Kazuki ‘hyahhoo3’ Ikeuchi Wins WSOP On-line Tournament #5: $1,000 NLH ($152,797)

On Sunday, October 24, the newest 2021 World Series of Poker on-line bracelet event — Tournament #5: $1,000 No-Restrict Grasp’em Championship — happened on WSOP.com for avid gamers in Nevada and New Jersey. When all used to be mentioned and accomplished, Kazuki “hyahhoo3” Ikeuchi shipped crowned an 854-entry box to say his first bracelet and a $152,797 most sensible prize.

When registration closed 4 ranges into the event, 555 avid gamers have been registered, plus every other 299 rebuys, making a prize pool of $768,000.

Ikeuchi, who hails from Tokyo, Japan, gained his first bracelet and collected his forty second profession WSOP money, 22 of which have been earned on-line. The Jap professional, who performed within the on-line bracelet tournament from Nevada, has 3 cashes this autumn on the reside WSOP in Las Vegas. His highest run in a reside tournament this month used to be a Seventeenth-place end for $7,301 in Event #26: $1,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em.

On Sunday, he stood on the most sensible of the mountain, defeating one of the most highest avid gamers within the sport, together with professionals comparable to Daniel “DNegs” Negreanu (96th position for $1,614) and David “dwpoker” Williams (seventieth position for $1,998).

WSOP On-line Bracelet Tournament #5 Ultimate Desk Effects

Position Participant Nation Prize
1 Kazuki “hyahhoo3” Ikeuchi Japan $152,797
2 “dwilbs” United States $94,460
3 Qinghai “011pokerdr” Pan United States $66,099
4 James “fullmast” Gilbert United States $51,787
5 Mike “SammyTwizz” Azzaro United States $33,818
6 “Vidomina” France $24,748
7 Anthony “adversity45” Pagan United States $18,369
8 Dan “Albacazapada” Stavila United States $13,834
9 Simon “sleevy98” Levy United States $10,606

‘dwilbs’ Cannot Grasp Chip Lead

With six avid gamers last, it seemed “dwilbs” used to be destined to win the bracelet with a 2:1 chip benefit over the closest competitor. However the tides grew to become down the stretch as Ikeuchi started to take over the sport, and ultimately the chip lead.

After Qinghai “011pokerdr” Pan misplaced {a-}{q-} to the {a-}{9-} of the eventual champion (a 9 hit at the flop], he used to be out in 3rd position, putting in place a heads-up fit between Ikeuchi and “dwilbs.”

All over that heads-up struggle, Ikeuchi ruled play and briefly dwindled down his opponent’s stack to crumbs. At the ultimate hand, “dwilbs” shoved {9-}{4-} at the button, however bumped into the {q-}{q-} of Ikeuchi. The worst preflop hand did not suck out, and “dwilbs” needed to accept 2nd position and $94,460.

2021 WSOP On-line Bracelet Winners

Date Match Avid gamers Rebuys Entries Prize Pool Winner Prize
Sunday, October 3 Tournament #1: $5,300 NLH Freezeout 156 0 156 $780,000 Martin “BathroomLine” Zamani $210,600
Sunday, October 3 Tournament #2: $500 NLH BIG 500 742 325 1067 $480,150 Mark “NJ_AcesmarkA” Herm $89,336
Sunday, October 10 Tournament #3: $400 NLH Extremely Deepstack 1,023 334 1,357 $488,520 Pete “PeteChen” Chen $82,560
Sunday, October 17 Tournament #4: $888 PLO Loopy 8’s 8-Max 295 227 522 $417,600 Ryan “Santasbzack2” Stoker $95,338
Sunday, October 24 Tournament #5: $1,000 Championship 555 299 854 $768,600 Kazuki ‘hyahhoo3’ Ikeuchi $152,797.68

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Author: Bradley Watson