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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 #23: $2,500 Seven Card Stud

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $559,650
  • Entries: 246
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Friday, June 14, 2013 8:42 PM Local Time
Freddie Ellis Eliminated in 3rd Place ($59,127)

Freddie Ellis - 3rd place

David Chiu completed and Freddie Ellis made the call along with Scott Seiver. The action was checked round to see Ellis bet out 40,000 on fifth only to have Chiu raise it up to force Seiver out. Ellis made the call and then called all in for his last 25,000.

Chiu:    /     
Ellis:    /     

Chiu tabled his    for a full house to have Ellis and his    drawing dead. Chiu caught a meaningless   on seventh as Ellis found the   to be bundled to the rail in 3rd place for a $59,127 payday.

Freddie Ellis0-135,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:36 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
David Chiu980,000260,000
Scott Seiver790,000-15,000
Freddie Ellis135,000-145,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:27 PM Local Time
Chiu Soars Up Leaderboard with Trips

David Chiu completed and Scott Seiver two-bet which was met by a Chiu call before he led out on fourth before Seiver raised. Chiu called as both players checked fifth only to have Seiver bet out on sixth. Chiu made the call and then bet seventh with Seiver check-calling.

Chiu:    /      /  
Seiver:    /      /  

Chiu tabled his     for trip tens and captured the pot to move nearly even with Seiver.

Scott Seiver805,000-365,000
David Chiu720,000405,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:17 PM Local Time
Ellis Spikes Three Kings

Freddie Ellis called David Chiu's completion and then bets on every street; including 18,000 all in on seventh.

Ellis:    /      /  
Chiu:    /      /  

Ciu tabled his     for trips, but it would Ellis'     for a bigger set of trips that would see him collect the pot.

David Chiu315,000-252,000
Freddie Ellis280,000145,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:12 PM Local Time
Ellis Runs Flush into Full House

Freddie Ellis

Freddie Ellis completed and Scott Seiver made the call before calling bets on every street leading up to seventh.

Ellis:    /      /  
Seiver:    /      /  

On seventh Ellis bet out and Seiver raised to 80,000. Ellis called and tabled his    /   for a flush, but it would be Seiver's    /   that would see him spike a full house to capture the pot.

Scott Seiver1,170,000205,000
Freddie Ellis135,000-157,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, June 14, 2013 8:03 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 20000/40000
Ante: 5000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:52 PM Local Time
Chiu Finds Case Seven

Scott Seiver completed and David Chiu raised it up to two bets. Seiver made the call and check-called a bet on fourth before check-raising on fifth. Chiu made the call for the additional 30,000 before betting out on sixth. Seiver raised and Chiu again called before both players checked seventh street dark.

Seiver:    /      /  
Chiu:    /      /  

Seiver tabled his    /   for aces-up, but Chiu would squeeze out his final card and find the case seven when he tabled his    /  .

Scott Seiver965,000-115,000
David Chiu567,000192,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:48 PM Local Time
Chiu Climbing

David Chiu completed and both Freddie Ellis and Scott Seiver made the call. Chiu bet out on fourth and found a call from Ellis and a fold from Seiver. Chiu bet again on fifth with Ellis calling before both players checked sixth. Once seventh street was dealt, Chiu fired and Ellis released his hand.

Chiu:    /      /  
Ellis:    /      /  
Seiver:    /    (folded on fourth)

David Chiu375,000120,000
Freddie Ellis292,000-108,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:38 PM Local Time
Chiu Spikes Broadway to Double

David Chiu

Scott Seiver completed and David Chiu made it two bets. Seiver made the call before both players checked fourth street before Seiver bet fifth and Chiu called.

On sixth Seiver fired out 30,000 and Chiu raised to 60,000. Seiver made it 90,000 and Chiu called all in for 76,000.

Seiver:    /     
Chiu:    /     

With Chiu spiking broadway, he caught the meaningless   on seventh while Seiver failed to spike his three-outer when he caught the   to double Chiu up to 255,000 in chips.

David Chiu255,000116,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:34 PM Local Time
Seiver Wins Another

On the 92nd hand of the final table we found David Chiu completing and both Freddie Ellis and Scott Seiver making the call. Fourth street was checked through before Chui bet out only to have Seiver raise once Ellis called. Chiu folded but Ellis made the call before eventually folding to a 30,000-chip bet on sixth.

Chiu:    /     (folded on fifth)
Ellis:    /      (folded on sixth)
Seiver:    /     

Freddie Ellis400,00039,000
David Chiu139,000-181,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:30 PM Local Time
Michael Mizrachi Eliminated in 4th Place ($43,188)

Michael Mizrachi - 4th place

Michael Mizrachi completed and both David Chiu and Freddie Ellis made the call before Mizrachi bet fourth with both players calling. Ellis fired out 30,000 and both Mizrachi and Chui folded leaving Mizrachi with just 26,000 in chips.

Mizrachi:    /     (folded on fifth)
Ellis:    /    
Chiu:    /     (folded on fifth}

Two hands later Mizrachi would complete and then call all-in for his last 18,000 against Scott Seiver as both player's boards ran out as follows.

Mizrachi:    /      /  
Seiver:    /      /  

With Mizrachi needing a king to stay alive, he would catch the   and be headed to the rail in 4th place for a $43,188 payday.

Michael Mizrachi0-165,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:17 PM Local Time
Straight for Chiu

David Chiu completed and Freddie Ellis made the call before calling bets on fourth and fifth before he took the lead on sixth. Chiu made the call and then bet seventh with Ellis making the call.

Chiu:    /      /  
Ellis:    /      /  

Chiu tabled his     for a straight to collect the pot to move to 320,000 in chips.

Freddie Ellis361,000-134,000
David Chiu320,00097,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:03 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Scott Seiver972,00090,000
Freddie Ellis495,000-25,000
David Chiu223,00058,000
Michael Mizrachi165,000-47,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 7:03 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 15000/30000
Ante: 3000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:42 PM Local Time
Break Time

The remaining four players are heading on a 20-minute break.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:37 PM Local Time
Chiu Takes One Back

David Chiu completed and Michael Mizrachi made the call. Chiu bet fourth and Mizrachi called before both players checked fifth. Chiu led out on sixth with Mizrachi making the call before both players checked seventh.

Chiu:    /      /  
Mizrachi:    /      /  

Chiu tabled his     for a pair of kings as Mizrachi flashed his     before mucking.

Michael Mizrachi212,000-92,000
David Chiu165,00066,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:26 PM Local Time
Chiu Struggling

David Chiu completed and Scott Seiver made the call before calling a bet on fourth and leading out for 24,000 on fifth. Chiu made the call, and then called a bet on sixth before folding to Seiver's seventh street bet.

Chiu:    /      /  
Seiver:    /      /  

With Chiu now down to just under 100,000; he has roughly four big bets left in his stack.

David Chiu99,000-51,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:17 PM Local Time
Mizrachi Back in the Hunt

On the 57th hand of the final table we found David Chui completing with the   before Michael Mizrachi called. Scott Seiver - who had the bring-in - made it two bets to push Chui out of the way before Mizrachi called.

Mizrachi bet out on fourth with Seiver check-calling before he bet fifth and sixth with Mizrachi calling each time before betting out 24,000 on seventh.

Seiver:    /      /  
Mizrachi:    /      /  

Seiver contemplated for a few moments before folding his hand to gift Mizrachi the pot to move him to over 260,000 in chips.

Michael Mizrachi268,000205,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:11 PM Local Time
Frank Kassela Eliminated in 5th Place ($31,978)

Frank Kassela - 5th place

Frank Kassela completed to 12,000 and Scott Seiver two-bet next to speak. Kassela made the call before check-calling on fourth before he led out for 24,000 on fifth. Seiver made the call and then called Kassela's 13,000 all in bet on sixth.

Kassela:    /     
Seiver:    /     

Kassela tabled his    in the hole to be trailing Seiver's    for two pair. Unfortunately for the 2010 Player of the Year, he could only find the   on seventh as Seiver found the   to send Kassela to the rail in 5th place as he moved to 930,000 in chips.

Scott Seiver930,00095,000
Frank Kassela0-102,000
Friday, June 14, 2013 6:04 PM Local Time
Gary Benson Eliminated in 6th Place ($24,003)

Gary Benson - 6th place

Freddie Ellis completed to 12,000 and Gary Benson made it two bets to go. Ellis made the call before betting fourth to put Benson all in for his last 4,000; Benson obliged and the cards were tabled.

Ellis:    /   
Benson:    /   

With Ellis in commanding shape, he caught the   on fifth as Benson found the  . Ellis spiked the   on sixth, and with Benson needing runner-runner, the   wouldn't be what he was looking for as the   completed his board while the   for Ellis completed his.

For Benson's efforts, he collects $24,003 as Ellis continues to see his stack surge upwards.

Gary Benson0-43,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
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