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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 5:17 PM Local Time
Greenstein Survives

Stud Hi-Lo

Barry Greenstein had the bring-in, and both Samoeun Mon and John Sorgen called.

Greenstein committed his final 22,000 on fourth street, and Mon raised to force Sorgen out. Each player's boards ran out as follows:

Greenstein:    /      /  
Mon:    /      /  
Sorgen:    /    (folded on fourth)

With Greenstein making an eight-low, he took half as Mon took the high with sevens up.

Samoeun Mon315,000-64,000
Barry Greenstein57,0003,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:08 PM Local Time
Greenstein Gets Quartered

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick raised to 50,000, and Jameson Painter three-bet to 75,000 in the hijack. Barry Greenstein called all in for 67,000, and Bleznick also called.

The     flop was checked through. Bleznick bet 50,000 when the turn landed the  , and Painter called. Bleznick bet dark as the   fell on the river, and Painter called.

Bleznick tabled his      to scoop Painter's     . Greenstein tabled his      to be quartered for the main pot.

Jared Bleznick1,450,000240,000
Jameson Painter900,000-120,000
Barry Greenstein54,000-46,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:05 PM Local Time
Painter Beats Tull Twice

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jameson Painter won two consecutive O/8 pots, taking chips from Larry Tull on both occasions.

First, Painter raised from the button, and Tull called from the small blind. Tull check-called on the     flop, and the   turn was checked through. Tull check-called again on the   river, and Painter rolled over      for a boat.

Tull flatted again in the second hand, sitting on the button that time. Samoeun Mon joined the contest, calling from the small blind.

Mon folded on the     flop, but Tull called Painter's continuation bet. He called another barrel on the   turn but gave up to Painter's final bet on the   river.

Larry Tull1,070,000-255,000
Jameson Painter1,020,000395,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:56 PM Local Time
Sorgen Quarters Sirisakorn

Omaha Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn limped in from under the gun and John Sorgen raised to 50,000 in the cutoff. Sirisakorn called, and checked the     flop to Sorgen who bet 25,000.

Sirisakorn check-raised to 50,000 and Sorgen called as the turn landed the   and Sirisakorn bet out 50,000.

Sorgen called, and when the river landed the  , he called another 50,000-chip bet from Sirisakorn.

Sirisakorn tabled his      for the low, but it would be Sorgen's      that would win three-quarters with the same nut low, but a pair of queens for the high.

Smith Sirisakorn795,000-55,000
John Sorgen565,000100,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:52 PM Local Time
Rossi Chops to Stay Alive

Omaha Hi-Lo

Bonnie Rossi was in the big blind, with less than one big blind behind. Jared Bleznick raised from under the gun, and action folded to Rossi who called off for the rest of her chips.

Bonnie Rossi:     
Jared Bleznick:     

The board       didn't improve Rossi's high hand, but she turned a low to chop with Bleznick.

Bonnie Rossi55,0003,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:49 PM Local Time
Rossi Folds to Sorgen

Stud Hi-Lo

John Sorgen had the bring-in and Bonnie Rossi called. Both players checked fourth and fifth streets, before Sorgen bet 50,000 and Rossi folded.

Sorgen:    /     
Rossi:    /     

Rossi is now down to just her last 52,000.

John Sorgen465,00040,000
Bonnie Rossi52,000-28,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:46 PM Local Time
Tull Three-Quartered by Sorgen

Stud Hi-Lo

Larry Tull completed with the   and tangled with John Sorgen who called with the  .

Tull bet out on fourth with an ace-king out, and Sorgen called. Tull continued on fifth, earning one more call before sixth street remained checked.

Tull led out again on the river, but Sorgen called the last bet as well.

Larry Tull:     /     
John Sorge:     /     

Tull was reaching out for his chips, thinking the result was a chop. "Oh, you have the same low?" Tull noticed a few moments later, figuring out that he was three-quartered.

Larry Tull1,325,000-135,000
John Sorgen425,000108,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:38 PM Local Time
Mon and Painter Chop

Stud Hi-Lo

Larry Tull had the bring-in and Samoeun Mon called before Jameson Painter completed. Both Tull and Mon called as Painter bet fourth and only Mon called.

Both players checked fifth before Mon bet sixth and seventh and Painter called both times.

Tull:    /    (folded on fourth)
Mon:    /      /  
Painter:    /      /  

Mon revealed his     for a low, as Painter showed his     for the high.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:37 PM Local Time
Tull Folds River to Bleznick

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick raised to 50,000 in the cutoff and Larry Tull called in the big blind.

The flop fell     and Tull bet out 25,000 with Bleznick calling as the   landed on the turn.

Tull bet 50,000 and Bleznick raised to 100,000 with Tull calling as the   completed the board on the river.

Tull checked, Bleznick bet 50,000 and Tull folded.

Following this hand, Bleznick is now up to 1.2 million as Tull drops to just under 1.5 million.

Larry Tull1,460,000-194,000
Jared Bleznick1,210,000160,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:33 PM Local Time
Greenstein and Bleznick Chop

Omaha Hi-Lo

Barry Greenstein raised to 50,000 and Jared Bleznick three-bet the hijack. Greenstein called as the flop landed     and he checked.

Bleznick bet 25,000 and Greenstein check-raised all in for his last 35,000 with Bleznick calling.


The turn and river landed the   and   and the pot was chopped up.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:29 PM Local Time
Bleznick Pressures Greenstein

Omaha Hi-Lo

Barry Greenstein raised from the cutoff, but the remaining part of the hand brought an all-out attack from Jared Bleznick.

Bleznick three-bet from the small blind and triple-barreled the       board. Greenstein called preflop, on the flop, and on the turn, but he laid down on the river.

A wounded Greenstein was at least relieved with Bleznick's deliberate showdown as he turned up      for a flopped full house.

Jared Bleznick1,050,000167,000
Barry Greenstein100,000-160,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:24 PM Local Time
Rossi Survives

Omaha Hi-Lo

Samoeun Mon raised to 50,000 in the cutoff and Bonnie Rossi called in the big blind.

The flop fell     and Rossi checked to Mon who bet 25,000. Rossi check-raised all in for her last 30,000 and Mon called.


The turn and river landed the   and   and a rivered two pairs kept Rossi alive against Mon's low.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:20 PM Local Time
Play Resumes

The cards are back in the air.

Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:09 PM Local Time
Chip Counts at the Break
Larry Tull1,654,000199,000
Jared Bleznick883,00023,000
Smith Sirisakorn850,000-160,000
Jameson Painter625,00065,000
Samoeun Mon379,000-76,000
John Sorgen317,000-83,000
Barry Greenstein260,00010,000
Bonnie Rossi80,000-30,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:06 PM Local Time
Break Time

The remaining eight players are heading on a 15-minute break.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:06 PM Local Time
Sirisakorn Folds to Bleznick on Seventh

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick completed and Smith Sirisakorn raised to 40,000. Bleznick called, and, on fourth, Sirisakorn bet and Bleznick called.

Bleznick then took the betting lead on fifth and sixth with Sirisakorn calling each time.

Bleznick:    /      /  
Sirisakorn:    /      /  

On seventh, Bleznick bet blind and Sirisakorn folded.

Smith Sirisakorn1,010,000-130,000
Jared Bleznick860,000170,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:00 PM Local Time
Alex Luneau Eliminated in 9th Place ($13,662)

Alex Luneau - 9th place

Stud Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn had the bring-in and Alex Luneau completed. Sirisakorn called and then led on fourth street with Luneau calling.

On fifth, Luneau bet 40,000 and Sirisakorn called before both players checked sixth.

Sirisakorn:    /      /  
Luneau:    /      /  

On seventh, Luneau bet his final 10,000 and Sirisakorn called.

Luneau tabled his     for a pair of aces, but it would Sirisakorn's     for sevens up that would see him scoop the pot and eliminate the Frenchman in ninth place for a $13,662 payday.

Smith Sirisakorn1,140,000-10,000
Alex Luneau0-95
Saturday, July 1, 2017 3:52 PM Local Time
Rossi Folds Fifth

Stud Hi-Lo

Jared Bleznick had the bring-in and Bonnie Rossi completed to 20,000. Bleznick called and then led fourth street with Rossi calling.

On fifth, Bleznick bet and Rossi folded leaving herself with roughly 110,000 in chips.

Bleznick:    /    
Rossi:    /    

Jared Bleznick690,00040,000
Bonnie Rossi110,000-70,000
Saturday, July 1, 2017 3:50 PM Local Time
Luneau Nearly Doubles after Chopping a Four-Way Pot

Omaha Hi-Lo

Smith Sirisakorn raised from the middle, earning a call from his left-hand opponent Jameson Painter. Alex Luneau joined from the small blind, leaving himself with only 15,000. Big blind John Sorgen called as well.

Luneau led for his remaining bits on the     flop. Sorgen and Sirisakorn folded, but Painter called.


"Wow, nice flop," came from the rail. Painter flopped the wheel but Luneau had outs for a wheel as well, in addition to his straight-flush draw.

The turn   brought no help for Luneau, but he made the wheel on the   river, chopping the pot with Painter.

With the dead money from Sorgen and Sirisakorn, Luneau nearly doubled his short stack.

Alex Luneau95-54,905
Saturday, July 1, 2017 3:47 PM Local Time
Luneau Short

Omaha Hi-Lo

From the button, Larry Tull raised to 40,000 and Alex Luneau called in the big blind.

Tull bet 20,000 on the     flop and Luneau check-called before both players checked the   on the turn.

The river of the   saw Luneau check, Tull bet 40,000, and Luneau call.

Luneau tabled his     , but it would be Tull's      that would scoop the pot with a straight and a low.

Larry Tull1,455,000120,000
Alex Luneau55,000-100,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander