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

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 to Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Online Event #8: $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller

  • Buy-in: $3,200
  • Prizepool: $1,489,600
  • Entries: 321
  • Remaining: 1

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023 6:07 AM Local Time
Jeremy “ChipChecka” Ausmus Claims Sixth Bracelet in Online Event #8: $3,200 No-Limit Hold’em

Jeremy Ausmus

After 13 and a half hours of play, a new WSOP Online champion has been crowned. Event #8: $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em saw a total of 321 players come out and create a prize pool of $1,489,600 to divy up between 54 players.

At the end of it all it was Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus taking home his sixth WSOP bracelet for $360,036. Ausmus' fourth cash of the series sees him collect his first piece of jewelry for the summer. The Las Vegas resident and family man has a long list of poker accomplishments, and now he joins the ranks of only 18 other men in the history of the WSOP to collect at least six bracelets.

Ausmus began the tournament strong and hung around the top of the chip counts for a bit, but after the bubble burst, Ausmus found himself quite short in dire straights. He was able to bounce back, and his years of experience paid off in spades as he carefully maneuvered his way to the final table to come in second in chips.

The final table lasted just over two and a half hours, and Ausmus found himself heads up with fellow WSOP bracelet winner Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia in a battle that would swing quite a bit. When it was all said and done, Ausmus' pocket kings held up for the win, and he joins Shaun Deeb in becoming a six-time bracelet winner at the 2023 WSOP.

Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Jeremy "ChipChecka" AusmusUnited States$360,036.32
2Christopher "Ccast93" CastigliaUnited States$224,631.68
3Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou KonstasGreece$151,939.20
4Chance "BingShui" KornuthUnited States$108,442.88
5"Cokinaalcubo"United Kingdom$73,735.20
6Koray "seatscramble" AldemirGermany$53,029.76

Tournament Action

A star-studded group managed to fight their way into the money in this tournament. Some of the stars fell early like Adam "PHsGoldShoes" Hendrix (54th - $7,001), Frank "thewholefunk" Funaro (38th - $7,596), Justin "Jsaliba2" Saliba (32nd - $8,490), Nick "cashusklay" Schulman (24th - $9,831), Jason "EddieVedder" Koon (14th-$14,151.20), and Tom "looter" Marchese (9th - $22,492). All of their runs came to a halt prior to the final table, but they were able to secure a cash for their efforts.

The final hand before the final table saw a double elimination after Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus had taken almost all of the chips of "wildace_hun". He raised with pocket queens in the hijack, and "wildace_hun" moved all in for his last big blind while Fred "staeks" Li moved all in for his final chips with ace-king and Ausmus called with the queens holding against both of their hands which saw the final table set with "wildace_hun" collecting $29,196 for his eighth place finish, and Li collecting $38,878.56 for his seventh-place finish.

Final Table Action

WSOP 2021 Main Event Champion Koray "seatscramble" Aldemir impressively bagged a stack in Event #47: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. while playing this event. Aldemir came into the final table as a short stack, but seemed to gain some momentum early on, separating himself from the other short stack Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas. It all came to an end when he got in his pocket queens in against Chance "BingShui" Kornuth's pocket jacks and quad jacks on the turn gave the start of final table chip leader a boost, while Aldemir ended his first final table of the series in sixth place for $53,029.

Following him out the door was "Cokinaalcubo", who ended the tournament in fifth place. They had moved all in over an open from Konstas and a call from Ausmus with ace-queen, only for Ausmus to call with pocket eights and be racing for their tournament life. An ace-high flop looked as if the double would be going to "Cokinaalcubo", but an eight on the turn saw the double-up chances go up in smoke, and they collected $73,735 for their efforts.

Next to go was the start of the final table chip leader Kornuth. Kornuth had put on a dominant performance throughout the later levels of the day, never relinquishing the chip lead as players got closer to the final table. Once arrived, a few costly pots with Konstas saw his chips go from first to last. His final hand saw Kornuth flop top pair with queen jack against Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia, who held pocket tens. The turn put Castiglia in the lead with a straight, and Kornuth missed his chop outs on the river to send the three-time WSOP bracelet winner out in fourth place for $108,442.

What started out as an even three-way battle quickly changed as Ausmus pulled ahead of both Konstas and Castiglia. Having each of them out chipped 3:1 saw Ausmus open-shoving against the field. Konstas called one of those shoves with ace-eight, only to watch Ausmus' king-nine make two pair against him, and the Greek player ended his run in third place for $151,939.

Ausmus began heads up against Castiglia with a 4:1 lead, but that quickly shrank as two double-ups put Castiglia in the lead to make a more even match. What followed was a series of lead changes, where either one could have ended the other if the flips just went more their way. In the end, Ausmus did pull into the overall lead, and eventually Castiglia moved in his seven big blinds in with ten-seven suited, only for Ausmus to wake up with kings and hold. Ausmus won his sixth bracelet while Castiglia was denied his second, and he finished his impressive run in second place for $224,631.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023 5:07 AM Local Time
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia Eliminated in 2nd Place ($224,631.68)

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia finishes just short of his second WSOP Bracelet

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia moved in his final 1,798,056 from the button and in the big blind, Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus called.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia:   
Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   

The board ran out       and the kings held up which saw Castiglia exit the tournament in second place.

Stay tuned for a full tournament recap.

Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus9,800,0003,496,528
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia0-3,496,528
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:54 AM Local Time
Castiglia Doubles; Not Into The Lead

Castiglia Survives

A few hands prior, Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus had picked off a bluff that Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia had fired which left Castiglia very short.

Ausmus moved all in from the button for 1,256,528 and Castiglia called.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia:   
Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   

The board ran out       and Castiglia doubled up.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:45 AM Local Time
Ausmus Doubles Into The Lead

Another Double Up For Ausmus

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia called on the button and in the big blind, Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus moved all in for 3,131,736 and Castiglia called.

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia:   

The board ran out       and Ausmus hopped inot the lead once more.

Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus6,303,4723,151,736
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia3,496,528-3,151,736
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:42 AM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia6,648,264537,000
Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus3,151,736-537,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:37 AM Local Time
Level 37 started
Level: 37
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 200,000
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:27 AM Local Time
Castiglia Back In Front

Chip Lead Switching Hands

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus called on the button which saw Christopher "Ccast93" move all in from the big blind for 3,039,632 and Ausmus called.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia:   
Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   

The board ran out       and Castiglia made a straight on the river to take back the chip lead.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia6,111,2643,055,632
Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus3,688,736-3,055,632
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:23 AM Local Time
Ausmus Takes It Back

The Chip Lead Changes Hands

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus called on the button which saw Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia raise to 960,000 which Ausmus responded to by moving all in for 3,356,184 and Castiglia called.

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia:   

The board ran out       and once more Ausmus took the lead.

Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus6,744,3682,136,184
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia3,055,632-2,136,184
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:17 AM Local Time
Level 36 started
Level: 36
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 160,000
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:17 AM Local Time
Castiglia Takes The Lead

Castiglia Takes The Lead

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus called on the button which saw Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia raise to 360,000 in the big blind and Ausmus called.

On the flop of    , Castiglia bet 360,000 once more and Ausmus raised to 767,777 which saw Castiglia move all in for 2,223,908 which Ausmus called.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia:   
Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   

The board ran out    and Castiglia took back the chip lead he held when they were three handed.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia5,191,8163,617,862
Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus4,608,184-3,617,862
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 4:06 AM Local Time
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas Eliminated in 3rd Place ($

Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas Eliminated

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus moved all in from the button and in the small blind Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas called for his remaining 802,889.

Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus:   
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas:   

The board ran out       and Ausmus made two pair to eliminate Konstas from the tournament.

The heads up portion of the tournament will now proceed.

Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus8,226,0461,378,889
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia1,573,954-348,000
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas0-1,030,889
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:57 AM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus6,847,1571,712,111
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia1,921,954-100,000
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas1,030,889-367,111
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:52 AM Local Time
Level 35 started
Level: 35
Blinds: 60,000/120,000
Ante: 120,000
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:43 AM Local Time
Ausmus Back In Control

Ausmus Versus Castiglia

Christopher "Ccast93" raised to 300,000 in the small blind and in the big blind, Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus called.

The flop of     saw Castiglia continue for 200,000 and Ausmus raised to 555,555 which Castiglia called.

On the   turn, Castiglia checked over to Ausmus who sized up to 770,555 and Castiglia called.

Castiglia checked on the   river and Ausmus moved all in for 1,852,800 and Castiglia folded, giving the chip lead back to Ausmus

Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus5,135,046153,220
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia2,021,954-1,075,110
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:34 AM Local Time
Level 34 started
Level: 34
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 100,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:31 AM Local Time
Chance "BingShui" Kornuth Eliminated in 4th Place ($108,442.88)

Chance "BingShui" Kornuth

Christopher "ccast93" Castiglia raised on the button to 160,000 and in the big blind, Chance "BingShui" Kornuth called.

The flop peeled out     and Kornuth checked over to Castiglia who bet 196,000. Kornuth moved all in for 647,839 and Castiglia called.

Chance "BingShui" Kornuth:   
Christopher "ccast93" Castiglia:   

The board ran out    and Castiglia turned a straight to leave Kornuth drawing dead to win and the river kept things the same to see Kornuth exit the tournament.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia3,097,0641,316,394
Chance "BingShui" Kornuth0-2,318,004
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:24 AM Local Time
Konstas Doubles Through Castiglia

Konstas Doubles Through Castiglia

Christopher "ccast93" Castiglia raised to 160,000 on the button and in the big blind, Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas defended.

The flop peeled out     and Konstas check called a bet of 80,000 from Castiglia.

On the   turn, Konstas checked over to Castiglia who bet 120,000 and Konstas responded by raising to 240,000, prompting Castiglia to move all in for 423,000 effective which Konstas called.

Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas:   
Christopher "ccast93" Castiglia:   

The river came out a   and Konstas filled up to double up through Castiglia.

Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia1,780,67023,000
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas1,398,0001,083,500
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:15 AM Local Time
Level 33 started
Level: 33
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 80,000
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 3:14 AM Local Time
Konstas Getting Short

Konstas Versus Ausmus

Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas raised to 120,000 on the button and in the big blind, Jeremy "ChipChecka" Ausmus called.

The flop peeled off     and action checked through to the   turn that saw Ausmus bet 147,000 which Konstas called.

On the   river Ausmus moved all in for 314,500 and Konstas folded.

Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus4,981,826275,000
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas314,500-703,000
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 2:58 AM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Jeremy "Chipchecka" Ausmus4,706,826632,667
Chance "BingShui" Kornuth2,318,00418,333
Christopher "Ccast93" Castiglia1,757,670-73,890
Ioannis "Cheeecha" Angelou Konstas1,017,500-528,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
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