2020 WSOP Bracelets
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Jim Lefteruk And Thi Truong Win WSOP Bracelets, Main Event Draws Over 3000 Players Through First 18 Flights

Two more WSOP bracelet winners have been crowned in action on GG Poker while the WSOP Main Event heads into its final weekend of Day 1 flights.

First, it was Jim Lefteruk coming out on top of the $1,000 6-Max No Limit Hold’em (Event #73) on Thursday. Lefteruk outlasted a field of 2,202 entries including Endrit Geci heads-up and Ivan Luca ($161,042) at the final table.

In taking home the title, Lefteruk also wins his first WSOP gold bracelet as well as a $299,511 first-place prize. Other notables finishing in the money were Timur Margolin (16th – $11,503), Kevin MacPhee (32nd – $5,947) and Conor Beresford (38th – $5,947).

Players making the final table earned at least $22,250 in prizes.

2020 WSOP $1,000 6 Max No Limit Hold'em
1stJim Lefteruk$299,511
2ndEndrit Geci$223,978
3rdJorge Abreu$161,042
4thIvan Luca $115,791
5thAndrii Derzhypilskiy$83,254
6thMarkku Koplimaa$59,861
7thSeungmook Jung$43,040
8thPatrick Kennedy$30,946
9thAnant Purohit$22,250

Meanwhile, Thi “HoneyandTHI” Truong finished out on top of Event #74, the $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha on early Friday. In winning the event, Truong earned his first WSOP bracelet, a $215,938 first-place prize and a package to the WSOP Europe.

In his path to victory, Truong outlasted a field of 972 including $2,100 Bounty Championship gold-bracelet winner Enrico Camosci heads-up along with Sean Winter (24,160) at the final table.

2020 WSOP Event #74 Final Table Results - $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha
1stThi Truong$215,939
2ndEnrico Camosci$165,414
3rdDante Goya$120,041
4thJoao Simao$87,113
5thLaurynas Levinskas$63,218
6thKyle Bowker$45,877
7thFrank Crivello$33,293
8thSean Winter$24,160
9thJohannes Toebbe$17,533

Update on the WSOP $5,000 Main Event on GG Poker

Day 1o and 1p completed on Wednesday with 21 and 44 players advancing to Day 2, respectively. This was followed by another 54 players who will move on to Day 2 from flight 1r. Through the first 18 flights, over 3,000 entries have entered the tournament.

Flights S and T are set for Friday while U and V will be held on Saturday, with a final W flight on Sunday.

All players who advanced to Day 2 from the first 22 flights will finally be meet up on Sunday as the remaining players hope to get a piece of the $25 million guaranteed prize.

What’s up next?

Apart from more new flights in the $5,000 Main Event, the WSOP schedule takes a break in action on Friday with no new events on the schedule. There will be a full weekend of new tournaments starting on Saturday with the $300 Double Stack No Limit Hold’em, which is catering to Asian players with a 5 AM start.

This will be followed by the $400 FORTY Stack No Limit Hold’em and the $1,000 Turbo No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed. On Sunday, GG Poker will also play host to the highly-anticipated Day 2 of the $5,000 NO Limit Hold’em Main Event.

Poker fans can keep up with the action all weekend long through live updates or via live streams from participating players through Twitch.

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