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Ben Yu Bags Day 1 Chip Lead in Hunt for Fifth Bracelet In Event #88: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold’em
The final event of the 2021 World of Series of Poker didn't disappoint with Day 1 of Event #88: $5,000 8-Handed No-Limit Hold’em attracting 531 entries to generate a $2,449,000 prize pool. Only 80 players made the money for at least a min-cash of $8,061 with 30 of those players returning for Day 2 to battle it out for a top place prize of $511,184 and the coveted WSOP gold bracelet.
Ben Yu is in the driver's seat for his fifth WSOP bracelet after bagging the chip lead with 2,515,000 in chips with Uri Reichenstein (2,070,000), George Wolff (1,7770,000), Shaun Deeb (1,680,000) and Matyas Kende (1,635,000) rounding out the top five players heading into Tuesday's final day.
$5,000 8-Handed NLHE Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Ben Yu||United States||2,515,000||63|
|3||George Wolff||United States||1,770,000||44|
|4||Shaun Deeb||United States||1,680,000||42|
|7||Danny Wong||United States||1,330,000||33|
|8||Justin Liberto||United States||1,285,000||32|
|9||Clayton Maguire||United States||1,100,000||28|
A few notables cashed but could not find a bag including the likes of Brock Wilson, Dominik Nitsche, Phil Hellmuth, Andrew Kelsall, and Martin Jacobson.
Among those hitting the rail before the money in the final event of the 2021 WSOP included POY leader Josh Arieh, 2021 Main Event Champion Koray Aldemir, Chance Kornuth, Benny Glaser, and Rainer Kempe.
Players will return on Tuesday, November 23 at 2 p.m. local time to battle it out for the WSOP gold bracelet. The tournament will resume at Level 23 with blinds of 20,000/40,000 with a big blind ante of 40,000.
Stay tuned for more coverage of this event and the rest of the 2021 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews Live Reporting Team
|Amazon||405||4||George Wolff||United States||1,770,000||44|
|Amazon||405||5||Edgardo Rosario||Puerto Rico||370,000||9|
|Amazon||405||6||Jan Stein||United States||95,000||2|
|Amazon||405||7||Shaun Deeb||United States||1,680,000||42|
|Amazon||406||1||Huy Nguyen||United States||555,000||14|
|Amazon||406||2||Clayton Maguire||United States||1,100,000||28|
|Amazon||406||5||Ben Yu||United States||2,515,000||63|
|Amazon||406||6||Danny Wong||United States||1,330,000||33|
|Amazon||406||7||Daniel Vargas||United States||365,000||9|
|Amazon||414||6||Justin Liberto||United States||1,285,000||32|
|Amazon||422||2||Justin Young||United States||290,000||7|
|Amazon||422||3||Z Stein||United States||755,000||19|
|Amazon||422||4||Will Berry||United States||1,025,000||26|
|Amazon||422||5||Ren Lin||United States||330,000||8|
|Amazon||422||7||Lee Markholt||United States||285,000||7|
|Amazon||422||8||Brian Yoon||United States||225,000||6|
Players are bagging chips as the tournament play has concluded for the night. Stay tuned for the end-of-the-day chip counts and the Day 1 recap of the final event of the 2021 World Series of Poker.
Justin Lapka shoved all-in for his tournament life for about 300,000 into a pot of about 350,000 on a board reading . Ben Yu called with to score the knockout with a pair of aces.
With 10 minutes left on the clock, the floor has announced there will only be three hands dealt. The players will bag up and return tomorrow at 2 p.m.
The action was picked up with cards on their backs and three players all-in and at risk.
The board ran out with no improvement coming to either Margets or Brazeau. Lin tripled up and Brazeau took down the small side pot to eliminate Margets.