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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 #36: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $628,785
  • Entries: 471
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, June 18, 2022 8:42 PM Local Time
Level 32 started
Level: 32
Blinds: 150,000/300,000
Ante: 30,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 8:42 PM Local Time
Play Resumes

The three finalists have taken their seats and play has resumed.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:48 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast: Negreanu Blackmailed, Bilzerian Out at GGPoker & Recent WSOP Winners
Daniel Negreanu PN Podcast
Daniel Negreanu PN Podcast

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Chad Holloway, and Jesse Fullen bring you all the latest from the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) at Bally's and Paris Las Vegas. That includes highlighting all the recent bracelet winners and even interviews with the likes of Adam Friedman, Mike Jukich, Christopher Chatman, and Dominick Sarle. They also chat with MSPT Venetian $1,600 Main Event champ Shea Quintin, who won $325K on his first visit to Vegas!

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Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:45 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

The three remaining players are on a 60-minute dinner break. Play is expected to resume around 8:43 p.m.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:43 PM Local Time
Madsen Chips Down

Chris Papastratis:   /    / 
Jeff Madsen:   /    / 

Jeff Madsen raised after Chris Papastratis completed from the bring in.

Madsen called bets on fourth and fifth street before action checked through on sixth.

Papastratis bet on the river which pushed Madsen out of the pot.

Chris Papastratis5,425,000625,000
Jeff Madsen4,850,000-550,000
Ali Eslami1,500,000-150,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:30 PM Local Time
Madsen Retakes the Lead

Jeff Madsen

Ali Eslami:    /      /  
Chris Papastratis:    /      /   - folded on seventh street
Jeff Madsen:     /     

Jeff Madsen open-completed, Ali Eslami made it two bets, Chris Papastratis called, and Madsen called. Madsen then bet fourth street and both other players called. Fifth street got checked around.

Madsen bet sixth street and got two callers. On seventh street, Madsen cut out another bet which was quickly called by Eslami, Papastratis opted to fold.

Madsen tabled     for trip sevens and an 8-7-6-5-3 low and Eslami mucked.

Jeff Madsen5,400,0001,500,000
Chris Papastratis4,800,000-700,000
Ali Eslami1,650,000-425,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:17 PM Local Time
Eslami Folds Out Madsen

Jeff Madsen:   /    
Ali Eslami:   /    

Jeff Madsen completed and Ali Eslami called from the bring in.

Madsen check-called bets on fourth and fifth street before deciding to muck his cards after he faced a bet on sixth street.

Chris Papastratis5,500,000100,000
Jeff Madsen3,900,000-460,000
Ali Eslami2,075,000235,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 7:06 PM Local Time
Bathroom Break

The three remaining players have agreed on a short break to use the restroom, play will resume in two minutes time.

Chris Papastratis5,400,000100,000
Jeff Madsen4,360,000-740,000
Ali Eslami1,840,000140,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:49 PM Local Time
Madsen Closes Gap on Papastratis

Jeff Madsen:   /    / 
Chris Papastratis:   /    /  - Folded on Seventh Street

Jeff Madsen completed from the bring-in and was called by Chris Papastratis.

Papastratis called a bet on fourth street before both players checked on fifth and sixth street.

Papastratis checked but then folded when Madsen put out a bet.

Chris Papastratis5,300,000520,000
Jeff Madsen5,100,0000
Ali Eslami1,700,000-420,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:38 PM Local Time
Level 31 started
Level: 31
Blinds: 120,000/240,000
Ante: 30,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:36 PM Local Time
Scott Lake Eliminated in 4th Place ($41,693)

Scott Lake

Scott Lake:    /      /  
Chris Papastratis:     /     
Jeff Madsen:     /     

Scott Lake was the bring-in, Chris Papastratis completed, Jeff Madsen made it two bets, Lake called, and Papastratis called as well. Papastratis bet fourth and fifth street and the others stuck around, with Lake calling all in for 40,000 total on fifth street.

Papastratis bet sixth street, Madsen raised, and Papastratis called. Papastratis check-called a final bet from Madsen on the river.

Madsen showed     for a sixty-five low and Papastratis revealed his third jack in the hole to claim the high end of the pot. Lake picked up his cards and acknowledged he couldn't beat either hand. He then chucked them face-down into the muck and said his goodbyes.

Jeff Madsen5,100,000100,000
Chris Papastratis4,780,000180,000
Ali Eslami2,120,000120,000
Scott Lake0-615,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:28 PM Local Time
Papastratis Finally Scoops Eslami

Chris Papastratis

Chris Papastratis:    /    
Ali Eslami:    /    

Ali Eslami was the only player to call Chris Papastratis' completion. Eslami then called bets from his opponent from fourth to seventh street.

Papastratis finally got the better of his opponent after he turned over his down cards, exposing that he had made a wheel and he scooped the pot.

Chris Papastratis4,600,000525,000
Ali Eslami2,000,000-500,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:26 PM Local Time
Madsen Folds Out Eslami

Jeff Madsen

Jeff Madsen:   /    
Ali Eslami:   /     - Folded on Sixth Street

Ali Eslami completed and then called the raise from Jeff Madsen on third street. Eslami then called bets on fourth and fifth street before deciding to fold when facing a bet on sixth street.

Jeff Madsen5,000,000800,000
Ali Eslami2,500,000-100,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:23 PM Local Time
Madsen Leaves Lake Shallow

Jeff Madsen:   /    
Scott Lake:   /     - Folded on Sixth Street

Jeff Madsen completed and only Scott Lake called to see fourth street. Lake check-called a bet and did the same on fifth street.

Madsen bet again on sixth street which prompted Lake to briefly lose his cool.

"Banana, banana, f****** banana," Lake commeneted as he mucked his hand.

Jeff Madsen4,200,000700,000
Scott Lake615,000-405,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:15 PM Local Time
Madsen Scoops Lake

Scott Lake:    /      /  
Jeff Madsen:     /     

Scott Lake was the bring-in with the   and Jeff Madsen completed the  . Lake called and called off bets from Madsen on every subsequent street.

"Aces and a low," Madsen said as he showed    . Lake briefly studied his cards before tossing them into the muck.

Jeff Madsen3,500,0000
Scott Lake1,020,000-680,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:08 PM Local Time
Eslami Continues to Run Over Papastratis

Ali Eslami

Chris Papastratis:    /    
Ali Eslami:    /    

Chris Papastratis completed and Ali Eslami called from the bring-in. Papastratis check-called bets on fourth and fifth street.

On sixth street, Eslami continued with his aggression and was called. The same action repeated itself on the river.

Eslami had a straight and a six-five low to trump his opponent's two pair.

"I really need to stop playing with you," Papastratis reiterated.

Chris Papastratis4,075,000-775,000
Jeff Madsen3,500,000200,000
Ali Eslami2,600,000300,000
Scott Lake1,700,000-80,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 6:02 PM Local Time
"I'm Not Playing With You Anymore"

Chris Papastratis

Chris Papastratis:     /     
Jeff Madsen:    /      /  

Scott Lake was the bring-in, Chris Papastratis completed, and Jeff Madsen called. Papastratis bet fourth and fifth street with the open pair of sixes before both players checked sixth street. Papastratis bet the river and Madsen called.

"Three sixes," Papastratis said and he tabled the winner.

Ali Eslami:     /     
Chris Papastratis:    /      /  

In the next hand, Lake brought it in and Papastratis completed. Both Ali Eslami and Lake called. Fourth street was checked around.

On fifth street, Eslami caught an open pair of eights and started blasting. Lake got out of the way, but Papastratis called Eslami down all the way to the river.

"Three eights," Eslami said and Papastradis mucked.

"I'm getting the chips from the others and giving them to you," Papastradis remarked. "I'm not playing with you anymore," he chuckled.

Chris Papastratis4,850,000150,000
Jeff Madsen3,300,000-700,000
Ali Eslami2,300,000950,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:45 PM Local Time
Papastratis Chips Up Without Showdown

Chris Papastratis

Ali Eslami:   /    
Chris Papastratis:   /    

Chris Papastratis completed from the bring in and was called by Ali Eslami.

Eslami called bets on fourth and fifth street before deciding to fold on sixth street, after his opponent had a pair of kings showing in his up cards.

Chris Papastratis4,700,000420,000
Ali Eslami1,350,000-305,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:35 PM Local Time
Level 30 started
Level: 30
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 20,000
Saturday, June 18, 2022 5:26 PM Local Time
Break Time

The four remaining players are now on a 15-minute break.