The 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) live tournament continues in all its glory and glamour. As multiple flights of Event #4 Day 1 continue today, Event #5: $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better came to an end after three long days. The $1,500 buy-in event witnessed 607 players.
Day 3 commenced with 15 players ready to battle it out for the top spot, however, only the top 10 made it on the final table. Finally, Connor Drinan, who started off on Day 3 as well as the final table as the chip lead, emerged victorious and claimed the second WSOP gold bracelet of his career along with $1,63,252 in prize money. The final table witnessed all ten US countrymen competing to take home the coveted title.
The first casualty on the final table was Yehuda Buchalter, who was sent off by Drinan at the 10th place for $10,072. Micheal Moed followed at the ninth spot for $12,693. Drinan secured another bust out by eliminating Curtis Phelps at the eight spot. Phelps walked away with $16,266.
Next in line was Kris Kwiatokowski, who departed at the seventh spot for $21,192. Following Kwiatokowski, was Carl Lijewski, who bid farewell to his peers on the final table at the sixth spot for $28,059.
Micah Brooks was the next to depart. Brooks, who had a decent run at the final table finally left at the fifth spot for $37,750. Sandy Sanchez was next in line. Sanchez was busted at the fourth spot with a paycheque of $51,590.
Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Robert Mizrachi departed next at the second runner-up place for a decent $71,602. Mizrachi’s run for his fifth bracelet was ended by Drinan who then got into a heads up with Travis Pearson. Drinan’s full house eliminated Pearson’s king-pair. Pearson finished at the runner-up spot for $1,00,901.
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