The international leg of the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online Bracelet Series is currently underway on GGPoker. The festival runs through September 12, awarding a total of 33 gold bracelets.
As of this writing, 12 events are already in the books and so far, Brazil has topped the tally with 4 first-place wins.
Let’s take a look at the results so far, and the figures recorded by the ongoing series.
After the 12 completed events, 4 gold bracelets went to Brazil, with the country recording a total of 7 top-three finishers and 11 final table appearances. Poland ranks second with 2 gold bracelet wins and one runner-up finish for a total of 3 top-three finishes. The 2021 WSOP Online Series is a historic event for the country as it recorded its first-ever gold bracelet victory.
Some of the other countries securing a gold bracelet across the initial 12 tournaments are Hong Kong, Germany, Greece and Italy. Players from Israel recorded 3 top-three finishes though no gold, with China, Finland, Austria, Hungary, Norway, Russia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, India and Montenegro each recording at least 1 top-three finish.
Brazil is no stranger to dominating major online poker festivals. Over the past few years, Brazilians have performed well at the virtual felts, scoring deep runs. At the moment, three of them have made it to the overall top ten list in this year’s WSOP Online on GGPoker. They are: Renan Bruschi, Yuri Martins Dzivielevski and Bruno Wolkmann.
The United States which led the stats during the inaugural series in 2020, was only able to score 3 final table finishes throughout the first 12 events, two of them were recorded by Erik Seidel and Isaac Baron, both of whom reached the final table of the $10,000 Super MILLION$.
Over $30 Million Awarded So Far
The 12 tournaments attracted a total of 59,212 entries, generating a total prize pool of $30,116,059. The initial bracelets went to players from seven different countries. So far, the event attracting the biggest turnout was Event #1: $50 buy-in The Return which pulled in 30,810 entries, accounting for more than half of the total entries so far.
The $1,500 buy-in MILLIONAIRE Maker attracted a huge 5,437-entry field to create $7,747,725 in total prize pool, making it the most successful tournament thus far in the ongoing series.