2021 World Series of Poker 2021 MSPT Venetian
$1,100 Main Event
Days:
1a1b2

Event Info

Buy-in $1,100
Prize Pool $200,000
Players 189

Level Info

Level 25
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 40,000

Craig Disalvo Eliminated in 4th Place ($15,987)

GeoffFisk • Level 24: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante
Craig Disalvo
Craig Disalvo

Craig Disalvo went all in preflop for 335,000 from the button, and John Nethery made the call from the small blind. Disalvo was at risk in the showdown.

Craig Disalvo: {a-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}
John Nethery: {10-Diamonds}{10-Spades}

Board: {4-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{q-Spades}

Nethery's pocket tens were well ahead when the cards were tabled, and no help came for Disalvo on the runout.

The tournament is now three-handed.

Valerie Hanley us
Valerie Hanley
us 2,270,000 -160,000
John Nethery us
John Nethery
us 1,800,000 400,000
Rian Mullins us
Rian Mullins
us 505,000 -265,000
Craig Disalvo us
Craig Disalvo
us Busted

Tags: Craig DisalvoJohn Nethery

Ryan Awwad Eliminated in 5th Place ($12,000)

GeoffFisk • Level 24: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante
Ryan Awwad
Ryan Awwad

Jon Nethery opened to 175,000 from the cutoff, and Ryan Awwad three-bet all in from the small blind, for 670,000 total. Awwad made the call. Awwad had 40,000 more than Nethery going to the showdown.

John Nethery: {10-Spades}{10-Diamonds}
Ryan Awwad: {a-Clubs}{k-Clubs}

The runout didn't improve Awwad, falling {8-Hearts}{7-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}. The hand left Awwad with just 40,000 chips, and he bowed out on the next hand after losing an all-in showdown to Craig Disalvo.

John Nethery us
John Nethery
us 1,400,000 880,000
Ryan Awwad us
Ryan Awwad
us Busted

Tags: Ryan AwwadJohn NetheryCraig Disalvo

Level:
24
Blinds:
15,000/30,000
Ante:
30,000

Disalvo Doubles Up Through Awwad

GeoffFisk • Level 23: 15,000-25,000, 25,000 ante

Ryan Awwad opened to 50,000 in the cutoff, Craig Disalvo three-bet all in for 230,000 from the small blind, and Awwad made the call.

Craig Disalvo: {a-Spades}{k-Spades}
Ryan Awwad: {k-Hearts}{j-Hearts}

Board: {6-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}

Disalvo's ace-high was good through the runout, and he's still in the mix with five players remaining.

Valerie Hanley us
Valerie Hanley
us 2,430,000 830,000
Rian Mullins us
Rian Mullins
us 770,000 -530,000
Ryan Awwad us
Ryan Awwad
us 575,000 -130,000
Craig Disalvo us
Craig Disalvo
us 525,000 200,000
John Nethery us
John Nethery
us 520,000 -285,000

Tags: Craig DisalvoRyan Awwad

Nethery Doubles Through Awwad

GeoffFisk • Level 23: 15,000-25,000, 25,000 ante

Ryan Awwad opened to 50,000 on the cutoff, John Nethery three-bet to 175,000 from the big blind, Awwad four-bet all in, and Nethery snap called. Awwad had Nethery covered.

John Nethery: {a-Clubs}{a-Spades}
Ryan Awwad: {9-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}

Board: {7-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{j-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{3-Hearts}

It was as good of a preflop situation as Nethery could ask for, and the runout brought no help for Awwad.

John Nethery us
John Nethery
us 805,000 410,000
Ryan Awwad us
Ryan Awwad
us 705,000 -395,000

Mullins Gets One From Hanley

GeoffFisk • Level 23: 15,000-25,000, 25,000 ante

Rian Mullins open raised from the button, and Valerie Hanley called from the big blind.

Hanley led out for 75,000 on the {10-Clubs}{a-Spades}{4-Spades} flop, and Mullins called. Hanley continued for 125,000 on the {j-Hearts} turn and got another cal from Mullins.

Both players checked the {3-Hearts} river, and Mullins showed down {a-Hearts}{k-Hearts} to take down the pot.

Valerie Hanley us
Valerie Hanley
us 1,600,000 -50,000
Rian Mullins us
Rian Mullins
us 1,300,000 100,000
Ryan Awwad us
Ryan Awwad
us 1,100,000 60,000
John Nethery us
John Nethery
us 395,000 -170,000
Craig Disalvo us
Craig Disalvo
us 325,000 95,000
Level:
23
Blinds:
15,000/25,000
Ante:
25,000

Loren Klein Eliminated in 6th Place ($9,600)

GeoffFisk • Level 22: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 ante
Loren Klein
Loren Klein

Loren Klein shoved for 340,000, and Valerie Hanley, on Klein's immediate left, called.

Loren Klein: {9-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}
Valerie Hanley: {j-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}

Board: {a-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}{7-Spades}{a-Diamonds}

Hanley was well ahead preflop, and the set came in for Hanley on the flop, virtually sealing Klein's elimnation.

Valerie Hanley us
Valerie Hanley
us 1,650,000 100,000
Loren Klein us
Loren Klein
us Busted

Mullins Doubles Through Klein

GeoffFisk • Level 22: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 ante
Rian Mullins
Rian Mullins

John Nethery opened to 51,000 from the cutoff, and Rian Mullins called on the button.

Loren Klein three-bet all in for 725,000, Nethery folded, and Mullins mulled over the decision for a few moments before making the call.

Rian Mullins: {10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}
Loren Klein: {a-Spades}{9-Clubs}

Mullins was in great shape for a double up, and the runout {2-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}{3-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{6-Spades} clinched the pot for Mullins. Mullins went to 1,200,000 with the win, and left Klein with seven big blinds.

Rian Mullins us
Rian Mullins
us 1,200,000 820,000
Loren Klein us
Loren Klein
us 140,000 -860,000

Tags: John NetheryLoren KleinRian Mullins

Hanley Stays Aggressive

GeoffFisk • Level 22: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 ante

The pace of play has slowed with six players remaining, but Valerie Hanley has kept amassing chips with continued aggression.

A recent hand saw Hanley three-bet to 155,000 from the big blind, against an open raise for 55,000 from John Nethery in the hijack. Nethery called, bringing the flop of {5-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{q-Spades}.

Hanley continuation bet for 250,000, and Nethery thought it over for awhile before folding.

Valerie Hanley us
Valerie Hanley
us 1,550,000 450,000
John Nethery us
John Nethery
us 565,000 -20,000

Tags: John NetheryValerie Hanley