Another pro player was crowned a WSOP champion at the ongoing 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP). Event #19: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship was undoubtedly one of the most interesting events so far. The $10,000 buy-in event witnessed 62 players generate a final prize pool of $5,78,150.
The Day 3 of the event kick-started with the top seven players seated on the final table. The final table was represented by two Poker Hall of Famers and a combined 20 bracelet holders. Finally, it was Anthony Zinno who grabbed another WSOP bracelet and $1,82,872 in prize money. Zinno has earlier won the 2015 WSOP Event #60: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha for $11,22,196 and the 2019 WSOP Event #60: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better for $279,920. He also holds the Player of the Year title at WPT.
The final table of seven witnessed its first bust out in Jason Gola. The former WSOP bracelet holder took home $24,601 from his seventh place finish. James Chen, who busted Gola went on to bust Stephen Chidwick at the sixth place for $30,842.
Poker Hall of famer Jack McClelland was next in line as he departed at the fifth place for $40,284. Another Hall of Famer and 15 time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth, who was eyeing his 16th bracelet at the event, busted at the fourth place for $54,730.
Bolivian Jose Paz-Gutierrez departed next with a paycheque of $77,227 leaving the final two, Zinno and James Chen for a heads-up. Taiwanese player Chen finished at the runner-up position for $1,13,024, while Zinno lifted the title.
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