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

Sunday, June 26, 2022 to Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Event #54: $500 SALUTE to Warriors - No-Limit Hold’em

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  • Buy-in: $500
  • Prizepool: $1,444,050
  • Entries: 3,209
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:43 PM Local Time
The Ladies Are Out
Sonia-Veronika Shashikhina400,00080,000
Sam Razavi140,000140,000
Melanie Weisner120,000120,000
Mikiyo Aoki50,00050,000
Angela Jordison50,00050,000
Katie Swift50,00050,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:10 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Jimmy Rogers200,00098,000
Alexandre Mantovani125,00075,000
Iaron Lightbourne55,00055,000
Maurice Hawkins50,00050,000
Paulina Loeliger35,00035,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:50 PM Local Time
Carlo Arevalo's Story

Carlo Arevalo is among the tables today. Currently he is nursing a below average stack but is looking to grind up a stack and get his first World Series bracelet.

The incredibly friendly Arevalo was willing to share some of his background to PokerNews during the dinner break. He joined the U.S Marine Corp from '03 - '07 at just 19 years old. He was deployed in Iraq during '04 - '05 and served in several major conflicts.

He's a retired project manager and consultant now but his time in the armed forces has taken him across the world to Thailand, Japan and Korea also.

He, like many, would play poker with fellow service men and women and trade commodities while playing cards to pass time and have some fun. He used to swap American cigarettes, disposable camera and beers with British servicemen. Now some almost 20 years later since he joined the Marines, he enjoys playing poker for fun.

Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:44 PM Local Time
PN Podcast: Brian Hastings 17th Player to Win 6th Bracelet; Phil Ivey Makes Run at No. 11
PN Cup
PN Cup

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, 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 Daniel Weinman, Ramsey Stovall, Ali Eslami, and Justin Pechie.

They also talk about Brian Hastings becoming just the 17th player in WSOP history to capture six or more bracelets, as well as Phil Ivey getting everyone excited by making a serious run at his 11th gold bracelet. Additionally, there are highlights from the Wynn $2,200 Mystery Bounty, Neymar Jr. notching his first-ever WSOP cash, and Dan Zack winning his second bracelet of the summer (as well as taking the lead in the 2022 WSOP Player of the Year race).

They also offer a preview of the PokerNews Cup at Golden Nugget June 24-28 and offer their picks after the final ten nominees were released for the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2022.

Click here to listen to the new PN Podcast!

Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:39 PM Local Time
POY Candidates Zack And Taylor Joining The Action
Thomas Taylor70,00070,000
Haven Werner50,00050,000
Allen Kessler50,00050,000
Dan Zack40,00040,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:17 PM Local Time
Skare Is Scared, But There Is No Reason To Be

After John Skare moved all in for his last 35,000 over a 2,000 bet and 10,000 three-bet from Loic Debregeas, all three players were committed for stacks.

John Skare :   
Loic Debregeas:   

It wasn't easy for Skare who needed to fade diamonds on the     flop, but the safe   turn and   river completed the board to give him the triple up.

John Skare110,000
Loic Debregeas15,000-25,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 6:37 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

Players are on a 75 minute dinner break and will return shortly before 8:00 p.m. local time, heading into level 10.

Sunday, June 26, 2022 6:36 PM Local Time
Updated Counts: Shaskikhina on a Tear
Sonia-Veronika Shashikhina320,000270,000
Yueqi Zhu175,000125,000
Shaun Colquhoun150,00048,000
Loic Debregeas40,000-10,000
Carlo Arevalo40,00040,000
Dave O'Hare0-52,000
Barry Greenstein0-50,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 5:54 PM Local Time
Nick Goulart's Story

Nick Goulart

Nick Goulart has worked up a decent looking stack of around 110,000 thus far and is looking good in his first ever WSOP bracelet event.

Nick, who is mostly used to playing cash games or sit and gos with his military buddies over the years, is looking to get his first WSOP bracelet. Deservedly so after serving in the U.S. Air Force for the last 21 years, mostly out of Travis air base.

Nick credits his spouse, Val with helping improve his poker game, what an ode to her it would be if he could ship the entire event.

There are plenty of stories coming out of this year's Salute to Warriors event, stay tuned for all the up to date stories and hands.

Sunday, June 26, 2022 5:32 PM Local Time
Notable Chip Counts
Daniel Weinman165,000117,000
Alejandro Andión150,00010,000
Nick Goulart110,000110,000
Shaun Colquhoun102,0002,000
Jimmy Rogers102,000
Anson Tsang00
Sunday, June 26, 2022 5:29 PM Local Time
Barns Triples With Aces, Tsang Sent To The Rail

After Christopher Barnes was all in from the big blind, there was action behind, with Anson Tsang on the button and another opponent, who was under-the-gun, playing heads-up on a board of     .

Tsang moved all in for his last 35,400 and his opponent called. Creating 95,000 side pot and 75,000 main pot. Cards were flipped on their backs.

Christopher Barnes:   
Anson Tsang:   

Tsang needed a nine, queen or ace to scoop a 170,000 chip pot, with Barnes having to do some dodging to win the main pot.

The river ran out the   to award the main pot to Barnes and Tsang's opponent knocking him out of the event.

The un-named opponent refused to give his name but he was the beneficiary of a 95,000 side pot.

Christopher Barnes75,00075,000
Anson Tsang0-50,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 4:52 PM Local Time
Andion In Massive Pot On The River

Alejandro Andion

Alejandro Andion was heads-up against the cutoff on a      , the pot already at 70,000.

According to another player at the table, who helpfully filled PokerNews in on the action, apparently after a pre-flop limp from early position, Andion's opponent had bet and Andion three-bet the button. After getting called he continued, was called, then continued again on the turn when checked to. The opponent called again.

This time, on the river his opponent lead into him for 31,000 chips only to have Andion move all in for 99,500 total. The opponent had Andion covered by a few thousand, and after thinking for a couple of minutes if not more, the opponent perhaps begrudgingly let his hand go.

Alejandro Andión140,000140,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 4:31 PM Local Time
Shaun Colquhoun, One Veteran's Story

Shaun Colquhoun

Shaun Colquhoun, who has been covered in this event today after rising to the top of the chip counts early, is here representing Warriors Poker.

Colquhoun, who had a 4th place finish in Event #1 at this years WSOP, is an U.S Army Infantry veteran, who was medically discharged. Serving 6 years from '07-'13, with part in Afghanistan, Colquhoun has lived in Las Vegas for the last 8 years, playing cash games across Vegas casinos for the last 6.

He also is a celebrity host for cash games across the city, working with Phil Ivey, for example.

According to Colquhoun, Warriors Poker is a fantastic organisation that helps fund Veterans with buy-ins, so they can play poker tournaments. Colquhoun has spoken of how calming poker can be, helping those with post-traumatic stress to find focus and community.

A charming guy, Colquhoun is focused on trying to win a bracelet, after just missing out at the start of the WSOP summer, with this event his target.

There will be plenty of other stories from this event over the next two or three days, keep it here with PokerNews, where we'll try to bring you more stories like Shaun's as the event progresses.

Shaun Colquhoun100,0000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 3:47 PM Local Time
Players On Second Break

The second break of the day is underway, with players having 30 minutes to get refreshed.

The next blind level will be 500/1000 with a 1000 big blind ante. Players play three more levels before a 75 minute dinner break.

Seventeen levels will be played today.

Sunday, June 26, 2022 3:41 PM Local Time
MacKinnon Chipping Away

Dj MacKinnon

After the hijack opened for 2,500 chips, DJ MacKinnon made the call to go heads-up to a flop, once the blinds got out of the way.

    ran out and his opponent checked to MacKinnon who took over the aggression and bet 3,000. His opponent quickly mucked as MacKinnon is quietly chipping in an upwards trajectory.

DJ MacKinnon80,00030,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 3:32 PM Local Time
Taylor Flips His Way to a Win

After cards were on their backs preflop, Glenn Taylor was flipping covering his opponent for their last 23,000 chips.

Glenn Taylor:   

The board ran out       to give Taylor the win and eliminate an opponent.

Glenn Taylor85,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 3:29 PM Local Time
Notables In The Field
Barry Greenstein50,0000
DJ MacKinnon50,000
Micha Hoedemaker50,000
Frank Marasco50,000
Duff Charette50,000
Robert Bickley50,000
Thierry van den Berg50,000
Everett Carlton50,000
Sonia-Veronika Shashikhina50,000
Yueqi Zhu50,000
Dehlia De Jong50,000
Anson Tsang50,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:53 PM Local Time
Player Of The Year Contender In The Field

Daniel Weinman

Dan Weinman has graced the Salute to Warriors event with his presence.

Weinman was just in a pot three ways to a flop, where he bet from under the gun after the big blind checked to him. His sizing was 2,500 and one player folded before the big blind called on a     board.

To a turn of  , after the big blind checked once again, Weinman fired 8,000 which got a fold from his opponent.

Weinman is in the hunt for Player Of the Year after cashing a whopping 12 events so far this series. With a 2nd place in Event #9, followed by his first bracelet in Event #30.

Weinman, with a new haircut, is second on the POY leaderboard behind Dan Zack.

Daniel Weinman48,00048,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:18 PM Local Time
Lee Can't Be Bluffed Off The Nuts

They were heads up on the turn, the board reading     , with Yeongji Lee raising to 8,000 versus a 3,000 chip button bet. Her opponent then reraised her to around 16,000 chips.

The white- and blue-haired Lee then laughed as she announced ''All in'', fully expecting to be chopping with a straight, but her opponent laughed and showed    as he mucked and got a few laughs from the table mates. Lee was surprised to see it wasn't a chop, but rather her opponent was trying to bluff her. She flashed her   as she collected the pot.

Yeongji Lee85,00085,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:00 PM Local Time
Shapiro's Turn Jam Folds Out Top Pair

On a board of     , Blake Shapiro has moved all in for 26,700 chips from the cutoff versus the button. With at least 20,000 chips in the pot already, Shapiro's opponent went deep into the time bank.

Eventually, his opponent folded and showed the   and mucked his other hole card.

Blake Shapiro48,00048,000