It was one of the busiest days at the 2021 World Series of Poker so far, with four bracelet-winners crowned, three other events in action and the final table of the 2021 WSOP Main Event continuing down to its final three.
Brian Hastings grabbed the fifth WSOP bracelet of his career in Event #73: $10,000 Stud Hi-Lo Championship, while Denis Strebkov won his second in Event #74: $2,500 Big Bet Mix. There were also maiden bracelets for David Moses in Event #70: $888 Crazy Eights, and Frenchman Romain Lewis in Event #76: $10K Super Turbo Bounty.
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Renmei Liu Leads Final Eight in Event #75: $1,500 Freezeout
Renmei Liu of Canada leads a final table of eight players at in Event #75 $1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em at the 2021 World Series of Poker. Liu bagged a stack of 7,100,000, sitting well ahead of Nicholas Hubers (5,600,000), Kaue De Souza (4,540,0000) and Chad Himmelspach (3,910,000).
The freezeout event attracted 1,191 players and generated a total prize pool of $1,589,985, of which $270,877 will go to the first-place finisher, along with the coveted gold bracelet.
Liu, who also ended Day 1 as chip leader, is after his first WSOP bracelet. The Canadian has just $2,390 in lifetime WSOP earnings and already has a minimum cash of $22,986 locked up. Hubers and De Souza, who respectively finished the day second and third and chips, are both also looking for their first bracelets.
Event #75 $1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em Final Table
|2||Nicholas Hubers||United States||5,600,000||56|
|3||Kaue De Souza||Brazil||4,540,000||45|
|4||Chad Himmelspach||United States||3,910,000||39|
|5||Tarun Gulati||United States||3,080,000||31|
|8||Seth Evans||United States||425,000||4|
Jeff Lisandro Leads After Day 1 of Event #78: $10,000 Razz Championship
Day 1 of Event #78: $10,000 Razz Championship has been played to completion with Jeff Lisandro emerging as the current chip leader after bagging 270,500 in chips. Lisandro, who has been largely absent during the 2021 World Series of Poker, was able to steadily accumulate his stack throughout the day and will be looking to make a run at winning his seventh gold bracelet.
Day 1 drew a total of 103 entries with no shortage of big names, as is the case in all championship events. Some notables who managed to bag into Day 2 include Jordan Siegel (200,000), Adam Owen (178,000), Brian Hastings (212,000), Yehuda Buchalter (163,500), James Chen (94,000), Allen Kessler (41,000), and 16-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth — who is among the chip leaders with 237,500.
Event #78: $10,000 Razz Championship Top 10 Chip Counts
|2||Phil Hellmuth||United States||237,500|
|3||Brian Hastings||United States||212,000|
|4||Nicolai Morris||United States||209,000|
|5||Jordan Siegel||United States||200,000|
|6||Chip Jett||United States||184,000|
|8||Adam Owen||United Kingdom||178,000|
|10||Shane Littlefield||United States||173,000|
Ryan Depaulo Leads After Day 1 of Event #77: $1,500 Fifty Stack
Day 1 in Event #77: $1,500 Fifty Stack No-Limit Hold’em has come to an end with just 114 players remaining. Just 226 of the 1,501 entries made it in the money, and the remaining field are all guaranteed $3,194.
Among the top stacks is former WSOP bracelet winner Ryan Depaulo (2,735,000) who has over $300K in live earnings and will be looking to make a deep run to get bracelet number two. Joining him are John Gorsoch (1,525,000), Iakyu Chot (1,450,000), Kevin Theodore (1,410,000) and Roongszk Griffeth (1,375,000).
This event drew a few notables such as five-time bracelet winner Shaun Deeb, three-time WSOP bracelet winner Adrian Mateo, two-time WSOP Bracelet winner Michael Wang, Women Hall of Famer Kathy Liebert, the 2013 Main Event Champion Ryan Riess and 2020 Main Event Champ Damian Salas who bagged at the end of the night.
Event #77: $1,500 Fifty Stack Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Ryan Depaulo||United States||2,735,000|
|3||John Gorsuch||United States||1,525,000|
|5||Kevin Theodore||United States||1,410,000|
|6||Roongsak Griffeth||United States||1,375,000|
|7||Garrett Beckman||United States||1,375,000|
|9||Scott Hall||United States||1,280,000|
|10||Ryan Hiller||United States||1,275,000|
All remaining players who bagged will return for Day 2 on November 17th at 12:00 noon in the Amazon room with the dinner break to be determined tomorrow and it will play down to a winner at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
- 1 2021 WSOP Day 1: Series Underway With Star-Studded $25k H.O.R.S.E.
- 2 2021 WSOP Day 2: Hellmuth In The Hunt For 16th Bracelet
- 3 2021 WSOP Day 3: Drinan On Course For His Second Bracelet
- 4 2021 WSOP Day 4: Cornell In Pole Position For First Bracelet
- 5 2021 WSOP Day 5: Negreanu, Matusow, Seidel, and Hellmuth Advance in the $10K LO8 Championship
- 6 2021 WSOP Day 6: Phil Hellmuth Chasing 16th Bracelet Deep in the $10K LO8 Championship
- 7 2021 WSOP Day 7: Hellmuth Four Players Away From Bracelet #16
- 8 2021 WSOP Day 8: Deeb Looking For Bracelet #5
- 9 2021 WSOP Day 9: FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver Headlines $10K Limit Final Table; Racener Leads
- 10 2021 WSOP Day 10: Brian Yoon Hunting for Fourth Bracelet
- 11 2021 WSOP Day 11: Hellmuth In The Hunt Again; Reaches Another Final Table
- 12 2021 WSOP Day 12: Negreanu Hunting for Seventh Bracelet
- 13 2021 WSOP Day 13: Five Left in Milly Maker; Marle Cordeiro Among Last 17 in Ladies Event
- 14 2021 WSOP Day 14: Vanessa Kade Racks Up Fifth Cash of the Series
- 15 2021 WSOP Day 15: Zinno On Course For Fourth Bracelet
- 16 2021 WSOP Day 16: Kornuth Reaches Back-to-Back $10K Short Deck Finals
- 17 2021 WSOP Day 17: Phil Hellmuth Hunting for 16th Bracelet with 10 Remaining in $1,500 NL 2-7 Lowball
- 18 2021 WSOP Day 18: Elezra in the Mix For His Fifth Bracelet
- 19 2021 WSOP Day 19: David “Bakes” Baker Hunting for Third Bracelet at $1,500 Triple Draw Final Table
- 20 2021 WSOP Day 20: Friedman After a Three-Peat as Negreanu and Hellmuth Advance to Final 10 in $10K Dealer’s Choice
- 21 2021 WSOP Day 21: Addamo Flying High In Yet Another High Roller
- 22 2021 WSOP Day 22: Arieh Positions Himself For Bracelet #3
- 23 2021 WSOP Day 23: Gerhart, Johnson, and Shack-Harris Seeking Third Bracelets with Five Remaining in $10K H.O.R.S.E.
- 24 2021 WSOP Day 24: JC Tran Flying High in the $10K PLO
- 25 2021 WSOP Day 25: Elezra and Matusow Hunting for Fifth Bracelets in the $10K PLO Championship
- 26 2021 WSOP Day 26: Soverel Leads the Charge in the NL 2-7 Single Draw Championship
- 27 2021 WSOP Day 27: Glaser Leads Final 8 $10K NL 2-7 Championship as Negreanu Alive Hunting for Seventh Bracelet
- 28 2021 WSOP Day 28: Stars Turn Out For $25K PLO High Roller; Deeb Flying High
- 29 2021 WSOP Day 29: Lamb Registers Late In $25K PLO and Bags Lead
- 30 2021 WSOP Day 30: Ka Kwan Lau On Course For $25K PLO Bracelet
- 31 2021 WSOP Day 31: Kolev Leads the $10K 6-Handed NLHE Championship
- 32 WSOP 2021 Day 32: Yockey Bags $50k Poker Players Championship Day 1 Chip Lead
- 33 2021 WSOP Day 33: Volpe and Cates Lead Final 35 of the $50K Poker Players Championship
- 34 2021 WSOP Day 34: Ryan Leng Leads Final 10 in the $50K PPC
- 35 2021 WSOP Day 35: Eli Elezra Leads Final 5 in the $50K Poker Players Championship
- 36 2021 WSOP Day 36: Main Event Underway, Brunson Up to Old Tricks
- 37 2021 WSOP Day 37: Three Bracelet-Winners Crowned as Main Event Continues
- 38 2021 WSOP Day 38: Aleksandr Shevlyakov Bags Overall Chip Lead on Day 1c of the Main Event
- 39 2021 WSOP Day 39: Main Event Breaks Through 4,500 Entrants; Ajayi Tops Counts
- 40 2021 WSOP Day 40: Joe Hachem Back in Form on Day 1e of the Main Event
- 41 2021 WSOP Day 41: Rameez Shahid Leads Main Event as Phil Hellmuth Makes Grand Entrance
- 42 2021 WSOP Day 42: Main Event Whittled to 2,362 Players
- 43 2021 WSOP Day 43: Jessica Cai Leads After Main Event Bubble Bursts
- 44 2021 WSOP Day 44: Ramon Colillas Bags Day 4 Chip Lead in WSOP Main Event
- 45 2021 WSOP Day 45: Aldemir Claims Main Event Chip Lead After Day 5
- 46 2021 WSOP Day 46: Park Leads the Final 36 in the Main Event
- 47 2021 WSOP Day 47: Yuval Bronshtein Leads Final Four in $10K Stud Hi-Lo Championship in Hunt for Third Bracelet
- 48 2021 WSOP Day 48: Lisandro Leads Hellmuth After $10,000 Razz Championship Day 1