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

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018

Event #74: Big Blind Antes $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $3,337,000
  • Entries: 355
  • Remaining: 0


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Friday, July 13, 2018 2:27 PM Local Time
Ivens Left With Crumbles

Bin Duan raised from the under the gun position to 56,000 and Todd Ivens moved all in one seat over. The jam was for 584,000 and when it folded back to Duan he called for his tournament life.

Bin Duan:   
Todd Ivens:   

The board ran out       and Ivens was left with just 51,000.

Bin Duan1,100,000620,000
Todd Ivens51,000-699,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 2:24 PM Local Time
Addamo Leaves Margereson Short

Michael Addamo

Scott Margereson raised to 45,000 from the button and Michael Addamo three-bet to 140,000 from the small blind. Margereson asked Addamo how much he started the hand with and once Addamo gave his response, Margereson moved all in. Addamo snap-called and saw he had the dominating hand.

Scott Margereson:   
Michael Addamo:   


Addamo held and left Margereson short on 350,000.

Michael Addamo1,300,0001,062,000
Scott Margereson350,000-743,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 2:20 PM Local Time
Anthony Zinno Eliminated in 17th Place ($32,700)

Anthony Zinno

Mike Watson and Anthony Zinno got their chips in the middle before there were any community cards dealt.

Zinno was holding    and had the better hand against Watson's   . The board came down       and with that Zinno suddenly did not have the best hand anymore and he was eliminated in 17th place.

Mike Watson1,600,000309,000
Anthony Zinno0-273,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 2:17 PM Local Time
Andress Doubles Through Mandavia

Ankush Mandavia raised from the cutoff to 45,000 and John Andress moved all in from the button. The bet was 553,000 and after Mandavia looked at the clock he called.

Ankush Mandavia:   
John Andress:   

The board was       at the end and that meant that Andress would double up and Mandavia was left short.

John Andress1,150,000497,000
Ankush Mandavia280,000-665,000
Friday, July 13, 2018 2:06 PM Local Time
Duan Doubles in the First Hand

Bin Duan - Todd Ivens

Bin Duan moved all in for 229,000 and Todd Ivens rejammed for just over a million. The rest of the players folded and Ivens tabled    with confidence, but he was behind against Duan's   .

The board ran out clean for Duan looking       and Duan doubled up in the first hand.

Todd Ivens750,000-253,000
Bin Duan480,000251,000
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Friday, July 13, 2018 11:14 AM Local Time
The Final Day of Event #74: Big Blind Antes $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship Starts at 2 P.M.

Shaun Deeb

The final 17 players in Event #74: Big Blind Antes $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship will return Friday at 2 play down to a winner. The tournament got 355 entries which generated a prize pool of $3,337,000 with $814,179 and the WSOP gold bracelet going to the winner.

Paul Volpe is holding the chip lead with a stack of 2,190,000. With that, he's the only player starting with over two million in chips. He is however closely followed by Martin Zamani with a stack of 1,944,000 and the number two on the WSOP Player of the Year leaderboard Shaun Deeb with 1,610,000.

Other players who bagged a big stack and will be eyeing the first place prize and the gold bracelet are Matthijs Aerts (1,382,000), Mike Watson (1,291,000), Mark Teltscher (1,248,000), Jan-Eric Schwippert (1,172,000) and Scott Margereson (1,093,000).

All the 17 players who have made Day 3 are guaranteed to take home at least $32,700 while the top six players will go home with a six-figure score.

The PokerNews team will follow the tournament from start to finish and provide you with updates throughout the day.

Day 3 Draw and Counts

RoomTableSeatPlayer NameCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Brasilia152Shaun DeebUnited States1,610,00081
Brasilia153Scott MargeresonUnited Kingdom1,053,00053
Brasilia154Paul VolpeUnited States2,190,000110
Brasilia155Michael AddamoAustralia238,00012
Brasilia156Martin ZamaniUnited States1,944,00097
Brasilia451Romain LewisFrance1,017,00051
Brasilia452Jan-Eric SchwippertGermany1,172,00059
Brasilia453Jason MangoldUnited States625,00031
Brasilia454Mark TeltscherUnited Kingdom1,248,00062
Brasilia455Matthijs AertsBelgium1,382,00069
Brasilia456Sam GreenwoodCanada798,00040
Brasilia601Ankush MandaviaUnited States945,00047
Brasilia602John AndressUnited States653,00033
Brasilia603Bin DuanUnited States229,00011
Brasilia604Todd IvensUnited States1,003,00050
Brasilia605Mike WatsonCanada1,291,00065
Brasilia606Anthony ZinnoUnited States273,00014