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

Sunday, June 26, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022

Event #56: $50,000 Poker Players Championship 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $50,000
  • Prizepool: $5,362,000
  • Entries: 112
  • Remaining: 0


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Friday, July 1, 2022 4:05 AM Local Time
Another Change in Chip Lead

Pot-Limit Omaha

Dan Cates      raised to 900,000 and Yuri Dzivielevski      called. The flop was     and both players checked.

The turn   also went check-check and the river   completed the board.

Dzivielevski bet 500,000 and Cates called, but was outkicked and Dzivielevski took down another pot.

Yuri Dzivielevski17,400,0002,000,000
Dan Cates16,200,000-2,000,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 4:03 AM Local Time
Dzivielevski Wins in PLO

Pot-Limit Omaha

Dan Cates      raised to 650,000 and Yuri Dzivielevski      called in the big blind.

The flop was     and Dzivielevski check-called 700,000.

Both players checked the   turn and the river was the  . Dzivielevski bet 2,000,000 and Cates folded.

Dan Cates18,200,000-1,200,000
Yuri Dzivielevski15,400,0001,200,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:50 AM Local Time
Level 28 started
Level: 28
Blinds: 150,000/300,000
Ante: 300,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:36 AM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts on Break

The final two players are going on another 15-minute break.

Dan Cates19,400,000-800,000
Yuri Dzivielevski14,200,000700,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:32 AM Local Time
Cates Wins in PLO

Pot-Limit Omaha

Yuri Dzivielevski      raised to 750,000 and Dan Cates      three-bet to 2,250,000. Dzivielevski called.

The flop     saw Cates bet 1,500,000 which Dzivielevski called.

The turn was the   and Cates bet 3,800,000. Dzivielevski snap-folded.

Dan Cates20,200,0003,800,000
Yuri Dzivielevski13,500,000-3,700,000
Gorilla Gaming
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:29 AM Local Time
The Lead Swings Back to Dzivielevski


Yuri Dzivielevski:    /    
Dan Cates:    /     folded on fifth

Yuri Dzivielevski completed and Dan Cates raised for the Brazilian to then reraise and earn a call from Cates. Dzivielevski bet his lead on fourth street and Cates then instantly folded on fifth street when he caught more high cards.

Yuri Dzivielevski17,200,0001,600,000
Dan Cates16,400,000-1,600,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:28 AM Local Time
Cates Regains the Lead in Razz


Dan Cates:    /      /  
Yuri Dzivielevski:    /      /  

Throughout the open board, Dan Cates bet his lead throughout the entire open board and was called by Yuri Dzivielevski up until sixth street. The final bet on seventh street was then too much for Dzivielevski, who reluctantly folded and conceded the lead.

Dan Cates18,000,0003,300,000
Yuri Dzivielevski15,600,000-3,400,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:20 AM Local Time
Dzivielevski Scoops in Omaha Hi-Lo

Yuri Dzivielevski

Omaha Hi-Lo

Dan Cates raised on the button with the      and Yuri Dzivielevski came along with the     .

Dzivielevski check-called a bet on     and the turn was the  .

Dzivielevski check-called another bet and then bet on the   river.

Cates called and Dzivielevski showed his straight six and took down the pot.

Yuri Dzivielevski19,000,0001,150,000
Dan Cates14,700,000-1,050,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:13 AM Local Time
Dzivielevski Retains Narrow Lead for Now

Seven Card Stud

Most of the Seven Card Studs finished on third or fourth street and just one of them reached fifth street on which Yuri Dzivielevski bet with an ace-high and four spades to win the pot uncontested. And just like that, the rotation moved on to Omaha Hi-Lo.

Yuri Dzivielevski17,850,0002,550,000
Dan Cates15,750,000-2,550,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 3:06 AM Local Time
Hold'em Pot Sees Cates Back in Front

No-Limit Hold'em

Dan Cates raised to 600,000 with the    and Yuri Dzivielevski called out of the big blind with   .

The pair checked the     flop and the turn was the  .

Dzivielevski bet 1,500,000 with his bottom set and Cates called. The river was the   and Dzivielevski now checked.

Cates then bet 3,500,000. Dzivielevski checked his cards before folding.

Dan Cates18,300,0004,800,000
Yuri Dzivielevski15,300,000-4,800,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:55 AM Local Time
More for Dzivielevski in Triple Draw

2-7 Triple Draw

Dan Cates raised and Yuri Dzivielevski called.

Both took two cards and, Dzivielevski bet which Cates called.

On the second draw Dzivielevski stood pat with an       and Cates drew two. Dzivielevski bet and Cates called.

Both players stood pat as Cates now had an      . Dzivielevski bet and Cates sigh-folded.

Yuri Dzivielevski20,100,0002,500,000
Dan Cates13,500,000-2,500,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:52 AM Local Time
Dzivielevski Back into the Chip Lead

2-7 Triple Draw

Yuri Dzivielevski raised and called a three-bet from Dan Cates.

Cates drew one and Dzivielevski drew three. Cates bet and Dzivielevski called.

Cates drew one again and Dzivielevski drew two. Cates bet and Dzivielevski raised.

Cates called with a       and both players stood pat as Dzivielevski had a      

Cates checked and snap-folded to a bet from Dzivielevski.

Yuri Dzivielevski17,600,0003,300,000
Dan Cates16,000,000-3,300,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:42 AM Local Time
Dzivielevski Wins Some Back in Stud Hi-Lo

Stud Hi-Lo

Yuri Dzivielevski:    /      /  
Dan Cates:    /      /  

Dan Cates brought in and Yuri Dzivielevski called.

Dzivielevski check-called bets on fourth and fifth before both players checked sixth and seventh street.

Dzivielevski showed just a pair of fours but it was still good enough to win the pot as Cates' pair of deuces and missed flush draw was behind.

Dan Cates19,300,000-4,950,000
Yuri Dzivielevski14,300,0004,950,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:34 AM Local Time
Dzivielevski Fighting to Stay in Contention

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Yuri Dzivielevski raised to 500,000 with an ace-king and Dan Cates moved all-in with a made ten-eight as his opponent snap-folded.

Soon after, Dzivielevski raised with a king-jack and Cates called with an ace-queen. Cates drew three while Dzivielevski patted. Cates ended up with a four-card eighty-five as he paired his trey and Dzivielevski won the pot with a king.

Dan Cates24,250,000250,000
Yuri Dzivielevski9,350,000-250,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:28 AM Local Time
Cates River Bet Pushes Out Dzivielevski

Limit Hold'em

Dan Cates raised with the    and called a three-bet from Yuri Dzivielevski, who had the   

Dzivielevski bet the     flop and Cates called. Both players checked the   turn. The river was the  . Dzivielevski checked and Cates bet.

Dzivielevski mucked the superior hand and Cates took down another pot.

Dan Cates24,000,0002,200,000
Yuri Dzivielevski9,600,000-2,300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:22 AM Local Time
Aces Up Pushes Cates into the Lead

Limit Hold'em

Dan Cates raised with the    and Yuri Dzivielevski made it three bets with the   . Cates called and the flop came    

Dzivielevski bet and Cates called. The turn was the   and Dzivielevski bet again. Cates raised and Dzivielevski called.

The river   completed the board. Dzivielevski checked and Cates bet. Dzivielevski check-called with Cates tabling    for the win as he not only gained the lead but pulled way ahead after the duo started the hand nearly dead even in chips.

Dan Cates21,800,0007,650,000
Yuri Dzivielevski11,900,000-7,550,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:19 AM Local Time
Cates Closes the Gap Further

Pot-Limit Omaha

Dan Cates raised the button to 750,000 with the      and Yuri Dzivielevski defended the     . Both players checked the     flop and Dzivielevski then bet 1,200,000 on the   turn for Cates to call.

After the   river, Dzivielevski bet another 3,000,000 and Cates immediately asked how much it was, had a somewhat confused expression on the face but called anyways to further close the gap.

Yuri Dzivielevski19,450,000-5,200,000
Dan Cates14,150,0005,200,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:12 AM Local Time
Cates Pulls Some Back in PLO

Pot-Limit Omaha

Yuri Dzivielevski limped the button with the      and then called a raise by Dan Cates who held the     . The     flop gave Dzivielevski a flush draw and Cates bet 600,000 with his top set, which the Brazilian called.

After the   turn, Cates bet the pot for 2,950,000 and Dzivielevski double-checked his cards before folding.

Yuri Dzivielevski24,650,000-1,350,000
Dan Cates8,950,0001,350,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 2:06 AM Local Time
More for Dzivielevski in a Three-Bet Pot

Pot-Limit Omaha

Dan Cates raised the button and called a thee-bet to 2,250,000 with the     , as Yuri Dzivielevski three-bet the      On a flop of    , the Brazilian bet and Cates tossed his cards into the muck.

Yuri Dzivielevski26,000,0001,800,000
Dan Cates7,600,000-1,800,000
Friday, July 1, 2022 1:57 AM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 100,000/250,000
Ante: 250,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander