2021 World Series of Poker 2021 MSPT Venetian
Event #23: $500 NLH Turbo
Days:
1

Event Info

Buy-in $500
Prize Pool $312,300
Players 694

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 694

Obinger Eliminates Tan

Blinds: 3,000/6,000/600

Evan "Omg240sx" Tan moved all in for 29,216. Jason "Jaybangs" Obinger called and everyone else folded.

Tan had the {a-Hearts}{10-Spades}. Obinger had the {j-Spades}{j-Hearts}.

The board would not help Tan as it ran out the {4-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{2-Spades} and Obinger gathered important chips.

Jason "Jaybangs" Obinger
Jason "Jaybangs" Obinger
170,432 170,432
Evan "Omg240sx" Tan us
Evan "Omg240sx" Tan
us Busted

Madsen, Kade & Berkey Among Recent Eliminations

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Mike "SammyTwizz" Azzaro
Mike "SammyTwizz" Azzaro
Busted
Jesse "MrJesseJames" Sylvia
Jesse "MrJesseJames" Sylvia
Busted
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz
Busted
Yueqi "anoob" Zhu
Yueqi "anoob" Zhu
Busted
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack
Daniel "pepperprince" Zack
Busted
Timothy "uNORTH0doX" Reilly
Timothy "uNORTH0doX" Reilly
Busted
Joseph "bIueberry" Cheong
Joseph "bIueberry" Cheong
Busted
Orspn "borgatcha" Young
Orspn "borgatcha" Young
Busted
Shannon "aulophobia" Shorr
Shannon "aulophobia" Shorr
Busted
Kenny "Chopuh" Hyunh
Kenny "Chopuh" Hyunh
Busted
David "dwpoker" Williams
David "dwpoker" Williams
Busted
Matt "berkey11_s4y" Berkey
Matt "berkey11_s4y" Berkey
Busted
Vanessa "ContainsNuts" Kade
Vanessa "ContainsNuts" Kade
Busted
Katie "katelin" Lindsay
Katie "katelin" Lindsay
Busted
Shawn "Saygoodnight" Daniels
Shawn "Saygoodnight" Daniels
Busted
Ian "apokerjoker2" Steinman
Ian "apokerjoker2" Steinman
Busted
Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen
Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen
Busted

Summer Online Circuit Event Runs Through July 27 on WSOP.com

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Summer Online Circuit Event
Summer Online Circuit Event

The WSOP.com Summer Online Circuit Event runs July 16–27. You’ll have a chance to win over $1 Million in guarantees, 12 WSOP Gold Rings, a chance to climb to the top spot on the $10k Series Leaderboard, and entry into the $25,000 Freeroll.

$10k Player of the Month Leaderboard

  • Pays in Tournament Tickets to the top 10 players in the Gold Ring events
  • First-place leaderboard finisher gains a seat into the $250,000 Year-End Championship event(which will award a WSOP Gold Bracelet)

$25,000 Freeroll – July 30 @ 4:30pm

  • Each ring event winner from the series as well as the top 10 finishers on the $10k Player of the Month are eligible to participate in freeroll.

Grinder’s Only Second Chance Freeroll – July 30 @ 5:00pm

  • The winner of this freeroll will earn a seat into the $250,000 Year-End Championship Event.
  • Players who played in at least 3 Gold Ring events will be eligible to participate.

Year-End Championships

This event will award $250,000 in prize money as well as a WSOP Gold Bracelet. Only eligible players are invited to participate in this event. To become an eligible player:

  • Win a WSOP Gold Ring Event during the 2021 season
  • Win a $10,000 Player of the Month Leaderboard
  • Win a Grinder’s Online Second Chance Freeroll
  • Be one of the top 50 players on the Cumulative Circuit Leaderboard

Summer Online Circuit Schedule

EventDateTime (PT)Buy-inGTD
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #4 - $50,000 GTD PLO $320 8-Max 3X Re-entry7-192:00 PM$320$50,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #5 - $75,000 GTD NLH 6-Max 2x Re-entry7-204:00 PM$320$75,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #6 - $75,000 GTD PLO High Roller 8-Max 2x Re-entry7-214:00 PM$1,000$75,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #7 - $50,000 GTD NLH Freezeout7-224:00 PM$250$50,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #8 - $50,000 GTD NLH Deep Turbo 2x Re-entry7-234:00 PM$215$50,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #9 - $100,000 GTD NLH Double Stack 2x Re-entry7-244:00 PM$320$100,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #10 - $200,000 GTD NLH Main Event 3x Re-entry 8-Max7-252:00 PM$525$200,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #11 - $50,000 GTD PLO BIG $500 6-Max 3X Re-entry7-264:00 PM$500$50,000
WSOP Summer Circuit Event #12 - $100,000 GTD NLH High Roller 6-Max 2x Re-entry7-274:00 PM$1,000$100,000

Kings Hold to Give Ray Triple Knockout

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Blinds 1.,700/3,400/340

Jaroslaw "szajbusjeden" Salabaj moved all in for 1,980 under the gun and Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti raised all in for 45,304 two spots over. Jose "Aiden13" Ramos called off for 42,922 from the small blind and Joshua "Zeal1906" Ray, who had the biggest stack, called out of the big blind.

Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti: {9-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}
Jaroslaw "szajbusjeden" Salabaj: {9-Clubs}{7-Clubs}
Jose "Aiden13" Ramos: {q-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}
Joshua "Zeal1906" Ray: {k-Spades}{k-Diamonds}

Ray had the best hand and it held on the clean {k-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{2-Hearts}{2-Spades}{9-Hearts} runout.

Joshua "Zeal1906" Ray US
Joshua "Zeal1906" Ray
US 218,255
Jaroslaw "szajbusjeden" Salabaj
Jaroslaw "szajbusjeden" Salabaj
Busted
Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti us
Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti
us Busted
Jose "Aiden13" Ramos
Jose "Aiden13" Ramos
Busted

Tags: Jaroslaw SalabajMohammad MuftiJose RamosJoshua Ray

Spurlin Adds Stack to His

Jordan Spurlin
Jordan Spurlin

Blinds: 1,700/3,400/340

Jordan "Hfneon" Spurlin raised to 7,000 from early position. "djp58" three-bet all in for 53,518. Spurlin called.

Spurlin was ahead with the {10-Clubs}{10-Spades} vs the {6-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}

The board ran out the {3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{k-Spades} and Spurlin took in the nice boon to his stack.

Jordan "Hfneon" Spurlin us
Jordan "Hfneon" Spurlin
us 156,101 156,101
djp58 US
djp58
US Busted

Depaulo, Lichtenerberger, and Kerstetter Among Recent Eliminations

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Matt "Nitr0" Affleck
Matt "Nitr0" Affleck
Busted
Robert "LuckyLuch11" Aronowitz
Robert "LuckyLuch11" Aronowitz
Busted
Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis
Ronald "Ceek100x" Ellis
Busted
Justin "Jsaliba2" Saliba
Justin "Jsaliba2" Saliba
Busted
Frank "thewholefunk" Funaro
Frank "thewholefunk" Funaro
Busted
David "dehhhhh" Coleman
David "dehhhhh" Coleman
Busted
Ricky "ratedgto" Guan
Ricky "ratedgto" Guan
Busted
Ryan "Joeyisamush" Depaulo
Ryan "Joeyisamush" Depaulo
Busted
Ye "Yuan365" Yuan us
Ye "Yuan365" Yuan
us Busted
Donnell "Spreezy52" Dais us
Donnell "Spreezy52" Dais
us Busted
Carlton "thesauce" Tartar
Carlton "thesauce" Tartar
Busted
Krista "Pollux" Gifford
Krista "Pollux" Gifford
Busted
Daniel "juice" Buzgon
Daniel "juice" Buzgon
Busted
Dzimitry "BFZhang" Urbanovich
Dzimitry "BFZhang" Urbanovich
Busted
Ethan "Rampunts" Yau
Ethan "Rampunts" Yau
Busted
Jamie "danbilzerian" Kerstetter
Jamie "danbilzerian" Kerstetter
Busted
Jaroslaw "szajbusjeden" Salabaj
Jaroslaw "szajbusjeden" Salabaj
Busted
Joseph "letsplay77" Bruno
Joseph "letsplay77" Bruno
Busted
Philip "tszis" Shing
Philip "tszis" Shing
Busted
Kevin "Specialk333" Calenzo
Kevin "Specialk333" Calenzo
Busted
YK "LuckySpewy1" Kwon
YK "LuckySpewy1" Kwon
Busted
Carlos "carloswelch" Welch
Carlos "carloswelch" Welch
Busted
Landon "ActionDealer" Tice
Landon "ActionDealer" Tice
Busted
Johnnie "johnnievibes" Moreno
Johnnie "johnnievibes" Moreno
Busted
Dylan "thesmith" Smith
Dylan "thesmith" Smith
Busted

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Lee Spikes the River to Crack Aces

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Bernard Lee
Bernard Lee

Blinds 800/1,600/160

Jeffrey "YanCanCook" Yanchek raised to 3,200 from early position and Bernard "Dogger9" Lee moved all in for 42,800 from the big blind. Yanchek snap-called off for 30,892 and Lee discovered the bad news.

Jeffrey "YanCanCook" Yanchek: {a-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}
Bernard "Dogger9" Lee: {q-Diamonds}{q-Spades}

Fortunately for Lee, the board ran out {5-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{q-Hearts} and he spiked the river to score the knockout.

Bernard "Dogger9" Lee us
Bernard "Dogger9" Lee
us 75,932
Jeffrey "YanCanCook" Yanchek us
Jeffrey "YanCanCook" Yanchek
us Busted

Tags: BErnard LeeJeffrey Yanchek

Prizepool Details

Registration has ended with 694 entries to create a prize pool of $312,300. The top 90 spots will finish in the money and the top prize will be $67,207.

Full Payouts

PlacePrize Money
1$67,207
2$41,630
3$28,669
4$20,081
5$14,303
6$10,368
7$7,651
8$5,746
9$4,403
10-12$3,435
13-15$2,717
16-18$2,217
19-27$1,843
28-36$1,530
37-45$1,343
46-54$1,156
55-63$1,062
64-72$968
73-81$906
82-90$874

A Day in the Life of the "Poker Brat" Phil Hellmuth

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Last week, PokerNews had the pleasure to follow around Phil Hellmuth for a day as he competed in the 2021 WSOP Online in quest of his record-extending 16th gold bracelet..

The "Poker Brat" showed us his home away from home at the ARIA Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and puts in an online poker session on his tablet - not just in his suite, but also in the gym.

WSOP Offering 8 Bracelet Events to Pennsylvania Players August 8-15

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WSOP Pennsylvania
WSOP Pennsylvania

On July 12, WSOP.com launched in Pennsylvania, and now players from the Keystone State can look forward to competing in gold bracelet events.

From August 8-15, WSOP will offer eight daily bracelet events, each starting at 5:30 p.m. EST. Buy-ins range from $400 up to the $3,200 High Roller. The weeklong series will culminate in a $1,000 NLH PA Championship on Sunday, August 15. Additionally, there will be a pair of Progressive Knockout (PKO) events, marking the first time the WSOP will award a PKO bracelet.

WSOP.com PA will also offer daily satellites with buy-ins as low as $1 that provide an opportunity to win a seat into this Fall’s live WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.

“We are thrilled to be opening up WSOP.com to the state of Pennsylvania,” said Ty Stewart, SVP of the World Series of Poker at Caesars Entertainment. “The real winners in this expansion are the players who join us at WSOP.com. Our team is laser-focused on providing the most value to poker players in the state and are confident in the potential of our online poker product. With our industry-best sign-up promotions and the special bracelet series catered specifically to players in Pennsylvania, we welcome all players, from the casuals to the professionals and everyone in between.”

Pennsylvania Bracelet Event Schedule

While WSOP.com is in the middle of their 33-bracelet series open to Nevada and New Jersey players, players from Pennsylvania will have the chance to battle for eight daily bracelet events from Sunday, August 8 through Sunday. August 15.

Players must be within state borders in order to participate and will need to register for a new account at WSOP.com/start. Once signed up, be sure to link your Caesars Rewards to your account as every hand played earns points toward rewards.

Remember, players can withdraw and deposit funds at the cage inside Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack.

EventTournamentDayDateTime
1Event #1: $500 NLH Keystone KickoffSunday8/8/215:30 p.m. EST
2Event #2: $500 NLH PKOMonday8/9/215:30 p.m. EST
3Event #3: $3,200 NLH High RollerTuesday8/10/215:30 p.m. EST
4Event #4: $400 NLH 6-MaxWednesday8/11/215:30 p.m. EST
5Event #5: $777 NLH Lucky 7’sThursday8/12/215:30 p.m. EST
6Event #6: $400 NLH PKOFriday8/13/215:30 p.m. EST
7Event #7: $600 NLH MonsterStackSaturday8/14/215:30 p.m. EST
8Event #8: $1,000 NLH PA ChampionshipSunday8/15/215:30 p.m. EST

Free Play and Freeroll Promotions

Pennsylvania players are invited to capture the benefits of the Welcome Offer, the most valuable poker deposit promotion on the table. Available now, players who deposit a minimum of $10 into their account will be rewarded with $50 in free play, a 100% match on all deposits up to $1,000, and 7 freeroll tickets into the Welcome Week Freerolls.

First-time depositors who make a deposit by Sunday, Aug. 15 will also receive a ticket to participate in an exclusive $50,000 Depositors Freeroll on Sunday, Aug. 22. The Freeroll will award three seats to the WSOP Main Event – two seats to the top tournament finishers, and one seat from a randomly selected drawing of all players that entered.

WSOP Pennsylvania
WSOP Pennsylvania

The Ultimate Poker Experience

To prioritize Pennsylvania players in the launch of WSOP.com in the state, a variety of special events and tournaments are being offered daily throughout the summer.

  • BLAST Poker – Starting Monday, July 12, BLAST poker debuts in Pennsylvania where players have a chance to win their share of up to $300,000 in a matter of minutes. Players can win up to 10,000x their buy-in amount in this a lightning fast three-handed game that starts when three players enter in this Sit and Go format.
  • WSOP Satellites – Only on WSOP.com can players win a full package to play in live WSOP events including the 2021 Main Event in Las Vegas, for as little as $1 and special Main Event Freerolls. Visit the promotions page for more information on MEGA satellite structures and schedules.
  • Sunday $75,000 Guarantee – Beginning Sunday, July 18, this flagship tournament will award a guaranteed payout of $75,000 with a $215 buy-in beginning at 4 p.m. every Sunday.