Monday, October 25, 2021 4:09 PM Local Time
Blais Eliminates Harder
Christian Harder pushed his last remaining chips into the middle and was all-in pre-flop versus William Blais.
It was Harder at risk with versus the held by Blais.
The dealer flopped the and Blais remained in the lead.
The turn was the and things stayed status quo.
The river card was the and Blais took it down with a pair of treys, ace-high, and was awarded the pot, which eliminated Harder from the tournament.
|William Blais||7,400,000||2,730,000 |
|Christian Harder||0||-1,040,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 4:05 PM Local Time
Uzunov Rivers Straight For Ginormous Pot
The flop read . Tommaso Briotti bet 320,000. Ivan Uzunov moved all in, having Briotti slightly covered as both players had healthy stacks.
Briotti went into the tank and took over a minute before he called.
Briotti was ahead but would need to fade the open ender. The turn was the to pair Uzunov and give him a few more outs. The river was the and just like that Uzunov slayed Briotti as the counts were confirmed by the dealer.
Briotti stood up, shaking his head as if he could not believe what just happened looking dazed and like he had just received a physical blow to the head. He slowly wandered over to payouts as his tournament was suddenly over after having a big stack not long ago. Meanwhile Uzunov surged to the chip lead.
|Ivan Uzunov||7,650,000||7,650,000 |
|Tommaso Briotti||0||-4,300,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:57 PM Local Time
Davis Survives His All-in Versus Norton
The hand was discovered on a board of and Chad Norton having shoved all-in for around 1,600,000 effective. Gene Davis tanked for a few, but eventually opted to make the call, and his tournament life was at risk.
"Good call", said Norton, as the cards were turned face-up.
It was a good call indeed as Davis held for a pair of queens and a heart flush draw against the for king-high held by Davis.
The river card was a and improved the winning hand to trip queens for Davis, and he survived his all-in chipped up to a solid 4,350,000 chips.
|Gene Davis||4,350,000||4,350,000 |
|Chad Norton||1,330,000||-2,070,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:55 PM Local Time
Mezrich Dropped by Papineau
Action quickly folded to Ari Mezrich who raised all in from the small blind and Mathieu Papineau looked him up from the big blind.
Mezrich was behind holding live cards but was left drawing dead after the flop gave Papineau a full house.
The board completed with the turn followed by the river and ended Mezrich's tournament.
|Mathieu Papineau||3,200,000||2,100,000 |
|Ari Mezrich||0||-2,420,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:48 PM Local Time
Aldemir Takes With Trips
The board read . Koray Aldemir bet 450,000 from the big blind, Wadih Kaawar called.
The river came the . Aldemir thought for a while before checking and Kaawar check behind.
Aldemir tabled the for trips and collected the pot.
|Koray Aldemir||3,500,000||1,315,000 |
|Wadih Kaawar||1,950,000||-1,050,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:45 PM Local Time
Gabay Collects Via Cooler
Action was caught on the river as the board read . There was a large pot in the middle. Omer Gabay moved all in and Jordyn Miller called.
Gabay showed the for a flopped set of aces while Miller had the and watched as a large portion on his stack went across the table to Miller.
|Omer Gabay||4,710,000||3,950,000 |
|Jordyn Miller||4,120,000||1,070,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:35 PM Local Time
Ahmadi Eliminates Ellerbe
Mark Ellerbe moved all-in preflop for his remaining chips and Narimaan Ahmadi called.
The cards were turned face-up and it was Ellerbe who needed help with versus the held by Narimaan.
The dealer spread out a flop of and Narimaan stayed ahead.
The turn card was the and changed nothing.
The river card was the and Narimaan locked up the hand, which in turn eliminated Ellerbe from the tournament.
|Narimaan Ahmadi||4,950,000||3,730,000 |
|Mark Ellerbe||0||-1,350,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:26 PM Local Time
Taylor Spikes Ten to Survive
Brian Taylor was all in preflop and already standing up as his was in trouble vs the of Mark Ellerbe.
The dealer quickly dealt the board as the flop came and the turn . It was the on the river that saved Taylor as he sat right back down and Ellerbe took his dejection in silence as many of his chips were carved away.
|Brian Taylor||2,310,000||1,730,000 |
|Mark Ellerbe||1,350,000||1,350,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:24 PM Local Time
Herman Eliminates Kovtunov
Hlib Kovtunov raised all-in from the button with and was called by Joshua Herman from the small blind who held .
The dealer flopped and Herman remained in the lead with ace-high.
The turn was the and that sealed the fate of Kovtunov. The meaningless river card made it official, and it was the one pair of aces held by Herman that bested the king-high of Kovtunov, and the latter was eliminated from the tournament.
With that pot Herman chipped up to a comfortable 4,700,000 chips
|Joshua Herman||4,700,000||1,400,000 |
|Hlib Kovtunov||0||-1,300,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:20 PM Local Time
Young Out Kicked by Wang
Rodney Spriggs limped in from under the gun, Kevin Wang raised to 450,000 from the button and Maxwell Young called off his 135,000 stack from the big blind.
Action was back on Spriggs who called and the dealer dropped a flop on the felt. Spriggs check-called Wang's 375,000 continuation bet and the paired the board on the turn.
Spriggs this time check-folded after Wang jammed and the two all in hands were revealed.
Young was well behind needing a king or nine just to chop but the completed the board on the river and ended his tournament.
|Kevin Wang||2,500,000||1,200,000 |
|Rodney Spriggs||150,000||-1,450,000 |
|Maxwell Young||0||-2,100,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:10 PM Local Time
Miller Ends the Day For Sherker
Ariel Sherker moved all in for 1,100,000 preflop. Behind her, Jordyn Miller re-shoved for 1,600,000. Dean Hutchinson was in the big blind and had both covered. He contemplated calling with a chance to knock out two players for a little while but eventually he folded.
The board ran out and Sherker was eliminated.
|Jordyn Miller||3,050,000||650,000 |
|Dean Hutchinson||2,610,000||2,610,000 |
|Ariel Sherker||0||-1,500,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:03 PM Local Time
Blais Eliminates Scott
Drew Scott pushed his remaining chips into the middle preflop and was called by William Blais.
The cards were turned face-up and it was a coinflip as Blais held versus the held by Scott.
The dealer spread out a flop of and Blais jumped out to the early lead.
The turn card was the and Blais still led.
The river card was the and that sealed the deal for Blais and his one pair of Queens, which in turn eliminated Scott from the tournament.
|William Blais||4,670,000||2,070,000 |
|Drew Scott||0||-1,600,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 3:02 PM Local Time
Ly Loses Race to Hutchinson
Christian Ly open-jammed under the gun for 800,000 and action folded to Dean Dean Hutchinson who called from the big blind.
Ly was racing for his tournament life and kept the lead after the flop hit the felt.
The turn however, paired Hutchinson, leaving Ly needing any queen or seven to stay alive.
Unfortunately for him, the completed the board on the river and ended his tournament.
|Dean Hutchinson||3,000,000||3,000,000 |
|Christian Ly||0||-1,900,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:58 PM Local Time
Spasov Gets Two-Pair Value
Action was on the river as the board read . Simeon Spasov bet 335,000 into a pot of roughly the same amount. Joseph Nelligan called after a few moments.
Spasov announced two-pair and tabled the which was good enough to take down the pot as Nelligan mucked it.
|Simeon Spasov||3,750,000||1,500,000 |
|Joseph Nelligan||570,000||-310,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:48 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts from Around the Room
|Tommaso Briotti||4,300,000||1,300,000 |
|Virab Zakaryan||3,400,000||2,000,000 |
|Joshua Herman||3,300,000||2,610,000 |
|Jonas Wexler||3,000,000||300,000 |
|Wadih Kaawar||3,000,000||160,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:38 PM Local Time
Lemma Eliminates Nastasa
The action was completed pre-flop and it was Steve Lemma who held and Gabriel Nastasa with both all-in and at risk versus Omer Gabay who held .
The dealer spread a flop of and Lemma remained in the lead.
The turn card was the and changed nothing.
The river was the and that meant that Lemma and his aces took down the pot, which in turn eliminated Nastasa and left Gabay with 760,000 chips.
This pot catapulted Lemma to 2,900,000 million chips.
|Steve Lemma||2,900,000||2,640,000 |
|Omer Gabay||760,000||-640,000 |
|Gabriel Nastasa||0||-500,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:37 PM Local Time
Mezrich Carves From Blais
There was a three-way preflop all-in in progress as Frank Lin was at risk along with Ari Mezrich while William Blais had the chance to take out both,
The flop came to give Mezrich top set and put him in firm control.
The turn was the to give Lin some hope of a straight but the river was the and Mezrich took down the big pot, Lin was eliminated and Blais dropped some from his large stack.
|William Blais||2,600,000||0 |
|Ari Mezrich||2,420,000||1,220,000 |
|Frank Lin||0||0 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:33 PM Local Time
Some Updated Chip Counts From After Break
|Chad Norton||3,400,000||2,200,000 |
|Tommaso Briotti||3,000,000||-200,000 |
|Kevin Davis||2,400,000||480,000 |
|Jordyn Miller||2,400,000||1,280,000 |
|Maxwell Young||2,100,000||1,200,000 |
|Taylor Howard||2,000,000||-300,000 |
|Alejandro Andión||2,000,000||-400,000 |
|Dean Hutchinson||2,000,000||2,000,000 |
|Christian Ly||1,900,000||945,000 |
|Drew Scott||1,600,000||970,000 |
|Ariel Sherker||1,500,000||-1,100,000 |
|Luther Tran||1,400,000||-600,000 |
|Omer Gabay||1,400,000||675,000 |
|Theodore Pasinski||1,400,000||1,029,500 |
|Kevin Wang||1,300,000||-800,000 |
|Ari Mezrich||1,200,000||350,000 |
|Diego Valenzuela||1,100,000||570,000 |
|Michael Holleman||700,000||455,000 |
|Gabriel Nastasa||500,000||325,000 |
|Reynaldo Magayon||400,000||220,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:26 PM Local Time
Davis Eliminates Yu
The action was discovered with Xiao Yu who raised all-in preflop and was called by Kevin Davis.
It was Yu who held versus the held by Davis.
The flop was and Davis took the lead with a pair of tens.
The turn card was the and that locked it up for Davis who improved to a broadway straight, which left Yu drawing dead.
The meaningless river card was the and that officially eliminated Yu from the tournament.
|Kevin Davis||1,920,000||1,420,000 |
|Xiao Yu||0||-1,345,000 |
Monday, October 25, 2021 2:20 PM Local Time
Blais Sends Lin's Aces On the Fritz
In a hand retold to PokerNews by Frank Lin, according to him he three-bet to 335,000 preflop over the 120,000 raise by William Blais.
The flop came . Lin bet 305,000, Blais raised all in for about 1,400,000 and Lin called.
Lin had the but would need to fade the of Blais.
The turn was the to keep Lin ahead but the river came the to river a straight for Blais and crack the aces of Lin as he was left with crumbs and Blais zoomed toward the top of the counts.
|William Blais||3,600,000||2,000,000 |
|Frank Lin||30,000||-2,270,000 |