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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 9:55 PM Local Time
Koh and Failla Chop Up in Three-Way Action

The cards of the third player in the hand were already in the muck as the main pot between Will Failla and Norbert Koh was chopped. However, Koh with the    claimed the side pot as he knocked out an opponent with a superior full house on the       board. Failla had the equally strong    and the third player in the hand ran out of chips with pocket jacks in a hand that took place just before the break.

Norbert Koh455,000322,300
Will Failla195,000-20,000
Dominykas Karmazinas180,000-34,200
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:54 PM Local Time
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PokerGO Main Event

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Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:52 PM Local Time
Feature Tables Chip Counts After the Break
Chris Moneymaker1,200,000100,000
Ugur Secilmis1,000,000595,000
Jesse Capps564,000462,000
Kyle Arora542,000142,000
Atrayon Trevino500,000233,000
William Benson343,000-2,000
Nick Petrangelo342,000-208,000
Alan Krassowski255,00097,100
Vito DiStefano234,00060,000
Russell Thomas231,000-212,000
Benton Blakeman189,00064,200
Omer Gabay187,000-219,000
Chulhan Choi173,0008,000
Garry Gates161,000-9,000
Hyunshik Yun153,000153,000
Brad Anderson150,00026,800
Jay Kapoor121,000-47,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:52 PM Local Time
Assorted Counts in the Orange and Purple Section
Tatsuya Seki740,000250,000
Tim Reilly740,000110,000
Denys Prydvor730,000110,000
Florian Fuchs540,000120,000
Anton Wigg507,000177,000
Asher Conniff430,000370,500
Kitty Kuo410,000-40,000
Jean-Luc Adam350,000-135,000
Harry Ross350,000145,000
Yueqi Zhu340,00038,000
Chris Conrad120,00045,000
Todd Witteles72,000-500
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:51 PM Local Time
Level 15 started
Level: 15
Blinds: 3,000/6,000
Ante: 6,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:26 PM Local Time
Player Break

Players are now on the final break of the evening. This will be a 20-minute color-up break where they race off the 500 denomination blue chips.

Check out the highlights from Level 14:

Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:25 PM Local Time
Some More Amazon Tan Chip Counts
Swadeep Mishra830,0000
Zachary Grech695,00025,000
Chang Luo680,00035,000
Alex Livingston640,00070,000
Clifford Conners579,000490,300
Dave Alfa555,000501,200
Francis Anderson454,000104,000
Cole Ferraro385,000113,000
Max Lehmanski361,000-89,000
Rafi Elharar353,000-92,000
Dietrich Fast325,000135,000
Victor Ramdin240,00035,000
Jonas Mackoff225,000121,600
Mark Liedtke210,000150,500
Romain Lewis60,000-120,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:23 PM Local Time
Counts From Amazon Gold Before the Break
Jonas Hagstrom910,000711,700
Shane Raikes895,000396,000
Pavel Plesuv665,000364,000
Joao Simao310,00050,000
Adam Owen205,000-27,000
Steve Zolotow167,000-198,000
Greg Mueller0-340,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:21 PM Local Time
Various Purple Counts
Keyu Qu1,350,000280,000
Joshua Remitio1,300,000943,400
Conrad De Armas990,00090,000
Peter Jetten940,00043,000
Chris Dowling900,000715,800
JJ Liu720,000-63,000
Stephen Song620,00080,000
Yuri Dzivielevski470,000-50,000
Ben Lamb190,000-67,000
Chris Moorman170,00070,000
Johnnie Moreno117,00012,500
Liv Boeree80,000-330,000
Andy Frankenberger0-220,000
Aditya Agarwal0-110,000
Faraz Jaka0-60,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:16 PM Local Time
Vogelsang Finds Value on the River

Christoph Vogelsang raised it up from middle position and the player on his left stuck in a three-bet. The action folded back to Vogelsang who just called to see a flop of    .

Vogelsang checked to his opponent who bet 30,000 into a pot of around 75,000. Vogelsang called and the   landed on the turn. Both players checked and the   completed the board. Vogelsang paused for a couple of minutes before sticking in a bet of 45,000. His opponent called and Vogelsang turned over    to claim the pot.

Christoph Vogelsang397,000186,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:13 PM Local Time
Selection of Amazon Tan Chip Counts
Aristeidis Moschonas765,000105,000
Ramon Colillas608,00098,000
Jason Koon574,00014,000
Sonny Franco415,00080,000
Miguel Use350,000131,000
Bart Lybaert350,000204,500
Antoine Labat340,000-100,000
Koray Aldemir330,000185,000
Tony Sinishtaj170,000-30,400
Alberto Stegeman150,00095,800
Mike Ruter114,000-88,900
Michael Noori75,00022,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:09 PM Local Time
Bedir Shows the Bluff

Selahaddin Bedir

The flop read     with around 80,000 in the middle.

The player in the big blind had bet but Selahaddin Bedir raised it up to 49,000 from the button. His opponent reraised to 102,000 for Bedir to tank for a while. He counted out his stack and then opted to make the call.

The turn was the   and the big blind took some time before deciding to check. Bedir took a few seconds and then shoved with the slightly bigger stack. His opponent dived deep into the tank, glanced at his own stack of around 240,000, and took some more time. In the end, he opted to push his cards towards the muck for the fold.

Bedir flipped over the    for the bluff for the whole table to gasp and look bewildered.

"What just happened?" one of the players wondered.

Selahaddin Bedir574,000234,100
Thursday, November 11, 2021 9:05 PM Local Time
Ostapchenko Busts One; Doubles Too

A short stack jammed for the last 79,000 and the hijack called. Andrew Ostapchenko then min-clicked on the button without putting the correct amount of chips in and Keith Lehr quickly remarked that the reraise had to be for 69,000 more. The hijack called and instantly shoved the     flop, which Ostapchenko called for his last 223,000.

At-risk player:   
Andrew Ostapchenko:   

The   turn changed nothing, nor did the   river, and Ostapchenko reduced the field by one while also securing a full double-up through the hijack.

Matthew Jewett1,250,000882,500
Keith Lehr1,050,000345,000
Andrew Ostapchenko785,000246,600
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:53 PM Local Time
Assorted Chip Counts
Peter Jetten897,00092,000
JJ Liu783,00043,000
Fatima Nanji570,000-20,000
Josh Arieh536,000358,200
David Coleman473,000-76,000
Michael Farrow417,000107,200
Ryan Smith (CAN)329,000144,000
David Lappin266,000-106,000
Tyler Cornell265,000-261,500
Ben Lamb257,00019,000
Danny Chang228,000132,300
Nadya Magnus184,000-36,000
Brian Yoon167,500-147,500
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:52 PM Local Time
Chen On the Right End of a Cooler

Pete Chen

Pete Chen and Brittney Stout got into a raising war on the flop     that ended with Chen all in and at risk.

Pete Chen:   
Brittney Stout:   

Stout flopped trip nines, while Chen held a full house.

The turn   and river   were safe for Chen to secure the double.

Pete Chen604,500343,000
Brittney Stout240,000-302,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:50 PM Local Time
Liu Pays Off Kachan

Xuan Liu opened to 11,000 in middle position and was called by Mike Kachan on the button. The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn.

Liu checked again and Kachan threw in a bet of 13,000 which Liu called. The   paired the board on the river and Liu checked for the third time. Kachan made a small bet of 18,000 and tried to make himself look as uncomfortable as possible. Liu eventually made the call and Kachan turned over    for two pair which took down the pot.

Mike Kachan275,000168,500
Xuan Liu160,000-16,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:50 PM Local Time
Some Amazon Purple Counts
Tim Reilly630,00040,000
Toby Lewis620,00035,000
David Tuchman575,000185,000
Robert Mizrachi570,000165,000
Sonia Shashikhina425,00024,000
Frank Funaro350,00025,000
David Manikos160,000-100,000
Barbara Enright135,000-35,000
Anthony Zinno0-80,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:48 PM Local Time
Counts From Amazon Tan
Benjamin Armstrong760,000120,000
Zachary Grech670,000-280,000
Aneris Adomkevicius590,000280,000
Alex Livingston570,00050,000
Jason Koon560,000-60,000
Curtis Phelps470,00023,000
Francis Anderson350,000-5,000
Mickael Lacaze305,00095,000
Mustapha Kanit215,000-140,000
Justin Liberto205,00045,000
Dennis Phillips120,00020,000
Kenny Nguyen115,000-20,000
Amnon Filippi85,00017,000
Mark Newhouse75,000-130,000
Michael Noori53,000-33,000
Andy Black0-110,000
Kao "Flexx" Saechao0-90,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:47 PM Local Time
Cai Loses Some; One Robinson Remains

Jessica Cai bet the      turn for 35,000 and her table neighbour then raised it up to 93,000. Cai studied the stack of her opponent carefully and opted to fold.

Todd Witteles got through with a cold four-bet jam for 107,500 as Yueqi Zhu and three-bettor Florian Fuchs let go.

In the meanwhile, Peter Robinson has arrived in the Amazon Room and reported some bad news. His son Lukas Robinson was just eliminated, which once again as the father reign supreme in the family.

Jessica Cai1,090,000-110,000
Denys Prydvor620,000100,000
Raul Martinez580,000-50,000
Florian Fuchs420,000180,000
Leo Margets380,000160,000
Sejin Park380,000-55,000
Mike Matusow330,0000
Yueqi Zhu302,00087,000
Will Givens290,00090,000
Todd Witteles160,00065,000
Peter Robinson150,000-55,000
Vytautas Semaska120,00022,900
Lukas Robinson0-190,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:42 PM Local Time
Hendrix Hits the Rail

Adam Hendrix

Adam Hendrix in the small blind was down to around 35,000 and got all of it in against Denys Prydvor in the big blind.

Adam Hendrix:   
Denys Prydvor:   

The board ran out       to give Prydvor the best hand with a pair of jacks and Hendrix hit the rail.

Denys Prydvor720,000200,000
Adam Hendrix0-72,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander