David Peters has added yet another impressive accolade to his already incredible poker tournament resume. The 34-year-old professional poker player from Toledo, Ohio outlasted a field of 151 entries to take down the 2021 World Series of Poker Online $7,777 buy-in no-limit hold’em high roller event, earning $283,940 and his third WSOP gold bracelet for the win.
This victory came less than six weeks after Peters emerged victorious in the 2021 U.S. Poker Open, cashing for more than $830,000 across the high-stakes series to secure back-to-back USPO championships.
As a result of his strong showing in recent months, Peters now has $36,559,592 in career tournament earnings to his name, which is good for sixth on poker’s all-time money list. He has proven to be one of the most consistent performers in the game over the past decade, with seven top-50 seven finishes in the Card Player Player of the Year race from 2010-2020. He finished inside the top four n the year-end POY standings three times in that span, including winning the award outright in 2016.
The $7,777 buy-in high roller event that Peters took down late on Sunday, July 25 was the largest buy-in event on the 2021 WSOP Online domestic series schedule. The 151-entry turnout built a prize pool of $1,113,927 that was paid out among the top 36 finishers. As one might expect from such a high buy-in event, there were plenty of big names to make the money, including bracelet winner Arkadiy ‘Crocofantos’ Tsinis (31st – $7,797), bracelet winner and 2012 WSOP main event fifth-place finisher Jeremy ‘Chipchecka’ Ausmus (26th – $8,9111), Jesse ‘Patient0’ Yaginuma (13th – $12,587), bracelet winner Ankush ‘Rickrosstheb’ Mandavia (10th – $15,484), and high-stakes tournament regular Christopher ‘beturaise’ Brewer (9th – $19,494).
|1||David “dpeters17” Peters||$283,940|
|3||Ryan “protential” Laplante||$120,638|
|4||Brandon “DrOctagon” Adams||$84,547|
|5||Joseph “GLOOTIE” Demestrio||$60,486|
|6||Christopher “Pay_Son” Staats||$44,780|
|7||Galen “turkmalloy” Hall||$33,529|
|8||Jason “EddieVedder” Koon||$25,063|