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WSOP 2020: second gold bracelet for Lithuania

Gediminas Uselis 2020

Gediminas Uselis cannot be called a famous poker player, as most people in the community first heard about him just the day before yesterday. That’s because Gediminas won a WSOP gold bracelet and $211 000 in prize money.

Uselis has earned just $330 000 in live events throughout his entire poker career. He also won a WSOP Circuit ring a year ago. But his online results are much more impressive: the Lithuanian’s prize money in online poker has reached the mark of $2 000 000. Gediminas also added the gold bracelet that he won in the WSOP Event # 76 to his collection of poker trophies.

The 76th WSOP Online event with a $400 buy-in collected 4 461 entries. All those participants competed for the lion's share of a $1 667 336 prize pool, but only 548 players got in the money.

Read also: МE WSOP Online features a record prize pool in online poker history

Bryan Rust achieved the best result of the well-known poker professionals. The owner of four WSOP bracelets took 26th place and received a modest payout of $5 285.

Gediminas Uselis started the final table having the third biggest stack among the finalists. He soon became the chip leader, taking big pots one after another.

As a result, Gediminas went down to the final heads-up and emerged victorious, winning the top prize and the gold bracelet. In the heads-up, he was opposed by Andrew Wilson from Great Britain, who received $159 000 for second place.

WSOP Event #76: final table results

  1. Gediminas Uselis (Lithuania) – $211 000
  2. Andrew Wilson (UK) – $159 000
  3. Yaniv Bohadana (Israel) – $114 00
  4. Silviya Kaymakchieva (Serbia) – $81 000
  5. Espen Jorstad (Norway) – $58 000
  6. Yucheng Xiao (China) – $41 000
  7. Michelle Roberts (Mexico) – $29 000
  8. Guilherme Dos Santos (Brazil) – $21 000
  9. Nicolau Villa Lobos (Brazil) – $15 000
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