After nearly 11 hours of battle on the virtual felt on Friday evening, Philip "wingsuiter" Beck defeated Justin "pocketprofit" Wong in heads-up play to win the 2021 WSOP Online Event #9: $400 NLH 6-Max for his first WSOP bracelet and the huge $81,534 top prize.
The event attracted 788 entries including 429 re-entries to create a $438,120 prize pool with the top 167 players collecting at least a $657 min-cash.
2021 WSOP Event #9: $400 NLH 6-Max Final Table Results
|1||Philip "wingsuiter" Beck||$81,534|
|2||Justin "pocketprofit" Wong||$50,384|
|3||Kenneth "ace710" Neri||$35,663|
|4||Ameer "CashIsK1NG" Wakil||$25,586|
|5||Kristian "Daaanutzzz" Michl||$18,576|
|6||Aaron "WompDatTHomp" Thivyanathan||$13,669|
After Daniel "Ultradonk420" Pricola eliminated Katie "katelin" Lindsay on the money bubble, the 126 remaining players started dropping like flies.
Among the notables to cash were Michael "thegrinder44" Mizrachi (149th - $701), Craig "imgrinding" Varnell (101st - $701), Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu (64th - $1,008), Anthony "Flawlessbink" Maio (31st - $1,928), Anthony "heheh" Zinno (18th - $2,892), and Robert "Nvrstsfied" Natividad (8th - $7,711).
Final Table Action
With six players to start the final table, one of them had to be the first to fall and that was Aaron "WompDatTHomp" Thivyanathan who lost a race with a suited big slick against Kristian "Daaanutzzzzz" Michl holding a pair of tens.
A few hands later, Michl held pocket tens once again only this time they were set up by was set-up by Beck who held a pair of nines. Beck continued his momentum winning another race with Big sSick to eliminate Ameer "CashIsK1NG" Wakil holding a pair of fives in fourth place for $25,586.
With the final three players sitting fairly even, the action was slow for the first two levels until Beck started gaining traction once again, hitting an open-ender on the river to eliminate Kenneth "ace710" Neri in third place for $35,663. The heads-up battle saw Beck hold almost a 5:1 chip advantage over Wong and the match only lasted a few hands until Wong walked away with the $50,384 second-place prize.