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

Friday, June 07, 2013 to Sunday, June 09, 2013

Event #16: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,522,800
  • Entries: 162
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:39 PM Local Time
Hands 52-55

Hand #52: Justin Bonomo raised to 60,000 and Mark Radoja called. The flop came     and Radoja checked. Bonomo fired 50,000 and Radoja folded.

Hand #53: Radoja made it 60,000 from the button. Bonomo moved all in and Radoja folded.

Hand #54: Bonomo completed from the button and Radoja checked. The flop came     and both players checked. The   came on the turn and two checks occurred once more. The   hit the river and it was checked to Bonomo who bet 40,000 which was enough to take it down.

Hand #55: Radoja folded from the button.

Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:37 PM Local Time
Radoja Doubles

Hands #45-46: Mark Radoja made it 60,000 from the button and Justin Bonomo set him all in. Radoja folded and Bonomo took it. The next hand, Bonomo shipped him in again and Radoja folded.

Hands #47-48: Both players folded their respective buttons.

Hand #49: Radoja moved all in for 248,000 from the button and Bonomo called.

Radoja:   
Bonomo:   

The board ran out       and Radoja's rail erupted when he struck the jack on the river to double up.

Hand #50-51: Both players folded their respective buttons.

Justin Bonomo2,740,00064,000
Mark Radoja1,100,000-64,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:32 PM Local Time
Hand #44: Bonomo Gets Some Back

Hand #44 Bonomo limped in and Radoja checked his option, bringing a flop of     to the table. Radoja check-raised Bonomo's flop bet of 30,000, making it 72,000 to play, and Radoja came along. On the   turn, Radoja led out for 86,000 and Bonomo called to see the   fall on the river. Both players checked down and Bonomo's    was good enough to beat Radoja's   .

Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:31 PM Local Time
Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky Eliminated in 3rd Place ($110,485); Don Nguyen Advances

Ben Sulsky - 3rd Place

Hand #41: Don Nguyen raised to 60,000 on the button, Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky three-bet to 145,000, Nguyen pushed out what looked like 800,000 in chips, and Sulsky moved all in for 935,000.

"Let's go!" Sulsky exclaimed.

Nguyen called, and the cards went on their backs.

Nguyen:   
Sulsky:   

The     flop changed little, and the   turned, giving Sulsky a pair of jacks. Nguyen could still win with a ten on the river for a straight, and low and behold the   spiked on the felt to end Sulsky's run in the Heads-Up Championship.

He will go home with $110,485, his largest WSOP cash to date, while Nguyen will play the winner of the Justin Bonomo/Mark Radoja match in the finals and is now guaranteed at least $204,648.

Don Nguyen3,840,000905,000
Ben Sulsky0-905,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:29 PM Local Time
Radoja Finds a Double

Mark Radoja Has Climbed Back Into the Match With a Crucial Double-Up

Hand #43 With his stack being steadily eroded by Bonomo's aggressive play, Radoja made his stand with an all-in move before the flop. Bonomo made the call and revealed   , but he would need to catch to overcome Radoja's   .

Flop:    
Turn:  
River:  

The board ran out clean for Radoja's hand, and with a pair of sevens he doubled back into contention.

Justin Bonomo2,676,000-304,000
Mark Radoja1,164,000304,000
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Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:25 PM Local Time
Nguyen Getting Closer

Don Nguyen

Hand #38: Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky raised to 75,000 on the button, and Don Nguyen folded.

Hand #39: Nguyen raised to 60,000 on the button, Sulsky called, and both players checked it down as the board came      . Both players showed eight-four, Sulsky    and Nguyen   , and they chopped the pot.

Hand #40: Sulsky limped in on the button, Nguyen checked, and the flop came    . Nguyen check-folded to a bet of 40,000.

Don Nguyen2,935,00030,000
Ben Sulsky905,000-30,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:25 PM Local Time
Hands 40-42: Much Ado About Nothing

Hand #40 Bonomo mucked on the small blind.

Hand #41 Radoja returned the favor.

Hand #42 Bonomo surrendered his blinds once more.

Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:21 PM Local Time
Another For Bonomo

Hand #36: Justin Bonomo folded his button and Mark Radoja picked up the blinds.

Hand #37: Mark Radoja called from the button. Bonomo pushed him in from the big blind and Radoja folded.

Hand #38: Bonomo called from the button and Radoja checked his option. The flop brought     and Radoja check-called a 25,000-chip bet from Bonomo.

Fourth street was the   and Radoja checked. Bonomo bet 60,000 and Radoja stuck around once more. Both players tapped the table after the   rivered and Radoja showed    for ace-high. Bonomo tabled    for treys and deuces and took down the pot.

Hand #39: Radoja folded his button.

Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:20 PM Local Time
Sauce Gets Some Back

Hand #36: Ben "Sauce 123" Sulsky limped in on the button, Don Nguyen checked, and the flop was    . Nguyen led out for 30,000, Sulsky called, and both players checked when the   turned. The river was the  , and Nguyen check-folded to a bet of 75,000 from Sulsky.

Hand #37: Nguyen raised to 60,000 on the button, Sulsky defended, and the players checked it down as the board came      . Nguyen won with    for king-high.

Don Nguyen2,905,000-61,000
Ben Sulsky935,00061,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:17 PM Local Time
Hands 31-35: Radoja Slipping

Hand #31 Radoja opened for 48,000 and Bonomo came along to take a flop of    . After Bonomo checked, Radoja bet 32,000, and he called Bonomo's check-raise to 115,000. On the   turn, Bonomo pushed 800,000 forward to set Radoja all-in, and the power play pushed him off of his hand after a two minute dive into the tank.

Hand #32 Bonomo folded his small blind.

Hand #33 Radoja tried to steal with a raise to 48,000, but yet another all-in shove by Bobomo forced him to release.

Hand #34 Bonomo opened for 48,000 and Radoja called, bringing on a flop of    . Radoja then checked and folded to Bonomo's 50,000 c-bet.

Hand #35 Radoja mucked his hand before the flop, surrendering his small blind.

Justin Bonomo2,980,000420,000
Mark Radoja860,000-420,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:15 PM Local Time
One for Sauce, Two for Nguyen

Hand #33: Don Nguyen raised to 50,000 on the button, Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky called, and the flop fell    . Sulsky check-called a 40,000-chip bet from Nguyen, and the pair knuckled when the   turned. The   completed the board, Sulsky fired out 125,000, and Nguyen called. Sulsky showed    for a pair of queens, winning the pot.

Hand #34: Sulsky limped in, then folded to a raise to 75,000 from Nguyen.

Hand #35: Nguyen raised to 50,000 on the button, Sulsky called, and the dealer fanned    . Sulsky check-called 40,000 from Nguyen, then check-folded to a 120,000-chip bet when the   turned.

Don Nguyen2,966,000-196,000
Ben Sulsky874,000196,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:11 PM Local Time
Sauce Slipping

Hand #29: Don Nguyen raised to 50,000 on the button, and won the hand.

Hand #30: Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky limped in on the button, Nguyen checked, and the flop fell    . Nguyen led out for 30,000, Sulsky called, and Nguyen led out again - this time for 65,000 - when the   turned. Sulsky called. The river was the  , Nguyen fired a third and final bullet worth 135,000, and Sulsky folded.

Hand #31: Nguyen raised to 50,000 on the button, Sulsky called, and both players checked on a flop of    . The turn was the  , the pair checked again, and the   completed the board. Sulsky led out for 75,000, then folded when Nguyen min-raised to 150,000.

Hand #32: Sulsky limped in on the button, Nguyen checked, and the two knuckled on a flop of    . Nguyen led out for 35,000 when the   turned, Sulsky called, and the river was a fourth tre - the  . Nguyen tossed out 85,000, and Sulsky called. Nguyen showed    for threes full of fours, and won the pot.

Don Nguyen3,162,000412,000
Ben Sulsky678,000-412,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:08 PM Local Time
Radoja Dips Into Add-Ons

Hand #22: Justin Bonomo raised enough to put a short stacked Mark Radoja all in. Radoja folded.

Hand #23: Radoja moved all in from the button and Bonomo folded.

Hand #24: Bonomo completed from the button and Radoja took it down with a ship all in.

Hand #25: Radoja called from the button and Bonomo bet enough to put him all in. Radoja mucked his hand.

Hand #26: Bonomo called from the button and Radoja checked. The flop came    . Radoja checked and Bonomo bet 20,000. Radoja made it 45,000 and Bonomo three-bet enough to put Radoja all in. Radoja flung his hand at the muck and Bonomo picked up the pot.

Hand #27: Radoja shipped from the button and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #28-29: Bonomo raised enough to put Radoja all in from the button and Radoja folded. The next hand, Radoja shipped his button and got a fold.

Hand #30: Bonomo raised Radoja all in from the button and Radoja called.

Bonomo:   
Radoja:   

The board ran out       and Bonomo was able to strike a winning deuce on the river. He forced Radoja to dip into an add-on so Radoja is now sitting with 640,000 live with one more lammer behind.

Justin Bonomo2,560,000220,000
Mark Radoja1,280,000-220,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:00 PM Local Time
Hands 17-21: Bonomo Dominating

Justin Bonomo

Hand #17 Radoja raised his button to 40,000, and called a three-bet to 120,000 made by Bonomo. On the flop of    , Bonomo led out for a single white T100,000 tournament chip, and watched Radoja raise to 215,000. Bonomo quickly dropped enough white chips for a reraise to 900,000, setting Radoja all-in if he elected to call, but the Canadian pro released his hand.

Hand #18 Bonomo limped in for 20,000, and called Radoja's raise to 51,000 to see a flop of     hit the table. After Radoja led out for 41,000, Bonomo shipped his stack into the middle, forcing Radoja to muck once again.

Hand #19 Radoja raised his button to 40,000, but surrendered when Bonomo set him all-in for third consecutive hand.

Hand #20 Bonomo limped in, Radoja checked his option, and the     flop was checked down, as was the   turn and   river. Radoja played the board with his   , and Bonomo's    was good enough to take the small pot.

Hand #21 Radoja limped in, and folded to Bonomo's all-in raise.

Justin Bonomo2,340,000530,000
Mark Radoja1,500,000-530,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:00 PM Local Time
Sauce Fighting Back

Ben Sulsky

Hand #27: Don Nguyen raised to 50,000 on the button, Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky defended, and the flop came    . Sulsky check-called a bet of 40,000, and both players checked when the   tured. The   completed the board, Sulsky led out for 125,000, and Nguyen min-raised to 250,000. Sulsky called.

"You got it," Nguyen said, which he said yesterday in a hand he won against Craig Bergeron.

This time he was right, as Sulsky showed    for trip kings.

Hand #28: Sulsky raised to 60,000 on the button, Nguyen called, and the flop came    . Both players checked. The turn was the  , Nguyen fired out 50,000, and Sulsky called. Both players checked again when the   fell on the river, and Sulsky won with    for ace-high.

Don Nguyen2,750,000-450,000
Ben Sulsky1,090,000450,000
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Sunday, June 9, 2013 2:53 PM Local Time
Sulsky Down to Last Lammer

Ben Sulsky

Hand #24: Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky limped in on the button, Don Nguyen checked, and Nguyen led out for 20,000 on a flop of    . Sulsky called. Both players checked on the turn ( ) and the river ( ), and Sulsky won the hand with   .

Hand #25: Nguyen raised to 40,000, Sulsky defended, and the flop fell    . Both players checked. The turn was the  , Sulsky checked, and Nguyen fired out 35,000. Sulsky check-raised to 135,000, Nguyen re-raised to 235,000, and Sulsky called. The   completed the board, and both players knuckled. Sulsky showed    for two pair, and Nguyen mucked.

Hand #26: Sulsky raised to 50,000, Nguyen defended, and the flop fell    . Nguyen continued for 60,000, Sulsky called, and the turn was the  . Nguyen led out again - this time for 120,000 - and Sulsky moved all in for 845,000. Nguyen quickly called.

Nguyen:   
Sulsky:   

Sulsky could only smile at the sight of Nguyen's hand - a straight with a redraw to a diamond flush - and he was forced to cash in his last lammer when the   completed the board.

Don Nguyen3,200,000640,000
Ben Sulsky640,000-640,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 2:52 PM Local Time
Hands 8-16: Chop it Up

Hand #8: Justin Bonomo had the button. He opened to 32,000 and Mark Radoja called. The flop came     and Radoja checked. Bonomo continued for 40,000 and Radoja came out with a check-raise to 105,000. Bonomo let it go and Radoja picked it up.

Hand #9-10: Both players folded their respective buttons.

Hand #11: Radoja button-raised to 40,000 and Bonomo called. Both players checked the     flop which caused the   to hit the turn. Bonomo checked once again and Radoja bet 20,000. Bonomo called.

The river was the   and both players checked. Radoja showed    for a winning pair of fours over Bonomo's   .

Hands #12-13: Each player raised to 40,000 from their button and fired a continuation bet of 40,000 when it was checked to them on the flop. They both took it down there.

Hand #14: Bonomo folded from the button.

Hand #15: Radoja popped it up to 40,000 and Bonomo called. The flop came     and Bonomo check-folded to a 40,000-chip bet.

Hand #16: Bonomo made it 40,000 from the button and Radoja flat called. The flop came     and Radoja checked. Bonomo bet 40,000 and Radoja called.

Fourth street was the   and Radoja checked again. Bonomo fired 100,000 and Radoja stuck around. The   put a full boat on the board and both players checked and chopped the pot after Bonomo showed    and Radoja showed   .

Mark Radoja2,030,000-180,000
Justin Bonomo1,810,000180,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 2:42 PM Local Time
Sulsky Busts His First Bullet

Ben Sulsky, Don Nguyen

Hand #18: Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky limped in on the button, Don Nguyen checked, and the flop came    . Nguyen led out for 20,000, and Sulsky folded.

Hand #19: Nguyen moved all in on the button, and Sulsky folded.

Hand #20: Sulsky moved all in for 228,000 on the button, and Nguyen folded.

Hand #21: Nguyen folded on the button.

Hand #22: Sulsky limped in, then folded to a shove from Nguyen.

Hand #23: Nguyen moved all in for effectively 238,000, and Sulsky called.

Nguyen:   
Sulsky:   

Nguyen made a pair of queens when the dealer fanned    , and held as the turn and river came  ,   respectively. Sulsky tossed in one of his two lammers, and has a fresh stack of 640,000 chips to work with.

Don Nguyen2,560,000268,000
Ben Sulsky1,280,000-268,000
Sunday, June 9, 2013 2:41 PM Local Time
Hands 4-7: Not Afraid to Take a Flop

Hand #4 Bonomo opened for 38,000 on the button, and Radoja came along to see the     flop. Radoja then check-called a bet of 75,000, and did the same when Bonomo bet 150,000 on the   turn. The   on the river prompted both players to knuckle, and Bonomo's    was good over Radoja's   .

Hand #5 Radoja raised his button to 32,000 and Bonomo called, bringing a flop of     to the table. Bonomo tapped the felt, and then tossed his cards away after Radoja continued with another 32,000 bet.

Hand #6 Bonomo opened for 32,000 and Radoja came along. On the     flop, Radoja check-called a bet of 32,000 and the   arrived on the turn. Radoja checked once more, and called Bonomo's bet of 80,000 to see the   drop on the river. Another check by Radoja induced a bet of 150,000 from Bonomo, but this time Radoja was convinced and he mucked his hand after a contemplative swig from his coffee cup.

Hand #7 Radoja opened for 32,000, Bonomo flatted, and the flop fell    . Bonomo checked and called a bet of 32,000, and both players checked the action when the   fell on the turn. After the   came on the river, Bonomo checked for a third time, and Radoja's 58,000 bet was enough to claim the pot.

Sunday, June 9, 2013 2:37 PM Local Time
Sulsky Getting Shorter

Hand #14: Ben Sulsky limped in on the button, Don Nguyen checked, and the dealer fanned    . Nguyen led out for 20,000, Sulsky called, and the turn brought the  . Nguyen fired out 52,000, Sulsky raised to 140,000, and Nguyen re-popped it, three-betting to 652,000. Sulsky folded, and Nguyen showed the  .

Hand #15: Nguyen limped in on the button, Sulsky checked, and then Sulsky check-folded to a 20,000-chip bet on the     flop.

Hand #16: Sulsky limped in on the button, then folded to a raise of 320,000 from Nguyen.

Hand #17: Sulsky received the first walk of the match.

Don Nguyen2,292,000210,000
Ben Sulsky1,548,000-210,000
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