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2022 53rd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Thursday, June 16, 2022 to Saturday, June 18, 2022

Event #34: $1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Holdem

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $2,368,290
  • Entries: 1,774
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:29 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 14 hours ago)
Robbins Takes Down Pot Before Break

Kenny Robbins

In the hijack, David Dibernardi raised to 300,000 with    and Kenny Robbins in the small blind was the only caller with   .

The flop came down     and Robbins checked to the preflop raiser, Dibernardi who also checked.

A   on the turn had Robbins betting 350,000 and Dibernardi thought about it for a minute before calling.

  on the river had Robbins betting 775.000 sending Dibernardi in to the tank and calling out Robbins hand, "Very deliberate bet, ace-jack." After a few more minutes of playing with his chips and contemplating his hand, Dibernardi folded.

Kenny Robbins4,375,000875,000
David Dibernardi2,175,000175,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:28 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 14 hours ago)
Zolotow Goes Over Five Million

Justin Pechie opened from late position to 450,000 with    and Steve Zolotow defended his big blind with   .

The flop came     and the players both checked the flop.

The   turn gave Zolotow the open-ended straight draw and he decided to bet 475,000. Pechie ended up laying it down.

Justin Pechie10,000,000-450,000
Steve Zolotow5,225,000550,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:27 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Zolotow Steals Pot on Turn

Steve Zolotow raised to 425,000 from early position with   , big blind Maxime Parys in the big blind looked down at    and just called.

The flop came down     and both players checked.

An   on the turn had Zolotow betting 475,000 and in response, Parys folded.

Maxime Parys14,225,000175,000
Steve Zolotow4,675,000225,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:23 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Leibgorin Loses Huge Chunk in Failed Three-Bet Bluff

Justin Pechie opened to 500,000 from the button with    and Michel Leibgorin three-bet from the small blind to 1,180,000 with   .

Pechie four-bet all in and Leibgorin was forced to snap-fold.

Justin Pechie10,450,0001,575,000
Michel Leibgorin2,450,000-675,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:18 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Bifarella Chips Up

Samuel Bifarella raised to 425,000 on the button with    and got a call from big blind, Justin Pechie who had  . The flop came down     and not hitting anything, Pechie checked to Bifarella who bet 275,000 causing Pechie to fold.

Justin Pechie8,875,000-725,000
Samuel Bifarella8,300,000725,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:09 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Pechie Gets a Piece

Chip leader, Maxime Parys raised to 400,000 wih    and got a call from Steve Zolotow    in middle position and Justin Pechie    on the button.

The flop came down     and all three checked.

On the turn was a   which Parys and Zolotow checked to Pechie who bet 575,000 causing the other two to toss their cards into the muck.

Maxime Parys14,050,000-800,000
Justin Pechie9,600,0001,300,000
Steve Zolotow4,450,000-400,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:02 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Dibernardi Spins Up Again

David Dibernardi shoved his final 850,000 from the button and Michel Leibgorin called from the big blind.

David Dibernardi:   
Michel Leibgorin:   

The flop came     putting Dibernardi way out in the lead. However, the   gave Leibgorin a handful out river outs.

The river came the   and Dibernardi was able to get back to two million.

Maxime Parys14,850,0001,350,000
Justin Pechie8,300,000-150,000
Samuel Bifarella7,575,000-500,000
Steve Zolotow4,850,0000
Kenny Robbins3,500,000-875,000
Michel Leibgorin3,125,000-2,000,000
David Dibernardi2,000,000650,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:53 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Dibernardi Starts Journey Back with Double Up

David Dibernardi shoved for his final 525,000 from the hijack and chip leader Maxime Parys called from the big blind.

David Dibernardi:   
Maxime Parys:   

The flop came     to give Dibernardi a 98% chance to take down the pot and the   on the turn gave him the full double up.

The   completed the board, giving Dibernardi nearly seven big blinds.

Maxime Parys13,500,000-725,000
David Dibernardi1,350,000825,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:47 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Zolotow Spikes Ace on Turn to Double Up Through Dibernardi

Steve Zolotow

Steve Zolotow raised all-in from the cutoff for 2,180,000 and David Dibernardi went all-in over the top from the button with only 525,000 additional chips behind.

Steve Zolotow:   
David Dibernardi:   

The flop came     to give Zolotow a backdoor straight draw.

The   came on the turn to put Zolotow way out in front.

The   gave Zolotow the full double-up and left Dibernardi with less than three big blinds.

Steve Zolotow4,850,0002,450,000
David Dibernardi525,000-2,275,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:43 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Parys Steals Pot Preflop

Michel Leibgorin raised to 525,000 with    from under the gun and Maxime Parys sat in the tank before counting out his chips and three-betting to 1,280,000 with   . Everyone around the table folded including the original raiser, Leibgorin.

Maxime Parys14,225,0001,025,000
Michel Leibgorin5,125,0001,000,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:40 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Dibernardi Picks Up Important Chips

Maxime Parys opened from the cutoff to 525,000 with    and David Dibernardi defended his big blind with   .

The flop came     and Dibernardi open-jammed his final 1,450,000. Parys asked for a count and after hearing the number, Parys threw his hand into the muck.

Maxime Parys13,200,000-525,000
David Dibernardi2,800,000625,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:36 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 15 hours ago)
Pocket Threes Hold Up

On the button Maxime Parys raised to 425,000 with    and got called by small blind Samuel Bifarella    and big blind, Steve Zolotow   .

The flop came down     and the blinds checked to Parys who bet 400,000. Bifarella called and Zolotow got out of the way to let the two battle it out.

A   came down on the turn and Bifarella once again checked to Parys who this time also checked.

The river was a   which Bifarella and Parys both checked. Parys' pocket threes were good to win the pot and give the chip leader a little boost.

Maxime Parys13,725,000-475,000
Samuel Bifarella8,075,000-1,225,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:27 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 16 hours ago)
Parys Folds Top Pair to Leibgorin's Sneaky Aces

Maxime Parys opened under the gun with    to 300,000 and Michel Leibgorin flatted from the small blind with   .

The flop came     and Parys bet 350,000. Leibgorin raised to 775,000 and Parys called.

The   graced the turn and Leibgorin shoved for his final 2,830,000 and Parys insta-folded despite making top pair.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:23 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 16 hours ago)
Bifarella Catches Ten

Samuel Bifarella raised to 300,000 with    and Justin Pechie called with    from the small blind.

The flop came down    . Pechie checked and Bifarella bet 225,000. Pechie folded his underpair and Bifarella took down the pot.

Samuel Bifarella9,300,000600,000
Justin Pechie8,450,000-150,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:14 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 16 hours ago)
Dibernardi Makes Impressive River Fold vs. Robbins

David Dibernardi

David Dibernardi opened for 300,000 with    from the hijack and Kenny Robbins called from the small blind with   .

The flop came    , giving both players top pair. However, both players checked.

The   gave Robbins two pair and he bet 350,000. Dibernardi called.

The river brought the   and Robbins, after some consideration, put out a bet of 775,000. Dibernardi asked if Robbins was bluffing and then called out Robbins' ace-jack. Finally, after a few minutes, he laid it down.

Kenny Robbins4,375,0001,025,000
David Dibernardi2,175,000-650,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 4:07 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 17 hours ago)
Play Halted

Play has been halted with 25 minutes remaining in Level 30 as they prepare to take the game to the PokerGO stream.

The stream will be on a security delay. Updates here will be in line with the stream.

In the meantime, enjoy the official chip counts.

Maxime Parys14,200,0004,365,000
Samuel Bifarella8,700,000-3,000,000
Justin Pechie8,600,000500,000
Michel Leibgorin4,125,000-125,000
Kenny Robbins3,350,000-800,000
David Dibernardi2,825,000-175,000
Steve Zolotow2,400,000-650,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 3:55 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 17 hours ago)
Battle of the French

France's Samuel Bifarella and Maxime Parys got into a few pots together.

In the first face off, Parys raised from middle position and Bifarella called from the hijack. The flop came down     and both of them checked.

A   showed up on the turn and once again both players checked.

On the river was a   and Parys bet 700,000 which Bifarella called. Parys flipped over    for a straight to the king and Bifarella tossed his cards in to the muck.

In the next, Parys was in the big blind and raised his option to 325,000, Bifarella under the gun was the only caller. A     came down on the flop and both checked.

The turn was an   and both checked again.

A   showed up on the river and Parys checked to Bifarella who threw out a 325,000 bet to take down the pot.

Maxime Parys13,500,0003,665,000
Samuel Bifarella8,725,000-2,975,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 3:40 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 17 hours ago)
Dwayne Sullivan Eliminated in 9th Place ($31,009), Jeremy Wien Eliminated in 8th Place ($39,843)

Jeremy Wien

Dwayne Sullivan blind-shoved his last 500,000 chips from under the gun. Jeremy Wien then shoved his final 2,400,000 from the hijack and Justin Pechie called from the button.

Dwayne Sullivan:   
Jeremy Wien:   
Justin Pechie:   

The flop came    , giving Wien a backdoor flush draw in addition to his other two outs. The turn came the  , eliminating that possibility while Sullivan was drawing dead.

The   river eliminated Wien and cut the field from nine to seven, giving everyone at the table a $20,757 pay jump.

Justin Pechie8,100,0004,700,000
Jeremy Wien0-1,850,000
Dwayne Sullivan0-540,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 3:04 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 18 hours ago)

The nine remaining players are on their first 15-minute break of the day.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 3:03 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 18 hours ago)
Robbins Doubles Up Before Break

Kenny Robbins

Kenny Robbins moved all in from middle position for around 2,000,000 and Dwayne Sullivan shoved all in over top, everyone else folded and it was down to the two of them heads-up.

Kenny Robbins:   
Dwayne Sullivan:   

The flop came down     giving Robbins queens full right off the bat. The turn was a   and a   on the river and Robbins won the hand. Sullivan's previously average stack was depleted down to 540,000 but he is still in the game.

Kenny Robbins4,150,0001,385,000
Dwayne Sullivan540,000-2,070,000