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

Sunday, October 24, 2021 to Monday, October 25, 2021

Event #46: No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack

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  • Buy-in: $800
  • Prizepool: $1,445,312
  • Entries: 2,053
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, October 25, 2021 2:00 PM Local Time
Break Time

The players have been sent on a 15-minute break.

Monday, October 25, 2021 1:59 PM Local Time
Dragon Eliminates Mender

The action was discovered on a completed board of       with Anthony Mender all-in and at-risk versus Larry Dragon.

The cards had been turned face-up and it was the    of Dragon that bested the    of Mender, and the latter exited the tournament.

Larry Dragon1,600,0001,225,000
Anthony Mender0-435,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:55 PM Local Time
Bad River Sends Bleiker Packing

Action folded to Felix Bleiker who raised all-in from the small blind and Rodney Spriggs called from the big blind.

Felix Bleiker:   
Rodney Spriggs:   

Bleiker had Spriggs dominated and nothing changed after the     flop hit the felt.

The   turn gave Bleiker a sweat as it gave Spriggs more outs with a gutshot straight draw and unfortunately for him, the   river was on of those outs, ending his tournament.

Rodney Spriggs1,600,000970,000
Felix Bleiker0-695,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:55 PM Local Time
Aces Over Queens for Ahmadi

Narimaan Ahmadi was in prime position for a double up as his    was reigning supreme over the    of Gene Davis in a preflop all in.

The flop came    . The turn was the   and the river came the   to secure the double for Ahmadi.

Narimaan Ahmadi1,220,000210,000
Gene Davis575,000200,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:50 PM Local Time
Alafogiannis Doubles with Aces

The action was picked up with Chris Alafogiannis all-in and at-risk versus Ari Mezrich.

It was the    of Alafogiannis's that were in the lead against the    that Mezrich held.

The dealer placed out a flop of     and Alafogiannis remained in the lead.

The   turn and the   river changed nothing and Alafogiannis survived his all-in and chipped up to over 1 million chips.

Chris Alafogiannis1,010,000-690,000
Ari Mezrich850,000-950,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:47 PM Local Time
Harder Doubles

Christian Harder was all in with his short stack preflop holding    and was up against the    of Simoen Spasov.

The flop came    . The turn was the   and the river came the   as Harder held to gather a big double up.

Simeon Spasov2,250,0001,285,000
Christian Harder1,040,000405,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:47 PM Local Time
Londonoposada Jams Into Norton's Aces

Kevin Wang raised to 125,000 from late position and was called by Chad Norton from the hijack before Juan Londonoposada squeezed for 775,000 from the big blind.

Wang mucked his hand while Norton snap-called and the two players tabled their hands.

Juan Londonoposada:   
Chad Norton:   

Londonoposada was way behind needing help but the       runout ended his tournament.

Kevin Wang2,100,0001,005,000
Chad Norton1,200,000820,000
Juan Londonoposada0-107,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:43 PM Local Time
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Monday, October 25, 2021 1:28 PM Local Time
Aldemir Doubles Through Andion

Alejandro Andion moved all-in for 1,055,000 chips effective and was called by Koray Aldemir from the big blind.

The cards were turned face-up and it was the pocket    of Andion versus the    of Aldemir.

The dealer spread the flop of     and Aldemir hopped into the lead.

The   on the turn changed nothing. The river was the   and the flopped pair of kings of Aldemir's held and he secured his double.

Alejandro Andión2,400,000-900,000
Koray Aldemir2,185,000-165,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:24 PM Local Time
Goldsmith Falls to Sherker's Kings

Ariel Sherker

Action folded around to Joshua Goldsmith who raised all in from the button, Luther Tran called from the small blind only to folded after Ariel Sherker came over the top from the big blind.

Joshua Goldsmith:   
Ariel Sherker:   

Tran was happy with his fold as he showed    while the       runout ended Goldsmith's tournament.

Ariel Sherker2,600,000890,000
Luther Tran2,000,0001,125,000
Joshua Goldsmith0-600,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:18 PM Local Time
Sherker Doubles With Rivered Broadway

Ariel Sherker was all in an at risk preflop with   . She winced a bit when she saw that she was dominated by the    of Christian Ly.

The flop came     to give Sherker straight and flush outs. The   turn was a blank but the   river was one of needed outs and Sherker doubled up her stack with Broadway whilst Ly's chip stack took a hit in the process.

Ariel Sherker1,710,0001,060,000
Christian Ly955,000-315,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:17 PM Local Time
Some Updated Chip Counts
Alejandro Andión3,300,000900,000
Tommaso Briotti3,200,0001,525,000
Wadih Kaawar2,840,000410,000
Jonathan Sanders2,400,000-50,000
Koray Aldemir2,350,000970,000
Taylor Howard2,300,0001,135,000
Joel Orum2,100,000395,000
Ari Mezrich1,800,000840,000
Chris Alafogiannis1,700,000440,000
William Blais1,600,0000
Virab Zakaryan1,400,00055,000
Brian Bowman1,100,000470,000
Mathieu Papineau1,100,000-260,000
Donnie Phan930,000710,000
Maxwell Young900,000-230,000
Omer Gabay725,000365,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:07 PM Local Time
Wexler Eliminates Spencer

The action was discovered on a completed board of       with Brent Spencer all-in and at-risk versus Jonas Wexler.

It was the    of Wexler that bested the    of Spencer and the latter was eliminated from the tournament.

Jonas Wexler2,700,0001,070,000
Brent Spencer0-800,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 1:03 PM Local Time
Papineau Showers Opponent

The board read      by the turn and his opponent shipped his stack and was called by Mathieu Papineau.

Papineau had the larger stack and the better hand with the    for trip aces while his opponent had the    for the flush draw.

The river came the   and Papineau collected the rest of his opponent's chips.

Mathieu Papineau1,360,000670,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 12:55 PM Local Time
Moore Survives All-In Versus Davis

Kevin Moore pushed his remaining 180,000 chips into the middle from early position with    and was called by Kevin Davis on the button who held   . The all-in and at-risk player was Moore and he needed some help.

The dealer spread the flop of     and Moore took the lead and did not look back.

The   turn and   river changed nothing and Moore survived his all-in and chipped up to 450,000 with that pot.

Kevin Davis500,000-105,000
Jamie Moore450,000-155,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 12:51 PM Local Time
Miller Finds Aces

Jordyn Miller was seen collecting a double up with their    being the winner on the board of      .

James Moore was cutting out the chips to give away from his stack as he was the one who Miller was collecting his double up from.

Jordyn Miller1,120,000260,000
James Moore580,000-395,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 12:49 PM Local Time
Sanders Hits Quad Kings

In a hand re-told to PokerNews, Jonathan Sanders got all of his chips in the middle versus his opponent.

Jonathan Sanders:   

The pocket queens were ahead on the turn with the board reading      which had Sanders in big trouble. The river came the last   and Sanders won the huge pot in dramatic fashion.

Elsewhere Frank Lin has chipped up substantially since the start of the day.

Jonathan Sanders2,450,0001,640,000
Frank Lin2,300,0001,405,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 12:47 PM Local Time
No Longer in the Tournament...
Arsh Grover0-595,000
Ryan Smith (CAN)0-445,000
Anthony Marquez0-590,000
Jefferson Guerreromontejo0-325,000
Donny Rubinstein0-365,000
Paul Figliomeni0-310,000
Florian Ribouchon0-400,000
Einav Shalom0-400,000
John Gorsuch0-240,000
Marcelo Tadeu Aziz Junior0-510,000
Anne Bui00
James Cownie0-650,000
Khoi Lang0-490,000
Jeff Dumas0-210,000
Itzhak Ashkenazi0-1,425,000
Mary Sanker0-450,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 12:38 PM Local Time
Spencer Eliminates Bui

Anne Bui moved all-in from the small blind with    and was snap-called by Brent Spencer who held   .

The dealer ran out the board of       and the ace-king held and Bui was eliminated from the tournament.

Brent Spencer800,00060,000
Anne Bui0-250,000
Monday, October 25, 2021 12:37 PM Local Time
Ly Shoves River

With 350,000 in the pot on the       board, Christian Ly moved all in to put Joseph Volpe to the test for his remaining stack of about 285,000.

Volpe thought for several moments but eventually elected to fold his hand and Ly gathered a nice pot.

Christian Ly1,270,000235,000
Joseph Volpe285,000-390,000