The 2020 GGPoker World Series of Poker Wintry weather Online Circuit $1,7000 consume-in no-restrict set’em indispensable tournament attracted a large field of 6,395 entire entries, surpassing the $10 million voice to manufacture a final prize pool of $10,327,925. In the discontinuance, Lithuania’s Paulius Plausinaitis emerged victorious with the WSOPC gold ring and the indispensable-station prize of $1,236,361.
The tournament featured a entire lot of starting flights to rob from, with 1,112 gamers surviving to day 2. The tip 700 finishers made the money, with a min-money being worth $4,107. It took over seven hours to narrow the sector from over a thousand gamers down to a final desk of nine rivals. When the dirt settled, Plausinaitis sat within the chip lead with Artem Prostak and WSOP bracelet winner Joseph Cheong having the next-largest stacks.
Prostak earned the indispensable knockout at the final desk by laying aside ‘BetAddict’ in ninth station ($123,106). Cheong kept slither by laying aside ‘DaiMing141319’ as the eighth-station finisher, sending the Chinese player to the digital rail with $164,165.
Cheong persevered his climb up the leaderboard by busting Romanian bracelet winner Alexandru Papazian in seventh station. Cheong picked up pocket jacks within the sizable blins and known as Papazian’s shove from the exiguous blind. Papazian’s A-5 offsuit did no longer strengthen and he earned $218,917 for his most up-to-date deep mosey.
Prostak misplaced a mosey with pocket queens in opposition to an opponent’s A-Sufficient excellent to hump down the leaderboard a exiguous. He then fell the overall system to the backside of the chip counts when his pocket aces were cracked by the pocket jacks of ‘likeboy’ finally of the chips went in preflop. Prostak became once left quite quick after that hand, and became once eradicated in sixth station ($291,931) no longer long after.
Cheong earned his third knockout of the day when his A-Sufficient held up in opposition to the Sufficient10 of Finland’s Joni Jouhkimainen. Cheong overtook the chip lead from Paulius Plausinaitis, with every of the 2 increased stacks having roughly four times as many chips as the 2 shorter gamers.
Cheong persevered to add to his lead by busting ‘likeboy’ in fourth station. The smaller stack obtained his last chips in accurate, with A-J dominating the Q-J of Cheong. The Q-Q-J flop gave Cheong a fleshy dwelling, even supposing, and ‘likeboy’ became once drawing useless after the turn did no longer bring an ace. They earned $519,134 for his or her solid showing.
Cheong misplaced an all-in versus the quick stack in the end of three-handed play and then slipped additional down the leaderboard. He within the slay became once eradicated in a struggle of the blinds. He shoved with A4 from the exiguous blind and Plausinaitis known as with QQ within the sizable blind. Plausinaitis made aset of queens by the river to set away with Cheong in third station ($692,276).
With that Plausinaitis took bigger than a 5:1 chip lead into heads-up play in opposition to ‘turkey1’. The shorter stack player chanced on some key double-usaand became once ready to overtake the lead briefly, nonetheless Plausinaitis became once ready to procure a large chip advantage by the time the final hand became once dealt. The last eight or so sizable blinds of ‘turkey1’ went in preflop with Q9. Plausinaitis known as with A10 and the board ran out 933A8. Plausinaitis secured the pot and the title with aces and threes, whereas ‘turkey1’ earned $923,165 as the runner-up finisher.
Here is a peek at the payouts awarded at the final desk: