$ 5,000 Freezeout NLH ($ 428,694) – .

$ 5,000 Freezeout NLH ($ 428,694) – .

Gaelle Jaudon

After only two hours of play on Tuesday, Alexandre reard picked up the Évènement #47 des World Series of Poker 2021 : $5,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em to Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. The French player is the proud owner of his first bracelet and is richer by $ 428,694 after beating a field of 491 entries.

“When I saw the river map it was just an indescribable feeling,” Reard said after the win. “I saw my wife and all my friends crying and exulting on the rail. It’s such a sincere and strong moment! “.

Reard, who before the win already had more than $ 3 million in live earnings, including two WSOP Tour rings, managed to hold onto the chip lead for the entire final table, which was riddled with by a large crowd. supporters.

“I really wanted and needed this bracelet. This is not a result but rather a great step in my career, and I hope to do a lot more, ”added Reard.

“The French poker community has been growing and strengthening for a while now. Today the victory is mine but I have no doubt there will be more very soon, ”Reard said of his enthusiastic poker and rail team. “We all come here to experience these kinds of moments and to feel these feelings.”

The new champion will not have time to rest as he was already thinking of registering for Event # 51: $ 3,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em, which started earlier today.

“I won’t be celebrating today, there are too many great tournaments to play but we will certainly have a big party with the French community at the end of the series to celebrate. I have to keep working and stay focused for now! “

2021 WSOP Event # 47 Final Table Results

Place Player Pays Price
1 Alexandre reard France 428 694 $
2 Daniel Strelitz United States 264 953 $
3 Ren Lin United States 186 803 $
4 Conrad Simpson United States 133 733 $
5 Qing Liu United States 97 238 $
6 Darren Grant Canada 71 827 $
7 Diogo Veiga Portugal 59 913 $
8 Jamie Sequeira Canada 41 132 $

Final table action

It took about two hours for the final table to be played to the end.

Qing Liu was the first player eliminated from the five-man final table. He put himself in pre-flop danger with nine-seven suited against Reard’s suited ace-four. Liu did not find a pair and came out in fifth place for $ 97,238.

The next step was Conrad Simpson, who pushed his short stack off the button with Deuce King but ran into the ace-five with Daniel Strelitz. Simpson failed to log in and had to settle for fourth place and $ 133,733 in prize money.

Ren Lin was knocked out the next hand when his pair of deuces went straight into Strelitz’s pair of tens. Lin finished in third place for $ 186,803 to set up a heads-up between Reard and Strelitz.

Both players entered with similar mats at the start of the battle for the bracelet. However, Reard immediately took a 2: 1 lead and never looked back. He reduced Strelitz to take a 9: 1 advantage and finally got it with Strelitz preflop.

Strelitz had a suited jack nine but Reard was in the lead with a king eight. Strelitz didn’t find what he was looking for on the runout as Reard matched his king and Strelitz came out second for $ 264,953, a second WSOP bracelet spot of his career.

Congratulations to Alexandre Reard for winning the WSOP # 47 2021 event: $ 5,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em!

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