WSOP 2021: Kazuki “hyahhoo3” Ikeuchi Wins WSOP Online Event #5: $1K NLH For $152,797

One of the 11 online bracelet events at the WSOP 2021, Event #5: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship concluded on Sunday with Kazuki “hyahhoo3” Ikeuchi taking it down to claim his first bracelet. He topped an 854-entry field to claim the coveted bracelet and a $152,797 top prize.

The victory marked Ikeuchi’s 42nd career WSOP cash. He has three cashes this fall at the live WSOP. His biggest score in a live event this month was a 17th-place finish for $7,301 in Event #26: $1,000 Freezeout NLH. On Sunday, he outlasted some of the best players in the game such as Daniel “DNegs” Negreanu (96th for $1,614) and David “dwpoker” Williams (70th for $1,998).

Hailing from Japan, Ikeuchi topped a strong final table featuring Qinghai PanJames GilbertMike AzzaroAnthony  PaganDan Stavila, and Simon Levy. He finally entered the heads-up for the title with “dwilbs” who could not go all the way and had to settle for the runner-up payout of $94,460.

The tournament created a massive prize pool on the back of 555 players, plus another 299 rebuys.

Final Table Payouts (USD)

  1. Kazuki “hyahhoo3” Ikeuchi – $152,797
  2. “dwilbs” – $94,460
  3. Qinghai “011pokerdr” Pan – $66,099
  4. James “fullmast” Gilbert – $51,787
  5. Mike “SammyTwizz” Azzaro – $33,818
  6. “Vidomina” – $24,748
  7. Anthony “adversity45” Pagan – $18,369
  8. Dan “Albacazapada” Stavila – $13,834
  9. Simon “sleevy98” Levy –  $10,606

 

 

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