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

Tuesday, October 05, 2021 to Thursday, October 07, 2021

Event #12: Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $563,370
  • Entries: 422
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:58 PM Local Time
John Bunch Eliminated In 4th Place ($38,011)

John Bunch

Kevin Erickson raised the button and John Bunch three-bet preflop, which Erickson called.

The flop came down     and Bunch bet. He was raised by Erickson, and Bunch called.

The turn came   and Bunch checked. Erickson bet enough for Bunch to be all in and he called.

John Bunch:   
Kevin Erickson:   

The river came the   and Erickson's fours and threes were good enough for the pot, eliminating Bunch in 4th.

Kevin Erickson6,600,0001,300,000
John Bunch0-1,400,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:38 PM Local Time
Cards Are Back In The Air

The players have returned from their dinner break and are now playing again.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:37 PM Local Time
Level 31 started
Level: 31
Blinds: 120,000/240,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:39 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

Players have gone onto a 60-minute dinner break

Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:39 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts Before Break
Kevin Erickson5,300,000800,000
Yuval Bronshtein2,700,0000
John Bunch1,400,0000
Tom McCormick1,400,0000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:38 PM Local Time
Erickson Rivers Two Pair to Crack Bunch's Aces

Kevin Erickson

Kevin Erickson raised in the small blind and called when John Bunch re-raised in the big blind.

The flop came     and Erickson check-called.

Erickson check-called again on the   turn.

On the   river, Erickson led and Bunch called the bet.

Erickson flipped over    for two pair and Bunch showed    before tossing them into the muck.

Kevin Erickson4,700,0001,000,000
John Bunch1,400,000-1,100,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:32 PM Local Time
Ian Glycenfer Eliminated In 5th Place ($27,488)

Ian Glycenfer

Ian Glycenfer raised from early position and was three-bet by John Bunch in the big blind. Glycenfer re-raised him for his entire stack, and the cards went on their backs after Bunch called.

Ian Glycenfer:   
John Bunch:   

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

John Bunch2,500,0001,300,000
Ian Glycenfer0-1,800,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:24 PM Local Time
Zachary Gruneberg Eliminated in 6th Place ($20,262)

Zachary Gruneberg

Zachary Gruneberg raised from the hijack and Kevin Erickson re-raised in the cutoff. Another couple of re-raises later, the two saw a flop.

The flop came     and Erickson called Gruneberg's bet.

The   came on the turn and Gruneberg put in the rest of his chips and Erickson called.

Zachary Gruneberg:   
Kevin Erickson:   

Erickson flopped a boat and Gruneberg was looking for some help, but the river was a blank and Gruneberg was knocked out.

Kevin Erickson3,700,0001,300,000
Zachary Gruneberg0-1,500,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:02 PM Local Time
Guy Cicconi Eliminated in 7th Place ($15,230)

Guy Cicconi

Guy Cicconi was all in for the rest of his short stack on the button and John Bunch in the small blind and Tom McCormick in the big blind were also in the hand.

The two players in the blinds checked it down on the       board.

Guy Cicconi:   
Tom McCormick:   
John Bunch:   

McCormick had the best hand with a pair of tens and took down the pot and Cicconi was eliminated.

Tom McCormick1,700,000600,000
Guy Cicconi0-210,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:51 PM Local Time
McCormick Wins Against Cicconi

Tom McCormick

McCormick raised early position and Guy Cicconi defended his big blind. The flop came down     and Cicconi check-called a bet from McCormick.

The same action happened on the turn of   and on the river of the   the action went check, bet, and a fold from Cicconi

Tom McCormick1,100,000100,000
Guy Cicconi210,000-1,390,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:37 PM Local Time
Level 30 started
Level: 30
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:35 PM Local Time
Glycenfer Wins One

Ian Glycenfer

Kevin Erickson raised under the gun and got called by Tom McCormick in middle position and Ian Glycenfer in the big blind.

The flop came down    and the action checked through to the   turn where Glycenfer bet, got a call from Erickson and a fold from McCormick.

The river came a   and Glycenfer bet once more, getting a call from Erickson. Glycenfer tabled    and Erickson mucked his hand.

Kevin Erickson2,400,000-800,000
Ian Glycenfer1,800,000100,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:16 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Kevin Erickson3,200,000500,000
Yuval Bronshtein2,600,0001,600,000
Ian Glycenfer1,700,000200,000
Guy Cicconi1,600,000200,000
Zachary Gruneberg1,500,000300,000
John Bunch1,200,000-750,000
Tom McCormick1,000,000600,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:02 PM Local Time
Bunch Wins One Against Bronshtein

John Bunch

John Bunch raised the button and Yuval Bronshtein defended his big blind.

The flop came down     and the action went check, bet, call.

The turn came a   and the action went check, bet, call once more.

The river   checked through and the hands were taken to showdown.

Bronshtein showed    for two pair, but Bunch turned over    for better two pair and took the pot.

John Bunch1,950,0001,270,000
Yuval Bronshtein1,000,000-1,500,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:52 PM Local Time
Tony "TNT" Nasr Eliminated in 8th Place ($11,677)

Tony Nasr

Tony "TNT" Nasr raised from early position and Ian Glycenfer re-raised from middle position. Action folded back to Nasr who re-raised for the rest of his stack and was called.

Tony "TNT" Nasr:   
Ian Glycenfer:   

Nasr ran into Glycenfer's rockets in a cooler just after the break. The flop came     to give Nasr a flush draw and hope.

However, the   turn changed nothing, and the   completed the board to bust "TNT".

Ian Glycenfer1,500,000400,000
Tony Nasr0-280,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:40 PM Local Time
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 0
Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:26 PM Local Time

Players have gone on a 15-minute break

Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:25 PM Local Time
"TNT" Stays Alive

Tony Nasr

Tony "TNT" Nasr got the rest of his short stack in preflop against John Bunch.

Tony "TNT" Nasr:   
John Bunch:   

Nasr had a dominating hand and the       board ran out clean as Nasr exclaimed, "Still alive! Push the chips dealer to my seat. I'm still alive!".

Tony Nasr280,000-80,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:22 PM Local Time
Gruneberg Coolers Nasr

Zachary Gruneberg

The action picked up on the river, on a board reading      , Zachary Gruneberg had gotten raised on the river by Tony Nasr. He tanked for a little bit before announcing all-in, which Nasr called.

Zachary Gruneberg:  
Tony Nasr:  

Both players had rivered a flush, but Gruneberg's was ace high, giving him the pot.

Zachary Gruneberg1,200,000220,000
Tony Nasr360,000-620,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:12 PM Local Time
McCormick Makes River Flush to Double Again

Tom McCormick got his short stack all in again versus Ian Glycenfer.

Tom McCormick:   
Ian Glycenfer:   

The flop was    . The   turn put Gycenfer ahead and McCormick was one card away from elimination, but the   river gave him a flush to keep him alive as he tilted his head back, thankful for his good fortune.

Ian Glycenfer1,100,000180,000
Tom McCormick400,000150,000