|Blinds||200,000 / 400,000|
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With Daniel "juice" Buzgon automatically all in from the big blind for his last 7,715, John "sn1p3rjdubz" Duci raised to 28,000 from early position and then folded when "Rebuysexual" three-bet jammed for 161,710 from the lojack.
Daniel "juice" Buzgon:
The board ran out and "Rebuysexual" improved to Broadway to send Buzgon out in 191st place for $969.75.
This past Sunday, it was a night to remember on GGPoker as their first-ever WSOP bracelet events — part of a 54-event schedule spread out across the next months — kicked off. Unfortunately, on a night where three bracelet winners were supposed to be crowned, two of the events ran into a critical bug and had to be suspended to next week.
The lightning-fast Event #34: $525 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed — clocking in at a mere 3 hours and 15 minutes start to finish to make it the fastest-ever bracelet event — was unaffected by the technical issues and played out as normal. In total, 2,214 entries of $525 each were made to create a total prize pool of $1,107,000.
In the end, it was Shoma "pp_syon" Ishikawa of Japan writing history as GGPoker's first-ever online bracelet winner, as well as the third person from Japan after Naoya Kihara and Takahiro Nakai to claim the coveted prize. Ishikawa is an emerging talent from the land of the rising
The second event of the festival saw Finnish high-stakes poker legend Juha Helppi doubled his gold bracelet tally in Event #35 $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship. Helppi who claimed the lion's share of the $1,558,000 prize pool after topping a field of 328 entries, receiving a first-place prize of $290,286 to go along with the coveted prize.
On Wednesday, Michael "YesPlease" Clacher won the third WSOP bracelet for South Africa in the 2020 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Event #36: $1,500 FIFTY STACK NLHE for $297,496 by overcoming a field of 1,342 players. The third event where a bracelet could be won generated a prize pool of $1,912,350 for 188 players to cash in in the end.
|7/19/20||Event #34: $525 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed||2,214||$1,107,000||Shoma "pp_syon" Ishikawa||$117,650|
|7/21/20||Event #35: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship||328||$1,558,000||Juha Helppi||$290,286|
|7/22/20||Event #36: $1,500 FIFTY STACK NLHE||1,342||$1,912,350||Michael Clacher||$297,496|
|7/23/20||Event #37: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha||971||$971,000||Hun Wei Lee||$161,886|
"BigEWalls" moved all in for 91,927 from the cutoff and Royce "Fishie" Kim called off for 5,253 from the small blind. Tyler "IloseStackz" Phillips was in the big blind and opted to call to put both players at risk.
Tyler "IloseStackz" Phillips :
Royce "Fishie" Kim:
Phillips was ahead and paired his seven on the flop. Unfortunately for him, the spiked on the turn to give Kim the best hand. The river meant Kim took his leave from the tournament in 238th place while "BigEWalls" doubled through Phillips.
Action on the table folded around to Calvin "projector52" Anderson who raised all in for 50,567 from the cutoff and Tim "married" Begley gave him isolation after he re-raised to 93,014 from the button.
Tim "married" Begley:
Calvin "projector52" Anderson:
Anderson was ahead with his ace and the runout secured his double-up.
Tim "Timmy2bet" Garles moved all in for 37,766 from middle position and Philip "tomte" Yeh three-bet jammed for 94,691 from the small blind. The player in the big folded and it was off to the races.
Tim "Timmy2bet" Garles:
Philip "tomte" Yeh:
It was a flip and Garles was looking to improve to stay alive. Unfortunately for the poker player from Iowa, that didn't happen as the board ran out to send him out the door in 261st place for $872.77.