Shaun Deeb Wins Second $25,000 Pot-Restrict Omaha Excessive Curler Title For His Fifth World Collection of Poker Bracelet

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Shaun Deeb defeated a discipline of 212 entries to win the 2021 World Collection of Poker $25,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha excessive curler, incomes $1,251,860 and his fifth profession WSOP bracelet. This was the second time that Deeb received this explicit high-stakes PLO match, having additionally emerged victorious with the gold and a seven-figure payday again in 2018. The 35-year-old poker professional turned simply the twenty eighth participant in poker historical past to safe 5 titles on the collection. Deeb has his sights set a lot increased, although.

“Oh, I’m going to move Phil [Hellmuth] ultimately,” Deeb informed PokerGO reporters after popping out on prime. “It’s going to take me some time, however I’m going to move Phil. He’s an amazing participant when he’s sharp, however he can’t play day by day like me. When he wins a bracelet, he’s not hopping within the subsequent occasion like I’m going to do, and that’s going to assist me out. Plus, I feel on-line I’m a stronger participant and there are such a lot of extra on-line bracelets. I’m going to catch him in the future. It’s going to take me a decade or two, however I’ll be there.”

Hellmuth secured his fifth bracelet a number of months forward of his twenty ninth birthday. When he hit that milestone in 1993, there have been simply 21 bracelets awarded at that yr’s WSOP. This yr there are set to be 188 bracelets awarded throughout the WSOP in Las Vegas, the WSOP Europe competition, and intensive WSOP On-line choices.

Deeb earned his first bracelet by profitable the 2015 $10,000 pot-limit maintain’em championship. The next yr he emerged victorious within the $1,500 seven card stud occasion for his second title on the collection. His third and fourth bracelets have been each received in 2018, with Deeb taking down the fourth working of this $25k PLO occasion earlier than profitable the $10,000 six-max no-limit maintain’em championship. Greater than $6.1 million of his complete reside profession earnings of $10.1 million have are available in WSOP bracelet occasions.

Along with the bracelet and the cash, Deeb additionally earned 1,260 Card Participant Participant of the Yr factors because the champion of this occasion. This was solely his second POY-qualified rating of the yr, however it alone was adequate to see him transfer inside attain of the highest 100 within the 2021 POY race sponsored by International Poker. He was additionally awarded 700 PokerGO Tour rankings factors, sufficient to see him be part of the highest 30 on that leaderboard.

The fourth and remaining day of this occasion started with Ka Kwan Lau within the lead and Deeb in fourth place among the many remaining 5 gamers. Deeb had scored the ultimate knockout of the night time on day 3, along with his pocket aces holding as much as get rid of bracelet winner David Benyamine in sixth place ($205,655).

Deeb picked up pocket aces on the very first hand of the ultimate day, and bought all of his chips into the center preflop to seek out himself up towards the opposite two aces, held by Maxx Coleman. Coleman flopped the nut flush draw, however Deeb backdoored a five-high straight to scoop the pot and double up.

Veselin Karakitukov was left because the shortest stack. He bought the final of his chips in with OkayClub SuitJClub Suit10Spade Suit9Diamond Suit on a 7Club Suit5Club Suit5Diamond Suit flop, and was known as by Deeb with, you guessed it, pocket aces. The AHeart SuitADiamond SuitJHeart Suit2Heart Suit remained forward by means of the threeDiamond Suit flip and OkayDiamond Suit river to earn Deeb the pot. Karakitukov settled for $276,870 because the fifth-place finisher.

Deeb overtook the chip lead briefly throughout four-handed play, however misplaced a giant pot towards Lau to slide again into second place. Deeb secured his second knockout on the remaining desk when his ADiamond SuitJSpade SuitJClub Suit8Club Suit beat out the QDiamond Suit9Spade Suit6Diamond Suit3Spade Suit of Coleman. The board saved Deeb forward by means of fifth road and Coleman was despatched to the rail in fourth place ($381,394).

John BeauprezBracelet winner John Beauprez fell just some spots wanting securing his second title on the collection. After an prolonged three-handed battle that noticed him overtake the lead for a time, Beauprez bought all-in on a ADiamond SuitQClub Suit7Heart Suit5Spade Suit3Spade Suit board with ASpade Suit9Club Suit4Diamond Suit2Heart Suit for the wheel. Deeb known as with OkaySpade Suit8Heart Suit6Heart Suit4Club Suit for the nut straight to bust Beauprez in third place ($537,295).

With that Deeb took roughly a 3:1 chip lead into heads-up play with Lau. The hole was narrowed a bit within the early going, however Deeb remained forward by the point the ultimate hand was dealt. Deeb limped in for 300,000 complete from the button with AClub Suit7Diamond Suit6Heart Suit5Spade Suit and Lau raised to 900,000 from the large blind with AHeart SuitOkayDiamond SuitOkayClub Suit8Diamond Suit. Deeb known as and the flop got here down 8Spade Suit8Club Suit6Club Suit to provide Lau journey eights. Lau guess 700,000 and Deeb known as with backside pail and an open-ended straight draw. The flip was the 5Diamond Suit. Lau checked and Deeb guess 2,000,000. Lau known as and the 5Club Suit on the river gave Deeb a backdoor full home. Lau checked his journeys once more and Deeb guess sufficient to place Lau all-in. He thought it over earlier than making the decision. He earned $773,708 because the runner-up finisher, the most important rating of his profession.

Here’s a have a look at the payouts and rankings factors awarded on the remaining desk:

Place Participant Earnings POY Factors PokerGO
1 Shaun Deeb $1,251,860 1,260 700
2 Ka Kwan Lau $773,708 1,050 464
3 John Beauprez $537,295 840 322
4 Maxx Coleman $381,394 630 229
5 Veselin Karakitukov $276,870 525 166
6 David Benyamine $205,655 420 123
7 Ben Lamb $156,387 315 94
8 Charles Sinn $121,816 210 73

Photograph credit: PokerGO / Antonio Abrego, Enrique Malfavon.

 

 

 





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