2021 World Series of Poker

Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
Dias: 1b
Event Info

2021 World Series of Poker

Resultados Finais
Mão Vencedora
Event Info
Informações do Nível
500,000 / 1,000,000
Informações do Jogador - Dia 1b
Jogadores Restantes

Stephen Song Bags Millionaire Maker Day 1b Chip Lead

Nível 11 : 1,000/2,000, 2,000 ante
Stephen Song
Stephen Song

Day 1b of Event #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker has concluded. It attracted a field of 2,762 entries to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, and only 607 bagged up chips for Day 2.

Stephen Song bagged the Millionaire Maker Day 1b chip lead with 431,000. Song already has one bracelet and will be looking for number two in the next couple of days.

Some notable stacks include Maria Konnikova (243,000), Sonia-Veronika Shashikhina (233,000), Asher Conniff (198,000).

Millionaire Maker Day 1b Top 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
1Stephen SongUnited States431,000172
2Michael NiaUnited States405,500162
3Clement Van DriesscheFrance397,000159
4Russell ClaytonUnited States394,500158
5Boris AkopovUnited States347,000139
6Sebastien ComelFrance338,000135
7Nabil CardosoSpain337,000135
8Pierre CalamusaFrance337,000135
9Kou VangUnited States334,000134
10Hayato NagasawaJapan330,000132

Come back to PokerNews for the start of Day 2 at 10 a.m. local time on Oct. 10.

Tags: Asher ConniffDustin BryanFaraz JakaMaria KonnikovaMatt BerkeyRonnie BardahStephen Song

Huiwen Has Heaps

Nível 11 : 1,000/2,000, 2,000 ante
Huiwen Liu
Huiwen Liu

The player in the cutoff raised to 4,000. The action folded to Huiwen Liu in the small blind and she raised it up to 16,000. When it folded back to the player in the cutoff he thought for a moment and made the call.

The flop came {a-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{k-Hearts}. Liu led with a continuation bet of 18,000. The player in the cutoff jammed and Liu snap-called.

Opponent: {9-Hearts}{8-Hearts}
Huiwen Liu: {a-Diamonds}{q-Spades}

The turn card was the {4-Spades} and the river was the {6-Clubs}. Liu flopped a pair of aces and her opponent had a flush draw. He could not find another heart and Liu got the knockout making her one of the biggest stacks in the Brasila room.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Huiwen Liu us
Huiwen Liu
260,000 260,000

Final Payouts

Nível 11 : 1,000/2,000, 2,000 ante

After 5,236 entrants over two flights, Event #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker will pay the top 799 spots. The top 799 players are guaranteed a min-cash of $2,400.

PlacePrize PlacePrize PlacePrize PlacePrize
1$1,000,000 12-13$53,245 82-90$8,415 532-666$2,625
2$500,125 14-15$42,935 91-99$7,270 667-799$2,400
3$377,135 16-18$34,850 100-153$6,330   
4$288,715 19-27$28,480 154-207$5,550   
5$222,430 28-36$23,435 208-261$4,900   
6$172,455 37-45$19,415 262-315$4,360   
7$134,570 46-54$16,195 316-369$3,910   
8$105,690 55-63$13,605 370-423$3,530   
9$83,545 64-72$11,510 424-477$3,215   
10-11$66,480 73-81$9,805 478-531$3,000   

Razavi Doubles Through Raymer

Nível 10 : 800/1,600, 1,600 ante
Sam Razavi
Sam Razavi

Greg Raymer raised in middle position to 3,500. The action folded to Sam Razavi in the small blind and he moved all-in for 33,800. Raymer made the call and before they tabled their hands Razavi said, "show me ace queen".

Samad Razavi: {a-Diamonds}{k-Spades}
Greg Raymer: {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}

Raymer indeed had ace queen. The board ran out {6-Spades}{10-Clubs}{4-Spades}{j-Spades}{5-Diamonds}. Sam had the better ace high and scooped the pot to stay alive.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Greg Raymer us
Greg Raymer
94,000 -46,000
WSOP Main Event Champion
WSOP 1X Winner
Samad Razavi gb
Samad Razavi
75,600 75,600

Bardah Flops A Set

Nível 7 : 400/800, 800 ante
Ronnie Bardah
Ronnie Bardah

An early position player went all-in and Ronnie Bardah called.

Ronnie Bardah: {10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}
Early Position Player: {9-Clubs}{9-Hearts}

The board ran out {j-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{q-Spades} and Bardah won the pot with a set of tens on the flop to knock his opponent out of the tournament.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Ronnie Bardah us
Ronnie Bardah
75,000 50,000
WSOP 1X Winner

Eskenazi Spikes the River to Double Up

Nível 3 : 200/300, 300 ante
Scott Eskenazi
Scott Eskenazi

Four players headed to the flop of {j-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} and the big blind started with a check. The player on his left tossed in a bet of 1,400 which was called by the hijack. Scott Eskenazi was in the cutoff and also called.

When the action came back to the big blind, he check-raised to 6,000. The other two players quickly folded but Eskenazi moved all in for 28,300. The big blind instantly called and the cards were tabled.

Scott Eskenazi: {a-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}
Big Blind: {10-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}

Eskenazi needed to hit a diamond to complete his flush and move ahead of his opponent's straight.

The {2-Spades} hit the turn but the {4-Diamonds} on the river gave Eskenazi a full double up.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Scott Eskenazi us
Scott Eskenazi
61,500 61,500

Tags: Scott Eskenazi

Miles Setting Up

Nível 2 : 100/200, 200 ante
Tony Miles
Tony Miles

A player opened to 300 and two players in late position called. Tony Miles squeezed from the button to 1,800. One of the players from late position called and it went heads up to the flop of {a-Clubs}{j-Hearts}{10-Spades}.

Miles bet 3,400 and the late position player called, bringing in the {k-Diamonds} turn.

Both players checked to the river which was the {7-Diamonds}. The late position player bet 3,500 and Miles called with {j-Diamonds}{j-Clubs} for a set of jacks. The opponent shook his head and said "two pair".

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Tony Miles us
Tony Miles

Tags: Tony Miles

Day 1b of Event #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker Kicks Off Soon!

WSOP Bracelet
WSOP Bracelet

Welcome to Day 1b of Event #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker. Cards go in the air at 10 a.m. PT at the 2021 World Series of Poker for the second of two flights in the popular annual tournament that guarantees $1,000,000 to first place.

John Gorsuch won the WSOP gold bracelet in this event in 2019, beating Kazuki Ikeuchi heads-up to best a field of 8,809 and claim the $1,344,930 first prize.

Day 1a of the 2021 Millionaire Maker drew 2,564 entrants and 567 of them moved on to Day 2. The survivors of Day 1b will join them in a Day 2 that will take place on Sunday, October 10.

Players will start with 25,000 chips. Blinds open at 100/100/100 and will increase every 60 minutes. Players can re-enter once per flight and late registration is open until the end of Level 8. Day 1b will conclude at the end of Level 11.

Be sure to keep it here all day long for updates on the action as it happens from the PokerNews live reporting team.