Event #8: $600 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack of the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) concluded earlier today. The first Deep Stack tournament of the series featured a buy-in of $600. The three-day event concluded with Zhi Wu dramatically lifting the title to win his first-ever WSOP gold bracelet and $2,81,604 in prize money.
The event witnessed 4,527 entries and generated a prize pool of $23,09,280. Event #8 saw some former bracelet winners like Asi Moshe, Joey Weissman, and Craig Varnell. However, they were busted before they could make it to Day 3. Day 3 resumed with five new players on the final table eyeing their first WSOP gold bracelet.
USA’s Nicholas Zautra was the first player to leave the final table when his fell short against Chrishan Sivasundaram’s . Sivasundaram hit a two pair hand on the board of to send off Zautra for $76,974 in the fifth place.
Next in line was Canada’s Ryan Chan, who departed at the fourth place with $1,00,330 to his bankroll. Chan held while Wu held . However, the board of gave Wu a higher pair ending Chan’s run on the final table.
Sivasundaram was next to leave the table setting the final two for a heads-up. Sivasundaram went all in with his and Wu called with . The board of did no good to Sivasundaram, as he had to depart at the third place with a paycheque of $1,31,675.
Finally in the heads-up, Wu aced his way to the top with his pocket aces against Ari Mezrich’s on the board of . Mezrich finished at the runner-up spot for $1,73,998
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