Internationally facing segment for 2022 Online World Series of Poker It’s now officially in the books, with nearly 131,200 entries made and over $86.1 million paid out through 33 bracelet events held on GGPoker. The biggest prize pool in the entire series was created at the end of the festival WSOPO $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event. A total of 4,984 entries were made across nine kick-offs, creating a prize pool of $23,674,000.
In the end, it was 29-year-old Swedish internet star Simon Matsson who grabbed his first bracelet and first prize of $2,793,574. He now has over $4.4 million in tournament earnings recorded in live and online events with full real name results. He also has over $27 million in total cash online under his screen name ‘C. Darwin2’ according to PocketFives, More than any player in the world.
The top 500 runners have made money in the event, with plenty of big names in the rear including Linus Loeliger (287th), two-time bracelet winner Joao Simao (230th), 2013 WSOP . World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Ryan Reese (ranked 147), two-time bracelet winner Chris Moorman (105), 2020 WSOP . World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Damien Salas (No. 96), Three-Time Bracelet Winner Justin Bonomo (No. 64), Niklas Astedt (No. 29), Poker Rabbit Luliger Paulina (No. 27), Bracelet Winner Patrick Leonard (No. 22), and Bracelet Winner Joseph Cheung (XI).
A full replay of the final schedule can be found below, via GGPoker’s YouTube channel:
Matson made it to the final table with the chip topper, with fellow online tournament star Samuel ‘europ € an’ Vousden sitting on the second-highest chip stack. Canadian Tim Rutherford was the first to fall. The short group to start the day took about 45 minutes before AQ ran into Feng Zhao’s pocket kings. Rutherford failed to pull the nut, but failed to improve further and lost in ninth place ($279,357).
Britain’s Oliver Sprason (8th – $372,529) was next to hit the rails, his AK losing a flip-up to a dozen jeep Kannapong Thanaratrakul. On the next hand, Thanaratrakul was knocked out of the small blackout with an A-9 and was locked up by Jordan Spurlin, who was holding the A-7. Thanaratrakul fumbled nine and held from there to narrow the field to six. Spurlin earned $496,774 as the seventh place finisher.
Brilliant cooler and bad hits after take off were spelled out by the end of Yanfei Qi. He’s got it all with the pocket queens driving Zhao’s pocket jacks, but the soaring flop turned the tables. Che pretty much picked himself up at the bend as well, but a void on the river saw him eliminated in sixth place ($662,459).
Istvan Briski got his last very short stack by fitting a K-8, only to hit Zhao’s pocket on the big blind. Brisky was drawing dead by the turn, which means he earned $883,404 as the 5th place finisher.
Moments later, Vousden’s big three-bought bet pays out for 15 big blinds. Mattsson was opened from under the gun with a 10-6 fitting. Thanarattrakul summoned the button with AJ of the same suit and Vousden tore it with six pockets. Matsun got off the road and Thanaratrakul made the call. Flipping brought in three of spades to give Thanarattrakul a nut flow. The void at the bend meant that Vousden had no two headers heading to the river. He earned $1,178,040 for his fourth-place appearance.
Zhao eventually finished in third place. He canceled the majority of his group with K.8 on sy9Ks He waved when Matson beat the pot on the river. Show Matson Q9 The queens are full to pull the massive pot. Zhao was left with a few large blinds, which quickly entered with J-9. Matson called the A-3 and was the best at the river. Zhao earned $1,570,941 as the third place holder.
The head-to-head matches started with a roughly 3:2 lead over Thanaratrakul, a Thai player who recently took three wins. mediterranean poker party triton High stakes festival. He expanded this advantage to over 3:1 by the time the last hand of the series was dealt. Mattson limp for 3,000,000 total of button with 65 Thanarattrakul raised to 9,000,000 with J10 from the big canopy. Mattson called and flop came 1074 . Thanarattrakul bet 6,171,000 with his best pair and called up Matson with a straight open draw. 3 Gave it seven straight height. Thanaratrakul bet on 12.6 million and called Matson. 7 On the river pair the painting. Thanarattrakul moved on with everything and quickly called Matson to lock up fate and the title. Thanarattrakul earned $2,094,884 as a runner-up.
Here is a look at the payments awarded in the final table:
|5||Stephen Brisky||883404 dollars|
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