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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 8:22 PM Local Time
Samoeun Mon Eliminated in 5th Place ($44,388)

Samoeun Mon

Omaha Hi-Lo

Samoeun Mon turned to his rail, saying, "I got nine lives, I got one life left." A few hands later, he ended up losing it.

Mon raised from under the gun, and small blind Jameson Painter three-bet. Mon called off for 145,000 total, and the cards went face-up.

Samoeun Mon:     
Jameson Painter:     

The       board missed Mon, and no duck sound was made this time.

Mon couldn't dodge the deadly bullet as he was finally dispatched in fifth place, interrupting a bustout drought of more than two hours. He was rewarded with $44,388 for his performance.

Samoeun Mon0-215,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:15 PM Local Time
Split Kings Send Painter Over Two Million

Jameson Painter

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick open-completed to 50,000, and Jameson Painter called. Bleznick bet fourth, fifth, and sixth streets, with Painter calling each time.

Bleznick:    /      /  
Painter:    /      /  

Both players checked seventh, and Bleznick signaled to his board meaning he had a pair of eights. Painter tabled     for a pair of kings, and Bleznick mucked.

With that pot, Painter climbed over the two-million-chip mark as Bleznick dropped to 600,000.

Jameson Painter2,030,000580,000
Jared Bleznick600,000-300,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:12 PM Local Time
Bleznick Has Sixes in the Hole

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick raised with a queen, and Jameson Painter defended the  .

Bleznick got a deuce himself on fourth street and bet out again. Painter called before both players checked on fifth street. Sixth street brought another queen for Bleznick, who led out again. Painter called with three low cards on his board, and Bleznick checked the river in the dark. Painter checked back.

Jared Bleznick:     /     
Jameson Painter:     /     

"Two pair," declared Bleznick, scooping the pot.

Jameson Painter1,450,000-255,000
Jared Bleznick900,000230,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:08 PM Local Time
Mon Survives Again

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick open-completed to 50,000, and Samoeun Mon called. Mon bet fourth street, and Bleznick raised. Mon found himself all in for his last 145,000, and Bleznick called. Each player's board ran out as follows:

Bleznick:    /      /  
Mon:    /      /  

With Mon rivering a low, he stayed alive with just over 200,000 in chips.

Jared Bleznick670,00020,000
Samoeun Mon215,000-5,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:06 PM Local Time
Bleznick Releases to Tull on Seventh

Stud Hi-Lo

Larry Tull had the bring-in, and Jared Bleznick completed. Tull called, then called a bet on fourth street before both players checked fifth. On sixth, Bleznick bet, and Tull called.

Tull:    /      /  
Bleznick:    /      /  

On seventh, Tull bet 100,000, and Bleznick folded to see his stack drop to 650,000 in chips.

Jared Bleznick650,000-370,000
Larry Tull600,000220,000
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Saturday, July 1, 2017 8:03 PM Local Time
"Can't Get Rid of Me That Easy"

Stud Hi-Lo

"Strong like a bull, I don't give up," Samoeun Mon said before calling with the   up. Smith Sirisakorn called, as well, and Jameson Painter completed with the  . Mon made it two bets, forcing Sirisakorn out of the way. Painter raised again, putting Mon at risk.

Samoeun Mon:    /      /  
Jameson Painter:    /      /  

Painter made an eighty-seven low, while Mon had sevens up, chopping another pot to stay in the tournament.

"Can't get rid of me that easy!" Mon warned his opponents.

Samoeun Mon220,000-50,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:56 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn and Painter Chop it Up

Omaha Hi-Lo

From under the gun, Smith Sirisakorn raised to 100,000, and Jameson Painter called next to act.

The flop landed    , and Sirisakorn continued for 50,000. Painter called. The turn landed the  , and Sirisakorn bet 100,000. Painter called before both players checked the   on the river.

Sirisakorn tabled his      for the low, and Painter tabled his      for two pair and the high.

Smith Sirisakorn1,780,000-120,000
Jameson Painter1,705,000255,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:52 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Scoops Painter

Omaha Hi-Lo

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

Sirisakorn went for three barrels on the       board, and Painter called all of them.

"Ace-deuce-three," Sirisakorn announced, rolling over his      for the nut low and a straight.

"That is a very strong hand," Painter admitted his defeat.

Smith Sirisakorn1,900,000330,000
Jameson Painter1,450,000-405,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:48 PM Local Time
Mon Doubles through Bleznick

Stud Hi-Lo

Samoeun Mon completed, and Jared Bleznick raised. Mon pushed all in for 105,000, and Bleznick called. Each player's board ran out as follows:

Mon:    /      /  
Bleznick:    /      /  

Following a good runout, Mon doubled through with his pair of deuces and eight-low.

Jared Bleznick1,020,000-360,000
Samoeun Mon270,000135,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:46 PM Local Time
Mon Rescued on the River

Stud Hi-Lo

Samoeun Mon raised with the   up, and the action stopped at Smith Sirisakorn, who re-raised. Mon pushed all his chips towards the middle, and Sirisakorn called.

Smith Sirisakorn:    /      /  
Samoeun Mon:    /      /  

Sirisakorn made a flush and a low, and Mon's tournament life was on the edge. He peeled the river card, which needed to pair up with any of his other cards. It was the  , which brought a full house for Mon to rescue the high half of the pot for him.

"East coast!" his railbirds from both sides of the table shouted, celebrating Mon's surviving moment.

Samoeun Mon135,0005,000
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Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:37 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 50000/100000
Ante: 0
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:37 PM Local Time
Mon Survives, Painter Wins Side

Omaha Hi-Lo

From under the gun, Jameson Painter opened to 80,000, and Larry Tull called next to act. Samoeun Mon called all in for his last 60,000, and Smith Sirisakorn called in the big blind.

The     flop was checked through. The   turn saw Painter bet 80,000, and both Tull and Sirisakorn called. The   river was checked through.

Painter tabled his      for the low and two pair. Tull's      and Sirisakorn's      were no good for either half of the pot.

One by one, Mon revealed his      for two pair to stay alive and move his stack to 130,000 in chips.

Jameson Painter1,855,000-75,000
Smith Sirisakorn1,570,000-30,000
Larry Tull380,000-120,000
Samoeun Mon130,00050,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:36 PM Local Time
Tull Quarters Mon

Omaha Hi-Lo

Small blind Larry Tull completed and short stack Samoeun Mon raised from the big blind.

Tull called, and they ended up all in on the     flop where Tull check-raised to put Mon at risk.

Samoeun Mon:     
Larry Tull:     

The runout   and   favoured Tull, who made the same low as Mon but hit better two pair. He received a half of Mon's 160,000 chips, taking three-quarters of the pot.

Larry Tull500,000-15,000
Samoeun Mon80,000-80,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:33 PM Local Time
Full House for Painter

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick raised the button, and both Smith Sirisakorn and Jameson Painter called in the blinds.

The flop fell    , and Bleznick bet 40,000 with both Sirisakorn and Painter calling. The turn landed the  , and both Sirisakorn and Painter checked to Bleznick, who bet 80,000. Sirisakorn and Painter called again as the river landed the  . Sirisakorn checked, Painter bet 80,000, and Bleznick raised to 160,000. Sirisakorn folded, but Painter called.

Painter tabled      for a full house, and Bleznick mucked.

Jameson Painter1,930,000555,000
Jared Bleznick1,380,000-170,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:31 PM Local Time
Flush for Sirisakorn

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick limped in from the small blind, and Smith Sirisakorn checked in the big.

Both players checked the     flop. The turn landed the  , and Sirisakorn bet 80,000 with Bleznick check-calling. The river landed the  , and Sirsakorn bet 80,000 with Bleznick again check-calling.

Sirisakorn tabled his      for the nut flush, and Bleznick mucked.

Smith Sirisakorn1,600,000375,000
Jared Bleznick1,550,000-150,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:27 PM Local Time
Bleznick Gives to Painter, Takes from Sirisakorn

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick completed with the  , and Jameson Painter called with   up.

Bleznick bet on fourth street after catching an ace, and Painter called. Both players checked on fifth street, and Bleznick bet on sixth before check-calling on the river.

Jameson Painter:     /     
Jared Bleznick:     /     

Bleznick completed the next hand with the  , and Smith Sirisakorn called with the  . Bleznick had ace-deuce up on fourth street, just like in the previous hand. He led out, and Sirisakorn called.

Bleznick checked after pairing his deuce on fifth street, leaving the aggression to Sirisakorn, who bet fifth and sixth and eventually bet again on the river. Bleznick called every bet.

Smith Sirisakorn:     /     
Jared Bleznick:     /     

Sirisakorn had two pair, but Bleznick had aces up and scooped the pot.

Jared Bleznick1,700,000150,000
Jameson Painter1,375,000215,000
Smith Sirisakorn1,225,000-175,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:17 PM Local Time
Full House for Bleznick

Stud Hi-Lo

Larry Tull completed, and Jared Bleznick raised. Tull called, then called bets on fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh streets.

Tull:    /      /  
Bleznick:    /      /  

Bleznick tabled his     for tens full, and Tull mucked and dropped to 515,000 in chips. Bleznick is now back to 1.55 million in chips.

Jared Bleznick1,550,000100,000
Larry Tull515,000-460,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:09 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Takes from Bleznick

Smith Sirisakorn

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick opened to 80,000 in the cutoff, and Smith Sirisakorn three-bet to 120,000 from the button. Bleznick called.

The flop fell    , and Bleznick checked. Sirisakorn bet 40,000, and Bleznick called. The   landed on the turn. Bleznick checked, Sirisakorn bet 80,000, and Bleznick released.

Jared Bleznick1,450,000-80,000
Smith Sirisakorn1,400,000250,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 7:08 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Gets Scooped

Omaha Hi-Lo

Under the gun, Jameson Painter raised, receiving three calls. Only Samoeun Mon gave up preflop.

The four-way pot was checked through on the     flop. Larry Tull was in position, and the action was checked to him on the   turn. Tull bet out, and only Smith Sirisakorn stuck around. The river was the  , and Tull check-called one more time.

Tull rolled over      for a full house and a six-four low.

"We chop," Sirisakorn said, but he quickly realised he was wrong. "No, we don't chop. I get scooped. Shit," he observed. He was in the middle of turning over his no-chop hand, revealing      before mucking the remaining two cards.

Smith Sirisakorn1,150,000560,000
Larry Tull975,000255,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:57 PM Local Time
Straight for Tull

Stud Hi-Lo

Jameson Painter had the bring-in, and Larry Tull completed. Painter called, then called bets on fourth and fifth streets before both players checked sixth.

Painter:    /      /  
Tull:    /      /  

On seventh, Tull bet 80,000, and Painter called.

Tull tabled his     for a six-high straight, and Painter mucked.

Larry Tull1,200,000250,000
Jameson Painter1,160,000-250,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander