$12,372,500 prize pool in the WSOPC High Roller Championship
It was an insane weekend at the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series with an insane $17,343,144 in prize pools spread over four events. All tournaments attracted huge fields and smashed the Guarantee. The highlight event $10,000,000 GTD WSOPC High Roller Championship was won by Costa Rican player “800-522-4700″, who beat online legend Patrick Leonard Heads-Up.
While all previous events featured six and seven digit prize pools, Event #8 $25,000 High Roller Championship went one step further generating an incredible $12,372,500 prize pool with more than $1,000,000 going to the top three finishers.
The tournament was a big success attracting a massive field of 505 entries to surpass the guarantee by almost 25 percent.
Lots of big names in the field
The top 72 places were paid and many big names such as Kristen “Krissby24” Bicknell, Fedor Holz and Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier and Danny Tang all busted shy of the money.
It took almost 15 hours to crown a champion and eight different nationalities were represented at the final table. Players from Canada took home nearly $2 million in cashes as “BlackPhilllip” finished in 4th for $865,749.60, while Natural8 player “HotPot44” came in third for $1,181,109.78.
“800-522-4700” beats Patrick Leonard Heads-Up to take $2,198,292 first prize
Online poker legend Patrick Leonard, who plays on GG Network under his moniker “Babu$hka”, made it all the way to the heads-up stage and ultimately had to settle for second place.
It came with a sweet payday of $1,611,342 and Costa Rica’s “800-522-4700” won the prestigious WSOP Circuit Ring along with a whopping $2,198,292.
Watch the WSOPC High Roller Championship Final Table:
Guarantee more than doubled in the PLO High Roller
More High Roller action was provided in Event #10 $10,000 PLO High Roller Championship, which more than doubled the initial Guarantee!
There were a whopping $2,269,800 in the prize pool and 31 paid places with a staggering min-cash of $24,123.43.
“ChilaxChuck” crushed the final table
“ChilaxChuck” from Canada made a very impressive performance by knocking out all but one opponent on the final table his road to victory.
The last hand of the heads-up was a classic Omaha situation. “BailaMorena” was All-in on a 3♦ 7♠ 5♦ flop having hit the straight and gut called by “ChilaxChuck” with the nut flush draw, which materialised on the 7♦ river.
For his victory “ChilaxChuck” was rewarded with a nice pay cheque of $442,040.69.
29,537 entries in the WSOPC Mini Main Event!
The WSOPC Mini Main Event was eagerly-awaited by many as it gave the unique chance to play with a small buy-in of only $100 for a massive $1,000,000.
What then happened exceeded all expectations as drew a staggering 29,537 entries almost tripled the prize pool to $2,700,844.
Malaysia’s “miya111” defeated “lecimy_tutaj” Heads-Up and turned an ivestement of $100 into a life-changing cash of $278,361.52.
“ShopChop96” from Mexico wins the Monster Stack
The fourth and final event of the Super Sunday was the $200 Monster Stack, which nearly doubled the guarantee and created a prize pool of $949,624.
A huge field of 5,161 entries emerged and it took close to 15 hours to crown the winner “ShopChop96” from Mexico.
“ShopChop96” took home $135,065.41 and the beautiful WSOP Circuit Ring after defeating “Jayb0y_11” from the United Kingdom Heads-Up.
Preview to the next WSOPC Highlight Events
The next WSOP Circuit Ring is already up for grabs tonight at 6 pm UTC in Event #11 Deepstack Bounty Hunters.
WSOP Ring Event #11 is less than 5 hours away.
Talking about guarantees, we’ve been smashing them lately.😉
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— GGPoker – Home Of The $100M WSOP Super Circuit (@GGPokerOfficial) May 19, 2020
With a reasonable $210 buy-in and a large $500,000 Guarantee, this event is sure to draw a crowd of knockout enthusiasts.
The next big highlight is the $2,000,000 GTD COLOSSUS on coming Sunday, May 24th at 6 pm UTC.
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