The 2021 World Series of Poker Online $1,500 no-limit maintain’em ‘FIFTY STACK’ occasion drew a discipline of 1,308 whole entries, constructing a prize pool of $1,863,900 within the course of. In the tip, Vlad Martynenko defeated Faraz Jaka heads-up to safe the title, the highest prize of $250,198, and his first WSOP gold bracelet.
This was by far the most important rating of Martynenko’s profession with regards to occasions with full real-name outcomes reported. The Ukrainian participant’s earlier largest rating in such an occasion got here when he completed 78th within the 2020 WSOP Online $5,000 major occasion for $30,776.
Jaka earned $187,622 because the runner-up finisher, falling simply quick of securing his first bracelet. The rating elevated his profession earnings to $6,942,730. The remaining day of this occasion started with 20 gamers remaining and Jaka within the lead. Jaka remained atop the chip counts by the point the ultimate desk of 9 was set, with greater than twice as many chips because the next-largest stack, which belonged to Martynenko.
Simon Lofberg ran pocket eights into the pocket aces of Nir Amar to complete ninth ($25,020). Peter Traply bought all-in not lengthy after that along with his pocket queens main the pocket tens of Ermo Kosk. A ten on the flop gave Kosk a lead that he by no means relinquished and Traply was knocked out in eighth place ($33,364).
Jaka scored his first knockout on the remaining desk when his Q9 outran the A10 of Tzlil Ozer (seventh – $44,492). Nir Amar’s run on this occasion got here to an finish when his pocket queens had been cracked by the pocket fives of Martynenko, who flopped a set and held from there. Amar earned $59,331 because the sixth-place finisher.
Ermo Kosk bought the final of his chips in preflop with 109 dealing with the AOk of Stanislav Kuvaev. Neither participant improved by the river and Kosk was knocked out in fifth place ($79,120).
Short stack Stefan Lehner shoved with A2 and acquired a name from Jaka out of the large blind. Jaka’s 86 made a ten-high straight on the river to ship Lehner packing in fourth place ($140,696).
Jaka started three-handed motion with a wholesome lead, however misplaced a large pot to Martynenko (with out showdown) to fall to second place on the leaderboard. Martynenko started to run away with issues as play continued. Jaka picked up 1010 and shoved, receiving a name from Kuvaev for the final 5 huge blinds in his stack. Kuvaev held Ok2. The pocket tens held up and Kuvaev settled for $140,696 because the third-place finisher.
Despite incomes the latest knockout, Jaka nonetheless entered heads-up play at greater than a 3:1 chip drawback. On the very first hand, Jaka raised to 2 million from the button with A6. Martynenko moved all-in with A7. Jaka known as and the board ran out 74288 to safe the pot and the title for Martynenko.
Here is a have a look at the payouts awarded on the remaining desk: