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

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019

$2,500 Mixed Big Bet (Event #43)

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $490,500
  • Entries: 218
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:14 PM Local Time
Three Queens for Hughes

No-Limit 5-Card Draw

Ryan Hughes made it 35,000 in the first position and Loren Klein called from the small blind. Both players pitched three and Klein let Hughes fire 85,000. Then he threw calling chips into the middle, and Hughes tabled      . Klein exposed   and mucked the rest of his hand.

Ryan Hughes1,450,000320,000
Loren Klein930,000-170,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:04 PM Local Time
Klein Takes Even More From Hughes

Loren Klein

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Ryan Hughes raised to 25,000 from the cutoff and big blind Loren Klein defended. They saw the     flop heads-up and Klein checked to Hughes. He continued with a bet of 30,000 and Klein called.

The turn was the   and Klein check-called again for 80,000 and the   completed the board.

Both checked and Klein took it down when he showed     .

Ryan Hughes1,130,000-140,000
Loren Klein1,100,000180,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:59 PM Local Time
Klein Rivers Nut Flush

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

Loren Klein and Ryan Hughes went to a     flop and Klein check-called 25,000 from the small blind.

Hughes barrelled the   turn and Klein check-called another 85,000.

The   hit the river and both players checked.

"Flush," Klein announced, revealing     . Hughes flipped two of his cards, showing he also made a runner-runner flush with   .

Ryan Hughes1,270,000-80,000
Loren Klein920,000110,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:55 PM Local Time
Small One for Hui

No-Limit 2-7 Draw

Phil Hui raised to 40,000 from the button and Loren Klein called from the big blind. Klein announced he wanted to draw two and Hui waved his hand to give the signal he stood pat.

Klein checked his cards and checked and Hui checked behind.

Klein said ''ḱing'' and Hui showed       for the winning hand.

Loren Klein810,000-10,000
Phil Hui500,00028,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:48 PM Local Time
Klein Keeps Trending Up

No-Limit Hold'em

Ryan Hughes opened the cutoff to 25,000 and Loren Klein called in the big blind.

Klein check-called 23,000 on the     flop and a   paired the board on the turn.

Klein checked, Hughes wagered 45,000, and Klein check-raised to 135,000. Hughes called.

The river was a brick, the  , and Klein fired 275,000. Hughes took about 20 seconds and then threw his cards away.

Ryan Hughes1,350,000-150,000
Loren Klein820,00090,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:42 PM Local Time
Morris and Hughes Chop it Up

Arthur Morris

No-Limit Hold'em

Ryan Hughes bet 27,000 from the button and Arthur Morris three-bet all in for about 240,000. Hughes announced 'snap call' and he put a chip in the middle.


The board ran out       and Hughes managed to chop it up in the end despite being behind the entire hand.

Ryan Hughes1,500,000100,000
Arthur Morris240,00021,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:36 PM Local Time
Klein Cracks Aces to Double

Loren Klein

Big O

Loren Klein raised to 30,000 in the first position and Ryan Hughes three-bet to 108,000 on the button. Klein matched the price.

The dealer rolled out a flop of     and things quickly escalated as Klein potted, Hughes put him all in, and Klein called.


The   turn gave Klein two pair and his hand prevailed on the   river. Hughes had to give up 350,000 from his big stack.

Ryan Hughes1,400,000-350,000
Loren Klein730,000398,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:28 PM Local Time
Hui Doubles Through Hughes

Big O

Ryan Hughes limped from the cutoff and Phil Hui limped from the button. Small blind Arthur Morris called as well and big blind Loren Klein checked his option.

Two hearts came down on the flop and Hui got his money in the middle with a low draw and the nut flush draw with       and Hughes was surprised he was ahead with      . The turn was the   and the river was the   and Hui scooped it all with a flush and the best low hand.

Ryan Hughes1,750,000-320,000
Phil Hui472,000282,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:17 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 12,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:10 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Ryan Hughes2,070,000220,000
Joseph Couden444,000-56,000
Loren Klein332,000-18,000
Arthur Morris219,000-1,000
Phil Hui190,000-40,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:03 PM Local Time

Players are on their first 15-minute break of the day. They are expected back in their seats at 4:16 p.m.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 4:01 PM Local Time
Hughes Blasting with Big Stack

Pot-Limit 2-7 Triple Draw

Ryan Hughes raised to 25,000 in the cutoff and he found two callers in Phil Hui (button) and Loren Klein (big blind). Hughes needed only one while Klein and Hui both discarded two. Hughes potted and he forced two folds.

Ryan Hughes1,850,000200,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:54 PM Local Time
Hughes Wins Big Pot From Morris

Ryan Hughes

Pot-Limit Omaha

Joseph Couden raised from the cutoff to 35,000 and Ryan Hughes called from the button. Arthur Morris called from the big blind and they went three-way to the flop.

The flop was dealt     and it checked to chip leader Hughes on the button. He took over the betting initiative and he put in a bet of 30,000. He was just called by Morris and Couden folded his hand.

The   came down on the turn and Morris check-called a bet of 90,000. The   completed the board and Morris checked. Hughes bet 240,000 and Morris sighed while he flicked in a single chip to call.

Hughes showed him      for a flopped full house and Morris showed the   before he mucked his other three cards.

Ryan Hughes1,650,000395,000
Arthur Morris220,000-520,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:45 PM Local Time
Hui Gets Some Back with Two Pair

No-Limit 5-Card Draw

Phil Hui raised to 27,000 on the button and Loren Klein defended his big blind with a call. Klein pitched two, Hui three, and Klein checked-called 50,000. Hui rolled over two pair with       and Klein sent his cards into the muck.

Loren Klein445,000-40,000
Phil Hui295,000-45,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:43 PM Local Time
Couden Shows Three Deuces

No-Limit 5-Card Draw

Joey Couden opened to 29,000 in the cutoff and Ryan Hughes called on the button. Both players took one and Couden fired 48,000. Hughes reluctantly called and Couden turned up      . Hughes mucked.

Ryan Hughes1,255,000105,000
Joseph Couden735,00010,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:38 PM Local Time
Three in a Row for Hughes

Ryan Hughes

No-Limit 5-Card Draw

Ryan Hughes raised from the cutoff to 27,000 and he was called by Phil Hui on the button and big blind Loren Klein. Klein drew three and Hughes and Hui drew one. Klein checked to Hughes and he continued with a bet of 160,000. Both of his opponents folded.

In the next hand, Hughes raised from the hijack to 28,000 and Joseph Couden called from the big blind. Both drew three and Hughes won the pot after he bet 80,000 and Couden check-folded.

Hughes got a walk in the hand that followed to win three in a row.

Ryan Hughes1,150,000100,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:24 PM Local Time
Klein Continues to Climb

Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo

In a three-way single raised pot, all players checked the      flop and Arthur Morris led out 50,000 on the   turn. Loren Klein called in the big blind and Joey Couden folded.

The river was the   and Morris checked. Klein slid forward a bet of 125,000 and Morris processed his decision for a while and then folded.

Arthur Morris740,000-70,000
Loren Klein485,000135,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:17 PM Local Time
Hui Three-Bets and Folds

Phil Hui

No-Limit 2-7 Draw

Ryan Hughes raised to 30,000 from the hijack and Phil Hui sat in the cutoff. He opted to three-bet to 100,000 and the players on the button and the blinds got out of the way.

Hughes was up again and he looked at Hui's stack to see how much he had left behind which was about 340,000. Hughes pulled the trigger and announced ''all in'' and Hui was quick with the fold.

Ryan Hughes1,050,000230,000
Phil Hui340,000-120,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:11 PM Local Time
Jonathan Depa Eliminated in 6th Place ($16,746)

Jonathan Depa

No-Limit 2-7 Draw

Jonathan Depa shoved his last 86,000 from the hijack and Joey Couden called from the small blind. Both players pitched one and Couden was ahead, drawing to a nine-eight while Depa kept jack-nine.


Couden exposed his new card and it was a  , leaving Depa drawing dead. Depa flipped a   and then headed to the payout desk.

Joseph Couden725,00075,000
Jonathan Depa0-100,000
Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:07 PM Local Time
Chip Counts
Ryan Hughes820,000-170,000
Arthur Morris810,000229,000
Joseph Couden650,000130,000
Phil Hui460,00030,000
Loren Klein350,000-15,000
Jonathan Depa100,000-50,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander