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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 12:51 AM Local Time
Su Finds an Ace on the River

Matthew Su raised it up to 1,200,000 in early position and was called by David Diaz and Jimmy Setna in the blinds. The flop fell     and the blinds checked to Su who continued with a bet of 1,200,000. Diaz called and Setna stepped aside.

The turn brought the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Diaz checked again and Su counted out a bet of 4,200,000. Diaz gave it some thought and eventually looked him up. Su flipped over    for two pair and Diaz conceded the pot.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:50 AM Local Time
Kenny Tran Eliminated in 17th Place ($410,000)

Kenny Tran

Tom Kunze jammed in the small blind and Kenny Tran called all in for his 4,125,000 chips in the big blind.

Kenny Tran:   
Tom Kunze:   

Tran was pipped and the     flop meant he was looking for a ten to improve to a straight. The   turn provided chop outs, but the   completed the board to give Kunze a flush, while Tran was eliminated in 17th place for $410,000.

Espen Jorstad53,800,0002,800,000
Tom Kunze48,000,0004,100,000
John Eames27,400,0001,200,000
Philippe Souki22,800,000-1,300,000
Michael Duek21,500,000-300,000
Vadim Rozin11,700,0000
Robert Welch7,900,000-1,200,000
Kenny Tran0-5,300,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:45 AM Local Time
Efthymia Litsou Eliminated in 18th Place ($323,100)

Efthymia Litsou

Efthymia Litsou limped from the cutoff and Espen Jorstad moved all in for Litsou's last 13,900,000.

Litsou called and put her tournament life at risk.

Efthymia Litsou:   
Espen Jorstad:   

The board ran out      , ending the tremendous run of the last woman in the field in 18th place.

Espen Jorstad51,000,00013,900,000
Tom Kunze43,900,0001,500,000
John Eames26,200,0000
Philippe Souki24,100,000-300,000
Michael Duek21,800,000-1,200,000
Vadim Rozin11,700,0000
Robert Welch9,100,0000
Kenny Tran5,300,0000
Efthymia Litsou0-13,900,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:44 AM Local Time
Rebei Takes a Big Hit After Diaz' Hero Call

David Diaz

Adrian Attenborough raised to 1,200,000 and Aaron Duczak then jammed for 6,400,000 in the big blind as the far shortest stack at the table. The instant fold by Attenborough followed and Duczak won the pot.

Shortly after, David Diaz opened to 1,400,000 with the    and Karim Rebei flat-called on the button with the    to see a flop of    . Diaz checked over to Rebei, who bet 2,750,000 and the swift check-call by Diaz followed

The   turn brought a second flush draw on the board and Diaz checked again after a few seconds of consideration. Rebei now made it 3,700,000 to go and Diaz came along albeit after more thinking.

What followed was the   on the river, which completed a potential back door flush. Diaz checked the third street in a row and Rebei fired a hefty bet of 12,000,000. More than three minutes surpassed but Diaz called with the second pair to win a seizable pot and leave Rebei short.

Adrian Attenborough76,500,000-2,400,000
David Diaz51,700,00021,900,000
Matthew Su49,300,0004,200,000
Matija Dobric38,700,000-2,100,000
Jimmy Setna37,500,00050,000
Jeffrey Farnes27,900,000-300,000
Asher Conniff25,500,000-900,000
Karim Rebei11,700,000-23,050,000
Aaron Duczak8,200,0001,200,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:41 AM Local Time
Kunze Turns Boat to Double Through Tran

Tom Kunze

Tom Kunze opened to 1,200,000 in early position, Kenny Tran called in middle position, and Vadim Rozin called in the cutoff.

The dealer fanned the     flop, Kunze bet 1,700,000, Tran called, and Rozin folded.

The   landed on the turn and Kunze bet 3,800,000. Tran tanked for a bit over two minutes before calling.

The   completed the board and Kunze jammed for 13,100,000. Tran deliberated for just under two minutes and put in the calling chips.

Kunze revealed    for a turned boat, while Tran's    was no good and he was left with under ten big blinds.

Tom Kunze42,400,00022,600,000
Espen Jorstad37,100,0000
John Eames26,200,000-1,500,000
Philippe Souki24,400,000-1,200,000
Michael Duek23,000,0000
Efthymia Litsou13,900,0002,700,000
Vadim Rozin11,700,000-2,700,000
Robert Welch9,100,0000
Kenny Tran5,300,000-19,900,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:33 AM Local Time
Duek Dodges River Bullet

Michael Duek

Espen Jorstad raised to 1,200,000 in early position and Michael Duek three-bet to 3,500,000.

Action folded back to Jorstad who called.

The flop came     and Jorstad checked. Duek bet 1,200,000 and Jorstad called.

On the   turn, Jorstad checked again and this time Duek checked.

The river was the   and after a minute, Jorsted checked. Duek quickly checked back and dodged a bullet as Jorsted showed    for a rivered full house.

Espen Jorstad37,100,0008,200,000
John Eames27,700,0000
Philippe Souki25,600,0000
Kenny Tran25,200,0000
Michael Duek23,000,000-5,000,000
Tom Kunze19,800,000-1,500,000
Vadim Rozin14,400,000-300,000
Efthymia Litsou11,200,000-2,400,000
Robert Welch9,100,0000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:32 AM Local Time
Su Beats Farnes in Showdown

Matthew Su limped the small blind and Jeffrey Farnes checked in the big blind. On a flop of    , Su bet 600,000 and Farnes came along to see the   on the turn. Su now check-called for 1,900,000 and they checked the   on the river.

Su won the pot with the    for the top pair, as Farnes only had    for bottom pair and a missed straight draw.

Matthew Su45,100,0002,500,000
Jeffrey Farnes28,200,000-3,700,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:27 AM Local Time
Attenborough Hero-Calls for His Tournament Life

Adrian Attenborough

Matija Dobric opened to 1,200,000 in middle position and Adrian Attenborough called from the small blind. The flop fell     and Attenborough checked to Dobric who continued for 1,200,000. Attenborough check-raised to 4,200,000 and Dobric responded with a three-bet to 9,000,000. Attenborough called and the   rolled off on the turn.

Attenborough started with another check and Dobric put together a bet of 5,500,000. Attenborough still called and the   completed the board. Attenborough checked for the third time and Dobric shoved all in, putting Attenborough to the test for his remaining 23,200,000 chips.

Attenborough went into the tank with his head resting on the table as he deliberated his tournament life. After nearly seven minutes in the tank, Attenborough finally called it off. Dobric turned over    for just ace-high while Attenborough showed the hero call with    to double up.

Adrian Attenborough78,900,00038,250,000
Matija Dobric40,800,000-37,325,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:24 AM Local Time
Two Pair for Rozin

Kenny Tran opened to 1,200,000 on the button, Robert Welch flatted in the small blind, and Vadim Rozin defended the big blind.

The trio checked to the river on the       board, Welch checked, Rozin bet 1,500,000, Tran called, and Welch folded.

Rozin tabled    to claim the pot with two pair as Tran's cards went into the muck.

Kenny Tran25,200,000-1,500,000
Vadim Rozin14,700,0003,900,000
Robert Welch9,100,000-1,300,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:20 AM Local Time
2022 WSOP Main Event Down to Two Tables; Dobric Leads, Litsou Closing In on History
Efthymia Litsou
Efthymia Litsou

Day 7 of the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event started with 35 players left in contention for poker's biggest prize, and it took almost three full levels to shed the field to its final 18 hopefuls. Each of them is guaranteed at least $323,100 at this point, but everyone's eyes are locked on securing a birth at the final table and cementing a place in poker history.

Several exciting moments already happened along the way, briefly recapped below.

Read the story on PokerNews

Gorilla Gaming
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:17 AM Local Time
Tran Faces a Check-Raise

Kenny Tran raised to 1,200,000 with the    in early position and Espen Jorstad called in the small blind holding the   .

Jorsted checked the     flop, and Tran bet 1,000,000. Jorstad then check-raised to 4,000,000.

After a minute of deliberation, Tran folded to send the pot across the table to Jorstad.

Espen Jorstad28,900,0003,400,000
Michael Duek28,000,000-1,200,000
John Eames27,700,0000
Kenny Tran26,700,000-2,200,000
Philippe Souki25,600,0000
Tom Kunze21,300,0000
Efthymia Litsou13,600,0000
Vadim Rozin10,800,0000
Robert Welch10,400,0000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:12 AM Local Time
Duek Takes From Jorstad

Michael Duek opened to 1,200,000 under the gun and Espen Jorstad defended the big blind.

The dealer spread the     flop and Jorstad check-called for 2,000,000, only to check-fold to a bet of 4,200,000 on the   turn.

Michael Duek29,200,0007,075,000
Kenny Tran28,900,000-250,000
John Eames27,700,000-1,475,000
Philippe Souki25,600,000-1,500,000
Espen Jorstad25,500,000-5,025,000
Tom Kunze21,300,000-25,000
Efthymia Litsou13,600,0003,000,000
Vadim Rozin10,800,000-1,800,000
Robert Welch10,400,000-25,000
Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:12 AM Local Time
Diaz Finds Value on the River

Matthew Su opened to 1,200,000 in early position and was called by Jeffrey Farnes on his left and David Diaz in the big blind. The flop came     and Su continued with a bet of 1,500,000. Farnes called and Diaz came along for the ride.

The turn brought the   and the action checked around to the   on the river. Diaz led out with a bet of 2,200,000 which got Su to fold but Farnes looked him up. Diaz flipped over    for top pair and that was good enough to win the pot against the    of Farnes.

Matthew Su42,600,000-2,700,000
Jeffrey Farnes31,900,000-4,775,000
David Diaz29,800,0007,950,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:40 PM Local Time
Updates On a Delay

The PokerNews updates will now be delayed to align with the PokerGO stream. Currently, there is roughly a 40-minute delay between the live action and the live stream.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:25 PM Local Time
Redraw of the Final Two Tables

Nearly the entire level is still to be played at blinds of 300,000-600,000 and a big blind ante of 600,000. Below is the redraw of the final two tables.

TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Main Feature1Karim RebeiFrance34,750,00058
Main Feature2Matija DobricCroatia78,125,000130
Main Feature3Asher ConniffUnited States26,400,00044
Main Feature4David DiazUnited States21,850,00036
Main Feature5Jimmy SetnaCanada37,450,00062
Main Feature6Adrian AttenboroughAustralia40,650,00068
Main Feature7Matthew SuUnited States45,300,00076
Main Feature8Jeffrey FarnesUnited States36,675,00061
Main Feature9Aaron DuczakCanada7,000,00012
Feature B1Kenny TranUnited States29,150,00049
Feature B2Robert WelchUnited States10,425,00017
Feature B3Vadim RozinCanada12,600,00021
Feature B4Efthymia LitsouUnited States10,600,00018
Feature B5John EamesUnited Kingdom29,175,00049
Feature B6Philippe SoukiUnited Kingdom27,100,00045
Feature B7Espen JorstadNorway30,525,00051
Feature B8Michael DuekArgentina22,125,00037
Feature B9Tom KunzeGermany21,325,00036
Matija Dobric78,125,0006,225,000
Matthew Su45,300,0000
Adrian Attenborough40,650,000-5,050,000
Jimmy Setna37,450,0001,250,000
Jeffrey Farnes36,675,000-3,950,000
Karim Rebei34,750,000650,000
Espen Jorstad30,525,0003,850,000
John Eames29,175,000-25,000
Kenny Tran29,150,000-50,000
Philippe Souki27,100,000100,000
Asher Conniff26,400,0000
Michael Duek22,125,00025,000
David Diaz21,850,0004,150,000
Tom Kunze21,325,00025,000
Vadim Rozin12,600,000-1,200,000
Efthymia Litsou10,600,000-2,450,000
Robert Welch10,425,000-675,000
Aaron Duczak7,000,000-1,500,000
Gorilla Gaming
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:23 PM Local Time
2022 WSOP Hands of the Week: Quads, Quads, Quads, Quads!

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:07 PM Local Time
Two Table Redraw

Play has been paused briefly while the final 18 players are organized for the redraw of the final two tables.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:02 PM Local Time
Tzur Levy Eliminated in 19th Place ($323,100)

Tzur Levy

The action kicked off with an open raise to 1,200,000 by Asher Conniff in the hijack and Matthew Su three-bet to 3,600,000 from one seat over in the cutoff. It folded to Tzur Levy in the big blind, who four-bet jammed after 77 seconds for 12,000,000 total. Conniff folded and Su snap-called to create the following showdown.

Tzur Levy:   
Matthew Su:   

The rail from Israel started chanting for an ace and their wish wasn't granted yet on the     flop. Another blank followed with the   turn and the same applied for the   river, which ended Levy's run in 19th place for $323,100.

Matthew Su45,300,00016,300,000
Asher Conniff26,400,000-1,500,000
Tzur Levy0-12,600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 11:00 PM Local Time
Aaron Mermelstein Eliminated in 20th Place ($323,100)

Aaron Mermelstein

Aaron Mermelstein moved all in for 6,000,000 in the small blind and Adrian Attenborough called in the big blind.

Aaron Mermelstein:   
Adrian Attenborough:   

Mermelstein was a slight equity favorite, until the     flop vaulted Attenborough way ahead with a set. The   turn gave Mermelstein a bit of hope with a gutshot draw, but the   river eliminated him in 20th place, good for $323,100.

Matija Dobric71,900,0000
Adrian Attenborough45,700,0004,200,000
Kenny Tran29,200,000-300,000
Tom Kunze21,300,0000
Vadim Rozin13,800,0000
Aaron Mermelstein0-7,200,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:59 PM Local Time
Dobric Exerts Pressure

Vadim Rozin opened to 1,200,000 from middle position and was three-bet to 5,000,000 by Matija Dobric out of the small blind. Rozin called to send the two players heads-up to the flop.

The flop came     and Dobric continued for 1,100,000. Rozin was not yet prepared to release his hand and made the call.

The   turn saw Dobric bet enough to force his opponent all in. It did not take long for Rozin to release his hand and take a fairly sizable hit to his stack.

Matija Dobric71,900,0000
Vadim Rozin13,800,0000
Playtika - Jason Alexander