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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 4:35 PM Local Time
Parminder Doubles Up with Set Over Set

The heads-up action was picked up with about 40,000 in the pot and a board of     .

Kumar Parminder moved all in from early position for 41,000, putting the action on Eric Persson in the big blind. This sent Persson into the tank for several minutes. "You just sat down. I have no read on you. This isn't fair," he said, "but I do like your jacket."

Eventually, Persson announced a call. He turned over    for a set of sevens, while Parminder flipped over    for a set of kings. The   river changed nothing, and Parminder scored the huge double up.

Kumar Parminder122,00064,000
Eric Persson115,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:31 PM Local Time
Spinella Spinning it Back

The cutoff raised to 800 and the button called. Anthony Spinella was in the small blind and three-bet to 4,500. Both his opponents came along.

The flop came    . Spinella led for 4,500 which prompted two folds from his adversaries and he collected the pot to move it closer back up to starting stack.

Anthony Spinella57,00057,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:27 PM Local Time
Paris Black and White Stacks
David Tuchman76,00012,000
Ebony Kenney74,00022,200
Dario Sammartino73,000-11,000
Anthony Gregg72,00072,000
John Gallaher70,000-5,000
Maria Lampropulos62,00062,000
Nicholas Palma57,00057,000
Daniel Couzens55,0003,000
Jessica Teusl47,0001,400
Nick Guagenti37,000-28,000
Adam Friedman36,000-2,000
Darren Elias19,500-17,700
Carlos Guerrero17,00017,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:24 PM Local Time
Guimond Takes One From Deyra

Florian Guimond opened to 1,000 from late position and was called by Ivan Deyra out of the big blind.

Deyra checked to the preflop raiser on a flop of    . Guimond continued for 800 and was called.

Both players checked through the   turn to the   river where Deyra took some time before ultimately checking. Guimond checked back and turned over   , good enough to scoop the pot and take some chips from his compatriot.

Florian Guimond93,000
Ivan Deyra53,000-9,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:23 PM Local Time
Jorgensen Makes a Bigger Full House

Liran Machluf and Rulen Jorgensen both put 2,400 in the middle to see the     flop and Jorgensen check-called a bet of 2,000 from Machluf.

The   landed on the turn and Jorgensen check-called once again, this time Machluf bet 2,600.

When the   hit the river, Jorgensen took the lead, making a bet of 1,200. Machluf gave it some thought and raised to 4,200. Jorgensen quickly called to see Machluf's   , which was kings full of eights and Jorgensen took down the pot with   , making kings full of queens.

Natalie Teh92,8009,400
Liran Machluf74,80074,800
Rulen Jorgensen58,50058,500
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:22 PM Local Time
Dong Shoves River In Big Pot

The action was picked up on a board of      in a pot of nearly 25,000. Victor Dong checked from early position and the hijack bet 16,000. Dong put some thought in before making the call.

The river was the   and Dong elected to move all in for 38,600, just barely covering his opponent. The hijack took a moment but eventually made the fold and the large pot was shipped to Dong.

"Show the bluff", said a tablemate jokingly as Dong collected his chips.

Victor Dong98,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:21 PM Local Time
Giuliano Downs Peruski

Bryan Peruski moved all in for 5,400 from middle position and was called by Renan Bruschi from the hijack. Vincent Giuliano then jammed for 37,500 on the button. Bruschi folded.

Bryan Peruski:   
Vincent Giuliano:   

Peruski was dominated and found himself leaving the Main Event after the       runout.

Jeffrey Lo's seat was also vacant and the table confirmed he was eliminated just before the break.

Renan Bruschi133,00050,000
Vincent Giuliano54,000
Jeffrey Lo0-57,000
Bryan Peruski0
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:05 PM Local Time
Level 3 started
Level: 3
Blinds: 200/400
Ante: 400
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:51 PM Local Time
Feature Tables on Main Stage

Ben Mintz and Phil Ivey

During the second break of the day, three tables will be pulled from where they are currently playing and head over to the Bally's Main Stage for live streaming which will air around 4:30 p.m. PT on PokerGO.

The three feature tables of Day 1d will showcase:

  • Main Feature: Phil Ivey, Benjamin Mintz & Tobias Peters
  • Secondary Feature 1: Melanie Weisner, Chino Rheem & Jack Oliver
  • Secondary Feature 2: Andrew Neeme, Brock Parker, Toby Lewis & Chris Vitch
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:44 PM Local Time
Break Time

The players are now on their second 20-minute break of the day and will return to 200/400 with a 400 ante.

Some Level 2 action that happened was Christian Soto scoring a massive pot, Calvin Anderson sending someone to the rail and Scotter Clark taking down a hand and looking pretty cool doing so.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:42 PM Local Time
Dolan Profits In Bizarre Hand

Raymond Dolan from under the gun bet 800 and was called by an early position player and Scotter Clark in the big blind.

Dolan continued on the flop of     for 1,700. The early position made the call and Clark folded. The   landed on the turn and Dolan bet 2,900. Early position quickly called.

The   came on the river for a third diamond and paired the board. Dolan bet 8,100 and was verbally snap-called by his opponent.

Dolan revealed    for two pair and early position tabled    and grabbed Dolan's bet and added it to their stack believing that they made the flush.

Clark told the player that there is no flush there and he needed to put the bet back. The early position player was stunned with their hands clasping their head muttering "No! God no!" before taking a closer look at the runout.

The early position player eventually put two 5,000 chips into the middle to pay Dolan's bet but still looked in disbelief. On the next hand they folded straight away and walked away from the table to let off some steam.

Raymond Dolan85,40085,400
Scotter Clark83,4001,400
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:42 PM Local Time
Full Table of Massages
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:41 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts in Paris Black
Alan Sternberg150,00058,000
Calvin Anderson150,000-5,000
Robert Campbell146,00071,000
Conrad Simpson117,5007,500
Patrick Leonard87,70019,700
Johnny Chan84,50024,500
Barry Greenstein79,200-15,800
Weston Pring78,8007,800
Athanasios Polychronopoulos64,4006,200
Daniel Daconti48,600-2,400
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:40 PM Local Time
Pre-Break Counts in Paris Black
Chris Brewer93,00024,000
Davidi Kitai93,0008,000
Upeshka De Silva84,00036,000
Norbert Szecsi72,000-4,000
Jacek Pustula71,0002,600
Allen Cunningham62,000-6,000
Mikita Badziakouski61,500-1,500
Michael Acevedo50,0001,000
Alex Duvall35,000-13,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:39 PM Local Time
Laak Makes Right Call

Action was picked up with a complete board of       on the table and a modest pot.

Phil Laak, in the cutoff, was facing a bet of 2,700 from late position. He went into the tank for a minute or two, before emerging with a call. His opponent showed    for bottom pair, before Laak turned over    for a pair of jacks, enough to take the pot.

Phil Laak80,00019,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:38 PM Local Time
Soto Scores Massive Pot

Christian Soto

The action was relayed by the table after the fact. The cutoff opened to 800 and popular host of the "Only Friends" poker podcast Christian Soto three-bet to 2,500. It folded to the big blind who four-bet to 6,000 and only Soto made the call.

On the flop of     the big blind led for 7,800 and Soto raised to 15,000. The big blind player elected on a shove for roughly 40,000 and Soto quickly called.

Christian Soto:   

Soto flopped the world with trip nines and had his opponent drawing almost dead. The turn came the   sealing the deal with quad nines and the inconsequential   hit the river. Soto is off to a great start with nearly a six-figure stack in only level two.

Christian Soto94,00034,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:37 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts From Bally's Blue
Phil Ivey74,00011,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos68,00017,000
Dietrich Fast64,0002,000
Brent Hanks63,000-4,000
Ivan Deyra62,000-1,000
Yuliyan Kolev55,0001,000
Greg Merson54,0000
Ashley Frank53,000-10,000
David Benyamine48,0001,000
Chris Moorman47,000-24,000
Allen Kessler33,500-4,500
Ken Aldridge30,000-30,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:37 PM Local Time
Marini's Aces Crush Ma's Cowboys

A player in the hijack opened for 600. Anthony Marini three-bet the button before Stephen Ma four-bet to 12,200 from the big blind.

Action folded back to Marini who five-bet to 32,200, sending Ma deep into the tank. Ma had Marini covered, but just barely with about 65,000 behind. He decided to call for the 20,000 more.

The dealer laid out the     flop and Ma checked to Marini, who moved all in for 39,000. Ma called quickly, but wasn't thrilled, especially after seeing the cards.

Anthony Marini:   
Stephen Ma:   

Ma couldn't escape the nightmare scenario when the   and   completed the board to secure the full double for Marini and leave Ma with less than 5,000.

Ma recovered some the next hand when he got it all in with pocket jacks against ace-ten suited and held to double up his new short stack.

Anthony Marini135,000135,000
Stephen Ma9,2009,200
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:35 PM Local Time
Eelkema Shoves River, Up to 86,000

With a huge pot of well over 40,000 in the middle on the       board, Eric Eelkema shoved all in for about 41,500 from the hijack.

The small blind thought for a few seconds before making the laydown.

Elsewhere, Bill Klein has already added 50% to his starting stack and is sitting on a hair less than 90,000.

Bill Klein89,3003,300
Eric Eelkema86,000
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:31 PM Local Time
Qualifier Durmis Calls River Raise

Ole Schemion opened to 800 on the button and was called by the hijack, GGPoker Qualifier Sasa Durmis and Craig Turner from the blinds.

Durmis led out for 800 on the     flop and only Turner called.

Action checked through on the   turn before Durmis bet 1,200 on the   river. Turner made it 3,000 and was called. Turner tabled his    for an ace-high flush and scooped the pot.

On an adjacent table is Unibet Ambassador Alexandre Reard. The Frenchman placed 16th in the 2017 Main Event and collected a $340,000 payday for the feat.

Reard then won his maiden WSOP bracelet last year after taking down Event #47: Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed for $428,694.

Alexandre Reard
Alexandre Reard
Sasa Durmis72,00072,000
Ole Schemion60,000-11,000
Alexandre Reard47,00047,000