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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 10:59 PM Local Time
Setna Keeps Climbing

Jimmy Setna opened to 1,200,000 in early position and Philippe Souki called from the big blind. The flop came     and Souki check-called a bet of 1,100,000 from Setna.

The   paired the board on the turn and Souki led out with a bet of 2,600,000. Setna called and the   completed the board. Souki checked this time and Setna quickly checked it back. Souki appeared to show    but Setna tabled    for the best hand.

Jimmy Setna36,200,0004,850,000
Philippe Souki27,000,000-6,100,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:55 PM Local Time
Rozin Doubles with Ducks

Vadim Rozin

Vadim Rozin jammed for 9,350,000 on the button and Tom Kunze isolated in the small blind.

Vadim Rozin:   
Tom Kunze:   

Rozin was looking for a big hold with his pocket deuces, and the     flop was a safe one for the Canadian. The   turn left him needing to avoid just an ace or king, and the   river brought paint, but kept Rozin ahead and secured his double.

Matija Dobric62,500,0002,400,000
Adrian Attenborough41,500,000-1,200,000
Kenny Tran29,500,0002,200,000
Tom Kunze21,300,000-10,600,000
Vadim Rozin19,900,0008,600,000
Aaron Mermelstein7,200,000-1,500,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:52 PM Local Time
Conniff Chips Up Against Duek

Michael Duek made it 1,300,000 to go and was called by Asher Conniff in the big blind, which led them to the     flop. Conniff opted to check-call a bet worth 1,000,000 and then did so again fopr 3,200,000 on the   turn. Both checked the   on the river and the birthday rail of Conniff went wild when his    won the pot.

Karim Rebei34,100,0000
John Eames29,200,000-300,000
Matthew Su29,000,0000
Asher Conniff27,900,0005,800,000
Michael Duek22,100,000-4,025,000
Tzur Levy12,600,000-250,000
Aaron Duczak8,500,0000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:52 PM Local Time
Welch Squeezes With His Short Stack

Robert Welch

Philippe Souki raised to 1,300,000 under the gun and was called by Jeffrey Farnes in the cutoff.

Robert Welch then moved all in from the big blind for 7,600,000.

Both his opponents folded and Welch picked up a nice little pot without showdown as his squeeze brought some health to his stack.

Jeffrey Farnes40,625,000-3,300,000
Philippe Souki33,100,000-1,100,000
Robert Welch11,100,0003,275,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:46 PM Local Time
Rebei and Eames Tussle Again

In a limped battle of the blinds, Karim Rebei bet the     flop for 600,000 to get called by John Eames. Rebei also bet the   turn for 625,000 and Eames raised it up to 2,100,000 for Rebei to call. The   on the river was checked by Rebei, which triggered a near pot-sized bet worth 6,600,000 by Eames.

Rebei folded and exposed a   in the process as Eames nearly closed the gap on the leaderboard for the main feature table.

Karim Rebei34,100,000-4,500,000
John Eames29,500,0005,325,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:39 PM Local Time
Level 35 started
Level: 35
Blinds: 300,000/600,000
Ante: 600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:32 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts at Break
Matija Dobric60,100,0001,700,000
Jeffrey Farnes43,925,000525,000
Adrian Attenborough42,700,0005,500,000
Karim Rebei38,600,0000
Philippe Souki34,200,000-2,500,000
Tom Kunze31,900,000-8,200,000
Jimmy Setna31,350,0000
Matthew Su29,000,0002,000,000
Kenny Tran27,300,000-3,700,000
Espen Jorstad26,675,000-7,725,000
Michael Duek26,125,00025,000
John Eames24,175,000-2,025,000
Asher Conniff22,100,000-2,000,000
David Diaz17,700,0000
Efthymia Litsou13,050,000-2,750,000
Tzur Levy12,850,0001,250,000
Vadim Rozin11,300,000-2,500,000
Aaron Mermelstein8,700,0001,000,000
Aaron Duczak8,500,000-1,300,000
Robert Welch7,825,0002,225,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:29 PM Local Time
Setna Collects from Diaz

As most of the tournament went on a 20-minute break, David Diaz and Jimmy Setna were just getting started in a hand. Diaz opened to 1,000,000 in early position and Setna three-bet to 3,500,000 out of the big blind. Diaz called and they went heads-up to a flop of    .

Setna led out with a bet of 2,700,000 and Diaz stuck around to see the   on the turn. Setna stuck in another bet of 6,500,000 on the turn and Diaz went into the tank for a couple of minutes before finally mucking his cards.

Jimmy Setna31,350,000350,000
David Diaz17,700,000-4,300,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:19 PM Local Time
Third Break on Day Seven With 20 Remaining

Matija Dobric

Another level has been completed on Day Seven of the 2022 WSOP Main Event, in which the field of hopefuls was reduced from 24 to 20 contenders.

Karim Rebei conceded his lead after a bluff gone wrong versus John Eames while Matija Dobric soared to the top of the leaderboard on the outer feature table.

While the tournament is now on a 20-minute break, let's have at it by checking some of the recent highlights below.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:18 PM Local Time
3 Tables Left in Main Event
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:17 PM Local Time
Diaz Sends Farnes into the Tank

Jeffrey Farnes

Jeffrey Farnes raised from the hijack and was called by both David Diaz in the cutoff and Espen Jorstad in the small blind.

The trio checked the     flop, but on the   turn, after Jorstad checked, Farnes bet 1,300,000. Diaz called and Jorstad folded.

The river brought the   and Farnes checked to Diaz, who quickly put out a bet of 5,000,000.

This sent Farnes deep into the tank for almost five minutes as he cut out several different amounts of chips and riffled them as he pondered his decision.

Ultimately, with some frustration, he chose to fold and send the pot to Diaz.

Jeffrey Farnes43,400,000-600,000
Espen Jorstad29,400,000-2,300,000
David Diaz22,000,0008,000,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:14 PM Local Time
Levy Gets Chips Up in Three-Way Pot

Tzur Levy min-raised to 1,000,000 in the hijack with the    and that was met with calls by Karim Rebei in the cutoff with the   , John Eames on the button with the    and Matthew Su in the big blind who held the   .

All four players checked the     flop and the   turn brought another diamond. Su checked and Levy bet 1,400,000, earning a call from Rebei and Su. The   river completed the board and Su quickly checked once more.

Rebei checked it back and Su flashed his busted nut flush draw. That was no good, as Rebei's set won the pot.

Karim Rebei38,600,0006,500,000
Matthew Su27,000,000-2,900,000
John Eames26,200,000-1,000,000
Michael Duek26,100,0000
Asher Conniff24,100,000-300,000
Tzur Levy11,600,000-2,400,000
Aaron Duczak9,800,0000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:14 PM Local Time
Attenborough Goes For It All

Matija Dobric opened to 1,000,000 on the button and was called by Adrian Attenborough out of the big blind.

Attenborough checked on a flop of     and then raised to 2,700,000 after Dobric continued for 500,000. Dobric decided to call to send the players to the turn.

The turn came   and Attenborough continued his aggression with a bet of 7,300,000. It was not enough to shed Dobric, who again called.

Attenborough did not wait for long before moving all in on the   river and Dobric snap folded to take a hit to his still big stack while sending a large pot towards Attenborough.

Matija Dobric58,400,000-11,200,000
Adrian Attenborough37,200,00014,700,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:10 PM Local Time
Rebei Loses Another Pot as Su's Rise Continues

Matthew Su

Matthew Su raised to 1,000,000 and Karim Rebei then three-bet to 2,700,000 on the button, which got the blinds out of the way. However, Su stuck around and the     flop followed thereafter. Both quickly checked to the   on the turn and Su checked again within six seconds.

Rebei now fired a bet worth 2,500,000 and Su made the call, which led them to   on the river. Both players checked and Su's    for the busted nut flush draw and rivered aces up won the pot, putting a dent into Rebei's stack.

Karim Rebei32,100,000-4,100,000
Matthew Su29,900,0005,400,000
John Eames27,200,000-1,200,000
Michael Duek26,100,000-2,500,000
Asher Conniff24,400,000-1,000,000
Tzur Levy14,000,000-300,000
Aaron Duczak9,800,000-1,200,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:05 PM Local Time
Dobric Adds to Chip Lead

Matija Dobric

Vadim Rozin opened to 1,000,000 in the cutoff and Matija Dobric defended the big blind.

Dobric check-called for 1,000,000 on the     flop and check-called for 2,300,000 on the   turn, while both players checked the   river.

Dobric tabled    for the winning hand and added to his chip lead.

Matija Dobric69,600,0006,900,000
Vadim Rozin13,800,000-4,300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:00 PM Local Time
Welch Getting Short

Philippe Souki raised to 1,100,000 in early position and was called by Robert Welch in the big blind. The flop came     and Welch check-called a bet of 900,000 from Souki.

The turn brought the   and Welch checked again. Souki sized up a bet of 2,600,000 this time and that was enough to get Welch out of the pot.

On the next hand, Jeffrey Farnes raised to 1,100,000 in the cutoff and Welch called from the small blind. The flop fell     and Welch check-called a bet of 650,000 from Farnes.

The turn was the   and Welch led out with a bet of 1,400,000. Farnes raised to 3,500,000 and Welch was forced to send his cards to the muck once again.

Jeffrey Farnes44,000,000-100,000
Philippe Souki36,700,0002,400,000
Robert Welch5,600,000-5,600,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 9:56 PM Local Time
Tran Evades Elimination

Kenny Tran

Aaron Mermelstein opened to 1,000,000 from under the gun and was called by Vadim Rozin in middle position. Kenny Tran then moved all in for 14,000,000 out of the small blind. Mermelstein raised to 22,500,000 which convinced Rozin to get out of the way and Tran was officially at risk.

Kenny Tran:   
Aaron Mermelstein:   

Tran was in dire straits with his tournament life on the line. No real help came on the     flop but he did pick up flush outs on the   turn. The   river completed a miraculous comeback with Tran emitting a fist pump as he retook his seat,

Kenny Tran31,000,00014,900,000
Vadim Rozin18,100,000-3,300,000
Aaron Mermelstein7,700,000-11,400,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 9:54 PM Local Time
Su Jams Into Rebei

Tzur Levy raised to 1,000,000 and was called by Karim Rebei in the hijack with the    as well as Matthew Su in the small blind, who held the   . The     flop was checked all the way and the   followed on the turn. Su now bet 1,400,000 and that forced out Levy, while Rebei almost instantly raised it up to 3,300,000.

Su came along to see the   on the river on which Su checked and Rebei made it just 800,000 to go. What followed was the check-shove by Su for 13,100,000 in total with his quads and Rebei asked for a count.

Two minutes and fifty nine seconds in the tank ended with a fold by Rebei, who slipped further down in the chip count but remained the biggest stack at the table.

Karim Rebei36,200,000-4,300,000
Michael Duek28,600,0000
John Eames28,400,000-1,000,000
Asher Conniff25,400,000800,000
Matthew Su24,500,0009,400,000
Tzur Levy14,300,0000
Aaron Duczak11,000,0000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 9:51 PM Local Time
Litsou Risks Her Tournament Life

Efthymia Litsou

David Diaz raised to 1,000,000 from the hijack and was called by Philippe Souki in the small blind.

Efthymia Litsou then moved all in, and her stacks were counted down.

The dealer counted a total of 13,550,000, and after not long, both her opponents folded, sending a quick 2,000,000 chips to the last remaining woman in the field.

Philippe Souki34,300,000-2,650,000
Efthymia Litsou15,800,0001,300,000
David Diaz14,000,0002,800,000
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 9:50 PM Local Time
Playing Down to a Final Table in Main Event!
Playtika - Jason Alexander