WSOP Online: Crazy Eights Concludes With Nice Payout; Navarro Grabs High Roller Title

There are now 23 events in the books in the World Series of Poker Online at GGPoker with three more winners crowned over the last week. That included several players taking six-figure payouts and first-time bracelet winners.

Spain’s Mario Navarro took home the biggest win over the last week, scoring more than a quarter-million dollars for his efforts in the Crazy Eights.

Several other players also posted some nice wins as well. Here’s a look at some of the action and champions from the last week.

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Event 20: $888 Crazy Eights Bounty

This No Limit Hold’em event brought in 1,922 entries for a $1.6 million prize pool. Sean Prendiville, of Ireland, came out on top for a total of $151,672, including bounties.

This becomes the Irishman’s first bracelet and Prendiville also has $802,171 in live tournament winnings. Russia’s Mikhail Frolov took runner-up for $66,606. Lithuania’s Matas Cimbolas checked in at seventh place for $14,897.

Event 21: $500 Ladies Championship

This event is still underway and reached 362 entries for a $171,950 prize pool. Look for a recap in next week’s WSOP Online update.

Event 22: $1,050 GGMasters High Roller Freezeout

The big buy-in action was back and this event produced a hefty $2.4 million prize pool on 2,372 entries. In the end, Mario Navarro grabbed the high roller title for $288,507.

This became his first bracelet win and sixth cash of the series. He also has $568,763 in live tournament winnings and the WSOP win surpasses his previous best live cash of $261,430. That came in 2019 when he took 30th in the WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.

Nenad Djukic, of Serbia, finished in the No. 2 spot in this event for $216,348 with Slovenia’s Suad Zukanovic taking third for $162,238.

Event 23: $400 PLOSSUS Bounty

The Omaha bounty action returned and brought in a big field of 3,850 entries for a $1.5 million prize pool. Andorra’s Jose Castillo secured the win for a total of $144,287.

This is his first bracelet and he also has $144,143 in live tournament winnings. His previous best cash came in a 2018 in a $1,100 event in London, in which he claimed the victory for $ 23,020. Castillo now has a nice bullet point to add to his poker resumé.

Marius Kaiser, of Germany, finished runner-up for $54,360 and Israel’s Eran Carmi in third for $38,037.

Event 24: $2,100 Bounty Championship

This event produced a field of 985 entries for a $2 million prize pool. “Winner51” came out on top for a first-place payout of $171,122.

Not much was known about the winner at press time. Look for more on this event in next week’s WSOP Online update.

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Looking ahead

Plenty of action continues over the weekend with some major events yet to come. Nine more tournaments remain including the final day of the Colossus. A massive-field favorite at the live WSOP each summer, the online version should produce a huge field as well.

Here’s a look at a few tournaments set to conclude in the coming days.

  • $315 Superstack Turbo Bounty (Event 25, Sept. 15)
  • $600 Double Chance NLHE (Event 26, Sept. 17)
  • $1,500 Fifty Stack Bounty (Event 27, Sept. 18)
  • $400 Colossus (Event 28, Sept. 19)
  • $5,000 Short Deck Championship (Event 29, Sept. 20)
  • $840 Six-Handed Bounty (Event 30, Sept. 22)

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