Daniel Sepiol has won the 2021 Mid-States Poker Scenic Tour Riverside $1,100 buy-in no-limit hold ’em centerpiece, defeating an area of 862 entries to record the title and the top prize of $162,781. This was the biggest tournament score of the 27-year-old poker pro’s job, greater than tripling the $52,655 he made as the runner-up in $360 buy-in side occasion at the 2017 Chicago Online Poker Standard. Sepiol boosted his profession competition revenues to $438,013 as a result of this latest victory.
“I’ve played a lot of these tournaments and made some deep runs but never really made runs at the final table, so, it feels good,” said Sepiol after coming out on top.
Along with the trophy and also the cash, Sepiol was likewise awarded 912 Card Gamer of the Year factors as the champ in this occasion. This was his second POY-qualified score of the year, having last tabled a $1,500 buy-in event at Bally’s just days right into the new year. Sepiol has climbed right into 25th location in the 2021 POY race standings, which are sponsored by Global Online poker. He currently rests with 942 points and also $165,959 in year-to-date revenues.
The 862-entry yield for this occasion established a record for texas hold’em competition area dimension in the state of Iowa. After 2 starting flights, just 112 gamers stayed with a chance at the title, with Sepiol about in the middle of the pack to begin the day. By the time the last table was set, he had actually fought his means right into the chip lead. He then won a race to knock out Lester Staff in ninth location ($ 15,024) to more prolong his benefit.
Andy Rogowski was the next to drop, shedding a coinflip with pocket nines against the A-J of Jovan Sudar to earn $19,197 as the eighth-place finisher. Austin Hohenadel was left with crumbs after losing a preflop race of his very own, as well as was gotten rid of shortly after by Jason Crews. Hohenadel protected $24,205 for his seventh-place proving.
Nicholas Pupillo’s run in this occasion involved an end when his pocket sevens clashed with the pocket kings of Sudar. Neither gamer boosted as well as Pupillo went for $31,716 and also 304 POY factors. This was his sixth POY-qualified last table of the year, and also it sufficed to see him relocate right into 11th place on the overall leaderboard.
Sepiol restored the lead by knocking senseless short-stack Renato Spahiu in 6th location ($ 41,732). Jovan Sudar had actually rested atop the leaderboard earlier, but lost a few big hands to slide down the leaderboard. He got the last of his contribute with KDiamond Suit10Spade Match dealing with the ASpade SuitKHeart Match of Kyna England. The board improved neither gamer and also Sudar was eliminated in 4th area ($ 55,086).
Regardless of gaining that ko, England was the next to hit the rail. She called a small blind push from Sepiol with KDiamond Suit9Club Fit out of the huge blind. Sepiol held QDiamond Suit10Club Suit, and also combined his queen on the flop to take a lead that he never gave up. England made $73,782 as the third-place finisher.
Keeping that Sepiol took nearly a 2:1 chip introduce heads-up play against Jason Crews. Sepiol was able to extended that lead even more prior to the final hand arose. Teams got all-in with AClub Suit10Spade Suit against the KDiamond SuitQDiamond Suit of Sepiol. The board went out QClub Suit8Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit3Spade Suit7Diamond Fit and Sepiol made a flush by the river to secure the pot and also the title. Teams took home $100,157 as the runner-up.
Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at the final table: