2021 WSOP Online: Series Closes With Panka, Enselme Grabbing Gold

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Dominik Panka (left) and Arnaud Enselme (right) were among those who won a gold bracelet in the final week of the 2021 WSOP Online on GGPoker.

The final online gold bracelet of the summer has been awarded as the 2021 World Series of Poker Online on GGPoker has officially come to an end. The final week of events brought out some of the largest fields of the series as well lifted four players to millionaire status in the $20 million guaranteed Main Event.

The final events included some of poker’s top talent in the mix for a bracelet, including Dominik Panka, Faraz Jaka, Stoyan Madanzhiev, Arnaud Enselme, and former #1-ranked Chris Mooman.

Event #28 ($2,100 Bounty Championship NLHE)
Entries: 1,064
Prize pool: $2,128,000

2014 European Poker Tour PCA Champion Dominik Panka made his way back to the winner’s circle as he topped the 1,064 runners of Event #28 ($2,100 Bounty Championship NLHE) to earn his first WSOP gold bracelet as well as $86,702. Add to that the $98,526 in bounties and Panka walked away with $185,228. Right behind him was China’s Fengdian Wang who finished as the runner-up and collected a total prize of $107,117, bounties included. Isreal’s Nir Amar settled for the bronze which came with a $67,793 payday plus an additional $35,256 in bounties for a total score of $103,049. Also of note, former #1 Chris Moorman fell just a few spots shy of his third WSOP bracelet, finishing in seventh place for a total of $33,496.

Event #28 Final Table Results

  1. Dominik Panka – $86,702 + $98,526 in bounties
  2. Fengdian Wang – $86,489 + $20,628 in bounties
  3. Nir Amar – $67,793 + $35,256 in bounties
  4. David Mzareulov – $53,073 + $29,074 in bounties
  5. Natalya Niktina – $41,550 + $20,430 in bounties
  6. Oleg Eltsov – $32,528 + $18,938 in bounties
  7. Chris Moorman – $25,465 + $8,031 in bounties
  8. Noam Makavy – $19,936 + $26,258 in bounties
  9. Vincent Huang – $15,607 + $26,828

Event #29 ($1,500 FIFTY STACK NLHE)
Entries: 1,308
Prize pool: $1,863,900

With just three players left, it looked like perhaps poker stalwart Faraz Jaka was on the precipice of taking home his first career gold bracelet. But it was not to be as Ukrainian Vlad Martynenko took over the tournament and went on to victory, earning $250,198 while Jaka, fell just one spot short as the runner-up, collecting $187,622 for his efforts. Russia’s Stanislav Kuvaev wrapped up in third place, also taking home a six-figure score for $140,969.

Event #29 Final Table Results

  1. Vlad Martynenko – $250,198
  2. Faraz Jaka – $187,622
  3. Stanislav Kuvaev – $140,969
  4. Stefan Lehner – $105,507
  5. Ermo Kosk – $79,119
  6. Nir Amar – $59,331.18
  7. Tzlil Ozer – $44,492
  8. Peter Traply – $33,364
  9. Klas Lofberg – $25,019

Event #30 ($525 Beat The Pros)
Entries: 1594
Prize pool: $797,000

Canada’s Jase Regina not only beat the pros, but they beat everyone in the tournament by topping the 1594-entry field of Event #30 for a $75,342 (bounties included) payday and his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet. Malta’s Stefan Atanasov came close but fell one spot short, finishing as the runner-up which was good for $42,443 while Arunas Sapitavicius from Greece claimed the bronze and $28,158 in total. Just missing out on the podium was 2020 WSOP Online Main Event champion Stoyan Madanzhiev who finished in fourth place, adding $28,165 to the bankroll.

Event #30 Final Table Results

  1. Jase Regina – $32,856 + $42,486 in bounties
  2. Stefan Atanasov – $32,776 + $9,667 in bounties
  3. Arunas Sapitavicius – $24,707 + $3,451 in bounties
  4. Stoyan Madanzhiev – $18,602 + $9,563 in bounties
  5. Sebastian Mueller – $14,006 + $10,711 in bounties
  6. Julien Achard-stropoli – $10,545 + $8,360 in bounties
  7. William Wolf – $7,940 + $9,075 in bounties
  8. Alon Huberman – $5,789 + $2,918 in bounties
  9. Scott Hill – $4,501 + $5090 in bounties

Event #31(¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival)
Entries: 7,036
Prize pool: $818,645

The final day of the ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival had Hong Kong’s Henry Luo celebrating a win over a field of 7,036 and take home the $87,404 first-place prize as well as his first WSOP gold bracelet. Right behind him in the standings was Argentian Martin Pochat who earned $65,543 as the runner-up. Germany’s Yannick Schumacher rounded out the top three and walked away with $49,151 for third.

Event #31 Final Table Results

  1. Henry Luo – $87,404
  2. Martin Pochat – $65,543
  3. Yannick Schumacher – $49,151
  4. Ryosuke Kubodera – $36,858
  5. Tiago Lessa – $27,639
  6. Yuhan Liu – $20,727
  7. Robert Kaggerud – $15,543
  8. Sota Yamashita – $11,655
  9. Carlos Silva – $6,740

Event #32 ($210 WSOP Bounty Double MILLION$)
Entries: 14,162
Prize pool: $2,832,400

What do you get when you pair a low buy-in with a massive $2 million guarantee? You get the massive field of 14,162 entries for Event #32 ($210 WSOP Bounty Double MILLION$). You also get a winner in Canada’s Ruslan Rishko that more than 1000x’d their buy-in. Rishko took home the $194,096 first-place prize plus another $88,490 in bounties for a total haul of $282,586 and, of course, the gold bracelet. Slovakia’s Ales Lekse also pulled in a nice return on investment, earning a total of $133,250 (bounties included) as the runner-up. Brazil’s Bruno Medalha was the third member of the six-figures club, walking away with $114,602 for third place.

Event #32 Final Table Results

  1. Ruslan Rishko – $194,096 + $88,490 in bounties
  2. Ales Lekse – $119,283 + $13,967 in bounties
  3. Bruno Medalha – $106,477 + $18,125 in bounties
  4. Vitor Adiron – $68,068 + $9,851 in bounties
  5. Stefan Nemetz – $49,880 + $6,625 in bounties
  6. Ignas Navickas – $44,481 + $12,279 in bounties
  7. Danilo Gomas – $31,471 + $7,592 in bounties
  8. Oleg Vasylchenko – $26,149 + $8,407 in bounties
  9. Thien Thanh Nguyen – $16,048 + $2,866 in bounties

Event #33 ($500 The Closer)
Entries: 7,103
Prize pool: $3,373,925

There was no shortage of players willing to register for one last shot at an online gold bracelet in the 2021 WSOP Online on GGPoker. The final event of the series, Event #33 (The Closer) drew 7,103 entries and in the end, it was France’s Arnaud Enselme who booked the final bracelet of the summer and $360,223 for the win. Japan’s Kazuki Ikeuchi likely saved his series as well by earning $270,127 as the runner-up. Greecian grinder Ioannis Angelou-Konstas ended up in third place, good for $202,566. And with the end of Event #33, the 2021 WSOP Online on GGPoker came to a close.

Event #33 Final Table Results

  1. Arnaud Enselme – $360,223
  2. Kazuki Ikeuchi – $270,127
  3. Ioannis Angelou-Konstas – $202,566
  4. Hernando Guzman – $151,903
  5. Yakov Nesterov – $113,911
  6. Ryosuke Matsumoto – $85,421
  7. Koki Kudo – $64,057
  8. Ethan Reid – $48,036
  9. Qiu Kefei – $36,022