2021 World Series of Poker
Event #1: $500 NLH Big 500 Kick-Off
Days:
1

Event Info

Buy-in $500
Prize Pool $574,650
Players 1277

Level Info

Level 41
Blinds 120,000 / 240,000
Ante 30,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 1277

Coughlan Coolered by Lutz

AnthonyThompson • Level 34: 25,000-50,000, 6,250 ante

Kevin "vamonospest" Lutz raised from the hijack only to call Casey "TopDog" Coughlan's 460,064 three-bet jam from the cutoff.

Casey "TopDog" Coughlan: {q-Clubs}{q-Spades}
Kevin "vamonospest" Lutz: {k-Spades}{k-Diamonds}

Coughlan woke up with queens at the wrong time and the {8-Spades}{5-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{8-Clubs} runout ended his tournament.

Kevin "vamonospest" Lutz us
Kevin "vamonospest" Lutz
us 1,297,033 351,517
Casey "TopDog" Coughlan
Casey "TopDog" Coughlan
Busted

Tags: Casey CoughlanKevin Lutz

Franklin Fills Up on the River

AnthonyThompson • Level 34: 25,000-50,000, 6,250 ante

"DoubleAceBar" raised from the hiajack and then called Ryan "PostmatesSel" Franklin's 489,856 three-bet jam on the button.

"DoubleAceBar": {a-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}
Ryan "PostmatesSel" Franklin {j-Spades}{j-Hearts}

Franklin was ahead with his made hand and the {6-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{8-Spades}{j-Diamonds} runout secured his double up.

Ryan "PostmatesSel" Franklin US
Ryan "PostmatesSel" Franklin
US 1,104,712 1,004,712
DoubleAceBar US
DoubleAceBar
US 989,616 -301,106

Tags: Ryan Franklin

Level:
34
Blinds:
25,000/50,000
Ante:
6,250

Take 5

AnthonyThompson • Level 33: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

The 23 remaining players are on a quick five-minute break.

"Bearbuck" Catches Lucky River to Double Through Shorr

AnthonyThompson • Level 33: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Action on the table folded around to Shannon "Aulophobia" Shorr who raised to 108,000 on the button and "Bearbuck" defended their big blind.

Once the {2-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{4-Clubs} flop appeared, "Bearbuck" moved all in for 112,412 and Shorr snap-called.

"Bearbuck": {9-Clubs}{7-Spades}
Shannon "Aulophobia" Shorr: {a-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}

"Bearbuck" was ahead after flopping top pair but the {a-Clubs} turn put Shorr in the lead with two pair. "Bearbuck" needed to get lucky and did ad the {9-Spades} that completed the board on the river gave them trips, securing their double up.

Shannon "Aulophobia" Shorr US
Shannon "Aulophobia" Shorr
US 1,520,836 -155,412
Bearbuck us
Bearbuck
us 495,824 -101,147

Tags: Shanno Shorr

Level 33 Big Stacks

Chad_Holloway • Level 33: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Christopher "basile28" Basile US
Christopher "basile28" Basile
US 3,771,448 2,475,396
Norman "Abnormality" Michalek
Norman "Abnormality" Michalek
1,903,880 967,500
Steve "gborooo" Gross
Steve "gborooo" Gross
1,727,835 585,875
Shannon "Aulophobia" Shorr US
Shannon "Aulophobia" Shorr
US 1,676,248 1,290,889
TheVillager US
TheVillager
US 1,638,132 -909,549
DoubleAceBar US
DoubleAceBar
US 1,290,722 -9,306
Allen "Acnyc718" Chang us
Allen "Acnyc718" Chang
us 1,230,686 336,654
Michael "ParxBigStax" Marder US
Michael "ParxBigStax" Marder
US 1,081,349 -685,464
Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis
Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis
1,080,349 -37,332
Ashton “LND999” Freemon
Ashton “LND999” Freemon
996,949
Level:
33
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
5,000

Chang Doubles Through Ellis

AnthonyThompson • Level 32: 16,000-32,000, 4,000 ante
Allen Chang
Allen Chang

Action on the table folded around to Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis who raised all in for 1,548,683 from the small blind and Allen "Acnyc718" Chang called off his 894,032 stack from the big blind.

Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis: {4-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}
Allen "Acnyc718" Chang: {k-Clubs}{8-Clubs}

Chang was out in front and the {5-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{5-Clubs} flop made things interesting but the {k-Hearts} turn gave Chang the full house while the {j-Hearts} river secured his double.

Allen Chang
Chang Gets Big Blind Special
Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis
Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis
1,117,681 495,284
Allen "Acnyc718" Chang us
Allen "Acnyc718" Chang
us 894,032 336,175

Tags: Ronald EllisAllen Chang

Level:
32
Blinds:
16,000/32,000
Ante:
4,000