Eelis Parssinen Wins 2021 World Sequence of Poker $5,000 No-limit Maintain’em and Pot-Restrict Omaha Combine Occasion
Eelis Parssinen is a daily on the high-stakes on-line poker scene, the place he’s finest identified by the display title ‘EEE27’. The Finnish pot-limit Omaha star emerged victorious from a discipline of 579 entries within the inaugural working of the World Sequence of Poker $5,000 no-limit maintain’em and PLO combined occasion, incomes $545,616 and his first gold bracelet for the win.
Parssinen overcame a stacked closing desk that included a number of different high on-line stars from Scandinavia, corresponding to PocketFives’ second-ranked all-time on-line match earner Niklas ‘lena900’ Astedt from Sweden and fellow high Finnish participant Joni Jouhkimainen.
This fast-paced occasion took simply two days to finish. A complete of 49 gamers superior to day 2, with David Prociak within the lead. By the point the unofficial closing desk of 9 was set, Parssinen sat in the midst of the pack whereas Noah Bronstein claimed the highest spot on the leaderboard.
Samuli Sipila hit the rail in ninth place ($41,822) by the hands of Prociak, who had surged again into the lead prior to creating high two pair in opposition to the highest pair of Sipila that spelled the top of the Finnish participant.
Vikranth Anga (eighth – $53,824) was the following to fall. He ran A-Okay into the pocket kings of Joni Jouhkimainen for the overwhelming majority of his stack, and misplaced the small remained when his A-5 suited was outrun by the 10-3 suited of Prociak.
Astedt run on this occasion got here to an finish when his cutoff shove with Q5 was regarded up by Bronstein’s A6. Bronstein flopped an ace and held from there to ship Astedt dwelling with $70,367 for his seventh-place end.
Kyle Arora acquired all-in preflop enjoying pot-limit Omaha, along with his J874 going through the AA103 of Prociak. An ace-high flop gave Prociak an even-larger lead. Arora had just a few outs to a straight heading into the river, however none of them materialized and he was eradicated in sixth place ($93,425).
A brief-stacked Joni Jouhkimainen was the following to hit the rail. After doubling up a Bronstein to fall to the underside of the counts, he known as off the final of his few chips with 9-7 and was up in opposition to A-Q suited to Ezra Abu Gazal. With aces and queens by the flip, Gazal had a stranglehold on the hand. The river was a mere formality, and Jouhkimainen was awarded $125,940 for his deep run.
The following elimination got here in pot-limit Omaha. Prociak acquired all-in with A1022 and was up in opposition to the OkayQJ5 of Bronstein. The board got here down J7499 and Bronstein made jacks and nines to slim the sphere to a few. Prociak earned $172,332 because the fourth-place finisher.
A preflop race led to the following knockout. Abu Gazal shoved with Q-10 and obtained a name from Parssinen, who held pocket fives. Neither participant improved and Abu Gazal earned $239,321 for his third-place exhibiting.
Parssinen took greater than a 2:1 lead into heads-up play with Bronstein. He was capable of prolong that benefit even additional earlier than the ultimate hand was dealt. Bronstein raised the pot from the button, making it 3,400,000 with Okay1032. Parssinen known as from the massive blind with A665. The flop got here down 652 . Bronstein lead out and was met with an all-in from Parssinen. Bronstein known as and the flip introduced the A, which gave Bronstein the nut flush draw. The J on the river saved Parssinen’s set of sixes forward, although, and Bronstein was knocked out in second place. He earned $337,216 because the runner-up.
Here’s a take a look at the payouts and POY awarded on the closing desk:
|3||Ezra Abu Gazal||$239,321||1120|
Winner photograph credit score: WSOP / Melissa Haereiti.