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Canada’s Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko decimated a 14,162-entry strong field to win one of the last few bracelets at the GGPoker/Natural8 leg of the 2021 WSOP Online Series. Rishko took down the $2 Million GTD Event #32: $210 WSOP Bounty Double MILLION$ for $282,586 (includes $88,490 in bounties) and his first WSOP bracelet. Ales “Dzemaili” Lekse came second for $133,250 (includes $13,967 in bounties).
The event collected a $2,832,400 prize pool. Day 2 began with 2,143 players, and the top 1,500 places earned at least $239.
Alexander “0_really” Zubov (13th for $6,327), Francis “GGsirrrrr” Cruz (14th for $5,452), Evgeny “pro_nl” Kochubey (15th for $5,452), Amichai Barer (16th for $5,452), Aleks Ponakovs (17th for $5,452), Geraldo “UmReiNoRiver” Cesar (21st for $4,698), Andrey “Drupada” Chernokoz (22nd for $4,048), Brian “Kommon34” Fairfax (23rd for $4,048), Zeyu “zzyy8888” Zhang (24th for $4,048), partypoker Twitch streamer Matthew “I guess” Staples (27th for $4,048), Yu “luckyguo” Guo (28th for $4,048), and Bruno “PepeLegal” Marins (29th for $4,048) were some of the players to post deep runs in the event.
“Chavalico6” bubbled the FT in 10th place for $8,520.
Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko (149,669,475), Bruno “PISTOLEIRO” Medalha (52,298,702), and Oleg “Ad Astra” Vasylchenko (34,403,200) held the top three stacks at the start of the final table.
Final Table Chip Counts
Final Table Recap
The shortest stack on the final table, Tien Thanh “Terryboom” Nguyen, was eliminated in ninth place.
Oleg “Ad Astra” Vasylchenko was knocked out in eighth place and his got cracked by Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko`s on the runout .
Soon after that, Danilo “Olag” Gomes was sent packing in seventh place. His got a brutal beat by Ignas “Ligonis” Navickas as the board gave Navickas a set of sevens.
However, shortly after eliminating Gomes, it was Ignas “Ligonis” Navickas`s turn to fall. The hand in question saw his pocket eights run into Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko’s .
Stefan “shetlef12” Nemetz was eliminated by Ales “Dzemaili” Lekse in fifth place.
Within a few minutes, the short-stacked Vitor “SPEWberg” Adiron found himself at the rail in fourth place. His received no help from the community cards against Bruno “PISTOLEIRO” Medalha’s .
Bruno “PISTOLEIRO” Medalhas third place elimination set up the heads-up match between Rishko and Lekse. His were miles behind Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko’s with no ace on the board.
The heads between Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko and Ales “Dzemaili” Lekse began with the former holding a commanding 7.5:2 chip lead, and the final hand took only a few hands coming. On the final hand, Lekse three-bet went all-in with , only to get snap-called by Rishko with pocket fives. The rundown bricked for Lekse declaring Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko the champion.
Final Table Results (USD)
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