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

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 to Thursday, October 14, 2021

Event #26: Freezeout No-Limit Holdem

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,208,620
  • Entries: 1,358
  • Remaining: 0


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Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:43 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Dula Pulls Ahead

Dalibor Dula

Dalibor Dula raised to 900,000 on the button and Cole Ferraro called.

The flop came down     and Ferraro check-called a bet of 750,000 to see the turn.

The turn of   was checked through and the river of   issued a 1,500,000 bet from Dula. Ferraro checked back at his hand very briefly before tossing it into the muck and giving Dula the pot.

Dalibor Dula14,900,0002,600,000
Cole Ferraro12,260,000-2,540,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:34 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Dula Narrows the Gap

Dalibor Dula completed on the button, and Cole Ferraro checked to see a flop of    . Both players checked, and Ferraro bet 600,000 on the   turn. Dula called, and both players checked the   river. Dula showed    and Ferraro mucked, losing a little of his chip lead.

Cole Ferraro14,800,000-1,700,000
Dalibor Dula12,300,0001,640,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:27 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Start Of Heads Up Chip Counts
Cole Ferraro16,500,0000
Dalibor Dula10,660,000160,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:26 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Edward Welch Eliminated In 3rd Place ($89,875)

Ed Welch

Cole Ferraro went all in from the small blind and Edward Welch put his remaining 1,800,000 in the middle.

Edward Welch:   
Cole Ferraro:   

The flop of     looked good for Welch, but the turn   and the river   gave Ferraro running tens and Welch was eliminated in 3rd place.

Cole Ferraro16,500,0002,900,000
Edward Welch0-2,200,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:19 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Level 34 started
Level: 34
Blinds: 200,000/400,000
Ante: 400,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:16 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Guowei Zhang Eliminated in 4th Place ($66,335)

Guowei Zhang raised to 900,000 in the cutoff, and Dalibor Dula moved all-in in the small blind. Zhang called.

Dalibor Dula:   
Guowei Zhang:   

Dula doubled up with the       runout, leaving Zhang with under two million chips.

On the next hand, Dula raised on the button to 600,000, Zhang moved all-in for his last 1,900,000 and Dula called trying to finish off Zhang.

Guowei Zhang:   
Dalibor Dula:   

The board came       eliminating Zhang with a turned nut flush.

Dalibor Dula10,500,0006,400,000
Guowei Zhang0-5,800,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:15 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Zhang Doubles Through Dula

Guowei Zhang went all in from the button for 2,800,000 and Dalibor Dula made the call in the big blind.

Guowei Zhang:   
Dalibor Dula:   

The flop of     brought no help to Zhang, but the turn   gave Zhang, top pair and Dula was drawing to the two remaining sevens in the deck. The river   was not one of those and Zhang doubled through Dula.

Guowei Zhang5,800,0002,200,000
Dalibor Dula4,100,000-3,200,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:07 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 9 hours ago)
Maxx Coleman Eliminated in 5th Place ($49,519)

Maxx Coleman

Maxx Coleman moved all-in in first position for his last 2,800,000 and got a call from Cole Ferraro in the big blind.

Maxx Coleman:   
Cole Ferraro:   

The board ran out      , giving Ferraro a winning flush on the turn.

With the win, Ferraro now has a huge chip lead on his remaining three opponents.

Cole Ferraro13,600,0002,800,000
Maxx Coleman0-3,525,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:03 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Dula Doubles Through Welch

Dalibor Dula

Edward Welch Raised To 1,000,000 under-the gun and from one seat over, Dalibor Dula went all in for 3,100,000. Welch asked for a count and then made the call.

Dalibor Dula:   
Edward Welch:   

The board ran out      and Dula secured the double up.

Dalibor Dula7,300,0003,200,000
Edward Welch2,200,000-1,600,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:03 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Anthony Askey Eliminated in 6th Place ($37,393)

Anthony Askey

Edward Welch raised all in on the button, and Anthony Askey instantly re-raised for his stack. The big blind folded, leaving Welch at risk.

Edward Welch   
Anthony Askey   

The flop of     gave Welch a full house, and the turn   and river   left Askey with just 330,000 chips.

On the button on the following hand, Askey put his remaining chips into the pot on the button. Dalibor Dula and Cole Ferraro called in the blinds, and both players checked through on the       runout.

Anothony Askey   
Dalibor Dula   
Cole Ferraro   

The river queen gave Ferraro top pair, and Askey was eliminated in 6th place.

Anthony Askey0-1,700,000
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Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:55 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Ferraro Calls Coleman Correctly

Cole Ferraro

Cole Ferraro raised to 500,000 chips from the hijack and Max Coleman three-bet to 1,300,000 in the cutoff. Ferraro called and they saw the flop.

The action checked to the river on a board reading       where Coleman bet 1,100,000 on the river. Ferraro went into the tank for about 30-seconds before making the call. Coleman turned over    for a missed straight draw and Ferraro showed    for a pair of nines.

Cole Ferraro10,800,0001,000,000
Maxx Coleman3,525,000-2,625,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:49 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts as Level 33 Begins
Cole Ferraro9,800,0001,600,000
Maxx Coleman6,150,0002,150,000
Dalibor Dula4,100,000-700,000
Edward Welch3,800,000-300,000
Guowei Zhang3,600,000-100,000
Anthony Askey1,700,000-500,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:32 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Coleman and Ferraro See a Flop

Six-handed play has seen a series of 'raise and take it's' and walks, but recently a blind versus blind battle boosted Cole Ferraro's stack.

Ferraro raised to 750,000 from the small blind into Maxx Coleman's big blind. Coleman defended, and they saw a flop of    . Ferraro continued for another 550,000 and Coleman folded.

Cole Ferraro8,200,0001,200,000
Maxx Coleman4,000,000500,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:30 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
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Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:17 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts to Begin Level 32
Cole Ferraro7,000,000100,000
Dalibor Dula4,800,000650,000
Edward Welch4,100,000480,000
Guowei Zhang3,700,000-700,000
Maxx Coleman3,500,000-105,000
Anthony Askey2,200,000-1,000,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:06 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 10 hours ago)
Welch Doubles Through Zhang

Ed Welch

Guowei Zhang raised all-in from the small blind to put Edward Welch's last 1,800,000 at risk. Welch made the call.

Edward Welch:  
Guowei Zhang:   

The board of       ran out clean for Welch, who started the day as the second-shortest stack with just 190,000, but now has 3.6 million!

Guowei Zhang4,400,000-3,380,000
Edward Welch3,620,0001,420,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:01 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 11 hours ago)
Askey Doubles twice

Anthony Askey

Cole Ferraro raised under the gun to 400,000. Action folded to Anthony Askey in the big blind and,after some deliberation, Askey defended.

The flop came     and Askey check-called an all in shove for 175,000 from Ferraro and the cards were turned over.

Anthony Askey:  
Cole Ferraro:   

The board ran out    and Askey received a full double.

A second double happened a few hands later when Askey went all in for 1,400,000 on the button and Ferraro made the call in the big blind.

Anthony Askey:   
Cole Ferraro:   

The board ran out       and Ferraro could not find a flush or pair to improve and Askey doubled through him once more.

Cole Ferraro6,900,000-2,150,000
Anthony Askey3,200,0002,420,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:38 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 11 hours ago)
Updated Chip Counts On Break

The players have gone onto a 15-minute break

Cole Ferraro9,050,000550,000
Guowei Zhang7,780,0002,280,000
Dalibor Dula4,150,000-2,150,000
Maxx Coleman3,605,000-195,000
Edward Welch2,200,0000
Anthony Askey780,000-570,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:32 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 11 hours ago)
Ferraro Folds To Coleman

Cole Ferraro

Maxx Coleman raised to 325,000 under the gun and action folded to Cole Ferraro, who defended his big blind.

The flop came down     and Ferraro check called a bet of 160,000 from Coleman.

The turn of   was checked through and the river of   was checked to Coleman who bet 450,000. Ferraro thought about it for about 30-seconds and then folded, giving the pot to Coleman.

Cole Ferraro8,500,000200,000
Maxx Coleman3,800,000700,000
Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:28 PM Local Time (about 51 days and 11 hours ago)
WSOP 2021 | Hand Analysis: Final Table @ The Millionaire Maker
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