Cheong then shoved all in for 318,714. Spinella thought a few moments before folding his hand and sending the pot over to the 2010 WSOP Main Event 3rd place finisher.

Anthony "nowb3athat' Spinella541,19717,600
Joseph "biueberry" Cheong519,774-411,428
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:52 PM Local Time
Blackjacks Good For Swingruber

Jose "deposit" Noboa moved all in for 118,056 from the lojack and Sean "seanswing" Swingruber isolated by jamming for 636,852 from the small blind.

Sean "seanswing" Swingruber:   
Jose "deposit" Noboa:   

Swingruber was out in front and stayed there as the board ran out a clean      .

Noboa was dispatched in 60th place for $20,304.

Sean "seanswing" Swingruber785,308538,299
Jose "deposit" Noboa0-463,330
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:45 PM Local Time
Ruth "crazeelf666" Ruffman Done and Dusted

Ruth Ruffman

Ron "Samthedog76" Jenkins opened for 32,000 from middle position and Ruth "crazeelf666" Ruffman responded by moving all in for 123,052 from the button. Both blinds folded and Jenkins made the call.

Ron "Samthedog76" Jenkins:   
Ruth "crazeelf666" Ruffman:   

It was a flip but Ruffman needed to improve to stay alive. Unfortunately for her, that proved easier said than done as the board ran out       to send her to the rail in 63rd place for $20,304.

Ron "Samthedog76" Jenkins2,010,146481,102
Ruth "crazeelf666" Ruffman0-346,742
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:37 PM Local Time
Zobian Saved by Broadway on Board

Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian jammed his short stack of 69,893 from the small blind into the big blind of Corey "bluehoodie" Hochman who called.

Zobian held the    against the    of Hochman.

Zobian's chances to survive became very slim when Hochman flopped the nuts as it came     for brodway.

But the board wasn't done producing the dramatics as the turn came the   and the river was the   to put broadway on board to give both players an identical broadway straight and keep Zobian alive with a chop pot.

In the few hands that followed, Zobian was able to find a double and is now attempting to claw back.

Corey "bluehoodie" Hochman508,120-52,000
Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian77,093-383,912
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:25 PM Local Time
Tobert and Jattin Fall in the Same Hand

Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin moved all in for 298,492 from the lojack and was immediately met by an all-in three-bet jam for 427,145 from Ryan "Hagzzz021" Hagerty in the hijack. Clint "datsnlbaby" Tolbert then called off for 331,151 from the cutoff and the rest of the field folded.

Ryan "Hagzzz021" Hagerty:   
Clint "datsnlbaby" Tolbert:   
Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin:   

Hagerty had the big stack and the best hand, while the other two were looking to improve to stay alive. Unfortunately for them, they both failed in that quest as the board ran out       to give Hagerty the double knockout.

Jattin was eliminated in 66th place and Tolbert in 65th, both good for $18,274.

Ryan "Hagzzz021" Hagerty1,088,788805,134
Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin00
Clint "datsnlbaby" Tolbert00
Gorilla Gaming
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:24 PM Local Time
Places 64-72

These players earned $18,274.

Kevin "KJM20" Martinsen0-269,656
Clint "datsnlbaby" Tolbert0-513,151
Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin0-139,646
David "DavidMcGowan" McGowan00
Ryan "Protential" Laplante0-391,535
Mike "miw210x" Wang00
Barry "puigmyfriend" Hutter00
Julian "Julian" Parmann00
Chris "Pay_Son" Staats00
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:21 PM Local Time
Zamani Takes Out McGowan

Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani raised to 40,000 from the cutoff. It folded to David "DavidMcGowan" McGowan in the big blind who jammed his remaining 261,558, Zamani called.

McGowan held the    up against the    of Zamani.

The flop came     the turn was the   and the river came the   to eliminate McGowan and get Zamani's day off to a good start.

Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani984,53620,358
David "DavidMcGowan" McGowan0-343,158
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:11 PM Local Time
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Monday, December 14, 2020 8:10 PM Local Time
Gonzalez Commits regicide to Bust Hutter

Barry Hutter

Vijay "vijayramani" Ramani raised it up to 32,000 from middle position. David "Iamyourfather" Gonzalez three-bet to 100,000 from the cutoff. Barry "puigmyfriend" Hutter jammed all in for 258,230 from the small blind.

Ramani folded and Gonzalez called.

Hutter was in good shape with the    against the    of Gonzalez. But the flop sent Hutter into a bad spot as it came    . The turn was the   and the river came the   to eliminate Hutter.

David "Iamyorfather" Gonzalez1,159,067317,430
Vijay "vjayramani" Ramani678,932-35,200
Barry "puigmyfriend" Hutter0-277,430
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:05 PM Local Time
Parmann the First to Fall

Julian Parmann

Julian "Julian" Parmann, who began the day as the second-shortest stack, moved all in for 168,208 from middle position and Dan "pepperprince" Zack isolated by three-bet jamming for 418,546.

Julian "Julian" Parmann:   
Dan "pepperprince" Zack:   

The     flop gave Parmann the lead, and the   turn kept him there. However, the   spike on the river to give Zack the best hand and the win.

Parmann was eliminated in 71st place for $18,274.

Dan "pepperprince" Zack623,554203,408
Julian "Julian" Parmann0-169,808
Gorilla Gaming
Monday, December 14, 2020 8:01 PM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal. Day 2 Underway.

Day 2 of the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 Main Event on is underway with the 71 remaining players vying for the final table.

Monday, December 14, 2020 6:35 PM Local Time
Who Will Make the 2020 WSOP Main Event Final Table?

WSOP Main Event

Today, the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 Main Event on continues at the final 71 players from a 705-player field return to play down to the final table of nine.

Players, who are competing from either Nevada or New Jersey, are already in the money and guaranteed $18,274 in prize money. However, each is hoping to make the final table, which would ensure them a $98,813 payday with a chance at the $1,553,256 top prize, not to mention the gold bracelet and extra $1 million added to the Dec. 30 a heads-up showdown against the winner of the GGPoker international portion of the WSOP.

The total prize pool of $6,768,000 is a new record for regulated U.S. online poker. It's also the first time a player will be able to win a seven-figure prize on a U.S. licensed site.

2020 WSOP Main Event Final Table Payouts

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After 12 hours of play on Sunday, the field was whittled down to 71 players with three-time WSOP gold bracelet winner Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva and his stack of 1,930,067 leading the way.

Others starting today with big stacks are Taylor "zeroto100" Von Kriegenbergh (1,518,393), Vikanty "vforvictoria" Shegal (1,792,716), Michael "vagab0nd" Youngman (1,421,443), Galen "turkmalloy" Hall (1,271,362), and Keith "T1mB3y_B33f" Donovan (1,255,452).

Others returning to Day 2 are Mohsin "bubbletea3" Charania (777,260), Jason "haderade" Somerville (692,314), Darren "darrenelias" Elias (632,176), Nick "CashUsKlay" Schulman (585,012), Dan "pepperprince" Zack (420,146), Ryan "Protential" Laplante (391,535), Maria "femmeonfelt" Ho (342,441), Freddy "nevera" Deeb (272,539), and 2013 WSOP Main Event champ Ryan "BiTC0iN" Riess (288,474).

Card will be in the air at Noon PST. The first level of the day will be 60 minutes, but after that, they revert back to 30 minutes. PokerNews will be there every step of the way to offer both live updates and a live stream, so be sure to stay tuned as the march to the final table begins!

Find out everything you need about the 2020 WSOP Main Event

Upeshka "gomezhamburg" De Silva1,930,0670
Vikanty "v4victoria" Shegal1,792,7160
Ron "Samthedog76" Jenkins1,529,0440
Taylor "ZeroTo100" Von Kriegenbergh [Taylor "zeroto100" Von Krigenbergh]1,518,3930
Michael "vagab0nd" Youngman1,421,4430
Gershon "jets613" Distenfeld1,409,0610
Galen "turkmalloy" Hall1,271,3620
Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan1,255,4520
Jaime "DameTime12" Cervantes-Alvarez1,122,0860
Ryan "ErikBachman" Hiller1,062,7380
Thomas "illmatic_94" Schehr1,050,0160
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani964,1780
Michael "geNet1x_" Cannon949,9750
Daniel "bubbleboy29" Soltys943,7990
Eric "biueberry" Elliott931,202931,202
Scott "ThatsPraxis" Seiver922,4840
David "Iamyorfather" Gonzalez841,6370
Justin "cheersfive" Liberto813,5680
Mohsin "bubbletea3" Charania777,2600
Vijay "vjayramani" Ramani714,1320
Jason "haderade" Somerville692,3140
Darren "darrenelias" Elias632,1760
Shankar "Burgersssss" Pillai608,0960
Nick "cashusklay" Schulman585,0120
Corey "bluehoodie" Hochman560,1200
Amir "JohnRambo" Moshiri-Azad551,7780
Jesse "patient0" Yaginuma542,7480
Christopher "battenfield" Battenfield532,1020
Jared "Jaragorn" Griener527,0500
Rody "Eli1995" Collazo526,5120
Anthony "nowb3athat' Spinella523,5970
Clint "datsnlbaby" Tolbert513,1510
Jose "deposit" Noboa [Jose "deposit" Neboa]463,330463,330
Ye "YUAN365" Yuan462,5970
Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian461,0050
Allen "TheRounder89" Ten Hoeve453,0700
Tyler "MichUltra" Cornell441,1120
Jim "BOCARATONE" Collopy425,7170
Dan "pepperprince" Zack420,1460
Ryan "Protential" Laplante391,5350
Michael "johnnycynn" Hahn373,2900
Joseph "kolebear" Hebert372,9560
Clayton "NevarLucky" Maguire360,4130
Harrison "Harrisond33" Dobin350,4960
Jordan "HFNeon" Spurlin347,3100
Ruth "crazeelf666" Ruffman346,7420
Matthew "Booyastink" Wantman346,2720
David "DavidMcGowan" McGowan343,1580
Maria "femmeonfelt" Ho342,4410
Zhen "inofoldtou" Cai330,9220
Daniel "RiverRats" Lazrus326,7380
Matthew "wizardofdust" Salsberg317,5340
Adam "BigPapa517" Lamphere308,8680
Jackob "11one11" Datashvili304,7410
Ryan "BiTC0iN" Riess288,4740
Ryan "Hagzzz021" Hagerty283,6540
Barry "puigmyfriend" Hutter277,4300
Freddy "nevera" Deeb272,5390
Liyingxue "hu4rollz98" Ji270,6620
Kevin "KJM20" Martinsen269,6560
Shaun "Nyjets23" O'Donnell256,0550
Ben "three2pair" Diebold252,0460
Ryan "ch1ckyparm" Hefter248,2710
Sean "seanswing" Swingruber247,0090
Shawn "shades927" Stroke233,8370
Stephen "tonystarsgfk" Graner232,7620
Sang "youngkoi" Lee228,4370
Lanny "thepuritz" Vaysman190,9570
Julian "Julian" Parmann169,8080
Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin139,6460