2021 WSOP Day 23: Gerhart, Johnson, and Shack-Harris Searching for 3rd Bracelets with 5 Closing in $10K H.O.R.S.E.

Day 23 of the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) featured any other complete day of poker motion on the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in sunny Las Vegas with Oct. 22 that includes six bracelet occasions.

Josh Arieh snagged his 3rd bracelet after successful Event #39: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha for $204,766 to finish a greater than 15-year drought on discovering WSOP gold.

5 occasions are nonetheless in play together with Tournament #40: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship, which is right down to its ultimate 5 gamers. Two-time WSOP bracelet winner Kevin Gerhart bagged the chip lead with Marco Johnson and Brandon Shack-Harris additionally nonetheless in competition for his or her 3rd style of WSOP gold.

Learn on to be told about what came about on Day 23 of the 2021 WSOP.

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Gerhart Leads the Ultimate 5; Johnson and Shack-Harris Additionally Eye Repeat Bracelet Win

Kevin Gerhart
Kevin Gerhart

After over 8 hours of play in a back-and-forth Day 3, Kevin Gerhart leads the overall desk into Day 4 of Tournament #40: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship on the 2021 World Series of Poker. The remainder gamers survived a penultimate day that began with 16 gamers and performed right down to the overall 5 that may go back Saturday to play to a winner on PokerGO. The preferred H.O.R.S.E. Championship attracted 149 entrants to a box that generated a prize pool of $1,389,425, of which $361,124 will cross to the winner along side the WSOP gold bracelet.

At the back of Gerhart are Eddie Blumenthal, two-time bracelet winner Marco Johnson, and bracelet winner Bryce Yockey with Brandon Shack-Harris returning at the brief stack for an opportunity to spin it as much as win his 3rd bracelet.

Tournament #40: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship Ultimate 5 Seat Draw

Seat Participant Nation Chip Rely Large Bets
1 Brandon Shack-Harris United States 540,000 5
2 Eddie Blumenthal United States 2,400,000 20
3 Bryce Yockey United States 1,445,000 12
4 Marco Johnson United States 1,840,000 15
5 Kevin Gerhart United States 2,720,000 23

Day 3 Motion

Eric Rodawig, Michael Trivett, Max Pescatori, Kevin Music, Jerry Wong, Randy Ohel, and Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier all hit the rail within the first two ranges of the day, and the remainder gamers had been briefly right down to an unofficial ultimate desk of 9.

Gerhart constructed his lead all through the day at a risky ultimate desk that took greater than 3 hours sooner than after all Benny Glaser used to be eliminated in ninth place by Gerhart’s two-pair. It used to be any other 3 hours of lead adjustments and doubles sooner than the desk noticed its subsequent removing, David Benyamine, fall in in eighth place. Only some arms later, Jake Schwartz and Chris Vitch had been ousted to set the overall 5 for Saturday’s finale. When the mud settled, Gerhart held a small chip lead over Eddie Blumenthal, who made a overdue rate after suffering to search out traction all day.

Ultimate Desk Effects and Closing Payouts

Position Winner Nation Prize (in USD)
1     $361,124
2     $223,194
3     $155,971
4     $111,701
5     $82,033
6 Chris Vitch United States $61,819
7 Jake Schwartz United States $47,835
8 David Benyamine France $38,035

The button shall be on Shack-Harris and there may be another hand to be performed in Prohibit Dangle’em when the motion resumes at 4 p.m. native time. There are 23 mins left in degree 23, which options prohibit blinds of 30,000/60,000 and boundaries of 60,000/120,000. The overall desk shall be broadcast with hollow playing cards uncovered at 5 p.m. at PokerGO.

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Carlos Chang Leads the Ultimate 8 in Tournament #41: $2,500 Freezeout No-Prohibit Dangle’em

Carlos Chang
Carlos Chang

Event #41: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em drew a complete of 896 entries to create a $1,993,600 prize pool and after two days of play, simply 8 gamers stay. Main the best way of the overall desk is Carlos Chang with 8,140,000, and Brady Osterman, who vaulted to the highest of the counts within the remaining degree, is correct on his heels with 7,690,000.

Arthur Conan rounds out the highest 3 Day 2 chips stacks with 4,800,000 and Sung Joo Hyun, the remaining WSOP bracelet proprietor of the sector, will go back with a stack of one,815,000 .

They’re going to be dealing with difficult opposition, as skilled professional’s Sergi Reixach (1,190,000), Quang Ngo (4,300,000) and Adrien Delmas (1,400,000) additionally bagged this night and are in a cast spot to assert the coveted identify.

Ultimate 8 of Tournament #42: $2,500 Freezout No-Prohibit Dangle’em

Seat Participant Nation Chip Rely
1 Sergi Reixach Spain 1,190,000
2 Arthur Conan France 4,800,000
3 Quang Ngo United States 4,300,000
4 Brady Osterman United States 7,690,000
5 Sung Joo Hyun South Korea 1,815,000
6 Carlos Chang Taiwan 8,140,000
7 Adrien Delmas France 1,400,000
8 Gerald Cunniff United States 2,000,000

Day 2 Motion

Dominykas Mikolaitis, who bagged the total chip lead on Day 1, held robust close to the highest of the counts all day however felted in thirteenth position ($18,768) when his nut flush at the flip didn’t dangle in opposition to Christopher Basile who rivered a complete space. Israel’s professional Uri Reichenstein adopted him within the payout table no longer lengthy after, finishing in tenth Position for $23,358.

Throughout ten hours of action-packed play, a variety of large identify professionals hit the rail alongside the best way and WSOP bracelet winners equivalent to Sam Grafton (127th for $4,009), Asi Moshe (123rd for $4,009), Mark Seif (96th for $4,385), Rafi Elharar (eightieth for $5,306) and Justin Liberto (72th for $5,716) had been eradicated early on.

The new champion of Tournament #20 $1,000 No Prohibit Dangle’em Turn & Cross Offered via GGPoker, Dejuante Alexander, fell in seventeenth Position for $12,678 sooner than the remaining ruin of the evening after he misplaced his remaining chips in opposition to Chang in an all-in preflop pot for a turn state of affairs.

Dejuante Alexander
Dejuante Alexander

Romain Lewis, who went thru many ups and downs all through the day, didn’t organize to discover a bag on the finish of the day and were given eradicated in twenty third Position ($10,664).

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Charles Sinn Holds Commanding Lead at Ultimate Desk of $1,500 Razz; Yuri Dzivielevski, David “ODB” Baker Nonetheless within the Hunt

Charles Sinn
Charles Sinn

It took till the remaining hand of a grueling 10-hour day, however the ultimate desk of Tournament #42: $1,500 Razz has been set.

Charles Sinn will take 2,345,000 and a comfy chip lead into his first WSOP ultimate desk. Sinn leads second-place Brett Feldman (1,230,000) via a couple of million chips.

Sinn and Feldman have by no means gained a WSOP bracelet, however the ultimate desk is stuffed with gamers who’ve completed that objective. Matt Grapenthien (1,215,000), Yuri Dzivielevski (1,015,000), Bradley Ruben (855,000), and David “ODB” Baker will all glance so as to add any other bracelet to their assortment the next day. Baker constructed a sizeable chip lead over the remainder of the sector all through the day, being the primary to wreck the million-chip barrier, however fell again towards the ground of the leaderboard at 180,000.

Ultimate Desk Seat Draw

Desk Seat Participant Chip Rely
1 1 Alex Livingston 860,000
1 2 David “ODB” Baker 180,000
1 3 Charles Sinn 2,345,000
1 4 Hassan Kamoei 80,000
1 5 Yuri Dzivielevski 1,015,000
1 6 Bradley Ruben 855,000
1 7 Brett Feldman 1,230,000
1 8 Matt Grapenthien 1,215,000

Day 2 started with 98 gamers out of a beginning box of 311 with their points of interest on making the cash. Daniel Negreanu, Ari Engel, and Matt Waxman had been all eradicated sooner than the cash bubble burst. The unlucky bubble-boy used to be Reza Golestani, who fell in forty eighth position.

As soon as the bubble burst, David “Bakes” Baker (forty sixth), Day 1 chip chief Ariel Shefer (forty fourth), Anthony Zinno (forty first), reigning WSOP Participant of the 12 months Robert Campbell (thirty ninth), and Ryan Riess (twenty seventh) all discovered their method to the payout table. Actor James Woods made it to twentieth position sooner than he used to be knocked out in a double-elimination along side Tom McCormick via Feldman.

Play will resume at 2 p.m. PST on Saturday within the Mothership within the Amazon Room. A brand new champion shall be topped via the top of the day, and PokerNews shall be readily available to offer the entire reside updates.

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Farahi & Greenblatt Lead the Manner After Day 1a of Tournament #43: $1,000 Double Stack No-Prohibit Dangle’em

Alex Greenblatt
Alex Greenblatt

Day 1a of Event #43: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold’em has come to an finish. All the entries began with a complete of 40,000 chips and this match attracted 1,937 entries on Day 1a with 506 gamers progressing to Day 2.

The day ended with a trio of Alexanders on best of the Day 1a leaderboard.

Alexander Farahi bagged the chip main stack of 742,500 adopted via Alexander Greenblatt (617,500) and Alexander Tafesh (601,000).

In the meantime, Eduardo Silva (596,000), Yuhei Sanada (508,000), and Landen Lucas (457,000) are also a number of the gamers to finish the day close to the highest of the chip counts.

Tournament #43 Day 1a Most sensible 10 Chip Counts

RANK PLAYER Nation CHIP COUNT Large Blinds
1 Alexander Farahi United States 742,500 248
2 Alex Greenblatt United States 617,500 206
3 Alexander Tafesh United States 601,000 200
4 Eduardo Amaral Brazil 596,000 199
5 Alex Kulev Eire 591,500 197
6 Ting Cheng United States 530,000 177
7 Yuhei Sanada Japan 508,000 169
8 Goran Mandic Hungary 460,000 153
9 Landen Lucas United States 457,500 153
10 Robert Lenhart United States 456,000 152

As anticipated, quite a lot of notables took their seats these days, with many deciding to take complete good thing about overdue registration. Some, equivalent to Adrian Mateos, Greg Raymer, and Maurice Hawkins did not discover a bag via the top of play.

However others notables that bagged, together with Kazuki Ikeuchi (310,000), Jerry Wong (260,000), Jeremy Wien (225,000), Maria Ho (103,000), and Barry Greenstein (68,000) and can all be returning on Day 2.

Day 2 is about to renew play on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. native time, with blinds at 1,500/3,000 and a large blind ante of three,000. There are 10 ranges scheduled to be performed, with a 15-minute ruin after each two ranges and a 60-minute dinner ruin after Degree 19 of play at roughly 7 p.m.

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Ray Henson Baggage Chip Lead on Day 1 of Tournament #44: $3,000 6-Passed Prohibit Dangle’em

Ray Henson
Ray Henson

A complete 10 ranges had been finished on Day 1 of Event #44: $3,000 6-Handed Limit Hold’em that noticed a complete of 162 gamers take to the felt. By the point all used to be stated and completed, most effective 78 gamers bagged up chips with Ray Henson main the rate. Henson ended the day with a complete of 243,000 chips, the one participant with a stack over 200,000.

Henson has racked up 5 overall cashes so far in the course of the 2021 Global Sequence of Poker, together with a last desk look within the $1,500 Broker’s Selection match the place he completed in 3rd position. Henson continues to be in the hunt for his first-ever WSOP gold bracelet and he has put himself in a just right place to get the activity completed.

Another large stacks to finish Day 1 come with Kevin Klassen (183,500), Anna Wroblewski (146,000), Anthony Zinno (138,000), and Jesse Lonis (122,500). Zinno has already doubled his collection of WSOP bracelets this yr with a complete of 4 now and is recently in moment position within the Participant of the 12 months race.

Day 1 Most sensible 10 Chip Counts

RANK PLAYER Nation CHIP COUNT
1 Raymond Henson United States 243,000
2 Thomas Mou United States 232,000
3 Kevin Klassen United States 183,500
4 Kevin Rand United States 162,000
5 JJ Liu United States 147,500
6 Anna Wroblewski United States 146,000
7 John Hoang United States 144,500
8 John Cavanagh United States 143,000
9 Christopher Hartman United States 139,500
10 Alex Torry United States 139,500

Another notables to control heading to Day 2 are Dan Zack (121,000), Mike Matusow (96,500), Robert Campbell (76,000), Julien Martini (68,000), and protecting champion Tu Dao (52,500).

By way of the top of overdue registration, there have been a variety of acquainted faces that took their shot with a 40,000 chip beginning stack however no longer all had been fortunate sufficient to make it thru. A few of the ones to hit the rail all through the day come with Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Maria Ho, Jeremy Ausmus, Shaun Deeb, and Ryan Leng.

The motion will resume at 2 p.m. on Saturday within the Rio All-Suite Resort and On line casino. The blinds will start at 1,500/2,500 with any other 10 ranges at the agenda. The cash bubble will have to be anticipated to burst mid-way in the course of the day with the payouts and prize pool being showed via the beginning of play.

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Author: Bradley Watson