The 2020 World Series of Poker Online on GGPoker continued Sunday with two WSOP bracelet winners being crowned, and one final table reached. Event #48: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER played down to a final table, and the nine players will go on a week-long break before concluding play on Saturday, August 8, at 2 p.m. ET.
Daniel Dvoress Leads MILLIONAIRE MAKER Final Table – $1.49 million to the Winner
The Event #48: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER attracted 6,299 entrants that would create a prize pool of $8,976,075. Holding the chip lead is Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas champion Daniel Dvoress. The final nine players are all guaranteed $107,671 in prize money, but awaiting the eventual Event #48 champion is the coveted WSOP bracelet and $1,489,289 in first-place prize money that also has an added $15k WSOP Europe package.
The resumption of the $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER final table will resume on Saturday, August 8, at 2 p.m. ET, with a live stream on PokerGO starting at 2:30 p.m. ET with cards up and commentary.
|Event #48 Final Table Line-Up|
|Rank||Player||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|3||Neville Endo Costa||43,132,236||14.5|
|8||Caio De Almeida||12,558,546||4|
Paul Teoh Wins $1k Short Deck for $82,202
Event #47: $1,000 Short Deck attracted 487 entrants and created a $462,560 prize pool that paid the top 71 players. Manig Loeser, Kosei Ichinose, Dan Shak, Dario Sammartino, Danny Tang, Leon Tsoukernik, Dzmitry Urbanovich, and Dustin Dirksen were a handful of notables finishing in-the-money.
Mike Watson was the biggest name at the final table along with Paul Teoh and Joseph Orsino, and after roughly three hours of play, it would be Teoh defeating Michelle Shah heads-up to collect the $82,202 first-place prize.
Teoh has amassed over $153,000 in lifetime tournament earnings – and with this win – he becomes the third WSOP bracelet winner from Malaysia joining Chin Wei Lim and Junzhong Loo.
First Bracelet for Vladas Burneikis in $500 Turbo Deepstack
A field of 2,978-entrants would take part in Event #49: $500 Turbo Deepstack No-Limit Hold’em to create a prize pool of $1,414,550. There would be 368 in-the-money finishers as the likes of Steve O’Dwyer, Juha Helppi, Asi Moshe, Jack Sinclair, and Tang all collected prize money in Event #49.
Lithuanian Vladas Burneikis entered the final table as chip leader, and he would ride that to his first WSOP bracelet after he defeated Pierre Merlin heads-up to win the $192,523 first-place prize plus an added $15k WSOP Europe package.
Burneikis has amassed over $208,000 in lifetime tournament earnings which includes eight WSOP-related cashes in WSOP International Circuit and WSOP Europe events. Burneikis also becomes the first WSOP bracelet winner from Lithuania.
Up Next on GGPoker for WSOP Online
Tuesday will host the Event #50: $2,100 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty Championship and Wednesday will be the Event #51: $400 Pot-Limit Omaha.
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