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

Monday, July 08, 2019 to Thursday, July 11, 2019

$3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed (Event #77)

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $521,100
  • Entries: 193
  • Remaining: 0

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:45 PM Local Time
That's a Wrap

The tournament has reached it's conclusion after more than eight hours of play today. Stay tuned for a full recap, which will be posted shortly.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:40 PM Local Time
Alain Alinat Eliminated in 2nd Place ($82,312)

Alain Alinat

It's all over for Alain Alinat after he got the last of his chips in preflop. He opened to 160,000, Tu Dao three-bet and then the two players kept raising each other until all of Alinat's 525,000 chips were in the middle.

Tu Dao:   
Alain Alinat:   

Alinat was in with the best hand but failed to hold against Tu Dao after she spiked a nine on the     flop. A   on the turn gave Alinat a flush draw and his rail called for a "diamond" but sadly for the Frenchman the river didn't oblige, with the   landing instead.

Congratulations go to Alinat on finishing runner-up in the event, who will go home $82,312 better off as a result.

Tu Dao3,800,000500,000
Alain Alinat0-525,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:25 PM Local Time
Alinat Back to Short Stack

Tu Dao raised to 160,000 and Alain Alinat three-bet to 240,000. Dao called.

The flop went     and Alinat bet 80,000. Dao raised it 160,000 and Alinat called. On the   turn, Alinat checked and folded after Dao fired another 160,000. Alinat was left with 525,000 after that hand.

Tu Dao3,300,000400,000
Alain Alinat525,000-400,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:18 PM Local Time
Alinat Below 1 million

Alain Alinat has dropped to under 1 million in chips. The latest loss came when he opened to 160,000 and Tu Dao three-bet to 240,000. He called and they saw a     flop. Dao bet 80,000 and Alinat called but there was no further betting on the   turn or the   river. Dao tabled    and ace-high was good enough.

Tu Dao2,900,000600,000
Alain Alinat925,000-675,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:12 PM Local Time
Dao Takes Chips Back

Tu Dao

Alain Alinat raised and called a three-bet from Tu Dao.

The dealer fanned a flop     and Dao continued for 80,000, called by Alinat. On the   turn, Dao opted to check-call a bet of 160,000 from Alinat.

A   came on the river and Dao check-called once more for another 160,000. Alinat showed    for a missed draw and Dao took down the pot with   .

Tu Dao2,300,000500,000
Alain Alinat1,600,000-500,000
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Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:07 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, July 11, 2019 8:05 PM Local Time
Chip Lead Changes Hands Once More

With limits this big, it's no wonder the chip lead is changing hands more often than a $1 bill. Alain Alinat has regained the advantage but the last pot went to Tu Dao after she defended her big blind versus Alinat's open. On a     flop, she check-raised over the 60,000 bet and Alinat let it go.

Alain Alinat2,100,000300,000
Tu Dao1,800,000-300,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:58 PM Local Time
Top Pair for Alinat

Tu Dao opened and Alain Alinat three-bet to 180,000, which Dao called. The flop fell     and Alinat bet 60,000 and Dao came along.

The turn was an   and Alinat check-called this time, for 120,000.

The last card was the   and after Alinat checked, Dao checked it back. Alinat tabled    for top pair and scooped the chips.

Tu Dao2,100,000-400,000
Alain Alinat1,800,000400,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:54 PM Local Time
Dao Gets One from Alinat

Tu Dao raised and called a three-bet from Alain Alinat.

The flop came     and Dao called another bet from Alinat. The same action happened on the turn  .

The river brought the   and went check-check. Alinat revealed    but Dao held    for a pair of eights on the turn and earned the pot.

Tu Dao2,500,000400,000
Alain Alinat1,400,000-300,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:42 PM Local Time
New Pot for Alinat

Alain Alinat raised and Tu Dao opted to call. The flop came     and Dao check-called Alinat's continuation.

The turn fell a   and this time Dao check-folded after a second barrel from Alinat.

Tu Dao2,100,000-100,000
Alain Alinat1,700,000100,000
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Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:33 PM Local Time
Alinat Takes a Couple of Small Pots

Alain Alinat has chipped up some more after taking down the last couple of pots.

Tu Dao2,200,000-400,000
Alain Alinat1,600,000300,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:33 PM Local Time
Sevens Are Good for Alinat

Tu Dao raised and Alain Alinat three-bet. Dao four-bet and Alinat called.

The flop came     and Dao called a bet from Alinat. On the   and Alinat check-called a bet from Dao.

The board was completed with the   and went check-check. Dao showed    and the pot was sent to Alinat who held   .

Tu Dao2,600,000500,000
Alain Alinat1,300,000-500,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:29 PM Local Time
Even Stevens

Alain Alinat's comeback continues after he won another decent pot. Tu Dao opened the action and he three-bet to 180,000, which she called.

On the     flop, Alinat check-called 60,000. The turn was a   and Alinat check-raised to 240,000, which Dao called. Finally, a   landed on the river and Alinat bet 120,000, which Dao called. Alinat flipped over    and his two pair took it down.

Tu Dao2,100,000-300,000
Alain Alinat1,800,000300,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:23 PM Local Time
Alinat Wins More Chips

On a first hand, Alain Alinat raised and Tu Dao called to see a flop    . Dao check-called Alinat's bet. The turn brought the   and the same action happened.

On the   river, both checked and Dao revealed   . The pot went to Alinat with    in his hands for a pair of fives.

Tu Dao2,400,000-500,000
Alain Alinat1,500,000500,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:20 PM Local Time
Alinat Back From the Brink

Alain Alinat

Things were looking bleak for Alain Alinat, down to his last 525,000 after the last hand. He three-bet Tu Dao to 180,000 she called.

A flop of     came down and Alinat lead for 60,000, which Dao called. The turn was a   and Alinat barreled 120,000, which Dao raised to 240,000. Alinat called and moved all in for 45,000 on the   river and Dao sent her cards into the muck, giving Alinat an effective double up.

Tu Dao2,900,000-400,000
Alain Alinat1,000,000475,000
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Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:15 PM Local Time
Dao Takes Big from Alinat

Alain Alinat raised his button and Tu Dao called.

The flop brought     and Dao check-raised Alinat's continuation. The latter called.

The turn revealed a   and Dao bet 120,000. Alinat raised it to 240,000 and Dao called.

The river fell a   and Dao fired 120,000. Alinat tanked and raised it to 240,000 before facing a reraise to 360,000 from Dao. Alinat called but mucked when he saw    in Dao's hand for the straight.

Tu Dao3,300,000600,000
Alain Alinat525,000-575,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:08 PM Local Time
Dao Applies Pressure

Alain Alinat opened and Tu Dao called 120,000. The flop fell     and Dao check-called a 60,000 continuation. The turn was the   and Alinat barreled 120,000 but folded to Dao's raise.

Tu Dao2,700,000300,000
Alain Alinat1,100,000-300,000
Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:04 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 60,000/120,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, July 11, 2019 6:49 PM Local Time
New Break

The two players are now on a 15-minute break.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 6:49 PM Local Time
Last Hand is Dao's

Tu Dao

Tu Dao finished the level on a high, just as the two players go off on another break.

Alain Alinat opened to 100,000 and Dao three-bet. On the     flop, the action got very sticky. Dao continued for 50,000, Alinat raised it up and then Dao three-bet over the top for a total of 150,000.

The turn was a   and Dao continued to bet, with another 100,000 for Alinat to call. He matched the bet and the river came the  . One final 100,000 barrel from Dao and Alinat laid it down.

Tu Dao2,400,000500,000
Alain Alinat1,400,000-600,000
Jostens Fan Collection