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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 6:04 PM Local Time
Casale Boat Wins Pot

With 10,000 in the middle on a completed board of      , the early position player bet 5,000. Jason Casale in the small blind gave the impression that they had a difficult decision to make.

After about a minute Casale threw three 5,000 and announced 14,000. The early position player asked if Casale would show him. Casale stayed as still as a statue until the early position player threw their cards into the muck.

Casale showed    for a full house and was awarded the pot.

Jason Casale70,100
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:02 PM Local Time
Adams Shoves Board Straight, Back Above Starting Stack

Brandon Adams

A player in late position opened for 900 and was called by Brandon Adams on the button.

The flop came     and it was checked to Adams, who bet 1,800. The late-position player called.

On the   turn, Adams continued firing for 4,500. His opponent called once more.

On the   river, Adams shoved for over 40,000, causing his opponent to instantly chuck his cards into the muck.

Brandon Adams64,00012,300
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 6:00 PM Local Time
Roff Plays "Perfect Poker," One of Room's Biggest Stacks

Action started on the river with about 20,000 in the pot. Brian Roff was heads up against a middle position player.

Looking at      , Roff led from the big blind for 10,000. His opponent went into the tank for a couple of minutes before letting his cards go.

"Nice hand, nice straight, sir," said the folder.

"Nice representation of a straight," said another tablemate.

As the hand was being recorded, one of the players said, "Make sure you put perfect poker next to his name."

Roff finds himself as one of the biggest stacks in the room as dinner break approaches.

Brian Roff238,000238,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:57 PM Local Time
Wantman Sends Smith Deep into the Tank

The board read      . Elliot Smith was facing a river bet of 25,000 from Matthew Wantman with a pot of 32,000 in the middle.

Smith was under the gun and stewed it over for quite some time. He shook his head multiple times while trying to get anything off of Wantman who sat motionless in his chair.

Eventually, Smith was able to find a fold and Wantman did not oblige the request to show from Smith.

Matthew Wantman85,00046,800
Elliot Smith62,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:56 PM Local Time
Vezzetti Takes Huge Pot

There was 60,000 in the middle on a complete board of      . The small blind moved all in, putting Chris Vezzetti at risk for 44,900.

After consideration, Vezzetti flipped in a chip to call and revealed    for the jack-high straight which was good enough to take the pot.

Chris Vezzetti139,800139,800
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:56 PM Local Time
Parminder Makes the Laydown

Action was picked up with 7,800 in the pot and a board of      on the table. Eric Persson led out from early position for 7,000. Kumar Parminder, two seats to his left, put in the call, albeit with a bit of hesitation.

On the   river, Persson fired for 15,000, sending Parminder into the tank. "You were really behind," Parminder told Persson several times, visibly disgusted at the river.

"And you're a smart man who folds when he knows he's behind," Persson responded.

After a few minutes in the tank, and a warning from another player at the table that he'd soon be calling the clock, Parminder folded, face up, showing    for two pair. Persson showed him    for a flopped flush.

Kumar Parminder113,500-8,500
Eric Persson100,000-15,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:53 PM Local Time
Multi-Way Mayhem

The PokerNews team was called over to a table after the fact to report on a wild hand that happened. Action started with an early position open to 1,100 from Chris Ackerman. Eli Siboni three-bet next to act to 5,000 and Kelli Stewart made the call from the hijack. Scotter Clark four-bet from the cutoff to 9,500 and it folded back to Ackerman who moved all in for 33,000 and Siboni called for his last 15,000. Both Stewart and Clark got out of the way and the hands were shown.

Eli Siboni:   
Chris Ackerman:   

When the hands were revealed Clark told the table he folded ace-king preflop making Siboni's odds drop drastically, however when the board ran out      , Siboni scored runner-runner flush and a full triple up.

Scotter Clark131,0000
Eli Siboni65,0000
Chris Ackerman60,0000
Kelli Stewart36,0000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:50 PM Local Time
Moorman Finds Value

Chris Moorman

Picking up the action on the turn, Chris Moorman from the cutoff was involved in a hand with a player in early position. With the board reading      the early position player checked and Moorman bet 3,500. His opponent called to send the two players to the river.

The   river saw the early position player check again. Moorman was not yet prepared to go to showdown and fired off 8,400. His opponent snapped it off but mucked, saying "nice hand", as Moorman turned over   .

Chris Moorman46,0005,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:48 PM Local Time
Greenbaum Adds to His Stack Through Adams

With around 6,000 in the middle going fives ways to a     flop, Jonathan Greenbaum bet 4,600 from under the gun.

While the hijack, cutoff, and big blind all folded, Brandon Adams called from the small blind.

Both players tapped the table on the   turn. On the   river, Adams checked to Greenbaum who bet 7,800. Adams hesitated slightly before sliding his cards into the muck.

Elsewhere, Cliff Josephy has amassed a decent stack of 75,000 while Jeffrey Hakim is at 110,000 despite his difficult table draw with the likes of David Peters, Arne Karne, Rania Nasreddine, Scott Matte, and Dhanesh Chainani.

Jeffrey Hakim110,00038,000
Cliff Josephy75,00075,000
Jonathan Greenbaum63,20063,200
Brandon Adams51,700-16,900
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:47 PM Local Time
Elezra Cruising in Paris Black
Eli Elezra150,00063,000
Davidi Kitai111,00018,000
Johnny Chan95,00010,500
Chris Moneymaker77,000-800
Monika Zukowicz65,00013,900
Chris Brewer50,000-43,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:46 PM Local Time
Rosseel Binks the River

Evert Rosseel opened for 900 and the player on the button called. In the big blind, Gregory Fondacaro three-bet to 4,100. Rosseel was the lone caller and the two took a flop heads up.

    hit the table, Fondacaro led for 5,000. Rosseel made the call.

When the   landed on the turn, Fondacaro bet 6,000, again Rosseel made the call.

THe river fell the   and Fondacaro checked. Rosseel thought for a bit before betting 10,000.

"I call," Fondaaro said quickly.

Rosseel showed his    for the rivered full house and the winner.

Evert Rosseel72,00072,000
Gregory Fondacaro47,00047,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:45 PM Local Time
Iles Folds River

Uzi Zilka opened to 2,600 from under the gun and was only called by Matthew Iles in the big blind.

Iles check-called bets of 2,500 and 5,000 for the board to read      . Iles checked for a third time and then mucked after his opponent bet 10,000.

Matthew Iles48,500-13,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:40 PM Local Time
Napierala's Top Set is Good

On a completed board of      , there were about 25,000 chips already in the middle and Blake Napierala checked before he was faced with a bet of 8,000 from Ana Cintra.

Napierala tanked for a short time before tossing in a chip to call. Cintra tabled   , for a flopped two pair, but saw the bad news as Napierala showed    for top set.

Blake Napierala74,300
Ana Cintra35,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:39 PM Local Time
Pharr Gets Some From De Silva

Action was picked up on the turn as the board read     . Scott Pharr bet 7,400 and Upeshka De Silva called.

The river was the  , action went check-check and Pharr showed the    to win the pot.

Scott Pharr85,00085,000
Upeshka De Silva62,000-22,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:36 PM Local Time
Top Pair Good for Bentall

Toby Bentall

On a      turn, Toby Bentall checked and Mario Mosboeck bet around 1,500. Bentall check-called.

The river fell the  . Both players checked the final street. Bentall showed    for top pair and Mosboeck mucked. Both players sit with just above starting stack as they approach dinner break.

Mario Mosboeck36,00036,000
Toby Bentall35,00035,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:33 PM Local Time
Ivey Can't Get Away from Bottom Straight

The following hand occurred moments ago on the PokerGO livestream on a delay...

With the board showing      , Phil Ivey was facing a bet of 6,000 from Cameron Cornell with the pot at 16,800. The poker legend was holding    for the bottom end of the straight. He tanked for a couple of minutes before deciding on a call. Unfortunately, for the 10-time WSOP bracelet winner, Cornell had   , a superior straight, and took down the mid-sized pot.

Phil Ivey79,0005,000
Cameron Cornell60,00060,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:30 PM Local Time
Luther Takes it Down on the River

Action started on the flop in a three-way pot. The board showed    . An early position player bet 1,400 into the single-raised pot, only Nikita Luther made the call from the blinds.

The   hit the turn and both players checked to head to a final card.

An   hit the river. On the card, Luther led out for 3,500. Her opponent let if go.

"I wanted to raise you," he said.

He didn't, and Luther took down the pot without a showdown.

Nikita Luther62,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:25 PM Local Time
Current Chip Counts in Paris Black
Alan Sternberg179,00029,000
Robert Minor103,7002,400
Ralph Duda91,50057,100
Natalie Teh88,300-4,500
Weston Pring81,3002,500
Dara Taherpour74,5006,000
Walker Miskelly68,20012,200
Hao Sun63,100100
Robert Mizrachi61,400
Esther Taylor57,300-100
Welker Mendes Demedeiros55,200-36,300
Haven Werner52,0009,500
Marle Spragg31,500-20,500
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:23 PM Local Time
Updated Counts From Bally's Blue
Jampa Dothar105,00040,000
Stoyan Madanzhiev87,00027,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos75,0007,000
Jason Wheeler61,0001,000
Michael Reisman56,000
Antoine Saout50,0005,000
David Benyamine45,000-3,000
Chris Moorman41,000-6,000
John Juanda34,000
Stefan Schillhabel25,000-14,000
Brent Hanks21,500-41,500
Jonathan Pastore20,000-40,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 5:21 PM Local Time
Swisher Swishes Opponent

Action was picked up as the board read     . Brandon Swisher bet 8,000 into a pot of about 15,000. His opponent had only 11,000 left and pushed it forward and Swisher called.

Swisher had a set with the    which was crushing the    two pair of his at risk opponent. The river was the   and Swisher took in his busted opponents chips.

Brandon Swisher103,000103,000