Event #20: $500 NLH
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Event Info

Buy-in $500
Prize Pool $215,550
Players 479

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 479
Event #20: $500 NLH
Day 1 Completed

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello Takes Down Event #20: $500 No-Limit Hold’em Turbo ($41,579)

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WSOP Bracelet
WSOP Bracelet

After just over five hours on the virtual felt on Thursday evening, Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello defeated Matthew "GitGot" Volosevich in heads-up play to win the 2022 WSOP Online Event #20: $500 No-Limit Hold’em Turbo for his first WSOP bracelet and the $41,579 top prize.

The event attracted 479 entries including 143 re-entries to create a $215,550 prize pool with the top 60 players collecting at least a $1,228 min-cash.

Dibello is a regular on WSOP.com and has had some recent success this year. Dibello finished in second place in a $525 WSOP.com Circuit Event #11: $50,000 GTD NLH Turbo for $10,776 in May and a third place finish in the $325 WSOP.com Circuit Event #11: $100,000 GTD NLH Double Stack for $11,632 in April.

WSOP Online Bracelet Event #20 Final Table Results

PlaceNameCountryPrize
1Mark ".TheGambler." DibelloUnited States$41,579
2Matthew "GitGot" VolosevichUnited Kingdom 
3"Buckets99"United States$21,899
4Michael "BrockLesnar" HoltzUnited States$15,864
5Sergei "Copone" KislinskiiUnited States$11,553
6Nick "NickyP1010" PalmaUnited States$8,535
7Michael "MMenz08816" MenzerUnited States$6,272
8Matthew "peepeepoopoo" PaolettiUnited States$4,655

Final Table Action

With the average stack under 20 big blinds to start the eight-handed final table, the all-ins were fast and furious. Matthew "peepeepoopoo" Paoletti moved all in with ace-ten and was called by "Buckets99" with king-jack. The board ran out with a jack on the river to send Paoletti out in eighth place.

A few hands later Michael "MMenz08816" Menzer was all in with pocket eights and called by Dibello with ace-jack. The flop gave Dibello the nut flush and Menzer was eliminated in seventh place. Nick "NickyP1010" Palma called the shove from Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz and hit the rail in sixth when his eight-six fell to the ace-eight for Holtz.

Shortly after Sergei "Copone" Kislinskii moved all in with pocket jacks and was snap-called by Dibello with queens. The board didn't improve Kislinskii and they were eliminated in fifth place. Holtz found king-eight with a short-stack and moved all in. Dibello made the call with ace-six and when the board ran out ace-high Holtz was eliminated in fourth place.

Three-handed play didn't last long before "Buckets99" moved in with king-jack and had to face the flip for Dibello with pocket nines. The board ran out no help to "Buckets99" and they were out in third place.

Heads-up started with Dibello having an overwhelming lead on Volosevich and the chips found the middle early on. Volosevich picked up king-queen and moved their stack in and was called by Dibello with ace-five. The board ran out with an ace and Volosevich had to settle for second place. Dibello took down the tournament and scored his first WSOP gold bracelet.

That's a wrap here at 2022 WSOP Online Event #20: $500 NLH Turbo. Be sure to stick with PokerNews as we continue to bring you full coverage of this series on WSOP.com!

Matthew "GitGot" Volosevich Eliminated In 2nd Place ($30,090)

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Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello

Blinds: 60,000/120,000/12,000

Matthew "GitGot" Volosevich moved all in for close to 1,400,000 and was called by Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello.

Matthew "GitGot" Volosevich: {k-Spades}{q-Diamonds}
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello: {a-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}

The board ran out {a-Hearts}{q-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{a-Spades} and the pair of aces scored the pot and eliminated Volosevich in runner-up position. Dibello won the tournament and the WSOP gold bracelet.

A full breakdown will be available shortly.

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello us
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
us 9,580,000 1,606,530
Matthew "GitGot" Volosevich gb
Matthew "GitGot" Volosevich
gb Busted

"Buckets99" Eliminated In 3rd Place ($21,899)

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Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello

Blinds: 60,000/120,000/12,000

"Buckets99" moved all in from the small blind and was called by Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello with the biggest stack in the big blind.

"Buckets99": {k-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello: {9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}

It was a classic flip but when the board ran out {6-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{3-Spades}{7-Clubs}{a-Clubs}, it was the nines for Dibello that held to eliminate "Buckets99" in third place.

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello us
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
us 7,973,470 1,951,388
Buckets99 US
Buckets99
US Busted

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz Eliminated In 4th Place ($15,864)

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Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello

Blinds: 60,000/120,000/12,000

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz moved all in from under the gun for close to ten big blinds. It folded to Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello who made the call.

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz: {k-Clubs}{8-Clubs}
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello: {a-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}

The board ran out {a-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{9-Spades}{q-Spades} and the ace for Dibello scored the pot and sent Holtz out in fourth place.

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello us
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
us 6,022,082 -16,864
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz us
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz
us Busted

Sergei "Copone" Kislinskii Eliminated In 5th Place ($11,553)

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Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello

Blinds: 80,000/160,000/16,000

Sergei "Copone" Kislinskii shoved on the button for roughly 1,400,000 and was snap-called by Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello in the big blind.

Sergei "Copone" Kislinskii: {j-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello: {q-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}

The board ran out {a-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{k-Diamonds} and the queens held up to eliminate Kislinskii in fifth place.

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello us
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
us 6,038,946 3,636,460
Sergei "Copone" Kislinskii us
Sergei "Copone" Kislinskii
us Busted

Nick "NickyP1010" Palma Eliminated In 6th Place ($8,535)

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Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz

Blinds: 50,000/100,000/10,000

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz moved all in on the button and Nick "NickyP1010" Palma made the call for their last roughly 500,000 in the big blind.

Nick "NickyP1010" Palma: {8-Spades}{6-Spades}
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz: {a-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}

The board ran out {a-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{3-Hearts} and the pair of aces scored the pot to eliminate Palma in sixth place.

Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz us
Michael "BrockLesnar" Holtz
us 1,525,136 -298,158
Nick "NickyP1010" Palma us
Nick "NickyP1010" Palma
us Busted

Break Time

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Players are now on a five-minute break. Play will resume shortly.

Michael "MMenz08816" Menzer Eliminated In 7th Place ($6,272)

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Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello

Blinds: 50,000/100,000/10,000

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello opened to 260,000 from the hijack and Michael "MMenz08816" Menzer moved all in for 838,712 from the small blind, which Dibello called.

Michael "MMenz08816" Menzer: {8-Clubs}{8-Spades}
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello: {a-Hearts}{j-Hearts}

The board ran out {q-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{a-Spades} and Dibello flopped the nut flush and sent Menzer to the rail in seventh place.

Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello us
Mark ".TheGambler." Dibello
us 2,402,486 2,047,374
Michael "MMenz08816" Menzer us
Michael "MMenz08816" Menzer
us Busted

Matthew "peepeepoopoo" Paoletti Eliminated In 8th Place ($4,655)

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"Buckets99"
"Buckets99"

Blinds: 40,000/80,000/8,000

"Buckets99" opened to 212,000 from the hijack and it folded to Matthew "peepeepoopoo" Paoletti in the big blind who moved all in for 616,000, which "Buckets99" called.

Matthew "peepeepoopoo" Paoletti: {a-Hearts}{10-Hearts}
"Buckets99": {k-Spades}{j-Clubs}

The board ran out {q-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{8-Spades}{j-Hearts} and the rivered jack for "Buckets99" scored the pot and sent Paoletti out in eighth place.

Buckets99 US
Buckets99
US 1,775,388 1,431,964
Matthew "peepeepoopoo" Paoletti us
Matthew "peepeepoopoo" Paoletti
us Busted