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

Wednesday, October 06, 2021 to Friday, October 08, 2021

Event #13: Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $1,922,400
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EVENT UPDATES

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Friday, October 8, 2021 5:03 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 12 hours ago)
Mathews Flushes to Leave Apte Short

Harvey Mathews raised to 425,000 from the button and Girish Apte defended his big blind.

The flop came    , Apte bet 325,000 which Mathews called.

The turn was the   and Apte continued with a bet of 450,000. Mathews called again.

The river completed the board with the   and Apte opted to check. Mathews took some time and then decided to bet 1,500,000. Apte called with the    for the pair of kings while Mathews held the    for the flush to leave Apte short.

Harvey Mathews15,500,0004,000,000
Michael Gathy8,100,000100,000
Gabriel Andrade4,500,000-1,400,000
Girish Apte770,000-2,830,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:58 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 12 hours ago)
Level 30 started
Level: 30
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 200,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:52 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 12 hours ago)
Brandon Caputo Eliminated in 5th Place ($87,288)

Brandon Caputo

Brandon Caputo limped in from the small blind and Harvey Mathews checked his option. The flop came     and Caputo led out for 160,000. Mathews called and the   landed on the turn.

Caputo continued for 300,000 and Mathews shipped all in which was met by a snap-call from Caputo for his stack of 1,270,000. Mathews showed    for a pair and a flush draw while Caputo held   .

The river was the   and Mathews made his flush to eliminate Caputo in fifth place.

Harvey Mathews11,500,0002,200,000
Brandon Caputo0-2,200,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:45 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 12 hours ago)
Gathy Takes Control with a Check-Raise

Gabriel Andrade opened to 325,000 on the button and Michael Gathy defended from the big blind. The flop fell     and Gathy checked to Andrade who continued for 250,000. Gathy check-raised to 750,000 and Andrade called.

The turn brought the   and Gathy checked again. Andrade checked it back and the   completed the board. Gathy led out with a bet of 500,000 which put Andrade in the tank for a minute before electing to fold.

Michael Gathy8,000,0001,000,000
Gabriel Andrade5,900,000-1,400,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:39 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 13 hours ago)
Apte Gets This One Through

Girish Apte raised to 350,000 in the cutoff and Harvey Mathews called from the big blind. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn.

Mathews fired out a bet of 525,000 and Apte jammed all in, reminiscent of the past orbit. However, Mathews didn't have the goods this time and let his hand go.

Harvey Mathews9,300,000-300,000
Girish Apte3,600,000700,000
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Friday, October 8, 2021 4:32 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 13 hours ago)
Another One for Mathews

Michael Gathy raised to 325,000 from the cutoff and both Harvey Mathews and Gabriel Andrade called in the blinds.

They all checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. It was checked to Gathy who bet 400,000 which only Mathews called.

The river was the   for both of them to check again. Mathews tabled the    for two pair and the pot.

Harvey Mathews9,600,0001,200,000
Gabriel Andrade7,300,000-400,000
Michael Gathy7,000,000-300,000
Girish Apte2,900,0000
Brandon Caputo2,200,0000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:29 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 13 hours ago)
Apte Bluffs Into a Mathews Double Up

Girish Apte raised to 350,000 in the cutoff and Harvey Mathews defended from the big blind. The flop came     and the action checked to the   on the turn.

Mathews led out with a bet of 450,000 and Apte stuck around to see the   on the river. Mathews fired out another bet of 1,200,000 and Apte shoved all in, putting Mathews at risk for his remaining stack of 2,080,000.

Mathews thought for a moment and then made the call. Apte turned over    for just ace-high while Mathews flopped a straight with   .

Harvey Mathews8,400,0004,100,000
Girish Apte2,900,000-4,400,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:19 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 13 hours ago)
Mathews Doubles Through Caputo

Harvey Mathews

Brandon Caputo raised from the small blind to put Harvey Mathews in the big blind all-in who made the call for the 1,920,000 he had behind.

Harvey Mathews:   
Brandon Caputo:   

The board ran out       for Mathews to flop two pair immediately to double up.

Gabriel Andrade7,700,000365,000
Girish Apte7,300,0000
Michael Gathy7,300,000-400,000
Harvey Mathews4,300,0002,460,000
Brandon Caputo2,200,000-2,400,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:14 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 13 hours ago)
Caputo and Apte Get Kings in the First Hand

Michael Gathy opened to 325,000 from under the gun and Brandon Caputo three-bet to 900,000 in the hijack. Girish Apte stuck in a four-bet to 1,700,000 out of the big blind which got a quick fold from Gathy. Caputo jammed all in for 4,365,000 and Apte quickly called.

Brandon Caputo:   
Girish Apte:   

Both players held the same hand and a chop was highly likely. The flop fell     and both players breathed a sigh of relief as they would split the pot on the   and   runout.

Michael Gathy7,700,000-320,000
Girish Apte7,300,000-30,000
Brandon Caputo4,600,000235,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 4:04 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 13 hours ago)
Play Resumes

With 49 minutes left in the current level, play has just resumed.

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Friday, October 8, 2021 1:24 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
The Final Five
SeatPlayerChip CountBig Blinds
1Harvey Mathews1,840,00012
2Gabriel Andrade7,335,00046
3Girish Apte7,330,00046
4Michael Gathy8,020,00050
5Brandon Caputo4,365,00027
Michael Gathy8,020,000-5,000
Gabriel Andrade7,335,000385,000
Girish Apte7,330,000-510,000
Brandon Caputo4,365,000-2,365,000
Harvey Mathews1,840,0000
Friday, October 8, 2021 1:24 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
David Lolis Eliminated in 6th Place ($65,072)

David Lolis

Harvey Mathews shoved from the button for David Lolis to call for his last 255,000 in the big blind after having paid the ante.

David Lolis:   
Harvey Mathews:   

"I folded a deuce," Gabriel Andrade commented.

"Why do you do that? That's not nice!" Girish Apte said to Andrade.

The board ran out       for Mathews to flop top pair and avoid a split pot on the river to eliminate Lolis in sixth place.

The five remaining players have been sent for a break until 4 p.m. as PokerGO will be streaming the event from then onwards.

Harvey Mathews1,840,000-1,030,000
David Lolis0-415,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 1:19 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
Andrade Scores Big Double to Leave Lolis Short

Gabriel Andrade raised to 320,000 from under the gun and both David Lolis in the hijack and Harvey Mathews in the big blind made the call.

The flop came    , Mathews opted to check but Andrade continued with a bet of 800,000. Lolis shoved with the slightly bigger stack for Mathews to snap-fold while Andrade quickly called for the 2,905,000 he had behind.

Gabriel Andrade:   
David Lolis:   

"Pocket queens versus king-ten!" Andrade shouted to his rail before the cards were pulled into view for them.

He quickly got up from his seat before the dealer completed the board with the   on the turn and the   on the river to see him double up and celebrate. The dealer and floor counted out the stacks to be sure and after all was done, Lolis was left with not much.

Gabriel Andrade6,950,0003,975,000
David Lolis415,000-3,085,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 1:15 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 160,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 1:11 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
Up and Down for Lolis

Gabriel Andrade raised to 250,000 on the button and David Lolis re-raised to 560,000 out of the small blind. Andrade called and the flop fell    . Lolis led out for 475,000 and Andrade still called.

The   landed on the turn and Lolis pushed out another bet of 900,000 which got Andrade to fold.

In the next hand, Lolis raised to 275,000 on the button and Michael Gathy three-bet to 700,000 from the big blind. Lolis called to see a flop of    .

Gathy led out for 375,000 only to have Lolis raise to 975,000. Gathy responded with a re-raise to 1,675,000 and Lolis dumped his cards to the muck.

Michael Gathy8,025,0002,425,000
David Lolis3,500,000100,000
Gabriel Andrade2,975,000-1,100,000
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Friday, October 8, 2021 1:10 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
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Friday, October 8, 2021 12:57 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
Craig Mason Eliminated in 7th Place ($49,238)

Craig Mason

Girish Apte raised to 275,000 from the hijack and Craig Mason three-bet to 700,000 from the button. The blinds quickly folded but Apte made the call.

The flop came    , Apte continued with a bet of 575,000 which Mason called.

The turn was the   and Apte opted to check. Mason fired out a bet of 650,000. Apte took some time and then decided to shove with the bigger stack. Mason snap-called.

Craig Mason:   
Girish Apte:   

Apte had flopped top pair and turned the gutshot to a Broadway but Mason had hit a set.

The river completed the board with the   for Apte to hit the Broadway indeed. The stacks were counted again to be sure but Mason had 2,195,000 behind while Apte had 2,795,000 in front of him.

Mason was eliminated as the first player of the day while Apte claimed the chip lead to his name.

Girish Apte7,840,0003,740,000
Craig Mason0-2,780,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 12:48 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 16 hours ago)
Andrade Staying the Most Active

Gabriel Andrade raised to 250,000 in the cutoff and Michael Gathy defended from the big blind. The flop fell     and Gathy checked to Andrade who continued for 150,000. Gathy check-raised to 450,000 and Andrade called.

The turn brought the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Gathy checked once more and Andrade tossed in a small bet of 375,000. Gathy looked him up and Andrade showed    to win the pot.

Michael Gathy5,600,000-1,100,000
Girish Apte4,100,0001,050,000
Gabriel Andrade4,075,000815,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 12:38 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 17 hours ago)
Lolis Raises the Flop to Claim the Pot

Gabriel Andrade raised to 285,000 from the small blind and David Lolis defended his big blind.

The flop came     for Andrade to continue with a bet of 200,000. Lolis took some time and then raised to 600,000 for Andrade to fold.

The table then continued to discuss any mushroom experiences they might or might not have had.

David Lolis3,400,0001,105,000
Gabriel Andrade3,260,000-1,040,000
Friday, October 8, 2021 12:30 PM Local Time (about 57 days and 17 hours ago)
Apte Wins on the Flop

Gabriel Andrade opened to 250,000 from the hijack and Girish Apte three-bet to 600,000 on the button. The blinds folded and the action was back on Andrade who called.

The flop came     and Andrade checked to Apte who continued with a bet of 400,000. Andrade thought for a minute before releasing his cards to the muck.

It's been a hesitant start to the final table on Day 3 with next to no post-flop action thus far.

Gabriel Andrade4,300,000-600,000
Girish Apte3,050,000625,000
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