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

Monday, June 20, 2022 to Thursday, June 23, 2022

Event #44: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,948,925
  • Entries: 209
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:08 PM Local Time
Chait Cannot Bait Yeh Into Folding

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo

Craig Chait:    /      /  
Andrew Yeh:    /      /  

Andrew Yeh completed with split nines and Craig Chait called, then bet all the way until sixth street on which he had four to a straight and three clubs showing. He then also bet seventh when unimproved and Yeh gave it brief consideration before making the call and pulling nearly level with Chait.

Philip Long4,405,000-830,000
Craig Chait4,155,000-975,000
Andrew Yeh3,985,0001,805,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:04 PM Local Time
Yeh Busts Out the Check-Raise to Right the Ship

Andrew Yeh

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo

Andrew Yeh:   /   
Philip Long:   /    - folded fifth street

Philip Long raised his wired aces and Andrew Yeh made the call with his five showing and two low cards in the hole.

Yeh checked when he found a fourth heart on fifth and Long bet his aces again. Yeh took the aggressive route with his low draw and flush draw and chose the check-raise option.

Long thought for a bit and folded what was currently the best hand, but was in lots of danger with all of Yeh's equity.

Craig Chait5,415,000285,000
Philip Long3,975,000-1,260,000
Andrew Yeh3,155,000975,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:56 PM Local Time
Yeh Falls Further Away After Tough Fold

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo

Philip Long:    /    
Andrew Yeh:    /     folded on fifth

Andrew Yeh completed with split kings and was called by Philip Long, who had a low run down after fourth to make the call. On fifth, Long picked up another low card and his bet forced a fold from Yeh to see the latter further fall down the pecking order.

Philip Long5,235,000-30,000
Craig Chait5,130,000610,000
Andrew Yeh2,180,000-580,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:48 PM Local Time
Long's Full House Crushes Yeh

Philip Long

Andrew Yeh:   /    / 
Philip Long:   /    / 

Philip Long raised with split deuces and Andrew Yeh decided to play with three to a straight.

Yeh hit open sevens on fourth, but Long immediately hit two pair. Yeh bet his pair, but Long raised to two bets with his two pair. Yeh called.

On fifth, Yeh picked up an open-ended striaght draw, but even if that came in it wouldn't be good since Long made a full house on fifth. Long bet and Yeh called again.

On sixth, Yeh hit a king of his own. Long bet his full house and Yeh came along with another call.

On seventh, Yeh made sevens up. Long bet into the 2,490,000 million chip pot. Yeh thought for quite some time before making the call and shipping the massive pot to Long.

Philip Long5,265,0001,640,000
Craig Chait4,520,000-40,000
Andrew Yeh2,760,000-1,600,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:39 PM Local Time
Yeh Concedes Lead to Chait


Andrew Yeh:    /     folded on fifth
Craig Chait:    /    

Craig Chait completed with a five showing and had an ace-jack in the hole. Chait bet his open lead on fourth to earn a call and bet again on fifth to take it down right there, taking advantage of his superior board.

Andrew Yeh:    /     folded on fifth
Craig Chait:    /    

The very same procedure repeated in the next hand and Chait was all smiles after taking down the next pot and the lead from Yeh, who was toppled for the first time on this final day.

Craig Chait4,560,0000
Andrew Yeh4,360,0000
Philip Long3,625,0000
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Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:32 PM Local Time
Two Boats Go All the Way to the River

Craig Chait

Omaha Hi-Lo

Craig Chait opened      from the button and only Philip Long made the call from the big blind with     .

The flop came    , giving both players two pair. Chait continued with a bet and Long only check-called.

The icy cold   hit the turn, giving both players a full house. Again Chait bet, and again Long just called.

On the   river, the same action played out, Long check-called one final bet and saw the bad news and Chait's full house took down the pot.

Andrew Yeh4,940,000-600,000
Philip Long3,895,000375,000
Craig Chait3,710,000225,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:20 PM Local Time
Yeh and Chait Chop a Pot

Omaha Hi-Lo

Craig Chait raised the button with the      and was called by Andrew Yeh in the small blind (    ) and Philip Long in the big blind     . On a flop of     flop, Yeh and Long check-called a bet by Chait before checking down the   turn.

After the   river, Yeh check-called a bet by Chait to win the low pot while the aces of Chait secured the high portion.

Andrew Yeh5,540,000-225,000
Philip Long3,520,000-300,000
Craig Chait3,485,000375,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:15 PM Local Time
Right Side of Cooler Results in Long-Awaited Double

Philip Long

Limit Hold'em

Andrew Yeh raised    from the button before Philip Long three-bet from the small blind with   , Yeh made the call and took the hands to the flop.

The board came out    , giving Yeh second pair and Long a gutshot. Long continued with a bet and Yeh made the call.

The action   hit the turn, bringing in both the straight for Long and two pair for Yeh. Long bet once more, Yeh went for the raise. Long three-bet holding his straight. Yeh decided to four-bet and the players got all the chips in the middle.

Needing to fill up on the river, the   wasn't what Yeh was looking for, and Philip Long secured the full double.

Andrew Yeh5,765,000-1,835,000
Philip Long3,820,0001,985,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:09 PM Local Time
Small Pots in Three-Handed Play

Limit Hold'em

Andrew Yeh raised with the    and Craig Chait defended the    to see a     flop, which was checked through. They checked the   turn and Chait bet the   river for Yeh to call and forfeit a portion of his stack to second-placed Chait.

Chait then forfeited a portion of his win when Yeh's    flopped a flush draw and paired up on the turn to win the pot uncontested.

In the following hand, Chait raised the    on the button and Philip Long opted to defend    in the big blind. Both checked the     flop and Long hit the weaker kicker on the   turn, which he bet and Chait called.

The   on the river was checked by the Brit and Chait checked behind to get shown the bad news.

Andrew Yeh7,600,000-225,000
Craig Chait3,110,000-445,000
Philip Long1,835,000600,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:06 PM Local Time
Bryce Yockey Eliminated in 4th Place ($148,896)

Bryce Yockey

Limit Hold'em

Craig Chait raised from the cutoff with    and Andrew Yeh made the call on the button with   .

Bryce Yockey found most of his stack in the middle in the big blind and committed his 420,000 by going all in blind with   . Both Yeh and Chait made the call.

The flop brought    , making top pair for Yockey's opponents and he was drawing to a gutshot or running cards. Chait bet and Yeh called with the worse ace.

The   showed up on the turn giving Yockey a heart draw, both Yeh and Chait checked.

The river was a brick  , leaving Yockey with queen high and his opponents chopping up his chips as he was eliminated.

Andrew Yeh7,825,000170,000
Craig Chait3,555,000170,000
Bryce Yockey0-270,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:57 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 150,000/300,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:47 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts at the Break
SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig BlindsBig Bets
2Andrew YehUnited States7,655,0005126
3Philip LongUnited Kingdom1,235,00084
4Bryce YockeyUnited States270,00021
5Craig ChaitUnited States3,385,0002311
Andrew Yeh7,655,000420,000
Craig Chait3,385,000-90,000
Philip Long1,235,000-300,000
Bryce Yockey270,000-15,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:46 PM Local Time
Break Time

Players are on a 10-minute break.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:45 PM Local Time
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Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:41 PM Local Time
Yeh Yanks Large Pot Off Yockey

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo

Bryce Yockey:    /      folded on sixth
Andrew Yeh:    /     

Bryce Yockey completed with aces in the hole and then kept firing with a low draw on fourth, which Andrew Yeh called. On fifth, Yeh bet with his king-high heart board and Yockey called to see a fourth heart appear for Yeh on sixth. The instant bet followed and Yockey's tournament life was in severe jeopardy as he sunk back into the chair and contemplated the next crucial move.

Eventually, and with a lot of frustration, Yockey sent the cards into the muck to be left with just over one big bet.

Andrew Yeh7,235,000525,000
Craig Chait3,475,000180,000
Philip Long1,535,000-180,000
Bryce Yockey285,000-1,080,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:35 PM Local Time
Yockey Bricks, Long Chips Up

Philip Long

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo

Philip Long:   /    / 
Bryce Yockey:   /    / 

Philip Long completed with split jacks and Yockey made the call from the bring in.

On fourth, both players checked the street.

On fifth, Yockey bet when he picked up a low draw and Long made the call.

Yockey hit a nine on sixth which gave him an open-ender to go with his low draw. Long assessed the boards and put in the bet, which Yockey called.

Yockey found a disappointing queen on the river to miss everything and both players checked. Long took down the pot with his lone pair of jacks.

"You got me for the stone maximum," lamented Yockey.

Philip Long1,715,000480,000
Bryce Yockey1,365,00060,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:28 PM Local Time
Yockey Still in for the Long Run

Seven Card Stud

Philip Long:    /     folded on fifth
Bryce Yockey:    /    

Philip Long completed with a jack and Bryce Yockey raised with sixes in the hole for Long to call. The Brit check-called fifth and then faced a bet by Yockey on sixth after which Yockey only had 195,000 behind with a pair of sevens showing.

Long mulled it over for a short while and opted to fold.

Andrew Yeh6,710,000-90,000
Craig Chait3,295,000-60,000
Bryce Yockey1,305,000390,000
Philip Long1,235,000-240,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:18 PM Local Time
Yockey Back Below a Million

Seven Card Stud

Craig Chait:    /    
Bryce Yockey:    /     folded on fifth

Bryce Yockey folded on fifth against Craig Chait in a Razz hand to lose two big bets and then faced Chait once more when the game type changed to Seven Card Stud. Yockey called with some back door straight outs on fourth this time while Chait had queens in the hole. Another bet on fifth street did the trick to win the pot uncontested for Chait.

Andrew Yeh6,800,000-120,000
Craig Chait3,355,000930,000
Philip Long1,475,00090,000
Bryce Yockey915,000-900,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:13 PM Local Time
Yockey Chips Up, Back Near Two Million


Bryce Yockey :   /    / 
Andrew Yeh:   /    / 

Bryce Yockey completed showing a five and Andrew Yeh made the call showing his eight.

Both Yeh and Yockey decided to check fourth.

Yeh bet fifth after Yockey paired on fifth.

Two critical cards fell on sixth. Yeh was drawing dead and bet into Yockey' made eighty-six. Yockey called after thinking for a bit.

On seventh, both players decided to check and Yackey turned over the winner.

Andrew Yeh6,920,000-570,000
Craig Chait2,425,000-240,000
Bryce Yockey1,815,000930,000
Philip Long1,385,000-120,000
Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:05 PM Local Time
Yeh Frazzles Yockey With Turn Check-Raise

Omaha Hi-Lo

Bryce Yockey raised with the      and was called by Andrew Yeh in the small blind, who held the     . Philip Long came along from the big blind with      and folded the     flop when Yeh bet his nut flush, while Yockey stuck around with the low draw.

The   followed on the turn and Yeh checked. Yockey then bet only for Yeh to check-raise and that sent him into a frazzle before he sigh-folded a spot that would have seen him getting quartered.

Andrew Yeh7,490,0001,500,000
Craig Chait2,665,000-540,000
Philip Long1,505,000-270,000
Bryce Yockey885,000-870,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander