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

Sunday, November 14, 2021 to Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Event #74: Mixed Big Bet Event

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $471,700
  • Entries: 212
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 6:06 PM Local Time
WSOP 2021 | Johan 'YoH ViraL' Guilbert Vlogs High Roller Lifestyle! | Interview

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 6:03 PM Local Time
Anthony Ribeiro Eliminated in 8th Place ($9,704)

Anthony Ribeiro

Five Card Draw High

Anthony Ribeiro moved all-in from the button for 232,000 and after some brief thought, Jerry Wong made the call in the small blind.

Wong drew one, while Ribeiro took two.

Anthony Ribeiro:    /  
Jerry Wong:     / 

Ribeiro was drawing live to a better two pair than Wong, but he drew the   and  , bringing no help, and eliminating him in 8th place.

The remaining seven players will now redraw for the final table, which is being moved to the gold section of the Amazon room.

Jerry Wong1,438,000458,000
Anthony Ribeiro0-590,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:45 PM Local Time
Scott Bohlman Eliminated in 9th Place ($9,704)

Scott Bohlman

No-Limit Hold'em

Scott Bohlman moved all-in on the button for 137,000, and with 24,000 already in the pot in the big blind plus his big blind ante, Patrik Ciklamini opted to call.

Scott Bohlman:   
Patrik Ciklamini:   

The board came      , bringing no help to Bohlman, whose quest for a second $2,500 Mixed Big Bet title ends in 9th place.

Patrik Ciklamini525,000150,000
Scott Bohlman0-321,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:40 PM Local Time
Jon Turner Eliminated in 10th Place ($7,617)

Jon Turner

No-Limit Hold'em

Jon Turner moved all-in for 155,000 from the hijack, and Patrik Ciklamini moved all-in over top on the button for slightly more.

Jon Turner:   
Patrick Ciklamini:   

Turner was in deep trouble, and as the board ran out      , he was eliminated from the tournament in 10th place.

Patrik Ciklamini375,000-260,000
Jon Turner0-299,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:33 PM Local Time
Jordan Siegel Eliminated in 11th Place ($7,617)

Jordan Siegel

No-Limit Hold'em

Jordan Siegel got the last of his chips in and Richard Bai was the only caller from the next seat over. Siegel was at risk for a little over 100,000.

Jordan Siegel:   
Richard Bai:   

The board ran out       and Bai's flopped straight was enough to send Siegel to the rail in 11th place for $7,617.

Richard Bai815,000275,000
Jordan Siegel0-630,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:26 PM Local Time
Level 24 started
Level: 24
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:16 PM Local Time
Nizad Doubles Through Wong

Big O

Hooman Nizad raised to 60,000 from the small blind and Jerry Wong bet the pot from the big blind for 180,000. Nizad shoved for a total of 371,000 and Wong called.

Hooman Nizad:      
Jerry Wong:      

The board ran out       and Nizad secured the double with a king-high flush.

Jerry Wong980,000-120,000
Hooman Nizad760,000361,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:53 PM Local Time
Siegel Doubles Through Bai

Five Card Draw High

Richard Bai raised to 60,000 in the cutoff and got a call from Anthony Ribeiro on the button. Jordan Siegel then moved all-in from the small blind for 212,000.

Bai asked for a count from Ribeiro, who said he had about 600,000. Bai then moved all-in and Riveiro folded.

Jordan Siegel:     / 
Richard Bai:     / 

Both players had kings up, but Siegel's nines gave him the dominant lead.

They each drew one card, and Bai couldn't improve to cooler Siegel who earned the double-up

Jordan Siegel630,000360,000
Anthony Ribeiro590,000-60,000
Richard Bai540,000-209,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:46 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast: WSOP Main Event Final Table Set; Guest Darren Elias
PN Podcast
PN Podcast

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jesse Fullen and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

They preview the 2021 WSOP $10,000 Main Event final table, talk with chip leader Koray Aldemir, and highlight some of the bigger names to cash the tournament. They also offer winner interviews with Jermaine Reid and Scott Ball, the latter having captured his second bracelet of the series and put himself in position to win Player of the Year.

They also chat with guest Darren Elias, who talks about his upcoming online "The End Boss Poker Series." BetMGM recently announced the debut of The End Boss Poker Series, created in conjunction with the four-time WPT champion. The event will take place on the partypoker US Network in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan from November 23rd through 28th. The 6-day, 7-event series is headlined by The End Boss Main Event, an 8-max NLH that carries a six-figure guarantees in each state. Overall, the series includes tournaments with guaranteed prize pools totaling more than $750,000 across all three states.

Click here to listen to the new PN Podcast!

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:40 PM Local Time
Wong Scores Huge Double Through Ciklamini

Jerry Wong

Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better

Patrik Ciklamini raised to 50,000 from first position and was three-bet to 180,000 by Jerry Wong on the button. Ciklamini called, and the makings of a huge pot were brewing.

The flop came     and Ciklamini open jammed for the rest of Wong's stack, which was about 400,000.

Wong made the call, putting his tournament life at risk.

Jerry Wong:     
Patrik Ciklamini:     

The board ran out with the   and  , as Wong faded Ciklamini's flush draw to earn himself the huge pot and cross one million chips.

Jerry Wong1,100,000590,000
Patrick Ciklamini165,000165,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:29 PM Local Time
Level 23 started
Level: 23
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:14 PM Local Time
Player Break

Players are now on their first 15-minute break of the day.

Denis Strebkov2,520,000180,000
Richard Bai749,000214,000
Anthony Ribeiro650,000100,000
Patrik Ciklamini635,000350,000
Shanmukha Meruga595,00085,000
Jerry Wong510,000-70,000
Pearce Arnold490,000-130,000
Hooman Nizad399,000-271,000
Scott Bohlman321,000-214,000
Jon Turner299,000-91,000
Jordan Siegel270,000-396,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 4:00 PM Local Time
Arnold Doubles Through Meruga

Big O

Pearce Arnold raised from the button and was three-bet the pot by Shanmukha Meruga in the big blind for almost all of Arnold's stack. Arnold moved all-in and the players were off to see five cards with Arnold's tournament life at risk.

Pearce Arnold:      
Shanmukha Meruga:      

The board ran out      , giving Arnold a straight. He has since chipped up further and is right back in the mix with over 600,000 chips.

Pearce Arnold620,000373,000
Shanmukha Meruga510,000-150,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:48 PM Local Time
Asher Lower Eliminated in 12th Place ($7,617)

Asher Lower

Pot-Limit 2-7 Triple Draw

With one draw complete, Jordan Siegel shoved for 313,000 and Asher Lower called with Siegel barely covered. Both players drew one.

On the third draw, Lower drew one and Siegel stood pat. Lower turned over      and peeled a  , but Siegel turned over       to take the double with the nut low. Lower was left with just 33,000.

In the following hand, Lower got it all in and Anthony Ribeiro was the lone caller.

Ribeiro drew one on all three draws. Lower drew three on the first two and one on the last.

Lower turned over      and peeled a   to make a pair of fives. Ribeiro tabled      and peeled a   to take the pot with a ten-nine and eliminated Lower in 12th place.

Jordan Siegel666,000321,000
Anthony Ribeiro550,00040,000
Asher Lower0-340,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:41 PM Local Time
Final Twelve Chip Count Update
Denis Strebkov2,340,0000
Hooman Nizad670,000158,000
Shanmukha Meruga660,000-140,000
Jerry Wong580,000225,000
Scott Bohlman535,000-292,000
Richard Bai535,000193,000
Anthony Ribeiro510,00031,000
Jon Turner390,000-25,000
Jordan Siegel345,00071,000
Asher Lower340,000-67,000
Patrik Ciklamini285,000-25,000
Pearce Arnold247,000-45,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:37 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
TableSeatNameChip Count
Amazon 5171Jon Turner390,000
Amazon 5172Denis Strebkov2,340,000
Amazon 5173Patrik Ciklamini285,000
Amazon 5174Hooman Nizad670,000
Amazon 5175Jerry Wong580,000
Amazon 5176Scott Bohlman535,000
Amazon 5181Anthony Ribeiro510,000
Amazon 5182Asher Lower340,000
Amazon 5183Jordan Siegel345,000
Amazon 5184Pearce Arnold247,000
Amazon 5185Richard Bai535,000
Amazon 5186Shanmukha Meruga660,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:26 PM Local Time
Amnon Filippi Eliminated in 13th Place ($6,153)

Amnon Filippi

Pot-Limit Omaha

Amnon Filippi got his last 300,000 into the middle and Denis Strebkov was the lone caller.

Amnon Filippi:     
Denis Strebkov:     

The board ran out       and Strebkov eliminated Filippi in 13th place with queens and jacks.

Denis Strebkov2,340,000420,000
Amnon Filippi0-371,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:12 PM Local Time
Level 22 started
Level: 22
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:11 PM Local Time
Noah Boeken Eliminated In 14th Place ($6,153)

Noah Boeken

Five Card Draw High

Noah Boeken moved all-in from the small blind into Denis Strebkov's big blind. Strebkov quickly called and had Boeken crushed.

Noah Boeken:   /   
Denis Strebkov:    /  

Strebkov's trip tens were way in front, and just for good measure, he drew the fourth   to eliminate Boeken from the tournament.

Denis Strebkov1,920,00045,000
Noah Boeken0-255,000
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 2:49 PM Local Time
Ciklamini Draws for a Double

No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Patrik Ciklamini shoved from the big blind for 155,000 and Asher Lower called after limping from the small blind.

Asher took one card and Ciklamini drew two, turning over       for queen high.

Asher turned over      and peeled a   to make king high and hand Ciklamini a double.

Asher Lower407,000-88,000
Patrik Ciklamini310,000190,000