The WSOP Super Circuit 2020 started with big winnings across the board on GGPoker. After two tournaments, Fedor Holz winning the SHR and a Natural8 competitor triumphing at a $15K Vegas Baby! Event.
The event running through the 3rd up to the 31st of May featuring 18 WSOP Circuit Ring events with lots of side contests. The tournament launched on Sunday with a $1111 buy-in Covid Charity Event.
The $1,000,000 guaranteed opening event boasted with 1595, with everyone pitching in $111 to the Nevada COVID-19 Task Force.
The Malaysian poker player and Natural8 member Michael Soyza finishing on the 256th place cashing $2,174. Even the former tennis pro, three time Wimbledon winner Boris Becker participated and ran out of chips placing him 153rd, leaving with $2,470.
The final table of the event consisted of eight people all from different countries. The first player to leave the final table was a NLG Academy Team member FeelsGTOman, but still managing to leave with a good payday of $26,750.
The final hands came down to a one-on-one between India’s Igutu and TheMadQueen from Canada – The two both of them being Natural8 players and trying to win the unique $15K Vegas Baby! WSOP package.
Being from the same team they decided to go for an ICM deal, which resulted in Igutu getting $5K more than his teammate and cashing out an incredible sum of $234,930.64, but when his teammate TheMadQueen managed to win she also got a WSOP Super Circuit ring and a paid trip to Las Vegas in addition to a huge payday of $227,940.
At the moment there are still four Vegas Baby! Travel Packages without an owner.
Here’s what the package includes;
- Twelve nights at a 5-Star hotel
- Limousine Airport transfers
- Buy-ins to all the other WSOP Las Vegas events
This is how the final table panned out:
|1st||TheMadQueen||$227,940 + $15K Vegas Baby! package|
The second event of the competition had a huge number of buy-ins. 28,921 entries to the $50 buy-in tournament created a huge prize pool of $1,330,366 with over 3000 participants turning a profit.
Making it to the final table guaranteed everyone a minimum of a 5-figure payday and one more Natural8 member competing for the win.
Schleichmaus from Germany hoped to mimic his assosciate TheMadQueen from Natural8, but had to settle for the 4th place leaving with $49,660 and a $388 win taking him over the $50K mark of the $10K daily leaderboard.
The daily leaderboards being the main attraction to a great deal of players as the WSOP Circuit Series goes on. With 7 different daily leaderboards there are enough winnings to go around. Here are all the different leaderboards and you can see for which one you can qualify:
1) South East Asia (SEA): Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Timor Leste, Myanmar & Brunei
2) Hong Kong
5) DACH: Austria & Germany
6) CIS + Ukraine: Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan & Uzbekistan
7) Rest of the World (ROW): All Other Countries (except restricted countries)
The daily leaderboards are giving away a total of $300,000 to successful players.
Now let’s go back to the tables and talk about the results of the second Super Circuit event. We know for a fact that it was the real Boris Becker who managed to leave with a little bit of money at the previous event, we aren’t sure about the winner of the second event.
The Winner JuanMartinDelPotro54 might or might not have been the former huge Argentinian tennis player beating jolen from China and winning a Super Circuit ring and of course a big purse of $137,120.67
The final results of the second event
Not all the money was won from the big ring events. There were several other events played also, and of course Feder Holz the new GGPoker ambassador wasn’t about to leave without a payday.
The German pro, coming out of a short retirement showed up still sharp as ever. He came saw and won the WSOPC Series $5K High Roller event cashing out $91,441, afterwards adding a 4th place at the $10K version for almost as much leaving with $88,890.
Away from the coveted ring events, there was a wider schedule being played too, and who should pop up to celebrate his new GGPoker ambassadorship than Fedor Holz.
The satellites to the $5 MILLION GUARANTEED MAIN EVENT are set to begin this weekend. You will have 78 chances to win a seat at the big table, with regular, turbo and hyperturbo satellites.
Furthermore, you have the chance to turn ONE DOLLAR into huge winnings at the $500K Natural8 Ambassadorship event with other Natural8 Hero competitions being held throughout the month.
All of the winners are guaranteed a seat to future selected satellite events for WSOP Ring Events.
If you should win you’ll also be able to enjoy a $15K Vegas Baby! Package with Kitty Kuo, Michael Soyza, the TwitchTV poker streamer Henri Buehler, and many more superstars.