2021 World Series of Poker Europe End Boss Poker Series BetMGM
Event #49: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

Event Info

Buy-in $10,000
Prize Pool $940,000
Players 100

Level Info

Level 24
Limits 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 0

Zhu Forces Wolff to Break

Jan_Kores • Level 18: 20,000-40,000, 0 ante

George Wolff raised in the cutoff, Yueqi Zhu three-bet in position and Wolff called.

Wolff needed two, Zhu one and the betting round was checked.

Wolff stood pat, Zhu needed one and Wolff led out. Zhu countered with a raise and Wolff paused before calling.

Wolff broke his hand and dealt one while Zhu stood pat. Wolff checked, Zhu bet and Wolff let his hand go.

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 344,000 130,000

Tags: George WolffYueqi Zhu

Ospina and 'Gordo' Both Find a Pat

KaleGozer • Level 18: 20,000-40,000, 0 ante

Mike Gorodinsky raised and Daniel Ospina called from the big blind. Both players drew one apiece on the first draw. Ospina checked, Gorodinsky bet, and Ospina called.

The second draw once again saw both players take one and Ospina check-called another bet from Gorodinsky.

After calling the bet, Ospina demonstratively slammed his fist on the table to indicate he was pat. Gorodinsky took a little under ten seconds before standing pat behind him.

Ospina checked, Gorodinsky bet, and Ospina thought around thirty seconds before flinging his cards high up in the air.

Mike Gorodinsky us
Mike Gorodinsky
us 590,000 226,000
Daniel Ospina co
Daniel Ospina
co 350,000 -157,000

Tags: Daniel OspinaMike Gorodinsky

Zhu Triples Up

Jan_Kores • Level 18: 20,000-40,000, 0 ante

Yueqi Zhu raised, Brian Hastings three-bet, George Wolff four-bet and Zhu called for his 68,000. Hastings called as well.

Wolff took one while Zhu and Hastings needed two. Wolff led out into the side pot and Hastings called.

They drew one-one-two and Hastings folded to another bet from Wolff.

Wolff peeled one on the last draw and Zhu was pat. Wolff opened {8-}{6-}{4-}{3-} and he had a chance to outdraw Zhu's {8-}{7-}{6-}{3-}{2-}. However, he paired a four and Zhu tripled up.

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 214,000 146,000

Tags: Brian HastingsGeorge WolffYueqi Zhu

Schwartz Starts the Day Right

GeoffFisk • Level 18: 20,000-40,000, 0 ante

Calvin Anderson raised from the cutoff and Luke Schwartz called from the small blind. Each player drew two, and Schwartz check-called a bet from Anderson.

Anderson drew one, and Schwartz once again drew two. Schwartz checked, Anderson bet and Schwartz called. Each player took one on the final draw, and the action checked through. Schwartz showed down {8-}{7-}{6-}{3-}{2-} to take it down.

Luke Schwartz gb
Luke Schwartz
gb 1,480,000 170,000
Calvin Anderson us
Calvin Anderson
us 310,000 -209,000

Tags: Calvin AndersonLuke Schwartz

Zhu on Life Support

Jan_Kores • Level 18: 20,000-40,000, 0 ante

George Wolff raised in the cutoff, Yueqi Zhu three-bet on his left, Wolff four-bet and Zhu called.

Wolff took one, Zhu patted and Wolff check-raised. Zhu folded, leaving himself with 68,000

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 68,000 -129,000

Tags: George WolffYueqi Zhu


Day 3 of the $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Championship Begins at 2 p.m.

Luke Schwartz
Luke Schwartz

Nine of poker’s best players come back today for Day 3 of Event #49: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship. Today’s restart commences at 2 p.m., at the outer feature tables of the Amazon Room. Play will resume with Level 18, with the limits at 20,000/40,000 and just two of the final nine have more than one million chips.

Those two players are George Wolff (1,380,000) and Luke Schwartz (1,310,000), who finished Day 2 in a virtual tie for the chip lead. Behind them is Mark Gregorich (794,000), and Wolff, Schwartz, and Gregorich, who already has six cashes at the 2019 WSOP, are the only players left in the field that don’t already own a WSOP bracelet.

The remainder of the field is loaded with former WSOP champions, including Brian Hastings (528,000), Calvin Anderson (519,000), Daniel Ospina (507,000), Johannes Becker (399,000), Mike Gorodinsky (364,000) and Yueqi Zhu (197,000). Ospina has already come close to a bracelet win at the 2019 WSOP, finishing second in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship.

The road to the bracelet and the $273,336 first-prize is certain to be tough for whoever emerges from this loaded field. Follow the PokerNews live reporting team throughout the day as Event #49: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw continues.

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip Count
Amazon21Daniel OspinaColombia507,000
Amazon22Calvin AndersonUnited States519,000
Amazon24Mike GorodinskyUnited States364,000
Amazon25Lukas SchwartzUnited Kingdom1,310,000
Amazon26Johannes BeckerGermany399,000
Amazon31George WolffUnited States1,380,000
Amazon33Yueqi ZhuChina197,000
Amazon34Brian HastingsUnited States528,000
Amazon35Mark GregorichUnited States794,000

Tags: Brian HastingsCalvin AndersonDaniel OspinaGeorge WolffJohannes BeckerLuke SchwartzMark GregorichMike GorodinskyYueqi Zhu

Event #49: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship
Day 3 Started