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

Saturday, June 24, 2023 to Monday, June 26, 2023

Event #55: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $755,610
  • Entries: 566
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, June 26, 2023 6:03 PM Local Time
Patricia Yannuzzi Eliminated in 10th Place ($8,619)

Patricia Yannuzzi

Patricia Yannuzzi:   /    / 
Sergio Braga:   /   - folded on fourth street
Scott Numoto:   /   - folded on fourth street
Marcin Horecki:   /    / 

Patricia Yannuzzi completed and was called by Sergio Braga, Scott Numoto, and Marcin Horecki.

Horecki bet on fourth street and only Yannuzzi called.

Horecki bet again on fifth street and Yannuzzi called all in.

Yannuzzi was ahead with two pair on sixth street, but Horecki caught an ace on seventh — giving him a higher two pair and eliminating Yannuzzi in 10th place.

Marcin Horecki3,000,000330,000
Scott Numoto2,700,000-230,000
Sergio Braga1,100,000400,000
Patricia Yannuzzi0-1,070,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 5:58 PM Local Time
Calling the Clock Episode #8: Ivey Denied 11th Bracelet, Hellmuth Arrives in Costume
Calling the Clock
Calling the Clock

On the eighth episode of "Calling the Clock," Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen cover eight more topics "On the Board." That included who they like for Poker Hall of Fame, Brian Rast winning the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for the third time, and Phil Ivey making the final table, just missing out on his eleventh bracelet.

They also highlight Jeremy Ausmus winning his sixth bracelet, the upcoming PokerNews Cup at Golden Nugget, the July 2 Celebration of Life for Doyle Brunson, and Phil Hellmuth arriving in costume with his tag team partner Dan "Jungleman" Cates.

Check out those stories and more in the latest "Calling the Clock" straight from the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

Monday, June 26, 2023 5:30 PM Local Time
Players on Break

The final ten players are on a 15-minute break.

Scott Numoto2,930,000730,000
Marcin Horecki2,670,000-230,000
Mike Matusow1,600,0000
Brian Rast1,550,0000
James Cheung1,180,000-105,000
Patricia Yannuzzi1,070,000-180,000
Michael Estes1,000,000200,000
Chris George870,000-325,000
Sergio Braga700,000-220,000
Kao Saechao575,000-25,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 5:29 PM Local Time
Two Pair Takes it For Matusow

Brian Rast:   /    / 
Mike Matusow:    /    

Brian Rast completed and Mike Matusow defended his bring-in.

Rast called a bet from Matusow on fourth and then both players checked on fifth.

Matusow then called a bet from Rast on sixth and bet himself on seventh. Rast called and Matusow tabled     for two pair. Rast couldn't beat it and mucked — conceding the pot to Matusow.

Mike Matusow1,600,000550,000
Brian Rast1,550,000-50,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 5:23 PM Local Time
Matusow Hits Gin on Seventh Street

Mike Matusow:   /    / 
Michael Estes:   /    / 

Michael Estes completed and received a call from Mike Matusow. Estes then bet fourth and fifth streets with Matusow calling each time.

On sixth street Estes bet again and Matusow raised all in for just slightly more. Estes made the call.

"I only have a pair of fives" Estes said.

Matusow had a low but no made high hand. Estes then made two pair, tens and fives on seventh, meaning Matusow could only hit a four to scoop the pot. He received exactly what he needed when his last card came the  , giving him the wheel straight and nut low to secure a second major double up, passing the one million mark in the process.

Mike Matusow1,050,000375,000
Michael Estes800,000100,000
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Monday, June 26, 2023 4:56 PM Local Time
Matusow Spikes a Queen

Mike Matusow:    /    
Chris George:    /    
Kao Saechao:   /    - folded on fifth street

Kao Saechao completed with a six and Chris George raised it to two bets. Mike Matusow raised on top for his last 190,000 and received a call from both players.

George bet fourth and was called by Saechao. He bet again on fifth and this time got Saechao to fold, leaving him heads-up with Matusow.

Matusow was behind with nines against jacks and eights but spiked a queen for a better two pair to preserve his tournament life.

Chris George1,195,000385,000
Mike Matusow675,000-45,000
Kao Saechao600,000-400,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 4:44 PM Local Time
James Juvancic Eliminated in 11th Place ($8,619); Jose Paz-Gutierrez Eliminated in 12th place ($6,901)

James Juvancic

Jose Paz-Gutierrez:   /    / 
James Juvancic:    /    / 
Marcin Horecki:   /    / 

Marcin Horecki completed and James Juvancic called. Jose Paz-Gutierrez raised and Horecki re-raised. Juvancic called cold and Paz-Gutierrez called all in.

Juvancic called a bet from Horecki on fourth street and Junvancic led out for a bet on fifth street. Horecki raised and Juvancic called all in.

Horecki caught a full house on seventh street, which was good for the scoop and elimination of both Juvancic and Paz-Gutierrez in 11th and 12th place respectively.

Jose Paz-Gutierrez
Jose Paz-Gutierrez
Marcin Horecki2,900,000665,000
James Juvancic0-300,000
Jose Paz-Gutierrez0-710,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 4:24 PM Local Time
"There's No Remorse": Poker Community Unsatisfied As Imsirovic Breaks Silence
Ali Imsirovic
Ali Imsirovic

Many were shocked this week when Ali Imsirovic broke his silence this week more than a year after being accused of cheating by other high-stakes poker pros.

But few were satisfied with the answers provided by the 2021 GPI Player of the Year, who admitted to multi-accounting for several months in 2020, and again in 2022, while dismissing other allegations as "ridiculous," including that he's used real-time assistance (RTA) and recently been running an online cheating ring.

The poker community's reactions to Imsirovic's video make up the latest edition of The Muck.

Read it on PokerNews

Monday, June 26, 2023 4:12 PM Local Time
Gutierrez Leaves Juvancic Short-Stacked

Jose Paz-Gutierrez:   /   
James Juvancic:   /    - folded on fifth street
Marcin Horecki:   /   - folded on fourth street

Marcin Horecki completed and received calls from Jose Paz-Gutierrez and James Juvancic.

Paz-Gutierrez bet fourth street and Horecki got out of the way. James Juvancic raised it to two bets and received a call from his opponent.

On fifth street Paz-Gutierrez fired another bet and a frustrated Juvancic made the fold.

"I had the best hand when I raised you," Juvancic told his opponent as Paz-Gutierrez scooped the pot.

Marcin Horecki2,235,00085,000
Jose Paz-Gutierrez710,000260,000
James Juvancic300,000-390,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 4:02 PM Local Time
Kyle Hinnerichs Eliminated in 13th Place ($6,901)

Kyle Hinnerichs

Brian Rast:   /    / 
Kyle Hinnerichs:   /    / 

Kyle Hinnerichs completed and Brian Rast defended his bring-in.

Rast called a bet from Hinnerichs on fourth street and then raised a bet from Hinnerichs on fifth. Hinnerichs called all in and boards were run.

Rast caught a six-high straight on sixth street and Hinnerichs failed to fill up — eliminating him in 13th place.

Brian Rast1,600,000400,000
Kyle Hinnerichs0-780,000
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Monday, June 26, 2023 3:51 PM Local Time
Horecki Scoops

Chris George:   /     - folded on sixth street
Jose Paz-Gutierrez:   /    / 
Marcin Horecki:    /    

Chris George completed and Jose Paz-Gutierrez raised. Marcin Horecki called cold and George called as well.

Paz-Gutierrez bet on fourth street and both players called. Action then checked through on fifth street.

Horecki bet on sixth and seventh and only Paz-Gutierrez called down.

Horecki showed     for a full house and Paz-Gutierrez mucked — conceding the large pot to Horecki.

Marcin Horecki2,150,000500,000
Chris George810,000-250,000
Jose Paz-Gutierrez450,000-130,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 3:36 PM Local Time
Saechao Gets Respect

Brian Rast:   /   - folded on fourth street
Mike Matusow:   /     - folded on sixth street
Kao Saechao:   /    

Mike Matusow completed and was called by Kao Saechao and Brian Rast.

Saechao bet on fourth street and only Matusow called.

Both players checked on fifth street and then Matusow folded facing a bet on sixth — sending the pot Saechao's way.

Brian Rast1,200,000-100,000
Kao Saechao1,000,000190,000
Mike Matusow720,000-155,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 3:10 PM Local Time
Break Time

Players are now on a 15-minute break.

Scott Numoto2,200,000400,000
Marcin Horecki1,650,000550,000
Brian Rast1,300,000-175,000
James Cheung1,285,000-625,000
Patricia Yannuzzi1,250,000450,000
Chris George1,060,00075,000
Sergio Braga920,000370,000
Mike Matusow875,000-15,000
Kao Saechao810,000-440,000
Kyle Hinnerichs780,000255,000
Michael Estes700,000-350,000
James Juvancic690,000-685,000
Jose Paz-Gutierrez580,000130,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 2:54 PM Local Time
Denny Axel Eliminated in 14th Place ($6,901)

Denny Axel

Scott Numoto:    /    
Denny Axel:    /    
Michael Estes:    /    

Scott Numoto, Denny Axel, and Michael Estes were all in for several bets each on third street. Axel committed the rest of his chips on fourth and Michael Estes completed the bet to 50,000. Numoto called.

Estes then called bets from Numoto on fifth and sixth street and action checked down on seventh.

Numoto took the high with his kings and Estes took the low with a six — eliminating Axel in 14th place.

Scott Numoto1,800,000450,000
Michael Estes1,050,000-150,000
Denny Axel0-700,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 2:37 PM Local Time
George Scoops Pivotal Three-Way Pot

Chris George:    /    
Patricia Yannuzzi:    /    
Sergio Braga:    /    
James Cheung:   /   - folded on fourth street
Jose Paz-Gutierrez:   /    - folded on fifth street

Action was picked up on fourth street with five players. Chris George bet and received calls from Patricia Yannuzzi, Sergio Braga and Jose Paz-Gutierrez, while James Cheung made the fold.

George bet again on fifth. Paz-Gutierrez folded, Yannuzzi called and Braga called.

Continuing the aggression, George bet again on sixth and seventh and received calls from both opponents on each street.

Yannuzzi had a pair of queens and Braga had a seven low. George tabled a six low and seven high straight to scoop a vital pot, tripling his stack and saving himself from the brink of elimination in the process.

James Cheung1,910,000310,000
Chris George985,000535,000
Patricia Yannuzzi800,000-1,175,000
Sergio Braga550,000-205,000
Jose Paz-Gutierrez450,000-365,000
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Monday, June 26, 2023 2:22 PM Local Time
Ahmed Mohamed Eliminated in 15th Place ($6,901)

Ahmed Mohamed

Ahmed Mohamed:   /    / 
James Cheung:   /    / 

Ahmed Mohamed completed and James Cheung raised. Action folded back around to Mohamed, who called all in for his remaining chips.

Mohamed's runout left him with a pair of tens, which wasn't enough against the kings and sevens of Cheung — eliminating Mohamed in 15th place.

James Cheung1,600,000100,000
Ahmed Mohamed0-80,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 2:16 PM Local Time
Timothy Frazin Eliminated in 16th place ($5,630)

Timothy Frazin

James Juvancic:    /    
Timothy Frazin:    /    

Action was picked up on fifth street. James Juvancic bet and Timothy Frazin called with the last of his chips to put himself at risk.

Neither player made a low. Frazin made a pair of threes but Juvancic had two pair, eights and sixes to secure the elimination.

James Juvancic1,375,000190,000
Timothy Frazin0-650,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 2:08 PM Local Time
Yannuzzi Coolers Mohamed

Patricia Yannuzzi:    /    
Ahmed Mohamed:    /    

Patricia Yannuzzi completed with a seven and received a call from Ahmed Mohamed from the bring in.

On fourth street Yannuzzi bet and was called by Mohamed. Both players checked fifth street.

Yannuzzi continued with another bet on sixth street and Mohamed raised it to two bets. Yannuzzi made the call.

On seventh street Yannuzzi bet and was called by Mohamed.

"I really hope you don't have a full house" Mohamed told his opponent.

"I do" Yannuzzi replied, tabling sevens full of fours to take down a massive pot.

Mohamed mucked his cards, telling the table that he had made sixes full for a smaller full house.

Patricia Yannuzzi1,975,000735,000
Marcin Horecki1,100,000655,000
Ahmed Mohamed80,000-540,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 2:01 PM Local Time
Numoto Forces a Fold From Estes

Scott Numoto:   /    
Michael Estes:   /     - folded on sixth street

Michael Estes completed and just behind him, Scott Numoto raised. Action folded back around to Estes, who called.

Numoto check-called a bet on fourth street and then raised a bet from Estes on fifth. Estes called.

On sixth street, Estes check-folded facing a bet from Numoto after thinking for a bit and Numoto took the pot without a showdown.

Scott Numoto1,350,000500,000
Michael Estes1,200,00080,000
Monday, June 26, 2023 1:53 PM Local Time
The Chad & Jesse Poker Show Episode #8: Joey Ingram on the Future of Poker

On the latest episode of The Chad & Jesse Poker Show, Chad Holloway and Jesse Fullen come to you straight from the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP).

They are joined by Joey Ingram, AKA Papi, a lover of four-card poker. A prolific poker podcaster, Ingram is known for his marathon emergency investigations into such controversial matters as the Mike Postle and Robbi Jade Lew cheating allegations. Ingram, who was in L.A. for the Hustler Casino Live $1,000,000 Cash Game, recently returned to Las Vegas and was at the 2023 WSOP for the first time when he sat down with the guys.

Hear what Ingram thinks the future holds for poker, which just might surprise you.

Chad and Jesse also break down all ten nominees for the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2023. Only one will get in, and it'll undoubtedly be a close affair with so many deserving individuals.

Click here to watch the latest episode now!

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