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2023 54th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 to Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Event #3: $1,000 Mystery Millions - No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $10,730,920
  • Entries: 18,188
  • Remaining: 0


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Friday, June 2, 2023 10:20 PM Local Time
O'Leary Pulls out the Snowman Win

Grant O'Leary raised the minimum in first position which was enough to put the big blind at risk.

Big blind:   
Grant O'Leary:   

The       board sealed the big blind player's fate and granted O'Leary the chips.

Grant O'Leary251,000251,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 10:14 PM Local Time
Level 19 started
Level: 19
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 16,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 10:10 PM Local Time
Pescatori Triples Up With the Beer Hand

Max Pescatori

Max Pescatori pulled off a big blind special, getting all his chips in with    against two callers.

His opponents were holding    and    but the board came       and Pescatori tripled his stack.

Max Pescatori252,000252,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 10:10 PM Local Time
Cirillo Takes it Down Uncontested

With a raise from the player under the gun for 24,000, Federico Cirillo joined one other player in calling to the flop.

The flop came     and all three remaining players checked.

With two checks behind him, Cirello bet out 18,000 on the   turn. Both remaining players folded, as Cirello scooped the pot to bring his total to 269,000.

Federico Cirillo269,000269,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 10:05 PM Local Time
Gunn Flips for the Chips

Aaron Gunn

Aaron Gunn opened from early position to 24,000 and it folded to the cutoff who jammed over the top for 143,000.

There was a sweat when the small blind player went into the tank for almost two minutes thinking about calling. He eventually folded and Gunn thought for a moment before putting in the chips.

Aaron Gunn:   

The board ran out       and the fours held for Gunn who got a much needed double in the process.

Aaron Gunn283,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 10:03 PM Local Time
Towler Sends Another one out the Door

The middle-position player shoved for 92,000 and Kevin Towler called.

Middle Position:   
Kevin Towler:   

The board ran       and Towler's queens prevailed.

Kevin Towler400,000400,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:43 PM Local Time
Level 18 started
Level: 18
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 12,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:42 PM Local Time
Chatty Chino Gets a Fold

Chino Rheem

Facing a button raise, Chino Rheem shoved 161,000 preflop from the big blind. His opponent went into the tank and some good-natured verbal jousting ensued.

"If I fold and show, will you show too?", the button asked. Rheem said he would and the button showed   .

True to his word, Rheem revealed   .

Chino Rheem189,0000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:40 PM Local Time
Bowman Makes the Money with one Chip

Phil Bowman was sitting in the button position with one chip of 1,000 when the bubble burst.

Friday, June 2, 2023 9:40 PM Local Time
Cunningham Holds with Kings as He Makes the Money

Allen Cunningham

Action began preflop as a middle position player limped into the pot. Allen Cunningham jammed all in with action folding back to the limped player. The opponent found a call being at risk for his tournament life on the bubble as he was barely covered by Cunningham.

As action paused to wait for all tables to play out hand for hand, a fellow player at the table could be heard saying "Don't let Allen go home" to the dealer. Both players flipped over their cards going heads up to the river.

Allen Cunningham:   

The board ran out       as Cunningham had his opponent drawing dead by the turn. With this win, Allen Cunningham has gained a stack for 396,000.

Allen Cunningham396,0000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:39 PM Local Time
Thompson Pulls out a Double up on the Bubble

Steven Thompson shoved all of his chips in on the bubble and Kyna England called on the button.

Steven Thompson:   
Kyna England:   

On a board run out of      , Thompson hit the flush and made it through the bubble.

Steven Thompson325,000240,500
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:39 PM Local Time
Parker Hits River to Avoid Bubble

Gerald Parker was all-in preflop against Chino Rheem, with a bubble exit at stake.

Gerald Parker:   
Chino Rheem:   

The board came     . but the   on the river resulted in Parker letting out a loud yell and surviving.

Chino Rheem146,00046,000
Gerald Parker72,00072,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:37 PM Local Time
Gaspard Eliminated by Keshishian on the Bubble

Jean Gaspard

Jean Gaspard moved all in for 64,000 from the small blind and Sarkis Keshishian called in the big blind.

Jean Gaspard:   
Sarkis Keshishian:   

The board came      , which eliminated Gaspard.

Gaspard was able to settle for half of the minimum payout though, as another unknown player was eliminated on another table.

With these two eliminations, all remaining players are guaranteed a payout of $1,061.

Sarkis Keshishian160,000160,000
Jean Gaspard00
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:22 PM Local Time
Ullenbruch Survives

Jeff Ullenbruch took his chances close to the bubble when he shoved preflop for all of his chips into the pot from the small blind and was called by the big blind and a player in middle position.

The flop came     and the middle position player took the lead and bet out 65,000 into the side pot. The big blind folded.

Jeff Ullenbruch:   
Middle Position Player:   

The turn and river were the   and  , which doubled up Ullenbruch.

Jeff Ullenbruch80,00080,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:18 PM Local Time
Xie Hits Runner Runner for Broadway

Action started preflop as Lisa Xie raised to 20,000 from middle position. With one caller joining her from the dealer position, two players went to the flop.

The flop came     with a 20,000 continuation bet from Xie, as her opponent made a quick call.

Another bet of 20,000 comes from Xie, as the   peeled off on the turn. She is again called, as both players head to a river.

The   on the river completed two straight draws, as Xie fired out for 50,000. Her opponent called as Xie flipped over   .

"Nice river," her opponent remarked, as she scooped the pot to bring her stack to 385,000.

Lisa Xie385,000385,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 9:04 PM Local Time
The Bubble Approaches

The 808 remaining players have now returned from dinner.

The bubble is sure to burst in short order, with 773 entrants getting paid.

Friday, June 2, 2023 7:46 PM Local Time
Dinner Time!

Players have been sent on a 75-minute dinner break.

Level 17 will begin at approximately 9 p.m. local time.

Friday, June 2, 2023 7:45 PM Local Time
Gonzales Puts Player in the Cage

Matthew Gonzales

The action was on a middle position player who was facing an all in bet from Matthew 'MJ' Gonzales.

The board read      .

The middle position player thought for over a minute before ultimately sticking in the call.

Gonzales tabled    for flopped trips and his opponent mucked.

Matthew Gonzales155,000155,000
Friday, June 2, 2023 7:45 PM Local Time
Queens Hold up for the Win

Jason Smith was in late position when he faced a raise from a middle position player and decided to shove all in.

Jason Smith:   
Middle position player:   

The middle position player became a short stack when the board came out       and Smith doubled his stack.

Jason Smith (WA)161,0000
Friday, June 2, 2023 7:43 PM Local Time
Gulas Stacking Chips

Josef Gulas Jr

The chips went flying when the board ran out       — and Josef Gulas sitting in the lojack, was the beneficiary.

The former WSOPE Main Event winner tabled    and raked in a sizeable pot.

Josef Gulas360,000360,000