2022 WSOP Day 21: Ivey Denied His 11th WSOP Bracelet
Table Of Contents
- Late Surge Denies Sova The Millionaire Maker Day 3 Chip Lead
- Event #36: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em Top 10 Chip Counts
- Yanovski Holds Commanding Lead in the $3K PLO
- Event #39: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed Final Table Chip Counts
- $500 Freezeout Field Obliterated; Negri Bags An Early Lead, Pettit Has a Big Stack
- Event #43: $500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em Top 10 Chip Counts
- Long Gallops Off With $10K H.O.R.S.E. Day 1 Lead
- Event #44: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Top 10 Chip Counts
It is difficult to believe that the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) has been in play at its new home of Bally's and Paris Las Vegas for three whole weeks, but they do say time flies when you are having fun. June 20 was the 21st day of the series, a day that saw only one gold bracelet awarded but plenty of high-octane poker action take place.
Aleksejs Ponakovs denied Phil Ivey what would have been the legend's 11th WSOP bracelet. Ivey navigated his way through a ridiculously stacked field in Event #42: $100,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em, and found himself heads-up against the Latvian online specialist. T was not meant to be for Ivey and he busted in second place for $1,172,659, leaving a delighted Ponakovs, swarmed by an army of friends, to collect the tournament's bracelet and a cool $1,897,363 in prize money.
The $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship does need an extra day, as predicted yesterday. Fifteen players returned to the action but despite the best efforts of everyone involved, they could not crown a champion, and three players still have chips.
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Late Surge Denies Sova The Millionaire Maker Day 3 Chip Lead
Only 24 of the 7,961 starters in Event #37: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em remain in the hunt for $1,125,141 top prize and, of course, a coveted gold bracelet.
Brazil's Alen Tenorio is the man to catch going into the penultimate day, having won a massive pot at Day 3's death to soar to the top of the chip counts with 16,600,000 chips. John Sova (15,300,000) thought he'd done enough to claim the overnight chip lead but the Brazilian pipped him to the post.
Others to look out for on Day 4, which commences at 10:00 a.m. local time on June 21, include Spain's Raul Martinez (10,925,000), WSOP Main Event finalist Nick Marchington (9,275,000), and Marchington's fellow Brit Kevin Houghton (5,000,000).
Event #36: $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold'em Top 10 Chip Counts
|2||John Sova||United States||15,300,000||61|
|4||Justin Fawcett||United States||12,350,000||49|
|5||Linus Richter||United States||11,200,000||45|
|7||Paul Ahn||United States||10,425,000||42|
|9||Stanley Weng||United States||9,550,000||38|
|10||Nick Marchington||United Kingdom||9,275,000||37|
Yanovski Holds Commanding Lead in the $3K PLO
Event #39: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-handed has reached its official final table, meaning each of the remaining players are only five eliminations away from becoming a WSOP champion.
Israel's Leonid Yanovski (8,700,000) is the player in pole position going into the final table and a hot favorite for the $371,358 top prize, a sum generated by 719 players entering this event a couple of days ago.
Yanovski has 145 big blinds in his stack, so has plenty of wiggle room when play resumes at 4:00 p.m. local time on June 21. Joining the Israeli under the spotlight are Fabian Brandes (6,560,000), high-stakes specialist Sean Winter (4,275,000), Polish grinder Grzegorz Derkowski (3,685,000), Ferenc Deak (3,110,000), and American Thomas Morrison (2,435,000).
Nobody will take home less than $55,501 for their efforts, but each of the finalists will have one eye on the $371,358 top prize; Yanovsky already has one hand on that prize.
Event #39: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed Final Table Chip Counts
$500 Freezeout Field Obliterated; Negri Bags An Early Lead, Pettit Has a Big Stack
The chance to win a WSOP bracelet for only $500 proved to be a strong lure as 4,786 players flocked to Bally's Las Vegas to enter Event #43: $500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em. The frantic pace proved too much for all but 202 of those entrants.
Italy's Lorenzo Negri weathered the storm the best and bagged up 1,860,000 chips at the close of play, enough to lead the 202 survivors back into battle on June 21. Everyone who finished in the top ten on Day 1 did so with more than 1.2 million chips, including Robert Pettit (1,590,000), Peter Schneider (1,570,000), Alan Gendelman (1,550,000), and Carol Filipski (1,505,000).
Bracelet winner Jonathan Dimmig (1,165,000), two-time bracelet winner Chris Moorman (880,000), and Women in Poker Hall of Fame member Maria Ho (565,000) are just three stellar names through to Day 2.
Join the PokerNews team from 12:00 p.m. local time on June 21 when this event restarts; they play down to a champion on Day 2.
Event #43: $500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em Top 10 Chip Counts
|2||Robert Pettit||United States||1,590,000||53|
|3||Peter Schneider||United States||1,570,000||52|
|4||Alan Gendelman||United States||1,550,000||52|
|5||Carol Filipski||United States||1,505,000||50|
|6||Jared Ward||United States||1,465,000||49|
|7||Michael Suggs||United States||1,420,000||47|
|8||Mason Hinkle||United States||1,325,000||44|
|9||Matthew Biafore||United States||1,290,000||43|
Long Gallops Off With $10K H.O.R.S.E. Day 1 Lead
British mixed game specialist Philip Long (320,000) rode off into the Las Vegas night with the title of Event #44: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship chip leader and has done his chances of securing a second WSOP bracelet no harm at all. Long won his bracelet in 2018 when he was crowned champion of the $1,500 Eight Game Mix event.
There is still a long way to go in this tournament because 97 of the 192 starters are still in the mix going into Day 2. The tournament has attracted some of the best and most well-known players in the industry to the WSOP tables.
Such luminaries as Bradley Ruben (307,500), Yuri Dzivielevski (270,500), Mike Matusow (206,000), Mike Gorodinsky (174,000), Shaun Deeb (167,500), and Robert Mizrachi (136,000) were among the players cramming chips into an overnight bag.
Late registration remains open until 2:00 p.m. local time on June 21, so it is highly likely this event will see more than 200 players enter in total.
Event #44: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Philip Long||United Kingdom||320,000|
|2||Brad Ruben||United States||307,500|
|3||Hansu Chu||United States||289,500|
|8||John Racener||United States||247,000|
|9||Kyle Montgomery||United States||246,500|
In this Series
- 1 2022 WSOP Day 1: Hellmuth Noticeable Absentee as WSOP Kicks Off
- 2 2022 WSOP Day 2: First Bracelet Awarded; Ivey Records a Cash
- 3 2022 WSOP Day 3: Peters Wins Gold; Seiver Hunting For Bracelet #4
- 4 2022 WSOP Day 4: Scott Seiver & Brad Ruben Win Bracelet #4
- 5 2022 WSOP Day 5: Smith Bags 25k Heads-Up Title; Housewarming Surpasses Guarantee
- 6 2022 WSOP Day 6: Szecsi Reels in His Third Bracelet; O8 Event Needs Extra Time
- 7 2022 WSOP Day 7: Dan Smith Flying High in the $50K High Roller
- 8 2022 WSOP Day 8: Schutten Leads $50K High Roller Final Six
- 9 2022 WSOP Day 9: Diebold, Schindler, and Moncek Strike Gold
- 10 2022 WSOP Day 10: Bronshtein and Foxen On Course For Bracelets
- 11 2022 WSOP Day 11: Three New Bracelet Winners Crowned, "ElkY" and Ivey Lead $10K Stud
- 12 2022 WSOP Day 12: Two More Bracelets Won; Friedman on Fire in the $10K Stud
- 13 2022 WSOP Day 13: Friedman Makes It Five; Two Other Champs Crowned
- 14 2022 WSOP Day 14: Three New Champions; Big Names Turn Out In Force
- 15 2022 WSOP Day 15: Karakitkov On Course for $50K PLO High Roller Title
- 16 2022 WSOP Day 16: The Busiest Day Yet For Bracelets as Four Awarded
- 17 2022 WSOP Day 17: Hastings Secures His Sixth WSOP Bracelet
- 18 2022 WSOP Day 18: MILLIONAIRE MAKER Draws Thousands of Runners
- 19 2022 WSOP Day 19: Hellmuth Flying High in $10K Deuce-to-Seven
- 20 2022 WSOP Day 20: Bromfman, Stovall, and 'PmpknHead' Secure Bracelets
- 21 2022 WSOP Day 21: Ivey Denied His 11th WSOP Bracelet
- 22 2022 WSOP Day 22: $10K Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Championship Finally Concludes!
- 23 2022 WSOP Day 23: Six Events in Play, One Champion Crowned
- 24 2022 WSOP Day 24: Ivey Bags a Big Stack in the $250K Super High Roller
- 25 2022 WSOP Day 25: Foxen Leads $250k Super High Roller, First Bracelet for Cyprus
- 26 2022 WSOP Day 26: HOF Nominee Liebert's Still Got It, How Foxen Won First Bracelet
- 27 2022 WSOP Day 27: Four Bracelets Awarded as $50K PPC Kicks Off
- 28 2022 WSOP Day 28: Kenney Leads the $50,000 PPC Event
- 29 2022 WSOP Day 29: Dzivielevski Leads the $50K PPC; Three Bracelets Awarded
- 30 2022 WSOP Day 30: The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men
- 31 2022 WSOP Day 31: Cates Crowned PPC Champ on a Crazy Day of Action
- 32 2022 WSOP Day 32: Eli Elezra Wins Again, Hellmuth Chasing a Bracelet