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2021 52nd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, November 12, 2021 to Friday, November 12, 2021

Event #70: CRAZY EIGHTS No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $888
  • Prizepool: $4,150,761
  • Entries: 5,252
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:43 PM Local Time
Level 41 started
Level: 41
Blinds: 1,200,000/2,400,000
Ante: 2,400,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:41 PM Local Time
Leonid Yanovski Eliminated in 5th Place ($102,888)

Leonid Yanovski

Timo Kamphues opened to 4 million in the hijack and David Moses jammed in his stack on the button. Leonid Yanovski put all of his chips in from the big blind and was the one at risk after Kamphues folded.

Leonid Yanovski:   
David Moses:   

Moses was behind but popped up when the     flop brought a queen in the window. The   came on the turn and the   completed the board to knock out Yanovski and leave Moses hugging his rail. The two players then shook hands before Yanovski made his way to the payout desk to collect his $102,888 prize.

David Moses90,900,00041,800,000
Leonid Yanovski0-29,000,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:36 PM Local Time
Eight on the River for Fehlig to Stay Alive

Paul Fehlig

Paul Fehlig jammed under the gun for 21,900,000 and Timo Kamphues dropped a chip to call on the button.

Paul Fehlig:   
Timo Kamphues:   

The dealer spread a flop of     and you could see the hope drain out of Fehlig's face. When the   hit the turn Fehlig had already stood up and started walking away from the table. The   landed on the river as the rail exploded for Fehlig and he sat back down with over 40,000,000 in chips.

Paul Fehlig49,000,00023,000,000
Timo Kamphues34,800,000-39,800,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:32 PM Local Time
Park Gets Back at Kamphues

Timo Kamphues jammed in the small blind and Sejin Park called in the big blind for his 21.4 million stack.

Sejin Park:   
Timo Kamphues:   

The board ran out       and Park doubled as nothing changed.

Timo Kamphues74,600,000-21,400,000
Sejin Park44,800,00028,400,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:28 PM Local Time
Aces Versus Queens for Kamphues

Timo Kamphues limped in the small blind and Sejin Park raised to 7.5 million. Kamphues then jammed for 47 million and Park snap-called.

Timo Kamphues:   
Sejin Park:   

Park's ladies ran into rockets and he found no help as the board ran out       and Kamphues took the massive pot.

Timo Kamphues96,000,00049,000,000
Sejin Park16,400,000-49,000,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:24 PM Local Time
Kamphues Smokes his Jack Twice

Timo Kamphues

The actiion folded around to Paul Fehlig on the button who announced all-in and Timo Kamphues made the call in the big blind.

Timo Kamphues:   
Paul Fehlig:   

Kamphues was way behind and the     flop was no help. The   turn gave him top pair to take the lead and the   river sealed his double up as he made trip jacks.

Timo Kamphues47,000,00025,000,000
Paul Fehlig26,000,000-29,500,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:22 PM Local Time
Park's Kicker Plays to Double

Sejin Park

Sejin Park raised to 4,000,000 in the cutoff and Leonid Yanovski defended the big blind.

The flop came     and Yanovski check-raised all-in, having Park covered. Park called off his stack of 27,200,000 and both hands were tabled.

Sejin Park:   
Leonid Yanovski:   

Both players flopped top pair but Park's kicker played as the board completed with the   on the turn and the   on the river.

Sejin Park65,400,00044,200,000
Leonid Yanovski29,000,000-33,200,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:16 PM Local Time
Kamphues Doubles Through Park

Timo Kamphues jammed for 10 million in the small blind. Sejin Park thought about it in the big blind and put in the chips.

Timo Kamphues:   
Sejin Park:   

The     flop put Kamphues way ahead, but the   turn provided a sweat if a ten were to come. However, the   completed the board to confirm Kamphues' double.

Timo Kamphues22,000,00014,600,000
Sejin Park21,200,000-12,000,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:13 PM Local Time
Park Cracks Kings to Double

Sejin Park jammed in his 14.6 million stack and Paul Fehlig called.

Sejin Park:   
Paul Fehlig:   

Park was well behind but found a lot of outs on the     flop. The   turn left him one card away from elimination, but the   spiked the river to give him a straight and keep him alive.

"Lucky," Park said as he added to his stack.

Paul Fehlig55,500,000-15,000,000
Sejin Park33,200,00018,600,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:07 PM Local Time
Georgios Sotiropoulos Eliminated in 6th Place ($79,888)

Georgios Sotiropoulos

In the first hand of the day, the action folded to Georgios Sotiropoulos in the small blind and he jammed his 21,800,000 in the middle. Paul Fehlig was in the big blind and gave it some thought for about 30 seconds before slamming a stack of chips down to make the call.

Georgios Sotiropoulos:   
Paul Fehlig:   

Fehlig had him dominated and pulled further ahead on the     flop. The   turn and the   river meant Sotiropoulos was taken out in sixth place for $79,888.

Paul Fehlig70,500,00021,800,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos0-21,800,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:03 PM Local Time
Cards in the Air

The tournament director has instructed the dealer to shuffle up and deal.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:02 PM Local Time
Level 40 started
Level: 40
Blinds: 1,000,000/2,000,000
Ante: 2,000,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12:50 PM Local Time
Georgios Sotiropoulos Looks to Capture Fourth WSOP Gold Bracelet in Event #70: $888 Crazy Eights

Georgios Sotiropoulos

Welcome to the third and final day of Event #70: $888 Crazy Eights.

At 2:00 p.m. local time the final six players will return to battle it out until a winner is crowned.

Starting the day as the chip leader is Leonid Yanovski with a total of 62,200,000. Yanovski has $301,040 in live earnings, winning $66,249 just a few short days ago with his fourth-place finish in Event #72: Mixed No-Limit Hold'em; Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed). He will be looking to claim his first World Series Of Poker gold bracelet with a victory in this tournament.

David Moses is coming in with the second-highest chip stack at a total of 49,100,000. Moses has 17 WSOP cashes for a combined $93,975, plus one WSOP Circuit gold ring. Moses is looking to add his first gold bracelet to his resume today.

Three-time champion Georgios Sotiropoulos bagged 21,800,000 in chips and after claiming his third bracelet just one week ago in Event #65: Mini Main Event No-Limit Hold'em (freezeout); he is looking for a repeat.

The remaining six players are all guaranteed a payout of $79,888 but all eyes will be on that first-place prize of $888,888 along with the shiny WSOP gold bracelet. Action will resume with blinds of 1,000,000/2,000,000 with an ante of 2,000,000.

Final Table Seat Draw

TableSeatPlayerChip CountBig Blinds
4301Georgios Sotiropoulos21,800,00011
4302Paul Fehlig48,700,00024
4303Leonid Yanovski62,200,00031
4304Timo Kamphues7,400,0004
4305Sejin Park14,600,0007
4306David Moses49,100,00025

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