Another day in Pennsylvania meant another online grinder was earning a World Series of Poker Online bracelet. This time it was ‘Conngong12‘ topping a 319-entry field in event #6 ($400 NLHE PKO) to win WSOP gold and more than $22,000.
After each 2021 World Series of Poker Online bracelet event wraps up, the WSOP ships the event winner their gold bracelet via FedEx. The way the first nine events have gone, somebody needs to inquire about bulk shipping rates to Brazil.
For the past three weeks, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida has been home for a number of poker’s best players as the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open made its return after having to take 2020 off due to the pandemic.
The 2021 World Series of Poker Online bracelet events on GGPoker are through seven events and Brazilian players have now captured three of them with Eduardo Pires becoming the first player to win seven figures along with the gold after his win in Event #7 ($1,500 Millionaire Maker) on Sunday night.
Georgios Sotiropoulos made his way through 6,359 other entries to end up at a final table with another previous World Series of Poker bracelet winner, a high stakes cash game crusher, and six other players in WSOP Online Event #6 ($200 Flip & Go) on GGPoker. He then eliminated six of his final eight opponents to win his second career WSOP bracelet and $117,022.
Every poker player dreams of arriving at a World Series of Poker final table with the chip lead and using that chip lead to perfect effect to take out opponent after opponent on their way to winning a WSOP bracelet. The nightmare of that scenario ends with the final opponent coming from behind to win the bracelet.
Brock Wilson needs to be where the action is. A few years ago, Wilson could pull back the blinds on his apartment and look down upon the hustle and bustle of Times Square in New York City as he prepared himself for his day working on Wall Street as a financial analyst. More recently it’s meant being able to pull back his blinds and see the tourists and gamblers that give Las Vegas that Sin City vibe as he readies himself for day battling on the felt of the city’s poker tables.
Almost 11 months to the day after Nicolo Molinelli won his first World Series of Poker bracelet on GGPoker.com, the Italian poker pro won his second by winning WSOP Online Event #3 ($2,500 Limit Hold’em Championship) on GGPoker for nearly $90,000.
Every year for the past 51 years, the world’s best poker players have gathered to battle for money and ego in the World Series of Poker. No matter the format, online or live, or the location, Europe, Australia, or in the birthplace of it all, Las Vegas, poker’s heroes are born in the WSOP. The second half of the 2021 WSOP Online runs on GGPoker.com from August 1 to September 12 and PocketFives is keeping tabs on all kinds of statistics from the action and will highlight one interesting stat or fun nugget from each event.
Joao Simao has been #1 on PocketFives and has long been considered one of the most successful online poker players ever. On Monday, the Brazilian added to his resume and his legacy when he navigated through the final 20 players to his first World Series of Poker bracelet in WSOP Online $1,111 Caesars Cares event.