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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

EVENT UPDATES

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Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:25 PM Local Time
Ho Takes from Farber

Kenny Ho opened to 800 in early position and Jay Farber three-bet to 1,800. The cutoff and Ho made the call.

The flop brought     and Ho checked to Farber who continued for 2,700. This time, only Ho made the call. The turn fell a   and Ho took some time before check-calling Farber for 7,600.

A   hit the river and both players checked. Ho tabled    and Farber mucked his cards, quickly showing a  .

Kenny Ho112,000
Jay Farber51,500-33,500
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:23 PM Local Time
Updated Stacks
Christopher Ballard89,000-25,000
Anthony Denove84,000-1,000
Michael Brinkenhoff75,0000
Mitchell Towner73,00073,000
Daniel Smiljkovic66,0009,800
John Bolton62,000-2,000
Tony Bracy62,00062,000
Colby Hartje55,0009,900
Robbi Jade Lew48,00048,000
Ben Thomas18,00018,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:22 PM Local Time
Petleshkov Wins Without Showdown

Joseph Mehring raised to 1,200 and was called two ways as Viliyan Petleshkov was among those to toss in calling chips. On the     flop, Mehring check-folded when the third player in the hand bet 2,200 and Petleshkov called. Another call by Petleshkov followed on the   turn when he invested 3,000 and the   river was checked to the Bulgarian. He bet 6,000 and that won the pot uncontested.

Viliyan Petleshkov78,00018,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:18 PM Local Time
Choi Chipping Up

Susan Choi

An under-the-gun player raised to 1,000 and Susan Choi three-bet to 3,000 from the next seat over. The rest of the table got out of the way and the player under-the-gun called.

The flop was    . Choi's opponent check-folded when she fired a bet for 6,000.

Choi is on a red-hot run and she sits among the chip leaders in the early levels of Day 1c.

Susan Choi201,00016,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:18 PM Local Time
Yockey Forces a Fold From Nguyen

Bryce Yockey opened to 900 from the lojack and was called by the small blind and Qui Nguyen in the big blind.

Yockey bet 1,000 after being checked to on the     flop and only Nguyen called.

Nguyen checked to Yockey on the   turn and Yockey fired 5,000 into the middle, sending Nguyen deep into the tank.

Nguyen eventually let his hand go and Yockey took down the pot.

Qui Nguyen125,000-7,000
Bryce Yockey68,0004,500
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:18 PM Local Time
Assorted Counts Across Both Sections
Adam Pepper113,000-13,000
Kazuhiko Yotsushika83,000
Matt Glantz83,0005,500
Rosalie Petit67,0000
Dennis Phillips65,0006,000
Mike Watson65,00010,000
Mikiyo Aoki63,000-9,500
Tony Dunst56,000-8,000
Elias Gutierrez48,000-30,000
Sam Abernathy42,000-37,000
Tony Miles40,000-14,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:16 PM Local Time
Traut Raises it Away from Greenwood

In a heads-up pot, the flop came     and Lucas Greenwood put in a bet of 300. Kenneth Traut raised to 1,000 and Greenwood surrendered the pot.

Kenneth Traut100,300
Lucas Greenwood87,20037,200
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:16 PM Local Time
Nguyen Builds Stack Further

Joining the action on the      turn, Qui Nguyen opted to check with some 16,000 in the middle. Bryce Yockey bet 8,000 on the button and then faced a check-raise to 25,000 by Nguyen. After mulling over his decision for a while, Yockey folded and Nguyen increased his stack further.

Qui Nguyen132,00057,000
David Prociak115,00020,000
Bryce Yockey63,500-21,700
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:09 PM Local Time
Astedt Grabs Some Chips Back

In a blind versus blind limped pot, the flop read     when Niklas Astedt bet 800 and Go Saito made the call.

Both checked on the   turn and a   fell on the river. Astedt bet 1,700 and Saito didn't take long to make the call. Astedt tabled    and Saito just showed a   before mucking his cards.

Go Saito21,00021,000
Niklas Astedt15,300-6,700
Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:07 PM Local Time
Tens Good For Tran

A player raised in middle position and was called by JC Tran in the cutoff, the player on the button, and the big blind.

Everyone checked on the     flop and the action checked to the initial preflop raiser on the   turn, who bet 1,800. Only Tran called.

The   completed the board and both players checked.

Tran's opponent tabled    for a missed Broadway draw and Tran revealed    for a pair of tens and collected the pot.

JC Tran68,0002,300
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Saturday, November 6, 2021 2:05 PM Local Time
Hill Benefits From Set

The board came     . Akenya Hill bet 13,300 and was called by Scott Seher.

The river came the  . Seher checked and Akenya moved all in for about 18,300. Seher called quickly.

Hill tabled the    which was the winner as Seher had the   .

Akenya Hill106,000106,000
Scott Seher72,00072,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:59 PM Local Time
Savvides Wins One Off Hicks

Eric Hicks was in position in against Marios Savvides on a board reading     and fired a flop bet of 1,500.

"Make it 3,500," Savvides said before throwing out a raise. Hicks called.

Savvides made a bet of 6,000 on the   turn and Hicks folded. Savvides flashed the   in his hand before raking in the pot.

"Your ten-seven is good," someone at the table remarked.

Marios Savvides75,00075,000
Eric Hicks55,000-10,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:57 PM Local Time
Yunis Loses Some Chips

Khamar Xaythavone opened to 1,000 and it was called by the cutoff, Nick Yunis in the small blind and the big blind.

A paired flop     appeared and Xaythavone continued for 1,000 after it was checked to him. Only Yunis stayed in the hand and both checked when the   hit the turn.

The   brought two pair on the board on the river and Yunis led out for 2,500, called by Xaythavone. Yunis tabled    but the pot was sent to Xaythavone who showed   .

Khamar Xaythavone62,000
Nick Yunis27,500-1,500
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:53 PM Local Time
Small Batch of Betting Discs
Corbin White85,0005,000
Erik Seidel80,00019,000
Allyn Shulman79,0003,600
Yueqi Zhu64,000-7,700
Sam Greenwood46,5001,500
Paul Newey42,0000
Shannon Shorr29,500-7,000
Giorgiy Skhulukhiya4,000-30,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:51 PM Local Time
Singh Loses Some to Burr

Melisa Singh

Three ways to the      turn, Melisa Singh bet 2,500 out of the small blind and Christopher Burr called in a late position while the button folded. On the   river, Singh checked and then reluctantly paid off a bet worth 2,000 with the words "do you have a flush?"

Burr nodded as he exposed the   . "If you bet more, I would have just folded," Singh concluded in table chat.

Christopher Burr70,000
Melisa Singh60,0006,800
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:51 PM Local Time
Assorted Chip Counts
James Romero82,30012,300
Ryan Hagerty72,10010,100
JC Tran65,70065,700
Will Berry58,600-4,800
Andrew Rubinberg56,40056,400
Daniel Smiljkovic56,2001,200
Jesse Lonis49,700-10,300
Amanda Botfeld41,20041,200
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:49 PM Local Time
No Showdown for Andrada

On a     flop, Rafael Andrada was facing a bet of 1,500 and made the call.

The turn was the   and Andrada's opponent continued with aggression, putting in a bet of 2,100. Andrada took about forty seconds to decide what to do and raised to 5,000 which was instantly called.

On the   river Andrada was checked to and he fired in a bet of 10,000 which was good enough to force his opponent to give up the pot.

Rafael Andrada63,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:46 PM Local Time
Petit Takes from Stahler

Matthew Stahler opened to 700 and only Rosalie Petit made the call from the big blind.

The flop came     and both players checked to see a   on the turn. Petit check-called Stahler's bet for 1,100. The river was the   and both players checked again. Petit revealed    for two pair and Stahler sent his cards into the muck.

Matthew Stahler137,000137,000
Rosalie Petit67,00067,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:41 PM Local Time
Choi up Big Early

A player under-the-gun raised and was called by Susan Choi directly behind and the big blind.

The flop came     and it was checked to the initial raiser, who continued for 1,100. Only Choi called.

Both players checked on the   turn, but then the initial raiser bet 2,400 on the   river.

Choi cut out a raise to 22,400 and placed it into the middle. Her opponent quickly folded and Choi scooped the pot.

Choi is among the chip leaders with 185,000 in just the second level of the day.

Susan Choi185,000185,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 1:41 PM Local Time
Abernathy Forces a Fold

A player opened to 800 and it was called by the small blind and Samantha Abernathy in the big blind.

The flop went     and it was checked to the initial player who continued for 1,000. The small blind raised it to 2,500 and Abernathy took a minute before sending 7,500 in the middle. Her opponents quickly folded and Abernathy added the chips to her stack.

Sam Abernathy79,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander