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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 8:44 PM Local Time
A Few Chip Counts
Susan Choi225,50031,500
Andrew Gilmore219,4003,400
Shawn Gill155,90024,900
Scott Ball89,50019,000
Hossein Ensan87,700-31,000
Tony Miles57,50011,300
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:44 PM Local Time
Chip Counts In What's Left of Amazon Orange
Matt Glantz215,00065,000
Blake Barousse110,000-15,000
Seokyoung Lee91,20028,900
Eli Ross72,00017,000
Sam Greenwood23,000-9,100
Shaundle Pruitt12,0001,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:37 PM Local Time
Lafreniere Puts Pressure on Makkar

In a heads-up pot, Rishi Makkar bet 3,000 on a flop of     and Douglas Lefreniere called from the button.

The   appeared on the turn and Makkar bet 4,000.

Lafreniere quickly raised it to 15,000 and Makkar tanked for a minute before folding his hand.

Rishi Makkar119,000119,000
Douglas Lafreniere84,50017,500
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:35 PM Local Time
Dan Cates' First Bracelet In $50,000 Poker Players Championship!
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:30 PM Local Time
Koneru Spikes River Ace to Overcome Call

Action was picked up on the turn on a board reading     . Tammy Winters was facing an all-in shove from Srikanth Koneru.

The pot was about 55,000 and Koneru's shove was for 26,500. Winters went deep into the tank and stared down her opponent. After over two minutes, she called.

It was a good call as Koneru shook his head and said, "You are tough to play against," and showed the   . Winters tabled the    .

Koneru started to stand up and walk away but the   binked off on the river and it was Winters turn to stand up. She got up in frustration cursing her luck and Koneru collected his chips in relief.

Srikanth Koneru108,000108,000
Tammy Winters16,000-49,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:27 PM Local Time
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Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:26 PM Local Time
Level 5 started
Level: 5
Blinds: 300/600
Ante: 600
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:08 PM Local Time
Final Break of the Night

The remaining field has been sent on the final 20-minute break of the night. They will be playing another two-hour level before bagging and tagging their chips.

- Hadziabdic Calls Phelps' Bluff

- Shorr's Short Stack Ride Ends

- Tran Calls Down Correctly

- "You Blogging This?"

Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:07 PM Local Time
Jouhkimainen Takes it on the Flop

Joni Jouhkimainen

In a blind-versus-blind raised pot, the flop showed     when the small blind bet 2,500.

Joni Jouhkimainen thought about his move for a minute and raised it to 7,000.

His opponent quickly let it go.

Joni Jouhkimainen121,0003,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:05 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Stacks Around the Room
Lucas Greenwood180,00064,700
Adam Demersseman142,00026,500
Jesse Capps120,00010,000
Joni Jouhkimainen118,0008,000
Cindy Kerslake103,00046,000
Ben Ludlow90,000
Arash Ghaneian70,00015,800
Vince Bargas62,9004,400
Elias Gutierrez45,000-6,000
Pedro Padilha40,500-22,500
Koray Aldemir38,000-15,000
Tawab Hessam37,000-26,000
Sam Greenwood32,100-9,700
Cord Garcia28,000-36,000
Thomas Tolbert0-63,800
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Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:03 PM Local Time
Hadziabdic Calls Phelps' Bluff

Haris Hadziabdic raised to 1,000 on the button and was called by Dennis Phillips in the small blind and the player in the big blind.

Action checked to Hadziabdic on the     flop and he bet 1,100. Phillips then check-raised to 3,500 and it was folded back to Hadziabdic, who called.

Phillips continued for 5,500 on the   turn and Hadziabdic called.

The   completed the board and Phillips bet 10,000. Hadziabdic called after a bit of thought.

"Nice call," Phillips said as he tabled    for a busted open-ended straight draw.

Hadziabdic tabled    for top pair and he dragged the pot.

Dennis Phillips110,000-20,000
Haris Hadziabdic66,00066,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:00 PM Local Time
Abernathy Loses Some Chips

Sam Abernathy

The under-the gun-player raised to 1,300 and it folded to Sam Abernathy, who called. The flop came     and Abernathy's opponent check-called a bet of 1,200.

Both players checked on the   turn as well as the   river.

Abernathy mucked her cards after her opponent showed   .

Sam Abernathy34,100-900
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:00 PM Local Time
Fehr Rivers Flush and Gets Paid

There was three-way action after a     flop which included Mobi Fehr from the cutoff, Hossein Ensan from the button and the big blind.

Action was checked to Ensan who fired out 2,200 and then 4,300 after the   turn. Fehr and the big blind check-called both bets bring the   river.

With three diamonds on the board, action was checked to Fehr who fired out 6,500 and only the big blind called.

Fehr quickly rolled over    for the flush and collected the pot after his opponent mucked   .

Hossein Ensan118,70055,300
Mobi Fehr71,200
Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:00 PM Local Time
Tran Calls Down Correctly

JC Tran

JC Tran raised to 2,200 and earned one call. The big blind then three-bet to 5,200 and was called by Tran only. The     flop brought a continuation bet for 7,000 by the big blind and Tran called. He did so again for 11,000 on the   turn and 11,000 on the   river to get shown the   .

Tran had that beat with the    and earned the pot with the top pair.

"That's the first impressive thing I have seen from you," another player at the table remarked.

JC Tran140,00052,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:50 PM Local Time
Big Slick Good At Showdown for Savvides

Josh Arieh was in the small blind was in a heads-up pot against under the gun player Marios Savvides.

Arieh checked on the flop of     and his opponent checked it back. Both players checked again on the   turn and the same action took place when the   rolled off on the river.

Arieh was first to show and tabled    for king-high, but it was no good against the ace-high of Savvides with   .

Marios Savvides100,00038,000
Josh Arieh75,000-3,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:50 PM Local Time
Gjerde Gets Caught Bluffing

The button raised to 1,100 and Joseph Sanders called in the small blind before Thomas Gjerde defended the big blind.

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

The   paired the board on the turn and after Sanders checked Gjerde bet 2,000. The button quickly folded and Sanders made the call.

On the   river, Sanders checked once again to Gjerde who fired out a bet of 5,000. Sanders pondered for about thirty seconds before making the call. Gjerde tabled    for king-high and Sanders took the pot when he tabled   .

Thomas Gjerde119,0003,400
Joseph Sanders52,8002,800
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:49 PM Local Time
Chevalier Among Leaders

Rochard Chevalier was spotted in the field with a large stack as he was involved in a hand with the flop reading    .

Chevalier bet 3,000 over to his opponent who folded daily quickly to send a few more chips over to the man adorned in LSU gear.

Richard Chevalier185,000-5,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:45 PM Local Time
Gilmore Shoves on the Flop

With around 36,000 in the pot and     on the board, Andrew Gilmore shoved from early position for 89,000 and his opponent called.

Andrew Gilmore:   

The turn was   and the river fell  . The pocket aces held and Gilmore pumped his fist and let out a yell that could be heard around the Amazon room as he dragged a pot that brought him over 200K.

Andrew Gilmore216,000216,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:43 PM Local Time
"You Blogging This?"

There was heads-up action between Nick Yunis from the big blind and his opponent from the cutoff with a completed board of       showing.

With roughly 7,000 already in the middle, Yunis led out for 6,200 which was over half his remaining stack and after some time in tank, his opponent folded.

"You blogging this?" asked Yunis as he showed PokerNews    for the bluff.

Nick Yunis19,2002,900
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:36 PM Local Time
Updated Feature Table Counts

Two feature tables got underway after the dinner break and one of them includes Qui Nguyen and David Prociak, who both hold decent stack sizes. However, Ryan Pignatelli has even more than both and currently resides in the top 10 overall for Day 1c.

Ryan Pignatelli204,000204,000
David Prociak160,00030,000
Qui Nguyen144,00028,500
Melisa Singh70,000-2,100
Erik Seidel50,000-17,500
Bryce Yockey0-88,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander