Another exciting event of the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) ended with Canadian player Jaswinder ‘Jesse’ Lally grabbing his maiden WSOP gold bracelet. Event #7: $1,500 Dealers Choice 6-Handed was a $1,500 buy-in event, which generated a final prize pool of $4,09,845. The event which went on for three days attracted 307 entries, who battled it out for the top spot.
The 58-year-old businessman from Vancouver won his first gold bracelet for Canada this year. Lally had only 900 chips at his disposal on Day 1. However, the stud poker player turned things around in his favour and gloriously lifted the WSOP title for $97,915. When asked about what plans he had with respect to the prize money, the Canadian told PokerNews.com, “Pay some bills. Enjoy it. Come back here. It was my dream to win one, so this was it.”
Christopher Lindner was the first casualty on the final table of six. Lindner got busted at the hands of Lally for $13,396. Lally then knocked out Adam Kipnis at the fifth spot for $18,839.
Next in line was Ian O’Hara, who bid farewell to his peers on the table at the fourth spot for $27,147. O’Hara was the third victim as Lally continued his winning spree.
Day 2 chip leader Ray Henson departed next. Andrew ‘AJ’ Kelsall eliminated Henson at the third place for $40,062, leaving the final two for a heads-up. During the final hand, Lally, who had a 6:1 chip lead, overpowered Kelsall’s with his on the board of . Kelsall had two pairs, however, Lally won with a straight. Former WSOP bracelet winner Kelsall finished at the runner-up spot for $60,514.
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