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Chris Moorman Enjoys Super Sunday at GGPoker

Chris Moorman

Chris Moorman won the second World Series of Poker bracelet of his career last week when he triumphed in the $800 NLH 8-Max Turbo at WSOP.com in the United States. it appears the man from Essex is hungry for more poker gold.

Moorman turned out at GGPoker for Event #6: $200 Flip & Go No-Limit Hold’em alongside 2,695 others, and he almost completed his bracelet hattrick.

Some 326 of the 2,696 entrants made it through the Flip Stage of this event, each of them in the money places as a result. The Go Stage plays out like a traditional tournament, which is more to Moorman’s obvious strengths. Moorman managed to navigate his way to the nine-handed final table, doing so with enough chips for fifth-place.

Wing Tat Yeung, Markus Prinz, and Quentin Roussey were the first three players eliminated from the bracelet-awarding event’s final table. Georgios Sotiropoulos sent all three to the showers.

Moorman then sent two players to the rail during the same hand. Moorman’s ace-king prevailed against the suited seven-five of Erwann Pecheux and the suited ace-ten of Wiktor Malinowski, to reduce the play count by too, and to boost his own stack to approximately 14 big blinds.

Disaster then stuck for Moorman. Sotiropoulos shoved on him from the small blind with what turned out to be jack-eight, and Moorman called off his 10 big blinds with king-queen of hearts. Sotiropoulos turned an eight, and improved to a straight when a queen landed on the river. Moorman walked away with $53,897.

Sotiropolous’ incredible run continued when his queen-jack prevailed against Michiel “Easterdamnz” Van Elsacker’s ace-ten, before his ace-six held against Yen-Linag Yeo’s king-ten to secure the title.

#6: $200 Flip & Go No-Limit Hold’em Final Table Results

(PlacePlayerCountryPrize*
1Giorgios SotiropoulosAustria$117,022
2Yen-Ling YaoChile$90,371
3Michiel “Easterdamnz” Van ElsackerLuxumbourg$69,791
4Chris MoormanMexico$53,897
5Wiktor MalinowskiMacau$41,623
6Erwann PecheuxMalta$32,144
7Quentin RousseyMalta$24,824
8Markus PrinzAustria$19,171
9Wing Tat YeungCanada$14,805

$105 Bounty MILLION$ Final Table Results

Moorman added another $42,558 to his GGPoker account when he finished third in the $105 Bounty MILLON$ event. A bumper crowd of 11,696 were reduced to 1,826 over the course of the week, and Moorman outlasted almost all of them.

The British online poker legend came unstuck in third-place and collected $42,558. Some $10,048 of that princely sum stemmed from the bounties Moorman collected along the way.

PlacePlayerCountryBountiesTotal Prize
1openerIsrael$27,837$73,015
2Ilya “Dezauzer” YakuninRussia$11,912$57,084
3Chris MoormanMexico$10,048$42,558
4Nevermore_China$6,324$29,721
5Joao “BTrraba_222” PerezBrazil$2,031$18,870
6GabDHong Kong$3,892$16,011
78886668866China$2,541$11,262
8artud ggBrazil$3,184$9,461
9pandalightArgentina$2,288$6,805

Moorman Gets The Job Done In The High Rollers Sunday Wrap-Up

Moorman made up for his brace of near misses by taking down the $525 High Rollers Sunday Wrap-Up late on August 8. Only 151 players bought in, and it was Moorman who secured the lion’s share of the $75,500 prize pool.

After such luminaries as Jeffrey “jumping gn” Reardon, Martin “marlin555” Raus, Alessandro Giannelli, and Stevan Chew crashed and burned, Moorman found himself heads-up against “T-CHAK” of China. The popular Brit defeated his final opponent to lay claim to the $17,260 top prize, resigning the Chinese grinder to a $12,943 consolation prize.

$525 High Rollers Sunday Wrap-Up Final Table Results

(PlacePlayerCountryPrize*
1Chris MoormanMexico$17,260
2T-CHAKChina$12,943
3Stevan ChewPoland$9,706
4Alessandro GiannelliMalta$7,278
5Martin “marlin555” RausCanada$5,458
6Jeffrey “jumping gn” ReardonCanada$4,093
7FoldKanonMexico$3,069
8Adam “static88” BankoHungary$2,301
9John “SheppardPie” BakalisCanada$1,726

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