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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 3:05 PM Local Time
Imran Bhojani Eliminated in 33rd Place ($262,300)

Imran Bhojani

Imran Bhojani moved all in for 4,600,000 from under the gun and was called by Kamal Bittar in the big blind.

Imran Bhojani:   
Kamal Bittar:   

The     flop gave Bhojani a straight draw that his rail calling for a six, but the   turn and   river couldn't save Bhojani and he was eliminated in 33rd place.

Kamal Bittar17,200,0004,600,000
Imran Bhojani0-6,025,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:04 PM Local Time
Jonathan Rosa Eliminated in 34th Place ($262,300)

Jonathan Rosa

Picking up the action after the flop, Jonathan Rosa in early position was involved in a hand with Espen Jorstad in the big blind. With the board reading     Jorstad checked and Rosa led out for 900,000. Jorstad made the call to see the turn.

Jorstad checked for a second time on the   turn and Rosa responded by moving all in for his last 6,100,000. After some thought and with a "good luck" directed towards Rosa, Jorstad called with the covering stack.

Jonathan Rosa:   
Espen Jorstad:   

Though ahead, Rosa would need to dodge a plethora of outs to survive. Unfortunately for him he was unable to do so as the   rolled off on the river, bringing his deep run to an end in 34th place.

Espen Jorstad39,100,0007,925,000
Jonathan Rosa0-7,650,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:03 PM Local Time
Back and Forth on Feature Table A

Efthymia Litsou completed her small blind and Adam Dermersseman checked his big blind. They both checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Litsou bet 350,000 for the fold.

On the next hand, Demersseman raised to 1,250,000 from the small blind for Kenny Tran to fold.

Matthew Shepsky shoved for 2,650,000 from the middle position and everyone folded.

Efthymia Litsou16,800,000-300,000
Kenny Tran11,300,000-800,000
Adam Demersseman10,400,0000
Asher Conniff9,400,0000
Damian Salas6,600,000400,000
Jimmy Setna5,800,0000
Matthew Su5,600,0000
Matthew Shepsky3,400,000600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:03 PM Local Time
Rebei Raises Blazevich

Karim Rebei opened to 675,000 in middle position and Cameron Blazevich flat-called in the small blind.

The dealer fanned the     flop and Blazevich check-raised a bet of 675,000 up to 1,700,000. Rebei called.

The   fell on the turn, Blazevich led for 3,000,000, and Rebei raised to 6,200,000, causing Blazevich to muck his hand fairly quickly.

Karim Rebei49,100,0007,900,000
John Eames25,900,0002,100,000
Brian Kim23,700,000-3,300,000
Aaron Mermelstein19,200,000-800,000
Andres Jeckeln13,900,0001,200,000
Cameron Blazevich6,700,000-6,500,000
Mack Khan5,300,000-1,500,000
David Diaz5,300,000800,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:55 PM Local Time
Attenborough Suffers Another Setback as Rosa Doubles

Outer Table

Adrian Attenborough raised to 600,000 from under the gun and Vadim Rozin three-bet to 2,100 in the big blind, which Attenborough called. On the     flop, Rozin bet 1,500,000 and Attenborough folded.

In the next hand, Jonathan Rosa jammed the last 3,600,000 preflop and Attenborough called in the big blind.

Jonathan Rosa:   
Adrian Attenborough:   

The inferior ace got there on the       board and the "blessed" Rosa doubled.

Tzur Levy then defended his big blind against a button raise by Rozin and check-called the     flop for 600,000. He also check-called another 1,400,000 on the   turn and they checked the   river. Levy tabled the    and that won the pot.

Andy Taylor then faced a raise to 650,000 by Robert Welch and the call by Rozin. He three-bet to 2,600,000 and Welch jammed, Rozin folded and Taylor called.

Robert Welch:   
Andy Taylor:   

Welch was delighted when the   appeared in the window but sheer horror followed for him with the   . Two blanks later, on the   turn and   river, Welch sat back down to continue his Main Event journey.

Andy Taylor24,700,0000
Vadim Rozin18,000,000-200,000
Adrian Attenborough17,700,000-3,600,000
Tzur Levy15,500,0002,150,000
Robert Welch8,300,000200,000
Jonathan Rosa7,650,0003,300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:54 PM Local Time
Souki Fights Back Against Krentzman; Duczak Shoves on Kunze

Just moments after Evan Krentzman's double-up versus Philippe Souki, the two were back at it again. Souki raised to 625,000 in the cutoff and Krentzman three-bet to 1,600,000 on the button. The blinds folded and Souki jammed all in, getting a fold from Krentzman.

A couple of hands later, Aaron Duczak raised to 650,000 on the button and Tom Kunze called from the small blind. The flop fell     and Kunze checked to Duczak who continued for 775,000. Kunze check-raised to 1,900,000 and Duczak instantly shoved all in for around 4,000,000. Kunze snap-folded and Duczak collected the pot.

Philippe Souki33,400,0002,900,000
Tom Kunze17,300,000800,000
Aaron Duczak7,400,000-725,000
Evan Krentzman6,350,000-3,150,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:50 PM Local Time
More for Litsou

Matthew Su completed his small blind and Jimmy Setna opted to check in the big blind. The flop came    , Su bet 300,000 and Setna raised it up to 1,000,000 to get the fold.

Efthymia Litsou raised to 600,000 from early position, then Matthew Shepsky defended his big blind. The flop came    , Shepsky bet 525,000, Litsou raised to 3,325,000 and got the fold.

Jeffrey Farnes35,400,000-700,000
Efthymia Litsou17,100,0001,600,000
Kenny Tran12,100,0001,500,000
Adam Demersseman10,400,000600,000
Asher Conniff9,400,000-800,000
Damian Salas6,200,000-700,000
Jimmy Setna5,800,000300,000
Matthew Su5,600,000-1,475,000
Matthew Shepsky2,800,000-2,800,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:48 PM Local Time
Krentzman Doubles Through Dobric

Evan Krentzman

Matija Dobric raised to 600,000 under the gun and was called by Philippe Souki in the small blind and a short-stacked Evan Krentzman in the big blind.

Souki and Krentzman checked the     flop and Dobric bet 750,000.

Only Krentzman called and the   fell on the turn. Krentzman then moved all in for his last 2,300,000 and was called by Dobric.

Evan Krentzman:   
Matija Dobric:   

The turn had given Krentzman what seemed like a world of potential outs to go with his pair of nines, but Dobric held a jack-high straight.

The river however brought the  , eliciting a fist pump and a loud scream of "yes" from Krentzman, who hit his flush to double up and stay alive in the tournament.

Philippe Souki30,500,000-1,975,000
Matija Dobric22,700,000-5,800,000
Evan Krentzman9,500,0004,950,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:47 PM Local Time
Welch Unafraid

Robert Welch

Robert Welch has already put his entire stack on the line several times during the early stages of today's play and has shown no signs of slowing down. Action folded to Welch in the small blind and he limped. Michael Duek checked his option out of the big blind to send the two players heads-up to the flop.

Welch led out for 425,000 on the     flop and Duek made the call.

On the   turn Welch slowed down, checking to Duek who fired off 800,000. Welch was not going anywhere just yet and called.

The   river double paired the board and, after a moments thought, Welch moved all in. Even before the TV crew could get into place to document the proceedings Duek released his hand to keep Welch, who has enjoyed a productive start to the day, chipping up.

Michael Duek20,100,000-2,475,000
Robert Welch8,100,0001,600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:47 PM Local Time
Kim Takes From Diaz

Brian Kim opened to 625,000 in early position and David Diaz defended the big blind.

The duo checked the     flop to the   turn, Diaz led for 2,000,000, and Kim called.

The   completed the board and Diaz check-folded to a bet of 4,675,000, as Kim picked up the chips.

Brian Kim27,000,0003,300,000
David Diaz4,500,000-3,100,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:36 PM Local Time
One for Tran

Kenny Tran raised to 600,000 from under the gun and Efthymia Litsou called from the small blind.

The flop came    , Litsou check-called the 700,000 continuation-bet of Tran.

The turn was the  , Litsou checked again but folded her hand when Tran barreled a bet of 2,000,000 into the pot.

Efthymia Litsou15,500,000-1,300,000
Kenny Tran10,600,0001,900,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:35 PM Local Time
Altman Shoves the Turn

Matija Dobric opened to 600,000 from the cutoff and Joseph Altman defended from the big blind. The flop came     and Altman check-called a bet of 1,000,000 from Dobric.

The turn brought the   and Altman quickly shoved all in for 7,200,000. Dobric asked for a count and gave it some thought for a minute but decided to lay his hand down.

"Good bluff," Dobric commented.

"No," was Altman's response.

Matija Dobric28,500,000-1,050,000
Joseph Altman10,700,000200,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:34 PM Local Time
Big Stacks Clash

Karim Rebei

Aaron Mermelstein opened to 600,000 in the hijack, Karim Rebei three-bet to 1,625,000 on the button, and Brian Kim cold four-bet to 5,250,000 in the small blind. Action folded back to Mermelstein who folded, Rebei then put in a five-bet to 9,250,000, and Kim called.

The dealer spread the     flop, Kim checked, and Rebei bet 6,500,000. Kim went into the tank for five minutes and tried to engage in table chat with his opponent, but ultimately sent his cards into the muck to concede the pot.

"You'll need a PokerGO subscription to see my hand," Rebei remarked to Kim.

Karim Rebei41,200,0009,725,000
John Eames23,800,0001,350,000
Brian Kim23,700,000-10,175,000
Aaron Mermelstein20,000,000-600,000
Cameron Blazevich13,200,0001,625,000
Andres Jeckeln12,700,000-500,000
David Diaz7,600,000-700,000
Mack Khan6,800,000-650,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:34 PM Local Time
Salas and Litsou Add to Their Stacks

Efthymia Litsou raised to 600,000 from under the gun and Jeffrey Farnes was the only one to make the call from middle position. The flop came    , Litsou continued with a bet of 600,000 for Farnes to fold.

Damian Salas raised to 600,000 from the middle position on the next hand and Litsou defended her big blind to see the     flop. They both checked to the   on the turn. It went check-check again.

The   completed the board. Litsou bet 300,000 and got called. She showed the    for two pair but Salas held the    for the pair of jacks and the pot.

Jeffrey Farnes36,100,000-800,000
Efthymia Litsou16,800,0001,200,000
Damian Salas6,900,0001,200,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:30 PM Local Time
Fortunate Double for Levy

Tzur Levy

Adrian Attenborough raised it up to 600,000 on the button and one of the table short stacks then pushed all in from the small blind. That happened to be Tzur Levy, who piled in the last 5,875,000.

Attenborough asked for an exact count, pondered about it for around 45 seconds, then called.

Tzur Levy:   
Adrian Attenborough:   

The     flop and   turn were of no help but the   river improved Levy to tens and fives.

"It's a beautiful game, isn't it," Jonathan Rosa joked.

Adrian Attenborough21,300,000-7,325,000
Tzur Levy13,350,0006,275,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:24 PM Local Time
Taylor Chips Up

Andy Taylor raised to 650,000 and Mayank Madan three-bet to 1,600,000 to win the pot.

Taylor then raised to 650,000 again and Vadim Rozin came along from the big blind. On the     flop, Rozin check-called for 700,000 and checked again on the   turn. Taylor bet 1,700,000 and Rozin folded.

Rozin is one of three GGPoker qualifiers still in contention and is part of a last longer competition for a €10,350 WSOP Europe seat.

Andy Taylor24,700,000800,000
Vadim Rozin18,200,000-2,775,000
Mayank Madan8,500,0002,850,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:24 PM Local Time
Conniff Continues Betting

Asher Conniff raised to 600,000 from the early position and Jimmy Setna defended his big blind.

The flop came    , Setna check-called the 425,000 continuation bet of Conniff.

The turn brought them the   and Setna checked again. This time, Conniff opted to fire out a bet of 1,400,000. After considering it for almost two minutes, Setna folded.

Asher Conniff10,200,0001,525,000
Jimmy Setna5,500,000-1,300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:23 PM Local Time
Kunze gets Paid on the River by Altman

Tom Kunze

With over three million in the pot on a river board of      , Tom Kunze bet 2,200,000 and got a quick call in the big blind from Joseph Altman.

Kunze showed    for turned trip threes, and Altman mucked his hand.

Tom Kunze16,500,0004,200,000
Joseph Altman10,500,000-2,450,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:21 PM Local Time
Marco Johnson Eliminated in 35th Place ($262,300)

Marco Johnson

Aaron Mermelstein opened to 600,000 in the cutoff and Marco Johnson moved all in for 3,575,000 on the button. Action folded back to Mermelstein who called.

Marco Johnson:   
Aaron Mermelstein:   

Johnson was pipped and the board ran out       to change nothing, sending the two-time bracelet winner to the rail.

Aaron Mermelstein20,600,0004,350,000
Marco Johnson0-3,725,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 2:18 PM Local Time
Welch Shoves On Madan

Mayank Madan opened to 600,000 on the button and was called by Robert Welch out of the big blind.

Welch checked to the preflop raiser on the     flop and then called when Madan continued for 325,000.

The turn came   and Welch wasted little time before announcing all in. Madan instantly mucked to send an early pot Welch's way.

Robert Welch6,500,0002,425,000
Mayank Madan5,650,000-1,075,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander