WSOP.com MI Bracelets Go to Blackwood & Estes; Kuczewski & Perkins Win in PA – Agora Poker

WSOP.com MI Bracelets Go to Blackwood & Estes; Kuczewski & Perkins Win in PA

WSOP.com MI Bracelets Go to Blackwood & Estes; Kuczewski & Perkins Win in PA

Brett Blackwood receives his bracelet While most eyes are focused on the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, seven gold bracelets have already been awarded on the virtual felt. All told there will be 29 online bracelet events being awarded this summer between players in New Jersey/Nevada (13 bracelets), Michigan (eight bracelets), and Pennsylvania (eight bracelets).

Three bracelets have already been awarded to players in New Jersey/Nevada and were live reported by PokerNews :

However, the other four were awarded in segregated markets with two bring won in Michigan and the other two in Pennsylvania. Here’s a look at those winners. Replay Poker ClubGG Poker Brett “Gotcha1121” Blackwood Wins First-Ever Michigan Gold Bracelet

On Sunday, June 5, the first-ever gold bracelet event was held in the Wolverine State. Event #1: NLH BIG $500 attracted 242 players who rebought 68 times. The 310-entry field resulted in a $139,500 prize pool that was paid out to the top 36 finishers.

Some players to walk away with a cash were Brent “HappyMrsChkn” Burrows (4th – $10,588), Dominic “y0umadbr0” Choma (10th – $1,939), Craig “Nighthawk74” Gubert (18th – $1,311.30), Adam “Lamp_” Lamphere (22nd – $1,116), and Millard “Meekmills” Hale (31st – $976.50).

After ten and a half hours of play, it was Brett “Gotcha1121” Blackwood besting Andrew “WorldBFree21” Rosen in heads-up play to win WSOP gold and a top prize of $35,558.55.

Back in 2016, Blackwood broke onto the poker scene by topping an 884-entry field to win the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Michigan State Poker Championship at FireKeepers Casino for $188,314. Now he’s one of the few players to have both an MSPT title and WSOP gold bracelet. WSOP.com MI Event #1 Final Table Results

Estes Denies Paggeot Bracelet in Michigan Event #2

Michigan bracelet winner Todd Estes with Norman Chad A week later on June 2, the second gold bracelet event was held in Michigan. The $400 buy-in Event #2: NLH Ultra Deepstack attracted 275 players who rebought 56 times, which meant the 326-entry field generated a $119,160 prize pool that was reserved for the top 63 finishers.Among those to cash were Matthew […]

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