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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: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:52 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Tasyurek Hits the River, Conniff Gets Away

Halil Tasyurek

Asher Conniff limped in from the button, Halil Tasyurek raised to 750,000 with   , and Conniff called.

The flop came     and Tasyurek bet 350,000. Conniff called and the   fell on the turn.

Tasyurek then bet 1,250,000 and Conniff again called. The   river gave Tasyurek top pair and he moved all in.

Conniff had 5,725,000 remaining and tanked for several minutes until he folded   .

Halil Tasyurek19,000,0001,675,000
Asher Conniff5,725,000-1,600,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:41 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Conniff Doesn't Make Much With Aces

Asher Conniff opened    on the button and Halil Tasyurek called with    from the big blind.

A flop of     saw Tasyurek check, Conniff bet 425,000, and Tasyurek quickly folded.

Halil Tasyurek17,325,000-675,000
Asher Conniff7,325,000325,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:39 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Conniff Holds On to Double

Asher Conniff

Asher Conniff moved all in for 3,375,000 on the button and Halil Tasyurek called in the big blind.

Asher Conniff:    [allin]
Halil Tasyurek:   

Tasyurek was a favorite to win the pot and secure the bracelet heading to the flop, which came     to give Conniff the lead with a pair of fives.

Tasyurek had a straight draw to go with his overcards, but he missed the   turn and   river as Conniff doubled up.

Halil Tasyurek18,000,000-2,900,000
Asher Conniff7,000,0003,250,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:35 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Play Resumes

The players are back in their seats and heads-up play is now underway.

Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:26 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Short Break Before Heads-Up

Asher Conniff and Halil Tasyurek are taking a short break before beginning heads-up play.

Halil Tasyurek20,900,000100,000
Asher Conniff3,750,000-850,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:24 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Yuzhou Yin Eliminated in 3rd Place ($188,342)

Yuzhou Yin (right)

Yuzhou Yin raised to 1,500,000 on the button and Halil Tasyurek shoved from the big blind. Yin called off the extra chips which put himself at risk.

Yuzhou Yin:    [allin]
Halil Tasyurek:   

No help arrived for Yin as the kicker of his opponent played on the runout of       which sent the Chinese player out in third.

Halil Tasyurek20,800,0002,575,000
Yuzhou Yin0-2,550,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:22 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Yin Doubles Again

Yuzhou Yin

Halil Tasyurek moved all in from the button and Yuzhou Yin called for 1,025,000 in the small blind.

Yuzhou Yin:    [allin]
Halil Tasyurek:   

Yin had Tasyurek dominated and was poised for a double up as the flop came    , giving both players a pair. The   turn was safe for Yin, while the river was the   and Yin took the pot with his queen-kicker to double up.

Halil Tasyurek18,225,000-1,775,000
Yuzhou Yin2,550,0001,050,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:19 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Jonathan Pastore Eliminated in 4th Place ($132,545)

Jonathan Pastore

Jonathan Pastore made it 1,500,00 preflop and Halil Tasyurek shoved all in from the small blind. When the action got back to Pastore, he called off the remainder of his 3,000,000-chip stack.

Jonathan Pastore:    [allin]
Talil Tasyurek:   

Pastore was flipping for his tournament left and ended up on the rail as the       runout gave Tasyurek top pair and brought the tournament down to the final three players.

Halil Tasyurek20,000,0005,000,000
Jonathan Pastore0-3,800,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:17 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Yin Doubles His Short Stack

Yuzhou Yin raised to 500,000 under the gun, leaving himself just 75,000 behind, then called when big blind Halil Tasyurek moved all in.

Yuzhou Yin:    [allin]
Halil Tasyurek:   

The flop came     and Yin hit his ace to leave him a big favorite to double up. The   turn gave Tasyurek some hope with a straight draw, but he missed the   river and Yin stayed alive.

Halil Tasyurek15,000,0001,000,000
Yuzhou Yin1,500,000100,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:11 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Level 31 started
Level: 31
Blinds: 125,000/250,000
Ante: 250,000
Gorilla Gaming
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:09 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 22 hours ago)
Conniff Makes a Huge Call Which Sends Yin Tumbling Down the Leaderboard

Yuzhou Yin (right)

Yuzhou Yin raised the button to 400,000 and Asher Conniff defended his big blind.

The dealer put out a flop of     and Conniff check-called a bet of 200,000 from Yin.

A   landed on the turn and after Conniff checked, Yin fired a second bullet of 350,000. Conniff called.

An   completed the board and Conniff checked for a third time, and Yin shoved all in for 1,200,000 effective, which put Conniff to the test for his remaining chips. Conniff ran the hand through in his mind and eventually slid forward his entire stack and made the call.

Yin tabled    for just king-high, but Conniff had picked off the bluff with    for a flopped pair of eights.

Asher Conniff4,600,0002,150,000
Yuzhou Yin1,400,000-2,200,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:00 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Yin Sets a Trap For Pastore

Action folded to Yuzhou Yin who limped in from the small blind with   . Jonathan Pastore then raised to 450,000 in the big blind holding   .

Yin came back with a reraise to 700,000 and Pastore folded.

Jonathan Pastore3,800,000-650,000
Yuzhou Yin3,600,000700,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:54 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Conniff Survives

Jonathan Pastore shoved all in from the small blind and Asher Conniff called off his remaining 1,125,000 from the big blind.

Asher Conniff:    [allin]
Jonathan Pastore:   

Conniff's jacks managed to hold up on the       runout which kept the tournament four-handed.

Jonathan Pastore4,450,000-1,550,000
Asher Conniff2,450,0001,150,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:50 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Yin Exchanges Positions with Conniff

Asher Conniff

Asher Conniff shoved the button for 2,600,000 and Yuzhou Yin called out of the big blind for his remaining 1,300,000.

Yuzhou Yin:    [allin]
Asher Conniff:   

Yin was a coinflip away from elimination but flopped top pair on the       board to keep him in contention which left Conniff as the short stack.

Yuzhou Yin2,900,000800,000
Asher Conniff1,300,000-1,400,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:48 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Tasyurek Picks Up Aces to Take a Chunk Off Pastore

Halil Tasyurek

Halil Tasyurek raised to 400,000 under the gun and Jonathan Pastore called in the small blind, as did big blind Asher Conniff.

The flop came     and Tasyurek bet 500,000. Only Pastore called.

Tasyurek bet another 2,000,000 on the   turn and Pastore again called to see the   river. Both players then checked.

Tasyurek turned over    and Pastore mucked   .

Halil Tasyurek14,000,0003,000,000
Jonathan Pastore6,000,000-2,900,000
Asher Conniff2,700,000-1,300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:41 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Pastore Flops a Three

Halil Tasyurek min-raised the button with    and Jonathan Pastore called out of the big blind with   .

On the     flop, both players checked to see an   land on the turn. Pastore led out for 300,000, and Tasyurek called.

The   completed the board and both players checked and Pastore took it down with his pair of threes.

Halil Tasyurek11,000,000-2,000,000
Jonathan Pastore8,900,0002,500,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:32 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Pastore Gets Value From Conniff's Ace

In a limped pot between the blinds, Jonathan Pastore and Asher Conniff checked to the river on a board of      .

Pastore then bet 400,000 from the small blind. Conniff tanked for a minute before calling with   , but Pastore had    for a rivered full house to win the pot.

Jonathan Pastore6,400,0001,275,000
Asher Conniff4,000,000-825,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:25 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Conniff and Yin Check it Down

Asher Conniff opened the button with a min-raise to 400,000 holding    and Yuzhou Yin called with    from the big blind.

On the     flop, both players checked to see a   fall on the turn. The action went check-check again and the board-pairing   completed the runout. It was checked through and Conniff took the pot with a pair of tens.

Asher Conniff4,825,000725,000
Yuzhou Yin2,100,000-700,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:24 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Tasyurek Exerts Max Pressure

Action folded to Halil Tasyurek who raised to 3,000,000 from the small blind with   . Yuzhou Yin gave it some thought before folding    for his last 2,800,000.

A few hands later, Asher Conniff limped the small blind with    before Tasyurek moved all in again holding   . Conniff folded his pocket pair.

Halil Tasyurek13,000,000300,000
Asher Conniff4,100,000-25,000
Yuzhou Yin2,800,000100,000
Thursday, May 30, 2024 7:21 PM Local Time (about 52 days and 23 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts
Halil Tasyurek12,700,0001,285,000
Jonathan Pastore5,125,0000
Asher Conniff4,125,000-800,000
Yuzhou Yin2,700,000-480,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
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