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

Monday, July 03, 2023 to Monday, July 03, 2023

Event #76: $10,000 MAIN EVENT No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $93,399,900
  • Entries: 10,043
  • Remaining: 0

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Thursday, July 13, 2023 12:02 PM Local Time
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Thursday, July 13, 2023 11:41 AM Local Time
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Thursday, July 13, 2023 10:36 AM Local Time
Joshua Payne and Juan Maceiras Lead 49 Players Chasing a Dream on Day 7 of the $10,000 WSOP Main Event

Juan Maceiras Lapido

It's every poker player's dream to win the World Series of Poker Main Event, and for 49 players, that dream is still alive heading into Day 7 at noon local time.

Getting this far in a record-setting field of 10,043 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for most, but for Joshua Payne and Juan Maceiras, their sights are set much higher. Payne, the 23-year-old engineering student from Atlanta, went on a tear yesterday on his way to bagging 47,950,000 into the penultimate day before the final table. Maceiras, the Spanish online star with more than $1,000,000 in career earnings dating back to 2006, is in second place with 40,500,000.

The two chip leaders are far ahead of the rest of the field, but several notable players are lurking behind them hoping to make a move today. They include bracelet winner Daniel Weinman (24,375,000), Tim Van Loo (21,700,000), and high stakes regular Alec Torelli (21,075,000).

Day 7 Top 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Joshua PayneUnited States47,950,000192
2Juan Maceiras LapidoSpain40,500,000162
3Daniel WeinmanUnited States24,375,00098
4Richard RyderUnited States22,650,00091
5Tim Van LooAustria21,700,00087
6Alec TorelliUnited States21,075,00084
7Daniel ScrogginsUnited States20,800,00083
8Pierpaola LamannaItaly18,875,00076
9Nicholas GerrityUnited States18,075,00072
10Ryan TamaniniUnited States17,325,00069

Toby Lewis has already bettered his previous best Main Event finish of 53rd back in 2015 as the British star takes 15,250,000 into Day 7. Gabi Livshitz (10,300,000), Ryan Tosoc (9,450,000), Mark Teltscher (9,300,000), Sam Stein (7,875,000), the loquacious Maurice Hawkins (4,475,000), Matthew Wantman (4,425,000), and Raj Vohra (4,300,000) are further down the leaderboard.

Toby Lewis
Toby Lewis

Three players remain who've made it this far in previous Main Events. Andrey Pateychuk (8,050,000) used his aggressive playing style to make it all the way to 15th place in 2011. Adam Walton (12,225,000) and Mitchell Halverson (1,150,000) have more recent Main Event success, having finished in 42nd place and 15th place, respectively, in 2021. So close, but so far, once before and now they have another shot at WSOP glory.

The action on Day 7 picks up on Level 31, with blinds of 125,000/250,000 and a 250,000 big blind ante. The schedule calls for five 120-minute levels and a 75-minute dinner break after Level 33 around 6:40 p.m.

More than 10,000 players once packed the Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas in the biggest Main Event in WSOP history with nothing more than a dream. For these 49, that dream is close to becoming reality. They've already guaranteed themselves $188,400. By the end of today, the final table and the $12,100,000 top prize will be in their sights, and PokerNews will be following the journey the entire way.

Thursday, July 13, 2023 10:13 AM Local Time
Seat Draw for Day 7
CasinoTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Horseshoe6221Alec TorelliUnited States21,075,00084
Horseshoe6222Carlos Henrique Ferreira SilvaBrazil10,975,00044
Horseshoe6223Daniel ScrogginsUnited States20,800,00083
Horseshoe6224Yaroslav OhulchanskyiUnited Kingdom3,250,00013
Horseshoe6225Jose Ignacio AguileraSpain14,950,00060
Horseshoe6226Eric SchneiderUnited States6,025,00024
Horseshoe6227Anirban DasItaly13,375,00054
Horseshoe6228Jack O'NeillUnited Kingdom11,825,00047
Horseshoe6229Ryan TamaniniUnited States17,325,00069
       
Horseshoe6231Steven JonesUnited States6,250,00025
Horseshoe6233Bryan ObregonUnited States10,425,00042
Horseshoe6234Michael BerkUnited States5,875,00024
Horseshoe6235Daniel VampanUnited States17,000,00068
Horseshoe6236Masato YokosawaJapan3,175,00013
Horseshoe6237Joshua PayneUnited States47,950,000192
Horseshoe6238Alexander VillaCanada11,725,00047
Horseshoe6239Harsheel KothariUnited States1,600,0006
       
Horseshoe6251Ryan TosocUnited States9,450,00038
Horseshoe6252Mitchell HalversonUnited States1,150,0005
Horseshoe6253Christopher KimmelUnited States15,900,00064
Horseshoe6254Raj VohraUnited States4,300,00017
Horseshoe6255Andrew HulmeUnited Kingdom11,725,00047
Horseshoe6256Daniel HolznerItaly2,050,0008
Horseshoe6257Logan HooverUnited States4,950,00020
Horseshoe6258Juan Maceiras LapidoSpain40,500,000162
       
Horseshoe6281Dean HutchisonUnited Kingdom10,800,00043
Horseshoe6282Cong PhamUnited States13,200,00053
Horseshoe6283Richard RyderUnited States22,650,00091
Horseshoe6284Mark TeltscherUnited Kingdom9,300,00037
Horseshoe6285Toby LewisUnited Kingdom15,250,00061
Horseshoe6287Andrey PateychukRussia8,050,00032
Horseshoe6288Pierpaola LamannaItaly18,875,00076
Horseshoe6289Scott BerkoUnited Kingdom3,900,00016
       
Horseshoe6291Tim Van LooAustria21,700,00087
Horseshoe6292Frank BonacciUnited States6,450,00026
Horseshoe6293Sam SteinUnited States7,875,00032
Horseshoe6294Adam WaltonUnited States12,225,00049
Horseshoe6295Jan-Peter JachtmannGermany14,975,00060
Horseshoe6296Nicholas GerrityUnited States18,075,00072
Horseshoe6297Henry ChanUnited States16,675,00067
Horseshoe6298Pavel DyachenkoCanada2,575,00010
       
Horseshoe6311Matthew WantmanUnited States4,425,00018
Horseshoe6313Diego DaquilioItaly7,800,00031
Horseshoe6314Daniel WeinmanUnited States24,375,00098
Horseshoe6315Sachin JoshiUnited States13,350,00053
Horseshoe6316Ruslan PrydrykUkraine14,150,00057
Horseshoe6317Gabi LivshitzIsrael10,300,00041
Horseshoe6318Maurice HawkinsUnited States4,475,00018
Horseshoe6319Joe GhioUnited States8,725,00035