Monday, October 25, 2021 6:09 PM Local Time
Sandrock Finds the Flush
Chris Sandrock and Jordan Spurlin both called in late position to see Artem Maksimov check his big blind option. The action checked around on the flop, and Spurlin bowed out when Maksimov bet and Sandrock called the turn. Maksimov then checked the river, and took his time before calling Sandrock's bet of 325,000. Sandrock showed for a flush, and Maksimov tapped the table before mucking his hand.
|Chris Sandrock||3,900,000||120,000 |
|Artem Maksimov||1,600,000||-1,250,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:02 PM Local Time
Chip Leaders Battle Again
Chris Sandrock limped from early position and Tommy Le raised to 200,000 from late position, Sandrock called.
On the flop, Sandrock checked to Le who continued for 125,000. Sandrock called.
On the turn, it was Sandrock taking the lead, firing out a quick 450,000, which gave Le some pause.
Le opted to fold as the two chip leaders are now sitting on virtually identical stacks.
|Chris Sandrock||3,780,000||630,000 |
|Tommy Le||3,700,000||-800,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:56 PM Local Time
Morris Doubles Through Sandrock
Arthur Morris raised under the gun and was called by Chris Sandrock in the next seat over. Morris checked the flop, and Sandrock bet 375,000. Morris quickly moved all-in for 880,000 and Sandrock asked for a count before making the call.
Morris was in front with top two pair, while Sandrock trailed with top and bottom pair. The turn and river were no help to Sandrock, and Morris took the pot for a full double up.
|Chris Sandrock||3,150,000||-1,150,000 |
|Arthur Morris||1,850,000||850,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:45 PM Local Time
Sandrock Nearly Closes the Gap to Le
Chris Sandrock had been the initial raiser in the cutoff and Tommy Le came along in the big blind. On the turn it was Le who bet 375,000 and Sandrock quickly called. The back door flush draw arrived on the river and Le opted to check.
Sandrock splashed in a bet worth 800,000 and Le folded after some consideration.
|Tommy Le||4,500,000||550,000 |
|Chris Sandrock||4,300,000||950,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:40 PM Local Time
Spurlin Chips Up
Preflop, Jordan Spurlin limped in early position, Arthur Morris called in the small blind, and Chris Sandrock checked his big blind.
The trio checked a flop of , then on the turn, Morris quickly fired out 125,000. Sandrock folded, but Spurlin called.
On the river , Morris now checked and Spurlin slid out a bet of 250,000. Without much consideration, Morris folded, awarding the pot to Spurlin.
|Chris Sandrock||3,350,000||0 |
|Jordan Spurlin||2,750,000||170,000 |
|Arthur Morris||1,000,000||-175,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:34 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:32 PM Local Time
Anderson Ireland Eliminated in 9th Place ($55,259)
Tommy Le and Anderson Ireland were heads up to the flop, and Le check-called Ireland's bet to see the turn. Ireland sent almost all of his chips into the middle to bet the pot, and Le raised the rest to put Ireland at risk.
Ireland showed a queen-high straight, but was trailing as Le turned over his king-high straight. The river completed the board, ending Ireland's run in 9th place.
|Tommy Le||4,850,000||900,000 |
|Anderson Ireland||0||-750,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:28 PM Local Time
Le Whiffs All; Still Leads
Chris Sandrock raised to 110,000 in the cutoff and Tommy Le called in the big blind. The flop brought and Le checked. Sandrock bet 280,000 and that won the pot right there.
Arthur Morris then raised to 140,000 with exactly 700,000 behind and Le called in the small blind, Eli Elezra in the big blind made it three ways to the flop. Both players in the blinds checked and Morris made it 460,000 to go. A quick fold by Le followed and Elezra followed suit.
"I am zero for four, no pair and no draw," chip leader Le said after he dropped to just under four million in chips.
|Tommy Le||3,950,000||-350,000 |
|Chris Sandrock||3,350,000||70,000 |
|Eli Elezra||1,675,000||125,000 |
|Arthur Morris||1,175,000||310,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:25 PM Local Time
Maksimov Takes From Ireland
Artem Maksimov raised to 100,000 and Anderson Ireland called on the button to see the flop. Maksimov threw out a continuation bet of 125,000 and Ireland called, bringing a on the turn. Maksimov bet again and Ireland called the 300,000 chips, before both players checked the river. Maksimov turned over for two pair and raked in the pot as Ireland mucked.
|Artem Maksimov||2,850,000||680,000 |
|Anderson Ireland||750,000||-710,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:18 PM Local Time
Le Adds to His Chip Lead
Four-ways to a flop of , action checked to Tommy Le, who bet 110,000. Ashly Butler called, while Arthur Morris and Anderson Ireland folded.
Le and Butler both checked the turn, then on the river, Le bet 175,000 and got a quick call from Butler.
Le showed for a jack-high flush and Butler mucked his hand.
With the win, Le is now solidly over four million in chips.
|Tommy Le||4,300,000||400,000 |
|Ashly Butler||1,600,000||-550,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:09 PM Local Time
Redraw of the Unofficial Final Table
There are approximately 25 minutes left in the current level and the redraw of the unofficial final table is as follows.
|Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|2||Tommy Le||United States||3,900,000||98|
|4||Jeremy Ausmus||United States||2,800,000||70|
|5||Ashly Butler||United States||2,150,000||54|
|6||Arthur Morris||United States||865,000||22|
|7||Anderson Ireland||United States||1,460,000||37|
|8||Chris Sandrock||United States||3,280,000||82|
|9||Jordan Spurlin||United States||2,580,000||65|
|Tommy Le||3,900,000||300,000 |
|Chris Sandrock||3,280,000||-70,000 |
|Jeremy Ausmus||2,800,000||55,000 |
|Jordan Spurlin||2,580,000||-525,000 |
|Artem Maksimov||2,170,000||-50,000 |
|Ashly Butler||2,150,000||300,000 |
|Eli Elezra||1,550,000||-50,000 |
|Anderson Ireland||1,460,000||-430,000 |
|Arthur Morris||865,000||-185,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:06 PM Local Time
Kyle Montgomery Eliminated in 10th Place ($43,601)
Kyle Montgomery's early position raise was met with a three-bet from Chris Sandrock on the button. Montgomery called to see the flop, and announced all-in for his remaining 575,000 chips. Sandrock called, and both hands were turned over.
Sandrock's pair of kings left Montgomery behind, and the turn and river ended his run in 10th place.
|Chris Sandrock||3,350,000||1,030,000 |
|Kyle Montgomery||0||-835,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:03 PM Local Time
Michael Heritsch Eliminated in 11th Place ($43,601)
Tommy Le raised from the button to 110,000 and got three-bet by Michael Heritsch in the small blind to 370,000. Artem Maximov folded the big blind, and Le instantly dropped a stack of 100,000 chips onto his original bet to put Heritsch all-in.
Heritsch gave it some brief consideration as he still had 505,000 behind, but then decided to call and put his tournament life at risk.
The board ran out , and while Heritsch did get help on the flop with the king, no further aid came, and he was eliminated in 11th place, sending a huge pot to Le.
|Tommy Le||3,600,000||500,000 |
|Michael Heritsch||0||-700,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:55 PM Local Time
Jonathan Witz Eliminated in 12th Place ($35,007)
Jonathan Witz limped from under the gun and another four players did so in order to see a flop of . It checked to Witz and he bet the pot for 240,000 with some 80,000 behind. Chris Sandrock called and Eli Elezra in the small blind tank-called as well with exactly 300,000 behind.
The followed on the turn and Elezra moved all-in, Witz called all-in and Sandrock snap-called to put two players at risk.
Witz needed to pair his king or eight to remain in contention while Elezra needed to avoid a spade. He did so thanks to the river as Witz was eliminated in 12th place for $35,007. Elezra more than doubled as he earned the entire pot.
|Chris Sandrock||2,320,000||-530,000 |
|Eli Elezra||1,600,000||1,050,000 |
|Jonathan Witz||0||-450,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:51 PM Local Time
Sandrock Takes From Elezra
Four ways limped to the flop, Eli Elezra in the big blind was the only one to check-call a bet worth 100,000 by Chris Sandrock in the cutoff. Elezra then checked the turn and Sandrock now bet 325,000, which Elezra called once more.
Both checked the on the river and Elezra announced "I have nothing" after he had missed a wrap and heart flush draw. Sandrock only had the but that won the pot.
|Chris Sandrock||2,850,000||750,000 |
|Eli Elezra||550,000||-435,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:45 PM Local Time
Sandrock's Double Leaves Witz Short
Jonathan Witz raised in middle position and found two callers in Chris Sandrock and Anderson Ireland. Witz continued betting on the flop, and Sandrock moved his remaining chips into the middle. Ireland folded, and Witz called putting Sandrock at risk.
Witz showed two pair, while Sandrock had top pair and a flush draw. The turn changed nothing, but the river completed Sandrock's flush to double up and leave Witz short.
|Chris Sandrock||2,100,000||860,000 |
|Jonathan Witz||450,000||-605,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:30 PM Local Time
Butler Starts Well After the Break
Ashly Butler raised to 120,000 from under the gun and was called by Arthur Morris on the button and Jeremy Ausmus as the single big blind. On a flop of , all three players checked and the action on the turn was checked to Morris. He bet 225,000 and Butler was the only caller.
The two remaining players checked the on the river and Butler's earned the pot.
Butler then also scooped the next medium-sized pot in showdown against Tommy Le to further boost his stack.
|Tommy Le||3,100,000||-210,000 |
|Jeremy Ausmus||2,745,000||-60,000 |
|Ashly Butler||1,850,000||800,000 |
|Arthur Morris||1,050,000||-325,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:22 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:19 PM Local Time
Updated Counts on the Break
|Tommy Le||3,310,000||460,000 |
|Jordan Spurlin||3,105,000||-595,000 |
|Jeremy Ausmus||2,805,000||0 |
|Artem Maksimov||2,220,000||970,000 |
|Anderson Ireland||1,890,000||240,000 |
|Arthur Morris||1,375,000||0 |
|Chris Sandrock||1,240,000||90,000 |
|Jonathan Witz||1,055,000||105,000 |
|Ashly Butler||1,050,000||-60,000 |
|Eli Elezra||985,000||85,000 |
|Kyle Montgomery||835,000||35,000 |
|Michael Heritsch||700,000||70,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:12 PM Local Time
Daniel Zack Eliminated in 13th Place ($35,007)
Daniel Zack was just eliminated on the last hand before break in a massive three-way pot.
Action began with Artem Maksimov raising to 65,000 in the cutoff. Arthur Morris called on the button, then Zack three-bet to 250,000 from the small blind, leaving himself 400,000 behind. Both Maksimov and Morris called, and a huge pot was brewing.
The flop came , and Zack moved all-in for his last 400,000. Maksimov them moved in over top for 990,000. Morris thought briefly, then chose to fold.
Zack was in trouble with just top pair and a backdoor flush draw versus Maksimov's three eights.
The on the turn sealed Zack's fate, followed by the meaningless to eliminate him and ship a huge pot to Maksimov.
|Artem Maksimov||2,220,000||970,000 |
|Arthur Morris||1,375,000||-225,000 |
|Daniel Zack||0||-1,200,000 |