2021 World Series of Poker
Event #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em [Final Day], $4M GTD
Days:
2

Event Info

Buy-in $1,000
Prize Pool $5,599,300
Players 5894

Level Info

Level 29
Blinds 1,250,000 / 2,500,000
Ante 300,000

Players Info - Day 2

Players Left 1
Entries 5894
Event #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em [Final Day], $4M GTD
Day 2 Completed

Congratulations to Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome, Winner of Event #12 for $635,576!

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A tournament that had a total of 5,894 entries saw just 972 return for the Final Day of Event #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK during the GGPoker WSOP Online, and in just nine hours a champion was crowned as Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome pulled in his first bracelet, along with a hefty $635,576 first-place prize.

Jerome started second last on the leaderboard when the final table kicked off and he managed to hover around average until six-handed began. Instantly he doubled through Stoyan Madanzhiev, who appeared unstoppable at the time, having eliminated the first three competitors from the table. From that point on, it was the Jerome show and every elimination, up until the tournament had ended, was by the champ himself, knocking out the last five players to claim glory.

Felipe Ramos managed to outlast the rest to reach a heads-up match for the bracelet, but Jerome was running too pure for Ramos to overcome. The Brazilian put it in with ace-jack, Jerome called with ace-six and both flopped a pair. Ramos had all but won the hand, and the unthinkable landed on the river, having a six spike down to give Jerome three of them and Ramos finished as the runner-up, falling just short of his first bracelet but he did manage to secure his biggest cash to date.

Event #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Hinojas "POLALIFE!" JeromeHong Kong$635,576
2Felipe RamosBrazil$476,612
3Sriharsha "Upswinger" DoddapaneniIndia$357,409
4Yi "jolen" WangChina$268,019
5Stoyan MadanzhievBulgaria$200,986
6Anton YakubaUkraine$150,718
7Xuejian "LuckyCat00" LiChina$113,023
8Nethanel "natykkk" KleinIsrael$84,755
9Manish "thekid" LakhotiaIndia$63,557

"Final Day" Action

A total of 5,894 entry slips were sold for this event throughout the Day 1's, which created a $5,599,300 prize pool, and of those just 927 found themselves taking a seat in the "Final Day" portion of this event. Just 600 of those were guaranteed at least a min-cash worth $2,626, but all had their eyes set on the monstrous $635,576 first-place money.

Once the money was hit, GGPoker Ambassador Daniel Negreanu saw a dream river to blast him near the top of the standings. He pushed his jacks into a three-way pot, only to be against queens and kings. A johnnie on the river sent both of his opponents out the door, and he took down one of the biggest pots at that time. The Canadian did grind it out, but couldn't keep the magic going as he took an exit in 83rd place for $9,015.

Having blinds of such a strong magnitude brought forth a final table at a quicker pace than expected and it was Felipe Ramos sitting on top of the leaderboard. Instantly Stoyan Madanzhiev took over as the table captain, busting Manish "thekid" Lakhotia from the table first where both flopped a set but Madanzhiev had a higher one. Just hands later, Madanzhiev ripped it in with big slick, running into the aces of Nethanel "natykkk" Klein but a runner-runner broadway sent Klein out the door, putting Madanzhiev on top of the table with the lead.

The Bulgarian wasn't done just yet, calling a shove by Xuejian "LuckyCat00" Li. Li had ace-five but failed to catch up to the ace-nine of Madanzhiev and he finished off another player, extended his lead as she hit the rail. The reign of Jerome then began, doubling with ace-jack versus the ace-nine of Madanzhiev who was now near the bottom. Anton Yakuba tried to beat the newly acquired heater of Jerome but it was to no avail and Yakuba dropped in sixth place. The final table masher was the next to receive a payout when Madanzhiev called his stack in with ace-five from the big blind after a small blind shove by Jerome with queen-six. The board came down clean until a rivered queen, hitting Jerome with enough to drop the only bracelet winner left in the field.

Jerome quickly started opening every hand and Yi "jolen" Wang seemed to have had enough, jamming from big blind over the top of a button raise. Unfortunately, Jerome had pocket aces and the king-two of Wang failed to hit enough to crack them, sending him out in fourth place. Jerome shoved the small blind just a few hands later and Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni called from the big blind, holding ace-queen. Jerome had nine-eight and flopped a nine, Doddapaneni failed to catch anything and was eliminated.

The heads-up portion of this event did not last long, taking just a few hands to find a winner. Jerome opened and Ramos jammed his stack with ace-jack. Jerome instantly called with ace-six and both then flopped a pair. Ramos was in an optimal spot and was looking to bridge the gap with a double but an unthinkable six landed on the river, cementing Jerome as the winner. Ramos took home a respectable $476,612 for his runner-up finish, and Jerome took home the shiny bracelet.

That wraps it up for the PokerNews live coverage of this event but tune in throughout the series of live updates on all of the events.

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Felipe Ramos Eliminated in 2nd Place ($476,612)

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Felipe Ramos
Felipe Ramos

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome opened to 5,500,000 and Felipe Ramos shoved his 66,458,186 stack into the pot. Jerome called in what was the last hand of the event.

Felipe Ramos: {a-Clubs}{j-Clubs}
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome: {a-Spades}{6-Spades}

Both players landed a pair on the {j-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{6-Hearts} flop, with Ramos dominating Jerome. The {q-Spades} turn card was of no threat to Ramos who just needed to dodge a six to double into contention.

Jerome pulled a fortuitous river card, landing the {6-Clubs} to take down the event in an unlikely fashion. Ramos was cooled off and sent packing in second place for a respectable $476,612.

Felipe Ramos br
Felipe Ramos
br Busted

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Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni Eliminated in 3rd Place ($357,409)

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Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni called his 42,523,430 stack into the middle after a shove by Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome in the small blind.

Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni: {a-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome: {9-Clubs}{8-Clubs}

A quick {k-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{3-Clubs} flop hit, smacking Jerome with a nine and Doddapaneni needed to catch up or was headed out the door.

The {j-Hearts} turn card brought a straight draw for the shorty but he failed to hit when a {k-Hearts} river landed, sending another monster pot to Jerome.

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome HK
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome
HK 223,200,000 19,900,000
Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni IN
Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni
IN Busted

Yi "jolen" Wang Eliminated in 4th Place ($268,018)

MartianNews • Level 29: 1,250,000-2,500,000, 300,000 ante

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome opened to 5,000,000 from the button and Yi "jolen" Wang three-bet jammed 59,840,041 in the big blind. Jerome snapped with a monster and Wang was in trouble.

Yi "jolen" Wang: {k-Clubs}{2-Clubs}
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome: {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}

The flop brought hope for Wang with the {k-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{4-Spades} spreading out. A {9-Hearts} [eeled off and Wang had one last chance for romance.

No love was found on the {10-Hearts} river, leaving Wang out in the cold as he was eliminated in fourth place, sending a monster chip lead over to Jerome.

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome HK
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome
HK 203,300,000 48,600,000
Yi "jolen" Wang CN
Yi "jolen" Wang
CN Busted
Level:
29
Blinds:
1,250,000/2,500,000
Ante:
300,000

Stoyan Madanzhiev Eliminated in 5th Place ($200,986)

MartianNews • Level 28: 1,000,000-2,000,000, 250,000 ante

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome ripped in 48,000,000 from the small blind and Stoyan Madanzhiev called his 28,079,419 stack into the pot, putting himself at risk.

Stoyan Madanzhiev: {a-Clubs}{5-Spades}
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome: {q-Clubs}{6-Hearts}

Ace-high was leading the way and the {k-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} flop was of no worry for Madanzhiev. A {k-Hearts} turn left Madanzhiev just one card away from a much-needed double.

Jerome had a visit with lady luck, having a {q-Hearts} land on the river to give him the pot, sending Madanzhiev to the rail in fifth place.

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome HK
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome
HK 154,700,000 49,231,885
Stoyan Madanzhiev bg
Stoyan Madanzhiev
bg Busted

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Gross River Keeps Doddapaneni in the Hunt

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Felipe Ramos opened to 4,000,000 from the cutoff and Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni shoved 26,936,715 and Ramos snapped, putting Doddapaneni at risk.

Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni: {a-Clubs}{8-Spades}
Felipe Ramos: {k-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}

The cards were clean through the turned board of {9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{5-Spades}{8-Diamonds}, leaving Ramos in the lead with kings. An unfortunate {a-Diamonds} completed the board, hitting Doddapaneni with an unlikely bullet to take down the pot, doubling through Ramos.

Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni IN
Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni
IN 56,120,000 35,523,285
Felipe Ramos br
Felipe Ramos
br 36,400,000 -41,615,808
Level:
28
Blinds:
1,000,000/2,000,000
Ante:
250,000

Anton Yakuba Eliminated in 6th Place ($150,718)

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The action fell on Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome in the small blind, he pushed in 81,600,000 and Anton Yakuba hit the tank for a moment. Ultimately Yakuba called his 17,194,091 into the middle and they tabled their hands.

Anton Yakuba: {k-Hearts}{j-Clubs}
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome: {a-Clubs}{k-Spades}

The {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}{3-Clubs} flop spread and both hit a pair but Jerome was in a prime spot to send Yakuba to the payout desk.

A {q-Clubs} turn card brought a straight draw for Yakuba but the {k-Clubs} river was not it and he was eliminated by Jerome's better two pair, taking an exit in sixth place for a respectable six-figure score.

Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome HK
Hinojas "POLALIFE!" Jerome
HK 105,468,115
Anton Yakuba ru
Anton Yakuba
ru Busted

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