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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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Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:51 PM Local Time
More Chips from Pavillion
Nicholas Rigby829,000451,000
Farhad Jamasi750,000115,000
David Mock685,0005,300
Rameez Shahid651,000-80,700
Damien Steel626,000-23,000
Raul Martinez561,000-67,100
Gianluca Speranza476,00033,500
Kevin Gerhart345,000106,100
Ole Schemion212,000115,000
Fatima Nanji208,000-22,000
Antoine Sankari158,000-15,300
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:45 PM Local Time
Turnquest Gets Through With a Shove

In a battle of the blinds the flop showed     and Mauricio Solano check-called a bet worth 25,100 by Chase Turnquest which then led them to the   on the turn. Solano checked the stack of his opponent carefully and then checked. Turnquest jammed for 98,200 and Solano asked for a count before reluctantly folding.

"Do you want to see it?" Turnquest asked and Solano nodded. He was shown the    for the top pair and then mentioned in table chat "I had a straight and flush draw. Let me put it this way, I needed the ace of spades for a royal flush."

Mauricio Solano210,000-33,500
Chase Turnquest180,00011,800
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:44 PM Local Time
Funaro Shows the Bluff

Frank Funaro

With about 110,000 in the pot and a board of     , a player in the hijack checked and Frank Funaro bet 51,000. The hijack player thought about it and called.

The   completed the board and the hijack appeared motionless for a minute before checking. Funaro bet 80,000 and the hijack had another decision. Eventually, he laid down his hand.

"Let's go boys!" Funaro exclaimed as he slammed down the    and dragged in the pot.

Frank Funaro350,000166,100
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:43 PM Local Time
Big Stacks From Amazon Gold
Shane Raikes685,000301,100
Adam Walton680,3007,200
Arkadi Onikoul643,200127,500
Benjamin Mccoy535,00095,900
Qui Nguyen485,5006,400
Jeremy Pekarek421,000255,100
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:40 PM Local Time
More Betting Units at a Glance
Ehsan Amiri615,0000
Joel Worcester580,000265,400
James Calderaro475,000131,900
Roberto Romanello280,000280,000
Rumen Nanev240,00026,200
Florian Fuchs240,00050,000
Marle Spragg235,000-5,000
Maria Ho220,00025,000
Jean-Luc Adam200,000-68,400
Mike Matusow155,000-5,000
Igor Yaroshevskyy150,00027,100
Daniel Zack130,000-10,000
Osman Ihlamur125,000-6,600
Justin Young120,00013,000
Ardit Kurshumi120,000-100,300
Chris Conrad115,00025,000
Jimmy D'Ambrosio80,00017,000
Denise Pratt60,000-15,700
Shane Pacheco0-87,100
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Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:40 PM Local Time
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Keyu Qu850,000185,100
Pierre Deissler75,00053,400
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:38 PM Local Time
Livingston (Semi)bluffs Lewis

Alex Livingston opened to 5,500 from early position and was three-bet to 13,800 by Romain Lewis in the cutoff. Action folded back to Livingston, who called.

Both players checked on the     flop and Livingston led out for 16,000 on the   turn. Lewis folded after a bit of thought and Livingston tabled    as he dragged the pot.

"I was ready to go with it," Livingston said.

Alex Livingston460,0000
Romain Lewis90,00011,500
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:37 PM Local Time
Assorted Updates from Around the Pavilion Room
Jason Koon406,00044,800
David Lappin308,500-6,500
Stephen Chidwick296,500300
Yueqi Zhu215,000-5,000
Ronnie Bardah200,400-88,400
Don Nguyen156,30055,700
Cliff Josephy133,500-4,900
Yuval Bronshtein92,000-24,600
Stephen Moreschi77,900-7,600
Thomas Chapman66,000-36,000
Niklas Astedt62,000-10,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:35 PM Local Time
Matusow Leaves Decision to Coin Flip

Mike Matusow

Jimmy D'Ambrosio and Mike Matusow told PokerNews about a hand they were involved in which began with a third player opening to 5,400 and Matusow flat-calling as the player next to act. D'Ambrosio then three-bet shoved a stack of 51,000 and the action folded to Matusow.

"My gut told me to call," said Matusow.

Ultimately, Matusow left the decision up to the coin flip by another player at the table. After the toss, Matusow folded ace-queen face-up and D'Ambrosio did not reveal his holding.

"I would've been happy with either a call or a fold," D'Ambrosio said.

Mike Matusow160,0000
Jimmy D'Ambrosio63,0000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:34 PM Local Time
Assorted Counts in Amazon Purple
Faraz Jaka510,000206,000
Stephen Song420,000-120,300
JJ Liu341,00048,800
Chris Moorman324,00064,300
Peter Jetten280,000-13,000
Robert Kuhn263,00033,600
Aditya Agarwal160,000-57,000
Erick Lindgren150,000-13,100
Natalie Hof145,00022,200
Andy Frankenberger105,00012,000
Kilian Kramer72,500-16,700
Jerry Yang71,00013,500
Johnnie Moreno68,800400
Chris Hunichen0-56,000
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Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:33 PM Local Time
Hendrix and Ernst Chop One Up

Matthew Ernst raised to 5,500 in early position and Adam Hendrix three-bet to 19,500 on the button. The blinds folded and Ernst called to see a flop of    . Ernst checked to Hendrix who bet 10,000 and Ernst check-raised to 32,000. Hendrix ripped all in for a little over 70,000 and Ernst quickly called.

Hendrix showed    for two pair and Ernst flipped over    for the same hand. The   on the turn ensured they would chop the pot as the   completed the board.

Matthew Ernst352,000-36,200
Adam Hendrix101,500700
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:29 PM Local Time
WSOP Main Event Breaking Order
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:29 PM Local Time
"I'm Just Clicking Buttons and Having a Great Time"

Liv Boeree comes out of retirement to play the Main Event and says, "I'm playing better (now) than before I quit." Enjoy this really awkward interview with her and Tiffany Michelle. (Get a room, ladies!)

Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:27 PM Local Time
Chip Counts in Pavillion Black
David Coleman549,000-64,500
Mustapha Kanit445,000-28,300
Chance Kornuth318,0005,800
Randy Ohel273,90047,900
David Pham245,50036,700
Yueqi Zhu220,000-72,800
Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier198,100198,100
Matt Waxman185,500-11,300
Marco Johnson171,80035,400
Bart Lybaert145,500-10,400
Yevgeniy Timoshenko115,600-63,400
Kenneth Cleeton97,0004,800
Justin Bonomo91,000-145,200
Anthony Spinella48,300-17,800
Griffin Benger26,500-48,400
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:23 PM Local Time
Randall Doubles With Boat Over Boat

Hyung Sun Jung bet 14,500 with the board reading       and about 18,000 in the middle. Robert Randall was in the tank.

"No way I get away from this," said Randall. "I'm all in."

Randall's stack was counted out to 64,600 total and it was Sun Jung now in the tank.

"Pocket sevens?" asked Sun Jung.

Sun Jung made the call with his    for sixes full of threes but Randall revealed    for jacks full to win the pot.

Hyung Sun Jung166,200-68,200
Robert Randall135,20033,500
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Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:17 PM Local Time
Amazon Tan Counts
Benjamin Armstrong450,000-10,000
Alex Livingston440,000-2,700
Victor Ramdin420,000-17,400
Ramon Colillas395,000185,000
Aneris Adomkevicius280,00064,900
Dennis Phillips200,0005,300
Curtis Phelps170,00045,000
Meikat Siu135,00049,700
Michael Noori130,00033,500
Kao "Flexx" Saechao98,00098,000
Tony Hartmann75,0005,100
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:11 PM Local Time
Westover Calls Kasputis

With over 20,000 in the pot and      on the board, Keegan Westover checked from early position. James Kasputis bet 25,000 and Westover called.

The river was   and Westover checked again. Kasputis fired 75,000. Westover went into the tank for several minutes before he cut out 75,000 and tossed them in the middle.

Kasputis turned over    for three sevens and Westover tossed the losing hand in the muck.

Kasputis and Westover are joined at their table by Bill Fagerbakke, better known to many poker fans as "Dauber" from the 1990's sitcom Coach and the voice of "Patrick" from Spongebob Squarepants.

Fagerbakke says he is bringing the "starting stack energy" for the rest of Day 3.

James Kasputis346,30077,200
William Fagerbakke61,900-43,600
Keegan Westover58,500-106,200
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:09 PM Local Time
Chip Update In Amazon Orange
Matt Affleck405,000900
Daniel Fuhs400,000-60,000
Ben Yu330,00025,200
Billy Baxter270,000155,000
Ted Forrest260,0000
Marle Spragg240,000-5,000
Joni Jouhkimainen210,0005,000
Maria Ho195,000-4,000
Jesse Lonis175,000-6,900
Mike Matusow167,00035,300
Daniel Zack140,00025,500
Jimmy D'Ambrosio105,00021,700
Chris Conrad90,00025,000
Michael Wang50,000-55,000
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:07 PM Local Time
Trip Queens for Boeree

Liv Boeree

A player in middle position opened to 5,500 and Liv Boeree three-bet to 14,000 in the cutoff. Her opponent called.

The flop came     and Boeree's opponent check-called a 12,000 bet.

Both players checked the   turn, and on the   river, Boeree faced a 16,000 lead from her opponent. She thought about her options briefly before calling.

Boeree showed    which easily beat the    missed flush draw of her opponent and she took down the pot.

Liv Boeree330,00040,500
Thursday, November 11, 2021 12:05 PM Local Time
Updated Counts Across the Amazon Room
Nick Petrangelo650,00070,000
Robert Mizrachi475,000163,700
Russell Thomas395,000-74,400
Yehoram Houri310,00054,800
Ted Forrest260,000-38,100
Ran Shahar240,00065,600
David Tuchman230,00036,400
Jonas Lauck210,00068,500
Joni Jouhkimainen205,00014,000
Daniel Smiljkovic195,000-6,300
Will Givens175,00045,000
Billy Baxter115,000-75,300
Garry Gates110,00016,900
Josip Simunic110,000-43,100
Joseph Hebert0-31,600
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