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

Wednesday, July 12, 2023 to Friday, July 14, 2023

Event #83: $1,500 Short Deck No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $484,605
  • Entries: 363
  • Remaining: 0


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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:   
Ryan Laplante:   

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 Lee950,000505,000
Ryan Laplante540,000-470,000
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 Ha2,223,000383,000
Robert James931,000-339,000
Moses Alosh455,00075,000
Wai Kiat Lee445,000-233,000
Matan Gabay290,000-220,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 3:21 PM Local Time
Level 19 started
Level: 19
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 12,000
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 Prociak3,460,000-40,000
Robert James1,270,00080,000
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 Ha1,840,00038,000
Robert James1,190,000140,000
Ryan Laplante1,010,000-185,000
Wai Kiat Lee678,000-12,000
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.

David Prociak:   
Moses Alosh:   

Both players had turned a straight. Alosh with the bottom end had to concede the pot to Prociak.

David Prociak3,500,000490,000
Robert James1,050,000-120,000
Moses Alosh380,000-230,000
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 Prociak3,010,000-450,000
Thai Ha1,802,000122,000
Ryan Laplante1,195,000145,000
Robert James1,170,000278,000
Wai Kiat Lee690,000-127,000
Moses Alosh610,000280,000
Matan Gabay510,000-180,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:23 PM Local Time
Level 18 started
Level: 18
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 10,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:05 PM Local Time
Break Time

Players are on a 15-minute break.

Thursday, July 13, 2023 2:02 PM Local Time
Final Table Draw
TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountNumber of Antes
6421Wai Kiat LeeMalaysia817,000102
6422Thai HaVietnam1,680,000210
6423David ProciakUnited States3,460,000433
6424Robert JamesUnited States892,000112
6425Matan GabayIsrael690,00086
6426Moses AloshIsrael330,00041
6427Ryan LaplanteUnited States1,050,000131
David Prociak3,460,000-140,000
Thai Ha1,680,000460,000
Ryan Laplante1,050,000239,000
Robert James892,000437,000
Wai Kiat Lee817,000-908,000
Matan Gabay690,000-205,000
Moses Alosh330,000-240,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:58 PM Local Time
Marcos Exterkotter Eliminated in 8th Place ($8,586)

Marcos Exterkotter

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.

Marcos Exterkotter:   
Thai Ha:   

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 Ha1,725,000505,000
Marcos Exterkotter0-445,000
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 Prociak3,600,000425,000
Wai Kiat Lee1,030,000-75,000
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 Prociak3,175,000475,000
Moses Alosh570,000-154,000
Robert James455,000-510,000
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.

Matan Gabay:   
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 Gabay895,000185,000
Marcos Exterkotter445,000-535,000
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.

Marcos Exterkotter:   
Thai Ha:   

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 Ha1,220,000-565,000
Marcos Exterkotter980,000400,000
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 Ha1,785,000635,000
Wai Kiat Lee1,105,000210,000
Robert James965,000-175,000
Ryan Laplante811,000-209,000
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 Prociak2,700,000-150,000
Robert James1,140,000-100,000
Thursday, July 13, 2023 1:04 PM Local Time
Level 17 started
Level: 17
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 8,000
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.

Moses Alosh:   
Robert James:   

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 James1,240,000-400,000
Moses Alosh724,000144,000