Martin Zamani got here into the 2021 World Series of Poker Online sequence with greater than $3 million in event earnings to his title, together with large victories like his title run within the 2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $25,000 excessive curler occasion. One accomplishment he didn’t but have on his resume was a win in a WSOP gold bracelet occasion. That all modified when he defeated a area of 507 entries to win the 2021 WSOP Online $888 buy-in pot-limit Omaha ‘crazy eights’ occasion for $92,598 and his first bracelet.
Zamani might need discovered some further motivation to rectify his lack of a bracelet from the truth that his brother Ben Zamani had already gained two. Whatever fueled his run, Martin Zamani was in a position to overcome a troublesome closing desk to shut out this occasion and take away his title from the listing of probably the most achieved gamers and not using a bracelet.
The high 72 finishers made the cash on this occasion, with lots of large names amongst those that cashed, together with Michael ‘annie_r_u_ok’ Trivett (66th – $1,420), six-time WSOP Circuit gold ring winner Matt ‘RubberFist’ Stout (51st – $1,663), bracelet winner Yong Keun ‘LuckySpewy1’ Kwon (thirty sixth – $2,109), bracelet winner Michael ‘miguelfiesta’ Lech (18th – $3,001), bracelet winner Andrew ‘WATCHGUY42’ Lichtenberger (seventeenth – $3,001), World Poker Tour foremost occasion winner Ema ‘Momma_says’ Zajmovic (twelfth – $4,583), and WPT champ Justin ‘Tamaratibles’ Young (tenth – $4,583).
Kyle ‘Vin_Gambini’ Bowker (ninth – $5,881) and Joseph ‘biueberry’ Cheong (eighth – $5,881) had been each knocked out in the identical pot to arrange a seven-handed closing desk. Shawn ‘Shadysteem’ Stroke held the result in begin, with Zamani in third chip place. Four-time bracelet winner Loren ‘BabyJesus’ Klein was the primary to fall when his high two pair failed to carry up towards the royal-flush draw of Zamani. The flush got here in on the flip and Zamani held from there to ship Klein to the rail with $10,221.
Bracelet winner Arkadiy ‘Crocofantos’ Tsinis’ run on this occasion got here to an finish when he bumped into the pocket aces of Ryan ‘Joeyisamush’ Depaulo, who famously gained his first bracelet from a parked automobile throughout final yr’s WSOP Online sequence. Tsinis was awarded $13,872 because the sixth-place finisher. The participant identified solely by their display title ‘Bobbybaldwin’ was the following to be eradicated, incomes $19,225 for making the ultimate 5.
Zamani earned his second knockout of the ultimate desk when his flopped straight with a redraw to a full home outran the flopped straight with a flush redraw of Depaulo. Zamani improved to boat on the river to take down the pot and eradicate Depaulo in fourth place ($27,094).
John ‘thirteen’ Del Rossi known as all-in on a Q43 flop holding AOkayOkay9 for an overpair. Zamani, who had put him all-in, held 8332 for backside set. The flip was the 7 and the river the 4, giving Zamani a profitable full home. Del Rossi was awarded $38,978 for his third-palce exhibiting.
Zamani took a lead of roughly 5 large blinds into heads-up play with Shawn ‘Shadysteem’ Stroke. Only a charge minutes later, it was throughout. All of the chips received in preflop with Zamani holding AA82 towards the OkayOkay73 of Stroke. The QJ410J runout locked up the pot and the title for Zamani. Stoke cashed for $57,068 because the runner-up.
Here is a take a look at the payouts awarded on the closing desk:
|1||Martin ‘bathroomline’ Zamani||$92,598|
|2||Shawn ‘Shadysteem’ Stroke||$57,068|
|3||John ‘thirteen’ Del Rossi||$38,978|
|4||Ryan ‘Joeyisamush’ Depaulo||$27,094|
|6||Arkadiy ‘Crocofantos’ Tsinis||$13,872|
|7||Loren ‘BabyJesus’ Klein||$10,221|
|8||Joseph ‘biueberry’ Cheong||$7,666|