Poker coach Ryan ‘Adopt_aDogg0’ Leng has won his second gold bracelet! He bested a packed field of 561 entries in Event #13: $1,000 NLHE Freezeout at the 2021 WSOP Online Series on WSOP.com to win his second gold bracelet and a $108,654 top prize. The 35-year old pro Leng, who was playing while at the bar at Red Rock Casino celebrating his wife’s birthday, came out on top of a tough final table that included three other gold bracelet winners. He had won his first bracelet back in the 2018 WSOP when he took down Event #51: $1,500 NLH Bounty for a massive top prize worth $272,765
Leng has amassed more than $1.5 million in live tournament poker. He is also a four-time WSOP Circuit gold ring winner, two of which have come on WSOP.com. He started the FT as one of the shortest-stacks but did exceptionally well and raced ahead of his opponents to win his 2nd bracelet.
Final Table Recap
The two-time WSOP Circuit ring winner Jonas “puffin_nails” Wexler was the first the player to be eliminated from the final table when his ace-queen got beaten by Raman “Acrogum” Afanasenka’s ace-king. Following him was Dan ‘Albacazapada’ Stavila who fell out in eighth place.
The next player to exit the FT was Denis ‘ojlimpson’ Gnidash who got busted in seventh-place when his pocket tens lost the flip against bracelet winner Raman ‘Acrogum’ Afanasenkas’s ace-king .
A little later, the former bracelet winner Yueqi ‘anoob’ Zhu got busted in sixth place after his pockets aces got cracked in a three-way pot. The next eliminations came in Indian-origin players in Krishna ‘ninjago’ Kalidas (5th place) and Ankush ‘Rickrosstheb’ Mandavia (4th place). After the WSOP Online 2020 Event #11 winner Belarus’ Raman ‘Acrogum’ Afanasenka falling in third place, it came down to a heads-up between Ryan ‘Adopt_aDogg0’ Leng and Carmine ‘Shem22’ Ciccone.
Going into heads-up, Leng had 6.8 million against Ciccone’s 4.9 million. The heads-up was a quick affair and ended in a few hands. On the final hand, Leng held Ks 9c against Kc 6d of Ciccone. The board ran out 2s Kh 4d 9h 3s. Both players flopped top pair but Leng improved to two pairs and captured his second career bracelet. Ciccone settled for the runner-up payout worth $67,303.
Final Table Payouts (USD)
- Ryan ‘Adopt_aDogg0’ Leng – $108,654
- Carmine ‘Shem22’ Ciccone – $67,303
- Raman ‘Acrogum’ Afanasenka – $46,350
- Ankush ‘Rickrosstheb’ Mandavia – $32,465
- Krishna ‘ninjago’ Kalidas – $23,124
- Yueqi ‘anoob’ Zhu – $16,763
- Denis ‘ojlimpson’ Gnidash – $12,370
- Dan ‘Albacazapada’ Stavila – $8,290
- Jonas ‘puffin_nails’ Wexler – $7,119