Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:54 PM Local Time
Broshtein And Erickson Building
Kevin Erickson won a big pot off of Yuval Bronshtein and Bronshtein in turn won the next two pots.
Bronshtein raised and Zachary Gruneberg three-bet him, which Bronshtein called.
The flop came out which got checked to the turn. Bronshtein bet and Gruneberg called.
The river came a and Bronshtein's bet was called by Gruneberg who mucked his hand when showed .
The next hand was between John Bunch who raised preflop and was three-bet by Bronshtein and Bunch called.
Bunch called the flop bet and turn bet on the board of , but folded to a bet on the river .
Bronshtein and Erickson are the only stacks with over 2,000,000
|Kevin Erickson||2,700,000||500,000 |
|Yuval Bronshtein||2,500,000||300,000 |
|Zachary Gruneberg||980,000||-870,000 |
|John Bunch||680,000||-520,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:41 PM Local Time
Anh Van Nguyen Eliminated in 9th Place ($9,137)
Action folded to Anh Van Nguyen in the small blind who raised. Kevin Erickson re-raised in the big blind and was called.
The flop came and Nguyen got the rest of his short stack in against Erickson.
Anh Van Nguyen:
The turn was the and with Nguyen needing a king to stay alive, the came on the river to eliminate him and add to Erickson's stack.
|Kevin Erickson||2,200,000||900,000 |
|Anh Van Nguyen||0||-380,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:34 PM Local Time
Nasr Almost Doubles Through Nguyen.
Anh Van Nguyen raised under the gun and got a call from John Bunch in middle position, and Tony Nasr in the small blind.
The flop came down and Nguyen's bet received two calls.
The turn came a and Nguyen bet once again when the action went to him. This time Bunch folded and Nasr raised, getting a call from Nguyen.
Nasr led the river of , Nguyen shook his head and tossed in the chip. "Full house," declared Nasr as he turned over almost double his stack up to 980,000 chips.
|Tony Nasr||980,000||630,000 |
|Anh Van Nguyen||380,000||-920,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:24 PM Local Time
McCormick Finds Ace to Double
Tom McCormick raised from middle position and Ian Glycenfer re-raised from the cutoff. Action folded back to McCormick who called off the rest of his stack.
McCormick was looking for an ace and didn't find it on the flop. However, the hit the felt on the turn to put him ahead and the completed the board to confirm the double.
After the hand, Yuval Bronshtein mentioned that he didn't want to tell McCormick during the hand but he had also folded an ace, making McCormick's double even more unlikely.
|Ian Glycenfer||920,000||-75,000 |
|Tom McCormick||250,000||-225,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:07 PM Local Time
Cicconi Shows Quads Twice In One Orbit
In an earlier hand, Guy Cicconi showed quad kings when it was folded to him, and shortly after he was involved in a pot with Kevin Erickson.
The action was picked up on the flop of where Cicconi called a bet from Erickson.
The turn also went bet-call, but the river of the went a bet from Erickson and a raise from Cicconi. Erickson folded and Cicconi showed for quad tens.
|Guy Cicconi||1,400,000||410,000 |
|Kevin Erickson||1,300,000||-400,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:58 PM Local Time
Mike Lancaster Eliminated in 10th Place ($7,299)
Mike Lancaster raised from early position and Zachary Gruneberg re-raised from the hijack. Action folded back to Lancaster who jammed in the rest of his stack and Gruneberg called.
Lancaster was looking for help but got none on the flop. The turn left him looking for a river ten, but the board completed with the , knocking him out of the tournament.
|Zachary Gruneberg||1,850,000||260,000 |
|Mike Lancaster||0||-580,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:47 PM Local Time
Bronshtein Wins A Big One
Yuval Bronshtein raised the button and was three bet from Tony Nasr in the small blind. Bronshtein called to see a flop.
The flop came down and Bronshtein called a bet from Nasr.
The turn came and Nasr's bet was responded to with a raise from Bronshtein, which Nasr called.
The river came a and Nasr check-called a bet from Bronshtein who turned over for a flopped set of twos. Nasr flipped his hand over briefly to reveal before tossing his hand into the muck.
|Yuval Bronshtein||2,200,000||910,000 |
|Tony Nasr||350,000||-1,150,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:36 PM Local Time
Bunch Finds The River
John Bunch, from the big blind, three-bet an open by Anh Van Nguyen from the button and Nguyen called.
The flop came down and Nguyen called a bet from Bunch.
The action remained the same on the and the river and Bunch showed down for a rivered pair of aces. It was good and Nguyen mucked.
|Anh Van Nguyen||1,300,000||0 |
|John Bunch||1,200,000||300,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:29 PM Local Time
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Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:24 PM Local Time
Chip Counts After Break
|Kevin Erickson||1,700,000||500,000 |
|Zachary Gruneberg||1,590,000||90,000 |
|Tony Nasr||1,500,000||-180,000 |
|Anh Van Nguyen||1,300,000||200,000 |
|Yuval Bronshtein||1,290,000||90,000 |
|Ian Glycenfer||995,000||-385,000 |
|Guy Cicconi||990,000||90,000 |
|John Bunch||900,000||310,000 |
|Mike Lancaster||580,000||-200,000 |
|Tom McCormick||475,000||-45,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:09 PM Local Time
The 10 remaining players are on a 15-minute break.
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:08 PM Local Time
Gruneberg Chips Up
Tony Nasr raised from the cutoff, Zachary Gruneberg re-raised from the small blind, and Anh Van Nguyen re-raised from the big blind. Both other players called and saw a flop.
The flop came and Gruneberg check-raised and got a call from Nguyen while Nasr folded.
The came on the turn and saw a bet by Gruneberg and a call.
Both players checked the river and Gruneberg showed to take in the pot as Nguyen mucked.
|Zachary Gruneberg||1,500,000||520,000 |
|Anh Van Nguyen||1,100,000||-300,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:49 PM Local Time
Final Table Seat Draw
|*Table||Seat||Player||Chip count|| |
|414||1||Anh Van Nguyen||1,400,000|| |
|414||2||Kevin Erickson||1,200,000|| |
|414||3||Guy Cicconi||900,000|| |
|414||4||John Bunch||590,000|| |
|414||5||Mike Lancaster||520,000|| |
|414||6||Tom McCormick||520,000|| |
|414||7||Yuval Bronshtein||1,200,000|| |
|414||8||Tony Nasr||1,600,000|| |
|414||9||Ian Glycenfer||1,385,000|| |
|414||10||Zachary Gruneberg||980,000|| |
| || || || || |
| || || || || |
|Tony Nasr||1,680,000||280,000 |
|Anh Van Nguyen||1,400,000||-160,000 |
|Ian Glycenfer||1,380,000||0 |
|Kevin Erickson||1,200,000||0 |
|Yuval Bronshtein||1,200,000||490,000 |
|Zachary Gruneberg||980,000||420,000 |
|Guy Cicconi||900,000||70,000 |
|Mike Lancaster||780,000||-460,000 |
|John Bunch||590,000||-260,000 |
|Tom McCormick||520,000||-255,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:39 PM Local Time
John Elliott Eliminated in 11th Place ($7,299)
On a flop, John Elliott got the rest of his chips in against Ian Glycenfer.
The came on the turn, and the spiked the river to give Glycenfer a straight flush and eliminate Elliott.
The remaining 10 players are now moving to the unofficial final table.
|Ian Glycenfer||1,380,000||585,000 |
|John Elliott||0||-570,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:30 PM Local Time
Big Stacks Battle
Anh Van Nguyen raised under the gun and Kevin Erickson defended his big blind.
The flop came down and Kevin Erickson check-called a bet from Nguyen.
The turn of the went through the same action and on the river Nguyen bet once more and Erickson folded.
|Anh Van Nguyen||1,560,000||875,000 |
|Kevin Erickson||1,200,000||-235,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:13 PM Local Time
Gregory Pinsonneault Eliminated in 12th Place ($5,955)
John Bunch raised on the button, Gregory Pinsonneault got the rest of his short stack in from the small blind, and Guy Cicconi called in the big blind.
The two players with action checked it down on the board.
Bunch claimed the pot while Pinsonneault was eliminated from the tournament.
|John Bunch||850,000||55,000 |
|Gregory Pinsonneault||0||-250,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:05 PM Local Time
Tina Tateossian Eliminated in 13th Place ($5,955)
Tina Tateossian was all in preflop for the rest of her chips against Ian Glycenfer.
The flop came to leave Tateossian drawing slim. The turn left her drawing dead and the meaningless completed the board to send Tateossian to the payout desk.
|Ian Glycenfer||1,500,000||705,000 |
|Tina Tateossian||0||-460,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:58 PM Local Time
"TNT" Takes Another One.
Tony Nasr raised under the gun which Yuval Bronshtein re-raised, folding the action back around to Nasr who called to see a flop.
The flop and turn came which had the same action of check-bet-call on both streets. The river came the and when Bronshtein bet, Nasr raised.
"You have pocket Jacks Tony?" Bronshtein asked after going into the tank for some time. After about a minute he made the call. Nasr rolled over for a rivered full house and Bronshtein mucked.
|Tony Nasr||1,400,000||380,000 |
|Yuval Bronshtein||710,000||-690,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:53 PM Local Time
Fox Eliminated in 14th Place ($4,965)
Jorden Fox re-raised Zachary Gruneberg's open which was raised back. Fox four bet all in and Gruneberg called.
The board ran out . Gruneberg scooped the pot while Fox left the tournament area.
|Zachary Gruneberg||560,000||240,000 |
|Jorden Fox||0||-210,000 |
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:44 PM Local Time
Kerry Welsh Eliminated in 15th Place ($4,965)
After some preflop raises, Yuval Bronshtein in the cutoff and Kerry Welsh on the button saw a flop. Bronshtein started with a check and then the action saw a raise, a re-raise, another re-raise and a call.
On the turn, Bronshtein check-called.
The river completed the board and Bronshtein led with a bet which covered Welsh and Welsh called as the two players revealed hands.
Welsh was in disbelief and asked Bronshtein, "You got there on the river? Are you kidding me?". To which Bronshtein could only silently nod as he raked in the pot and made his second elimination of the day.
|Yuval Bronshtein||1,400,000||410,000 |
|Kerry Welsh||0||-425,000 |