Nuno Capucho Wins 2021 World Series of Poker On the web $600 DeepStack No-Limit Hold’em Occasion
The 2021 World Series of Poker On the internet $600 get-in no-limit hold’em deepstack championship event drew a sizable field of two,820 entries. From that sea of players, only a single could emerge victorious with the bracelet and the prime prize of $190,274. In the end, it was Portugal’s Nuno ‘Albertov’ Capucho who emerged victorious with the hardware right after eliminating all but one particular final-table opponent.
This was Capucho’s largest-ever recorded tournament score, topping the $64,546 he earned as the 17th-location finisher in the 2016 European Poker Tour Barcelona €5,300 get-in major event.
The final day began with 49 players remaining and bracelet winner James Chen atop the chip counts. Capucho had overtaken the lead by the time the final table of nine was set. He swiftly added to that benefit by eliminating Brazilian poker pro Felipe Ramos in ninth place ($19,027). Ramos ran A-Q into the A-K suited of Capucho, which held to narrow the field to eight. This was Ramos’ second final-table displaying of the series, possessing placed second in a $1,000 acquire-in event midway by means of August for $476,612.
Capucho proceeded to knock out the next four players as well to take a enormous lead into four-handed action. Commence-of-day leader James Chen was the next to fall, with his K-10 running into the A-ten of two-time Planet Poker Tour primary event champion James Carroll. An ace-high flop left Chen in dire straights, and he discovered no held on the turn or river. Chen earned $80,237 as the fourth-spot finisher.
Despite earning that knockout, Carroll was in the end the subsequent to hit the virtual rail. He shoved the final of his brief stack with 7five and received a call from Capucho, who held AQ. Carroll took the lead with a pair of sevens on the flop, but Capucho rivered a queen to finish Carroll’s run at his first bracelet in third spot ($106,998).
With that Capucho took roughly a 3:1 chip lead into heads-up play against Karolina Norvaisaite. He was in a position to extend that benefit even further by the time the final hand of the tournament arose. Norvaisaite raised to 2,640,000 on the button with fourfour and Capucho moved all-in holding KQ. Norvaisaite referred to as and the board ran out Aten3Kthree, providing Capucho kings and threes for the win. Norvaisaite was awarded $142,683 for her runner-up finish.
Here is a appear at the payouts awarded at the final table:
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