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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 #55: $1,000 TAG TEAM No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $406,285
  • Entries: 913
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, June 26, 2022 10:11 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Roland Israelashvili - Anthony Mender89,70074,900
Ying Wang - Yingee Yan87,800-28,200
Justin Barnum - DJ Buckley81,0003,200
Jerod Smith - Melissa Bryne75,00027,000
Justin Garcia - Grace Lim74,6003,600
Maria Ho - Nemo Zhou54,00015,300
Brad Knipping - Dave Knipping51,000-20,000
Melanie Weisner - Dylan Wilkerson50,50036,800
K.L Cleeton - Veronica Brill46,000-4,000
Chris Fitzjarrald - Brian Hamel32,000-17,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 10:00 PM Local Time
Team Hegedus Jams Turn on Team Conrad

Juliet Hegedus

Juliet Hegedus of Team Hegedus raised in middle positon and both Daniel Lowery of Team Conrad and the big blind called.

The dealer fanned a flop of     and the action checked to Hegedus who continued for 2,500. Lowery check-raised to 9,500 and only Hegedus called.

The   hit the turn and Lowery continued to bet, putting 8,000 across the line. Hegedus didn't waste time jamming her entire stack of roughly 20,000.

"It's that easy," Lowery said as he tossed his cards into the muck.

Chris Conrad - Daniel Lowery127,000
Juliet Hegedus - Lily Kiletto55,80017,800
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:46 PM Local Time
Jacks are Good for Team McCabe

Christian Soto

On the turn of      with about 25,000 in the middle Christian Soto of Team McCabe tossed in a bet of 7,000 and he was called by the only other player in the hand.

The   hit the river and Soto checked before his opponent quickly checked back. Soto tabled    and that was good enough to take down the pot.

Linda McCabe - Christian Soto77,0007,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:36 PM Local Time
Team Manole Doubles Through Team Garcia

Three players saw a flop of     and Grace Lim of Team Garcia check-called a bet of 4,500 from Mihai Manole of Team Manole.

The   hit the turn and Lim led out for 7,000. Manole wasted no time raising all in for 12,000 and Lim called.

Team Manole:   
Team Lim:   

Manole flopped a pair of jacks and was able to hold as the   completed the river.

Justin Garcia - Grace Lim71,0005,000
MIhai Manole - Alain Medesan39,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:36 PM Local Time
Level 9 started
Level: 9
Blinds: 600/1,200
Ante: 1,200
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:25 PM Local Time
Alex Foxen Enters

Alex Foxen

Newly crowned highroller champ Alex Foxen of Team Foxen max late- registered for the tag-team event and took his seat at the table, much to the amusement of the other players.

"You've got too much money to fold, right?" one player joked.

And just as if to prove a point he took down his first pot after a large bet on the flop, forcing his opponent out.

"Wow I really wish I didn't bust that last guy," the player to his right admitted, which got a good laugh from the table.

Alex Foxen- Ezequiel Waigel26,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:12 PM Local Time
Labadan's Celebration Heard Across the Room

Renato Labadan of Team Labadan's scream of excitement was heard across the room as he found a double-up with    on the       board. His opponent's hand of    was being mucked as the pot got shipped to Team Labadan.

Renato Labadan - Octavian Neascu26,500
Sunday, June 26, 2022 9:02 PM Local Time
Team Seidel Eliminated as They Can't Win the Flip

Maria Konnikova

There was a raise to 2,200 in the hijack before Chris Freshour of Team Garcia called in the cutoff. Maria Konnikova of Team Seidel jammed for about 22,000 and the action folded back around to Freshour as he made the call.

Team Seidel:   
Team Garcia:   

It was a coin flip as the board ran out       for Freshour's jacks to hold as he took the rest of Konnikova's chips.

Patrick Garcia - Chris Freshour105,80024,800
Erik Seidel - Maria Konnikova0-45,500
Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:56 PM Local Time
Nine on the Turn Keeps Team Morrow Alive

A player raised in early position and there was a three-bet to 5,600 before Dean Mamakos of Team Morrow jammed for 16,400. The original raiser shoved over the top for 56,300. The player who three-bet went into the tank for about 30 seconds before letting his hand go.

Team Morrow:   
Early Position:   

Mamakos was in rough shape and the     flop was no help. However, the   hit the turn and Mamakos rail exploded as he made a full house. The   landed on the river, sealing his double.

Keith Morrow - Dean Mamakos43,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:49 PM Local Time
Team Minkin Shoots Down Team Perello

On a heads-up flop of    , Alex Outhred of Team Perello pushed all of his chips (28,000) into an already bloated pot of 25,000. His opponent, 'Machine Gun' Kelly Minkin of Team Minkin, went into the tank. After counting out her chips for a couple of seconds, she made the call, which put Outhred at risk.

Alex Outhred:   
Kelly Minkin:   

Outhred was ahead on the flop with his superior pair, but the turn   was a devastating blow as it sent Minkin into the lead with two pair.

The river   was a blank and Team Perello busted from the tournament as Team Minkin collected their spoils.

Kelly Minkin- Landen Lucas85,000
Katie Perello- Alex Outhred0
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 8:37 PM Local Time
Level 8 started
Level: 8
Blinds: 500/1,000
Ante: 1,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:26 PM Local Time
Team Garcia Doubles Through Team Seidel

Chris Freshour of Team Garcia and Maria Konnikova of Team Seidel both had their hands face up on the completed board of       and Konnikova was showing   , while Freshour showed   .

The dealer cut down Freshour's chips to find out a total of 39,100 was owed and Konnikova paid the bet before the dealer pushed the pot to Team Garcia.

Patrick Garcia - Chris Freshour81,000
Erik Seidel - Maria Konnikova45,500-6,800
Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:12 PM Local Time
A Round of Counts
Brandon Nguyen-Ben Spragg118,00023,000
Justin Barnum - DJ Buckley77,800
Linda McCabe - Christian Soto70,00026,000
K.L Cleeton - Veronica Brill50,00016,500
Chris Fitzjarrald - Brian Hamel49,00024,000
Brad Owen - Andrew Neeme41,000-11,000
Maria Ho - Nemo Zhou38,70021,500
Preston McEwen - Johnny Masters35,000500
Roland Israelashvili - Anthony Mender14,800-1,300
Sunday, June 26, 2022 7:55 PM Local Time
Team Hegedus Turns a Nine

Three players saw a flop of     and Jerod Smith of Team Smith checked first to act before Juliet Hegedus of put in a bet of 2,000. The cutoff called and Smith mucked his hand.

The   hit the turn and Hegedus check-called a bet of 3,800.

When the   hit the river, Hegedus checked once again, and her opponent thought about it for a few seconds before checking back. Hegedus tabled   , turning a pair of nines and her opponent mucked her hand.

Jerod Smith - Melissa Bryne48,00014,900
Juliet Hegedus - Lily Kiletto38,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 7:45 PM Local Time
Level 7 started
Level: 7
Blinds: 400/800
Ante: 800
Sunday, June 26, 2022 7:26 PM Local Time
Team Wall Hits... a Wall

On a turn board of     , Deb Wall checked to her heads-up opponent, Jed Burns of Team Burns, who then bet 800. Wall made the call and both players saw the river of  . Wohl then led out for 1,700 and Burns went into the tank for a moment. After he asked how much she had behind, he raised her to 5,000. Wall promptly folded

Jed Burns-Les Green52,00052,000
Deborah Wall- Jeff Lennon6,100
Sunday, June 26, 2022 7:08 PM Local Time
Team Garcia Take One Down

The under-the-gun player raised to 1,800 and only Grace Lim of Team Garcia made the call on the button.

The dealer fanned a flop of     and the preflop raiser checked to Lim before she dropped a bet of 1,500 across the line. Her opponent wasted little time pushing his cards towards the muck and the dealer shipped her the pot.

Ying Wang - Yingee Yan116,00025,000
Justin Garcia - Grace Lim66,00050,100
Roland Israelashvili - Anthony Mender16,100
Sunday, June 26, 2022 7:01 PM Local Time
Team Nguyen for the Win

On a five- way flop of    , Ben Spragg 'Spraggy' of Team Nguyen bet 4,500 into his opponents and received one call.

The turn   saw a continuation by Spragg for 7500 that was again called.

On the   river, Spragg shipped his remaining stack of 35,000 into the middle, which covered his opponent. After a good while in the tank, his opponent made the call and tabled    nut was quickly shown the goods by Spragg with    for a much bigger two-pair. Spragg was awarded the pot for a big win and his opponent busted out.

Brandon Nguyen-Ben Spragg95,000
Sunday, June 26, 2022 6:39 PM Local Time
Current Chip Counts
Brad Knipping - Dave Knipping71,000-2,000
Erik Seidel - Maria Konnikova52,30016,300
Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi47,000-3,000
Jerod Smith - Melissa Bryne33,10013,100
Athanasios Polychronopoulos - Jake Schwartz29,000-1,300
Juliet Hegedus - Lily Kiletto28,00028,000
Tony Hoang - Colten Yamagishi21,00021,000
Jim Reid - George Sandford19,00019,000
Maria Ho - Nemo Zhou17,200-10,400