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

Monday, October 18, 2021 to Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Event #36: Dealers Choice 6-Handed Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $867,225
  • Entries: 93
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:42 PM Local Time
Andrew Kelsall Eliminated in 6th Place ($42,646)

Andrew Kelsall


Andrew Kelsall:   /    / 
Mike Matusow:   /    / 
Jake Scwhartz:   /   - folded on fourth street

Mike Matusow completed and was called by Jake Schwartz and Andrew Kelsall.

Kelsall bet on fourth and was raised by Mautsow. Schwartz folded and Kelsall went all in. Matusow called.

Kelsall ended up with a nine on seventh, while Matusow's board left him with an eight, which was enough to eliminate Kelsall in sixth place.

Mike Matusow370,000-20,000
Andrew Kelsall0-200,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:31 PM Local Time
Schwartz Trips Up Fuchs

Jake Schwartz

Seven Card Stud

Carol Fuchs:   /    / 
Jake Schwartz:   /    / 

The action was picked up on sixth street with Fuchs having checked and Schwartz checked back.

Seventh street was dealt face down to each player, and Fuchs checked. Next, Schwartz fired out a bet and Fuchs called after a few. She was shown the bad news and the winning hand when Schwartz tabled trip queens and was awarded the pot.

Jake Schwartz1,555,000505,000
Carol Fuchs255,000-315,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:25 PM Local Time
Flush Scoops it For Hellmuth


Phil Hellmuth:   /    / 
Jake Schwartz:   /    / 

Jake Schwartz and Phil Hellmuth were heads-up on fifth street, where Schwartz bet and Hellmuth called.

Hellmuth raised a bet from Schwartz on sixth street and bet again on seventh. Schwartz called.

Hellmuth tabled     for a flush, which was good for the pot.

Phil Hellmuth1,900,000360,000
Jake Schwartz1,050,000-350,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:11 PM Local Time
Hellmuth Leaves Kelsall Short-Stacked

Phil Hellmuth


Phil Hellmuth:   /    / 
Andrew Kelsall:   /    / 

The action was picked up on seventh street and Kelsall checked, which prompted a check-back from Hellmuth. Next, Hellmuth tabled his hand and took it down with an eight-six low versus the nine-seven of Kelsall's.

Phil Hellmuth1,540,000240,000
Andrew Kelsall200,000-120,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:47 PM Local Time
Level 20 started
Level: 20
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:30 PM Local Time
Break Time

The remaining six players have been sent on a 15-minute break.

Adam Friedman1,700,000-350,000
Jake Schwartz1,400,000360,000
Phil Hellmuth1,300,000450,000
Carol Fuchs570,000185,000
Mike Matusow390,000-60,000
Andrew Kelsall320,000-115,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:27 PM Local Time
Matt Glantz Eliminated in 7th Place ($32,746)

Matt Glantz


Matt Glantz:      
Jake Schwartz:      
Adam Friedman:      

It was Matt Glantz all-in and at-risk, and he had to fade both Friedman and Schwartz. After all the dust settled, it was Friedman that took the A-5 low with       while Schwartz took the Badugi half with his      Badugi, and Glantz was eliminated in 7th place and took home $32,746 in cash.

Adam Friedman2,050,000-50,000
Jake Schwartz1,040,000-160,000
Matt Glantz0-250,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:21 PM Local Time
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:09 PM Local Time
Final Table Set
SeatPlayerCountryChip Count
1Carol FuchsUnited States385,000
2Jake SchwartzUnited States1,200,000
3Andrew KelsallUnited States435,000
4Adam FriedmanUnited States2,100,000
5Phil HellmuthUnited States850,000
6Matt GlantzUnited States230,000
7Mike MatusowUnited States450,000
Adam Friedman2,100,00055,000
Jake Schwartz1,200,0000
Phil Hellmuth850,000120,000
Mike Matusow450,000-50,000
Andrew Kelsall435,000115,000
Carol Fuchs385,00010,000
Matt Glantz250,000-200,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:55 PM Local Time
Mike Gorodinsky Eliminated in 8th Place ($25,741)

Mike Gorodinsky

Pot Limit Omaha Eight or Better


Jake Schwartz:     
Mike Gorodinsky:     

Mike Gorodinsky was all-in and at risk versus Jake Schwartz. The dealer had runout the cards and it was Schwartz's two pairs, jacks and tens that scooped the pot and eliminated Gorodinsky in 8th place.

Jake Schwartz1,200,000270,000
Mike Gorodinsky0-410,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:53 PM Local Time
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:47 PM Local Time
Friedman Wins One Against Schwartz

Adam Friedman


The action was picked up with Adam Friedman having stood pat and Jake Schwartz drew one card. Then, Friedman bet and Schwartz called.

In the final draw Friedman stood pat once again and Schwartz took one card. The action went check-check and Friedman tabled the winner with a      Badugi and was pushed the pot.

Adam Friedman2,045,000445,000
Jake Schwartz930,000-266,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:17 PM Local Time
Current Chip Counts at Table 2
Adam Friedman1,600,000180,000
Jake Schwartz1,196,000138,000
Mike Gorodinsky410,000-248,000
Carol Fuchs375,000-90,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:49 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Adam Friedman1,420,000-130,000
Jake Schwartz1,058,000-65,000
Phil Hellmuth730,000-130,000
Mike Gorodinsky658,00028,000
Mike Matusow500,000-50,000
Carol Fuchs465,000-35,000
Matt Glantz450,000200,000
Andrew Kelsall320,000220,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:48 PM Local Time
Players on Break

Players are now on another 15-minute break.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:44 PM Local Time
Fuchs Scoops Schwartz

Carol Fuchs

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo

Jake Schwartz,   /    / 
Carol Fuchs:   /    / 

The action was picked up on sixth street with Fuchs having check-called the bet from Schwartz.

Seventh street was dealt face down to each player and the action went check-check and it was Fuch's that tabled the winner with two pairs queens and tens, and she was awarded the pot.

Jake Schwartz1,123,000-42,000
Carol Fuchs500,000265,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:20 PM Local Time
Glantz Scoops Hellmuth

Stud Eight or Better

Matt Glantz:   /    / 
Phil Hellmuth:   /    / 

Hellmuth bet and was called on fifth street and then Glantz bet on sixth, which Hellmuth called.

Both players checked on the end and Glantz revealed     for queens up. Hellmuth mucked and Glantz scooped the pot.

Phil Hellmuth860,000-40,000
Matt Glantz250,00050,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:07 PM Local Time
Current Chip Counts Table 2
Adam Friedman1,550,000145,000
Jake Schwartz1,165,00027,000
Mike Gorodinsky630,000-70,000
Carol Fuchs235,00068,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 3:57 PM Local Time
Daniel Negreanu Eliminated in 9th Place ($25,741)

Daniel Negreanu

No Limit Hold'em

After losing a large pot to Andrew Kelsall in Stud Eight or Better, Daniel Negreanu shoved for his last 75,000 from the cutoff and was called by Matt Glantz in the big blind.

"I only looked at one," Glantz said.

Matt Glantz:   
Daniel Negreanu:   

The board ran out       — providing no help to Negreanu and eliminating him in ninth place.

Matt Glantz200,000-40,000
Daniel Negreanu0-420,000
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 3:48 PM Local Time
Friedman Takes One from Gorodinsky

Adam Friedman

A-5 Triple Draw

The hand was discovered after the third draw and a check from Mike Gorodinsky, which prompted his opponent Adam Friedman to fire out a bet. After a few moments, Gorodinsky called and mucked when Friedman tabled       for a six-five low and was awarded the pot.

Adam Friedman1,405,00065,000
Mike Gorodinsky700,000155,000