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More Than $51 Million Paid Out Through 26 World Series of Poker Online Bracelet Events On GGPoker

A Look At The Most Recent Winners From This Year's International-Facing Segment of the WSOPO

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The International-facing segment of the 2022 World Series of Poker Online, held on GGPoker, is entering the final stretch. Of the 33 bracelets to be awarded on that site during this festival, 26 have already been awarded. There have been more than 107,000 entries made so far (an average of more than 4,100 per event), with more than $51 million in prize money awarded to this point.

Card Player has already posted several recaps of the action to date. The first covered the winners from the initial six events on the schedule, the second recapped events 7-13, and the third looked at events 14-20. Events 21-26 are examined below.

Event 21 – $500 Ladies NLH Championship

Runner-up Vanessa KadeThe $500 buy-in ladies no-limit hold’em championship event drew 362 female players, creating a prize pool of $171,950. The top 62 finishers came away with some portion of the prize pool, with the largest payout ($31,326) and the bracelet going to Long Huanhua.

This was Huanhua’s third recorded cash, all coming in WSOP Online events in recent years.

Notables who made deep runs included Ronit Chamani (32nd), 2022 WSOP Ladies event champion Jessica Teusl (25th), and PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary champion Vannessa Kade (2nd), who fell just one spot shy of winning her first bracelet. Kade took home $23,491 for her second-place showing.

Here is a look at the final table results:

Place Player Earnings
1 Long Huanhua $31,326
2 Vanessa Kade $23,491
3 Carla Palma $17,616
4 Jiangshan Xu $13,210
5 Fallon Weidner $9,906
6 Emi Ikeuchi $7,429
7 Lissa Szymonowicz $5,571
8 Soraya Estrada $4,177
9 Irina Shitikova $3,133

Event 22 –$1,050 WSOP GGMasters High Roller Freezeout NLH

Mario NavarroThe next event up was a $2 million guaranteed $1,050 buy-in no-limit hold’em freezeout. With 2,372 total entries made, the guarantee was surpassed by more than $370,000, with 395 players cashing.

Mario Navarro emerged victorious in the end, securing $288,507 and his first gold bracelet for the win. This was the largest recorded score yet for the Spanish player, who’s previous top payday came when he placed 30th in the 2019 WSOP main event for $261,430. He now has more than $965,000 in lifetime cashes to his name.

Big names to run deep included bracelet winner Nick Maimone (84th), bracelet winner and 2010 WSOP main event third-place finisher Joseph Cheong (73rd), Anthony Hu (51st), and recent bracelet winner Ami Barer (50th).

Here is a look at the final table results:

Place Player Earnings
1 Mario Navarro $288,507
2 Nenad Djukic $216,348
3 Suad Zukanovic $162,238
4 Edilson Junior $121,661
5 Vladas Tamasauskas $91,233
6 Francois Pirault $68,415
7 Yibo Song $51,304
8 Manuel Braunhofer $38,473
9 Leonardo Alcantara $28,850

Event 23 – $400 Bounty Pot-Limit Omaha Plossus

The popular large field, lo-buy-in ‘Colossus’ event debuted at the live WSOP in 2015. The tournament has been a staple since then, with some changes made to the price point along the way. The event has also spawned a few spin, including a similar event featuring pot-limit Omaha instead of no-limit hold’em. This tournament, held both live and online, is lovingly referred to by many as the ‘plossus’.

The 2022 WSOP Online $400 buy-in plossus bounty featured a $1 million guarantee. With 3,850 entries made by the time registration closed, the final prize pool swelled to $1,144,287. When the dust settled, the last four-card warrior standing was Jose Castillo.

Castillo earned a total of $144,286 for the win, with $54,500 in main prize pool earnings and another $89,786 in bounty payouts. He also took home his first WSOP bracelet.

Other notables to run deep included Sergi Reixach (36th), Joseph Cheong (24th), 2016 WSOP main event sixth-place finisher Kenny Hallaert (22nd), and bracelet winner Nino Ullmann (18th).

Here is a look at the final table results:

Place Player Earnings
1 Jose Castillo $144,286
2 Marius Kaiser $82,062
3 Eran Carmi $52,130
4 Marko Siprak $34,695
5 Daniel Embleton $25,564
6 Razvan Pandilica $17,108
7 Erik Bystrom $15,922
8 Anton Yudin $5,238
9 Luigi D’Alterio $4,654

Event 24 – $2,100 Bounty NLH Championship

The bounty hunting continued into event 24, the $2,100 buy-in bounty no-limit hold’em championship. A total of 985 entries were made, building a total prize pool of $1,970,000.

Colombia’s Hernan Restrepo secured the final bounty up for grabs, locking up his first bracelet and $171,122 in total prize money as a result. Restrepo earned $79,643 from the main prize pool and another $91,479 in bounties. This was by far the largest score he has made in any event with full real-name results.

Plenty of accomplished players made deep runs in this event, including World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour champion Mike Watson (22nd), bracelet winner Chris Klodnicki (17th), and bracelet winner Gediminas Uselis (7th).

Here is a look at the final table results:

Place Player Earnings
1 Hernan Restrepo $171,122
2 Duco Haven $135,683
3 Victor Fryda $93,357
4 Ilya Anatski $74,317
5 Maksym Loboda $66,278
6 Aleksandr Volkov $41,075
7 Gediminas Uselis $41,774
8 Rafi Mordechai $28,986
9 Andres de Agustin $31,506

Event 25 – NLH Superstack Turbo Bounty

Jonathan ThermeThe next event on the schedule was also a bounty tournament. The $315 buy-in no-limit hold’em ‘Superstack’ turbo bounty event drew 3,015 entries, pooling $904,500 in prize money.

Jonathan Therme came out on top in the end, earning his first gold bracelet and $75,620 in total prize money, with $36,600 from the main prize pool and $39,020 in bounty payouts. The French player now has more than $520,000 in recorded tournament earnings to his name across 84 cashes. His biggest payday yet came when he placed seventh in a 2022 EPT Monte Carlo €2,200 side event for $43,218.

Big names among the 368 to make the money in this event included Joseph Cheong (163rd), two-time bracelet winner Chris Moorman (151st), and Kenny Hallaert (10th).

Here is a look at the final table results:

Place Player Earnings
1 Jonathan Therme $75,620
2 Tommi Lankinen $45,876
3 Tudor Lazar $44,995
4 Unknown $26,477
5 Ivan Stokes $19,304
6 Gabriel Costa $16,153
7 Patrick Blye $11,550
8 Facundo Diaz $7,243
9 Timothy Cramer $9,276

Therme photo credit: Danny Maxwell / PokerStars.

Event 26 – $600 Double Chance NLH

Jans ArendsJans Arends came out on top in the $600 buy-in no-limit hold’em ‘Double Chance’ event, topping a field of 1,777 total entries to earn the largest share of the $ $1,012,890 and his first WSOP gold bracelet.

The poker pro from the Netherlands now has more than $900,000 in recorded tournament earnings to his name. This was his second-largest score in an event with full real-name results reported, trailing only the $181,174 he earned as the fourth-place finisher in the 2019 EPT Prague €25,000 high roller.

Arends had to contend with plenty of tough competition down the stretch, such as two-time bracelet winner Pete Chen (34th), 2022 EPT Prague main event winner Grzegorz Glowny (15th), Ren Lin (9th), bracelet winner and WPT champion Dylan Linde (3rd), and Andreas Christoforou (2nd).

Here is a look at the final table results:

Place Player Earnings
1 Jans Arends $129,745
2 Andreas Christoforou $97,294
3 Dylan Linde $72,960
4 Johnathan French $54,713
5 Merijn van Rooij $41,029
6 Philipp Hofbauer $30,767
7 Tomer Wolf $23,072
8 Eduardo Silva $17,302
9 Ren Lin $12,974

Therme photo credit: Danny Maxwell / PokerStars.