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Canada’s Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina (cover image) overcame a 1,594-entry field to win Event #30: $525 WSOP Beat the Pros [Freezeout] of the 2021 WSOP Online Series for his first gold bracelet and a $75,342 (includes $42,486 in bounties) payday. Stefan “Stiopata” Atanasov placed runner-up for $42,443 (includes $9,667 in bounties).
Jase Regina is a 35-year-old poker pro from Toronto, Ontario, who specializes in online MTTs, with his Hendon Mob profile reflecting only $13,524 in live tournament earnings.
The $525 entry buy-in event logged in 1,594 participants to collect a $797,000 prize pool. The top 224 places min-cashed at least $719.
Day 2 began with 19 players in contention. The 2020 WSOP Online Main Event champion Stoyan Madanzhiev (6,696,718), William Wolf (6,413,771), and Sebastian “flashlight99” Mueller (3,454,581) held the top stacks heading into the final day’s play.
The notable Day 2 eliminations before the FT bubble included Thomas “FridiDarksn” Oesterreicher (11th for $3,389), Bertil “DonPepe” Samuelsson (13th for $3,008), Rostyslav “Lucky_boi” Sabishchenko (14th for $2,670), Guilherme “Is Phil Way” Bernardino (17th for $2,670), Carlos “CPal90” Pal (18th for $2,370), and Avraham “VeLVeT333” Emuna (19th for $2,370).
Aleksandr “gipotenuza” Ovechkin was knocked out in tenth place on the final table bubble for $3,389.
Final Table Chip Counts
Final Table Recap
The two short stacks, Scott “Abracadabraa” Hill and Alon “ArtinB” Huberman were sent packing in ninth and eighth place, respectively.
Soon after, William Wolf hit the rail in seventh place with Sebastian “flashlight99” Mueller delivering the fatal blow.
Next in line, Julien “LittlebeAAr” Achard-stropoli fell out in sixth place. His found no help against Stefan “Stiopata” Atanasov’s .
During level 41, Sebastian “flashlight99” Mueller was sent packing in fifth place by Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina.
Seventeen minutes later, last year’s WSOP Online champion Stoyan Madanzhiev missed his shot at winning a second bracelet in fourth place. His lost the flip to Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina‘s .
After that, Arunas “AngryGoose” Sapitavicius three-bet jammed with , only to get called by Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina`s . The runout gave Regina two pair, eliminating Sapitavicius in third place.
The heads-up play between Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina and Stefan “Stiopata” Atanasov saw Regina starting out with a 4:1 chip advantage over Atanasov. Soon, Regina moved all-in with , and Atanasov called for his tournament life with . Regina rivered a better pair on the runout to win his first bracelet for $75,342.
Final Table Results (Including Bounties) (USD)
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