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Hinojas Jerome Wins 2021 World Series of Poker Online $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em Event

The Hong Kong Resident Defeated A Field of 5,894 Entries To Win $635,576 And Their First Bracelet


The 2021 World Series of Poker Online $1,000 buy-in double stack no-limit hold’em event attracted 5,894 entries, blowing away the $4 million guarantee to build a prize pool of $5,599,300. When the dust settled, Hinojas Jerome earned the largest share of that money as the last player standing. Jerome secured the top prize of $635,576 as well as a WSOP gold bracelet for the win.

The final day of this event began with 927 players remaining from the sea of entries that started. The top 600 finishers made the money, with a min-cash being worth $2,626. By the time the final table was set, Brazilian poker pro Felipe Ramos had battled his way into the lead. Jerome was the short stack, while 2020 WSOP Online $5,000 main event winner Stoyan Madanzhiev sat in the middle of the pack.

Manish Lakhotia was the first to fall, with his flopped set of fours running into a set of sevens for Madanzhiev. Lakhotia didn’t spike the one outer and was eliminated in ninth place ($63,557). Madanzhiev earned another knockout in brutal fashion, with his AClub SuitKSpade Suit cracking the AHeart SuitADiamond Suit of Nethanel Klein (8th – $84,755). The board came down QDiamond Suit9Club Suit8Spade Suit10Diamond SuitJDiamond Suit to give Madanzhiev the ace-high straight.

Xuejian Li was the next victim of a rampaging Madanzhiev. Their ASpade Suit5Spade Suit was in rough shape against the AClub Suit9Diamond Suit of Madanzhiev. Both players flopped an ace, and the nine kicker ended up playing by the river. Li took home $113,023 as the seventh-place finisher.

Jerome and Madanzhiev switched places on the leaderboard when the AHeart SuitJHeart Suit of the former held up against the AClub Suit9Club Suit of the latter. Jerome then extended their advantage over the rest of the field by eliminating Anton Yakuba in sixth place ($150,718), with A-K holding up against K-J.

Stoyan MadanzhievMadanzhiev’s quest for his second bracelet in a huge-field online event came to an end in fifth place, with his AClub Suit5Spade Suit losing to the QClub Suit6Heart Suit of Jerome, who had shoved from the small blind when it folded around. Madanzhiev called from the big blind was ahead through the turn, but the QHeart Suit on the river sent him packing with $200,986.

Yi Wang three-bet jammed with KClub Suit2Club Suit over the button open of Jerome, who instantly called with ASpade SuitADiamond Suit. Wang flopped a king but found no additional help on the turn or river and was knocked out in fourth place ($268,019).

Sriharsha Doddapaneni got the last of their chips in preflop with AClub SuitQDiamond Suit against the 9Club Suit8Club Suit of Jerome, who flopped a pair of nines to take the lead and held from there. Doddapaneni earned $357,409 as the third-place finisher, while Jerome took down the pot to enter heads-up play against Ramos with more than a 3:1 chip advantage.

The final hand saw Jerome min-raise from the button with ASpade Suit6Spade Suit. Ramos three-bet shoved for 66,458,186 holding AClub SuitJClub Suit. Jerome called and the board came down JDiamond Suit9Club Suit6Heart SuitQSpade Suit6Club Suit. Jerome rivered trip sixes to lock up the pot and the title, while Ramos settled for $476,612 as the runner-up finisher. This was the largest recorded score of his tournament career.

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

Place Player Earnings
1 Hinojas Jerome $635,576
2 Felipe Ramos $476,612
3 Sriharsha Doddapaneni $357,409
4 Yi Wang $268,019
5 Stoyan Madanzhiev $200,986
6 Anton Yakuba $150,718
7 Xuejian Li $113,023
8 Nethanel Klein $84,755
9 Manish Lakhotia $63,557