Another four days of Natural8 WSOP Super Circuit Online Series in the bag with Austria’s NuttedDreams emerging as the newest WSOPC Ring winner. Day 19 to 22 also produced a whopping 124 side event champions. Russia’s Artur Martirosian shipped his fourth win, Canada’s Jonah “RaiseUpBlind” Silverstein and Thailand’s Kou KUSH65 claimed their third, and a long list of players earned their second which included India’s Pranav Bang and Argentinians Leandro Bianchini and Martin Pineiro. Among the many first time winners were WSOP decorated Hun Wei “Andy” Lee and China’s Boyuan “Ccccccube” Qu. Check out the recaps, results, and festival update down below.
Only 5 WSOPC Tournament Rings remain and 2 Cash Game Rings. Up next is Ring #14: $77 LUCKY7’s No Limit Hold’em, US$ 500K guaranteed which gets rolling on May 23 at 18:05 UTC / May 24 at 02:05 HKT. For great value, there’s a possible overlay at Ring #15: $400 PLOSSUS, US$ 1 Million guaranteed. Day 1 flights are currently ongoing. Day 2 is on May 23 at 20:05 UTC / May 24 at 04:05 HKT. Players can also start securing their seats to the festival’s main attraction, Ring #18: $525 MAIN EVENT featuring a US$ 5 Million guarantee. Day 1 flights run daily. Day 2 is on May 30 at 20:05 UTC / May 31 at 04:05 HKT. To get in for less, there are ample amounts of satellites offered daily.
If you are just tuning in, make sure to sign up to online platform Natural8 to avail of all the exclusive player incentives which include LiveX Sponsorship Packages from US$ 10,000 to US$ 50,000, exclusive WSOP Freerolls, 1.5x Cash Game Multiplier, and WSOP Flipouts. Ring winners “Raggaz” and David “Alw4ysinduc3” Vinayagamoorthy have already won one of the LiveX Packages. You can read up on those perks at the bottom of the page.
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WSOPC by the numbers
Day 1 – 22 cumulative prize pool: US$ 69,587,263 Seven figure prize pools: 7 ring events, 7 side events Rings awarded: 13 Side events: 606 Total entries: 557,841 Largest phased ring event: RING #7: BIG 25 – 61,456 entries Largest single day ring event: Ring #10 $100 HUNDRED STACK – 8,404 entries
Multiple Ring Event final tables
Jonas “LobyPewis” Mackoff – two Claas Segebrecht – two TooStonedMonkey – two Tim “BeardOilGuy” Rutherford – two
Most Side Event wins
Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza – four David Coleman – four Carter Swidler – four Artur Martirosian – four
WSOP Circuit Ring winners
Ring #1:Bangshifu – China – US$ 147,012.67 Ring #2: James “PHJ10” Carroll – USA – US$ 49,835.14 Ring #3: Mario Mosboeck – Austria – US$ 129,700.43 Ring #4: Uri “JimyT” Reichenstein – Israel – US$ 166,859.75 Ring #5: Jonas “LobyPewis” Mackoff – Canada – US$ 71,139.69 Ring #6: GangstaZab – Russia – US$ 133,179.80 Ring #7: Raggaz – New Zealand – US$ 145,994.01 Ring #8: Andres “chokitin” Korn – Argentina – US$ 163,388.73 Ring #9: Aleksey “ somebody444” Churbanov – Russia – US$ 69,142.65 Ring #10: David “Alw4ysinduc3” Vinayagamoorthy – Norway – US$ 84,831.28 Ring #11: PDC Mayor – Mexico – US$ 330,506.72 Ring #12: Ian “potamophobia” Matakis – USA – US$ 87,386.17
Natural8 LiveX Sponsorship Package winners
Ring #7 winner – New Zealand’s “Raggaz” Ring #10 winner – Norway’s David “Alw4ysinduc3” Vinayagamoorthy
RING #13: $210 Bounty 6 Max – NUTTEDDREAMS – US$ 51,285.42
The Saturday night rush main attraction was Ring #13: $210 Bounty 6 Max No Limit Hold’em with a massive 3,156 signing up to smash the half a million dollars guarantee for a larger US$ 631,200 prize pool. After nearly ten and a half hours of play, Austria’s NuttedDreams overcame a deficit at heads-up against Israel’s “opener” to seize the WSOPC Ring. In cash, NuttedDreams won the US$ 25,542.48 first prize plus an impressive US$ 25,742.94 in bounty rewards for a handsome US$ 51,285.42 payout.
It took seven hours to bring the field down to the final four tables. Leading up to the final table, Poland’s Marcin “DGoggins” Lesniewski
set delivered a double bust to India’s gm-ind and 0rangeBlood_412 . Natural8 Team Hot Pete Chen followed (22nd) with outdrawn by Barak Wsibrod’s on a board . Taiwan’s Meimei also knocked out two heads simultaneously, Croatia’s “paco01” (16th) and England’s Jack Salter (15th). At 12 remaining, the Indian Anshul “ISILDUR99” Rajput railed Italy’s Alessandro “MonkeyD93” Pichierri (12th) then plummeted when his AQo missed the board against Canada’s KanielOutis’s pocket Jacks. Argentina’s Leandro Bianchini took the rest however, a three-way showdown sent Bianchini packing next. The final table was formed at the fall of DGoggins to Israel’s “opener”.
Kicking off the final chase, Malaysia’s PenangCKT came out strong with four quick pots but after losing a showdown against KanielOutis, PenangCKT was crippled then eliminated. The next two shoves brought the rise and fall of Meimei555. Meimei555 avoided the rail when pocket sixes improved to a set to crack KanielOutis’s pocket Aces, but on the next hand, no luck there. Israel’s “opener” shipped it all with
over to deliver the bust and take the lead.
Israel’s “opener” went on to amass over half the chips in play by dusting India’s Anab “ChampakBhoomiya” Naiyer (5th) with
diamond nut flush over lower flush. To reach heads-up, Luxembourg’s “futomaki” finished off KanielOutis (4th) then NuttedDreams outdrew futomaki’s on a board . Israel’s “opener” was ahead by a wide 44 bb lead. As blinds continued to climb, so did “opener” while NuttedDreams dropped as low as 5 bb. Thirty minutes in, the tides shifted. NuttedDreams tightened the gap then took the lead. Both players battled for control, “opener” was up by 4 bb when the next called shove arrived. NuttedDreams with , opener with , the board ran . NuttedDreams scooped up a monster double up then shipped the rest and the coveted ring on the next hand.
Four High Roller wins for Artur Martirosian
WSOPC High Rollers: $1,050 Daily Heater HR Bounty Turbo – Day 22
On Day 22, Russia’s Artur Martirosian became the fourth player to take down four WSOPC side events, joining Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza, David Coleman, and Carter Swidler in the exclusive bracket of winners. All of his wins were at High Rollers events. Martirosian shipped his first on Day 3 at the $1,500 Deepstack Special for US$ 23,614.30 then claimed two wins on Day 4 at the $840 Bounty Warmup for US$ 19,398.73 and $1,500 Deepstack Special for US$ 24,564.79.
Third WSOPC High Rollers side event win for Canada’s Jonah “RaiseUpBlind” Silverstein who shipped his first on Day 8 at the $5,250 Bounty Hunters SHR 500K for US$ 131,775.92 and his second on Day 13 at the $840 bounty Warmup for US$ 16,064.48.
Second side event win for Austria’s Daniel Smiljkovic. Natural8 Team Hot Pete Chen finished 6th in this event for US$ 1,771.93. Smiljkovic shipped his first side event on Day 20 at the WSOPC High Rollers $1,050 Daily Heater HR Bounty Turbo for US$ 20,424.99.
WSOPC Series: $52.50 Deepstack Bounty Turbo – Day 21
Third WSOPC Series side event win for Thailand’s “Kou KUSH65” with a first one shipped on Day 12 at the $25 Daily Main Event for US$ 8,091.77 and a second one on Day 18 at the $100 Deepstack Special for US$ 12,951.79.
There are US$ 250,000 worth of reasons to sign up on Natural8 for the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series. We’ve listed them all down below or for a more detailed breakdown, head to the link provided.
WSOPC – Natural8 Exclusive Promos
Natural8 will be giving away free WSOP tickets via their hourly freerolls, VIP ClubFreerolls, First Deposit Freerolls, and Natural8 Exclusive WSOP Freerolls. Players can win satellite tickets and WSOP tickets worth over US$ 2,000 weekly.
US$ 50,000 LiveX Sponsorship Package
Win the Main Event and this package is yours! The sponsorship package includes:
12 months LiveX Crew Sponsorship US$ 15,000 Las Vegas Package ($10,000 to cover your buy-ins and $5,000 for expenses) US$ 35,000 for live event sponsorships over 12 months
US$ 10,000 LiveX Sponsorship Package
Win one of the other WSOPC Ring Events and this package is yours! New Zealand’s “Raggaz” and Norway’sDavid “Alw4ysinduc3” Vinayagamoorthy have already won one of these packages. The sponsorship package includes:
6 months LiveX Crew Sponsorship US$ 10,000 Las Vegas Package
Natural8 WSOP Flipouts
For N8 members that play any of the WSOPC events, you gain entry to exclusive Natural8 Exclusive WSOP Flipouts with each entry increasing your stack. $5,000 in WSOP tickets are up for grabs. Flipouts happen every Saturday on May 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 23:00 UTC.
WSOP 1.5x Cash Game Prize Multiplier
As announced, the WSOPC will be awarding 2 Cash Game Rings – one for No Limit Hold’em players and one for PLO players. Any Natural8 player that reaches the final table will see their prize money increase by 1.5x.
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