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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 3:50 PM Local Time
Maurice Hawkins Eliminated in 35th Place ($280,100)

Maurice Hawkins

Maurice Hawkins moved all in for 2,350,000 from early position, Joe Ghio reshoved for 10,000,000 in the hijack, and the rest of the table got out of the way.

Maurice Hawkins:   
Joe Ghio:   

"I have spades. Spades work," Hawkins said, already standing up with his backpack around his shoulders, heading to the     flop.

"That's not going to do it," he added. "I don't think i can win. Oh, yes I can, ten-seven."

"Nine-nine for a chop," a tablemate offered.

"Nah, nah, nah. It's easier to get ten-seven," Hawkins replied as the   fell on the turn, leaving him drawing dead.

"That's not going to do it. Why can't you have ace-king, my guy?" Hawkins asked Ghio after hitting the   on the river that wasn't enough for the WSOP Circuit ring king, who instead hit the rail in 35th place.

Joe Ghio13,100,0002,300,000
Maurice Hawkins0-1,800,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:49 PM Local Time
Raj Vohra Eliminated in 36th Place ($229,000)

Raj Vohra

Raj Vohra raised to 1,100,000 from middle position before Anirban Das made it 2,200,000 from late position. The button and blinds got out of the way and Vohra called for the rest of his chips. Action was heads up and Vohra was at risk for just over 2,000,000.

Raj Vohra:   
Anirban Das:   

The board ran out       and Das flopped a pair of queens to send Vohra to the rail in 36th place for $229,000.

Anirban Das11,800,000-575,000
Raj Vohra0-2,850,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:49 PM Local Time
Pham and Lewis Play the Same Hand

Cong Pham open-raised for the second hand in a row, this time for 650,000 from the cutoff. The action folded to Toby Lewis, who defended his big blind.

Lewis then check-called a 700,000 bet from Pham on the     flop before he decided to lead for 1,100,000 on the   turn. Pham made the call and also called Lewis's 1,800,000 bet on the   river.

Lewis tabled    and Pham tabled    for the same hand. The pair chopped up the pot while being complimented on their play by the other players at the table.

Toby Lewis28,000,000500,000
Cong Pham14,000,000850,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:48 PM Local Time
Holzner Finds the Birds

Daniel Holzner raised to 3,125,000 from under the gun, leaving a single chip behind. Henry Chan shoved all in as the bigger stack from the big blind. The floor was called to the table as Holzner was stalling for the pay jump and eventually he was forced to put his last chip in the middle.

Daniel Holzner:   
Henry Chan:   

The flop came     and Chan picked up a straight draw as his only out. The   and   runout changed nothing and Holzner doubled up through Chan.

Henry Chan7,700,000-4,100,000
Daniel Holzner6,800,0003,650,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:45 PM Local Time
Kimmel Three-Bets, Then Folds

Ruslan Prydryk opened to 600,000 from early position as action folded to Christopher Kimmel in the small blind who three-bet to 1,700,000. Prydryk called and they went heads-up to the     flop.

Kimmel slowed down and checked, allowing Prydryk to bet 1,700,000. Kimmel didn't take too long before his cards found the muck.

Ruslan Prydryk20,400,0002,300,000
Christopher Kimmel20,000,000-1,000,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:43 PM Local Time
Lapido Gets River Value

Juan Maceiras Lapido opened to 600,000 in the middle position and Richard Ryder defended out of the big blind.

Ryder checked on the flop of     and Lapido continued for the same 600,000. Ryder called. Ryder checked again on the   turn and Lapido checked back.

Ryder opted to lead for 700,000 on the   river and Lapido responded with a raise to 3,000,000. Ryder called, only to muck as Lapido showed a pair of jacks with   .

Juan Maceiras68,000,0003,700,000
Richard Ryder20,000,000-2,400,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:37 PM Local Time
Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi Eliminated in 37th Place ($229,000)

Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi

Ryan Tamanini raised to 600,000 and Daniel Scroggins then three-bet to 1,700,000 on the button. The four-bet shove of the initial raiser followed and Scroggins folded.

One hand later, Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi raised to 1,475,000 on the button and left himself exactly 300,000 — one big blind — behind. Eric Schneider checked his cards, nodded and tossed in chips before confirming he just called.

The flop came     and Schneider moved all-in. Ohulchanskyi called.

Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi:   
Eric Schneider:   

The   turn gave Schneider trip tens and left the Ukrainian drawing dead to make the   river bittersweet.

Daniel Scroggins17,400,000-1,900,000
Ryan Tamanini12,000,0001,950,000
Eric Schneider10,500,0002,100,000
Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi0-1,925,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:32 PM Local Time
Walton Leads on a Scary River

Nicholas Gerrity, with   , opened to 600,000 under the gun and Adam Walton called from the small blind with   . The flop came     and Walton check-called a bet of 500,000 from Gerrity.

The turn was the   and Walton checked again. Gerrity tossed in a bet of 1,100,000 and Walton quickly called. The river brought the   and Walton led out with a bet of 5,050,000. Gerrity gave it some thought but decided to send his cards to the muck.

Adam Walton27,500,0003,075,000
Nicholas Gerrity11,800,000-2,825,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:31 PM Local Time
Ghio Puts Hawkins to the Test

Joe Ghio

Joe Ghio raised to 600,000 from under the gun and Maurice Hawkins called in the big blind.

Both players checked the     flop before Hawkins led out for 400,000 on the   turn.

Ghio called and Hawkins made another small bet on the   river, this time for 300,000. Ghio then moved all in and Hawkins, with 1,800,000 remaining, tanked for nearly a minute before he folded.

Joe Ghio10,800,0001,700,000
Maurice Hawkins1,800,000-1,600,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:28 PM Local Time
Limped Pot Leads to Chips for Leader Maceiras Lapido

The action folded to Juan Maceiras Lapido in the small blind and he limped in. Andrey Pateychuk checked his big blind and a flop of     was dealt.

Maceiras Lapido bet out 300,000 before Pateychuck raised to 900,000. Maceiras Lapido made the call before both players checked the   turn. On the   river, Maceiras Lapido checked once more and Pateychuk bet 1,800,000 this time.

After some speech play, Maceiras Lapido made the call and got shown    fora bluffed jack-high. Macerias Lapido played two pair with    and extended his chip lead.

Juan Maceiras64,300,0002,700,000
Andrey Pateychuk5,100,000-3,300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:22 PM Local Time
Level 32 started
Level: 32
Blinds: 150,000/300,000
Ante: 300,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:10 PM Local Time
First Break of the Day

Masato Yokosawa

The remaining 37 players have stepped out for their first break of the day. Enjoy these highlights from the opening level of Day 8.

Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:09 PM Local Time
Chip Counts at Break
Juan Maceiras61,600,000-1,400,000
Joshua Payne47,300,000-1,800,000
Daniel Weinman32,300,0000
Jose Aguilera28,825,000-975,000
Andrew Hulme28,200,0000
Toby Lewis27,500,00012,250,000
Jack O'Neill26,000,000-1,000,000
Adam Walton24,425,000-2,075,000
Jan-Peter Jachtmann23,050,000-2,450,000
Richard Ryder22,400,000-2,600,000
Daniel Vampan22,025,0001,225,000
Christopher Kimmel21,000,0000
Daniel Scroggins19,300,000300,000
Alec Torelli18,625,000-2,375,000
Ruslan Prydryk18,100,0000
Ryan Tosoc16,250,000-1,150,000
Nicholas Gerrity14,625,000-875,000
Cong Pham13,150,000-850,000
Bryan Obregon12,650,000-50,000
Anirban Das12,375,0001,350,000
Henry Chan11,800,000800,000
Sachin Joshi11,200,0000
Ryan Tamanini10,050,000-950,000
Dean Hutchison9,625,0001,125,000
Joe Ghio9,100,0000
Eric Schneider8,400,000-350,000
Andrey Pateychuk8,400,000350,000
Steven Jones8,200,000-600,000
Gabi Livshitz7,300,0000
Carlos Henrique Da Silva5,300,000-150,000
Mark Teltscher5,100,000-2,900,000
Maurice Hawkins3,400,0000
Harsheel Kothari3,400,000-100,000
Daniel Holzner3,150,000-9,850,000
Matthew Wantman3,000,0000
Raj Vohra2,850,000-625,000
Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi1,925,000-300,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:09 PM Local Time
Alexander Villa Eliminated in 38th Place ($229,000)

Alexander Villa

Alexander Villa raised to 525,000 in the cutoff and Jose Aguilera defended from the big blind. The flop came     and Villa continued with a bet of 850,000. Aguilera check-raised to 2,500,000 and Villa called.

The turn brought the   and Aguilera slid out a bet of 2,000,000. Villa again called and the   completed the board. Aguilera announced all in, putting Villa to the test for his remaining stack of roughly 7,400,000. Villa thought for nearly half of the break and then called it off. Aguilera showed    for a set of eights while Villa was left with   .

Jose Aguilera29,800,00014,850,000
Alexander Villa0-14,000,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:04 PM Local Time
Kimmel Bets Big Into Break

Sachin Joshi raised to 525,000 from under the gun and Christopher Kimmel called in the small blind.

The flop came     and Kimmel checked over to Joshi, who continued for 900,000. Kimmel then put in a raise to 2,300,000 and Joshi called.

The rest of the table had already left for the break by the time the   fell on the turn. Kimmel paused for a minute before betting 3,600,000. Joshi quickly folded and Kimmel took the pot.

Daniel Weinman32,300,000-1,400,000
Christopher Kimmel21,000,0002,550,000
Ruslan Prydryk18,100,0001,750,000
Sachin Joshi11,200,000-2,150,000
Joe Ghio9,100,000-200,000
Gabi Livshitz7,300,000-1,100,000
Maurice Hawkins3,400,000-1,600,000
Matthew Wantman3,000,000-500,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:02 PM Local Time
Massive Pot Goes to Lapido

Juan Maceiras Lapido

Juan Maceiras Lapido opened to 500,000 in the cutoff and Dean Hutchison three-bet to 2,500,000 in the small blind.

"Uh, oh! How much is that?" Lapido asked before calling. "I'm not going anywhere."

Hutchison continued for 1,850,000 on the     flop and Lapido raised to 4,500,000. Hutchison called as the camera crew worked its way over.

Hutchison checked on the   turn and Lapido sized down to 3,500,000. Hutchison again called. Hutchison checked once more on the   river and Lapido pulled the trigger and announced "all in."

Hutchison went deep into the tank for over five minutes as he considered calling off with his final 8,500,000. He eventually folded and Lapido wiped his forehead as those at the table encouraged him to turn over a bluff.

"I may have been bluffing with the best hand, but I don't think so. I had two pair. Better than jacks and threes."

Juan Maceiras63,000,00019,000,000
Dean Hutchison8,500,000-11,000,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:00 PM Local Time
Tim Van Loo Eliminated in 39th Place ($229,000)

Tim Van Loo

Andrew Hulme raised to 2,100,000 and Tim Van Loo went into the tank before he shoved around 9,000,000 from the next seat over. The rest of the table was out of the way and Hulme called quickly to put Van Loo at risk.

Tim Van Loo:   
Andrew Hulme:   

The board ran out       and Hulme held on with a flopped set of aces to eliminate Van Loo in 39th place for $229,000.

Andrew Hulme28,200,0008,950,000
Tim Van Loo0-8,000,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:57 PM Local Time
Ohulchanskyi Doubles Through Da Silva

Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi moved all-in for the last 800,000 froman early position and received a call from Carlos Henrique Da Silva out of the big blind.

Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi:   
Carlos Henrique Da Silva:   

The board ran out       and the kicker played for Ohulchanskyi to double.

Carlos Henrique Da Silva5,450,000-1,050,000
Yaroslav Ohulchanskyi2,225,000800,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:54 PM Local Time
Walton Sniffs Out the Bluff

Adam Walton made the minimum raise of 500,000 from the button and Nicholas Gerrity defended his big blind. The flop then fell     and both players checked.

Gerrity led for 600,000 on the   turn, but Walton responded with a raise to 1,500,000. Gerrity swiftly folded and Walton took it down.

Adam Walton26,500,0007,500,000
Nicholas Gerrity15,500,000-250,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:47 PM Local Time
Jones Flops an Ace to Stay Alive

The action folded to Steven Jones in the hijack who shipped all in for 4,100,000. Bryan Obregon thought for a minute on the button and then called to put Jones at risk.

Steven Jones:   
Bryan Obregon:   

The flop came     and Jones picked up a pair of queens to take the lead. The   on the turn changed nothing and the   on the river gave Jones the double up.

Bryan Obregon12,700,000-3,900,000
Steven Jones8,800,0002,800,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander