Event #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event

Joao Simao Leads Final 20 in WSOP Online Event #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event

Jaxon • Nível 32: 30,000-60,000, 7,500 ante
Joao Simao

After 32 amazing WSOP Online bracelet events at WSOP.com for residents in Nevada and New Jersey, the WSOP Online opened up in style to the rest of the world at GGPoker with a pair of its 33 bracelet events including the WSOP Online Event #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event.

The event attracted a healthy field of 1,584 players to generate a massive $1,759,824 prize pool but this is only half the story as this event also raised $175,824 for Caesars Cares, a Nevada-based COVID-19 charity.

Joao Simao bagged a chip leading stack on Day 1 of 4,808,840 after 32 blind levels of 15-minutes each in his quest for his first WSOP gold bracelet with an impressive group right behind in Andras Nemeth (3,625,258), Claas Segebrecht (3,532,007), Roman Hrabec (2,897,555), and Ilya "Dezauzer" Yakunin (2,810,361).

Meanwhile, Elio Fox (2,427,140), Sergio Aido (2,140,493), and Yuhan "HansNevrLose" Liu (2,097,352) also virtually bagged top 10 stacks into Day 2.

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GGPoker WSOP Online Event #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event Top Ten Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
1Joao SimaoBrazil4,808,84069
2Andras NemethHungary3,625,25852
3Claas SegebrechtGermany3,532,00750
4Roman HrabecCzech Republic2,897,55541
5Ilya "Dezauzer" YakuninRussia2,810,36140
7Elio FoxUnited States2,427,14035
8Sergio AidoSpain2,097,35230
9Yuhan "HansNevrLose" LiuChina2,097,35230

Four Players Staked at GGPoker Advance to Day 2

Claas Segebrecht
Claas Segebrecht

GGPoker has an innovative staking feature where players can sell their poker action within the actual tournament lobby of the poker client. Transactions are automated, placing both the investor and player at no risk.

While not every player that was staked cashed, many did. In fact, four players that advanced to the final day in Event #2 have investors sweating the outcome of tomorrow's action.

PlayerCountryChipsMark-UpAmount for SaleAmount Sold
Claas SegebrechtGermany3,532,00711%1%
Yuhan "HansNevrLose" LiuChina2,097,3521.1880%1%
Leonid "LeBroHbKA" LogunovRussia999,218175%75%

Stake Your Favorite Players at GGPoker

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Remaining Payouts

The top 269 players cashed for at least a min-cash of $1,775 with tomorrow's top 20 players guaranteed at least a $7,839 payday. Tomorrow's winner will not only be awarded a coveted WSOP gold ring but also win the $206,075 top prize.

Here is a look at the remaining payouts:


Action Resumes Monday, Aug. 2

The action will resume on Monday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. CEST (1 p.m. ET) with blinds at 35,000/70,000 along with an ante of 8,500. Blinds will increase every 15 minutes until the final table at which point blinds will be rolled back to assure at least a 40 big blind average and will increase a certain after a certain amount of hands instead of by time.

Stay tuned at PokerNews as we bring you the conclusion of the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Event #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event.

Tags: Andras NemethClaas SegebrechtElio FoxIlya YakuninJoao SimaoRoman HrabecSergio AidoYuhan Liu