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2022 53rd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, June 10, 2022 to Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Event #21: $1,500 MONSTER STACK No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $8,678,835
  • Entries: 6,501
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 12:13 PM Local Time (about 59 days and 19 hours ago)
First Break of The Day

Players are now on a 15-minute break. Play will resume at approximately 12:25 p.m. local time.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:58 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 20 hours ago)
Robert Gussoni Eliminated in 26th Place ($38,231)

Robert Gussoni

Action started when Anthony Spinella opened to 800,000 from the button. Robert Gussoni moved all in from the big blind for his remaining roughly 4,000,000. Spinella called.

Robert Gussoni:   
Anthony Spinella:   

The board ran out       giving Spinella a full house and eliminated Gussoni in 26th place.

Anthony Spinella28,000,0004,000,000
Robert Gussoni0-3,700,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:53 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 20 hours ago)
John Simonian Eliminated in 27th Place ($31,033)

John Simonian

The action was picked up after the fact. Jessica Teusl opened from the button and John Simonian was already all in for less than the big blind with his last 200,000.

John Simonian:   
Jessica Teusl:   

The board did not improve Simonian and he was eliminated in 27th place.

Jessica Teusl16,500,0001,000,000
John Simonian0-1,000,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:45 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 20 hours ago)
Final Three Table Seat Draw
Bally's / 676 / 1Thomas McardleUnited States2,500,0006
Bally's / 676 / 2Flavio PalalonUnited States5,600,00014
Bally's / 676 / 3Ricardo CaridadePortugal20,500,00051
Bally's / 676 / 4Mateusz MoolhuizenNetherlands30,000,00075
Bally's / 676 / 5Travis TachibanaUnited States6,575,00016
Bally's / 676 / 6David ZarrinUnited States8,250,00021
Bally's / 676 / 7Romain LottiUnited States16,350,00041
Bally's / 676 / 8Arash Houshmand-ParsiUnited States5,975,00015
Bally's / 676 / 9Joao SimaoBrazil27,000,00068
Bally's / 677 / 1Francis AndersonUnited States15,325,00038
Bally's / 677 / 2Jeremy SaderneFrance12,250,00031
Bally's / 677 / 3Jack CorriganUnited States5,750,00014
Bally's / 677 / 4Ronald SullivanUnited States5,600,00014
Bally's / 677 / 5Mike JukichUnited States19,100,00048
Bally's / 677 / 6Justin SalibaUnited States4,450,00011
Bally's / 677 / 7Craig ChaitUnited States11,400,00029
Bally's / 677 / 8Kristen DeardorffUnited States14,800,00037
Bally's / 677 / 9Alexios ZervosGreece14,500,00036
Bally's / 678 / 1Jessica TeuslAustria15,500,00039
Bally's / 678 / 2Anthony SpinellaUnited States24,000,00060
Bally's / 678 / 3Ricardo EyzaguirreUnited States13,200,00033
Bally's / 678 / 4John SimonianUnited States1,000,0003
Bally's / 678 / 5Robert GussoniUnited States3,700,0009
Bally's / 678 / 6Frank LagodichUnited States14,000,00035
Bally's / 678 / 7Yoshiya AgataJapan15,000,00038
Bally's / 678 / 8Camille BrownUnited States5,200,00013
Bally's / 678 / 9Aditya AgarwalIndia6,400,00016
Mateusz Moolhuizen30,000,00024,000,000
Joao Simao27,000,0002,000,000
Anthony Spinella24,000,000-2,000,000
Ricardo Caridade20,500,0006,500,000
Mike Jukich19,100,000600,000
Romain Lotti16,350,000-100,000
Jessica Teusl15,500,000-2,500,000
Francis Anderson15,325,00025,000
Yoshiya Agata15,000,000-2,000,000
Kristen Deardorff14,800,0004,800,000
Alexios Zervos14,500,0001,500,000
Frank Lagodich14,000,000-2,450,000
Ricardo Eyzaguirre13,200,0001,300,000
Jeremy Saderne12,250,0001,775,000
Craig Chait11,400,0003,400,000
David Zarrin8,250,000-950,000
Travis Tachibana6,575,000-4,550,000
Aditya Agarwal6,400,0002,100,000
Arash Houshmand-Parsi5,975,000-2,150,000
Jack Corrigan5,750,0001,100,000
Flavio Palalon5,600,000750,000
Ronald Sullivan5,600,000-300,000
Camille Brown5,200,0001,900,000
Justin Saliba4,450,000300,000
Robert Gussoni3,700,000-975,000
Thomas Mcardle2,500,000-5,000,000
John Simonian1,000,000-7,900,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:25 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 20 hours ago)
Deardorff Scores Knockout

Action was picked up when Sebastian Toro was all in for his last 225,000 and was called by Kristen Deardorff.

Sebastian Toro:   
Kristen Deardorff:   

The board ran out       giving Deardorff a straight eliminating Toro in 28th place.

Kristen Deardorff10,000,000650,000
Sebastian Toro0-8,025,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:14 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 20 hours ago)
Zarrin Doubles Up Through Agata

In late position, David Zarrin moved all in for his last 4,100,000 chips. Yoshiya Agata called from the cutoff.

David Zarrin:   
Yoshiya Agata:   

Though he was well behind preflop, Zarrin hit the     flop. The   turn paired the board while the   river gave Zarrin the full house and the full double-up.

Yoshiya Agata17,000,000-1,000,000
David Zarrin9,200,0005,100,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:03 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Simao Busts Lennon, Moves to 25 Million

Joao Simao

Arash Houshmand-Parsi opened from under the gun and Alexios Zervos called from the cutoff. Jeff Lennon shoved for around 6,000,000 from the button and Joao Simao went over the top from the big blind.

Both Houshmand-Parsi and Zervos folded.

Jeff Lennon:   
Joao Simao:   

Simao smashed the     flop and his aces held through the   turn and   river to eliminate Lennon and take his stack to 25,000,000.

Joao Simao25,000,00020,100,000
Alexios Zervos13,000,000900,000
Arash Houshmand-Parsi8,125,000650,000
Jeff Lennon0-4,600,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:03 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Teusl Takes Another One

Jessica Teusl

Action started when Mike Jukich opened to 650,000 from middle position. Jessica Teusl three-bet to 1,800,000 from the cutoff. Only Jukich made the call.

Both players checked on the flop of    . The turn came the   and Jukich checked. Teusl bet out for 3,500,000 which was called.

On the   river Jukich quickly checked again and Teusl assembled a bet sliding out 5,850,000. Jukich slammed the table in disgust.

"I let you off the hook on this one", said Jukich before tossing his cards in the muck awarding Teusl the large pot.

Mike Jukich18,500,00010,200,000
Jessica Teusl18,000,0005,000,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:38 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Saliba Seals Ladder, Doubles Up Through Chait

The action folded around to Craig Chait in the small blind and Chait forced Justin Saliba to make a decision for his tournament life by moving all in.

After a minute, Saliba realized that he had already secured a ladder up of just under $6,000, he called.

Justin Saliba:   
Craig Chait:   

The self-proclaimed mixed-games player did not improve on the       runout and Saliba doubled up to 14 big blinds.

Craig Chait8,000,0002,850,000
Justin Saliba4,150,0001,475,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:36 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Spinella Scores The Chip Lead

Anthony Spinella

Action was relayed by the table after the fact. Anthony Spinella opened from the small blind with    and Max Steinberg elected on a shove from the big blind for roughly 10,000,000 with   .

Spinella made the call and the sixes of Steinberg did not improve, eliminating him from the tournament.

Anthony Spinella26,000,00010,150,000
Max Steinberg0-12,875,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:20 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Lotti Deals Mishuk Early Blow

With around 1,500,000 in the pot on a      board, Alexey Mishuk, from the big blind, put out a bet of 1,200,000. Romain Lotti called from the button.

On the   river, Mishuk fired again, this time for 3,400,000. Lotti immediately threw a chip in and Mishuk knew he was beat.

Mishuk showed    for a pair of fives and a missed club draw, while Lotti had    for a straight on the turn.

Romain Lotti15,100,000-50,000
Alexey Mishuk3,400,000-5,675,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:17 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Teusl Scores Chips Early

Jessica Teusl

Action started when chip-leader Yoshiya Agata opened to 600,000 from early position. Only Jessica Teusl made the call from the button.

The flop was    , Agata checked and Teusl bet 525,000 which was called.

On the   turn Agata checked again and Teusl came with a sizing of 1,725,000. Agata gave up his hand awarding Teusl the early pot.

Yoshiya Agata18,000,000-1,475,000
Jessica Teusl13,000,000975,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:09 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 21 hours ago)
Jukich Spikes Three to Score Early Double-Up

Jeremy Saderne opened from the cutoff and Mike Jukich went all-in from the button. Saderne called.

Mike Jukich:   
Jeremy Saderne:   

Though Jukich was dominated and at-risk, he would get his card on the     flop. The   and   completed the board and Jukich earned an important early double-up.

Jeremy Saderne10,475,000-3,925,000
Mike Jukich8,300,0004,075,000
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:10 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 22 hours ago)
Several Bracelet Winners in Contention Heading into Day 4 of Event #21: Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em

Jeremy Saderne

From an initial 6,501 runners, the field has been narrowed to just 39 players as they enter the fourth and final day of Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em.

Today is the day that someone is guaranteed to take home the $966,577 top prize and, of course, the WSOP gold bracelet.

Returning players have already earned at least a very impressive $25,369 from their initial $1,500 investment. Most of the original $8,678,835 prize pool is still up for grabs, with Japan's Yoshiya Agata leading the way with a stack of 19,475,000.

Day 1A chip leader Frank Lagodich has battled his way back to second place in the tournament, with a current stack of 16,450,000. Rounding out the top five are WSOP bracelet winner Anthony Spinella (15,850,000), Australia's Andrej Senic (15,375,000), and Francis Anderson (15,300,000).

Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack Day 3 Top Ten Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip CountDay 4 Big Blinds
1Yoshiya AgataJapan19,475,00065
2Frank LagodichUnited States16,450,00055
3Anthony SpinellaUnited States15,850,00053
4Andrej SenicAustria15,375,00051
5Francis AndersonUnited States15,300,00051
6Jeremy SaderneFrance14,400,00048
7Ricardo CaridadePortugal14,000,00047
8Max SteinbergUnited States12,875,00043
9Alexios ZervosGreece12,100,00040
10Ricardo EyzaguirreUnited States12,100,00040

WSOP bracelet winners Jeremy Saderne (14,400,000), Max Steinberg (12,875,000), Calvin Anderson (9,925,000), Joao Simao (4,900,000), and Justin Saliba (2,675,000) are also still in contention, with Anderson seeking a special third bracelet.

The remaining field will play one-hour levels until a winner is decided, taking 15-minute breaks every two levels. The 60-minute dinner break will commence at the end of Level 39 (roughly 7 p.m. local time).

PokerNews will be on-site all day long to capture all the action as the remaining runners look to secure their place in WSOP history. Keep your browser here for live updates when cards hit the air at 10 a.m. local time.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:09 AM Local Time (about 59 days and 22 hours ago)
Day 4 Table Draw
CasinoTableSeatPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
Bally's6761Camille BrownUnited States3,300,00011
Bally's6762Aditya AgarwalIndia4,300,00014
Bally's6763Andrej SenicAustria15,375,00051
Bally's6764Calvin AndersonUnited States9,925,00033
Bally's6765Thomas McardleUnited States7,500,00025
Bally's6767Mateusz MoolhuizenGermany6,000,00020
Bally's6768Ricardo CaridadePortugal14,000,00047
Bally's6771Kristen DeardorffUnited States9,350,00031
Bally's6772David ZarrinUnited States4,100,00014
Bally's6773Craig ChaitUnited States5,150,00017
Bally's6775Justin SalibaUnited States2,675,0009
Bally's6776Romain LottiUnited States10,375,00035
Bally's6777Sebastian ToroColombia8,025,00027
Bally's6778Alexey MishukIsrael9,075,00030
Bally's6779Flavio PalalonUnited States4,850,00016
Bally's6781Jeff LennonUnited States4,600,00015
Bally's6782Robert GussoniUnited States4,125,00014
Bally's6783John SimonianUnited States8,900,00030
Bally's6784Joao SimaoBrazil4,900,00016
Bally's6785Adam MonaghanUnited Kingdom4,650,00016
Bally's6786Josh WeissUnited States2,900,00010
Bally's6788Shiva DudaniUnited States4,400,00015
Bally's6789Alexios ZervosGreece12,100,00040
Bally's6791Jeremy SaderneFrance14,400,00048
Bally's6792Ricardo EyzaguirreUnited States12,100,00040
Bally's6793Anthony SpinellaUnited States15,850,00053
Bally's6795Max SteinbergUnited States12,875,00043
Bally's6796Mike JukichUnited States4,225,00014
Bally's6797Ronald SullivanUnited States5,900,00020
Bally's6798Lawrence MaUnited States2,100,0007
Bally's6799Jack CorriganUnited States4,650,00016
Bally's6801Adam HendrixUnited States1,550,0005
Bally's6802Ankit AhujaUnited States9,125,00030
Bally's6803Arash Houshmand-ParsiUnited States7,475,00025
Bally's6804Jessica TeuslAustria12,025,00040
Bally's6805Francis AndersonUnited States15,300,00051
Bally's6806Frank LagodichUnited States16,450,00055
Bally's6807Travis TachibanaUnited States11,125,00037
Bally's6808Yoshiya AgataJapan19,475,00065