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

Thursday, July 13, 2023 to Saturday, July 15, 2023

Event #85: $1,500 SHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,317,645
  • Entries: 987
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, July 15, 2023 1:02 PM Local Time
First Break of the Day

The 10 remaining players are now on their way to the first 20-minute break of the day.

Saturday, July 15, 2023 1:00 PM Local Time
Zhou Takes a Slice of Mello's Stack

Mo Zhou

Allan Mello raised to 125,000 and Mo Zhou three-bet next to him to 350,000. It came back to Mello who looked at his stack and ended up up making a four-bet for 575,000. After a minute, Zhou called.

The flop brought     and Mello continued for 250,000, which Zhou called.

On the   turn, Mello tanked for a while and checked. Zhou opted to bet 400,000 and Mello eventually let it go.

Allan Mello4,050,000-530,000
Mo Zhou3,050,000950,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:54 PM Local Time
Chen Takes One from Mello

Allan Mello raised on the button and Ao Chen called in the big blind to see a flop    . Chen check-called a Conti!nuation bet from Mello for 110,000.

Both quickly checked on the   turn and   river and Chen flipped over    for two pair to claim the pot while Mello mucked his cards.

Allan Mello4,580,00080,000
Ao Chen2,240,000-160,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:47 PM Local Time
Cavelier Takes From Chip Leader

Action was opened in middle position by Matteo Cavelier to 125,000. It then folded to current chip leader Allan Mello in the big blind, who defended, and they saw a flop.

The     flop hit the felt and Mello check-called an 85,000 bet from Cavelier. The turn brought an   and Mello checked again.

Cavelier went small to 175,000 but Mello didn't have enough to call and laid it down.

Allan Mello4,500,000-450,000
Matteo Cavelier2,550,000330,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:32 PM Local Time
Mello Chipping Up Through Iermolcheva

On the first hand, Olga Iermolcheva raised under the gun to 120,000 and faced a three-bet worth 350,000 from Allan Mello. Iermolcheva decided to fold.

The hand after, Mello raised to 100,000 and it folded to Iermolcheva who called in the big blind.

The flop revealed     and Iermolcheva check-called Mello for 85,000. The   turn didn't bring any action.

When the   came on the river, Iermolcheva opted to bet 425,000 and Mello went deep into the tank. After some time, Mello announced all in and Iermolcheva snap-folded.

Allan Mello4,950,000800,000
Olga Iermolcheva2,350,000-660,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:26 PM Local Time
Iermolcheva Hits the Big-Bet Button

Olga Iermolcheva

Action was opened under the gun by Adam Friedman to 80,000. Olga Iermolcheva was in middle position and called. The button called and the big blind defended.

The     flop hit the felt and Friedman continued for 135,000. Iermolcheva called and the other two players folded.

The   landed on the turn and Friedman slowed down and checked. Iermolcheva didn't think for long before putting out a large bet to the size of 400,000.

Friedman cut out the chips and thought for a moment but eventually he pitched his cards to the muck rather than calling.

Iermolcheva dragged a big pot without showdown.

Olga Iermolcheva3,010,0000
Adam Friedman1,240,0000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:16 PM Local Time
Iermolcheva Shows Aggression

Olga Iermolcheva raised under the gun to 80,000 and it folded to Faraz Jaka who called in the small blind. Matteo Cavelier, in the big blind, took a minute and decided to three-bet to 475,000. Iermolcheva thought about her move and announced all in. Jaka and Cavelier quickly folded.

Faraz Jaka2,850,000150,000
Olga Iermolcheva2,750,000530,000
Matteo Cavelier2,220,000-430,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:13 PM Local Time
Chen Grabs a Pot from Mello

Allan Mello raised to 80,000 and Ao Chen three-bet on the button to 225,000. Mello quickly made the call.

The flop gave     and Mello checked to Chen who made a continuation bet of 175,000. It was enough to grab the pot without more resistance.

Allan Mello4,150,00050,000
Ao Chen2,400,00070,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 12:07 PM Local Time
Finstein Goes Big on the Turn

Michael Finstein

Action was opened from the cutoff to 80,000 by Michael Finstein. It then folded to Mo Zhou in the big blind who defended and they were off to a flop.

The     flop hit the felt and Zhou check-called a 60,000 bet from Finstein. The turn brought a   and action checked to Finstein again. He took his time and eventually landed on an overbet sizing to 350,000.

Zhou thought it over but eventually mucked and Finstein took it down.

Michael Finstein2,480,000205,000
Mo Zhou2,300,000-200,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:59 AM Local Time
Mello Adds More to His Stack

Allan Mello opened under the gun to 80,000 and the table folded to Michael Finstein who called in the big blind.

The dealer brought a flop     and after some thinking, Finstein check-called Mello's continuation for 150,000.

When the   landed on the turn, Finstein check-folded this time after Mello sent a second barrel worth 375,000.

Allan Mello4,450,000350,000
Michael Finstein2,275,000-175,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:52 AM Local Time
Cavelier Takes a Small Pot from Dzivielevski

It folded to Matteo Cavalier who opened to 85,000 on the button, only called by Yuri Dzivielevski in the big blind.

The board brought no action with      and a   hit the river. After a last check from Dzivielevski, Cavelier bet 90,000 and Dzivielevski quickly mucked his cards.

Matteo Cavelier2,650,000330,000
Yuri Dzivielevski2,250,000-165,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:45 AM Local Time
Friedman Attacks the Flop

Adam Friedman

Action was opened in middle position by Olga Iermolcheva to 60,000. The action then folded to Adam Friedman in the big blind who defended.

The     flop hit the felt and action was checked to Iermolcheva. She continued for 105,000 and action was back on Friedman who went into the tank.

After about a minute Friedman put in the raise to 340,000. Iermolcheva thought it over but eventually folded and Friedman collected the pot.

Olga Iermolcheva2,220,000-180,000
Adam Friedman1,730,000590,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:43 AM Local Time
Jaka Grabs Chips from Mroczkowski

Faraz Jaka raised to 75,000 and Edward Mroczkowski made the call in the small blind to go see a flop    . Mroczkowski check-raised to 250,000 a bet worth 75,000 from Jaka and the latter called.

On the   turn, Mroczkowski check-folded this time after Jaka bet 300,000.

Faraz Jaka2,700,000230,000
Edward Mroczkowski1,700,000-360,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:40 AM Local Time
Mello Takes More from Friedman

Allan Mello raised under the gun to 60,000 and got called by Adam Friedman and Matteo Cavelier in the cutoff.

The flop appeared     and Mello checked to Friedman, who bet 85,000. It folded back to Mello who called.

The turn showed the   and went check-check. An   came on the river and Mello sent 400,000 into the pot. Friedman quickly folded.

Allan Mello4,100,000620,000
Matteo Cavelier2,320,000-60,000
Adam Friedman1,140,000-510,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:37 AM Local Time
Cavelier Gets a Fold from Mroczkowski

Edward Mroczkowski opened under the gun to 65,000 and Matteo Cavelier three-bet on the button to 200,000. After some thinking, Mroczkowski called.

The flop revealed     and Mroczkowski check-folded after Cavelier continued for 300,000.

Matteo Cavelier2,380,00030,000
Edward Mroczkowski2,060,000-380,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:33 AM Local Time
Five-Bet Incoming

Action was opened in early position by Allan Mello to 60,000. It then folded to Ao Chen who put in the three-bet to 175,000. Next to act was Adam Friedman who went into the tank and eventually landed on a four-bet to 360,000.

Action then folded back to Mello, who only went into the tank for a moment before putting in a five-bet to 600,000.

Chen folded and action was back on Friedman. He took his time to think and eventually the clock was called and Friedman took the 30 seconds before mucking.

Mello scooped a nice pot without seeing a flop.

Allan Mello3,480,000380,000
Ao Chen2,330,000-123,000
Adam Friedman1,650,000-150,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:25 AM Local Time
Mello Takes from Friedman's Stack

Allan Mello started the action with a raise to 60,000 and picked up calls from Adam Friedman on the button and Matteo Cavelier in the big blind.

The trio checked on the flop     and a   showed up on the turn. It checked to Mello, who bet 150,000 and only Friedman decided to call.

The   completed the board and Mello sent 400,000 in the middle. Friedman didn't take long to call, but mucked when he saw    in Mello's hands for the straight.

Allan Mello3,100,000680,000
Matteo Cavelier2,350,000-70,000
Adam Friedman1,800,000-630,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:17 AM Local Time
One for Jaka

Olga Iermolcheva opened to 60,000 and only got called by Faraz Jaka in the big blind.

The duo checked all the way throughout the board of       and Jaka tabled   , which was enough to make Iermolcheva muck her cards.

Faraz Jaka2,470,00020,000
Olga Iermolcheva2,400,000-50,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:12 AM Local Time
Action Slow Early On

In the first 10 minutes of Day 3, players did not see a single flop.

Twelve minutes into play, Michael Finstein raised from late position and Adam Friedman saw the first flop from the big blind but check-folded to a bet.

The action is sure to heat up soon.

Michael Finstein2,450,00035,000
Adam Friedman2,430,000-70,000
Saturday, July 15, 2023 11:04 AM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal on the Final Table!

The final players are now in their seats and the cards are now in the air.