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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 7:34 PM Local Time
Bargas Shows a King

On a flop of     both Vince Bargas and his opponent checked.

The turn was the   and Bargas led out for 2,200. The opponent folded while she joked, "Do you have quads?" Paying attention to Bargas' run good as of recent as he flopped a royal flush just a couple of hours ago.

Bargas showed the   before giving his cards back to the dealer.

Vince Bargas58,50034,900
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:33 PM Local Time
Kade Gets Called

With around 13,000 in the pot and       on the board, Vanessa Kade bet 15,000 from the small blind. The big blind called without much hesitation and turned over   . Kade sent the losing hand into the muck but remains above the starting stack.

Vanessa Kade67,800-24,200
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:32 PM Local Time
Choi Still Applying Pressure

Susan Choi

An under-the-gun player raised to 1,200 and Susan Choi called from the next seat over while action folded around to the big blind for another call.

The flop came     and both the under-the-gun player and the big blind checked. Choi fired 5,000 at the pot and forced two quick folds.

Susan Choi194,000-5,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:31 PM Local Time
Shorr's Short Stack Ride Ends

Shannon Shorr

Shannon Shorr raised to 1,100 in the cutoff and Joseph Sanders called out of the big blind. On a     flop, Sanders checked and Shorr bet 1,500. After mulling over his decision for a while, Sanders check-raised to 3,100 and Shorr called.

The   fell on the turn and Sanders bet 10,000, which had the remaining few chips of Shorr covered. Within a few seconds, Shorr called and was drawing very slim to a chop only.

Shannon Shorr:   
Joseph Sanders:   

The   river only improved Sanders to the nut flush and Shorr quickly departed from the tournament area.

Joseph Sanders50,000
Shannon Shorr00
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:21 PM Local Time
Ievseieva Makes a Flush

Mariia Ievseieva raised under the gun to 1,500, the hijack called Steven Grybas called in the cutoff and David Sheinin defended the big blind.

When the     flop came, the action checked to Grybas and he put in a bet of 3,100. Both Sheinin and Ievseieva made the call.

The   was the turn card and all three players checked to see the   on the river. Sheinin led out for 4,000 and both Ievseieva and Grybas called. Sheinin tabled    for a pair of aces, Ievseieva tabled    for a flush and Grybas mucked his hand.

David Sheinin75,80034,600
Mariia Ievseieva59,200
Steven Grybas48,600-2,400
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Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:19 PM Local Time
Holladay Wins One Off Forrest

Ted Forrest was in a heads-up pot against Dustin Holladay on a board reading       with about 1,5000 in the middle.

Forrest's opponent threw out a river bet of 1,500 and Forrest thought for a moment before calling. The opponent tabled    for trip aces and took down the pot. Forrest did not show.

Ted Forrest110,0008,500
Dustin Holladay17,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:17 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Richard Chevalier190,000
Bruno Furth144,000-18,000
Daniel Smiljkovic125,00016,100
Luis Gustavo Shinike Kamei110,00015,000
JC Tran88,000-9,000
Rosalie Petit85,00048,500
Christopher Ballard72,000-17,000
Robbi Jade Lew66,00011,000
Tammy Winters65,000-48,000
Akenya Hill55,000-27,000
Mitchell Towner37,000-38,000
Ben Thomas37,00019,000
Sam Abernathy35,000-9,300
Anthony Denove27,000-57,000
Pete Chen22,000-53,600
Jay Farber7,500-12,500
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:13 PM Local Time
Arieh Wins Some Off Paddock

On a flop of    , Robert Paddock opted to check and Josh Arieh bet 2,200 for Paddock to call. The   fell on the turn and Paddock checked once more. Arieh now tossed out a bet of 5,000 and that did the trick to win the pot without any further resistance.

Josh Arieh78,00013,000
Robert Paddock50,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:11 PM Local Time
Bohlman's Turn Bet Takes it

Scott Bohlman raised to 1,500 from the cutoff and was called by both players in the blinds.

The flop came     and it was checked to the big blind, who led out for 2,000. Only Bohlman called.

The big blind checked on the   turn and Bohlman fired 7,000 into the middle. His opponent folded after a bit of thought and Bohlman collected the pot.

Scott Bohlman64,0009,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:08 PM Local Time
Chip Counts From Purple
Jeremiah Williams132,4007,400
Daniel Smiljkovic108,90042,900
Viliyan Petleshkov101,20018,200
Jesse Lonis91,200-12,000
Bob Whalen78,40027,200
Darren Rabinowitz56,700-2,000
Mike Watson55,200-14,800
Soo Jo Kim49,800-30,200
Ryan Hagerty42,300-3,700
Will Berry11,600-39,600
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:05 PM Local Time
Dardon Calls Aoki

With 4,500 in the pot and       on the board, Mikiyo Aoki bet 6,500 from early position. Belgica Dardon called from the next seat over.

Aoki turned over the missed club draw    and Dardon tabled    for queens and eights to drag the pot.

Dardon has been chipping up and Aoki is looking for traction after falling behind from an earlier run.

Belgica Dardon76,50076,500
Mikiyo Aoki31,000-12,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:00 PM Local Time
Various Betting Units in Order From High to Low
Paul Baksi235,000-5,000
Matt Glantz150,00034,500
Arash Ghaneian110,00025,400
Joni Jouhkimainen110,0004,500
JC Tran97,0007,000
Daniel Smiljkovic85,00019,000
Cord Garcia64,000-27,200
Paul Newey38,000-4,000
Shannon Shorr11,500-700
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:58 PM Local Time
A Round of Chip Counts
Ben Underwood [Benjamin Underwood]143,20058,200
Pete Chen75,60036,600
David Altisent56,700-101,300
Andrew Frankenberger51,200-5,500
Sam Abernathy44,3004,300
Mikiyo Aoki43,000-13,000
Andrew Rubinberg34,500-22,200
Christina Renz33,200
Amanda Botfeld32,4007,400
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:57 PM Local Time
Hartje Doubles With Two-Pair

Three players were in a hand with the board reading    . Amanda Botfeld bet 2,000, Colby Hartje raised all in for 13,800. The third player in the hand called the all in and Botfeld folded.

Hartje showed the    for two-pair while his opponent reluctantly tabled the   .

The board stayed clean for the double up as the   came on the turn and the   on the river.

Colby Hartje27,600-1,100
Amanda Botfeld25,0005,800
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:54 PM Local Time
Gutierrez Rebuilds Stack

Elias Gutierrez

Terry Lunder raised to 1,200 and was called by one opponent. Elias Gutierrez then three-bet to 5,000 on the button for Lunder and the third player in the hand to call. Lunder led all the way on the     flop for 2,000, the   turn for 3,500 and the   river for 5,000.

Gutierrez was the only one to call all three bets and his    prevailed, as Lunder only tabled the   .

Elias Gutierrez51,00019,200
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:51 PM Local Time
Kim Jams Into Winters

Picking up the action on the      turn, the action was checked by Soo Jo Kim out of the blinds and he then faced a bet worth 3,300 and two calls. Kim check-raised to 14,300 and the turn bettor folded while Tammy Winters came along. On the   river, Kim jammed near instantly for 31,400 and Winters folded after approximately 10 seconds.

Tammy Winters113,000113,000
Soo Jo Kim80,00051,300
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:49 PM Local Time
Chen Calls Maor Down

Daniel Maor opened to 1,100 from early position and was called by Sam Abernathy in the small blind and Pete Chen in the big.

It was checked to Maor on the     flop and he bet 1,800. Only Chen called.

Maor bet 6,000 after being checked to on the   turn and Chen again called.

The   completed the board and Chen checked once more to Maor, who fired 18,500 into the middle.

Chen contemplated his decision for some time before eventually placing calling chips into the middle.

Maor tabled    for top two pair and Chen mucked — conceding the pot to Maor.

Daniel Maor85,00027,000
Sam Abernathy40,0000
Pete Chen39,000-11,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:46 PM Local Time
Assorted Chip Counts from Around the Room
Susan Choi199,000-11,000
Shawn Gill131,00076,000
Matt Glantz115,50039,800
Ted Forrest101,500-14,900
Yueqi Zhu77,6007,600
Scott Ball70,50010,500
Tony Miles46,20021,200
Sam Greenwood41,80026,600
Niklas Astedt30,500-2,500
Eric Hicks22,000-8,000
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:43 PM Local Time
Phillips Folds to Big Turn Bet

Dennis Phillips

2008 November Niner Dennis Phillips is picking up chips and looks to make yet another deep run at the Main Event.

Phillips raised to 1,200 from the button and the small blind called. The big blind raised to 5,600 and Phillips called while the small blind folded.

The flop came     and the big blind bet 4,200. Phillips called and the turn was  .

The big blind bet 15,000 on the turn and Phillips reluctantly folded.

Dennis Phillips123,20013,200
Saturday, November 6, 2021 6:35 PM Local Time
Frenz Finds Aces

John Frenz held the    vs the    of his opponent who was already standing up as he say the bad news when the hands were tabled.

The board would not help the queens as it ran out       and Frenz gathered in the critical pot.

John Frenz75,00075,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander