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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 6, 2022 8:24 PM Local Time
Some Paris Black Counts
Alan Sternberg149,500-29,500
Brendan Shiller122,00049,600
Matthew Wantman84,500-500
Ralph Duda79,800-11,700
Weston Pring72,400-8,900
Allen Cunningham72,00010,000
Hao Sun69,9006,800
Justin Petersen52,700-46,800
Esther Taylor46,000-11,300
Haven Werner36,000-16,000
Dara Taherpour33,400-41,100
Patrick Leonard27,800-59,900
Punal Patel25,200-12,800
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:20 PM Local Time
Vertucci's River Raise is Enough to Win the Pot

Action was caught on the turn with the board reading      and the small blind checked to Nick Vertucci in the big blind who also checked.

The river was the   and the small blind bet 3,500 into a pot of around 7,000. After brief thought, the Hustler Casino Live co-producer went for a raise to 9,000 and his opponent quickly folded.

Nick Vertucci68,0006,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:18 PM Local Time
Turned Set Pains Owen

Brad Owen

Action began on the flop with Brad Owen betting 2,700. He was looking at a board of    . Jessica Williams on his left, on the button, raised it up to 7,000. Owen made the call.

The turn brought the   and Owen checked. Williams continued with a bet of 9,000. Owen tossed in the call.

On the river  , the front-door flush came in and both players checked.

Williams showed    for the set. Owen was kind enough to show his   .

"Run good, run good," he said in frustration as Williams spiked the set on the turn after raising the flop.

Jessica Williams75,50075,500
Brad Owen25,000-57,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:18 PM Local Time
Blake Gets Paid with Jacks

A raise to 1,200 from early position got a call from middle position and from Jonathan Blake on the button. The big blind put in a reraise to 7,500. Early and middle position got out of the way before Blake made the call, giving heads-up action to the flop.

On the     flop, the big blind continued for 5,000, and Blake quickly called.

The big blind fired again on the   turn, this time for 13,000. Blake called just as quickly and calmly as he did the street prior.

The big blind slowed down and checked the   river. Blake checked as well. "Ace high," the big blind announced, before Blake showed him the bad news by flipping over   , winning the pot.

Jonathan Blake76,200
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:17 PM Local Time
Aldemir Building a Stack

Koray Aldemir

In a pot with roughly 6,000 in the middle on a board of      , Koray Aldemir bet 5,500 after the small blind and middle position checked to him on the button.

The small blind quickly folded but the middle position player went well into the tank. Aldemir's opponent took their time but eventually let their hand go and the chips were awarded to the 2021 WSOP Main Event Champion.

"He's bullying us, make sure you write that," said another player at the table, jokingly, about Aldemir's play.

Koray Aldemir90,00032,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:15 PM Local Time
Teh Takes One Down on the Turn

With about 4,000 in the middle the flop read     and Rulen Jorgensen checked to Liran Machluf as he pushed out a stack of black chips for a bet of 1,600. Natalie Teh called on the button and Jorgensen called as well.

The   fell on the turn and Jorgensen and Machluf quickly checked to Teh as she put out a bet of 3,200. Both of her opponents pitched their cards into the muck, sending the pot to Teh.

Natalie Teh117,00028,700
Rulen Jorgensen71,30012,800
Liran Machluf55,700-19,100
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:14 PM Local Time
Paris White Counts
Ebony Kenney135,00071,200
Scotter Clark129,000-2,000
Ricardo Eyzaguirre90,00090,000
Ryan Phan67,00040,500
Jonathan Tamayo36,000-27,000
Jessica Teusl13,000-31,300
Kao Saechao8,000-38,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:14 PM Local Time
Notable Stacks in Paris Black
Eli Elezra155,0005,000
Daniel Daconti123,0000
Adam Hendrix103,000-10,400
Monika Zukowicz87,00019,800
Phaly Nou87,0000
Ramon Colillas75,00042,000
Ole Schemion56,0001,000
Sasa Durmis55,000-17,000
Alexandre Reard55,00040,900
Michael Acevedo40,000-10,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:13 PM Local Time
Friedman's Woes Continue

Adam Friedman

Action was caught on the turn with the board reading     . Jacob Brundage checked in the big blind and Adam Friedman then bet 2,200 into a pot of 4,000. Brundage called.

The   river checked through and Brundage tabled his   . Friedman threw his hand into the muck and is now in the danger zone.

Adam Friedman11,000-4,200
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:09 PM Local Time
Pocket Rockets Hand Double To Frank

Ashley Frank

A player limped from under the gun as did a player in middle position. Ashley Frank raised to 2,400 on the button only to see the big blind three-bet to 8,500. The two limpers got out of the way and Frank, after some thought, moved all in. Her opponent snapped it off with the bigger stack to put Frank at risk.

Ashley Frank:   
Big Blind Player:   

Frank was on the right end of the ultimate preflop cooler and stayed ahead on the     flop. Nothing changed following the   turn with Frank securing the pot after the   rolled off the deck on the river to move herself back up above starting stack.

Ashley Frank79,00026,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 8:00 PM Local Time
Hui Gets Value on River

Loni Hui

Action started on the turn with Loni Hui betting 2,200 into the pot. The board showed     .

Her opponent in the small blind check-raised to about 6,500. Hui made the call.

The river landed the   and Hui's opponent slowed down with a check. She decided to bet 8,000. Her opponent shrugged and made the call.

Hui showed   , good enough to take the pot down.

"The ole' pair of ones?" shouted a small rail behind Hui.

Loni Hui100,90033,700
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 7:59 PM Local Time
Tibbles Bets Turn and River

amara Tibbles raised under the gun to 1,300 and was called by Jay Majmudar from a couple of spots to her left as well as Joseph Ebanks in the big blind.

The dealer fanned a flop of     and the action quickly checked through.

The   hit the turn and Ebanks checked before Tibbles tossed out a bet of 2,000. Majmudar quickly folded and Ebanks called.

When the   paired the river, Ebanks checked once more to Tibbles as she made a bet of 5,000. Ebanks pushed his cards forward surrendering the pot.

Adam Hendrix113,40026,200
Tamara Tibbles88,00088,000
Jay Majmudar81,00016,000
Joseph Ebanks76,70076,700
Monika Zukowicz67,2002,200
Casey Hatmaker54,400700
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 7:56 PM Local Time
After Dinner Paris Stacks in Black
Calvin Anderson126,000-24,000
Daniel Daconti123,00074,400
Upeshka De Silva105,000-10,000
John Gallaher103,00033,000
David Tuchman87,00011,000
Phaly Nou87,00038,000
Joseph Hebert80,00080,000
Conrad Simpson76,000-41,500
Camille Brown70,000-28,000
Nick Guagenti67,000-1,000
Chris Moneymaker66,000-11,000
Ian O'Hara65,00065,000
Dario Sammartino52,000-21,000
Chris Brewer49,000-1,000
Jesse Lonis48,000-28,000
Michael Noori47,00047,000
Ki Rector46,000-12,000
Daniel Couzens43,000-12,000
Carlos Loving42,00042,000
Marle Spragg36,0004,500
Stanley Lee32,00032,000
Angelina Rich26,00026,000
Adam Friedman15,200-6,800
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 7:55 PM Local Time
Battenfield's Aces Hold

After Chris Battenfield put in a three-bet to 4,500 from the button, he got just one caller, the hijack.

The pair saw the     flop, at which Battenfield fired for another 4,500, earning another call from his opponent.

The two checked through the   turn before the   river hit the table. Battenfield tossed another 12,000 into the pot. After a minute or so of thought, his opponent reluctantly tossed in a chip to call. Battenfield turned over   , and his opponent pushed his cards towards the muck, giving Battenfield the pot.

Christopher Battenfield77,70077,700
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 7:35 PM Local Time
Level 4 started
Level: 4
Blinds: 300/500
Ante: 500
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:41 PM Local Time
MATT GLANTZ PULLS $1,000,000 BOUNTY | Day 36 Highlights | WSOP 2022

While the Main Event is on dinner break, watch the PokerNews highlight video of yesterday including the moment where Matt Glantz pulled the $1,000,000 bounty.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:08 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

Ben Mintz and Phil Ivey

The dinner break has begun and is extended to 90 minutes. The players will return to 300/500 blinds with a 500 ante.

The action has been heating up with Ivey hitting bottom straight, Siboni's runner-runner flush, and aces getting cracked by Angeleri.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:07 PM Local Time
Select Chip Counts from Bally's Gold at Dinner
Patrik Jaros220,00070,000
Ryan Ko180,00043,500
Jeremy Ausmus126,600-3,900
Timothy Telliard115,00022,500
George Holmes83,0005,000
Richard Mullen76,0006,000
Champie Douglas73,00029,000
Stanley Weng62,00062,000
Sean Winter60,00060,000
Ray Henson54,00054,000
Joe Hachem50,600-20,600
Sarah Wasch40,00011,000
Frank Kassela14,000-52,500
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:06 PM Local Time
De Silva Boosts Stack Before Break

Upeshka De Silva

Action was caught on the     flop with Upeshka De Silva betting 5,100 from the big blind. Dimitros Anastasakis called from middle position.

De Silva Bet 10,500 into a pot of 21,000 on the   turn and was called again. De Silva barrelled for 12,000 on the   river and his opponent called after thinking for a minute. De Silva rolled over his    for the nut flush and scooped the pot.

Upeshka De Silva115,00053,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:05 PM Local Time
Velasco Makes a Straight

Ricardo Velasco raised in middle positon to 1,000 and Rommel Liscano called in the cutoff and the big blind came along as well.

The dealer spread a flop of     and the action checked to Liscano who tossed in a bet of 1,800. Only Velasco called.

The   hit the turn and Velasco check-called another bet of 3,900.

When the   hit the river, Velasco quickly fired out 10,000 and Liscano wasted no time making the call. Velasco quickly flashed his hand for the table to see but tossed it in the muck as Liscano tabled    for a straight on the river.

Rommel Liscano88,200
Ricardo Velasco54,400