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

Friday, October 29, 2021 to Monday, November 01, 2021

Event #55: COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $400
  • Prizepool: $3,101,670
  • Entries: 9,399
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:55 PM Local Time
Miles Over 5 Million Chips

A player opened to 125,000 and Timothy 'TK' Miles three-bet to 400,000 in the hijack. The initial player made the call.

The flop came     and Miles's opponent check-called for 200,000. When the turn showed the  , it was checked again to Miles who sent another bet worth 500,000. Miles's opponent thought about it for a minute and mucked his hand.

Timothy Miles5,100,0003,850,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:47 PM Local Time
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:39 PM Local Time
Big pot for Kubi

The action folded to the small blind who completed for 50,000 and Elad Kubi raised it to 150,000. The small blind called.

The flop went     and the small blind led out for 225,000. Kubi made the call.

When the   appeared on the turn, the small blind sent another bet worth 500,000 this time. Kubi announced all in for 1,190,000, putting his opponent into a big decision. After thinking about it for a few minutes, the latter ended up folding and Kubi took down the pot without revealing his hand.

Elad Kubi2,300,0001,759,993
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:39 PM Local Time
Johnson Spikes an Ace on the River

There was an all-in for around 600,000 in early position and the action folded all the way to Casey Johnson in the big blind. Johnson called and the cards were on their backs.

Casey Johnson:   

It was looking grim for Johnson who needed to hit one of three aces in the deck. It took until the river for the   to hit the felt and Johnson eliminated his opponent.

Casey Johnson1,650,0001,010,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:23 PM Local Time
Aces for Ginley

In a blind versus blind battle, Chris Ginley was found all in in the big blind for his last 300,000, holding   , and was facing    for his opponent.

The dealer showed a board       and Ginley's pair of aces held to give him the double up.

Chris Ginley650,000433,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:23 PM Local Time
Alexandre Flips Schehr to the Rail

Jean-Francois Alexandre opened to 120,000 from under the gun and Thomas Schehr shipped all in for 425,000 in the hijack. The action folded back to Alexandre who flicked in a chip to call.

Thomas Schehr:   
Jean-Francois Alexandre:   

It was a coin flip and the flop of     left Alexandre in the lead. Schehr flopped a flush draw with his two over cards but the   on the turn nor the   on the river could save him.

Jean-Francois Alexandre3,450,0003,194,000
Thomas Schehr0-289,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:16 PM Local Time
Bruhns Wins the Battle of the Blinds

The action folded around to the small blind who jammed all in for 270,000. Jan Bruhns asked for a count before making the call from the big blind.

Small Blind:   
Jan Bruhns:   

Bruhns was in a great position to take out his opponent and the flop of     appeared to be safe. However, the   on the turn gave his opponent plenty of outs. The   on the river bricked out and Bruhns dragged in the pot.

Jan Bruhns1,670,0001,263,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:12 PM Local Time
Triple Up for Berreman

A player shoved for a remaining stack around 480,000 and Christopher Herrin reshoved from the cutoff. John Berreman, with only 65,000 left, called all-in from the blinds to create the following showdown:

John Berreman:   
Christopher Herrin:   
Initial player:   

Berreman managed to find a board      , giving him two pairs to triple up his stack, while Herrin took down the side pot and eliminated a player.

Christopher Herrin1,250,000100,000
John Berreman220,000-123,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:46 PM Local Time
New Break

Players are on break for 15 minutes with 350 Colossus runners remaining.

Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:45 PM Local Time
Gavasci Rivers a Flush

Picking up the action on the turn with the board reading     , Martin Gavasci checked from the big blind. His opponent fired out a bet of 225,000 into a pot of around 400,000. Gavasci called and the   landed on the river.

Gavasci checked again and his opponent quickly checked it back. Gavasci turned over    for a flush and his opponent conceded.

Martin Gavasci1,850,0001,849,999
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:43 PM Local Time
Jacks Are Good for Trelski

The action was picked up with Tomasz Trelski being all in preflop with   for a remaining stack around 500,000 , and facing    in his opponent's hand for a flip situation.

The board       was revealed, improving Treski's hand into a straight to give him the double up.

Tomasz Trelski1,100,000689,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:35 PM Local Time
Riosgomez Finds a Double Up

The table folded to Javier Riosgomez on the button who shoved for a remaining stack around 290,000. The small blind quickly called and both revealed their cards:

Javier Riosgomez:   

Riosgomez had the dominating hand, and a board       was dealt, giving him the flush to double up his stack.

Javier Riosgomez650,000116,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:33 PM Local Time
Gulati Wakes Up with Aces

Tarun Gulati raised from the hijack and the player in the cutoff jammed all in for a little over 600,000. The action folded back to Gulati who quickly called and the cards were tabled.

Tarun Gulati:   

Gulati had his opponent in trouble but the flop of     gave him a sweat. The   on the turn and the   on the river changed nothing and Gulati eliminated his opponent.

Tarun Gulati2,200,0000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:31 PM Local Time
Small Pot for Truong

A player opened in middle position to 100,000, with 400,000 chips left behind. Only Thi Truong decided to call on the button.

The flop came     and Truong bet 150,000 after a check from her opponent. The latter considered it for a minute but sent his cards into the muck.

Thi Truong1,200,000463,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:25 PM Local Time
Miles Finds a Double Up

There was a raise on the button and Timothy Miles called from the big blind. The flop came     and Miles started with a check. The button threw in a bet of 115,000 and Miles check-raised all in for 490,000. His opponent asked for a count and eventually threw in a chip to call.

Timothy Miles:   

The turn was the   which changed nothing and the river was the  . Despite his opponent making top pair, Miles completed a straight and was awarded a double up.

Timothy Miles1,250,000835,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:20 PM Local Time
Jones Doubles Through Nahid

Kareef 'Cincinnati' Nahid raised in the hijack and Darrell Jones shoved behind for his last 185,000. The rest of the players folded and Nahid quickly announced the call.

Jones had the dominating hand with   , facing    for Nahid, and the       brought him no bad surprise to claim the pot and the double up.

Nahid, who started the day with only 120,000, is now seated with a huge stack approaching four millions chips.

Kareef Nahid3,900,0003,780,000
Darrell Jones400,000236,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:16 PM Local Time
New Chip Counts
Vincas Tamasauskas2,350,000970,000
Anatolii Zyrin1,500,0001,220,000
Priscilla Lake1,180,000370,000
Kathy Liebert1,150,000390,000
Antoine Goutard850,000390,000
Jason Wheeler780,000-110,000
Justin Arnwine700,000150,000
Garrett Greer360,00057,000
Florian Dietrich260,000-40,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 2:07 PM Local Time
Platt Bows Out

Jeff Platt

Jeff Platt was down to his last 370,000 chips and he pushed all in from middle position. Christopher Herrin was in the big blind and slid out enough chips to call.

Jeff Platt:   
Christopher Herrin:   

Platt found himself looking for one of two sevens left in the deck. The flop of     provided some backdoor draws but the   on the turn quickly ruined all of that. The river was the   and Platt was forced to head to the payout desk.

Christopher Herrin1,150,000230,000
Jeff Platt0-705,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 1:59 PM Local Time
Yanovski Forces a Fold from Kang

On a three-way pot with the flop reading    , Leonid Yanovski and the big blind checked to Hogyun Kang who bet 175,000. Only Yanovski made the call.

The   fell on the turn and this time Yanovski tanked for a few minutes before announcing all in for 760,000. Kang considered it for some time but eventually folded his hand.

Leonid Yanovski1,410,0001,249,000
Hogyun Kang1,100,000300,000
Sunday, October 31, 2021 1:51 PM Local Time
Phanrasy Kills Two Birds With One Stone

Terence Millis open-shipped all in for around 280,000 in early position. Sosthany Phanrasy re-shoved all in on the button and the small blind also stuck in the last of her 350,000 chips.

Terence Millis:   
Small Blind:   
Sosthany Phanrasy:   

The flop came     and Phanrasy was still in a dominating position with his ace-king high. The   on the turn changed nothing and the   on the river secured the double knockout for Phanrasy.

Sosthany Phanrasy1,990,0001,620,000
Terence Millis0-452,000