2020 WPT World Online Championships

UK & Ireland Sunday Briefing: Jack Salter Wins GGPoker Supersonic

Jack Salter

Jack Salter saw his bankroll swell by more than $20,000 after he won the High Rollers Supersonic $525 at GGPoker.

A field of 169 bought in for $525 and Salter outlasted them all. The popular British star won a combined $20,358 of which $11,851 came from Salter busting opponents.

Gavin Cochrane reached a brace of GGPoker final tables. The first came in the High Rollers Blade PLO $5K where the recent WPT World Online Championship event winner finished in sixth for $11,131. Cochrane managed a third-place finish in the High Rollers PLO Main Event $1K and walked away with $15,543.

There was a similar-sized prize for “4!8!15!16!23” who was the fifth-place finisher in the High Rollers Main Event $1K. They saw their $1,000 investment swell to $16,321.

Some of the other GGPoker results included:

  • “STAY_HUNGRY” – first-place in the High Rollers Battle Royale $525 for $46,393*
  • “BaxBillion” – second-place in the WSOP Side Event: $125 Super Turbo 6-Handed for $8,195
  • Samuel “footysamgotp” Cox – third-place in the WSOP Side Event: $210 Bounty Starter for $7,201*
  • “insanitylvl0” – eighth-place in the GGMaster $150 for $6,900
  • “NuttyGG” – ninth-place in the WSOP Side Event: $315 Bounty King for $6,725*

*includes bounty payments

Gavin Cochrane crowned WPTWOC 8-Max champion


Across to PokerStars now where Tom “Jabracada” Hall helped himself to the $4,753 fourth-place prize of the $109 Sunday Kickoff. Hall is something of a satellite specialist but he’s also a dab hand ad the tournaments he wins his way into!

Rick “ThEcLaiMEer” Trigg won this weekend’s Hotter $162, which was a PKO event this week. Trigg outlasted 217-opponents on his way to victory, a victory worth $6,043.

Greece’s Kyriakos “9cream4” Papadopoulos was flying the Union Jack at his table as he finished second in the $215 Sunday Warm-Up. This banked him $16,469. Papadopoulos, you may recall, won the 2018 WPT500 in Las Vegas.

Some of the other notable results from PokerStars included:

  • “despedespi33” – fourth-place in the $5,200 High Roller for $55,147
  • “nofingclue11” – ninth-place in the $5,200 High Roller for $15,755
  • Cathal “shinerrr” Shine – fourth-place in the $109 Bounty Builder for $10,928*
  • Paul “Fold Machiii” Dando – fourth-place in the $215 Bounty Builder for $7,729*
  • Jack “JBHInfinity” Hardcastle – third-place in the Bigger $109 for $7,041
  • Andy “wiisssppppaa” Taylor – fifth-place in the $1,050 Sunday Cooldown for $5,386*
  • “FishEquals$” - second-place in the $530 Omania for $5,121
  • Tyler “wonderboy222” Goatcher – fourth-place in the Bigger $109 for $5,110
  • “sabre239” – sixth-place in the $109 Sunday Cooldown for $4,235*
  • “papakis23” – fifth-place in the Hotter $109 for $3,392
  • Rob “robc1978” Cowen – first-place in the $109 Omania for $2,770
  • “lopan83” – ninth-place in the $215 Sunday Supersonic for $2,525
  • “Life Grind” – third-place in the $109 Omania for $1,477

*includes bounty payments

Deadman and Rann win WPT side events


Over at partypoker, Alex Whitenstall finished eighth in the $109 WPT Mini Knockout Warm Up. Whitenstall banked $1,335 from the main prize pool and $710 worth of bounties. That tournament was won by three-time PokerStars Sunday Million champion Artem Vezhenkov who won a combined $26,482.

Gareth Smith enjoyed a similar result to Whitensall in the $215 WPT Mini Knockout Turbo. He finished eighth and won a combined prize worth $2,102.

Two British stars went deep in the $1,050 WPT Knockout Turbo: $150K Gtd. Phil Mighall saw his tournament end abruptly in ninth-place for a total prize of $4,398. Patrick Leonard was the tournament’s runner-up, a finish worth an impressive $22,163.

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Lastly, we had three player at the final table of two of 888poker’s biggest Sunday tournaments.

“Shaub82” finished sixth in the $20,000 Sunday Challenge. This resulted in their $109 buy-in turn into $1,020. A much larger prize was awarded to “letsget” who navigated their way to a fourth-place finish in the $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep. Fourth-place here weighed in at an impressive $7,500. Before that, “Jobbi123” busted in eighth for $2,250.


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