Nicoli, Goodwin claim bracelet wins in domestic WSOP online series

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Haley Hintze
Posted on: October 13, 2023 02:23 PDT

New York's Edric Nicoli and Las Vegas pro David Goodman are among the most recent bracelet winners of World Series of Poker gold bracelets as the US-domestic WSOP Online series rolls on in a busy final week's action at Nicoli emerged as the winner of Event #25, $1,500 NLH Bounty Freezeout 6-Max, while Goodman took down Event #36, $400 PLOSSUS 6-Max.

The bracelet victories were the first of both players' careers. Goodman has previously won three WSOP Circuit rings and has won over $1 million in WSOP tournaments.

'enico32' tops Bounty Freezeout

Nicoli, playing as "enico32" from New Jersey, topped a 142-player field in the bounty freezeout event. He earned a $28,888.12 winner's payday and picked up another $6,000 in bounties by knocking out 12 players during the event.

Nicoli's last foe was Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari, who collected $20,687.62 as the runner-up. Sangannagari also claimed $6,500 for 13 $500 bounties, the most of any player in the event. Third place went to Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian, who pocketed $14,910 plus a single $500 bounty.

The event paid out $195,250 in prize money, comprised of $124,250 in placement winnings and $71,000 in bounties, all spread across the top 24 finishers. The final-table finishers and combined prize-and-bounties payouts in Event #25, $1,500 NLH Bounty Freezeout 6-Max, were as follows:

  1. Edric "enico32" Nicoli - $34,888.12
  2. Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari - $27,687.62
  3. Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian - $15,410
  4. Ryan "sychosid" Hohner - $11,173.07
  5. Kenny "Chopuh" Huynh - $9,004.70
  6. Drew "dudeguydrew" O'Connell - $8,404.87

Goodman avenges near miss with PLOSSUS triumph

It took only a week for Goodman to capture his first bracelet win after finishing as the runner-up to Brian Wood in Event #18, $500 No-Limit Hold’em. In Event #26, the popular "PLOSSUS" pot-limit Omaha tourney, Goodman outlasted 354 total entrants to earn a $30,649.17 payout.

Leonard "Luckyleo1980" August finished as the runner-up and earned $18,937.80, while third place and $13,021.99 went to Tim "t3ekay" Kuder. Qinghai "011pokerdr" Pan finished fifth in his bid to become the series' first triple-bracelet winner.

Overall, 36 players shared in the PLOSSUS's $120,240 prize pool. The final-table finishers in Event #26, $400 PLOSSUS 6-Max, were as follows:

  1. David "bewater" Goodman - $30,649.17
  2. Leonard "Luckyleo1980" August - $18,937.80
  3. Tim "t3ekay" Kuder - $13,021.99
  4. Andre "RiderStrong" Nyffeler - $9,126.21
  5. Qinghai "011pokerdr" Pan - $6,529.03
  6. Patrick "Just4Lolz" Kennedy - $4,833.64
  7. Russel "Tommy_Nubs" McClean - $3,619.22
  8. Paul "rungood27" Scaturro - $2,705.40