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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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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 12:21 AM Local Time
Showdown Pot for Brewer

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Robert Campbell raised to 35,000 in the cutoff and Daniel Negreanu jammed for 420,000 in the big blind. Campbell folded and Negreanu said he didn't need any cards. Once Campbell revealed what he folded, Negreanu replied "You were drawing live but drawing nonetheless."

Dan Cates then raised to 40,000 on the button in the next hand and Chris Brewer called in the big blind. Both drew two cards and Brewer bet 15,000, which Cates called. The       of Brewer claimed the pot.

Dan Cates2,540,0000
Chris Brewer1,250,00070,000
Daniel Negreanu450,0000
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 12:09 AM Local Time
Yitzhaki Eliminated by Leng; Bubble Commences

Roman Yitzhaki

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Roman Yitzhaki pushed all-in for 365,000 on the button and Ryan Leng asked for a count to then reluctantly call. Both players decided to draw one card and exposed their cards.

Roman Yitzhaki:     
Ryan Leng:     

Leng went first and peeled the   to make a nine-eight. Yitzhaki had some outs but paired the   to finish in 12th place. The money bubble has now been reached and for each hand played, two minutes will be taken off the clock.

Ryan Leng3,900,000700,000
Roman Yitzhaki0-375,000
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 12:04 AM Local Time
Schulman Takes From Wattel With Quads

Nick Schulman

Limit Hold'em

Nick Schulman raised from the cutoff and was called by Mike Wattel in the big blind.

Wattel checked to Schulman on the     flop and Schulman bet. Wattel then check-raised and Schulman called.

Wattel continued on the   turn and Schulman again called.

The   completed the board and Wattel check-called a bet from Schulman.

Schulman tabled    for quad fours and Wattel mucked — conceding the pot to Schulman.

Nick Schulman1,950,000200,000
Mike Wattel700,000-320,000
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 12:02 AM Local Time
Leng Soars Past Three Million

Pot-Limit Omaha

Ryan Leng raised to 40,000 and was called by Roman Yitzhaki in the big blind. On the     flop, Yitzhaki check-called a bet of 50,000 and the   fell on the turn. It was checked to Negreanu and he bet for 180,000 to win the pot.

One hand later, Leng opened to 40,000 again and was called by three opponents. The     flop was checked to Chris Brewer on the button and he bet 85,000. Robert Campbell was among those to fold and Leng then checked the stack of Brewer before check-raising the pot. Brewer snap-folded and the pot was sent to Leng.

Ryan Leng3,200,000300,000
Chris Brewer1,180,000-240,000
Robert Campbell820,000-30,000
Roman Yitzhaki375,000-125,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:56 PM Local Time
Negreanu Chips Up

Pot-Limit Omaha

Ryan Leng raised to 50,000 on the button and Daniel Negreanu three-bet the pot to 160,000 out of the big blind. Leng checked the stack size of Negreanu and folded, he was shown aces by Negreanu.

Soon after, Negreanu raised and Roman Yitzhaki defended. The     flop saw a bet of 30,000 by Yitzhaki, Negreanu raised the pot and Yitzhaki folded.

Roman Yitzhaki500,000-70,000
Daniel Negreanu475,000120,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:50 PM Local Time
Redraw of the Final Two Tables
SeatTable 439CountryChip CountTable 448CountryChip Count
1Robert CampbellAustralia850,000Mike WattelUnited States1,020,000
2Ryan LengUnited States2,900,000Josh AriehUnited States2,280,000
3Dan CatesUnited States2,900,000Matt GlantzUnited States1,670,000
4Daniel NegreanuCanada355,000Nick SchulmanUnited States1,750,000
5Chris BrewerUnited States1,420,000Paul VolpeUnited States1,620,000
6Roman YitzhakiUnited States570,000Eli ElezraIsrael1,600,000
Ryan Leng2,900,0000
Dan Cates2,900,000-100,000
Josh Arieh2,280,000-20,000
Nick Schulman1,750,0000
Matt Glantz1,670,000-155,000
Paul Volpe1,620,000-360,000
Eli Elezra1,600,000450,000
Chris Brewer1,420,000220,000
Mike Wattel1,020,000270,000
Robert Campbell850,000125,000
Roman Yitzhaki570,00090,000
Daniel Negreanu355,0000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:49 PM Local Time
Klein Eliminated by Arieh

Jesse Klein


Josh Arieh:   /   
Jesse Klein:   /   

Josh Arieh completed and was called by Jesse Klein.

Klein called a bet from Arieh on fourth and then led out on fifth. Arieh raised to put Klein all in and Klein called.

Arieh's hole cards and board completed with a      for a ten-low, while Klein's hold cards and board completed with a      — leaving Klein second-best and eliminating him from the tournament.

Josh Arieh2,300,000-10,000
Jesse Klein0-200,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:47 PM Local Time
Leng Leaves Klein Short

Omaha Hi-Lo

Ryan Leng raised in the cutoff and was called by Jesse Klein in the big blind.

Klein check-called bets from Leng on the     flop and   turn, but both players checked on the   river.

Leng tabled     , which was good against the      of Klein for the scoop — leaving Klein with about 200,000 left.

Ryan Leng2,900,000470,000
Jesse Klein200,000-300,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:38 PM Local Time
Up and Down for Glantz

No-Limit Hold'em

Nick Schulman raised to 30,000 on the button and was called by Matt Glantz in the big blind. On the     flop, Glantz check-called for 25,000 and then led the   turn for 75,000. Schulman folded and Glantz soared past 2 million in chips.

Omaha Hi-Lo

Daniel Negreanu was then involved on the button, Matt Glantz limped the small blind and Chris Brewer checked the option in the big blind. On the     flop, all three players stuck around with a bet and Glantz bet the   turn, only Brewer called. Glantz then bet the   river and Brewer raised. A reluctant call by Glantz followed and Brewer scooped it with the     .

Matt Glantz1,825,000-390,000
Chris Brewer1,200,000230,000
Daniel Negreanu355,000-60,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:34 PM Local Time
Brewer Cracks Aces to Double

Chris Brewer

No-Limit Hold'em

Daniel Negreanu and Chris Brewer tangled in a preflop all-in with the latter at risk for 460,000 with the   . Negreanu had that crushed with    but Brewer nailed a set on the       runout.

Negreanu stormed out of his seat, used a tirade of swear words as seen on his online poker live streams and then sat back down after the initial outburst had subsided.

Chris Brewer970,000530,000
Daniel Negreanu415,000-385,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:31 PM Local Time
Arieh Adds Through Campbell

No-Limit Hold'em

Action was picked up on the river with approximately 400,000 chips in the pot on a board that read      

Campbell checked to Arieh, who bet 375,000.

Campbell went deep into the tank, with the bet representing about half of his remaining stack.

Ultimately, Campbell folded to preserve his chips with the bubble fast approaching.

Josh Arieh2,310,000315,000
Robert Campbell725,000-420,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:27 PM Local Time
Cates Shows Yitzhaki The Nuts

Limit 2-7 Triple Draw

Catching up after the first draw, Roman Yitzhaki was in the big blind and check-called a bet from Dan Cates, who was on the button.

Both players drew one and Yitzhaki again check-called a bet from Cates.

The two drew one each on the final draw and this time, Yitzhaki led out for a bet. Cates raised and Yitzhaki called.

"I have the nuts," said Cates as he tabled       for a wheel. Yitzhaki mucked and Cates scooped the pot.

Dan Cates3,000,000100,000
Roman Yitzhaki480,000-340,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:24 PM Local Time
Glantz Over Two Million

Matt Glantz

Limit 2-7 Triple Draw

Matt Glantz is the latest to make a push for the chip lead after a big pot with Chris Brewer and Nick Schulman.

Glantz raised in early position and was three-bet by Brewer on the button. Schulman then called from the small blind, and Glantz then four-bet, with both his opponents calling.

Schulman drew two, Glantz took one, and Brewer took two.

Schulman then checked to Glantz, who bet, with both his opponents calling.

The draws then went one for Schulman, one for Glantz, and still two for Brewer.

This time Schulman led out and was raised by Glantz. Brewer folded his hand, and Schulman called.

Schulman and Glantz then each drew one, with Schulman checking to Glantz.

Glantz also checked and said, "Nine-seven", as he showed      . Schulman tossed his cards into the muck, awarding the large pot to Glantz.

Matt Glantz2,215,000565,000
Nick Schulman1,750,000-200,000
Chris Brewer440,000-360,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:14 PM Local Time
Bronshtein Eliminated by Cates

Yuval Bronshtein

Stud Hi-Lo

Yuval Bronshtein:   /    / 
Dan Cates:   /    / 

Yuval Bronshtein completed and Dan Cates called.

Cates bet on fourth street and called a raise from Bronshtein.

Bronstein then took the initiative with a bet on fifth and Cates raised. Bronshtein called.

Cates bet on sixth and seventh and Bronshtein called for his remaining chips on seventh.

"I made a straight," Cates said as he tabled    . "Sorry." Cates' straight was good and Bronstein was eliminated.

Dan Cates2,900,0001,195,000
Yuval Bronshtein0-480,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:10 PM Local Time
Zinno Eliminated by Schulman

Anthony Zinno

Stud Hi-Lo

Anthony Zinno:    /      /  
Matt Glantz:    /      fold on sixth
Nick Schulman:    /      /  

Matt Glantz completed and Anthony Zinno raised, Nick Schulman called and Glantz called as well. Schulman checked with his pair on fourth, Glantz bet, Zinno called all-in and Schulman called. On fifth street, both active players checked and Schulman bet sixth.

"You have to have it," Glantz said and folded. Schulman indeed had a set of eights and Zinno needed a jack or four. Schulman made eights full of tens and Zinno bricked to bust in 15th place.

Nick Schulman1,950,000350,000
Matt Glantz1,650,000-100,000
Anthony Zinno0-125,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:04 PM Local Time
Zinno Very Short; Negreanu Gets Scooped by Schulman

Stud Hi-Lo

Chris Brewer:    /      /  
Anthony Zinno:    /      /  
Daniel Negreanu:    /      /  

Anthony Zinno bet fourth and was called by Chris Brewer while Daniel Negreanu check-called. Negreanu check-called another bet by Zinno on fifth and Brewer stuck around as well. They checked sixth and seventh was checked to Brewer, who bet. Only Negreanu called and mucked when Brewer tabled the     for a pair of queens and eight-six low.

Nick Schulman:    /      /  
Daniel Negreanu:    /      /  
Matt Glantz:    /    fold on fourth
Anthony Zinno:    /    fold on fourth

Four ways to fourth street, Nick Schulman was the bettor and Daniel Negreanu check-called while Matt Glantz and Anthony Zinno check-folded. Negreanu then bet fifth and sixth to earn a call and also bet seventh. Schulman now raised and Negreanu called to get shown     by Schulman.

"Another down the drain," the six-time WSOP bracelet winner sighed.

Matt Glantz1,750,0000
Nick Schulman1,600,000355,000
Chris Brewer800,000210,000
Daniel Negreanu800,000-430,000
Anthony Zinno125,000-215,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:54 PM Local Time
Leng Wins Raising War

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Ryan Leng raised to 40,000 from the button into Jesse Klein's big blind. Klein responded with a three-bet to 130,000.

Leng eyed Klein's stack and asked him how much he had left. Klein lifted his hands to show he had about 500,000 behind.

Leng then put out a four-bet to 275,000 and shortly after, Klein folded.

Ryan Leng2,430,000-15,000
Jesse Klein500,000-235,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:51 PM Local Time
Elezra Keeps Betting

Limit Hold'em

Eli Elezra raised from the small blind and was called by Roman Yitzhaki in the big.

Yitzhaki called bets from Elezra on the     flop and   turn, but folding after facing a third barrel from Elezra on the   river.

Eli Elezra1,150,000125,000
Roman Yitzhaki820,000-230,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:47 PM Local Time
Zinno Loses a Bunch

Limit Hold'em

Anthony Zinno raised in the cutoff and called a three-bet by Chris Brewer on the button. Both players invested a bet on the     flop and Zinno check-called a bet on the   turn. He also checked the   river and Brewer's bet took it down.

One hand later, Nick Schulman raised the button and Matt Glantz defended the big blind. Glantz check-called the     flop, the   turn was checked and Glantz check-folded the   river when facing a bet by Schulman.

Matt Glantz1,750,00050,000
Nick Schulman1,245,00095,000
Daniel Negreanu1,230,000-120,000
Chris Brewer590,000115,000
Anthony Zinno340,000-275,000
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 10:38 PM Local Time
Brewer Folds Twice

Pot-Limit Omaha

In a battle of the blinds the      turn brought a bet worth 105,000 by Chris Brewer and Nick Schulman called. They headed to the   river on which Brewer checked. Schulman now bet 200,000 and the fold of Brewer followed.

One hand later, Brewer limped the button, Schulman filled up and Daniel Negreanu checked his option in the big blind. The     river was checked to Brewer and he bet 15,000. Schulman called and Negreanu then check-raised to 60,000 in order to force two folds.

Daniel Negreanu1,350,000-175,000
Nick Schulman1,150,000155,000
Chris Brewer475,000-150,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander