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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 5:54 PM Local Time
Broshtein And Erickson Building

Kevin Erickson

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 Erickson2,700,000500,000
Yuval Bronshtein2,500,000300,000
Zachary Gruneberg980,000-870,000
John Bunch680,000-520,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:41 PM Local Time
Anh Van Nguyen Eliminated in 9th Place ($9,137)

Anh Van Nguyen

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:   
Kevin Erickson:   

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 Erickson2,200,000900,000
Anh Van Nguyen0-380,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:34 PM Local Time
Nasr Almost Doubles Through Nguyen.

Tony Nasr

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 Nasr980,000630,000
Anh Van Nguyen380,000-920,000
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.

Tom McCormick:   
Ian Glycenfer:   

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 Glycenfer920,000-75,000
Tom McCormick250,000-225,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 5:07 PM Local Time
Cicconi Shows Quads Twice In One Orbit

Guy Cicconi

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 Cicconi1,400,000410,000
Kevin Erickson1,300,000-400,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:58 PM Local Time
Mike Lancaster Eliminated in 10th Place ($7,299)

Mike Lancaster

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.

Mike Lancaster:   
Zachary Gruneberg:   

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 Gruneberg1,850,000260,000
Mike Lancaster0-580,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:47 PM Local Time
Bronshtein Wins A Big One

Yuval Bronshtein

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 Bronshtein2,200,000910,000
Tony Nasr350,000-1,150,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 4:36 PM Local Time
Bunch Finds The River

John Bunch

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 Nguyen1,300,0000
John Bunch1,200,000300,000
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 Erickson1,700,000500,000
Zachary Gruneberg1,590,00090,000
Tony Nasr1,500,000-180,000
Anh Van Nguyen1,300,000200,000
Yuval Bronshtein1,290,00090,000
Ian Glycenfer995,000-385,000
Guy Cicconi990,00090,000
John Bunch900,000310,000
Mike Lancaster580,000-200,000
Tom McCormick475,000-45,000
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 Gruneberg1,500,000520,000
Anh Van Nguyen1,100,000-300,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:49 PM Local Time
Final Table Seat Draw
*TableSeatPlayerChip count 
4141Anh Van Nguyen1,400,000 
4142Kevin Erickson1,200,000 
4143Guy Cicconi900,000 
4144John Bunch590,000 
4145Mike Lancaster520,000 
4146Tom McCormick520,000 
4147Yuval Bronshtein1,200,000 
4148Tony Nasr1,600,000 
4149Ian Glycenfer1,385,000 
41410Zachary Gruneberg980,000 
Tony Nasr1,680,000280,000
Anh Van Nguyen1,400,000-160,000
Ian Glycenfer1,380,0000
Kevin Erickson1,200,0000
Yuval Bronshtein1,200,000490,000
Zachary Gruneberg980,000420,000
Guy Cicconi900,00070,000
Mike Lancaster780,000-460,000
John Bunch590,000-260,000
Tom McCormick520,000-255,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:39 PM Local Time
John Elliott Eliminated in 11th Place ($7,299)

John Elliott

On a     flop, John Elliott got the rest of his chips in against Ian Glycenfer.

John Elliott:   
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 Glycenfer1,380,000585,000
John Elliott0-570,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:30 PM Local Time
Big Stacks Battle

Anh Van Nguyen

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 Nguyen1,560,000875,000
Kevin Erickson1,200,000-235,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:13 PM Local Time
Gregory Pinsonneault Eliminated in 12th Place ($5,955)

Gregory Pinsonneault

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.

Gregory Pinsonneault:   
Guy Cicconi:   
John Bunch:   

Bunch claimed the pot while Pinsonneault was eliminated from the tournament.

John Bunch850,00055,000
Gregory Pinsonneault0-250,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:05 PM Local Time
Tina Tateossian Eliminated in 13th Place ($5,955)

Tina Tateossian

Tina Tateossian was all in preflop for the rest of her chips against Ian Glycenfer.

Tina Tateossian:   
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 Glycenfer1,500,000705,000
Tina Tateossian0-460,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:58 PM Local Time
"TNT" Takes Another One.

Tony Nasr

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 Nasr1,400,000380,000
Yuval Bronshtein710,000-690,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:53 PM Local Time
Fox Eliminated in 14th Place ($4,965)

Jorden Fox

Jorden Fox re-raised Zachary Gruneberg's open which was raised back. Fox four bet all in and Gruneberg called.

Jorden Fox:   
Zachary Gruneberg:   

The board ran out      . Gruneberg scooped the pot while Fox left the tournament area.

Zachary Gruneberg560,000240,000
Jorden Fox0-210,000
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:44 PM Local Time
Kerry Welsh Eliminated in 15th Place ($4,965)

Kerry Welsh

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.

Kerry Welsh:   
Yuval Bronshtein:   

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 Bronshtein1,400,000410,000
Kerry Welsh0-425,000