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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 4:48 PM Local Time
Mark Teltscher Eliminated in 32nd Place ($280,100)

Mark Teltscher

Juan Maceiras Lapido opened to 600,000 from early position and the action folded to big blind Mark Teltscher, who made the call. The two saw a flop of     and Teltscher checked to Maceiras Lapido, who made a continuation-bet of 800,000. Teltscher then thought for a bit before going all in for around 5,000,000 chips and Maceiras Lapido snap-called.

Mark Teltscher:   
Juan Maceiras Lapido:   

Teltscher had flopped top pair but was still an underdog to Maceiras Lapido's overpair. Teltscher would receive no help on the    runout and he proudly left the tournament area after a deep run in the 2023 Main Event.

Juan Maceiras62,000,00012,000,000
Mark Teltscher0-5,100,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:46 PM Local Time
Holzner Doubles, Leaves Chan Short

Henry Chan raised to 600,000 in the cutoff with   , and Daniel Holzner flat-called on the button with   . They went heads up to a flop of     and Chan continued with a bet of 650,000. Holzner called, and the   landed on the turn.

Chan announced all in on the turn, and Holzner instantly called off his stack of 3,400,000.

Holzner held    for the nut straight and had the checkmark sealed. The river was the  , and Holzner earned himself a double-up.

Daniel Holzner10,100,0003,300,000
Henry Chan1,900,000-5,800,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:43 PM Local Time
Payne Rivers a Flush to Cause Pain to Maceiras Lapido

Juan Maceiras Lapido opened to 600,000 from middle position and Joshua Payne three-bet to 1,800,000 on the button.

"You at least have to look!" said Maceiras Lapido before calling.

"I did," replied Payne.

Maceiras Lapido checked on the flop of     and Payne continued for 1,400,000. Maceiras Lapido check-called again as Payne sized up to 2,700,000 when the turn brought a third heart.

Maceiras Lapido checked once more on the   river and Payne pulled the trigger with a bet of 9,500,000.

"I'm close to calling with a sh*t hand," Maceiras Lapido said before doing so.

Payne announced a flush before tabling    and it was good to win the sizable pot from the now-former chip leader.

Joshua Payne60,000,0008,400,000
Juan Maceiras50,000,000-21,575,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:39 PM Local Time
Queens Bring Chips for Jones

Steven Jones raised to 600,000 and Ryan Tamanini raised to 1,700,000 from two seats to his left. The rest of the table was gone and Jones fired back with a shove for just over 9,000,000. Tamanini looked him up and Jones was at risk.

Steven Jones:   
Ryan Tamanini:   

The board ran out       and the queens held to secure a double for Jones.

Steven Jones18,800,00011,000,000
Ryan Tamanini7,250,000-9,250,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:29 PM Local Time
Vampan Folds, Maceiras Lapido Extends Chip Lead

Juan Maceiras Lapido raised to 600,000 from the cutoff and Daniel Vampan three-bet to 1,950,000 from the small blind. Maceiras Lapido made the call and a flop of     was dealt.

Vampan continued for 1,075,000 before Macerias Lapido pumped out a three-bet to 3,500,000. After a while, Vampan elected to fold his hand and Maceiras Lapido raked in another pot.

Juan Maceiras71,575,0005,575,000
Daniel Vampan18,500,000-5,600,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:26 PM Local Time
Kothari Contemplating Next Moves

Jack O'Neill chipped back up in two pots without showdown while Anirban Das and Ryan Tamanini lost a small fraction of their stacks.

Steven Jones then raised to 650,000 in the cutoff and it folded to Harsheel Kothari in the big blind. He tanked for four minutes and actively engaged in table chat, at some point asking if Jones had ace-five.

"I just think I am flipping there," Kothari added soon after before he ended up sigh-folding after all the chatter.

Jack O'Neill26,500,0002,150,000
Ryan Tamanini16,500,000-1,500,000
Anirban Das11,000,000-6,750,000
Steven Jones7,800,000-400,000
Harsheel Kothari4,000,000-725,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:20 PM Local Time
Bryan Obregon Eliminated in 33rd Place ($280,100)

Bryan Obregon

Adam Walton raised to 600,000 in early position and Andrew Hulme called on the button. Bryan Obregon ripped all in for 6,825,000 from the small blind and Walton called, prompting Hulme to fold his   .

Bryan Obregon:   
Adam Walton:   

It was a coin flip but the flop of     put Walton well out front with a set of jacks. The   on the turn made things sweaty but the   on the river bricked out for Obregon who exited the tournament area.

Adam Walton38,500,0008,900,000
Bryan Obregon0-12,650,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:19 PM Local Time
Kimmel Puts in a Four-Bet

Christopher Kimmel raised to 900,000 from the cutoff as action folded to Sachin Joshi in the big blind, who three-bet to 2,100,000.

Kimmel then four-bet to 7,400,000 and Joshi, with just more than 5,000,000 remaining in his stack, snap-folded.

Christopher Kimmel22,900,0001,800,000
Sachin Joshi5,300,000-5,900,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:19 PM Local Time
Pateychuk Finds a Sweaty Double

Andrey Pateychuk

Juan Maceiras Lapido opened his button for 600,000 before Andrey Pateychuk three-bet all in for 3,100,000 chips. Maceiras Lapido thought it over before saying "If they're suited, I call." He repeeked at his cards and put in the call to put Pateychuk at risk.

Andrey Pateychuk:   
Juan Maceiras Lapido:   

Pateychuk found an ace on the     flop, but Maceiras Lapido started celebrating when the   turn showed itself. However, his flush draw bricked out on the   river and Pateychuk secured the double-up.

Juan Maceiras66,000,000-2,000,000
Andrey Pateychuk6,800,000-1,200,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:19 PM Local Time
Das Takes a Pot with Stubborn River Bet

Anirban Das raised to 625,000 from the button and Jack O'Neill called from the small blind before Ryan Tamanini came along from the big blind.

The flop was     and both O'Neill and Tamanini checked to a bet of 625,000 from Das. O'Neill gave it up but Tamanini called to see   on the turn.

Tamanini check-called a bet of 1,400,000 from Das on the turn and the river was  . After he checked again, Tamanini finally got away from his hand when Das tossed out 2,700,000.

Jack O'Neill24,350,000-650,000
Ryan Tamanini18,000,000500,000
Anirban Das17,750,0005,750,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:18 PM Local Time
Hulme on Top at Main Feature Table

Alec Torelli raised to 600,000 from under the gun and Andrew Hulme just called from the big blind. The flop came     and Hulme check-called a bet of 350,000 from Torelli.

The turn brought the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Hulme checked once more and Torelli counted out a bet of 1,300,000. Hulme called and flipped over    for two pair, which was enough to take down the pot.

Andrew Hulme34,900,0006,700,000
Alec Torelli17,100,000-3,200,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:16 PM Local Time
Sevens Good For Ryder

Andrey Pateychuk opened to 600,000 from under the gun and Richard Ryder called in the cutoff to get things heads up.

Pateychuk checked on the     flop and Ryder checked back. Pateychuk then bet 600,000 on the   turn and Ryder called.

Pateychuk checked on the   river and Ryder checked back. Pateychuk showed ace-high with   , but it was no good against the pair of sevens of his opponent with   .

Richard Ryder23,000,0003,000,000
Andrey Pateychuk8,000,0002,900,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:10 PM Local Time
Silicon Valley's Chamath Palihapitiya Returns to the WSOP After a Decade
Chamath Palihapitiya
Chamath Palihapitiya

For many part-time players, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a chance to get away from work and spend some time in Las Vegas playing poker and chasing a bracelet.

One of those part-time bracelet hopefuls is venture capitalist and longtime poker player Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive and the founder and CEO of the investment firm Social Capital. After more than a decade off of the WSOP felt, the billionaire returned to the World Series to take his shot at winning a bracelet in Event #29: $100,000 High Roller.

PokerNews caught up with Palihapitiya earlier in the series as he battled in a Day 1 field that included Chance Kornuth, Alex Foxen, Chris Brewer plenty more of the world's top high-roller players.

Read About Chamath's Return to the WSOP!

Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:10 PM Local Time
Massive Pot Between Kimmel and Prydryk Ends in Anticlimactic Chop

Christopher Kimmel opened to 900,000 from under the gun and Ruslan Prydryk called in the cutoff.

The flop came     and Kimmel checked, then called when Prydryk bet 1,100,000.

On the   turn, Kimmel led out for 2,300,000. Prydryk called to the   river, where Kimmel fired out another 4,880,000. Prydryk snap-called and both players showed ace-jack to split the pot.

Ruslan Prydryk22,200,0001,800,000
Christopher Kimmel21,100,0001,100,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:01 PM Local Time
Carlos Henrique Da Silva Eliminated in 34th Place ($280,100)

Carlos Henrique Ferreira Silva

Over on the righthand feature table, Ryan Tamanini raised from under the gun.

Carlos Henrique Da Silva three-bet jammed for 4,550,000 from two seats over and it folded back to Tamanini who came along.

Carlos Henrique Da Silva:   
Ryan Tamanini:   

The     flop improved Tamanini to a set of jacks while Da Silva had a gutshot Broadway draw. With the   turn, Da Silva picked up a second gutshot but the   river ended his run in 34th place for $280,100.

Ryan Tamanini17,500,0005,500,000
Carlos Henrique Da Silva0-5,300,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:01 PM Local Time
Vampan Catches Payne's Bluff to Chip Up

Everyone folded to Daniel Vampan in the small blind and he opted to limp in. Joshua Payne was sitting in the big blind and checked. The flop fanned out     and Vampan led for 300,000, which got met with a call by Payne.

On the   turn, it was Payne who took the betting lead for 750,000 after Vampan checked. Vampan made the call. He then snap-called a 1,800,000 bet from Payne on the   river.

"You win," Payne declared. He could only show    for jack-high, while Vampan turned a full house with his    and raked in the chips.

Joshua Payne51,600,0001,600,000
Daniel Vampan24,100,0002,075,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:00 PM Local Time
The Power of the Check-Raise

Alec Torelli raised to 600,000 on the button and Adam Walton defended from the big blind. The flop came     and Walton check-called a bet of 325,000 from Torelli.

The turn brought the   and Walton checked again. Torelli threw in a bet of 1,600,000 and Walton check-raised to 7,200,000, forcing a snap fold from Torelli.

Adam Walton29,600,0002,100,000
Alec Torelli20,300,0001,675,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:00 PM Local Time
Aguilera Gets Paid on the River in Massive Pot

Jose Aguilera

Jose Aguilera raised to 650,000 from the cutoff before Daniel Weinman three-bet to 2,000,000 on the button. The blinds both folded, and Aguilera called.

The flop came     and Aguilera checked to Weinman, who continued for 2,500,000. Aguilera called and both players checked the   turn.

Aguilera led out for 5,600,000 on the   river and Weinman spent nearly two minutes in the tank before putting in a call. Aguilera had    and Weinman mucked as Aguilera's rivered straight gave him the massive pot.

Jose Aguilera38,775,0009,950,000
Daniel Weinman22,025,000-10,275,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:00 PM Local Time
Schneider Wins with Eight-High

Harsheel Kothari three-bet to 1,400,000 out of the blinds and Jack O'Neill forfeited his min-raise to 600,000.

Soon after that, Kothari was tempted to shove the button but sigh-folded, as Eric Schneider limped the small blind and Anirban Das checked from the big blind.

Schneider bet the     flop for 300,000 and Das called. They checked the   turn and   river as Schneider shook his head, exposing the    only. Das grinned and said "Oh no," while checking his cards again before he mucked.

Jack O'Neill25,000,000-1,000,000
Eric Schneider15,000,0004,500,000
Anirban Das12,000,000200,000
Harsheel Kothari4,725,0001,325,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:57 PM Local Time
Pham in Payne After Bricking River

Joshua Payne opened to 600,000 from early position and Cong Pham called in middle position.

Payne continued for 650,000 on the flop of     and Pham called. Payne sized up to 1,900,000 on the   turn and Pham again called.

Payne checked on the   river and Pham checked back. Payne announced two pair and showed   . Pham held his cards a bit longer and shot them into the muck.

"I put you on queen-ten," Payne said.

"Ace-queen of clubs," replied Pham after bricking his two draws.

Joshua Payne50,000,0002,700,000
Cong Pham12,500,000-1,500,000