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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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Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:22 PM Local Time
Amiri Soaring in Latest Round of Amazon Chip Counts

Ehsan Amiri

Ehsan Amiri leads the latest round of chip counts with a stack of 815,500.

Ehsan Amiri815,5000
Frank Funaro400,000-80,000
Ben Yu365,00035,000
Matt Affleck340,000-65,000
Jesse Lonis300,000125,000
Marle Spragg250,00015,000
Michael Wang200,000150,000
Mike Matusow165,00010,000
Ryan Tillmann135,00019,700
Justin Young127,0007,000
Jimmy D'Ambrosio120,00040,000
Ted Forrest105,000-155,000
Jake Daniels75,0006,300
Chris Conrad65,000-50,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:16 PM Local Time
Updates Counts from Around the Pavilion Room
Nicholas Rigby858,00029,000
Farhad Jamasi632,000-118,000
Damien Steel590,000-36,000
Mikiya Kudo206,00054,000
Oliver Entine189,00098,000
Young Ko149,000-48,000
Thomas Chapman112,00046,000
Kenneth Cleeton95,500-1,500
Justin Bonomo92,0001,000
William Fagerbakke77,00015,100
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:14 PM Local Time
Awwad Sends Micka Out

Joel Micka shoved the rest of his short stack on the turn      with about 30,000 in the pot and Ryan Awwad called.

Joel Micka:   
Ryan Awwad:   

Micka had paired his queen, but Awwad was ahead with two pair queens and sixes. The river   changed nothing and Micka was eliminated.

Ryan Awwad167,0007,500
Joel Micka0-69,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:09 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts in Pavillion
Anton Wigg730,000182,000
Brittney Stout605,000210,100
Jason Koon514,500108,500
Keith Lehr484,500102,400
Barry Greenstein424,000175,700
Oliver Biles381,00063,800
Jared Jaffee344,000130,400
Ryan Hartmann324,500-37,300
Ronnie Bardah297,50097,100
Brian Altman290,000-150,100
Weston Pring243,00012,700
Kitty Kuo241,00037,900
Santiago Plante195,000101,200
Ian O'Hara175,0002,700
Brian Yoon152,500-52,100
Johan Guilbert147,00094,600
Koray Aldemir136,00062,700
Pete Chen75,000-131,500
Allen Kessler58,000-1,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:08 PM Local Time
Notable Stacks From Amazon Gold
Adam Walton670,000-10,300
Shane Raikes667,000-18,000
Qui Nguyen515,00029,500
Benjamin Mccoy501,000-34,000
Arkadi Onikoul500,000-143,200
Vojtech Ruzicka430,000385,000
Jeremy Pekarek415,500-5,500
Joao Simao300,00081,500
Adam Owen280,50064,500
Ivan Deyra257,000108,000
Taus Lilius225,000-20,000
DJ Buckley176,500-43,200
Felipe Ramos151,500111,500
Christoph Vogelsang115,000-65,000
Daniel Park90,000-42,900
Benjamin Moon84,5000
Benjamin May63,50020,500
Brock Wilson63,00028,600
Matt Livingston0-43,500
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:05 PM Local Time
Frasca Takes from Berkey, Knocks Out Ivers

Matt Berkey raised to 7,000 from middle position and David Ivers three-bet shoved his last 26,000 from two seats over. Brian Frasca called from the cutoff and Berkey came along.

The flop was     and the remaining players checked. The turn was   and Berkey checked again. Frasca fired a 16,000 bet and Berkey got out of the way.

Frasca turned over    and Ivers turned over a dominated   . The river was   and no help for Ivers as Frasca's kings held to secure the pot and send him to the rail.

Brian Frasca339,00025,100
Matt Berkey268,000150,500
David Ivers0-87,600
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:04 PM Local Time
Mann Doubles With Rockets

Jason Mann three-bet to 20,500 after an open from Scott Davies, who then four-bet to 61,500. Mann flatted the raise.

Davies led out with a bet of 32,500 on the flop reading     and Mann called. On the   turn, Davies put out a stack of green chips to put Mann all-in and he quickly called.

Jason Mann:   
Scott Davies:   

Mann only had to fade two kings to secure a double-up and did so as the river brought the  .

Jason Mann450,000200,000
Scott Davies430,000-236,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:04 PM Local Time
Is Late Registration +EV? ICM Gives Us the Answer

Fresh off his latest book, Endgame Poker Strategy, Unibet ambassador Dara O'Kearney takes a look at the recent controversy over late registration and discusses how ICM should inform a player's decision.

Find out what Dara O'Kearney has to say on late registration

Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:03 PM Local Time
Toole Takes From Armstrong

Benjamin Armstrong opened to 7,000 from the hijack and found one caller in Jake Toole in the big blind.

Toole check-called a 13,000 bet from Armstrong on the     flop and then both players proceeded to check down on the   turn and   river.

Toole tabled    for a pair of jacks and Armstrong mucked without showing.

Benjamin Armstrong520,000-10,000
Jake Toole150,000-102,500
Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:00 PM Local Time
Glick Flops a Set and Doubles Through Phillips

Dennis Phillips raised to 6,000 and was called by Casey Glick in the cutoff and Hoa Pham out of the big blind. The flop fell     and Pham checked, Phillips bet 9,000 and Glick then raised to 29,000. Pham quickly folded and Phillips called after very brief consideration.

On the   turn, Phillips check-called for 30,000 and opted to check again the   on the river. Glick now jammed for 72,500 and Phillips immediately asked for a count. After tanking for four minutes, he apologized to the table and Nabil Cardoso instantly replied with a "take your time." Another half a minute passed and Phillips called with the    only to get shown the    for a set of deuces by Glick.

"Nice hand," Phillips conceded as he dropped to a short stack.

Harrison Gimbel350,0002,200
Casey Glick300,000158,900
Sonny Franco115,000-53,000
Dennis Phillips50,000-150,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:55 PM Local Time
Various Post-Break Purple Counts
Matthew Gawel960,000494,700
Nick Petrangelo660,00010,000
Robert Mizrachi605,000130,000
Frank Funaro480,000130,000
Russell Thomas460,00065,000
Anthony Zinno340,00030,600
Sonia Shashikhina295,00052,900
Toby Lewis210,00068,400
Andre Akkari195,00048,100
Barbara Enright140,0006,600
Tim Reilly105,000-117,200
David Tuchman95,000-135,000
Garry Gates36,000-74,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:53 PM Local Time
Assorted Counts in Level 12
Aristeidis Moschonas640,00084,600
Alex Outhred560,000109,700
Ramon Colillas440,00045,000
Antoine Labat395,00072,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos290,0009,900
Goran Mandic235,000234,999
Andy Black100,00013,400
Robert Mather90,000-74,100
Nathan Zimnik60,000-24,300
Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:46 PM Local Time
Chip Counts at the Break

Players have now returned from the extended color-up break and Level 12 is under way.

Scott Davies666,0000
Eric Mizrachi220,0000
Lukas Robinson209,0000
Erind "Froste" Puka178,0000
Nicholas Zautra79,4000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:46 PM Local Time
Level 12 started
Level: 12
Blinds: 1,500/3,000
Ante: 3,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:59 PM Local Time
Player Break

Players are on their first break of Day 3. The WSOP expect this break to be slightly longer to allow for the coloring up for the 100 denomination chips.

Around 2,000 players remain in the tournament after 2,362 runners started Day 3.

Some highlights from the first level of Day 3:

Hellmuth Busts in Bad Beat

Funaro Shows the Bluff

Matusow Leaves Decision to Coin Flip

Randall Doubles with Boat Over Boat

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:58 PM Local Time
Goldman Leaves Reskallah Short

Aladin Reskallah

As recalled by Will Givens, Isaiah Goldman opened in the cutoff and was called by Givens in the small blind and Aladin Reskallah in the big blind. Only Reskallah check-called bets by Goldman worth 8,000 on the     flop, 20,000 on the   turn and 50,000 on the   river.

Goldman tabled    for aces full of queens and Reskallah flashed    for an inferior full house to be left with a short stack.

Pedro Oliveira350,000116,900
Isaiah Goldman300,00062,900
Will Givens140,000-35,000
Aladin Reskallah44,000-36,000
Paulo Joanello0-146,400
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:57 PM Local Time
Lacaze Four-Bet Shoves

Mickael Lacaze opened to 5,000 from early position and was called by the player directly behind him. The action then folded to Meikat Siu in the cutoff, who squeezed to 25,000. It was then folded back to Lacaze, who went all in for well over 300,000. Both his opponents folded and Lacaze collected the pot.

Mickael Lacaze380,000284,100
Meikat Siu115,000-20,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:56 PM Local Time
Lyons Wants to Play

Pat Lyons

Saya Ono opened to 5,500 in early position and the hijack and cutoff called. Niall Farrell then raised to 33,500 in the small blind.

"I'm not supposed to do this but I love funny situations like this," Pat Lyons said as he called in the big blind.

Ono then jammed in her stack, prompting everyone else to fold their hands, including Lyons who showed   .

"You had to mess it up," Lyons jokingly said to Farrell who had three-bet. Farrell mentioned he laid down nines and had Lyons crushed, but in this case, Ono took down the sizeable pot without a sweat to add to her stack.

Saya Ono290,00072,900
Pat Lyons120,000-45,400
Niall Farrell110,000-10,300
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:55 PM Local Time
Calderaro Wins One Off Ho

James Calderaro

Maria Ho was in middle position and saw a flop against James Calderaro in the big blind.

The   was exposed before the flop came down     and both players checked after joking that they needed the ace.

Calderaro led out with a bet of 9,000 on the   turn and Ho folded, prompting Calderaro to show   .

"I told you I needed the ace!" Calderaro told Ho.

James Calderaro480,0005,000
Maria Ho175,000-45,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:54 PM Local Time
Pignatelli Busts Weinstein

Ryan Pignatelli

Tzur Levy was busy stacking chips after knocking out Ismael Bojang and the next all-in showdown unfolded right after on the same table when Ryan Pignatelli raised and snap-called the shove of David Weinstein.

David Weinstein:   
Ryan Pignatelli:   

Weinstein got there on the     flop and remained ahead on the   turn. However, the   fell on the river to knock out Weinstein.

Tzur Levy350,000203,500
Ryan Pignatelli145,000102,500
David Weinstein0-61,800
Ismael Bojang0-68,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander