2021 World Series of Poker 2021 MSPT Venetian
$1,100 Main Event ($150K GTD)
Days:
1a1b2

Event Info

Buy-in $1,100
Prize Pool $500,960
Players 518

Level Info

Level 31
Blinds 100,000 / 200,000
Ante 30,000

Players Info - Day 2

Players Left 1
Entries 518

Berthelsen Shoves the Turn

Chad_Holloway • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Steve Wilkie raised to 200,000 from early position and called when Kevin Berthelsen three-bet to 500,000 form the small blind.

On the {10-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}{k-Spades} flop, Berthelsen continued for 350,000 and Wilkie thought long and hard before making the call.

After the dealer burned and turned the {2-Clubs}, Berthelsen moved all in for 1.1 million and Wilkie wasted little time in folding.

Steve Wilkie gb
Steve Wilkie
gb 2,850,000 -650,000
Kevin Berthelsen us
Kevin Berthelsen
us 2,800,000 800,000
Level:
27
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000

Wilkie Shows the Ace of Spades

Chad_Holloway • Level 26: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Mark Collins limped from middle position and Kevin Berthelsen raised to 175,000 from the cutoff. Steve Wilkie called from the big blind, Collins came along, and it was three-way action to the {a-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} flop.

All three players checked, the {3-Diamonds} appeared on the turn, and Wilkie led out for 200,000.

That did the trick as both his opponents folded. Wilkie then showed just the {a-Spades}.

Steve Wilkie gb
Steve Wilkie
gb 2,600,000 300,000

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Most MSPT Main Event Final Tables in Single Season

Chad_Holloway • Level 26: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Since its inception in 2009, the MSPT has done a great job keeping track of player stats. As a result, 11 years on they have one of the best player databases in the industry.

On their "Leaderboards" page, the MSPT tracks such things as Career Earnings, Main Event Cashes, Main Event Final Tables, Main Event Titles, Total Cashes, Most Cashes/Final Tables in a Season, Most Final Tables All-Time, and much more.

Here's a look at the top ten MSPT Main Event final table in a single season:

PlayerHometownSeasonFinal Tables
Patrick SteeleChelsea, Michigan44
Brett KuzniaStephen, Minnesota44
Dan SunCedar Rapids. Iowa33
Christian PhamSt. Paul, Minnesota43
Everett CarltonSt. Paul, Minnesota13
Kou VangMaplewood, Minnesota53
Michael DeisAnn Arbor, Michigan53
Nick PupilloAddison, Illinois53
Mark HodgeFernandina Beach, Florida63
DJ BuckleyEden Prairie, Minnesota63
Level:
26
Blinds:
30,000/60,000
Ante:
10,000

Stephen Cleghorn Eliminated in 9th Place ($9,518)

Chad_Holloway • Level 25: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
Stephen Cleghorn
Stephen Cleghorn

The short-stacked Stephen Cleghorn moved all in for 245,000 from middle position and Tom Sundling called from the button. Both blinds folded and the hands were turned up.

Stephen Cleghorn: {k-Spades}{j-Clubs}
Tom Sundling: {k-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}

Cleghorn was looking for some help but instead he was left drawing dead by the turn after the board ran out {4-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{8-Spades}{8-Clubs}.

Tom Sundling US
Tom Sundling
US 3,100,000 560,000
Stephen Cleghorn US
Stephen Cleghorn
US Busted

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Here's What They're Playing For...

Chad_Holloway • Level 25: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
PlacePrizeMSPT POY Points
1$107,7061,600
2$66,1801,400
3$47,6911,300
4$36,0691,200
5$27,0521,100
6$20,5391,000
7$16,031900
8$12,524800
9$9,518700

Final Table Draw and Counts (full)

Chad_Holloway • Level 25: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
MSPT Grand Falls final table
MSPT Grand Falls final table

The final nine players are now on a dinner break. They will return at 7:15 p.m. local time to play down to a winner.

SeatPlayerCount
1Stephen Cleghorn400,000
2Mark Collins750,000
3Ricardo Eyzaguirre800,000
4Tom Sundling2,540,000
5Kevin Berthelsen2,400,000
6Jimmie Lucero1,300,000
7Jason Reisdorfer1,900,000
8Steve Wilkie1,700,000
9Max Havlish1,200,000
Tom Sundling US
Tom Sundling
US 2,540,000 140,000
Kevin Berthelsen us
Kevin Berthelsen
us 2,400,000 -530,000
Jason Reisdorfer us
Jason Reisdorfer
us 1,900,000 -200,000
Steve Wilkie gb
Steve Wilkie
gb 1,700,000
Jimmie Lucero US
Jimmie Lucero
US 1,300,000 750,000
Max Havlish us
Max Havlish
us 1,200,000 -200,000
Ricardo Eyzaguirre us
Ricardo Eyzaguirre
us 800,000 -500,000
Mark Collins us
Mark Collins
us 750,000 -950,000
Stephen Cleghorn US
Stephen Cleghorn
US 400,000 -320,000

William Chao Eliminated in 10th Place ($7,514)

Chad_Holloway • Level 25: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
William Chao
William Chao

William Chao raised to 135,000 from the cutoff only to have Tom Sundling three-bet all in for around 1.2 million from the button. Both blinds folded and Chao, who barely had Sundling covered, thought long and hard before making the call.

Tom Sundling: {q-Spades}{q-Diamonds}
Willian Chao: {10-Diamonds}{10-Spades}

Sundling's pocket pair was best and he flopped top set on the {q-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{4-Hearts} flop. The {3-Clubs} turn left Chao drawing dead and he was left with just 90,000 after the {5-Diamonds} was run out on the river.

Chao went bust in the very next hand to bring about the final table.

Tom Sundling US
Tom Sundling
US 2,400,000 700,000
William Chao us
William Chao
us Busted

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