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Accomplished American pro and former WSOP Circuit Ring winner David “ZONEDin” Jackson (cover image) has finally entered the bracelet winner’s club. Jackson ran past a 2,104-player field in Event #25: $777 Lucky Sevens of the 2021 WSOP Online Series to win his career-first bracelet for $194,178.
Jackson was among the 22 Day 2 qualifiers and fourth in chips when the play began on Sunday. Jackson cruised into the final table, where he started the play, once again fourth in chips. While he played tight initially on the final table, he took charge during three-handed play after scoring a massive double up against the eventual runner-up finisher Dumitru “DDimancescu” Pora.
The Jacksonville, Florida native, David Jackson, had in 2017 won the WSOPC North Carolina Event #3: $580 NLHE for $39,938. While he can now boast of owning a gold bracelet, Jackson’s career-best score remains the $304,929 he won in the 2019 Borgata Spring Poker Open $2,700 NLHE Championship.
The bracelet tourney did not feature a guarantee but collected $1.486 Million in the prize pool, distributed among 314 players who earned at least $1,284.
The seven-handed final table began following the elimination of Argentina’s Leandro Bianchini (8th for $17,143).
Final Table Chip Counts
Final Table Recap
The shortest two stacks at the start of the final table, Masakazu “Brian Miyamoto” Miyamoto and Ken “ken@king” Okada, were the first two players to be eliminated on the final table in seventh and sixth place, respectively.
Soon after, Lucio “WizardOfAz” Lima was eliminated in fifth place. On a board reading , Dumitru “DDimancescu” Pora went all-in with and Lima made the call with . Pora was ahead with two pair, and the river was no help to Lima.
Twenty-three minutes later, Mike Watson got eliminated in fourth place. On the flop Watson three-bet shoved with and Weilin “Ace predator” Wang called with . The on the turn gave Wang trip fives and the pot.
Weilin “Ace predator” Wang was next on the chopping block. He fell in third place after his fell short against Dumitru “DDimancescu” Pora’s on the runout .
Dumitru “DDimancescu” Pora (19,557,732) was a slight favorite at the start of the heads-up against David “ZONEDin” Jackson (17,586,122). However, Jackson took over a massive chip lead relatively early in the heads-up match after he flopped two-pair to crack Pora’s pocket kings. Pora got a double-up later on, but Jackson always had the lead.
On the last hand of the event, Pora went all-in with , and Jackson made the call, holding . The board gave Jackson a rivered full house for the win!
Final Table Results (USD)
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