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2017 48th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Saturday, June 03, 2017 to Saturday, June 03, 2017

Event #8: $333 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $333
  • Prizepool: $752,700
  • Entries: 2,509
  • Remaining: 0
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06/04/17 02:38:28 AM PST
 
Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell Wins Event #8: $333 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em- Little Grind Bracelet
 

2017 Bracelet

In what may have been a great heads up battle, Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell, basically got a walk in the park. His opponent sat out the majority of heads up play, only returning to see two hands before Mitchell knocked him out after he made top pair with    on a board reading        .

Mitchell is a well-deserving champion in this inaugural online event, besting a field of 1,780 players. Arriving at the final table, Mitchell was sitting sixth in chips with about 3,500,000.

His first big hand was against Hao "sandongcpa" Sun. Sun had    versus Mitchell's   . They got it in pre flop and Mitchell flopped the nut straight when     hit the board. The turn and river bricked off, vaulting Mitchell's stack to just over 10,000,000.

Mitchell then knocked out Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby in sixth place after his pocket nines beat Jacoby's    all in pre flop. This put him at about 16,000,000.

He wasn't done there as he also eliminated Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhorn in fifth place. It was definitely a cooler hand as both players got it in preflop with premiums. Mitchell had    and McLawhorn had   . The board never helped McLawhorn improve and Mitchell was taking control of the final table.

By the time Level 42 had started players went for a break and Mitchell had just under 21,000,000. There were three players remaining and he was way out in front.

He knocked out a super short-stacked Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo in third place, setting the stage for a heads up battle.

The battle never really took place as Mitchell won every hand while his opponent sat out.

This is Mitchell's biggest career win and his first WSOP bracelet. His previous best cash was for $22,793 and this one tournament surpasses all of his lifetime live recorded tournament earnings.

PositionPlayerCountryPrize
1Joseph "ul_gg" MitchellUnited States$122,314
2Mark "PLODonkey17" ScacewaterUnited States$73,539
3Michael "ooookillthem" AddamoAustralia$54,044
4Hao "sandongcpa" SunUnited States$39,592
5Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhornUnited States$29,205
6Michael "TonyPerkis1" JacobyUnited States$21,828
7Kevin "SEQUENCE" SheetzUnited States$16,559
8Casey "rhin0" LongUnited States$12,645

This event was extremely successful for the first one of its kind and crushed the $333,333 guarantee with a total prize pool of $752,700! It was a pleasure to cover this event and from all of us at PokerNews we look forward to providing you with all your live updates at this years WSOP! Stay tuned for all the action.

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell26,700,0000
06/04/17 02:27:02 AM PST
 
Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater Eliminated in 2nd Place ($73,538)
 

Heads up play wasn't much of a battle as Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater sat out right after the third place finisher was eliminated.
Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell won every hand until, out of nowhere, with roughly 1,000,000 chips left, Scacewater returned. He won his first hand to double up to roughly 2,000,000 and then in the penultimate hand he wasn't able to hold as Mitchell held    to Mark Scacewater's   .

The board ran out         and top pair was good enough to take it down for Mitchell, who becomes the first online bracelet winner of the summer.

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell26,700,000-150,280
Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater0-10,668,138
06/04/17 02:04:46 AM PST
 
Level 43 started
 
Level: 43 Blinds: 160000/320000 Ante: 40000
06/04/17 02:04:25 AM PST
 
Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo Is Eliminated in 3rd Place ($54,043.86)
 

Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo got it all in pre as a super short stack with    versus Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell's   .

The board ran out         and Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo hit the rail.

All remaining players are guaranteed a payout of $73,538.79.

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell26,850,280-44,702
Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo33,000-38,880
06/04/17 01:58:29 AM PST
 
Break
 

Players are on break

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell20,894,9826,117,491
Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater6,668,138-3,942,920
Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo71,880-5,735,705
06/04/17 01:56:58 AM PST
 
Hao "sandongcpa" Sun Eliminated in 4th Place ($39,592.02)
 

Hao "sandongcpa" Sun got it all in pre flop versus Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater.

Hao "sandongcpa" Sun showed    and Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater showed   

The board ran out         and the rivered ace eliminated Hao "sandongcpa" Sun.

All remaining players are guaranteed a payout of $54,043.86.

Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater10,611,0584,606,558
Hao "sandongcpa" Sun0-5,745,192
06/04/17 01:50:51 AM PST
 
Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhorn Eliminated in 5th Place ($29,205)
 

Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhorn was first to act and pushed all in for just over 3 million in chips. On the button, Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell flat called. Both blinds released.

Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhorn:   
Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell:   

Both had premium but Mitchell's was "slightly" better.

The board ran out       giving McLawhorn no real reason for hope a any time. Down to 4 players now.

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell14,777,491-1,438,775
Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhorn0-4,946,500
06/04/17 01:44:53 AM PST
 
Level 42 started
 
Level: 42 Blinds: 140000/280000 Ante: 35000
06/04/17 01:35:48 AM PST
 
Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby Eliminated in 6th Place ($21,828)
 

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell in the hijack and Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby on the button got their chips in before the flop.

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell:   
Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby:   

The board ran out       and with no ace or other lethal combination in sight, Mitchell busted Jacoby.

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell16,216,26611,228,746
Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby0-3,307,830
06/04/17 01:34:04 AM PST
 
Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell Takes the Lead
 
Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell10,399,7925,727,577
Hao "sandongcpa" Sun5,745,1920
06/04/17 01:32:07 AM PST
 
Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz Eliminated in 7th Place ($16,559.40)
 

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell was under the gun and raised to 400,000. Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz was in middle position and moved all in for 2,098,644 and "ul_gg" called.

Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz showed    and Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell showed   .

The board ran out         and Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz was eliminated.

All remaining players are guaranteed a payout of $.21,828

Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell4,672,215-315,305
Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz0-2,486,144
06/04/17 01:29:46 AM PST
 
Level 41 started
 
Level: 41 Blinds: 120000/240000 Ante: 30000
06/04/17 01:26:42 AM PST
 
Double for "SEQUENCE"
 

"TonyPerkis" and "SEQUENCE" got it all in preflop for 1,030,572.

"TonyPerkis" showed    and "SEQUENCE" showed   .

The board ran out         and "SEQUENCE" got the full double.

Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby3,307,830-1,180,572
Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz2,486,1441,455,624
06/04/17 01:14:27 AM PST
 
Level 40 started
 
Level: 40 Blinds: 100000/200000 Ante: 25000
06/04/17 01:11:51 AM PST
 
Casey "rhin0" Long Eliminated in 8th Place ($12,645)
 

Casey "rhin0" Long (small blind) and Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby (big blind) got it in on a flop of    . "rhin0" was in trouble holding top pair with    as "TonyPerkis1" showed    for the better kicker.

The   on the turn and   on the river were blanks and the tournament was down to 7 players.

Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby6,155,9022,517,711
Casey "rhin0" Long0
06/04/17 01:08:44 AM PST
 
"ooookillthem" Grabs the Lead
 

Action folded to "ooookillthem" on the button and an open to 360,000 followed. "SEQUENCE" called from the button.

"SEQUENCE" check-called a bet of 160,000 on    , 600,000 on the   turn and another big bet on the   river. "ooookillthem" showed    and "SEQUENCE" mucked.

Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo9,897,9154,705,000
Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz1,795,286-3,285,000
06/04/17 01:08:32 AM PST
 
Final 8 Chip Counts
 
Hao "sandongcpa" Sun7,744,6701,604,101
Mark "PLODonkey17" Scacewater7,724,670-400,000
Bobby "bcmclawh" McLawhorn4,841,0001,972,738
Michael "TonyPerkis1" Jacoby3,638,191-1,640,000
Joseph "ul_gg" Mitchell3,452,658720,262
Casey "rhin0" Long2,937,7112,937,711
Kevin "SEQUENCE" Sheetz1,815,245-3,265,041
Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo697,548-4,495,367
06/04/17 12:58:17 AM PST
 
Break
 

Another 5 minute break for the players.

06/04/17 12:54:20 AM PST
 
Level 39 started
 
Level: 39 Blinds: 80000/160000 Ante: 20000
06/04/17 12:53:07 AM PST
 
"nomoneyloser" Eliminated in 9th Place ($9,710)
 

"nomoneyloser" had been dropped down to the shortest stack on the final table. He got it in with    versus "ooookillthem's"   .

The board ran out         making him our 9th place finisher.

All remaining players are guaranteed a payout of $12,645.

Michael "ooookillthem" Addamo5,192,915-33,656,489
"nomoneyloser"0-2,007,254
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