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

Monday, October 11, 2021 to Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Event #23: Eight Game Mix 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $646,140
  • Entries: 484
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:48 AM Local Time
Elezra, Mizrachi, Arieh, Williams and Perry Bag on Day 1 in Event #23: $1,500 Eight Game Mix 6-Handed

Eli Elezra

Day 1 of Event #23: $1,500 Eight Game Mix 6-Handed attracted 484 total entries creating a prize pool of $646,140. After 15 blind levels of 40 minutes each, 144 players advanced to Day 2 and are still in contention for the bracelet.

Sachin Bhargava bagged 273,400 in chips for the Day 1 chip lead with David Gee and Jay Kerbel also advancing to Day 2 with more than 200,000.

Event #23 Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts

1Sachin BhargavaUnited States273,400
2David GeeUnited States237,200
3Jay KerbelUnited States231,600
4Sean PerryUnited States189,000
5Vasu AmarapuUnited States180,400
6Michael MizrachiUnited States178,700
7David WilliamsUnited States175,200
8Kevin BrewerUnited States171,600
9Bradley BraggUnited States171,300
10David ProciakUnited States171,000

There are many notables returning for Day 2 to keep their chip stacks alive en route to a WSOP gold bracelet and the $137,969 first place cash prize that accompanies it including Josh Arieh, Michael Mizrachi, David Williams, Sean Perry, and Eli Elezra just to name a few. The action should be exciting and often tomorrow as this group of mixed game players continue onward towards WSOP coveted gold.

With this mixed game lineup, the action played quickly throughout the day. Chip stacks fluctuated as all-ins were commonplace early with a no-limit and pot-limit round combined with the unique six-max mix format. Expect much of the same tomorrow when the remaining players return to play ten 60-minute levels with a one-hour dinner break after Level 21, or at approximately 8:30 p.m. local time.

Please join us on PokerNews or live here at The Rio in the Amazon Room on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. local time for live updates throughout this and all WSOP events!

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 3:48 AM Local Time
Day 2 Seat Draw - Event #23: $1,500 Eight Game Mix 6-Handed
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip Count
Pavilion1541Nathaniel ParentiUnited States51,600
Pavilion1542Brad AlbrinckUnited States71,400
Pavilion1543Brandon BerginUnited States94,800
Pavilion1544Andrew BarberUnited States49,500
Pavilion1545Simon SamokovskiUnited States83,200
Pavilion1546Ron WareUnited States125,500
Pavilion1551John RacenerUnited States73,200
Pavilion1552Vincent MelendezUnited States62,900
Pavilion1553Jason SimonUnited States160,800
Pavilion1554Max ThainUnited States80,000
Pavilion1555Derek MillerUnited States60,400
Pavilion1556Toby LewisUnited Kingdom23,800
Pavilion1561Timothy SuUnited States163,200
Pavilion1562Kenneth PoUnited States33,200
Pavilion1563Matthew SchultzUnited States127,900
Pavilion1564Frank MenendezUnited States55,400
Pavilion1565Hussain SajwaniUnited States63,900
Pavilion1571Eli ElezraUnited States95,300
Pavilion1572Daniel ZackUnited States149,400
Pavilion1573Michael DreeseUnited States103,300
Pavilion1575Peter RhoUnited States45,600
Pavilion1576Alan MyersonUnited States159,000
Pavilion1581James NewberryUnited States98,900
Pavilion1582Nikolay YosifovBulgaria48,600
Pavilion1583Lewis BrantUnited States51,500
Pavilion1584Brian CaplanUnited States94,900
Pavilion1585Matt GlantzUnited States45,000
Pavilion1586Brian SchwartzUnited States19,800
Pavilion1591George AlexanderUnited States99,200
Pavilion1592David JacobsUnited States19,100
Pavilion1593Ken AldridgeUnited States71,700
Pavilion1594Marc WolenikUnited States101,700
Pavilion1595Matt VengrinUnited States29,200
Pavilion1596Vasu AmarapuUnited States180,400
Pavilion1602Jake SchwartzUnited States70,100
Pavilion1603David WilliamsUnited States175,200
Pavilion1604Tom McCormickUnited States20,400
Pavilion1605Daniel BuzgonUnited States64,700
Pavilion1606Sean PerryUnited States189,000
Pavilion1611Scott BohlmanUnited States70,600
Pavilion1612Ann BloomUnited States45,200
Pavilion1613Tony HartmannUnited States30,000
Pavilion1614Andrew LattoUnited States117,500
Pavilion1615Schuyler ThorntonUnited States111,900
Pavilion1616Cary KatzUnited States46,400
Pavilion1621Allen KesslerUnited States42,900
Pavilion1622David "Bakes" BakerUnited States78,200
Pavilion1623Adam FriedmanUnited States88,600
Pavilion1624Tal AviviIsrael114,000
Pavilion1625Travis PearsonUnited States61,300
Pavilion1626Ismael BojangAustria65,300
Pavilion1631Itsuko YoroiJapan38,500
Pavilion1632Felipe RamosBrazil83,900
Pavilion1633Michael KrasienkoUnited States21,900
Pavilion1634Koray AldemirAustria52,500
Pavilion1635Yong KimUnited States38,500
Pavilion1636David MoskowitzUnited States143,000
Pavilion1641Josh AriehUnited States169,300
Pavilion1642Matthew WoodwardUnited States61,400
Pavilion1643Jay KerbelUnited States231,600
Pavilion1644Geoffrey HumCanada119,300
Pavilion1645Michael PentelUnited States23,700
Pavilion1646Ashly ButlerUnited States115,000
Pavilion1651James Morgan (CAN)Canada140,700
Pavilion1652Joe BrindleUnited Kingdom92,700
Pavilion1654Matt SzymaszekUnited States107,800
Pavilion1655Tyler StephensUnited States12,500
Pavilion1656Brett ShafferUnited States141,700
Pavilion1661Cory ZeidmanUnited States36,300
Pavilion1662Patrick LyonsUnited States79,600
Pavilion1663Sokchheka PhoUnited States135,600
Pavilion1664Gabor SzaboHungary79,600
Pavilion1665Aaron SinukoffCanada122,100
Pavilion1671Richard FullerUnited States92,000
Pavilion1672Toto LeonidasUnited States32,500
Pavilion1673Andre AkkariBrazil122,200
Pavilion1674Josh DammUnited States96,600
Pavilion1675Vid ZagarSlovenia73,100
Pavilion1676Jordan SiegelUnited States64,600
Pavilion1681Vu HoangUnited States36,000
Pavilion1682David GeeUnited States237,200
Pavilion1683Matthew DamesUnited States55,700
Pavilion1684Ryan LengUnited States145,800
Pavilion1685Michael CordellUnited States70,900
Pavilion1686Calen McNeilCanada95,400
Pavilion1691Robert MatherUnited States94,000
Pavilion1692Aron DermerUnited States40,000
Pavilion1693John ReganUnited States20,500
Pavilion1694Christopher McHughUnited States78,700
Pavilion1695Jason MountsUnited States80,300
Pavilion1696Ryan HughesUnited States151,000
Pavilion1701Johannes BeckerGermany88,000
Pavilion1702Shawn Van AsdaleUnited States89,500
Pavilion1703David WordenUnited States95,800
Pavilion1705Dutch BoydUnited States40,500
Pavilion1706Joe SerockUnited States116,100
Pavilion1711Connor DrinanUnited States33,800
Pavilion1712Ian BradleyUnited Kingdom25,500
Pavilion1713DID NOT REPORT 1United States79,200
Pavilion1714Michael MizrachiUnited States178,700
Pavilion1715Domnick SarleUnited States62,000
Pavilion1716Todd BrennUnited States57,900
Pavilion1721Anthony MenderUnited States142,600
Pavilion1722Abdel HamidUnited States53,700
Pavilion1723Raymond Smego-BarrancoUnited States71,800
Pavilion1724Maksim PisarenkoRussia136,200
Pavilion1725Chip JettUnited States88,400
Pavilion1726Espen SandvikNorway60,000
Pavilion1731Thomas GityUnited States37,800
Pavilion1732Daniel CoenUnited States60,000
Pavilion1733Nicholas MarsicoUnited States99,800
Pavilion1734Sami HamidUnited States113,200
Pavilion1735Jorge LeonUnited States38,200
Pavilion1736Calvin AndersonUnited States73,200
Pavilion1741James ScottUnited States60,700
Pavilion1742Rodney SpriggsUnited States56,300
Pavilion1743Andres KornUnited States33,200
Pavilion1744Richard MonroeUnited States59,800
Pavilion1745Kevin BrewerUnited States171,600
Pavilion1746Cody EspesethUnited States110,000
Pavilion1751Sean AkhaviUnited States82,700
Pavilion1752Everett CarltonUnited States29,200
Pavilion1753Yuri DzivielevskiBrazil163,300
Pavilion1754Hunter McclellandUnited States112,000
Pavilion1755Onur UnsalUnited States30,600
Pavilion1756Jon TurnerUnited States100,300
Pavilion1761Jeremy AusmusUnited States56,100
Pavilion1762Peter DirksenUnited States60,700
Pavilion1763Kevin IacofanoUnited States70,800
Pavilion1764DID NOT REPORT 2United States91,200
Pavilion1765Clifford ZiffUnited States52,600
Pavilion1766Peter FeldmanUnited States77,500
Pavilion1771Brett RicheyUnited States31,600
Pavilion1772Cero ZuccarelloUnited States25,200
Pavilion1773Filippos StavrakisUnited States3,800
Pavilion1774Bradley BraggUnited States171,300
Pavilion1775Sebastian PauliGermany56,900
Pavilion1776Tyler WillseUnited States83,100
Pavilion1781Chris BackCanada75,000
Pavilion1782Gregory JamisonUnited States137,300
Pavilion1783John PappasUnited States45,400
Pavilion1784Sachin BhargavaUnited States273,400
Pavilion1785David ProciakUnited States171,000
Pavilion1786Shirley RosarioUnited States10,900
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:11 AM Local Time
Day 1 Chip Counts
Sachin Bhargava273,400273,400
David Gee237,200237,200
Jay Kerbel231,600231,600
Sean Perry189,000-2,500
Vasu Amarapu180,400135,400
Michael Mizrachi178,70067,700
David Williams175,200130,200
Kevin Brewer171,600171,600
Bradley Bragg171,300131,300
David Prociak171,000171,000
Josh Arieh169,300-5,700
Yuri Dzivielevski163,300118,300
Timothy Su163,200163,200
Jason Simon160,800160,800
Alan Myerson159,000159,000
Ryan Hughes151,000118,000
Daniel Zack149,400149,400
Ryan Leng145,80068,800
David Moskowitz143,00013,000
Anthony Mender142,600142,600
Brett Shaffer141,700141,700
James Morgan (CAN)140,700140,700
Gregory Jamison137,300137,300
Maksim Pisarenko136,200136,200
Sokchheka Pho135,600135,600
Matthew Schultz127,900127,900
Ron Ware125,5000
Andre Akkari122,20042,200
Aaron Sinukoff122,10038,600
Geoffrey Hum119,300118,100
Andrew Latto117,500117,500
Joe Serock116,100116,100
Ashly Butler115,000115,000
Tal Avivi114,000114,000
Sami Hamid113,200113,200
Hunter Mcclelland112,000112,000
Schuyler Thornton111,900111,900
Cody Espeseth110,000110,000
Matt Szymaszek107,800107,800
Michael Dreese103,300103,300
Marc Wolenik101,700101,700
Jon Turner100,30012,300
Nicholas Marsico99,80040,400
George Alexander99,20099,200
James Newberry98,90043,900
Josh Damm96,60096,600
David Worden95,80095,800
Calen McNeil95,40095,400
Eli Elezra95,30020,300
Brian Caplan94,90094,900
Brandon Bergin94,80094,800
Robert Mather94,00068,000
Joe Brindle92,70092,700
Richard Fuller92,00092,000
DID NOT REPORT 291,20091,200
Shawn Van Asdale89,50089,500
Adam Friedman88,60088,600
Chip Jett88,40088,400
Johannes Becker88,00024,000
Felipe Ramos83,90061,400
Simon Samokovski83,20083,200
Tyler Willse83,10083,100
Sean Akhavi82,70082,700
Jason Mounts80,30080,300
Max Thain80,00080,000
Patrick Lyons79,60079,600
Gabor Szabo79,60079,600
DID NOT REPORT 179,20079,200
Christopher McHugh78,70078,700
David "Bakes" Baker78,20054,200
Peter Feldman77,50077,500
Chris Back75,00075,000
John Racener73,20036,700
Calvin Anderson73,20047,700
Vid Zagar73,10073,100
Raymond Smego-Barranco71,80071,800
Ken Aldridge71,70025,700
Brad Albrinck71,40056,400
Michael Cordell70,90070,900
Kevin Iacofano70,80070,800
Scott Bohlman70,60020,600
Jake Schwartz70,10070,100
Ismael Bojang65,30037,300
Daniel Buzgon64,70064,700
Jordan Siegel64,60064,600
Hussain Sajwani63,90063,900
Vincent Melendez62,90062,900
Domnick Sarle62,00062,000
Matthew Woodward61,40061,400
Travis Pearson61,300-3,700
Peter Dirksen60,70060,700
James Scott60,70060,700
Derek Miller60,40060,400
Daniel Coen60,00060,000
Espen Sandvik60,00060,000
Richard Monroe59,80059,800
Todd Brenn57,90057,900
Sebastian Pauli56,900-3,100
Rodney Spriggs56,30056,300
Jeremy Ausmus56,10056,100
Matthew Dames55,70055,700
Frank Menendez55,40055,400
Abdel Hamid53,70053,700
Clifford Ziff52,60052,600
Koray Aldemir52,50016,500
Nathaniel Parenti51,60051,600
Lewis Brant51,50051,500
Andrew Barber49,50031,500
Nikolay Yosifov48,60048,600
Cary Katz46,40014,400
Peter Rho45,60045,600
John Pappas45,40045,400
Ann Bloom45,20045,200
Matt Glantz45,000-15,000
Allen Kessler42,900-28,600
Dutch Boyd40,50040,500
Aron Dermer40,00040,000
Yong Kim38,50038,500
Itsuko Yoroi38,50038,500
Jorge Leon38,20038,200
Thomas Gity37,80037,800
Cory Zeidman36,30026,300
Vu Hoang36,00036,000
Connor Drinan33,80033,800
Andres Korn33,20033,200
Kenneth Po33,20033,200
Toto Leonidas32,50032,500
Brett Richey31,600-10,400
Onur Unsal30,60030,600
Tony Hartmann30,0000
Matt Vengrin29,20029,200
Everett Carlton29,200-7,800
Ian Bradley25,50025,500
Cero Zuccarello25,20025,200
Toby Lewis23,800-21,200
Michael Pentel23,70023,700
Michael Krasienko21,90021,900
John Regan20,50020,500
Tom McCormick20,40020,400
Brian Schwartz19,80019,800
David Jacobs19,10019,100
Tyler Stephens12,50012,500
Shirley Rosario10,900-6,100
Filippos Stavrakis3,8003,800
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:08 AM Local Time
Bag and Tag Time!

The players have completed the final four hands of the night as instructed to do so by the tournament director. Stay tuned to PokerNews for chip counts and a recap of today's event coming your way soon!

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:55 AM Local Time
Green Busts Late; Exits With a Warm Smile

Perry Green

The action was discovered as WSOP legend Perry Green was exiting the tournament area. He had not survived his all-in and was eliminated, but left the tournament area smiling all the same.

Perry Green0-52,000
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:50 AM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Sean Perry191,500
Josh Arieh175,00050,000
David Moskowitz130,00085,000
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:25 AM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Michael Mizrachi111,00066,000
Jon Turner88,00037,000
Eli Elezra75,00037,000
Matt Glantz60,00039,000
Scott Bohlman50,000-5,000
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:23 AM Local Time
Level 15 started
Level: 15
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 1:10 AM Local Time
Monnette Eliminated by Newberry

2-7 Triple Draw

It was John Monnette all-in and at risk versus James Newberry. When all of the dust had settled, it was Newberry's       that won the pot and eliminated Monnette, who mucked his cards after he was shown the news.

James Newberry55,00055,000
john Monnette00
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:57 AM Local Time
Richey Chips Up in Limit Hold'em

Limit Hold'em

The action was discovered as Brett Richey fired out a bet on the turn. His opponent called and the two players headed to the river.

The river card completed the board of       and Richey fired once again. His opponent tank-called before mucking when Richey tabled his    for two pair aces and tens, king-kicker, and was awarded the pot.

With that win Richey now sits at 42,000 chips.

Brett Richey42,00042,000
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:42 AM Local Time
Level 14 started
Level: 14
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:33 AM Local Time
Chip Counts Update
Josh Arieh125,000125,000
Jake Kerbal124,000124,000
Andre Akkari80,00026,000
David Moskowitz45,00019,000
Tony Hartmann30,0005,000
Carol Fuchs28,50011,500
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:31 AM Local Time
Greenstein Survives All-in

2-7 Triple Draw

The action was picked up just as the dealer had awarded the pot to Greenstein in a game of Deuce-to-seven triple draw. He survived his all-in and now has 11,600 chips.

Barry Greenstein11,600600
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:01 AM Local Time
Level 13 started
Level: 13
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Monday, October 11, 2021 11:46 PM Local Time
Break Time

The players have been sent on their last 15-minute break of the night. Play will resume at approximately 12:02 a.m. (PST) local time.

Monday, October 11, 2021 11:41 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts From Around the Amazon Room
Robert Mizrachi95,00029,000
Aaron Sinukoff83,50018,500
Allen Kessler71,50029,500
Jon Turner51,0009,000
Michael Mizrachi45,00045,000
Monday, October 11, 2021 11:37 PM Local Time
Rotholz Survives All-in Versus Micon

2-7 Triple Draw

Bryan Micon:      
Hal Rotholz:      

With all of his money pushed in the pot before the first draw, Micon called and they were heads-up.

On the final draw, each player took one card and it was Rotholz who took it down and survived his all-in with an ace-nine-seven-four-three low that pipped Micon's pair of deuces.

Bryan Micon42,00042,000
Hal Rotholz4,200-73,800
Monday, October 11, 2021 11:07 PM Local Time
Level 12 started
Level: 12
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Monday, October 11, 2021 11:04 PM Local Time
Becker Gets a Fold in NLH

No Limit Hold'em

With a board that read     , Johannes Becker fired a bet of 4,200 chips into the middle. His opponent tanked for a few, but eventually opted to muck, and Becker was awarded the pot.

Johannes Becker64,0007,000
Monday, October 11, 2021 10:48 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts From Around the Tournament
Rafael Lebron24,0002,000
Dan Heimiller23,000-31,000
Noah Boeken22,0009,800
Heather Alcorn21,000-1,000
Andrew Kelsall20,000-16,000
Barry Greenstein11,000-13,000