The 2021 World Series of Poker Online $1,000 buy-in no-limit maintain’em championship attracted a subject of 821 complete entries to construct a prize pool of $738,900. It took 11 hours to slim the sector all the way down to a champion, however when the mud settled it was Drew ‘dudeguydrew’ O’Connell who got here away along with his first WSOP gold bracelet and the $146,893 prime prize.
This was O’Connell’s eighth money of the collection. He completed sixth within the $600 six-max championship occasion simply two days previous to popping out on prime on this occasion. This victory was his largest-ever match rating, blowing away the $39,044 he earned for a runner-up end in a $1,000 buy-in on-line WSOP Circuit occasion earlier this 12 months.
Plenty of large names made the cash on this occasion, together with latest bracelet winner Martin ‘bathroomline’ Zamani (126th – $1,478), bracelet winner Yueqi ‘anoob’ Zhu (92nd – $1,552), Jeff ‘mavsusc’ Platt (82nd – $1,626), two-time bracelet winner Ryan ‘adopt_adogg0’ Leng (81st – $1,773), bracelet winner Ryan ‘joeyisamush’ Depaulo (forty third – $2,882), Landon ‘ActionDealer’ Tice (twenty eighth – $3,399), Manig ‘Ohio77’ Loeser (twenty third – $4,138), and four-time bracelet winner Mike ‘Mouth123’ Matusow (seventeenth – $5,025).
The last desk started with Felix ‘madenspauwke’ Vandeput within the chip lead and O’Connell sitting on lower than 8 large blinds. He discovered a pair of early double-ups by means of Vandeput to climb into the center of the pack.
Millard ‘meekmill’ Hale wasthe first to fall (ninth – $10,197), along with his A-Ok shedding out to the A-Q of Kyle ‘Kpcp22’ Phillips. Despite securing that knockout, Phillips (eighth – $13,300) quickly adopted Hale to the rail when his pocket nines bumped into the pocket jacks of Jason ‘jayriv’ Rivkin.
A double-elimination noticed Rivkin proceed to surge up the leaderboard. His AOk beat out the Q2 of quick stack Michael ‘annie_r_u_ok’ Trivett (seventh – $17,660) and the ten10 of Dan ‘omg_its_dan’ Gallegos (sixth – $23,793) to slim the sector to simply 5 opponents.
World Poker Tour essential occasion winner and high-stakes match common Alex ‘OrcinusOrca’ Foxen scored his first knockout of the day when his queens full of kings bested the journey queens of Kfir ‘Nahumus’ Nahum (fifth – $32,512).
Just minutes after dispatching Nahum, Foxen discovered himself all-in and in danger on a 974 flop. He held A9 for prime pair, prime kicker. He was up towards the 97 of O’Connell, although, and in want of assist. The 2 and 4 accomplished the board and Foxen was knocked out in fourth place ($45,147).
Vandeput had begun the ultimate desk because the chip chief, and managed to outlive to the ultimate three with the highest stack. He fell to the underside of the chip counts as short-handed motion continued, although, and was finally eradicated in third place when his A2 didn’t outrun the A10 of Rivkin. Vandeput earned $63,545 for his eleventh money and fourth final-table end of the collection.
Heads-up play started with O’Connell on prime. Rivkin fought his manner into the lead briefly, however misplaced a key pot with a pair of sixes towards the journey jacks of O’Connell to fall beneath ten large blinds. All the chips went in on the next hand, with O’Connell’s AQ dominating Rivkin’s A3. The board ran out 98262 and Rivkin was despatched to the digital rail with $90,811 for his runner-up displaying.
Here is a have a look at the payouts awarded on the last desk:
|1||Drew ‘dudeguydrew’ O’Connell||$146,893|
|2||Jason ‘jayriv’ Rivkin||$90,811|
|3||Felix ‘madenspauwke’ Vandeput||$63,545|
|4||Alex ‘OrcinusOrca’ Foxen||$45,147|
|5||Kfir ‘Nahumus’ Nahum||$32,512|
|6||Dan ‘omg_its_dan’ Gallegos||$23,793|
|7||Michael ‘annie_r_u_ok’ Trivett||$17,660|
|8||Kyle ‘Kpcp22’ Phillips||$13,300|
|9||Millard ‘meekmill’ Hale||$10,197|