Only a week left for the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online to conclude. The grandest series of the year is about to crown the ultimate world champion but before that, several tournaments have come to a standstill. Here is a complete summary of winners of Event #75 to Event #78. Keep reading…
It was Norway’s Trygve ‘FullSendWig’ Leite to take down WSOP Event #75 after an intense heads-up battle that lasted one hour. The event garnered a field of 3,552 entries creating a prize pool of $991,008. Leite knocked out Italy’s Emanuele ‘BudSpencer’ Monari to claim his maiden WSOP bracelet and top prize of $130,100. The champion cashed in at least five events in the ongoing series and his deepest run was a 12th place finish in Event #61: $300 Monster Stack NLHE 6-Handed. Leite has over $150,000 in lifetime winnings according to Hendon Mob.
Money reached the top 440 places and several Indians including ‘Jugaad’ (17th for $4,813), ‘donkish’ (79th for $1,483), ‘M26GreenWood’ (113th for $1,311), ‘aakasaha’ (154th for $1,159), ‘5BetNinja’ (165th for $1,159), ‘OBellaCiao’ (
Three-handed play lasted for 10 minutes. Leite raised to 2 million and Agrawal shoved. The Norwegian called. Agrawal with , Leite with and the flop appeared . With on turn and river, Agrawal finished 3rd, giving way to heads-up.
On the final hand, Leite (81.73 Million) opened with and Monari (61.26 Million) limp-called with to see the flop open . Monari check-called to the turn . Once again, Monari check-called to see the completing the board.
Monari finished runner-up with a payday of $101,292 whereas Leite earned his first WSOP gold bracelet and top prize of $130,099.
Top 9 Final Table Payouts:
The 76th event pulled in a total of 4,461 entries, resulting in the creation of $1.67 million prize pool. Coming out on top to win his first WSOP bracelet along with a WSOP Europe package was Lithuania’s Gediminas ‘NeverGambol’ Uselis. The winner earned $227,186 in first place prize after eliminating Andrew ‘PaxRomana’ Wilson in heads-up. This is Uselis’ 4th cash in the ongoing series. He also has 5 previous cashes in WSOP 2018 and 2019, including his previous best-score of $82,130 for 9th in 2019 $888 No Limit Hold’em – Crazy Eights Event #64.
GGPoker ambassador Felipe Ramos, Kitty Kuo, Sergey Rybachenko, Kosei Ichinose, Daniel Negreanu, and Michael Soyza all went out empty-handed.
On the final hand, Wilson called and Uselis checked to the flop of . Uselis check-called a bet of 3 million. With turn and Uselis shoved for 141 million. After some time, Wilson called.
Seven on the river gave Wilson a flush, but it was death by quads as Uselis had the fourth seven.
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It was Adnan ‘Bolazar’ Hacialioglu who bested a field of 1,910 to take home his first WSOP Bracelet in Event #78 on GGNetwork. Along with $259,842 in prize money, the winner bagged a WSOP Europe package after railing out Robin ‘Kabuzzi’ Berggren in heads-up.
With the elimination of Tim West in the third place, heads-up got underway that didn’t last too long. On the final hand, Hacialioglu started with a 3:1 chip lead over Berggren. Berggren held versus of Hacialioglu. The flop of , shot Hacialioglu the lead and thus eventually claimed the title!
Top 9 Final Table Payouts:
The showstopper event of the year, the 2020 WSOP Main Event $25 million GTD drew a total of 5,802 runners through several Day 1s. The field kept narrowing down to 1,171 players taking their seat on Day 2. The event created a record-breaking, biggest-ever $27.55 million prize pool.
Each player was vying on the winner’s prize money of $3.90 million to be awarded on Saturday, 5 September. Bryan ‘smbdySUCKme’ Piccioli is now leading 38 players to the massive final day. Piccioli gathered the largest stack of 18.41 million followed by Michael ‘All Love’ Kane with 15.90 milion chips and Serbia’s Stoyan ‘Nirvana76’ Madanzhiev with 15.22 million chips, thus rounding up the top three players.
Other notable players left include Craig Timmis, Dinesh Alt, Benjamin Rolle, Phachara Wongwichit, Chris Brewer, Michael Lech, Freek Scholten, Alexander Trofimov and so on.
Other players that noted deep runs included Chi Zhang (58th – $30,776), Sam Greenwood (76th – $30,776), Conor Beresford (85th – $27,675), Shankar Pillai (99th – $27,675), Isaac Haxton (121st – $24,886), and Mike Leah (128th – $24,886).
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