Renmei Liu of Canada leads a final table of eight players at the end of Day 2 in the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #75 $1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em at the 2021 World Series of Poker. Liu bagged a stack of 7,100,000, sitting well ahead of Nicholas Hubers (5,600,000), Kaue De Souza (4,540,0000) and Chad Himmelspach (3,910,000).
The freezeout event attracted 1,191 players and generated a total prize pool of $1,589,985, of which $270,877 will go to the first-place finisher, along with the coveted gold bracelet.
Liu, who also ended Day 1 as chip leader, is after his first bracelet and third WSOP cash. The Canadian has just $2,390 in lifetime WSOP earnings and already has a minimum cash of $22,986 locked up. Hubers and De Souza, who respectively finished the day second and third and chips, are both also looking for their first bracelets.
Event #75 $1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em Final Table
|2||Nicholas Hubers||United States||5,600,000||56|
|3||Kaue De Souza||Brazil||4,540,000||45|
|4||Chad Himmelspach||United States||4,000,000||40|
|5||Tarun Gulati||United States||3,080,000||31|
|8||Seth Evans||United States||925,000||9|
Israeli grinder Asi Moshe was after his fifth WSOP bracelet but hit the rail in 10th place when his two pair was no good against the nut flush of Tarun Gulati. Other well-knowns who didn’t survive the day include David "The Dragon" Pham, Mike Watson, Joao Vieira and Tom Koral.
Day 3 kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at noon Pacific Time and will play down to a winner. Blinds will begin at 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante paid by the big blind.
Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be back tomorrow to bring you updates of the Day 3 action.