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

Sunday, October 31, 2021 to Thursday, November 04, 2021

Event #60: Poker Players Championship 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $50,000
  • Prizepool: $3,016,125
  • Entries: 63
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:36 PM Local Time
Break With 18 Remaining

The final 18 players are on their third scheduled 15-minute break.

Paul Volpe1,920,00045,000
Daniel Negreanu1,669,000-331,000
Ryan Leng1,650,000465,000
Dan Cates1,600,000-90,000
Josh Arieh1,473,000173,000
Mike Wattel1,460,00060,000
Roman Yitzhaki1,400,000552,000
Jesse Klein1,130,000300,000
Eli Elezra1,002,0002,000
Robert Campbell944,000-246,000
Matt Glantz910,000-105,000
Chris Brewer680,000150,000
Chad Campbell671,000-479,000
Anthony Zinno635,000-95,000
Yuval Bronshtein610,000-160,000
Nick Schulman580,000360,000
Brian Rast506,000-254,000
Adam Friedman146,000-114,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:34 PM Local Time
Bronshtein Wins Without a Showdown


Yuval Bronshtein:   /    
Dan Cates:   /     - folded on sixth street
Adam Friedman:   /     - folded on sixth street

Yuval Bronshtein completed and was called by Adam Friedman and Dan Cates.

Cates and Freidman called a bet from Bronshtein on fourth and then Cates bet on fifth. Both players called.

Bronshtein reassumed betting on sixth and both Cates and Friedman quickly folded — awarding the pot to Bronshtein.

Dan Cates1,690,000-510,000
Yuval Bronshtein770,00010,000
Adam Friedman260,000-310,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:32 PM Local Time
Eveslage Left Very Short; Busts Next Hand

Chad Eveslage

Omaha Hi-Lo

Daniel Negreanu raised in the cutoff, Matt Glantz three-bet the button and Chad Eveslage four-bet in the small blind for Negreanu and Glantz to call. Eveslage bet the     flop to earn two calls and then checked the   on the turn. Negreanu bet, Glantz called and Eveslage called with very few chips behind.

On the   river, Eveslage checked, Negreanu bet and Glantz called to then see Eveslage muck the      face-up. Negreanu tabled the      for trips fives and won the high pot, Glantz took the low with     .


Chad Eveslage:    /      /  
Chris Brewer:    /      /  

Eveslage was then all-in after third street when the game type changed to Razz and he was up against Chris Brewer. Until sixth, both players had paired up but Eveslage was left drawing dead to bow out in 19th place.

Daniel Negreanu2,000,000700,000
Matt Glantz1,015,00015,000
Chris Brewer530,000150,000
Chad Eveslage0-340,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:24 PM Local Time
Ramos Eliminated by Brewer

Felipe Ramos

No-Limit Hold'em

Despite his recent triple-ups, Felipe Ramos' time in the tournament has come to an end.

Chris Brewer raised to 20,000 in the cutoff and Ramos moved all-in for his last 140,000. Brewer called, endangering a large portion of his dwindling stack as well.

Felipe Ramos:   
Chris Brewer:   

The     flop came clean for Ramos, but the   put him in dire straights, with the   on the river ending his day, and bringing some health to Brewer's stack.

Chris Brewer380,000140,000
Felipe Ramos0-162,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:22 PM Local Time
Zinno on the Rise; Klein Chips Up

Omaha Hi-Lo

Anthony Zinno made quads sixes against Nick Schulman in a Seven Card Stud hand and was then involved in the next three-way pot with big stack Paul Volpe and Jesse Klein. Zinno bet the      turn and the   river, which both opponents called.

Volpe announced he had ace-try while Zinno flashed his   . However, it was Klein who won the pot with      for jacks and nines.

Paul Volpe1,875,000-135,000
Chad Campbell1,150,000-830,000
Jesse Klein830,000400,000
Anthony Zinno730,000300,000
Nick Schulman220,000-110,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:17 PM Local Time
Negreanu Battles Brewer

On a flop of    , Chris Brewer checked to Daniel Negreanu who bet 15,000. Brewer responded with a check-raise to 45,000.

Negreanu wasn't done there though, as he min-clicked it to 75,000, which brought a quick fold from Brewer who has seen his stack shrink to 240,000

Daniel Negreanu1,300,000170,000
Chris Brewer240,000-135,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:16 PM Local Time
Zack Eliminated by Rast

Daniel Zack

Seven Card Stud

Mike Wattel:   /    / 
Brian Rast:   /    / 
Daniel Zack:   /    / 

Mike Wattel completed and was called by Daniel Zack and Brian Rast.

Wattel and Rast called a bet from Zack on fourth street and then Wattel bet when checked to on fifth and sixth street, which Zack and Rast called.

Rast led out on seventh and was raised by Wattel, which sent Zack deep into the tank. Zack folded, leaving himself just a few thousand in chips behind, and Rast called.

Wattel revealed     for nines-full of jacks and Rast mucked.

On the very next hand, Zack was eliminated by Rast after getting all in and losing to Rast, who eliminated Zack with two pair.

Mike Wattel1,400,000200,000
Brian Rast760,000-220,000
Daniel Zack0-80,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:11 PM Local Time
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Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:10 PM Local Time
Ramos Gets Very Short; Triples Twice

Felipe Ramos

Limit 2-7 Triple Draw

Daniel Negreanu raised and Felipe Ramos three-bet, Negreanu four-bet and Ramos called. On the first draw, Ramos took two while Negreanu took one and the latter bet Ramos called. Negreanu then patted and Ramos took two once more with Negreanu betting and Ramos calling thereafter.

On the final draw, Negreanu patted and Ramos took two to then fold with 18,000 behind.

One hand later, Ramos was all-in for 18,000 against Chris Brewer and Josh Arieh. Ramos took one, then patted twice while Brewer and Arieh took three each on the first draw, then three and two respectively on the second and third draw. Ramos tripled with a      .

In the very next hand, Ramos raised from under the gun, Arieh three-bet, Negreanu four-bet and Ramos called all-in. Arieh called as well as Negreanu patted and his two opponents took two. Arieh check-called one bet for the same drawing pattern to occur once more. Arieh then check-folded and Ramos took one on the final draw.

Negreanu flipped over       and Ramos was live with a      draw. He spiked the   and tripled up once more.

Josh Arieh1,300,0000
Daniel Negreanu1,130,000255,000
Felipe Ramos162,0007,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 7:03 PM Local Time
Campbell Rivers Zack For Big Pot

Robert Campbell

No-Limit Hold'em

Daniel Zack is on the short stack after dropping a big pot to Robert Campbell.

On the     flop, Zack checked his big blind to Campbell, who bet 40,000 from early position. Zack called.

The players checked the   on the turn, then on the   river, Zack led for 35,000, which was music to Campbell's ears, as he raised to 175,000, which represented most of Zack's stack.

Zack took some time, but then called.

Campbell showed    for a rivered straight, vaulting him over one million in chips.

Robert Campbell1,190,000770,000
Daniel Zack80,000-25,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:46 PM Local Time
Brewer and Negreanu Chop for Some Profit

Stud Hi-Lo

Chris Brewer:    /      /  
Daniel Negreanu:    /      /  
Chad Eveslage:    /      /  

Chris Brewer completed and was called by Daniel Negreanu and Chad Eveslage. Brewer bet fourth to earn two calls and they checked down fifth street. On sixth, Brewer bet and Negreanu raised, Eveslage got out of the way.

Seventh street brought a check-call by Brewer, who won the high pot with     for kings and sixes while Negreanu took the low with     for an eight-seven.

Josh Arieh1,300,000110,000
Matt Glantz1,000,000371,000
Daniel Negreanu875,000-175,000
Chris Brewer375,00075,000
Chad Eveslage340,000-90,000
Felipe Ramos155,000-139,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:44 PM Local Time
Alexander Eliminated by Wattel

George Alexander

Limit 2-7 Triple Draw

Brian Rast raised under-the-gun and was three-bet by George Alexander from directly behind. Mike Wattel then four-bet on the button. Rast called and Alexander called all in for less.

Rast and Wattel drew one, while Alexander drew two and both players checked.

All three players drew one on the second draw and Rast check-called a bet from Wattel.

Rast and Alexander drew one on the final draw and Wattel stood pat. Rast folded to another bet from Wattel and Wattel tabled       for number two. It was good against the       of Alexander, who was eliminated.

Mike Wattel1,200,000370,000
Brian Rast980,000-225,000
George Alexander0-175,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:37 PM Local Time
Campbell Approaching Two Million With a Scoop

Chad Campbell

Stud Hi-Lo

Anthony Zinno:    /      fold on sixth
Chad Campbell:    /      /  
Jesse Klein:    /      /  

Anthony Zinno bet fourth street and was called by Chad Campbell and Jesse Klein when checked to. Klein then bet his pair of sevens on fifth street and Zinno called, Campbell raised and both opponents called.

On sixth street, Klein check-called a bet by Campbell while Zinno check-folded, and Klein also check-called seventh following another bet by Campbell. He was shown the     for a jack-high straight and mucked to see the entire pot shipped to Campbell.

Chad Campbell1,980,000380,000
Anthony Zinno430,000-250,000
Jesse Klein430,000-530,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:35 PM Local Time
Cates Over Two Million

Dan Cates

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Before the draw, Adam Friedman raised to 20,000 on the button and was called by both Dan Cates in the small blind and Eli Elezra in the big blind.

Cates drew one, Elezra drew two, and Friedman drew one.

After the draw, Cates led out for 60,000, to which Elezra instantly folded, but Friedman gave it some thought before calling.

Cates showed      , and Friedman mucked his cards.

"Smooth after the six", commented Elezra.

"Smooth after the six" echoed Cates.

Dan Cates2,200,000440,000
Eli Elezra1,000,000-50,000
Adam Friedman570,000-179,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:33 PM Local Time
Zack Doubles Through Alexander

Seven Card Stud

Daniel Zack:    /      /  
George Alexander:    /      /  

Daniel Zack was all-in with a short stack and George Alexander made fours and fives on sixth street. By then, Zack had paired his nines and Alexander failed to improve with his final card. Zack peeled the ace and made superior two pair to double.

George Alexander175,000-275,000
Daniel Zack105,000-345,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:26 PM Local Time
Schulman Doubles Through Campbell

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Anthony Zinno raised to 25,000 under-the-gun and was called by Chad Campbell directly behind.

Action folded to Nick Schulman in the small blind, who announced he was all in for 135,000 total. Zinno folded, but Campbell called to put Schulman at risk.

Schulman stood pat and Campbell drew one.

Nick Schulman revealed       and Campbell implied he was drawing dead and tried to muck his hand. The dealer prevented the muck and Campbell's final hand ended up being a ten-low — awarding Schulman the double up.

Chad Campbell1,600,000-200,000
Anthony Zinno680,00080,000
Nick Schulman330,000165,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:25 PM Local Time
Negreanu Crosses a Million

Daniel Negreanu

Pot-Limit Omaha

Daniel Negreanu is the latest player to cross the million chip mark following a pair of hands, most notably this one versus Chris Brewer.

On a flop of    , Negreanu bet 25,000 and got a call from Brewer in the cutoff.

The   turn saw Negreanu bet again, this time for 65,000. Once again, Brewer called.

On the   river, Negreanu wasn't done betting, firing out 155,000, which represented about half of Brewer's remaining stack.

Without much hesitation, Brewer folded, awarding the pot to Negreanu, who also took a small Limit Hold'em pot from Chad Eveslage shortly after to put him across the million chip mark.

Daniel Negreanu1,050,000234,000
Chad Eveslage430,000-305,000
Chris Brewer300,000-460,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:15 PM Local Time
Lamb Eliminated by Campbell

Ben Lamb

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Chad Campbell raised from under the gun to 40,000 and Ben Lamb then three-bet to 150,000 out of a stack of around 800,000. Campbell wasted very little time before jamming for just under one million and that sent Lamb into the tank.

After some 90 seconds, Lamb called all-in and both players patted. Campbell rolled over the       and Lamb's       ended up second-best to eliminate Lamb in 23rd place.

Chad Campbell1,800,0001,353,000
Ben Lamb0-695,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:13 PM Local Time
Livingston Eliminated by Cates' Quads

Alex Livingston

Pot-Limit Omaha

Dan Cates opened to 30,000 from the cutoff and action folded to Alex Livingston in the big blind, who went all in for his last 49,000. Cates called and hands were revealed.

Dan Cates:     
Alex Livingston:     

Livingston was ahead with his kings, but the board ran out       — leaving Cates with quad queens against Livingston's full house.

"Let's switch the turn and the river so it looks like a bad beat!" Elezra joked as Livingston made his exit.

Dan Cates2,050,000476,000
Alex Livingston0-119,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:07 PM Local Time
Leng Takes From Rast

Limit Hold'em

After defending the big blind against a button raise by Brian Rast, Ryan Leng bet the turn and river of a       board. Rast called both times and Leng tabled the    for broadway to win the pot.

Brian Rast1,205,000-195,000
Ryan Leng1,185,00085,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander