Gaby Livshitz Wins WSOP Online PLOSSUS; McCully Leads GGMasters HR

Gaby Livshitz WSOP Online 2021 PLOSSUS

The 2021 WSOP Online continues on GGPoker all this week, with plenty of exciting events on the horizon. This week sees the $25,000 Super High Roller Championship and the $400 COLOSSUS [Final Day] take place, satellites for both of which are available in the GGPoker client.

One more winner was crowned on Sunday in the $400 PLOSSUS. Read on for more details or head to the PokerNews Live Reporting Hub.

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Gaby Livshitz Wins GGPoker WSOP Online Event #17: $400 PLOSSUS

Day 2 of Event #17: $400 PLOSSUS saw just under nine hours of Pot-Limit Omaha played, and after the dust settled, Gaby "kidrurim" Livshitz emerged victorious over the 584 returning players to take home a first place prize of $152,165, all for a mere $400 investment here at the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Festival.

Livshitz beat Yuri "sjeverest" Suvorov heads-up, while Niklas Astedt, tipped in our WSOP Online predictions to win a bracelet, finished in fifth.

GGPoker WSOP Online Event #17: PLOSSUS Final Table Results

1Gaby "kidrurim" LivshitzIsrael$89,626$62,534$152,165
2Yuri “sjeverest” SuvorovRussia$26,863$62,374$89,237
3Shengchao "szhu" ZhuSingapore$8,672$43,646$52,317
4Idris AmbraisseMorocco$13,439$30,501$43,940
5Niklas AstedtNorway$13,750$21,315$35,065
6Lasse “joutoukko” EnojarviFinland$4,778$14,895$19,673
7Shihhui "RadishGod" WangTaiwan$11,708$10,409$22,117

Final Day Recap

Heading into the final day, it was six-time WSOP bracelet winner and GGPoker Ambassador Daniel Negreanu with the chip lead. He would ride that big stack all the way to a 23rd place finish, earning over $8,900 for his finish.

Other notables who finished in the top 100 included Mikhail Semin, Anton Morgenstern, Nick Maimone, Toby Lewis and recent WSOP bracelet winner Renan Bruschi.

Related: Renan Bruschi Sings His Way to His First WSOP Bracelet in the BIG 500

When the final table started, it was Yuri "sjeverest" Suvorov who held the chip lead, while Livshitz was actually one of the shorter stacks. However, Livshitz quickly went to work, knocking out short stack Shihhui Wang in seventh place. He would follow that up with a double through Lasse Enojarvi, and then eliminate one of the most accomplished players at the final table, Niklas Astedt, in fifth place.

Idris Ambraisse would be the next player to hit the exit, and his knockout was courtesy of Suvorov. Three-handed play took a while, before Livshitz secured the knockout of Shengchao Zhu, when his aces held against the player from Singapore.

And aces would prove the trick during heads-up play, which lasted only a few minutes, with Livshitz holding them once more to eliminated Suvorov and earning himself his first ever WSOP bracelet.

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Joshua McCully Leads the Final 37 in WSOP Online Event #16: $1,050 WSOP GGMasters HR Freezeout NLH

Joshua McCully

Australia’s Joshua McCully ran red hot in the final hour to close out Day 1 as the chip leader of Event #16: $1,050 WSOP GGMasters HR Freezeout NLH in the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online. The $2 million guarantee brought 2,040 entries for a $2,240,000 prize pool, and 37 players will return tomorrow to fight for the WSOP gold bracelet on GGPoker.

Event #16: $1,050 WSOP GGMasters Top Ten Chip Counts

1Joshua McCullyAustralia1,577,465
3Zac "Pyschedelic" DuceAustralia1,286,561
4Mor "Yosemite Sam" LeybovichIsrael1,145,141
5Qibing "degenkaliu" WangChina1,085,827
6Samuel VousdenFinland1,065,104
7Fabian "lordof0513" SchmidtAustria1,056,884
10Joao "nobreadpls" FerreiraPortugal852,942

The Aussie spent the day in and around the top ten, but it was a burst of cards late that claimed the Day 1 chip lead. Over the course of just a few minutes in Level 31, McCully went from the middle of the pack to a comfortable chip lead after busting Noam "silverplat" Makavy with kings, George Wolff with tens, and Sosia "Aunty_Ninja" Jiang with ace-king. Other players like Samuel Vousden and Qibing "degenkaliu" Wang are still alive after taking a share of the chip lead at one point in the day before McCully took control. They will return tomorrow for a shot at the WSOP gold bracelet.

Remaining Payouts


Day 2 will begin on Monday August 23 at 5 p.m. GMT and PokerNews will be here to bring you all of the action as it happens. Players will play Day 2 all the way down to a final table before the blinds are adjusted to the average stacks remaining. During the final table the blinds will go up after a certain number of hands instead of every 15 minutes. Be sure to join us on Monday for non-stop coverage from the PokerNews team.

  • Gaby Livshitz won over $152,000 and his first bracelet; Just 37 players remain in the GGMasters with Joshua McCully leading the way

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