Monday, October 25, 2021 6:45 PM Local Time
Norton Wins Big One Against Wang
The action was picked up on a flop of and Kevin Wang having fired out a bet of 800,000. His opponent, Chad Norton raised to 2,100,000 chips and Wang re-raised all-in. After a brief moment, Norton called and the hands were tabled.
It was the held by Norton that led the held by Wang.
The turn was the and Norton filled up and left Wang drawing dead.
The meaningless river card was the and that made it official and secured a double for Norton.
|Chad Norton||18,500,000||8,800,000 |
|Kevin Wang||12,800,000||-9,200,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:31 PM Local Time
Final Table Draw and Chip Counts
|Kevin Wang||22,000,000||1,800,000 |
|Ivan Uzunov||14,600,000||2,800,000 |
|William Blais||11,200,000||200,000 |
|Chad Norton||9,700,000||3,900,000 |
|Steve Lemma||6,000,000||900,000 |
|Andres Jeckeln||5,900,000||1,600,000 |
|Narimaan Ahmadi||5,500,000||-4,000,000 |
|Jordyn Miller||4,800,000||-3,175,000 |
|Joshua Herman||2,000,000||-3,600,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:28 PM Local Time
Marc Masino Eliminated in 10th Place ($15,417)
Marc Masino open-jammed for 1,800,000 from the cutoff and William Blais called from the small blind.
Masino woke up with an ace but was dominated by Blais and the flop didn't change a thing.
The paired the board on the turn, taking away Masino's eight and it was unfortunate as the fell on the river and eliminated him on the bubble to the unofficial final table.
|Marc Masino||0||-1,400,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:20 PM Local Time
Level 34 started
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:15 PM Local Time
Koray Aldemir Eliminated in 11th Place ($15,417)
Koray Aldemir pushed his last remaining chip into the middle pre-flop and was snap-called by William Blais.
The hands were tabled and it was Aldemir all-in and at risk with pocket versus the pocket of Blais.
The dealer ran out the board of and the aces held, which in turn eliminated Aldemir in 10th place.
|William Blais||11,000,000||200,000 |
|Koray Aldemir||0||-6,900,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:13 PM Local Time
Brian Bowman Eliminated in 13th Place ($12,286); Omer Gabay Eliminated in 12th Place ($12,286)
Kevin Wang raised to 700,000 from the cutoff. Brian Bowman jammed all in from the small blind for about 2,000,000. Omer Gabay re-jammed his larger stack of about 3,500,000 from the big blind. Action was back on Wang who had a huge decision on his hands. He thought it out for about 20 seconds before calling.
Wang was praying for under cards as he needed the tens to hold to score the double knockout. But the flop came to send Gabay into the lead. The turn was the to suddenly launch Bowman to the front of the pack but the sting in the tail came on the river as the peeled off to give Wang the set and the double knockout.
Wang, who is now the runaway chip leader, was jacked up as he pumped his fist and said "F*** yeah" multiple times while he collected his winnings.
|Kevin Wang||20,200,000||12,600,000 |
|Brian Bowman||0||-3,800,000 |
|Omer Gabay||0||-9,000,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 6:03 PM Local Time
Mathieu Papineau Eliminated in 14th Place ($9,886)
Mathieu Papineau raised all in for 1,960,000 from middle position and William Blais isolated from the small blind.
The flop came , giving Papineau a Broadway draw but he didn't like that it was all hearts as it also gave Blais a flush draw.
The turn didn't change a thing as Papineau needed an ace or ten that wasn't a heart.
Unfortunately for Papineau, the fell on the river, eliminating him from the tournament as it completed Blais' flush.
|William Blais||10,800,000||2,800,000 |
|Mathieu Papineau||0||-530,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:54 PM Local Time
Level 33 started
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:53 PM Local Time
Jonathan Sanders Eliminated in 15th Place ($9,886)
Jonathan Sanders moved all-in for his last 1,600,000 chips from early position and was called by William Blais in middle position.
The hands were turned face-up and it was Sanders who was at risk and needed help with his versus the of Blais.
The dealer flopped the and Blais took a commanding lead with his pair of kings.
The turn was a and gave Sanders a glimmer of hope as he paired his jack.
The river card was the and Blais took it down with a pair of kings, and Sanders was eliminated in 15th place and took home $9,886 for his effort.
|William Blais||8,000,000||4,000,000 |
|Jonathan Sanders||0||-2,800,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:37 PM Local Time
Uzunov Guts Papineau on River
Ivan Uzunov raised from middle position and Mathieu Papineau on his direct left, three-bet from the hijack. It folded back around to Uzunov who went all in and Papineau immediately called.
The case king came on the flop as it came to make things very grim for Uzunov. The turn was the and the river the to dramatically score the huge pot for Uzunov as several exclamations were heard around the table and Papineau counted his short stack and was left wondering what could've been had the river not come a diamond.
|Ivan Uzunov||11,800,000||7,800,000 |
|Mathieu Papineau||530,000||-5,970,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:36 PM Local Time
Chris Alafogiannis Eliminated in 16th Place ($9,886)
When the action was picked up Chris Alafogiannis re-raised Kevin Wang and moved all-in from the big blind. After a brief moment, Wang made the call.
The cards were turned face-up and it was Alafogiannis with the versus the held by Wang.
The dealer flopped the and Wand stayed ahead.
The turn was the and changed nothing.
The river was the and that wrapped it up with one pair of eights for Wang, which eliminated Alafogiannis in 16th place.
|Kevin Wang||7,600,000||800,000 |
|Chris Alafogiannis||0||-1,275,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:20 PM Local Time
Two Table Redraw
|Seat||Table||Chip Count|| |
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|Narimaan Ahmadi||9,500,000||505,000 |
|Omer Gabay||9,000,000||4,250,000 |
|Jordyn Miller||7,975,000||2,675,000 |
|Koray Aldemir||6,900,000||200,000 |
|Kevin Wang||6,800,000||-200,000 |
|Mathieu Papineau||6,500,000||3,800,000 |
|Chad Norton||5,800,000||1,250,000 |
|Joshua Herman||5,600,000||-130,000 |
|Steve Lemma||5,100,000||980,000 |
|Andres Jeckeln||4,300,000||2,200,000 |
|William Blais||4,000,000||-2,700,000 |
|Ivan Uzunov||4,000,000||-3,660,000 |
|Brian Bowman||3,800,000||-800,000 |
|Jonathan Sanders||2,800,000||250,000 |
|Marc Masino||1,400,000||400,000 |
|Chris Alafogiannis||1,275,000||-1,025,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:10 PM Local Time
Michael Holleman Eliminated in 17th Place ($8,033)
Steve Lemma moved all in from the button and Michael Holleman called from the big blind.
Holleman was the one at risk as he was slightly covered and he was ahead holding the vs the of Lemma.
The flop hit Lemma as it came . The turn was the and the river came the to pair Holleman but give Lemma the flush.
Holleman initially did not realize that Lemma had hit the flush and fist-pumped when the king came but soon saw the bad news with the heart in Lemma's hand and he walked over to the payout desk.
|Steve Lemma||4,120,000||2,020,000 |
|Michael Holleman||0||-2,600,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 5:06 PM Local Time
Donnie Phan Eliminated in 18th Place ($8,033)
William Blais opened under the gun for 400,000 and Mathieu Papineau three-bet jammed for roughly 2,000,000 from the button.
Action was on Donnie Phan who tossed his last 60,000 in from the big blind while Blais folded and the two players tabled their hands.
Phan was behind needing help and the flop gave him a gutshot straight draw.
The turn left Phan needing a three to stay alive but the completed the board on the river and ended his tournament in 18th place for $8,033.
|William Blais||6,700,000||-600,000 |
|Mathieu Papineau||2,700,000||-100,000 |
|Donnie Phan||0||-1,700,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:57 PM Local Time
Simeon Spasov Eliminated in 19th Place ($8,033)
The action had been folded around to the small blind Narimaan Ahmadi who moved all-in for 2,800,000 effective and was called by the big blind Simeon Spasov.
The cards were turned face-up and it was Spasov who was at-risk and trailed with his versus the held by Ahmadi.
The dealer spread a flop of and Ahmadi remained in the lead.
The turn card was a no-help .
The river card was another and it was the ace-ten high held by Ahmadi that took it down, which eliminated Spasov in 19th place.
|Narimaan Ahmadi||8,995,000||-5,000 |
|Simeon Spasov||0||-2,800,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:52 PM Local Time
Virab Zakaryan Eliminated in 20th Place ($8,033)
Virab Zakaryan raised to 1,800,000 from the button. Joshua Herman three-bet all in from the small blind. Zakaryan called.
The flop all but ended it for Zakaryan without any tease as it came to give Herman a set.
The turn was the and river the and Zakaryan was gone in 20th place.
|Joshua Herman||5,730,000||730,000 |
|Virab Zakaryan||0||-2,900,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:31 PM Local Time
Dean Hutchinson Eliminated in 21st Place ($8,033)
Dean Hutchinson moved all-in on a flop of and was called by Chad Norton.
Norton was ahead with his against Hutchinson who held and needed some help.
The turn card was a and changed nothing.
The river was a and that sealed the deal for Norton and his pair of aces which eliminated Hutchinson in 21st place.
|Chad Norton||4,550,000||2,850,000 |
|Dean Hutchinson||0||-1,600,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:29 PM Local Time
Brian Taylor Eliminated in 22nd Place ($8,033)
Brian Taylor raised all in for a little over 3,000,000 from middle position and Narimaan Ahmadi called from the big blind.
Taylor was racing for his tournament life and fell behind after an ace appeared in the window on the flop.
The turn left Taylor needing a queen but the completed the board on the river and ended his tournament.
|Narimaan Ahmadi||9,000,000||3,900,000 |
|Brian Taylor||0||-3,700,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:24 PM Local Time
Luther Tran Eliminated in 23rd Place ($8,033); Wadih Kaawar Eliminated in 24th Place ($8,033)
Wadih Kaawar open-jammed for 320,000 from under the gun, Luther Tran came over the top from the hijack and Kevin Wang isolated from the button.
Wang woke up with aces at the perfect time and the runout eliminated both Kaawar and Tran from the tournament.
|Kevin Wang||7,000,000||4,290,000 |
|Wadih Kaawar||0||-1,600,000 |
|Luther Tran||0||-1,250,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:23 PM Local Time
Three Table Redraw
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|Ivan Uzunov||7,660,000||10,000 |
|William Blais||7,300,000||-100,000 |
|Koray Aldemir||6,700,000||3,200,000 |
|Jordyn Miller||5,300,000||1,180,000 |
|Narimaan Ahmadi||5,100,000||150,000 |
|Joshua Herman||5,000,000||300,000 |
|Omer Gabay||4,750,000||40,000 |
|Brian Bowman||4,600,000||3,500,000 |
|Brian Taylor||3,700,000||1,390,000 |
|Virab Zakaryan||2,900,000||-500,000 |
|Mathieu Papineau||2,800,000||-400,000 |
|Simeon Spasov||2,800,000||-950,000 |
|Kevin Wang||2,710,000||210,000 |
|Michael Holleman||2,600,000||1,900,000 |
|Jonathan Sanders||2,550,000||150,000 |
|Chris Alafogiannis||2,300,000||1,290,000 |
|Steve Lemma||2,100,000||-800,000 |
|Andres Jeckeln||2,100,000||1,100,000 |
|Chad Norton||1,700,000||370,000 |
|Donnie Phan||1,700,000||770,000 |
|Wadih Kaawar||1,600,000||-350,000 |
|Dean Hutchinson||1,600,000||-1,010,000 |
|Luther Tran||1,250,000||-150,000 |
|Marc Masino||1,000,000||0 |