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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 2:28 PM Local Time
Failla Doubles Through Avraham

Will Failla

Will Failla was all in and at risk against Israel Avraham.

Will Failla:   
Israel Avraham:   

The board came       and Failla survived.

Will Failla1,790,0001,790,000
Israel Avraham450,000-35,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 2:01 PM Local Time
Break Time

The players have been sent on their first 15-minute break of the day. Play will resume at approximately 2:15 p.m. (PST) local time.

Monday, October 18, 2021 2:00 PM Local Time
Bad Runout for Joldis

Cosmin Joldis was the first player to push all in for 600,000 in early position. Pedro Madeira re-shoved all in from the hijack and Brian O'Malley also stuck in the last of his 800,000 chips from the big blind.

Cosmin Joldis:   
Brian O'Malley:   
Pedro Madeira:   

The flop of     gave Joldis a set of fives as it appeared he would triple up. However, the   on the turn and the   on the river gave O'Malley and Madeira a straight to eliminate Joldis.

Pedro Madeira1,850,0001,850,000
Brian O'Malley1,075,000
Cosmin Joldis0-785,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:51 PM Local Time
Adam Doubles Through Omalley

Cedric Adam moved all in for 815,000 and Brain Omalley jammed for more.

Cedric Adam:   
Brian Omalley:   

The board came       and the pocket kings held for Adam.

Cedric Adam1,775,000975,000
Brain Omalley675,000675,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:46 PM Local Time
Koller Out-Kicks Dillon

Eric Dillon pushed all in for 875,000 in middle position but unfortunately ran into a monster when Ran Koller re-shoved all in on his left. The rest of the table folded and the cards were on their backs.

Eric Dillon:   
Ran Koller:   

The flop of     gave both players but two pair but Koller held the better kicker. The   on the turn and the   on the river changed nothing and Dillon was eliminated.

Ran Koller2,450,000855,000
Eric Dillon0-1,345,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:32 PM Local Time
Kuhn Busts Affleck

Matt Affleck

Robert Kuhn had Matt Affleck all in and at risk.

Matt Affleck:   
Robert Kuhn:   

The board ran jack-high, no help to Affleck as he exited the tournament area.

Robert Kuhn1,600,000-225,000
Matt Affleck0-135,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:32 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Avi Cohen2,900,000-500,000
Tony Nguyen2,900,000715,000
Bradley Ritschel2,700,0001,825,000
Barry Seidman2,550,0001,250,000
Pedro Madeira2,000,000905,000
Ngoc Hoang1,700,000620,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:32 PM Local Time
Silver and Ryan Double Up

Christopher Ryan opened to 100,000 in the cutoff and Adrien Delmas three-bet to 270,000 from the small blind. Ryan four-bet shoved all in for 1,065,000 and Delmas snapped him off.

Ryan showed    but was dominated by the    of Delmas. However, the       runout gave Ryan two pair and a full double up.

At a table nearby, Nate Silver was all in for 720,000 with    and was called by Matt Affleck with   . The baord ran out       and Silver doubled up, leaving Affleck on the short stack.

Christopher Ryan2,150,0001,050,000
Adrien Delmas1,640,000-160,000
Nate Silver1,500,000480,000
Matt Affleck135,000-665,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:25 PM Local Time
Affleck Doubles Lambrecht

Robert Kuhn opened to 100,000, Matt Affleck moved all in for 1,100,000 and Matthew Lambrecht shoved for less. Kuhn got out of the way and Lambrecht was at risk.

Matthew Lambrecht:   
Matt Affleck:   

The board ran       and Lambrecht doubled.

Matt Affleck800,000-150,000
Matthew Lambrecht775,000-10,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:17 PM Local Time
More Eliminations
Mukul Pahuja0-25,000
Eric Hjelmstad0-610,000
Andres Tamara0-325,000
Michael Ung0-580,000
Alexander Holmberg0-410,000
Greg Himmelbrand0-630,000
Gregory Zajic0-430,000
Christopher Bello0-710,000
Avraham Azulay0-440,000
Ivan Uzunov0-460,000
Ryan Kanada0-305,000
Vaughn Brozek0-1,030,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:11 PM Local Time
Calenzani Doubles Through Wien

The action folded to Stefano Calenzani on the button who ripped all in for 380,000. Jeremy Wien was in the big blind and thought for a minute before making the call.

Stefano Calenzani:   
Jeremy Wien:   

The flop came     and Wien was still out front with a pair of sixes now. The   paired the board on the turn and the   hit the river. Calenzani spiked a pair of eights to keep his tournament hopes alive.

Stefano Calenzani835,000-90,000
Jeremy Wien620,000-235,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:11 PM Local Time
Cohen Eliminates Blagg

Matthew Blagg moved all-in from middle position preflop and Avi Cohen re-shoved from the button, which prompted the blinds to fold. The two were heads-up and Blagg held    versus the    of Cohen.

The dealer flopp the     and Cohen continued to lead.

The turn was the   and changed nothing.

The river   did the same, and it was Choen's one pair of eights that took down the pot and eliminated Blagg.

Avi Cohen3,400,0002,065,000
Matthew Blagg00
Monday, October 18, 2021 1:05 PM Local Time
More Eliminations
Michael Hubbard0-750,000
Brian Battistone0-520,000
Wojciech Barzantny0-360,000
Tijan Tepeh0-210,000
Eder Murata0-400,000
Mario Quijano0-590,000
Bradley Rhodes0-380,000
Kenny Nguyen0-1
Douglas Horn0-175,000
Matthew Blagg0-640,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:58 PM Local Time
Delmas Survives his all-in Against Pahuja

Mukul Pahuja moved all-in from the button and was snap-called by Adrien Delmas in the big blind. The cards were turned face up Delmas held    versus the    of Pahuja.

The dealer flopped the     which was of no help to either player.

The turn was the   and changed nothing.

The river card   sealed the double-up for Delmas with his one pair of tens, which left Pahuja quite short with only 25,000 chips.

Adrien Delmas1,800,0001,120,000
Mukul Pahuja25,000-1,580,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:49 PM Local Time
Early Eliminations
Eugenio Pernia0-640,000
Kyle Abbey0-725,000
Phia Xiong0-501,000
David Moses00
Narimaan Ahmadi0-240,000
Dennis Abbey0-255,000
Richard Clayton0-240,000
Michael Rannelli0-385,000
Jesse Shelley0-460,000
Victor Shih0-380,000
John Clancy0-230,000
Dan Iman0-705,000
Matthew Samora0-665,000
Danny Allen0-270,000
Mario Desouza0-485,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:48 PM Local Time
Laplante Exits, 120 players remain

Ryan Laplante

Ryan Laplante has been eliminated. The board had been washed, but the WSOP bracelet winner was seen heading for the payout desk.

Eliminations have come fast and furious as the tournament board shows 120 players remaining.

Ryan Laplante0-650,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:46 PM Local Time
Adam Eliminates Moses; Set Over Set

The action was discovered as David Moses had check-raised all-in on a flop of    , and was quickly called by Cedric Adam. The hands were tabled and it Moses who held    and the lead with a set of deuces versus the    of Adam's.

Things changed in an instant when the dealer dealt the   on the turn, which gave Adam the higher set of queens.

The river   kept things status quo, and Adam was awarded the pot and Moses was eliminated from the tournament.

Cedric Adam800,000340,000
David Moses0-400,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:45 PM Local Time
Briottio Cracks Kings x 2

Over on Table 456, there was a three-way all-in taking place. Francois Evard was at risk for 470,000 while Seth Fischer was all in for 455,000. Tommaso Briotti had both players covered but wasn't excited when the cards were tabled.

Seth Fischer:   
Francois Evard:   
Tommaso Briotti:   

The dealer spread the flop of    , giving Briotti a pair of aces and leaving Evard already drawing dead. The   on the turn meant Fischer was also dead as Briotti had cracked both of their kings.

Tommaso Briotti2,130,0001,495,000
Francois Evard0-485,000
Seth Fischer0-565,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:44 PM Local Time
Affleck Jams the River

Matt Affleck

On the       river, Matt Affleck moved all in and put Barry Seidman into the tank.

Seidman spent a couple of minutes thinking it over before finally letting it go.

Affleck, who has more than three million in tournament earnings, remains in contention.

Barry Seidman1,300,000480,000
Matt Affleck950,000110,000
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:31 PM Local Time
Muallem Loses a Flip

Alex Wheeler opened to 60,000 from under the gun and Noam Muallem shoved all in for 495,000 on the button. The blinds folded and Wheeler quickly called to put Muallem at risk.

Noam Muallem:   
Alex Wheeler:   

The flop came     and Wheeler hit a pair of queens to take the lead. The   on the turn nor the   on the river could help Muallem who headed for the payout desk.

Alex Wheeler1,360,000625,000
Noam Muallem0-420,000