Friday, June 2, 2023 1:14 PM Local Time
Polk Gives Up to Someya
With around 42,000 in the pot on a board of , Doug Polk bet 28,500 and Shunta Someya called.
The river came the and Polk checked over to Someya, who announced he was all in. Polk quickly took a look back at his cards before tossing them into the muck.
"Nice hand," he said as he tapped the felt.
|Shunta Someya||200,000||40,000 |
|Doug Polk||100,000||-40,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 1:12 PM Local Time
Weng Doubles to Stay Alive
Daniel Negreanu opened to 2,500 on the button and Bin Weng defended from the big blind. The flop came and Negreanu continued with a bet of 2,000. Weng check-raised to 5,800 and Negreanu countered with a three-bet to 12,000. Weng jammed all in for 28,700 and Negreanu called it off.
Weng flopped trip eights to take the lead but Negreanu claimed he had backdoor draws to go with his over pair. The on the turn gave Negreanu some more outs but the on the river bricked out as Weng doubled up to survive.
|Daniel Negreanu||237,600||2,600 |
|Bin Weng||62,400||-2,600 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 1:09 PM Local Time
Grujic Shoves on Khun
With the board showing , Marko Grujic bet 26,000 and Chanracy Khun called.
The river came the and Grujic used up a time bank chip before announcing he was all in. Khun, with around 70,000 remaining, quickly gave up his hand.
|Marko Grujic||230,000||80,000 |
|Chanracy Khun||70,000||-80,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 1:05 PM Local Time
Deeb's Donk Does the Job
On a board of Shaun Deeb check-called the 1,500 bet from Julien Martini who was on the button.
The board paired on the turn as it came the . Deeb now chose to lead for a sizing of 2,000 to which Martini folds.
|Shaun Deeb||168,000||-67,000 |
|Julien Martini||132,000||67,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 1:04 PM Local Time
Brannan Next Through
Frank Brannan has defeated Japanese vlogging superstar Masato Yokosawa to advance to the next round.
According to Brannan, he raised to 2,000 preflop and Yokosawa called to see the flop with one diamond. Brannan continued for 3,000 and Yokosawa called.
Yokosawa called another 20,000 on the turn before calling all in on the river with . Brannan, though, had for a flush to win the pot.
|Frank Brannan||300,000||150,000 |
|Masato Yokosawa||0||-150,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 1:00 PM Local Time
Kono Advances to Play Puustinen in the Next Round
Reiji Kono was seen filling out a winner's paper after defeating Jordan Scott in his heads-up match. As relayed after the hand, Scott flopped two pair with on a flop. The turn was a and the two players got all of their chips in the middle.4
Kono flipped over for a turned straight and Scott was facing elimination. The river was an and Kono held on to advance to the next round where he will take on Henri Puustinen.
|Reiji Kono||300,000||150,000 |
|Jordan Scott||0||-150,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:58 PM Local Time
Puustinen First to Advance as Bonomo Misses
Justin Bonomo found himself all in for around 120,000 on a flop of and at risk against Henri Puustinen.
Bonomo needed to complete his flush draw or hit an ace to stay in the tournament but got no help on the turn or river as he became the first elimination.
According to Puustinen, he bet the flop, Bonomo raised, Puustinen jammed, and Bonomo called off his last chips.
|Justin Bonomo||0||-150,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:57 PM Local Time
Tice Bets Smith on the Flop
Dan Smith started proceedings by raising the button to 2,300 into the big blind of Landon Tice. Tice three-bet to 9,500 and Smith called.
Going to a flop of , Tice continued his aggression betting 5,000 into Smith, who decided to fold.
|Landon Tice||183,800||53,800 |
|Dan Smith||116,200||-53,800 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:55 PM Local Time
A "Reasonable" Runout?
Shunta Someya opened to 2,000 on the button and Doug Polk three-bet to 8,400 in the big blind. Someya called and the dealer fanned the flop of . Polk continued with a bet of 11,400 and Someya called to see the on the turn.
Both players checked and the completed the board. Polk led out with a bet of 27,200 and Someya raised to 67,000 which Polk quickly called. Someya tabled for a straight and Polk flipped over for the same hand.
"Seems like a reasonable runout," Polk joked after getting lucky to chop the pot on the river. After the pot was chopped, Polk realized on the following hand that he received too many chips from the pot. After a lengthy discussion, Polk opted to give half of the river bet back to Someya, and the action carried on.
|Shunta Someya||160,000||10,000 |
|Doug Polk||140,000||-10,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:52 PM Local Time
Seidel Runs Into Szabo's Straight
Gabor Szabo bet 15,000 on a flop of and Erik Seidel called.
The turn came the and Szabo bet another 31,000. Seidel again called to see the river, where Szabo put in a green 25,000 chip and announced he was all in.
Seidel asked for a count and tanked for a moment before announcing a call. Szabo turned over for the straight and Seidel flashed before mucking as Szabo, runner-up to Jason Koon in this event two years ago, doubled up for 92,000.
|Gabor Szabo||285,000||135,000 |
|Erik Seidel||15,000||-135,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:49 PM Local Time
Nitsche Gets Value from Second Pair on the River
By the turn, the pot stood at 4,000 as Dominick Nitsche from the big blind led out for 3,000 on a board of . Called by Adrian Mateos, both players went to the river.
The river brought the prompting Nitsche to fire another 3,500 into the middle. Mateos called and Nitsche tabled for the winner.
|Adrian Mateos||2,185,000||2,035,000 |
|Dominik Nitsche||81,500||-68,500 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:45 PM Local Time
Weng Suspicious of Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu bet 6,000 on a board of and Bin Weng called to see the river.
Weng checked over to Negreanu, who this time fired out 30,000. Weng used up a time bank before he folded.
"You bluff me," he asked Negreanu following the hand, and Negreanu shook his head as he took the pot.
Negreanu has opened up a sizeable chip lead so far in this match.
|Daniel Negreanu||235,000||85,000 |
|Bin Weng||65,000||-85,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:39 PM Local Time
Vuilleumier Bets Big on the River
Alexandre Vuilleumier, champion of the $25,000 High Roller 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em event last night, is back in action today and just took a big pot off Young Ko.
There was already around 70,000 in the middle as they headed to the river on a board of . Vuilleumier, in the big blind, led out for 42,000.
Ko used up one time bank and nearly let another 30 seconds elapse before he tossed his cards into the muck.
|Alexandre Vuilleumier||190,000||40,000 |
|Young Ko||110,000||-40,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:37 PM Local Time
Zack Checks Down Queens
Dan Zack made a pot-size pot of 12,000 on a flop of and Keir Sullivan called.
Both players checked the turn before the fell on the river. Zack checked again, and Sullivan quickly tapped the felt as Zack opened up to take the pot.
|Daniel Zack||185,000||35,000 |
|Keir Sullivan||115,000||-35,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:37 PM Local Time
Smith Picks Off a Stone Bluff from Ivey
On a flop of , Phil Ivey in the big blind and John Smith on the button checked through to a turn that brought the .
Still, no action as both players checked down to a river that came the . Ivey now leads for 3,000. Smith pondered his decision before making a swift call. Ivey showed , conceding the pot to the ace high of Smith who tabled .
|Phil Ivey||184,200||34,200 |
|John Smith||115,800||-34,200 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:36 PM Local Time
Deeb Gets Three Streets of Value
Julien Martini and Shaun Deeb were heads-up in a three-bet pot with 15,000 chips in the middle. The flop came and Martini check-called a bet of 5,500 from Deeb.
The turn brought the and Martini checked again. Deeb fired out another bet of 14,000 and Martini stuck around to see the on the river. Martini checked for the third time and Deeb put together a bet of 38,000. Martini looked him up and Deeb showed for the good to take a big lead in their matchup.
|Shaun Deeb||235,000||85,000 |
|Julien Martini||65,000||-85,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:27 PM Local Time
"Bluff No. 2" Gets Through For D'Ambrosio
A big pot of around 35,000 was already in the middle as Isaac Kempton and Jimmy D'Ambrosio went to the river on a board of .
"How much would you call," D'Ambrosio asked.
"One chip," Kempton replied.
D'Ambrosio put in one, a red 5,000 chip, but Kempton quickly folded.
"Yeah, bluff No. 2," D'Ambrosio yelled as he raised his arms in the air.
|Isaac Kempton||170,000||170,000 |
|Jimmy D'Ambrosio||130,000||130,000 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:26 PM Local Time
Chidwick Pressures Yu on the Turn
Chidwick raised from the button to 1,200 and Ben Yu called.
Both players saw a flop of . Yu checked to Chidwick in position as he fired out 1,000. Yu three-bet to 3,500 and Chidwick called.
The turn came the , Yu continued for 6,500. Chidwick stewed for some time over his decision before raising to 22,000 which earned the fold and the pot.
|Stephen Chidwick||151,500||1,500 |
|Ben Yu||148,500||-1,500 |
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:21 PM Local Time
Badziakouski Misses Against Eychenne
With around 6,000 in the pot, Mikita Badziakouski led out for 2,200 on a board of and Thomas Eychenne called.
The river came the and Badziakouski slowed down and checked. Eychenne quickly checked back and took the pot with as Badziakouski flashed for a missed draw before mucking.
Friday, June 2, 2023 12:17 PM Local Time
Defending Champ Picks Off Tice
Defending champion Dan Smith is back in action this year and matched up against Landon Tice in the first hand.
Smith and Tice built a pot of 3,000 heading to the turn on a board of and both players checked. The river came the and Tice led out for 600.
Smith quickly called with for a pair of fives to win the pot and take an early lead in the match.