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

Sunday, June 11, 2023 to Sunday, June 11, 2023

Online Event #5: $400 No-Limit Hold'em 8-Max

  • Buy-in: $400
  • Prizepool: $882,360
  • Entries: 2,451
  • Remaining: 1


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Sunday, June 11, 2023 11:42 PM Local Time
Umerova Scoops Big Pot

Cole "anniemay" Ferraro opened to 48,000 from middle position before Safiya "Player2021" Umerova three-bet to 72,000 on the button. Ferraro responded with a four-bet to 199,999, which Umerova called.

Ferraro continued for 50,000 on a flop of     and Umerova called.

The   turn saw Ferraro fire again, making it 150,000 to go. Again, Umerova called.

Both players checked when the   completed the board. Umerova showed down   , good enough to take down a sizable pot.

Safiya Umerova1,994,0391,232,808
Cole Ferraro438,377
Sunday, June 11, 2023 11:23 PM Local Time
Basile Doubles Through Chin

Anthony "boom81boom" Chin opened to 40,000 on the button before Ryan "badbeatbill" Basile three-bet to 298,478 out of the big blind, leaving himself just 40,000 behind. Chin shoved and Basile quickly called to put himself at risk.

Ryan "badbeatbill" Basile:   
Anthony "boom81boom" Chin:   

It was an even race but Basile's jacks held on the       runout to leave Chin short.

Ryan Basile706,956706,956
Anthony Chin85,633-427,485
Sunday, June 11, 2023 10:56 PM Local Time
Break Time

The remaining 98 players have been sent on a 5-minute break.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 10:55 PM Local Time
Belyalovsky Shoves Flop

Gary "SaquonNYG26" Belyalovsky opened to 24,000 from under the gun and was called by Felix "madenspauwke" Van de Put in the big blind.

The flop came    , prompting Van de Put to check and then fold after Belyalovsky moved all in for 293,629.

Gary "SaquonNYG26" Belyalovsky359,629
Felix "madenspauwke" Van de Put100,493
Sunday, June 11, 2023 10:30 PM Local Time
Top Ten Chip Counts
Safiya Umerova761,231475,357
Lawrence Ma640,923
Jared Ingles577,052
Brad Owen567,119
Alexandre Moreira559,689
John Ripnick518,111
Anthony Chin513,118
Gabriel Wechter486,754
Sunday, June 11, 2023 10:15 PM Local Time
Madsen Doubles with Quads

Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen called off for his last 73,881 in middle position after Marco "luckbox186" Johnson jammed from one seat over. The remaining players got out of the way to put Madsen officially at risk.

Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen:   
Marco "luckbox186" Johnson:   

It was a coinflip but one Madsen won after the bard ran out       to improve him to quads and leave Johnson short. A few hands later, Johnson was eliminated.

Jeff Madsen158,782158,782
Marco Johnson00
Sunday, June 11, 2023 9:59 PM Local Time
Bubble Burst

On the last hand before the 5-minute break, "Crunchy215" was eliminated in 241st place, meaning that all remaining players are in the money and have locked up at least $1,323,54.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 9:56 PM Local Time
Bubble Time

With 242 players remaining and 240 getting paid, the bubble portion of the tournament has been reached.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 9:55 PM Local Time
Break Time

The 242 remaining participants are on their sixth break of the tournament.

The players will return for the remainder of 3000-6000 blind with 750 ante level, and then transition to 4,000-8,000 blinds with a 1,000 ante.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 9:35 PM Local Time
“TrueProdigy” Now Atop Leaderboard

There's plenty of poker to be played, but that's not stopping the movement among the leaders over the past hour or so.

And this time a new player has emerged.

With 528,277, "TrueProdigy" becomes the first player in the field to break the 500,000 barrier.

"ms.dolores," who has been hovering as a Top-3 stack since the tournament began, is now second (452,970).

Sunday, June 11, 2023 9:18 PM Local Time
Safiya "Player2021" Umerova Clashes With Chip Leader

"ms.dolores" raised 6,400 in middle position, but faced a three-bet of 17,200 from WSOP bracelet winner Safiya "Player2021"Umerova, who was next to act.

The rest of the players got out of the way, and "ms.dolores" called.

The flop brought out    , which "ms.dolores" checked. Umerova, though, fired 16,000 into the pot to force a fold and win the pot.

Of note, Tim "uNORTH0dox" Reilly is at the same table and is currently fifth overall in chips (380,940).

Tim Reilly380,940380,940
Safiya Umerova285,874285,874
Sunday, June 11, 2023 9:03 PM Local Time
Play Resumes

Play has resumed after the break, and the shuffling atop the leaderboard continues, as "ms.dolores" and Alan "einsteen007" Snow go back and forth as the chip leader.

"ms.dolores" currently leads the pack with 427,170, while Snow isn't far behind with 415,651.

Alan Snow415,65125,898
Sunday, June 11, 2023 8:55 PM Local Time
Players Go on Fifth Break

The remaining 350 players spread out over 44 tables are on their fifth 5-minute break.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 8:39 PM Local Time
Position Raise Backfires

After action folded to the button, Pete "PeteChen" Chen raised to 4,800.

The position aggression worked on the small blind, who folded, but Tiger8888888 in the big blind elected to defend and call.

The flop brought    , and both players checked. There was no action on the turn, which saw  , and then consecutive checks on the   on the river.

"Tiger8888888" showed    for a pair, and Chen mucked the hand.

Pete Chen216,567216,567
Sunday, June 11, 2023 8:23 PM Local Time
“Larrybird84” Bets into Two Players on River, Wins Pot

"Dickey31" raised 4,289 under the gun and received calls from "Larrybird84" in the small blind and "Martycohen" in the big blind.

The flop saw     on the board, which drew consecutive checks from the players in the blinds. "Dickey31" bet 2,977 and received calls from his opponents.

The turn had  , which all three checked. The river paired the board when   appeared, and "Larrybird84" took his shot by betting 8,969. The bet worked, as the other two players folded.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 8:07 PM Local Time
Alan “einsteen007” Snow Emerges After Break

There's been a quick shuffle atop the leaderboard right after the fourth break.

Alan Snow now sits atop the field with 281,206, according to the WSOP client server. "ms.dolores" is second with 265,340.

Alan Snow281,206281,206
Sunday, June 11, 2023 7:55 PM Local Time
Fourth Break Period Arrives

A total of 733 players remain in the field, and are on their fourth 5-minute break of the tournament.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 7:46 PM Local Time
Sarah Herzali Comes Up Shy of Being First Female Bracelet Winner of 2023 WSOP
Sarah Herzali
Sarah Herzali

Though the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) has only been underway for a week and a half, there have already been multiple female players who have closed in on WSOP bracelets.
First Kristen Foxen finished seventh in Event #6: $5,000 Mixed No-Limit for $69,683 (and later finished 12th in Event #16: $25,000 High Roller for $79,335), and later France's Sarah Herzali made a deep run in Event #15: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em that had poker fans wondering if she would be the first female champion of the 2023 WSOP.
Though Herzali, who entered the tournament with $552,104 in Hendon Mob earnings, came short of winning a bracelet, she finished third for a career-best $207,720 and to make the deepest run of any woman at the WSOP so far this year.

Read About Sarah Herzali's WSOP Run!

Sunday, June 11, 2023 7:33 PM Local Time
“rooftop” Takes Charge on Turn

"YoelRomero" represented strength under the gun by raising 2,000. "rooftop" elected to defend the big blind.

The flop saw     on the board, which both players checked. The turn saw  , and "rooftop" took charge of the hand by leading out with 5,500.

The out-of-position bet on a four-flushed board prompted "YoelRomero" to fold.

Sunday, June 11, 2023 7:20 PM Local Time
“Yllrj_ynne” Check-Calls to Win Pot

"pokerhasbeen" raised 1,600 before the flop, and "Yllrj_ynne" called in the big blind.

The flop came    , which "Yllrj_ynne" called. "pokerhsbeen" bet and saw the opponent call. The turn paired the board when   appeared. "Yllrj_ynne" once again checked, and 'pokerhasbeen' fired 4,400 only to see another call.

The river produced   and consecutive checks from the two players.

"Yllrj_ynne" showed    for a straight, and "pokerhasbeen" folded.