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

Sunday, June 04, 2023 to Sunday, June 04, 2023

Online Event #2: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Bankroll Builder

  • Buy-in: $500
  • Prizepool: $873,900
  • Entries: 1,942
  • Remaining: 1


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Monday, June 5, 2023 1:19 AM Local Time
Unofficial Final 12
Justin "MadTitan" Turner3,958,6122,340,146
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia3,460,000598,760
Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat3,214,161-572,249
Ian "IanMa" Matakis2,904,021719,656
Paul "plenkeit2" Lenkeit2,758,4041,110,348
Joey "OnSpectrum" Weissman2,218,718894,874
Alex "SunDSolar" Soares1,374,270186,245
Rajath "pinkfloyd7" Tangam1,337,450271,180
Thomas "Pkrwarrior23" Rosa612,111177,873
Monday, June 5, 2023 1:02 AM Local Time
Lenkeit Eliminates Eriquezzo

Paul "plenkeit2" Lenkeit opened preflop to 120,000 from the button. Ryan "GoFeltAfiSh" Eriquezzo, in the small blind, raised all in for 782,194. Lenkeit called.

Ryan "GoFeltAfiSh" Eriquezzo:   
Paul "plenkeit2" Lenkeit:   

No help arrived for Eriquezzo on the       board, and he was eliminated as his chips went to Lenkeit.

Paul "plenkeit2" Lenkeit1,648,056581,645
Ryan "GoFeltAfiSh" Eriquezzo0-263,124
Monday, June 5, 2023 12:56 AM Local Time
Another Hour, Another Break

The final 19 players are on their hourly five-minute break.

Monday, June 5, 2023 12:42 AM Local Time
Unofficial Final 20
Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat3,786,4102,912,182
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia2,861,2401,143,008
Baruch "QQlove" Forst2,538,0682,538,068
Ian "IanMa" Matakis2,184,3651,294,739
Robert "bustinballs" Kuhn1,845,3961,047,548
Justin "MadTitan" Turner1,618,4661,398,063
Nicholas "nickvee" Verderamo1,420,6601,420,660
Joey "OnSpectrum" Weissman1,323,844410,123
Alex "SunDSolar" Soares1,188,02575,507
Paul "plenkeit2" Lenkeit1,066,4111,066,411
Rajath "pinkfloyd7" Tangam1,066,2701,066,270
John "RiverRace" Racener924,944924,944
Alan "mossadshark" Sternberg621,394621,394
Thomas "Pkrwarrior23" Rosa434,238195,756
Ryan "GoFeltAfiSh" Eriquezzo263,124-402,192
Monday, June 5, 2023 12:20 AM Local Time
Galfond Eliminated, No Longer Having Fun

Phil Galfond

With the board showing      and facing a check from Phil "HeyGuys" Galfond in the small blind, "HavingFun" bet 77,777 from the button. Galfond called.

The river came  , and Galfond checked "HavingFun" went all in, which put Galfond all in to call. After using the majority of his time bank, Galfond called with   . Galfond's top pair was not good enough to remain in the tourney, however, as "HavingFun" showed    for a straight.

Phil "HeyGuys" Galfond0-418,804
Monday, June 5, 2023 12:12 AM Local Time
Soares Wins Huge Multi-Way Pot

"Quiet9" moved all in preflop for 326,468 from the hijack. Alex "SunDSolar" Soares, on the button, also went all in for 363,025. Robert "bustinballs" Kuhn, in the small blind, then went all in . Kuhn had both of his opponents covered.

Alex "SunDSolar" Soares:   
Robert "bustinballs" Kuhn:   

Soares took the lead when the flop came    , and locked up the hand with the   turn. The river came a meaningless  , and Soares eliminated "Quiet9" while also doubling up through Kuhn.

Alex "SunDSolar" Soares1,112,5181,112,518
Robert "bustinballs" Kuhn797,848797,848
Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:56 PM Local Time
Ready.... Break!

37 players remain, all of whom have been sent on their hourly five-minute break.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:48 PM Local Time
Weissman Rivers Drinan

Joey "OnSpectrum" Weissman raised to 58,800 from the hijack. Connor "666666" Drinan then reraised all in for 202,129 from the cutoff. Weissman called.

Connor "666666" Drinan:   
Joey "OnSpectrum" Weissman:   

Drinan was ahead preflop and remained that way after the     flop and   turn. Weissman hit the   on the river, and his aces and eights eliminated Drinan's aces and sevens.

Joey "OnSpectrum" Weissman913,721
Connor "666666" Drinan0
Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:38 PM Local Time
Three-Way All In Goes to Matakis

"HavingFun" raised to 48,000 under the gun to open preflop betting. Yuval "Larrybird84" Bronshtein then raised all in for 221,390 from the button. Ian "IanMa" Matakis, in the big blind, then also went all in for 316,118. "HavingFun" called having both of their opponents covered.

Yuval "Larrybird84" Bronshtein:   
Ian "IanMa" Matakis":   

The flop came    , and the   turn kept "HavingFun" in the lead. However, the river came   giving Matakis the win and eliminating Bronshtein.

Ian "IanMa" Matakis889,626889,626
Yuval "Larrybird84" Bronshtein00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:22 PM Local Time
Shebat Knocks Out Marone

Michael "DirtyMike973" Marone went all in for 235,558 preflop from the button. He was called by Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat in the small blind.

Michael "DirtyMike973" Marone:   
Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat:   

Shebat flopped a gutshot straight draw on the     flop, which completed on the   turn. The   ended Marone's tournament and provided a large boost to Shebat's stack.

Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat874,228328,058
Michael "DirtyMike973" Marone00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:21 PM Local Time
Bohlman Takes Out Ng

Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat opened action preflop by raising to 40,000 from the hijack. Albert "chowchowbear" Ng then raised all in for 353,220 from the cutoff. Scott "xmrstyle" Bohlman then reraised all in for 704,347. Shebat folded, and Ng was at risk.

Albert "chowchowbear" Ng:   
Scott "xmrstyle" Bohlman:   

The flop came    . A   on the turn eliminated all of Ng's outs. The   on the river ended both the hand and Ng's tournament as Bohlman raked in a huge pot.

Scott "xmrstyle" Bohlman1,147,567697,581
Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat546,170229,585
Albert "chowchowbear" Ng00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:09 PM Local Time
River Flush Ends Langone's Day

Ian "ApokerJoker2" Steinman opened preflop action by betting 32,000 under the gun. Matthew "PokerPonzi" Langone called from the big blind. The flop came    . Langone checked, and then responded to a bet of 35,000 from Steinman by raising all in for 147,170. Steinman called.

Matthew "PokerPonzi" Langone:   
Ian "ApokerJoker2" Steinman:   

Langone was ahead, and remained ahead when the   came on the turn. However, the   completed Steinman's flush and eliminated Langone.

Ian "ApokerJoker2" Steinman591,168591,168
Matthew "PokerPonzi" Langone00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 11:01 PM Local Time
Current Leaders
Joe ”IhateChadE” McKeehen1,027,3361,027,336
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia833,126833,126
Lenny "scaryzombie" Kushnirsky790,627790,627
John "Macallan25" Riordan770,760770,760
Carlos "CarlosWelch" Welch677,609677,609
Ryan "GoFeltAfiSh" Eriquezzo665,316665,316
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:55 PM Local Time
Five Minutes Off

The 72 remaining players have been sent on break. Remaining players have already locked up $2,009.97.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:49 PM Local Time
Wang Takes Out Alfa

Dave "CRISPR" Alfa moved all in preflop from the button for 161,548, and was called by Michael "Unbelievable" Wang from the big blind.

Dave "CRISPR" Alfa:   
Michael "Unbelievable" Wang:   

The board came       and Alfa was eliminated.

Michael "Unbelievable" Wang341,096
Dave "Crispr" Alfa0
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:39 PM Local Time
Shebat Busts Opponent

"MarsOrBust32" moved all in for 80,242 from the button. They were called by Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat from the big blind.

Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat:   

"MarsOrBust32" never improved on the       board, and Shebat sent them out of the tournament.

Chris "Sheb_Poker" Shebat316,585316,585
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:34 PM Local Time
Romaine Eliminates Felson

Facing a board of    , Benjamin "MrLarryDavid" Felson moved all in from the big blind for 27,459. He was called by William "SlaweelRyam" Romaine from the small blind.

Benjamin "MrLarryDavid" Felson:   
William "SlaweelRyam" Romaine:   

Felson's pair did not improve with the    completing the board, and he was eliminated while Romaine added to his stack.

William "SlaweelRyam" Romaine382,199382,199
Benjamin "MrLarryDavid" Felson0-44,084
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:31 PM Local Time
Rosa Eliminates Lee With Rivered Straight

Thomas "Pkrwarrior23" Rosa, in the hijack, moved all in preflop for 114,182. Andrew "SCOOP" Lee called and became the player at risk with his stack of 99,300.

Andrew "SCOOP" Lee:   
Thomas "Pkrwarrior23" Rosa:   

The flop came    . A   on the turn gave Rosa a straight draw, which arrived when the   hit the river to bust Lee.

Thomas "Pkrwarrior23" Rosa238,482238,482
Andrew "SCOOP" Lee00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:26 PM Local Time
Baba Eliminates Enselme

Arnaud "takeleschu" Enselme raised all in from the button for 123,547. He was called by David "DBABA" Baba from the big blind.

Arnaud "takeleschu" Enselme:   
David "DBABA" Baba:   

The board ran out      , giving Baba the win with a higher kicker and sending Enselme to the virtual rail.

David "DBABA" Baba366,155366,155
Arnaud "takeleschu" Enselme00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:20 PM Local Time
Grothues Eliminated by Inaccurate Username

Preflop action opened from the button, with "nvrlucky" raising to 22,000. Jeremy "GrubbsTest" Grothues then reraised all in from the big blind for 59,655.

Jeremy "GrubbsTest" Grothues:   

Grothues was well ahead when the flop came    . That story did not change when the   came on the turn, but a river   meant that "nvrlucky" did in fact get lucky, which ended Grothues' run.

Jeremy "GrubbsTest" Grothues00