David Peters won second WSOP bracelet
David Peters is an American high roller, who is ranked 7th in All-time money list, and he has over $33.7 million won in the live tournaments. On weekends, he became the champion of WSOP Online 2020.
The poker player won event #54: $10 000 Heads Up No Limit Hold'em Championship and first place brought him $360 480 and a series gold bracelet. This is not the first WSOP trophy for Peters. In 2016, he won WSOP $1 500 No Limit Hold'em.
In the final heads-up, Peters faced two-time WSOP champion Michael Addamo. At the beginning of battle, Michael confidently took the lead, but then Peters managed to double several times and equalized the score level. After that, he became an unrivalled leader. In the last hand, Addamo had about 7 big blinds and he went all-in with J♣ 3♣. Peters called with A-K. Ace was dealt on the flop, and the turn (ace) and river (king) brought him a full house, as well as the long-awaited victory.
It is worth noting that before the battle with Michael Addamo, David fought in the semi-final with the Canadian online pro and streamer Alissa MacDonald.
In general, David Peters's path to victory looked like this:
- Round 128: Johan Guilbert
- Round 64: Sami Kelopuro
- 1/16 of final: Scott Woods
- 1/8 of final: Sergi Reixach
- Quarter-finals: Stefan Burakov
- Semi-final: Alyssa MacDonald
- Final: Michael Addamo
In total, 128 participants played in tournament heads-up with a prize pool of $1.24 million. The following 16 players reached ITM zone:
- David Peters (United States) – $360 480
- Michael Addamo (Australia) – $223 488
- Alyssa MacDonald (Canada) – $124 160
- Chi Zhang (United Kingdom) – $124 160
- Stefan Burakov (Russia) – $49 664
- Chris Brewer (Canada) – $49 664
- Belarmino De Souza (Brazil) – $49 664
- Pedro Waldburger (Thailand) – $49 664
- Ajay Chabra (United States) – $24 832
- Sergi Reixach (United Kingdom) – $24 832
- Mike Leah (Canada) – $24 832
- Aaron Van Blarcum (United States) – $24 832
- Daniel Negreanu (Canada) – $24 832
- Samuel Woodson (Finland) – $24 832
- Vlad Stefan Lache (Romania) – $24 832
- Bertrand Grospellier (France) – $24 832