WSOP 2021 Day 33 Digest

52$1,000Event #52: SENIORS No-Limit Hold’em Championship🇺🇸 Robert Mcmillan$561,060
56$10,000Event #56: 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship🇺🇸 Ben Yu$721,453

Event #52: SENIORS No-Limit Hold’em Championship

After 5,404 entries and 5 days of play, the $1,000 event came to an end with Robert McMillan taking the bracelet and $561k. This win is pretty huge for him as it nearly doubles his total live earnings, but the player is no stranger of live tournaments as the Robert has more than 100 cashes on his profile.

Robert McMillan

Event #56: 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship

A fourth bracelet is now in the hands of Ben Yu who came on top of a shark filled event, with 329 entries were registered and a $3M prizepool. The player now cumulates $7,3M in live earnings and passes Mike Matusow in the bracelet rankings.

Unfortunately for them, Matt Berkey (8th), JJ Liu (13th) and Sam Grafton (16th) were close but could not reach the top.

Ben Yu

Elsewhere in the Rio

Many events are in progress at the moment, especially the massive $400 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold’em and its 9,399 entries now has 49 players left. A few bracelet winners will return to get some more: Anatolii Zyrin, Vincas Tamasauskas, Brett Apter and Carlos Chang. All will try to put their hands on the $314,705 top prize.

Eleven players battle for the win in the $10k Event #57: Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship, including chip leader Danny Wong, Joao Vieira (4th) and Dan Smith (11th).

The legend

Also, the now 88-years-old Doyle Brunson returned for a quick appareance at the world series in the $1,000 SUPER SENIORS No-Limit Hold’em, but unfortunately he did not make it to day 2, contrary to the High Stakes Poker mythical character Sammy Farha who bagged a large stack for day 2.

We will return with more updates, including news from the $50k Poker Players Championship 6-Handed who just started!