Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:31 PM Local Time
Lee Doubles Through Laplante
With four limps in front of him, David Prociak checked his option on the button.
On a flop of , action checked to Ryan Laplante in middle position who bet out for 100,000, to which Wai Kiat Lee in the hijack moved all in for 427,000. Every other player opted to fold while Laplante made the call.
Wai Kiat Lee:
Danny Tang on Lee's rail called for an ace, but seemed equally delighted at the sight of the on the turn. The river fell the and Lee found the full double.
|Wai Kiat Lee||950,000||505,000 |
|Ryan Laplante||540,000||-470,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:29 PM Local Time
Ha Flops Quads
Action was limped around by Thai Ha from under the gun, Robert James from early position, Matan Gabay from middle position and Moses Alosh from the hijack. Wai Kiat Lee checked his option from the button.
All five players checked the flop and turn leading to a final board of . Ha bet 175,000 on the river and received a call from James, while all other players opted to fold.
Ha showed down for quad aces to decisively scoop the pot.
|Thai Ha||2,223,000||383,000 |
|Robert James||931,000||-339,000 |
|Moses Alosh||455,000||75,000 |
|Wai Kiat Lee||445,000||-233,000 |
|Matan Gabay||290,000||-220,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:21 PM Local Time
Level 19 started
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:20 PM Local Time
James Fights Back
Thai Ha limped under the gun, as did David Prociak to his left. Robert James raised from middle position to 120,000 and only Prociak continued.
The flop of checked through to the on the turn. Prociak checked again and James moved all in for approximately 800,000. Prociak seemed bewildered by the bet. After spending some time in the tank, Prociak decided to fold.
|David Prociak||3,460,000||-40,000 |
|Robert James||1,270,000||80,000 |0
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:00 PM Local Time
Ha Puts Laplante to the Test
Wai Kiat Lee limped in from under the gun as did Thai Ha from early position and Robert James from middle position. Ryan Laplante checked his option on the button.
The flop came . Lee checked, Ha bet 50,000 and James folded. Laplante raised it up to 175,000, folding out Lee while Ha made the call.
Both players checked the turn leading to the river. Ha bet 670,000, putting Laplante deep into the tank.
After roughly four minutes Laplante said "It would be a pretty good bluff," and folded his cards, allowing Ha to take down a decent pot without showdown.
|Thai Ha||1,840,000||38,000 |
|Robert James||1,190,000||140,000 |
|Ryan Laplante||1,010,000||-185,000 |
|Wai Kiat Lee||678,000||-12,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:48 PM Local Time
Straight Over Straight
David Prociak limped in from early position, as did Robert James on his direct left and Moses Alosh in the hijack. Wai Kiat Lee checked his option on the button.
The flop of checked through to the on the turn. The action was checked to Alosh, who bet out for 85,000. Only Prociak and James called.
The on the river prompted Prociak to lead out for 170,000. James folded and Alosh snap-called.
Both players had turned a straight. Alosh with the bottom end had to concede the pot to Prociak.
|David Prociak||3,500,000||490,000 |
|Robert James||1,050,000||-120,000 |
|Moses Alosh||380,000||-230,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:40 PM Local Time
James Comes out on Top of Family Pot
Wai Kiat Lee limped in from under the gun, as did Thai Ha and David Prociak from early position, Robert James from middle position, Matan Gabay from the hijack and Moses Alosh from the cutoff. Ryan Laplante opted to check from the button.
The flop came . Action checked around to Prociak, who bet 80,000, receiving calls from James and Alosh while folding out the other four players.
On the turn, Prociak bet again for 140,000 and James moved all in for approximately 590,000, forcing folds from Alosh and Prociak to take down a nice pot uncontested.
|David Prociak||3,010,000||-450,000 |
|Thai Ha||1,802,000||122,000 |
|Ryan Laplante||1,195,000||145,000 |
|Robert James||1,170,000||278,000 |
|Wai Kiat Lee||690,000||-127,000 |
|Moses Alosh||610,000||280,000 |
|Matan Gabay||510,000||-180,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:23 PM Local Time
Level 18 started
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:05 PM Local Time
Players are on a 15-minute break.
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:02 PM Local Time
Final Table Draw
|Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Number of Antes|
|642||1||Wai Kiat Lee||Malaysia||817,000||102|
|642||3||David Prociak||United States||3,460,000||433|
|642||4||Robert James||United States||892,000||112|
|642||7||Ryan Laplante||United States||1,050,000||131|
|David Prociak||3,460,000||-140,000 |
|Thai Ha||1,680,000||460,000 |
|Ryan Laplante||1,050,000||239,000 |
|Robert James||892,000||437,000 |
|Wai Kiat Lee||817,000||-908,000 |
|Matan Gabay||690,000||-205,000 |
|Moses Alosh||330,000||-240,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:58 PM Local Time
Marcos Exterkotter Eliminated in 8th Place ($8,586)
Marcos Exterkotter opened to 63,000 from early position and received a call from Thai Ha in the hijack.
Both players checked through the flop leading to the on the turn. Exterkotter bet 125,000 and Ha raised to 405,000. Exterkotter announced that he was all in and Ha quickly made the call to put him at risk.
Exterkotter was drawing dead with his overpair against Ha, who had hit a straight on the turn. The river changed nothing and Exterkotter was sent to the rail one spot away from the final table.
|Thai Ha||1,725,000||505,000 |
|Marcos Exterkotter||0||-445,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:45 PM Local Time
Prociak and Lee Clash
In a three-way limped pot, the action was on Wai Kiat Lee on the button who squeezed to 80,000. Only David Prociak, who was under the gun, called.
The flop came . Prociak check-called a bet of 100,000 from Lee.
The turned now saw Prociak take the lead with a bet of 215,000. Lee called.
The river fell the and Prociak bet again, this time for 390,000. Lee spent almost three minutes in the tank before finally deciding to toss his cards into the muck.
|David Prociak||3,600,000||425,000 |
|Wai Kiat Lee||1,030,000||-75,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:34 PM Local Time
Prociak Chops Down James
With players three-handed on a board reading and about 250,000 in the middle, action was checked around by Moses Alosh, Robert James and David Prociak.
The river was the . Alosh bet 55,000, James called and Prociak raised it to 258,000. Alosh got out of the way and James made the call.
James tabled for two pair while Prociak held for a rivered full house to take down another big pot while making a serious dent in James' stack.
|David Prociak||3,175,000||475,000 |
|Moses Alosh||570,000||-154,000 |
|Robert James||455,000||-510,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:31 PM Local Time
Gabay Doubles Through Exterkotter
With the board reading Matan Gabay found himself all in and at risk against Marcos Exterkotter.
Both players had flopped a straight, with Exterkotter catching the bottom end and Gabay flopping the nuts. The rest of the board ran out and Gabay got a clean double through Exterkotter, shortly after Exterkotter himself had secured a double up.
|Matan Gabay||895,000||185,000 |
|Marcos Exterkotter||445,000||-535,000 |0
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:27 PM Local Time
Exterkotter Doubles Through Ha
Marcos Exterkotter in the cutoff and Thai Ha on the button ended up with all the money in preflop with Exterkotter at risk.
Ha flopped the world as it came . Unfortunately for him, the turn and river bricked as it came and the respectively. Exterkotter's aces earned him the full double.
|Thai Ha||1,220,000||-565,000 |
|Marcos Exterkotter||980,000||400,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:21 PM Local Time
Lee Chips Up with Straight Flush
With players heads up, the board reading and about 180,000 in the middle, Robert James checked and Wai Kiat Lee bet 175,000. James thought about his decision for about 90 seconds before making the call.
Lee tabled for a rivered straight flush and James was forced to concede the pot.
|Thai Ha||1,785,000||635,000 |
|Wai Kiat Lee||1,105,000||210,000 |
|Robert James||965,000||-175,000 |
|Ryan Laplante||811,000||-209,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:17 PM Local Time
Prociak Check Raises the Flop
With all the players at the table limping in, Robert James on the button squeezed to 70,000. Wai Kiat Lee folded and both David Prociak in the hijack and Moses Alosh in the cutoff called.
The flop came and the action was checked to James, who bet out for 85,000. Prociak raised to 290,000 and both Alosh and James got out of the way. Prociak chipped up again without a showdown.
|David Prociak||2,700,000||-150,000 |
|Robert James||1,140,000||-100,000 |
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:04 PM Local Time
Level 17 started
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:00 PM Local Time
The Chad & Jesse Poker Show Welcomes GGPoker Ambassador Kevin Martin
With Chad Holloway on vacation, Jesse Fullen and special co-host Norman Chad continue The Chad & Jesse Poker Show straight from the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP).
They welcome GGPoker Ambassador Kevin Martin to the show as this week's guest. The Big Brother Canada winner talked about meeting his wife on the show, how he found his way into poker and the streaming game, and busting the record-breaking 2023 WSOP Main Event. He also offers up three names when it comes to who he admires most in the poker content space.
Norman Chad and Jesse then do a new "Calling the Clock" segment in which they offer quick two-minute dialogues for topics on "The Board."
Thursday, July 13, 2023 12:52 PM Local Time
Alosh Doubles Through James
Moses Alosh limped in under the gun, as did Matan Gabay in middle position. Robert James in the cutoff raised to 36,000 and both players called.
On a flop of , the action checked to James who bet out for 20,000. Alosh moved all in for 286,000, Gabay folded and James called.
Alosh just needed to fade the board pairing to ensure a double-up. The turn and river came the and , respectively, allowing Alosh to take down this pot.
|Robert James||1,240,000||-400,000 |
|Moses Alosh||724,000||144,000 |