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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Thursday, June 29, 2017 to Saturday, July 01, 2017

Event #57: $2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Mix

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $911,250
  • Entries: 405
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:33 PM Local Time
Painter Regains the Lead with Quads

Jameson Painter

Omaha Hi-Lo

Big blind Jameson Painter called Smith Sirisakorn's raise, then called another bet on the     flop.On the turn  , however, Painter pulled out a check-raise, earning a call from Sirisakorn. The   hit the felt on the river, and Painter bet one more time. Sirisakorn called.

"Quads," Painter said, showing the   to evoke an explosion of joy among his railbirds.

"Quads good," Sirisakorn stated, looking at Painter's     .

Jameson Painter2,850,000400,000
Smith Sirisakorn2,290,000-400,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:23 PM Local Time
Good for the High and the Low

Stud Hi-Lo

Catching the action on fifth street, Smith Sirisakorn bet, and Jameson Painter called. On sixth, Painter took the lead and bet, and Sirisakorn called.

Sirisakorn:    /      /  
Painter:    /      /  

On seventh, Painter bet, and Sirisakorn called.

Painter tabled his     for a wheel, and Sirisakorn mucked.

Smith Sirisakorn2,690,000-630,000
Jameson Painter2,450,000630,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:20 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Scoops

Smith Sirisakorn

Stud Hi-Lo

Both players were dealt a five, but Smith Sirisakorn had a lower suit, so he brought-in. Jameson Painter called, then bet on fourth street, connecting his five with a four. Sirisakorn called. Both players checked after receiving face cards on fifth street. Painter paired his four on sixth street while Sirisakorn hit a third low card, and both put in one more bet. Sirisakorn bet the river, and Painter called.

Jameson Painter:     /     
Smith Sirisakorn:     /     

"Sevens and the low," Sirisakorn said, scooping the pot as Painter mucked.

Smith Sirisakorn3,320,00080,000
Jameson Painter1,820,000-80,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:15 PM Local Time
Painter Wins on Fifth

Stud Hi-Lo

Jameson Painter had the bring-in, and Smith Sirisakorn completed. Painter raised, and Sirisakorn called.

Painter bet fourth street, and Sirisakorn called. On fifth, Painter bet 120,000, and Sirisakorn mucked.

Painter:    /    
Sirisakorn:    /    

Smith Sirisakorn3,240,000-325,000
Jameson Painter1,900,000325,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:12 PM Local Time
Painter Dropping

Jameson Painter

Omaha Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn raised the button, and Jameson Painter called.

The flop was    . Sirisakorn bet, and Painter check-called. That betting sequence was repeated on the   turn and the   river.

Sirisakorn tabled his      for two pair and a live ace, and Painter mucked.

Smith Sirisakorn3,565,000475,000
Jameson Painter1,575,000-475,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:09 PM Local Time
Painter Folds the River

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jameson Painter defended his big blind over Smith Sirisakorn's raise from the button.

Sirisakorn triple-barreled the       board, earning calls on the flop and the turn. Painter, however, folded on the river, leaving the pot to Srinisakorn.

Smith Sirisakorn3,090,000415,000
Jameson Painter2,050,000-415,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:05 PM Local Time
Painter Closes the Gap

Omaha Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn opened his button with a raise, and Jameson Painter called in the big blind.

The flop was    . Painter checked, and Sirisakorn bet 60,000. Painter called. The turn was  , and Painter bet 120,000. Sirisakorn called, and the river was the  . Painter bet 120,000, and Sirisakorn folded.

Smith Sirisakorn2,675,000-365,000
Jameson Painter2,465,000365,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:01 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Raises on Sixth

Stud Hi-Lo

Jameson Painter completed with the  , and Smith Sirisakorn called with the  .

Painter bet on fourth street, and Sirisakorn called. Painter bet again on fifth, and Sirisakorn raised. Painter called. Sirisakorn paired his seven on sixth street and bet. Painter folded.

Jameson Painter:    /      - fold
Smith Sirisakorn:    /     

Smith Sirisakorn3,040,000410,000
Jameson Painter2,100,000-410,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:58 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Takes the Chip Lead

Smith Sirisakorn

Stud Hi-Lo

Jameson Painter completed, and Smith Sirisakorn called. Painter bet on fourth street, and Sirisakorn called. Both players checked fifth. Sirisakorn bet sixth, and Painter called.

Painter:    /      /  
Sirisakorn:    /      /  

On seventh, Sirisakorn bet, and Painter called.

Sirisakorn tabled     for a flush and a low, and Painter mucked.

Smith Sirisakorn2,630,000635,000
Jameson Painter2,510,000-635,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:55 PM Local Time
First Blood to Sirisakorn

Heads Up

Omaha Hi-Lo

On the first hand of heads-up play, Jameson Painter raised the button, and Smith Sirisakorn called.

Both players checked the     flop. Sirisakorn bet the   on the turn. Painter called, then folded to Sirisakorn's bet of 120,000 when the river landed the  .

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:53 PM Local Time
Jared Bleznick Eliminated in 3rd Place ($90,640)

Jared Bleznick

Omaha Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn raised from the button, and small blind Jameson Painter called. Jared Bleznick, who had less than two big bets total, called, as well.

Painter checked on the     flop, and Bleznick didn't hesitate to bet, leaving himself 20,000 behind. Sirisakorn announced he was raising, and Painter folded. Bleznick moved his remaining chips into the middle.

Jared Bleznick:     
Smith Sirisakorn:     

Bleznick was drawing slim, hoping for another six or a king in addition to several runner-runner possibilities.

The   gave Bleznick a gutshot straight draw, but the   river sealed his fate. His sixes and deuces were second to Sirisakorn's jacks up, and Bleznick left the tournament in third place for a $90,640 payday.

Sirisakorn and Painter took a short break before their final battle started, with Painter holding a three-to-two chip lead.

Jameson Painter3,145,000295,000
Smith Sirisakorn1,995,000410,000
Jared Bleznick0-200,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:46 PM Local Time
Bleznick Quartered

Omaha Hi-Lo

From the button, Jared Bleznick raised to 120,000, and Jameson Painter called in the big blind.

The flop fell    , and Painter checked to Bleznick, who bet 60,000. Painter called and checked the   on the turn. Bleznick bet 120,000. Painter announced a raise, and Bleznick committed his last 215,000 total.


The river landed the  , and Painter took the high with his straight. They both played the same low, and Bleznick was quartered.

Jameson Painter2,850,000-170,000
Jared Bleznick200,000-265,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:41 PM Local Time
Painter Hits Runner-Runner

Omaha Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn raised from the small blind, and Jameson Painter defended his big blind.

Sirisakorn continued on the     flop, and Painter called again. The   turn brought a change of direction, as Sirisakorn slowed down with a check, leaving the action to Painter. He bet, and Sirisakorn check-called. The   river saw Sirisakorn check-call again, but he couldn't beat Painter's      for runner-runner jacks full.

Jameson Painter3,020,000420,000
Smith Sirisakorn1,585,000-490,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:35 PM Local Time
Play Resumes

The cards are back in the air for three-handed play. Here's how the players currently stack up:

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Bets
4Jared BleznickUnited States465,0004
5Smith SirisakornUnited States2,075,00017.5
6Jameson PainterUnited States2,600,00021.5
Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:35 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 60000/120000
Ante: 0
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:36 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

The three remaining players are heading on a 60-minute dinner break.

Play will resume at approximately 9:36 p.m. (PDT).

Jameson Painter2,600,000100,000
Smith Sirisakorn2,075,000115,000
Jared Bleznick465,000-25,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:34 PM Local Time
Chop It Up

Omaha Hi-Lo

From under the gun, Smith Sirisakron raised to 100,000 only to have Jared Bleznick three-bet the big blind to 150,000. Sirisakorn called as the flop landed     and Bleznick bet 50,000.

Sirisakorn called, and when the turn landed the   and Bleznick bet 100,000, Sirisakorn raised to 200,000. Bleznick moved all in for 285,000 and Sirisakorn called.


The river landed the   and both players chopped the pot and headed on dinner break.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:31 PM Local Time
Nines Up for Painter

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick had the bring-in, and Smith Sirisakorn completed. Jameson Painter called, as did Bleznick. Sirisakorn bet fourth street, and Painter called. Bleznick raised to 100,000. Sirisakorn folded, but Painter called, and then called a bet on fifth street. Both players checked sixth and seventh.

Bleznick:    /      /  
Sirisakorn:    /    - fold
Painter:    /      /  

Painter tabled his    , and Bleznick mucked.

Jameson Painter2,500,000340,000
Jared Bleznick490,000-30,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:30 PM Local Time
Larry Tull Eliminated in 4th Place ($62,796)

Larry Tull

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick lost a huge pot against Smith Sirisakorn, calling his raise on third street and three additional bets on the following streets. Sirisakorn showed a pair of queens, and Bleznick lamented, "Can't beat that. Every seventh street is just a brick."

That hand led to a confrontation that occurred in the following hand. Bleznick, down to 345,000, tangled with Larry Tull, who had an even-shorter stack in front of him.

Tull completed, Bleznick raised, and Tull three-bet. Bleznick called, and Tull's remaining chips went in on fourth street.

Larry Tull:    /   
Jared Bleznick:    /   

Bleznick received another two sixes on fifth and sixth, improving to a full house. Tull was drawing dead on sixth street, still having only a pair of eights without a chance to make a low hand.

Larry Tull:    /      /  
Jared Bleznick:    /      /  

Tull departed in fourth place, earning $62,796, while Bleznick recovered a bit from the previous loss.

Jared Bleznick520,000-80,000
Larry Tull0-600,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:25 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Bets Out Painter

Omaha Hi-Lo

From the small blind, Smith Sirisakorn raised to 100,000, and Jameson Painter called in the big blind.

The flop fell    , and Sirisakorn bet 50,000. Painter called. The turn landed the  , and Sirisakorn bet 100,000, only to have Painter toss his cards to the muck.

Jameson Painter2,160,000130,000
Smith Sirisakorn1,960,000180,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander