Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas is buzzing with energy as the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2022 rages on. Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em has finally concluded after four days of unparalleled action.
After surpassing a massive player field of 6,501 entries, Mike Jukich claimed his first-ever WSOP gold bracelet in this event. The Lynchburg-based player has cashed a lion’s share of $9,66,577 as the top prize, from the total prize pool of $8,678,835. The $1,500 buy-in event had two starting flights. 39 players had successfully made it to Day 4 which crowned a winner today.
The first casualty on the final table of nine was Ricardo Caridade who left the game with $94,439 in his account. Austria’s Jessica Teusl followed in the eighth place adding $1,20,455 to her bankroll. The Day 4 chip leader Yoshiya Agata was next to bid farewell, as he walked away in the seventh-place for prize money of $1,54,688. David Zarrin and Anthony Spinella followed at the sixth and fifth place for $1,99,995 and $2,60,315 respectively. Former WSOP bracelet winner Joao Simao was denied his second WSOP bracelet as he exited at fourth place with a pay cheque of $3,41,095.
Francis Anderson exited at the third place leaving the final two for heads-up. The American pro pocketed $4,49,912 for his second runner-up finish. Netherlands’ Mateusz Moolhuizen started the heads-up as the chip leader, but it was Jukich who scooped a huge pot and eventually won the heads-up and the title. Moolhuizen finished runner-up for $5,97,362.
Several Indian players also cashed at this event, the most notable one being Aditya Agarwal, who cashed $38,231 for his 18th place finish.
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