The 2021 World Series of Poker Online $1,111 buy-in Caesars Cares Charity Event drew a discipline of 1,584 entries, constructing a prize pool of $1,759,824 whereas additionally elevating $175,824 for the titular charity that helps these impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Brazilian poker professional Joao Simao emerged victorious, capturing his first WSOP gold bracelet and the highest prize of $206,075 for the win. This was Simao’s fourth-largest recorded match rating, bringing his profession earnings to greater than $3.4 million.
Simao additionally has amassed extra tens of millions in on-line occasions that don’t report full real-name outcomes. He was as soon as the top-ranked on-line match participant in the world based on PocketFives.
The closing day of this occasion started with 20 gamers remaining and Simao in the lead. A quantity of massive names have been among the many casualties as the sphere was narrowed all the way down to a closing desk, together with high-stakes match participant Claas Segebrecht (18th – $7,839), two-time bracelet winner Elio Fox (fifteenth – $8,973), and Spanish match professional Sergio Aido (thirteenth – $10,270).
Roman Hrabec held the chip lead when the nine-handed closing desk started, with Simao in second place and Hungarian on-line match star Andras Nemeth sizzling on his heels. Peter Raimondi (ninth – $20,607) was the primary to fall when his Ok-Q couldn’t outrun the A-J of Tom Shaham. Just a couple of minutes later Le Fang was eradicated when his A-10 clashed with the A-J of Simao. Fang took residence $27,480 for his eighth-place exhibiting.
Nemeth earned his first knockout of the ultimate desk when his A8 beat out the Ok10 of Jinlong Hu (seventh – $36,646). He sat in the lead coming into six-handed play, however misplaced an enormous pot when his journey kings have been outkicked by the journeys of bracelet winner Espen Sandvik. Nemeth fell to the underside of the leaderboard, whereas Sandvik soared into the highest spot. Nemeth obtained the final of his chips in forward with QQ going through the 66 of Simao, however the 75437 runout gave Simao a straight to ship Nemeth to the rail in sixth place ($48,868).
Ilya Yakunin’s run in this occasion got here to an finish when his pocket tens misplaced to the pocket deuces of Sandvik. The chips wen in preflop, and Sandvik turned a deuce to make a profitable full home. Yakunin earned $65,166 because the fifth-place finisher. Shortly after that hand passed off, Roman Hrabec obtained all-in with AJ and was in danger in opposition to the AQ of Simao. Neither participant improved and Hrabec was knocked out in fourth place (86,900).
Tom Shaham misplaced a flip to see his match finish in third place ($115,884). His QJ was unable to beat the pocket nines of Sandvik, who took 27.9 million into heads-up play with Simao, who had 11.7 million to begin.
There have been a quantity of lead modifications, however Simao picked off a bluff in one of the ultimate fingers of the occasion to take a commanding lead earlier than the final word deal. Sandvik obtained the final of his stack in with Q10 and located himself dominated, with Simao holding AQ. The board ran out 10437J and Sandvik was eradicated in second place ($154,533). The 2019 WSOP Europe €2,500 blended recreation occasion winner now has greater than $282,312 in profession match earnings to his title.
Here is a take a look at the payouts awarded on the closing desk: