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

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 to Wednesday, December 30, 2020

RIO - $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: tbd
  • Entries: tbd
  • Remaining: 1

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Monday, January 4, 2021 5:38 AM Local Time
Hands #102-107: Back and Forth

Hand #102: Damian Salas raised to 33,000 and Joseph Hebert called to see a     flop. Hebert checked and then folded when Salas bet 30,000.

Hand #103: Hebert raised to 32,000 and Salas called to bring about a flop of    . Salas checked, Hebert bet 22,000, and Salas sprung to life with a check-raise to 52,000. That did the trick and Hebert gave it up.

Hand #104: Salas limped and Hebert exercised his option by making it 48,000 to go. Salas folded.

Hand #105: Hebert limped, Salas checked, and the flop fell    . Salas checked, Hebert did the same, and the   paired the board on the turn. Salas opted to bet 20,000, Hebert called, and the   completed the board on the river.

Salas bet again, this time 90,000, and Hebert snapped him off with the    for trips. It was the winner to put Hebert up to 787,000 and drop Salas to 213,000.

Hand #106: Salas moved all in for 213,000 and Hebert folded.

Hand #107: Hebert raised to 32,000, Salas called, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Again it went check-check and the   completed the board on the river. Two more checks saw Salas table the    for two pair and the win.

Joseph Hebert739,0007,000
Damian Salas261,000-7,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 5:23 AM Local Time
Hands #99-101: Salas All-In and At Risk Again

Hand #99: Joseph Hebert folded and gave Damian Salas a walk.

Hand #100: Salas gave Hebert a walk in return.

Hand #101: Hebert raised all in and Salas called off for 134,000 total.

Joseph Hebert:   
Damian Salas:   

The board ran out       and Salas held to score the double.

Joseph Hebert732,000-134,000
Damian Salas268,000134,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 5:20 AM Local Time
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Level: 11
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 0
Monday, January 4, 2021 5:20 AM Local Time
Hands #94-98: All In and a Chop

Hand #94: Damian Salas moved all in for 141,000 and Joseph Hebert folded.

Hand #95: Hebert raised to 25,000, Salas called, and the flop came out    . Both players checked and the   peeled off on the turn. Salas checked, Hebert bet 16,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #96: Salas moved all in for 128,000 and Hebert folded.

Hand #97: Hebert moved all in and Salas called off for 128,000.

Damian Salas:   
Joseph Hebert:   

Both players had queen-jack and wound up chopping when the board ran out      .

Hand #98: Salas folded and gave Hebert a walk.

Joseph Hebert866,0007,000
Damian Salas134,000-7,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 5:12 AM Local Time
Hands #87-93: A Bit of Jostling

Hand #87: Joseph Hebert gave Damian Salas a walk.

Hand #88: Salas limped the button, Hebert checked, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Hebert bet 12,000 and Salas folded.

Hand #89: Hebert raised to 25,000 and Salas folded.

Hand #90: Salas raised to 27,000 and Hebert folded.

Hand #91: Hebert raised to 25,000 and Salas called to see a     flop. Salas checked, Hebert continued for 14,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #92: Salas limped, Hebert raised to 36,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #93: Hebert limped, Salas checked, and the flop came out    . Salas checked, Hebert bet 12,000, and Salas called. On the   turn, action went check-check and the   completed the board on the river. Both players checked and Salas showed the    and Hebert the    for a chopped pot.

Joseph Hebert859,00043,000
Damian Salas141,000-43,000
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Monday, January 4, 2021 5:00 AM Local Time
Hands #84-86: Hebert Exerts Pressure

Hand #84: Damian Salas raised to 21,000 and Joseph Hebert called to see a     flop. Hebert checked, Salas bet 25,000, and Hebert folded.

Hand #85: Hebert gave Salas a walk.

Hand #86: Salas limped, Hebert checked, and the flop fell    . Hebert checked and Salas bet 12,000. Hebert woke up with a check-raise to 36,000 and Salas just called to see the   turn.

Hebert returned to checking and Salas checked it back to bring about the   on the river. Hebert bet 105,000 and Salas, who didn't have much more than that behind, took his time (2 minutes to be exact) before folding.

Joseph Hebert816,00020,000
Damian Salas184,000-20,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 4:51 AM Local Time
Hand #83: First All-In and a Call

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Hand #83: Damian Salas moved all in for 102,000 and Joseph Hebert called.

Joseph Hebert:   
Damian Salas:   

The board ran out       and Salas shipped the double.

Joseph Hebert796,000-102,000
Damian Salas204,000102,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 4:40 AM Local Time
Hands #78-82: Salas in the Danger Zone

Hand #78: Damian Salas limped and then folded when Joseph Hebert moved all in.

Hand #79: Hebert raised to 20,000 and Salas called to see a flop of    . Salas checked, as did Hebert, and the   peeled off on the turn. Again it went check-check and the   completed the board on the river. Salas checked for a third time and Hebert bet 30,000. Salas called only to muck when Hebert rolled over the    for a flopped full house. With that, Hebert chipped up to 888,000 while Salas was left with 112,000.

Hand #80: Salas moved all in and Hebert folded.

Hand #81: Hebert raised to 20,000 and Salas folded.

Hand #82: Salas limped the button and Hebert jammed. Salas folded.

Joseph Hebert898,00070,000
Damian Salas102,000-70,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 4:39 AM Local Time
Hands #72-77: Hebert Chipping Away

Hand #72: Damian Salas raised to 21,000 and Joseph Hebert folded.

Hand #73: Hebert raised to 20,000, Salas called, and the flop came down    . Salas checked and folded when Hebert bet 12,000.

Hand #74: Salas raised to 21,000 and Hebert moved all in. Salas folded to drop down to 192,000 while Hebert increased his stack to 808.000.

Hand #75: Hebert limped, Salas checked, and the flop fell    . Salas checked, Hebert bet 8,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #76: Salas raised to 20,000 and Hebert folded.

Hand #77: Hebert raised the button to 20,000 and Salas called to see a     flop. Salas checked, Hebert checked it back, and the   paired the board on the turn. Salas double-checked his cards before checking, Hebert checked again, and the   completed the board on the river.

Salas checked, Hebert bet 8,000, and Salas folded.

Joseph Hebert828,00053,000
Damian Salas172,000-53,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 4:30 AM Local Time
Hands #70-71: Hebert Takes Big Lead

Joseph Hebert

Hand #70: Damian Salas limped the button and Joseph Hebert raised to 24,000. Salas folded.

Hand #71: Hebert raised to 20,000 from the button and Salas called to see a     flop. Salas checked, Hebert bet 10,000, and the Argentinean check-raised to 28,000. Hebert called and the dealer burned and turned the  .

Salas bet 52,000, Hebert called, and the   completed the board on the river. Salas took his time before betting 139,000 and Hebert took a swig from his beer before making the call. Salas appeared to table a hand with a queen in it (unfortunately the cards were not brought fully into camera view), but whatever the case it was no good as Hebert had the    for trips.

Joseph Hebert775,000247,000
Damian Salas225,000-247,000
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Monday, January 4, 2021 4:23 AM Local Time
Hands #67-69: Hebert Back in the Lead

Hand #67: Joseph Hebert raised to 15,000 and Damian Salas called to see a     flop. Salas checked, Hebert continued for 8,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #68: Salas limped the button and Hebert exercised his option by making it 20,000 to go. Salas called, the flop fell    , and Hebert checked. Salas checked behind and the   appeared on the turn. Again Hebert checked and this time Salas bet 27,000. Hebert called and then checked the   turn, which Salas checked behind. Hebert showed the    and it was good as Salas mucked.

Hand #69: Hebert raised to 15,000, Salas called, and the flop came down    . Salas checked and called when Hebert bet 8,000, which brought about the   on the turn. Salas checked again and called when Hebert bet 22,000.

When the   completed the board on the river, Salas opted to lead out for 38,000 and Hebert snap-called. Hebert tabled the    for the flush and it was good.

Joseph Hebert528,000145,000
Damian Salas472,000-145,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 4:13 AM Local Time
Hands #62-66: Six-Figure River Bet from Salas

Hand #62: Damian Salas raised to 15,000 and Joseph Hebert called. On the     flop, Hebert checked and Salas continued for 11,000. Hebert woke up with a check-raise to 31,000 and Salas called to see the   turn.

Hebert bet 61,000 and Salas folded.

Hand #63: Hebert limped, Salas checked, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Salas checked, Hebert bet 6,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #64: Salas raised to 15,000 and Hebert called to see a     flop. Hebert checked and called when Salas bet 12,000, which brought about the   turn. Hebert checked, Salas bet 35,000, and Hebert called again to see the   river.

Hebert checked for the third time and Salas bet 110,000. Hebert thought for 1 minute and 22 seconds before folding.

Hand #65: Hebert gave Salas a walk.

Hand #66: Salas limped, Hebert checked, and the flop fell    .Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Hebert checked, Salas bet 10,000, and Hebert called to see the   river. Hebert checked and Salas upped his bet to 30,000. Hebert called only to muck when Salas tabled the   .

Damian Salas617,00060,000
Joseph Hebert383,000-60,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 3:36 AM Local Time
Hands #57-61: Salas Retakes Lead w/ Big Four-Bet; Break Time

Damian Salas

Hand #57: Joseph Hebert raised to 15,000, Damian Salas called, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Salas checked for the second time and called when Hebert bet 16,000, which brought about the   on the river.

Salas shifted gears by leading out for 8,000 and that did the trick as Hebert folded.

Hand #58: Salas raised to 12,500 and Hebert called to see a     all-spade flop. Hebert checked, Salas bet 8,000, and Hebert folded.

Hand #59: Hebert limped, Salas exercised his option with a raise to 13,000, and Hebert limp-reraised to 42,000. Salas thought for 1 minute 43 seconds before four-betting to 106,000 and Hebert folded.

Hand #60: Salas limped, Hebert checked, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   paired the board on the turn. Again it went check-check as it did on the   river. Salas showed the    for a rivered pair and it was good.

Hand #61: Hebert raised to 12,500 and Salas three-bet to 38,000. Hebert called to see the     flop and Salas continued for 28,000. Hebert folded.

The expiration of Level 6 has sent the duo on the first break of the match.

Damian Salas557,000128,000
Joseph Hebert443,000-128,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 3:23 AM Local Time
Hands #52-56: Four Clubs on Board

Hand #52: Damian Salas raised to 12,500 and Joseph Hebert folded.

Hand #53: Hebert gave Salas a walk.

Hand #54: Salas raised the button to 12,500, Hebert called, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Again it went check-check and the   completed the board on the river. Both players checked, Hebert showed a pair of queens with the   , and Salas mucked.

Hand #55: Hebert raised to 12,500 and Salas folded.

Hand #56: Salas limped, Hebert checked, and the     appeared on the flop. Both players checked and the   turn put four clubs on board. Hebert bet 5,000 and Salas folded.

Joseph Hebert571,00015,000
Damian Salas429,000-15,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 3:17 AM Local Time
Hands #48-51: Last Hands of Level 5

Hand #48: Damian Salas raised to 10,000, Joseph Hebert called, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Again it went check-check and the   completed the board on the river. Hebert bet 21,000 and Salas folded.

Hand #49: Hebert limped the button, Salas checked his option, and the flop fell    . Salas checked, Hebert did the same, and the   peeled off on the turn. Salas checked and then folded when Hebert bet 6,000.

Hand #50: Salas raised to 11,000, Hebert called, and the     appeared on the flop. Hebert checked and then folded when Salas bet 8,000.

Hand #51: Hebert raised to 11,000, Salas called, and the flop came down    . Salas checked, Hebert bet 7,500, and Salas called. On the   turn, both players checked and that brought about the   on the river. Both players checked again and Hebert's    was good against the    of Salas.

Joseph Hebert556,00021,000
Damian Salas444,000-21,000
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Monday, January 4, 2021 3:08 AM Local Time
Hands #42-47: Hebert Takes the Lead

Joseph Hebert

Hand #42: Damian Salas raised to 10,000, Joseph Hebert called, and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the   appeared on the turn. Hebert checked and then folded when Salas bet 7,500.

Hand #43: Hebert raised to 11,000 and Salas folded.

Hand #44: Salas gave Hebert a walk.

Hand #45: Hebert gave Salas a walk.

Hand #46: Salas raised the button to 11,000 and Hebert called to see a     flop. Both players checked, the   appeared on the turn, and Hebert bet 14,000. Salas folded.

Hand #47: Hebert limped, Salas raised to 13,000, and Hebert called to see a     flop. Both players checked, the   appeared on the turn, and Salas bet 8,000. Hebert raised to 29,000 and Salas thought long and hard before making the call.

When the   completed the board on the river, Salas checked and Hebert bet 106,000. Salas hit the tank and then laid down his hand.

Joseph Hebert535,00048,000
Damian Salas465,000-48,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 2:55 AM Local Time
Hands #36-41: Hebert Closing the Gap

Hand #36: Damian Salas raised to 8,500, Joseph Hebert called, and the flop came down    . Hebert checked, Salas did the same, and the   paired the board on the turn. Again action went check-check and the   completed the board on the river. Hebert checked, Salas bet 7,000, and Hebert called.

Salas showed the    for not much of anything and Hebert won it with his   .

Hand #37: Hebert raised to 7,000, Salas called, and the flop fell    . Salas checked, Hebert continued for 4,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #38: Salas raised to 8,500 and Hebert folded.

Hand #39: Hebert limped, Salas checked, and the flop came out    . Both players checked and the dealer burned and turned the  . Salas led out for 3,000, Hebert called, and the   completed the board on the river. Salas checked, Hebert did the same, and the former won it with the   .

Hand #40: Salas limped, Hebert raised to 9,000, and Salas folded.

Hand #41: Hebert gave Salas a walk.

Damian Salas513,000-14,000
Joseph Hebert487,00014,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 2:44 AM Local Time
Hands #30-35: Hebert with a Big Three-Bet

Hand #30: Damian Salas limped, Joseph Hebert checked, and the flop fell    . Both players checked and that brought about the   on the turn. Hebert checked, Salas bet 3,000, and Hebert gave it up.

Hand #31: Hebert raised the button to 7,000, Salas called, and the flop came down    . Salas checked, Hebert did the same, and the   paired the board on the turn. Salas bet 8,500 and Hebert folded.

Hand #32: Salas limped, Hebert checked, and the     appeared on the flop. Hebert checked and then folded when Salas bet 3,500.

Hand #33: Hebert folded and Salas received a walk.

Hand #34: Salas raised the button to 8,500 and Hebert three-bet to 27,500. Salas folded.

Hand #35: Hebert limped, Salas checked, and the flop fell    . Salas checked and then folded when Hebert bet 3,000.

Damian Salas527,0002,000
Joseph Hebert473,000-2,000
Monday, January 4, 2021 2:41 AM Local Time
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Monday, January 4, 2021 2:35 AM Local Time
Hands #29: Last Hand of Level 3

Hand #29: Joseph Hebert limped, Damian Salas checked, and the flop fell    . Salas checked, Hebert bet 2,000, and Salas called to see the   turn. Both players checked and the   completed the board on the river. Salas checked, Hebert bet 2,000, and Salas folded.

Damian Salas525,000-4,000
Joseph Hebert475,0004,000