WSOP Online Bracelet Series 2021

WSOP Online Series 2021

In 2021, GGPoker and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) once again joined forces to offer non-US based online poker players a chance to win WSOP gold bracelets. The online tournament series awarded 33 gold bracelets from August 1 through September 12, 2021.

Among those to win gold bracelets during the GGPoker’s WSOP Online Series 2021 were Kacper Pyzara, Daniel Smiljkovic, Renan Bruschi, Samuel Vousden, Alexandros Theologis, Dmitry Yurasov, David “ZONEDin” Jackson, Alexandru Papazian, and Arnaud Enselme.

The series kicked off in a big way as Event #1: $50 The Return NLH attracted a massive 30,810 entrants, which surpassed the $1 million guarantee by creating a $1,417,260 prize pool. Poland’s Bartlomiej “chester20o” Swieboda won that tournament for $161,111.

However, it was not the first bracelet awarded as Event #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event finished first. Brazil’s Joãa Simao topped a field of 1,584 entries to win that tournament, which raised $175,824 for charity, to claim his first bracelet and $206,075 in prize money.

In Event #6: $200 Flip & Go, which drew 6,368 entries and offered up a $1,209,920 prize pool, Greece’s Georgios Sotiropoulos reigned supreme to capture his second career bracelet and a $117,022 top prize.

One of the biggest stories to come out of the series was that of Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel besting a 624-entry field to win Event #11: $10,000 Super MILLION$ High Roller for $977,842 and his ninth career bracelet. It had been 14 years since Seidel’s last bracelet, and with his ninth he tied the legendary Johnny Moss on the all-time bracelet list.

France’s Arthur Conan was victorious in Event #15: $10,000 Heads-Up NLHE Championship, which began with 161 players. The Frenchman won his first bracelet and earned $466,167, which put him over the $2 million mark in earnings at GGPoker.

Another first-time winner was well-known Polish player Dominik Panka, who topped a 1,064-entry field to win Event #28: $2,100 NLH Bounty Championship for $185,229.

The series culminated with Event #27: $5,000 Main Event Online Championship, which attracted 4,092 entries. The total prize pool generated fell just shy of reaching the $20,000,000 guarantee, which meant players got the benefit of a $563,000 overlay.

Coming into the final day, Brazil’s Edson “CrownUpTsu” Tsutsumi Jr was the chip leader followed by Aleksei “Ha KojleHu” Vandyshev. Naturally, the battle for the title came down to those two in heads-up play, with the latter emerging victorious to claim the bracelet and $2,543,073 first-place prize.

Highlights of WSOP Online 2021

Total number of WSOP Online Series 2021 tournament entries

127,969

Total Prizes Awarded

$90,175,863

Average Buy-in

$2,617

Average Prize Pool

$2,732,601

Number of tournaments with a prize pool of at least $1,000,000

26

Number of tournaments with a prize pool of at least $3,000,000

7

Largest Prize Pool Outside Main Event

$7,747,725 in Event #7: $1,500 Millionaire Maker

Biggest Buy-in

Event #21: $25,000 Super High Roller (255 entries)

Smallest Buy-in

Event #1: $50 The Return NLH (30,810 entries)

Number of tournaments that awarded a seven-figures top prize

3

Number of tournaments that awarded a six-figure top prize

23

Largest Top Prize Outside Main Event

Event #7: $1,500 Millionaire Maker with $1,384,013

Largest Turnout

Event #1: $50 The Return with 30,810 entries

Number of tournaments with more than 10,000 entries

3

Number of tournaments with more than 5,000 entries

8

Most bracelets won by country

Brazil (6)

Money raised for Caesars Care in Event #2 Charity Tournament

$175,824

Legendary Commentators

Lon McEachern and Norman Chad offered play-by-play commentary on GGPoker.tv

2021 GGPoker WSOP Bracelet Winners

Here’s a look at all those who captured gold bracelets during GGPoker’s WSOP Online 2021:

Event Name Entrants Winner Prize Runner Up
1 $50 The Return No Limit Hold’em 30,810 Bartłomiej Świeboda $161,111 Cuong Trinh
2 $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event 1,584 João Simão $206,075 Espen Sandvik
3 $2,500 Limit Hold’em Championship 180 Nicolò Molinelli $88,461 Renan Bruschi
4 $800 Double Chance No Limit Hold’em 1,643 Thiago Macedo $161,637 Andreas Nasman
5 $315 Bounty Deepstack No Limit Hold’em 2,989 Kacper Pyzara $79,785 Evgeny Kochubey
6 $200 Flip & Go No Limit Hold’em 6,368 Georgios Sotiropoulos $117,022 Yen-Liang Yao
7 $1,500 Millionaire Maker No Limit Hold’em 5,437 Eduardo Pires $1,384,013 Lukas Hafner
8 $5,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Championship 479 Daniel Smiljkovic $423,426 Xuming Qi
9 $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold’em 2,229 Lucio Lima $91,205 Anson Tsang
10 $400 Double Chance Pot Limit Omaha 975 Roland Czika $55,369 Lei Yang
11 $10,000 Super Million$ High Roller 624 Erik Seidel $977,842 Francisco Benítez
12 $1,000 Double Stack No Limit Hold’em 5,894 Hinojas Jerome $635,576 Felipe Ramos
13 $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship 267 Vincas Tamasauskas $268,926 Ben Lakatos
14 $500 The Big 500 2,639 Renan Bruschi $150,327 Alex Bilokur
15 $10,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em Championship 161 Arthur Conan $466,167 Aleksejs Ponakovs
16 $1,050 WSOP GGMasters High Roller 2,240 Samuel Vousden $274,519 Qibing Wang
17 $400 Plossus 4,576 Gaby Livshitz $152,165 Yuri Suvorov
18 $5,000 Short Deck Championship 144 Radmir Sadirov $169,111 João Vieira
19 $840 6-Handed Bounty No Limit Hold’em 2,053 Andrii Derzhypilskyi $154,322 Luciano Hollanda
20 $1,500 Monster Stack No Limit Hold’em 1,080 Eduardo Rodrigues $212,815 Dario Sammartino
21 $25,000 Super High Roller Championship 255 Alexandros Theologis $1,212,033 Kahle Burns
22 $400 Colossus 10,903 Armando D’Avanzo $409,007 Kosuke Tajima
23 $600 Deepstack Championship No Limit Hold’em 2,820 Nuno Capucho $190,274 Karolina Norvaisaite
24 $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha 896 Dmitry Yurasov $92,711 Ami Barer
25 $777 Lucky Sevens No Limit Hold’em 2,014 David Jackson $194,178 Dumitru Pora
26 $888 Crazy Eights No Limit Hold’em 2,350 Alexandru Papazian $241,128 Tal Noach
27 $5,000 Main Event Online Championship 4,092 Aleksei Vandyshev $2,543,073 Edson Tsutsumi
28 $2,100 Bounty No Limit Hold’em Championship 1,064 Dominik Panka $185,229 Fengdian Wang
29 $1,500 Fifty Stack No Limit Hold’em 1,308 Vlad Martynenko $250,198 Faraz Jaka
30 $525 WSOP Beat the Pros 1,594 Jase Regina $75,342 Stefan Atanasov
31 ¥815 WSOP Zodiac Autumn Festival 7,036 Henry Luo $87,404 Martin Pochat
32 $210 WSOP Bounty Double Million$ 14,162 Ruslan Rishko $194,096 Ales Lekse
33 $500 The Closer 7,103 Arnaud Enselme $360,223 Kazuki Ikeuchi

 

Learn more about the GGPoker WSOP Online 2021 series here.