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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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Monday, October 18, 2021 7:52 PM Local Time
Mcdiarmid Eliminated By Yoshida

Zachary Mcdiarmid went all-in for 1,300,000 and Katsushi Yoshida went all in for 3,600,000 on his left. Action folded around and the cards were tabled.

Zachary Mcdiarmid:   
Katsushi Yoshida:   

The board ran out       and Mcdiarmid was eliminated from the tournament

Katsushi Yoshida4,900,0001,000,000
Zachary Mcdiarmid0-1,000,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 7:46 PM Local Time
Play Resumed

Players are back from dinner break and cards are back in the air.

Monday, October 18, 2021 7:46 PM Local Time
Level 30 started
Level: 30
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 200,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 7:23 PM Local Time
2021 WSOP Streaming Exclusively on PokerGO

The 2021 World Series of Poker is in full swing, and PokerGO is live streaming many of the events.

PokerGO has partnered with CBS Sports Network to provide WSOP coverage with the likes of Lon McEachern, Norman Chad, and Jamie Kerstetter returning to the WSOP broadcast booth this year, along with PokerNews Podcast co-host Jeff Platt from time to time.

CBS Sports Network will televise 16 pre-produced and edited episodes of the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event, after striking a multi-year deal earlier this year. This deal sees coverage of the WSOP Main Event return to its original broadcast partner after featuring on CBS Sports Spectacular in the mid-1970s.

All 16 episodes will be televised following the conclusion of the tournament.

PokerGO will provide live streaming duties of the World Championship event starting on Day 1A (November 4) until the end on November 17, except Day 1B (November 5).

Away from the Main Event, there will be additional coverage of more than two dozen tournaments thru November 23, 2021. They include the $50,000 Poker Players Championship and the $250,000 Super High Roller.

Here's a look at the remaining PokerGO live-stream schedule:

*Dates, times, and specific events of this schedule are subject to change.

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Monday, October 18, 2021 6:48 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

The players are on a 60-minute dinner break and will return around 7:45 p.m.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:46 PM Local Time
Brewer Busts Before Dinner

Chris Brewer

Chris Brewer went all-in and from his direct left, Katsushi Yoshida went all in for 1,800,000. Action folded around and the cards went on their backs.

Chris Brewer:   
Katsushi Yoshida:   

The board ran out       and with no improvement to Brewer's hand, he was eliminated on the last hand before dinner break.

The players are now on a 60-minute dinner break.

Katsushi Yoshida3,900,0002,300,000
Chris Brewer0-1,800,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:44 PM Local Time
More Bustouts
Aleks Dimitrov0-5,100,000
Ivan Deyra0-955,000
Nicholas Korba0-830,000
Max Brown0-3,800,000
Daniil Maksimchuk0-2,600,000
Dalibor Dula0-2,100,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:41 PM Local Time
Assorted Chip Counts Before Dinner Break
Antonio Matic12,100,0004,100,000
James Cook8,400,0002,700,000
Rafael Reis8,200,000-800,000
Brendan Shiller [Adam Teagarden]7,200,0007,200,000
Christopher Andler7,200,0002,600,000
Michael Noori6,400,0004,360,000
Jason Riesenberg5,200,0003,100,000
Dannah Kamp4,900,0002,300,000
Ryan Leng3,700,0002,400,000
Chris Brewer1,800,000-700,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:38 PM Local Time
Vertes Finds Two-Outer to Crack Kings

Jeffrey Vertes got all his 3.7 million chips into the middle preflop and was at risk against Zachary Mcdiarmid.

Jeffrey Vertes:   
Zachary Mcdiarmid:   

Vertes needed some help and found it on the     flop. Mcdiarmid picked up a gutter draw, but the   and   completed the board to send the pot to Vertes.

Jeffrey Vertes7,600,0004,500,000
Zachary Mcdiarmid1,000,000395,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:22 PM Local Time
Balanchandran Doubles Through Cohen

Action was picked up with cards on their backs.

Jaesh Balanchandran:   
Samantha Cohen:   

The board ran out       which gave Cohen a flush but Balanchandran made a full house and got the full double. Cohen was down to 300,000 in chips and busted shortly afterwards.

Jaesh Balachandran4,600,0002,300,000
Samantha Cohen0-1,845,000
Gorilla Gaming
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:19 PM Local Time
Schumacher Doubles Through Maksimchuk

With 1.9 million chips in on the turn reading      Daniil Maksimchuk had bet 1,000,000 and Johan Schumacher called.

The river brought a   and Maksimchuk went all in for 2,400,000 and Schumacher snap-called. Maksimchuk showed    for a missed straight and flush draw, Schumacher showed    for a rivered straight and the pot was pushed to Schumacher.

Johan Schumacher8,300,0006,500,000
Daniil Maksimchuk2,600,000-2,200,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:13 PM Local Time
Brewer Rivers Broadway to Stay Alive

Chris Brewer

Chris Brewer got his remaining 1.1 million chips in preflop against Jeffrey Vertes.

Chris Brewer:   
Jeffrey Vertes:   

The players were flipping and the flop came    . The   turn gave some more outs to Brewer, and the   hit the river to give Brewer Broadway and send him the pot to keep him alive.

Jeffrey Vertes3,100,000-3,400,000
Chris Brewer2,500,0001,100,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:08 PM Local Time
Dimitrov Ousts Jeong in Brutal Beat

Aleks Dimitrov raised to 320,000 from early position and Andrew Jeong jammed in his 2.4 million chips on the button. Dimitrov called and the hands were flipped over.

Andrew Jeong:   
Aleks Dimitrov:   

The players looked to be destined for a chop until the     flop gave a sweat with Dimitrov picking up a flush draw. The   turn completed the draw to devastate Jeong and the meaningless   came on the river as Jeong was sent to the rail in very unfortunate circumstances.

Aleks Dimitrov5,100,0004,430,000
Andrew Jeong0-1,900,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:08 PM Local Time
Huard Goes Out Against Balachandran; Chen Gone

Linda Huard

Against a raise from early position Linda Huard went all-in for 920,000 in middle position and in the seat immediately left, Jaesh Balachandran went all-in for 1,200,000. All other action folded and cards were tabled.

Linda Huard:   
Jaesh Balachandran:   

Balachandran's queens held up on the       and Linda Huard was eliminated, bringing the tournament down to four tables.

Hsuan-Chao Chen busted on another table.

Jaesh Balachandran2,300,0001,460,000
Linda Huard0-5,500,000
Hsuan-Chao Chen0-7,300,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:50 PM Local Time
Van Driessche Misses

Clement Van Driessche was all in and at risk against Steven Sarmiento with the cards on their backs.

Clement Van Driessche:   
Steven Sarmiento:   

The flop came     giving Van Driessche a flush draw and straight draw. The turn and river came    and Van Driessche was unable to complete any of his draws, eliminating him from the tournament.

Steven Sarmiento5,200,000-3,000,000
Clement Van Driessche0-1,100,000
Gorilla Gaming
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:46 PM Local Time
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 160,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:39 PM Local Time
Matic's Rockets Oust Rosario's Big Slick

Edgardo Rosario jammed for 1.5 million and Antonio Matic got his chips in as well.

Edgardo Rosario:   
Antonio Matic:   

Rosario was unfortunate to run into the aces and found a glimmer of hope on the     flop. However, that hope quickly evaporated as the board completed with the   and   to give Matic the pot.

Antonio Matic8,000,0003,000,000
Edgardo Rosario0-1,050,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:30 PM Local Time
More Eliminations
James Ward0-2,700,000
Jeonggyu Cho0-2,460,000
Alex Paredes0-1,385,000
David Croushore0-6,600,000
Michael Amato0-3,100,000
David Rosenbloom0-1,305,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:24 PM Local Time
Reis Doubles With Aces Over Queens

Rafael Reis

Rafael Reis raised to 250,000 from early position and an opponent three-bet to 600,000 from the small blind. Reis four-bet to 1.3 million and the small blind player jammed. Reis called for his 4.5 million chips and hands were revealed.

Rafael Reis:   
Small Blind:   

Reis was on the right side of a cooler and his aces held as the board ran out      .

Rafael Reis9,000,0007,000,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:22 PM Local Time
Matic Doubles Through Leng

Action was picked up on the flop reading     between Ryan Leng and Antonio Matic. Matic bet 320,000 and Leng responded with an all in.

Antonio Matic:   
Ryan Leng:   

Matic had flopped middle set while Leng had made middle pair with a flush draw. The turn and river came    and Matic's set held for the double.

Antonio Matic5,000,0002,095,000
Ryan Leng1,300,000-3,000,000
Gorilla Gaming