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

Friday, October 22, 2021 to Friday, October 22, 2021

Event #44: 6-Handed Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $432,540
  • Entries: 162
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Sunday, October 24, 2021 9:31 PM Local Time
Kevin Erickson Eliminated in 3rd Place ($46,669)

Kevin Erickson

Kevin Erickson raised on the button and Kosei Ichinose reraised from the small blind. Erickson reraised and Ichinose capped the action while Erickson called.

The flop came     and Ichinose check-called for Erickson's remaining 40,000.

Kevin Erickson:   
Kosei Ichinose:   

Erickson's cowboys were in rough shape against the pair of aces and royal flush draw of Ichinose. The board completed with the   and   to send Erickson out in third as Ichinose and Ryan Hansen will now start heads-up play.

Kosei Ichinose4,400,000500,000
Ryan Hansen2,200,000-100,000
Kevin Erickson0-570,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 9:20 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 0
Sunday, October 24, 2021 9:02 PM Local Time
Break Time

The final three players are taking a 10-minute break in the action.

Sunday, October 24, 2021 9:01 PM Local Time
Ichinose Dominating

Kosei Ichinose limped in from the small blind and Ryan Hansen raised from the big blind. Ichinose responded with a three-bet and Hansen just called. The flop fell     and Ichinose led out with a bet which Hansen called.

The turn was the   and Ichinose led out again. Hansen still called and the   hit the river. Ichinose tossed in one more bet and Hansen snapped him off. Ichinose flipped over    and that was enough to scoop another pot.

Kosei Ichinose3,900,000300,000
Ryan Hansen2,300,000-300,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:58 PM Local Time
Ichinose Finds Value on River

Kosei Ichinose raised to 120,000 on the button and Ryan Hansen reraised to 180,000 in the small blind. Ichinose called.

The     flop saw a lead by Hansen and a call.

On the   turn, both players checked and the   river saw Hansen check-call a bet by Ichinose.

Ichinose showed    which was good to take the pot.

Kosei Ichinose3,600,000500,000
Ryan Hansen2,600,000-400,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:50 PM Local Time
Ichinose Hurts Erickson

Kosei Ichinose opened with a raise on the button and Kevin Erickson called from the big blind. The flop came     and Erickson check-called a bet from Ichinose.

The turn was the   and Erickson checked again. Ichinose threw in another bet but Erickson wouldn't go away yet. The   paired the board on the river and Erickson checked for the third time. Ichinose fired another barrel and Erickson called. Ichinose showed    for two pairs and Erickson threw his cards away.

Kosei Ichinose3,100,000600,000
Kevin Erickson570,000-420,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:46 PM Local Time
Ken Deng Eliminated in 4th Place ($32,864)

Ken Deng

Ryan Hansen raised in the cutoff and Ken Deng called in the small blind, as did Kosei Ichinose in the big blind.

The dealer fanned the     flop and both players checked to Hansen who bet. Only Deng called.

The turn was the   and Deng check-called for his remaining 95,000.

Ken Deng:   
Ryan Hansen:   

The   completed the board to give Hansen the flush and knock out Deng.

Ryan Hansen3,000,000400,000
Kosei Ichinose2,500,000-100,000
Kevin Erickson990,000-10,000
Ken Deng0-275,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:41 PM Local Time
Deng on Two Big Bets

Kosei Ichinose raised from under the gun and Ken Deng defended from the big blind. The flop came     and Deng check-called a bet from Ichinose.

The turn was the   and Deng led out with a bet this time. Ichinose raised and Deng called to see the   on the river. Deng checked now and Ichinose threw in a bet. Deng looked him up and Ichinose showed the winner with    for a flush, leaving Deng with just a few big bets.

Kosei Ichinose2,600,000500,000
Ken Deng275,000-540,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:37 PM Local Time
Updated Counts
Ryan Hansen2,600,000-100,000
Kosei Ichinose2,100,0000
Kevin Erickson1,000,000220,000
Ken Deng815,000-185,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:20 PM Local Time
Deng Concedes to Ichinose on River

Ken Deng raised in the cutoff and Kosei Ichinose reraised on the button and Deng called.

Deng check-called on the     flop. The   turn also saw a check-call from Deng.

The   completed the board and Deng check-folded to Ichinose's bet.

Kosei Ichinose2,100,000300,000
Ken Deng1,000,000-400,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:11 PM Local Time
Hansen Battles with Ichinose

Kosei Ichinose raised on the button and Ryan Hansen three-bet from the small blind. Ichinose called and the flop fell    . Hansen led out with a bet and Ichinose raised which Hansen called.

The turn was the   and both players checked to the   on the river. Hansen led out again and Ichinose spiked his cards into the muck.

Ryan Hansen2,700,000300,000
Kosei Ichinose1,800,0000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:09 PM Local Time
Kenny Hsiung Eliminated in 5th Place ($23,688)

Kenny Hsiung

Kenny Hsiung raised on the button and Kosei Ichinose called in the big blind.

The flop was     and Ichinose check-raised for Hsiung's 15,000 remaining chips and Hsiung called.

Kenny Hsiung:   
Ichinose:   

The turn was the   to give Hsiung a flush draw, but the  completed the board to send him to the rail.

Ryan Hansen2,300,000-100,000
Kosei Ichinose2,100,000300,000
Ken Deng1,400,000100,000
Kevin Erickson780,0000
Kenny Hsiung0-195,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:05 PM Local Time
Hsiung Leaves Himself on Crumbs

Kevin Erickson was down to just a few big bets and he raised it up on the button. Kenny Hsiung three-bet from the small blind and Erickson just called. The flop came     and Hsiung led out with a bet. Erickson raised and Hsiung just called.

The turn brought the   and Hsiung checked to Erickson who moved all in for his last 120,000. Hsiung dumped his cards to the muck and Erickson nearly got a full double up, leaving Hsiung with less than two big bets.

Kevin Erickson780,000110,000
Kenny Hsiung195,000-805,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:00 PM Local Time
Level 25 started
Level: 25
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante: 0
Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:57 PM Local Time
Ichinose's Rockets Take From Deng

Kosei Ichinose

Kosei Ichinose raised from the hijack and Ken Deng defended the big blind.

Deng check-raised the     flop and Ichinose called.

The   came on the turn and Deng bet, Ichinose raised, and Deng called. The   completed the board and Deng check-called.

Deng had    which was no good against Ichinose's   .

Kosei Ichinose1,800,000600,000
Ken Deng1,300,000-500,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:48 PM Local Time
Deng Gets Two Streets of Value

Ken Deng raised it up from the small blind and Kosei Ichinose re-raised from the big blind. Deng called and the flop fell    . Both players checked and the   rolled off on the turn.

Deng led out with a bet and Ichinose called to see the   on the river. Deng fired out another bet and Ichinose looked him up. Deng showed    for two pair and Ichinose conceded the pot.

Ken Deng1,800,000400,000
Kosei Ichinose1,200,000100,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:42 PM Local Time
Hansen Calls Deng's Bluff

Ryan Hansen raised from the cutoff and Ken Deng defended the big blind.

The flop came     and Deng check-called.

The   hit the turn and both players checked. The   completed the board and Hansen called after Deng led.

Deng showed    for a missed flush draw and Hansen's    was good.

Ryan Hansen2,400,000100,000
Ken Deng1,400,000100,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:29 PM Local Time
Hansen Increases His Lead

Ryan Hansen limped in from the small blind and Kevin Erickson raised it up out of the big blind. Hansen called and the flop came    . Hansen checked to Erickson who continued with a bet and Hansen called.

The turn was the   and Hansen led out with a bet this time. Erickson called and the   completed the board. Hansen fired out another bet and Erickson quickly called. Hansen turned over    for a flush and Erickson's cards hit the muck.

Ryan Hansen2,300,000300,000
Kevin Erickson670,000-430,000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:10 PM Local Time
Hansen Beats Deng's Aces

Ken Deng raised in the cutoff and Ryan Hansen called in the small blind.

Hansen check-called on the     flop. The   turn saw Hansen check-call and both players checked the   river.

Hansen showed    for a straight to beat the    of Deng.

Ryan Hansen2,000,000300,000
Ken Deng1,300,000-300,000
Kevin Erickson1,100,0000
Kosei Ichinose1,100,0000
Kenny Hsiung1,000,0000
Sunday, October 24, 2021 7:06 PM Local Time
Everyone Over a Million

Kevin Erickson raised from the cutoff and Ken Deng three-bet from the small blind. Erickson called and the two players saw a flop of    . Deng led out with a bet on the flop and Erickson called.

The turn brought the   and Deng checked this time. Erickson threw in a bet and Deng stuck around for the   on the river. Deng checked again and Erickson bet one more time. Deng quickly called and Erickson tabled    to earn the pot.

Ryan Hansen1,700,000-100,000
Ken Deng1,600,000-500,000
Kevin Erickson1,100,000340,000
Kosei Ichinose1,100,000515,000
Kenny Hsiung1,000,000-300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
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