2021 World Series of Poker

Event #83: $1,500 The Closer
Day: 1a
Event Info

2021 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
400,000 / 800,000
Players Info - Day 1a
Players Left

Event #83: $1,500 The Closer

Day 1a Completed

Osman Ihlamur Bags Big on Day 1a of Event #83: $1,500 The Closer

Level 22 : 10,000/25,000, 25,000 ante
Osman Ihlamur
Osman Ihlamur

Day 1a of Event #83: $1500 The Closer No-Limit Hold’em has concluded and has generated a $1,070,670 prize pool from it's 802 entrants. A total of 121 players made the money and only 25 players remain.

Leading the field is Osman Ihlamur with 1,765,000 in chips, this would be Ihlamur’s first cash of the 2021 World Series of Poker. Dimitar Danchev (1,635,000), Wesley Belding (1,620,000), Kenny Hallaert (1,250,000) and Chris Moorman (1,250,000) round out the top five players who bagged big on Day 1a.

Day 1a attracted a few notables such as recent bracelet winner David Moses, five-time bracelet winner Shaun Deeb, three-time bracelet winners David Pham and Chance Kornuth and fan-favorite Pat Lyons who were unable to find a bag at the end of the night.

These surviving players will return on Sunday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m local time to play down to a winner. Play will resume at Level 23 with blinds at 15,000/30,000 with a big blind ante of 30,000. Day 1b gets underway Saturday, November 20 at 11 p.m. PT.

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

Tags: Chance KornuthChris MoormanDavid MosesDavid PhamDimitar DanchevKenny HallaertOsman IhlamurShaun Deeb

End-of-Day 1a Chip Counts (full)

Level 22 : 10,000/25,000, 25,000 ante
Player Chips Progress
Osman Ihlamur tr
Osman Ihlamur
Day 1A Chip Leader
Dimitar Danchev bg
Dimitar Danchev
Wesley Belding us
Wesley Belding
Kenny Hallaert be
Kenny Hallaert
Chris Moorman gb
Chris Moorman
WSOP 1X Winner
Gergely Kulcsar hu
Gergely Kulcsar
Martins Adeniya gb
Martins Adeniya
Ben Palmer us
Ben Palmer
Ken Weinstein us
Ken Weinstein
875,000 265,000
Ioannis Angelou Konstas gr
Ioannis Angelou Konstas
805,000 805,000
Rainer Kempe de
Rainer Kempe
Edgardo Rosario us
Edgardo Rosario
705,000 705,000
Jameel Harris us
Jameel Harris
685,000 685,000
Minkyun Kim kr
Minkyun Kim
650,000 415,000
Joao Simao br
Joao Simao
630,000 -470,000
WSOP 2X Winner
Ofer Wexler il
Ofer Wexler
585,000 -115,000
Patrik Ciklamini sk
Patrik Ciklamini
570,000 570,000
Stephen Song us
Stephen Song
545,000 -395,000
WSOP 1X Winner
David Lappin ie
David Lappin
480,000 105,000
Edvin Setaghian us
Edvin Setaghian
455,000 455,000
Sebastian Gahl de
Sebastian Gahl
420,000 -185,000
Daniel James gb
Daniel James
385,000 385,000
Ian Modder ca
Ian Modder
330,000 -85,000
Peter Hengsakul us
Peter Hengsakul
235,000 235,000
Bin Liu us
Bin Liu
200,000 -800,000

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Lappin Secures A Double Up

Level 22 : 10,000/25,000, 25,000 ante
David Lappin
David Lappin

Lappin raised to about 150,000 from under the gun leaving himself about 25,000 behind. A player in middle position called and it went heads up to a flop of {7-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}.

Both players checked to the turn of {6-Spades}. Lappin pushed the last of his chips towards the middle signalling an all-in and the player in middle position called, covering him.

David Lappin: {j-Clubs}{j-Hearts}
Middle Position: {a-Clubs}{10-Hearts}

The river was the {4-Spades} and Lappin secured the double with a pair of jacks.

Player Chips Progress
David Lappin ie
David Lappin
375,000 140,000

Level: 22

Blinds: 10,000/25,000

Ante: 25,000

Level: 21

Blinds: 10,000/20,000

Ante: 20,000

Osman Rivers A Boat

Level 20 : 10,000/15,000, 15,000 ante

The action picked up when Osman Ihlamur fired out a 75,000 bet on the turn with the board reading {9-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}.

Next to act Kalyan Cheekuri shoved all-in for about 400,000 for his tournament life. Ihlamur requested a count and flicked in the call, covering Cheekuri.

Kalyan Cheekuri: {3-Spades}{3-Diamonds}
Osman Ihlamur: {k-Hearts}{q-Clubs}

The river was the {q-Hearts} giving Ihlamur the winner with a full house of kings over queens.

Player Chips Progress
Osman Ihlamur tr
Osman Ihlamur
1,200,000 620,000
Day 1A Chip Leader
Kalyan Cheekuri in
Kalyan Cheekuri

Level: 20

Blinds: 10,000/15,000

Ante: 15,000