Following the elimination of Greg O’Neil in third place, Yaymel Bodes and Steve Zhang agreed to an even chop.
Here were their chip counts at the time:
Yaymel Bodes – 5,500,000 (69 bb)
Steve Zhang– 2,675,000 (33 bb)
The even chop paid each player $23,838.
As the chip leader, Yaymel Bodes was officially the winner of Event 5 of the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown.