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

Monday, June 05, 2023 to Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Event #14: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,209,000
  • Entries: 130
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, June 7, 2023 11:41 PM Local Time
Yoon and Coleman Exchange Third Street Raises

Brian Yoon:   /   
Maxx Coleman:   /    - folded fifth street
Dan Shak:   /  - folded bring-in

Brian Yoon completed Dan Shak's bring-in and Maxx Coleman made it two bets to go. Shak folded, but Yoon then made it three bets to go and Coleman called.

Yoon picked up an ace on fourth street and bet, with Coleman calling to see fifth street, but after Yoon fired again on fifth, Coleman released his hand despite picking up an ace himself.

Brian Yoon4,700,000380,000
Dan Shak1,850,000-100,000
Maxx Coleman1,105,000-495,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 11:33 PM Local Time
Shak Wins Another One to Stay on Track.

Dan Shak:   /    / 
Maxx Coleman:   /    / 

Maxx Coleman completed with a Jack after Dan Shak brought in. Shak made the call.

On fourth and fifth street Coleman placed out another bet and both times Shak made the call.

Coleman bet again on sixth and this time Shak fired back with a raise to two bets, which Coleman called.

On seventh Coleman checked and Shak bet. Coleman made the call.

"I made a straight on fifth" Shak said, showing a wheel straight for the winner. Coleman flashed a seven, indicating that he had trips, before throwing his hand into the muck and conceding a large pot to Shak. With that pot Shak has made a respectable comeback and is now second in chips of the three remaining players.

Dan Shak1,950,000550,000
Maxx Coleman1,600,000-350,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 11:22 PM Local Time
Yoon Extends Chip Lead After Big Win Over Coleman

Brian Yoon

Brian Yoon:    /    
Maxx Coleman:    /    

Brian Yoon completed Maxx Coleman's bring-in, but Coleman came back with a two-bet which Yoon called.

Yoon called a bet from Coleman on fourth after his opponent took the betting lead, but on fifth, Yoon got the lead back and elected to check-call another bet from Coleman.

Yoon made an open pair of jacks on sixth and led out, getting a call from Coleman.

On seventh, Yoon fired a final time, but this time Coleman couldn't call, sending a sizeable pot to Yoon who extends his chip lead.

Brian Yoon4,320,000465,000
Maxx Coleman1,950,000-700,000
Dan Shak1,400,00050,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 11:14 PM Local Time
Shak is Back

Dan Shak:   /    / 
Brian Yoon:   /    / 

Dan Shak is right back in the mix after taking a couple of pots back off of chip leader Brian Yoon.

In this hand, Shak defended his bring-in to a completion from Yoon. Shak then check-called a bet from Yoon on fourth street, then check-raised him on fifth street.

Yoon called, and the players then checked sixth street before Shak bet out on seventh. Yoon called to see Shak with a flush that he said he got on the river with his  .

Brian Yoon3,855,000-745,000
Maxx Coleman2,650,000-200,000
Dan Shak1,350,000700,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 11:05 PM Local Time
Yoon Wins Twice Against Shak

Brian Yoon:   /    / 
Dan Shak:   /    / 

Brian Yoon completed with an ace and was called by Dan Shak.

Yoon checked and called a bet from Shak on fourth street. On fifth street Yoon checked, Shak bet, and Yoon raised it to two bets. Shak made the call.

Yoon then bet sixth and seventh and Shak called both times.

"One Pair" Yoon said showing a pair of aces which was good enough to win the pot.

A few hands later, Yoon and Shak would collide again.

Brian Yoon:   /    / 
Dan Shak:   /    / 

Action was picked up on fourth street. Shak bet and Yoon called.

On fifth Shak checked and called a bet from Yoon.

Shak opted to check on sixth street and Yoon bet. Shak check-raised to two big bets and Yoon called.

On seventh Shak bet and called when Yoon made it two bets. Yoon showed a flush for the winner and scooped a second big pot from Shak who was left with a short stack.

Brian Yoon4,600,0001,375,000
Dan Shak650,000-910,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:52 PM Local Time
Coleman Creeps Closer to Yoon

Maxx Coleman:   /    / 
Brian Yoon:   /    /  - folded seventh street

Brian Yoon defended his bring-in after Maxx Coleman completed. Coleman kept betting on fourth through sixth streets with Yoon calling the whole way.

On seventh, Coleman fired a final bet, but this time after some thought, Yoon had to fold his hand.

Brian Yoon3,225,000-390,000
Maxx Coleman2,850,000450,000
Dan Shak1,560,000-60,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:48 PM Local Time
Shak Builds Through Yoon

Dan Shak

Dan Shak:    /    
Brian Yoon:    /    
Maxx Coleman:   /  - folded bring-in

Dan Shak completed Maxx Coleman's bring-in and Brian Yoon called. Coleman folded to leave the pot heads-up.

Yoon bet fourth and fifth streets with the betting lead, getting called both times by Shak, then on sixth when Shak paired his deuce, he began betting with the lead.

Yoon called to see seventh street and both players checked. Shak showed his winning two pair of eights and sixes and Yoon mucked his hand.

Brian Yoon3,615,000-780,000
Maxx Coleman2,400,00075,000
Dan Shak1,620,000470,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:36 PM Local Time
Yoon Extends Lead

Brian Yoon:   /    
Maxx Coleman   /     - Folded Sixth Street

Brian Yoon completed with a King and Maxx Coleman made it two bets from the bring in. Yoon made the call.

After fourth street was checked Yoon bet fifth street and Coleman called. Yoon bet again on sixth and it was enough to get a fold out of Coleman and extend Yoon's stack well past the four million point.

Brian Yoon4,395,000300,000
Maxx Coleman2,325,000-235,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:20 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts After Break
Brian Yoon4,095,0000
Maxx Coleman2,560,0000
Dan Shak1,150,0000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:20 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:11 PM Local Time
10-Minute Break

Play has paused momentarily for another 10-minute break.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:09 PM Local Time
Ben Yu Eliminated in 4th Place ($103,645)

Ben Yu

Ben Yu:   /    / 
Maxx Coleman:   /    / 
Brian Yoon:   /  - folded third street
Dan Shak:   /  - folded bring-in

After Dan Shak brought it in, Brian Yoon completed, Maxx Coleman called and Ben Yu then made it two bets to go off his short stack. Shak and Yoon folded, but Coleman now made it three bets to go.

Yu called, leaving himself just over 100,000 behind.

On fourth street, Yu went ahead and bet, Coleman raised, and Yu put in the rest to put himself at risk.

Yu had a split pair of nines, while Coleman was getting sneaky with his aces in the hole.

The cards ran out with Yu making a second pair of threes on seventh street, but Coleman also made a second pair of sevens to eliminate Yu in 4th place to bring the tournament to its final three players.

Brian Yoon4,200,0001,075,000
Maxx Coleman2,700,000600,000
Dan Shak900,000-400,000
Ben Yu0-1,100,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:04 PM Local Time
Shak and Yoon Collide with Straights

Dan Shak:    /    
Brian Yoon:    /    

Brian Yoon called from the bring in after Dan Shak completed with a Jack. Shak then check-called Yoon twice on fourth and fifth streets.

Shak took the initiative on sixth street with a bet which Yoon called. Shak bet again on seventh.

"I made a straight on fifth" Yoon said while pondering his decision. Soon after Yoon made the call and saw the bad news when Shak tabled a king-high straight for the winner.

Brian Yoon3,125,000-600,000
Dan Shak1,300,000275,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:52 PM Local Time
Yu Doubles Through Coleman

Ben Yu

Ben Yu:   /    / 
Maxx Coleman:   /    / 
Brian Yoon:   /  - folded bring-in

Maxx Coleman completed Brian Yoon's bring-in and was met with a two-bet by a short-stacked Ben Yu. Yoon folded and Coleman called.

Picking up an ace on fourth street, Yu bet out with the lead and got another call from Coleman.

On fifth street, Yu bet again, but now Coleman raised. Yu called, leaving himself just a single big bet.

Yu went ahead and bet on sixth with Coleman calling to put Yu at risk.

Coleman held tens with an open-ended straight draw, while Yu had jacks in the hole for a superior pair to take to seventh street.

Yu picked up a second pair of fours on the end and Coleman failed to improve, sending a double-up to Yu.

Shortly after, Coleman lost a smaller pot to Dan Shak, sliding further away from chip leader Brian Yoon.

Brian Yoon3,725,000389,000
Maxx Coleman2,100,000-910,000
Ben Yu1,100,000525,000
Dan Shak1,025,000385,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:41 PM Local Time
Yoon Overtakes Coleman in Battle of the Big Stacks

Brian Yoon:   /    / 
Maxx Coleman:   /    / 
Ben Yu:   /  Folded Bring in

Brian Yoon completed with an ace after Ben Yu brought in and Maxx Coleman made it two bets with a ten. Yu folded and Yoon made the call.

Maxx Coleman proceeded to bet every street from fourth to seventh and Yoon called down until the two were at showdown.

Yoon showed two pair which was enough to take down a decent pot and overtake Coleman for the chip lead in the tournament.

Brian Yoon3,336,000236,000
Maxx Coleman3,010,000-765,000
Ben Yu575,00095,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:31 PM Local Time
George Alexander Eliminated in 5th Place ($77,985)

George Alexander

George Alexander:   /    / 
Brian Yoon:   /    / 
Maxx Coleman:   /  - folded bring-in

After Maxx Coleman brought in, George Alexander completed, Brian Yoon made it two bets, Coleman folded and Alexander put the last of his 80,000 chips in the middle.

Yoon started with a pair of fours, while Alexander had ace-king high. The cards were run out and neither player improved, leaving Yoon's fours the winner to eliminate Alexander in fifth place.

Maxx Coleman3,775,000-25,000
Brian Yoon3,100,000140,000
George Alexander0-80,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:20 PM Local Time
Alexander Folds to Yoon and is Left with Crumbs

Brian Yoon:   /   
George Alexander:   /    - Folded fifth Street
Dan Shak:   /  - Folded Bring in

Brian Yoon completed and George Alexander made it two bets. Dan Shak got out of the way from the bring in and Yoon made it three bets. Alexander called.

Alexander called another bet on fourth and then folded to a bet on fifth street, leaving less than T-100,000 behind.

"You got all my cards" Alexander said to his opponent as Yoon scooped the majority of Alexander's stack.

Brian Yoon2,960,000320,000
George Alexander80,000-220,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:09 PM Local Time
Coleman Extends Lead; Alexander Now on Short Stack

Maxx Coleman

Maxx Coleman:   /    / 
George Alexander:  /    /  - folded seventh street

After Maxx Coleman completed with his ace, George Alexander defended his bring-in.

Coleman held the betting lead on fourth and fifth streets, putting money into the pot on each street, with Alexander calling him.

Each player paired up on sixth, with Alexander's open kings taking the lead. He now bet and was called by Coleman.

On seventh street, Alexander checked and Coleman placed a bet.

With just three big bets left, Alexander went into the tank for two minutes before opting to fold.

The pot solidified Coleman's lead, while also putting Alexander on the shortest stack at the table.

Maxx Coleman3,800,000275,000
George Alexander300,000-775,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:00 PM Local Time
Yu Makes a Boat to Double Through Coleman

Ben Yu:    /    
Maxx Coleman:    /    

Maxx Coleman defended his bring in after Ben Yu completed. Coleman then called bets from Yu from fourth through sixth street with the last bet putting Yu all in and at risk.

Coleman had two pair which was not enough to overcome the Yu's Jacks full of nines and Yu received a healthy double up as a result.

Maxx Coleman3,525,000410,000
Ben Yu480,000150,000
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 8:45 PM Local Time
Level 22 started
Level: 22
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Playtika - Jason Alexander