2021 World Series of Poker

Event #55: $400 Colossus
Day: 1b
Event Info

2021 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winner
Winning Hand
52
Prize
$314,705
Event Info
Buy-in
$400
Prize Pool
$3,101,670
Entries
9,399
Level Info
Level
46
Blinds
4,000,000 / 8,000,000
Ante
8,000,000
Players Info - Day 1b
Entries
5,182
Players Left
697

Event #55: $400 Colossus

Day 1b Completed

Frank Flowers, Andrew Heckman and Kao "Flexx" Saechao Bag Big In Event #55: $400 Colossus No-limit Hold'em

Level 17 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante
Frankie Flowers
Frankie Flowers

Day 1a combined with Day 1b of Event #55: $400 Colossus No-limit Hold'em attracted a whopping 9,399 entrants. The total prize pool is still being worked out but will be available shortly.

The first starting flight attracted 4,217 entrants. There were 632 to make the money but only 484 players advanced to Day 2. Hiep 'David' Tran bagged the chip lead coming back to 1,308,000.

The second starting flight attracted 5,182 entrants. In the last level of the day, 778 players made the money with just 697 to bag. A few players among end of day chip leaders include Frank Flowers (1,217,000), Andrew Heckman (1,000,000), Kao "Flexx" Saechao (994,000), Mikhaile Richards (950,000), and Anant Patel (925,000).

The remaining players combined from each flight will come back for Day 2 tomorrow October 31 at 10:00 a.m. PT at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. The players will play 15 levels with a duration of 40-minutes. They will have a 15-min break every three levels with a 60-minute break after Level 29 (≈7:00 p.m.).

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End of the Day Chip Counts (Full)

Level 17 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante
Player Chips Progress
Frank Flowers us
Frank Flowers
1,217,000 1,217,000
Day 1B Chip Leader
Timothy Keenan
Timothy Keenan
1,172,000 1,172,000
Dwayne Hillock ca
Dwayne Hillock
1,031,000 1,031,000
Keith Doering us
Keith Doering
1,024,000 494,000
Andrew Heckman us
Andrew Heckman
1,000,000 370,000
Kao Chieng Saechao
Kao Chieng Saechao
994,000 994,000
Eric Stamey us
Eric Stamey
984,000 984,000
Mikhaile Richards us
Mikhaile Richards
950,000 950,000
Anant Patel us
Anant Patel
925,000 925,000
Michael Thach us
Michael Thach
886,000 886,000
Nicola Tassone
Nicola Tassone
880,000 880,000
Joshua Burns us
Joshua Burns
854,000 854,000
Felix Bleiker ch
Felix Bleiker
833,000 833,000
Priscilla Lake us
Priscilla Lake
830,000 830,000
Benjamin Thompson us
Benjamin Thompson
816,000 816,000
Han Yit
Han Yit
803,000 803,000
Andy Spears us
Andy Spears
799,000 259,000
Alexander Malod fr
Alexander Malod
791,000 791,000
Myles German
Myles German
775,000 775,000
Laurent Boublil
Laurent Boublil
773,000 773,000
Harpal Aulakh
Harpal Aulakh
763,000 763,000
Daniel Gates
Daniel Gates
763,000 763,000
Khamar Xaytavone us
Khamar Xaytavone
741,000 741,000
Frederick Nichols
Frederick Nichols
739,000 739,000
Gabriel Morales us
Gabriel Morales
728,000 728,000

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Lucky Double Up for Chacon

Level 17 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

Angeli Chacon was all in for her last 124,000 and one of her opponents made the call with Chacon covered.

Angeli Chacon: {a-Diamonds}{j-Spades}
Opponent: {q-Diamonds}{q-Spades}

The flop came {8-Clubs}{q-Hearts}{10-Hearts}, improving Chacon's opponent into a set of queens, but a {7-Diamonds} and a {9-Clubs} completed the board. Chacon went runner-runner for the straight and double up.

Player Chips Progress
Angeli Chacon ve
Angeli Chacon
260,000 260,000

In The Money

Level 17 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

The players are now in the money. There are 778 spots, each player now has guaranteed a minimum payday of at least $640.

Williams Falls Short of The Money

Level 17 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

Jeff Williams shoved all-in preflop putting himself at risk of busting the tournament without cashing and Mike Takayama called from behind, covering him.

Jeff Williams: {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}
Mike Takayama: {a-Hearts}{q-Clubs}

The board ran out {4-Hearts}{4-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{q-Diamonds} and Takaymaya sent Williams to the rail with a full house, fours over queens.

A few seconds later the floor announced that four players busted at the same time and those players mutually agreed to chop up a $640 min-cash.

Player Chips Progress
Mike Takayama ph
Mike Takayama
500,000 500,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Jeff Williams us
Jeff Williams
Busted

Falk Doubles at the Bubble

Level 17 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

It folded to the small blind player who shoved blind, putting Eyal Falk at risk for his last 71,000 chips. The latter quickly called for the following showdown:

Eyal Falk: {q-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}
Opponent: {5-Spades}{4-Diamonds}

The board brought no bad surprise to Falk with the {2-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{8-Spades}{9-Clubs} runnout. Falk managed to double up at the bubble.

Player Chips Progress
Eyal Falk il
Eyal Falk
160,000 -45,000