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WSOP Online 2021: Eduardo Rodrigues Wins Event #20: $1.5K MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout & Armando D’avanzo Ships Event #22: $400 COLOSSUS NLH

WSOP Online 2021: Eduardo Rodrigues Wins Event #20: $1.5K MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout & Armando D'avanzo Ships Event #22: $400 COLOSSUS NLH
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  • Attreyee Khasnabis August 30, 2021
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The GGPoker/Natural8-leg of the 2021 WSOP Online Series is quickly heading towards the business end of the proceedings, and two more events crowned champions in the past 24 hours. Eduardo Rodrigues added another bracelet to Brazil’s tally after taking down Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout for $212,815. Malta’s Armando D’avanzo shipped the Event #22: $400 COLOSSUS NLH $3M GTD for $409,007.

India’s “AreYouAhead,” who had failed to cash in Event #15: $10,000 Heads-Up Championship, made it to the FT in the COLOSSUS and finished fifth for $129,337 (~₹94.73 Lakhs)

Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout

Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout locked in 1,080 entries, collecting a generous $1,539,000 prize pool. After two full days of online tournament poker action, Brazil’s Eduardo Rodrigues won a three-way all-in in the final hand to secure the title, his first WSOP gold bracelet, and the top prize of $212,815.

Eduardo Rodrigues
Eduardo Rodrigues


With the top 179 players receiving payouts, Ranno “RukKuRuku” Sootla (11th for $13,610), Ricardo “stamina22” Da Silva (13th for $11,855), and Felix “jesuisallin” Van De Put (15th for $10,326), were some notables who crossed the money line.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Eduardo “Ghazbaran” Rodrigues – 17,160,058
  2. Dario Sammartino – 12,752,203
  3. Renato Valentim – 10,179,751
  4. Jerecho “choleeek89” Caballero – 9,250,246
  5. Karolis “Internecik” Sereika – 3,948,630
  6. Lee “SON_7” Jinhyang – 3,856,924
  7. Chris “AIR-JORDAN” Karambinis – 3,297,324
  8. Romain “Flingue” Dours – 2,892,528
  9. Thomas “zizelux” Harvey – 1,462,336


Final Table Recap

Karolis “Internecik” Sereika was the first player to get eliminated in ninth place, and Lee “SON_7” Jinhyang quickly joined him at the rail in eighth place.

Chris “AIR-JORDAN” Karambinis followed suit in seventh place, while Romain “Flingue” Dours exited in sixth place.

Down to five-handed play, Renato Valentim’s were cracked by Dario Sammartino’s that flopped a set on the runout , ending Valentim’s run in fifth place.

Finishing in fourth place was Thomas “zizelux” Harvey when his ran into Jerecho “choleeek89” Caballero’s .

About 30 minutes later, a double knockout saw Eduardo “Ghazbaran” Rodrigues claiming the title.

On the final hand, Jerecho “choleeek89” Caballero open-shoved for 8.77 Million from the button. Dario Sammartino three-bet jammed for 19.83 Million. Rodrigues called, covering both players.

Jerecho “choleeek89” Caballero:

Dario Sammartino:

Eduardo “Ghazbaran” Rodrigues:

The board ran , and both Caballero and Rodrigues flopped aces, but the latter’s Queen-high kicker won him the pot and the bracelet.

Final Hand of Event #20
Final Hand of Event #20


Final Table Results (USD)

  1. Eduardo “Ghazbaran” Rodrigues – $212,815
  2. Dario Sammartino – $159,588
  3. Jerecho “choleeek89” Caballero – $119,674
  4. Thomas “zizelux” Harvey – $89,743
  5. Renato Valentim – $67,278
  6. Romain “Flingue” Dours – $50,466
  7. Chris “AIR-JORDAN” Karambinis – $37,844
  8. Lee “SON_7” Jinhyang – $28,379
  9. Karolis “Internecik” Sereika – $21,281


Event #22: $400 COLOSSUS NLH $3M GTD

Malta’s Armando D’avanzo topped a massive field of 10,903 entries to clinch his career-first WSOP gold bracelet in Event #22: $400 COLOSSUS NLH $3M GTD and netted the lion’s share of the $4,099,528 prize pool worth $409,007.

Armando D'avanzo
Armando D’avanzo


Kazuhiro “TurboPropo” Shirasawa (11th for $19,211), Markus Prinz (23rd for $11,091), Thomas Cazayous (31st for $9,668), and Anderson “D0nP1C0NExxx” Medeiros (34th for $9,668) were some notable names among the top 1,100 players who finished in the money.

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Armando D’avanzo – 99,046,956
  2. Kosuke “PXR-51” Tajima – 95,916,630
  3. Mirko “25Ezekiel17” Numerato – 58,475,876
  4. AreYouAhead – 39,054,366
  5. Kenneth Smaron – 36,125,711
  6. Diego “Shereka” Spataro – 36,007,221
  7. Damian Salas – 30,342,495
  8. Mathieu “Le_C0lombbi1” Giabiconi – 22,793,674
  9. Guillermo “Come on!!” Gordo – 16,374,564


Final Table Recap

The 2020 WSOP Main Event champion Damian Salas was the first player to hit the rail in ninth. About nine minutes later, Guillermo “Come on!!” Gordo was dismissed in eighth place.

Mathieu “Le_C0lombbi1” Giabiconi was knocked out in seventh place when his couldn’t measure up to Mirko “25Ezekiel17” Numerato’s .

Diego “Shereka” Spataro was the next to fall in sixth place at the hands of Numerato.

India’s “AreYouAhead” was the next to go. Armando D’avanzo raised it up to 5 Million from the big blind, and “AreYouAhead” re-raised to 27 Million. D’avanzo fired another bet, and “AreYouAhead” called putting his tournament life on the life.

Armando D’avanzo:


D’avanzo hit a pair of tens on the turn, eliminating “AreYouAhead” in fifth place.

Less than five minutes later, Kenneth Smaron’s was eliminated by D’avanzo in fourth place.

D’avanzo claimed his third FT casualty in Mirko “25Ezekiel17” Numerato.

Following Numerato’s third-place exit, the heads-up was set up between Armando D’avanzo (295,847,555) and Kosuke “PXR-51” Tajima (137,874,376). While D’avanzo started out with a considerable chip lead, Tajima managed to bounce back. However, soon enough, D’avanzo won the lead back and rode it to the finish line.

On the final hand, Tajima’s were up against D’avanzo’s . The community cards opened and D’avanzo’s flopped flush won him the bracelet.

Final Hand of Event #22
Final Hand of Event #22


Final Table Results (USD)

  1. Armando D’avanzo – $409,007
  2. Kosuke “PXR-51” Tajima – $306,707
  3. Mirko “25Ezekiel17” Numerato – $229,998
  4. Kenneth Smaron – $172,474
  5. AreYouAhead – $129,337
  6. Diego “Shereka” Spataro – $96,989
  7. Mathieu “Le_C0lombbi1” Giabiconi – $72,732
  8. Guillermo “Come on!!” Gordo – $54,451
  9. Damian Salas – $40,900


Content & Images Courtesy: WSOP.com and PokerNews.com

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