WSOP 2021: David ‘Bakes’ Baker Wins Third Profession Bracelet, Negreanu and Hellmuth In $10K Dealers Option Final ten
WSOP 2021: David ‘Bakes’ Baker Wins Third Career Bracelet, Negreanu and Hellmuth In $10K Dealers Choice Final ten
It was a busy day inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on Tuesday with three gold bracelets being won and a constellation of poker stars battling in the Amazon space.
Michael Noori, David ‘Bakes’ Baker, and Anthony Koutsos all won gold. At the identical time, high roller superstar Michael Addamo took the lead in the $50K Higher Roller, and both Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu produced the final 10 in the $10K Dealers Choice occasion.
Michael Noori Earns Monster $610K Score
Following 4 days of relentless poker, three,520 entries played down to a winner in the Thunderdome as Michael Noori won the $1,500-entry Monster Stack for $610,437. Taking down the final table, Noori triumphed against Ryan Leng heads-up after a gorgeous comeback from much less than two massive blinds earlier in the day.
Heading into the final table, Noori was some way back from the leaders, with Leng top the way with 57 massive blinds to Noori’s 26 huge blinds. With ten players at the felt, the man at the best of the leaderboard was Jaesh Balachandran, but he busted in 10th location for $51,286. Balachandran shoved with and was called by Mordechai Hazan with , with a board of minimizing the field to nine.
It was Anthony Ortega who busted subsequent as his wandered into a enormous clash against Christopher Andler’s , with a seven-higher board sending Ortega house for $64,490. Ortega was followed from the felt by Johan Schumacher who busted in eighth location for $81,573. Schumacher raised then known as off his four huge blind stack pre-flop with but was nicely behind Rafael Reis’ . The board of saw Schumacher catch a Broadway draw from the flop but he couldn’t find a queen to save his stack.
Reis took the lead with that hand, and at that point Noori was struggling on just 13 big blinds, second last on the leaderboard. The eventual winner dropped to short stack when Daniel Fortier was busted in seventh place for $103,784 with committed pre-flop against Mordechai Hazan’s . Fortier was drawing dead from the turn on a board displaying .
Noori needed a double desperately, and it was Hazan who would oblige when Noori three-bet shoved with pocket sevens and was known as by Hazan’s pocket jacks. Noori necessary aid and got it on the flop, but still needed to sweat a ten that would have offered Hazan an unbeatable straight. Even so, the turn and river saw Noori double up and that began his epic run to victory.
Hazan’s stack was mortally broken, and he busted next for $132,812 in sixth spot. Hazan moved all-in with and was called by Leng with . The board of saw Hazan on the rail and Leng moved into the lead with 75 million chips, with Noori (45m) his closest challenger at that stage.
Charlie Dawson busted in fifth place for $170,943 when his all-in with was called by Leng with . The flop of saw Dawson remain in the lead, and that stayed the case with the turn, but the river of flipped the script and sent Dawson home in fifth.
There was an extended period of play that followed without anyone busting, but ultimately, Andler met with defeat for $221,289. He was all-in with and in genuine difficulty against following a board of played out. Noori winning that hand was crucial, with the American vaulting over Reis in the chip counts, although Leng had a enormous lead at the time with double his two opponents’ stacks.
Reis would bust in third spot for $288,101 as he pushed his final eight huge blinds over the line with and was called by Noori with . With a flop of keeping Reis ahead, the turn changed that and place Noori in command of the hand and the river ended the hand with the Brazilian heading to the cash desk.
Heads-up started with Leng holding an virtually exact 2:1 chip lead. That was not the case for extended, nevertheless, as Noori was all-in just ten minutes into the duel with a turned straight topping Leng’s flopped best two pair. Over the subsequent handful of hands, Leng battled back, but Noori grew his lead right after winning some little bets to improve his lead to 3:1 ahead of the final hand.
Soon after a board of arrived by the turn, Leng attempted a worth bluff, raise-shoving . Noori, however, held and produced the contact, needing to fade kings, nines, fives and clubs to grow to be a 1st-time WSOP champion. Noori needed to fade a enormous 18 outs, but that was precisely what occurred when the river eliminated Leng in second spot for $377,220 and he fell just quick of his second live WSOP bracelet of the 2021 Globe Series. Noori was the titleholder as an alternative, winning the $610,437 top prize and grabbing gold for the first time in his career, celebrating on the rail with his buddies as Leng was left with a rueful smile about what might have been.
WSOP 2021 Event #30 $1,500 Monster Stack Final Table Final results:
- Michael Noori – $610,437
- Ryan Leng – $377,220
- Rafael Reis – $288,101
- Christopher Andler – $221,289
- Charlie Dawson – $170,943
- Mordechai Hazan – $132,812
- Daniel Fortier – $103,784
- Johan Schumacher – $81,573
- Anthony Ortega – $64,490
- Jaesh Balachandran – $51,286
‘Bakes’ Scores Gold In Occasion #34
Occasion #34 saw David ‘Bakes’ Baker take down the $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw final table soon after toppling overnight chip leader Peter Lynn heads-up.
Six players returned to the felt as Baker, the most skilled player at the table had perform to do in order to capture the crown and his third WSOP bracelet. Baker, the only former winner at the final table, used all his expertise to get the job carried out and win his initial bracelet in nine years. Afterward, Baker described how desperate he was to win, and eventually, a combination of his determination and mixed game skills managed to conclude the event in his favor.
With play extremely even amongst the top stacks during the first three eliminations, Baker genuinely kicked in after play went 3-handed. Baker took more than and when Stephen Deutsch lost out in third spot for a profession-higher score of $37,194, Baker was greater than 6:1 up in chips, closing out the win for a well-known victory.
WSOP 2021 Occasion #34 $1,500 Limit two-7 Lowball Triple Draw Final Table Results:
- David ‘Bakes’ Baker – $87,837
- Peter Lynn – $54,286
- Stephen Deutsch – $37,194
- Kristijonas Andrulis – $25,971
- Marc Booth – $18,488
- Mark Fraser – $13,423
Koutsos Freezes Out The Competitors
It was a recreational player’s victory in Occasion #35, the $500-entry Freezeout event, with genuine estate agent Anthony Koutsos claiming gold right after an epic three-hour heads-up match against Charbel Kanterjian.
Each Kanterjian and Koutsos started the ten-handed final table as the best two stacks and would at some point take care of most of their opposition between them to get to that epic heads-up battle. Following Gilad Grinberg lost a coinflip to bust in 10th location for $12,944, Fausto Valdez did the identical. It was Kanterjian who won that hand, pocket sevens flopping a set against jack-ten suited for the chip leader to improve his energy at the table and send Valdez residence for $16,324.
The legendarily named John Moss busted in eighth spot for $20,753 just before he was joined on the rail by Ronald Ibbetson (7th for $26,595) and Jacob Wealthy (6th for $34,353). By that stage, Dongsheng Zhang was a single of the most strong players at the table, and he busted Sundiata DeVore in fifth spot for $44,725 when Zhang’s held against DeVore’s .
Down to four, the next player to go was Jonah Lopas, who moved all-in pre-flop with but was named by Koutsos with and couldn’t catch him on the board. Lopas cashed for $58,685 in fourth and he was joined on the rail by Zhang in third for $77,600 when Zhang’s shove with was doomed by Koutsos’ on an eight-high board.
Heads-up swung this way and that for a full three hours until the average stack was worth less than 20 huge blinds. Koutsos had and had an simple call when Kanterjian shoved pre-flop with . The flop of gave Kanterjian hope of a miracle by pairing his six, but soon after the turn, the river saw Koutsos take the title and enormous $167,272 top prize. Kanterjian took $103,402 for coming second, with Koutsos winning his 1st-ever WSOP title soon after his biggest prior money was for just $5,000 before this defining poker outcome of his life.
WSOP 2021 Occasion #35 $500 Freezeout NLHE Final Table Benefits:
- Anthony Koutsos – $167,272
- Charbel Kanterjian – $103,402
- Dongsheng Zhang – $77,600
- Jonah Lopas – $58,685
- Sundiata DeVore – $44,725
- Jacob Rich – $34,353
- Ronald Ibbetson – $26,595
- John Moss – $20,753
- Fausto Valdez – $16,324
Sereika Battles Padilha For Super Turbo Bounty Win
Karolis Serieka won the quick and furious $1,500 Super Turbo Bounty Occasion #37, which took just a single day to play out to a winner in the early hours at the Rio. With Pedro Padilha bettered heads-up by Sereika, other players such as Pierre Calamusa (fourth for 88,436) and Lorenzo Adams (threerd for 88,435)
Karolis Serieka won the rapidly and furious $1,500 Super Turbo Bounty Event #37, which took just 1 day to play out to a winner in the early hours at the Rio. With Pedro Padilha bettered heads-up by Sereika, other players such as Pierre Calamusa (4th for $65,494) and Lorenzo Adams (3rd for 88,435) coming close but failing to get more than the line.
WSOP 2021 Occasion #37 $1,500 Super Turbo Bounty Final Table Final results:
- Karolis Sereika – $195,310
- Pedro Padilha – $120,700
- Lorenzo Adams – $88,435
- Pierre Calamusa – $65,494
- Steve Buell – $49,033
- Alec Gould – $37,114
- Romuald Pycior – $28,406
- Alexander Norden – $21,986
- Wing Yam – $17,211
- Rupesh Pattni – $13,628
Addamo Requires Charge In $50K High Roller
A busy 1st day of action in the $50,000-entry Occasion #38 saw Australian Michael Addamo bag the chip lead with 5,150,000 chips. His mammoth stack was three occasions that of anybody other than Erik Seidel (3,730,000), with Gal Yifrach (1,405,000), Dan Smith (1,085,000), and Mustapha Kanit (1,060,000) rounding out the leading five chip counts with considerably fewer chips than the dominant Aussie, who has enjoyed a ridiculously productive 2021.
With 72 total entries and only 21 survivors, 50 bullets have been fired off in vain as players such as current bracelet winner Jason Koon, former WSOP Major Event winner Joe McKeehen, David Peters, Yiming Li, Cary Katz, Vanessa Kade, Tyler Cornell, Rok Gostisa, Ali Imsirovic, and Jake Daniels all departing without producing the Day 2 seat draw.
WSOP 2021 Event #38 $50,000 Higher Roller Prime ten Chipcounts:
- Michael Addamo – five,150,000
- Erik Seidel – 3,730,000
- Gal Yifrach – 1,405,000
- Dan Smith – 1,085,000
- Mustapha Kanit – 1,060,000
- Chris Hunichen – 995,000
- Bin Weng – 975,000
- Johan Guilbert – 940,000
- David Coleman – 640,000
- Leonard Maue – 625,000
Negreanu, Hellmuth Make Final Day of $10K Dealers Selection
Adam Friedman has place himself in a terrific position to claim a third win in the exact same bracelet occasion after going into the final day with the chip lead in Event #36, the $ten,000 Dealers Choice Championship.
Final year, Friedman took down the Dealers Choice Championship, and amazingly, the exact same man is in a position to repeat the trick, going into tomorrow’s final day second in chips with just significantly less than Jake Schwartz. Schwartz led the final day for the longest time and bags up a deserved lead with 1,380,000, but Friedman is not far behind on 1,329,000 chips and will be hopeful of what would be an outstanding achievement.
If Friedman is to fail, it will almost certainly be due to the top quality of opponent he faces tomorrow, as each Daniel Negreanu (457,000) and Phil Hellmuth (424,000) hover in his rear-view waiting to pounce. With 22 WSOP bracelets amongst them, Kid Poker and the Poker Brat will share the felt when their table kicks off tomorrow, with Mike Matusow for organization on what appears to be an explosive seat draw with all 3 males sitting in a row. On the other table, each chips leaders are next to each other, so anticipate final day drama.
WSOP 2021 Occasion #36 $10,000 Dealer’s Decision Championship Chipcounts:
- Jake Schwartz – 1,380,000
- Adam Friedman – 1,329,000
- Mike Gorodinsky – 465,000
- Daniel Negreanu – 457,000
- Phil Hellmuth – 424,000
- Mike Matusow – 410,000
- Matt Glantz – 343,000
- Andrew Kelsall – 324,000
- Carol Fuchs – 260,000
- Joao Vieira – 182,000
Lastly, the World Series of Poker has announced that the ten final nominees have been announced for the 2021 Hall of Fame entries.
Who’s your pick?
This years Poker Hall of Fame nominees have been announced and are down to 10 finalists.https://t.co/Yp7qDru1Ks pic.twitter.com/Z8lSRFmicd
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