The World Series of Poker (WSOP) online continues on one of the most famous and largest poker sites, the GGPoker. Recently Pieter “Daniele Sesta” Aerts and Ami Barer became the prestigious gold bracelet winners in separate events.
Aerts from Belgium won Event #8: $5,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship for a gold bracelet and top prize of $400,213. The Canadian player Barer emerged as the champion of Event# 9: $525 Bounty Pot-Limit Omaha for $23,711. Barer also added $37,178 in bounties to claim a final payday of $60,889.
Event# 8 Highlights
Pieter Aerts became the third player from Belgium to secure a WSOP bracelet. This event’s entries continued during the registration period creating a total prize pool of $2,042,500. A few big names like Chris Moorman, Niklas Astedt, and Felipe Ramos also participated in the event but finished before the money bubble. Kevin Paque made it to twelfth place to earn $21,360, while Artur Martirosian received $18,375 for his sixteenth place finish. Ramiro Petrone went home with $15,807 for his 23rd place showing.
The official six-handed final table started with the elimination of Oliver Weis. Benjamin Miner from the US was the first player to leave the table. Ioannis Konstas, a player with much more experience of WSOP Online events deep run, finished in fifth place. A few moments later, Yakov “YaNesterov” Nestervov became the victim of elimination in fourth place, and Christopher Puetz fell in third place. Finally, Aerts defeated “WouldIlie To YOU” in the heads up to claim the title.
Event # 8 Final Table Results
|1||Pieter “Daniele Sesta” Aerts||Belgium||$400,213|
|4||Yakov “YaNesterov” Nestervov||Russia||$151,266|
|6||Benjamin Miner||United States||$79,076|
Barer Receives a Bracelet in Event # 9
A total of 1,142 entrants participated in Event# 9: $525 Bounty Pot-Limit Omaha, creating a total prize pool of $571,000. Interestingly, previous bracelet winners Patrick Leonard, Jessica Teusl, and Joseph Cheong finished early and did not make any money.
Few other big names got their hands on the money. Dylan Linde earned $1,983 for his nineteenth position, while Kenny Hallaert cashed $1,557 for his 27th-place finish. Sylvain Loosli only made $849 for his 100th place.
The Estonian player Markku Koplimaa became the first victim of the final table elimination and received $6,309 for his seventh place plus a $2,715 bounty. “Wish-u-luck” from Israel cashed $8,220 for his sixth-place finish and increased his overall earnings with a $3,588 bounty earnings. The Russian-pro Mikhail “Minthon” Yakovlev left the table in fifth place for $10,709, along with an $875 bounty earning.
The next player to leave the table was Maverick1985, who earned $13,952 for fourth place and a $5,102 bounty prize. The Canadian player Chris Klodnicki went home with $18,177 for his third-place finish and also received $17,786 in Bounty prize. At last, Ami Barer overcame Elias Harala from Finland to secure the title. Harala received $23,653 for his runner-up finish, plus $3,846 bounty prize.
Event# 9 Final Table Results
|5||Mikhail “Minthon” Yakovlev||Russia||$875||$10,709||$14,827|
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