Jungleman wins his first bracelet in entertaining fashion by taking down one in every of the most coveted titles in poker dressed like a online game character.
When Jason Koon lastly received his first bracelet this 12 months it left the poker world asking who the finest participant nonetheless with no bracelet was. Many little question may have mentioned Daniel ‘Jungleman’ Cates, who has simply left that elusive membership.
He has simply received his first bracelet in fashion by taking down the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for $954,020. He defeated Ryan Leng heads-up for the bracelet and coveted Chip Reece Trophy.
Jungleman really is one in every of the recreation’s nice eccentrics and got here to this ultimate desk dressed as a personality from StreetFighter (online game folks appropriate me if that’s unsuitable), with inexperienced hair particularly for the ultimate desk.
— Jeff Platt (@jeffplatt) November 5, 2021
“I said I was gonna win so I win. But it was pretty important because now I have more money to help the world and to continue a career outside of poker,” Cates mentioned after the win.
Was this WHITE MAGIC from @junglemandan?
— 🃏 David Lappin 🃏 (@dklappin) November 6, 2021
Elsewhere at the WSOP Josh Arieh took down his second bracelet of the sequence in the $10,000 PLO8 Championship, simply two weeks after successful the $1,500 PLO occasion. That takes him as much as 4 profession bracelets and he turns into the sixth participant to win two bracelets in 2021 alongside Kevin Gerhart, Anthony Zinno, Daniel Lazrus, Mark Herm and Martin Zamani. Arieh additionally made the Players Championship ultimate desk however the desk paused after he was eradicated in sixth giving him the probability to play the PLO8.
In different information 845 folks entered Day 1B of the $10,000 Main Event, 611 of whom survived to Day 2. That takes the complete registered, with 4 extra Day 1s remaining, to 1,368.
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