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Event #8: $600 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
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123

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Highlights

Event #8: $600 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
Day 2 Completed

Zhi Wu Leads Final Five in Event #8: $600 Deepstack

benlysne • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante
Zhu Wu
Zhu Wu

Event #8: $600 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack drew 4,527 entries and generated a prize pool of $2,309,280 paying the top 680 players who are guaranteed at least $960 and a top prize of $281,604.

Just five players survived from the Day 2 opening field of 216 players after 12 hours of play with Zhi Wu heading to Wednesday's final table as the chip leader with 46,100,000 chips. Chrishan Sivasundaram (31,500,000) is closest on Wu's tail with Ryan Chan (29,200,000) not too far behind.

Meanwhile, Nicholas Zautra (15,000,000) and Ari Mezrich (13,900,000) round out the final five.

2021 WSOP Event #8 Final Five Players

SeatPlayerChip Count
1Chrishan Sivasundaram31,500,000
2Nicholas Zautra15,000,000
3Zhi Wu46,100,000
4Ryan Chan29,200,000
5Ari Mezrich13,900,000

The tournament drew past bracelet winners such as Asi Moshe, Joey Weissman, and Craig Varnell, but all of them exited the tournament before the final table.

The final five return to Day 3 on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at 4 p.m. to battle it out for the coveted gold bracelet. The blinds will be 800,000/1,600,000/1,600,000.

Stay tuned for more coverage of this event and the entire 2021 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews Live Reporting Team.

Tags: Ari MezrichChrishan SivasundaramNicholas ZautraRyan ChanZhi Wu

Players Bag for Day 3

Tboss • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

There are only five players remaining which means they are all currently bagging their chips for Day 3 on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. at 4:00 PM.

Alexander Tafesh Eliminated in 6th Place ($59,466)

Tboss • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante
Alexander Tafesh
Alexander Tafesh

Zhi Wu raised in early position to 6,000,000 and the action folded around to Alexander Tafesh who only had 5,000,000 left and he called made the call.

Alexander Tafesh: {a-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}
Zhi Wu: {a-Diamonds}{9-Spades}

Tafesh was a favorite and the flop changed nothing when it came {7-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{2-Clubs}. The {k-Clubs} on the turn meant Tafesh was only one card away from doubling up but the river was the {9-Clubs}, giving Wu a pair of nines. Tafesh was eliminated in 6th Place for $59,466.

Zhi Wu us
Zhi Wu
us 45,000,000 10,000,000
Alexander Tafesh us
Alexander Tafesh
us Busted

Tags: Alexander TafeshZhi Wu

Amalim Onyia Eliminated in 7th Place ($46,262)

benlysne • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante
Amalim Onyia
Amalim Onyia

Amalim Onyia was in the big blind and short on chips. Chrishan Sivasundaram raised in the small blind putting Onyia all-in, he called.

Amalim Onyia: {q-Spades}{10-Diamonds}
Chrishan Sivasundaram:{5-Clubs}{3-Spades}

The board ran out {7-Spades}{6-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{a-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} and Sivasundaram sent Onyia packing with a pair of fives.

Chrishan Sivasundaram ca
Chrishan Sivasundaram
ca 31,000,000 5,000,000
Amalim Onyia US
Amalim Onyia
US Busted

Tags: Amalim OnyiaChrishan Sivasundaram

Chan Leaves Onyia Short

Tboss • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

Amalim Onyia raised in early position to 3,500,000 and Ryan Chan shoved all-in for 13,000,000 total. The action folded back around to Onyia who made the call.

Ryan Chan: {8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}
Amalim Onyia: {k-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}

It was a coin flip situation and the flop came out {a-Hearts}{10-Spades}{7-Clubs}, missing both players but giving Onyia a gutshot straight draw to go along with his over-cards. The turn {10-Hearts} and river {2-Spades} were no help though leaving Onyia short-stacked.

Ryan Chan US
Ryan Chan
US 28,000,000 20,000,000
Amalim Onyia US
Amalim Onyia
US 4,700,000 -12,300,000

Tags: Ryan ChanAmalim Onyia

Pump Fake Almost Gets Onyia

Tboss • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

Alexander Tafesh raised under the gun to 3,500,000 and the action folded around to Amalim Onyia in the big blind. Onyia grabbed his chips with both hands looking like he was going to move all-in at the same time Tafesh grabbed a stack of chips to make it look like he was going to snap-call. Onyia instantly pulled his hands back and started talking, "You gonna call me that fast?"

After another 30-seconds he decided to rip all of the chips into the center and Tafesh's cards hit the muck.

Amalim Onyia US
Amalim Onyia
US 17,000,000 4,200,000
Alexander Tafesh us
Alexander Tafesh
us 9,000,000 -7,400,000

Tags: Alexander TafeshAmalim Onyia

Chan Doubles Through Wu

benlysne • Level 40: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante
Ryan Chan
Ryan Chan

Ryan Chan went all in from early position and Zhi Wu called in late postion.

Ryan Chan: {a-Diamonds}{k-Spades}
Zhi Wu: {j-Spades}{q-Clubs}

The board ran out {3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{9-Spades} and Chan secured a double up with the nut flush.

Zhi Wu us
Zhi Wu
us 35,000,000 13,000,000
Ryan Chan US
Ryan Chan
US 8,000,000 -14,000,000

Tags: Ryan ChanZhi Wu

Level:
40
Blinds:
800,000/1,600,000
Ante:
1,600,000