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

Sunday, June 23, 2019 to Thursday, February 21, 2019

$1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack (Event #55)

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,266,350
  • Entries: 1,333
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Monday, June 24, 2019 4:26 AM Local Time
Jason 'TheBigGift' Gooch Wins His First WSOP Bracelet in the $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack for $241,492

Jason Gooch

After 12 hours of grinding online, Jason 'TheBigGift' Gooch has come out on top of the $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack event. Having finished runner-up to Josh "loofa" Pollock in the $600 PLO WSOP.com online bracelet event earlier this summer, this time around he was able to take down the title. With a total of 922 entries, Gooch was the last man standing and won $241,492.94 and his first bracelet.

PositionPlayerCountryPrize
1Jason 'TheBigGift' GoochUnited States$241,492.94
2Brian 'Pure__reason' WoodUnited States$148,542.85
3Anthony 'Scrotile' AugustinoUnited Sates$104,980.41
4Dario 'Sirio87' SammartinoItaly$75,094.55
5Timothy 'Stucksoomuch' WongUnited States$54,453.05
6Ran 'Margarete' KollerUnited States$40,143.29
7Gianluca 'inmyhouse' SperanzaItaly$29,885.86
8Justin 'KingFortune' LibertoUnited States$22,541.03
9Max 'Max Sparrow' PescatoriItaly$17,348.99

Besides coming close to winning his first WSOP bracelet just a couple of weeks ago, Gooch has also cashed in a few live World Series of Poker tournaments this summer including finishing in 51st place for $4,083 in the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha, and finishing 162nd for $2,248 in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha.

The final table was a stacked affair featuring Max 'Max Sparrow' Pescatori (ninth - $17,348.99), Justin 'KingFortune' Liberto (eight, $22,541.03), and Dario 'Sirio87' Sammartino (fourth for $75,084.85).

Pescatori got it in with seven-jack suited but was unable to get a triple as Augustino and countryman Sammartino chopped up his stack with king-nine for both. Ran 'Margarete' Koller got it in with queens against Sammartino's ace-king and saw the latter hit an ace on the flop.

Timothy 'Stucksoomuch' Wong got it in as a small dog holding king-four to Augustino's ace-six. Neither player hit anything and the tournament was down to four players. Sammartino followed him out of the door, busting with king-queen to the eventual winner's ace-jack.

In what was now a rapid game of poker, Anthony "Scrotile" Augstino was out only minutes later. He got it in with queen-six against king-queen and couldn't hit a six or any other sort of help.

The heads-up took a little bit longer, with the lead shifting a couple of times. Eventually, Jason 'TheBigGift' Gooch got out ahead against Brian 'Pure__reason' Wood. In the last hand of the tournament, Gooch flopped trips and saw no threats appear on the turn or river against Wood's inferior hand.

Monday, June 24, 2019 3:49 AM Local Time
'Pure__reason' Eliminated in 2nd Place ($148,542)

After an hour of heads up going back and forth, all of the chips went in the middle on the turn after 'TheBigGift' had flopped trip fours. 'Pure__reason' couldn't catch up on the river and with that, it was over and another bracelet winner had been decided.

'Pure__reason' came so close to getting the WSOP gold bracelet but finished in 2nd place for $148,542.

Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch39,990,00028,240,000
Brian "Pure__Reason" Wood0-24,879,000
Monday, June 24, 2019 3:23 AM Local Time
'Pure__reason' Doubles to Take the Chip Lead

All the chips went in the middle preflop and both hands were tabled.

'Pure__reason':   
'TheBigGift':   

The board ran out       and 'Pure__reason' doubled up with his nine-kicker playing.

Brian "Pure__Reason" Wood24,879,000-1,510,920
Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch11,750,000-8,260,857
Monday, June 24, 2019 3:16 AM Local Time
Level 44 started
Level: 44
Blinds: 400,000/800,000
Ante: 0
Monday, June 24, 2019 3:14 AM Local Time
'TheBigGift' Gets Paid on the River

In a limped pot the flop came     and both 'Pure__reason' and 'TheBigGift' checked.

The   hit the turn and 'TheBigGift' bet out 950,000 after 'Pure__reason' checked again.

The river was the  , 'Pure__reason' checked once again and 'TheBigGift' fired out 4,852,500 and 'Pure__reason' called.

'TheBigGift' virtually showed    and scooped the pot.

Brian "Pure__Reason" Wood20,256,643-6,133,277
Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch19,733,357-277,500
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Monday, June 24, 2019 3:02 AM Local Time
Level 43 started
Level: 43
Blinds: 300,000/600,000
Ante: 0
Monday, June 24, 2019 3:01 AM Local Time
Jason 'TheBigGift' Gooch Stays Aggressive

Jason Gooch, a.k.a. 'TheBigGift' raised the button to 1,200,000 and 'Pure__reason' called.

The flop came    , 'Pure__reason' checked and 'TheBigGift' continued for 875,000 'Pure__reason' called. The turn was the   and after 'Pure__reason' checked, 'TheBigGift' fired 7,370,000 and 'Pure__reason' snap folded.

Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch20,010,8579,397,247
Brian "Pure__Reason" Wood19,979,143-6,410,777
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:46 AM Local Time
Level 42 started
Level: 42
Blinds: 250,000/500,000
Ante: 50,000
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:42 AM Local Time
'Scrotile' Eliminated in 3rd Place ($104,980.41)

'Scrotile' shoved from the small blind for 5,401,396 and 'pure__reason' snap-called.

'Scrotile':   
'Pure__reason':   

The board ran out       eliminating 'scrotile' in third place.

Brian "Pure__Reason" Wood26,389,9204,894,926
Anthony "Scrotile" Augustino0-5,961,396
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:32 AM Local Time
Three-Handed Chip Counts
Brian "Pure__Reason" Wood21,494,99416,964,715
Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch10,613,610-3,339,512
Anthony "Scrotile" Augustino5,961,396-267,396
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Monday, June 24, 2019 2:32 AM Local Time
Level 41 started
Level: 41
Blinds: 200,000/400,000
Ante: 40,000
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:30 AM Local Time
'Sirio87' Eliminated in 4th place ($75,094.55)

'Scrotile' rasied to 540,000 from the cutoff and 'sirio87' moved all-in for 4,475,912 and 'TheBigGift' moved all-in over top,'Scrotile' folded quickly.

'TheBigGift':  
'Sirio87':   

The board ran out      , 'TheBigGift' held up with ace-high and eliminated 'Sirio87' 4th place

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Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch13,953,1221,675,019
Dario "Sirio87" Sammartino0-3,623,196
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:29 AM Local Time
'Stucksoomuch' Eliminated in 5th Place ($54,453.05)

'StuckSoomuch' moved all in for 2,599,461 from the cutoff and 'Scrotile' called from the big blind.

'Scrotile':   
'Stucksoomuch':   

The board ran out       and 'Stucksoomuch' was eliminated in 5th place.

Anthony "Scrotile" Augustino16,314,96810,086,176
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:29 AM Local Time
Level 40 started
Level: 40
Blinds: 170,000/340,000
Ante: 34,000
Monday, June 24, 2019 2:17 AM Local Time
'Marqarete' Eliminated in 6th Place ($40,143.29)

'Margarete' got all in preflop against 'Scrotile' for 3,622,963.

'Margarete':   
'Scrotile'   

They were off to the races but the flop came     putting 'Margarete' way behind and the turn   and river   changed nothing. 'Marqarete' was eliminated in 6th place.

Shortly before there were two eliminations:

'inmyhouse' was Eliminated in 7th Place ($29,885.86)
'KingFortune' was Eliminated in 8th place (22,541.03)

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Monday, June 24, 2019 2:13 AM Local Time
Max 'MaxSparrow' Pescatori Eliminated in 9th Place (17,346.99)

Popular Italian professional player Max Pescatori a.k.a. 'Maxsparrow' was eliminated in 9th place when 'Sirio87' and 'Scotile' chopped on a board that read      .

'Maxsparrow' had   , while 'scrotile' had    and 'Sirio87' had   .

Monday, June 24, 2019 2:10 AM Local Time
'Sirflair' Eliminated in 10th Place ($13,423.31)

'Sirflair' was all in for less then a big blind with 127,548 and 'Scrotile' was his opponent.

Scrotile:   
'Sirflair':   

The board ran out       giving 'Scrotile' a flush and eliminating 'Sirfliar' in 10th place.

Monday, June 24, 2019 2:10 AM Local Time
The Final Ten

With 'pokerbro_69' busting in 11th place, just 10 players are in with a chance of winning this latest WSOP Online bracelet, and here are how they all stack up.

As you can see, unless someone starts to play back, TheBigGift could dominate the business end of the event.

Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch12,278,1030
Anthony "Scrotile" Augustino6,228,7920
pure_reason4,903,0170
Timothy "Stucksoomuch" Wong4,390,3820
Dario "Sirio87" Sammartino3,623,1960
Ran "Margarete" Koller3,470,9630
Gianluca "InMyHouse" Speranza2,140,2190
Justin "KingFortune" Liberto1,798,5240
Max "MaxSparrow" Pescatori989,2560
Sirflair167,5480
Monday, June 24, 2019 1:45 AM Local Time
'Bluffmast22' Eliminated in 13th ($10,637) and 'MrDogg' Eliminated in 12th Place ($13,423)

With players down to 13, there were two quick bust-outs to push us even closer to the final table.
First, 'Bluffmast22' was eliminated in 13th place for $10,637, then right afterwards, 'MrDogg' was eliminated in 12th place for $13,423.

poker_bro_690-2,271,136
MRDogg0-1,553,711
bluffmast220-1,646,993
Monday, June 24, 2019 1:32 AM Local Time
'hangerman' Eliminated in 14th Place ($10,637.34)

Marqarete3,490,9303,490,930
hangerman0-1,201,957
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