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Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:12 PM Local Time
In the first hand of Day 3, Justin Bonomo raised to 305,000 from the small blind and Chris Hunichen was all-in for 205,000 from the big blind.
The board ran out and Hunichen secured an early double to stay alive on Day 3.
|Justin Bonomo||4,700,000||-275,000 |
|Chris Hunichen||710,000||305,000 |
Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:08 PM Local Time
Level 18 started
Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:05 PM Local Time
Shuffle up And Deal!
After a slight delay, cards are now in the air.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:53 PM Local Time
Michael Addamo Leads Final Five into Day 3 of Event #38: $50,000 High Roller
Welcome to the Day 3 finale of Event #38: $50,000 High Roller No-limit Hold'em 8-Handed at the 2021 World Series of Poker. Cards go in the air at 4 p.m. and the action will be streamed live on PokerGO.com at 5 p.m.
Michael Addamo has a commanding lead on this path to a third WSOP gold bracelet, and the two-time champion from Australia will look to close the deal after spending Day 2 crushing the field. Addamo has a big lead but he will have to deal with experienced WSOP champions Justin Bonomo, Erik Seidel, and Gal Yifrach. Chris Hunichen comes in on the short stack looking to spin it into his first bracelet after 56 career cashes at the WSOP.
Final Table Chip Counts
| ||RANK||PLAYER||COUNTRY||CHIP COUNT/PLACE|
| ||1||Michael Addamo||Australia||11,475,000|
| ||2||Justin Bonomo||United States||4,975,000|
| ||3||Erik Seidel||United States||4,335,000|
| ||4||Gal Yifrach||United States||3,160,000|
| ||5||Chris Hunichen||United States||405,000|
The final five players fought through a field of 81 that built a $3,877,875 prize pool of which $1,132,968 is waiting up top for today's winner.
Blinds will continue in Level 18 at 60,000/120,000 with a big blind ante of 120,000. Levels are 60 minutes long and play will continue today until there is a winner.
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