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

Sunday, July 03, 2022 to Sunday, July 03, 2022

Event #70: $10,000 MAIN EVENT No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $80,782,475
  • Entries: 8,663
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:34 PM Local Time
Krentzman Successfully Jams into Tran

Evan Krentzman opened the action with a raise to 800,000 after 15 seconds to act and Kenny Tran three-bet to 2,600,000 in the cutoff. After giving it some 29 seconds of consideration, Krentzman jammed for 10,900,000 and that sent Tran into the tank. No call followed and Krentzman became the second biggest stack at the main feature table.

Evan Krentzman14,500,0003,625,000
Kenny Tran8,500,000-2,775,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:32 PM Local Time
Welch Brings the Check-Raise

Philippe Souki raised to 875,000 from early position and was called by Robert Welch in the big blind.

On the     flop, Welch checked to Souki, who bet 575,000. Welch then came back with a check-raise to 1,600,000.

After a brief pause, Souki folded to cede the pot to Welch.

Philippe Souki32,075,000-1,450,000
Robert Welch17,200,0001,450,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:30 PM Local Time
Duek Gets A Fold

Vadim Rozin opened to 900,000 on the button and was three-bet to 3,000,000 by Michael Duek out of the small blind. Rozin made the call to see a flop.

Both players checked through the     flop to the   turn where Duek led out for 2,500,000. That was enough to convince Rozin to fold and keep Duek chipping up.

Michael Duek39,700,0003,800,000
Vadim Rozin13,700,000-4,000,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:29 PM Local Time
Chip Leader Rebei Applies Pressure

Karim Rebei raised to 925,000 and Matthew Su three-bet to 2,600,000 in the hijack, which Rebei called. On the     flop, big stack Rebei pondered about his decision for a while and then bet 1,750,000. That resulted in a call by Su and they headed to the   on the turn.

Rebei took 84 seconds before leading for another 2,250,000 and Su called after 67 seconds. That led to the   on the river and Rebei took just 39 seconds before pushing all-in. Su instantly folded and was shown the    by Rebei

Karim Rebei52,900,0007,650,000
Matthew Su13,700,000-6,700,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:26 PM Local Time
Taylor Chips Up

Andy Taylor opened to 800,000 on the button and Michael Duek defended the big blind. The flop came     and Duek check-folded to a bet of 900,000.

Michael Duek35,900,000-1,200,000
Andy Taylor13,300,0002,975,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:21 PM Local Time
Action Back Underway

The final 27 players are back in their seats and the cards are in the air en route to determining the final nine players in the 2022 WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:13 PM Local Time
Redraw of the Final Three Tables

There is 1:41:17 left in the current level and the redraw of the final three tables is as follows.

TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Main Feature1Tzur LevyIsrael6,750,00017
Main Feature2Karim RebeiFrance45,250,000113
Main Feature3John EamesUnited Kingdom9,125,00023
Main Feature4Asher ConniffUnited States10,850,00027
Main Feature5Matthew SuUnited States20,400,00051
Main Feature6Evan KrentzmanUnited States10,875,00027
Main Feature7Aaron DuczakCanada14,050,00035
Main Feature8Kenny TranUnited States11,275,00028
Main Feature9Mayank MadanUnited States11,900,00030
      
Feature B1Michael DuekArgentina37,100,00093
Feature B2Andres JeckelnArgentina15,075,00038
Feature B3Kamal BittarParaguay15,000,00038
Feature B4Damian SalasArgentina3,775,0009
Feature B5Matija DobricCroatia33,275,00083
Feature B6Aaron MermelsteinUnited States45,250,000113
Feature B7Adrian AttenboroughAustralia14,050,00035
Feature B8Andy TaylorUnited States10,325,00026
Feature B9Vadim RozinCanada17,700,00044
      
Feature C1Robert WelchUnited States15,750,00039
Feature C2Espen JorstadNorway36,050,00090
Feature C3Tom KunzeGermany16,250,00041
Feature C4Philippe SoukiUnited Kingdom33,525,00084
Feature C5Brian KimUnited States30,625,00077
Feature C6Efthymia LitsouUnited States16,025,00040
Feature C7Jimmy SetnaCanada6,825,00017
Feature C8Jeffrey FarnesUnited States29,175,00073
Feature C9David DiazUnited States3,750,0009
Karim Rebei45,250,000-50,000
Aaron Mermelstein45,250,000-50,000
Michael Duek37,100,0002,600,000
Espen Jorstad36,050,000550,000
Philippe Souki33,525,0008,525,000
Matija Dobric33,275,000-2,025,000
Brian Kim30,625,00025,000
Jeffrey Farnes29,175,000-2,750,000
Matthew Su20,400,000500,000
Vadim Rozin17,700,000-1,300,000
Tom Kunze16,250,000-250,000
Efthymia Litsou16,025,0002,925,000
Robert Welch15,750,000-300,000
Andres Jeckeln15,075,000-25,000
Kamal Bittar15,000,000700,000
Aaron Duczak14,050,000550,000
Adrian Attenborough14,050,000550,000
Mayank Madan11,900,000-900,000
Kenny Tran11,275,000-225,000
Evan Krentzman10,875,000-425,000
Asher Conniff10,850,000-50,000
Andy Taylor10,325,000325,000
John Eames9,125,00025,000
Jimmy Setna6,825,000-2,175,000
Tzur Levy6,750,000-2,550,000
Damian Salas3,775,000-1,025,000
David Diaz3,750,000-50,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 5:00 PM Local Time
Redraw of the Final Three Tables Imminent

After the latest elimination, the field is down to the final three tables and they will now redraw. Based on the new seat assignments, the production team will decide which table is heading on which spot. Stay tuned for more, as the last 27 players are now on a break of around 20 minutes with the restart expected at 5.20 pm local time.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:55 PM Local Time
Mack Khan Eliminated in 28th Place ($262,300)

Mack Khan

Aaron Mermelstein opened to 800,000 in early position, Mack Khan moved all in for 3,500,000 in the small blind, and Mermelstein called.

Mack Khan:   
Aaron Mermelstein:   

Khan was in good shape with the ladies, but the     flop left him needing help. The   turn meant he needed a river queen to survive, but the   completed the board to eliminate him in 28th place for $262,300.

Aaron Mermelstein45,300,0005,300,000
Karim Rebei45,300,000-2,600,000
Brian Kim30,600,0000
Andres Jeckeln15,100,0000
John Eames9,100,0002,200,000
David Diaz3,800,000-100,000
Mack Khan0-4,700,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:55 PM Local Time
Attenborough Wins Blind On Blind Battle

Action folded to Vadim Rozin in the small blind who limped. Adrian Attenborough checked his option out of the big blind to send the players to the flop.

Action checked through the     flop to the   turn where Rozin led out for 700,000. Attenborough made the call.

The   river put a four liner to a straight on the board and Rozin checked. Attenborough opted to bet out 1,800,000. Rozin called without too much hesitation but mucked after Attenborough tabled    for the rivered straight.

Vadim Rozin19,000,000-2,500,000
Adrian Attenborough13,500,0003,800,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:49 PM Local Time
Matthew Shepsky Eliminated in 29th Place ($262,300)

Matthew Shepsky

Matthew Shepsky shoved from the cutoff for 1,550,000 and Kenny Tran made the call from the big blind after action had folded to him.

Matthew Shepsky:   
Kenny Tran:   

The board ran out       to not help Shepsky as Tran held with the higher pocket pair for to bust Shepsky in 29th place.

Matthew Su19,900,0000
Efthymia Litsou13,100,000-200,000
Kenny Tran11,500,0001,800,000
Asher Conniff10,900,0000
Jimmy Setna9,000,0000
Damian Salas4,800,000-200,000
Matthew Shepsky0-1,600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:46 PM Local Time
Krentzman Misses Out on a Full Double-Up

Tom Kunze opened to 800,000 on the button and Kamal Bittar three-bet to 2,700,000 from the small blind. Kunze wasted little time before folding to and Bittar collected the pot.

On the next hand, Evan Krentzman raised to 800,000 in early position and Bittar re-raised to 2,200,000 on the button. Krentzman just called and the dealer fanned the flop of    .

Both players checked and the   landed on the turn. Krentzman checked again and Bittar fired out a bet of 1,300,000. Krentzman just called again and the   completed the board.

Krentzman checked for the third time and Bittar checked it back as he tabled   . Krentzman flipped over    for a set of aces and was awarded a much smaller pot than he was hoping for.

Tom Kunze16,500,000-500,000
Kamal Bittar14,300,000-3,000,000
Evan Krentzman11,300,0004,300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:44 PM Local Time
Adam Demersseman Eliminated in 30th Place ($262,300)

Adam Demersseman

Adam Demersseman shoved from under the gun for 1,150,000 and Matthew Su made the call from the hijack with the bigger stack while the rest folded.

Adam Demersseman:   
Matthew Su:   

The flop came     for Demersseman to stay ahead but the turn was the   for Su to hit top pair while the river completed the board with the   to seal the deal for Demersseman to bust in 30th place for $262,300.

Matthew Su19,900,0002,100,000
Efthymia Litsou13,300,000-900,000
Asher Conniff10,900,000-200,000
Kenny Tran9,700,0000
Jimmy Setna9,000,0000
Damian Salas5,000,000-200,000
Matthew Shepsky1,600,000-800,000
Adam Demersseman0-1,100,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:40 PM Local Time
Welch Flips Well Against Attenborough

Robert Welch raised it up to 900,000 and Adrian Attenborough then three-bet to 2,550,000 on the button after inquiring how many chips his opponent had. Once it was back on Welch, he four-bet jammed for 7,525,000 and Attenborough called to send them to the races.

Robert Welch:   
Adrian Attenborough:   

The       board improved Welch to a flush and he pulled ahead of Attenborough on the leaderboard.

Robert Welch16,050,0008,525,000
Adrian Attenborough9,700,000-9,000,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:39 PM Local Time
Conniff's Three-Bet Doesn't Get Called

Jimmy Setna raised to 1,000,000 from the button and Asher Conniff three-bet to 2,900,000 from the big blind. Setna tanked for a while but opted to fold.

Asher Conniff11,100,0001,200,000
Jimmy Setna9,000,000-1,500,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:13 PM Local Time
First Break on Day Seven With 30 Remaining

Aaron Mermelstein

The opening stages of Day Seven have reduced the field to the final 30 contenders as five contenders have seen their hopes of an even deeper run crushed ahead of the first 20-minute break. On top of the eliminations, several other notable hands headlined the first two-hour session at the tables and you can find them listed below.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:12 PM Local Time
Mermelstein Doubles Through Eames to Move Up to 40 Million

Aaron Mermelstein

Andres Jeckeln opened to 650,000 in the hijack, John Eames flatted on the button, and Aaron Mermelstein raised to 3,000,000 in the small blind. Jeckeln folded and Eames called.

The dealer put the     flop onto the felt and Mermelstein continued with a bet of 2,600,000. Eames called.

The   landed on the turn and Mermelstein moved all in for 13,800,000 after a couple minutes of deliberation. Eames took over five minutes and squirmed in his chair as his decision lasted through the beginning of the break, and eventually, he put in the calling chips.

Aaron Mermelstein:   
John Eames:   

The two players ended up getting the classic cooler in on the turn with Mermelstein ahead, and he avoided a queen as the   completed the board to secure the big double.

Karim Rebei47,900,000-700,000
Aaron Mermelstein40,000,00021,500,000
Brian Kim30,600,0000
Andres Jeckeln15,100,000-600,000
John Eames6,900,000-19,500,000
Mack Khan4,700,0000
David Diaz3,900,000-600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:07 PM Local Time
Attenborough Chips Back Up

Adrian Attenborough won a three-way pot in which he flat-called a raise by Espen Jorstad on the button and called one bet on the      turn for 750,000. The   river was checked and the    of the Aussie won the pot.

Vadim Rozin then raised to 600,000 and Mayank Madan three-bet to 2,500,000 in the small blind as one of three shorter stacks on the table.

Attenborough made it 600,000 to go in the next hand for Robert Welch in the small blind and Michael Duek in the big blind to call. The     flop was checked to Attenborough, who bet 550,000. Only Welch called and they checked the   turn as well as the   river.

Welch tabled the    but Attenborough had that beat with   .

Espen Jorstad35,500,000-900,000
Michael Duek34,500,000500,000
Vadim Rozin21,500,0003,600,000
Adrian Attenborough18,700,0003,700,000
Mayank Madan12,800,000350,000
Andy Taylor10,000,000-5,500,000
Tzur Levy9,300,000-2,200,000
Robert Welch7,525,000-2,575,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:07 PM Local Time
Setna Fails to Bluff Su

Matthew Su completed his small blind and Jimmy Setna check in the big blind.

The flop came    , Su check-called the 450,000 bet of Setna to see the   on the turn. He checked again and this time, Setna bet 1,200,000 for Su to call again.

The river completed the board with the  , Su checked for the final time. Setna bet 1,000,000 and was called. Setna tabled the    for Su to show the    for the pair of fives and the pot.

Matthew Su17,800,0003,300,000
Jimmy Setna9,400,000-3,300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:04 PM Local Time
Joseph Altman Eliminated in 31st Place ($262,300)

Joe Altman

After Joseph Altman raised to 775,000 from the lojack, equally short-stacked Kamal Bittar moved all in for a similar sized stack as Altman from the hijack.

Action folded back to Altman, who called for slightly less.

Joseph Altman:   
Kamal Bittar:   

The     flop brought Bittar a pair of kings and the lead, and the    runout finished off Altman, who left to a round of applause from his rail and former tablemates as his 8,275,000 chips were pushed to Bittar.

Kamal Bittar17,300,0008,825,000
Joseph Altman0-9,700,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander