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

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 to Friday, October 22, 2021

Event #39: Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,096,035
  • Entries: 821
  • Remaining: 0


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Friday, October 22, 2021 12:24 AM Local Time
Five Players Return For a Chance at WSOP Gold in Event #39: Pot-Limit Omaha

Josh Arieh

Day 2 has come to a close and just five players remain in Event #39: Pot-Limit Omaha. It's Josh Arieh (6,330,000) who bagged the chip lead heading into the final day on Friday.

The remaining players will compete for the $204,766 first-place prize and a coveted WSOP gold bracelet. The other players to bag are Ivan Deyra (5,110,000), Gabriel Andrade (1,400,000), Tommy Le (5,300,000), and Robert Blair (2,450,000).

Seat Draw Day 3 Event #39: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

SeatPlayerCountryChip Count
1Robert BlairUnited States2,450,000
2Tommy LeUnited States5,300,000
3Josh AriehUnited States6,330,000
4Ivan DeyraFrance5,110,000
5Gabriel AndradeEcuador1,400,000

Bustouts came at a rapid pace to start the day. The field was whittled down to 16 within the first five hours of play. From then on, the action slowed to a crawl. It took another three hours of play to get to the unofficial final table. Those who fell short of the final five players included Ashor Ochana (9th - $15,842), Charles Wilt (8th - $20,371), Lior Abudi (7th - $26,603), and Nitesh Rawtani (6th - $35,278).

Remaining Payouts

PlacePrize (in USD)

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Friday, October 22, 2021 12:14 AM Local Time
End of Day 2 Chip Counts
Josh Arieh6,330,000530,000
Tommy Le5,300,0002,600,000
Ivan Deyra5,110,0000
Robert Blair2,450,000100,000
Gabriel Andrade1,400,000-200,000
Friday, October 22, 2021 12:13 AM Local Time
Nitesh Rawtani Eliminated in 6th Place ($35,278)

Nitesh Rawtani

Nitesh Rawtani got his short stack all in to the middle after the flop of     and was called by Ivan Deyra.

Rawtani had the      but was up against it as Deyra had the      for trips.

The turn was the   and the river the   and Rawtani's night was over after having been chip leader at the final table.

Ivan Deyra5,110,000-90,000
Nitesh Rawtani0-650,000
Friday, October 22, 2021 12:05 AM Local Time
Arieh Doubles Through Rawtani

Josh Arieh raised to 160,000 from the button and both Ivan Deyra and Nitesh Rawtani called from the blinds.

Things escalated quickly on the     flop. Arieh bet 250,000, Deyra folded and Rawtani bet the pot. Arieh instantly potted right back and Rawtani called to put Arieh at risk.

Josh Arieh:     
Nitesh Rawtani:     

Arieh flopped a set of jacks and Rawtani had a combo draw. The turn was the   giving Arieh a full house, but Rawtani still had outs to a straight flush. The river brought the   and Arieh was awarded the pot.

Josh Arieh5,800,0003,650,000
Nitesh Rawtani650,000-2,800,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:50 PM Local Time
Andrade Stays Alive

Gabriel Andrade moved all in for his remaining 800,000 over a raise to 225,000 from Nitesh Rawtani and Rawtani called it.

Gabriel Andrade:     
Nitesh Rawtani:     

The flop came    . The turn was the   and the river the   to confirm the double up for Andrade.

Nitesh Rawtani3,450,000-1,250,000
Gabriel Andrade1,600,000-1,100,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:20 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 80,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:20 PM Local Time
Deyra's Hot Streak Continues

Ivan Deyra

The flop read     in a three-way pot. All three players checked.

The turn was the  . From the big blind, Gabriel Andrade bet 275,000, Ivan Deyra called from the button, as did Nitesh Rawtani from the small blind.

The river came the  . It checked to Deyra on the button, who cut out a big bet of 1,175,000. Rawtani called, and Andrade quickly folded.

Deyra showed the      for the nut flush and took down the large pot.

Ivan Deyra5,200,0001,800,000
Nitesh Rawtani4,700,000-850,000
Gabriel Andrade2,700,000-535,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:59 PM Local Time
Deyra Makes Quads

On the     flop, Robert Blair bet 225,000 and Ivan Deyra called.

The turn was the   and Deyra check-called a bet of 600,000 from Blair.

Deyra led out for 325,000 on the   river and Blair called.

Deyra turned over      for flopped quads to take down the pot.

Ivan Deyra3,400,0001,560,000
Robert Blair2,350,00080,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:50 PM Local Time
Lior Abudi Eliminated in 7th Place ($26,603)

Lior Abudi

From the button, Nitesh Rawtani raised, Lior Abudi three-bet from the big blind, and Rawtani called.

The flop came    . Abudi bet pot and was raised until he was all in which he called.

Abudi had aces with the      but he was in trouble as he had been out flopped by the      two-pair of Rawtani.

The turn was the   and the river came the   to not help Abudi and just like that he was sent home in seventh place.

Nitesh Rawtani5,550,0001,550,000
Lior Abudi0-2,975,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:41 PM Local Time
Charles Wilt Eliminated in 8th Place ($20,371)

Charles Wilt

Gabriel Andrade raised to 150,000 and was called by Robert Blair, Tommy Le, and Charles Wilt.

On the     flop, Wilt bet the pot for 690,000 and Andrade shoved. Wilt called and he was at risk.

Charles Wilt:     
Gabriel Andrade:     

Wilt was on a flush draw, while Andrade flopped a straight. The turn was the   and the river was the  , eliminating Wilt. He picks up more than $20,000 for his efforts.

Gabriel Andrade3,235,0001,410,000
Charles Wilt0-1,230,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:30 PM Local Time
Ashor Ochana Eliminated in 9th Place ($15,842)

Ashor Ochana

Ashor Ochana was all in preflop holding the     against the      of Robert Blair.

The board ran out       and Ochana became the first elimination in well over an hour after Blair made a straight.

Robert Blair2,270,0001,170,000
Ashor Ochana0-1,575,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:17 PM Local Time
Updated Final Table Chip Counts
Nitesh Rawtani4,000,000-800,000
Lior Abudi2,975,000100,000
Tommy Le2,700,000600,000
Josh Arieh2,150,000-70,000
Ivan Deyra1,840,000-660,000
Gabriel Andrade1,825,000275,000
Ashor Ochana1,575,000-350,000
Charles Wilt1,230,000180,000
Robert Blair1,100,000-1,825,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:17 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante: 60,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:59 PM Local Time
Break Time

Players are now on a 20-minute break.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:57 PM Local Time
Arieh Doubles

Josh Arieh

From the cutoff, Tommy Le raised to 150,000. Josh Arieh three-bet to 500,000 from the button. Charles Wilt bet the pot from the small blind which was enough to put Arieh all in and he called.

Josh Arieh:     
Charles Wilt:     

The flop came     to give Arieh two-pair and Wilt a lot of outs. The turn was the   and thee river was the   to secure a double up for Arieh.

Josh Arieh2,220,0001,270,000
Charles Wilt1,050,000-850,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:51 PM Local Time
Ochana Jams the Turn

Ashor Ochana

Ashor Ochana limped on the button and Gabriel Andrade made it 250,000 to go. Ochana called and they saw the     flop.

Andrade fired 175,000 and Ochana called. On the turn  , Ochana led out this time for an all-in bet of 875,000 and Andrade mucked his hand.

Ashor Ochana1,925,000655,000
Gabriel Andrade1,550,000-625,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:48 PM Local Time
Rawtani Chipping Up

Nitesh Rawtani

Josh Arieh raised to 125,000 and Charles Wilt and Nitesh Rawtani both called.

On the     flop, Arieh bet 225,000 and Wilt called. Rawtani then raised to 800,000 and won the pot.

On the next hand, Arieh limped in for 50,000, as did Wilt and Rawtani popped it to 650,000 to take it down.

Nitesh Rawtani4,800,0001,150,000
Charles Wilt1,900,000-400,000
Josh Arieh950,000-400,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:35 PM Local Time
Ochana Gains Needed Chips

Josh Arieh raised to 125,000 from the cutoff. Ashor Ochana three-bet to 350,000 from the big blind and Arieh called.

The flop came    . Ochana led for 300,000, Arieh took a moment and folded to give Ochana some needed chips.

Josh Arieh1,350,000-350,000
Ashor Ochana1,270,00070,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:23 PM Local Time
Blair Wins a Small One

Robert Blair raised to 125,000 and he was called by Charles Wilt, Josh Arieh, and Ashor Ochana.

On the     flop, action checked to Blair who bet 420,000 to take it down.

Robert Blair2,925,000550,000
Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:20 PM Local Time
First Pot Goes to Andrade

Five players saw the      turn. Gabriel Andrade bet 150,000 and everyone else folded.

"Easy game," said Andrade.

Gabriel Andrade2,175,000375,000