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

Friday, October 15, 2021 to Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Event #30: MONSTER STACK No-Limit Hold'em (freezeout)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $4,699,200
  • Entries: 3,520
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, October 17, 2021 7:05 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

Players are now on a 60-minute dinner break and the removal of the 1,000 yellow chips.

Players are expected to return at approximately 8:00 pm.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 7:04 PM Local Time
Updated Counts Before Dinner Break
Ryan Leng2,500,0000
Upeshka De Silva1,800,0000
James Romero1,700,000300,000
Rafael Reis1,600,000-410,000
Chris Brewer1,400,000220,000
Bart Lybaert1,300,0000
Jason Somerville1,250,000320,000
Jason Wheeler1,100,000275,000
JJ Liu960,000735,000
Pavel Plesuv800,000-20,000
Brandon Bergin710,000270,000
Dannah Kamp540,000-40,000
Dalibor Dula480,000-720,000
Jared Jaffee459,000219,000
Tyler Burke380,00050,000
Jeremy Pekarek320,000-930,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:57 PM Local Time
De Silva Scoops the Pot

The action picked up on the turn with the board showing      and the action was checked to see the river.

The river was the  , De Silva bet 70,000 and his opponent called.

De Silva showed    for the pair of ten's and his opponent mucked.

Upeshka De Silva1,800,000-300,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:52 PM Local Time
Reichenstein Stacks Opponent to Add to His Haul

Uri Reichenstein (from Day 1B)

Action was picked up on the flop that read    . Uri Reichenstein bet 65,000 from middle position, his opponent, directly on his right, check-called the bet.

The turn was the  . Reichenstein bet 115,000 and his opponent shoved forward about 350,000 which Reichenstein snap called and tabled    while his opponent had    and needed help to survive.

The river was the   and Reichenstein reached over to take the stack to add to his gargantuan one.

Uri Reichenstein2,920,0000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:46 PM Local Time
Kamp Shove Gets Through

Dannah Kamp

An under the gun player raised to 35,000 and Dannah Kamp in early position, the cutoff player, and the big blind all called.

The flop came out     and action checked to Kamp who bet 35,000. Everyone folded except the big blind.

The turn was a   and action checked to Kamp once more who went all-in with the covering stack. The big blind thought briefly before letting it go and giving Kamp the pot.

Dannah Kamp580,000160,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:41 PM Local Time
Reis Bluffs It All

Rafael Reis

An open from an early position player got a call in the cutoff from Pavel Plesuv, and a call in the small blind from Rafael Reis.

The flop came down     and action checked over to Plesuv who bet 50,000. Reis check-raised to 175,000 and the early position player folded. Plesuv called to see a turn.

The turn came the   and Reis bet 275,000 and received a quick call from Plesuv.

The river came out an   and Reis thought for 30-seconds before going all in for 930,000. Plesuv shook his head and went into the tank. After another 30-seconds he folded his hand and Reis flipped over    for ace-high and a missed flush draw. Plesuv said "nice hand," and Reis took the pot, putting him over the 2,000,000 mark.

Rafael Reis2,010,000410,000
Pavel Plesuv820,000-380,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:28 PM Local Time
Upeshka Over Two Million in Chips

Upeshka De Silva

The action was picked up with the board reading      . Upeshka De Silva bet 260,000.

After going into the tank the player on the button made the call and De Silva showed him    for the straight to take down another big pot.

De Silva now has over two million in chips and looking for bracelet number four.

Upeshka De Silva2,100,000540,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:17 PM Local Time
Leng Takes It On River

Ryan Leng

An early position player raised to 27,000 and Ryan Leng called on the button as did the big blind.

The flop came down     with action checking to the early position raiser, who continued for 80,000. Leng called and the big blind folded.

The turn came the   and the action checked through to the   river. When checked too, Leng decided to lead out for 110,000. The early position player turned over    and tossed it into the muck. Leng gave information to the table saying he had   .

Ryan Leng2,500,000600,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:17 PM Local Time
De Silva Eliminates a Player

Upeshka De Silva

The action was picked up when Upeshka De Silva raised to 25,000 from the button and the small blind went all-in putting him at risk.

The board ran out       and De Silva showed the    to scoop the pot with the nut flush.

The small blind player's hand wasn't captured but De Silva is now well over one million in chips.

Upeshka De Silva1,560,000735,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:13 PM Local Time
A Few Chip Counts
Ian O'Hara1,750,0001,340,000
Yeon Bae1,610,000730,000
Greg Buonocore1,480,0001,040,000
Uri Reichenstein1,340,000830,000
Santiago Plante1,320,000860,000
Pavel Plesuv1,200,000760,000
James Cook1,110,000370,000
Ryan D'Angelo1,010,000335,000
Steven Sarmiento950,000-50,011
Derek McMaster880,000390,000
Cheng Xiong750,000-150,000
Matthew Eng640,000-266,000
Robert Georato640,000417,500
Kevin Eyster525,000325,000
Philip Shing525,00085,000
James Calderaro330,00060,000
Adam Demersseman290,000-130,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:09 PM Local Time
Level 19 started
Level: 19
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 16,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 6:01 PM Local Time
Kamp's Raise Takes It Down

Dannah Kamp

The under the gun player raised to 27,000 and action folded to Dannah Kamp in the big blind, who defended.

The flop came down     and Dannah checked to the initial raiser, who made a continuation bet of 37,000. After some thinking Kamp fired back with a raise to 82,000. The under the gun player shook his head and turned over his    before tossing it into the muck.

PokerNews reporter Dannah Kamp raked in the pot.

Dannah Kamp420,000210,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:59 PM Local Time
Reynolds Busts Hegedus

The action was picked up when Adam Reynolds and Juliet Hegedus put all their chips in the middle.

Juliet Hegedus:   
Adam Reynolds:   

The board ran out      , Reynolds rivered the better pair and eliminated Hegedus.

Adam Reynolds655,000372,000
Juliet Hegedus0-530,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:52 PM Local Time
Brewer Doubles

Chris Brewer

Chris Brewer was spotted collecting a double up. His    bested the    of his opponent as the flop hit Brewer.

The board read      . The stacks were counted to determine that Brewer had 590,000. His opponent had a small amount remaining as Brewer moved comfortably over a million in chips.

Chris Brewer1,180,000780,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:43 PM Local Time
Arnwine Eliminated By Dancer

Justin Arnwine

Allan Dancer raised under the gun to 28,000 and was called from another early position player. Justin Arnwine then went all-in from the small blind for 242,000. Dancer called and the other player folded.

Justin Arnwine:   
Allan Dancer:   

The runout came       giving Dancer a pair of aces on the flop for the pot and bust out.

At another table, Sejin Park was eliminated.

Allan Dancer925,000833,500
Justin Arnwine0-360,000
Sejin Park0-153,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:42 PM Local Time
Guay Spills Opponent

David Guay was seen collecting the rest of an opponent's chips as the board read      . His    was the winner over the    of his opponent.

Guay flopped the straight and he faded the nut flush draw of his opponent to confirm the elimination.

David Guay1,085,000840,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:24 PM Local Time
Reis Takes It On The River

Rafael Reis

With roughly 70,000 in the middle of the pot and a board reading    , Rafael Reis bet 25,000 in position versus one player. The opponent called.

The turn came a   and the action checked through to the   river which was once again checked to Reis. Reis bet 50,000 which prompted a quick fold from his opponent.

Rafael Reis1,600,000250,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:23 PM Local Time
De Silva Collects a Couple

From under the gun, Upeshka De Silva raised, it folded to the big blind Jaime Ayerbe who called.

The flop came    . De Silva continued with a bet of 25,000 and Ayerbe folded.

The next hand De Silva collected some more chips as he bet 35,000 on a board that read      and faced no resistance as his opponent folded his hand.

Upeshka De Silva825,000335,000
Jaime Ayerbe710,000-70,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:18 PM Local Time
Chang Eliminates a Player

Kyle Chang

The action was picked up on a board showing       and a player all-in with Kyle Chang behind left to act.

Chang made the call flipping over    for the set and his opponent's    was no good.

Kyle Chang840,000490,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:08 PM Local Time
Level 18 started
Level: 18
Blinds: 6,000/12,000
Ante: 12,000