Brouk, Sion claim recent bracelets in WSOP Online international series

Elior Sion
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Haley Hintze
Posted on: September 18, 2023 11:20 PDT

England's Elior Sion and Finland's Tomi Brouk are among the most recent winners of World Series of Poker gold bracelets in the ongoing international portion of the WSOP Online series on GGPoker.

Sion, playing as "SuperSolid", avenged a runner-up showing in Event #11 of the international series to take down Event #18, $5,000 Short Deck Championship, while Finland's Brouk, playing as “BAAABUUSIIII”, claimed the win in Event #19, $777 LUCKY SEVENS Bounty 7-Handed NLH.

Sion, who won the WSOP's $50,000 Poker Players Championship in 2017, picked up his second bracelet here, while Brouk's triumph marked his first bracelet win.

Short Deck bracelet heads Sion's way

Sion's great series continued with the triumph in the Short Deck Championship, in which he eliminated Poland's Marcin Barwinski to win the event's $153,478.21 winner's prize. Barwinski earned $110,962.51. Portugal's Joao Vieira, a two-time bracelet winner, finished third for $80,228.11 while playing from Brazil, and Azerbaijani-American David Mzareulov, a prior Circuit ring winner, earned $58,006.43 for fourth while playing from Mexico.

The final-table finishers in Event #18, $5,000 Short Deck Championship, were as follows:

  1. Elior "SuperSolid" Sion (United Kingdom) - $153,478.21
  2. Marcin "M Barwinski" Barwinski (Poland) - $110,962.51
  3. Joao "Naza114" Vieira (Brazil) - $80,228.11
  4. David "Mclovin86" Mzareulov (Mexico) - $58,006.43
  5. M Nielsen (Austria) - $41,939.86
  6. Ivan Ermin - $30,323.38
  7. Ole Schemion (Austria) - $21,924.40

The event drew 126 entries and built a $598,500 prize pool.

Brouk captures LUCKY SEVENS title

The international WSOP Online series has featured numerous bounty events, with Event #19, $777 LUCKY SEVENS Bounty 7-Handed NLH being the latest on the list. Finland's Brouk topped a huge 2,052-entry field for the bracelet and a combined $150,010.74 prize-and-bounties payday, the largest share of a $1,514,683.80 prize pool.

Brouk, playing as “BAAABUUSIIII”, bested Moldova's "CioacAA57" during heads-up play. Brouk collected $89,040.85 in bounties, far more than any other player, to add to the first-place $60,969.89. CioacAA57 collected a combined total of $77,350.70 for second. Austria's "peuuu" finished third for a combined $56,178.06.

The final-table finshers in Event #19, $777 LUCKY SEVENS Bounty 7-Handed NLH, including combined prize-and-bounties payouts, were as follows:

  1. Tomi "BAAABUUSIIII" Brouk (Finland) - $150,010.74
  2. Christian "CioacAA57" Bele (Moldova) - $77,350.70
  3. Aleksejs "peuuu" Meles (Austria) - $56,178.06
  4. Merijn "StackOderWeg" Van Rooij (Austria) - $56,456.61
  5. Niklas Astedt (Sweden) - $32,015.41
  6. Vasiliy "KokosGashishev" Meshkov (Bulgaria) - $29,274.40
  7. Augusto Hagen (Argentina) - $25,113.60

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