Three Ladies Have Made The 2021 World Poker Tour Venetian Principal Occasion Closing Desk
The 2021 World Poker Tour Venetian $5,000 buy-in no-limit maintain’em essential occasion attracted a discipline of 1,199 entries, blowing away the $3 million assure to construct a prize pool of $5,545,375. From that large sea of entries, now simply six gamers stay with a shot on the title and the first-place prize. In what’s reportedly a primary for the WPT, half of the gamers to make the six-handed last desk on this match are girls. Kyna England, Daniela Rodriguez, and Kitty Kuo (pictured above) are all in with a shot at changing into simply the second feminine participant to win an open WPT essential tour occasion. Ema Zajmovic was the primary to attain that feat when she took down the 2017 WPT Playground $3,500 CAD no-limit maintain’em essential occasion title.
The ultimate six gamers on this occasion are all assured a minimum of a $192,855 payday for his or her deep runs on this big $5,000 buy-in occasion, however their eyes will all be on the title and the highest prize of $910,370.
Beneath is a have a look at the seating task and chip counts for the ultimate six.:
Seat 1. Chad Eveslage – 17,725,000 (142 bb)
Seat 2. Tim McDermott – 4,500,000 (36 bb)
Seat 3. Kitty Kuo – 2,700,000 (22 bb)
Seat 4. Mike Liang – 18,225,000 (146 bb)
Seat 5. Daniela Rodriguez – 2,250,000 (18 bb)
Seat 6. Kyna England – 2,575,000 (21 bb)
Mike Liang bagged up the biggest stack heading into the ultimate desk. He received the 2021 operating of the L.A. Poker Basic $10,000 essential occasion, which was not a part of the WPT this 12 months. Liang can be a World Collection of Poker Circuit gold ring winner, having taken down the 2017 WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Baltimore $365 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion for $182,920. Liang’s 18,225,000 will probably be good for 146 huge blinds when motion resumes on the last desk.
Chad Eveslage is the one different participant with greater than 100 huge blinds. Eveslage is off to a unbelievable begin in 2021, with two titles received and $869,148 in earnings. He took down a $1,100 preliminary occasion on the WPT Fortunate Hearts Poker Open collection for 101,572 in January, then emerged victorious within the $25,500 excessive curler occasion on the WPT Seminole Exhausting Rock Poker Showdown competition for one more $767,576. Evelsage sits only a handful of huge blinds behind Liang when playing cards get again within the air at 1:00 p.m. native time on Wednesday, July 7.
Tim Mcdermott has $537,590 in prior dwell match earnings heading into the ultimate desk. His 36 huge blinds are good for third place on the leaderboard. Kitty Kuo has the next-largest stack. Kuo has greater than $2.2 million in match cashes underneath her belt already, together with a runner-up end within the 2018 WPT Bobby Baldwin Basic essential occasion for $248,380. Her 2,700,000 will characterize 22 huge blinds when motion resumes at 75,000-125,000 with a 125,000 huge blind ante.
Kyna England sits only one huge blind behind Kuo with 2,575,000. England earned the most important rating of her profession earlier this 12 months when she completed third within the Mid-States Poker Tour Riverside $1,100 essential occasion for $73,782.
Daniela Rodriguez is the brief stack on the last desk with 2,250,000 for 18 huge blinds. That is Rodriguez’s first rating on the WPT. Her solely prior recorded poker match money got here within the 2020 WSOP On-line $400 ‘Colossus’ occasion, which noticed her end 1,317th from a discipline of 12,757 entries.
Here’s a have a look at the remaining payouts:
Loads of huge names made deep runs on this occasion, solely to fall wanting making the ultimate desk. Amongst these to money have been Sean Perry (forty sixth – $19,920), Probability Kornuth (forty second – $19,920), Keven Stammen (thirty sixth – $23,145), Robert Mizrachi (thirty fifth – $23,145), Tony Tran (thirty second – $27,210), Harrison Gimbel (thirty first – $27,210), Ben Palmer (thirtieth – $27,210), Kathy Liebert (twenty eighth – $27,210), John Hennigan (twenty third – $32,355), Nick Pupillo (twenty second – $32,355), Jason Koon (18th – $38,920), Tony Dunst (thirteenth – $58,230), Scotty Nguyen (eleventh – $72,410), and Michael Mizrachi (ninth – $91,035).