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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Wednesday, June 05, 2019 to Saturday, June 08, 2019

$10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em (Event #15)

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $572,800
  • Entries: 112
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:54 PM Local Time
Ben Yu Eliminated in 2nd Place ($115,174)

Ben Yu

Hand #134: Sean Swingruber moved all in on the button and Ben Yu quickly called off his stack of 2,790,000 with his tournament life on the line. Yu was happy about his position once the cards were on their backs.

Sean Swingruber:   
Ben Yu:   

The flop came     and Yu was still way out front with his pair of sixes. However, the   on the turn gave Swingruber a straight and flush draw to go with his one overcard. The river brought the   and Swingruber made a flush to win the match and claim his first ever WSOP bracelet. Yu will have to settle for second place and $115,174.

Sean Swingruber7,680,0002,790,000
Ben Yu0-2,790,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:51 PM Local Time
Hand #129-133: Swingruber Extends His Lead

Hand #129: Ben Yu limped his button, Sean Swingruber shoved with a covering stack and Yu folded.

Hand #130: Ben Yu received a walk.

Hand #131: Ben Yu limped his button and Sean Swingruber checked his option.

They checked to turn of a      board where Swingruber bet 350,000. Yu called.

The river was the  , Swingruber bet 600,000 and Yu called after some time in the tank.

Swingruber showed    for trip sevens, Yu mucked and Swingruber collected the pot.

Hand #132: Ben Yu received a walk.

Hand #133: Ben Yu shoved from the button for 2,540,000 and Sean Swingruber folded.

Sean Swingruber4,890,000950,000
Ben Yu2,790,000-950,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:44 PM Local Time
Level 83 started
Level: 83
Blinds: 125000/250000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:44 PM Local Time
Hands #126-128: Swingruber Ships on Yu to Even the Match

Hand #126: Sean Swingruber folded his button and Ben Yu received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #127: Yu limped in on the button and Swingruber opted to see a flop. The flop came     and Swingruber check-folded to a bet of 200,000 from Yu.

Hand #128: Swingruber just called on the button and Yu checked his option. The flop fell     and Yu checked to Swingruber who bet 200,000. Yu called and the   landed on the turn.

Yu checked again and Swingruber fired out another 400,000. Yu stuck around for the   on the river and then checked one more time. Swingruber shipped all in for 2,340,000 and Yu asked for a count. Yu thought for a couple of minutes before sliding his cards to the muck.

Sean Swingruber3,940,000680,000
Ben Yu3,740,000-680,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:37 PM Local Time
Hands #121-125: Holding Steady

Hand #121: Ben Yu limped his button and Sean Swingruber checked his option.

The flop came down    , Swingruber checked, Yu bet 200,000, Swingruber check-raised all in for about 3,140,000 and Yu folded.

Hand #122: Ben Yu received a walk.

Hand #123: Sean Swingruber received a walk.

Hand #124: Ben Yu received a walk.

Hand #125: Ben Yu raised all in for effectively 3,460,000 and Sean Swingruber folded.

Ben Yu4,420,00080,000
Sean Swingruber3,260,000-80,000
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:31 PM Local Time
Hands #115-120: Yu Wrestles Back the Chip Lead

Ben Yu

Hand #115: Ben Yu limped in on the button and Sean Swingruber announced all in from the big blind. Yu instantly folded and Swingruber collected the pot.

Hand #116: Swingruber folded the button and Yu received a walk.

Hand #117: Yu just called on the button and Swingruber checked his option. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn and the   on the river. Two more checks and the two players chopped the pot with a full house on the board.

Hand #118: Swingruber folded his button again to give Yu another walk.

Hand #119: Yu announced all in on the button for 3,240,000 and Swingruber quickly folded.

Hand #120: Swingruber limped in on the button and Yu checked. The flop fell     and the players checked to the   on the turn. Yu led out for 200,000 and Swingruber called to see the   on the river. Yu counted out a bet of 500,000 and Swingruber called. Yu tabled    and that was enough to give him the chip lead again.

Ben Yu4,340,0001,020,000
Sean Swingruber3,340,000-1,020,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:26 PM Local Time
Level 82 started
Level: 82
Blinds: 100000/200000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:24 PM Local Time
Hands #110-114: Yu Gets Some Back

Ben Yu

Hand #110: Sean Swingruber limped the button and Ben Yu checked his option.

The flop was    , Yu checked, Swingruber bet 200,000 and Yu called.

The turn was the  , both checked, the river was the   and both checked again.

Yu tabled    for a pair of eights and Swingruber mucked.

Hand #111: Ben Yu limped his button and Sean Swingruber checked his option.

They checked to the river of a       board where Swingruber showed   . Yu, though tabled    to win the pot.

Hand #112: Sean Swingruber limped the button and Ben Yu checked his option.

The flop was    , Yu led for 160,000 and Swingruber called.

The turn was the  , both checked, the   river completed the board, Yu bet 175,000 and Swingruber folded.

Hand #113: Sean Swingruber received a walk.

Hand #114: Sean Swingruber shoved from the button for effectively 3,320,000 and Ben Yu folded.

Sean Swingruber4,360,000-620,000
Ben Yu3,320,000620,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:15 PM Local Time
Level 81 started
Level: 81
Blinds: 80000/160000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:15 PM Local Time
Hands #105-109: Swingruber Ships on Yu

Hand #105: Ben Yu limped in on the button and Sean Swingruber checked his option. The flop came     and Swingruber check-called a bet of 125,000 from Yu. The turn was the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Swingruber checked once more and Yu checked it back. Yu tabled    and that proved to be enough to win the pot.

The blinds increased to 80,000/160,000

Hand #106: Swingruber just called on the button and Yu checked his big blind. The flop fell     and Yu led out for 160,000 which got a fold from Swingruber.

Hand #107: Yu limped his button again and Swingruber made it 450,000 this time. Yu folded and Swingruber picked up the pot.

Hand #108: Swingruber called on the button and Yu checked his option. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn. They also checked to the   on the river and decided to check it down. Yu tabled    to scoop the pot.

Hand #109: Yu limped the button and Swingruber made it 450,000 to go. Yu made the call and the flop came    . Swingruber counted out a bet of 425,000 and Yu called to see the   on the turn.

Swingruber announced all in and Yu squirmed in his seat as he was put to the test for his remaining 2,680,000 chips. After about three minutes in the tank, Yu flicked his cards to the muck.

Sean Swingruber4,980,000480,000
Ben Yu2,700,000-480,000
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:02 PM Local Time
Hands #100-104: Swingruber Checks Back Trips

Hand #100: Ben Yu received a walk.

Hand #101: Ben Yu limped from the button and Sean Swingruber checked his option.

They checked to the turn of a      board where Yu bet 125,000. Swingruber folded.

Hand #102: Sean Swingruber limped his button, Ben Yu raised to 375,000 from the big blind and Swingruber folded.

Hand #103: Ben Yu limped his button and Sean Swingruber checked his option.

They checked down a board of       and Yu won the pot with   .

Hand #104: Sean Swingruber limped his button and Ben Yu checked his option.

The flop was    , Yu checked, Swingruber bet 140,000 and Yu called.

The turn was the  , both checked, the   river completed the board and both checked again.

Yu showed    for queens and fives, but Swingruber tabled    for trip fives to win the pot.

Sean Swingruber4,500,000-140,000
Ben Yu3,180,000140,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:54 PM Local Time
Hands #95-99: Seven-High Winner for Yu

Hand #95: Ben Yu limped in on the button and Sean Swingruber checked his big blind. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn. Swingruber led out for 120,000 and Yu called to see the   on the river.

Swingruber shipped all in, putting Yu to the test for his remaining 2,960,000 chips. Yu squirmed a bit and thought for a moment before letting his cards go.

Hand #96: Swingruber just called on the button and Yu pushed all in for 2,960,000. Swingruber quickly folded and Yu picked up the pot.

Hand #97: Yu limped his button again and Swingruber raised it up to 400,000. Yu looked back at his cards before making the call. The flop fell     and Swingruber announced all in. Yu was forced to let his hand go and Swingruber claimed another pot.

Hand #98: Swingruber folded his button and Yu received a walk.

Hand #99: Yu just called on the button and Swingruber wanted to see a flop. The flop came     and Swingruber check-called a bet of 125,000 from Yu. The turn was the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Swingruber checked again and Yu checked it back, turning over    for surprisingly the best hand.

Sean Swingruber4,640,000160,000
Ben Yu3,040,000-160,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:49 PM Local Time
Level 80 started
Level: 80
Blinds: 60000/120000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:44 PM Local Time
Hands #91-94: More for Swingruber

Hand #91: Sean Swingruber received a walk.

Hand #92: Sean Swingruber raised to 225,000 from the button and Ben Yu called from the big blind.

They checked to the turn of a       board where Swingruber bet 250,000. Yu check-called.

The river was the  , Yu checked, Swingruber bet 350,000 and Yu folded after some thought.

Hand #93: Ben Yu raised to 250,000 from the button and got no action from Sean Swingruber.

Hand #94: Sean Swingruber limped his button and Ben Yu checked his option.

They checked to the river of a       board where Swingruber 100,000. Yu check-folded.

Sean Swingruber4,480,000480,000
Ben Yu3,200,000-480,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:37 PM Local Time
Hands #86-90: Back-to-Back Walks for Swingruber

Hand #86: Sean Swingruber raised to 225,000 on the button and Ben Yu folded his big blind.

Hand #87: Yu folded his button and Swingruber earned another walk.

Hand #88: Swingruber limped in on the button and Yu checked his option. The flop fell     and both players checked to the   on the turn and the   on the river. Yu led out for 175,000 and Swingruber quickly folded.

Hand #89: Yu folded his button for the second straight time and Swingruber took another walk.

Hand #90: Swingruber also folded his button, allowing Yu to take down the pot uncontested.

Sean Swingruber4,000,000100,000
Ben Yu3,680,000-100,000
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:32 PM Local Time
Hands #81-85: Swingruber Takes the Lead

Sean Swingruber

Hand #81: Ben Yu raised to 250,000 from the button and Sean Swingruber called from the big blind.

Both players checked to the river of a         and Swingruber bet 200,000. Yu folded.

Hand #82: Sean Swingruber limped from the button, Ben Yu raised to 325,000 from the big blind and Swingruber folded.

Hand #83: Ben Yu raised to 250,000 from the button and Sean Swingruber folded.

Hand #84: Sean Swingruber raised to 225,000 from the button, Ben Yu three-bet to 675,000 from the big blind, Swingruber four-bet shoved for 3,180,000 and Yu folded.

Hand #85: Sean Swingruber received a walk.

Sean Swingruber3,900,000820,000
Ben Yu3,780,000-820,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:27 PM Local Time
Level 79 started
Level: 79
Blinds: 50000/100000
Ante: 0
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:26 PM Local Time
Hands #76-80: Swingruber Wins Four out of Five

Hand #76: Sean Swingruber raised to 190,000 on the button and Ben Yu folded his big blind.

Hand #77: Yu opened to 200,000 and Swingruber three-bet to 580,000 which got a snap-fold from Yu.

Hand #78: Swingruber limped in on the button and Yu checked his option. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn. Yu led out for 80,000 and Swingruber quickly folded.

Hand #79: Yu folded his button and Swingruber received a walk.

The blinds increased to 50,000/100,000

Hand #80: Swingruber made it 225,000 on the button and Yu defended from the big blind. The flop came     and Yu check-folded to a bet of 150,000 from Swingruber.

Ben Yu4,600,000-400,000
Sean Swingruber3,080,000400,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:22 PM Local Time
Hands #71-75: Swingruber Wins a Race to Double

Sean Swingruber

Hand #71: Sean Swingruber raised to 190,000 from the button, Ben Yu reraised to effectively 1,530,000-ish from the big blind and after a few moments, Swingruber called all in with   . Yu showed   .

The board ran out      , safe for Swingruber to double up with sevens and treys.

Hand #72: (The button was not moved) Sean Swingruber raised to 190,000 from the button and Ben Yu called from the big blind.

The flop was     and Yu check-folded to Swingruber's continuation bet of 120,000.

Hand #73: Ben Yu raised to 200,000 from the button and Sean Swingruber called from the big blind.

The flop was     and Swingruber check-folded to Yu's continuation bet of 125,000.

Hand #74: Sean Swingruber raised to 190,000 from the button and Ben Yu called from the big blind.

The flop came down    , Yu checked and Swingruber bet 125,000. Yu check-raised to 325,000, resulting in a fold from Swingruber.

Hand #75: Ben Yu limped his button and Sean Swingruber checked his option.

The flop came down     and Swingruber check-folded to a bet of 80,000 from Yu.

Ben Yu5,000,000-1,150,000
Sean Swingruber2,680,0001,150,000
Saturday, June 8, 2019 6:11 PM Local Time
Hands #66-70: Swingruber Under 20 Big Blinds

Hand #66: Ben Yu limped in on the button and Sean Swingruber checked his big blind. The flop came     and Swingruber checked to Yu who bet 80,000. Swingruber called and the   landed on the turn.

Both players checked and the   paired the board on the river. Swingruber checked again and Yu tossed in a bet of 150,000. Swingruber called and Yu tabled    for two pair to claim the pot.

Hand #67: Swingruber opened to 190,000 and Yu defended from the big blind. The flop fell     and both players checked to the   on the turn and the   on the river. Yu finally tossed in a bet of 200,000 and Swingruber laid his hand down.

Hand #68: Yu just called on the button again and Swingruber was fine with seeing a flop. The flop came     and Swingruber check-folded to a bet of 80,000 from Yu.

Hand #69: Swingruber folded his button and Yu received a walk.

Hand #70: Yu returned the favor by folding his button and Swingruber picked up the walk.

Ben Yu6,150,000550,000
Sean Swingruber1,530,000-550,000
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