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

Sunday, October 03, 2021 to Sunday, October 03, 2021

Online Event #1: No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout

  • Buy-in: $5,300
  • Prizepool: $780,000
  • Entries: 156
  • Remaining: 1


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Monday, October 4, 2021 3:02 AM Local Time
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani Wins Second Bracelet in (NV/NJ) Online Bracelet $5,300 NL Hold’em Freezeout ($210,600)

Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani of Boca Raton, Florida earned his second World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet early Monday morning by taking down (NV/NJ) Online Bracelet $5,300 NL Hold'em Freezeout for $210,600. Zamani locked up the bracelet and six-figure score after defeating Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia during a short heads-up battle. For his runner-up finish, Mandavia cashed for $122,850. (NV/NJ) Online Bracelet $5,300 NL Hold'em Freezeout Final Results

 PlaceNameCountryPrize (USD)
 1Martin "Bathroomline" ZamaniUnited States$210,600
 2Ankush "Rickrosstheb" MandaviaUnited States$122,850
 3Brian "JackBogle" AltmanUnited States$70,200
 4Calvin "projector52" AndersonUnited States$54,600
 5Daniel "spicoli24" SepiolUnited States$46,800
 6Jason "EddieVedder" KoonUnited States$39,000
 7Joe "swansong79" KuetherUnited States$29,640
 8Alex "OrcinusOrca" FoxenUnited States$18,720

The one-day, single-entry online tournament attracted 156 runners and paid out 30 players. Play lasted for nearly 11 hours and then final table commenced with eight players remaining.

Soheb "TommyConway6" Porbandarwala was eliminated on the final table bubble when his queen-ten couldn't get there against the king-eight of Calvin "projector52" Anderson, who eventually finished in fourth place for $54,600.

Zamani, who took down the Event #19: PLO Crazy Eights - 8 Handed in July for $92,598, stayed quiet during the first hour or so of play at the final table and won a big hand when he knocked out Anderson with two-pair against top pair.

Not long after, Zamani won a crucial flip to eliminate Brian "JackBogle" Altman in third place and entered heads-up play with a massive chip advantage. He eliminated Mandavia when he got it in with jack-seven against king-five and flopped trips.

Jason "EddieVedder" Koon and Alex "OrcinusOrca" Foxen both made the final table and were eliminated in sixth and eighth place, respectively. Other notable players in the field who didn't reach the final table include Daniel "Dnegs" Negreanu and Connor "666666" Drinan, who was multi-tabling and eventually took down Event #5: $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better.

That wraps up the PokerNews live reporting team's coverage of (NV/NJ) Online Bracelet $5,300 NL Hold'em Freezeout. Be sure to check out the WSOP reporting portal for additional coverage.

Monday, October 4, 2021 2:07 AM Local Time
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia Eliminated in 2nd Place ($122,850)

Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia had a significant chip deficit and was all-in preflop against Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani during one of the first hands of heads-up play.

Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia:   
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani:   

The flop came     and Zamani had trips, and the    runout didn't change the outcome of the hand. Zamani secured the victory and won a coveted WSOP bracelet while Mandavia was eliminated in second place.

Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani3,900,000249,920
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia0-249,920
Monday, October 4, 2021 2:00 AM Local Time
Brian "JackBogle" Altman Eliminated in 3rd Place ($70,200)

Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani three-bet shoved in the big blind and Brian "JackBogle" Altman called off for 1.4 million after opening on the button.

Brian "JackBogle" Altman:   
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani:   

It was a flip heading to the flop of    , which gave Altman a set and gave Zamani a gutshot. The   turn completed Zamani's straight and the   on the river sealed Altman's fate as the third-place finisher.

Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani3,650,0802,213,786
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia249,920-627,137
Brian "JackBogle" Altman0-1,586,649
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:48 AM Local Time
Players Trading Doubles

Brian "JackBogle" Altman doubled up Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia and Mandavia briefly took the chip lead before doubling up Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani.

Monday, October 4, 2021 1:43 AM Local Time
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 17,000/34,000
Ante: 3,400
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:42 AM Local Time
Calvin "projector52" Anderson Eliminated in 4th Place ($54,600)

In a single-raised heads-up pot, Calvin "projector52" Anderson continued with a bet of 40,000 on the     flop and called when Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani check-raised to 152,000.

Zamani jammed on the   turn and Anderson called off with 310,562.

Calvin "projector52" Anderson:   
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani:   

Anderson had two-pair and held on the   river to eliminate Zamani.

Brian "JackBogle" Altman1,586,649366,400
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani1,436,294885,362
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia877,057-96,000
Calvin "projector52" Anderson0-1,155,762
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:27 AM Local Time
Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol Eliminated in 5th Place ($46,800)

Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia limped in in the small blind and called when Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol jammed in the big blind for 260,009.

Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol:   
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia:   

Mandavia had trapped with aces and he eliminated Sepiol as the board ran out      .

Brian "JackBogle" Altman1,220,249192,100
Calvin "projector52" Anderson1,155,762209,500
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia973,057198,289
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani550,932-232,280
Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol0-289,609
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:18 AM Local Time
Level 28 started
Level: 28
Blinds: 14,000/28,000
Ante: 2,800
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:16 AM Local Time
Mandavia Doubles With Quad Kings

Brian "JackBogle" Altman open-jammed in the cutoff and Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia called off on the button for 363,384.

Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia:   
Brian "JackBogle" Altman:   

The board ran out       and Mandavia went runner-runner to make quad kings and secured a double-up.

Brian "JackBogle" Altman1,028,149887,416
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia774,768368,184
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:09 AM Local Time
Jason "EddieVedder" Koon Eliminated in 6th Place ($39,000)

Jason "EddieVedder" Koon lost most of his stack in two hands where he doubled up Brian "JackBogle" Altman and Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol.

Just a few hands later, Koon was eliminated in sixth place for $39,000 after briefly having the chip lead during six-handed play.

Calvin "projector52" Anderson946,262318,956
Martin "Bathroomline" Zamani783,212405,006
Ankush "Rickrosstheb" Mandavia406,584234,438
Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol289,609-326,055
Brian "JackBogle" Altman140,733-756,659
Jason "EddieVedder" Koon0-209,853
Monday, October 4, 2021 1:01 AM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 12,000/24,000
Ante: 2,400
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:56 AM Local Time
Players Take Another Break

The remaining six players at the final table are on another five-minute break.

Monday, October 4, 2021 12:54 AM Local Time
Koon Loses Stack

Jason "EddieVedder" Koon is down to a stack of 209,853 after doubling up both Brian "JackBogle" Altman and Calvin "projector52" Anderson. He was chipleader a few hands before.

Jason "EddieVedder" Koon209,853-987,862
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:52 AM Local Time
Joe "swansong79" Kuether Eliminated in 7th Place ($29,640)

In a single-raised heads-up pot that checked through on the     flop, Joe "swansong79" Kuether bet 66,000 on the   turn and Jason "EddieVedder" Koon called in position.

Kuether bet 256,000 on the   river and Koon raised to put his opponent all-in. Kuether called off for 29,287 more.

Koon showed trips with    and it was good against the    of Kuether.

Jason "EddieVedder" Koon1,197,715690,887
Joe "swansong79" Kuether0-621,712
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:36 AM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante: 2,000
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:30 AM Local Time
Sepiol Doubles With Ladies — Again

Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol had just doubled with pocket queens when it happened again. Sepiol opened to 32,000 and called when Jason "EddieVedder" Koon jammed in the big blind.

Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol:   
Jason "EddieVedder" Koon:   

The board ran out       and Sepiol locked up another double with queens.

Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol615,664279,032
Jason "EddieVedder" Koon506,828-303,832
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:21 AM Local Time
Sepiol Doubles With Ladies

Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol three-bet jammed in the cutoff for 152,916 and Brian "JackBogle" Altman called after opening first to act.

Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol:   
Brian "JackBogle" Altman:   

Ladies held for Sepiol as the board ran out       and he scored a double.

Brian "JackBogle" Altman897,392-246,662
Daniel "spicoli24" Sepiol336,632211,716
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:15 AM Local Time
Alex "OrcinusOrca" Foxen Eliminated in 8th Place ($18,720)

Alex "OrcinusOrca" Foxen opened to 42,000 in the cutoff with just 7,600 behind and called when Calvin "projector52" Anderson in the big blind put him all-in.

Alex "OrcinusOrca" Foxen:   
Calvin "projector52" Anderson:   

It looked like Foxen would double as the board came out     , but the   on the river gave his opponent the best hand and he was the first player out at the final table.

Calvin "projector52" Anderson627,30638,400
Alex "OrcinusOrca" Foxen0-93,000
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:15 AM Local Time
Level 25 started
Level: 25
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante: 1,600
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:06 AM Local Time
Soheb "TommyConway6" Porbandarwala Eliminated in 9th Place ($13,260)

Soheb "TommyConway6" Porbandarwala was short-stacked and three-bet jammed in the big blind for 50,874. Calvin "projector52" Anderson called after opening in the cutoff.

Soheb "TommyConway6" Porbandarwala:   
Calvin "projector52" Anderson:   

The board ran out       and Anderson won the hand with a pair of kings, sending Porbandarwala out on the final table bubble in ninth place.

Calvin "projector52" Anderson588,90660,674
Soheb "TommyConway6" Porbandarwala0-27,074