Event # 2: Caesars Cares $ 1,111 Charity Event | GGPoker WSOP 2021 Online Bracelet Events
from Brazil Joao simao won his first bracelet in style coming from behind to beat the Norwegian Espen “_sennj_” Sandvik in the WSOP 2021 Online Event # 2: $ 1,111 Caesars Care To GGPoker for $ 206,075.
The second event of the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online was a huge success because not only 1,584 entries generate a prize pool of $ 1,759,824 but also raised a $ 175,824 for Caesars Cares, a Nevada-based COVID-19 charity.
Simao entered Day 2 as the chip leader with 20 players remaining, but it wasn’t easy, especially at the final table for the Brazilian poker pro. Simao, who was once ranked as the world’s best online player according to PocketFives, has raised more than $ 1.1 million on the GGPoker network according to PokerCraft, owned by GGPoker.
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WSOP Online Event # 2: $ 1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event Final Table Results
|1||Joao simao||Brazil||$ 206,075|
|2||Espen “_sennj_” Sandvik||Norway||$ 154,533|
|3||Tom “Jabochi” Shaham||Israel||$ 115,884|
|4||Romain Hrabec||Czech Republic||$ 86,900|
|5||Ilya “Dezauzer” Yakounine||Russia||$ 65,166|
|6||Andras Nemeth||Hungary||$ 48,868|
|7||Jinlong “yiliuqi” Hu||China||$ 36,646|
|8||Le Croc “Hugo777”||China||$ 27,480|
|9||Peter “BigFishEight” Raimondi||Canada||$ 20,607|
Last day action
The final day started off with 20 prospects in the WSOP gold hunt. The action was already reduced to a final table of nine players after less than an hour of play with Diego “CAACAUS” Dos Santos (12th – $ 10,270), Sergio Aido (13th – $ 10,270), Elio Renard (15th – $ 8,973), Timo “omaha4lolz” Kamphues (16th – $ 8,973), Claas Segebrecht (18th – $ 7,839), and Leonid “LeBroHbKA” Logunov (19th – $ 7,839) among notable short players.
Romain Hrabec entered the final table with the chip lead with Simao not too far behind. Andras Nemeth took the lead after winning a big pot from Simao early in the action.
Peter “BigFishEight” Raimondi was the first player to come out at the final table in ninth place for $ 20,607 after stuck his short-stack with king-queen unsuccessfully in the ace-jack held by Tom “Jabochi” Shaham.
Soon after, Simao ousted China Le Croc “Hugo777” in eighth place for $ 27,480 when his ace-jack held against ace-ten. Fang’s compatriot, Jinlong “yiliuqi” Hu, came out next in seventh place for $ 36,646 when his king ten failed against Nemeth’s ace eight.
Nemeth was sailing the final table with the chip lead from the start before things suddenly fell apart for the Hungarian. He first doubled down on Sandvik to give the Norwegian the chip lead with king-six against king-queen with two kings on the board before hitting the rail in sixth place for $ 48,868 on a bad beat as his queens held on. not against Simao’s six.
Sandvik then delivered a bad beat to Ilya “Dezauzer” Yakounine (fifth – $ 65,166) when both of his improved to a full house against the queens. Simao then dealt with Hrabec (fourth – $ 86,900) when his ace-queen held against ace-jack.
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Shaham ran out of chips and managed to steal the blinds several times before being called by Sandvik. He lost the flip to come out in third place for $ 115,884 when his queen-jack combination broke the board for nine.
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One-on-one round-trip battle
Sandvik was in command to win his second WSOP bracelet entering the heads-up with more than double the stack of Simao. Two years ago, Sandvik shipped the 2019 WSOP Europe Event # 5: € 2,500 8-Game Mix for € 75,246 ($ 84,058) and was already guaranteed to win more, no matter what the turn of events in the game. heads-up.
Simao immediately took the lead on the first hand of heads-up when his ace-jack was good against ace-nine. The race was not easy for Simao as very soon after Sandvik regained the lead he got Simao to call him with a straight flush on the river.
However, things fell apart after an untimely bluff that left Sandvik running out of chips and he was knocked out in second place for $ 154,533 after his ace queen failed to resist Simao’s queen-ten. .
Congratulations to Joao Simao for winning his first WSOP gold bracelet and the top prize of $ 206,075. Stay tuned to PokerNews as the GGPoker WSOP Online 2021 continues on Tuesday, August 3 with two-day Event # 3: $ 2,500 Limit Hold’em Championship with cards up at 7:00 p.m. CEST ( 1:00 p.m. ET).