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

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 to Saturday, October 30, 2021

Event #53: High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed)

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  • Buy-in: $25,000
  • Prizepool: $5,008,500
  • Entries: 212
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:20 PM Local Time
Deeb Applies the Pressure

Ka Kwan Lau limped in the small blind and called Shaun Deeb's raise to 480,000 before a     flop. Lau check-called a bet of 550,000 from Deeb, and followed the   turn check-calling 1,200,000 chips. Lau checked again on the   river and Deeb fired a bet of 3,550,000. Lau went into the tank for over four minutes before folding, as Deeb regained the chip lead.

Shaun Deeb11,900,0002,000,000
John Beauprez10,300,000600,000
Ka Kwan Lau9,600,000-2,600,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:09 PM Local Time
Beauprez Takes From Lau

Ka Kwan Lau raised under the gun to 375,000 and called when John Beauprez three-bet to 1,200,000. The flop of     was checked by both players, as was the   turn. Beauprez fired 1,500,000 on the   and Lau folded.

Ka Kwan Lau12,200,000-1,200,000
Shaun Deeb9,900,000-100,000
John Beauprez9,700,0001,300,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:06 PM Local Time
Maxx Coleman Eliminated in 4th Place ($381,394)

Maxx Coleman

Maxx Coleman raised to 480,000 from the small blind, Shaun Deeb three-bet in the big blind for Coleman to call for the remaining 395,000 he had behind.

Maxx Coleman:     
Shaun Deeb:     

The flop came     for Deeb to stay ahead with the pocket pair.

The turn was the   to not help Coleman as he was left with only the jacks or sevens to stay alive but the river completed the board with the   instead. Coleman left the feature table as he finished in fourth place.

Ka Kwan Lau13,400,0000
Shaun Deeb10,000,000900,000
John Beauprez8,400,0000
Maxx Coleman0-875,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:03 PM Local Time
Lau Makes Big River Call

Ka Kwan Lau

Shaun Deeb raised under the gun to 375,000, finding calls from Ka Kwan Lau and Maxx Coleman in the blinds. All three players checked the     flop, and the action checked to Deeb on the   turn. Deeb fired a bet of 625,000 and Lau was the only caller to the   river. Deeb bet of 1,550,000 and Lau took about three minutes before making the call. Lau turned over      for a straight, and Deeb mucked while flashing      and slid the chips to Lau.

Ka Kwan Lau13,400,0002,900,000
Shaun Deeb9,100,000-2,400,000
John Beauprez8,400,000-100,000
Maxx Coleman875,000-525,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:57 PM Local Time
Level 28 started
Level: 28
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 160,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:55 PM Local Time
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Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:51 PM Local Time
Deeb Takes the Chip Lead

Ka Kwan Lau raised to 310,000 and Shaun Deeb called in the big blind. The flop of     was checked by Deeb, and Lau continued with a bet of 275,000. Deeb then check-raised to 725,000, and Lau took a minute before laying his hand down.

Shaun Deeb11,500,0001,000,000
Ka Kwan Lau10,500,000-700,000
John Beauprez8,500,000100,000
Maxx Coleman1,400,000-400,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:44 PM Local Time
Two Pair for Deeb

Shaun Deeb raised to 240,000 from under the gun and John Beauprez called on the button. Ka Kwan Lau three-bet to 1,075,000 from the small blind. Maxx Coleman folded his big blind and Deeb did the same and so did Beauprez.

On the next hand, Lau raised to 320,000 from the button and Deeb called in the big blind. The flop came    , they both checked to the   on the turn. They checked it through again to the   on the river.

Deeb tabled the      for two pair and the pot as Lau mucked his hand.

Ka Kwan Lau11,200,000100,000
Shaun Deeb10,500,000100,000
John Beauprez8,400,000-500,000
Maxx Coleman1,800,000300,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:39 PM Local Time
Veselin Karakitukov Eliminated in 5th Place ($276,870)

Veselin Karakitukov

Ka Kwan Lau raised to 320,000 and Veselin Karakitukov called on the button. Shaun Deeb then three-bet to 1,340,000, and Karakitukov called for half of his remaining stack after Lau folded.

Deeb continued on the     flop, betting enough to put Karakitukov all in and was called.

Veselin Karakitukov:     
Shaun Deeb:     

Deeb's aces were ahead of Karakitukov's flush draw, and the   turn and   river were no help. Deeb knocks out Karakitukov in fifth place while climbing to second in chips.

Ka Kwan Lau11,100,000300,000
Shaun Deeb10,400,0002,900,000
John Beauprez8,900,000-300,000
Maxx Coleman1,500,000-300,000
Veselin Karakitukov0-2,600,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:27 PM Local Time
Karakitukov Makes Deeb Fold on the Turn

Shaun Deeb raised to 375,000 from the cutoff and Veselin Karakitukov defended his big blind.

The flop came    , they both checked through to the   on the turn. Karakitukov bet 300,000 after considering his option for about 30 seconds and Deeb folded.

Ka Kwan Lau10,800,000300,000
John Beauprez9,200,000300,000
Shaun Deeb7,500,000-400,000
Veselin Karakitukov2,600,000200,000
Maxx Coleman1,800,000-300,000
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:18 PM Local Time
Deeb Doubles on First Hand

Shaun Deeb

On the very first hand of the day, Veselin Karakitukov opened to 310,000 and Maxx Coleman three-bet to 1,100,000. Shaun Deeb then went all-in for 3.640,000, and Coleman called after Karakitukov folded.


Both players held pocket aces, and the     flop gave Coleman a flush draw. The turn   brought more outs to both players, and the   river gave Deeb a straight to double up through Coleman.

Ka Kwan Lau10,500,000-250,000
John Beauprez8,900,000175,000
Shaun Deeb7,900,0004,260,000
Veselin Karakitukov2,400,000-345,000
Maxx Coleman2,100,000-3,630,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:10 PM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal

The five players have sat down and play has resumed with just over 46 minutes left in the current level.

Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:10 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 60,000/120,000
Ante: 120,000
Saturday, October 30, 2021 4:00 PM Local Time
Play Delayed

The start of Day four action has been slightly delayed as the final table gets set up.

Saturday, October 30, 2021 2:33 PM Local Time
Five Players Play Down to One Winner in Event #53: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller With $1,251,860 Up for Grabs

Ka Kwan Lau

Welcome back to the final day of Event #53: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller as five players return to battle it out for the 2021 World Series of Poker bracelet and the first-place prize of $1,251,860. During the registration period, this tournament attracted a whopping 212 entries to get to a total prize pool of $5,008,500.

Ka Kwan Lau is leading at this five-handed final table with a commanding chip lead with 10,750,000 in chips. He is followed by John Beauprez (8,725,000) and Maxx Coleman with 5,730,000 in the top three. They are joined on the final table by Shaun Deeb (3,640,000) and Veselin Karakitukov (2,745,000).

Beauprez already owns a bracelet while Deeb has four of them in his collection for now. Lau, Coleman, and Karakitukov are all looking to claim their first one today.

Final Table Seat Draw and Chip Counts

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountsBig Blinds
1Veselin KarakitukovBulgaria2,745,00023
2Maxx ColemanUnited States5,730,00048
3Shaun DeebUnited States3,640,00030
4John BeauprezUnited States8,725,00073
5Ka Kwan LauHong Kong10,750,00090

The remaining five players will return to the feature table at 4 p.m. local time to battle it out for the lion-share of the prize pool. When play resumes, they will finish the remainder of Level 27 which features a small blind of 60,000, a big blind of 120,000, and a big blind ante of 120,000.

The PokerNews reporting team will be providing live updates so make sure to follow along while PokerGO will stream the action on a one-hour delay with hole cards coverage until one man has all the chips in play.

Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerPrize Money
1 $1,251,860
2 $773,708
3 $537,295
4 $381,394
5 $276,870
6David Benyamine$205,655
7Ben Lamb$156,387
8Charles Sinn$121,816
Playtika - Jason Alexander