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2024 55th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 to Thursday, May 30, 2024

Event #1: $5,000 Champions Reunion No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout (8-Handed)

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
  • Prizepool: $2,267,800
  • Entries: 493
  • Remaining: 74

EVENT UPDATES

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:50 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 10 hours ago)
Miner Survives a Flip Against Fuhs

Benjamin Miner moved all in for 97,000 from the button and Daniel Fuhs called in early position.

Benjamin Miner:    [allin]
Daniel Fuhs:   

Miner took the lead on the     flop with a pair of jacks, while Fuhs picked up a straight draw. The   turn was no help to Fuhs, while the   river improved Miner to trips and earned him a double up.

Benjamin Miner200,000
Daniel Fuhs50,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:46 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Lehr Busts Tedeschi

Paul Tedeschi was all in for around 60,000 from under the gun as Keith Lehr put him at risk from the big blind.

Paul Tedeschi:    [allin]
Keith Lehr:   

Tedeschi was dominated by Lehr's pocket nines and found no help on the       board as he was sent to the rail.

Included among Lehr's nearly 300,000 chips is the Main Event bounty of Espen Jorstad.

Keith Lehr290,000290,000
Paul Tedeschi00
Espen Jorstad0-50,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:43 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Mandavia Eliminates Another

Middle position opened the action to 10,000 and it folded around to Ankush Mandavia in the big blind who three-bet to 25,000. Middle position four-bet all in for her remaining 78,000 chips. Mandavia quickly called, and they each saw five cards.

Middle position:    [allin]
Ankush Mandavia:   

The board ran out      , and Mandavia added a nice pile of chips to his table-leading stack.

Ankush Mandavia210,000210,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:39 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Level 14 started
Level: 14
Blinds: 3,000/5,000
Ante: 5,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:37 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Prize Pool Confirmed

With late registration closed, tournament officials have confirmed the prize pool for this event.

There were a total of 493 entries, generating a prize pool of $2,047,800. The top 74 players will finish in the money, with the champion earning $408,468. There were also 22 Main Event bounties.

PlacePrize
1$408,468
2$272,305
3$188,342
4$132,545
5$94,936
6$69,231
7$51,416
8$38,903
9$29,999
10-11$23,584
12-15$18,910
16-23$15,471
24-31$12,919
32-39$11,017
40-47$9,598
48-74$9,141
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:36 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Negreanu Doubles Up

Daniel Negreanu and Jonathan Marchessault

Daniel Negreanu found himself in a good situation all-in preflop with    against opponent's   . Negreanu started the fairly standard blind versus blind confrontation with a stack of less than 15 big blinds.

The board was       and Negreanu's better pair held up.

Daniel Negreanu116,00036,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:35 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Bellande Eliminated in Biggest Pot of the Tournament So Far

Jean-Robert Bellande

Yuzhou Yin opened the action with a raise from early position, which was called by Jean-Robert Bellande and two other players.

The flop was     and action checked around. The dealer dealt out a  . Yin checked again, this time Bellande bet out for 40,000. Yin was the only player that called the bet. The river was the  .

Yin checked once again and Bellande bet 50,000 into a pot of around 120,000. This was when Yin decided to make his big move, raising Bellande all-in for his remaining stack of over 200,000. Bellande thought for a minute and finally made the call.

Jean-Robert Bellande:    [allin]
Yuzhou Yin:   

The biggest pot of the night made Yin the overwhelming tournament chip leader.

Yuzhou Yin630,000630,000
Jean-Robert Bellande0-205,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:29 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Molenaar Fills Up to Take Three-Way All in, Claim Blumstein's Bounty

A player limped in from early position, and Michel Molenaar came along before another opponent in middle position raised to 25,000. Scott Blumstein stuck in his last 14,000 from the button, Jamie Gold called in the small blind, while the early-position player then moved all in. Molenaar called for 152,000.

"This is such sick odds," the middle-position player said.

"Let me run it in the 5K bounty sim. There's probably some sick motherf**ker in here who's already done it," tablemate Taylor Wilson said. The middle-position player eventually folds ace-jack.

Scott Blumstein:    [allin]
Michel Molenaar:    [allin]
Opponent:   

Molenaar spiked two pair on the     flop to take the lead, while the turn was the  . The river came the   and Molenaar improved to a full house to win the pot to both double up and knock out Blumstein.

Michel Molenaar320,000320,000
Jamie Gold300,000-78,000
Scott Blumstein0-220,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:22 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Samual Collects Another Scalp

Darius Samual opened to 8,000 from middle position and was shoved on by the button with 65,000 chips. When the action got back to Samual, he made the call.

Button:    [allin]
Darius Samual:   

Samual's hand held up as his kicker played on the       board.

Darius Samual280,000160,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:19 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Lin's Staying Alive

Ren Lin shoved his stack of 42,000 from middle position, and it folded around to the big blind who made the call, covering Lin.

Ren Lin:    [allin]
Big blind:   

The flop drew tragedy for Lin     but an   turn saved him and a safe   river sealed the deal and gave Lin new life.

Ren Lin105,00015,000
Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:19 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Seed Wins a Flip

Huck Seed got in his 47,000 chips in preflop and was put at risk by the under-the-gun player.

Huck Seed:    [allin]
Opponent:   

Instant service was delivered to Seed as he flopped two pair and held on after the dealer ran a board of      .

Huck Seed105,00045,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:15 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Firestone's Pair Holds True

Under the gun opened the action to 8,000 and the small blind and big blind made the call.

The flop came down     and under the gun bet out 9,000. Eric Firestone check-raised from the small blind to 22,000, getting the big blind out of the way, but under the gun came along for a turn card.

The   peeled off, and the action went check-check. A   on the river resulted in a check-check again, and Firestone won with a surprising   .

Eric Firestone90,00090,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:08 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Livingston Collects the Rest of Glaser's Stack

Benny Glaser

Benny Glaser only had around six big blinds to his name, got them all in preflop, and was put at risk by Alex Livingston.

Benny Glaser:    [allin]
Alex Livingston:   

The hand that the solver loves couldn't solve its way out of trouble as the       runout kept the pocket kings of Livingston in the lead and eliminated Glaser.

Alex Livingston225,000145,000
Benny Glaser00
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:08 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Held Spikes a Two-Outer to Survive

Konstantin Held was all in for 35,000 from the big blind and up against an opponent on the button.

Konstantin Held:    [allin]
Opponent:   

Held was racing for his tournament life but fell behind on the     flop as his opponent hit a pair of queens. The   turn left Held one card from elimination, but he hit the   to make a set and survive.

Konstantin Held75,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 9:57 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Level 13 started
Level: 13
Blinds: 2,000/4,000
Ante: 4,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 9:55 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 11 hours ago)
Champ-on-Champ Crime
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 9:44 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 12 hours ago)
Last Break of the Night

Players are on the final 15-minute break of the day.

Late registration closes once action resumes. The tournament clock currently shows 489 entries, with 192 players remaining. There are three more 40-minute levels left to play tonight.

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 9:43 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 12 hours ago)
Wrong Timing for Platt, But Fair Play Spirit Prevails
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 9:42 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 12 hours ago)
Cold Deck Sends Jaka Home

David Mzareulov raised from the cutoff and quickly called the 45,000-chip shove from Faraz Jaka who was sat in the big blind.

Faraz Jaka:    [allin]

David Mzareulov:   

Jaka was looking for some help on the board but nothing arrived as the pocket aces of Mzareulov held up on the       runout.

David Mzareulov130,00060,000
Faraz Jaka0-45,000
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 9:41 PM Local Time (about 45 days and 12 hours ago)
Wilson Takes a Dent Out of Jaka's Stack

Faraz Jaka opened from under the gun to 6,000 and got called by Scott Wilson in the cutoff and a player in the big blind.

They saw a flop of    , and after the big blind checked, Jaka bet 6,000. Wilson called, and the big blind folded.

Jaka fired for 13,000 on the   turn, and Wilson made the call.

The   was checked through, and Wilson took it down with    after he flopped a pair of eights.

Scott Wilson130,000130,000
Faraz Jaka45,00045,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander