GGPoker WSOP Online: Kade Misses Out on Ladies Championship; Arends & Radoja Reel in Bracelets

Vanessa Kade

Five more gold bracelets have been claimed on GGPoker since PokerNews' last World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online round-up. Tournaments such as the Ladies Championship and COLOSSUS were just some of the events to finally reached their conclusion, with the latter awarding a huge $378,508 first-place prize.

Mark Radoja and Jans Arends were some of the notable names to achieve WSOP glory while the likes of Vanessa Kade and Tommi Lankinen fell just short of securing their first WSOP bracelets.

Long Becomes Latest WSOP Ladies Championship Winner

The final table of the $500 Ladies Championship played out on Saturday night and saw Huanhua "King-Dong" Long defeat the aforementioned Kade at heads-up play to become the latest WSOP Ladies Championship winner. Long pocketed the bracelet and the $31,326 up top.

The event had 362 entries which created a $171,950 prize pool. The top 62 players made the money and locked up a min-cash of $847. Unlucky Ladies who were unable to see a return on their investment included GGPoker Omaha Squad member Sasha "PokerSasha" Liu, Natural8 ambassador Kitty Kuo and three-time WSOP bracelet winner Kirsten Foxen.

2022 WSOP Ladies Championship winner Jessica Teusl bowed out in 25th place for a final payday of $1,138.

Event #21: $500 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship Final Table Results

1Huanhua "King-Dong" LongChina$31,326
2Vanessa "Niffler" KadeCanada$23,491
3Carla “MickChecker” MarinsBrazil$17,616
4Jiangshan "SS_33" XuChina$13,210
5Fallon "HurtU" WeidnerCanada$9,906
6Emi "emiemiemi" IkeuchiJapan$7,429
7Lissa "Trypta" SzymonowiczUnited Kingdom$5,571
8Soraya EstradaSpain$4,177
9Irina "Jewete" ShitikovaRussia$3,133

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Lankinen Also Falls Short of WSOP Glory

Tommi Lankinen
Tommi "wnbgambb" Lankinen

Finnish poker player Tommi "wnbgambb" Lankinen also was another player to fall one short of winning their first piece of WSOP hardware. Lankinen was despatched by Canada's "Be_LegendarY" when just two players remained. The winner took home a total prize of $75,620, with $39,020 coming from bounties while the rest was made up from the traditional prize pool.

The event saw a huge turnout, with the final number of entries reaching 3,015 when the late registration period closed. A progressive bounty of at least $75 was awarded for each player eliminated and the final 368 players made the paid places ($511 min-cash).

Online crusher Samuel Vousden (336th - $586) was among those to finish inside the money and was joined by famous faces such as Joseph Cheong (163rd - $1,688), Chris Moorman (151st - $1,603) and Kenny Hallaert (10th - $8,065).

Event #25: $315 Superstack Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryBountyPayoutTotal Prize
2Tommi "wnbgambb" LankinenFinland$9,367$36,509$45,876
4Yannick "The Shepherd" AnsenneBelgium$7,097$19,380$26,477
6Gabriel "gtavares10" TavaresBrazil$5,878$10,275$16,153
7Patrick "FTBG" BlyeCanada$4,068$7,482$11,550
8Facundo "JF10" DiazArgentina$1,795$5,448$7,243
9Timothy CramerCanada$5,309$3,967$9,276

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Arends Overcomes Stacked Final Table for Maiden Bracelet Win

Jans Arends
Jans Arends

Jans Arends became the sixth Austrian to win a WSOP bracelet after he took down Event #26: $600 DOUBLE CHANCE NLH [2-Stack] for a cool $129,745. The tournament saw some of poker's elite players like Andreas Christoforou and Dylan Linde.

The 1,777 entry-field generated a $1,012,890 prize pool with the last 287 players each taking a respective slice. Vousden and Moorman, both found another WSOP online cash as they able to squeak into the money before being eliminated as soon as the bubble burst.

GGPoker ambassadors Anatoly Filatov (241st - $1,081) and Felipe Ramos (68th - $2,474) also saw their bankrolls slightly boosted.

Event #26: $600 DOUBLE CHANCE NLH [2-Stack] Final Table Results

1Jans ArendsAustria$129,745
2Andreas ChristoforouCyprus$97,294
3Dylan LindeUnited States$72,960
4Johnathan "Resolve" FrenchCanada$54,713
6Philipp "Xin Lee" HofbauerAustria$30,767
8Eduardo "srjtdyfgukh" SilvaBrazil$17,302
9Zhao Zi LongHong Kong$12,974

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Radoja Captures Third WSOP Bracelet

Mark Radoja
Mark Radoja

Event #27: $1,500 FIFTY STACK Bounty No-Limit Hold'em Final Table Results

Nine years after winning the 2013 WSOP $10,000 Heads Up Championship, Mark Radoja was the last player standing in Event #27: $1,500 FIFTY STACK Bounty No-Limit Hold'em to capture his third WSOP bracelet.

The Canadian outlasted Justus "taxidriver" Held at heads-up play to walk away with the $95,460 first-place prize and an extra $119,049 in bounties to bring his total score to $214,509.

Another seven-figure prize pool was confirmed upon the completion of late registration will the final tally being confirmed at $2,275,275, which was thanks to the 1,597 entries.

PlacePlayerCountryBountyPayoutTotal Prize
1Mark RadojaCanada$119,049$95,460$214,509
2Justus "taxidriver" HeldAustria$44,365$95,229$139,594
3Alexandre "raking-even" RaymondCanada$10,216$71,786$82,002
4Stefan "Bobbele" ReiserGermany$15,619$54,048$69,667
5Gerson "Maicen" BragaBrazil$32,184$40,693$72,877
7Tal NoachIsrael$24,152$23,068$47,220

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"SlimLady" Conquers COLOSSUS to Take Biggest Score of the Week

Mauricio Pais Ferreira
Mauricio Pais Ferreira

The $400 buy-in COLOSSUS had a huge $3 million guarantee and after 20 starting flights, the final prize pool stood at $3,793,840 and smashed expectations.

Just 1,479 of the 10,090 total entries made it through to the events final stage and when the dust settled, "SlimLady" was crowned champion. The player from Cyprus took home the biggest WSOP Online score of the week, and saw $378,508 head their way for their efforts.

European grinders PLAYER="mauricio-pais"]Mauricio "Promoking" Pais Ferreira[/PLAYER], Dominykas Mikolaitis and Virgilio “Tirsinho” Fonseca made it to the final table and all banked sizeable prizes.

Event #28: $400 COLOSSUS Final Table Results

3Mauricio "Promoking" Pais FerreiraGermany$212,848
4Dominykas MikolaitisLithuania$159,613
6"Leopard Z"China$89,757
7Virgilio “Tirsinho” FonsecaPortugal$67,308

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Sep-24Sat18:00#31: $1,050 Beat the Pros Bounty Freezeout$1,050-
Sep-25Sun18:00#32: $400 The Closer NLH [Series Saver]$400-
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