Estes Nabs Second WSOP MI Online Bracelet; Kershaw Victorious in First PA Event
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While we’re not able to offer live updates from those tournaments, we will be bringing you recaps for all the bracelet winners from Wolverine and Keystone States.
Below is a look at the first winners from Michigan and Pennsylvania.
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Estes Claims Second WSOP MI Bracelet in as Many Years
On Sunday, June 4, the first Michigan online bracelet of the summer was awarded. Event #1: $500 NLH Bankroll Builder saw 132 players rebuy 46 times, which resulted in a 178-entry field that awarded its $80,100 prize pool to the top 24 finishers.
Among those to cash the tournament were Rudy “Flyheim86” Gavaldon (10th place - $1,241.55), Eric “EMOON73” Moon (14th place - $1,193.49), Pawel “binarystar81” Galecki (21st place - $1,137.42), and Ryan “rkellyishere” Kelly (24th place - $1,137.42).
After nearly nine hours of play, it was Todd “Rooster_777” Estes defeating Imari “SaveUrTears” Love in heads-up play to capture the $18,623.25 and the bracelet.
It marked the second gold bracelet for Estes in as many years. Last summer, he topped a 326-entry field to win the WSOP MI Event #2: $400 NLH Ultra Deepstack for $27,895.64 and his first gold bracelet. He did so by defeating Corey “C0rgasm” Paggeot in heads-up play.
WSOP Online MI Event #1 Final Table Results
|1||Todd “Rooster_777” Estes||$18,623.25|
|2||Imari “SaveUrTears” Love||$13,336.65|
|3||Tom “LeaveMEaLOAN” Midena||$9,612|
|4||Ryan “Ivegotstylek” Redoutey||$6,880.59|
|5||Eric “LJackson8” Michaels||$4,838.04|
|6||Philip “COLORofSPACE” Halladay||$3,484.35|
|7||Jesse “Wise_Friend” Mcintyre||$2,531.16|
|8||Ryan “JoeShiesty” Rogers||$1,850.31|
|9||Matthew “ICrushYou” Moffit||$1,353.69|
Kershaw Wins First PA Bracelet of the Summer
On Sunday, June 4, the first Pennsylvania online bracelet of the summer was awarded. Event #1: $500 NLH Bankroll Builder attracted 110 players who rebought 43 times. The 153-entry field resulted in a $68,850 prize pool that was paid out to the top 18 finishers.
Among those to cash but fall short of the final table were Brandon “B.Mueller” Muller (10th place - $1,377), Mark “NaigoPA” Foresta (12th place - $1,377), and David “DCDiamond” Cole (15th place - $1,335.69).
After more than eight hours of play, it was Andrew “phillytaxguy” Kershaw defeating Derek “4evergr8” Duckett in heads-up play to win the tournament for $16,964.66 and an online gold bracelet.
WSOP Online PA Event #1 Final Table Results
|1||Andrew “phillytaxguy” Kershaw||$16,964.66|
|2||Derek “4evergr8” Duckett||$12,110.71|
|3||Ideal “idealcArdspA” Morina||$8,647.56|
|4||Levi “AmosSlade” Espeseth||$6,182.73|
|5||Sam “WaomenInSTEM” Ganzfried||$4,413.28|
|6||Jesse “Justalittle” Klein||$3,153.33|
|7||Brandon “FkitMaskOff” Merrill||$2,251.39|
|8||Alex “Schwibbs1” Schwint||$1,604.20|
|9||John “LTCmoon1” McDonald||$1,459.62|
Remaining Michigan/Pennsylvania Schedule
Back in 2021, the WSOP offered gold online bracelet events in the segregated Pennsylvania market. In 2022, the WSOP expanded its online bracelet offering into Michigan with eight events.
In 2023, WSOP.com will offer seven online bracelets each in their segregated markets in Michigan and Pennsylvania. The events and schedule are the same in both markets.
On Sunday, June 25, Event #4: $500 Mystery Bounty will take place marking the first time an online gold bracelet will be awarded for the popular Mystery Bounty format.
|Sunday, June 11||3:30 p.m. EST||Event #2: $400 NLH PKO 8-Max|
|Sunday, June 18||3:30 p.m. EST||Event #3: $500 NLH Turbo|
|Sunday, June 25||3:30 p.m. EST||Event #4: $500 Mystery Bounty|
|Sunday, July 2||3:30 p.m. EST||Event #5: $600 NLH Deepstack|
|Sunday, July 9||3:30 p.m. EST||Event #6: $300 NLH|
|Sunday, July 16||3:30 p.m. EST||Event #7: $500 NLH Summer Saver|
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