2020 WSOP Main Event partypoker US Network Online Series
EPT Online 09: $5,200 8-Game [High Roller]

Event Info

Prize Pool $255,000
Players 51
EPT Online 09: $5,200 8-Game [High Roller]
Day 2 Completed

"RaulGonzalez" Wins EPT Online 09: $5,200 8-Game [High Roller]

Pokerstars Spadie
Pokerstars Spadie

The mixed-game dominance of the mystery player known only as "RaulGonzalez" continues on PokerStars.

The German account took down EPT Online 09: $5,200 8-Game [High Roller] in a field of 51 entries on just a single shell, scooping up $100,050 in prize money and an EPT trophy.

While that can be won by RaulGonzalez in a day's work at the nosebleed mixed-game tables they frequently haunt, it will still undoubtedly be a welcome development. And the win comes on the heels of shipping the World Championship of Online Poker $10,300 8-Game just two months ago for $235,531.

Paid Final Table Results

2Dzmitry "Colisea" UrbanovichPoland$65,524
3Jens "Fresh_oO_D" LakemeierAustria$42,913
4Christian "Crisper" PereiraArgentina$28,105
5Denis "aDrENalin710" StrebkovRussia$18,406

RaulGonzalez was completely dominant early in the event, doubling up on the next stack at several points. They had to reassert themselves early at a tough final table to avoid bubbling out, but once they regained one of the bigger stacks, everyone else was in trouble.

On Day 2, they were among three players in contention for the lead, and sure enough, the two short stacks fell early on to leave it a three-way battle between RaulGonzalez, Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich and Jens "Fresh_oO_D" Lakemeier.

RaulGonzalez looked to have a solid handle on things with 60% of the chips, but Urbanovich made it a sweat with a big double in pot-limit Omaha holding top set against top two and a straight draw.

RaulGonzalez narrowed the gap by busting Lakemeier, and they soon had the lead after a lucky triple draw hand where they made an eight-perfect drawing three against Urbanovich, drawing one to an eight-six.

The chip difference between the two only widened from there until Urbanovich ran out of chips in the Omaha hi-lo round.

Score another for the high-stakes cash star, who gets a trophy to go with his recent WCOOP title.

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich Eliminated in 2nd Place ($65,524)

Dzmitry Urbanovich
Dzmitry Urbanovich

70,000/140,000 Omaha Hi-Lo

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich managed one double turning a king-high straight against top two pair, but the run ended soon after.

First, "RaulGonzalez" took most of his chips without showdown. RaulGonzalez had raised on the button, then they saw the turn for free on a board of {8-Spades}{k-Spades}{2-Spades}{2-Clubs}. Urbanovich bet and RaulGonzalez raised. Urbanovich called then check-folded the {k-Diamonds} river.

Down to just over one big bet, Urbanovich called a raise and then got the last crumbs in on {8-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{q-Clubs}.

Unfortunately for him, he was against {3-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}{6-Hearts}, totally smoked with {k-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{2-Spades}. The {j-Clubs} turn gave him a faint hope but the {k-Diamonds} river wasn't the sort of improvement he needed.

RaulGonzalez de 5,100,000 293,936
Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl Busted

Urbanovich on a Nub


70,000/140,000 Omaha Hi-Lo

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich raised and "RaulGonzalez" called then check-raised a {5-Hearts}{8-Spades}{q-Hearts} flop. That player then bet the {7-Hearts} turn and {4-Hearts} river, with Urbanovich calling down.

RaulGonzalez showed {q-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} for a nine-high straight and a seven-six low and that was a scooper.

RaulGonzalez de 4,806,064 1,380,000
Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl 293,936 -1,380,000

Big Pair for Urbanovich


60,000/120,000 Limit Hold'em

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich three-bet in the big blind after "RaulGonzalez" opened and the high-stakes legend called to bring a {q-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{6-Hearts} flop. Urbanovich continued with a bet and RaulGonzalez called, bringing a {10-Clubs} turn. Urbanovich slowed down with a check but then raised when RaulGonzalez bet.

Urbanovich got a final bet paid off and showed {k-Hearts}{k-Spades}.

RaulGonzalez de 3,426,064 -420,000
Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl 1,673,936 420,000

"RaulGonzalez" Closing in


60,000/120,000 Triple Draw

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich raised and "RaulGonzalez" three-bet, with Urbanovich calling and taking three after RaulGonzalez took two. RaulGonzalez bet, Urbanovich called, and they both drew one. Another bet and call and they both patted. RaulGonzalez bet, Urbanovich called, and RaulGonzalez showed the nuts.

RaulGonzalez de 3,846,064 930,000
Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl 1,253,936 -930,000

"RaulGonzalez" Back on Top


60,000/120,000 2-7 Triple Draw

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich opened on the button and "RaulGonzalez" called in the big blind. It was three for RaulGonzalez and just one for Urbanovich, but the German player nonetheless check-raised. RaulGonzalez patted and Urbanovich took one. Again, the player behind in the draw raised. Both players patted the final draw and RaulGonzalez check-called.

Urbanovich showed a perfect eight-six but it was no good as RaulGonzalez had the nut eight.

RaulGonzalez de 2,916,064 690,000
Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl 2,183,936 -690,000

Jens "Fresh_oO_D" Lakemeier Eliminated in 3rd Place ($42,913)

Jens Lakemeier
Jens Lakemeier

60,000/120,000 2-7 Triple Draw

Jens "Fresh_oO_D" Lakemeier raised on the button and "RaulGonzalez" called in the big blind and drew three. They were way behind in the draw as Lakemeier patted. RaulGonzalez check-called and patted. They check-called just shy of a full bet and each player patted again.

Lakemeier showed {9-}{7-}{5-}{3-}{2-} but his hand had been cracked by {9-}{6-}{5-}{4-}{2-}.

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl 2,873,936 637,500
RaulGonzalez de 2,226,064 43,703
Jens "Fresh_oO_D" Lakemeier Busted

Urbanovich Doubles Into Lead

Dzmitry  Urbanovich
Dzmitry Urbanovich

12,500/25,000 PLO

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich completed the blind and called a pot-sized raise from "RaulGonzalez." Urbanovich checked the {j-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{8-Hearts} flop and RaulGonzalez bet 75,000. Urbanovich potted to 375,000 and RaulGonzalez peeled, bringing a spicy {9-Hearts}. Urbanovich shoved for 668K and RaulGonzalez tanked awhile then called.

RaulGonzalez: {k-Clubs}{j-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}
Urbanovich: {k-Spades}{j-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}

Urbanovich had top set and a flush draw and was in good shape against two pair and a straight draw. The {4-Hearts} failed to crack his hand, and he doubled into the chip lead.

Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich pl 2,236,436 1,166,904
RaulGonzalez de 2,182,361 -975,936

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