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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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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 6:17 PM Local Time
Leng Cold Four-Bets and Gets Folds

Mordechai Hazan raised to 2,200,000 and Charlie Dawson three-bet to 7,200,000. Ryan Leng cold four-bet jammed for 26,800,000 from the small blind and everyone folded.

Ryan Leng38,200,00011,900,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 6:06 PM Local Time
Hazan Bets on the Turn

Ryan Leng raised to 2,100,000 from the hijack and Mordechai Hazan three-bet to 5,100,000 from the button. The blinds folded but Leng called.

They both checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Leng checked again. This time, Hazan bet 4,300,000 for Leng to fold.

Rafael Reis40,200,0000
Mordechai Hazan37,900,0007,600,000
Ryan Leng26,300,000-5,100,000
Christopher Andler23,600,0000
Charlie Dawson23,400,000-500,000
Michael Noori13,900,000-2,000,000
Daniel Fortier10,700,0000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 6:03 PM Local Time
Noori Shoves and Gets No Calls

Michael Noori shoved from under the gun for 13,400,000 and the action folded to Mordechai Hazan in the small blind who tanked for two minutes before opting to fold while Charlie Dawson folded immeidately.

Rafael Reis40,200,0000
Ryan Leng31,400,000-2,500,000
Mordechai Hazan30,300,000-2,500,000
Charlie Dawson23,900,000500,000
Christopher Andler23,600,0009,500,000
Michael Noori15,900,0002,500,000
Daniel Fortier10,700,0000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:57 PM Local Time
Aces For Dawson

Mordechai Hazan raised to 2,200,000 from middle position and Charlie Dawson three-bet to 7,300,000 from the hijack. Everyone folded and Dawson showed aces to take the first pot of the restart.

Mordechai Hazan32,800,000-2,200,000
Charlie Dawson23,400,0004,700,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:54 PM Local Time
Play Resumed

Play has resumed now.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:35 PM Local Time
Slight Delay

The restart of the final table has been slightly delayed as they're still setting up the final table.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:10 PM Local Time
Final Table Chip Counts

The players have been sent for a break while the table is being set up for the PokerGO stream. Play will resume at 5:30 p.m. local time with the stream on a security delay as PokerGO will be broadcasting the action with the hole cards coverage.

When play resumes, they will finish the 52 remaining minutes of the current level.

SeatPlayerChip CountBig Blinds
1Ryan Leng33,900,00034
2Daniel Fortier10,700,00011
3Mordechai Hazan35,000,00035
4Charlie Dawson18,700,00019
5Michael Noori13,400,00013
6Rafael Reis40,200,00040
7Christopher Andler14,100,00014
Rafael Reis40,200,0000
Mordechai Hazan35,000,0006,100,000
Ryan Leng33,900,0005,000,000
Charlie Dawson18,700,000-6,600,000
Christopher Andler14,100,000-12,000,000
Michael Noori13,400,000-2,500,000
Daniel Fortier10,700,0000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:05 PM Local Time
Johan Schumacher Eliminated in 8th Place ($81,573)

Johan Schumacher

Johan Schumacher raised to 3 million from early position and Rafael Reis raised in the small blind. Schumacher called for his remaining 900,000 chips.

Johan Schumacher:   
Rafael Reis:   

Schumacher was looking for help and the flop came     to give him additional outs with a Broadway draw. The   turn left him drawing to a river ace or queen, but the   completed the board, and Reis and his rail rejoiced with Brazilian chants.

Rafael Reis40,200,0004,200,000
Johan Schumacher0-3,900,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:56 PM Local Time
Chip Counts After the Break
Rafael Reis36,000,0001,000,000
Ryan Leng28,900,000-100,000
Mordechai Hazan28,900,000-3,100,000
Christopher Andler26,100,0000
Charlie Dawson25,300,0001,000,000
Michael Noori15,900,0000
Daniel Fortier10,700,000-2,100,000
Johan Schumacher3,900,000-200,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:56 PM Local Time
Level 37 started
Level: 37
Blinds: 500,000/1,000,000
Ante: 1,000,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:53 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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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:43 PM Local Time

The remaining players are on a 10-minute break.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:40 PM Local Time
Fortier Gets Jam Through

Many of the recent hands haven't seen a showdown such as this one.

Ryan Leng opened to 1.7 million in the cutoff and Daniel Fortier jammed on the button. Leng folded and Fortier took the pot without a struggle.

Rafael Reis35,000,00020,000,000
Mordechai Hazan32,000,000-8,100,000
Ryan Leng29,000,000-4,000,000
Christopher Andler26,100,000-10,100,000
Charlie Dawson24,300,0004,900,000
Michael Noori15,900,000100,000
Daniel Fortier12,800,0001,800,000
Johan Schumacher4,100,000-5,200,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:24 PM Local Time
Anthony Ortega Eliminated in 9th Place ($64,490)

Anthony Ortega

Christopher Andler raised to 1,700,000 from under the gun and Daniel Fortier three-bet to 5,200,000 in the hijack. Anthony Ortega four-bet shoved for 10,900,000 from the small blind. Andler asked for a count and the dealer confirmed for Andler to five-bet jam for more. Fortier quickly got out of their way.

Anthony Ortega:   
Christopher Andler:   

The board ran out       for Andler to hold with the aces to eliminate Ortega in ninth place.

Christopher Andler36,200,00018,200,000
Daniel Fortier11,000,000-5,400,000
Anthony Ortega0-13,500,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:07 PM Local Time
Any More Aces?


Ryan Leng limped in from the early position and Daniel Fortier raised to 2,600,000 from the middle position. The action folded back to Leng who decided to three-bet jam and Fortier snap-called.

Ryan Leng:   
Daniel Fortier:   

The flop came     to give Leng a small glimmer of hope to hit a flush to knock Fortier out but the rest of the board was completed with the   on the turn and the   on the river to split the pot.

Mordechai Hazan40,100,0005,300,000
Ryan Leng33,000,000-1,000,000
Charlie Dawson19,400,0002,700,000
Christopher Andler18,000,0003,000,000
Daniel Fortier16,400,000500,000
Michael Noori15,800,0000
Rafael Reis15,000,000-2,700,000
Anthony Ortega13,500,0002,300,000
Johan Schumacher9,300,000-5,300,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:50 PM Local Time
Level 36 started
Level: 36
Blinds: 400,000/800,000
Ante: 800,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:50 PM Local Time
Jaesh Balachandran Eliminated in 10th Place ($51,286)

Jaesh Balachandran

Jaesh Balachandran jammed for 9.2 million from early position. Mordechai Hazan called in middle position and everyone else folded.

Jaesh Balachandran:   
Mordechai Hazan:   

Balachandran ran into aces and needed help. The     flop changed nothing and the   turn left him drawing dead. The   came on the river to give Hazan unnecessary quad aces, while Balachandran took his exit.

Mordechai Hazan34,800,0008,800,000
Jaesh Balachandran0-9,200,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:25 PM Local Time
Fortier Doubles Through Balachandran

Jaesh Balachandran raised to 2,000,000 from the late position and Daniel Fortier three-bet jammed for 7,200,000 from the cutoff. The rest of the table folded but Balachandran made the call with the bigger stack.

Daniel Fortier:   
Jaesh Balachandran:   

The board ran out       for Fortier to flop a set instantly and hold throughout the rest of the runout to double up.

Daniel Fortier15,900,0007,200,000
Jaesh Balachandran9,200,000-7,200,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:20 PM Local Time
Andler Finds Rockets to Double Through Hazan

Christopher Andler raised to 1.2 million from middle position and Mordechai Hazan jammed in the big blind. Andler snap-called for his 7.3 million total stack and hands were revealed.

Christopher Andler:   
Mordechai Hazan:   

Andler found a great time to pick up aces early at the final table and held without much of a sweat as the board ran out      .

Mordechai Hazan26,000,000-7,600,000
Christopher Andler15,000,0007,700,000
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:09 PM Local Time
Final Table Seat Draw

Play has resumed with around 34 minutes left in the level.

SeatPlayerChip CountBig Blinds
1Jaesh Balachandran16,400,00027
2Ryan Leng34,000,00057
3Daniel Fortier8,700,00015
4Mordechai Hazan33,600,00056
5Charlie Dawson16,700,00028
6Anthony Ortega11,200,00019
7Michael Noori15,800,00026
8Rafael Reis17,700,00030
9Christopher Andler7,300,00012
10Johan Schumacher14,600,00024
Ryan Leng34,000,000-1,500,000
Mordechai Hazan33,600,0005,600,000
Rafael Reis17,700,000-2,300,000
Charlie Dawson16,700,0000
Jaesh Balachandran16,400,000-6,600,000
Michael Noori15,800,000800,000
Johan Schumacher14,600,0004,100,000
Anthony Ortega11,200,000-6,050,000
Daniel Fortier8,700,000-800,000
Christopher Andler7,300,000-200,000