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Dzivielevski Wins Second Bracelet in WSOP Online PLOSSUS; More Winners Crowned

Dzivielevski Wins Second Bracelet in WSOP Online PLOSSUS; Sootla Wins COLOSSUSWORKING

Yesterday saw two more bracelet winners crowned in the WSOP Online on GGPoker in Event #41: COLOSSUS and Event #42: PLOSSUS. The final days resumed in the evening, with the COLOSSUS taking barely 90 minutes to crown a winner, and although the PLOSSUS took a while longer, it was worth the wait. Read on to find out exactly what happened!

There was also another bracelet given out in the Asian timezone event schedule, with Sung Joo "ArtePokerTV" Hyun topping a field of 2,307 entries in Event #46: $500 Deepstack No Limit Hold'em to win his first gold bracelet and $161,898.

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Yuri Dzivielevski Wins Second WSOP Bracelet in the 2020 PLOSSUS at GGPoker ($221,557)

Brazil's Yuri Dzivieleski became the latest player to find WSOP gold at GGPoker after shipping Event #42: $400 PLOSSUS for a huge payout of $227,557.

This is not all, as in addition to the prize money and the WSOP bracelet Dzivieleski also won an added WSOP Europe package valued at $15,000 for being the last player standing.

Dzivielevski is no stranger to both online and live poker success. He is currently ranked in fifth place in the world for online tournament players according to PocketFives where he was ranked top of the worldwide leaderboard several times in 2014 and 2015.

In addition to his now more than $7 million in online tournament cashes, Dzivielevski has proven himself on the live felts as well with nearly $1.2 million in live cashes. Last summer was something special for the Brazilian as he found his first taste for WSOP gold when he won the WSOP Event #51: $2,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better for $213,750.

Now he has a second bracelet and it is a question of whether he can win more!

2020 GGPoker WSOP Event #42: $400 PLOSSUS Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Yuri DzivielevskiBrazil$221,557*
2Matt "DNSFD" VengrinUnited States$165,147
3Tautvydas "GuliGul" JokubauskasArgentina$116,777
4Gabi "kidrurim" LivshitzIsrael$82,573
5Samuel "vivaegipto" BernabeuSpain$58,388
6Juan "Darth Vador" PerezMexico$41,287
7Chad "ThefastLayne" LayneUnited States$29,194
8Dustin "JohnSmiley1" DirksenUnited States$20,643
9Marcus "Phil Kessel" CaraCanada$14,597

*Winner receives an added WSOP Europe package valued at $15,000.

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Estonia's Ranno Sootla Wins Event #41: COLOSSUS for $595,930

Ranno Sootla

Ranno Sootla has Estonia's first WSOP bracelet in Event #41: COLOSSUS after defeating start-of-day chip leader Paraskevas Tsokaridis heads-up. Sootla takes home $595,930 and a WSOP Europe Package after topping the 12,747-player field, and finished off proceedings with a lightning-fast 90-minute final table.

Runner-up Tsokaridis had dominated large portions of the final table; he was responsible for half of all the eliminations and came into heads-up with a close to 2:1 chip lead.

However, Sootla bided his time and dominated the early proceedings heads-up, winning 12 of the first 15 hands to move into the lead. Tsokaridis would double heads-up, but failed to mount any comeback, eventually succumbing to the Estonian's pocket kings and having to settle for second place.

Event #41: COLOSSUS Final Table Results

PlaceWinnerCountry Prize (USD)
1Ranno SootlaEstonia $595,930
2Paraskevas TsokaridisGreece $433,345
3Joni JouhkimainenFinland $308,904
4Andre FigueiredoBrazil $220,198
5Arunas SapitaviciusLithuania $156,964
6Agate OseAustria $111,890
7Tom DelaineMalta $79,759
8Lai SishengSingapore $56,885
9Ajay ChabraCanada $40,529

Sootla has just two career WSOP cashes, both coming in 2018. They include a runner-up finish in Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Bounty to Ryan Leng for $168,464.

He can now take pride in becoming Estonia's first WSOP bracelet winner.

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Sung Joo "ArtePokerTV" Hyun Wins First Bracelet in Event #46: $500 Deepstack NLHE ($161,898)

Sung Joo Hyun

It took just over 11 hours of play to determine the latest champion in the 2020 GGPoker World Series of Poker Online Bracelet Events and it was Sung Joo "ArtePokerTV" Hyun that topped a field of 2,307 entries in Event #46: $500 Deepstack No Limit Hold'em to claim his first gold bracelet and top prize of $161,898.

Hyun defeated China's Yiduo "Tr1pTripM" Yu in heads-up to claim the lion's share of the $1,095,825 prize pool. However, it wasn't the biggest cash prize in his poker career so far. Two years ago, Hyun was very close to winning poker's most prestigious prize when he reached the final table in Event #68: $1,000+111 The Little One for One Drop. Out of 4,732 entries, the South Korean finished in 4th place and took home $189,098.

Two years later, the trip to Las Vegas was not possible and instead Hyun emerged victorious on the virtual felt instead. Many poker players with South Korean heritage have a dual nationality and travel in order to play poker as that is not allowed by law on home soil in the popular casinos in Incheon and Jeju. Hyun follows into the footsteps of Sejin Park and Sean Yu to become the third WSOP bracelet winner for his home country.

The final table also featured Nikita Kuznetsov, Jens Kerper, Wei Zhao and Yesha Punjabi, with the latter usually calling the Crown Casino in Melbourne as her home base for live poker.

Final Result Event #46: $500 Deepstack NLHE

PlaceWinnerCountryPrize (in USD)
1Sung Joo "ArtePokerTV" HyunSouth Korea$161,898
2Yiduo "Tr1pTripM" YuChina$116,605
3Jeffrey "hockeysyrup" MallachCanada$83,696
4Nikita "VSMPZD" KuznetsovRussia$60,178
5Yu "kris16" DuThailand$43,269
6Che Li "32bo" LinTaiwan$31,111
7Jens "el_gazapo" KerperGermany$22,369
8Wei "dugui777" ZhaoChina$16,084
9Yesha "Iconic" PunjabiAustralia$11,564

2020 Online WSOP Bracelet Winners on GGPoker

DateTournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize
7/26/20Event #32: $100 The Opener29,306$2,571,216Marcelo Jakovljevic Pudla$265,880
7/26/20Event #33: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief2,323$2,580,853Alek Stasiak$343,204
7/19/20Event #34: $525 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed2,214$1,107,000Shoma "pp_syon" Ishikawa$117,650
7/21/20Event #35: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship328$1,558,000Juha Helppi$290,286
7/22/20Event #36: $1,500 FIFTY STACK NLHE1,342$1,912,350Michael Clacher$297,496
7/23/20Event #37: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha971$971,000Hun Wei Lee$161,886
7/25/20Event #38: $600 Monster Stack 6-Max2,007$1,143,990Aaron "fishnchip" Wijaya$171,389
7/26/20Event #39: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em922$1,313,850Roberto Romanello$212,613
7/26/20Event #40: $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha532$1,253,500Simon Lofberg$224,493
8/1/20Event #41: COLOSSUS12,757$4,796,632Ranno Sootla$595,930
8/1/20Event #42: PLOSSUS4,356$1,637,856Yuri Dzivieleski$227,557
7/28/20Event #43: $10,000 Short Deck No Limit Hold'em Championship130$1,261,000Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb$276,393
7/29/20Event #44: $2,500 NLHE 6-Handed892$2,118,500Kristen Bicknell$356,412
7/30/20Event #45: $840 Bounty NLHE2,382$1,905,600Patrick "Muddington" Kennedy$245,448
8/1/20Event #46: $500 Deepstack2,307$1,095,825Sung Joo "ArtePokerTV" Hyun$161,898

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