Monday August 10, 2020 at 4:01 pm

The WSOP Online awarded its first double-bracelet of the 2020 WSOP. Canada's Alek 'astazz' Stasiak won Event #33 $1,111 for COVID Relief two weeks ago, and then he shipped WSOP Online Event #52 $1,000 NL over the weekend for $273,305. That's two bracelets for Stasiak this summer. Meanwhile, Frank Crivello won his first bracelet in Event #53 $800 PLO Double Stack. In addition, Anatoly 'Pohitrusha' Suvarov won WSOP Online Event #57 GGMasters WSOP Edition for $183,526.

Alek 'astazz' Stasiak ships Event #52

It took a while, but we finally have out first dual bracelet winner from this summer's incarnation of the 2020 WSOP Online. Alek 'astazz' Stasiak won one of the first WSOP events on GGPoker several weeks ago when he binked a special charity-tinged event for COVID-19 relief. He continued his run good over the weekend with a victory in WSOP Online Event #52 $1,000 NL.

If you were wagering on or just wondering if someone would ship two bracelets this summer, it's Alek 'astazz' Stasiak who pulled off the feat.

2020 WSOP Online Event #52 $1,000 NL attracted 2,006 runners and a prize pool worth $1.9 million. The top 278 places paid out with the top four places earning six-figure payouts.

The final table for Event #52 included... Alek 'astazz' Stasiak, Kunal 'Alex_52' Bhatia, Dejan "627265" Kaladjurdjevic, Denis "FXOpen" Peganov, Vincas "seimininkas" Tamasauskas, Thomas "IplayYpay" Hueber, Jesse "AAGenius88" Mercado, Jimmy "KOBE_BRYANT8" Guerrero, and Federico "elputoamo!" Molina.

Kunal 'Alex_52' Bhatia from India got heads-up against Alek 'astazz' Stasiak. However, Alex_52 was unable to stop the red-hot astazz. Bhatia busted in second place and banked $207,190 for a runner-up finish.

Stasiak banked $343,204 for his victory in WSOP Online Event #33. He now has two bracelets and won over $616K since the leg of the WSOP Online began at GGPoker.

Notables who went deep and cased in Event #52 included Nicky Grippo, Andre Korn, Ben Farrell, Marc Macdonnell, Thiago Caetano, Craig Mason, Luke Schwartz, Dara O'Kearney, Jake Schwartz, Memories Nguyen, Carlos Lima, Grayson Rampage, Bruno Souza, Kent Roed, Adam Hendrix, Galen Hall, Erik Seidel, Noah Schwartz, Matthias Eibinger, David Peters, Marvin Rettenmaier, Phil Chin, Ryan Riess, Nicolad Chouity, Sonja Klein, Julien Martini, Natalie Teh, Porter Lambert, Mohsin Charania, Mark Radoja, and Jonathan Little.

Over in WSOP Online Event #53, 831 players took a shot at the $800 buy-in PLO Double Stack bracelet. The prize pool was $631,560 with $94K set aside to the champion.

The final table for the PLO Double Stack included... Frank Crivello, Craig Timmis, Julijan Rados, Yonathan Journo, Tszfai Tong, Jin Li, Markus Cara, Ajay Chabra, and Pulkit Goyal. Crivello knocked out Craig Timmis heads-up for the victory. Crivello banked $94,420 and his first bling.

Late Sunday night as it spilled into Monday morning, Anatoly 'Pohitrusha' Suvarov emerged as the last one standing in the $150 buy-in Event #57 GGMasters WSOP Edition. A total of 9,835 runners took a shot at the $150 buy-in price point. And a lucky 1,232 runners would get paid out.

The final table for Event #57 included... Anatoly 'Pohitrusha' Suvarov, David "Duvidl18" Edelstein, Tom "Matrix1973" Hoseth, Amine "Barbe-N0ire" Hamza, Jean-Francois "Jhope514" Alexandre, Hector "mendekua" Caldero, Adam "4bbVirtuoso" Cader, Andre "grohnaldo" Grohnert, and William "OveyGG" Overmire.

Russia and Chile were heads-up for the bling in Event #57. Chile's David 'Duvidl18' Edelstein busted in second place and earned $127,872 for a runner-up finish. Not too shabby, eh? Russia's Anatoly 'Pohitrusha' Suvarov stepped into the winner's circle and slapped a piece of bling around his wrist. He also banked almost $184K in cash.

2020 WSOP Online Results

  • Event #52 $1,000 NL: Alek 'astazz' Stasiak $273,505
  • Event #53 $800 PLO Double Stack: Frank Crivello $94,253
  • Event #57 $150 GGMasters WSOP Edition: Anatoly 'Pohitrusha' Suvarov $183,526
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