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2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Sunday, June 02, 2013 to Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Event #7: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,653,300
  • Entries: 1,837
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:07 PM Local Time
Waxman Five-Bet Shoves

Hand #155: In the first hand of Level 28, Eric Baldwin raised to 120,000 only to have Matt Waxman three-bet to 300,000. Baldwin responded by four-betting to 600,000 but folded when Waxman five-bet shoved.

Hand #156: Matt Waxman raised to 120,000 and won the pot.

Hand #157: Eric Baldwin limped the button, Matt Waxman checked his option and the flop fell    . Waxman checked and then folded to a bet of 60,000.

Hand #158: Matt Waxman raised to 120,000 and Eric Baldwin folded.

Matt Waxman4,011,000170,000
Eric Baldwin1,500,000-170,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 7:57 PM Local Time
Skipping the Dinner Break

The players have decided to forgo the one-hour dinner break and keep playing.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 7:56 PM Local Time
Baldwin Doubles

Heads Up: Eric Baldwin & Matt Waxman

Hand #147: Eric Baldwin raised to 100,000 on the button, Matt Waxman called and then both players checked the     flop. After the dealer burned and turned the  , Waxman bet 105,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #148: Matt Waxman limped the button, Eric Baldwin checked his option and then both players checked the     flop. When the   appeared on the turn, Baldwin check-folded to a bet of 50,000.

Hand #149: Eric Baldwin opened for 100,000 on the button and Matt Waxman called, leading to an     flop. Waxman checked, Baldwin bet 90,000 and Waxman moved all in. Baldwin snap-called off for 735,000 total and tabled the    for a set of kings. Waxman then showed the    for a flush draw. Baldwin wasn't able to dodge a club as the   turned, but fortunately it was a good club as it gave him a full house and a guaranteed double. The meaningless   was run out on the river for good measure and Baldwin was pushed the pot.

Hand #150: Matt Waxman raised the button and won the pot.

Hand #151: Eric Baldwin raised to 100,000 on the button and won the pot.

Hand #152: Matt Waxman opened for 100,000, Matt Waxman called and then both players checked the     flop. Baldwin then check-called a bet of 70,000 on the   turn before both players returned to checking on the   river. Baldwin showed the    for fours and sevens and it was good as Waxman mucked his cards.

Hand #153: Eric Baldwin raised the button and Matt Waxman folded.

Hand #154: Matt Waxman raised to 100,000 on the button, Baldwin called and the flop came down the    . Baldwin bet 90,000 and Waxman folded.

Matt Waxman3,841,000-650,000
Eric Baldwin1,670,000650,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 7:44 PM Local Time
Six Hands of Heads-Up Action

Hand #141: Eric Baldwin opened for 100,000, Matt Waxman called and the flop came down    . Waxman bet 80,000, Baldwin called and the dealer burned and turned the  . Waxman checked and then folded when Baldwin bet 185,000.

Hand #142: Matt Waxman raised to 100,000 from the button and then folded when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 250,000.

Hand #143: Eric Baldwin raised to 100,000 from the button, Matt Waxman called and the flop fell    . Waxman check-called a bet of 90,000, the   turned and Waxman check-called another bet, this time 180,000. The   inspired checks by both players and Waxman tabled the   . Baldwin mucked.

Hand #144: Matt Waxman limped the button, Eric Baldwin checked his option and the flop came out    . Baldwin checked and then folded to a bet of 50,000.

Hand #145: Eric Baldwin folded the button and gave Matt Waxman a walk.

Hand #146: Matt Waxman limped the button, Eric Baldwin checked his option and both players watch the flop come down    . Two checks followed, the   turned and Waxman folded to a bet of 55,000 from Baldwin.

Matt Waxman4,491,00080,000
Eric Baldwin1,020,000-80,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 7:30 PM Local Time
Baldwin Sliding

Hand #138: Matt Waxman raised to 100,000, Eric Baldwin called and the flop came down    . Waxman checked and then folded when Baldwin bet 50,000.

Hand #139: Eric Baldwin raised to 100,000 on the button then folded when Matt Waxman three-bet to 275,000.

Hand #140: Matt Waxman opened for 100,000 from the button and then called when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 250,000. Both players checked the     flop, and then Baldwin check-called a bet of 255,000 on the   turn. Baldwin checked for a third time on the   river, but called yet again when Waxman bet 530,000. Waxman tabled the    for a pair of aces and it was good as Baldwin sent his cards to the muck.

Matt Waxman4,411,0001,280,000
Eric Baldwin1,100,000-1,280,000
Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 7:20 PM Local Time
The Battle Wages

Hand #132: Matt Waxman won by raising to 100,000 on the button.

Hand #133: Eric Baldwin won by raising to 100,000 on the button.

Hand #134: Matt Waxman won by raising to 100,000 on the button.

Hand #135: Eric Baldwin raised to 100,000 on the button and then folded when Matt Waxman three-bet to 275,000.

Hand #136: Matt Waxman opened for 100,000, Eric Baldwin called and the flop came down    . Baldwin check-called a bet of 70,000 and then check-folded to a bet of 180,000 on the   river.

Hand #137: Eric Baldwin raised to 100,000 on the button and Matt Waxman called. The latter then check-called a bet of 90,000 on the     flop before both players checked the   turn. When the   completed the board on the river, Waxman check-folded to a bet of 375,000.

Matt Waxman3,131,000131,000
Eric Baldwin2,380,000-131,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 7:05 PM Local Time
Waxman Doubles Back into the Chip Lead

Hand #131: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then called when Matt Waxman raised to 150,000. Baldwin then called bets of 100,000 and 250,000 on the     flop and   turn respectively, leading to the   on the river.

Waxman moved all in for his last million and Baldwin snap-called. The man known as "basebaldy" showed the    for a flopped two pair, but it was no good as Waxman had turned a set with the   .

With that, Waxman had regained the chip lead.

Matt Waxman3,000,0001,470,000
Eric Baldwin2,511,000-1,470,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:59 PM Local Time
Last Hands of Level 26

Hand #129: Eric Baldwin raised to 80,000 on the button, Matt Waxman called and the flop came down    . Waxman ended up check-calling a bet of 75,000 and then led out for 100,000 when the   turned. Baldwin folded.

Hand #130: Matt Waxman limped the button and Eric Baldwin checked his option from the big blind, leading to a     flop. Baldwin checked and then folded when Waxman bet 45,000.

Eric Baldwin3,981,000426,000
Matt Waxman1,530,000-426,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:55 PM Local Time
Five Hands for Your Reading Pleasure

Hand #124: Eric Baldwin raised to 80,000 and Matt Waxman folded.

Hand #125: Matt Waxman raised to 80,000, Baldwin called and the flop fell    . Baldwin check-called a bet of 55,000 before both players checked the   turn and   river. Baldwin showed the    for ace high and it was good as Waxman mucked and dropped to 1.45 million.

Hand #126: Matt Waxman raised and took down the pot.

Hand #127: Baldwin raised and took down the pot.

Hand #128: Matt Waxman limped the button and then called when Eric Baldwin raised to 140,000. Baldwin continued for 135,000 on the     flop and Waxman folded his hand.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:49 PM Local Time
Baldwin Doubles Into the Chip Lead

Heads Up: Eric Baldwin & Matt Waxman

Hand #122: Eric Baldwin limped from the button and Matt Waxman checked his option from the big. Waxman then check-folded to a bet of 40,000 on the    .

Hand #123: Matt Waxman opened for 80,000 and then called when Baldwin made it 190,000 to go. The     flop saw Baldwin lead out for 155,000, Waxman call and the dealer burn and turn the  . Baldwin led out for 335,000, Waxman made it 675,000 and Baldwin moved all in for 1.605 million. Waxman called and the cards were turned up.

Waxman:   
Baldwin:   

Waxman had turned top two but Baldwin was ahead with his flopped set of deuces. Waxman could clinch victory with either an ace or ten on the river, but it wasn't his time as the   blanked on the river.

Eric Baldwin3,555,0001,685,000
Matt Waxman1,956,000-1,684,000
Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:35 PM Local Time
Back and Forth

Hand #116: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then called when Matt Waxman three-bet to 140,000. Baldwin proceeded to call a bet of 90,000 on the     flop before both players checked the   turn and   river. Waxman showed the    and it was good as Baldwin sent his cards to the muck.

Hand #117: Matt Waxman raised to 80,000 on the button and Eric Baldwin called. The latter led out for 85,000 on the     flop, but folded when Waxman raised to 185,000.

Hand #118: Eric Baldwin opened the button for 80,000 and Matt Waxman called. Waxman check-called a bet of 65,000 on the     flop and then both players checked the   turn. When the   completed the board on the river, Waxman led out for 100,000 and Baldwin raised it to 385,000. Waxman folded.

Hand #119: Matt Waxman raised to 80,000 on the button and Baldwin folded.

Hand #120: Eric Baldwin raised to 80,000 on the button, Matt Waxman called and the flop came down    . Waxman checked and then folded when Baldwin bet 65,000.

Hand #121: Matt Waxman raised to 80,000 on the button and won the pot.

Matt Waxman3,640,000250,000
Eric Baldwin1,870,000-250,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:22 PM Local Time
Baldwin Fighting Back

Hand #113: Matt Waxman opened for 80,000 and won the pot.

Hand #114: Eric Baldwin raised to 80,000 on the button and then called when Matt Waxman three-bet to 200,000. Baldwin then called a bet of 130,000 on the     flop before both players checked the   turn. When the   completed the board on the river, Waxman led out for 180,000 and Baldwin called with the   . Waxman showed the    and watched the pot pushed to his opponent.

Hand #115: Matt Waxman raised to 80,000 on the button, Eric Baldwin called and the flop fell    . Baldwin checked and then folded when Waxman bet 50,000.

Matt Waxman3,390,000-700,000
Eric Baldwin2,120,000660,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:14 PM Local Time
Some Heads-Up Hands

Hand #108: Eric Baldwin raised to 80,000 and then called when Matt Waxman three-bet to 200,000. Waxman was first to act on the     flop and he bet 130,000. Baldwin was having none of it and bumped it to 310,000, which got the job done.

Hand #109: Matt Waxman raised to 80,000 and won the pot.

Hand #110: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then called when Matt Waxman raised to 140,000. After the flop fell    , Waxman led out for 115,000 and Baldwin folded.

Hand #111: Matt Waxman opened for 80,000 on the button and Eric Baldwin called, bringing about a flop of    . Baldwin checked and then folded when Waxman bet 60,000.

Hand #112: Eric Baldwin won after raising to 80,000 on the button.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:06 PM Local Time
Waxman Pulling Away

Hand #107: A big hand just occurred on the second hand of heads-up play. It began when Matt Waxman raised to 80,000 from the button and Eric Baldwin defended. Baldwin proceeded to check call bets of 85,000 and 215,000 on the     flop and   turn respectively. When the   completed the board on the river, Baldwin checked for a third time and Waxman fired out a big bet of 500,000.

Baldwin called, but quickly mucked when Waxman tabled the    for two pair.

Matt Waxman4,090,0001,070,000
Eric Baldwin1,460,000-1,020,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 6:00 PM Local Time
First Blood to Baldwin

Hand #106: In the first hand of heads-up play, Eric Baldwin opened for 80,000 and Matt Waxman called. Baldwin then fired out 80,000 on the     flop and Waxman folded.

Matt Waxman3,020,000-80,000
Eric Baldwin2,480,00080,000
Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:42 PM Local Time
Break Time

The final two players are now on a 20-minute break. Here are the heads-up counts.

Matt Waxman3,100,00050,000
Eric Baldwin2,400,000100,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:40 PM Local Time
Jess Dioquino Eliminated in 3rd Place ($130,825)

Jess Dioquino - 3rd Place

Hand #105: Jess Dioquino moved all in from the small blind and Eric Baldwin called him from the big. Dioquino tabled the    and he was dominated by the    of Baldwin. Dioquino was looking for a deuce, but there was none to be found as the board ran out      .

With Dioquino's elimination in third place, for which he earned $130,825, two well-respected poker pros are left to battle heads up. Baldwin is seeking his second piece of WSOP gold while Waxman is seeking his first (the closest he ever came was third in a 2011 event).

Jess Dioquino0-102,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:35 PM Local Time
Baldwin Doubles Through Dioquino

Hand #104: Eric Baldwin opened the button for 60,000 and Matt Waxman three-bet to 135,000 from the small blind. Jess Dioquino then moved all in from the big, Baldwin called off for 1.051 million and Waxman got out of the way.

Baldwin:   
Dioquino:   

It was another big pocket pair versus big pocket pair, and fortunately for Baldwin he was on top. That's exactly where he stayed too as the board ran out      . Baldwin doubled big while Dioquino was crippled.

Eric Baldwin2,300,0001,485,000
Jess Dioquino102,000-1,148,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:30 PM Local Time
Three-Handed Action

Hand #100: Eric Baldwin raised to 60,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #101: Eric Baldwin made it 60,000 to go on the button and Jess Dioquino called from the big blind. Both players checked the     flop and then Baldwin called a bet of 35,000 on the   turn. When the   completed the board on the river, Dioquino checked and then folded when Baldwin bet 131,000.

Hand #102: Matt Waxman made it 60,000 from the button and then folded when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 155,000 from the big blind.

Hand #103: Jess Dioquino raised to 60,000 on the button and won the pot.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 5:22 PM Local Time
Amit Makhija Eliminated in 4th Place ($94,353)

Amit Makhija - 5th Place

Hand #99: Matt Waxman raised to 60,000 from the button and Amit Makhija called from the big blind. The     flop saw Makhija, who started the day as the chip leader, check and Waxman bet 50,000. Makhija responded by check-raising all in for 300,000 or so and Waxman snap-called.

Waxman:   
Makhija:   

It was a cooler for Makhija as he ran his pocket pair straight into pocket rockets. Neither the   turn nor   river changed a thing, and that was all she wrote for Makhija. He will take home $94,353 for his fourth-place finish.

Amit Makhija0-485,000
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