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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 10:39 PM Local Time
Heads-Up Play Approaching Five Hours

Hand #225: Eric Baldwin limped the button and Matt Waxman checked his option. The latter then checked the     flop and former bet 100,000. Waxman woke up with a check-raise to 240,000, Baldwin called and the   turned. Baldwin ended up calling a bet of 350,000 and then both players checked the   river. Baldwin showed the    for a pair of threes and it was good against Waxman's   .

Hand #226: Matt Waxman folded the button.

Hand #227: Eric Baldwin limped the button, Matt Waxman checked his option and the flop fell    . Waxman checked and then folded to a bet of 100,000.

Hand #228: Matt Waxman limped, Eric Baldwin checked and the flop came down    . Baldwin checked and then folded to a bet of 110,000.

Eric Baldwin3,221,000-140,000
Matt Waxman2,290,000140,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 10:31 PM Local Time
Seven More Hands

Hand #218: Matt Waxman opened for 200,000 on the button and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #219: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Hand #220: Matt Waxman raised to 200,000 and won the pot.

Hand #221: Eric Baldwin won the pot by raising to 200,000 on the button.

Hand #222: Matt Waxman limped the button and Eric Baldwin checked his option. Baldwin then check-folded to a bet of 100,000 on the     flop,

Hand #223: Eric Baldwin opened for 200,000 from the button but folded when Matt Waxman three-bet to 460,000.

Hand #224: Matt Waxman made it 200,000 to go from the button and Eric Baldwin looked him up. Both players checked the     flop and then Baldwin check-folded to a bet of 210,000 on the   turn.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 10:22 PM Local Time
The Battle Continues

Hand #212: Matt Waxman raised to 200,000 and then folded when Eric Baldwin three-bet it to 480,000.

Hand #213: Eric Baldwin limped from the button and Matt Waxman checked his option from the big blind. Waxman then check-folded to a bet of 105,000 on the     flop.

Hand #214: Matt Waxman raised to 200,000 on the button and took down the pot.

Hand #215: Eric Baldwin limped from the button and Matt Waxman checked from the big. Waxman then check-called a bet of 105,000 on the     and then both players checked the   turn and   river. Waxman tabled the    for a pair of kings and the win.

Hand #216: Matt Waxman opened for 200,000 and folded when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 480,000.

Hand #217: Eric Baldwin limped the button, Matt Waxman checked and the dealer put out the     flop. Waxman bet 100,000 and Baldwin folded.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 10:13 PM Local Time
Waxman Doubles with Deuces

Hand #209: Eric Baldwin moved all in from the button and Matt Waxman called off for 1.075 million from the big blind.

Baldwin:   
Waxman:   

It was a classic flip with Waxman ahead and Baldwin holding two overs. The rails for both men were on their feet as the dealer put out the     flop. Safe for Waxman. The   turn was actually dangerous as it gave Baldwin a bunch of counterfeit options, but the   river proved safe for Waxman who doubled with a full house.

Hand #210: Matt Waxman opened for 160,000, Eric Baldwin called and the flop fell    . Baldwin check-folded to a bet of 115,000.

Hand #211: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Eric Baldwin3,361,000-1,200,000
Matt Waxman2,150,0001,200,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 10:08 PM Local Time
The 100th Hand of Heads-Up Play

Hand #205: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Hand #206: Matt Waxman moved all in from the button and Eric Baldwin folded. That marked the 100th hand of heads-up play.

Hand #207: Eric Baldwin moved all in on the button and Matt Waxman folded.

Hand #208: Matt Waxman moved all in and Eric Baldwin folded.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 10:06 PM Local Time
Waxman Melting

Hand #204: Matt Waxman limped from the button and then called when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 230,000. Waxman then called a bet of 180,000 on the     flop before calling a bet of 310,000 on the   turn. When the   peeled off on the river, Baldwin moved all in and Waxman folded.

Eric Baldwin4,561,0001,061,000
Matt Waxman950,000-1,061,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:58 PM Local Time
First Fours Hands in the 200s

Hand #200: Matt Waxman limped the button and Eric Baldwin checked his option from the big blind. Both players checked the     flop and then Waxman folded to a 90,000 bet on the   turn.

Hand #201: Eric Baldwin folded his button.

Hand #202: Matt Waxman raised to 160,000 from the button and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #203: Eric Baldwin limped from the button, Matt Waxman checked his option and the flop came down    . Waxman bet 90,000, Baldwin called and the dealer burned and turned the  . Waxman kept the pressure on with a bet of 180,000, Baldwin called and then both players checked the   river. Waxman showed the    for missed straight and flush draws while Baldwin tabled the    to win the pot with a pair of jacks.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:52 PM Local Time
Cards are Back in the Air

The players are back in their seats and the cards are in the air with about 20 minutes remaining in Level 29.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:36 PM Local Time
Impromptu Break Before Hand #200 of Final Table

Hand #196: Matt Waxman raised to 160,000 from the button but folded when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 380,000.

Hand #197: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then folded when Matt Waxman moved all in.

Hand #198: Matt Waxman raised to 160,000 and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #199: Eric Baldwin raised to 160,000 on the button and Matt Waxman called. Both players checked the     flop, the   turned, and Baldwin folded to a bet of 120,000 from Waxman.

Players are now on a five-minute break.

Eric Baldwin3,500,000-206,000
Matt Waxman2,011,000206,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:30 PM Local Time
Baldwin Regains the Chip Lead

Heads Up: Eric Baldwin & Matt Waxman

Hand #195: In what is already an epic heads-up match, Eric Baldwin has just pulled into the chip lead for a second time.

It happened when he raised to 160,000 from the button and Matt Waxman called. The latter check-called bets of 110,000 on the     flop and 265,000 on the   river before Baldwin fired out a healthy 885,000 on the   river. Waxman took his time before whispering, "Call."

Baldwin tabled the    for trip nines and it was good as Waxman sent his cards to the muck.

Eric Baldwin3,706,0001,506,000
Matt Waxman1,805,000-1,506,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:24 PM Local Time
One Apiece

Hand #193: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then called when Matt Waxman raised to 230,000. The     flop saw Waxman lead out for 180,000 and then folded when Baldwin moved all in.

Hand #194: Matt Waxman raised to 160,000 and Eric Baldwin folded.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:13 PM Local Time
Baldwin Doubles Yet Again

Matt Waxman

Hand #187: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then called off his stack of 1.1 million when Matt Waxman moved all in.

Waxman:   
Baldwin:   

Waxman picked a bad spot and he paid the price as the board ran out      .

Hand #188: Matt Waxman folded the button.

Hand #189: Eric Baldwin raised the button to 160,000, Matt Waxman called and the flop came down    . Waxman checked and then folded when Baldwin bet 170,000.

Hand #190: Matt Waxman made it 160,000 to go from the button, Eric Baldwin called and the flop came down    . Baldwin checked and then folded when Waxman bet 115,000.

Hand #191: Eric Baldwin limped the button and Matt Waxman checked his option. Waxman proceeded to check-call a bet of 80,000 on the [qoh4s4c] flop and then both players checked the   turn and   river. Waxman showed the    and Baldwin mucked.

Hand #192: Matt Waxman opened for 160,000 and Eric Baldwin called, bringing about a flop of    . Baldwin check-folded to a bet of 80,000.

Matt Waxman3,311,000-1,070,000
Eric Baldwin2,200,0001,070,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:05 PM Local Time
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 9:05 PM Local Time
Baldwin Takes a Big Hit

Hand #186: Matt Waxman raised to 120,000 and then called when Eric Baldwin made it 280,000 to go. Waxman then called a bet of 220,000 on the     flop, both players checked the   turn and the   completed the board on the river.

Baldwin led out for 420,000 and Waxman called. Baldwin showed the    for a missed straight, and Waxman won the pot with the   .

Matt Waxman4,381,0001,000,000
Eric Baldwin1,130,000-1,000,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:58 PM Local Time
Baldwin Headed in the Right Direction

Hand #184: Matt Waxman raised and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #185: Eric Baldwin opened for 120,000 on the button and Matt Waxman made the call. Both players checked the     flop, and then Waxman check-called a bet of 80,000 on the   turn. Waxman checked for a third time on the   river, but called a bet of 320,000. Baldwin tabled the    for a pair of queens and it was good as Waxman sent his cards to the muck.

Matt Waxman3,381,000-630,000
Eric Baldwin2,130,000630,000
Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:50 PM Local Time
The Early 180s

Hand #180: Matt Waxman raised to 120,000 and Eric Baldwin called. Baldwin then check-folded to a bet of 85,000 on the     flop and Waxman won the pot.

Hand #181: Eric Baldwin made it 120,000 to go from the button, Matt Waxman called and then both players checked the     flop. Waxman proceeded to bet 90,000 on the   turn, Baldwin called and then both players checked the   river. Waxman showed the    for a straight and Baldwin mucked.

Hand #182: Matt Waxman raised to 120,000, Eric Baldwin called and both players checked the     flop. Baldwin then bet 110,000 on the   turn and Waxman folded.

Hand #183: Eric Baldwin raised to 120,000 and then folded when Matt Waxman three-bet to 300,000.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:40 PM Local Time
Waxman Lays It Down

Matt Waxman in the tank.

Hand #177: Eric Baldwin raised to 120,000 from the button and Matt Waxman called. The latter proceeded to check-call bets of 90,000 and 220,000 on the     flop and   turn respectively, and then Waxman checked for a third time on the   river.

Baldwin moved all in and Waxman hit the tank. The entire rail was on it's feet as a couple of minutes passed by, but they'd see no showdown as Waxman ultimately decided to fold.

Hand #178: Matt Waxman folded the button.

Hand #179: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:33 PM Local Time
Baldwin Wins the Flip

Hand #174: Matt Waxman moved all in from the button and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #175: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Hand #176: Matt Waxman moved all in from the button and Eric Baldwin called off for 740,000 from the big blind.

Waxman:   
Baldwin:   

Waxman got it in good but he was flipping against Waxman, who was just looking to hold. Much to the disappointment of his rail, and the glee of Baldwin's, the     flop contained a king to give "basebaldy" the lead. Neither the   turn nor   river helped Waxman and he sent some chips over to Baldwin.

Matt Waxman4,011,000-500,000
Eric Baldwin1,500,000500,000
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:29 PM Local Time
One Card Away

Hand #166: Matt Waxman moved all in from the button and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #167: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Hand #168: Matt Waxman moved all in from the button and Eric Baldwin folded.

Hand #169: Eric Baldwin shoved all in from the button for 740,000 and Matt Waxman thought for a minute before making the call.

Waxman:   
Baldwin:   

Waxman got it in as a dominating favorite as his queen was way out in front of Baldwin's ten. The crowd was on its feet knowing this was likely the last hand of the tournament, and that sentiment was reinforced when the     flop failed to help Baldwin. The   turn paired the board, and Waxman was one card away from a bracelet. Unfortunately for him, it'd have to wait as the   peeled off on the river to make it a chop pot.

Hand #170: Matt Waxman folded the button.

Hand #171: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Hand #172: Matt Waxman folded the button.

Hand #173: Eric Baldwin moved all in from the button and Matt Waxman folded.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 8:17 PM Local Time
Baldwin Sliding Again

Hand #159: Eric Baldwin opened for 120,000 and then folded when Matt Waxman three-bet to 300,000.

Hand #160: Matt Waxman raised the button to 120,000 only to have Eric Baldwin three-bet all in for 1.28 million. Waxman thought for a bit but ultimately decided to fold.

Hand #161: Eric Baldwin limped the button and Matt Waxman checked his option. The latter check-called a bet of 60,000 on the     flop and then both players checked the   turn. When the   completed the board on the river, Waxman led out for 180,000 and Baldwin folded.

Hand #162: Matt Waxman raised to 120,000 on the button and then called when Eric Baldwin three-bet to 280,000. Baldwin then check-folded to a bet of 400,000 on the    .

Hand #163: Eric Baldwin limped the button and then folded when Matt Waxman moved all in.

Hand #164: Matt Waxman folded the button and gave Eric Baldwin a walk in the big.

Hand #165: Eric Baldwin folded the button.

Matt Waxman4,511,000500,000
Eric Baldwin1,000,000-500,000
Gorilla Gaming
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