Last June, New Yorker Allen Chang emerged from relative obscurity to win Event #5 of the 2020 World Series of Poker Online for his first career bracelet and $161,286. On Friday night, Chang earned a second bracelet after winning Event #16 ($600 Pot Limit Omaha 8 or Better Six Handed) in dominating fashion.
Chang eliminated four of his five opponents at the final table to win $61,394 and needed just an hour to do it. Andrew Lichtenberger came to the final table with the shortest stack and was able to stick around just 10 minutes. Lichtenberger was the first to act and he moved all in for 238,391 before Change re-raised to 535,173 forcing the rest of the table to fold. Chang showed while Lichtenberger needed some help with . The board ran out and Lichtenberger made no high or low hand and was eliminated in sixth place.
Chang picked up another elimination just five minutes later. Chris Leslie-Hynan opened to 280,000 and Chang re-raised to 480,000 from the big blind. Leslie-Hynan called off his last 133,152 and tabled while Chang showed . The flop gave both players second pair, but Chang made Broadway on the turn. Leslie-Hynan found no help on the river and became the fifth place finisher.
Another 18 minutes before the table went from four-handed to three, and it wasn’t Chang in charge of the next bustout. ‘PiggyBear‘ opened to 350,000 from UTG and Edwin Roman re-raised to 1,150,000 from the small blind. ‘PiggyBear’ called all for 1,055,128 and then turned over while Roman had . The flop didn’t change anything. The turn gave Roman a qualifying low hand to go with his pair of aces. The river was the to give Roman the high and the low and end the night for PiggyBear’ in fourth place.
Chang got back on the bustout wagon 20 minutes later. Ryan Stoker raised to 350,000 from the button, leaving himself just 321,036 behind, and Chang answered by raising to 1,100,000 from the big blind. Stoker called and flipped over . Chang tabled and then watched as the [qf] runout gave him two pair to send Stoker out in third.
Chang started heads up play with almost 79% of the total chips in play. It took him just five minutes more to collect the rest of them. Roman opened to 360,000 and Chang called. The flop came and Chang fired out 720,000 and Roman called all in. Chang showed for bottom pair with a low draw. Roman had for top pair and a low draw. The turn gave Chang a flush draw and the river completed it to eliminate Roman in second place and give Change his second WSOP Online title in as many years.
WSOP Online Event #16 Final Table Payouts
Allen ‘Acnyc718’ Chang – $61,394
Edwin ‘YungFlipWell’ Roman – $37,837
Ryan ‘Santasbzack2’ Stoker – $25,843
‘PiggyBear’ – $17,964
Chris ‘pdx2nyc’ Leslie-Hynan – $12,747
Andrew ‘WATCHGUY42’ Lichtenberger – $9,197
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