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Dan Shak Barely Misses Bracelet; Michael "njnj17" Leib Wins WSOP Online Event #10

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The 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online continued Saturday with Event #10: $333 No-Limit Hold'em, which drew 986 players who rebought 531 times. The 1,517-entry field resulted in a $455,100 prize pool, and after 11 hours of play, it was Michael "njnj17" Leib coming out on top to capture an $81,644.94 top prize and his first gold bracelet.

Leib’s win came four days after he made a deep run in Event #6: $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em, which was good for $5,695. The win was far and away the biggest of Leib’s career as he has $27,797 in prior WSOP cashes and $14,865 in live earnings according to The Hendon Mob.

2021 WSOP Online Event 10 Final Table Results

PlacePlayerPrize
1Michael "njnj17" Leib$81,645
2Robert "LuckyLuch11" Aronowitz$50,562
3Richard "3ofspade" Bruner$35,907
4Dan “oiltrader513” Shak$25,850
5Michael "helionic" Dyer$13,926
6“Diaper_money”$13,926
7“Vinnyj88”$10,467
8“MMenz08816”$7,919
9George "gkon86" Konstantoulakis$6,098

The top 207 finishers made the money including Shannon "aulophobia" Shorr (12th - $4,733), Tyler “standupwiper” Burke (15th - $3,732), Sasha "foreal" Sabbaghian (19th - $2,412), Yueqi "anoob" Zhu (24th - $2,412), Event #8 champ Carlos “carloswelch” Welch (31st - $1,957), Tony “Panoramic” Dunst (42nd - $1,638), YK “LuckySpewy1” Kwon (58th - $1,183), John Allan “beastro” Hinds (62nd - $1,183), and Anthony “heheh” Zinno (98th - $728).

Final Table Action

Early on at the final table, George "gkon86" Konstantoulakis ran a bluff but got snapped off by Robert "LuckyLuch11" Aronowitz, and then Leib won a big pot with ace-queen against the pocket nines of “MMenz08816” and eights of “Vinnyj88”, who bowed out in eighth and seventh place respectively.

“Diaper_money” exited out in sixth place when their ace-ten was outdrawn on the river by the queen-jack of Aronowitz, and then Michael “helionic” Dyer, who finished third in the 2018 WSOP Main Event for $3.75 million, ran ace-nine into Leib’s Big Slick to fall in fifth place.

Dan “oiltrader513” Shak exited in fourth place when his ace-six suited failed to overcome the pocket sevens of Leib, and then Aronowitz saw his queen-six hold against queen-four to dispatch Richard “3ofspade” Bruner in third place.

Heads-up play began with the final two players dead even in chips, but a set-over-two-pair hand benefitting Leib gave him a monster lead. Not long after, Aronowitz, a social studies teacher from New York playing from Borgata in Atlantic City, committed his short stack with a gutshot straight draw but failed to get there against middle pair.

Event 10 Final Hand

The 2021 WSOP Online continues on Sunday with Event #11: $400 NLH Ultra Deepstack. PokerNews will be live reporting and streaming the action, so be sure to join us then.

2021 WSOP Online Bracelet Winners Thus Far

DateTournamentPlayersRe-entriesTotal EntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
1-JulEvent #1: $500 NLH BIG 500 Kick-Off8374401277$574,650Jose "deposit" Nooa$105,161
2-JulEvent #2: $600 NLH Monster Stack7273111038$560,520Manig "Ohio77" Loeser$104,313
3-JulEvent #3: $500 NLH Turbo Deepstack641309950$427,500Donnell "Spreezy52" Dais$90,801
4-JulEvent #4: $500 NLH Super Turbo608242850$382,500Jeffery "Steelvikes7" Hoop$73,861
5-JulyEvent #5: $1,000 NLH 8-Max459-459648,700Jeremiah “freestylerr” Williams$139,600
6-JulyEvent #6: $2,000 NLH Deepstack312104416$769,60Tyler "ShipTheShip" Denson$175,700
7-JulyEvent #7: $777 NLH Lucky 7's576312888$621,600Michael "stiltwalk" Mercaldo$123,574
8-JulyEvent #8: $888 Crazy Eights Hold'em514268782$625,600Carlos "CarlosWelch" Welch$124,369
9-JulyEvent #9: $400 NLH 6-Max7884291,217$438,120Philip "wingsuiter" Beck$81,534.13
10-JulyEvent #10: $333 NLH9865311,517$455,100Michael "njnj17" Leib$81,645
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