WSOP 2021: Phil Hellmuth Capturing for Seven Card Stud Glory with Zinno and McClelland on His Tail

Phil Hellmuth is on the subject of taking pictures a record-extending sixteenth WSOP bracelet.

Phil Hellmuth is in pole place to make it ‘candy 16’ as he has made it to the overall desk of the nineteenth match of the 2021 Global Sequence of Poker with a chip lead within the Seven Card Stud Championship. Hellmuth, another way referred to as ‘The Poker Brat’, bagged up 751,000 to guide the overall seven, with Anthony Zinno shut in the back of him within the counts on 730,000 chips.

Hellmuth, Chidwick, McCelland Make $10K Stud Ultimate Desk

It’s no longer best Hellmuth who will pass into the overall day of motion as a identified face taking a look to win extra gold. Stephen Chidwick (266,000) and Jack McClelland (185,000) can have fewer chips, however the rest can occur and the chips can exchange in no time in blended video games. With James Chen (660,000), Jose Paz-Gutierrez (586,000) and Jason Gola (542,000) all nonetheless in rivalry, it’s certain to be an entertaining ultimate consultation on Monday night.

On Day 2, simply 3 gamers made the cash as the highest 10 had been paid with Daniel Zack busted in tenth position via Stephen Chidwick for a consequence price $16,262, George Alexander eradicated in ninth position for $17,828, and Scott Bohlman dropping his match existence in eighth position for $20,480. Each Alexander and Bohlman had been taken out via Jason Gola because the night time wound to an in depth.

WSOP 2021 Match #19 Seven Card Stud Championship Ultimate Desk Chipcounts:

  1. Phil Hellmuth – 751,000
  2. Anthony Zinno – 730,000
  3. James Chen – 660,000
  4. Jose Paz-Gutierrez – 586,000
  5. Jason Gola – 542,000
  6. Stephen Chidwick – 266,000
  7. Jack McClelland – 185,000

Blended Triple Draw Lowball Match within the Stability as Early Hours Finish Play

The $2,500-entry Blended Triple Draw Lowball noticed what will have to had been its ultimate day finish with heads-up on hiatus as Vladimir Peck and Venkata Tayi ended the motion locked in a struggle for the WSOP bracelet.

The day started with 12 nonetheless in seats. As soon as play was once right down to the seven-handed ultimate desk, Brian Yoon had the chip lead, and several other gamers had been very quick stacked. The bottom of the low was once Carlos Rodriguez, who busted nearly in an instant in 7th position for $15,272 in A-5 Triple Draw, dropping his stack to Joao Vieira.

Hal Rotholz was once the following participant to leave, dropping in 2-7 Triple Attract a hand in opposition to Yoon and Venkata Tayi for a sixth-place prize of $20,828. He was once adopted from the development via Brian Yoon, nevertheless it was once a prolonged length of play that lasted past a dinner smash and resulted in a Badugi bust-out for $28,818 as Vieira once more got here out on best within the conflict between the 2 closing bracelet winners within the box.

It was once Badugi once more that delivered Aaron Rogers from the development, because the American participant fell sufferer to Vieira in fourth position for $40,443. In spite of successful that hand, alternatively, Vieira himself fell in 3rd position for $57,558, albeit over an hour later. Shedding in A-5 Triple Draw, Tayi was once once more the beneficiary, claiming a pot that gave him the leads heads-up with 5.3 million chips to Vladimir Peck’s 3.5 million.

The heads-up struggle that adopted was once goodbye that with the time coming near 3 am, each Peck and Tayi had been requested in the event that they sought after to play yet another stage or come again day after today. That stage concluded with Peck on 3,275,000 chips, with Tayi within the lead on 5,575,000. Play will resume – and without doubt conclude – on Day 12 when the gold is in any case received.

WSOP 2021 Match #18 $2,500 Blended Triple Draw Lowball Ultimate Desk Effects:

third – Joao Vieira – $57,558

4th – Aaron Rogers – $40,443

fifth – Brian Yoon – $28,818

sixth – Hal Rotholz – $20,828

seventh – Carlos Rodriguez – $15,272

The Box Narrows on Millionaire Maker Day 2

The Millionaire Maker has turn out to be probably the most signature occasions at the WSOP calendar in Las Vegas and this 12 months’s go back to Rio has observed a complete of five,330 entries and a prize pool of slightly below $8 million. As the development identify tells you, that suggests one million up best and after Day 2 trimmed the rest 1,174 gamers down to simply 170 hopefuls, it was once Darryl Ronconi who bagged the largest stack.

Ronconi’s chip mountain of two,545,000 is a three-bet and a decision forward of each Apolinario Luis (2,345,000) and Thomas Eychenne (2,275,000), either one of whom have terrific stacks with which to assault Day 3, however they’re no longer the one ones.

Within the best 10 by myself, there are some fearsome gamers armed to the enamel with elevating chips, with Shahar Levi (1,955,000) and Faraz Jaka (1,625,000) status out as ones to observe. A little bit additional again within the box, Ryan Hagerty (1,100,000), Tristan Wade (1,500,000), Craig Varnell (765,000) Yiming Li (595,000), Stephen Track (1,385,000) all bagged up stacks on the shut of play.

So too did Vanessa Kade (1,520,000), who is aware of all about successful over one million after taking down the Sunday Million earlier this year. Kade detailed her private revel in of a slightly bitter finish to Day 1a on Twitter that has unquestionably observed some karma come her means on Day 2.

Each match win is a struggle however in all probability by no means extra so than on the Global Sequence of Poker, with Ari Engel, who has already received a bracelet this collection admitting it was once a while sooner than he hit his stride.

WSOP 2021 Match #17 Millionaire Maker Most sensible 10 Chipcounts:

  1. Darryl Ronconi – 2,545,000
  2. Apolinario Luis – 2,345,000
  3. Thomas Eychenne – 2,275,000
  4. John Fagg – 1,970,000
  5. Shahar Levi – 1,955,000
  6. Michael Mcnicholas – 1,670,000
  7. Faraz Jaka – 1,625,000
  8. Arie Kliper – 1,615,000
  9. Luis Zedan – 1,570,000
  10. Jeffery Wakamiya – 1,555,000

David Peters Survives Turn & Move Day 1

The $1,000-entry Turn & Move match, Match #20, noticed simply 23 gamers live on from a beginning box of one,232. David Williams had extra tries than maximum at making the cash in Match #20 and was once applauded via maximum for his efforts on Twitter.


When the mud settled, there have been various giant names nonetheless in with an opportunity of including what’s a novel WSOP bracelet to their assortment. Huy Lam (3,150,000) bagged up via a long way the largest stack of the day and leads from Corey Bierria (1,880,000) via a long way.

Gamers equivalent to Rok Gostisa (1,115,000) and David Peters (1,105,000) will glance to make use of all their revel in to place themselves in rivalry for the highest prize. Others, equivalent to Daniel Negreanu, Shaun Deeb, and Gal Yifrach all busted sooner than the shut of play.

WSOP 2021 Match #20 $1,000 Turn & Move Most sensible 10 Chipcounts:

  1. Huy Lam – 3,150,000
  2. Corey Bierria – 1,880,000
  3. Krista Farrell – 1,700,000
  4. David Towson – 1,600,000
  5. Mark Ingram – 1,385,000
  6. Joao Valli – 1,350,000
  7. Fred Goldberg – 1,245,000
  8. Roman Hrabec – 1,200,000
  9. Rok Gostisa – 1,115,000
  10. David Peters – 1,105,000

Daniel Negreanu, Ari Engel Bag Chips In $1,500 Blended Omaha 8

There have been 640 gamers who took at the $1,500 Blended Omaha Hello-Lo 8 or Higher match and after an extended first day of the match, best 199 gamers zipped up chips. It’s native Henderson, Nevada-based participant Scott Abrams who leads the pack with 275,000 chips, however various different giant gamers are nonetheless in with a perfect likelihood of a deep run, with Ari Engel (238,000) going for his 2d bracelet this reside collection.

Others equivalent to Daniel Negreanu (147,000), John Monnette (103,500), Randy Ohel (83500), Dylan Linde (106,500), and Derek McMaster (162,500) all bagged up chips, with stars equivalent to Eli Elezra, Mike Matusow, Nathan Gamble, Jake Daniels, Ken Aldridge, Ben Yu, and Barry Greenstein.

WSOP 2021 Match #21 $1,500 Blended Omaha Hello-Lo or Higher Most sensible 10 Chipcounts:

  1. Scott Abrams – 275,000
  2. Ari Engel – 230,000
  3. Nathaniel Katzoff – 222,500
  4. PJ Cha – 215,000
  5. Cody Scherer – 207,000
  6. John Cernuto – 178,000
  7. Yonatan Smith – 177,500
  8. Edward Han – 167,000
  9. Derek McMaster – 162,500
  10. Julien Martini – 150,500

Likelihood Kornuth isn’t only a former WSOP bracelet winner however would no longer stand via and watch a broker getting berated. The feedback segment on his newest act on the poker desk inform how maximum gamers and enthusiasts again his movements.

The spirit of a laugh turns out to have taken over gamers of the perfect usual, with poker legend Erik Seidel joking a couple of ‘ruff’ time over at his desk.

After all, he will not be on the Global Sequence of Poker but, but when the Rio does play host to Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates, then it might be the remaining tale all of us want. Simply… distinctive.

Author: Bradley Watson