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

Sunday, June 23, 2013 to Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Event #42: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,890,000
  • Entries: 2,100
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, June 24, 2013 11:24 PM Local Time
Gerasimos Deres Eliminated in 24th Place ($10,187)

On the last hand before the break, Gerasimos Deres pushed all in for his last 70,000 preflop and was called by Bryce Landier. The players turned up their cards:


The board rolled out      , putting two pair on the board. Landier won the pot with his ace kicker, and Deres was eliminated, earning $10,187.

Bryce Landier268,000103,000
Gerasimos Deres0-201,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 11:24 PM Local Time
Back from Break

The break is over, and play has resumed.

Monday, June 24, 2013 11:23 PM Local Time
Level 20 started
Level: 20
Blinds: 5000/10000
Ante: 1000
Monday, June 24, 2013 11:08 PM Local Time
Break Time

The players are now on their last 20-minute break of the night.

Monday, June 24, 2013 10:56 PM Local Time
Aung Thu Eliminated in 25th Place ($10,187)

Sergey Tikhonov check-raised the turn against Aung Thu on a board of      . The two got it all in to put Thu at risk.


Tikhonov was way behind on the flop, but he had turned two pair to take a commanding lead. Only an ace would save Thu. The river was a  , and Thu hit the rail in 25th.

Sergey Tikhonov550,000292,000
Aung Thu0-190,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:45 PM Local Time
Mark DeFari Eliminated in 26th Place ($10,187)

A short-stacked Mark DeFaria got the last of his chips in the middle preflop against Sergey Tikhonov. Tikhonov held   . DeFaria had overcards to Tikhonov's pair with   . The board ran out      , missing both players, and Tikhonov's sevens won the pot, eliminating DeFaria in 26th place. He earns $10,187 for his efforts.

Mark Defaria0-85,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:41 PM Local Time
"I Make the Right Call Every Time and Lose"

Mark Jun opened for 20,000 in the cutoff, and Chris DeMaci moved all in for 168,000 from the small blind. Jun went into the tank, and he called after about a minute.


"Alright, ace on the flop," Jun said.

He didn't get an ace, but he did catch a pair of tens on the     flop. The turn was a  .

"Seven," Jun said, willing a brick to come out. "Seven."

The dealer burned and turned a   though, giving DeMaci new life and a sizable stack, and cutting Jun's stack in about half.

"Jesus Christ," he said. "I make the right call every time and lose."

Chris DeMaci346,000131,000
Mark Jun135,500-239,500
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:31 PM Local Time
Chip Counts From All Three Tables
Ariel Celestino452,000-48,000
Norbert Szecsi424,000134,000
Mark Jun375,00015,000
Yuri Dzivielevski337,000210,000
Balint Pusztai325,00050,000
Jeffrey Forrest270,000165,000
Sergey Tikhonov258,000-62,000
Daniel Neilson255,000111,000
Sven Rumcker240,000-100,000
Jonathan Bennett234,000-74,000
Dan Murariu227,000-84,000
Rory Mathews223,000-37,000
Chris DeMaci215,00010,000
Denis Gnidash215,0000
Robert Roseberry207,000150,600
Gerasimos Deres201,00021,000
Thiago Nishijima200,000-85,000
Aung Thu190,00070,000
Mike Ellis175,00025,000
Bryce Landier165,0005,000
Benjamin Luhr160,00075,000
Rachel Kranz152,0002,000
Dana Buck149,000-10,000
Kirby Martin142,00092,000
Herbert Burns112,00054,500
Mark Defaria85,00030,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:22 PM Local Time
Oleg Badmayev Eliminated in 27th Place ($10,187)

Oleg Badmayev was eliminated in a hand we didn't see.

Oleg Badmayev0-180,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:22 PM Local Time
Redraw For Last Three Tables

The tournament is down to 27 players, and they have all drawn new seats and moved to the blue section of the Amazon Room. Here's the new table draw:

Table 447

1Mike Ellis175000
2Bert Burns112000
3Mark Jun375000
4Rachel Kranz152000
5Chris DeMaci215000
6Benjamin Luhr160000
7Dan Murariu227000
8Jonathan Bennett234000
9Sven Rumcker240000

Table 452

1Dana Buck149000
2Oleg Badmayev155000
3Gerasimos Deres201000
4Denis Gnidash215000
5Thiago Nishijima200000
6Norbert Szecsi424000
7Bryce Landier165000
8Kirby Martin142000
9Bob Roseberry207000

Table 453

1Sergey Tikhonov258000
2Ariel Celestino452000
3Balint Pusztai325000
4Aung Thu190000
5Rory Mathews223000
6Daniel Neilson255000
7Jeffrey Forrest270000
8Mark DeFaria85000
9Yuri Dzivielevski337000
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:12 PM Local Time
Level 19 started
Level: 19
Blinds: 4000/8000
Ante: 1000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:58 PM Local Time
Celestino Cripples Dressler in Massive Pot

Ariel Celestino raised to 12,000, and Kai Dressler made it 25,000 to go. After action folded back around, Celestino made it 56,000 total, and Dressler made the call.

The flop was    , and Celestino came out with a tiny bet of 26,000. Dressler called. The turn was a  , and Celestino again fired small, 48,500 this time. Dressler said he was all in, and Celestino beat him to the pot, flipping   . Dressler slumped back in his seat, turning over   , and he was drawing dead.

Dressler busted his last few chips shortly thereafter.

Players are redrawing to three tables in the Blue section of the room.

Ariel Celestino500,000320,000
Kai Dressler0-135,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:45 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts
Mark Jun360,00073,000
Sergey Tikhonov320,000258,000
Thiago Nishijima285,000-29,000
Balint Pusztai275,00088,000
Denis Gnidash215,000-70,000
Oleg Badmayev180,000-44,000
Bryce Landier160,000-160,000
Mark Defaria55,00023,600
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:34 PM Local Time
Busted Players

Here are some of the players who have busted since the dinner break.

Damian Salas0-105,000
Darren Judges0-115,000
Robert Lipkin0-155,000
Abraham Araya0-14,700
Colin Moshman00
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:33 PM Local Time
David Chiu Eliminated

David Chiu

David Chiu has been eliminated from the tournament. According to Jeff Forrest, one of Chiu's former tablemates, Chiu held    and ran into Yuri Dzivielevski's   . The chips went in the middle preflop, and Chiu did not improve.

David Chiu0-250,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:28 PM Local Time
Deres Busts Graf

Gerasimos Deres and Noel Furlong got into a all-in confrontation with similar stacks. Graf held   , and Deres held   . The door card was a jack, and it looked for a moment like Graf might win the pot, but a king came on the flop as well. The full board was      . Deres won the pot, and Graf was eliminated.

Gerasimos Deres180,00085,000
Noel Graf0-75,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:26 PM Local Time
Pusztai Four-Bets

Denis Gnidash opened for a raise on the button, and Mark Jun reraised to 32,000 from the small blind. Balint Pusztai, in the big blind, woke with a cold four-bet all in for 116,500 more. Gnidash folded, and Jun went into the tank.

"Wow, that's a lot of chips," he said. "I don't understand why you would do that."

He got out of his seat and paced for a bit, thinking it over. Finally, after about two minutes, he folded.

Mark Jun287,000217,000
Balint Pusztai187,000121,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:19 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts
Sven Rumcker340,000318,900
Norbert Szecsi290,00080,000
Chris DeMaci260,00042,000
Dana Buck180,000-28,000
Rachel Kranz150,00020,000
Aung Thu120,00079,800
Gerasimos Deres95,00062,500
Noel Graf75,000-21,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:10 PM Local Time
Forrest Busts Germanos

Jeff Forrest pushed all in preflop, and Mike Germanos called. The players turned up their cards:


The board came      , offering Germanos no help. He was eliminated, and Forrest is up to 105,000 in chips.

Jeffrey Forrest105,00086,600
Michael Germanos0-120,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 9:10 PM Local Time
Bennett Gets Paid on River

We found Chris DeMaci and Jonathan Bennett heads up with the board reading      .

DeMaci checked, and Bennett bet 58,000, nearly half of his stack. DeMaci called quickly, and Bennett showed    for a full house. DeMaci muttered to himself as he exposed    before tossing it in the muck.

Jonathan Bennett308,000188,000
Chris DeMaci218,000-187,000