2021 World Series of Poker Europe
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

James "BagElBud" Lillis Bubbles Event #5

Chad_Holloway • Level 23: 4,000-8,000, 800 ante

The details on the elimination of James "BagElBud" Lillis in 91st place are not known, but what is known is that the remaining players are now in the money!

James "BagElBud" Lillis
James "BagElBud" Lillis
Busted

Tags: James Lillis

Level:
23
Blinds:
4,000/8,000
Ante:
800

Break Time on the Bubble

Chad_Holloway • Level 22: 3,000-6,000, 600 ante

The remaining 91 players are now on a scheduled break. Just one more needs to leave empty-handed before the top 90 are guaranteed a minimum payday of $1,816.36.

Cheong Falls Four Spots Shy of the Money

Chad_Holloway • Level 22: 3,000-6,000, 600 ante
Joseph Cheong
Joseph Cheong

Joseph "bIueberry" Cheong raised to 54,000 from middle position and left himself just 19,696 behind. Jeremy "HoyaSaxaJW" Wein then shoved from the big blind and Cheong called off.

Joseph "bIueberry" Cheong: {a-Hearts}{q-Spades}
Jeremy "HoyaSaxaJW" Wein: {8-Clubs}{8-Hearts}

It was a flip and Cheong needed to improve to stay alive. Unfortunately for him, that didn't happen as the board ran out {j-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{k-Spades}{4-Spades}.

Jeremy "HoyaSaxaJW" Wein
Jeremy "HoyaSaxaJW" Wein
194,399
Joseph "bIueberry" Cheong
Joseph "bIueberry" Cheong
Busted

Tags: Joseph Cheong

Level:
22
Blinds:
3,000/6,000
Ante:
600

Distefano Eliminates Porter

Chad_Holloway • Level 21: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

Andrew "Love2Lose" Porter raised to to 40,000 from middle position and left himself 21,873 behind. Vito "TheSuitBig29" Distefano then three-bet jammed from the big and Porter called off.

Andrew "Love2Lose" Porter: {a-Spades}{7-Spades}
Vito "TheSuitBig29" Distefano: {a-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}

Distefano woke up with the goods and scored the knockout after the board ran out {5-Hearts}{3-Spades}{8-Clubs}{a-Clubs}{6-Spades}.

Vito "TheSuitBig29" Distefano
Vito "TheSuitBig29" Distefano
225,674
Andrew "Love2Lose" Porter us
Andrew "Love2Lose" Porter
us Busted

Tags: Andrew PorterVito Distefano

Freedman Takes Out Two

• Level 21: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

Wendy "Cardthartic" Freedman raised from middle position to 10,000. Jerod "WhiskeyDeck" Smith moved all in for 38,488 from the small blind, Pierce "Victoria53" McKellar shoved his slightly larger stack for 46,906, and Freedman called, covering both.

Freedman had a big chance to take out two as she held the {a-Hearts}{a-Diamonds} vs the {a-Spades}{q-Clubs} of Smith and the {9-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} of McKellar.

The board ran out {7-Spades}{6-Spades}{5-Hearts}{2-Spades}{a-Clubs}

Wendy "Cardthartic" Freedman
Wendy "Cardthartic" Freedman
270,496 250,496
Jerod "WhiskeyDeck" Smith
Jerod "WhiskeyDeck" Smith
Busted
Pierce "Victoria53" McKellar
Pierce "Victoria53" McKellar
Busted

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Chad_Holloway • Level 21: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

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Zautra Doubles Near the Bubble

Chad_Holloway • Level 21: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Nick Zautra
Nick Zautra

Zachary "Kings702" Grech, who not long ago eliminated Ryan Riess, raised to 10,000 from the cutoff only to have Nick "In3gr8ted37" Zautra three-bet jam for 21,990 from the small blind. Grech called and the hands were turned up.

Zachary "Kings702" Grech: {a-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}
Nick "In3gr8ted37" Zautra: {k-Diamonds}{k-Spades}

Zautra was ahead and took a commanding lead when the {9-Clubs}{4-Spades}{k-Clubs} flop gave him top set. The {j-Hearts} turn left Grech drawing dead and Zautra shipped the double after the {9-Diamonds} was run out on the river.

Nick "In3gr8ted37" Zautra
Nick "In3gr8ted37" Zautra
52,980

Tags: Nick ZautraZachary Grech