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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 6:27 PM Local Time
David McGowan Eliminated in 18th Place ($9,126)

David McGowan

Sebastian Guidez moved all in from middle position and David McGowan called off for his tournament life from the cutoff.

David McGowan:   
Sebastian Guidez:   

McGowan was racing to survive but found no help on the       runout, sending him to the exits in 18th place.

Sebastian Guidez6,800,000
David McGowan0-1,700,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:27 PM Local Time
Final Two Table Redraw
TableSeatPlayerChip Count
Table 6201Nikolaos Karfakis2,800,000
Table 6202Daniel Marcus8,400,000
Table 6203Chris Moorman15,700,000
Table 6204Phong Than Nguyen6,600,000
Table 6205Sebastien Guidez6,000,000
Table 6206Alan Gendelman4,400,000
Table 6207David McGowan1,700,000
Table 6208Henry Reyes7,950,000
Table 6209Mason Hinkle2,750,000
Table 6281Daniel Eichhorn2,550,000
Table 6282Luis Pauyac-Martinez9,800,000
Table 6283Josh Prager11,300,000
Table 6284Jonathan Dimmig13,700,000
Table 6285Elven Espinar8,200,000
Table 6286Luke Iorio2,050,000
Table 6287James White1,400,000
Table 6288Robert Pettit4,850,000
Table 6289David Perry8,750,000
Chris Moorman15,700,0001,200,000
Jonathan Dimmig13,700,000-4,675,000
Josh Prager11,300,0000
Luis Pauyac-Martinez9,800,0001,125,000
David Perry8,750,0003,400,000
Daniel Marcus8,400,0002,525,000
Elven Espinar8,200,0001,800,000
Henry Reyes7,950,0003,025,000
Phong Than Nguyen6,600,000-1,700,000
Sebastien Guidez6,000,0006,000,000
Robert Pettit4,850,0001,450,000
Alan Gendelman4,400,0004,400,000
Nikolaos Karfakis2,800,000-1,300,000
Mason Hinkle2,750,000200,000
Daniel Eichhorn2,550,000-825,000
Luke Iorio2,050,000-1,950,000
David McGowan1,700,000-1,300,000
James White1,400,000450,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:26 PM Local Time
Grant Ellis Eliminated in 19th Place ($9,126)

Grant Ellis

Grant Ellis shoved and Josh Prager made the call.

Grant Ellis:   
Josh Prager:   

Ellis had run into the pocket kings of Prager and the flop came    , giving him a pair of fours but the   turn and   river didn't improve him as he was eliminated in 19th place for $9,126.

Josh Prager11,300,0001,500,000
Grant Ellis0-3,450,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:24 PM Local Time
Dennis Stevermer Eliminated in 20th Place ($9,126)

Dennis Stevermer

Dennis Stevermer shoved for 1,175,000 under the gun and Elven Espinar called next to act.

Dennis Stevermer:   
Elven Espinar:   

Stevermer had two overs but the       run out missed him completely as he was eliminated in 20th place for $9,126.

Elven Espinar6,400,0006,400,000
Dennis Stevermer0-2,450,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:55 PM Local Time
Christopher Barton Eliminated in 21st Place ($9,126)

Christopher Barton

Jonathan Dimmig opened to 650,000 and Christopher Barton three-bet jammed for 3,175,000. Dimmig made the call to put Barton at risk.

Christopher Barton:   
Jonathan Dimmig:   

Dimmig had his opponent dominated and looked set for the knockout. That is exactly what happened following the      runout, ending Barton's tournament in 21st place.

Jonathan Dimmig18,375,0009,200,000
Christopher Barton00
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:48 PM Local Time
Khanh Truong Eliminated in 22nd Place ($9,126)

Khanh Truong

Khanh Truong got his stack in the middle and was called by David McGowan.

Khanh Truong:   
David McGowan:   

It was a coinflip and one Truong would need to win to survive. Unfortunately for him the       runout paired McGowan's king, ending Truong's deep run in 22nd place.

Khanh Truong00
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:38 PM Local Time
James Ramirez Eliminated in 23rd Place ($9,126)

James Ramirez

Chris Moorman opened to 400,000 from early position and Daniel Marcus three-bet to 1,200,000 from middle position. The action heated up from that point, with James Ramirez moving all in from the next seat over and Jonathan Dimmig pushing his stack into the middle out of the big blind. Moorman folded and Marcus called to setup the three-way all in.

James Ramirez:   
Jonathan Dimmig:   
Daniel Marcus:   

It was a horrific cooler, with Dimmig best poised to scoop the enormous pot. The     flop immediately sealed the deal for Dimmig, with the meaningless   turn and   river dealt as Ramirez made his exit.

Chris Moorman14,500,000-513,000,000
Jonathan Dimmig9,175,000-410,825,000
Daniel Marcus5,875,000-924,125,000
James Ramirez0-280,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:33 PM Local Time
Lorenzo Negri Eliminated in 24th Place ($9,126)

Lorenzo Negri

Start of day chipleader Lorenzo Negri found himself all in and at risk against Elvin Espinar.

Lorenzo Negri:   
Elvin Espinar:   

Negri was in bad shape and unable to overcome the large equity deficit on a runout of      , bringing his run to an end in 24th place.

Lorenzo Negri0-232,500,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:30 PM Local Time
Nissar Quraishi Eliminated in 25th Place ($9,126)

Nissar Quraishi

Nissar Quraishi moved all in and was called by Henry Reyes.

Nissar Quraishi:   
Henry Reyes:   

Quraishi would need to come from behind to survive but was unable to do so on the       runout, bringing his tournament to an end in 25th place.

Henry Reyes4,925,000-385,075,000
Nissar Quraishi0-110,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:28 PM Local Time
Connor Daynard Eliminated in 26th Place ($9,126)

Connor Daynard

Sebastian Guidez opened to 525,000 from early position and action folded to Connor Daynard in the small blind, who shoved their last 1,000,000 into the middle. Guidez made the call to put Daynard at risk.

Connor Daynard:   
Sebastian Guidez:   

Daynard was ahead but not by much and fell behind after the     flop. The   turn and   brought him no help, ending Daynard's run in 26th.

Connor Daynard0-130,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:15 PM Local Time
Final 3 Table Redraw
TableSeatPlayerChip Count
Table 6121Grant Ellis3,450,000.00
Table 6122Sebastien Guidez6,725,000.00
Table 6123Josh Prager9,800,000.00
Table 6124Jonathan Dimmig4,200,000.00
Table 6125Christopher Barton4,300,000.00
Table 6126Chris Moorman5,275,000.00
Table 6127Connor Daynard1,300,000.00
Table 6128Daniel Marcus9,300,000.00
Table 6129James Ramirez2,800,000.00
Table 6281Luis Pauyac-Martinez8,675,000.00
Table 6282Nikolaos Karfakis4,100,000.00
Table 6283Luke Iorio4,000,000.00
Table 6284Elven Espinar4,400,000.00
Table 6285David Perry5,350,000.00
Table 6286James White950,000
Table 6287Phong Than Nguyen8,300,000.00
Table 6288David McGowan3,000,000
Table 6289Robert Pettit3,400,000.00
Table 6181Mason Hinkle2,550,000.00
Table 6182Alan Gendelman3,100,000.00
Table 6183Lorenzo Negri2,325,000.00
Table 6184Christopher Dupuy2,300,000.00
Table 6185Dennis Stevermer2,450,000.00
Table 6186Khanh Truong1,050,000.00
Table 6187Nissar Quraishi1,100,000.00
Table 6188Daniel Eichhorn3,375,000.00
Table 6189Henry Reyes3,900,000.00
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:44 PM Local Time
Nguyen Checks Down Top Pair

Phong Nguyen opened to 555,000 from the cutoff and action folded to Chris Moorman in the big blind who, after asking how much his opponent had behind, made the call.

Action checked through the     flop to the   turn where again both players checked. On the   river Moorman checked for a third time and, after brief consideration, Nguyen checked back and showed down   , good enough to take down the pot.

Chris Moorman15,500,000-500,000
Phong Nguyen8,000,0001,000,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:16 PM Local Time
Break Time

15-minute break in the $500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:15 PM Local Time
Moorman Takes Huge Lead

Chris Moorman

A player under the gun opened to 300,000 and was called by the cutoff. Alexander Burton moved all in for 1,400,000 from the button only to see Chris Moorman re-jam out of the small blind. Both the under the gun and cutoff players folded and Burton was at risk.

Alexander Burton:   
Chris Moorman:   

It was a classic race until the     flop put Moorman into the lead. Burton did have a flush draw but unfortunately for him the   turn and   river failed to improve his hand, sending him to the rail just shy of the final three tables. Moorman, meanwhile, has opened up a large gap at the top of the chip counts.

Chris Moorman16,000,0007,475,000
Alexander Burton0-2,200,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:13 PM Local Time
"You're a Wild Man"

With close to 5,000,000 chips in the middle the board read       and Luis Pauyac-Martinez had all of his chips across the line for a bet of 2,030,000.

John Perry was deep in the tank and after some time passed the clock was called. The floor gave him a count down and his hand was declared dead as he didn't act. Pauyac-Martinez instantly showed    for a pair of fours as he dragged the massive pot.

"You're a wild man!" said Perry. "That's a sick bluff."

Luis Pauyac-Martinez6,600,0003,070,000
John Perry3,250,000-300,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:05 PM Local Time
Recent Eliminations
DJ MacKinnon0-1,100,000
Scott Gottlieb0-550,000
Anthony Ribeiro0-1,600,000
Harald Jaeger0-620,000
Michael Suggs0-1,420,000
Brian Paiso0-525,000
Chakib Bennani0-975,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 4:03 PM Local Time
"Uncle Ron" Hinkle Triples; Covert Eliminated

Mason Hinkle

Robert Covert, Alan Gendelman and Mason "Uncle Ron" Hinkle had all got their chips in the middle before the flop and Hinkle was at risk for 1,230,000 while Covert was at risk for roughly 1,800,000.

Robert Covert:   
Mason Hinkle:   
Alan Gendelman:   

The dealer spread a flop of    , pairing Hinkles ace and the   turn and   river improved him to trip aces as he tripled up. Gendelman's pocket jacks were good for the side pot as he eliminated Covert from the tournament.

Mason Hinkle4,100,0001,800,000
Alan Gendelman3,030,00070,000
Robert Covert0-2,300,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:48 PM Local Time
Some Current Chip Counts
Josh Prager8,250,0004,450,000
Phong Than Nguyen5,800,0004,615,000
Daniel Eichhorn4,300,0002,240,000
Nissar Quraishi4,000,000800,000
Connor Daynard3,500,000550,000
Christopher Barton3,170,0002,810,000
Sebastien Guidez2,950,0001,050,000
Dennis Stevermer2,200,0001,175,000
Alexander Burton2,200,000-300,000
Nikolaos Karfakis1,700,000660,000
DJ MacKinnon1,100,000200,000
Elven Espinar700,000-780,000
Scott Gottlieb550,000-650,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:47 PM Local Time
Burton Catches Heat

Alexander Burton shoved from late position and was called by Eric Rivera out of the small blind.

Alexander Burton:   
Eric Rivera:   

Burton was behind and would need help to survive. That help came on the     flop and the   turn kept Burton ahead. The   improved Burton to a full house as he exclaimed, "That is the best thing I've seen!".

The very next hand Burton found himself all in again, this time against Phong Nguyen.

Alexander Burton:   
Phong Nguyen:   

This time Burton had his opponent dominated and after a clean runout of       he went from being one of the shortest stacks in the room to tournament average in the span of a couple hands.

"Can we go for the hatrick?" Burton wondered aloud. It was not to be, however, as he folded his next hand preflop.

Alexander Burton2,500,0002,170,000
Eric Rivera850,000420,000
David McGowan0-3,500,000
Brendan Hooper0-280,000
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 3:37 PM Local Time
Moorman's Queens Get Paid

Chris Moorman

Chris Moorman raised to 240,000 in early position and Daniel Pickering called a couple of spots to his left.

The dealer fanned a flop of     and Moorman check-called a bet of 140,000.

The   hit the turn and Moorman checked to Pickering who checked back.

The   landed on the river and Moorman fired out a bet of 345,000. Pickering went in the tank for almost two minutes before putting in the call. Moorman tabled    and Pickering pushed his cards towards the dealer.

Chris Moorman8,525,0004,025,000
Daniel Pickering2,920,000520,000