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

Sunday, October 17, 2021 to Monday, October 18, 2021

Event #33: 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack

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  • Buy-in: $800
  • Prizepool: $1,955,712
  • Entries: 2,778
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, October 18, 2021 6:14 PM Local Time
Will Failla Eliminated in 15th Place ($13,006)

Will Failla

Jorge Hou raised it up to 700,000 on the button and Will Failla three-bet shoved all in from the small blind. The big blind folded and Hou quickly called and the cards were tabled.

Will Failla:   
Jorge Hou:   

It was a coin flip for a massive pot and the board ran out      . Hou found a pair of aces on the turn and was awarded the pot. After counting the chips, it was Failla who was at risk for 6,125,000 as Hou had him covered by just 10,000.

Jorge Hou12,500,0008,470,000
Will Failla0-6,700,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:10 PM Local Time
Yulian Bogdanov Eliminated in 16th Place ($13,006)

Yulian Bogdanov

Yulian Bogdanov raised with    and was all-in for his last 2,790,000 chips and Oleg Titov tank-called with   . This meant Bogdanov was at-risk, but ahead.

That all changed when the dealer spread the flop of     and Titov leap-frogged into the lead when he flopped broadway, but Bogdanov had outs as he flopped a set of queens.

The turn   and river   were blanks, and Titov was pushed the pot, which eliminated Bogdanov in 16th place.

Oleg Titov14,000,0006,900,000
Yulian Bogdanov0-2,790,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 6:07 PM Local Time
Mijares Doubles With Aces

Richard Mijares was all in and at risk against Will Failla.

Richard Mijares:   
Will Failla:   

The board came       and Mijares remains in the contention.

Will Failla6,700,000-800,000
Richard Mijares3,950,0002,350,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:59 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
TableSeatPlayerChip Count
4491Jorge Hou4,030,000
4492Will Failla7,500,000
4493Richard Mijares1,600,000
4494Adam Cedric5,300,000
4495Ran Ilani13,800,000
4496Cody Brinn4,400,000
4497Rafi Elharar9,250,000
4498Ran Koller7,100,000
4561Yulian Bogdanov2,790,000
4562Kris Steinbach5,500,000
4563Alex Outhred7,450,000
4564Florian Guimond15,200,000
4565Donald Maloney8,940,000
4566Jonathan Kramer4,230,000
4567Oleg Titov3,980,000
4568David Avina6,930,000
Florian Guimond15,200,00050,000
Ran Ilani13,800,0003,060,000
Rafi Elharar9,250,0003,850,000
Donald Maloney8,940,0006,640,000
Will Failla7,500,000-850,000
Alex Outhred7,450,000-1,550,000
Ran Koller7,100,0002,900,000
David Avina6,930,000780,000
Kris Steinbach5,500,000-1,640,000
Adam Cedric5,300,000400,000
Cody Brinn4,400,000-775,000
Jonathan Kramer4,230,00080,000
Jorge Hou4,030,0002,120,000
Oleg Titov3,980,000780,000
Yulian Bogdanov2,790,000-660,000
Richard Mijares1,600,000-3,000,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:58 PM Local Time
Tony Nguyen Eliminated in 17th Place ($10,526)

Tony Nguyen

Tony Nguyen was down to less than 1,000,000 chips and shipped all in from early position. Jonathan Kramer called from the big blind and Nguyen was at risk.

Tony Nguyen:   
Jonathan Kramer:   

The flop came     and Kramer held on to his dominating position. The   on the turn and the   on the river eliminated Nguyen in 17th place.

Jonathan Kramer4,150,0002,450,000
Tony Nguyen0-2,850,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:53 PM Local Time
Daewoong Song Eliminated in 19th Place ($10,526); B.W. Garrett Eliminated in 18th Place ($10,526)

On a completed board of       it was the    of Florian Guimond that prevailed over the    of Daewoong Song and the    of B.W. Garrett. This scored a double-elimination of both Song in 20th place and Garrett in 19th place.

With that pot Guimond skyrocketed to over fifteen million chips.

Florian Guimond15,150,0005,150,000
B.W. Garrett0-6,800,000
Daewoong Song0-3,125,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:38 PM Local Time
Tyler Patterson Eliminated in 20th Place ($10,526)

The action was discovered as Rafi Elharar was being pushed the pot. Elharar had held   , which he called from the big blind, versus the    of Tyler Patterson, who had jammed all in under the gun.

The former got there with his two paint cards to eliminate Patterson in 20th place.

Rafi Elharar5,400,0002,100,000
Tyler Patterson0-2,000,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:32 PM Local Time
Rene van Krevelen Eliminated in 22nd Place ($10,526)

Rene van Krevelen

The action folded to Rene van Krevelen in the cutoff who ripped all in for just over 3,000,000. Kris Steinbach woke up in the big blind with a premium holding and made the call to put van Krevelen at risk.

Rene van Krevelen:   
Kris Steinbach:   

The flop of     left Steinbach in a commanding lead, looking to just dodge an ace. The   on the turn and the   on the river held for Steinbach who eliminated van Krevelen.

Kris Steinbach7,140,0003,330,000
Rene Van Krevelen0-4,700,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:32 PM Local Time
Joel Baker Eliminated in 23rd Place ($10,526)

Joel Baker

Joel Baker was all in and at risk against Will Failla.

Joel Baker:   
Will Failla:   

The board came       giving Failla the jack-high straight for the knockout.

Will Failla8,350,000450,000
Joel Baker0-1,400,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:28 PM Local Time
William Williams Eliminated in 24th Place ($10,526)

William Williams

Rafi Elharar moved all in, as did William Williams and Yulian Bogdanov called with the bigger stack.

William Williams:   
Rafi Elharar:   
Yulian Bogdanov:   

The board came       giving Elharar the flush and eliminating Williams.

Yulian Bogdanov3,450,000-1,400,000
Rafi Elharar3,300,0002,200,000
William Williams0-850,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 5:21 PM Local Time
Final Three Tables
TableSeatPlayerChip Count
4491Robert Kuhn3,000,000
4492Rafi Elharar1,100,000
4493Tony Nguyen2,850,000
4494Will Failla7,900,000
4495William Williams850,000
4496Yulian Bogdanov4,850,000
4497Joel Baker1,400,000
4498Jonathan Kramer1,700,000
4561Jorge Hou1,910,000
4562Ran Ilani10,740,000
4563Rene van Krevelen4,700,000
4564Tyler Patterson2,000,000
4565David Avina6,150,000
4566Kris Steinbach3,810,000
4567Adam Cedric4,900,000
4568Richard Mijares4,600,000
4631Daewoong Song3,125,000
4632B.W. Garrett6,800,000
4633Donald Maloney2,300,000
4634Florian Guimond10,000,000
4635Alex Outhred9,000,000
4636Cody Brinn5,175,000
4637Oleg Titov3,040,000
4638Ran Koller4,200,000
Ran Ilani10,740,0001,140,000
Florian Guimond10,000,000-2,200,000
Alex Outhred9,000,0008,500,000
Will Failla7,900,0001,900,000
B.W. Garrett6,800,0003,200,000
David Avina6,150,000750,000
Cody Brinn5,175,0005,175,000
Adam Cedric4,900,000-230,000
Yulian Bogdanov4,850,0004,200,000
Rene Van Krevelen4,700,00050,000
Richard Mijares4,600,000350,000
Ran Koller4,200,000-450,000
Kris Steinbach3,810,00010,000
Daewoong Song3,125,000625,000
Oleg Titov3,040,000-160,000
Robert Kuhn3,000,000500,000
Tony Nguyen2,850,000-50,000
Donald Maloney2,300,0001,910,000
Tyler Patterson2,000,0001,130,000
Jorge Hou1,910,000-2,590,000
Jonathan Kramer1,700,000-2,500,000
Joel Baker1,400,000820,000
Rafi Elharar1,100,000-1,630,000
William Williams850,000850,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:51 PM Local Time
Steinbach Holds Again for Another Double

Daewoong Song opened to 400,000 in middle position and Kris Steinbach shipped all in for 1,680,000 on his left. The action folded back to Song who asked for a count before making the call.

Kris Steinbach:   
Daewoong Song:   

Steinbach held a slight lead heading to the flop of    . Song picked up a straight draw to go with his two live cards but it wasn't enough on the   and   runout as Steinbach doubled up again.

Kris Steinbach3,800,0002,100,000
Daewoong Song2,500,000-500,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:41 PM Local Time
Steinbach Dodges Outs

Kris Steinbach

Kris Steinbach shoved for 590,000 and Richard Mijares called.

Kris Steinbach:   
Richard Mijares:   

The flop came     giving Mijares additional outs with a straight draw. The turn was the   and the river was the   as Steinbach survived.

Richard Mijares4,250,000-1,325,000
Kris Steinbach1,700,000730,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:39 PM Local Time
Guimond Catapults to the Top

Florian Guimond already had one of the top chip stacks in the tournament on the last break, but he wasted no time in making sure that he was at the top when he came back. Marco Damico opened to 425,000 in the cutoff and Guimond announced all in from the big blind. Damico quickly called off his stack of around 2,750,000 and the cards were tabled.

Marco Damico:   
Florian Guimond:   

Damico was looking to spike a two-outer but the flop of     provided no help. The   on the turn and the   on the river were also bricks which led to Guimond scooping a huge pot.

Florian Guimond12,200,0005,910,000
Marco Damico0-1,040,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:19 PM Local Time
Break Time

The remaining 28 players are heading on another 15-minute break.

Monday, October 18, 2021 4:18 PM Local Time
Iliani Scores Massive Pot

Robert Kuhn opened to 320,000 and Ran Ilani three-bet to 900,000. Kuhn four-bet ripped and Ilani called.

Ran Ilani:   
Robert Kuhn:   

The board came      , pairing Ilani and sending him a huge pot.

Ran Ilani9,600,0009,220,000
Robert Kuhn2,500,000-3,400,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:16 PM Local Time
Kramer Eliminates Iduwe

The action was picked up as Meyenehi Iduwe had re-raised Jonathan Kramer and was all-in for his last 650,000 chips and Kramer called. The cards were turned face up and Iduwe held    versus the    of Kramer.

The dealer ran out the board of       and Kramer took it down with his ace-high, which eliminated Iduwe in the process.

Jonathan Kramer4,200,0003,860,000
Meyenehi Iduwe0-2,770,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:07 PM Local Time
Steinman Can't Survive

Ian steinman

Ian Steinman had a little under 2,000,000 chips and shoved all in from under the gun. Jorge Hou called from the button and the blinds folded.

Ian Steinman:   
Jorge Hou:   

The flop of     was of no help to Steinman. While the   on the turn gave Hou a set of queens, Steinman's outs actually increased. Unfortunately for him, the   on the river could not keep him alive as he exited in 33rd place.

Jorge Hou4,500,0002,700,000
Ian Steinman0-1,320,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:03 PM Local Time
Mijares Wins Massive Pot Off Song

On the       river, Richard Mijares moved all in for his last 1,480,000 and Daewoong Song went into the tank before making the call.

Mijares turned over    for trip threes and Song's    went into the muck.

Mijares now has more than five million chips.

Richard Mijares5,575,0001,875,000
Daewoong Song3,000,000-3,100,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 4:02 PM Local Time
Williams Eliminates Orlov

Alexandr Orlov shoved all-in preflop and held    for his last 990,000 chips and was called by William WIlliams who held   .

The dealer ran out the board of       and things began and ended with Williams in the lead, and Orlov was eliminated from the tournament.

Alexandr Orlov2,700,0001,880,000
William Williams0-1,100,000