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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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Thursday, July 14, 2022 2:14 AM Local Time
Duczak Wakes Up with Aces

Aaron Duczak

Matthew Su raised to 1,600,000 on the button and Aaron Duczak three-bet shoved all in for 13,900,000 in the big blind. Su asked for a count and then called to put Duczak at risk.

Aaron Duczak:   
Matthew Su:   

Duczak was in prime position to double up with the pocket rockets. The flop of     all but locked up the pot for him as the   and   completed the board to give Duczak another double up.

Matthew Su32,900,000-16,300,000
Aaron Duczak29,000,00015,900,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 2:10 AM Local Time
Rozin Doubles Through Kunze

Vadim Rozin

Tom Kunze raised to 1,600,000 on the button and Vadim Rozin moved all in for 5,800,000 from the big blind.

Kunze called to put Rozin at risk.

Vadim Rozin:   
Tom Kunze:   

The flop came     giving Rozin a full house and near instant survival.

The turn   and river   sealed the deal and Rozin doubled up to over ten million.

Tom Kunze66,500,000-7,875,000
Adrian Attenborough55,300,0000
Espen Jorstad46,000,000575,000
Michael Duek35,300,0001,700,000
John Eames31,800,000-375,000
Philippe Souki13,000,000-400,000
Vadim Rozin12,800,0006,200,000
Robert Welch8,900,000-1,325,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 2:00 AM Local Time
Duek Takes it on Turn

Michael Duek opened to 1,600,000, Adrian Attenborough called on the button, and Philippe Souki defended the big blind.

The flop came    , Souki checked, Duek bet 3,000,000, and only Attenborough continued.

The   landed on the turn, Duek bet 7,000,000, and Attenborough sent his cards into the muck to concede the pot.

Adrian Attenborough55,300,000-4,200,000
Michael Duek33,600,0008,175,000
Philippe Souki13,400,000-2,400,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:56 AM Local Time
Level 36 started
Level: 36
Blinds: 400,000/800,000
Ante: 800,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:49 AM Local Time
Adrian Attenborough Just Made Two of the Gutsiest Plays of the 2022 WSOP
Adrian Attenborough
Adrian Attenborough

Suffice to say Adrian Attenborough is going to make an appearance, or ten, in the next PokerNews Hands of the Week column, especially after a couple of world-class plays he made late on Day 7 of the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event.

In one hand, he made a difficult call on the river with top pair, and in the other, he risked his entire tournament life with six-high. Both hands took place in the most prestigious tournament in the world with massive pay jumps on the horizon.

Read the Full Story Here

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:44 AM Local Time
Updated Counts for the Final 15
Tom Kunze74,375,0000
Matija Dobric69,175,000-25,000
Adrian Attenborough59,500,0000
Matthew Su49,200,000-2,400,000
Espen Jorstad45,425,0000
David Diaz42,500,0000
Asher Conniff41,700,0000
John Eames32,175,0000
Michael Duek25,425,0000
Jimmy Setna20,100,000-500,000
Philippe Souki15,800,0000
Jeffrey Farnes14,425,000-75,000
Aaron Duczak13,100,0000
Robert Welch10,225,0000
Vadim Rozin6,600,0000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:43 AM Local Time
Only 15 Remain in Contention for the 2022 WSOP Main Event Title

Efthymia Litsou

Another level has come to an end and with it, new chip leaders emerged while the field was reduced to the last 15 contenders upon completion of level 35. Former big stack Karim Rebei was among the casualties as his fall from grace came in rapid fashion.

The final two tables were set with the eliminations of Aaron Mermelstein and Tzur Levy, while the last woman standing in the field was sent to the rail shortly after. Efthymia Litsou turned her $10,000 entry via satellite into a payday of $323,100.

Below are further highlights of the previous two-hour session as the next 20-minute break kicked off.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:41 AM Local Time
Kunze Takes a Big One From Attenborough Before Break

Tom Kunze

Tom Kunze raised to 1,200,000 in the hijack with the    and Adrian Attenborough three-bet to 5,600,000 in the small blind with   .

Kunze called and a big pot was brewing before break.

The flop came     and Attenborough bet 2,100,000. Kunze just called to see the   fall on the turn.

Attenborough ramped up the aggression with a bet of 12,500,000, and again, Kunze called.

The river brought the   and Attenborough checked.

Kunze then jammed for 32,700,000 and Attenborough snap-folded, sending Kunze to break with a much bigger stack than he had a few minutes ago,

Tom Kunze74,375,00025,075,000
Adrian Attenborough59,500,000-20,300,000
Espen Jorstad45,425,0002,425,000
John Eames32,175,000-1,225,000
Michael Duek25,425,0002,125,000
Philippe Souki15,800,0000
Robert Welch10,225,000-3,075,000
Vadim Rozin6,600,000-5,100,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:38 AM Local Time
Duczak Doubles Through Farnes

Aaron Duczak

Aaron Duczak got the last 6,100,000 into the middle from under the gun and it folded all the way to Jeffrey Farnes in the big blind, who made the call.

Aaron Duczak:   
Jeffrey Farnes:   

The     flop improved Duczak to the superior pair while Farnes gained some outs with the   turn. Last but not least, the   fell on the river and Duczak doubled to pull Farnes right towards the bottom of the leaderboard on the main feature table.

Right after, the last 15 players went on a scheduled 20-minute break.

Jeffrey Farnes14,500,000-10,700,000
Aaron Duczak13,100,0007,000,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:34 AM Local Time
Conniff Riding a Wave of Momentum

Jeffrey Farnes raised to 1,500,000 from under the gun and was called by Asher Conniff in the cutoff and Matthew Su in the big blind. The flop fell     and the action checked around to the   on the turn.

Farnes was the first to take a stab at the pot with a bet of 2,500,000 on the turn. Conniff called and Su stepped aside. The river was the   and Farnes thought for over a minute before tapping the table. Conniff slid out a bet of 3,500,000 and Farnes slid his cards to the muck.

Asher Conniff41,700,0006,400,000
Jeffrey Farnes21,200,000-4,000,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:30 AM Local Time
Jorstad Runs into Eames' Flush

John Eames raised to 1,200,000 in the cutoff and was called by Espen Jorstad in the small blind.

The duo checked the     flop, and on the   turn, Jorstad checked and Eames bet 2,400,000.

Jorstad called and the river brought the   and after Jorstad checked, Eames bet 4,200,000.

After a minute of deliberation, Jorstad called to see Eames table the    for a winning rivered flush.

Adrian Attenborough79,800,0002,100,000
Tom Kunze49,300,0000
Espen Jorstad43,000,000-9,600,000
John Eames33,400,0009,000,000
Michael Duek23,300,000-1,200,000
Philippe Souki15,800,000-300,000
Robert Welch13,300,0000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:27 AM Local Time
Conniff Takes Two Pots in a Row

Asher Conniff limped the small blind and David Diaz raised it up to 2,000,000 in the big blind. Conniff limp-raised to 5,600,000 and Diaz folded as the rail of the birthday boy erupted with an "let's goooo".

Matthew Su then raised to 1,200,000 from under the gun and Jeffrey Farnes came along from one seat over. Conniff three-bet to 4,300,000 and that got rid of all players behind them plus initial raiser Su. Farnes also folded and Conniff collected the next pot.

Matija Dobric69,200,0000
Matthew Su51,600,000-1,200,000
David Diaz42,500,000-2,900,000
Asher Conniff35,300,0005,300,000
Jeffrey Farnes25,200,000-2,700,000
Jimmy Setna20,600,000-1,200,000
Aaron Duczak6,100,000-300,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:27 AM Local Time
2 Big Eliminations in Main Event
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:22 AM Local Time
Duek Takes From Kunze

Michael Duek opened to 1,300,000 in early position and Tom Kunze called in middle position.

The flop came    , Duek bet 1,400,000, and Kunze called.

Both players checked the   turn to the   river and Duek bet 5,000,000, causing his opponent to lay down his hand.

Adrian Attenborough77,700,000-500,000
Espen Jorstad52,600,0000
Tom Kunze49,300,000-2,700,000
Michael Duek24,500,0005,700,000
John Eames24,400,000-1,500,000
Philippe Souki16,100,000-1,200,000
Robert Welch13,300,000-300,000
Vadim Rozin11,700,0001,500,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:20 AM Local Time
Karim Rebei Eliminated in 16th Place ($410,000)

Karim Rebei

Karim Rebei opened to 2,400,000 on the button and Matija Dobric three-bet to 10,000,000 from the small blind. Asher Conniff folded his big blind and Rebei shipped all in for 16,600,000. Dobric quickly called and the cards were on their backs.

Karim Rebei:   
Matija Dobric:   

The flop of     gave Dobric a wealth of outs to hit on future streets. It was the   on the turn that made his straight but Rebei was not out of it yet. The river was the   and Rebei was unable to find any help as he was eliminated in 16th place.

Matija Dobric69,200,00016,600,000
Karim Rebei0-16,600,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:17 AM Local Time
Rebei Gets Revenge on Su

Matthew Su raised to 1,200,000 from the hijack and Karim Rebei three-bet to 3,100,000 from the small blind. Su responded with a four-bet shove and Rebei snap-called off his stack of 7,700,000.

Karim Rebei:   
Matthew Su:   

The flop came     and Rebei looked poised for a double up. The turn brought the   providing some chop outs but it was the   on the river that ensured the Frenchman of a crucial double.

Matthew Su52,800,000-7,700,000
Karim Rebei16,600,0008,900,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:14 AM Local Time
Su Leaves Rebei on Fumes

Matthew Su raised to 1,200,000 with    in the cutoff and was called by Karim Rebei in the big blind with   . On a     flop, Rebei checked and subsequently called a bet worth 1,000,000 by Su. Both checked the   on the turn and Rebei then led the   on the river for 1,200,000.

Su gave it some consideration and then raised to 4,000,000 for Rebei to instantly fold.

Matthew Su60,500,00011,200,000
Karim Rebei7,700,000-4,000,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:08 AM Local Time
Conniff Wins a Four-Way Pot

Matija Dobric made it 1,200,000 to go from early position and Asher Conniff called on his left. David Diaz also called from the hijack and Aaron Duczak made it four ways from the big blind.

The dealer spread the flop of     and the action checked to Conniff who tossed in a bet of 1,200,000. All of his opponents quickly folded and Conniff's rail burst into cheers.

Matija Dobric52,600,000-1,200,000
David Diaz45,400,000-6,300,000
Asher Conniff30,000,0004,500,000
Aaron Duczak6,400,000-1,800,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:03 AM Local Time
Welch Chips Up With Multiple Jams

In the last orbit, Robert Welch has nearly doubled his short stack with three preflop all-ins to boost his stack to nearly 14,000,000.

Adrian Attenborough78,200,0001,700,000
Espen Jorstad52,600,000-1,200,000
Tom Kunze52,000,0004,000,000
John Eames25,900,000-1,500,000
Michael Duek18,800,000-2,700,000
Philippe Souki17,300,000-5,500,000
Robert Welch13,600,0005,700,000
Vadim Rozin10,200,000-1,500,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 1:02 AM Local Time
Dobric Jams Into Setna

Jimmy Setna

Matija Dobric raised to 1,200,000 in the hijack with the    and then called a three-bet to 4,400,000 by Jimmy Setna in the small blind, who held the   . Both headed to the     flop on which Setna continued for 2,500,000 and received a quick call.

The   appeared on the turn and Setna now settled for check, which prompted a bet worth 7,000,000 by Dobric and a call by Setna.

On the   river, Setna checked once more and Dobric emptied the clip with a shove for an effective 21,800,000. The Croatian had started the hand with just trey million more and that sent Setna into the tank for more than four minutes. He checked the cards and his remaining stack several times and eventually folded to stay in contention.

Matija Dobric53,800,00015,100,000
Jimmy Setna21,800,000-15,700,000
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