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

Saturday, October 16, 2021 to Monday, October 18, 2021

Event #32: H.O.R.S.E.

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $752,940
  • Entries: 282
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:56 AM Local Time
Tamasauskas Leads; Negreanu Returns for Day 2 of Event #32: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E.

Vincas Tamasauskas

Day 1 of Event #32: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. of the 2021 World Series of Poker has come to a close and a host of former WSOP champions are still in the mix. The event attracted 282 runners to generate a prize pool of $752,940. The winner will take home $173,823 and the WSOP gold bracelet.

Lithuania's Vincas Tamasauskas is an accomplished online player that won his first WSOP gold bracelet this summer at GGPoker. He will return as the Day 1 chip leader after going on a late run to steal the top spot.

Among the other chip leaders at the end of Day 1 are Maria Ho, Brian Hastings, David Williams, and John Fahmy. Ho will look to win her first WSOP title, while Williams and Hastings are former WSOP champions that are looking to add their second and fifth bracelets, respectively. Fahmy hails from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, and he is looking for his second career WSOP cash after breaking through in the 2013 $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo event.

Final Payouts

PlacePrize PlacePrize
1$173,823 10-11$11,429
2$107,428 12-13$9,563
3$75,346 14-16$8,600
4$53,938 17-20$7,208
5$39,423 21-24$6,502
6$29,436 25-28$6,001
7$22,462 29-32$5,269
8$17,526 33-43$4,817

Other players in the hunt for their first bracelet include Adam Owen, Allen Kessler, and actor James Woods, who bagged a healthy stack and will return for Day 2.

Daniel Negreanu will return with just under 100K and a chance to go on a run to qualify for Day 3. Negreanu's day was back-and-forth, but he went on a late run to bag a decent stack for Day 2. Other notable bracelet-winners that will return for Day 2 include Anthony Zinno, David "ODB" Baker, Ari Engel, Brandon Shack-Harris, and Max Pescatori.

Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu

Day 2 will resume with Level 11 and play for ten levels. Limit blinds will be 1,300/2,500 and stud blinds are 700/2,500 with a 500 ante. Limits will be 2,500/5,000. Day 2 restarts on Sunday, October 17 at 2 p.m.

This wraps up coverage of Day 1 of Event #32: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. Be sure to keep it here all series long for live updates from the PokerNews live reporting team.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:50 AM Local Time
Day 2 Seat Draw
Amazon4231Brian RastUnited States28,200
Amazon4232Daham WangUnited States84,500
Amazon4233Drew BoyettUnited States51,000
Amazon4234Brandon Shack-HarrisUnited States83,100
Amazon4236Mark DicksteinUnited States49,000
Amazon4237Philip JaffeUnited States82,100
Amazon4238Tom KoralUnited States130,700
Amazon4241Johannes BeckerGermany99,200
Amazon4242Donald YuciusUnited States63,600
Amazon4243Brian HastingsUnited States178,400
Amazon4244Sebastian PauliGermany85,100
Amazon4245George AlexanderUnited States169,700
Amazon4246Jack RiceUnited States51,200
Amazon4247Joseph ShinUnited States49,500
Amazon4248Alan SteinbergUnited States66,400
Amazon4251David SingerUnited States35,500
Amazon4252Daniel HyamUnited States11,100
Amazon4253Daryl AguirreUnited States174,600
Amazon4254Matthew SchultzUnited States85,200
Amazon4256Nicholas DerkeUnited States79,200
Amazon4257Andre ChingUnited States79,800
Amazon4258John RacenerUnited States52,500
Amazon4261Hernan SalazarUnited States63,600
Amazon4262Domnick SarleUnited States17,900
Amazon4263DJ BuckleyUnited States60,900
Amazon4264Maria HoUnited States169,400
Amazon4265Keely AndersUnited States3,500
Amazon4266Ahmed MohamedUnited States118,600
Amazon4267Max PescatoriItaly106,100
Amazon4268Dustin DirksenUnited States17,310
Amazon4271Howell CheekUnited States62,000
Amazon4272Thomas ChungUnited States45,100
Amazon4273Daniel NegreanuCanada95,900
Amazon4274Ziyuan WangChina45,500
Amazon4275Thomas GityUnited States58,800
Amazon4276Dan HeimillerUnited States96,100
Amazon4277Chad EveslageUnited States29,800
Amazon4278Mark GalloUnited States120,200
Amazon4281Robert MizrachiUnited States79,700
Amazon4282Kristan LordUnited States101,800
Amazon4283Joseph RanciatoUnited States48,900
Amazon4285Peter NeffUnited States130,700
Amazon4286Michael CoombsUnited States129,100
Amazon4287James WoodsUnited States79,100
Amazon4288John FahmyUnited States188,700
Amazon4311Qinghai PanUnited States74,400
Amazon4312John MonnetteUnited States120,600
Amazon4313Michael ParizonUnited States67,200
Amazon4314Perry FriedmanUnited States31,005
Amazon4315Randy OhelUnited States45,900
Amazon4316Refugio QuinteroUnited States68,400
Amazon4317Mihails MorozovsLatvia31,000
Amazon4318DID NOT REPORT 3United States84,000
Amazon4321Paramjit GillUnited States139,500
Amazon4322Adam OwenUnited States68,000
Amazon4323German QuinteroUnited States1
Amazon4324Todd DakakeUnited States108,500
Amazon4325Jeanne DavidUnited States13,000
Amazon4326Matt GrapenthienUnited States115,600
Amazon4327Salah LevyUnited States39,500
Amazon4331Shirley RosarioUnited States66,400
Amazon4332Cory ZeidmanUnited States110,900
Amazon4333Ray HensonUnited States116,700
Amazon4334Christopher ChungUnited States122,000
Amazon4335Michael RosenbergUnited States119,800
Amazon4336Renan BruschiBrazil98,300
Amazon4337Leonard AugustUnited States25,200
Amazon4338Aubrey GilbertUnited States19,400
Amazon4341Todd IvensUnited States21,800
Amazon4342Benny GlaserUnited Kingdom26,100
Amazon4343George RechnitzerUnited States60,000
Amazon4344Amnon FilippiUnited States73,800
Amazon4345Scott LakeUnited States48,800
Amazon4346Kosei IchinoseJapan116,100
Amazon4347Barbara EnrightUnited States63,000
Amazon4348James MilkowskiUnited States121,800
Amazon4351Sean EichendorfCanada30,200
Amazon4352Mike ThorpeUnited States11,100
Amazon4353Pearce ArnoldUnited States102,700
Amazon4354Jesse HamptonUnited States67,700
Amazon4355Navin KamalUnited States22,000
Amazon4356Ari EngelUnited States95,100
Amazon4357Vincas TamasauskasLithuania197,000
Amazon4358DID NOT REPORT 1United States167,000
Amazon4361Pj ChaUnited States21,200
Amazon4362Ross HoffmanUnited States57,400
Amazon4363Jose Paz-GutierrezBolivia169,400
Amazon4364Brandon WongUnited States36,200
Amazon4365Allen KesslerUnited States109,100
Amazon4366David ProciakUnited States126,200
Amazon4367Dean SchultzUnited States39,100
Amazon4368Gregory JamisonUnited States86,100
Amazon4371Yueqi ZhuUnited States83,300
Amazon4372Nick GuagentiUnited States63,000
Amazon4373Christopher HoldenUnited States119,200
Amazon4374Yuebin GuoUnited States89,100
Amazon4375Daniel GeyserUnited States82,400
Amazon4376Shunsuke ShimakuraJapan70,800
Amazon4377Noah BronsteinUnited States98,100
Amazon4378Sachin BhargavaUnited States173,300
Amazon4401Robert MatherUnited States33,300
Amazon4402Bariscan BetilUnited States75,800
Amazon4403Richard BaiUnited States93,800
Amazon4404Andre AkkariUnited States18,900
Amazon4405Peter BrownsteinUnited States30,000
Amazon4406John HolleyUnited States69,300
Amazon4407Ryan LaplanteUnited States59,000
Amazon4408Chad CampbellUnited States104,200
Amazon4411David "ODB" BakerUnited States25,800
Amazon4412Lawrence BergUnited States75,500
Amazon4413John EspositoUnited States125,000
Amazon4414Matt VengrinUnited States49,800
Amazon4415Sorel MizziCanada39,800
Amazon4416Ryan HimesUnited States17,000
Amazon4417John PratherUnited States73,700
Amazon4418Mark GregorichUnited States26,600
Amazon4421Michael GathyBelgium27,700
Amazon4422Bruce HoytUnited States31,000
Amazon4423DID NOT REPORT 2United States1
Amazon4424Yuri DzivielevskiBrazil105,800
Amazon4425Jay HongUnited States89,800
Amazon4426Jim CollopyUnited States85,600
Amazon4427Katherine FleckUnited States67,300
Amazon4428Everett CarltonUnited States75,300
Amazon4432Michael LeeUnited States27,600
Amazon4433Vanessa KadeCanada16,200
Amazon4434Raul CelayaUnited States90,000
Amazon4435Joe VillellaUnited States39,900
Amazon4436Andrew YehUnited States68,900
Amazon4437William AndersonUnited States28,300
Amazon4438Koray AldemirAustria34,300
Amazon4441Harold RosenthalUnited States29,500
Amazon4442Yordan PetrovBulgaria47,800
Amazon4443Todd BrennUnited States38,700
Amazon4444Ricardo QuinteroUnited States21,400
Amazon4445Wendy FreedmanUnited States131,600
Amazon4446Isaac CrowUnited States28,700
Amazon4447David FunkhouserUnited States49,000
Amazon4448Anthony ZinnoUnited States33,900
Amazon4451Jordan SiegelUnited States43,100
Amazon4452Eli ElezraIsrael83,200
Amazon4454David WilliamsUnited States168,900
Amazon4455Andres KornUnited States83,700
Amazon4456Donny RubinsteinUnited States10,500
Amazon4457Matt GlantzUnited States31,300
Amazon4458Salim ValimahomedUnited States32,800
Amazon4461Tony HartmannUnited States118,000
Amazon4462Dean JoeUnited States91,400
Amazon4463Michael TrivettUnited States56,500
Amazon4464Zachary GrunebergUnited States32,400
Amazon4465Roberto NajeraUnited States73,600
Amazon4466Scott BohlmanUnited States132,800
Amazon4467Casey CoughlanUnited States63,500
Amazon4468Todd BuiUnited States130,800
Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:15 AM Local Time
Final Day 1 Chip Counts
Vincas Tamasauskas197,000197,000
John Fahmy188,700188,700
Brian Hastings178,40074,700
Daryl Aguirre174,600174,600
Sachin Bhargava173,300173,300
George Alexander169,700169,700
Maria Ho169,40091,400
Jose Paz-Gutierrez169,400169,400
David Williams168,90041,900
David Moskowitz167,000
Paramjit Gill139,500139,500
Scott Bohlman132,800132,800
Wendy Freedman131,600-4,900
Todd Bui130,800130,800
Peter Neff130,700130,700
Tom Koral130,700130,700
Michael Coombs129,100129,100
David Prociak126,200126,200
John Esposito125,00089,400
Christopher Chung122,000122,000
James Milkowski121,800121,800
John Monnette120,600101,200
Mark Gallo120,200120,200
Michael Rosenberg119,8000
Christopher Holden119,200119,200
Ahmed Mohamed118,600118,600
Tony Hartmann118,000118,000
Ray Henson116,7001,200
Kosei Ichinose116,100-17,900
Matt Grapenthien115,600115,600
Cory Zeidman110,90068,900
Allen Kessler109,10031,100
Todd Dakake108,500108,500
Max Pescatori106,100-18,900
Yuri Dzivielevski105,80034,300
Chad Campbell104,200104,200
Pearce Arnold102,700102,700
Kristan Lord101,800101,800
Johannes Becker99,20099,200
Renan Bruschi98,30098,300
Noah Bronstein98,10098,100
Dan Heimiller96,10053,100
Daniel Negreanu95,90032,900
Ari Engel95,100-6,900
Richard Bai93,80093,800
Dean Joe91,40091,400
Raul Celaya90,00090,000
Jay Hong89,80089,800
Yuebin Guo89,10089,100
Gregory Jamison86,10086,100
Jim Collopy85,60085,600
Matthew Schultz85,20085,200
Sebastian Pauli85,10085,100
Daham Wang84,50084,500
Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier84,000
Andres Korn83,70083,700
Yueqi Zhu83,30083,300
Eli Elezra83,200-4,300
Brandon Shack-Harris83,10046,200
Daniel Geyser82,40082,400
Philip Jaffe82,10082,100
Andre Ching79,80079,800
Robert Mizrachi79,700-48,300
Nicholas Derke79,20079,200
James Woods79,100-23,000
Bariscan Betil75,80075,800
Lawrence Berg75,50075,500
Everett Carlton75,30075,300
Qinghai Pan74,40074,400
Amnon Filippi73,80038,800
John Prather73,70073,700
Roberto Najera73,60073,600
Shunsuke Shimakura70,80070,800
John Holley69,30069,300
Andrew Yeh68,90068,900
Refugio Quintero68,40068,400
Adam Owen68,000-35,600
Jesse Hampton67,70067,700
Katherine Fleck67,30067,300
Michael Parizon67,20067,200
Alan Steinberg66,40066,400
Shirley Rosario66,4005,900
Donald Yucius63,60063,600
Hernan Salazar63,600-10,400
Casey Coughlan63,50063,500
Nick Guagenti63,00063,000
Barbara Enright63,00063,000
Howell Cheek62,00062,000
DJ Buckley60,9000
George Rechnitzer60,00060,000
Ryan Laplante59,00021,200
Thomas Gity58,80058,800
Ross Hoffman57,40057,400
Michael Trivett56,50056,500
Robert Hilton54,300
John Racener52,500-16,900
Jack Rice51,20051,200
Drew Boyett51,00051,000
Matt Vengrin49,80049,800
Joseph Shin49,50049,500
Mark Dickstein49,00049,000
David Funkhouser49,00049,000
Joseph Ranciato48,90048,900
Scott Lake48,80048,800
Yordan Petrov47,80047,800
Randy Ohel45,90014,900
Ziyuan Wang45,50045,500
Thomas Chung45,10045,100
Jordan Siegel43,10043,100
Joe Villella39,900-100
Sorel Mizzi39,80039,800
Salah Levy39,50039,500
Dean Schultz39,10039,100
Todd Brenn38,70038,700
Brandon Wong36,20036,200
David Singer35,50035,500
Koray Aldemir34,30034,300
Anthony Zinno33,900-38,100
Robert Mather33,30033,300
Salim Valimahomed32,80032,800
Zachary Gruneberg32,40032,400
Matt Glantz31,30031,300
Perry Friedman31,00531,005
Mihails Morozovs31,00031,000
Bruce Hoyt31,00031,000
Sean Eichendorf30,20030,200
Peter Brownstein30,00030,000
Chad Eveslage29,80029,800
Harold Rosenthal29,50029,500
Isaac Crow28,70028,700
William Anderson28,30028,300
Brian Rast28,20028,200
Michael Gathy27,70027,700
Michael Lee27,60027,600
Mark Gregorich26,60026,600
Benny Glaser26,1003,500
David "ODB" Baker25,800-35,200
Leonard August25,200-65,300
Navin Kamal22,00022,000
Todd Ivens21,80021,800
Ricardo Quintero21,40021,400
PJ Cha21,2000
Aubrey Gilbert19,400-32,600
Andre Akkari18,900-10,600
Dominick Sarle17,90017,900
Dustin Dirksen17,31017,310
Ryan Himes17,00017,000
Vanessa Kade16,200-30,300
Jeanne David13,000-21,500
Mike Thorpe11,100-48,300
Daniel Hyam11,10011,100
Donny Rubinstein10,50010,500
Keely Anders3,5003,500
German Quintero11
Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:11 AM Local Time
Players Bag

Day 1 of Event #32 $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. has concluded. A total of 154 players will return for Day 2 on Sunday.

Stay tuned for a full recap.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 1:41 AM Local Time
Williams Takes from Cha

David Williams


Seated next to each other, David Williams and PJ Cha tangled in a razz pot.

David Williams:     /     
PJ Cha:     /     

The two traded bets all the way to seventh street, when Cha called Williams for the final time. Williams showed the winning hand as Cha mucked, sending the chips to Williams.

David Williams127,00086,000
PJ Cha44,0004,000
Gorilla Gaming
Sunday, October 17, 2021 1:24 AM Local Time
Kessler Scoops a Big Pot

Allen Kessler

Stud Hi-Lo

Allen Kessler:    /      /  

Allen Kessler raised and got three callers, and continued to bet through sixth street. After one opponent folded, Kessler bet dark on seventh street and saw the remaining two opponents muck their hands.

Allen Kessler78,00011,500
Sunday, October 17, 2021 1:22 AM Local Time
Woods Still in Good Shape after Lost Pot

James Woods


Opponent:    /       
James Woods:    /       

James Woods called a 2,000 bet from an opponent to his right. Woods bet third, fourth, and fifth street and was called on each. Both players checked sixth and seventh street.

Woods turned showed a   for a pair of nines, but his opponent turned over a   to win with a pair of kings.

"I was trying to make two-pair," Woods said.

Woods' stack remains healthy in the final level of the night.

James Woods94,000100
Sunday, October 17, 2021 1:06 AM Local Time
Final Payouts

WSOP Bracelet

A grand total of 282 entrants generated a prize pool of $752,940. The top 43 finishers are guaranteed a min-cash of $4,817. The winner will receive a top prize of $173,823 along with the coveted gold bracelet.

Final Payouts

Sunday, October 17, 2021 1:02 AM Local Time
Level 10 started
Level: 10
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Sunday, October 17, 2021 1:01 AM Local Time
Negreanu Chipping Up

Daniel Negreanu


Daniel Negreanu:    /     

Daniel Negreanu has been adding to his stack late in Day 1. After winning a pair of sizeable pots in Omaha Hi-Lo and Razz, Negreanu added more chips in Stud when his opponent folded on sixth street.

Daniel Negreanu63,00017,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:57 AM Local Time
Cha Makes a Straight

PJ Cha

Limit Hold'em

With around 20,000 in the pot and      on the board, PJ Cha bet 3,000 from the big blind. His opponent in middle position called.

The river was   and both players checked. The player in middle position showed    for three nines. Cha turned over    for the straight and took the pot.

PJ Cha68,000-10,000
Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:37 AM Local Time
Final Tally

Late registration closed at the end of Level 8. There was at total of 282 runners and 208 of them remain. Day 1 will conclude at the end of Level 10.

Stay tuned for a full list of payouts.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:34 AM Local Time
Pescatori Making Moves in Latest Round of Counts
Max Pescatori125,00065,500
Brian Hastings103,70055,300
Adam Owen103,600-17,400
Ari Engel102,00053,200
Anthony Zinno72,000-17,300
John Racener69,40036,400
Allen Kessler66,500-8,100
David "ODB" Baker61,000-29,000
Aubrey Gilbert52,0001,000
Daniel Negreanu46,00036,300
Brandon Shack-Harris36,9002,700
Randy Ohel31,000-40,000
Benny Glaser22,600-21,600
Norman Chad21,500-24,100
Dan Shak11,500-28,000
Mike Matusow9,500-3,100
Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:20 AM Local Time
Elezra Adds to His Stack

Eli Elezra


Eli Elezra:     /     

Eli Elezra was in a three-way pot when we joined the action on fifth street. Elezra's bet was called by both opponents before hitting an ace on sixth street, when one opponent folded before the second called. Elezra bet again after the final cards were dealt, and his remaining opponent folded.

Eli Elezra87,50039,700
Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:10 AM Local Time
Henson Crosses 100K

Ray Henson

Ray Henson has crossed the 100K mark late in Day 1. Henson has 67 career cashes at the WSOP and five rings on the WSOP circuit. He is looking for his first WSOP gold bracelet.

Ray Henson115,500115,500
Gorilla Gaming
Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 AM Local Time
Level 9 started
Level: 9
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:45 PM Local Time
Player Break

Players are now on the last 15-minute break of the evening. Late registration will close shortly.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:44 PM Local Time
Woods Triples with Quads


James Woods:     /     

James Woods was getting short before finding a triple-up against two opponents. According to Woods, he started the hand with hidden sevens and found a set on fourth street. After his remaining chips were in the middle, Woods made quad sevens to scoop the pot and make it to Level 9.

James Woods18,000-600
Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:37 PM Local Time
Mizrachi on a Run in Latest Round of Chip Counts
Robert Mizrachi128,00025,500
Maria Ho78,00039,200
Hernan Salazar74,0006,000
Yuri Dzivielevski71,500-3,500
Vanessa Kade46,50025,500
Dan Heimiller43,0005,300
David Williams41,000-21,000
John Esposito35,600-14,300
Jeanne David34,50034,500
Andre Akkari29,500-12,500
Frank Kassela25,000-51,300
Craig Chait14,300-37,700
John Cernuto6,500-11,400
Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:35 PM Local Time
Ichinose Climbs Among the Chip Leaders

Stud Hi-Lo

Kosei Ichinose:     /     

We caught up with the action when Kosei Ichinose bet a second ace on his board on fifth street, with his opponent showing three cards to a low hand. Two more bets from Ichinose were followed by calls from his opponent, and Ichinose showed his full house to scoop the pot.

Kosei Ichinose134,000134,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander