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The ongoing 2021 WSOP Online Series at WSOP.com handed out its fourth gold bracelet today in Event #4: $500 NLHE Super Turbo. An anonymous user, ‘Steelvikes7,’ bagged the bracelet and a paycheque worth $73,861 after beating Ryan ‘sYchoSiD’ Hohner heads-up.
This event happened to be the first Super Turbo tourney of the series, and it kicked off at 3 PM PDT on Sunday, July 4 – the U.S. Independence Day. The event taking place on WSOP.com was open only to players in New Jersey and Nevada, and the lure of winning a WSOP bracelet brought several top pros to take a shot in the fast-paced event.
A total of 850 players (608 unique entries and 242 re-buys) ponied up the $500 entry buy-in, making for a $382,500 prize pool.
Bracelet winner Galen ‘turkmalloy’ Hall burst the money bubble when he eliminated the user ‘Retilit’ in 144th place, assuring the remaining 143 players a min-cash of $650.
The money list had several bracelet winners and other top pros on it. Some notables to board the money bus included Christopher ‘DontBluffMe1’ Ryan (11th for $4,054), two-time bracelet winner Anthony ‘heheh’ Zinno (20th for $2,103), bracelet winner Galen ‘turkmalloy’ Hall (23rd for $2,103), Jesse ‘MrJesseJames’ Sylvia (34th for $1,721), Justin ‘cheersfive’ Liberto (42nd for $1,453), Kevin ‘Xpugn0’ Eyster (61st for $1,071), four-time bracelet winner Max ‘MaxSparrow’ Pescatori (86th for $803), bracelet winner Matthew ‘Bodeyster’ Bode (131st for $650), and four-time bracelet winner Jeff ‘NedrudRelyt’ Madsen (134th for $650).
The elimination of ‘CalcDaddy’ (10th for $4054) formed the nine-handed final table.
Final Table Recap
Jonathan ‘Art.Vandelay’ Dokler fell short in his pursuit to win a second WSOP bracelet, and he went out to a brutal bad beat. The eventual champion ‘Steelvikes7’ was all in with pocket fives against Dokler’s cowboys. Just when it looked like Dokler would double up, the flop opened a set of fives for ‘Steelvikes7,’ eliminating Dokler in ninth place.
Eliminations came swiftly after that, with Indian-origin Vineet ‘brownmagic’ Pahuja, Wendy ‘Cardthartic’ Freedman, and ‘JJcorrado87’ falling in places eighth to sixth, respectively. Matthew ‘Bizpoker18’ Beier exited in fifth place.
Within 10 minutes, Martin ‘bathroomline’ Zamani had joined the rail in fourth place after running his into Ryan ‘sYchoSiD’ Hohner`s pocket aces.
Guo Liang ‘ct188’ Chen was next on the chopping block and scored the third place payday after his pocket treys came up short against Ryan ‘sYchoSiD’ Hohner’s on the runout .
The heads-up play, like the rest of the tournament, was short-lived. The final hand saw ‘Steelvikes7’ moving all-in on the runout , and Ryan ‘sYchoSiD’ Hohner made the call at the risk of his tournament life. Hohner showed for a rivered pair of kings. But ‘Steelvikes7’ tabled for trip sevens to win the WSOP bracelet!
Final Table Results (USD)
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