2021 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #26: $500 NLH The Big 500 Encore

Event Info

Buy-in $500
Prize Pool $503,100
Players 1118

Level Info

Level 43
Blinds 160,000 / 320,000
Ante 40,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 1118

WSOP Offering 8 Bracelet Events to Pennsylvania Players August 8-15

• Level 13: 300-600, 75 ante
WSOP Pennsylvania
WSOP Pennsylvania

On July 12, WSOP.com launched in Pennsylvania, and now players from the Keystone State can look forward to competing in gold bracelet events.

From August 8-15, WSOP will offer eight daily bracelet events, each starting at 5:30 p.m. EST. Buy-ins range from $400 up to the $3,200 High Roller. The weeklong series will culminate in a $1,000 NLH PA Championship on Sunday, August 15. Additionally, there will be a pair of Progressive Knockout (PKO) events, marking the first time the WSOP will award a PKO bracelet.

WSOP.com PA will also offer daily satellites with buy-ins as low as $1 that provide an opportunity to win a seat into this Fall’s live WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.

“We are thrilled to be opening up WSOP.com to the state of Pennsylvania,” said Ty Stewart, SVP of the World Series of Poker at Caesars Entertainment. “The real winners in this expansion are the players who join us at WSOP.com. Our team is laser-focused on providing the most value to poker players in the state and are confident in the potential of our online poker product. With our industry-best sign-up promotions and the special bracelet series catered specifically to players in Pennsylvania, we welcome all players, from the casuals to the professionals and everyone in between.”

Pennsylvania Bracelet Event Schedule

While WSOP.com is in the middle of their 33-bracelet series open to Nevada and New Jersey players, players from Pennsylvania will have the chance to battle for eight daily bracelet events from Sunday, August 8 through Sunday. August 15.

Players must be within state borders in order to participate and will need to register for a new account at WSOP.com/start. Once signed up, be sure to link your Caesars Rewards to your account as every hand played earns points toward rewards.

Remember, players can withdraw and deposit funds at the cage inside Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack.

1Event #1: $500 NLH Keystone KickoffSunday8/8/215:30 p.m. EST
2Event #2: $500 NLH PKOMonday8/9/215:30 p.m. EST
3Event #3: $3,200 NLH High RollerTuesday8/10/215:30 p.m. EST
4Event #4: $400 NLH 6-MaxWednesday8/11/215:30 p.m. EST
5Event #5: $777 NLH Lucky 7’sThursday8/12/215:30 p.m. EST
6Event #6: $400 NLH PKOFriday8/13/215:30 p.m. EST
7Event #7: $600 NLH MonsterStackSaturday8/14/215:30 p.m. EST
8Event #8: $1,000 NLH PA ChampionshipSunday8/15/215:30 p.m. EST

Free Play and Freeroll Promotions

Pennsylvania players are invited to capture the benefits of the Welcome Offer, the most valuable poker deposit promotion on the table. Available now, players who deposit a minimum of $10 into their account will be rewarded with $50 in free play, a 100% match on all deposits up to $1,000, and 7 freeroll tickets into the Welcome Week Freerolls.

First-time depositors who make a deposit by Sunday, Aug. 15 will also receive a ticket to participate in an exclusive $50,000 Depositors Freeroll on Sunday, Aug. 22. The Freeroll will award three seats to the WSOP Main Event – two seats to the top tournament finishers, and one seat from a randomly selected drawing of all players that entered.

WSOP Pennsylvania
WSOP Pennsylvania

The Ultimate Poker Experience

To prioritize Pennsylvania players in the launch of WSOP.com in the state, a variety of special events and tournaments are being offered daily throughout the summer.

  • BLAST Poker – Starting Monday, July 12, BLAST poker debuts in Pennsylvania where players have a chance to win their share of up to $300,000 in a matter of minutes. Players can win up to 10,000x their buy-in amount in this a lightning fast three-handed game that starts when three players enter in this Sit and Go format.
  • WSOP Satellites – Only on WSOP.com can players win a full package to play in live WSOP events including the 2021 Main Event in Las Vegas, for as little as $1 and special Main Event Freerolls. Visit the promotions page for more information on MEGA satellite structures and schedules.
  • Sunday $75,000 Guarantee – Beginning Sunday, July 18, this flagship tournament will award a guaranteed payout of $75,000 with a $215 buy-in beginning at 4 p.m. every Sunday.

Top Pair For Horvath

• Level 12: 250-500, 60 ante

Jared "DarrensRabbi" Jaffee raised to 1,255 from the cutoff. Scott "MaxStyle624" Horvath called from the small blind as did they big blind.

The flop came the {3-Spades}{8-Hearts}{k-Spades}. It checked around to the {a-Diamonds}. Horvath bet 2,152, Jaffee called.

The river came the {j-Spades}, Horvath bet 4,304 and Jaffee called again.

Horvath tabled the {a-Hearts}{3-Hearts} which was good as Jaffee did not show.

Scott "MaxStyle624" Horvath us
Scott "MaxStyle624" Horvath
us 41,425
Jared "DarrensRabbi" Jaffee
Jared "DarrensRabbi" Jaffee
34,430 120

Notable Chip Counts

BrandonTemple • Level 12: 250-500, 60 ante
David "DBABA" Baba ca
David "DBABA" Baba
ca 61,386
Tim "unorth0dox" Reilly
Tim "unorth0dox" Reilly
Yong Keun "LuckySpewy1" Kwon US
Yong Keun "LuckySpewy1" Kwon
US 57,121 10,250
Matthew "BraceletHUNT" Hunt
Matthew "BraceletHUNT" Hunt
54,703 34,703
Frank "Spaghettiii" Marasco
Frank "Spaghettiii" Marasco
52,781 21,115
Alex "OrnicusOrca" Foxen us
Alex "OrnicusOrca" Foxen
us 51,533 51,533
Brent "grebnrets" Roberts
Brent "grebnrets" Roberts
Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen us
Jeff "NedrudRelyt" Madsen
us 43,289
David "dehhhhh" Coleman
David "dehhhhh" Coleman
Darren "avocadotoast" Rabinowitz
Darren "avocadotoast" Rabinowitz
38,910 28,787
Matthew "RubberFist" Stout
Matthew "RubberFist" Stout
35,842 10,245
Jared "DarrensRabbi" Jaffee
Jared "DarrensRabbi" Jaffee
Wendy "Cardthartic" Freedman
Wendy "Cardthartic" Freedman
32,116 10,141
Jeff "mavsusc" Platt
Jeff "mavsusc" Platt
31,946 18,035
Kristen "krissyb24" Bicknell
Kristen "krissyb24" Bicknell

Break Time

• Level 11: 200-400, 50 ante

It is time for the scheduled 5-minute break.

Quads Carve Chips From Big Stack

• Level 11: 200-400, 50 ante

Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti raised to 800 under the gun. "Star_Wolf_64" called as did the big blind.

The flop came the {k-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}. "Star_Wolf_64" bet 1,875, Mufti called.

The turn was the {k-Hearts}. Action went check-check to the {q-Diamonds} river.

Mufti bet 5,600 and was promptly raised to 14,087 which Mufti called after a couple of moments.

Mufti had the {a-Spades}{10-Spades} while "Star_Wolf_64" had the {k-Spades}{j-Hearts} for quads to take from the big stack.

Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti us
Mohammad "Tmomoney" Mufti
us 137,591 -16,852
Star_Wolf_64 US
US 34,974 34,974

Corey "Corgasm" Paggeot Wins WSOP Summer Circuit Event #7

• Level 10: 160-320, 40 ante
Corey Paggeot
Corey Paggeot

On Thursday, July 22, the WSOP Summer Online Circuit continued alongside the bracelet events. The seventh tournament was the $250 buy-in Event #7: $50,000 GTD NLH Freezeout, which attracted 424 players, which resulted in a $98,792 prize pool that was paid out to the top 75 finishers.

Among those to cash were Millard "meekmill" Hale (11th - $1,086.71), Daniel "juice" Buzgon (15th - $1,086.71), Ralph "sosana" Perry (27th - $395.16), Justin "Jsaliba2" Saliba (31st - $365.53), Ryan "hagzzz021" Hagerty (38th - $345.77), and Jesse "mrjessejames" Sylvia (42nd - $335.89).

In the end, it was Corey "Corgasm" Paggeot besting Wilbert "quads8888" Chun in heads-up play to win a $33,081 top prize and his second career gold ring.

WSOP Summer Online Circuit Event #7 Final Table Results

1Corey "Corgasm" Paggeot$24,204.04
2Wilbert "quads8888" Chun$13,583.90
4Brian "pure__reason" Wood$6,322.68
5Nelson "sincere" Schulte$5,334.76
7Gary "phiI_ivey" Kosakowski$3,260.13
8Alfred "5ktonight" Gillette$2,173.42
9YK "LUCKYSPEWY!" Kwon$1,432.48