Jonathan Dokler, secures the first gold bracelet as he wins on the first 2020 WSOP Online event. He also received the top prize amounting to $130,426. He outlasted a field of 1,175 total entries to take down the WSOP Online $500 No-Limit Hold’em Kickoff.
The Ohio native defeats Justin Turner for the WSOP Online title. It is Dokler’s second victory in an online event this year. In March, he won a WSOP Circuit Online gold ring for $77,910. According to sources of online casinos, he also won a $5,100 buy-in event at the Borgata Winter Poker Open.
First 2020 WSOP Online Event Final Table
The first 2020 WSOP online event has full of big names with 1,195 players and 520- re-entries comprising the incident. The 248 finishers to make the pool prize reaching to $771,750, with a min-cash being worth $772. Moreover, the top nine finishers all earned at least five-figure payout as per live dealer casino sources.
All eyes were on Phil Hellmuth as he is trying for his bracelet number 16. However, it is not meant to be as Hellmuth finishes in 11th place. There are only six players remain once the event comes down on its final table. It was a tough field, including Tony Dunst, a gold bracelet winner.
Dokler would use this time to begin collecting a large chip stack. Then, he mostly runs the table of the online poker event, eliminating four of his competitors. On the heads-up, Dokler holds a 19.1 million to 6.5 million chip lead over Turner.
On the final round, Turner held 10-6 up against Dokler’s pocket fours. According to online video poker sources, Dokler earns a straight to knock Turner out of the competition. He then becomes the first bracelet winner during the WSOP Online.
WSOP Online Future Events
The WSOP Online continues with new events each day for online poker players. Plus, players in Nevada and New Jersey can take part in the special tournament games. The WSOP Online will move to GGPoker once it finishes its scheduled events. It is to give international players a shot at winning the WSOP gold bracelet. The platform to provide 54 bracelet events on its schedule.