2021 World Series of Poker 2021 MSPT Venetian partypoker Sunday LIVE
Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH [Freezeout]
Days:
12

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $1,539,000
Players 1080

Level Info

Level 44
Blinds 400,000 / 800,000
Ante 100,000
Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH [Freezeout]
Day 2 Completed

Eduardo Rodrigues Scores a Double Knockout to Win Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH

MattHansen • Level 44: 400,000-800,000, 100,000 ante

Brazil’s Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues knocked out two players on the final hand to win his first WSOP gold bracelet in Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout. The 20th event of the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online bracelet series attracted 1,080 entrants for a $1,539,000 prize pool, with the winner receiving $212,815.

Italy’s Dario Sammartino came into Day 2 in second place on the leaderboard and remained a factor throughout the final table, eliminating Lee "SON_7" Jinhyang in eighth place, Romain "Flingue" Dours in sixth place, and Renato Valentim in fifth place before falling to Rodrigues in a three-way pot to finish second. This was Sammartino’s second final table of the series on GGPoker after finishing fifth in Event #18: $5,000 Short Deck Championship.

Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH Freezeout Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Eduardo "Ghazbaran" RodriguesBrazil$212,815
2Dario SammartinoItaly$159,588
3Jerecho “choleeek89” CaballeroSouth Korea$119,674
4Thomas “zizelux” HarveyNew Zealand$89,743
5Renato ValentimBrazil$67,278
6Romain "Flingue" DoursFrance$50,466
7Chris "AIR-JORDAN" KarambinisUnited States$37,844
8Lee "SON_7" JinhyangHong Kong$28,379
9Karolis "Internecik" SereikaLithuania$21,281

Rodrigues came into the final table as the chip leader and maintained that position for most of the way until Sammartino’s final table run put him near the bottom. The late turning point came with four players left when Rodrigues made quads against Jerecho “choleeek89” Caballero and quickly followed that up with a pair of queens to move back into the chip lead.

After Thomas “zizelux” Harvey was knocked out in third place, Rodrigues extended the lead with a big pot by check-raising Callabero’s river bet to force the fold. The final two eliminations did not wait long as Rodrigues found the victory with ace-queen in a three-way final pot when a flopped ace defeated Sammartino and knocked out Caballero’s ace with the better kicker.

This concludes the live coverage of Event #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH on PokerNews. Be sure to tune in throughout this week for coverage of Event #23: $600 Deepstack Championship No-Limit Hold'em on Tuesday August 31 and Event #24: $1,050 Bounty Pot-Limit Omaha on Thursday September 2.

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Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero Eliminated in 3rd Place ($119,674); Dario Sammartino Eliminated in 2nd Place ($159,588)

MattHansen • Level 44: 400,000-800,000, 100,000 ante

Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero open-shoved for 8,777,326 from the button and Dario Sammartino three-bet jammed for 19,836,916. Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues made the call with both players covered.

Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero: {a-Hearts}{3-Spades}
Dario Sammartino: {10-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues: {a-Spades}{q-Spades}

The board ran out {4-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{6-Hearts} to give Rodrigues the double elimination for the win with a pair of aces.

Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues br
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues
br 64,800,000 36,589,092
Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it Busted
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero kr
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero
kr Busted
Level:
44
Blinds:
400,000/800,000
Ante:
100,000

Sammartino Chips Up with River Bet

MattHansen • Level 43: 350,000-700,000, 85,000 ante

Dario Sammartino raised to 1,470,000 from the button and Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero made the call.

The flop was {10-Spades}{3-Spades}{5-Diamonds} and both players checked.

The turn was {4-Clubs} and Caballero fired a bet for 1,772,500. Sammartino made the call to see {10-Hearts} on the river. Caballero fired 5,250,000 and Sammartino went over the top with a shove for 9,868,166. Caballero folded to give Sammartino a big pot late in final table play.

Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues br
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues
br 28,210,908 2,340,000
Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it 20,723,166 7,877,500
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero kr
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero
kr 14,380,926 -11,482,500

Caballero Scoops Big Pre-Flop Pot

MattHansen • Level 43: 350,000-700,000, 85,000 ante

Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero opened with a raise to 1,470,000 from the button. Dario Sammartino three-bet to 5,040,000 and Caballero four-bet shoved to put Sammartino at risk.

Sammartino made the lay down and Caballero moved into the chip lead.

Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues br
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues
br 25,870,908 -3,965,000
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero kr
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero
kr 25,863,426 9,990,000
Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it 12,845,666 -7,635,000

Rodrigues Pressures Caballero

MattHansen • Level 43: 350,000-700,000, 85,000 ante

Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues called from the small blind and Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero raised to 2,450,000 from the big blind. Rodrigues made the call.

The flop was {3-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} and Rodrigues checked. Caballero fired 1,750,000 and Rodrigues made the check-call.

The turn was {2-Hearts} and Rodrigues checked again. Caballero fired 3,850,000 and Rodrigues check-jammed to force the fold.

Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues br
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues
br 29,835,908 8,155,000
Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it 20,480,666 -450,000
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero kr
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero
kr 15,873,426 -6,315,000
Level:
43
Blinds:
350,000/700,000
Ante:
85,000

Thomas "zizelux" Harvey Eliminated in 4th Place ($89,743)

MattHansen • Level 42: 300,000-600,000, 75,000 ante

Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero opened from the cutoff with a raise to 1,260,000. Thomas "zizelux" Harvey called from the big blind.

The flop came {9-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{q-Clubs} and Harvey shoved for 8,950,376. Caballero made the call.

Thomas "zizelux" Harvey: {q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero: {q-Spades}{j-Clubs}

The turn {7-Diamonds} and river {5-Spades} couldn't improve for Harvey and he was out of the tournament in fourth place.

Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero kr
Jerecho "choleeek89" Caballero
kr 22,188,426 7,522,076
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues br
Eduardo "Ghazbaran" Rodrigues
br 21,680,908 -1,231,700
Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it 20,930,666 8,375,000
Thomas "zizelux" Harvey nz
Thomas "zizelux" Harvey
nz Busted

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