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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Monday, October 11, 2021 to Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Event #23: Eight Game Mix 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $646,140
  • Entries: 484
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:15 PM Local Time
Drinan Wins With Aces Versus Kings in Stud

Connor Drinan

Seven Card Stud

Connor Drinan:   /    / 
Ryan Leng:   /    / 

Connor Drinan completed and Ryan Leng called. Leng again called on fourth street before leading out on fifth and sixth streets.

Drinan called down to seventh street. "I don't know if I've got there yet," Leng said as he peeked at his down card.

"Pair of kings," he said as he showed    . But Drinan turned over     for a pair of aces which earned him the pot.

Connor Drinan7,900,000900,000
Ryan Leng4,100,000-900,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:03 PM Local Time
Drinan Strikes First Heads-Up

2-7 Triple Draw

Ryan Leng raised to 240,000 and Connor Drinan called. Leng took two, while Drinan drew three. Leng bet and Drinan raised.

Leng called and drew two again. Drinan stood pat and bet again, which Leng called. Drinan again patted and bet, and Leng called after drawing one.

Drinan showed       to win the first big pot of heads-up play.

Connor Drinan7,000,000800,000
Ryan Leng5,000,000-800,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:59 PM Local Time
Brett Shaffer Eliminated in 3rd Place ($56,839)

Brett Shaffer

2-7 Triple Draw

Connor Drinan, in the small blind, and Brett Shaffer, in the big blind, got all-in for Shaffer's 370,000 remaining stack after the first draw.

Drinan patted through the rest of the hand, while Shaffer drew one both rounds. Drinan's       was the winner, besting Shaffer's      . Shaffer left the tournament with $56,839 for a third-place finish.

Drinan and Ryan Leng are now heads-up for the bracelet.

Connor Drinan6,200,0001,500,000
Ryan Leng5,800,000500,000
Brett Shaffer0-1,200,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:53 PM Local Time
Leng Takes Chip Lead From Drinan

Ryan Leng

Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better

Ryan Leng:   /    / 
Connor Drinan:   /    / 
Brett Shaffer:   /  / - folded

Connor Drinan raised before Brett Shaffer re-raised. Ryan Leng called, as did Drinan. Drinan bet out on fourth street and only Leng called.

Drinan bet again on fifth and Leng raised. Drinan called, then called bets on both sixth and seventh streets.

Leng turned up     for a straight to win the pot and take the chip lead.

Ryan Leng5,300,0001,300,000
Connor Drinan4,700,000-1,550,000
Brett Shaffer1,200,000-650,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:48 PM Local Time
Daniel Zack Eliminated in 4th Place ($38,752)

Daniel Zack

Limit Hold'em

Brett Shaffer raised from the cutoff, and Daniel Zack was committed all-in from the small blind. Connor Drinan re-raised from the big blind, and Shaffer called.

Drinan bet on the     flop, and Shaffer folded.

Daniel Zack:   
Connor Drinan:   

The turn   and river   meant that Drinan's ace-high was the winner, and Zack bowed out in fourth place for $38,572.

Connor Drinan6,250,000450,000
Ryan Leng4,000,0001,100,000
Brett Shaffer1,850,000-350,000
Daniel Zack0-680,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:45 PM Local Time
Level 31 started
Level: 31
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:40 PM Local Time
Shaffer Doubles Through Drinan

Brett Shaffer

Pot-Limit Omaha

Connor Drinan raised from the small blind and Brett Shaffer defended his big blind. Drinan bet 300,000 on a     flop before Shaffer moved in his last 985,000. Drinan snap-called.

Brett Shaffer:     
Connor Drinan:     

Shaffer made two pair on the   turn and held on when the river came the   to double through the chip leader.

Connor Drinan5,800,0000
Brett Shaffer2,200,0000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:37 PM Local Time
Leng Cuts Down Drinan

Ryan Leng

Pot-Limit Omaha

The board read      on the turn when Connor Drinan announced a pot-sized bet of 650,000. Ryan Leng called.

"Get there," Leng's rail yelled out.

"I'm already there," he replied.

Both players checked the   river, and Leng showed    for two pair, queens and eights, to win the pot.

Connor Drinan7,000,000-1,100,000
Ryan Leng2,900,000700,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:34 PM Local Time
Shaffer Chips Up

Pot-Limit Omaha

Ryan Leng limped from the cutoff, Connor Drinan called in the small blind, and Brett Shaffer checked in the blind.

Drinan led out for 150,000 on the     flop, Shaffer raised all-in for 430,000, Leng called, and Drinan folded.

Brett Shaffer:     
Ryan Leng:     

The turn   and river   changed nothing, as Shaffer's two pair stayed ahead through the runout.

Connor Drinan8,100,0001,100,000
Ryan Leng2,200,000-400,000
Brett Shaffer1,100,000275,000
Daniel Zack680,000-20,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:29 PM Local Time
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:27 PM Local Time
Zack In the Danger Zone


Dan Zack:   /    / 
Ryan Leng:   /    / 

Dan Zack continued to bet out until seventh street, when Ryan Leng turned up     for an A-2-4-6-9. Zack couldn't beat that and dropped down to a severe short-stack.

Ryan Leng2,600,0001,000,000
Daniel Zack700,000-600,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:16 PM Local Time
Drinan, Leng Chop Up Zack

Omaha Hi-Lo

With the board showing      on the turn, Ryan Leng bet and was called by Dan Zack. Connor Drinan then raised and was called by both opponents.

The river came the  , Leng led out, Zack called, and Drinan raised. Both Leng and Zack called.

Leng and Drinan both showed    for trip threes to split up Zack's chips between them.

Connor Drinan7,000,000750,000
Ryan Leng1,600,000-1,200,000
Daniel Zack1,300,000-1,400,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:10 PM Local Time
Quads For Drinan

Omaha Hi-Lo

Connor Drinan raised from the cutoff, Brett Shaffer re-raised on the button, Daniel Zack called, and Drinan called.

Action checked to Drinan on the     flop, Drinan bet, and both opponents called.

That same betting pattern emerged on the   turn. Zack checked the   river, Drinan bet, and only Shaffer called.

Drinan announced that he had the nuts, and tabled      for quad fours.

Connor Drinan6,250,0001,750,000
Brett Shaffer825,000-1,275,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:02 PM Local Time
Zack Fills Up to Almost Double

Daniel Zack

Seven Card Stud

Dan Zack:   /    / 
Connor Drinan:   /    / 

On fourth street, Connor Drinan bet and Dan Zack called. Drinan bet again on fifth, only this time Zack came back with a raise.

"You're rolled up, huh," Drinan said before calling. Drinan led out on sixth and seventh street. Zack called on sixth but raised on seventh.

Drinan then re-raised for almost all of Zack's remaining chips and Zack called. Zack showed     for a full house, fours over sevens, to secure the near double-up.

Connor Drinan4,500,000-1,400,000
Daniel Zack2,700,0001,400,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:47 PM Local Time
Level 30 started
Level: 30
Blinds: 0/0
Ante: 0
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:43 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Connor Drinan5,900,0000
Ryan Leng2,800,0000
Brett Shaffer2,100,000900,000
Daniel Zack1,300,0000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:31 PM Local Time
Break Time

Players are now on a 15-minute break.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:30 PM Local Time
Drinan Puts Zack All In Before Break

Connor Drinan

No-Limit Hold'em

In the last hand before break, Connor Drinan bet 200,000 on a flop of     and received calls from Ryan Leng and Dan Zack.

Drinan bet again on the   turn, this time for 400,000. Only Zack called. On the   river, Drinan slid forward enough chips to put Zack all in. Zack went into the tank for about two minutes before folding.

Players are now on a 10-minute break.

Connor Drinan5,900,0001,000,000
Ryan Leng2,800,000-400,000
Daniel Zack1,300,000-400,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:28 PM Local Time
Zack Builds a Stack Against Drinan

2-7 Triple Draw

Daniel Zack limped from the small blind, Connor Drinan raised in the big blind, and Zack called.

Zack drew one, Drinan took two, Zack bet, Drinan raised, and Zack called.

Both players drew one, and Zack check-called.

Zack patted, Drinan took one, Zack bet, and Drinan called. Zack turned over      , and the eight-six low was the winner.

Connor Drinan4,500,000-400,000
Daniel Zack2,120,000420,000
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:23 PM Local Time
Leng Raises Drinan Off Draw Hand

2-7 Triple Draw

Ryan Leng raised from the button and Connor Drinan called from the big blind. Both players drew two then checked.

On the second draw, Drinan took one then led out with a bet. Leng, who took two, announced a raise and Drinan quickly folded.

Leng flashed the   as he dragged in the pot.

Connor Drinan4,900,000-1,200,000
Ryan Leng3,200,000300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander