Jeffrey Dobrin Wins WSOP Online Event #80: People's Choice Event [Pros Vote] ($189,666)

Jeffrey Dobrin Wins WSOP Online Event #80: People's Choice Event [Pros Vote] ($189,666)

Jeffrey Dobrin kept giving himself a chance, and it finally paid off big.

One of the most persistent grinders throughout the online bracelet events on both WSOP.com and GGPoker this year, Dobrin racked up an impressive 15 cashes over the course of the dozens of tournaments held on the two sites. However, none of the runs were particularly deep, with the best of the bunch being a 31st-place finish back in early July.

Finally, Dobrin had the breakthrough he undoubtedly craved. It came in Event #80: People's Choice Event [Pros Vote], which turned out to be a $600 6-handed No Limit Hold'em event. Dobrin won $189,666 and a WSOP Europe package thanks to beating a field of 2,408 for his first bracelet.

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WSOP Online Event #80: People's Choice Event [Pros Vote] Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Jeffrey DobrinUSA$189,666*
2Idris AmbraisseFrance$144,998
3Vahe MartirosyanArmenia$104,255
4Joao SantosBrazil$74,960
5Marc MacDonnellIreland$53,897
6Sergio VelosoCroatia$38,752
7Arvhin MalinabCanada$27,863
8Hiroki MorishitaJapan$20,034
9Chris FergusonUSA$14,404

*also won a WSOP Europe package

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Action of the Day

Dobrin was certainly far from the headliner at the final table, despite coming in with a slight chip lead. All eyes were on Chris Ferguson, gunning for bracelet No. 7, with some of those eyes undoubtedly anti-sweating the veteran pro. However, Ferguson attempted a sizable hero-call with ace-high that went awry, leading to his early bust.

Meanwhile, Dobrin chose to take a very aggressive approach. As chip leader, he got the option to choose his seat last, and he made what looked to be a very prudent choice to put most of the other big stacks on his right. This frequently allowed him to just shove and put everyone behind him at risk, padding his stack without much fight.

Chris Ferguson
Six-time WSOP bracelet winner Chris Ferguson made the final table

However, the tournament looked to be Vahe Martirosyan's to lose as he had about half of the chips four-handed.

That's when Dobrin revitalized himself after having sunk below an average count. He picked up nines to double through Joao Santos, who was dealt eights. Then, he and Idris Ambraisse left Martirosyan in their dust three-handed to set up a fairly even heads-up match.



The shallow stacks meant the first heater might take it and that went to Dobrin as he turned a gutshot to the nuts versus top two pair and then rolled from there, with a kings-over-nines cooler to finish it.

Dobrin can put his freshly won bracelet on the trophy case next to his two WSOP Circuit rings, which he won in 2012 and 2016. And the way Dobrin's been grinding, expect to see him stay in contention for more cashes as the GGPoker bracelet series winds down in the coming days.



2020 WSOP Online Bracelet Winners on GGPoker

DateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
7/26/20Event #32: $100 The Opener29,306$2,571,216Marcelo Jakovljevic Pudla$265,880
7/26/20Event #33: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief2,323$2,580,853Alek Stasiak$343,204
7/19/20Event #34: $525 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed2,214$1,107,000Shoma "pp_syon" Ishikawa$117,650
7/21/20Event #35: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship328$1,558,000Juha Helppi$290,286
7/22/20Event #36: $1,500 FIFTY STACK NLHE1,342$1,912,350Michael Clacher$297,496
7/23/20Event #37: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha971$971,000Hun Wei Lee$161,886
7/25/20Event #38: $600 Monster Stack 6-Max2,007$1,143,990Aaron "fishnchip" Wijaya$171,389
7/26/20Event #39: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em922$1,313,850Roberto Romanello$212,613
7/26/20Event #40: $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha532$1,253,500Simon Lofberg$224,493
7/28/20Event #43: $10,000 Short Deck No Limit Hold'em Championship130$1,261,000Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb$276,393
7/29/20Event #44: $2,500 NLHE 6-Handed892$2,118,500Kristen Bicknell$356,412
7/30/20Event #45: $840 Bounty NLHE2,382$1,095,600Patrick "Muddington" Kennedy$245,448
8/1/20Event #46: $500 Deepstack2,307$1,095,825Sung Joo "ArtePokerTV" Hyun$161,898
8/2/20Event #47: $1,000 Short Deck No Limit Hold'em487$462,560Paul Teoh$82,202
8/2/20Event #49: $500 Turbo Deepstack No Limit Hold'em2,978$1,414,550Vladas Burneikis$192,523
8/4/20Event #50: $2,100 No Limit Hold'em Bounty Championship1,168$2,336,000Enrico "GTOExploiter" Camosci$327,319
8/5/20Event #51: $400 Pot Limit Omaha2,005$753,880Eoghan "DrRoche" O'Dea$100,945
8/6/20Event #52: $1,000 NLHE2,006$1,905,700Alek "astazz" Stasiak$273,505
8/8/20Event #53: $800 Double Stack Pot Limit Omaha831$631,560Frank "Sbma2016" Crivello$94,253
8/15/20Event #54: $10,000 Heads Up No Limit Hold'em Championship128$1,241,600David Peters$360,480
8/9/20Event #55: HK$8,000 NLHE Asia Championship3,247$3,208,036Luis "Xapilskinha" Assuncao Garla$461,709
8/9/20Event #56: $1,500 GGMasters WSOP Edition [High Roller]2,153$3,068,025Seth "AbeFroman" Fischer$444,869
8/9/20Event #57: $150 GGMasters WSOP Edition9,835$1,357,230Anatoly "Pohitrusha" Suvarov$183,526
8/11/20Event #58: $5,000 No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship672$3,192,000Ravid "jerbi9999" Garbi$531,513
8/12/20Event #59: $2,500 No Limit Hold'em1,061$2,519,875Leonardo "Babaehduro" Mattos$399,047
8/13/20Event #60: $525 Bounty No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed3,170$1,585,000Orhan "yirtil" Ates$180,177
8/15/20Event #61: $300 Monster Stack No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed3,491$973,989Alexander "MightyWarior" Stacey$127,660
8/16/20Event #62: $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha990$1,410,750Bradley "DrStrange7" Ruben$220,160
8/16/20Event #63: $500 Mini Main Event15,205$7,222,375Ivan "zufo16" Zufic$843,460
8/16/20Event #64: $840 Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold'em2,207$1,740,800Kartik "Mandovi" Ved$234,433
8/18/20Event #65: $600 No Limit Hold'em Deepstack Championship2,911$1,659,270Dmytro "Too Bad" Bystrovzorov 
8/19/20Event #66: $800 Pot Limit Omaha1,281$973,560Toby "shinerrr" Joyce$139,453
8/20/20Event #67: $500 Limit Hold'em1,281$335,350Gregor "soulsntfaces" Muller$45,102
8/22/20Event #68: $500 Deepstack NLHE2,315$1,099,625Anson "[email protected]" Tsang$150,460
8/23/20Event #69: $1,500 Marathon No Limit Hold'em1,438$2,049,150Nick "rdcrsn" Maimone$302,472
8/23/20Event #71: BIG 50, $1M GTD44,576$2,050,496Huahuan "F7588" Feng$211,282
8/25/20Event #72: $1,500 Limit Championship337$480,225Ajay "Ross_Geller" Chabra$77,475
8/26/20Event #73: $1,000 No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed2,202$2,091,900Jim "grousegrind" Lefteruk$299,511
8/27/20Event #74: $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha972$1,385,100Thi "HoneyandTHI" Truong$215,938
8/29/20Event #75: $300 Double Stack No Limit Hold'em3,552$991,008Trygve "FullSendWig" Leite$130,100
8/30/20Event #76: $400 FORTY STACK No Limit Hold'em4,461$1,677,336Gediminas "NeverGambol" Uselis$211,282
8/30/20Event #78: $1,000 Turbo No Limit Hold'em 8-Handed1,910$1,814,500Adnan "Bolazar" Hacialioglu$259,842
9/2/20Event #80: People's Choice Event [Pros Vote]2,408$1,372,560Jeffrey Dobrin$189,666

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