Anson Tsang Wins His Second World Series of Poker Gold Bracelet

Anson Tsang has signed up with the elite ranks of players that have won multiple World Collection of Texas hold’em gold bracelets. The Hong Kong resident arised victorious from an area of 2,315 total entrances in the 2020 WSOP Online $500 buy-in no-limit hold ’em deepstack event to earn his second item of WSOP hardware and also the leading prize of $150,460. Tsang initially bracelet win came with the 2018 WSOP Europe event, where he took down the EUR2,200 buy-in pot-limit Omaha eight-max event for $105,489.

The solid yield for this occasion resulted in a $1,099,625 final reward pool which was paid among the top 332 finishers. A number of heavyweights made deep runs in this event only to fall just short of the last table, consisting of online competition crusher Samuel Vousden (26th– $4,313), Thai Ha (20th– $4,313), and also Justin Lapka (14th– $5,999).

Tsang held the chip lead when the nine-handed final table was set. He included in his chip advantage by scoring the first ko at the final table. Tsang pushed from the little blind with the 10Diamond Suit9Diamond Suit and Eder Campana called all-in from the large blind with AClub Suit4Heart Match. Tsang tumbled the nut right and held from there to get rid of Campana in nine area ($ 11,604).

Nobuaki Sasaki was the beside fall. Their AHeart SuitQClub Suit was incapable to elude the ADiamond SuitKDiamond Fit of Stephen Holford, who made the nut flush on the look to leave Sasaki drawng dead. Sasaki was granted $16,139 as the eighth-place finisher.

Marc Carola’s run in this occasion concerned an end when his ADiamond SuitJSpade Fit met the ASpade SuitKClub Match of Mohaiman Ashrafee. While he wound up making aces as well as jacks by the river, his challenger hit aces and also kings to lock up the pot. Carola made $22m446 for his seventh-place proving.

Tsang’s 2nd ko of the day saw him win a preflop race with AHeart Suit9Diamond Suit up against the 8Diamond Suit8Club Match of Malcoln Trayner. The pocket eights remained an overpair to the board on a seven-high flop, however Tsang increased the ADiamond Suit on the look to make a premium set. The river maintained him ahead and also Trayner was sent packing in sixth location ($ 31,219).

Wong Soon Heong obtained his last 10 or so big blind in preflop with 8Club Suit7Club Suit from the button as well as ended up facing Stephen Holford’s AHeart SuitKDiamond Suit. Heong made a set on the flop, however Holford turned a larger pair of kings to reclaim the lead and also held from there. Soon Heong took home $43,419 as the fifth-place finisher.

Amir Dvir got the last of his stack in with 8Diamond Suit8Club Fit and also was called by Tsang, who had grabbed AHeart Suit4Diamond Match in the little blind. Tsang tumbled fours full of aces to take a substantial lead in the hand which Dvir was not able to get over. Rather he hit the imprison fourth area ($ 60,387), while Tsang prolonged his already sizable chip lead.

The two shorter stacks clashed in a hand that established the final heads-up showdown. Holford was at threat with the ASpade Suit7Diamond Fit from the little blind and also behind the ADiamond SuitQSpade Match of Ashrafee. The board ran out AClub Suit10Spade Suit3Spade Suit9Spade SuitKDiamond Match as well as Holford was eliminated in third place ($ 83,986).

Keeping that Tsang took roughly a 2:1 chip introduce heads-up bet Ashrafee. The two fought it out for a while, but Ashafree inevitably was up to listed below 15 big blinds by the time the last hand was dealt. He shoved from the switch with QSpade SuitJDiamond Suit and also Tsang called with KHeart SuitQDiamond Suit. The AHeart SuitJClub Suit10Diamond Match flop offered Tsang the nut right for an enormous lead in the hand. The 9Diamond Suit turn as well as 10Heart Fit river safeguarded the pot and also the title for Tsang, while Ashrafee made $116,809 for his second-place showing.

Here is a look at the payouts awarded at the final table:

Place Name Earnings
1 Anson Tsang $150,460
2 Mohaiman Ashrafee $116,809
3 Stephen Holford $83,986
4 Amir Dvir $60,387
5 Wong Soon Heong $43,419
6 Malcolm Trayner $31,219
7 Marc Carola $22,446
8 Nobuaki Sasaki $16,139
9 Eder Campana $11,604

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