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

Monday, June 20, 2022 to Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Event #43: $500 Freezeout No-Limit Holdem

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  • Buy-in: $500
  • Prizepool: $2,010,120
  • Entries: 4,786
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:49 PM Local Time
Reyes Flops It

Henry Reyes

Henry Reyes shoved in the small blind for 6,000,000 and Sebastien Guidez called in the big blind.

Henry Reyes:   
Sebastien Guidez:   

The dealer spread a flop of    , smashing Reyes with a flopped straight and a flush draw. The   hit the turn and the   completed the board for Reyes to double through Guidez.

Henry Reyes13,000,0005,000,000
Sebastien Guidez6,000,000-4,800,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:44 PM Local Time
Espinar Stays Alive

Elven Espinar

Chris Moorman opened to 2,000,000 from middle position and Elven Espinar called from the cutoff. The button and blinds got out of the way to send the two players heads-up to the flop.

Moorman led out on the     flop and Espinar promptly moved all in. Moorman, with the larger stack, snap called to put Espinar at risk.

Elven Espinar:   
Chris Moorman:   

Moorman was ahead with top pair top kicker but Espinar had an open ended straight draw. He wasted little time hitting that draw on the   turn, leaving Moorman drawing to an unlikely chop. The   ensured there would be no chop, handing Espinar a full double up.

Chris Moorman23,000,000-5,500,000
Elven Espinar18,500,00012,500,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:37 PM Local Time
Daniel Marcus Eliminated in 9th Place ($22,512)

Daniel Marcus

Daniel Marcus raised to 2,000,000 in the hijack and Chris Moorman shoved for about 14,000,000 on the button. The action folded back around to Marcus and he called for about 13,000,000.

Daniel Marcus:   
Chris Moorman:   

Marcus was looking for a nine to stay alive but the board ran out      , knocking him out in ninth place for $22,512.

Chris Moorman28,500,00012,000,000
David Perry20,000,0000
Phong Than Nguyen19,000,0003,000,000
Daniel Eichhorn13,000,0001,175,000
Sebastien Guidez10,800,0001,350,000
Josh Prager10,600,000100,000
Elven Espinar6,000,000-2,100,000
Daniel Marcus0-12,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:29 PM Local Time
Level 38 started
Level: 38
Blinds: 500,000/1,000,000
Ante: 1,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:20 PM Local Time
Moorman Check-Raises the Flop

Chris Moorman

David Perry raised to 2,400,000 in early position and Chris Moorman defended the big blind.

The dealer spread a flop of     and Moorman checked to Perry who continued for 2,200,000. Moorman thought about it for a few seconds and pushed a pile of chips across the line, leaving just 1,000,000 behind.

Perry asked for a count and once the dealer told him it was 8,500,000 he went into the tank.

"What are you leaving those chips for?" He asked Moorman who remained silent.

A few more seconds went by and Perry tossed his cards into the muck.

David Perry20,000,000400,000
Chris Moorman16,500,0005,300,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:11 PM Local Time
Robert Pettit Eliminated in 10th Place ($17,741)

Robert Pettit

Daniel Marcus opened from early position and action folded around to Robert Pettit in the small blind, who shoved all in. Marcus snap called with the larger stack to put Pettit at risk.

Robert Pettit:   
Daniel Marcus:   

Pettit had run right into the rockets of Marcus and as a result was drawing very thin. The     flop changed nothing, except to give Pettit a glimmer of hope with a potential backdoor straight. It was not to be, however, after the   turn left Pettit drawing dead to the   river. Pettit just misses out on a spot at the official final table but does take home $17,741 for his efforts.

Daniel Marcus12,000,000-1,000,000
Robert Pettit0-7,300,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:58 PM Local Time
Final Table
 SeatPlayerChip Count
 1Phong Than Nguyen16,000,000
 2Chris Moorman11,200,000
 3Elven Espinar8,100,000
 4David Perry19,600,000
 5Daniel Eichhorn11,825,000
 6Josh Prager10,500,000
 7Robert Pettit7,300,000
 8Henry Reyes8,000,000
 9Sebastien Guidez9,450,000
 10Daniel Marcus13,000,000
David Perry19,600,000-1,900,000
Phong Than Nguyen16,000,000-100,000
Daniel Marcus13,000,0002,900,000
Daniel Eichhorn11,825,0000
Chris Moorman11,200,000200,000
Josh Prager10,500,000500,000
Sebastien Guidez9,450,000-3,350,000
Elven Espinar8,100,0001,800,000
Henry Reyes8,000,000-2,200,000
Robert Pettit7,300,0001,600,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:53 PM Local Time
Jonathan Dimmig Eliminated in 11th Place ($17,741)

Jonathan Dimmig

Jonathan Dimmig shoved in the hijack for about 5,000,000 and Daniel Eichhorn called in the big blind.

Jonathan Dimmig:   
Daniel Eichhorn:   

Dimmig ran into a bigger ace and couldn't catch up on the       run out as he was eliminated in 11th place for $17,741.

Daniel Eichhorn11,825,000-175,000
Jonathan Dimmig0-2,500,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:44 PM Local Time
Level 37 started
Level: 37
Blinds: 400,000/800,000
Ante: 800,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:43 PM Local Time
Perry Doubles Into Chiplead

David Perry

David Perry moved all in from the cutoff for 10,325,000 and was called by Jonathan Dimmig with the marginally bigger stack out of the big blind.

David Perry:   
Jonathan Dimmig:   

It was a coinflip but Perry stayed ahead of his opponent on the     flop. The   on the turn ended proceedings prior to the   river. Perry vaulted into the lead courtesy of one of the largest pots of the tournament while Dimmig was left on fumes.

David Perry21,500,0007,600,000
Jonathan Dimmig2,500,000-7,850,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:34 PM Local Time
Nguyen Cracks Moorman's Aces to Double

Phong Than Nguyen

Chris Moorman raised to 1,300,000 in the small blind and Nguyen shipped all in for 7,600,000 in the big blind. Moorman instantly called and both hands were tabled.

Phong Than Nguyen:   
Chris Moorman:   

The dealer fanned a flop of    , giving Nguyen a gutshot straight draw. The   on the turn gave him more outs with an open-ended straight draw and the   completed his straight as he took a chunk out of Moorman.

Phong Than Nguyen16,100,00010,100,000
Chris Moorman11,000,000-7,650,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:29 PM Local Time
Luis Pauyac-Martinez Eliminated in 12th Place ($14,097)

Luis Pauyac-Martinez

Daniel Eichhorn moved all in for 6,700,000 from under the gun. Luis Pauyac-Martinez called off for his tournament life from one seat over and the remaining players got out of the way.

Luis Pauyac-Martinez:   
Daniel Eichhorn:   

Pauyac-Martinez was at risk but ahead. The     flop gave Eichhorn a flush draw as well as pairing his ten. Nothing changed on the   turn but the   river was a dagger to Pauyac-Martinez, completing Eichhorn's flush and sending Pauyac-Martinez out in 12th place.

Daniel Eichhorn12,000,0004,000,000
Luis Pauyac-Martinez0-9,200,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:20 PM Local Time
Mason Hinkle Eliminated in 13th Place ($14,097)

Mason Hinkle

After doubling Phong Than Nguyen up with ace-three versus Nguyen's ace-ten, Mason Hinkle was left with just 50,000 in chips. He proceeded to win his next two all ins to have 375,000 and was all in once again, this time versus Daniel Marcus.

Mason Hinkle:   
Daniel Marcus:   

"I'm just going to have to bark it in again," Said Hinkle.

Hinkle let out a loud bark as the dealer fanned a flop of    , pairing both players. Hinkle barked as the   hit the turn and again as the   landed on the river, however it didn't work as the pair of eights were still good and Hinkle was eliminated in 13th place for $14,097.

Chris Moorman18,650,0002,050,000
Daniel Marcus10,100,000300,000
Phong Than Nguyen6,000,0001,200,000
Mason Hinkle0-3,800,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:58 PM Local Time
Guidez Doubles Through Moorman

Sebastien Guidez

Sebastien Guidez was all in for 6,350,000 in the big blind versus Chris Moorman on the button and both hands were tabled.

Sebastien Guidez:  
Chris Moorman:   

The dealer spread a flop of    , giving Guidez a pair of aces and Moorman a gutshot straight draw. The   fell on the turn pairing Moorman's queen but the   on the river was a brick as Guidez collected his double.

Chris Moorman16,600,000-6,400,000
Sebastien Guidez12,800,0006,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:52 PM Local Time
Luke Iorio Eliminated in 14th Place ($11,295)

Luke Iorio

Chris Moorman opened to 1,000,000 under the gun and Luke Iorio moved all in for 1,600,000 from the cutoff. Henry Reyes called on the button and Moorman put in the extra 600,000 to send the players three-way to the flop.

Moorman and Reyes checked through the     flop and   turn. Action again went check-check on the   river and Iorio announced "Ace high" as he turned over   . It was no good, however, as Moorman held the better ace high with    to send Iorio out of the tournament in 14th place.

Chris Moorman23,000,0001,000,000
Henry Reyes10,200,000-825,000
Luke Iorio0-1,500,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:02 PM Local Time
Chip Counts at Dinner Break
Chris Moorman22,000,0002,000,000
David Perry13,900,0005,150,000
Henry Reyes11,025,0003,075,000
Jonathan Dimmig10,350,000-3,350,000
Josh Prager10,000,000-1,300,000
Daniel Marcus9,800,0001,400,000
Luis Pauyac-Martinez9,200,000-600,000
Daniel Eichhorn8,000,000-1,100,000
Sebastien Guidez6,800,000800,000
Elven Espinar6,300,000-1,900,000
Robert Pettit5,700,000850,000
Phong Than Nguyen4,800,000-1,800,000
Mason Hinkle3,800,0001,050,000
Luke Iorio1,500,000-550,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:49 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

With 14 players remaining they have reached a 60-minute dinner break. Play will resume around 7:40 p.m.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:48 PM Local Time
Nikolaos Karfakis Eliminated in 15th Place ($11,295)

Nikolaos Karfakis

Nikolaos Karfakis found himself all in and at risk against Daniel Marcus.

Nikolaos Karfakis:   
Daniel Marcus:   

Karfakis was behind and that remained the case following the       runout, ending his tournament in 15th place.

Nikolaos Karfakis0-2,800,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:48 PM Local Time
James White Eliminated in 16th Place ($11,295)

James White

James White was all in for his last 950,000 and it was daniel Eichhorn putting him at risk.

James White:   
Daniel Eichhorn:   

The dealer fanned a flop of    , giving Eichhorn top pair. The   hit the turn, giving White some hope with an open-ended straight draw but the   paired the board on the river as White was eliminated in 16th place for $11,295.

Daniel Eichhorn9,100,0006,550,000
James White0-1,400,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:33 PM Local Time
Alan Gendelman Eliminated in 17th Place ($11,295)

Alan Gendelman

Chris Moorman moved all in from the cutoff and Alan Gendelman called off the remainder of his stack out of the big blind.

Alan Gendelman:   
Chris Moorman:   

Gendelman was dominated and would need significant help to survive. No help came, however, on the       runout, sending Gendelman to the payout desk in 17th. Moorman, meanwhile, moves to the 20,000,000 mark.

Chris Moorman20,000,0004,300,000
Alan Gendelman0-4,400,000