The 2021 World Series of Poker concluded their online bracelet series at WSOP.com and awarded 32 shiny new bracelets in their second pandemic-induced virtual edition of the WSOP. The final week and weekend saw some familiar faces go deep and snag bling including Chris Moorman, David Peters, Drew O'Connell, Dan Lazrus, David Goldberg, Eric Van Auken, Brad Zusman, and Mitchell Halverson.
The grand finale was 2021 WSOP Online Event #32 $1,000 NL Championship, which attracted 537 orginal runners who fired an additional 284 re-entries for a total of 821 entries. They generated a prize pool worth nearly $739K.
The final table of 2021 WSOP Online Event #32 $1,000 NL Championship included Drew 'dudeguydrew' O'Connell, Jason 'jayriv' Rivkin, Felix 'madenspauwke' Vandeput, Alex 'OrcinusOrca' Foxen, Kfir 'Nahumus' Nahum, Dan 'omg_its_dan' Gallegos, Michael 'annie_r_u_ok' Trivett, Kyle 'Kpcp22' Phillips, and Millard 'meekmill' Hale.
Notables who went deep and cashed in Event #32 included Mike Matusow, Landon Tice, Maning Loeser, Ryan Depaulo, and Shawn Kjetland.
Jason 'jayriv' Rivkin and Drew 'dudeguydrew' O'Connell were the final two players slugging it out for the final bracelet. Alas, O'Connell picked off Rivkin and emerged the victor as the last player standing. O'Connell won his first bracelet and earned a first-place payday worth $146,893.
2021 WSOP Online Event #31 $500 NLH Summer Saver attracted 632 runners, who fired 285 additional entries for a total of 917 final entrants. They created a prize pool that was worth $412,650. Brad '1badcajun' Zusman banked $79,683 for the Summer Saver victory in Event #31.
Mitchell 'franzia' Halverson won Event #30 $600 NLH 6-Max Championship, which attracted 783 total entrants with 523 runners and 260 additional entries to generate a prize pool worth $422,820. The final table included Josh Faris, Anthony Spinella, Nipun Java, James Gilbert, and Drew O'Connell.
Chris Moorman is known as one of Great Britain's premier online poker players when he decimated the virtual tables during the apex of the poker boom. He finally won his first bracelet in 2017, but he added a second bracelet while playing in his comfort zone at the online tables.
2021 WSOP Online Event #29 $800 NL Turbo Deepstack attracted 623 runners (with 418 original runners and 205 additional bullets) and a prize pooljust short of $449K. Moorman bested a final table that included Matthew 'BraceletHUNT' Hunt, Patrick 'Synesthesia' Eskandar, 'bbert29', Philip "Chairman99" Tom,'JonSnow14', 'cakebot', and Jeremy 'g00sebumps' Menard. Ryan Leng almost bubbled the final table when he hit the bricks in tenth place, while Tom Cannuli finished in 12th place.
2021 WSOP Online Event #28 $3,200 High Roller Championship attracted 202 original high ballas who fired 63 additional entries for a total of 265 entries and a prize pool worth $805,600. The stacked final table included Daniel 'RiverRats' Lazrus, Daniel 'juice' Buzgon, Brett Apter, Michael Marone, David Peters, Felix Van De Put, Jeremiah Williams, and James Collopy. Peters' run fell short when he busted in fifth place. It wa sjucie vs RiverRats for the bling and cash. When the dust settled Buzgon was knocked out in second place, while Lazrus was the last player standing. Lazrus banked $205,347 for the victory.