Hosted by Lance Bradley and Donnie Peters, The Fives Poker Podcast runs each week and covers the latest poker news, preview upcoming events, and debate the hottest topics in poker.
Over the course of the 2020 World Series of Poker, PocketFives will be checking in with Chris Moorman and Katie Lindsay as they chase down WSOP glory. This is Episode 4 of The House of Moorman and the first after the couple traveled to Mexico to play the GGPoker bracelet events.
Chris Moorman arrived in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico with his computer, his golf clubs, and some of the necessities of life in early August set to grind some of the last flights of the World Series of Poker Online Millionaire Maker flights.
Just a little bit before 2 AM in Salvador, Brazil there may have been a short burst of cheers as one of their own added their name to the growing list of Brazilian poker players with a World Series of Poker bracelet. Leonardo Mattos defeated Christopher Puetz heads up to take down WSOP Online Event #59 ($2,500 Double Stack NLHE) for $399,046.75 and his first career bracelet.
Israel’s Ravid Garbi worked his way through a tough final table that included a number of players making their second trip to a 2020 World Series of Poker Online final table before going one-on-one with an online poker legend to win his first career in Event #58 ($5,000 Six NLHE Championship).
Two summers ago, Frank Crivello got oh so close to winning what would have been his first career World Series of Poker bracelet in an online event, finishing in fifth place in the $3,200 Online High Roller event. Presented with an opportunity to secure the jewelry on Saturday in a 2020 WSOP Online event, Crivello didn’t disappoint.
Over the 31 days of July, 31 different players picked up a World Series of Poker bracelet on WSOP.com. While the winners dominated the headlines, there were thousands of players – 2,289 to be exact – who added to their WSOP resume with an in-the-money finish. Digging through all of the numbers from the 2020 WSOP Online on WSOP.com shows a number of players who found a way to shine bright on poker’s biggest stage.
When the final table of Event #52 ($1,000 NLHE) of the 2020 World Series of Poker Online began late Thursday night, Canadian Alek Stasiak had just six blinds. Two hours later he was the last player standing and became the first double bracelet winner of 2020.
As far as father-son World Series of Poker bracelet winners go, Doyle and Todd Brunson have a stranglehold on the category with 11 combined bracelets. Early Thursday morning however, another duo joined the mix when Ireland’s Eoghan O’Dea took down Event #51 ($400 Pot Limit Omaha) for a six-figure score.
Enrico Camosci did such a phenomenal job of navigating his way through the 1,168-entry field in Event #50 ($2,100 NLHE Bounty Championship) that he basically finished first AND second in the event.
Gavin Cochrane woke up on Tuesday knowing that his fate in the World Poker Tour World Online Championship 8-Max event was largely in his own hands.