Guy 'phillaak' Dunlap becomes fourth double-bracelet winner of WSOP Online domestic series

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Haley Hintze
Posted on: October 06, 2023 23:42 PDT

Just 21 events into its 33-bracelet-event schedule, Oregon's Guy "phillaak" Dunlap has become the fourth double-bracelet winner of the ongoing US-domestic WSOP Online series being held on the World Series of Poker's joint Nevada-New Jersey WSOP.com platform.

Dunlap triumphed in Event #21, $500 NLH Super Turbo on Thursday, besting a 314-entry field to collect $36,017.17 and his third career bracelet. Dunlap already claimed World Series of Poker gold in Event #14, $1,000 NLH Bounty Freezeout, and he won his first bracelet in 2020 in an online WSOP.com event as well.

Dunlap joined Calvin Anderson, Daniel Chan, and John Riordan in winning two bracelets in this series. His latest win came at the expense of Karapet "Siro74" Galstyan, whose deep run was worth $22,254.75 in runner-up money. Third place and $15,302.79 went to Christopher "DontBluffMe1" Ryan, while 2013 WSOP Main Event champion Ryan "bitc0in" Riess finished fourth for $10,724.67.

The tourney's 314 total entries were drawn from 211 players, with 103 re-entries building a $141,300 prize pool distributed to the top 36 finishers. The final-table finishers and payouts in Event #21, $500 NLH Super Turbo, were as follows:

  1. Guy "phillaak" Dunlap - $36,017.37
  2. Karapet "Siro74" Galstyan - $22,254.75
  3. Christopher "DontBluffMe1" Ryan - $15,302.79
  4. Ryan "bitc0in" Riess - $10,724.67
  5. Jeffrey "Goodfellas2" Ditanna - $7,672.59
  6. Shannon "aulophobia" Shorr - $5,680.26
  7. Matt "RubberFist" Stout - $4,253.13
  8. Don "blonde2020" Himpele - $3,179.25
  9. Benjamin "ChaiPoker" Abrahams - $2,472.75

Gerald Morrell wins Ultra Deepstack

Another bracelet was claimed in mid-week action, as Reno, Nevada's Gerald "AllInTheHips" Morrell claimed the title in Event #20, $400 NLH Ultra Deepstack. Morrell's first career bracelet came along with a $50,216.86 winner's payday.

The Ultra Deepstack garnered 611 total entries and paid out $219,960 in total prize money to the top 72 finishers. Morrell finished off the win by eliminating Justin "pocketprofit" Wong, who collected $30,948.37 for second. Third place and $21,158.13 went to Lindsay "NapTime" Kido.

The final-table finishers and payouts in Event #20, $400 NLH Ultra Deepstack, were as follows:

  1. Gerald "AllInTheHips" Morrell - $50,216.86
  2. Justin "pocketprofit" Wong - $30,948.37
  3. Lindsay "NapTime" Kido - $21,158.13
  4. Mitchell "paltexnj" Garshofsky - $14,693.32
  5. Ben "WhyIsGamora" Yu - $19,426.10
  6. JJ "artiliu" Liu - $7,522.63
  7. Giuseppe "Pantalette" Pantaleo - $5,542.99
  8. Matthew "RustinCohle" Diehl - $4,157.24
  9. Airy "ap1104" Phanhyaseng - $3,189.42

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