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

Monday, October 25, 2021 to Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Event #49: No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,137,650
  • Entries: 122
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:42 PM Local Time
Becker Takes from Dirksen

Johannes Becker raised to 50,000 from the small blind and Dustin Dirksen called from the big blind.

Becker drew two cards and Dirksen took one.

Becker checked after the draw and Dirksen bet 55,000. Becker three-bet to 325,000 and Dirksen called.

Becker turned over       for the number five to take a big pot and leave Dirksen short.

Benny Glaser2,900,000-100,000
Johannes Becker2,300,000300,000
Farzad Bonyadi1,700,000-100,000
Dustin Dirksen370,000-245,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:26 PM Local Time
Bonyadi Building

Farzad Bonyadi

Benny Glaser raised to 75,000 from the small blind and Farzad Bonyadi called from the big.

Both players drew two and Glaser checked — prompting a 260,000 bet from Bonyadi.

Glaser called and Bonyadi tabled      , which was good as Glaser mucked upon seeing the hand.

Benny Glaser3,000,000-400,000
Farzad Bonyadi1,800,000400,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:22 PM Local Time
Dirksen Chips Up

Dustin Dirksen raised to 60,000 from under the gun and Johannes Becker called from the big blind.

Becker took two cards and Dirksen drew one.

Becker check-called Dirksen's bet of 100,000 after the draw. Dirksen showed       for a nine-seven to take an important pot.

Benny Glaser3,400,0000
Johannes Becker2,000,000-100,000
Farzad Bonyadi1,400,0000
Dustin Dirksen615,000255,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:04 PM Local Time
Becker Wins; Dirksen Getting Short

Dustin Dirksen raised to 60,000 from the button and Johannes Becker called from the big blind.

Becker took one card and Dirksen stood pat.

After the draw, Becker fired 165,000 and Dirksen called. Becker tabled       and Dirksen mucked the losing hand.

Benny Glaser3,400,000-300,000
Johannes Becker2,100,000200,000
Farzad Bonyadi1,400,000100,000
Dustin Dirksen360,000-225,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:57 PM Local Time
Dirksen Mucks Ducks

Farzad Bonyadi raised to 60,000 on the button and was three-bet to 225,000 by Dustin Dirksen in the big blind.

Undeterred, Bonyadi four-bet to 750,000. Dirksen quickly gave up his hand and revealed three deuces as he mucked.

Farzad Bonyadi1,300,000310,000
Dustin Dirksen585,000-200,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:56 PM Local Time
Dirksen Beats Bonyadi

Dustin Dirksen raised to 60,000 from under the gun and Farzad Bonyadi called from the small blind.

Bonyadi drew one and Dirksen stood pat. Both players checked after the draw.

Dirksen turned over       to beat Bonyadi's      .

Benny Glaser3,700,000-200,000
Johannes Becker1,900,0000
Farzad Bonyadi990,000350,000
Dustin Dirksen785,000-140,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:39 PM Local Time
Glaser Extends His Lead

Benny Glaser raised to 65,000 on the button and was called by Farzad Bonyadi in the small blind Johannes Becker in the big.

All three players drew one.

It was checked to Glaser, who bet 275,000. Bonyadi and Becker both folded and Glaser took down the pot.

Benny Glaser3,900,000100,000
Johannes Becker1,900,000-100,000
Farzad Bonyadi640,00065,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:30 PM Local Time
Becker Folds to Dirksen

Johannes Becker raised to 50,000 from under the gun and Dustin Dirksen three-bet to 175,000 from the button. The blinds got out of the way and Becker called.

Both players drew one card.

Becker checked the draw and Dirksen fired 250,000. Becker mucked his hand and Dirksen grabbed an important pot in four-handed play.

Benny Glaser3,800,000200,000
Johannes Becker2,000,000-100,000
Dustin Dirksen925,00015,000
Farzad Bonyadi575,000-190,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:22 PM Local Time
2021 WSOP Streaming Exclusively on PokerGO

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PokerGO has partnered with CBS Sports Network to provide WSOP coverage with the likes of Lon McEachern, Norman Chad, and Jamie Kerstetter returning to the WSOP broadcast booth this year, along with PokerNews Podcast co-host Jeff Platt from time to time.

CBS Sports Network will televise 16 pre-produced and edited episodes of the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event, after striking a multi-year deal earlier this year. This deal sees coverage of the WSOP Main Event return to its original broadcast partner after featuring on CBS Sports Spectacular in the mid-1970s.

All 16 episodes will be televised following the conclusion of the tournament.

PokerGO will provide live streaming duties of the World Championship event starting on Day 1A (November 4) until the end on November 17, except Day 1B (November 5).

Away from the Main Event, there will be additional coverage of more than two dozen tournaments thru November 23, 2021. They include the $50,000 Poker Players Championship and the $250,000 Super High Roller.

Here's a look at the remaining PokerGO live-stream schedule:

*Dates, times, and specific events of this schedule are subject to change.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:18 PM Local Time
Level 20 started
Level: 20
Blinds: 10,000/25,000
Ante: 35,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:04 PM Local Time
Player Break

Players are now on a 10-minute break.

Benny Glaser3,600,000200,000
Johannes Becker2,100,000100,000
Dustin Dirksen910,000-10,000
Farzad Bonyadi765,000-335,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:55 PM Local Time
Glaser Calls Dirksen Four-Bet

Dustin Dirksen raised to 50,000 from under the gun and Benny Glaser three-bet to 175,000. Dirksen four-bet to 375,000 and Glaser called.

Both players stood pat and checked the draw.

Dirksen turned over      , but Glaser had       for the nine-low to take the pot.

Benny Glaser3,400,000400,000
Johannes Becker2,000,000-100,000
Farzad Bonyadi1,100,000100,000
Dustin Dirksen920,000-380,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:38 PM Local Time
Bonyadi Back to a Million

Johannes Becker raised to 40,000 under-the-gun and Farzad Bonyadi called from the big blind.

Bonyadi drew two and Becker drew one.

Both players checked and Bonyadi showed      . Becker mucked and Bonyadi dragged the pot.

Johannes Becker2,100,0000
Farzad Bonyadi1,000,000145,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:32 PM Local Time
Glaser Back Above 3 Million

Dustin Dirksen raised to 50,000 from early position and Benny Glaser three-bet to 175,000. Dirksen called and drew one. Glaser stood pat.

Dirksen checked after the draw and Glaser fired 230,000. Dirksen folded quickly and Glaser chipped back above the 3 million mark.

Benny Glaser3,000,000-100,000
Dustin Dirksen1,300,000-100,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:27 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast: Phil Ivey & Tom Dwan Play Hustler Casino Live, Recent WSOP Winners
PokerNews Podcast
PokerNews Podcast

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jesse Fullen and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

In this episode, they first talk about Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan making their Hustler Casino Live debut when they participated in a wild $200/$400 NLH cash game against players like Matt Berkey and Garrett Adelstein. How did they do? Find out in this episode.

They then recap all the recent WSOP bracelet winners including post-victory interviews with Kevin Gerhart, Carlos Chang, and Bradley Ruben, as well as talk about Gediminas Uselis winning the MSPT Venetian $1,600 Main Event for $325,428 and Jeff Platt making a deep run in Event #43: $1,000 Double Stack.

Finally, Chad offers a "Where Are They Now" update on 2009 WSOP bracelet winner Jerrod Ankenman, who was a pioneer of mathematics in poker and even co-wrote the poker book The Mathematics of Poker alongside Bill Chen.

Click here to listen to the new PN Podcast!

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:26 PM Local Time
Bonyadi Shoves

Farzad Bonyadi raised to 50,000 on the button and was three-bet to 150,000 by Dustin Dirksen in the big blind. Bonyadi called.

Dirksen stood pat and Bonyadi drew one.

Dirksen checked and Bonyadi shoved for 465,000. Dirksen folded after a bit of thought and Bonyadi scooped the pot.

Dustin Dirksen1,400,000-300,000
Farzad Bonyadi855,000-95,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:15 PM Local Time
Jake Schwartz Eliminated in 5th Place ($72,185)

Jake Schwartz

Johannes Becker raised to 40,000 from early position and Jake Schwartz shoved for 325,000. Becker was the lone caller.

Schwartz drew one and Becker stood pat.

Jake Schwartz:      /  
Johannes Becker:      

Becker had the jack-low and Schwartz was live but he peeled a  . The pair was enough to eliminate Schwartz from the tournament in fifth place for $72,185.

Johannes Becker2,100,000600,000
Jake Schwartz0-395,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:08 PM Local Time
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:59 PM Local Time
Glaser Scoops a Big One From Becker

Benny Glaser

Benny Glaser opened to 50,000 on the button and Johannes Becker three-bet to 250,000 from the big blind. Glaser called.

Becker stood pat and Glaser drew one.

Becker checked to Glaser, who bet 330,000. Becker thought it over and placed a call into the middle and Glaser showed      . It was good, as Becker mucked, and Glaser scooped the pot.

Benny Glaser3,100,000500,000
Johannes Becker1,500,000-400,000
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 5:47 PM Local Time
Schwartz Getting Short

Jake Schwartz raised to 40,000 and Benny Glaser raised to 130,000 from the button. Schwartz called.

Glaser stood pat and Schwartz drew one.

Schwartz checked the draw and Glaser fired 395,000. A quick fold was made and Glaser extended his lead.

Benny Glaser2,600,000300,000
Jake Schwartz395,000-154,000