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

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 to Friday, June 24, 2022

Event #46: $5,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
  • Prizepool: $4,243,500
  • Entries: 920
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:44 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 12 hours ago)
Jinho Hong Eliminated in 11th Place ($52,414)

Jinho Hong

In the last hand before the break, Tamer Alkamli was in the cutoff and raised preflop, Jinho Hong from the small blind re-raised all in for around 800,000 and Alkamli called.

Jinho Hong:   
Tamer Alkamli:   

The board ran out       and Alkamli's ace paired for the win, sending Hong to the rail.

Tamer Alkamli6,200,000-200,000
Jinho Hong0-1,070,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:38 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Tsokaridis Doubles Through Song

Paraskevas Tsokaridis

After a 200,000 raise preflop from Stephen Song against the 80,000 open from blind versus blind, Paraskevas Tsokaridis made the call and they went to a flop.

    fell and Song continued once checked to for 80,000. Tsokaridis then raised to 250,000 and Song put him all in for just under another million chips.

Paraskevas Tsokaridis:   
Stephen Song:   

The   turn and   river didn't improve Song and Tsokaridis doubled up.

Stephen Song5,500,000-1,800,000
Paraskevas Tsokaridis2,800,0001,680,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:36 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
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Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:24 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Roger Taieb Eliminated in 12th Place ($40,885)

Roger Taieb

Ezequiel Waigel raised on the button and Roger Taieb didn't take long to announce that he was all in from the big blind, for a total stack worth 1,250,000. Waigel snap-called and the cards were revealed.

Roger Taieb:   
Ezequiel Waigel:   

Taieb had the dominated hand, and found no help throughout the board       to bust from the tournament in 12th place for a $40,885 money prize.

Ezequiel Waigel3,870,000870,000
Roger Taieb0-1,300,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:19 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Daniels Doubles Up Through Pastore

Shawn Daniels was found all in for a total stack around 1,250,000 with    in his hand and facing Jonathan Pastore who had made the call with   .

Daniels was in good shape for the double up, which he did after the board brought no surprise with      .

Jonathan Pastore3,800,000-1,300,000
Shawn Daniels2,600,0001,250,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:19 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Two Table Redraw
SeatTable 620Chip Count
1Paraskevas Tsokaridis1,120,000
2Stephen Song7,300,000
3Justin Bond4,400,000
4Tamer Alkamli6,400,000
5Jonas Lauck1,550,000
6Jinho Hong1,070,000
SeatTable 628Chip Count
1Elio Fox4,520,000
2Roger Taieb1,300,000
3Jonathan Pastore5,100,000
4Patrick Sekinger4,300,000
5Shawn Daniels1,350,000
6Ezequiel Waigel3,000,000
Stephen Song7,300,000-1,200,000
Tamer Alkamli6,400,000-800,000
Jonathan Pastore5,100,000-1,400,000
Elio Fox4,520,000920,000
Justin Bond4,400,000900,000
Patrick Sekinger4,300,000180,000
Ezequiel Waigel3,000,0000
Jonas Lauck1,550,000-630,000
Shawn Daniels1,350,00050,000
Roger Taieb1,300,000-800,000
Paraskevas Tsokaridis1,120,000-480,000
Jinho Hong1,070,000-2,280,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:01 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Anthony Spinella Eliminated in 13th Place ($40,885)

Anthony Spinella

In a raised pot between Anthony Spinella and Stephen Song, the flop read     when the two players checked.

The turn was the   and Spinella bet 250,000, which was called by Song.

All the chips went in the middle on the   river. Spinella sent a last bet in the middle for 315,000 and faced an all-in from Song, putting him at risk for his tournament life with a stack around 2,000,000.

After a long tank, Spinella made the call with    for the straight but only to see    in Song's hand for the nuts, and Spinella made his way to the exit while Song took the chipleader seat.

Stephen Song8,500,0002,350,000
Anthony Spinella0-3,400,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:59 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Bond With Amazing Hero Call

Justin Bond

Justin Bond had bet 500,000 from the cutoff on a      board and Ezequiel Waigel made the call from the big blind, with already around 500,000 in the middle.

The dynamic   river fell and Ezequiel Waigel moved all in covering Bond for his last 1,000,000 chips.

Bond went deep into the tank, thinking for a few minutes, before ultimately calling off. Bond tabled    against Ezequiel Waigel's    to double up and move up the leaderboard.

Bond jumped out of his chair and went for a victory lap as he cheered out loud before fist-pumping D'Ambrosio on the way back to the table.

Justin Bond3,500,0001,000,000
Ezequiel Waigel3,000,000-2,600,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:56 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Robert Mizrachi Eliminated in 14th Place ($40,885)

Robert Mizrachi

A few hands with Stephen Song lead to Robert Mizrachi's downfall in the tournament that sent him out in fourteenth place.

In the first, Mizrachi raised in the big blind to 120,000 and found himself heads-up with Song. The flop came down     and Mizrachi check-called Song's 60,000 bet.

The turn was an   which Mizrachi once again checked. Song bet 300,000 and after some time in the tank, Mizrachi tossed in chips for the call.

On the river was a   and Mizrachi checked to Song again. Song bet 1,050,000 and after going in to the tank again for a few minutes, Mizrachi finally called. Song showed    for a set of threes and Mizrachi mucked his hand.

Two hands later these two were at it again with Mizrachi shoving all in on the big blind for around 825,000 which Song snap-called.

Robert Mizrachi:   
Stephen Song:   

The board came down       which gave Song a pair of threes which was enough to win the hand and send Mizrachi to the rail.

Stephen Song6,150,000750,000
Robert Mizrachi0-2,500,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:49 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Lauck Gets Paid by Song

Stephen Song raised to 180,000 in the small blind and got called by Jonas Lauck in the big blind.

The flop gave     and Lauck called another bet from Song for 215,000. The same action happened when the   paired the board on the turn, this time for 230,000.

The river   went checked and Lauck tabled   , which was enough to win the pot as Song sent    into the muck.

Stephen Song5,400,0001,850,000
Jonas Lauck2,180,000-40,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:48 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Jimmy D'Ambrosio Eliminated in 15th Place ($40,885)

Jimmy D'Ambrosio

The dream run has come to an end after Jimmy D'Ambrosio jammed his last with    under-the-gun five handed for 600,000 the big blind Jonathan Pastore woke up with   .

D'Ambrosio thought the dream was alive when he turned a double gut-shot.

      ran out and he missed sending him out in 15th place, still good for an amazing story and $40,885.

Jonathan Pastore6,500,0000
Jimmy D'Ambrosio0-900,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:45 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Jimmy D'Ambrosio Sick Run From One Chip

Jimmy D'Ambrosio

Coming back from the last break, Jimmy D'Ambrosio was left with just 25,000 chips, a single green. The Raiders fan has be the most loud and entertaining player in the tournament so far to neutrals and his lasted run and got him back in contention.

First, he got it in against Stephen Song with    versus the    of Song. The board ran out      .

Second, he was but all in by the small blind when D'Ambrosio was in the big blind and his    held against the    of Shawn Daniels.

Thirdly, he then got in    from the small blind against the    open from Justin Bond for his 180,000. The board ran out       and he was on 455,000 chips.

At this point D'Ambrosio was hyped up and joked ''For all you kids out there, never give up on gambling''.

In the fourth hand Song opened 130,000 on the button and D'Ambrosio jammed the big blind with    against    of Song. The board ran out       to put him on 900,000 chips.

What a crazy run for D'Ambrosio who got the attention of the entire Bally's Convention Centre with his celebrations.

Jimmy D'Ambrosio900,000100,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:45 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 13 hours ago)
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 80,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:39 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 14 hours ago)
Yulian Bogdanov Eliminated in 16th Place ($40,885)

Yulian Bogdanov

Tamer Alkamli just limped in the small blind and Yulian Bogdanov shoved for a remaining stack around 750,000. It was snap-called by Alkamli for the following showdown:

Yulian Bogdanov:   
Tamer Alkamli:   

Shayesteh was in desperate shape for the double up, and found no help throughout the board       to be elimiated in 16th place of the tournament.

Tamer Alkamli7,200,0004,800,000
Yulian Bogdanov00
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:26 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 14 hours ago)
Rok Gostisa Eliminated in 17th Place ($40,885)

Rok Gostisa

Rok Gostisa was found all in with    for slightly more than one big blind and against Patrick Sekinger who held   .

The board brought      , giving the winning hand to Sekinger with a straight and Gostisa made his way to the payout desk to collect his $40,885.

Patrick Sekinger4,120,000390,000
Rok Gostisa0-75,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:21 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 14 hours ago)
A Chip and Chair for Gostisa

The flop read     in a raised pot when big blind Anthony Spinella check-called from a bet worth 120,000 from Rok Gostisa on the button.

The same action happened on the   turn, this time for 180,000.

The river was the   and after some thinking, Gostisa moved all his chips in front of him for around 780,000, leaving just one 5,000-chip behind. Spinella announced all in and Gostisa sent deep into the tank before eventually folding.

Gostisa managed to double up his stack a few times after that hand to come back to a stack worth 75,000.

Anthony Spinella3,400,0001,000,000
Rok Gostisa75,000-1,145,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:19 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 14 hours ago)
Sandeep Pulusani Eliminated in 18th Place ($32,459)

Sandeep Pulusani

Preflop action had Sandeep Pulusani in the cutoff raising to 750,000, almost his entire stack, leaving just 80,000 behind. The blinds folded and Robert Mizrachi pushed over top. Pulusani sat thinking and playing with his remaining chips for a few minutes. Time was eventually called and during the 10-second countdown Pulusani shoved the remainder of his stack in to the middle.

Sandeep Pulusani:   
Robert Mizrachi:   

The flop of     looked like a guaranteed double up for Pulusani until the   turn and   river came down to give MIzrachi the backdoor flush. The table was shocked and Mizrachi hit the table in celebration as the clubs hit and he knocked Pulusani out of the tournament in 18th place.

Robert Mizrachi2,500,0001,100,000
Sandeep Pulusani0-850,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:17 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 14 hours ago)
Alkamli Takes from Fox

The flop showed     in a raised pot when Elio Fox check-called a bet from Tamer Alkamli for 220,000.

The turn brought the   and Fox check-called agin, this time for 520,000. The river   was checked and Fox tabled    but the pot was sent to Alkamli who held    for the straight.

Elio Fox3,600,000-1,140,000
Tamer Alkamli2,400,000940,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 6:45 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 14 hours ago)
Last Three Tables Redraw
6121Stephen Song3,550,000 
6122Shawn Daniels1,300,000 
6123Jimmy D'Ambrosio25,000 
6124Ezequiel Waigel5,600,000 
6125Jonathan Pastore5,200,000 
6126Justin Bond2,500,000 
6201Paraskevas Tsokaridis1,600,000 
6202Roger Taieb2,100,000 
6203Jinho Hong3,350,000 
6204Elio Fox4,740,000 
6205Tamer Alkamli1,460,000 
6206Amirhossein Shayesteh1,400,000 
6281Robert Mizrachi1,400,000 
6282Sandeep Pulusani850,000 
6283Patrick Sekinger3,730,000 
6284Rok Gostisa1,220,000 
6285Jonas Lauck2,220,000 
6286Anthony Spinella2,400,000 
Ezequiel Waigel5,600,0000
Jonathan Pastore5,200,000350,000
Elio Fox4,740,0001,510,000
Patrick Sekinger3,730,000930,000
Stephen Song3,550,000-1,430,000
Jinho Hong3,350,000-500,000
Justin Bond2,500,0000
Anthony Spinella2,400,000500,000
Jonas Lauck2,220,000860,000
Roger Taieb2,100,000400,000
Paraskevas Tsokaridis1,600,000100,000
Tamer Alkamli1,460,000-1,340,000
Amirhossein Shayesteh1,400,0001,400,000
Robert Mizrachi1,400,000-750,000
Shawn Daniels1,300,000-100,000
Rok Gostisa1,220,000-400,000
Sandeep Pulusani850,000270,000
Jimmy D'Ambrosio25,000-1,335,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 6:19 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 15 hours ago)
New Break

The 18 remaining players are now sent to another 15-minute break. Action will resume at blinds 30,000/ 60,000 with a 60,000 ante.