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

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 to Thursday, November 18, 2021

Event #79: Poker Hall of Fame Bounty No-Limit Hold'em (freezeout)

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  • Buy-in: $1,979
  • Prizepool: $826,050
  • Entries: 468
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:11 PM Local Time
Level 15 started
Level: 15
Blinds: 3,000/5,000
Ante: 5,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:03 PM Local Time
Alexander's Kings Hold

The action was picked up with cards on their backs with James Alexander all-in and at risk with another player having called him.

James Alexander:   

"We need to not get unlucky," he shouted to his friend a few tables over.

His wish was granted as the board of       was in fact, not unlucky for him and he got a full double through his opponent.

James Alexander167,000167,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:57 PM Local Time
Karlins Secures A Double Up With Quads

Marvin Karlins

Marvin Karlins shoved all-in from under the gun for his tournament life and Daniel Buckley called in late position, covering him.

Marvin Karlin:   
Daniel Buckley:   

The board ran out       and Karlin secured a double up with quad eights.

Marvin Karlins175,000175,000
Daniel Buckley25,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:49 PM Local Time
Vieira Doubles Up

Joao Vieira moved all-in under the gun for 48,000 and action folded around to the big blind who called.

Joao Vieira:   

The flop and turn of      provided no improvement for Vieira and he was all but out of here when the   on the river gave him aces and jacks to stay alive in the tournament.

Joao Vieira102,00019,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:32 PM Local Time
Apte Takes One Out

A player moved all-in from under-the gun for 43,000 and from the cutoff, Girish Apte went all-in for 48,000 and action folded to Jack McClelland in his big blind, who also folded saying he had king-queen.

Girish Apte:   

The board ran out       and Apte scored the elimination.

Girish Apte95,000-73,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:31 PM Local Time
Level 14 started
Level: 14
Blinds: 2,000/4,000
Ante: 4,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:21 PM Local Time
Powers Wakes Up With Aces

Jacob Powers

A player in late position shoved all-in preflop and Jacob Powers called in the small blind, covering him.

Late Position:   
Jacob Powers:   

The board ran out       and Powers scored the knockout with two pair, aces and tens.

Jacob Powers160,000160,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:12 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Maria Lampropulos246,00071,000
Maria Konnikova207,000-41,000
Gianluca Speranza191,000-15,000
Jerry Wong150,0005,000
Christin Maschmann123,000-17,000
Roberto Romanello107,00068,000
Dylan Wilkerson103,0006,500
Stephen Foutty90,000
Joao Vieira83,000-12,000
Justin Barnum53,00014,500
Jonathan Dokler0-58,000
Harry Lodge0-80,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:01 PM Local Time
McClelland Last Hall of Famer Remaining

Jack McClelland

Jack McClelland is the last Hall of Famer and bounty remaining. McClelland was inducted into the hall of fame in 2014, any player who knocks him out will receive a $2,014 bounty.

Jack McClelland85,000-4,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 9:51 PM Local Time
Level 13 started
Level: 13
Blinds: 2,000/3,000
Ante: 3,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 9:35 PM Local Time
WSOP 2021 | Hall Of Famers Tell Us What Makes A Great Nominee!
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 9:31 PM Local Time

Players have gone on a 20-minute break.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 9:31 PM Local Time
Avecedo Wins A Nice Pot

Michael Acevedo

Michael Acevedo opened to 5,000 in late position and both the blinds call to the flop    . Both the blinds check and Acevedo bet 6,000 and only the small blind called to the turn of  .

The small blind checked and Acevedo bet 16,000 then the small blind went all-in putting Acevedo at risk for his tournament life. Acevedo snap-called and the cards were flipped over.

Michael Acevedo:   
Small Blind:   

The river was the   and Acevedo won a nice pot with two pair, aces and sevens.

Michael Acevedo190,000109,900
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 9:30 PM Local Time
Speranza Three-Bets River

With a board reading       and 13,000 in the middle, Gianluca Speranza was heads up against an opponent with 18,000.

Speranza bet 12,000 and the opponent raised to 35,000. Speranza thought about it for a bit before raising to 90,000 to which his opponent folded, giving Speranza the pot.

Gianluca Speranza206,00055,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 9:09 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Maria Konnikova248,00083,000
Jerry Wong145,000115,000
Christin Maschmann140,000101,000
Joao Vieira95,00024,000
Jack McClelland89,0007,000
Harry Lodge80,00054,000
Jonathan Dokler58,00058,000
Ole Schemion39,00016,000
Nadya Magnus38,0002,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:58 PM Local Time
Recent Eliminations
Eli Elezra0-23,000
Tom McEvoy0-46,000
Dominik Nitsche0-30,000
Shaun Deeb0-25,000
Ryan Laplante0-18,000
Niall Farrell0-73,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:52 PM Local Time
Lampropulos Doubles

Action was picked up with cards on their backs and Maria Lampropolus at-risk for her whole stack.

Maria Lampropulos:   

The board ran out       to give Lampropulos the full double up.

Maria Lampropulos175,000105,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:50 PM Local Time
Only Three Bounties Remain
Jack McClelland82,00016,000
Tom McEvoy46,00011,000
Phil Hellmuth12,000-18,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:38 PM Local Time
Brunson Eliminated By Oxman

Doyle Brunson

Ari Oxman raised to 4,000 under the gun and action folded to Doyle Brunson on the button who went all-in for 45,000 which folded the action back around to Oxman who called.

Doyle Brunson:   
Ari Oxman:   

The board ran out       giving no help to the ace-king and the ten-time bracelet winner wished his tablemates good luck and exited the tournament area

Ari Oxman150,00065,000
Doyle Brunson0-77,000
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:25 PM Local Time
Prizepool and Payouts Confirmed

The 469 entrants created a total prizepool of $801,931 with 71 places getting paid a guaranteed min-cash of $3,087 and first place paying out $172,499 as well as the WSOP gold bracelet.

Playtika - Jason Alexander