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

Thursday, October 14, 2021 to Saturday, October 16, 2021

Event #29: Short Deck No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $615,450
  • Entries: 66
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, October 16, 2021 7:10 PM Local Time
Short Break Before the Next Level

In a three-way limped pot to the     flop, Dan Shak check-called a bet worth 18,000 by Chance Kornuth and did so again for 40,000 on the   turn. They checked the   river and Kornuth tabled the   , Shak chopped with   . Right after that, the players headed into a short unscheduled break.

The antes will go up when the final three players return to their seats.

Chad Campbell2,100,0000
Chance Kornuth1,000,0000
Dan Shak817,000-8,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 7:06 PM Local Time
Kornuth Jams Into Campbell

Chance Kornuth

Chad Campbell raised it up to 58,000 as the first player to act and Chance Kornuth then three-bet to 170,000 in the cutoff. Dan Shak tanked on the button with one time bank invested before folding. Campbell quickly called and the flop came    . The check of Campbell saw Kornuth jam for 651,000 and Campbell folded as the   was exposed.

Chad Campbell2,100,000-200,000
Chance Kornuth1,000,000179,000
Dan Shak825,000-56,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 7:00 PM Local Time
Kornuth Forces Fold From Shak

Dan Shak limped in and then called a raise to 50,000 when Chance Kornuth increased the aggression on the button. Shak check-called for 27,000 on the     flop and checked again the   turn. Kornuth fired a second larger barrel and that shut down Shak's resistance.

Chad Campbell2,300,0000
Dan Shak881,000-77,000
Chance Kornuth821,00085,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:58 PM Local Time
Small Pots for Now

Three way limped to the     flop, Chance Kornuth bet 12,000 and Chad Campbell called. On the   turn, Kornuth checked and Campbell bet 60,000 to win the pot.

Another three-way limped pot then saw Dan Shak win a small pot off Campbell when his queen-high straight beat a ten-high straight, albeit neither player invested a lot of chips.

Chad Campbell2,300,0000
Dan Shak958,000-42,000
Chance Kornuth736,00036,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:50 PM Local Time
Campbell Pulls Into Commanding Lead

Chad Campbell raised to 50,000 in the cutoff and Chance Kornuth defended the button to a     flop on which both players checked. Campbell bet the   turn for 50,000 and Kornuth raised to 165,000, which earned a call.

On the   river, Campbell check-called for 210,000 and Kornuth's two red cards were briefly shown. However, Campbell had the best of it with    for the king-high straight to extend his lead.

Chad Campbell2,300,000500,000
Dan Shak1,000,00034,000
Chance Kornuth700,000-500,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:41 PM Local Time
Small Pots to Kornuth and Shak

Dan Shak won a pot when he raised big preflop and then jammed a king-high flop against Chad Campbell to force a fold.

Chance Kornuth then bet a three-way limped flop of     for 16,000 to get called by Campbell only. Kornuth bet the   turn for 80,000 and Campbell folded.

The next three-way limped pot led all the way to the checked through     flop and   turn. Kornuth check-called a bet worth 25,000 by Shak and mucked when h was shown the    for a straight.

Chad Campbell1,800,000-200,000
Chance Kornuth1,200,0000
Dan Shak966,000156,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:38 PM Local Time
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Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:32 PM Local Time
Campbell Pulls Further Ahead

Chance Kornuth and Dan Shak limped in for Chad Campbell to raise it to 66,000 on the button, earning calls from Kornuth and Shak. The flop brought     and the action checked to Campbell, who continued for 75,000. Kornuth was the only caller and opted to check again the   turn.

Campbell now bet 200,000 and Kornuth reluctantly folded.

Chad Campbell2,000,000200,000
Chance Kornuth1,200,000-100,000
Dan Shak810,000-66,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:27 PM Local Time
Campbell Gets it Back From Kornuth

First to act, Chad Campbell raised to 58,000 and Chance Kornuth came along in the cutoff. Campbell checked the     flop and then called a bet worth 45,000 by Kornuth. They checked the   turn and the   river was also checked down.

Campbell tabled    for a jack-high straight and Kornuth mucked.

Chad Campbell1,800,000100,000
Chance Kornuth1,300,000-100,000
Dan Shak876,00016,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:23 PM Local Time
Kornuth Beats Campbell in Showdown

Chad Campbell limped the cutoff and Chance Kornuth checked his option. On a flop of    , Campbell check-called for 18,000 and did so again for 60,000 on the   turn. Both checked the   on the river and Campbell revealed the    for a busted straight draw.

Kornuth had that beat with the    for trips jacks and raked in the pot.

Chad Campbell1,700,000-100,000
Chance Kornuth1,400,000100,000
Dan Shak860,00016,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:17 PM Local Time
Kornuth Bets Twice

Dan Shak limped in and Chance Kornuth checked his option in the big blind. Shak checked the     flop and Kornuth bet 25,000 for Shak to call, then check again the   on the turn. Kornuth now bet 65,000 and that earned the pot without resistance.

Chad Campbell1,800,000100,000
Chance Kornuth1,300,0000
Dan Shak844,000-41,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:14 PM Local Time
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Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:13 PM Local Time
Campbell Takes It on the Turn

Dan Shak folded and Chad Campbell then raised to 58,000 in the cutoff, picking up a call from Chance Kornuth on the button. Both opted to check the     flop and Campbell bet the   turn for 60,000, which found no resistance from Campbell.

Chad Campbell1,700,000-15,000
Chance Kornuth1,300,000-21,000
Dan Shak885,000-40,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:08 PM Local Time
Updated Counts for the Final Three
Chad Campbell1,715,00015,000
Chance Kornuth1,321,00021,000
Dan Shak925,000-12,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 6:07 PM Local Time
Level 17 started
Level: 17
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 8,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:55 PM Local Time
Break With Three Players Remaining

The remaining three players have been sent into a scheduled 10-minute break.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:52 PM Local Time
Moshe Gabay Eliminated in 4th Place ($58,601)

Moshe Gabay

Moshe Gabay raised it up to 46,000 in the cutoff and Dan Shak three-bet jammed on the button. Gabay then called all-in for 342,000 and the cards were flipped over.

Moshe Gabay:   
Dan Shak:   

The     flop kept Gabay in the lead but Shak had a ton of outs. He nailed the perfect card on the   turn for a straight flush and the   river became a formality, as Gabay was eliminated in 4th place for $58,601.

Chad Campbell1,700,0000
Chance Kornuth1,300,0000
Dan Shak937,000324,000
Moshe Gabay0-324,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:47 PM Local Time
Showdown Pot for Campbell

Dan Shak limped in, as did Chad Campbell. Chance Kornuth then raised to 85,000 in the cutoff and Campbell was the only caller.

Both players checked down the       board and Campbell's    for jacks and tens won the pot.

Chad Campbell1,700,000100,000
Chance Kornuth1,300,000-100,000
Dan Shak613,000-24,000
Moshe Gabay324,00024,000
Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:39 PM Local Time
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Saturday, October 16, 2021 5:36 PM Local Time
Kornuth Forces Expensive Fold from Gabay

Moshe Gabay

In a four ways limped pot to the     flop, Moshe Gabay and Dan Shak checked their options. Chad Campbell bet 30,000 in the cutoff and Chance Kornuth called. Gabay then check-raised to 100,000 and Campbell got out of the way, while Kornuth called. The   followed on the turn and Gabay bet 100,000 with 300,000 behind.

Kornuth now raised to 400,000 and that sent his opponent into a long tank. Gabay used two time bank extensions and eventually folded.

Chad Campbell1,600,000-100,000
Chance Kornuth1,400,000400,000
Dan Shak637,000-50,000
Moshe Gabay300,000-293,000