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

Monday, June 10, 2013 to Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Event #20: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,368,900
  • Entries: 1,014
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:39 PM Local Time
Hua Regains the Chip Lead

Can Kim Hua raised it up on the button, and McNeil called. The board ran down      , and on every street, McNeil would check, and Hua would instantly bet. McNeil called on the flop, and the turn, but on the river, McNeil tank folded.

After that pot, Hua has the slight chip lead, with 2.325 million to 2.245 million.

Can Kim Hua2,325,000600,000
Calen McNeil2,245,000-600,000
Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:33 PM Local Time
Hua Rivers Boat

Calen McNeil called on the button, and Can Kim Hua checked his option. Both players checked the    , and the turn brought the  . Hua check called a bet from McNeil, and the river was the  . Hua checked, and McNeil fired out again. This time, Hua raised it up, and McNeil made the call. Hua tabled      for a rivered full house, and McNeil spiked his cards down on the table in frustration as Hua took anouther pot.

Calen McNeil2,845,000-500,000
Can Kim Hua1,725,000500,000
Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:28 PM Local Time
Hua Crawling Back

Calen McNeil raised it up, and Can Kim Hua made the call. The flop came    , and Hua check called a bet from McNeil. The turn brought the  , and McNeil fired again after Hua checked. This time, Hua raised, for almost all of his chips, and McNeil went into the tank. After about a minute of thinking, McNeil gave his hand up.

Calen McNeil3,345,000-375,000
Can Kim Hua1,225,000375,000
Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:19 PM Local Time
Hua Doubles Through McNeil

Calen McNeil raised it up, and Can Kim Hua called. The flop came    , and Hua check called a bet. The turn brought the  , and McNeil put Hua all in.

Hua:     
McNeil:     

McNeil was looking for another jack or five to take half the pot away from Hua's wheel, but the river brought the  m giving Hua the full double up.

Calen McNeil3,720,000-250,000
Can Kim Hua850,000250,000
Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:12 PM Local Time
McNeil Take First Big Pot

After both players traded the first few small pots, McNeil won the first hand with a showdown. Can Kim Hua called from the button, and Calen McNeil checked his option. The flop came    , and both players checked. The turn brought the  , and McNeil fired out. Hua called, and thje rive was the  . This time, McNeil check called a bet, and Hua said "you're good." McNeil showed      for ace-king high, and it was good enough to put a dent in Hua's short stack.

Calen McNeil3,970,000500,000
Can Kim Hua600,000-500,000
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Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:02 PM Local Time
Let's Get It Started

The players are in their chairs, and the cards are in the air. Let's find out who will win the bracelet!

Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:02 PM Local Time
Level 31 started
Level: 31
Blinds: 50000/100000
Ante: 0
Thursday, June 13, 2013 11:59 AM Local Time
Hua vs. McNeil for the Title!

Can Kim Hua and Calen McNeil heads up.

Yesterday, 22 players returned with hopes of winning Event #20, and after 9 levels of play, it was down to two players: Can Kim Hua and Calen McNeil. The two battled for over an hour, with the players exchanging scooped pots, and the lead. By the end of the 10th level, the players had the option to play one more level, or come back today and finish it out. McNeil wanted to press on, but Hua was done for the night.

McNeil will come into today with a huge chip lead thanks to a monster pot that he dragged on the last hand of last night. Hua attempted to bluff raise the river, but that card had given McNeil trips, and he made the call. With the blinds starting at 50,000-100,000, and the betting limits being 100,000-200,000, we expect this to be a short heads up battle. Here's how the stacks look coming into today.

Calen McNeil: 3,470,000
Can Kim Hua: 1,100,000

The two players are scheduled to continue play at 1 PM, and we will be here to give you all the updates on how it goes! Until we get started, check out Lynn Gilmartin's recap to get caught up on all the other action from the Rio yesterday!