Anthony Denove Wins 2021 World Series of Poker $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold’em Event
The 2021 Planet Series of Poker $1,000 purchase-in no-limit hold’em ‘Double Stack’ event attracted a enormous field of 3,991 total entries, building a prize pool of $3,551,990 that was paid out amongst the leading 599 finishers. The tournament kicked off with the 1st of two beginning flights on Friday, Oct. 22. Five days later the sea of entrants was finally narrowed down to a single player: California’s Anthony Denove. The Toluca Lake resident earned $449,983 and his very first WSOP gold bracelet for the win.
This was by far the biggest live tournament score of Denove’s profession, blowing away the $6,330 he earned for a 137th-spot finish in the WSOP ‘Millionaire Maker’ occasion just a handful of weeks earlier. He now has more than $520,000 in total tournament earnings to his name.
In addition to the title and the funds, Denove also locked up 1,320 Card Player Player of the Year points as the champion of this event. This was his 1st POY-qualified score of the year, but it alone was enough to move him into a 3-way tie for 121st spot in the overall standings.
The final day of this occasion began with 17 players remaining and bracelet winner Michael Wang in the lead. Wang was eventually knocked out in ninth place, losing a 3-way all-in with his pocket nines running into the pocket kings of Denove and the A10 of Matthew Raffoul. Denove flopped top set and held from there to eradicate Raffoul (10th – $36,949) and Wang (9th – $46,430).
Denove entered the final table as the chip leader, with almost ten times as several chips as the shortest stack at the table. Joshua Harrison was the 1st to fall, with his A-eight failing to beat out the K-Q of Frank Lagodich. Harrison earned $58,735 as the eighth-location finisher whilst Lagodich climbed closer to the prime couple of spots on the leaderboard.
Kenneth Inouye’s run in this occasion came to an finish when he open-shoved from middle position with Q10 for just shy of 7 massive blinds. David Guay named with Aeight and created aces complete of eights by the turn to leave Inouye (7th – $74,769) drawing dead.
The subsequent bustout came when Steven Stolzenfeld’s pocket eights lost facing the A5 of Timothy Small. The flop gave Small a pair of aces. He added a flush draw on the turn to leave Stolzenfeld with just one particular out. The eight on the river gave Stolzenfeld a set, but it also filled Little’s flush. Stolzenfeld was eliminated in sixth spot, earning $95,878 for his powerful displaying in this event.
Two really sturdy holdings clashed to outcome in the elimination of Ladogich. With a board of Q7five105, Ladogich moved all-in holding AQ. His queens and fives with an ace kicker was bested by the tenten of David Guay, who referred to as with his full house to take down the massive pot to move into the chip lead. Ladogich was awarded $123,710 as the fifth-location finisher.
PokerGO commentator Jeff Platt was left as the short stack when 4-handed play began. Platt had already assured himself the biggest score of his profession, topping the $113,764 he had earned for a 60th-location finish in the 2015 WSOP major occasion. Platt’s final hand in this event started with him shoving for eight,400,000 (just shy of eight.5 big blinds) with A9 as the 1st to act preflop. Guay named with KJ and the board ran out J74109. Guay flopped best pair and held from there to knock Platt out in fourth location ($160,662).
Guay remained atop the chip counts to begin three-handed play. He added to that advantage when he named the shove of just shy of ten big blinds created by Timothy Tiny. Guay known as with A8, which was ahead of Little’s A3. Guay produced kings and eights with an ace kicker by the river to take down the pot. Small was sent property in third place with $210,004.
Heads-up play began with Guay holding 83,200,000 to Denove’s 76,570,000. Denove was capable to quickly take over the lead, although, and constructed a 2:1 chip advantage of his personal inside 45 minutes of the final showdown obtaining underway. The final hand of the occasion was a preflop cooler, with Guay running pocket nines into the pocket tens of Denove. Guay 3-bet the button open of Denove and referred to as his four-bet shove. Neither player enhanced on a JfivefiveK8 runout and the pot and the title were shipped to Denove. Guay earned $276,269 as the runner-up.
Right here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at the final table:
|2||David Guay||$276,269||1,one hundred|
Winner photo credit: WSOP / Melissa Haereiti.