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

Thursday, November 04, 2021 to Thursday, November 04, 2021

Event #67: MAIN EVENT No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $62,011,250
  • Entries: 6,650
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:36 PM Local Time
More Counts & Bust Outs
Viliyan Petleshkov221,500116,500
JC Tran188,20011,200
Soo Jo Kim122,30072,500
Vanessa Kade78,20010,400
Darren Rabinowitz72,30015,600
Bob Whalen72,300-6,100
Nick Yunis46,50014,500
Erik Seidel0-50,000
Jonathan Dimmig0-13,200
Kevin Eyster0-62,100
Will Berry0-11,600
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:35 PM Local Time
River Overbet from Choi

Susan Choi

Susan Choi was in position in a single-raised pot against Ben Underwood and Aleksandr Shevlyakov.

Underwood bet 2,000 on the flop reading     and both opponents called. Underwood sized up to 7,600 on the   turn and both players again called.

Underwood slowed down and checked when the   peeled off on the river and Shevlyakov also checked. Choi took a few minutes to make a decision and stacked up her yellow and orange chips before sliding out an overbet of 60,000 into the pot of just under 35,000.

Underwood and Shevlyakov both folded after some deliberation. The only information Choi gave her opponents is that she didn't have an ace.

Aleksandr Shevlyakov220,000-40,000
Susan Choi110,000-40,000
Ben Underwood75,000-57,400
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:34 PM Local Time
Ievseieva Forces Quick Fold

With around 3,000 in the pot and     on the board, Mariia Ievseieva checked from early position and her opponent checked back.

The turn was   and Ievseieva fired 3,000. Her opponent showed    and folded the straight draw.

Mariia Ievseieva72,00015,500
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:32 PM Local Time
Chip Counts & Bust Outs
Jeremiah Williams177,60045,200
Jason Mangold165,300165,300
Daniel Smiljkovic132,400-2,600
Christina Renz72,10038,900
Mike Watson64,5009,300
Craig Crivello61,20038,900
Jesse Lonis61,200-30,000
Andrew Frankenberger56,8005,600
Andrew Rubinberg51,20016,700
Ryan Hagerty35,600-6,700
Amanda Botfeld0-32,400
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:27 PM Local Time
Arbaugh Finds a Double

After a series of raises preflop all of the chips were in the middle and Brian Arbaugh was at risk for 25,800.

Brian Arbaugh:   

Arbaugh had his opponent dominated and the board ran out       for him to double up with aces and jacks with a king-kicker.

Brian Arbaugh55,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:27 PM Local Time
A Round of Chip Counts
Jungwon Kim153,20046,800
Ben Underwood132,40037,400
David Altisent122,300-3,700
Josh Arieh112,30032,300
Pete Chen86,700-8,300
David Sheinin52,300-20,800
Allyn Shulman41,200-42,200
Pedro Padilha22,500-18,000
Cord Garcia15,200-2,800
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:25 PM Local Time
Tran Traversing Up

Action was picked up on the river as the board read      . JC Tran bet 15,000 into a pot of about 25,000, which got the fold to send him some more chips.

The 2013 Main Event fifth-place finisher has had a strong finish to the day thus far and is among the larger stacks in the room.

JC Tran177,00037,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:22 PM Local Time
Good Call for Kame

In a four-way pot, the flop showed     when the big blind checked to Sam Abernathy, who bet 2,500. It was called by Luis Gustavo Shinike Kame and the player on the button.

The turn was the   and Abernathy and Kame checked to the button, who bet 5,500. Only Kame made the call and the river came the  .

Kame checked again and faced a bet of 12,500 from the button. After some thinking, Kame called with the    and the button quickly mucked while showing the   .

Luis Gustavo Shinike Kame107,000107,000
Sam Abernathy53,0000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:15 PM Local Time
Shevlyakov Jams Into Choi

Three ways to the     flop, Susan Choi in the small blind, a player in middle position and Aleksandr Shevlyakov in the cutoff all invested 5,000 each. The   turn was bet for 5,000 by Choi and she earned two calls before checking the   on the river. The third player in the hand checked as well and Shevlyakov bet 12,000.

Choi then opted for a check-raise to 57,000 and that forced out the third player in the hand. Without hesitation, Shevlyakov moved all-in for more than 150,000 and Choi tank-folded.

Aleksandr Shevlyakov260,00085,000
Susan Choi150,000-75,500
Yuliyan Kolev18,00018,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:14 PM Local Time
Kings for White

Corbin White raised in middle position to 1,300 and two players called.

On the     flop, White and the player on his left checked to the button, who bet 2,000. Only White called.

The   hit the turn and both players checked to see the   on the river. Both players checked once again, and White tabled the   . His opponent mucked and White raked in the pot.

Corbin White87,400-2,600
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:12 PM Local Time
Koh KO's Opponent

The board read     . Suk-Kyu Koh called the all in from his opponent and the cards were turned over.

Koh had the    for the nut flush while his opponent had the    smaller flush but was drawing to the straight flush, although one of his outs was held by Koh.

The river came close as the   came off but it was not enough to save the at-risk player and Koh captured the massive pot.

Suk-Kyu Koh215,000215,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:11 PM Local Time
No Call for Bohlman

On the tail end of a pot with 12,000 in the middle, Scott Bohlman led the       river for 15,000 in the hijack. He only faced the button anymore and his opponent eventually folded, exposing the   to everyone at the table.

Scott Bohlman70,0006,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:07 PM Local Time
Small Pot for Nguyen

After a limp, Phuoc Nguyen raised on the button to 1,800 and both the big blind and the initial player called.

The flop brought     and it checked to Nguyen, who continued for 5,500. It was enough to make his opponents fold and grab the pot.

Phuoc Nguyen79,00021,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 9:00 PM Local Time
Chen Chips Back Up

Pete Chen recalled a hand in which he was all in with pocket queens against kings and ace-queen, during which he spiked the last queen in the deck to survive.

He then opened to 1,200 and called a three-bet to 3,100 by the hijack. They checked the     flop and Chen bet the   turn for 7,000, which earned him the pot.

Pete Chen95,00073,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:59 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Matt Glantz200,000-15,000
David Altisent126,00069,300
Viliyan Petleshkov105,0003,800
Adam Pepper100,000100,000
Josh Arieh80,0005,000
Robert Paddock55,0005,000
Sam Abernathy53,00018,900
Joseph Sanders48,000-4,800
Mikiyo Aoki29,000-2,000
Sam Greenwood25,7002,700
Jay Farber21,000-500
Cord Garcia18,000-10,000
Gorilla Gaming
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:58 PM Local Time
Current Chip Counts
Lucas Greenwood125,800-54,200
Dusti Smith115,80016,600
Jesse Capps105,000-15,000
Brett Kennedy100,000-7,000
Ben Underwood95,000-47,000
Hossein Ensan81,000-6,700
Farid Jattin75,600-19,400
Khamar Xaytavone75,0002,000
David Sheinin73,100-2,700
Joseph Sanders41,500-11,300
Thomas Zeitler0-54,100
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:54 PM Local Time
Grybas Out-Kicks Ievseieva

A player in middle position raised to 2,200, Steven Grybas called next to act, and Mariia Ievseieva came along from the big blind.

The dealer fanned a flop of     and all three players checked.

On the   turn, Ievseieva bet out 3,500 and only Grybas called.

The river was the   and they both quickly checked. Ievseieva tabled    for a pair of tens kick-kicker and Grybas took down the pot with the ace-kicker when he tabled   .

Steven Grybas68,50019,900
Mariia Ievseieva56,500-2,700
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:53 PM Local Time
Gjerde Ousted After Miller Flopped the Nuts

Thomas Gjerde

Thomas Gjerde raised to 1,600 from early position and was called by Rich Miller from late position.

The     flop saw Gjerde continue for 2,000 and Miller called bringing the   turn.

Gjerde check-called the 6,000 bet from Miller and the   completed the board on the river. Gjerde quickly jammed his remaining stack, roughly 8,000 and Miller snap-called.

Gjerde rolled over    for two-pair but it was way behind Miller who flopped the nuts holding   , ending his Main Event.

Rich Miller234,500
Thomas Gjerde0-119,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:51 PM Local Time
More Updated Chip Counts
Matthew Stahler172,0007,000
James Miller87,00087,000
Gyuhoon Kang73,500-36,500
Rosalie Petit63,000-22,000
Christopher Gu34,000-57,000
Niklas Astedt32,0001,500
Nick Yunis32,00012,800
Jay Farber21,500-4,500
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:48 PM Local Time
Stack Updates
Richard Chevalier170,000-15,000
Bruno Furth163,00019,000
Daniel Smiljkovic135,00010,000
Farid Jattin95,000-61,700
Khamar Xaytavone73,0002,000
Yueqi Zhu57,000-20,600
Akenya Hill56,0001,000
Ben Thomas52,00015,000
Robbi Jade Lew46,000-20,000
Mitchell Towner31,000-6,000
Christopher Ballard27,400-44,600
Jay Farber26,00018,500
Anthony Denove16,000-11,000
Tony Bracy12,000-50,000
Gorilla Gaming