Josh Arieh Wins 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months

The 2021 International Sequence of Poker concluded on Tuesday from the Rio All-Suite Resort & On line casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Josh Arieh formally being named the 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months introduced by way of Velo.

The Head of PocketFives and part-time poker participant broke a 16-year drought to win his 3rd WSOP bracelet in Tournament $1,500 Pot-Prohibit Omaha. He adopted that with a last desk look within the $50,000 Poker Avid gamers Championship prior to profitable Tournament #66: $10,000 Pot-Prohibit Omaha Hello-Lo Championship to gather his fourth profession WSOP bracelet. With WSOP Participant of the 12 months in sight, Arieh driven to the very finish making deep runs in 3 extra occasions to peer his 2021 WSOP conclude with 12 cashes, over $1.1 million in winnings, two WSOP bracelets, and 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months honors.

It used to be a real combat to the closing day as 3 gamers had the danger to overhaul Arieh. Phil Hellmuth would have taken the lead with a victory in Tournament #84: $50,000 Pot-Prohibit Omaha Prime Curler, whilst Daniel Negreanu fell two puts shy in 3rd of overtaking Arieh in Tournament #85: $50,000 No-Prohibit Hang’em Prime Curler. Heading into Tournament #88: $5,000 No-Prohibit Hang’em, each Arieh and Negreanu had been eradicated shy of the cash, Hellmuth exited in 62nd position, and when Ben Yu fell tenth, Arieh used to be formally the 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months.

Josh Arieh’s 2021 International Sequence of Poker Effects

Tournament Position Prize
Tournament #20: $1,00 GGPoker Turn & Cross forty sixth $4,335
Tournament #23: $1,500 8-Sport Combine sixty fourth $2,415
Tournament #27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 53rd $3,215
Tournament #39: $1,500 Pot-Prohibit Omaha 1st $204,766
Tournament #60: $50,000 Poker Avid gamers Championship sixth $161,422
Tournament #66: $10,000 Pot-Prohibit Omaha Hello-Lo Championship 1st $484,791
Tournament #67: $10,000 Primary Tournament 411th $30,000
On-line Tournament #7: $3,200 No-Prohibit Hang’em Prime Curler 4th $96,049
Tournament #72: $1,500 Blended No-Prohibit Hang’em / Pot-Prohibit Omaha fortieth $5,057
Tournament #73: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hello-Lo Championship ninth $30,290
Tournament #84: $50,000 Pot-Prohibit Omaha Prime Curler seventh $165,462
Tournament #86: $1,000 Tremendous Turbo No-Prohibit Hang’em tenth $10,604

The 2021 WSOP Participant of the 12 months Race used to be introduced by way of Velo, and for the primary time in WSOP historical past, there used to be a 2d leaderboard for No-Prohibit Hang’em handiest occasions. Each the WSOP Participant of the 12 months and No Limits Velo leaderboards would award $25,000 in prize cash every.

WSOP 2021 Offered by way of Velo Leaderboards

WSOP POY No Limits Velo
Position Prize Participant Participant
1st $15,000 Josh Arieh Scott Ball
2d $7,500 Phil Hellmuth Koray Aldemir
third $2,500 Daniel Negreanu Cole Ferraro

Negreanu used to be chasing an unparalleled 3rd WSOP Participant of the 12 months award, whilst in step with Hellmuth, this used to be the fourth time he completed runner-up for WSOP Participant of the 12 months honors. The No Limits Velo award used to be received by way of Scott Ball who received two WSOP bracelets forward of 2021 WSOP Primary Tournament winner Koray Aldemir and teenager Cole Ferraro who at his first WSOP amassed his maiden WSOP bracelet following a runner-up end.

Arieh follows within the footsteps of Robert Campbell, Shaun Deeb, Chris Ferguson, Jason Mercier, Mike Gorodinsky, Greg Merson, Ben Lamb, Frank Kassela, Jeff Lisandro, Erick Lindgren, Tom Schneider, Jeff Madsen, Allen Cunningham, and Negreanu two times, as earlier winners of the WSOP Participant of the 12 months that dates again to 2004.

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Author: Bradley Watson