WSOP Day 32 Assessment: Ben Yu Wins Fourth WSOP Bracelet, Robert McMillan Wins First Bracelet in Seniors Match

Two WSOP bracelets had been received within the Thunderdome on the Rio as Ben Yu claimed his fourth bracelet within the $10,000-entry Six-Max No-Restrict Cling’em Match and Robert McMillan received the Seniors Match for over part one million bucks.

Ben Yu received $721,453 as he triumphed within the six-handed NLHE Match #56, beating Nikita Kuznetsov heads-up within the Thunderdome and live to tell the tale the PokerGO circulate. With gamers similar to Asi Moshe, Mike sowers and Ariel Mantel all making the general six, the motion was once rapid and the showdowns had been dramatic as Yu received his fourth gold bracelet in surprising taste.

You’ll watch all of the motion because it performed out at the ultimate day proper right here:

WSOP 2021 Match #56 $10,000 Six-Passed NLHE 
Position Participant Nation Prize
1st Ben Yu U.S.A. $721,453
2nd Nikita Kuznetsov Russia $445,892
3rd Ariel Mantel Argentina $293,578
4th Mike Sowers U.S.A. $198,205
5th Steve Yea South Korea $137,303
6th Asi Moshe Israel $97,660

It took 4 days of exciting motion to discover a winner as Robert McMillan after all claimed victory within the $1,000-entry Seniors tournament, profitable $561,060 as he beat Robert Davis heads-up to win a first-ever WSOP bracelet.

The motion was once rapid and livid on a last day full of drama as the overpowering chip chief at the beginning of play, Christopher Cummings, fell brief in his try to win the name. If truth be told, Cummings would crash out in 5th as he whiffed the win on the ultimate. Going into the general desk, he was once nonetheless very a lot in keep watch over, however a chain of small pots were given previous him whilst others in reality roared in the course of the box.

Particularly, Roberts McMillan and Davis each began wielding the awl, taking probabilities to place others to the take a look at as they ploughed in the course of the box on a collision path to a heads-up conflict for the gold. When Daniel Stebbins busted in 3rd position, the level was once set for an epic fight, however as a substitute, lovers had been handled to at least one nice hand to make a decision the name.

McMillan hit most sensible pair at the queen-high flop however was once put to without equal take a look at for all of Davis’ chips at the king flip, most effective to make a surprising right kind name. Davis grew to become over pocket fours and after some other king at the river, McMillan was once topped the winner. Pleased with that spectacular name, he had received over part one million bucks, with Davis consoled indisputably through the $346,743 second-place prize.

WSOP 2021 Match #52 $1,000 Seniors Match
Position Participant Nation Prize
1st Robert McMillan U.S.A. $561,060
2nd Robert Davis U.S.A. $346,743
3rd Daniel Stebbins U.S.A. $263,640
4th Jonathan Ingalls U.S.A. $201,753
5th Christopher Cummings U.S.A. $155,401
6th Dennis Jensen U.S.A. $120,484
7th Louis Cheffy U.S.A. $94,030
8th Todd Hansen U.S.A. $73,873
9th Daniel Lujano U.S.A. $58,425

Within the $400-entry Colossus, 1,181 gamers on Day 2 performed for goodbye that most effective 49 of them remained on the shut of play, with Rafael Fernades most sensible of all of them with 23.3 million when play ended. Fernandes’ stack was once some distance forward of each Jonth Trinh (18.85m) and Elad Kubi (18.67m) as 3 Israeli gamers made the highest 10 chipcounts.

Somewhere else, Anatolii Zyrin (9.67m), Brett Apter (3m), Barbara Enright (1.9m) and Carlos Chang (1.77m) are the one closing WSOP bracelet holders in with a possibility of including extra gold to their collections, whilst the day prior to this’s chip chief Frank Flora wilted reasonably however survived with 2.77m to development to Day 3 nonetheless with a possibility of victory.

WSOP 2021 Match #55 $400 Colossus
Position Participant Nation Chips
1st Rafael Fernandes U.S.A. 23,300,000
2nd John Trinh U.S.A. 18,850,000
3rd Elad Kubi Israel 18,675,000
4th Michael Lee U.S.A. 16,900,000
5th Avi Cohen Israel 12,675,000
6th Matthew O’Meara U.S.A. 12,400,000
7th Penh Lo U.S.A. 12,175,000
8th Yonatan Basin Israel 12,000,000
9th Lucas Kulbe U.S.A. 11,925,000
10th Alexandre Malod France 11,900,000

In Match #57, the $10,000 Restrict Lowball Triple Draw tournament, simply 8 gamers stay to chase the gold, with Danny Wong neatly transparent of the remaining on over 1.7 million chips. His nearest challenger is Brian Yoon (1.1 million), with out a different participant of the 8 cracking seven figures for his or her chip stack. Wil Wilkinson sits 3rd with 945,000, however everybody else has lower than a 3rd of Wong’s stack, with Joao Vieira probably the most well known shorter stack with simply 300,000 chips.

Quite a lot of giant names busted this tournament on Day 2, with gamers similar to Daniel Negreanu, Jake Schwartz, Adam Owen and 16-time WSOP champion Phil Hellmuth all failing to money. Others fared reasonably higher, with Mike Matusow (14th for $16,552), Shaun Deeb (thirteenth for $16,552), Dan Zack (twelfth for $20,057), Nathan Gamble (tenth for $20,057), and Dan Smith (9t for $24,910) all earning money.

WSOP 2021 Match #57 $10,000 Restrict 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw
Place Participant Nation Chips
1st Danny Wong U.S.A. 1,755,000
2nd Brian Yoon U.S.A. 1,170,000
3rd Wil Wilkinson U.S.A. 945,000
4th Don Nguyen U.S.A. 565,000
5th Jordan Siegel U.S.A. 300,000
6th Joao Vieira Portugal 290,000
7th Brandon Shack-Harris U.S.A. 275,000
8th Mike Thorpe U.S.A. 110,000

In Match #58, the $1,000 Tremendous Seniors Match, Doyle Brunson made an extraordinary look in a International Collection of Poker Match for the primary time in 3 years since he took his seat within the Rio pre-pandemic in what was once believed to were his ultimate hurrah.

Despite the fact that it was once a thrill for gamers to look the 88-year-old go back to the felt, ‘Texas Dolly’ didn’t ultimate lengthy, shot down through Jana Vondach’s pocket aces after simply an hour of play. Through the shut of play, Farhad Davoudzadeh had the chip lead with 414,000, neatly transparent of Steve Schneider in moment position with 300,000.

Every other marvel got here with the arriving of 2003 WSOP Major Match runner-up Sammy Farha, who performed all day and made 204,100 chips, a part of our round-up of one of the vital best stacks within the tournament beneath.

WSOP 2021 Match #58 $1,000 Tremendous Seniors Match
Place Participant Nation Chips
1 Farhad Davoudzadeh U.S.A. 414,000
2 Steve Schneider U.S.A. 300,000
3 Gary Bain Canada 235,000
4 Ron Lemco U.S.A. 231,600
5 Arthur Schiavo U.S.A. 222,800
6 Randy Vee U.S.A. 222,000
7 Hal Marcus U.S.A. 220,000
8 Sam Farha U.S.A. 204,100
9 Martin Yates U.S.A. 175,000
10 Valerii Lubenets Ukraine 175,000

In Match #59, there have been robust performances from many ‘Tag Crew’ gamers as the thrill $1,000-entry tournament noticed stars of the display play poker in conjunction with regulars from this WSOP.

Most sensible stack on the shut of play was once that shared through Mike Ruter and Samy Dighlawi (338,000), however our personal Jeff Platt and Brent Hanks (166,500) completed 6th of the 127 groups who survived from the 641 entries as gamers dressed up for Hallowe’en.

WSOP 2021 Match #59 $1,000 Tag Crew Match
Place Gamers Chips
1st Mike Ruter – Samy Dighlawi 338,000
2nd Haven Werner – Thomas Taylor 295,000
3rd Keith Doering – Invoice Schaeffer 235,500
4th Nikita Luther – Kunal Patni 195,000
5th Mike Watson – Sarah Goddard 169,500
6th Jeff Platt – Brent Hanks 166,500
7th Alexey Mishuk – Alon Eldar 160,000
8th Alon Eldar – Unknown 160,000
9th Melanie Weisner – Xuan Liu 159,000
10th Nellie Park – Joey Weissman 144,500
Bradley Berman
Bradley Berman completed backside of the counts within the $50,000 Poker Gamers Championship

After all, the $50,000-entry Poker Gamers Championship kicked off as one of the crucial busiest days in this WSOP time table was once finished. With 43 entries on Day 1 – registration stays open till the tip of the ruin following degree 10 on Day 2 – simply 39 of the ones gamers made the Day 2 reduce, with Matt Ashton, Michael Noori, Albert Daher and Jake Schwartz finishing the evening at the rail as a substitute of bagging chips.

Most sensible of the leaderboard after the hole day was once Bryce Yockey, who totalled 653,000 chips, a way transparent of Italian WSOP 2019 Major Match runner-up Dario Sammartino (520,500) and Chris Vitch (504,500). As you’d be expecting, there have been a bunch of primary gamers in seats and powerful first day appearing from Eli Elezra (460,500), Shaun Deeb (448,500) and Brian Rast (437,000) all featured within the most sensible 10, with Robert Mizrachi (423,000), Scott Seiver (366,000) and Felipe Ramos (320,000) no longer some distance again.

Without a signal of gamers similar to Phil Hellmuth or Phil Ivey as but, Day 2 will obviously inform much more of the tale, however one giant title will want to get of the most efficient conceivable get started, with Daniel ‘Child Poker’ Negreanu suffering on simply 77,000 chips, and he’s going to come into play most effective forward of Bradley Berman (49,000).

WSOP 2021 Match #60 $1,000 $50,000 Poker Gamers Championship
Place Participant Nation Chips
1st Bryce Yockey U.S.A. 653,000
second Dario Sammartino Italy 520,500
third Chris Vitch U.S.A. 504,500
4th Eli Elezra Israel 460,500
fifth Randy Ohel U.S.A. 457,000
sixth Shaun Deeb U.S.A. 448,500
seventh Yuval Bronshtein Israel 440,500
eighth Chad Campbell U.S.A. 439,000
ninth Brian Rast U.S.A. 437,000
tenth Ryan Leng U.S.A. 433,000

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Author: Bradley Watson