Three bracelets were awarded yesterday. Tommy Le won Event #45: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship for his second WSOP bracelet and $746,000. He defeated Jordan Spurlin heads up. He won this same event back in 2017. Meanwhile Alexandre Reard won Event #47: $5,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed from a field of 491 players. He won $428,000 and his first WSOP bracelet. Elsewhere cash game player Anthony Denove, shipped Event #43: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold’em for $446,000 & his first WSOP bracelet. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be for PokerNews podcast co-host Jeff Platt who finished in 4th place. Four events are still in play today. Benny Glaser leads the final eight in Event #49: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship & the final will play out today live on PokerGO. Event #50: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack 8-Handed was reduced from 1569 entries down to just 66 on day 1. The chip leader returning for Day 2 is two-time WSOP bracelet winner Eric Froehlich. Day 1 of Event #44: $3,000 6-Handed Limit Hold’em also completed yesterday, with a field of 997 reduced to just 41. Finally Event #48: $1,500 SHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold’em has played down to a final table and will crown a champion today.
Today’s schedule sees two more events added – Event #52A: $1,000 SENIORS No-Limit Hold’em Championship at 10a.m., and Event #53: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) at 3p.m.
See our interview with Gershon Distenfeld here: https://youtu.be/SyPXILnC12o
You can find live reports on all of today’s events at PokerNews.com, or directly via the links below:
Event #48: $1,500 SHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold’em – https://bit.ly/2021WSOP48
Event #49: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship – https://bit.ly/2021WSOP49
Event #50: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack 8-Handed – https://bit.ly/2021WSOP50
Event #51: $3,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em – https://bit.ly/2021WSOP51
Event #52A: $1,000 SENIORS No-Limit Hold’em Championship – https://bit.ly/2021WSOP52
Event #53: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) – https://bit.ly/2021WSOP53
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