WPT Online: Charlie Carrel Wins Super High Roller for $600K

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Charlie Carrel added $600,250 to his bankroll on Friday night after winning the WPT Online Super High Roller. (WPT photo).

Nearly three years ago, Charlie Carrel took down the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker Main Event for $1.2 million. On Friday night, Carrel thrust himself into the online poker spotlight again by winning a World Poker Tour Online Super High Roller event for $600,250.

Carrel beat 97 other entries in Event #14 ($25,500 Super High Roller) including a final table that featured Arsenii Karmatckii, former #1-ranked PocketFiver Chris Hunichen, and eventual runner-up Ali Imsirovic. Third-place finisher Elias Talvitie finished third for $306,250 while Imsirovic earned $428,750 for coming in second. This event was the first of three $25,500 buy-in events on the WPT Online schedule. The others run on May 14 and May 17.

Event #13 ($2,650 Six Max NLHE) drew 293 runners with Daniel Reijmer earning the trophy and $167,137.47. The final opponent he eliminated, Ole Schemion, took home $111,706.25 while third place finisher Julien Perouse added $80,575 to his bankroll.

Aleksejs Ponakovs earned $54,225.52 for winning Event #13 Mini ($265 Six Max NLHE).

Chad Eveslage took down Event #17 ($530 Six Max Hyper Knockout) for $11,027.98 plus $13,101.59 in bounties. Runner-up Ihar Soika won $11,015.30 and another $6,820.29 in bounties while Victoriya Gracheva came in third for $7,835.84 plus $1,343.75 in bounties. The single day event had 251 entries.

Agustin Amestoy navigated his way throgh 840 other entries in Event #17 Mini ($55 Six Max Hyper Knockout) to win $2,876.83 and $2,538.06 in bounties.

Friday was the sixth starting flight of the WPT500 with 364 players adding $182,000 to the overall prize pool. Just 46 players advanced to Day 2 with Philipp Dietrich (393,082), Brunno Botteon De Albuquerque (390,506), and Carlos Chadha-Villamarin (386,541) finishing with the biggest stacks.

WPT Online Event #13 Mini $265 Six Max NLHE
1,446 Entries
$361,500 Prize Pool

Aleksejs Ponakovs – $54,225.52
Denis Timofeev – $38,556.14
Dean Gilbert – $30,004.50
Stefan Jedlicka – $21,690
Goran Mandic – $14,460
Stoyan Obreshkov – $9,037.50

WPT Online Event #13: $2,650 Six Max NLHE
293 Entries
$732,500 Prize Pool

Daniel Reijmer – $167,137.47
Ole Schemion – $111,706.25
Julien Perouse – $80,575
Enrico Camosci – $58,600
Mark Radoja – $40,287.50
RUi Ferreira – $29,300

WPT Online Event #14 $25,500 Super High Roller
98 Entries
$2,450,000 Prize Pool

Charles Carrel – $600,250
Almedin Imsirovic – $428,750
Elias Talvitie – $306,250
Ivan Galinec – $214,375
Arsenii Karmatckii – $159,250
Wiktor Malinowski – $122,500
Christopher Hunichen – $98,000
Pauli Ayras – $79,625

WPT Online Event #17 Mini $55 Six Max Hyper Knockout
841 Entries
$42,050 Prize Pool

Agustin Amestoy – $2,876.83 + $2,538.06 in bounties
Vyacheslav Bondartsev – $2,872.13 + $648.46 in bounties
Aleksey Konoplev – $2,138.81 + $306.25 in bounties
Matthew Eardley – $1,494.60 + $553.78 in bounties
Ross Elliott – $990.27 + $913.85 in bounties
Dmitry Grigorev – $677 + $165.61 in bounties

WPT Online Event #17 $530 Six Max Hyper Knockout
251 Entries
$125,500 Prize Pool

Chad Eveslage – $11,027.98 + $13,101.59 in bounties
Ihar Soika – $11,015.30 + $6,820.29 in bounties
Victoriya Gracheva – $7,835.84 + $1,343.75 in bounties
Ramon Miquel Munoz – $5,724.10 + $828.12 in bounties
Connor Drinan – $4,266.41 + $2,312.50 in bounties
Martin Mathis – $2,844.27 + $1,375.00 in bounties

WPT Online WPT500 Day 1F
364 Entries
$182,000 Prize Pool

Top 10 Chip Counts
Philipp Dietrich – 393,082
Brunno Botteon De Albuquerque – 390,506
Carlos Chadha-Villamarin – 386,541
Bartlomiej Ryszard Machon – 362,085
Simon Ravnskbaek – 314,144
Julien Martini – 252,469
Florian-Dimitrie Duta – 237,110
Giovani Torre – 237,071
Javier Gomez Zapatero – 205,584
Alexander Piskopos – 196,676