Day 1 completed
|Blinds||100,000 / 200,000|
Players Info - Day 1
Day 1 completed
On Wednesday night, after nearly 11 hours of battle on the virtual felt, Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers defeated David "dwpoker" Williams in heads-up play to win the 2021 WSOP Online Event #14: $500 No-Limit Hold’em for his first WSOP bracelet and the $90,023 top prize.
Prior to the win, Demers had 20 WSOP-related cashes totaling $468,162 with his best WSOP cash coming from the 2011 WSOP Main Event when he finished 20th for $302,005.
The event attracted 673 entries including 363 re-entries to create a $466,200 prize pool with the top 143 players collecting at least a $793 min-cash.
2021 WSOP Event #14: $500 NLH Final Table Results
|1||Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers||$90,023|
|2||David "dwpoker" Williams||$55,664|
|3||Samantha "femme_fatale" Lake||$39,207|
|4||Philip "tszis" Shing||$27,972|
|5||Jonas "puffin_nails" Wexler||$20,233|
|6||Pierce "Victoria53" Mckellar||$14,825|
|7||Shankar "Burgersssss" Pillai||$11,049|
|8||Daniel "TheDinosaur" Marder||$8,345|
|9||Ethan "Rampunts" Yau||$6,387|
After Joe "IhateChadE" Mckeehen eliminated Israel "Izzyboii_1" Veliz on the money bubble, the 143 remaining players started falling at a rapid pace.
Among the notables to cash were fifteen-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil "Lumestackin" Hellmuth (73rd - $1,072), Eric "Circleball" Baldwin (48th - $1,772), Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen (34th - $2,098), Mckeehen (26th - $2,564), Arkadiy "Crocofantos" Tsinis (17th - $3,124), and Trace "TrickyTwelve" Henderson (10th - $4,942).
Final Table Action
The final table witnessed most players sitting fairly deep with Ethan "Rampunts" Yau, who was recently featured in this PokerNews profile article, holding over 20 big blinds when he bowed out in ninth place after holding a dominating ace-queen in the big blind only to be rivered by Demers holding an ace-eight in the small blind.
From there, Daniel "TheDinosaur" Marder was out-kicked by Jonas "puffin_nails" Wexler to fall in eighth place while Shankar "Burgersssss" Pillai lost a race to Philip "tszis" Shing and rolled out in seventh place.
Pierce "Victoria53" Mckellar was the next player to fall when he jammed his stack into the middle holding king-five suited and they were called by Demers holding a pair of aces. Mckellar was way behind and Demers flopped a set ending his tournament in sixth place.
Wexler, who found his way back to another final table, came up short once again after he jammed holding huge draws on a two-club flop and was called by Williams holding ace-queen. Williams was ahead after flopping a queen and Wexler bricked the runout ending his night in fifth place.
With four players remaining the stacks were even and extremely deep, with each player sitting roughly with 30 big blinds. With fifteen-minute levels, a few went by before Shing finally found his way to a fourth-place exit after his ace-three came up short against Demers king-queen.
The final three jostled for a bit before Samantha "femme_fatale" Lake grew short and called off her stack on the button after Demers three-bet from the big blind. It was a rollercoaster hand that saw Lake take the lead on the turn only to get tripped up on the river.
The heads-up battle between Demers and Williams didn't last long as the final hand saw each player hold a made hand. Williams held a pair of fours while Demers held a pair of sevens and Williams couldn't find a set or complete his gutshot as he finished runner up.
2021 WSOP Online Bracelet Winners Thus Far
|Date||Tournament||Players||Re-entries||Total Entries||Prize Pool||Winner||Prize|
|1-Jul||Event #1: $500 NLH BIG 500 Kick-Off||837||440||1277||$574,650||Jose "deposit" Nooa||$105,161|
|2-Jul||Event #2: $600 NLH Monster Stack||727||311||1038||$560,520||Manig "Ohio77" Loeser||$104,313|
|3-Jul||Event #3: $500 NLH Turbo Deepstack||641||309||950||$427,500||Donnell "Spreezy52" Dais||$90,801|
|4-Jul||Event #4: $500 NLH Super Turbo||608||242||850||$382,500||Jeffery "Steelvikes7" Hoop||$73,861|
|5-July||Event #5: $1,000 NLH 8-Max||459||-||459||648,700||Jeremiah “freestylerr” Williams||$139,600|
|6-July||Event #6: $2,000 NLH Deepstack||312||104||416||$769,60||Tyler "ShipTheShip" Denson||$175,700|
|7-July||Event #7: $777 NLH Lucky 7's||576||312||888||$621,600||Michael "stiltwalk" Mercaldo||$123,574|
|8-July||Event #8: $888 Crazy Eights Hold'em||514||268||782||$625,600||Carlos "CarlosWelch" Welch||$124,369|
|9-July||Event #9: $400 NLH 6-Max||788||429||1,217||$438,120||Philip "wingsuiter" Beck||$81,534.13|
|10-July||Event #10: $333 NLH||986||531||1,517||$455,100||Michael "njnj17" Leib||$81,645|
|11-July||Event #11: $400 No-Limit Hold'em Ultra Deepstack||1,078||339||1,417||$510,120||Vijay “Eclypzed” Para||$86,210|
|12-July||Event #12: $500 NLH Turbo Deepstack||654||305||959||$431,550||Bryan "Pellepelle" Piccioli||$83,332|
|13-July||Event #13: $1,000 NLH Freezeout||561||-||561||$504,900||Ryan "Adopt_aDogg0" Leng||$108,654|
|14-July||Event #14: $500 No Limit Hold'em||673||363||1,036||Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers||$90,023|
Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers limped from the button, David "dwpoker" Williams jammed ll in for 3,768,098 and was called by Demers.
David "dwpoker" Williams:
Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers:
Williams saw the bad news and would need a four to stay alive. The flop came the . The turn was the and the river ended the tournament as the peeled off to finish Williams off in second place.
Samantha "femme_fatale" Lake raised to 1,600,000 on the button and Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers three-bet to 3,000,000 from the big blind.
Action was back on Lake who called off her remaining stack and the two hands were revealed.
Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers:
Samantha "femme_fatale" Lake:
The rollercoaster runout saw Demers connect on the and the turn put Lake in the lead only to lose it after the river gave Demers trip sevens.
Gionni "COLDWARKID" Demers jammed from the small blind and Philip "tszis" Shing called.
Shing had the vs the .
The flop brought a king as it came the , the turn was the and the river was the to eliminate Shing.
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David "dwpoker" Williams raised to 240,000 from the cutoff and was called by Jonas "puffin_nails" Wexler from the big blind.
The flop came the . Williams bet 120,000, Wexler jammed for 1,502,149 and Williams called.
Williams had top pair with the while Wexler had a flush draw with the .
The turn was the and the river the to eliminate Wexler.