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

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Friday, June 14, 2013

Event #22: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,378,350
  • Entries: 1,022
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Friday, June 14, 2013 9:49 PM Local Time
Hands 153-159

Hand #153: Noah Schwartz raised to 110,000, and Josh Pollock folded.

Hand #154: Pollock raised to 90,000, Schwartz called. The flop came    , and both checked. Schwartz check-folded the   turn.

Hand #155: Schwartz gave Pollock a walk.

Hand #156: Pollock raised to 90,000. Schwartz reraised to pot, and Pollock folded.

Hand #157: Schwartz raised to 80,000. Pollock made the call, and the flop came down    . Pollock check-folded to a 90,000 bet.

Hand #158: Pollock raised to 80,000, and Schwartz called. Schwartz then checked when     flopped. A   turned, and Schwartz checked again. Pollock bet 90,000, and that was enough to take the pot.

Hand #159: Schwartz raised to 80,000, and Pollock called. Pollock checked the     flop, and Schwartz bet 110,000. Pollock made the call, and the turn was  . Both players checked. A   fell on the river, and both checked again. Pollock won with jacks and threes.

Friday, June 14, 2013 9:41 PM Local Time
James Park Eliminated in 3rd Place for ($108,196)

James Park - 3rd Place

Hand #146: James Park called from the small blind, Josh Pollock checked his option and the flop fell    . Park bet 50,000, Pollock called and the   turned. Park slowed down with a check and Pollock did the same. Action repeated itself on the   river and Pollock showed      for sevens and threes, which was good enough to win.

Hand #147: James Park opened for 80,000 from the button and Noah Schwartz defended from the big blind. Schwartz checked the     flop and Park bet 130,000. Schwartz then woke up with a check-raise to 350,000 and Park quickly folded.

Hand #148: Noah Schwartz raised to 100,000 from the small blind and won the pot.

Hand #150: James Park raised the pot (120,000) from the small blind and pushed Josh Pollock off the big blind.

Hand #151: Noah Schwartz got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #152: Noah Schwartz made it 120,000 from the small blind only to have James Park raise the pot. Schwartz three-bet it and Park called off.

Park:     
Schwartz:     

Park got it in with a pair of queens but was behind Schwartz's kings. The     flop paired Schwartz's ace and kept him in the lead. The   turn improved Schwartz to a set and left Park in need of either a jack or club on the river, but the   was no help. Park was eliminated in third place for $108,090.

Noah Schwartz3,400,0001,300,000
Josh Pollock1,200,000100,000
James Park0-1,100,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 9:25 PM Local Time
Schwartz Shows Top Pair

Hand #141: James Park raised to 80,000, and Noah Schwartz called from the big blind. He checked the     flop, then called a bet of 100,000. The turn came  , and Schwartz again checked, this time folding to Park's bet.

Hand #142: Schwartz raised pot from the small blind, and Park folded.

Hand #143: Pollock bet 185,000 on the flop in a blind battle with Park, and Park folded.

Hand #144: Pollock called from the small blind, and Schwartz checked his option. Both players checked on    . A   turned, and Pollock check-folded to a bet from Schwartz.

Hand #145: Pollock raised to 85,000 from the button. Schwartz reraised to 295,000. Park folded, and Pollock called. The     flopped, and Schwartz came out with 385,000. Pollock called once again, and a   turned. Schwartz pushed all in, and Pollock folded without much thought. Schwartz revealed a   before mucking his cards.

Friday, June 14, 2013 9:13 PM Local Time
Pollock Doubles Through Schwartz

Hand 138: Noah Schwartz gets a walk in the big blind.

Hand #139: Josh Pollock raised to 85,000 from the button and took down the blinds.

Hand #140: Noah Schwartz raised the button and then called when Josh Pollock raised the pot to 275,000. The     flop saw Pollock bet 210,000, Schwartz raised the pot and Pollock called off for 540,000.

Pollock: [ackc108s]
Schwartz:     

Pollock flopped the nuts and it held as the   turn and   river failed to change anything.

Noah Schwartz2,100,000-495,000
Josh Pollock1,100,000350,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 9:06 PM Local Time
Hands 134-137

Hand #134: Noah Schwartz raised to 90,000, and neither of his opponents called.

Hand #135: James Park raised to 80,000 from the button, and Schwartz called from the big blind. Noah fired out 130,000 on the flop of    . Park folded.

Hand #136: Josh Pollock raised to 85,000, and Park called from the big blind. Park bet out 130,000 on the     flop, and Pollock folded.

Hand #137: Park completed the blind, and Pollock checked. The flop came    , and Park bet 50,000. Pollock raised to 230,000. Park folded.

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Friday, June 14, 2013 9:01 PM Local Time
KT Park Eliminated in 4th Place ($78,532)

KT Park - 4th Place

Hand #131: James Park raised to 80,000 on the button and Josh Pollock called from the small blind. Noah Schwartz came along from the big and three players saw a flop of    . All three players checked to see the   turn and Pollock checked. Schwartz bet just over 200,000, James raised the pot, Pollock folded and Schwartz three-bet it. James called off and as it turned out was freerolling.

James:     
Schwartz:     

Unfortunately for James, his freeroll wouldn't come in as the useless   peeled off. Chop it up.

Hand #132: Noah Schwartz raised to 120,000 from the small blind and won the pot.

Hand #133: KT Park made it 120,000 to go from the small blind only to have James Park three-bet the pot. KT got his short stack in and the cards were tabled.

KT:     
James:     

James was ahead with sevens, though he improved to a pair of tens on the     flop. KT picked up a gutshot straight draw to go with his threes and overs, but neither the   turn nor   river would deliver him salvation. With that, KT Park shook hands with the remaining players and then exited the tournament in fourth place.

James Park1,100,000205,000
KT Park0-220,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 9:00 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast Episode #160: Rouge Dealing feat. Jay Rosenkrantz

On the Friday edition of the PokerNews Podcast, the crew breaks down the latest news from the World Series of Poker, including David Diaz being banned from Caesars properties, Martin Finger winning his first gold bracelet, Matthew Ashton approaching another final table, and an update from the Ivey and the Misfits fantasy team. They then talk with Jay Rosenkrantz about the premiere of Bet Raise Fold: The Story of Online Poker.

Friday, June 14, 2013 8:51 PM Local Time
Shawn Silber Eliminated in 5th Place ($57,974)

Shawn Silber - 5th Place.

Hand #130: Shawn Silber raised to 140,000. Josh Pollock put Silber all in, and Silber called.

Silber:     
Pollock:     

The flop came    , keeping Silber's aces in the lead but giving Pollock a gutshot straight draw. An   turn added more outs to Pollock's hand, as now either a five or a ten would make his straight. The river came a  , and Silber's aces had been toppled, ending his run.

Josh Pollock900,000180,000
Shawn Silber0-160,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:47 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 10000/20000
Ante: 0
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:52 PM Local Time
Dinner Counts
Noah Schwartz2,595,000365,000
James Park895,000355,000
Josh Pollock720,000-30,000
KT Park220,000-110,000
Shawn Silber160,000-540,000
Gorilla Gaming
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:49 PM Local Time
Dinner Time

Players are on a 60-minute dinner, and we'll be back after that to provide updates on the conclusion of this tournament.

Friday, June 14, 2013 7:49 PM Local Time
Last Hands of Level 23

James Park doubles up

Hand #121: Noah Schwartz got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #122: James Park raised to 60,000 from the cutoff and Noah Schwartz three-bet to 210,000 from the small blind. Park thought for about 30 seconds before folding.

Hand #123: Noah Schwartz made it 90,000 from the button and KT Park folded his big blind.

Hand #124: Noah Schwartz raised it to 80,000 from the cutoff and Shawn Silber called from the button. Both players checked the     flop, the   turned and Schwartz bet 105,000. Silber folded.

Hand #125: Noah Schwartz raised to 80,000 under the gun and took down the pot.

Hand #126: Noah Schwartz got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #127: Shawn Silber got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #128: Noah Schwartz made it 80,000 from the button and took down the blinds.

Hand #129: Shaun Silber made it 80,000 on the button. James Park then made it 255,000 from the big blind, Silber called and the flop fell    . James moved all in for his last 185,000 and Silber snap-called.

James:     
Silber:     

The   turn and   river were kind to James as it allowed his aces to hold for the double.

We'll have a full round of counts for you soon as that was the last hand before the dinner break.

Friday, June 14, 2013 7:35 PM Local Time
Two Doubles

Hand #119: Shawn Silber made it 105,000, and everyone folded.

Hand #120: Noah Schwartz made it 75,000, and KT Park moved all in from the big blind.

Schwartz:     
Park:     

The board ran out      , and Park's kings held up. He doubled up to around 330,000.

Hand #121: Silber raised to 105,000 on the button, and both blinds folded.

Hand #122: Schwartz raised to 75,000, and Silber potted to 270,000. Schwartz reraised all in, and Silber called.

Schwartz:     
Silber:     

A board of       brought nothing for Schwartz to overtake the queens, and he provided another double for an opponent.

Noah Schwartz2,230,000-570,000
Josh Pollock750,000-405,000
Shawn Silber700,000-150,000
James Park540,000-20,000
KT Park330,000-110,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:27 PM Local Time
Schwartz Up to 3 Million then Back Under

Hand #115: James Park bet the pot (105,000) from the cutoff and won the pot.

Hand #116: Noah Schwartz raised the button and took down the pot.

Hand #117: Noah Schwartz raised the cutoff and took down the pot. That hand pushed Schwartz up to about three million with 4.6 in play.

Hand #118: Noah Schwartz opened for 80,000 under the gun, James Park called from the small blind and it was heads-up action to the     flop. James bet all in for 200,000, Schwartz called and the cards were tabled.

Schwartz:     
James:     

The   was put out on the turn followed by the   river, and James doubled with a straight.

Noah Schwartz2,800,000-200,000
James Park560,000260,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:19 PM Local Time
Schwartz Pots the River to Force a Fold

Hand #111: Noah Schwartz raised to 70,000 from the button. KT Park potted to 225,000 from the big blind. Schwartz made the call. The flop came    , and Park checked. Schwartz put Park all in, and Park folded.

Hand #112: Schwartz raised from the cutoff, and Shawn Silber called from the button. James Park made the call in the big blind. Three hearts flopped:    . Everyone checked. Another round of checks occurred after the   turn. An   river finally led to a bet, 75,000 from Schwartz. James called, and Schwartz showed      for a flush.

Hand #113: Schwartz made it 65,000, and Silber called him. They saw a flop of     heads up. Schwartz's 75,000 bet was called. Both checked the   turn and   river. Schwartz's      was good for two pair and the pot.

Hand #114: Silber raised to 75,000, and Schwartz defended his big blind. Schwartz then checked dark on the     flop. Silber bet 100,000, and Schwartz called. An   fell on the turn, and Schwartz bet out 300,000. Silber tanked for about a minute before calling. The river brought a  , completing a four-straight, and Schwartz bet the pot. Silber folded immediately.

Gorilla Gaming
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:05 PM Local Time
Park Doubles Through Schwartz

Hand #106: Noah Schwartz raised to 65,000 from the button and KT Park potted from the big blind. Schwartz repotted and Park got in for a total of 220,000.

Park:     
Schwartz:     

Park was well out in front and stayed there as the board ran out      .

Hand #107: Josh Pollock opened for 60,000 and James Park called from the big blind. James checked the     flop, as did Pollock, and the dealer burned and turned the  . James bet 50,000 and Pollock folded.

Hand #108: Shawn Silber raised to 60,000 and took down the blinds.

Hand #109: Shawn Silber raised to 60,000 under the gun and took down the blinds.

Hand #110: James Park raised to 60,000 and Shawn Silber defended from the big blind. Silber checked the     flop and then called when James bet 60,000. The   turn saw Silber led out for 125,000, James called and then both players checked the   river. Silber showed      for two pair and won the pot.

Noah Schwartz1,330,000-320,000
KT Park440,000215,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:55 PM Local Time
Hands 103-105

Hand #103: Noah Schwartz raised to 75,000. Nobody called him.

Hand #104: Schwartz raised to 120,000 after a couple of limps, and Shawn Silber and Josh Pollock called him. Pollock checked the     flop, and Schwartz potted it. His opponents folded immediately, and Schwartz showed a wrap with a flush draw.

Hand #105: James Park raised to 60,000, and Schwartz and Silber called from the blinds. Everyone checked the     flop. A   turn brought out a 75,000 bet from Schwartz, and two folds from his opponent.

Friday, June 14, 2013 6:50 PM Local Time
Approximate Counts

Our access to the table is limited, but we'll try to update you on the stack as frequently as possible.

Noah Schwartz1,650,000788,000
Josh Pollock1,155,000123,000
Shawn Silber850,000187,000
James Park700,000106,000
KT Park225,000-103,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:46 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 8000/15000
Ante: 0
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:45 PM Local Time
Hands 101-102

Hand #101: James Park raised to 50,000 under the gun. Noah Schwartz called from the button, as did KT Park in the big blind. The flop came    , and KT checked. James bet 110,000, and Schwartz and KT folded.

Hand #102: Schwartz raised to 60,000 from the cutoff, and Shawn Silber three-bet to 175,000. The blinds got out of the way, and Schwartz did so as well.

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