The online Event #5 – $600 Online Deepstack Championship of the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2022 saw William “swaggyb” Corvino overcoming a massive field of 1,248 players to win his maiden gold bracelet and a career-best $149,319.Corvino from Staten Island, New York outlasted Czechia’s Pavel “easygame1” Plesuv in the heads-up play, with the latter earning $92,350.36.
Corvino is an avid online MTT grinder with $384,305 in recorded live tournament cashes. This was his 85th time cashing a WSOP bracelet event, which took his WSOP cashes to a massive $425,007.
The fifth online event of WSOP 2022 generated $938,520 in prize pool and ran for about 13 hours. Corvino gained control during the three-handed play when he busted Alex “SunDSolar” Soares in third place to enter the heads-up with a 2:1 chip lead over Pavel “easygame1” Plesuv (17,848,501).
It was an epic heads-up battle where the chip lead swung between the pair several times. Finally, it was Corvino who won it. The winning moment came when Plesuv got it in with pocket threes and was called by Corvino with K-J. A king in the board was enough for Corvino the pot and the title.
Yudhishter “yud10” Jaswal was the lone Indian on the 9-handed final table and he finished fifth for $36,415 (INR 28.59 Lac), registering his first cash and the second FT finish by an Indian at the WSOP 2022. This was his 18th WSOP cash, which boosted his overall WSOP earnings to $186,301.
Jaswal was a short-stacked when he called a shove from Nicolas “Zskrrrrt” Zolofra with Q-10. Zolofra held A-J and the board ran out 2c 7c 5s 7h 7s, ending Jaswa’s dream bracelet run in fifth place.
Final Table Payouts (USD)
- William “swaggyb” Corvino – $149,319
- Pavel “easygame1” Plesuv – $92,350
- Alex “SunDSolar” Soares – $67,104
- Nicolas “Zskrrrrt” Zolofra – $49,178
- Yudhishter “yud10” Jaswal – $36,415
- Jesse “Patient0” Yaginuma – $27,217
- Jeremiah “freestylerr” Williams – $20,554
- Taylor “ReadyGambo” Black – $15,673
- Dan “bashpup1961” Schmiech – $12,107