Welcome to Day 3 of Event # 22: Ladies No-Limit Hold’em Championship | World Series of Poker 2021
Mikiyo Aoki (1,674,000), JJ Liu (1,511,000), Marine Crystal (1,349,000), Cherish Andrews (1,200,000) and Lara eisenberg (1,049,000) lead the last 17 players of Event # 22 Women’s No-Limit Holdeem Championship.
In 2014, chip leader of Day 2 Mikiyo Aoki (1,674,000) placed 2nd in the $ 10,000 No-Limit Championship Hold’em event, losing to Haixia Zhang for a cash prize of $ 94,500. This will be the third time Aoki has cashed in the women’s event. Aoki has a total of nine World Series of Poker in cash of $ 203,769. Aoki is trying to beat his second place, win the title and earn his first WSOP bracelet.
JJ Liu finished Day 2 of the Women’s Championship second in chips (1,511,000) with 17 players remaining. Originally from Taiwan, she is number two on their all-time silver list. She is by far the most accomplished poker player in the business with a total of $ 3,367,389 in lifetime earnings. She had an impressive 61 WSOP wins totaling $ 606,500 in prize money. Her first cash at the WSOP dates back to 1996 when she finished 4th in a no-limit $ 3,000 buy-in tournament for $ 32,565. Liu has always cashed in a WSOP event every year from 2006 to 2021 in live or online tournaments.
She has had success playing almost all formats and not just limitless games but also mixed games. Her biggest WSOP win was in 2010 in a $ 1,500 buy-in pot-limit hold’em event, where she finished in 3rd place for $ 86,512. She had two deep runs in the WSOP Main Event. Liu’s biggest live cash to date dates back to 2007, when she finished second in a $ 10,000 buy-in WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star event for $ 600,000. This will be her 4th win in the women’s championship event. Liu is a day closer to his first WSOP gold bracelet.
There was a total of 644 participants generating a prize pool of $ 573,160 with 97 players to cash. The other players compete for the first prize of $ 115,6894 and the coveted WSOP gold bracelet.
Day 3 is scheduled to begin today October 13 at 12:00 p.m. local time. The game will start at level 21 with the blinds of 10,000/20,000 with a big blind ante of 20,000. They will play 60 minute levels until there are only five players left. There will be a 15 minute break every two levels. A 60-minute dinner break will take place after level 26 (â 6.30 p.m.).
Today will undoubtedly be an epic battle between the fiercest women in poker, so stay tuned for PokerNews for all live updates from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino .