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Friday, July 31, 2020 to Friday, July 31, 2020 Event #31: No Limit Hold'em Championship

  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $812,700
  • Entries: 301
  • Remaining: 1


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Friday, July 31, 2020 5:19 PM Local Time
WSOP Online Recap Show - Tony Dunst and Norman Chad
Friday, July 31, 2020 5:11 PM Local Time
Elias Check-Jams w/ Flush Draw Against Lee

Darren Elias

Bernard "Dogger99" Lee raised to 975 from the hijack and "clchamb" called from the button. Darren "darrenelias" Elias came along from the big blind and it was three-way action to the     flop.

Elias checked, Lee continued for 2,025, and "clchamb" got out of the way. Elias then check-raised all in for 11,117 and Lee called.

Bernard "Dogger99" Lee:   
Darren "darrenelias" Elias:   

Elias went with his flush draw but came up empty when the   bricked the turn followed by the   on the river. Elias opted to re-enter and reloaded back up to a 20,000 starting stack.

Bernard "Dogger99" Lee36,49621,971
Darren "darrenelias" Elias20,000561
Friday, July 31, 2020 5:08 PM Local Time
Tice Goes Runner-Runner to Stay Alive

Clark "ATTILA" Mantz raised to 700 under the gun and Landon "ActionDealer" Tice responded by three-betting all in for 2,718 from the lojack. Action folded back to Mantz and he made the call.

Clark "ATTILA" Mantz:   
Landon "ActionDealer" Tice:   

The     flop gave Mantz top set and left Tice looking for some runner-runner help. The   turn kept that door open as the heart gave him a flush draw, and it came in when the   spiked on the river to give Tice the double.

Landon "ActionDealer" Tice6,276
Friday, July 31, 2020 5:05 PM Local Time
Engel Fires Second Bullet

Ari Engel

Ari "philIvey" Engel raised all in for 2,148 from under the gun and "VinGotToWin" isolated from the next seat over.

Ari "philIvey" Engel:   

Engel was behind and nothing changed after the     flop.

The   turn left Engel drawing dead as it gave "VinGotToWin" a set of tens and Engel re-entered the tournament after the   completed the board on the river.

Ari "philIvey" Engel20,000
Friday, July 31, 2020 5:00 PM Local Time
Jattin Sets Up Henderson for Double

Farid Jattin

"ALDisk" raised to 900 from under the gun, Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin called from middle position and action folded around to Aaron "SagevSal" Henderson who three-bet to 3,990 from the small blind.

Both "ALDisk" and Jattin called to see a     flop appear. "ALDisk" folded after Henderson led out for 12,692 while Jattin called off his stack 12,692 stack.

Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin:   
Aaron "SagevSal" Henderson:   

Jattin out-flopped Henderson and neither the   turn nor the   river changed a thing as he collected his double up.

Aaron "SagevSal" Henderson40,164
Farid "GatoVolador" Jattin37,951
Friday, July 31, 2020 4:56 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast: Pat Lyons Discusses 2020 WSOP Online Win, Women Excelling & More

In the latest edition of the PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herring, Jeff Platt, and Chad Holloway break down the latest in the 2020 World Series of Poker online bracelet events.

They even welcome the world-famous Pat "IchiiKawawa" Lyons, who topped a 1,382-entry field to win 2020 WSOP Online Event #17: $777 No-Limit Hold'em for $173,551 and a WSOP gold bracelet.

They also discuss wins by Kenny "Chopuh" Huynh, Tony "Panoramic" Dunst, and Kevin "therealkg" Gerhart, just to name a few. In addition, they break down the early events in the GGPoker portion of the 2020 WSOP and discuss the success of women poker players in the online bracelet events.

Friday, July 31, 2020 4:46 PM Local Time
Young Triples With Aces

Maxwell Young

Ryan "Joeyisamush" Depaulo raised to 600 from the hijack and had two callers before Maxwell "Mawkswell" Young three-bet jammed for 3,276 from the small blind.

Action folded back around to Depaulo who called as did Scott "Moose4Life" Lazewski from the cutoff while Christopher "MainEvent14" Barton folded from the button.

The       board was checked down and all three players tabled their hands.

Ryan "Joeyisamush" Depaulo:   
Scott "Moose4Life" Lazewski:   
Maxwell "Mawkswell" Young:   

Young was ahead with his aces the whole way before he rivered the nuts securing his triple up.

Christopher "MainEvent14" Barton41,348
Ryan "Joeyisamush" Depaulo34,12710,784
Scott "Moose4Life" Lazewski23,271
Maxwell "Mawkswell" Young10,998-9,002
Friday, July 31, 2020 4:35 PM Local Time
A Round of Chip Counts
Jonas "dogfacedboy" Wexler44,06921,147
Mike "pierogi" Ziemba38,976
Shaun "Ddtgg" Deeb38,80618,806
Matthew "EarvinMagic" Parry37,214
Eric "circleball" Baldwin36,09514,875
Conrad "iamnotblack" Simpson35,702
Matt "RubberFist" Stout33,614
Ankush "rickrosstheb" Mandavia33,162
Mark "Pegasusmss" Smith33,01412,914
Timothy "timtams" Su32,614
James "meatsweats" Carroll31,8038,923
Scott "BugLightLime" Hempel31,675
Michael "annie_r_u_ok" Trivett30,940
Tony "Panoramic" Dunst29,7379,737
Kathy "Luckygal" Liebert28,183
Nipun "javatini" Java28,143
Kou "mn_finest" Vang27,5547,554
Anthony "heheh" Zinno27,002
Brett "Metanemesis" Apter26,587
Friday, July 31, 2020 4:33 PM Local Time
Bergman Gets Caught Bluffing

Josh Bergman

Josh "Typeoftime" Bergman raised to 500 from late position and "Monterrey" defended their big blind to see a     flop.

"Monterrey" check-called Bergman's 720 continuation bet and did the same for 2,820 after the   appeared on the turn.

The   completed the board on the river and "Monterrey" check-called Bergman's 4,965 bet.

Bergman missed big as he rolled over    for ace-high while "Monterrey" showed    to win the pot with a pair of tens.

Josh "Typeoftime" Bergman17,536
Friday, July 31, 2020 4:22 PM Local Time
2020 WSOP Online Top Money Winners on

Through 30 of 31 bracelet events on, 42,053 entrants have participated and $24,851,365 in prize money has been awarded. While thousands of players have cashed, some have won more money than others. Below is a look at the Top 20 money earners in the series up to this point.

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1Joe McKeehen$361,711
2Ryan Torgersen$337,060
3William Romaine$234,851
4Tony Dunst$231,571
5Frank Funaro$220,675
6Scott Hempel$213,026
7Myles Kotler$197,789
8Jonathan Dokler$195,196
9Roland Israelashvili$188,756
10Ron McMillen$188,215
11Michael Lech$182,001
12Ian Steinman$181,796
13Ryan Depaulo$181,680
14Robert Kuhn$177,908
15Patrick Lyons$177,839
16Allen Chang$176,510
17Louis Lynch$174,778
18Ethan Yau$165,192
19Nicholas Kiley$153,316
20Terrell Cheatham$146,840
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Friday, July 31, 2020 4:18 PM Local Time
Garosshen Rebuys

Kevin Garosshen

Kevin "GoneBananas" Garosshen raised all in for 1,640 from middle position and action folded around to "GIMMENUTS" who called from the big blind.

Kevin "GoneBananas" Garosshen:   

Garosshen was behind until a nine appeared in the window on the     flop.

The   turn gave Garosshen a sweat as it gave "GIMMENUTS" a gut shot which they completed with the   river and Garosshen re-entered the tournament.

Kevin "GoneBananas" Garosshen20,000
Friday, July 31, 2020 4:07 PM Local Time
Big Slick Does the Trick for Riccobono

Albert "BigAl16" Riccobono raised to 450 from middle position and was called by "exponential1" from the cutoff before Kyle "iWant2Win" Marlborough three-bet to 2,025 from the big blind.

Action was back on Riccobono who four-bet jammed for 11,863 and Marlborough called after "exponential1" folded.

Albert "BigAl16" Riccobono:   
Kyle "iWant2Win" Marlborough:   

It was a classic race with Riccobono taking the lead after the     flop paired his ace.

The   turn didn't change a thing nor did the   river and Riccobono collected his double up.

Albert "BigAl16" Riccobono24,251
Kyle "iWant2Win" Marlborough14,294
Friday, July 31, 2020 4:07 PM Local Time
Early Eliminations
Jarred "godsbigtoe" Gabin0
Matthew "m94nasty" Land0
Brandon "BButler" Butler0
Tammy "VAJJ1" Anderson0
Jonathan "futureboy" Dimatteo0
Friday, July 31, 2020 3:53 PM Local Time
"fatturkey" Eliminated by "RayPurchase"

"RayPurchase" raised to 300 in from late position, "asremb62" called from the cutoff and then both players called "fatturkey's" 4,010 three-bet jam from the small blind.

Once the     flop appeared, "RayPurchase" jammed for 12,775 and "asremb62" quickly folded their hand.


The   turn was a safe card for "fatturkey" and they were looking good to score a triple up until the   appeared on the river giving "RayPurchase" a set of eights ending "fatturkey's" tournament.

Friday, July 31, 2020 3:45 PM Local Time
Early Exit for "LVARMO"

Taylor "ArizonaWhale" Carroll raised to 400 from the hijack and then called when "LVARMO" three-bet all in for 1,167.

Taylor "ArizonaWhale" Carroll:   

"LVARMO" got it in good with cowboys but the     flop gave Carroll the lead with a flopped full house. "LVARMO" needed to hit two perfect running cards to survive, but the   turn took away any chance of that happening. The meaningless   was run out on the river and "LVARMO" exited the tournament.

Taylor "ArizonaWhale" Carroll21,29721,297
Friday, July 31, 2020 3:42 PM Local Time
Lee Wins With Aggression

Bernard Lee

Bernard "Dogger99" Lee raised to 200 from the cutoff and was called by Bernard "Dogger99" Lee from the small bind along with Darren "darrenelias" Elias from the big blind.

The     flop was checked to Lee who continued for 375 and both opponent's called to see the   turn.

Both Avissar and Elias check-called Lee's 975 bet to the   river where Lee took down the pot with a 3,755 bet after action was checked to him.

Darren "darrenelias" Elias19,439-1,550
Uri "JanJurik" Avissar18,810
Bernard "Dogger99" Lee14,525
Friday, July 31, 2020 3:37 PM Local Time
Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu Going for Cash No. 16
Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu

With this last event to go, Ryan "protential" Laplante has cashed the series more than any other player with 16 cashes. However, hot on his heels with 15 cashes is none other than Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu.

Negreanu has made several deep runs, but he has yet to make a final table. Here's a look at all of Negreanu's cashes:

July 2Event #2: $1,000 NLH 8-Handed Deepstack18th$5,849
July 3Event #3: $400 NLH275th$677
July 6Event #6: $600 PLO8 6-Handed59th$1,304
July 9Event #9: $1,000 NLH 6-Max96th$1,852
July 12Event #12: Big 500 NLH205th$1,092
July 13Event #13: $1,500 High Roller Freezeout27th$6,381
July 16Event #16: $500 NLH Turbo86th$1,169
July 17Event #17: $777 NLH123rd$1,354
July 20Event #20: $500 PLO 6-Handed25th$2,814
July 21Event #21: $777 NLH 6-Handed30th$5,145
July 22Event #22: $500 NLH Turbo Deepstack32nd$2,913
July 23Event #23: $500 NLH Knockout25th$3,070
July 24Event #24: $400 NLH 8-Handed193rd$867
July 25Event #25: $500 NLH Summer Saver183rd$970
July 26Event #26: $500 NLH Grande Finale92nd$1,576
Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu21,9100
Friday, July 31, 2020 3:32 PM Local Time
Early Round of chip Counts
Owais "oerockets" Ahmed29,619
Calvin "projector52" Anderson28,673
William "swaggyb" Corvino23,440
Ryan "Joeyisamush" Depaulo23,3433,343
Frank "spaghettiii" Marasco23,107
Jonas "dogfacedboy" Wexler22,922
James "meatsweats" Carroll22,880
Joe "melonhead" Bartholdi21,927
Daniel "DNegs" Negreanu21,9101,910
Shannon "aulophobia" Shorr21,676
Robert "bustinballs" Kuhn21,344
Ryan "GoFeltaFish2" Eriquezzo21,220
Eric "circleball" Baldwin21,2201,220
Darren "darrenelias" Elias20,989
Julian "julian" Parmann20,900
Yueqi "anoob" Zhu20,858
Mark "Pegasusmss" Smith20,100100
Friday, July 31, 2020 3:26 PM Local Time
Steinman Rivers the Boat

Ian Steinman

Joseph "Jeb_Greezy_4" Greene raised to 120 from the cutoff and Ian "ApokerJoker2" Steinman defended his big blind to see a     flop.

Steinman check-raised to 420 after Greene continued for 135 and was called bringing the   turn.

Steinman check-called Greene's 555 bet to the   river which was checked by both players.

Steinman rolled over    to win the hand with a full house.

Ian "ApokerJoker2" Steinman20,925925
Joseph "Jeb_Greezy_4" Greene20,340
Friday, July 31, 2020 3:23 PM Local Time
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