2021 World Series of Poker
Event #5: $1,000 NLH 8-Max
Days:
1

Event Info

Buy-in $1,000
Prize Pool $648,700
Players 459

Level Info

Level 37
Blinds 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 16,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 459

Chris "Pay_son" Staats Eliminated in 13th Place ($5,644)

Chad_Holloway • Level 31: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante
Christopher Staats
Christopher Staats

Chris "Pay_son" Staats moved all in for 608,675 under the fun and Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski called from the big blind.

Chris "Pay_son" Staats: {k-Clubs}{a-Spades}
Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski: {9-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}

It was a race but Staats was unable to catch up as the board ran out {6-Hearts}{j-Spades}{6-Spades}{10-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}.

Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski us
Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski
us 2,521,292 644,675
Chris "Pay_son" Staats us
Chris "Pay_son" Staats
us Busted

Tags: Chris StaatsGary Kosakowski

Vito “TheSuitBig29” DiStefano Eliminated in 14th Place ($5,644)

Chad_Holloway • Level 31: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante
Vito Distefano
Vito Distefano

Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski opened for 84,000 under the gun and called when Vito “TheSuitBig29” DiStefano three-bet all in for 330,174 from the small blind.

Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski: {6-Clubs}{6-Spades}
Vito “TheSuitBig29” DiStefano: {k-Spades}{j-Spades}

The board ran out {6-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{2-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{q-Hearts} and DiStefano was ousted in 14th place for $5,643.69.

Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski us
Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski
us 1,876,617 -644,675
Vito “TheSuitBig29” DiStefano
Vito “TheSuitBig29” DiStefano
Busted

Tags: Gary KosakowskiVito DiStefano

Stout Shows the Door to Yu and Serafin

• Level 31: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante
Matt Stout
Matt Stout

There was a three-way preflop all-in in progress with two players are risk.

Ben "WhyIsGamora" Yu: {a-Spades}{q-Spades}
Christopher "Cserafin35" Serafin: {a-Hearts}{k-Hearts}
Matt "RubberFist" Stout: {q-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}

Stout had to hold in order to take out both of his opponents. The board ran out {6-Spades}{3-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} and he did in fact eliminate two players with Serafin taking 17th place and Yu 16th for $4,605.77 apiece.

Matt "RubberFist" Stout
Matt "RubberFist" Stout
2,668,980 2,200,389
Ben "WhyIsGamora" Yu
Ben "WhyIsGamora" Yu
Busted
Christopher "Cserafin35" Serafin US
Christopher "Cserafin35" Serafin
US Busted

Tags: Matt StoutBen YuChristopher Serafin

Level:
31
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
4,000

Staats Culls Couden

Chad_Holloway • Level 30: 17,000-34,000, 3,400 ante
Joey Couden
Joey Couden

Joey "Buffblastin" Couden raised to 86,700 from the cutoff and left himself just 1,249 behind. Chris "Pay_son" Staats called from the big blind and then bet 34,000 on the {a-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{9-Hearts} flop. Couden called off and the hands were turned up.

Joey "Buffblastin" Couden: {4-Spades}{q-Spades}
Chris "Pay_son" Staats: {2-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}

The {2-Clubs} turn hit Staats and the {3-Hearts} river would be the last card Couden would see before exiting in 19th place f0r $3,827.33.

Chris "Pay_son" Staats us
Chris "Pay_son" Staats
us 625,000 175,262
Joey "Buffblastin" Couden us
Joey "Buffblastin" Couden
us Busted

Tags: Joey CoudenChris Staats

Big Slick No Good for Nguyen

Chad_Holloway • Level 30: 17,000-34,000, 3,400 ante

Adam "Shakusky" Richardson raised to 68,000 under the gun and Chau "s0s0dizzy" Nguyen three-bet to 201,950 from the cutoff. Action folded back to Richardson and he moved all in. Nguyen called off the 1,088,388 he had behind and the hands were turned up.

Adam "Shakusky" Richardson: {k-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}
Chau "s0s0dizzy" Nguyen: {a-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}

The board ran out {2-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{q-Spades}{5-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} and Richardson took down the biggest pot of the tournament thus far while Nguyen exited in 21st place for $3,827.33.

Adam "Shakusky" Richardson
Adam "Shakusky" Richardson
3,081,009 1,588,138
Chau "s0s0dizzy" Nguyen us
Chau "s0s0dizzy" Nguyen
us Busted

Tags: Adam RichardsonChau Nguyen

Richardson Takes Down Another

• Level 30: 17,000-34,000, 3,400 ante

Adam "Shakusky" Richardson raised to 56,000 from middle position. Benjamin "Phenom7" Underwood called from the big blind.

The flop came the {4-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}. Richardson bet 148,000, Underwood jammed all in for 233,147 and was called.

Richardson had the draw with the {9-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} vs the {k-Diamonds}{4-Spades}.

The turn was the {k-Clubs} to improve Underwood to two-pair, but the river was a diamond the {10-Diamonds} to end Underwood's run.

Adam "Shakusky" Richardson
Adam "Shakusky" Richardson
1,492,871 469,497
Benjamin "Phenom7" Underwood CA
Benjamin "Phenom7" Underwood
CA Busted
Level:
30
Blinds:
17,000/34,000
Ante:
3,400

Couden Dispatches Pasqualotto

Chad_Holloway • Level 29: 14,000-28,000, 2,800 ante

Joey "Buffblastin" Couden raised to 56,000 under the gun only to have Nick "nmtpas" Pasqualotto three-bet jam for 368,996 next to action. Action folded back to Couden and he made the call.

Joey "Buffblastin" Couden: {q-Spades}{q-Clubs}
Nick "nmtpas" Pasqualotto: {9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}

Pasqualotto needed some help but was left wanting as the board ran out {j-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{j-Hearts}. Pasqualotto hit the rial in 23rd place for $3,827.33.

Joey "Buffblastin" Couden us
Joey "Buffblastin" Couden
us 911,114 12,354
Nick "nmtpas" Pasqualotto US
Nick "nmtpas" Pasqualotto
US Busted

Tags: Joey CoudenNick Pasqualotto

Young Rises in Chip Counts With Elimination

• Level 29: 14,000-28,000, 2,800 ante

"bestgetlucky' raised to 48,000 from under the gun. Orson "HIGHGRAVITY" Young three-bet it to 138,500 and bestgetlucky four-bet piled all in for 383,514 and was called.

It was Young holding the {k-Spades}{k-Clubs} vs the {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}.

The board would hold for the kings as it ran out {j-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{6-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{3-Spades} and Young collected the pot.

Orson "HIGHGRAVITY" Young
Orson "HIGHGRAVITY" Young
1,489,155 697,914
bestgetlucky US
bestgetlucky
US Busted