Online Bracelet Series Ends Successfully with 20 Bracelets Awarded

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 Author:Gabrielle Monet

WSOP Online Bracelet SeriesSummary:

  • The WSOP online bracelet series came to a close on July 16, awarding almost $20.5 million in total prizes
  • Sam Soverel emerged as the biggest winner after taking down the $5,300 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller
  • 2023 WSOP POY Ian Matakis ended his campaign with one gold bracelet

The 2023 World Series of Poker live festival is already in the books, with the biggest event of the series, the $10,000 Main Event, won by Georgia’s Daniel Weinman. Alongside the live bracelet extravaganza at Paris and Horseshoe Las Vegas, an online bracelet series also took place on, exclusive to players in New Jersey and Nevada.

Like its live counterpart, the virtual festival, which ran from June 1 to July 16, was a massive success, generating nearly $20.5 million in total prize money.

2023 WSOP Online Bracelet Series in NJ/NV – Fact s & Figures

A total of 32,078 entries competed in 20 bracelet events throughout the series, creating $20,418,520 in total prize pool, $3,505,498 of that went to the winners.

The tournament that attracted the largest field was Online Event #12: $500 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack with 2,961 entries. It was won by Tom Hall who took home his maiden bracelet and $176,920 in first-place prize. With that victory, Hall’s tournament earnings both live and online climbed to more than $8 million.

Online Event #13: $5,300 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller awarded the largest prize pool of $2,040,000, with the biggest slice going to Sam Soverel who outclassed eight other players in a live finale at Horseshoe, Las Vegas. That win gave Soverel his second gold bracelet and $393,516 in top prize, making him the biggest winner of the series in terms of the amount of prize won.

Coming in second was Jeremy Ausmus who also added another bracelet to his name with his victory in Online Event #8: $3,200 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller, which also came with a first-place prize of $360,036. The Las Vegas poker pro is now proudly in possession of six bracelets.

First Bracelet for 2023 WSOP POY Ian Matakis

Ian Matakis topped this year’s WSOP Player of the Year leaderboard after earning 5,203 points throughout the live series in Las Vegas. While he was unable to win any gold bracelet at Horseshoe, the Minnesota poker pro managed to win one on in Online Event #2: $500 No-Limit Hold’em Bankroll Builder. He also walked away with $120,686 in first-place prize for that victory.

Other players who won their maiden bracelet at the online bracelet series on include Robert Como, Tom Marchese, Cody Bell, Christian Roberts and Zachary Grech.

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Gabrielle is our resident French author, as well as managing our French site she specialises in breaking the latest European poker stories whether related to France or not.

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