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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 6:56 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Jared Bleznick1,530,000-60,000
Jameson Painter1,410,00020,000
Larry Tull950,000-5,000
Smith Sirisakorn590,00040,000
Samoeun Mon580,000-40,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:54 PM Local Time
Who Let the Ducks Out?

Stud Hi-Lo

Samoeun Mon completed with the  , and Jared Bleznick called with the  . Both players stood up before fourth street. Mon received the   and led out. Bleznick mucked, and that was it.

"Come onnn," Mon celebrated, producing his duck voice again. "Who let the ducks out?" Mon started singing the remix of his own production.

"He's on tilt," one of Mon's railbirds shouted toward the final table.

Bleznick looked to the rail and responded with a calm voice, "I'm on tilt?" He paused and added, "I folded on fourth street, and I'm on tilt?"

"I'm on tilt!" Mon ended the discussion.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:44 PM Local Time
Eights Full for Bleznick

Omaha Hi-Lo

From the button, Jared Bleznick raised to 80,000, and both Smith Sirisakorn and Jameson Painter called in the blinds.

The flop fell    , and the action was checked around to see the   land on the turn. Sirisakorn bet 80,000, and only Bleznick called as the   competed the board on the river. Sirisakorn bet 80,000, and Bleznick called.

Sirisakorn tabled his     , but Bleznick's      for a full house ensured him the pot.

Jared Bleznick1,590,000280,000
Smith Sirisakorn550,000-240,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:35 PM Local Time
Play Resumes

The cards are back in the air.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:35 PM Local Time
Level 25 started
Level: 25
Blinds: 40000/80000
Ante: 0
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:24 PM Local Time
Take 15

Players are on a 15-minute break. See below for the current chip counts.

Jameson Painter1,390,000-80,000
Jared Bleznick1,310,000-90,000
Larry Tull955,00090,000
Smith Sirisakorn790,00010,000
Samoeun Mon620,000-50,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:19 PM Local Time
Tull and Painter Chop

Stud Hi-Lo

Larry Tull open-completed to 30,000, and Jameson Painter called. Tull bet fourth and fifth streets, with Painter calling each time. Sixth and seventh streets were checked through.

Tull:    /      /  
Painter:    /      /  

Tull tabled his     for an eight-low as Painter revealed his     for a pair of nines for the high.

Jameson Painter1,470,000295,000
Larry Tull865,000-315,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:12 PM Local Time
Bleznick Bleeds Some

Omaha Hi-Lo

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

The     flop brought a bet from Bleznick, and Sirisakorn called. Bleznick then check-called on the   turn and check-called again on the   river.

Sirisakorn turned up      for turned trips, and Bleznick mucked his hand.

Jared Bleznick1,400,000-400,000
Smith Sirisakorn720,000345,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:05 PM Local Time
John Sorgen Eliminated in 6th Place ($32,026)

John Sorgen - 6th place

Omaha Hi-Lo

From the button, John Sorgen raised to 60,000, only to have Smith Sirisakorn three-bet the big blind. Sorgen called all in for his last 84,000, and the cards were tabled.


The board ran out      , and Sorgen was eliminated by Sirisakorn's full house, finishing in sixth place for a $32,026 payday.

Sirisakorn moved to 375,000 in chips.

Smith Sirisakorn375,000180,000
John Sorgen0-100,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:02 PM Local Time
Mon Gets Paid with Aces Up

Stud Hi-Lo

Samoeun Mon completed with an ace, and John Sorgen, who had an ace out, as well, came along. Jared Bleznick joined the contest with a six.

Bleznick bet on fourth street with two low cards and carried on with betting on fifth when he paired his deuce. Both players kept calling. On sixth street, Bleznick led out one more time, but it remained three ways to the river. Then, all players checked.

Jared Bleznick:    /      /  
John Sorgen:    /      /  
Samoeun Mon:    /      /  

"Two pair," Bleznick announced, but Mon quickly replied, "Aces up," adding some animalistic sounds. Mon turned up his     to prove his statement, and both of his opponents mucked.

Morgen is now down to 100,000.

Jared Bleznick1,800,000-60,000
Samoeun Mon670,000355,000
John Sorgen100,000-150,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:56 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Doubles with Pair of Sixes

Stud Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn had the bring-in and John Sorgen completed. Sirisakron called and then bet fourth with Sorgen calling before Sirisakorn was all in on fifth for his last 22,000 with Sorgen calling. Each player's board ran out as follows:

Sirisakorn:    /      /  
Sorgen:    /      /  

With Sirisakorn making just a pair of sixes, he doubled through to nearly 200,000 in chips.

John Sorgen250,000-315,000
Smith Sirisakorn195,000105,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:53 PM Local Time
Tull Takes from Sirisakorn

Stud Hi-Lo

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

Tull:    /      /  
Sirisakorn:    /      /  

On seventh, Sirisakorn bet 60,000, and Tull called.

"Pair of threes!" announced Sirisakorn.

Tull tabled     for queens up, and he scooped the pot to move to 1.2 million. Sirisakorn dropped to 90,000.

Larry Tull1,180,000110,000
Smith Sirisakorn90,000-240,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:51 PM Local Time
Two Pair for Painter

Stud Hi-Lo

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

Painter:    /      /  
Bleznick:    /      /  

Both players checked seventh, and Painter tabled his     for two pair. Bleznick flashed a pair of aces and folded.

Jared Bleznick1,860,000-40,000
Jameson Painter1,175,000150,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:48 PM Local Time
Barry Greenstein Eliminated in 7th Place ($23,595)

Barry Greenstein

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick raised from under the gun, earning a call from Jameson Painter. Barry Greenstein was in the big blind, calling off his last 36,000.

Bleznick checked the flop in the dark, and Painter wasn't interested in growing the side pot either. They continued toward the      turn where Bleznick led out and Painter called. Bleznick then fired again on the   river, and Painter paid the price again.

Barry Greenstein:     
Jared Bleznick:     
Jameson Painter:     

Bleznick had a low with his deuce-four, while Painter held ace-ten for two pair. They chopped the side pot and also chopped Greenstein's chips, as the three-time bracelet winner couldn't catch up.

Barry Greenstein0-36,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:40 PM Local Time
Painter Takes Half Multiway

Omaha Hi-Lo

Larry Tull raised to 60,000 from under the gun, and both Smith Sirisakorn and Jameson Painter called in the blinds.

The     flop was checked through before Sirisakorn bet 60,000 when the turn landed the  . Painter called, as did Tull before the   completed the board on the river. Sirisakorn bet 60,000, Painter called, and Tull raised to 120,000. Both Sirisakorn and Painter called.

Painter tabled his      for a full house to take the high, as Sirisakorn's      and Tull's      chopped the low.

Jameson Painter1,025,000125,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:38 PM Local Time
Greenstein Stays Alive

Omaha Hi-Lo

Barry Greenstein pushed his last 24,000 into the pot from the cutoff, and Jared Bleznick raised from the small blind, isolating himself against Greenstein.


The board ran out      , and Greenstein survived.

Barry Greenstein36,00012,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:36 PM Local Time
Bonnie Rossi Eliminated in 8th Place ($17,760)

Bonnie Rossi

Omaha Hi-Lo

What started with Smith Sirisakorn's limp from under the gun ended up in a massive clash in which Bonnie Rossi was eliminated. However, she acted only as a sparring partner in the hand, while Sirisakorn and Jared Bleznick went to war.

After Sirisakorn's limp, Rossi completed from the small blind, and Bleznick checked his option. The fireworks began on the     flop. Rossi bet, Bleznick raised, and Sirisakorn three-bet. Rossi called off for 52,000 total anyway. Bleznick called, as well.

The fight for the side pot continued on the   turn where Bleznick check-raised. Sirisakorn was ready for the next round and called.

The river   was a brick, but Bleznick and Sirisakorn were still firing. Bleznick bet, Sirisakorn raised and Bleznick reraised. Sirisakorn sighed and called the three-bet.

Bonnie Rossi:     
Smith Sirisakorn:     
Jared Bleznick:     

Rossi knew she had only a role of the nearest spectator, but the showdown between Sirisakorn and Bleznick was a sick one. Bleznick turned a straight flush while Sirisakorn spiked the ace-high flush.

The giant pot improved Bleznick to roughly 1.9 million as the play continued seven-handed.

Jared Bleznick1,900,000450,000
Smith Sirisakorn330,000-465,000
Bonnie Rossi0-82,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:24 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 30000/60000
Ante: 0
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:23 PM Local Time
Rossi Triples

Omaha Hi-Lo

Bonnie Rossi was all in on the big blind for her last 23,000. Jared Bleznick raised to 50,000 and Larry Tull called.

Rossi began to reveal her hand before realizing that Bleznick had a customer in Tull. Bleznick commented that he did see Rossi's hand and announced the cards. The tournament director then forced Rossi to show her hand to reveal     .

The dealer spread a     flop and Rossi stated, "End it right there!"

Both Bleznick and Tull checked, and then checked down the   and   on the turn and river.

Bleznick tabled his      to take the side pot, as Rossi took the main pot to triple up to 82,000 in chips.

Bonnie Rossi82,00049,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:22 PM Local Time
Bonnie Rossi Survives

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick brought-in with the  , and Smith Sirisakorn, sitting directly to Bleznick's left, completed with the  . Bonnie Rossi had only 5,000 behind, and she placed them in, racing only against Sirisakorn.

Bonnie Rossi:    /      /  
Smith Sirisakorn:    /      /  

Sirisakorn made a low on sixth in addition to his flush draw. However, he didn't find a fifth heart on the river, and Rossi took the high half of the pot with tens and fours.

Bonnie Rossi33,000-22,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander