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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


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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:03 PM Local Time
Bittar Loses More Chips in Blind vs Blind Battle

Kamal Bittar limped in from the small blind and Jeffrey Farnes raised to 1,050,000 in the big blind. Bittar called and the dealer fanned the flop of    .

Both players checked and the   paired the board on the turn. Bittar checked again and Farnes tossed in a bet of 825,000. Bittar called and the   completed the board. Bittar led out with a bet of 750,000 this time and Farnes snapped him off.

Bittar flipped over    for complete air while Farnes showed    for two pair to win the pot.

Jeffrey Farnes31,800,000700,000
Kamal Bittar8,475,000-3,775,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:02 PM Local Time
Su Rivers Two Pair to Double Up and Leave Demersseman Short

Matthew Su

Adam Demersseman raised to 650,000 from the cutoff and Matthew Su defended his big blind.

The flop came    , Su check-called the 900,000 continuation-bet of Demersseman.

The turn was the   and Su checked again. Demersseman fired a bet of 3,400,000 out for Su to shove for 5475,000. Demersseman called.

Matthew Su:   
Adam Demersseman:   

They had both turned top pair but Demersseman was ahead with the ace-kicker.

The river was the   for Su to double up as he hit his two pair to stay alive.

Matthew Su14,500,0007,200,000
Adam Demersseman1,100,000-7,100,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:01 PM Local Time
Duek Coolers Attenborough In Massive Pot

Michael Duek

Michael Duek opened to 650,000 from the cutoff and was three-bet to 2,250,000 by Adrian Attenborough out of the small blind. The big blind got out of the way to send the action back to Duek, who flatted.

The flop came     and Attenborough continued for 1,000,000. Duek just called to send the players to the turn.

Attenborough decided to check on the   turn and then called when Duek fired off 3,200,000.

On the   river Attenborough checked one more time and Duek bet again, this time sizing up to 7,300,000. Attenborough did not appear happy about the situation but did end up making the call. Duek turned over    for the flopped full house while Attenborough flashed    before tossing his cards into the muck.

Michael Duek34,000,00014,500,000
Adrian Attenborough15,000,000-12,400,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:57 PM Local Time
Salas Flops Two Pair

Efthymia Litsou raised to 600,000 from the cutoff and Damian Salas defended his big blind.

The flop came    , it was checked through to the   on the turn. Salas checked again but this time, Litsou bet 350,000. Salas called.

The river completed the board with the   and they checked again. Salas tabled the    for the flopped two pair to claim the pot as Litsou mucked her hand.

Efthymia Litsou14,200,000-1,300,000
Jimmy Setna12,700,0001,100,000
Asher Conniff9,900,000-100,000
Kenny Tran9,700,000-700,000
Adam Demersseman8,200,000-700,000
Matthew Su7,300,0001,300,000
Damian Salas5,200,000500,000
Matthew Shepsky2,400,0000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:56 PM Local Time
Krentzman Back to All in or Fold

After boosting his stack to nearly ten million with a double up earlier in the level, Evan Krentzman is primarily back to an all-in or fold strategy as his stack had dwindled back down toward five million.

In a recent orbit he moved all in twice and didn't receive a call, but with the blinds so significant, even those two shoves boosted his stack back up to seven million.

Matija Dobric35,300,000550,000
Jeffrey Farnes31,100,000-600,000
Philippe Souki25,000,0001,000,000
Tom Kunze17,000,0000
Aaron Duczak13,500,000-600,000
Kamal Bittar12,250,000-600,000
Joseph Altman9,700,000-600,000
Evan Krentzman7,000,0001,700,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:53 PM Local Time
Jeckeln Raises Rebei

Andres Jeckeln

Karim Rebei opened to 625,000 in the hijack, Andres Jeckeln called on the button, and John Eames defended the big blind.

The flop came    , Eames checked, and Rebei bet 750,000. Jeckeln raised to 1,700,000, Eames folded, and Rebei tanked for nearly four minutes before ultimately folding as well.

Karim Rebei48,600,000-600,000
Brian Kim30,600,000-1,100,000
John Eames26,400,0000
Aaron Mermelstein18,500,000-700,000
Andres Jeckeln15,700,0001,700,000
Mack Khan4,700,000700,000
David Diaz4,500,0000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:47 PM Local Time
Everyone Loves a Chop Pot?

Jimmy Setna raised to 650,000 from the button and Matthew Shepsky three-bet shoved for 2,050,000 from the small blind. Asher Conniff folded but Setna made the call.

Matthew Shepsky:   
Jimmy Setna:   

The board ran out       for them to chop the pot.

Efthymia Litsou15,500,0000
Jimmy Setna11,600,000300,000
Kenny Tran10,400,0000
Asher Conniff10,000,000-600,000
Adam Demersseman8,900,0000
Matthew Su6,000,0000
Damian Salas4,700,0000
Matthew Shepsky2,400,000350,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:46 PM Local Time
Madan Gets a Shove Through

The action started with a raise by Vadim Rozin in late position to 600,000 and Tzur Levy then three-bet to 1,800,000 in the cutoff. Mayank Madan in the big blind gave it some consideration before he cold four-bet all-in for 9,600,000 and Rozin quickly folded.

Levy needed around a minute to come to the same conclusion and the pot was shipped to Madan.

Vadim Rozin17,900,000-300,000
Mayank Madan12,450,0002,050,000
Tzur Levy11,500,000-2,700,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:43 PM Local Time
Full House for Setna

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

The flop came    , Su bet 300,000 and Setna called.

The turn was the   to pair up and Su decided to check for Setna to do the same.

The river completed the board with the   and Su bet 1,000,000. Setna called. Su tabled the    to play the two pair on the board with the six-kicker but Setna showed the    for the full house and the pot.

Efthymia Litsou15,500,000800,000
Jimmy Setna11,300,0001,500,000
Asher Conniff10,600,0000
Kenny Tran10,400,0000
Adam Demersseman8,900,0000
Matthew Su6,000,000-1,600,000
Damian Salas4,700,0000
Matthew Shepsky2,050,000-650,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:40 PM Local Time
Two More for Dobric

Kamal Bittar raised to 725,000 in middle position and was called by Jeffrey Farnes and Philippe Souki on his left. Matija Dobric was in the small blind and sized up a three-bet to 4,200,000. Bittar quickly folded but Farnes thought it over for a minute before also sliding his cards to the muck. Souki snap-folded as well and Dobric collected the pot.

On the next hand, Bittar opened to 700,000 and Dobric flat-called on the button. They went heads-up to a flop of     and both players checked to the   on the turn.

Bittar checked again and Dobric fired out a bet of 1,125,000. Bittar check-raised to 3,175,000 and Dobric called to see the   on the river. Both players tapped the table and Bittar showed   . Dobric turned over    for a straight and raked in another pot.

Matija Dobric34,750,0006,350,000
Kamal Bittar12,850,000-9,850,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:39 PM Local Time
Attenborough Takes Some Back

After suffering a rough start to the day, Adrian Attenborough managed to reverse the downwards trend courtesy of hand against Andy Taylor. Attenborough opened to 600,000 from early position and was three-bet to 1,900,000 by Taylor in middle position. Action folded back around to Attenborough who flatted.

On a flop of     Attenborough checked to Taylor, who continued for 2,400,000. Undeterred, Attenborough called.

Both players checked through the   turn to see the   river, at which point Attenborough took over the betting lead, firing off 3,500,000. Taylor quickly called and Attenborough slammed    down onto the felt, prompting his opponent to muck his holding.

Adrian Attenborough27,400,0008,050,000
Andy Taylor15,500,000-8,300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:38 PM Local Time
Salas Shoves from the Small Blind

Kenny Tran raised to 600,000 from the button and Damian Salas three-bet jammed for 3,450,000 from the small blind for Tran to fold too after Mathew Su had folded his big blind.

Kenny Tran10,400,000-600,000
Matthew Su7,600,000-600,000
Damian Salas4,700,0001,200,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:34 PM Local Time
Dobric Takes a Chunk From Farnes

Matija Dobric

Jeffrey Farnes has taken his new seat at feature table C, and got mixed up in a big pot with Matija Dobric.

On the     flop, Dobric checked from the big blind and Farnes bet 825,000 from the cutoff. Dobric called to see the   on the turn and checked again. This time, Farnes bet 2,250,000.

Dobric responded with a check-raise to 5,175,000, and after some brief deliberation, Farnes called.

On the   river, Dobric led out for a tower of chocolate T-500,000 chips worth 10,000,000.

After a minute or so of thought, Farnes asked Dobric, "big blind special", then shortly after mucked his hand to send the healthy pot across the table.

Jeffrey Farnes31,700,000-3,700,000
Matija Dobric28,400,0005,700,000
Philippe Souki24,000,000-3,650,000
Kamal Bittar22,700,0005,500,000
Tom Kunze17,000,000-300,000
Aaron Duczak14,100,000-4,050,000
Joseph Altman10,300,000-400,000
Evan Krentzman5,300,000-1,050,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:32 PM Local Time
Cameron Blazevich Eliminated in 32nd Place ($262,300)

Cameron Blazevich

Brian Kim opened to 625,000 in the hijack, Mack Khan called on the button, and Cameron Blazevich jammed in the small blind for 7,475,000. Kim called and Khan folded.

Cameron Blazevich:   
Brian Kim:   

Blazevich was in rough shape as the dealer spread the     flop. The   turn took away one of Blazevich's outs while providing a few chop outs, but the   river kept Kim ahead with the superior kicker, eliminating Blazevich in 32nd place following a deep Main Event run.

Karim Rebei49,200,000100,000
Brian Kim31,700,0008,000,000
John Eames26,400,000500,000
Aaron Mermelstein19,200,0000
Andres Jeckeln14,000,000100,000
David Diaz4,500,000-800,000
Mack Khan4,000,000-1,300,000
Cameron Blazevich0-6,700,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:30 PM Local Time
Lots of Raises, No Calls

Matthew Su raised to 600,000 from the middle position and got no action.

A hand later, Asher Conniff raised to 600,000 from the cutoff and got no action either.

On the next hand, Su raised to 600,000 from under the gun and got no callers.

Efthymia Litsou14,700,0000
Kenny Tran11,000,000-200,000
Asher Conniff10,600,0001,200,000
Jimmy Setna9,800,0001,300,000
Adam Demersseman8,900,000-1,500,000
Matthew Su8,200,0001,400,000
Damian Salas3,500,000-2,500,000
Matthew Shepsky2,700,000-700,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:27 PM Local Time
Small Pots Only on Outer Table

Four ways to the     flop, it checked to Tzur Levy and he bet 900,000. Robert Welch pushed all-in and that won the pot uncontested.

Welch then lost a few chips while Adrian Attenborough chipped up slightly by betting the three-way turn of      for 1,750,000.

Michael Duek joined the action with two open raises in a row, one of which was for 725,000 and called by Espen Jorstad in the big blind. The     flop was checked by Jorstad, who then folded when Duek bet 500,000.

Fast forward one hand, Duek made it 600,000 to go and Andy Taylor on the button three-bet to 1,900,000 to claim the pot.

Vadim Rozin then opened to 600,000 and Jorstad called on the button, as did Robert Welch in the big blind. The flop brought     and it checked to Rozin, who bet 750,000 and took it down without resistance.

Espen Jorstad36,400,000-2,700,000
Andy Taylor23,800,000-900,000
Michael Duek19,500,000-600,000
Adrian Attenborough19,350,0001,650,000
Vadim Rozin18,200,000200,000
Tzur Levy14,200,000-1,300,000
Mayank Madan10,400,000-1,900,000
Robert Welch10,100,000-300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:20 PM Local Time
Setna Not Phased by Litsou's Raise

Jimmy Setna raised to 625,000 in middle position and was called by Efthymia Litsou on the button and Kenny Tran in the big blind.

The flop fell     and Setna continued with a bet of 725,000. Litsou quickly raised to 1,600,000 which got Tran out of the way. Setna jammed all in for 4,550,000 and Litsou went into the tank for a minute but opted to send her cards into the muck.

Efthymia Litsou14,700,000-2,100,000
Kenny Tran11,200,000-100,000
Jimmy Setna8,500,0003,300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:18 PM Local Time
Madan Pressures Welch

Mayank Madan opened to 600,000 from middle position and received calls from Robert Welch in late position as well as Tzur Levy out of the big blind.

Levy checked on a flop of     and Madan continued for 1,000,000. Welch called while Levy folded to send the two remaining players to the turn.

Madan slowed down on the   turn, checking to Welch who pushed 1,700,000 into the middle. After some consideration, Madan moved all in, eliciting a quick fold from Welch.

Mayank Madan12,300,0003,800,000
Robert Welch10,400,0002,100,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09 PM Local Time
Double-Double Duczak

Aaron Duczak

Aaron Duczak opened to 650,000 in early position and Philippe Souki shipped all in from the small blind as the big stack. The big blind folded and Duczak quickly called off his stack of 8,700,000.

Aaron Duczak:   
Philippe Souki:   

Duczak held the better of the two pocket pairs and the flop of     gave him nothing to worry about. The   on the turn and the   on the river was a safe runout as the Canadian doubled up once again.

Philippe Souki27,650,000-5,750,000
Aaron Duczak18,150,00010,750,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:08 PM Local Time
Su Sends Salas into the Tank

Matthew Su

Jimmy Setna raised to 625,000 from under the gun and Damian Salas made the call from the small blind. Matthew Su three-bet shoved for 5,275,000 from the big blind for Setna to fold. Salas needed some more time but decided to fold after tanking for 158 seconds.

Matthew Su6,800,0001,200,000
Damian Salas6,000,000-600,000
Jimmy Setna5,200,000-600,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander