Following the clock struck midnight and it was officially Saturday early morning at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Online Casino, Anthony Zinno came to be the 53rd gamer in texas hold’em history to possess at least four World Series of Texas hold’em arm bands and also the 55th to win a minimum of 2 bracelets in one collection.
The online poker pro from Rhode Island bested a field of 594 entries to win the $1,500 EQUINE. He took home $160,636 for his efforts, which bumps his occupation event incomes to greater than $10.6 million. Zinno likewise added 840 points to his opportunities at winning the Card Gamer Player of the Year Race, where he now beings in 65th location.
His steed victory comes simply four days after he took down the $10,000 seven card stud champion for $182,872. With four WSOP success as well as 3 more Globe Casino poker Excursion titles, Zinno has currently assembled among the most effective occupations in event texas hold’em background.
His 3 WPT titles came in no-limit hold ’em, his very first two WSOP arm bands came in pot-limit Omaha and also this year, Zinno is verifying that he is becoming a force in the mixed video game world.
” Up until a couple of years ago, I had not been taking my restriction video games as well seriously,” said Zinno after the victory. “Simply recently, I nailed my first limit bracelet in stud and currently to have a 2nd restriction arm band is outstanding because I pride myself on my love for all the games.”
Last year, Canadian Alex Stasiak won two bracelets throughout the WSOP Online series, and also both Mark Herm as well as Martin Zamani won numerous bracelets this year yet became part of separate series. Before Zinno, the last gamer to win at the very least 2 arm bands throughout a single online WSOP was Kahle Burns in the 2019 World Collection of Texas Hold’em Europe. That exact same year, fellow Australian Robert Campbell won 2 at the Las Vegas quit.
With more than 5 weeks left in the series, Zinno has as great a shot as ever join an elite group of texas hold’em gamers that have actually won 3 in a series. George Danzer won three arm bands in 2014, however his 3rd can be found in an 8-game competition at WSOP Asia Pacific. The last gamer to win 3 in the very same series was Jeff Lisandro in 2009. Phil Ivey, Ted Forrest, Phil Hellmuth and also Puggy Pearson are the only others to accomplish the task.
” I’m simply greatly thankful for the excellent run,” said Zinno regarding his monster one-week period with 2 success and also $343,508 in incomes. “Even if you obtain quite good, it can be awkward your skill sets. I’m just grateful for everything to have actually worked out this way.”
To protect his fourth bracelet, Zinno defeated high-stakes blended video game routine and Card Gamer factor Randy Ohel dropped simply timid of his 2nd job bracelet and also earned $99,276 for his runner-up finish.
” I needed to beat essentially one of the most effective blended video games players in the world,” said Zinno concerning fighting Ohel. “There’s no ifs ands or buts, Randy is absolutely amazing. I ran extremely well versus him heads-up.”
Four-time WSOP arm band victor Max Pescatori was the very first gamer to strike the rail at the last table, falling to Kao Saechao in 8th. Pescatori flopped leading pair in restriction hold ’em, but Saechao transformed a set of sevens and got the last of Pescatori’s contribute the center.
Saechao was then a part of a three-way pot in 7 card stud that removed Curtis Phelps in 7th. Phelps was all in on 4th street with 3 rubies and also 3 to a straight versus Saechao and also Christopher Adams. Adams had a set of jacks on 4th, while Saechao had a flexible straight draw with 5-6-7-8.
Adams improved to aces as well as jacks on fifth and also got the last of his chips in on 6th, developing a side pot versus Saechao, that hit running kings on fifth and also sixth. Phelps also hit runners to make 2 pair. Nobody improved on seventh to remove Phelps in seventh.
Zinno and Ohel came into the final table as the two chip leaders, yet mainly avoided of the method of the big showdowns. Ohel’s stack stayed quite degree while the very first two gamers were gotten rid of, but Zinno won a great deal of non-showdown pots to open a sizable chip lead by the time six-handed play started.
Ohel closed the gap, however, when he removed Paul Holder in sixth. Holder was all in on 6th with split kings, while Ohel turned over nines as well as threes. Neither player improved the river and Ohel won the pot to eliminate Owner and close the gap in between his and also Zinno’s chip counts.
In quick succession, Darren Kennedy was removed in 5th as well as Saechao in fourth to leave Adams, Ohel and Zinno rather enclose chips, with Zinno holding the lead.
Zinno dominated the majority of three-handed play, however, and pulled away after lots of non-showdown success. He at some point eliminated Adams in 3rd when he made a set of queens on 5th and also rivered Broadway with QSpade SuitJClub Suit/KClub Suit2Heart SuitQClub SuitASpade Suit/10Diamond Match.
The money got in on the river against Adam’s board of 4Diamond Suit9Club Suit7Heart SuitJSpade Match and also he threw his opening cards into the muck after seeing Zinno’s straight.
Zinno began heads-up activity with just shy of a 2-to-1 chip lead, but Ohel drew almost even after winning a huge pot with rolled up queens in 7 card stud.
The chips returned to Zinno after he picked off Ohel’s bluff in limitation hold ’em with leading set. As well as from there, Zinno ran away with it.
In razz, Ohel was done in on 5th with 6-2/8 -2- J versus Zinno’s A-4/ 3-6-10. Ohel had an eight-draw and also a jack-low against Zinno’s 10-low and a draw to a six-draw. Neither player boosted any type of further as well as the 10-low was good enough for Zinno’s fourth WSOP title.
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