Event #31: ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival [Final Day], ¥2,888,888 GTD

Henry "[email protected]" Luo Wins Event #31: ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival for ¥563,257

Henry "[email protected]" Luo Wins Event #31: ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival for ¥563,257

There were more than 7,000 total entries in Event #31: ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival, and it was Henry "[email protected]" Luo from Hong Kong who emerged with all the chips. He won not only the biggest share of the ¥5,275,593 prize pool with the ¥563,257 first prize, but also secured his first WSOP Gold Bracelet.

The Day last a bit less than 8.5 hours from start to end, and Luo had to survive with his tournament life on the line seven-handed. He woke up with aces, and got a triple on the way to busting Robert "Aerius" Kaggerud in seventh.

Luo jumped into the lead three-handed, but went into the heads-up portion behind after Martin "titan64" Pochat eliminated Yannick "ProbierEs" Schumacher in 3rd for the chip lead. It didn't take Luo long to reverse the situation though.

After just a few hands of heads-up play, Luo found a couple of cooler hands and held to take down the win and the bracelet. His ¥563,257 win is worth about $87,404 USD, while the ¥422,381 2nd place for Pochat was worth about $65,000.

Event #31 Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize (¥)Prize ($US)
1Henry "[email protected]" LuoHong Kong¥563,257$87,404
2Martin "titan64" PochatArgentina¥422,381$65,543
3Yannick "ProbierEs" SchumacherGermany¥316,741$49,151
4Ryosuke "KBD05" KuboderaJapan¥237,522$36,858
5Tiago "catukeira" LessaBrazil¥178,116$27,639
6Yuhan "HansNevrLose" LiuChina¥133,568$20,727
7Robert "Aerius" KaggerudNorway¥100,162$15,543
8Sota "shishi44" YamashitaJapan¥75,111$11,655
9Carlos "Wtfisthis" SilvaBrazil¥56,326$6,740

After 20 starting flights, there were a total of 7,036 entries before the Final Day got underway. That was composed of 5,693 unique entries with 1,343 re-entries. In USD, that put $818,645 into the middle to play for.

A total of 1,102 players booked seats for the Final Day today, but only 700 would get paid. They were in the money by Level 5 and it took about another 5 hours to make it to the final table.

Luo was a bit of a dark horse on this final table, starting it in the bottom third of the counts. It looked like a battle between Yuhan "HansNevrLose" Liu, Schumacher, and Tiago "catukeira" Lessa, but Luo found a huge hand to get back into it and was able to hang on for the win.

That brings Event #31: ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival to close. Check out the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Hub for upcoming PokerNews coverage details and all the results from the series.