January 11 2021
Jason GlatzerShirley Ang
Two more WSOP Circuit gold rings were awarded on Saturday, January 9 in the WSOP Winter Online Circuit winners at GGPoker.
Former top ranked player in the world according to PocketFives in Niklas Astedt (lead image) won the WSOPC #13: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em for $348,250, while David “MyLastHand!” Comeron shipped the WSOPC #17 $252 Deepstack Bounty Hunters No Limit Hold’em for $64,390.
This was the first WSOP gold ring victory for both Astedt and Comeron.
There is only one ring remaining and that will be awarded tomorrow to the final table winner of the $10 million guaranteed WSOPC #18: $1,700 Main Event. Day 2 kicks off today at 6:30 p.m. GMT / 1:30 p.m. EST and, of course, you will be able to follow all the action as it unfolds at the PokerNews Live Reporting Hub.
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Niklas Astedt Wins the GGPoker WSOPC #13: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em ($348,250)
It would take less than three hours on the final day of the 2020 GGPoker WSOPC #13: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em before Niklas Astedt could claim his first WSOP Circuit Ring and $348,250 by defeating Mirza Muhovic heads-up in the final.
On Day 1, the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool attracted 94 entrants with eight players cashing with Wiktor Malinowski, George Wolff, Juan Pardo, and Oliver Weis busting in the quarter-finals.
Astedt’s win here today gets him really close to the $6 million-mark on GGPoker as PokerCraft has recorded $5,970,827 in tournament cashes for one of the best online MTT players in the world.
Astedt took on Cooper Li from Malaysia in the semi-finals and before taking out Muhovic in the final in matches that both lasted around 75 minutes. Muhovic overcame Ian Modder in his semi-finals match to finish behind Astedt for $199,000 which apparently is his first tournament cash on GGPoker. Li and Modder both collected $99,500 for falling in the semi-finals.
WSOPC #13: $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Final Results
6George WolffUnited States$62,188
David “MyLastHand!” Comeron Ships the WSOPC #17: $252 Deepstack Bounty Hunters No Limit Hold’em ($64,390)
Spain’s David “MyLastHand!” Comeron moved to Estonia nearly a year ago where he plays at the GGPoker Network via waving the Estonian flag.
On Saturday evening, he carried his adopted country’s flag across the finish line at GGPoker by winning a WSOP Circuit gold ring after a dominating final table performance in WSOPC #17 $252 Deepstack Bounty Hunters No Limit Hold’em for $64,390 including $35,614 in bounties.
With the win, Comeron passed more than $427,000 in winnings at GGPoker according to PokerCraft.
Comeron faced a seasoned final table including the likes of Tam “LilyP” Le, Mikhael “zyxel777” Aleksandrov, Rafael “R Reis” Reis, Bao Qiang “Yummers19” Ho, and Song “xuesong” Xue.
The event was a huge success with 2,963 entrants including 1,035 reentries generating a $711,120 prize pool to smash the $500,000 guarantee.
WSOPC #17: $252 Deepstack Bounty Hunters Final Table Payouts
1David “MyLastHand!” ComeronSpain$28,776$35,614$64,390
2Tam “LilyP” LeNew Zealand$28,703$3,584$32,287
3Mikhael “zyxel777” AleksandrovRussia$20,926$4,421$25,346
4Bao Qiang “Yummers19” HoSingapore$15,237$10,741$25,977
5Rafael “R Reis” ReisBrazil$11,094$1,860$12,954
9Song “xuesong” XueChina$3,119$4,697$7,815
Win Your Way Into WSOPC Winter Series Events
Time is running out with the final opening flights of the Main Event taking place just before the start of Day 2 at 6:30 p.m. GMT. That being said, if you hurry you can still get into the action.
Satellites for the upcoming WSOPC Winter Series events are running at GGPoker right now. Head there and see if you can follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest players in the world and become a GGPoker champion.
The WSOP Winter Online Circuit on GGPoker will conclude on Monday, January 11 with the conclusion of the Main Event. Make sure to check back PokerNews live reporting regularly to stay up-to-date with the latest updates.