Chris Moorman is a dwelling legend of on-line match poker. He sat atop the web profession earnings leaderboard for fairly a while, and remains to be among the many high ten on PocketFives’ all-time list with greater than $18.7 million in scores made on the web. It appears solely becoming that Moorman secured his second World Series of Poker gold bracelet in an internet occasion. Playing below the display screen identify ‘Robotbob47’, Moorman defeated a subject of 623 complete entries within the 2021 WSOP Online $800 buy-in no-limit maintain’em eight-max turbo deepstack championship occasion. Moorman was awarded $102,406 because the champion of the occasion.
While on-line poker is how Moorman made a reputation for himself, he has additionally discovered a lot of success in dwell occasions. He took down the World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic fundamental occasion for his first seven-figure dwell rating again in 2014. His first bracelet win got here three years later, in a $3,000 buy-in no-limit maintain’em six-max occasion. He topped a subject of 959 gamers in that match to win $498,682.
Among the 72 gamers to make the cash on this occasion had been a lot of large names, together with latest bracelet winner Justin ‘LappyPoker’ Lapka (fifty fifth – $1,660), 2018 WSOP fundamental occasion third-place finisher Michael ‘helionic’ Dyer (forty second – $2,063), common poker vlogger Johnnie ‘johnnievibes’ Moreno (thirty third – $2,333), 2020 WSOP $10,000 fundamental occasion home match winner Joseph ‘kolebear’ Hebert (twenty ninth – $2,333), Matt ‘berkey11_s4y’ Berkey (twenty eighth – $2,333), two-time bracelet winner Bryan ‘Pellepelle’ Piccioli (sixteenth – $3,319), bracelet winner Tom ‘.BEAST.’ Cannuli (twelfth – $5,069), and two-time bracelet winner Ryan ‘adopt_adogg0’ Leng (tenth – $5,069).
The closing desk started with Moorman within the lead and ‘JonSnow14’ in second chip place. Jeremy ‘g00sebumps’ Menard was the primary to fall, along with his J-10 suited working into the Okay-Q suited of Matthew ‘BraceletHUNT’ Hunt. Both gamers made a pair, however Hunt’s kings had been finest and Menard was eradicated in eighth place ($8,478).
The subject was shortly narrowed to simply 5 rivals with the exit of each ‘cakebot’ (seventh – $11,304) and ‘JonSnow14’ (sixth – $15,341). The latter ran pocket queens into the pocket kings of Patrick ‘Synesthesia’ Eskandar for the biggest pot as much as that time. Eskander held to take the chip lead into short-handed play. he prolonged that benefit even additional when his AQ held up in opposition to the Q9 of quick stack Philip ‘Chairman99’ Tom (fifth – $21,262).
Matthew ‘BraceletHUNT’ Hunt picked up pocket jacks within the small blind and referred to as the button shove of ‘bbert29’, who held Okay-10 offsuit. The pocket pair held up and ‘bbert29’ was despatched to the digital rail with $29,964.
Moorman was in a position to maneuver his manner into the chip lead throughout three-handed play, doing so simply in time to win the biggest pot of the match. Moorman raised to 1,125,000 from the small blind with AQ and Eskandar three-bet shoved for 9,127,850 from the large blind holding AJ. Moorman referred to as and the board got here down 732108. Eskandar was awarded $43,107 because the third-place finisher, whereas Moorman took almost a 4:1 chip lead into heads-up play with Hunt.
Hunt managed to slim the hole significantly within the first jiffy of heads-up motion, however Moorman nonetheless held the lead by the point the ultimate hand of the occasion was dealt. Moorman shoved from the button with J9 and Hunt referred to as from the large blind with A8 for his final 15 or so large blinds. The Okay9366 runout secured the pot and the title for Moorman, whereas Hunt earned $63,112 for his runner-up end.
Here is a have a look at the payouts awarded on the closing desk:
|1||Chris ‘Robotbob47’ Moorman||$102,406|
|2||Matthew ‘BraceletHUNT’ Hunt||$63,112|
|3||Patrick ‘Synesthesia’ Eskandar||$43,107|
|5||Philip ‘Chairman99’ Tom||$21,262|
|8||Jeremy ‘g00sebumps’ Menard||$8,478|