Only a few chances remain for players to win one of the coveted gold bracelets during the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events. The next chance awaits as of 5.01 pm GMT in Event #28: $2,100 Bounty Championship NLHE, which will see 22 players out of a field of 1,064 entries return to their seats. They will battle for the lion's share of the $2,128,000 prize pool with cash and bounty prizes up for grabs during each elimination.
Israel's "NIRUSHHH" leads the survivors into the final day with 63 big blinds and they have already earned $20,219 in bounties. Second in chips is Australia'sVincent "Moist" Huang with 46 big blinds, immediately followed by Arkadiy "Kamsky" Tsinis. The American is one of three known WSOP bracelet winners among the finalists and he is joined by Abhinav "OBellaCiao" Iyer and Chris Moorman.
Also in the mix is Irishman Dara O'Kearney, author of the strategy book "PKO Poker Strategy" which covers in depth this action-packed tournament format. He will return for the final day just outside of the top 10 with 20 big blinds at his disposal.
Top 10 After Day 1 in Event #28: $2,100 Bounty Championship
|Place||Player||Bounty||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|2||Vincent "Moist" Huang||$12,438||4,625,683||46|
|3||Arkadiy "Kamsky" Tsinis||$5,781||4,583,917||46|
|4||Mathias "Senor Perez" Siljander||$9,000||3,938,692||39|
|5||Sheng "asdf3578" Liu||$13,820||3,208,779||32|
|6||Noam "silverplat" Makavy||$17,117||2,913,279||29|
|7||Oleg "PbI6AFiSH" Eltsov||$18,938||2,671,398||27|
|9||Natalya "Nikitina N1" Nikitina||$4,063||2,558,936||26|
|10||Sergio "TugaStalion" Coutinho||$5,734||2,295,836||23|
The action resumes at 5.01 pm GMT with blinds of 50,000-100,000 and a running ante of 12,500. Until the nine-handed final table has been reached, all levels will last 15 minutes each before then switching to a fixed number of hands for each level. All 22 finalists have secured a cash prize of $7,171 and the top two finishers will bank more than $86k in cash along with their significant bounties.
Stay tuned for the conclusion of this event as the PokerNews team will provide all the key hands from start to finish.