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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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Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:14 PM Local Time
Kornuth Doubles Thanks to River

"STEVEzPIRATE" raised to 24,000 from under the gun to open preflop action. Chance "BingShui" Kornuth then moved all in for 33,759 from the hijack. Action folded back to "STEVEzPIRATE", who called.

Chance "BingShui" Kornuth:   

The first four cards on the board came     , keeping Kornuth behind his opponent's pair. When the   hit the river, Kornuth found himself still in.

Chance "BingShui" Kornuth87,518-24,437
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:11 PM Local Time
Holtz Eliminates Frey

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz raised to 22,000 preflop from middle position. Kyle "kylejf" Frey then reraised all in for 57,190 from the big blind. Holtz called.

Kyle "kylejf" Frey:   
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz:   

Holtz found himself ahead on a flop of    , and the board's   turn and   river sealed Frey's fate.

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz295,919226,287
Kyle "kylejf" Frey00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:01 PM Local Time
Assorted Chip Counts
Joe ”IhateChadE” McKeehen829,089829,089
Scott "shaderade" Stewart387,109285,758
Michael "VegasAnnie" Reisman288,871134,332
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:56 PM Local Time
Break Time!

Players are on a 5-minute break. 185 players remain, all chasing the top prize of $120,685.59 and a WSOP bracelet.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:55 PM Local Time
Jones Doubles Through Skull Mike

Michael "VegasAnnie" Reisman opened to 12,000 from early position and Matthew "JonezyNutz" Jones moved all in for his last 62,798. Reisman took about 30 seconds to consider his options before making the call to put his opponent at risk.

Matthew "JonezyNutz" Jones:   
Michael "VegasAnnie" Reisman:   

Jones needed to fade a King and a Queen and did exactly that when the board ran out      , securing the double up for Jones.

Michael "VegasAnnie" Reisman154,53948,316
Matthew "JonezyNutz" Jones140,596140,596
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:45 PM Local Time
Bubble Burst!

After two hands of hand-for-hand play, James "fullmast" Gilbert was eliminated in 241st place. With his elimination, all remaining 240 players have cashed and will receive a minimum of $1,310.85 for their efforts.

James "fullmast" Gilbert00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:36 PM Local Time
Kornuth Plays Two

Chance Kornuth

Chance "BingShui" Kornuth found himself in a slight conundrum after registering for this tournament, and took to Twitter for assistance.

Kornuth later followed up on his situation:

As the bubble continues to approach, Kornuth has been sitting out for about half of his hands as he goes back and forth between tournaments.

Chance "BingShui" Kornuth111,95545,905
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:29 PM Local Time
First to Bet Wins

Diego "cardinal7" Cordovez opened action by raising to 8,900 preflop from the cutoff. "wildace_hun" called from the big blind.

Both players checked the flop of     as well as the   on the turn. The   came on the river. "wildace_hun" led out for 6,755, and Cordovez instantly mucked.

Diego "cardinal7" Cordovez69,501
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:29 PM Local Time
Staats Takes from McKeehen

Action folded to Joe "IhateChadE" McKeehen in the small blind who raised to 13,225. Christoper "Pay_Son" Staats called from the big blind.

Both players checked the     flop.

On the   turn McKeehen bet 25,225 and Staats re-raised to 102,620, leaving only a single 4,000 big blind behind. McKeehen folded, but still commands one of the biggest stacks in the tournament.

Joe "IhateChadE" McKeehen368,273368,273
Christoper "Pay_Son" Staats162,295162,295
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:21 PM Local Time
"Scarmak3r" Wins Flip versus Strelitz

Action folded around to Daniel "Gnarly_Mole" Strelitz on the button, who decided to use his big stack to apply maximum pressure to the blinds preflop by moving all in for 208576, covering both opponents. The small blind got out of the way and "Scarmak3r" called in the big blind.

Daniel "Gnarly_Mole" Strelitz:   

Strelitz needed to fade an Ace and a Queen to eliminate his opponent. The     flop and   turn were clean but the   on the river secured the double up for "Scarmak3r" and put a massive dent in Strelitz' stack.

Daniel "Gnarly_Mole" Strelitz85,664-109,382
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:14 PM Local Time
Bohlamn Busts Opponent With Bigger Pair

Scott "xmrstyle" Bohlman raised preflop to 6,400 from middle position. "Himers" then shoved all in from the big blind. Bohlman called.

Scott "xmrstyle" Bohlman:   

The board ran out       which eliminated "Himars."

Scott "xmrstyle" Bohlman449,986449,986
Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:10 PM Local Time
Stewart Takes Down Pot After Shove

Davide "drogonzizi" Suriano raised preflop to 6,400 and was called by Scott "shaderade" Stewart from the big blind.

The flop came    . Stewart checked, and immediately went all in when Suriano bet 13,200. Suriano declined to call the additional 60,151, and Stewart took down the pot.

Davide "drogonzizi" Suriano369,903-80,537
Scott "shaderade" Stewart101,351
Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:59 PM Local Time
Suriano Scores Another Knockout

Davide "drogonzizi" Suriano opened the action by limping in from late position. Brett "herrrooooo" Reiss went all in for his last 40,698 from the small blind. Suriano made the call to put his opponent at risk.

Brett "herrrooooo" Reiss:   
Davide "drogonzizi" Suriano:   

Suriano pulled ahead on the     flop and kept the lead on the   turn and   river, resulting in Reiss' elimination.

Suriano is currently sitting on a monster stack well over 400,000 as the bubble approaches.

Davide "drogonzizi" Suriano450,440450,440
Brett "herrrooooo" Reiss00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:56 PM Local Time
Break Time

Players are on another five-minute break. The bubble is approaching fast with 301 players remaining and the top 240 being paid.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:51 PM Local Time
Gross gets Value with Two Pair

Will "JonSnow14" Clarke opened to 5,600 from middle position and received a call from Rashim "AptAce" Cannad in the cutoff and Steve "Gborooo" Gross in the big blind.

All three players checked the     flop. The turn came the   and Gross bet 8,400. Clarke called and Cannad got out of the way.

The river was the   and Gross bet again for 27,000. Clarke made the call and mucked when Gross revealed    for queens and fives to scoop a decent pot.

Cannad was eliminated a few hands later.

Steve "gborooo" Gross141,85492,316
Will "JonSnow14" Clarke92,63092,630
Rashim "AptAce" Cannad00
Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:26 PM Local Time
Strelitz Coolers Kornuth

Daniel Strelitz

Daniel "Gnarly_Mole" Strelitz opened to 4,000 from under the gun and Joseph "Kolebear" Hebert three-bet to 12,500 from middle position. Chance "BingShui" Kornuth four-bet to 27,777 from the cutoff and action folded back to Strelitz who moved all in for 88,773. Hebert got out of the way and Kornuth made the call creating a massive pot and putting Strelitz at risk.

Daniel "Gnarly_Mole" Strelitz:   
Chance "BingShui" Kornuth:   

Kornuth had a premium hand but was far behind Strelitz' aces. The board ran out       and Strelitz dragged in a massive pot.

Daniel "Gnarly_Mole" Strelitz195,046195,046
Joseph "Kolebear" Hebert100,111100,111
Chance "BingShui" Kornuth66,05066,050
Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:12 PM Local Time
Notable Chip Stacks and Bustouts
Justin "MadTitan" Turner200,071-1,000
Michael "VegasAnnie" Reisman106,22379,598
Stephen "TonystarsGFK" Graner94,88617,656
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz69,63229,528
Matt "berkey11_S4Y" Berkey49,53816,425
Steve "gborooo" Gross49,538-3,169
Seth "LesGrossman" Fischer47,23610,212
Benjamin "MrLarryDavid" Felson44,08429,084
Altynai "afactor1" Fung32,751-18,885
Vanessa "ContainsNuts" Kade0-32,885
Allen "chainsaw" Kessler0-14,675
Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu0-33,200
Douglas "OpenOpen" May0-16,400
Heather "Blondy23" Alcorn0-12,750
Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:04 PM Local Time
Late Registration Comes to a Close

Final Table Payouts

Late registration has ended after 270 minutes of play. A total of 1,253 entries created a prize pool of $873,900. 240 players will secure at minimum a min-cash of $1,310 while first place will take home $120,685 as well as a coveted WSOP Gold Bracelet.

Sunday, June 4, 2023 7:57 PM Local Time
"MadTitan" Building a Titanic Stack

Justin "MadTitan" Turner opened to 2,400 and "GTbr0" three-bet to 6,300. Felix "madenspauwke" Van de Put four-bet all in to 8,975 and Turner opted to apply maximum pressure to "GTbr0" when he five-bet all in covering both players. "GTbr0" made the fold.

Felix "madenspauwke" VandePut   
Justin "MadTitan" Turner:   

Predictably the players chopped the pot after the board came out      . Turner currently sits on the largest chip stack in play and is the only player above 200,000 chips.

Justin "MadTitan" Turner201,071201,071
Felix "madenspauwke" VandePut13,32513,325
Sunday, June 4, 2023 7:41 PM Local Time
Stone Doubles Through Online Event #1 Champion

Action began with Cody "1eggadayMike" Bell raising 2,000 and Matthew "HuniDeGrande" Stone moving all in for 12,394. Bell made the call to put his opponent at risk.

Matthew "HuniDeGrande" Stone:   
Cody "1eggadayMike" Bell:   

It was a flip preflop but Stone came out ahead on the     flop. The   turn and   river offered no improvement for Bell and Stone secured a full double up.

Cody Bell was left short-stacked and eliminated a few hands later.

Matthew "HuniDeGrande" Stone27,28827,288
Cody "1eggadayMike" Bell0-18,110