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2021 52nd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, October 01, 2021 to Sunday, October 03, 2021

Event #5: Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $810,345
  • Entries: 607
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:50 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 4 hours ago)
Break Time

The players have agreed on a shortened ten-minute break. Play will resume at approximately 10:00 p.m. local time.

Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:42 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 4 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts
Connor Drinan4,200,0001,200,000
Travis Pearson3,700,000-2,200,000
Sandy Sanchez3,600,000600,000
Robert Mizrachi3,500,0001,500,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:32 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 4 hours ago)
Drinan Leaves Mizrachi as The Short Stack

Connor Drinan

Connor Drinan raised from the cutoff and was called by Robert Mizrachi in the small blind.

Both players checked on the     flop; however, when Mizrachi led out on the   turn, Drinan raised and Mizrachi called.

The   completed the board and Mizrachi checked to Drinan, who bet. Mizrachi went into the tank and landed on a fold after about a minute.

Connor Drinan3,000,000100,000
Robert Mizrachi2,000,000-2,100,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:25 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 4 hours ago)
Micah Brooks Eliminated in 5th Place ($37,750)

Micah Brooks

Board:      

Connor Drinan:     
Travis Pearson:     
Micah Brooks:     

Micah Brooks pushed his remaining chips in on the flop. Travis Pearson and Connor Drinan continued to the turn heads-up in a potential side pot.

On the turn, Drinan bet and Brooks called.

Same action occurred on the river.

After all action was complete, it was Pearson and Drinan chopping it up, winning the low and high respectively.

Brooks tournament ended as he was eliminated in fifth place.

Travis Pearson5,900,000750,000
Connor Drinan2,900,000700,000
Micah Brooks0-1,000,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 9:02 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 5 hours ago)
Carl Lijewski Eliminated in 6th Place ($28,056)

Carl Lijewski

Micah Brooks raised first-to-act and Carl Lijewski went all in for his remaining chips on the button. Sandy Sanchez also called from the big blind.

Action checked all the way down on the       runout.

Lijewski held the     , Brooks had      and Sanchez tabled      for a flush and scooped the pot.

Sandy Sanchez3,000,000140,000
Micah Brooks1,000,000-100,000
Carl Lijewski0-1,800,000
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Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:53 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 5 hours ago)
Kris Kwiatkowski Eliminated in 7th Place ($21,192)

Kris Kwiatkowski

The action was picked up on a completed board with Kris Kwiatkowski all-in and and Micah Brooks facing a bet from James Pearson for a side pot. Brooks eventually called and all hands were tabled.

Board:      

Kris Kwiatkowski:     
James Pearson:     
Micah Brooks:     

Pearson scooped the main pot as well as the side pot with treys full of fours, and Kris Kwiatkowski was eliminated in 7th place.

Pearson became the first player to eclipse five million chips with that pot.

Travis Pearson5,150,000850,000
Micah Brooks1,100,000500,000
Kris Kwiatkowski0-200,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:46 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 5 hours ago)
Level 32 started
Level: 32
Blinds: 150,000/300,000
Ante: 0
Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:25 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 5 hours ago)
Two-Tabling Drinan

Connor Drinan has been playing Online Event #1: WSOP.com No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout on his tablet here at the final table in an apparent attempt to score two WSOP bracelets on the same day.

Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:18 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 5 hours ago)
Mizrachi Leaves Brooks Short

Robert Mizrachi raised from the cutoff and was called by Micah Brooks in the big blind.

Brooks led out and was called by Mizrachi on the     flop and   turn.

Brooks then checked on the   river — prompting a bet from Mizrachi. Brooks called and Mizrachi tabled      for nines-full. Brooks mucked and Mizrachi scooped the pot.

Robert Mizrachi4,100,000965,000
Micah Brooks600,000-275,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:57 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 6 hours ago)
Curtis Phelps Eliminated in 8th Place ($16,266)

Curtis Phelps

Board:      

Curtis Phelps:     
Connor Drinan:     

Phelps got the last of his chips in on the flop. Drinan called and scooped Phelps with sevens full of kings.

Phelps was eliminated in 8th place while Drinan chipped up above two million chips.

Connor Drinan2,200,000300,000
Curtis Phelps0-380,000
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Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:44 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 6 hours ago)
Level 31 started
Level: 31
Blinds: 120,000/240,000
Ante: 0
Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:29 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 6 hours ago)
Players On Break

The remaining eight players are now on a 15-minute break.

Travis Pearson4,300,000900,000
Robert Mizrachi3,135,000735,000
Sandy Sanchez2,860,000-40,000
Connor Drinan1,900,000-1,650,000
Carl Lijewski1,800,0001,400,000
Micah Brooks875,000-1,540,000
Curtis Phelps380,000-520,000
Kris Kwiatkowski200,000-200,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:23 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 6 hours ago)
Lijewski Quartered

Sandy Sanchez opened from under-the-gun and was called by Carl Lijewski on the button and Kris Kwiatkowski in the big blind.

It was checked to Sanchez on the     flop, who bet. Lijewski then motioned a raise, which appeared to be an accident. The floor was called over, who confirmed it was a raise and action folded back to Sanchez, who made it three bets. Lijewski called.

Sanchez bet again on the   turn and Lijewski called off for his last remaining chips.

Lijewski held the      and Sanchez held     .

A   completed the board and Sanchez won the high and split the low with Lijewski.

Sandy Sanchez2,900,000150,000
Carl Lijewski400,000-500,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:14 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 7 hours ago)
Sanchez Snags One from Lijewski

Sandy Sanchez

Carl Lijewski raised from early position preflop and got one caller in Sandy Sanchez.

The dealer spread the flop of     and Lijewski led out. Sanchez raise and was called.

The turn brought the  . Lijewski bet out and Sanchez called.

The river was the  . Lijewski continued with another bet into Sanchez who raised and was called. Sanchez turned over      for aces full and a massive scoop.

That pot catapulted Sanchez to well above the two million chip mark.

Sandy Sanchez2,750,0002,050,000
Carl Lijewski900,000-900,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 7:02 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 7 hours ago)
Phelps Doubles Through Lijewski

Curtis Phelps raised on the button and was called by Carl Lijewski in the big blind.

Lijewski led out on the     flop and Phelps raised. Lijewski called.

Lijewski bet again on the   turn, which was enough to put Phelps all in. Phelps called and hands were revealed.

Curtis Phelps:     
Carl Lijewski:     

The   completed the board, giving Phelps the best hand and awarding him the double up.

Carl Lijewski1,800,000-300,000
Curtis Phelps900,000275,000
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Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:57 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 7 hours ago)
Mizrachi Scoops a Monster Versus Drinan and Phelps

Robert Mizrachi

Connor Drinan started things off with a raise from the hijack. Curtis Phelps three bet from the button, only to be cold four-bet by Robert Mizrachi from the big blind. Both Drinan and Phelps called.

The flop came     and Mizrachi acted first with a bet into Drinan and Phelps. Each called once more.

The turn brought the   and Mizrachi fired again. That got a fold from Drinan and a call from Phelps.

The river was the  . Mizrachi led out one last time. Phelps called and mucked after Mizrachi tabled      for two pair, aces and nines, Phelps mucked and the dealer pushed Mizrachi the scooped pot.

Connor Drinan3,550,0002,030,000
Robert Mizrachi2,400,0001,000,000
Curtis Phelps625,000-455,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:40 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 7 hours ago)
Michael Moed Eliminated in 9th Place ($12,693)

Michael Moed

Travis Pearson raised from early position and Michael Moed went all in for the rest of his stack from the lojack. Robert Mizrachi cold-called from the hijack and Pearson called.

Both players checked on the     flop, but Pearson bet and was called by Mizrachi on the   turn and   river.

Pearson tabled      for a straight and a low which was good against the      of Moen. Mizrachi held the      and took a sliver of the pot.

Travis Pearson3,400,000280,000
Robert Mizrachi1,400,000-800,000
Michael Moed0-250,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:29 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 7 hours ago)
Yehuda Buchalter Eliminated in 10th Place ($10,072)

Yehuda Buchalter

Yehuda Buchalter raised his last chips into the pot preflop and was called by Connor Drinan. Both hands were turned face up, and the dealer ran out the board.

Drinan:     
Buchalter:     

Board:      

Connor Drinan filled up on the river, treys full of aces, and Buchalter's tournament came to an end.

With that pot Connor Drinan is back over 1,500,000 chips.

Connor Drinan1,520,000-1,380,000
Yehuda Buchalter0-425,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:16 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 8 hours ago)
Moed Gets Quartered

Michael Moed

Michael Moed was the first player to raise, and was then three-bet by Micah Brooks in the lojack. Carl Lijewski cold-called from the big blind and Moed raised all in. Both Brooks and Lijewski called.

Lijewski proceeded to check-call down on the     flop and   turn. However, Lijewski folded after facing a bet from Brooks on the   river.

Brooks showed      for top set and the nut-low. Moed held      for the same low and an inferior high.

Moed doubled up shortly after the hand ended to gain some chips back.

Carl Lijewski2,100,000-400,000
Michael Moed250,000-50,000
Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:07 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 8 hours ago)
Pearson Scoops a Big One Against Buchalter

Travis Pearson

Travis Pearson raised from early position, and Yehuda Buchalter called from the big blind.

The dealer spread a flop of    . The action went check-check.

The turn brought the  . Buchalter checked, Pearson bet, and Buchalter called.

The river was the  . This time Buchalter led and was raised by Pearson. He thought for a brief moment before he called, but mucked after Pearson tabled      for a turned full house, aces full of nines for the scoop.

This pot left Buchalter with around 425,000 chips, while Pearson chipped up to around 3,120,000 chips.

Travis Pearson3,120,0001,670,000
Yehuda Buchalter425,000-775,000
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