Roberto Romanello won $216 000 and a WSOP Online bracelet
The attention of the world's poker community is currently turned to the WSOP Online 2020, which takes place at WSOP.com from July 1 to July 31, and starting July 19, the series is held in the poker rooms of the top Asian poker network GG Network (GGPoker, Natural8, GGpokerok).
The other day, the $1 500 NLH bracelet event took place as part of the WSOP Online at GGPoker. It collected 922 entries, which helped form a prize pool of $1 313 850.
Roberto Romanello from Wales, who is a Main Event EPT Prague 2010 champ, managed to capture this tournament, earning $216 200 for the first place.
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In heads-up, Romanello beat Swedish poker pro Niklas Astedt, who was a chip leader at the final table, but ended up in second place and received $156 900 in prize money.
WSOP Online: $1 500 NLH final table results
|1||Roberto Romanello||Wales (UK)||$216 210|
|2||Niklas Astedt||Sweden||$156 900|
|3||Paul Barnes||UK||$113 860|
|4||Aleksandr Trofimov||Russia||$82 600|
|5||Thomas Cazayous||France||$59 960|
|6||Hannes Speiser||USA||$43 510|
|7||Ravali Krishna||India||$31 580|
|8||Orkhan Allahverdyiev||Azerbaijan||$22 910|
|9||Jeffrey Cormier||Canada||$16 630|
In the last hand of the tournament, Romanello made a 3-bet with 7-7, and the Swedish player shoved with K-Q offsuit. Romanello hit a set on the flop, Nicklas had outs on the turn, but the river brought a blank card, and Roberto Romanello became a champion of the WSOP Online bracelet event. Overall, 134 players reached the ITM zone of this event.